Meet Your LINX Leaders!
Owner and Founder
Joe is the owner and founder of LINX, LLC. Before starting LINX, Joe worked as a financial consultant for KCI (acquired by FTI) and worked for McKinsey & Co in Boston; he was the COO/CFO of an eldercare startup and did some turnaround work as well. Drawing on his business experience, his passion for teaching and desire to help children expand their interests, in LINX Joe has created an innovative enrichment environment of classes and camps in which children explore and experience new things and learn along the way. He has proven that children learn and retain experiences most notably in a fun based environment, which is the hallmark of LINX. Joe is a board member of Camp Casco, which provides free camp experiences for children with cancer. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S.in Management, with a minor in Computer Science, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Joe is married and the proud father of two daughters.
Melissa Habersaat is the Vice President of Operations for LINX and skillfully handles many of the day-to-day operations. She has extensive experience developing programs and systems to help staff and children succeed. Melissa has led the G.I.R.L. Power and Entrepreneurs Club, two classes that teach children how to become more confident leaders. She has a B.S. from Babson College in Business and Marketing.
Lisa is a Class Director at LINX. Before coming to LINX, Lisa worked with younger children and their caregivers in discussion groups, directed child development programs at Isis Parenting, and worked as a Child Life Specialist at Boston Children's hospital. Lisa graduated from Wheelock College with a bachelor's in Human Growth and Development.
Michelle is on the Customer Service Team at LINX. Before coming to LINX, Michelle worked as a nanny. She also aided in the opening of a children's gym and indoor playground and designed a kid-fit program for the gym, and was an assistant general manager at a children's gymnastics studio. Michelle is a graduate of Framingham State College.