Kevin McCaffrey (Founder & Executive Director) left a career in strategy consulting to run Dot -to- Dot Children’s Books full-time. Kevin was most recently a business analyst for McKinsey & Company. As the founder of Concinnity Initiatives, Kevin applies his knowledge of business and economic systems to market strategies and nonprofit organizations. While earning a degree in economics at Harvard University, Kevin spent his summers volunteering and interning at a variety of organizations. As a summer analyst for UBS Investment Bank, he learned his way around financial statements; as an intern at Investors’ Circle, he helped match high net-worth investors with social entrepreneurs; at Patton Boggs, LLP, he researched legal issues regarding the contracting process in Iraq; and through World Teach, he spent a summer as a volunteer English teacher in Tena, Ecuador.
Dan Barney (Logistics Manager) is a FINRA licensed manager and principal at Great West in the Investments department where the focus is on reviewing and implementing revenue contracts. While attending the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado, Dan studied abroad in Japan to familiarize himself with the world of international business. After earning a degree in business administration with a focus on operations management, he worked as a financial planner before signing on with TD Ameritrade Trust Company’s mutual fund division as a relationship manager. Dan oversees marketing and sales strategies at Dot-to-Dot Children’s Books.
Jeffrey Fugate (Chief Financial Officer) serves as a contract specialist for the Department of the Navy in Washington, DC. As a graduate of Yale University, he has put his economics degree to work in market research as well as in negotiations with Fortune 100 companies. Jeff utilizes his experience with markets and complex transactions to supervise both financial and contractual matters at Dot-to-Dot Children’s Books. While at Yale, Jeff was a staff writer for the Economic Review, a member of the Entrepreneurial Society, and an El Pomar Foundation intern. He and Kevin co-founded SchoolBooks, a nonprofit used book program at his high school alma mater, Fountain Valley School.
Paul Kim (Project Development) teaches world history at Colorado Academy in Denver. While earning a master’s degree from the University of Wyoming, Paul began a twenty-year teaching career. Since then, he has taught everything from kindergarten to college and he has won some teaching and coaching awards along the way. At Dot-to-Dot Children’s Books, Paul collaborates to develop and manage projects with partner organizations.