Chapters

Our members span the globe in chapters across the U.S., Canada, Hong Kong, Australia and the U.K.
Don’t see one in your area? Contact us today at info@womenintoys.com to start a WIT Chapter in your city.

U.S. Chapter Chairs

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Caitlin Gutekunst
Head of Digital IP at StartApp
Sarah Fong
Licensing Manager at LeapFrog

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Stacie Speaker
Founder at Stacie Speaker Coaching
Kate Nichols
Global Brand Manager at Spin Master

MINNEAPOLIS

Elizabeth Kong
Sales Manager at Animal Adventure, Inc.

PHILADELPHIA

Emily Finegold
CEO at Emkin Toys
Racquel Vespucci
Marketing at Just Play Products

SEATTLE

Jadyn Rosario
Director of Licensing at Percy3D
Jessica Morrow
Director Licensing/Business Development at Power A

OHIO

Megan Buettner
Head of Creative & Digital at American Greetings Entertainment

DALLAS

Lisa Pelletier
President at Bears2Go
Brandi Pinsker
Managing Director at Recent Toys

DENVER

Jillian Lakritz
Innovation and Brand Strategist at Yoee Baby
Susan Levy
Founder of He-Is-All-Boy

CHICAGO

Ruth Synowic
Principal at Ruth Green Concepts, Inc.

ARKANSAS

Laura Fletcher
Walmart US Account Manager at Jazwares, Inc.
Erica Zubriski
VP Sales – Walmart Team Lead at Mattel Inc.

SOUTH FLORIDA

Karen Kilpatrick
VP of Marketing at Jazwares, Inc.
Carla Curiel
Co-Founder & CEO at Mundo Lanugo

NEW YORK

Joan Grasso
Vice President, Licensing North America at Entertainment One
Heidi Schwartz
Licensing Executive at Universal Branding & Media

SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND

Deb de Sherbinin
CEO at Perk Consulting
Tami Murphy
Marketing Manager at The Haywire Group

WASHINGTON, DC

Autumn Moore
Manager, Standards & Regulatory Affairs at Toy Industry Association

PUERTO RICO

Johanna López-Falero
Vice-President of Tree House Kids, Inc.

International Chapter Chairs

HONG KONG

Meredith Brooks
Director of Product Development at Hasbro Far East
Lisa-Christine Gray
Licensed Promotions Manager at Licensed Promotions APAC
Emily Cheung
Executive Director at Tsuen Lee Group
Julie Petris
General Manager at Fotorama (HK)

SYDNEY

Fiona Cameron
Editor at Toy and Hobby Retailer – Yaffa Publishing Group

TORONTO

Jessica Gavin
VP, Marketing & Licensing at TCG
Kristin Lecour
Director of Consumer Products & Canadian Distribution at 9 Story Media Group

UNITED KINGDOM

Amanda Gummer
Founder at Fundamentally Children
Frances Cain
Owner, Daughters of History Ltd

VANCOUVER

Mellany Masterson
Director of Business Development, Imports Dragon

FRANCE

Christine Pagani
Director, 123 conseil
Mathilde Dezalys
Country Manager, Bandai

International Liaisons

FINLAND

Kati Helijakka
Creative Manager at Nelostuote Ltd / Tactic

GERMANY

Mali Baum
Chairman & CEO at Beezeebee

Naz Cuevas
CEO at zoobe message entertainment

LEBANON

Lamice JouJou
CEO at SMILE Holding

NETHERLANDS

Roser Pujol
Founder at The Brand Point