As women who grew up in the back room of our family's small businesses, we understand the ins and outs of operating a successful business. We know you have the desire to stay on the cutting edge and have a powerful online presence, but you might not know how to get there.
Your job is to be GREAT at what you do; our job is to make you look great doing it!
Our team has now grown to 12 devoted women from Pennsylvania down to Florida. We have built our squad with the value of honoring family time and running MJ Squad in harmony with raising the amazing 25 MJ Squad kids!
Our team's skills complement each other perfectly to provide top to bottom service catered to your specific needs. From websites to logo design to social media and more, we are the squad that gets it done!
The "M" in MJ Squad
Megan is the "M" in MJ Squad! Megan oversees the MJ Squad Team, MJ Squad Events and client relations. She also specializes in logos, websites, social media ads, in-store marketing, sales growth marketing and graphic design.
Megan has a degree in architecture design and truly has an eye for design. She worked as a kitchen and bathroom designer before discovering her beauty consulting business. The following 12 years, Megan built her beauty business as an Independent Cadillac Sr. Sales Director. She led her organization to over 3.5 million dollars in overall sales. Megan has been awarded with countless national awards and honors. This included the top award for successfully teaching the most women how to run their business that year! Megan has also loved the opportunity to speak at events she's been invited to over the last decade.
Megan grew up with her parents and extended family running a successful family business. The powerful combination of these experiences has made her a leader in vision casting, business development, and systems that keeps her working smarter and not harder.
Megan helped found MJ Squad with the value of helping to support small businesses while still being a very present wife and mother. She is married to Andy Kalbach and they have two kiddos, Hunter and Bella! Megan and her family love being actively involved in the community through their son's baseball team, the local fire company, their church, and more!
Her goal is to help small business owners grow their dream businesses alongside of having amazing life experiences with their families.
The "J" in MJ Squad
Jacquelynne is the "J" in MJ Squad!
With a degree in education and having grown up working at her family's restaurant, Jacque has first hand experience in what it takes to run a business. Jacque oversees our sales for MJ Squad. She also specializes in websites, store inventorying programs, custom logo design, custom color branding, site automations, and graphic design.
After spending 16 years cake decorating, event planning, and general managing, she opened her own beauty business. Over the last four years, she has honed in on her passion to help people understand business and to grow their passions and dreams. She earned top honors in her business every year earning a prestigious award for personally selling over $40,000 retail each year.
Jacque's vision and goal for MJ Squad is to be a top-to-bottom small business support service. Our goal is to take the most cumbersome things off your plate. Jacque aspires to help 100 small businesses, professionally and personally, to take more trips as a part of a lifestyle and not a dream. She is pictured with her husband of 12 years and their three children.
A quirky fun fact about Jacque: She's left handed but needs to use her right hand to have any hope of operating scissors.
Meet the Squad
Alyssa is the Head of Social Media Relations
With a degree in psychology, Alyssa loves helping people and letting them feel heard. She is creatively driven and spent years in makeup artistry and now in virtual artwork. She also grew up watching her parents run a small business.
Alyssa loves bringing clients’ visions to life! As an extrovert, she enjoys making new and lasting connections. Her favorite thing about working at MJ Squad is the passionate, ambitious, and supportive team of women she gets to work with. She is excited to see the Social Media team grow!
Her family is her main priority, as she is raising two boys with her husband Stephen.
Alyssa dislikes being cold. On an unrelated note, she and her family moved to Florida last year.
Shannon helps with New Client Support and is our Head Event Specialist.
She is a wife and mother to three amazing children. Her children keep her on her toes with various activities such as gymnastics, cheerleading, football, wrestling and baseball. Her passion to provide a great family support system stems into her strong work desire to see each event run smoothly at MJ Squad. She is there every step of the way from brainstorming, to set-up, to day-of event duties, to the follow-ups after events. Shannon strives to offer events that support the local community and businesses. Her goal is to make every event a memorable experience for the community, the vendors, and the attendees!
Heather is the organization master of our team! She works with our social media team and special client projects. Getting a behind-the-scenes glimpse into so many small businesses is her favorite part of her job! Heather and her husband Michael have been married for sixteen wonderful years and have four children. Heather has a degree in education from Cedarville University and now homeschools her children and loves learning alongside them and adventuring all over the East Coast as often as possible. Heather loves reading, traveling with her family, and serving at her church. Fun fact: Heather is Megan's sister!
Kelly comes to the MJ Squad team after working 10 years serving adults with Intellectual and Developmental disabilities, and 8 years being a stay-at-home Mom. Kelly has been married for 15 years to her sweetheart, Lee. They have two children, Ava and Jeremiah, that keep Kelly on her toes! Her passionate and servant heart assists the MJ Squad team in various responsibilities including social media support, and event assistance. Kelly is blessed with a group of women (MJ Squad team) who are dedicated to seeing others' potentials and allowing them to grow.
For some, Art is a hobby; for others, it is calling and a way of life. Alicia’s love of art and visual representation started as a child scribbling on paper, which inevitably lead to art school and a Bachelor's of Art from Millersville University. She comes with a large background in all 2D and 3D mediums, also including digital mediums, with a heavy concentration in drawing, photography, and graphic design. If you can dream it, she can visually create it with her acute eye and unique artistic style. She is a highly detail oriented, innovative, and a creative, out-of-the-box thinker. Alicia is a represented Fine Artist with Red Raven Art Company and was a Highlighted Emerging Artist in Long’s Park Art’s Festival in 2019. She is a wife, mother of two children, and one Springer Spaniel puppy.
Sarah is our editor of all things! With a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary and Special Ed, she comes to MJ Squad after having taught pre-school, and 6th grade Learning Support, among other careers. Sarah always had a deep love and appreciation of literature and great writing; some of her favorites include “Rebecca” and “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”. Her love of grammar inspired the semi-colon tattoo she has on her wrist! Sarah is wife to Chris and currently homeschooling their three young children. When she isn’t editing, Sarah enjoys going to concerts, working in her garden, and spending time with family. Fun fact: Sarah married Megan’s cousin!
Chandra is our Administrative Assistant Extraordinaire.
Not only does Chandra have a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, she has an extreme passion for organization. Whether it's creating a system to make a business operate more efficiently or just organizing an office space, Chandra thrives on turning the chaos into order... or at least into organized chaos! Here at MJ Squad, she keeps all our background operations running smoothly. She is married to her best friend, Aaron and is the proud Aunt Channie to 8 fantastic nieces and nephews. When she's not "in the office", she loves to go on adventures with her husband, spend time with family and friends, throw on a podcast and go for a walk, or simply relax on the back porch with a good book. With that said, if you have a podcast or book recommendation for her, pass it along! She loves to be continually learning and growing.
Torie is an event coordinator with our event team! Torie has an excellent work ethic and a smile that warms your heart. Torie also loves animals and is excited to be a young entrepreneur and start her own dog boarding company!
Crystal has a heart of pure gold and has loved and encouraged Jacque and Megan since the very beginning of MJ Squad. Crystal loves community and volunteers for Relay for Life. When she's not working, she is spending time with her family and her dogs! Crystal helps us with our event setup and day-of event support.
Casey is a newborn and family photographer based in Lancaster County. She loves preserving memories for growing families! When she is not behind the camera, you can find her chasing her two kiddos with a cup of coffee in hand.
We are excited to have her as MJ Squad's Freelance Photographer! She specializes in headshots, branding photography, and product photography!