Our team is comprised of really smart contributors, all of whom have also had their careers significantly impacted by the effects of the recent epidemic.  We're here to help our community get through these times together.


Fitness Lead

Allison Jackson is the founder of Allison Jackson Fitness. She is passionate about all things health and fitness, but she really loves sharing her knowledge and expertise to help corporate professionals get lean eating foods they love so they can be at their best. 

She knows exactly how hard it is to work full-time, take care of the kids and household, plus try to fit in working out, eating right and taking care of herself, too!

Allison has spent the last eight years training and competing in figure competitions -- even winning three pro cards in one year -- so she has a crystal clear picture of what it takes to get to your ideal weight and stay there. Now she’s ready to share what she’s learned and experienced.

Mindfulness Lead

Chantelle Fitzgerald is the Founder of Mindset Strategies, training leaders to become more effective by being more present.

Over the past 17 years, Chantelle has had the privilege of working with high-level leaders from major Fortune 100 companies, major financial institutions, small minority-owned businesses, school districts, and non-profit organizations.

Chantelle is a certified mindfulness and
emotional intelligence trainer through Search Inside Yourself. She holds a Master’s in Nonprofit/NGO Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. Chantelle serves on the boards of PHL Diversity and the Equity Project.

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Founder & Chief Editor

Life is crazy right now in 2020.  I got one too many calls from incredibly smart, talented people saying "I've been furloughed".  I decided I wanted to do something about it, and here we are!

By day, I am a business development director at a global professional services firm.

By night, I also have a website/podcast called Awkward Networker where I help people build their personal/professional networks.  Not much handshaking happening right now, so I'm building this out instead.  Stay positive.  Do good.


Business Contributor

Back in April, I received the unfortunate call that I would be placed on an indefinite furlough. After taking a few days to figure out what that actually means, I decided to partner with Sean in hopes of creating a website that would bring the #furloughcommunity together to share resources that would help in these uncertain times. 

Before being furloughed, I've spent the past 8-years of experience in leadership, consulting, business development, sales, and operations within The Walt Disney Company. I work with senior level executives to help transform their organizations internal culture and customer experience. I'm also a continuous learner, studying an Executive MBA at Villanova University with an expected graduation of May 2021. 

Web designer/ Social Media Contributor

Tatiana is a marketing professional who specializes in digital branding. Tatiana's greatest strength is her ability to execute creative visions and strategies for a variety of brands. Whether you are looking for branding ideas, content creation, social media management, or web design, she can help you find the perfect brand for yourself.


Not-For-Profit Industry Contributor

Maricela Juarez is a bilingual international marketing professional with years of project management experience helping businesses grow into new markets. As a project manager, she has worked with companies looking to expand their business by establishing new headquarters in the United States. Being able to market a physical place as a product has allowed her to be well versed in building audiences through content, digital, and event marketing. 

Check out her website!

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