NEWS — Abrakadoodle Announces Newest Franchise Location: Central Morris County, NJ

NEWS — Abrakadoodle Announces Newest Franchise Location: Central Morris County, NJ

Sterling, VA, November 25, 2019 – Abrakadoodle is pleased to welcome new franchise owner Steven Gershenfeld of Hackettstown, New Jersey as he embarks on developing his art education franchise that will serve Central Morris County. He will be bringing creative, mobile art programs to benefit children in his community. Mr. Gershenfeld will be offering Abrakadoodle’s award-winning visual arts classes, camps, workshops, in-school field trips, special events and arty parties delivered at schools, community centers, and other community sites. “A big part of what drew me to Abrakadoodle is the opportunity to directly impact people in my community with a proven program that has an educationally rich curriculum,” remarked Mr. Gershenfeld.

In addition to its award-winning art education programs, Abrakadoodle also offers creative art programs and social art parties and events through its Art Splash program, which is designed specifically for adults. Abrakadoodle also provides face painting for parties and community events through its Arty Faces program. Abrakadoodle will be serving Central Morris County to include Morristown, Morris Plains, Randolph, Rockaway, Mt Olive, Hackettstown and other surrounding areas. Learn more about Abrakadoodle of Central Morris County and request services by visiting, call Steven Gershenfeld at (973) 945-8739 or via email at

“We are delighted to welcome Steven to our award-winning Abrakadoodle franchise system,” said Rosemarie Hartnett, CFE, President and Co-Founder of Abrakadoodle, Inc. “Steven brings strong sales and business management expertise and a genuine desire to make a positive impact on his community that will serve him well in developing a vibrant business.”

Steven Gershenfeld comes to Abrakadoodle following an impressive 19-year career with IBM in which he built strong relationships as a client solutions executive and helped Fortune 100 and 500 partner companies with cloud and other IT. Most recently, Mr. Gershenfeld led global sales and go-to-market readiness activities for IBM Cloud Managed Services. He brings additional experience from earlier in his career, when Steven was an Enterprise Network Consultant, Industrial Engineer and Management Consultant. Steven received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University in 1989, and he earned his Master of Science in Operations Research from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1991. An outdoor enthusiast, Steven enjoys mountain biking and skiing. He is married to a school teacher and has raised his children in New Jersey. “I look forward to running my own business,” remarked Steven Gershenfeld. “With my business experience and success based upon cultivating excellent client relationships, I look forward to working with schools and community sites to bring outstanding creative art programming.”

Abrakadoodle of Central Morris County is hiring teachers. If you enjoy art and working with children, contact Steven Gershenfeld to inquire about employment opportunities. To learn more about creative art programs or to bring Abrakadoodle classes and activities to your location, please visit; contact Steven Gershenfeld via email or call (973) 945-8739. Visit Abrakadoodle Central Morris County on Facebook for program updates.

Sterling, VA-based Abrakadoodle ( was co-founded in 2002 by award-winning educators/franchise developers Mary Rogers, MA. Ed (ret), and Rosemarie Hartnett, CFE, President. Abrakadoodle is the most comprehensive creativity and art education company of its kind, offering extensive visual arts classes, camps and parties for children ages 20 months to 14 years old at locations across the U.S. and in several international locations. Abrakadoodle’s programs inspire children’s imaginations by immersing them in such art forms as painting, sculpting, drawing, mosaics, collage, stamping, anime, paper & fabric art and much more at schools and other community locations. Abrakadoodle’s Art Splash program features creative art parties and events designed for adult “artventurers.”

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