Amanda Steinberg | Founder & CEO
Amanda Steinberg is the founder of DailyWorth, an online community of women who talk money. DailyWorth helps women earn more, save more and spend smarter. Steinberg is a thought-leader on the topic of women and money, working to advance women's financial confidence and wealth. DailyWorth, which publishes three editions aimed at women and entrepreneurs, will reach a million subscribers by the end of 2013. Since its launch in 2009, Steinberg and DailyWorth have been featured in the New York Times, TIME, Forbes, Parenting, Cosmopolitan and on NY1, CNN, FOX, ABC and NBC news. Amanda is a graduate of Columbia Unversity. While DailyWorth is headquartered in New York City, Amanda lives in Philadelphia with her two children and her iPhone. Sign up for DailyWorth at www.dailyworth.com.
Jennifer Barrett | Editor-in-Chief/VP of Editorial and Product Strategy
Jennifer is an award-winning journalist with more than 15 years of print and digital media experience. She experienced her own financial wake-up call in her early 30s, when credit-card debt forced her and her husband to postpone having children or buying a home. She vowed to turn her finances around and, in two years, she'd paid off her 5-figure balance, added thousands to her retirement account, and doubled her salary. She's been preaching the power of personal finance ever since. The co-author of two personal finance books for women, she's also written for national publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Money, and Newsweek, where she was a writer and editor until 2008. Since then, Jennifer's helped develop and manage the digital strategy for a variety of editorial brands—most recently at Hearst, where she oversaw the Redbook, Cosmopolitan, and Seventeen sites. Jennifer and her husband bought a home in Brooklyn three years ago, where they live with their two young sons.
Hilary Fetter | Director of Marketing
Hilary comes to DailyWorth after seven years in the marketing field in a unique blend of roles - agency, start up, and corporate – including three years as IdealBite.com’s marketing manager prior to and after the 2008 acquisition by The Walt Disney Company. Hilary's experience in and knowledge of the ever-evolving online advertising space, email list growth, and women's demographic audience building brings a seasoned, no-nonsense approach to DailyWorth's team. Hilary lives in Bozeman, Montana, with her beagle, Louis, where she enjoys downhill skiing in the winters and gardening in the (short) summers.
Olivia Gelade | SVP, Sales & Partnerships
Olivia has spent the past 15 years working in media and publishing at some of the most coveted brands in the women's lifestyle space such as: CondeNast (WWD, Vanity Fair, Style.com) Hearst (Seventeen), Time Inc. (LIFE.com), AOL Women's Lifestyle Channel, and most recently DailyCandy/NBCU. She brings her leadership and expertise to DailyWorth to powerfully connect brands with DailyWorth's ever-growing and influential audience of edu-empowered women who talk about all things money-related.
Jen Boulden | Advisor
A successful entrepreneur and media personality, Jen Boulden is a true pioneer in the green business world. She co-founded Ideal Bite in 2005 to cater to the untapped “light green consumer” market, and grew the company to over half-a-million subscribers to the daily eco email before selling the venture to The Walt Disney Company in 2008. Jen has appeared on shows such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, Martha Stewart and The View, and has authored articles for publications ranging from Fast Company to The Huffington Post. Jen is a DailyWorth an advisory board member and active adviser. She plays an active role in building DailyWorth because she believes in the mission of helping women build self worth through empowering them with net worth, and is energized by the extraordinarily smart and motivated DailyWorth founder and team. A graduate of William & Mary, Jen received a “green MBA” from George Washington University, where she recently was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award. Jen is pro animal, a country girl at heart, and says “y’all” after a few beers.
Karell Roxas | Managing Editor
Karell is a writer, editor and web geek extraordinaire with over a decade of experience creating informative, innovative and smart content for women. Her first experience with personal finance began at age 15 when her father sat her down with his checkbook and a pile of that month's bills and said, "We're going to start paying these together from now on." Before arriving at DailyWorth, she worked on a diverse range of lifestyle websites appealing to women in different stages of their life. She also edited and acted as a content consultant for the book "Killer Interviews: Success Strategies for Young Professionals" by Fred and Barbara Ball.
Emily Bennington | Coach-in-Residence (Career)
Emily Bennington is author of Who Says It’s a Man’s World: The Girls’ Guide to Corporate Domination and the founder of AWAKE EXEC mindful leadership coaching for women. Her work deep dives into what Stephen Covey famously referred to as “the space” between stimulus and response where she challenges professionals to choose intentional, values-centered action. Emily has led training programs for numerous Fortune 500 companies and has been featured in business press ranging from CNN, ABC, and Fox, to the Wall Street Journal, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan. She is also a contributing writer for Monster.com and a featured blogger for Huffington Post and Forbes Woman. You can find her digital sandbox at http://www.emilybennington.com/.
