Our Members

Jane Becker

Jane Becker is a fine jewelry designer and appraiser.  With over 35 years in the fine jewelry industry, Jane is uniquely qualified to help her clients with all of their jewelry needs.  From appraising to designing to repairs, Jane helps her clients enjoy every piece of their jewelry.  GIA trained, she can appraise all fine jewelry for insurance purposes. If need be, Jane can help you receive the most amount of money for your pieces.

Ivy Branin, ND

Ivy Branin, ND received her degree in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA, one of the leading schools of natural medicine in the country. She also has a degree in Biochemical Engineering from Rutgers University. She is passionate about natural health and living and has helped a wide variety of conditions including IBS, acid reflux, depression, acne, PMS and infertility.

Heather Cleary

Coaching you to create your dream wedding with clarity balance and lots of fun. The Bridal Coach is a bride’s coaching service for you, the bride, that helps you become very clear on your goals through understanding your “why.” You will learn how to go about the process in an uncomplicated way, how to work within your budget without pain, how to set loving boundaries for yourself and others and how to have lots of fun in the process. Let’s have a conversation!

Christine Coen, RD, NSCA-CPT

Cristine Coen is a Registered Dietitian and Fitness Specialist whose mission is to empower people to re-discover their inner strength through lifting weights in the gym. For the last 10 years, Christine has counseled individuals on nutrition and fitness to achieve physical and mental transformations inside and outside the gym. Her services include One-on-One Personal Training, Online Fitness and Nutrition Coaching with clients whose goals range from losing 10-50 lbs of body fat, building a strong and muscular physique, to increasing endurance in ballroom dancing, learning to manage an autoimmune disease, and even building a booty (yes, this is a common one!). Christine regularly holds seminars for corporations and co-working spaces on Stress & Hormones, Gut Health and Inflammation, and Healthy Nutrition Hacks for Eating Out.


A mental health warrior, Christine’s own struggle with depression and anxiety in her early 20’s allowed her to realize the powerful connection between exercise and mental health. She used movement and nutrition to conquer her own mental health and is now dedicated to educating, empowering, and inspiring others to do the same.

Tori Cohen

Tori Cohen is a decluttering and organization expert who specializes in helping her clients let go of the stuff they’ve been holding onto. She is results-driven and loves a challenge. And although this is something you’re dreading, Tori will make it fun! Her services include: closets, kitchen, home offices, storage spaces, unpacking and downsizing. Package deals can be found on her website.

Tori would like to work with anyone looking to declutter and organize, but her best clients tend to be either new parents looking to create space or retirees looking to deal with a lifetime of stuff.

Janet Falk

Janet Falk is a Public Relations and Marketing Communications professional with more than 25 years’ experience in-house and at public relations agencies. She advises professional services firms, financial services firms, consultants, small business owners and nonprofit groups on Communications strategy that leads to news coverage and revenue growth.

Carly M. Feigan

Carly M. Feigan CN

Clinical Nutritionist

Head To Health Inc.

212-706-4298 (office)

646-226-1745 (mobile)



6 week customized weight loss programs

Abby Friedman

Abby combines a decade’s worth of project management expertise with a relentless drive for excellence. Beginning her career in local television and quickly worked her way to coordinating, managing and planning live events throughout the United States. Now, she plans, stages and manages company parties, galas, retreats and television shows.

Kathy Gelfand

Kathy Gelfand is a New York-based jewelry designer who is sought after for her personal style and ability to work with clients to find their best look. Her extensive line of jewelry and accessories, Kathy G Collective, in business for over two decades, is the ultimate destination for style and sophistication. Offering an eclectic and unique collection of fashion, jewelry, and accessories, Kathy helps everyone find the perfect piece to enhance their signature look. Her dedicated, loyal and expanding following have flocked to her private showings all over the country.

She is devoted to her roles of wife, mother and grandmother with four children and one grandchild.   In her spare time, Kathy enjoys cooking, entertaining, traveling and the natural beauty of the Hamptons, as well as an active life in Jewish affairs.

Michele Gold

Michele Gold was Canadian living in NYC, happily ensconced in Corporate America – until one day her company restructured, and her dream job vanished. Michele started a business; she's an entrepreneur at heart. At a trade show, a perfect stranger told Michele about her side business. Enter Rodan + Fields: brand name recognition, doctors' credibility, effective products and a brilliant business model.  Michele saw the vision  and never looked back. Michele is grateful every day for the option to work from home and have flexibility, along with having the best skin of her life and offering that to others.

Darcy Hammerman

Darcy Hammerman is the co-owner of Hammerman, a family run jewelry manufacturing business located in the heart of New York City. A Hammerman Jewel is exceptional in every way. Old world craftsmanship, ever-changing designs and the highest quality precious stones are the hallmark of each and every Hammerman Collectible. They have an extensive selection in their salon just steps away from Fifth Avenue. Hammerman remains one of the very few American Made manufacturing and Design Houses. With ever vigilant care for maintaining the highest standards of quality, a family member oversees every step in the creation of each and every Hammerman Jewel.

As they approach their 75th Year Anniversary, they strive to maintain the principals for which their worldwide
reputation has been founded. They also accept commissions and specialty requests to design an individual Hammerman creation to meet your exact specifications.

Mary Ann Hay

Mary Ann Hay revolutionized the business world with Send Out Cards, the best Follow-Up and Customer Retention System in the world. These are REAL cards and postcards that Send Out Cards prints, stamps and mails for you the very next day ~ all with the click of a button. You can choose from over 20,000 real cards (not email) with every kind of greeting you can imagine for Business and Personal use. Just sign and send or you can write your own message, use your own signature and even add pictures.

