Pittsburgh small business help and advice is available from the following Pittsburgh BizTV Show Hosts through their quick tip video episodes to help you grow your business or improve the quality of your life.
The elite network of Pittsburgh BizTV Shows host experts include:
Referred to by her clients as “The Provocative Leader”, Beth Caldwell brings a refreshing style to leadership and innovation. A popular author and columnist, she is not afraid to tackle the tough choices that come with being an influential leader. Beth works with companies and organizations to confront conflict, deal with drama, and make important decisions. She has a special gift for tackling old issues that have drained company resources for years. Her strategy sessions put companies back on track so that they can enjoy profits, productivity and a positive workplace.
Beth writes business strategy and leadership columns for the Pittsburgh Business Times newspaper and Smart Business magazine, but is best known as the founder of Pittsburgh Professional Women and Leadership Academy for Women. Her books include I Wish I’d Known THAT! Secrets to Success in Business, Inspired Entrepreneurs, EMPOWER, INSPIRE and Smart Leadership: 12 Strategies to Help You Shift from Ineffective Boss to Brilliant Leader.
Learn more about Beth at BethCaldwell.com, and also on , and .
Michele Conti helps families implement sophisticated estate planning techniques to minimize the impact of income, estate, and inheritance taxes on a decedents estate. She also creates estate plans consisting of various trusts to enable the management and conservation of assets, to enhance tax savings and to avoid probate. Clients are also advised on gift planning strategies to facilitate the transfer of assets during life with minimal tax consequences. Michele also helps families plan for their special needs loved ones and obtain Guardianship, if necessary. She teaches community workshops on the topics of estate planning, special needs planning and elder law.
Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Michele completed her studies at Allegheny College in Meadville and St. Anne’s College, Oxford. She received her Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University in 2004 and her Master of Laws Degree specializing in taxation with a focus on estate planning from Villanova University. After college, Michele returned to Western Pennsylvania to care for her terminally ill grandmother. That experience inspired to help other families experiencing similar difficulties. After working with large downtown firms, she began Conti Law, LLC, a boutique firm that allows her to offer concierge services to her clients.
Michele and her husband, Jason, live in Beaver County, PA. They are the parents of twin toddlers and 3 dogs. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Estate Planning Counsel of Pittsburgh, Women’s Business Networking Group, Life Options Pittsburgh and Life Enrichment Trust. Michele is a proud member of the National Rifle Association and enjoys helping fellow NRA members leave a part of their legacy to the NRA upon their passing. She can also be heard on 101.5 Word FM.
Learn more about Michele at Conti Law LLC, and also on and .
Lee Drozak, is a WordPress Website & Digital Marketing expert helping small business owners and self-employed renegades by developing and designing websites that are not only beautiful and reflect your personal brand but also have the proper layout and coding to help you step out of the shadows and stand out in a crowd.
Drawing on her many years experience designing proprietary software programs plus logging more than 10,000 hours in the study of website development and automation, Lee now focuses mainly on website re-design & development to support growing businesses.
Before starting her WordPress Website Design company, Lee Drozak Biz, Lee spent years as a Technical Virtual Assistant, supporting busy and overwhelmed solo business owners carry out their latest product launch, email marketing campaign or ongoing website maintenance with ease.
Lee offers a wide range of programs and services for WordPress websites – from a one-time re-design to being your right hand for ongoing changes and updates to your website to you can grow your business, make a bigger impact and free up your time to do more of what you love.
Learn more about Lee at LeeDrozak.com and also on , and .
Melanie Fitzpatrick, Certified Life Coach and Transformation Specialist, Workshop & Retreat Facilitator. Professional Speaker and Co-Author “Communicating your Personal Brand” in Woman Entrepreneur Extraordinaire. Founder of Live in YOUR Truth™.
Melanie is an igniter of passion and truth! In 2014 she made a bold move to leave a successful corporate sales career where she managed a 15 million dollar portfolio of fortune 500 clients, in order to create a meaningful, mission inspired life. She navigated a successful career re-invention and became a Certified Life Coach, Workshop Leader and Brand Strategist.
