The Upside Down Organization is staffed by a team professional and highly motivated individuals, each of whom brings special expertise and experience to the team.  


Whether large or small, innovative teams are made up of a collection of talented people who collaborate effectively. At The Upside Down Organization, we've built just such a team. Our team continually strives to deliver quality services that ultimately allow child-serving professionals to accelerate the positive impact they have on the lives of the children they serve.

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Frank J. Kros, MSW, JD
President, The Upside Down Organization
Executive Vice President, The Children's Guild
Telephone: 410-444-3800


Frank is a career child advocate and a dynamic, award-winning speaker. Frank has authored 25 UDO workshops and presented to nearly 50,000 people to promote the use of Transformation Education tools that "Help Adults Help Kids." Frank also manages the Certification Program and leads UDO's certified trainers.

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Diane Paul
Director of Marketing and Production
Telephone: 443-413-3637


Diane brings to UDO over 20 years of marketing, communications, and graphic design experience in a variety of business settings. Her focus is managing the day-to-day marketing and production of each UDO product and service. Diane also coordinates all behind-the-scenes support and manages the publication of UDO's e-newsletter, BrainWaves.

Not sure who to contact? Call our main office number at 410-444-5415 or send a message to and we will be happy to direct you to the right person.

If you are interested in bringing one of our presenters to your school or organization, please contact Diane Paul at 410-444-5415 or complete a Client Information Form.