Laura J. Wellington
Laura J. Wellington co-founded Wellington Consulting Company and Wellington Financial Systems with her late husband, Dean R. Wellington. Wellington would go on to create The Wumblers, an award-winning preschool television series and educational brand as well as write several adult and children's books, including most recently Jasper's Giant Imagination (series), currently broadcasting on Ameba TV.
Wellington is a highly recognized blogger, whose posts have appeared in a variety of media and entertainment outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, THRIVE GLOBAL, SIFFAR, The Good Men Project, Medium, Better After Fifty, Emerging Ed Tech, and The Huffington Post among others. Her post "The Exclusive Club Club Sheryl Sandberg Never Intended To Join," offering valuable advice about widowhood to Sandberg and all widows, went viral and culminated in a publicly recognized response by Sheryl Sandberg featured in the Daily Mail.
Wellington is the founder of the popular celebrity-lifestyle blog THREAD MB. She authored the muti-award winning "Be Careful What You Wish For" novel, her first fictional love story. She is a TEDx Speaker as well, "What's She Got That I Don't?" (TEDxWilmingtonLive).
The mother of five children, Laura is also a licensed foster parent. She was widowed at age thirty-five and lives on the Shoreline of Connecticut. She is the recipient of The Forbes Enterprise Award, the Buzz Award, four Telly Awards, The Dove Foundation Award, and the Garden State Woman Of The Year Award. Wellington's media appearances include Fox News, CNN, NBC, ABC, CCTV, Huffington Post Live, USA Today, etc.
Wellington is a graduate of Ramapo College Of New Jersey, where she was one of the first women to receive The President's Award Of Merit.