Harry Moon Advancement Team
MARK POE Partner, Series Creator and Author
Mark has watched his long-held dream of inspiring children become real through the Amazing Adventures of Harry Moon and Honey Moon book series. From his imagination, networking, and hard work, this series captivates young readers, thrills parents, and excites teachers. It proves once again that nothing shapes character and a life-long love of reading better than a great story. Mark@harrymoon.org
STEVE GOERTH Partner
Steve grew up in a home full of teachers as his mother was a career High School educator and filled his life with whimsical co-workers that inspired Steve's love for education. Steve has a BS in Marketing from Marquette University and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School. While he never became a teacher, his love for learning continues through Harry Moon and his emphasis on life lessons and kindness. Steve@harrymoon.org
DAVID KIRKPATRICK Partner and Author
David is a master storyteller. His skill in crafting Harry Moon adventures is recent evidence. David is past President of Paramount Studios and Walt Disney Studios. He believes Harry Moon will become a modern classic. Harry Moon and Rabbit are well on their way under David's wise guidance. David continues to mentor great storytellers through the programs at Story Summit
MICHAEL MADSEN Harry Moon Series Ambassador
Michael is recognized for his hundreds of film roles including Thelma & Louise, Reservoir Dogs, Donnie Brasco, Free Willy, Species, Kill Bill Volumes I& 2, Wyatt Earp, Sin City and Hateful Eight. He is also known for his philanthropic work for charities and foundations including those involving reading and literacy issues. Harry Moon is thrilled to have Michael spread Harry's message of love, kindness and bravery through personal appearances, social media and Harry Moon book readings.
ED MOON Director of TV/Radio/Theater Productions
Ed (no relation to Harry!) is a retired High School drama teacher, mentor and coach. He has worked in theaters his entire career designing sets, auditioning actors and directing award winning plays. Ed brings his enthusiasm and talent to the book series through his production of our Harry Moon audio drama series to be released in the fall of 2024. Ed@harrymoon.org
PAUL LEWIS Director of Marketing
Paul founded Family University and has for years advocated for healthy children and families. He is author of The Five Key Habits of Smart Dads, 30 Days to a Smart Family and 40 Ways to Teach Your Child Values. Paul contributes extensively to the Harry Moon series as graphic designer of the books, brand development, marketing collateral and is the webmaster.
LINDA CARALLIS Education & Literacy Consultant
Linda is a career teacher and loves watching how the Harry Moon and Honey Moon books thrill children of all ages with the magic of reading. With her certified reading strategies and therapy Maltipoo, "Kim''. Linda is a huge literacy advocate. She holds a BA in Elementary Education and then a Master's degree in Education with a specialization in reading from Northern Illinois University.
JIMMY PLACE Director of PR and Event Planning
Jimmy consults locally and nationally with corporate and nonprofit organizations, including as ambassador for the Grammy award winning band The Imagine Dragons, including their Tyler Robinson Foundation and the Children's Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Jimmy@harrymoon.org
JOSHUA NICHOLSON Director of Audio Production
Joshua is a talented actor, writer and composer narrating and producing the Harry Moon and Honey Moon audiobook series. While Joshua manages the marketing and distribution of Harry Moon audiobooks, he is also writing the audio drama adaptions releasing in late 2023. Originally from Semmes, AL, he lives in Pompton Lakes, NJ with his wife and son. Joshua@harrymoon.org