Racquel, aka Rocky, is the founder of Mothers Fighting For Others. Born and raised in Southern California, her first job is to protect, love and care for her six children and her amazing husband. In her “spare” time, she runs off to Kenya a few times a year to protect, love and care for her other thirty-four Kenyan daughters at Saint Monica’s Children’s Home outside of Nairobi. You can read more in her Founder’s Story.
Jeff is the Founder and creative force behind Real Estate Shows, and President of Zeek Interactive. He is also widely regarded as one of the foremost experts on how to effectively use social media marketing technology, an advisor to the Social Media Marketing Institute, and a sought after speaker on topics related to emerging technologies.
Previously, as a company founder and CEO he led J.J. Grace, Inc. to being named to the Inc. Magazine list of the 500 fastest growing companies in America and the following year won Cisco’s Growing With Technologyaward recognizing innovative companies networked for growth.
Jeff earned his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Grace College (Indiana) and a Maste’s degree in School Psychology from Ball State University (Indiana). Jeff lives in California with his wife Rocky and their six children.
Karen, President of KSConsulting, has spent over 20 years working as an advisor in the non-profit and corporate environments. While her firm has successfully worked with Fortune 1000 companies including, Toyota, Avnet, Blue Cross, Sony, Swissport, JetBlue and JFK Airport her passion has always been helping provide innovative solutions in the non-profit arena. Her relationships have included organizations such as; AIDs Healthcare Foundation, City of Hope, The Museum of Tolerance and Tiger Woods Foundations.
This mother of two has always believed in teaching her children the importance of philanthropy. Opening her home, life and heart to those in need has been a life mission. Becoming involved in MFFO was the next logical step in achieving her goals as a mother, entrepreneur and woman.
Desiree has always been the one to quietly help others. Although known for her outspoken, forward personality, it is her subdued approach which has led her down her happiest paths of life. A consistent top producer in the real estate industry since 1993, Desiree has worked in her family owned business Re/Max Tri County in New Jersey. Her clients appreciate her take charge attitude and determination to get the job done. She loves helping others achieve their dreams of home ownership. Helping clients continues to inspire her and keep her ranked one of the most successful real estate teams in New Jersey.
Having met Jeff & Rocky in the blogging world, Desiree felt an almost immediate connection and desire to help. Desiree looks forward to taking her strong commitment and passion for fund raising to the international level by helping accomplish the goals of MFFO. She loves the idea that one person CAN make a difference and has seen that first hand with MFFO.
Audrey is dedicated to helping and protecting her family and others. This has led to her successful career as a REALTOR in Maryland since 1988. She takes pride in her ability to help both first-time homebuyers and returning clients find the home of their dreams. Audrey’s attention turned to helping Saint Monica’s in Kenya after meeting Rocky in 2008 and personally donating to MFFO. She and her husband, Mike, have hosted the annual Gift of Education Fundraiser since 2009.