Meet the founders

Brian Anderson

Brian Anderson

Co-founder, grant manager at i.c. stars

Brian Anderson is a husband, father, and gender equity advocate. In his professional life, he's the Grants Manager for i.c.stars. His side hustles and projects include being the Co-Founder and Board President of Fathering Together where he writes and speaks on the importance of dads living connected lives. He's worked with dozens of companies and hundreds of dads to translate their professional skills into home-life strategies. In his personal life, you can find him building Lego structures, cooking, and writing stories with his two daughters. In September 2022, he published his first book, Fathering Together: Living a Connected Dad Life, which lays out servant leadership as a model for fatherhood.

Christopher Lewis

Christopher Lewis

co-founder, Higher Education and Digital Marketing and Engagement Expert

Chris Lewis is a father of two girls who strives every day to regain control of his kingdom. He has faced many challenges as a dad and is dedicated to sharing his experiences and providing valuable insights to other fathers. Chris has over 20 years of experience in college administration and student affairs. He has extensive expertise in pre-college planning, admission, advising, and other areas, which has helped him both as a father and in his writing. Aside from his work in college administration, Chris is also involved in Digital Media. He is passionate about writing and has been honing his skills by reading and networking with other writers.

Leadership Team

Director of Video Production

Tim Cox has left his rock and roll days to bring his full attention to fatherhood and his work with video production and social media marketing. He's the genius behind all of the visual narratives, panel presentations, and brand strategy.

He's also the father to two amazing kids and partner to an incredible wife. 

He serves the Lehigh University community as their Videographer and Photographer in their Development Office too!

John Badalament
john badalAment

Director of Training & Education

As an Author, Educator, and Filmmaker, John Badalament has made his impact on the "dad" space for over twenty years. He brings this experience to Fathering Together to lead the curriculum development and onboarding of volunteers to lead local chapters.

As a father of two, John continues to put into practice what he teaches by making time for each of his children and building memories and traditions (like attending Taylor Swift concerts). 

Board of Directors

Fathering Together is always looking for great members of our Board. To be consider for future openings please CLICK HERE

tee chaudhry
tee chaudhry

State Department

Thom Walstrum
thom walstrum

Board Treasurer
Senior Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Ehime Enahoro
ehime enahoro

ENE Business Strategies Ltd

Mel Faxon
mel faxon

COO & Co-Founder, Mirza

Sehreen Noor Ali
sehreen noor ali

Co-Founder & CEO, Sleuth

David Stanley
david stanley

Educator, Author, Retired Teacher

Michelle travis

Board Vice President
Law Professor, Author


Creed Anthony
creed anthony

Teacher & Writer

keegan albaugh

Founder of Dad Guild

paul baron


Dedan Bruner
dedan bruner esq

Attorney/ Mediator

Sergio Rosario Diaz
sergio rosario diaz

Social Media Consultant & Soy Super Papa Founder

elliot haspel

Author & Young Children Researcher

Cordan James

Chief Executive Officer

David Hirsch
david hirsch

Senior Vice President - UBS

Bryan W Jackson

Attach Consulting

Harris K. Tay
harris t. kay

Chief Empowerment Officer

kate mangino

Author & Consultant

Joe Samalin
joe samalin


Joe Saucedo

Director of Chapters 

Jeffrey Schmidt
jeffrey d. schmidt

Partner, Hoogendoorn and Talbot LLP

Jett Stone
jett stone

Clinical Psychologist

Simran Jeet Singh
simran jeet singh

Author, Activist

Emily Williams
emily williams

Forward Ever Global Founder

kimberly wolf

Author, Educational Strategist

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