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Dana Garies


Dana graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Elementary Education specializing in early literacy, and continued her education at California State University in Early Childhood Education with a focus on special needs students. She enjoyed a teaching career in preschool, elementary and middle school before joining the educational publishing/edtech industry. For the past 20 years, Dana has worked with teachers and administrators across the country to help them identify and implement engaging and developmentally- appropriate resources to meet the rigors of state standards. She has also trained teachers and administrators on program implementation and best practices in early childhood. Dana currently lives in Colorado and spends her free time hiking and enjoying all the nature that Colorado offers.
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Erica Valladao- Director of Professional Development


Erica brings an energetic spark to the OSMO family. One of the original employees, Erica has worked day in and day out to deliver to teachers the Osmo promise of easy implementation and providing hands-on learning beyond the screen. Erica thrives in the classroom and when working with students and teachers to test new Osmo solutions as well as exploring innovative uses for Osmo across the school building. She previously worked as the Early Care & Education Commissioner of San Jose. Erica loves traveling, meeting new people and adapting to new cultures.

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Ian Richards

Ian Richards


Ian is the owner of a family-owned independent sales agency, Richard's & Associates dedicated to providing school districts with the support, knowledge, and funding information to bring Osmo to your community. Richards & Associates brings more than 40 years of professional development, curriculum, education technology and implementation knowledge to Osmo. Many of their associates have spent decades with major publishing entities designing customized supplemental curriculum solutions to meet students' needs, district budgets and the teacher's time. The team at Richards & Associates collectively agree Pizza Co. is by far their favorite learning experience with Osmo!

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Jan Richards – Head of Education


Jan is our Director of Sales for Osmo for Schools, she has devoted her entire career of 30 years to serving our students and educators in the Pre-K-12 education space. She graduated with a BS in Business and Marketing Education with a PA Teaching Certificate and a MA in K-12 Child Development and Curriculum. Jan started her career as a High School Teacher in Western PA where she spent nearly a decade enjoying her classroom experience. She taught in the Business Department covering such life skill courses as Business Law, Economics, Marketing & Accounting. Jan left the classroom, but not the wonderful world of education. She joined Pearson Education in 1999 as a balanced literacy consultant and quickly grew to love working with educators all over the United States as a sales consultant and manager. Her career at Pearson spans nearly 17 years, where she acquired the skill set to successfully lead multiple teams of Sales Consultants and Managers. Jan has also managed sales and management teams with other leading companies in the Education Publishing and Ed-Tech Space. She shares these experiences with our Osmo for Schools Team so that they can become a real solution partner to our educators and schools everywhere. Her dedication to providing all students the necessary learning materials needed for success continues as she leads the Osmo for Schools Team.

Kevin Galbreath


Kevin, a Nashville TN native has worked with some of the country’s best known brands such as Dippin’ Dots, Jostens, Inc and Apple, Inc. He’s also spent several years as a Guest Teacher at Williamson County Schools in Tennessee. Now, Kevin brings his passion for technology and education to Osmo and is excited to share this amazing technology with teachers and administrators across the Southeast United States and beyond.
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Maggie Nguyen


Maggie graduated from The George Washington University with a degree in Organizational Sciences. She has been working in the technology industry guiding medical schools and governments to solutions that best meet their needs, and now she is a part of the Tangible Play family to help bring Osmo into your community. Maggie's favorite subject in school was Art. She enjoys frequent paint nights, stand-up comedy, and is an active supporter of projects in pediatric health and education accessibility in Vietnam, Guatemala, and Sri-Lanka. Maggie's favorite Osmo game is Monster!

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Stephen Moore


Stephen has been fortunate to work with companies and leverage their incredible potential to become household names. With Dell it was the transition of computing to a direct model that transformed the way relationships were handled between a manufacturer and institutional customers. At Apple, it was the transformation to mobility and experiences that delighted and amazed. Now at Osmo, Stephen is focused on building a team of passionate salespeople around the amazing purpose of bringing healthy, transformational learning experiences to a screen addicted world.

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Suzanne Begley


Suzanne has over twenty years’ experience in providing administrators and teachers the resources they need to help students achieve their goals. She enjoys working with districts to find innovative ways to meet the rigors of state standards. Suzanne began her teaching career in Early Childhood Special Education and changed her focus to helping a broader range of students beyond her one classroom. She has done extensive training for teachers and administrators on program implementations to ensure they see the greatest gains from their investment... Suzanne is passionate about the role of technology within curriculum implementation and is dedicated to supporting all students’ academic success regardless of their starting point. Suzanne holds a B.A. from Villanova University and a Pennsylvania Teacher Certification from Delaware Valley College.