• Interest Group: Family Activities

    Emery Bishop
    Sport & Health
    General Manager
    I am the General Manager of Worldgate Sport & Health, the flagship location of the Sport & Health line of high amenity Health Clubs. Our club boasts 120,000 square feet of sports, fitness and relaxation. Whether you are looking for tennis, aquatics, basketball, weight lifting, pilates reformers, high quality fitness instruction, Zumba, or activities for your children, we have it all.
     
    We hope you will come by and visit us. Feel free to contact me with any questions.
    Jeanine Andricosky
    CHILDREN
    Julia Szatmari
    CHILDREN
    Amy Avalos
    CHILDREN
    Shifali Saini
    CHILDREN
    The Goddard School - Herndon
    Owner
    Shifali is originally from Canada where she obtained her B.S. degree in Biology from Univ. of Toronto and a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Ryerson Univ. She brings her strong background in Business and Project Management to own and operate The Goddard School located in Herndon (Dulles).

    Shifali and her family live very close to the school in the Herndon community, and her daughter has just started in the Fairfax County Public School system and is attending The Goddard School for their Before and After School enrichment program and for the fun and educational Summer Camp. Shifali and her husband are thrilled to have their own child in The Goddard School amongst highly qualified and nurturing educators that they believe in.

    Visit GoddardSchool.com/HerndonVA or call 703-653-0337 for information on our educational and fun full-time or part-time preschool and elementary school age programs.
     
    Gina Davis
    EARLY EDUCATION
    Silke Duke
    EARLY EDUCATIONS | HIKING
    ImagiNation Learning Center
    Executive Director
    Silke Duke has been the Executive Director of ImagiNation Learning Center since April 2007. She has over twenty years of experience in the field of Early Childhood Education, including ten years of experience as Director in various child development centers in the USA and Germany. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from the Giessen University in Germany. Born in Germany, Silke immigrated to America in 1995 and was proud to become a United States citizen in 2006. Silke lives in Alexandria with her husband and son, Alexander. During her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, reading and socializing with friends and family. “Leading ImagiNation Learning Center is more than just a great professional experience. It’s an opportunity for me to share my passion for early childhood education and to inspire others in making a difference in the lives of young children and their families.”
    Robert Loftur-Thun
    TOURING NATIONAL MUSEUMS
    Wesley Clark
    FNL!
    Clark Accounting Services, LLC
    President
    Wes has nearly fifteen years of experience in providing accounting and auditing services for not-for-profit organizations, government contractors, small and medium-sized businesses, and local governments.  As the Director of Audit and Management Accounting at Frank & Company, p.c., he supervised the assurance services, including audits, compilations, and reviews, performed by the firm. He has conducted in-house training seminars for staff on accounting and auditing issues in addition to being a guest speaker at his alma mater, James Madison University, the Battlefield Chapter of the Virginia Society of CPAs, and for the McLean Chamber of Commerce. As both a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner, he has conducted reviews of internal controls and performed fraud investigations for multiple entities. Wes currently serves as President of the Board of Trustees at the Loudoun Education Foundation.
    Shannon Donovan
    SON
    Carolina Pardo
    SON | COMMUNITY FESTIVALS
    Sheraton | Reston
    Executive Meetings Manager
    David Werfel
    Z | WAITING FOR TOPIC
    David Werfel Group at RE/MAX
    Associate Broker / Owner of the David Werfel Group
    I have been a successful Realtor since 1991 and a life long resident of Northern Virginia. I am very proud to be partnered with RE/MAX Gateway. RE/MAX is known Worldwide and has over 100,000 Agents and has offices in over 90 Countries. I am your trusted resource for Real Estate in Northern Virginia. 
    Rosalba Llenas
    OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
    Vidazme, Inc.
    Owner

    Rosalba Llenas is an NCIDQ certified Interior Designer and a graduate from the School of Visual Arts, in New York City. Rosalba started her design career close to 20 years ago as Project Manager for two highly published New York City Interior and Architectural design firms. 

    Since relocating to Northern Virginia in 2005, Rosalba has worked with many of today’s leading developers in the D.C. Metro area, such as: Aimco, Archstone-Smith, JPI, Ross Development and Investments, Mill Creek Residential, Bozzuto Homes, Renaissance Centro, and Home Properties. During her career, Rosalba has successfully managed projects from beginning to end, with creativity, reliability and infallible coordination while meeting a wide range of budgets and deadlines. Her desire to grow creatively by pushing her own boundaries, led her to launch Vidazme, Inc. in 2013.

    Angela Veath
    Sport & Health
    Explosive Performance Marketing Director
    US Fitness, parent company of Sport & Health and Onelife Fitness, maintain mid to large scale, high amenity fitness centers in Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland areas. In addition, our clubs have cutting edge equipment, top of the industry instructors and personal trainers, and programming for people of all ages.

    ?As Explosive Performance Marketing Director, I focus on community outreach to our local population age 9 to 90 who are looking to improve their performance. We provide on-site (at schools/fields) trianing, coach and parent education, and more. We work with sports teams, individuals, and small groups from the novice level to the professional & Olympic level.

    ?During my free time, I enjoy time with my family, travel, cook, run and do triathlons. My kids are very active and athletic, so they keep me on my toes! I believe strongly in an active and healthy family lifestyle, and practice it in my daily life.
    Carole Burnett
    Long and Foster Realtors | Carole Burnett
    Owner
    A full-time associate broker with achievement awards including Long & Foster's Founders Club,Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR) Multi Million Dollar Sales Club, and the NVAR Top Producers Club. I stay at the top of my game so I can best serve you.

    A life-long learner who believes that one of the keys to success such as this is education and, to that end has worked to earn three of the real estate industry's most prestigious professional designations. She is Graduate of the REALTOR Institute (GRI), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) as well as an Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR) and Accredited Staging Professional(ASP). Nationally recognized designations, these honors are bestowed only after a rigorous course of study and demonstrated professional experience. They are my assurance to you that I deliver quality service.
    Ron Cestoni

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