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Meet Our Team

Karen Barski
President, Creative Designer, Certified Infant Care Specialist & Instructor

Karen is a graduate of St. Vincent's College of nursing and earned her BSN from Sacred Heart University in 1994. With a 19 year nursing background and 5 kids of her own, Karen identifies the needs of parents and babies, which always brings her to the drawing board to design new innovative products, many of which are eco'friendly. Inventor of the Woombie baby swaddle and fashion forward Mod'Swad brand, Karen's drive, ambition, and creativity has shaped her business to what it is today.  You can reach Karen at Karen@woombie.com or BabyNurse@woombie.com


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Stash Barksi
CFO and Sales, Handsome Assistant &  Karen's "beck & call" boy

As a graduate of University of Maine earning a Bachelor's in Business, with dedication and drive, Stash is our financial and sales expert. His in depth knowledge of each product allows customers to get exactly what they are looking for when they contact our company. He also handles the financial piece of our company to ensure production and operations are running flawlessly. Stash has helped us achieve a level company that has grown each and every year because of the endless happy parents and babies.

Tasha Mayberry
Sales, Public Relations & Marketing Guru

As a graduate of Kaplan University Magna Cum Laude, Tasha handles all of our PR and Marketing including social media, SEO, and online branding. She has been around since the conception of KB Designs, LLC (Woombie) and has seen the journey of our company. Together with Karen's creative direction and innovation, Tasha continues to help us build a strong and recognizable online brand.
Please direct all PR related queries to her at pr@woombie.com.

   

Donna Sullivan
General Manager and our  "Go-To" girl!

Donna graduated from Pace University in 1996 Cum Laude. She has been with the Woombie team since 2010 and is an incredible asset to our company. Her attention to detail and superior customer service skills help our shipping department operate smoothly as each Woombie product leaves our facility to arrive at your door on time. Her commitment to excellence has helped KB Designs (Woombie) achieve excellent customer relations with thousands of customers across the globe. You can reach Donna at Donna@woombie.com

   

Danielle Dragone
Shipping,Warehouse Manager & Logistics Coordinator

Danielle helps to ensure that day to day operations are smooth and flawless!  She has a keen attention to detail and amazing work ethics! Thanks to Danielle, our customers receive their purchase ASAP!  You can reach Danielle at Danielle@woombie.com

 

   

Ivonne Rodriguez
Shipping, Picker

Our fabulous picker Ivonne ensures that your orders are picked with love and out the door within one business day!

   

Lauren Torres
Shipping, Packer

Lauren is part of our shipping team, ensuring that orders were picked with accuracy and packaged with love and care!

Janie Algeri
Photographer Extraordinaire
You asked who takes our amazing baby shots? Here it is..... Janie Algeri, from VIP Events in CT!  The best Photographer on the East Coast!  Janie makes it look so easy! Her great eye and calm disposition makes every shoot a masterpiece! You can reach Janie at  Janie@VIPeventsLLC.com

   
   

Ingrid Prueher
Resident Infant Sleep Expert, Owner & Founder of Savvy MOM on Call

Ingrid Prueher has been coined the "The Baby Sleep Whisperer" by her client's. She is the founder of Savvy Mom on Call, a bilingual coaching and consulting service that helps lessen expecting and new parents stress and helps them sleep better. Ingrid is a certified Family Sleep Institute Child Sleep Consultant, Certified Stress Management Coach, Certified educator for Dunstan Baby Language, Happiest Baby on the Block and a Newborn Care Specialist. She is also the founder of Savvy Mami TV and Parent Prep Classes.

Ingrid resides in Fairfield, CT with her husband and two boys. She runs a private practice where she meets with parents one-on-one, over the phone and through email consultations. Ingrid is a sought-after expert and has been featured in US News and World Report, NY Daily News, Hartford Courant, Examiner.com, Fox CT, The Better Connecticut show and Australia’s Triple M -The Cage Radio Show.  Ingrid is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, National Sleep Foundation, American Sleep Association and The International Stress Management Association (UK).

   

Pavel Mullakev
IT, Web Design, Graphics Genius

Pavel is our design and website guru! After attending 7 years at Ulyanovsk State University, he has acquired advanced computer technology skills that have helped our company run efficiently online as an ecommerce store. His design and web developer skills are appreciated as we continue to add new technologies to our state-of-the-art websites.