Dorothy Ready is a career marketing professional bringing over two decades of marketing and advertising experience to the Center. Prior to the Children’s Science Center, Dorothy was the Unit Marketing Director at Chick-fil-A, Fair Oaks Mall, working directly with the owner to provide marketing plans, social media direction, and develop programs designed to create raving fans and surpass annual sales goals. Dorothy obtained a bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the Manship School of Mass Communication with a concentration in Advertising from Louisiana State University.
A Board member of the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce, Adalene “Nene” Spivy has led the Children’s Science Center since 2010. Nene oversees all aspects of the Children’s Science Center Lab operations and leads the effort to build the Northern Virginia Science Center: a world-class interactive science center in Dulles, VA. Nene is a graduate of Leadership Fairfax, a past President of the Junior League of Northern Virginia, and a past Chair of Fairfax County’s Community Action Advisory Board. Nene holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.