Founder of modern Day Buffalo Gap Retreat, and a former graduate level Aerospace Engineer (Virginia Tech B.S. / M.S. Mechanical Engineering), Vince currently has a massage therapy practice of 20 years, and enjoys outdoor recreation, hiking, camping, exploring, world travel, and being an entrepreneur.
A former campground founder and owner (Abram's Creek Retreat and Family Campground 2004 - 2011) as well as former General Manager of Buffalo Gap in 2010 for then owner B.K. Haynes, Vince has over 16 years in the business of creating, managing and running campgrounds & retreats.
Vince founded and saved (from developers) modern Buffalo Gap in 2015 after he purchased private property and cabins here, and 2 years later, brought on partners to purchase and maintain and run the rest of the camp as a Retreat property open to the public using an Airbnb cabin rental model, and later adding Hipcamp for camping.
Currently lives in Arlington, VA with husband, Frank and son, Sam. She is a licensed massage therapist in both DC and Virginia and has been practicing for 26 years. Barbara grew up in New York City and went to the University of Albany. Before becoming a massage therapist, she worked as a political pollster, market researcher, media buyer and advertising salesperson. Barbara loves the property at Buffalo Gap because it reminds her of the sleep away camps she went to as a small child.
From and lives in Rockville Maryland.
Currently a Tour Guide with Old Town Trolley
in Washington DC since 2007.
Programmer at WOWD 94.3 FM in Takoma Park, Md.
A founding partner of Dancing by the Bayou promoting Cajun & Zydeco music and dance in the DC area since 1992.
Avid dancer and photographer with a love of the outdoors.
Attended and hosted over 20 dance weekends at Buffalo Gap.