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Communications and Marketing

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Doug Stine

Communications and Marketing Team Lead

Doug Stine has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, advertising, and public relations. He spent much of his career in Silicon Valley, where he was account manager for Apple and Seagate. Doug also served as worldwide advertising manager for Cypress Semiconductor, a Fortune 1000 company, and as marcom manager for Optibase, Inc., which he helped take public on NASDAQ in 2001. He has also taught marketing and copywriting at the University of New Mexico. Doug has a passion for music and travel and has been to more than 29 countries and every continent except Antarctica. He also enjoys outdoor activities and has been scuba diving in Thailand, Fiji, and the Great Barrier Reef, and has competed in dozens of triathlons, including Escape from Alcatraz in San Francisco. He plays guitar, saxophone, and ukulele.


Faizneen Bharmal

Communications and Marketing Team Lead

Communications Consultant with Expertise in Corporate Communications, Public Relations & Digital Communications.


Pam Robinson

Communications and Marketing Team Member

Pam Robinson has over 20 years of experience in Public Relations, working primarily with BtoB technology startups. Specializing in product messaging as well as media and analyst relations, Pam has helped dozens of organizations launch their companies and products, garnering clients hundreds of pieces of coverage in key industry analyst reports and top-tier publications in their markets.


Janell Randolph

Communications and Marketing Team Member

Kindergarten Teacher for 16 years...My greatest joy was teaching reading and pre-reading. When someone learns to read, a lifetime of learning begins!

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Harleen Kochar

Communications and Marketing Team Member


Simone Friese

Communications and Marketing Team Member

I am a multi-channel marketing & communications creative with over 10 years of experience in developing strategies and executing campaigns that grow audiences and cultivate brands. I have dedicated my life to driving change and working towards social equity through innovation.

The American Youth Literacy Foundation, 501 c 3, dba FUNetix, is a nationwide, charitable non-profit dedicated to bringing literacy to every child before they reach the end of 3rd grade. Contact: EIN 26-3211521. 492 Reginald Lane, Collegeville, PA 19426. 215-868-1098


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