Jeff Greenwald is an internationally recognized sport psychology consultant, author and licensed therapist specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy. He has also been a world-ranked competitive tennis player. Jeff has been an adjunct faculty member and supervisor at JFKU for graduate students in the sport psychology program.
He earned his B.A at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has been in private practice since 1998. Jeff has been a guest speaker for numerous sports organizations and a consultant for the United States Tennis Association.
Jeff lives in San Anselmo with his wife and two children. He spends his time playing competitive tennis and watching his kids play sports.
Attorney and Business Consultant
David came to Silicon Valley in 1996 because he loved the innovation and "can do" culture of the area. He is passionate about assisting entrepreneurs and business professionals create and hone both their legal and business strategies as they build and manage their companies from having an idea to being market leaders. He cut his teeth as a corporate attorney at two of Silicon Valley's most prestigious law firms: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati and Fenwick and West. He has also been a founder of a technology startup and served as General Counsel to two companies.
David lives in Larkspur, CA, with his wife and three children. He can often be found biking the hills of Mt. Tam or the roads of West Marin.
Karen knew from the time she was in kindergarten that she wanted to be an artist. An avid distance runner, she finds artistic inspiration while training for ultramarathons.
She lives in Santa Rosa, California, with her husband and English bulldog and works as a freelance illustrator and designer. The Jazz Fly is her first book for children.
Dr. Albert Goldberg
Pediatrician & Author
In 2001 Doctor Goldberg was selected as one of fifty "Unsung Heroes of Compassion" from around the world and was acknowledged personally by His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama.
He attended Jefferson Medical College and earned his M.S. in Microbiology. Upon graduating, he continued his studies at both the University of Innsbruck, Austria, and the University of Munich, Germany. He applied for and received a full scholarship to New York Medical College and later completed his pediatric training in San Francisco and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
In 1967, Dr. Goldberg opened a private pediatrics practice in Northern California and also became the medical director for the first Marin County Head Start Program.
For the past twenty five years he has worked in countries such as Argentina, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Honduras, India, Nepal, Philippines, Peru, Venezuela, and Vietnam, where poverty, ignorance, social disintegration and war have contributed to nutritional diseases, and he has brought back with him a keen understanding of the multi-cultural effects upon diet.
Author of the book The Marin County Diet, Feed Your Child Right From Birth.
7th Grader, Student-Athlete
Cal is 12 years old and lives in Northern California. He is the oldest child in his family and has 2 brothers and a sister.
His favorite activities are playing sports, reading, watching sports videos on his computer, and hanging out with family and friends.
Cal spends much of his time playing baseball, basketball, tennnis, golf, table tennis, or any other sport that is available to play.
Cal is contributing a youth perspective to this website. He is developing a youth book store on the site, as well as participating in instructional videos.