The Team

Linda Claire Puig, Founder & President

LCPheadshot-150Linda is a 6-figure newsletter marketing expert and founder of Ready2Go Articles, Ready2Go Ezines and Ready2Go Brochures, which provide independent, service-based professionals with high-quality, professionally written, done-for-you content to grow their businesses. She’s also the creator of the 6-Figure Newsletter Secrets Virtual Intensive, which teaches her exclusive newsletter and email communications system.

An award-winning journalist and writer for the past 30 years, Linda’s articles have appeared in newspapers, magazines and newsletters around the world, including the Los Angeles Times, Choice Magazine and the Columbia Journalism Review.

She has produced newsletters for associations, small businesses and solo-professionals since 1990 and has trained thousands of individuals in “the way of the newsletter.” Linda is on a mission to help entrepreneurs “fall in love” with the newsletter and use this important marketing tool to create a successful business that supports their dream life.

On a personal level, Linda is also an actor, she loves to travel, and all manner of dogs catch her eye. She recently returned home to northern California after living her dream and working abroad with her business in Italy for nearly half a year, for which she credits her own 6-figure newsletter.

Gretchen Kehan, Online Business Manager

Gretchen is a Certified OBM™ and the ambassador to our affiliate partners. She brings a strategic and systematic perspective to the business and experience in marketing, event management, and training program development for an international business coaching company.  Gretchen loves connecting people with their entrepreneurial passion and creating a business that supports their lifestyle.

While she is not working online she is busy mothering her two young daughters. Originally from the East Coast she now calls Sonoma County home and enjoys the beauty of the outdoors, travel, photography and singing and dancing with her family and friends.

Elizabeth DeVries, Web Technology Manager

elizabethElizabeth is our web technology rockstar. She brings with her an eye for web design, editing and fun. She manages all of our web and technology needs and somehow makes the daunting process of creating webpages and product funnels feel seamless and fun!

Besides working full-time she is mother to two boys, an adventurous 6-year old and an adorable baby boy. Elizabeth is also pursuing her B.S. in Computer Science to achieve her dream of becoming a programmer.

Charvi Magdaong, Newsletter Production Specialist

charvi-egyptCharvi, a former Floridian who’s made Brooklyn his home for the past 7 years and recently completed his MFA in Web Design & New Media from the Academy of Art University is our Newsletter Production Specialist taking care of all of our Ready2Go Ezine clients now. (Like Linda, his first degree is in journalism.) We are grateful for his strategic perspective, attention to detail and focus on the user experience.

Charvi has worked as a web editor and producer for numerous sites, including NCAA.com, The Daily Beast, and Bookish.com. He is a fellow traveler-at-heart and has been to 6 out of 7 continents so far. His mission is to visit as many countries as possible.

Theresa Snedeker, Marketing Virtual Assistant

Theresa_alligatorTheresa is our behind-the-scenes magician who helps make everything related to marketing and events happen. Theresa joins us from ContemporaryVA and believes that a good virtual assistant should be an extension of her client – the extra arm they always wished they had, the extra few hours that are never at the end of the day. With Theresa, we get just this – and more!

Before joining the online business world, Theresa previously worked for the United States Navy as an Active Duty Seaman. Theresa enjoys spending time with her two sons at the beach where they live in Miami, FL.

Jeanette Ortega, Client Concierge

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Jeanette is our Client Concierge who takes wonderful care of all of our clients. She has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Management and brings over 10 years of experience in administrative support and bookkeeping. Jeanette’s warm personality and attention to details and logistics makes her your ideal client advocate on our team!

Jeanette loves spending her free time camping, snowboarding, mothering her two young children and decorating cakes and crocheting. She is passionate about teaching other mothers how to become a Virtual Assistant and start their own businesses.

Lorie Miller Hansen, Ezine Template Designer

As a professional graphic designer, Lorie has been involved with numerous high-impact marketing and design projects for international clients involving web design, branding, packaging media, advertising art, and illustration. We are lucky to have her on our team as the creative genius behind all of our Ready2Go Ezine newsletter template designs.

Lorie’s interest in language, art history, pop culture and travel has taken her from Nepal to Morocco, France and Italy and across North America—influencing her personally and professionally.