About the Author
Nancy R. Koerner was born in eastern Ohio and raised in northwestern Pennsylvania. At age twenty-three, she moved to the Maya Mountains of Belize, Central America, where she lived in the rainforest for thirteen years. A woman of diverse talents, with a strong background in sales and marketing, Nancy has founded, co-founded, owned, and operated a number of successful businesses throughout the years, including a world-class horseback tour facility in Belize, Central America. This facility, Mountain Equestrian Trails, is one of only two locations within the country of Belize to be cited in the new best seller, "1000 Places To See Before You Die." Mountain Equestrian Trails is the true-life entity referred to in Belize Survivor as "Belize-By-Horseback."
In 1999, Nancy R. (Holtzman) Koerner founded Celestial Harp & Flute, performing for countless weddings and black-tie affairs in SW Florida until the group disbanded in 2006.
As a longtime professional singer and musician, corporate sales trainer, and motivational speaker, Nancy is no stranger to the spotlight. With unsurpassed drive, magnetic high-energy, creativity, and intense dedication to women's abuse issues, she enjoys the opportunity to share her amazing story with compassion, optimism, humor, and boundless enthusiasm.
Nancy has two grown children and presently resides with her husband, Ken, in Naples, Florida where she enjoys creative writing, kayaking, music, and landscaping.
Nancy R. Koerner, co-founder of
Mountain Equestrian Trails in Belize