Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Lea Anne Borders, CEO & Co-Founder

Bookelicious was founded by Lea Anne Borders, JD; LLM; MS, Mgmt. Lea Anne is deeply driven to help children, especially those living in poverty, develop a love of reading. Formerly a partner at Cooley, LLP, and general counsel for MyWire, Inc., an online media retail startup, her experience as a parent, and as a board member with literacy organizations, has provided insights into the challenges of helping children become enthusiastic readers.

Laura Godfrey, COO & Co-Founder

Laura is the mother of two young daughters who have experienced the magic of Bookelicious first-hand.  She is excited to work with a company that embodies the combination of several of her passions- reading, social impact, and using technology to bring people together.  Laura is a serial entrepreneur and has built several companies including claire v., Left Brain-Right Brain, and Brandpoint Analytics.


Louis Borders

Founder, Borders Books, Webvan, and Synergy Software; CEO and Founder, HDS Global

Judy Koch

Founder, Bring Me A Book Foundation, Recipient of the Purpose Prize Fellow Award and Philanthropic Innovator Award

Deborah Stipek, PhD

Stanford University School of Education, Dean Emeritus of Education

Anne Wissinger

Former VP of Program Development, Scholastic Book Fairs and Director of Community Relations, Barnes & Noble


Lorien Hunter, PhD

Director of Diversity

Joan McCall

Sales & Talent Development

Diana Donaldson

Creative Director

Juan Manuel Bosi

Art Director

Michelle Prado Manning

Chief of Staff
Spanish Language Curation

Caroline Castonguay

Lead Curator

Anna Goltz


Kathy Paiva

Customer Care