The rise of Nancy Silberkleit's speaking career coincided with her foray into the business world. Formerly a public art teacher, the Boston College-educated, New Jersey-based Silberkleit stepped into the role of Co-CEO at Archie Comics following the passing of her husband. Silberkleit lends her education background, her child development knowledge and natural entrepreneurial flair to the company. She is passionate and devoted to ensuring that Archie Comics continues to be a meaningful part of an entirely new generation.
Silberkleit has taken to speaking engagements to promote her belief that, with their visual nature, comic books are a valuable academic resource and form of communication with the world around us. She advocates using comic books as a learning tool to arouse a love of reading in young children.