Colleen Padilla, originally from Chester County and a 1994 graduate of Downingtown Senior High is a full time mom to her 2 children, Mackenzie (4) and Kyle (almost 2) and the founder of Classy Mommy.com
Colleen and the Classy Mommy website have been featured on on Fox News, Good Morning America, The New York Times, Parenting Magazine, local Philadelphia ABC, CBS, and NBC programs. (click here to read/view interviews)Colleen has also appeared in a TV special about Alpha Moms on South Korea & NBC affiliate SBS.
Classy Mommy is an indispensable website for moms featuring fabulous products that can be easily accessed in one of the largest catalogs of independent baby product reviews on the Web with over 1400 product reviews, fabulous giveaways for readers, and lively videos.
Classy Mommy started vlogging product reviews with her children testing out the latest gadgets & gifts in 2006 before vlogging was really in anyone’s vocabulary. Her vlogs have since been featured as part of Johnson & Johnsons’s Real Mom Series along with incorporating vlogging into sponsored campaigns with major companies like Healthy Choice and Better Homes & Gardens.
Colleen has a B.A. in Anthropology and an MBA, both from Cornell University. She has worked in Corporate America for Ford Motor Company and Wells Fargo (where she worked with Chesco Mom Sarah. Colleen was the Marketing Manager and Sarah was an Area Sales Manager). After Colleen left Wells Fargo she worked at Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals. In her spare time, when she’s not blogging or taking care of the kiddies, she loves to go for a run, escape with a fabulous book, or spend time in the outdoors with her husband.
Today, this energetic Mom, is a social media consultant, mom expert, and brand advocate. She was a featured speaker at Blissdom 2009 and will speak on the topic of “Ethics and Blogging” at the upcoming Blog World 2009 Conference in Las Vegas. Colleen serves as a spokesperson for Energizer rechargeable batteries, is an active member of Walmart’s 11 Moms online community, and a member of Frito Lay Fab 15. But she says nothing compares to being a Mom!