Concierge Extraordinaire was founded in 2018 by two dedicated business professionals, Kathryn Raimer & Mary Lehman. Both have worked in varying capacities in the fields of commercial & private aviation, luxury & corporate travel planning and have provided concierge & lifestyle services to Arizona based corporations & individuals.
Kathryn also worked as a travel agency owner & manager for over 25 years & was a regional sales manager for several European based international airlines. Mary has a tenured history of corporate & private event planning as well as personal shopping.
Together, with their expertise, they decided to combine their talents & skills to form a global travel & lifestyle company, Concierge Extraordinaire. Their mutual passion is to provide exemplary services that help define & customize an extraordinary lifestyle. Their website, viextraordinaire.com reflects the French definition of Extraordinary Life.
Kathryn & Mary hope that you will peruse our website to seek inspiration for your next global travel adventure, special event or curated lifestyle experience!
Making Dreams Come True
Our Executive Director, Kathryn Raimer has over 30 years of travel industry and aviation leadership experience including:
Private & commercial aviation sales, operations & marketing
Luxury safari lodge and river cruise global sales & marketing
Corporate & leisure travel agency ownership & management
Concierge & lifestyle services for corporations & vacation home rental organizations
Kathryn's comprehensive background in these areas, equips her with the expertise necessary to lead & direct Scottsdale based, Concierge Extraordinaire.
Kathryn grew up in Wisconsin & raised one son, Daniel in Minneapolis, MN. In 2002, Kathryn relocated to Arizona to enjoy living & working in a warmer climate. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling the world, spending time with family & friends, sampling the local cuisine & sipping a nice glass of wine.
Turning a Vision into Reality
Allow us to introduce Mary Lehman, Lifestyle Ambassador for Concierge Extraordinaire. Mary has over 3 decades of experience providing corporate and individual client services.
Her professional expertise includes:
Virtual Concierge for a global concierge organization
Flight Attendant for a major US airline
Corporate inbound and outbound events
Director for an organization executing tailored consultations
Mary’s attention to detail & focus on the design of tailored services, makes her the perfect individual to personalize lifestyle services for our valued clients.
Mary relocated to Arizona from Wisconsin with her pug named Shiraz to assist her aging parents. She fell in love immediately with the beautiful mountains and sunsets.
In her spare time, she adores taking in all the outdoor eateries and catching a desert sunset with a glass of her pug’s namesake.