Matthew L. Helm is the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for FamilyToolbox.net, Inc. He’s the creator and maintainer of the award-winning Helm’s Genealogy Toolbox ( www.genealogytoolbox.com ), Helm/Helms Family Research Page and a variety of other websites. Matthew speaks at national genealogical conventions and lectures to genealogical and historical societies. Matthew holds an AB in History and an MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
April Leigh Helm is the President of FamilyToolbox.net, Inc. She lectures on genealogy and other topics for various conferences and groups. She holds a BS in Journalism and an EdM in Higher Education Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Together, the Helms have co-authored several books in addition to the five US editions of Genealogy Online For Dummies. They include Family Tree Maker For Dummies , Your Offi cial America Online Guide to Genealogy Online and Get Your Degree Online .