Today she combines her extensive Personal Development Training and Business expertise to guide people to live in alignment with their unique gifts, skills and purpose in order to create a meaningful and successful personal and professional life! She works with individuals from all over the U.S. and Canada in her private Coaching practice, engaging Workshops and Retreats.
Melanie Specializes in successful Career Re-inventions, mastering your Mindset, Purpose and Vision discovery and navigating Mid-Life Transitions to create thriving next chapters!
She also hosts “Live in your Truth” Radio podcast. Check out her captivating interviews with successful Women! Subscribe to them on iTunes and at Live In Your Truth Radio Podcast.
If you desire to grow and succeed beyond your current definition, Contact Melanie for a FREE 30 Minute Consult to discover how to get started on your personal journey.
Check out Melanie’s powerful Women’s programs at Live in Your Truth, and also connect with her on , and .
Dr. Ann Gatty is a partner at Strategic People Solutions, a business consulting firm, helping businesses add value-assets to their businesses. For the past twenty years she and her husband, Dr. Gene Gatty, have been providing business leadership strategy, mentoring and HR employment solutions.
Dr. Ann created The Business Sphere of Excellence® a strategic business planning model used to construct annual and long range business plans to help businesses run more efficiently and profitably. Dr. Ann is an expert in understanding and improving the workplace culture which is foundational for implementing any successful strategic initiatives.
In order to better explain the importance of employee engagement, Dr. Ann partners with Beretta, her Great Dane therapy dog to present her key findings.
Learn more about Dr. Ann Gatty at Strategic People Solutions, and also on , and .
Sharon Gregory, a holistic health coach and wellness educator, created The Happy Vegan™, LLC after adopting a completely different lifestyle as the result of the shocking Big “C” diagnosis at the young, and otherwise “healthy”, age of 44. She embraced the opportunity to take control of the future of her health through a lifestyle transformation. Her passion for natural healing led her to the discovery that the body will heal itself, if given half a chance. It is with that underlying philosophy that she coaches her clients to achieve and sustain a healthier and happier life.
As a wellness warrior, her personal journey has enabled her to be an inspiration to others desiring better health naturally through a focus on a plant-based diet. She supports and motivates her clients to make step-by-step, personalized and easily integrated food and lifestyle choices to help them to create a healthier and happier life, reduce stress, have more energy, address specific ailments or health concerns, and reach their health goals.
In addition to one-on-one health coaching, Sharon is a professional speaker who teaches hands-on healthy cooking classes and wellness workshops at her facility and other venues. She has a Master’s Degree in Mathematics Education, is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, received her Health Coaching Certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) and is a certified Reiki clinical practitioner and QiGong instructor. Sharon is also the creator of Notcho Nocheez – a healthy and delicious alternative to cheese!
Learn more about Sharon Gregory at The Happy Vegan, and also on , and .
Lisa Krall is a financial professional at SagePoint Financial, Inc., a broker-dealer with over 1,900 registered representatives nationwide. Lisa has held an industry securities registration for 9 years and is subject to SEC and FINRA oversight.
Lisa Krall is a University of Pittsburgh Graduate who earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. She also earned an Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement. Lisa admires the traditional investment paths that have been successful over the years but also pays close attention to the new strategies being developed to navigate the changing investment markets. She enjoys discussing these options with her clients and works hard to ensure that each client knows how their investments work and what to expect from them over the years, especially nearing retirement.
Learn more about Lisa at Park Avenue Wealth and also on on and .
Ursula Lesic is Leadership Development Coach who works with women leaders in male dominated fields. Her clients like to do it all and rise strong. She helps them connect to their purpose and values while doing their best work. As a Brene Brown Certified Daring Way Consultant and Facilitator, Ursula offers retreats, intensives, and group programs. Ursula is one of only 42 Brene Brown Daring Way Case Consultants in the world. The mom of preschool twins Tesla & Jasmine, she is the only coach in the U.S. authorized to be a The Parenting Compass program facilitator.
Ursula is certified as a coach by the International Coaching Federation and is designated a Professional Coach (PC) with Duquesne University’s ICF Accredited Coach Training program.
