Gwenda Joyce – Art Ambassador

Gwenda was born into an artistic family. Growing up, Gwenda’s mother studied art and design and taught her about color at an early age. From then on Gwenda looked at the world differently. Her brother is a sculptor and a photographer, and sister is a dancer, composer and a musician. Her friends were always artists and throughout her life, she has been surrounded by creative people. She began her career…

Rose Catalano – CEO, Gems Security Systems and Gemstar Security Service, Ltd.

Rose Catalano’s business is in the Greater Toronto area and surrounding cities. Her early childhood was very sheltered; she grew up on a farm in Italy with very traditional parents. Her family immigrated to Canada from Italy when she was a very young girl and, though her father attempted to learn enough of the English language for his work, the family spoke little English at home. Rose has always been…

Donna S. Pearson, CSP – President & CEO of Pearson Safety Services, LLC

Donna’s safety career sparked in 1987 with a mechanical contractor in northwest Tennessee, which quickly excelled as she served in various safety and management roles within other organizations including; Loss Control Specialist, Safety Consultant, and Vice-President of Safety. Donna seized the opportunity to move to Southwest Tennessee and start her own consulting service business, which specialized in the development and implementation of safety programs for construction contractors. Donna’s vision for…

Katharine Anne Young R.N., MSNH

Over the past 2 decades Katharine has committed to advanced certifications in Acupressure, Aromatherapy, Chakra balancing, Newborn Massage and Yoga for children. Her undergraduate thesis on Color Therapy and the Chakra energy system provides the underpinnings for her recent book “Grandmother Moon and Roy G. Biv” A Colorful Bedtime Story for All Ages: Explore the Amazing Secrets of Color. This is the first in a series of imagination and educational…

Ingrid Laederach Steven – The Chocolate Lady

Ingrid imports some 60 high-quality Swiss truffles, pralines, and many other products directly from Switzerland. As an “active owner”, she is at the store every working day and is responsible for everything it takes to operate the retail shop, like working with suppliers in Switzerland (arranging for shipments, customs (duties), translations, and negotiations; and handling the customers, staff, and décor. Aside from the chocolate, what is “beautiful” about the store…

Jennifer Robitaille – President & Founder, Dock24, LLC

While working within the municipal sector, Jennifer’s goal was to maximize savings while reducing bureaucracy within the competitive bid process. Her bright-eyes idealism quickly began to wain when she started to see the dark-side within public procurement – corruption within competitive bid process. Something was definitely broken within the process and she had a burning need to bring honor back to the profession of public procurement. It didn’t take her…

Here is a List of This Week’s New Professionals That Will Be Featured in One of Our Upcoming Magazines

Jesten Peters, President and Founder, Keys of Authority Ministries, Inc., Palatka, FL Running the day to day operations of Keys of Authority Ministries, Inc. as President and Founder since December 2005, Jesten Peters has been doing some form of ministry for approximately 50 years, starting out with teaching Sunday School at her local church as a teenager before becoming an Interim Youth Director, teaching college and career classes, and doing…

Halide Salam, PhD – Artist, Professor of Art

Halide Salam received her Masters of Art in Painting and Drawing from New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico, and Ph.D in Fine Arts, Studio from Texas Tech University and presently teach at Radford University, Radford, Virginia. She studied Sacred Geometry and Sacred Art Traditions under the famed Geometer, Keith Critchlow, Director of Kairos and The Royal College of Art, England UK. Halide’s book, Between Two Spaces: Reflections on…

Zuzette Ferrari – President, CEO – Rose Passion Skin Care

Rose Passion was born from Zuzette’s visit to a farmer’s market. Using her knowledge of the benefits of oils and cooking she set out to make a natural skin care line to help those with skin problems. Rose Passion is 100% pure and naturally steam-distilled. Their products contain no chemicals or additives. The natural cleansing of Rose Water makes for a powerful tool to gently make your skin feel reborn.…