Emily Ireland

Emily Ireland is an intuitive healer, skilled in the techniques of craniosacral therapy, visceral and neural manipulation, somatoemotional and myofascial release, biomechanical training, classical Chinese medical philosophy, and lifestyle counseling which includes nutritional advice, grounding, meditation and breathing work. Sessions are tailored according to what each individual needs.

Michelle Mandelstein

Michelle's life-long love of fashion began in her parents' showroom in Chicago's Apparel Center. After earning her BA and MA in History and Judaic Studies at Tulane University and her JD at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Michelle spent five years practicing law as a commercial litigator. More interested in fashion and how we use personal style to present ourselves to the world than she was in legal briefs, Michelle started ALCHΣMY.  As a personal stylist she uses her fashion expertise and vast range of life experiences to take the guesswork out of getting dressed and help clients realize their best personal style.

Dominique Padurano

Dominique Padurano, Ph.D., is Owner and Head Tutor of Crimson Coaching LLC.  A magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College, “Dr. P.” taught History and Social Studies at elite New York public and private schools before founding Crimson Coaching in 2014.  She personally works one-on-one with middle, high school and college students preparing for standardized tests, writing application essays, seeking to improve their skills and grades in a variety of academic subjects, and struggling with time management, organization and confidence in the educational arena.  Contact Dr. P. for a complimentary consultation of your child’s needs at (718) 514-0387 or info@crimsoncoaching.com.

Davida Perry

Davida Perry is a Managing Partner at Schwartz Perry & Heller LLP. She has fought and won important cases of employment discrimination including age, disability, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion,sex/gender, sexual orientation as well as sexual harassment and retaliatory discharge claims.

Janice Roven

Janice Roven is a family law attorney specializing in divorce, child custody and insurance litigation. After fighting for custody of her own son, Janice dedicated her life to helping her clients with the pain of separation. After a male colleague shut her out of an all men's networking group, Janice decided to start a new forum for businesswomen. 

Teri Scheinzeit

Teri Scheinzeit is a NYC business coach, professional speaker and author. She has twenty-five years of experience as a successful entrepreneur. Teri works with business professionals who want to increase profits, have more time for themselves and lead kick-ass lives. Known for her engaging and upbeat style, Teri was awarded Mentor/Coach of the Year from the Stevie Awards, a premier business organization honoring women entrepreneurs worldwide. Teri provides coaching to individuals, partnerships and groups. Her new book, Success Without Stress: Simple Steps to Finding Calm for Women Business Owners won four book awards in 2017 and is available on Amazon and www.savvybizowner.com.

Sandra Smith

Sandra Smith treats every apartment search with a specific goal in mind, and that is to find a place to call "home." Whether working with buyers or sellers, she understands that every customer is a unique individual and comes up with a strategic plan to help them find exactly what they're looking for. Aside from providing a group of experts to streamline the process, she personally manages every transaction from beginning to end. 


With over 14 years of Manhattan real estate experience, Sandra realizes that no transaction is too small or too big. Her specialty ranges from residential, investor to foreign purchases. Many of her clients are repeat customers, but she still enjoys the challenge of finding a buyer's "first home." A Montreal native, Sandra has lived in Manhattan with her family for over 20 years. She enjoys kick boxing with her daughter, being an extra in her son's i-movies and taking her Cavapoo out for long runs in Central Park. Giving back is a priority, and she and her husband sponsor an early intervention program for children with learning differences.

Meredith Verona

Meredith Verona has specialized for over ten years in business valuation and forensic accounting for varied purposes including matrimonial, gift and estate, and shareholder disputes. Her experience gives her great insight as she has reviewed over hundreds of accounting records in many industries for small to mid-sized
businesses predominately located in the New York metropolitan area. At Bookkeeping Go, she provides exceptional bookkeeping services using cloud-based software. Business transactions can be automated to make the process simple. Financial information is “live” which can greatly free up time – to be on the go. Meredith passionately believes that the best accounting/bookkeeping services will turn your ideas and visions into tangible solutions that will help you grow your business and run it more efficiently.


Verona obtained a B.A. in Economics from Rutgers University and a M.B.A. with a concentration in Accounting
from Monmouth University. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Accredited Business Valuator (ABV), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).

Jennifer Weisberg

Jennifer Weisberg is the owner and principal of JLW Interiors, LLC in New York City, where she primarily works on high-end, residential interior design projects. The firm aspires to create timeless, sophisticated spaces that mesh traditional elements with a more modern edge; and to ensure that each client's needs are met throughout the collaborative design process.

Contact Information:

(248) 444-5151


Precious Williams

Perfect Pitches by Precious is a "killer" pitch creation company that is dedicated to creating the most "killer" pitches for virtually any purpose so that her clients can #slayallcompetition. Need a "killer" Elevator Pitch, Media Pitch, Investor Pitch, Securing speaking engagements Pitch, Media Coaching, Marketing Materials, Public Relations/Social media, etc? Then you are at the right place because Precious L. Williams, who has proven to be the #KillerPitchMaster, is here to create that perfect pitch you need!

Jaimie Zelinger

Jaimie Zelinger is the President and Founder of Jaimie Z. Makeup. Utilizing her background in the fashion industry, Jaimie Z. has become a go-to bridal makeup artist in the New York City area. She offers on-location makeup services for weddings and events. Jaimie Z. is known for collaborating with her clients, interpreting their vision and making that vision a reality. She will capture your personal style and enhance your natural beauty. Jaimie is a graduate of Penn State University and currently resides in Manhattan with her husband.

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