Ursula holds a Masters of Science in Human Resources with a concentrated focus in Training & Development from La Roche College and a Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies with a concentrated focus in Leadership and Organizational Behavior from Duquesne University. Ursula is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Additionally, Ursula has a completed advanced training in Group Coaching, Organizational Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC), Somatic Coaching, Retreat Coaching, and Mastermind Facilitation. An innovative leadership expert, she brings a holistic approach to her practice. Whether it is one on one coaching, team development, or through her insightful workshops and presentations, Coach Ursula helps her clients reach their highest potential.
Learn more about Ursula at UrsulaLeslic.com and also on , and .
Wendy Long recognized how many seniors and their families need help and direction after she and her own family were faced with difficulty navigating the healthcare system. Her experience prompted her to offer solutions to other families. Wendy started Solutioins for Independence in 2001 and has since assisted hundreds of seniors and their families navigate aging safely and independently.
Wendy is a graduate of Robert Morris University with a Bachelors degree in Health Services. As a Senior Care Advocate Wendy has helped clients across the US, in Canada and the Cayman Islands. Learn more, and arrange a complimentary consultation at Solutions for Independence.
Debbie Mancuso is the owner of Hair Enhancements of Pittsburgh and has been active in the hair industry for over 35 years. For the last 16 years, she has specialized in non-surgical hair replacement restoring hair and self-confidence.
Hair Enhancements of Pittsburgh specializes in hair replacement techniques that include custom wigs (hair prosthetics), hair pieces (hair systems) and extensions, utilizing state of the art customizing, fitting, color and styling. Debbie is a state licensed cosmetology manager, certified hair restoration specialist, wife, mother, community volunteer and winner of numerous awards locally and nationally by the hair replacement industry.
Passionate about her work and eager to help people, Debbie began volunteering. Among other things, from 2000 to 2010 Debbie volunteered at the American Cancer Society as a facilitator and trainer for the Look Good… Feel Better program. A program that helps boost the self-confidence of women in cancer treatment. In 2005, the Pennsylvania Division of the American Cancer Society awarded Debbie its Sunrise Award for her dedication.
In 2012, Debbie received the Women of Integrity award from Pittsburgh Professional Women.
Debbie is an active member of The National Hair Society, The American Hair Loss Council, Our Clubhouse (formerly known as Gilda’s Club of Western Pennsylvania), Ladies Hospital Aid Society, member of The Pink Pamper, PA Beauty Association, Helpme2stop for Trichotillamanio and NAAF (National Alopecia Areata Foundation.
Learn more about Debbie Mancuso at Hair Enhancements of Pittsburgh or connect with her on , and .
Julie Margo, Holistic Professional, is an educator and energy practitioner who helps her clients navigate life’s challenges naturally. Within her workshops and retreats, Julie teaches universal solutions to empower her students on their personal life journeys.
To arrange a session with Julie, in person or virtually, visit JulieMargo.com because choices exist and positive change is possible.
Learn more about Julie Margo at JulieMargo.com or connect with her on and .
Dr. Dan Turo of Turo Family Chiropractic is ecstatic to be back in the North Hills of Pittsburgh serving his community through speaking engagements, wellness workshops, and now as the host of Hometown Health.
A North Allegheny Alum, Dr. Dan completed his bachelor of science degree in Kinesiology (the study of movement) at The Pennsylvania State University and graduated Cum Laude in Fall 2006. He then headed to Life University College of Chiropractic located in Marietta, GA, the largest chiropractic school in the nation. Immersed in the chiropractic philosophy that that each of us is designed to be well provided that the nervous system is free of interference, Dr. Dan embraced the chance to become an optimal wellness practitioner.
Dr. Dan is the only certified Peirce Results SystemTM practitioner in Southwestern Pennsylvania using the most technologically advanced methods to locate, analyze and correct subluxations (or interference to the nervous system). Combining cutting edge science and timeless philosophy, Dr. Dan brings a unique perspective to his patients with one goal in mind: Get healthy and stay healthy for life.
Learn more about Dr. Dan at Turo Family Chiropractic or chat with him on , and .