Owner and Founder
Joe is the owner and founder of LINX, LLC. Before starting LINX, Joe worked as a financial consultant for KCI (acquired by FTI) and worked for McKinsey & Co in Boston; he was the COO/CFO of an eldercare startup and did some turnaround work as well. Drawing on his business experience, his passion for teaching and desire to help children expand their interests, in LINX Joe has created an innovative enrichment environment of classes and camps in which children explore and experience new things and learn along the way. He has proven that children learn and retain experiences most notably in a fun based environment, which is the hallmark of LINX. Joe is a board member of Camp Casco, which provides free camp experiences for children with cancer. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S.in Management, with a minor in Computer Science, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Joe is married and the proud father of two daughters.
Heather is the Dance Director at LINX and the Director of Dance Programs at LINX Camps. Her unmatched expertise and training in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, ballroom, yoga, and award-winning performances across the country make her the perfect leader for Dance programs here at LINX. Heather has a bachelor's in Dance and a bachelor’s in Exercise Science from Adelphi.
Assistant Dance Director
Jessica is a Dance Instructor at LINX. Before coming to LINX she competed and performed in local community and charity events throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire, and choreographed award-winning competitive dance routines on a regional and national level. Jessica served as Dance Coordinator at the Old Colony YMCA in Taunton. She currently teaches at local dance studios, summer camps, workshops, and after-school programs, and is a dancer in the Larkspur Dance Company and continues her dance education through instructor workshops in Boston, New York City, and Orlando. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Dean College with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and a minor in Business.
Dance instructor and Customer Service Specialist
Kaely is a Dance Instructor and part of the Customer Service Team at LINX. Before coming to LINX, Kaely participated in many competitions, including at ACDA Nationals in Washington D.C and has worked in dance studios throughout Florida. She is a graduate of BAK Middle School of the Arts and A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts. Kaely is a graduate of Florida State University with a BFA in Dance.
Dance Teacher and Camp Leader
Dannea is a Dance Instructor at LINX. Before coming to LINX, she was the captain of her college’s Competitive Dance Team and has danced and choreographed professionally, including for the UFL Hartford Colonials Cheerleaders and the WNBA Connecticut Sun Dance Team. Dannea is a Boston Celtics Dancer, and a former member of the MLL Boston Cannons Dance Team. She has a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Eastern Connecticut State University.
Nicoletta is a Dance Instructor at LINX, with a focus on Ballet classes. Before working at LINX, she danced professionally, performing classical repertoire in several roles. Nicoletta completed her dance education, with an in-depth study of many styles and techniques, at the Dancing Arts Center in Holliston, MA, before pursuing her present role as a full-time Math and Economic major at Bentley University.
Darnell "Snoopy" is a Dance Instructor at LINX. As a dancer, he won awards and performed at institutions such as Suffolk University, M.I.T, Framingham State, Northeastern University, and Wellesley College. He did company work with Urbanity Dance, Anna Myers & Dancers Dance Company, and Pictures in Concrete. Darnell actively teaches and attends workshops and classes in and outside the Boston area. Darnell has a BA in Arts and Entertainment/Business Management in the Performing Arts from Dean College.
Ashleigh is a Dance Instructor at LINX. Before coming to LINX, she taught dance and danced professionally with Perceptions Contemporary Dance Company, Enigmatic Dance Company and Embrace of Rainbow Tribe Dance. Ashleigh teaches kindergartners in Boston. She is a graduate of the University of Buffalo with a B.A. in Dance, and a graduate of Regis College with a Master’s in Special Education.
Bryana is a Dance Instructor at LINX. She has been an Assistant Teacher at Rising Stars in New Jersey, and through her collegiate studies, she substituted and ran summer camps, and taught and inspired young recreational and competitive dancers. While attending Quinnipiac University, where she graduated with a BS in Health Sciences, Bryana danced with their Dance Company and served on the executive board. She was a part of the staff at Cheshire Performing Arts Academy in Connecticut. Bryana is a student at Lesley University, working on her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and Dance Movement Therapy.
Flora is a Dance Instructor at LINX who is a dedicated dance educator, performer and choreographer. She earned her B.F.A. in Dance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2014 and has been working with prestigious Boston dance companies and choreographers such as Prometheus Dance, Lorraine Chapman, and Urbanity Dance.
Valerie is a Dance Instructor at LINX. She has taught dance throughout the greater Boston area and danced professionally with Island Moving Co., a contemporary ballet company located in Newport, Rhode Island. She is involved with community based arts organizations and has worked with BalletRox. Val has a BS in Dance from Skidmore College and MS in Arts Administration from Lesley College.
Lisa is Executive the Coordinator at LINX. Before coming to LINX, Lisa worked with younger children and their caregivers in discussion groups, directed child development programs at Isis Parenting, and worked as a Child Life Specialist at Boston Children's hospital. Lisa graduated from Wheelock College with a bachelor's in Human Growth and Development.
Customer Service Specialist
Chloe is a leader on the Customer Service Team at LINX, providing exceptional service and communication to all members of LINX and LINX Camps. She also teaches science classes at LINX during the school year to help children learn and explore the world around them, and crafting classes that build creativity and unique problem-solving skills in young artists. Before coming to LINX, Chloe worked at the YMCA where she led her own enrichment based before and after-school program during the school year. During the summer she spent her time as the STEAM Director within the YMCA summer camp programs. Chloe holds a BS in Youth Development.
Associate Director of LINX Camps
Michelle (Meesh) Farrell is the Associate Director of LINX Camps. Along with over four years of experience at LINX, Meesh brings her extensive background in directing children’s enrichment programs and passion for delivering superior customer service to the team. Meesh is a proven leader in youth services and loves on-boarding and training new team members to be strong, encouraging and supportive role models for our campers. Everyday Meesh brings her creativity and drive to create inclusive programs designed to unite and empower a diverse camper population. Meesh is a graduate of Framingham State University.