The power behind Corporate Hartz, LLC is Jennifer Hartz. Her background includes in-house roles at iXL Enterprises and The Home Depot, and consulting through McKinsey & Company and Cresap (Towers Watson). She has vast non-profit knowledge through engagements with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Habitat for Humanity International, as well as a long history of volunteer leadership.
Jennifer has an MBA with a concentration in Public Policy from Georgia Tech and a BA in Industrial Psychology from University of Pennsylvania. She is the Advisory Council Chair of Hands On Atlanta, as well as an alumna of Outstanding Atlanta, Leadership Atlanta, and the Marshall Memorial European Fellowship program.
Jennifer and her husband Eric have 4 children, ages 18 – 22, who were raised from diaper-age with articulated and reinforced family values and active volunteerism through “WhyServe?” an interfaith charity Jennifer co-founded.
Connect with Jennifer on LinkedIn.
Halley Morochnik worked full-time in marketing/advertising for TBWA/Chiat Day, helping clients like Nissan, Infiniti, and Sony reach their marketing goals. In 2014, Halley started WebStep Design to deliver web solutions to small businesses and non-profits.
Web consulting combines her love of art & design, marketing, and problem-solving.
Connect with Halley on LinkedIn.
An Tran moved from Vietnam to the United States when she was 9 and grew up in Tucker, Georgia. An graduated from Georgia State with a Psychology Degree. She is a stay at home mom with 6 kids under the age of 10 that serves as her full time job. To feed all those kids, An has two businesses. In 2018 she bought into Rhea Lana, a Children’s Consignment Franchise that has two events a year. This year An started Sylvan of Alpharetta, a Sylvan Learning Franchise.
An’s husband, Nhan Dinh, moved from Vietnam to the US when he was 10. He grew up in Roswell, Georgia and graduated from Georgia Tech with a Computer Engineering Degree. In 2005, he opened his own lawn repair shop AA Power Equipment in Roswell, Georgia. In 2012, that business expanded to selling on Amazon and now it’s one of the top 1000 sellers on Amazon in the United States.
An and Nhan have a love for children and a love for teaching them. They have been youth leaders at their church for over 15 years and believe that with the right guidance, learning can make a lifetime of difference. We see Sylvan as an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our future leaders by helping them embrace a love of learning.
Questions and Topics In This Interview
- Women Owned Businesses
- How Jennifer and Halley met
- The process of designing Jennifer’s website
- Why An chose to become a Sylvan franchisee
- Sylvan of Alpharetta’s grand opening in September
- What impact do you want Sylvan Learning to have on the community and children you will be helping?
- How Sylvan personalizes learing
- What type of classes does Sylvan offer?
- What makes Sylvan Learning Center different?