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About Us | Space For Kids

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Making Space Fun For Kids!

Joe Latrell, founder and CEO, has run numerous small companies including Beyond-Earth Enterprises, a Roswell, New Mexico based launch company and Point Of View, a software publishing firm based in Colorado Springs. He has run several multi-million dollar projects for companies such as Agilent Technologies and Hewlett-Packard. In his career, he has worked at firms such as Gateway, Compaq and MapQuest, using his unique skill sets to find robust solutions to issues.

Mr. Latrell has been a life-long Space enthusiast having watched Space flights since the first Apollo moon landing. He is active in the Space community having been featured on Space Daily, The Space Review and Space.com. He has given insightful presentations at various Space events around the country including NewSpace and ISDC as well been a repeat guest on The Space Show. He is a firm believer in opening Space to everyone and his company’s focus is to make that happen.

Tracey is currently employed as the Chief Financial Officer and project manager of our company. Tracey brings many years of experience in the corporate environment to the team including employment with two Fortune 100 companies, The Coca-Cola Company and Hewlett Packard. Using her expertise in problem management, financial and project management, Tracey ensures that our projects stay on track and within budget.

Tracey has previously served on the board of Beyond-Earth Enterprises and has participated in space conferences such as ISDC and Space Access. Particularly interested in allowing the children to participate in the adventure of Space, Tracey is enthusiastic about our venture to make space available to everyone.

Rachel Schneck is coming on board as our Marketing Director. She is a graduate of Pensacola Christian College where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and minored in Business Technology. Her background in retail, healthcare, and government will provide a fresh perspective on the marketing of our company.

Bill Trovato is our internet marketing specialist. He graduated from Millersville University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and minored in Marketing. After graduating from college Bill went on to work for an internet marketing company called ProspectMX where he gained his knowledge in SEO and Link Building. He has had many successes in marketing for B2B and B2C companies who wish to rank in the top three searches for various search engines. He is very passionate about his work and is eager to succeed in whatever challenges he faces.

Cayden Ryan is part of our internet marketing team combined with the IT department. Cayden went into the working world and quickly found his place at an internet marketing agency called ProspectMX where his Google Analytics skill set and his knowledge of social presence marketing increased and flourished. Although he works mostly on the marketing side, data and technology have interested him and learning the IT world has become a passion. He is excited and thinking ahead as to what this and many other projects can bring him.

Sara Harpster is an elementary education teacher who will be assisting our company as we target school districts. She graduated from Millersville University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. Sara currently works in Lancaster PA for a private school called Learning Ladder. With her creative background and passion for teaching she will be creating lesson plan which we will use to market to one of our target audiences, educators.