Karin Levy Gellen
Karin is a graduate of Emory University who dedicates her personal and professional life to being in community with others. She brings experience and knowledge to KM365 in startups, operations, management, customer service, board governance, and talent acquisition. As Executive Director, Karin works passionately to strengthen operations, develop and manage programs and talent, cultivate and integrate the Foundation’s vision, develop curriculum, fundraise, and write/administer grants.
Outside of KM365, she is a mom to Dani and Andrew, a consultant to HopeGel®, on the Advisory Board of Wish A Book, Board President of Bucks for Buddy, and President at Dreyfoos School of the Arts. Karin was formerly a partner for an international talent acquisition firm, a human resources professional and recruiter, and a successful small business owner.
Karin began her involvement with KM365 as an Ambassador Club Leader when her two children were in Palm Beach County public schools; she has been passionately involved with everything KM365 ever since! Karin believes her work at KM365 is her calling – that the Kindness Curriculum is the “juice” that will help our kids discover their social and emotional well-being – and the result will be a better life for our children, and a kinder world for future generations.
As Program Coordinator for KM365, Jamie is responsible for cultivating a supportive path for all existing KM365 Ambassadors and those seeking to become one. A former KM365 Ambassador, she works to ensure all have ample guidance, tools, and resources to smoothly and successfully operate KM365 Clubs and programs.
Before joining the KM365 Team, Jamie was a Mindfulness Coach at Ben Gamla in Palm Beach. In this role, she observed children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development and behaviors and developed an integrated, hands-on, brain-based curriculum to nurture the whole child. Jamie was also a second-grade teacher at Ben Gamla for seven years, focusing on instilling self-confidence in and encouraging her students to take risks, applauding their trials and successes. She also previously served as part of the Ben Gamla Palm Beach Positive Discipline Association and is a certified trauma-informed yoga instructor.
A 2017 Teacher of the Year honoree, Jamie is passionate about children’s social and emotional well-being and mind and body connection. She strives to help create a more empathetic world and to equip our kids and teens with life skills and strategies to thrive and find inner peace. Jamie resides in Boca Raton, FL, with her husband, Dan, son, Eli, and their two dogs, Maxie and Luna.
Mallory is a longtime communications specialist with a wealth of experience managing media relations and marketing for various clients and industries. A seasoned PR pro with a versatile skill set, she graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in English. She began her career at a boutique agency in the Philadelphia market. Upon relocating to South Florida, she quickly secured a position with a Boca Raton-based PR agency, followed by six years with a boutique Fort Lauderdale-based firm.
As Marketing Director, Mallory oversees all branding and communication needs on behalf of KM365, from social media management to annual marketing strategy, content and collateral creation, and provision of promotional support to the organization and its various departments and initiatives. She is thrilled to lend her longtime experience to the KM365 Team, an organization whose values and mission she holds near and dear to her heart.
Mallory resides in Delray Beach, FL, with her husband, Kyle, their French bulldog, Ollie, and son, Aidan. A native of Newtown, CT, she strongly believes that if we raise our children to be good, kind human beings and instill within them that every person matters and a little kindness goes a long way, our world can be a better place.
Stephanie holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), she brings a wealth of experience in the analytical finance planning, management, and accounting sector to the KM365 team. As Finance Director, Stephanie oversees all fiscal activities on behalf of KM365, from annual budgeting and forecasting processes, to management of funds across departments, programs, grants, and donor segments, implementation of effective financial processes, and effective communication of financial status to the executive director and board of directors.
As a mother, Stephanie is thrilled to apply her longtime expertise to an organization whose mission is to help the wellbeing of our kids and teens. She currently resides in Boca Raton, FL with her husband, Patrick and daughter, Sophia.