Terry Carter, CEO, Travertine Spa Collection, is a seasoned business professional with over 30 years of combined experience in entrepreneurship, corporate strategy, international business, product development, product placement and intellectual property law. His career ranges from positions in government and law firms to Fortune 500 companies. Terry began his career in Japan as a United Nations trained Information Officer coordinating development assistance in Asia and served as an interpreter for the deputy mayor of Yokohama. He earned a BA in International Affairs with a minor in Japanese from the University of Puget Sound. Terry then went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the Washington College of Law at American University. While he was a law student, he worked in the patent and antitrust group at Morgan Lewis and Bockius LLP, one of the largest law firms in America. Further, studies include corporate contracts and international joint ventures at the National University of Singapore. Terry also served as a project finance intern at the Export Import Bank of the United States where he drafted the Ex-Im Bank Charter for Funding Request document, which was then reviewed and approved by Congress. While exploring his creative side, Terry worked to make skin and body care products as a hobby. This hobby later became the noted Travertine Spa Collection. He solidified his knowledge product formulation and fragrance by studying in at the Institute Supérieur International du Parfum, de la Cosmétique de l” Aromatique Alimentaire (ISIPCA – Paris).