Ms. Anderson has over 25 years of experience in the communications and marketing industry, including 15 years as a senior consultant. At SFL, she has spearheaded a program providing underserved teachers, students and schools with access to mobile broadband solutions in 22 U.S. markets. Ms. Anderson currently leads partnership efforts to expand service and develop new opportunities in those 22 locations and across the U.S. Bridget holds a BA in Mass Communications/Media Studies with minors in Public Relations and Spanish from Lock Haven University.
Ms. Blaustein’s expertise in Early Childhood Education comes from a wide range of experience including content developer, trainer, instructor, author, and field practitioner. Her most recent positions include Director of Program Development for the National Head Start Association and Child Care Specialist and Instructor with Fairfax County Department of Family Services. Mari holds a B.S. from Purdue University from the School of Consumer and Family Sciences and holds several certifications in early childhood education.
Ms. Garvey is a seasoned education professional and native to the Northern Virginia area. She began her education career teaching Spanish in Fairfax County Public Schools before entering administrative roles as assistant principal at Dominion High School and J. Michael Lunsford Middle School and as principal of Seneca Ridge Middle School in Loudoun County. Katy attended the University of Virginia, earning both a BS in Spanish and MS in Education. She also holds a postgraduate professional license with an endorsement in Administration and Supervision from George Mason University.
Mr. Gorski is a founding director and former CEO and President of SFL. His professional career spans almost 40 years and has included video-based and online education activities in K-12 education, the cable industry, and international professional education. He was an Evans Scholar at both the University of Illinois and Marquette University before completing his studies in Advertising and Communications at Marquette. Mr. Gorski serves on the SFL Board of Directors.
Ms. Henning joined SFL in 2010 after several years consulting with SFL as a content developer and review specialist. She now manages those services for our K-12 Initiatives program. She is an experienced classroom teacher, and has operated a business providing educational after-school activities for school districts. Melissa holds a Master's degree in K-12 curriculum development from Penn State University.
Ms. Holt joined SFL in 2013 with over 20 years as a Human Resources professional, as well as experience in Accounting. Her responsibilities include oversight of our SFL Broadband program, Project Management, and CRM support, which includes developing solutions to improve workflow and general business processes. Ms. Holt holds a B.S. in Sociology from Longwood College and a certificate in Project Management from Cornell University.
Ms. Josephson brings extensive and diverse field practice to SFL having worked with children and families in a variety of settings including schools, hospitals, recreation centers, parks, and the court system. Amy holds both a BS and MS degree in Child Development form Florida State University. She is a professor of Childhood Development at Northern Virginia Community College and leads workshops at national, state and local early childhood education conferences. She is a member of NAEYC and the Early Childhood Education Peer Group for the Virginia Community College System.
Ms. Koshute’s background includes sales and marketing activities for preschool and early childhood products and services. Ms. Koshute also owned and operated a daycare service. Her extensive experience at SFL includes sales, promotions, digital/social media, product training and implementation, and trade show management. She holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Richmond.
Mr. Lowry’s background in web design, content creation, and user engagement position him well to manage SFL’s social media channels. He also has experience in photography and videography adding a visual edge to SFL’s digital media presence. John holds a B.A. in English with a concentration in Professional Writing and a minor in Philosophy from Old Dominion University.
Ms. Murphy joined SFL in 2000 after working as a law firm administrator for more than 15 years managing financial, human resource, and office support. Mary holds a B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany.
Jesse Nolan has 10 years of experience as an educator. He has taught students from four to forty in public and private settings, including serving as faculty in the Jazz Department at Marshall University. Prior to joining SFL, Jesse served as president of MashPlant, responsible for development, technical support, and management of its social learning product under the same name. Jesse is also an accomplished musician, composer, and producer whose portfolio includes Resident Music Director and Drummer for Blue Man Group North America Tour. Jesse holds a Masters of Music and a Bachelors of Music Education from the Indiana University Jacobs Schools of Music.
Dr. Okoye is an experienced teacher, technology integrator, and researcher who has both taught and led professional development efforts in both university and K-12 environments. Her areas of expertise include technology integration in K-12 settings as well as developmental reading and writing. She holds a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Regent University.
Ms. Rejniak joined SFL in 2014 as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Her career spans a variety of experiences in media and communications and more than 20 years in higher education leading efforts in support of IT, instructional technology, and online learning. She currently serves as Chair of the National EBS Association—an advocacy organization representing the interests of those holding Educational Broadband Service licenses. She holds a B.A. from the University of South Florida.
Ms. Seth has extensive experience in curriculum development, program accreditation/quality assurance, and training for early childhood educators. Prior to joining SFL, Kamna worked at the NAEYC Academy as part of the accreditation team responsible for the transition to a new accreditation system. She is also a CDA Professional Development Specialist and a Certified CLASS observer & trainer. Kamna holds both a BS and MS in child development and family relations from the University of Bombay.
Ms. Slezek brings 15 years of experience in marketing and business development to SFL. Judit has put her leadership skills and business acumen to work in a variety of settings including Prudential Financial, HR Certification Institute (HRCI), and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). In her most recent position with the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), she led marketing, membership, and integrated services programs. Judit holds an MBA from Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business. She also serves on the Board of Directors of two nonprofits, Cultured Kids and the Kossuth Foundation.
Ms. Tan joined SFL in 2009 and holds responsibility for a variety of support services across SFL programs, including the management of SFL’s event and exhibit services. Additionally, Sheila provides assistance with administrative and office support. Ms. Tan has over eight years of teaching experience in NAEYC accredited child development settings and holds a B.S. from George Mason University.
Ms. Webber is an experienced writer, editor, and content marketer. She began her marketing and communications career working for small press book publishers, where she held positions including Project Manager, Chief Social Beast, and Senior Marketing Manager. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing with a concentration in Fiction from George Mason University and regularly volunteers with local book festivals and writing conferences.