Emily Moberly
Emily MoberlyFounder and CEO
Favorite Book:
To Kill a Mockingbird
Marie Lapointe
Marie LapointeDirector of Operations & Marketing
Favorite Book:
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Hezhi Naseem
Hezhi NaseemField Director
Favorite Book:
A Thousand Splendid Suns
Christelle Jones
Christelle JonesVolunteer Coordinator
Favorite book:
Love Does by Bob Goff
Maria Baires
Maria BairesStoryTent Coordinator
Favorite Book:
The Bell Jar By Sylvia Plath
Emily Fox
Emily FoxStoryTent Coordinator
Favorite Book:
Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust
Jake Lory
Jake LoryStoryTent Coordinator
Favorite Book:
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Sarah Karver
Sarah KarverStoryTent Captain
Favorite Book:
White Noise by Don DeLillo
Gabby Martinez
Gabby MartinezStoryTent Captain
Favorite Book:
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Sabrina Wagner
Sabrina WagnerBlog Writer
Favorite Book:
Telling a book lover to pick their favorite book is like telling a parent to pick their favorite child. Impossible.

«The meaning of life
is to find your gift.
The purpose of life
is to give it away.»

—Pablo Picasso


Kelly Abbott, Chairman
Kelly Abbott, ChairmanCTO at
Favorite Book:
Paperboy by Pete Dexter
Windus Fernandez, Secretary
Windus Fernandez, SecretarySenior Vice President of Investments, Trilogy Financial
Favorite Book:
The Alchemist
Ted Adams
Ted AdamsFounder at IDW Publishing
Favorite Book:
The Hobbit
Michelle Lord
Michelle LordSenior Vice President Capital Markets at Fairfield Residential
Favorite Book:
Spring Snow, Yukio Mishima
Chris Ly
Chris LyDirector of Alternative Investments | McKinney Capital & Advisory
Favorite Book:
Emily Moberly
Emily MoberlyFounder and CEO at Traveling Stories
Favorite Book:
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Eric Zebold
Eric ZeboldRegional Nonprofit Consultant at TriNet
Favorite Book:
The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follet


 Traveling Stories is grateful for support from over 197 volunteers!


StoryTent Partners:

  • Kathryn McCulla – Turlock, California

  • Jade Guthrie – Toronto, Canada

  • Nathan Fields – Nashville, Tennessee

World Library Partners:

  • El Salvador: Arman Assadi, Nick Urbani, Shaun Rehmani, Amit Patel, Talin Hartounian, Kamiah Thomas, Laura Burns, Emily Moberly

  • Nicaragua: Hannah and Scott Key, Emily and Eric Hughes, El Transito Centro de Artes

  • Cebu, Philippines: My Refuge House & 10 Thousand Windows

  • South Sudan: Seth & Sarah Trudeau

  • Cambodia: Downtown San Diego Rotaract Club, Advanced Centre for Empowerment