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Management

Neydary ZambranoNeydary Zambrano, President
Neydary has over 16 years of experience directing and managing programs for families, women, and children. She has been the president of Magic Memories since 2006, before that, she managed the Healthy Start Program in Chester County, which specializes in children's health and development. Neydary holds a Law degree from Venezuela, a Masters of Law Degree from Temple University and a Certificate in Executive Leadership from Bryn Mawr College. Neydary is a Board Member of ChesPenn Health Services. Neydary loves to spend time with her husband, Ilde, and their two children who attend Magic Memories, Alexandra and Gabriel. Her hobbies are traveling, reading books and dancing!

Ali LaffertySarah Toporski, M.Ed., Site Director
Sarah has been working at Magic Memories since October 2012 and loving it! She started her career with children during her senior year of high school. Sarah then attended Susquehanna University and graduated with her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. Sarah is currently working on obtaining her Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education and her Director's Credential Certificate through West Chester University. She graduates in December! Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband Chris, their baby boy Eric, and her family and friends. In her free time, she loves to play with her dachshund (Hines), walk into Phoenixville, and read.

Jennifer ShronkJenn Shronk, Assistant Director
Jenn has been with Magic Memories - Phoenixville for two years now and loves every minute of her day! In 2013, she graduated from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Elementary Education; Middle Level Mathematics and Middle Level Social Studies. Jenn is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from West Chester University and hopes to complete this achievement by January 2018. Jenn believes being the Assistant Director with Magic Memories - Phoenixville is the most wonderful adventure she has ever taken! In her spare time, she enjoys wedding planning, being outdoors - especially the beach, and coloring. Jenn also loves hanging out with her dogs, Bella and Remi, her fiancé Carl, and her family and friends.

Jen SlavinJennifer Sturman (Slavin), M.Ed., Vice President of Operations
Jennifer has been working with children since she started her own child care business at age 11 called, "Best Babysitter!" From there, she went to college at West Chester University to earn her bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and her master's degree in Early Childhood Education. Jen holds a Director's Credential, National Administrator's Credential and a Business Leadership Certificate. She started as Director at Magic Memories Phoenixville in 2006 and grew with the company to three locations and to her current position as Sr. Program Director of all Magic Memories sites. She has enjoyed being involved with her church, and sitting on the Boards for the Childhood Coalition of Chester County and West Chester University Alumni Association. Jen believes her family to be the best gift she has been given. She has a wonderful husband, Brett and two beautiful daughters, Kira and Molly. Her hope for the future is to help build up Magic Memories and ensure the highest quality for all Magic Memories programs. Jen's motto is Live, Laugh, and Love!!!