Meet the Mommybites team!
Mommybites was founded in 2006 and is and invaluable resource for parents. In addition to expert articles, free online parenting classes, webinars and blogs, Mommybites has a ton of great stuff just for moms and kids in the New York area, including our most popular feature—our mom-generated nanny board.
Lauren Alperin is the Managing Director of Integrated Sales. Lauren brings to the group an all-encompassing Manhattan Mom know-how and more years than she cares to admit, of cross-platform media sales and marketing experience. Prior to joining Mommybites, and NYMetroParents too, Lauren was VP of Sales Development at Morris Communications, where she sold digital and print, event and sponsorship programs to small and larger multi-million dollar partners. Lauren loves seeing life in NYC and beyond thru the eyes of her young son. In her free time she enjoys building with Magna Tiles, creating art masterpieces with a glue stick, tape, poster board and any messy supplies, making play dough and chasing her son in the park.
Anthony Costa is a recent graduate from Fordham University with a B.S. in Mathematics. He has been with the Mommybites team since July 2019. When Anthony is not working on social media, he enjoys lifting weights, playing video games, and escaping reality with a good novel.
Alice Tank is the Operations Director of Mommybites and the Directories Editor of NYMetroParents. Alice is responsible for our Nanny Board as well as our Mommybites Guides. She is a veteran of eight years on the NYMetroParents team where she manages the print and digital directories to resources for kids and parents in Manhattan and the greater NYC area. Prior to joining NYMetroParents Alice was a freelance screenwriter and columnist at Breezymama.com. Alice is also a ballet dancer in her free time and busy mom of three children who are growing up way too fast.
Savannah Prager joined the Mommybites team as an Editorial and Marketing/Social Media Intern. She is an International Relations major at New York University, with a passion for advocacy. Savannah has served as a magazine editor and has managed various social media accounts. She also interns with the NYCLU during the school year and loves to talk about anything social justice. In her free time, Savannah studies astrological birth charts.
Katie Evenson recently joined the team as an editorial intern with Mommybites. She is from Summit, New Jersey, and attends New York University Tisch School of the Arts where she is currently a rising sophomore majoring in Drama and minoring in the Business of Entertainment, Music, and Technology. Katie has enjoyed working with children in the past as a director’s assistant at a musical theatre camp. In her free time, she loves to explore the city and find the best restaurants around.
Elizabeth Siris Winchester is the Director of Content for Mommybites. She has spent much of her publishing career writing and editing for Time For Kids magazine and Scholastic. Liz is also the Marketing Manager for Sea Cliff Music, which provides music education to string students of all ages. A longtime Long Islander, Liz enjoys exploring NYC and her surrounding communities with her three kids. She also loves running, skiing, yoga, music, dogs, and spending time with family and friends.
Jennifer Rojas is a Mommybites Consultant. Her background includes 25+ years of corporate operational experience, leading programs and teams around the world. She’s had the pleasure of keeping clients, colleagues, and entrepreneurs happy from locations such as Manhattan conference rooms to Tel Aviv beaches and cafes, and from European trains to medieval castles. Jennifer graduated from George Mason University’s Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) with an M.S. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Her interests include reading, writing, traveling, fishing, and hypnotizing people to help them meet their self-improvement goals.