Santa's Team of Experts

Jeanne Murphy

Founder

Jeanne Murphy is a best-selling published author with twelve printed titles offered worldwide from several major U.S. publishers. Collectively, Jeanne's books have sold more than half a million copies and are available in several different languages.  

 

Throughout her career as a professional writer, Jeanne has served as the Managing Editor of Mom.com, and as a marketing and public relations executive and specialist for highly respected corporations including, The Walt Disney Company.

 

Dale Caldwell

Industry Expert and Dad

Dale Caldwell is the CEO and Head of The Village Charter School.  His experience includes serving as CEO of Tempus Management Consulting; Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting; Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships at Scholastic; Deputy Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Executive Director of the Newark Alliance.  Dale is the author of four books, President of the Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission, a former President of the New Brunswick Board of Education.  He lives in New Jersey with his wife Sharon and daughter Ashley.

Dr. Paul Marciano

Clinical Child Psychologist, Best-Selling Author

Paul earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Yale University where he specialized in behavior modification and motivation. Paul has served on the faculties of Davidson College and Princeton University where he has taught courses in Leadership, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Survey Development, Research Methods and Statistics. Paul is a best-selling author and Paul serves on the board of the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

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Tara Seager

Business Leader, Mom and Senior Advisor

For the past 15 years, Tara has been working with Fortune 100 clients building strategies that drive the “people side” of business change.  She is also the President of the NJOD (New Jersey Organization Development Learning Community). She is responsible for building the framework and strategy for future growth of the 1200 member community. She has been the Chair of the Annual Sharing Day Event, one of the largest and most visible OD conferences in the country, drawing 250+ attendees and participants.

Gigi Schweikert

Education and Parenting Expert

 Gigi Schweikert has published seven books on parenting, child development, and children’s ministry, including the best-seller, I'm a Good Mother for the not-so-perfect mom. (It’s much easier to write about children than actually have them and raise them!)

• Directed the United Nations Early Childhood Program in New York City.

• Developed and managed the Johnson & Johnson System of Family Centers.

• Published articles in Children and Families, eFamily News, The Church Herald and Child Care Information Exchange.

• Hosted a cable television show, “Today’s Family.”

Fabiola Obregon

Journalist, Mom, Advisor, Bi-lingual Products

Fabiola is an award winning journalist and  mother of 3 children.  She and her mother own and operate Company, which distributes educational bilingual products worldwide.  Originally from Venezuela, Fabby and her husband and fellow journalist, Rene now live in the Tri-State area where she works from her home office so that she can be close to her children.

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