Administrative Staff

Laurie Olsen Data Specialist
Laurie Olsen joined The John Maxwell Team in February 2011. She has enjoyed the privilege of doing many different tasks as a part of The John Maxwell Team. In addition to focusing on technology, she is part of the marketing/social media team.
Prior to joining the Team, she spent 20 years working in the environmental and technology field. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Taylor University in Indiana. Laurie is married and has one teenaged son. She and her family enjoy boating, fishing, and snorkeling in the beautiful waters off the coast of South Florida.
Kim Rich Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Staff
Kim joined us in July 2018 as an Administrative Assistant to Bill. Kim has a diverse background in finance, marketing, and administration assisting at the executive level. Kim is originally from Maryland, but moved to South Florida with her family for her husband’s job relocation. She has been married to her husband, Josh, for 6 years and they share two children, Caleb, 3, and Kelsey, 1. Kim will initially be assisting Ashley as she becomes familiar with the workflow and among other duties, will ultimately be responsible for coordinating Bill’s meeting calendar.
Colleen Hawkins Executive Assistant to the Director of IT
Colleen started with The John Maxwell Team in March of 2018. She comes to us with a background in linguistics, communication, and education. As a former Professor at Florida International University as well as a former elementary education teacher, Colleen is familiar with meeting differentiated needs. In her role as Executive Assistant to the Director of IT, one of Colleen’s primary duties will be to manage workflow, schedule meetings and calls. She will also communicate on behalf of Larry, when appropriate, to aid in collaboration between sales, marketing, and technology departments. Colleen is also responsible for developing systems and processes to effectively manage projects. In her free time, she loves traveling, relaxing at the beach, reading, and watching the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Ashley Caschetta
Pete Glocker Senior Web Development Manager
Pete Glocker is a native of Florida and graduated from Florida Atlantic University. Pete brings extensive experience in information technology, software development, website coding, and more. Pete is excited to join the John Maxwell Team IT department. In addition to assisting the department with technical support, his responsibilities include coding and modifying websites, and maintaining, managing and supporting existing systems. In his free time, Pete enjoys attending concerts, the Miami Dolphins and skateboarding
Milena Groueva Software Engineer
Milena Groueva graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering and is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree. She joined Jupiter Techs in May 2014 and is excited to bring her knowledge to the Team and help The John Maxwell Team move to a whole new level in technology. Milena enjoys reading, getting together with friends, and practicing martial arts in her free time.

Barbara Taffin Executive Assistant
Barbara started her career with the John Maxwell Team in May 2014. She has extensive knowledge in accounting and customer service. This matched with her passion for learning is a perfect fit for her role as Executive Assistant to Director of Sales & Marketing. Barbara graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business management and recently graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a master’s degree in business administration. Barbara lives in Jupiter, FL with her pets, Abby and Amy.
Kim Goss Sales/Marketing/Admin Assistant
Kim started her career in 1985 at a retail store for a family-owned company, Webster’s Sport Centers Inc., where she focused on sales, buying and managing, specializing in assisting schools, cities, and travel teams. After merging with the biggest sporting goods company in the United States, BSN Sports, Kim’s duties expanded to customer service and managing the main warehouse. In November 2012, Kim wanted to start a new career and joined the staff of The John Maxwell Team. Kim’s passions include taking care of her daughter, Danielle, and reading.

Veronica Bucca Director of Member Services – Espanol
Veronica A. Bucca was born and raised in Mendoza, Argentina. Veronica graduated from Keiser University in Florida, in 2004 with a Business Administration Degree, and in March 2014 graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Legal Studies. Veronica lives in West Palm Beach with her husband and two children. In her spare time, Veronica loves to travel, practicing tennis and seeking adventures in the outdoors. She is thrilled to be joining the JMT and looks forward to further preparing herself for future professional opportunities.
Jared Allen Videographer
Jared’s career started before he graduated from the Los Angeles Film School when he wrote, directed, and produced a short spot for “The Jay Leno Show.” He appeared as a guest on the show in 2009, as the winner of Jay’s “Student Film Festival & Critical Review.” His work was critiqued by the famous reviewer and columnist, Richard Roeper who referred to the project as a “crowd favorite.” Jared gained years of experience working as the Creative-Production Coordinator/Associate Producer at Intermedia Advertising. While at Intermedia, he coordinated commercial production shoots in California and New York for companies such as New Vitality, BuyRightVisa, Rosland Capital, and many more. He also spent two years working for feature film producer, Gina Mingacci, who has produced multiple big budget and independent films such as Austenland, The Prime Gig, Buddy Boy, and many more. Jared met Paul Martinelli in 2009 and joined The John Maxwell Team in 2013.
Christian Del Rosario Photographer
Christian’s passion for photography was developed as an avocation from his high pressure job as a project manager in the corporate world in Los Angeles. In 2008, this weekend-defined hobby turned into a full-time career when he realized that one’s work should be his passion. He committed his full attention and time in developing his photography skills and business, and as a result has been growing both professionally and personally ever since.

In 2012, Christian began working with The John Maxwell Team and has since photographed most of the training events. Every year, he travels with Paul Martinelli to cover events in Belgium and the JMT in Romania. The JMT has been an important part of Christian’s development and has provided him countless opportunities to support JMT members with their photographic needs. In addition to JMT, Christian also serves as a photographer for the United Nations World Tourism Organization and tourism boards of several countries all around the world.