Holly Carney is an educator, coach, author and philanthropist who recently transitioned into the entertainment industry to launch an executive producing career with Origin Entertainment. She was an award winning elementary and middle school teacher. As a coach, Holly also developed a number of innovative youth swimming and cheerleading programs for several different organizations. Her volunteer efforts have substantially benefitted the YMCA, Boy Scouts of America, Adult Literacy Corps, The American Red Cross, New Venture Christian Fellowship and a dozen different schools or school-based organizations. As a philanthropist she and her husband, John, founded “Dinner With the Pros!” a charitable foundation that supports numerous regional and national charities. She also serves on the boards of several other charities.
Holly is an author of two children’s books regarding stepmothers, and she is on a mission to change the stereotype to … “Not All Step Mothers are Wicked!” This has inspired a national movement encouraging stepmothers to embrace their gift of motherhood regardless of the adjective placed before their name of “mother.”