Sandy M. Fernández | Senior Contributor
Sandy M. Fernández is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in Time, Redbook, The New York Times and Salon.com, among numerous other media outlets. She was an articles editor at The Washington Post Magazine, and also edited Parenting magazine’s personal finance column. Her freelance writing has focused on women and money—how they make it, save it, spend it and invest it.
Jocelyn Black Hodes | Resident Financial Advisor
A licensed financial advisor with the heart of a community servant, Jocelyn joins DailyWorth as our first Resident Financial Advisor. With her, she brings nearly 10 years of experience in financial services and is currently studying to become a Certified Financial Planner. Jocelyn is thrilled to be a part of the DailyWorth team and have the opportunity to combine her financial smarts and journalism degree with her passion for helping others—particularly fellow women—live the life they want on such a large scale. Prior to joining DailyWorth, Jocelyn was a registered investment advisor representative with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC and previously with Securian Financial Group. Jocelyn worked with clients to provide customized financial plans and implement strategies for retirement, college saving and other goals. She also has worked in the nonprofit sector as a planned giving and endowment director and is still actively involved with multiple charities. Recognized for her dynamic public speaking and ability to clearly express complex financial concepts, Jocelyn has given numerous financial planning seminars and has been published in the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal and the Morning Call. Despite her expertise, Jocelyn is no stranger to financial stress, thanks to starting a family and buying a home around the same time as the Great Recession. She and her husband are proud to have recently made major life changes to reduce debt and increase savings, including renting their house and moving in with relatives. She is determined to practice what she preaches and set a better example for her two children.
Katie Karlson | Social Media Editor
Katie Karlson has worked in hedge funds and as a conference producer, but her true passions are writing and editing. She’s worked as a copy editor for major publishing houses, written articles on health, fashion and finance, and started and abandoned several blogs. She’s been on Twitter since May 2008, when she tweeted: “I love a nutritious dinner of breadsticks and Diet Coke.” Katie has an M.A. in Journalism from New York University and a B.A. in English from the University of Michigan. She lives in Brooklyn.
Nisha Moodley | Coach-in-Residence (Lifestyle)
Nisha Moodley is a former foodaholic, shopaholic and workaholic, turned freedom junkie, who broke free from addiction and is on a mission to champion women's freedom. She is the founder of FIERCE FABULOUS FREE where she takes women on incredible adventures to create a clear vision for their future, and design their lives and work to align with that vision. She offers exclusive 1-on-1 coaching, leads a 9-month course called The Freedom Mastermind, teaches an online course called The Virtual Sisterhood, and leads retreats worldwide.
Cynthia Ramnarace | Senior Contributor
Cynthia Ramnarace is an independent journalist who writes on personal finance, health and older adult issues. Her work has appeared in Reuters; O, the Oprah Magazine; AARP Bulletin and on NBC's iVillage.com. She writes about her midlife crisis and being slammed by Superstorm Sandy on her blog, 365 to 40. A graduate of Boston University, she lives in Rockaway Beach, N.Y., with her husband and two kids.
Jen Lee | Ad Ops Manager
When Jen joined the DailyWorth team in November 2009, she had no idea what a 401k or 529 fund was. But now she can proudly call herself financially savvy. Having been in the start-up world since 2009, she loves the quick-paced and ever-changing environment and couldn't imagine herself anywhere else. In addition to working for DailyWorth, Jen also worked for Amanda's web consultancy, Soapbxx. A graduate from Sarah Lawrence College, Jen lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Kirsti Haefner | Account Manager
When Kirsti stumbled upon a DailyWorth article in 2009 (by Googling advice on how to raise her credit score) she couldn't have fathomed that one day she'd go from subscriber to employee. Back then, she was living in Dallas, working at a non-profit, and spending her entry-level paycheck less than responsibly. After trading in her Ford for a subway pass, Kirsti moved to New York City where she worked once more in non-profit, then in account management at an online higher education marketing company, and eventually landed in Greenwich Village as a DailyWorth account manager in early 2012.
Lauren Shuster | Sales Planner
Prior to joining DailyWorth in October 2012, Lauren dreamed of working as an editor for a print magazine. But by the time she graduated from the Journalism school at the University of Georgia in May 2012, she had her eyes set on digital media. Lauren loves the collaborative atmosphere of working at a start-up and the ability to learn about all departments to see what goes into building a successful brand. Lauren lives in Manhattan.
Simon Baumer | Technical Manager
Simon’s degree in politics from Ithaca College hardly qualifies him for his current responsibilities, but as he often says “sadly being born abroad took me out of the running for the Presidency.” Since Web development has always been a close second, he chose to pursue that instead. He’s known in his heart since he first set eyes on a computer monitor that he was destined to live and die by the code.