Our Presenters

Join us for our bi-monthly meetings where presenters will provide exciting information transfer, offer an unparalleled opportunity to learn, share and inspire fellow experts and professionals.

Jodi O’Donnell-Ames

Jodi O’Donnell-Ames is a grateful mother, speaker, and author. She is a hope giver who founded Hope Loves Company, the only non-profit with the mission of providing both educational and emotional support to children and young adults who love someone with ALS. Jodi is a TEDx speaker who has penned several books: Someone I Love Has ALS and The Stars that Shine. Her third book, Hope Givers, is being released on May 1st. Jodi’s life of purpose has been captured in her TEDx Living a Life With Purpose and her work has been shared on CNN, Steve Adubato Show, PBS, NBC, the Today Show more. She is the recipient of numerous awards and is available for speaking and book readings.  To learn more, go to joaspeakson.com

Jessica Harrington

Jessica Harrington, received her Master in Public Health at West Chester University. She is the owner of Journey to Yourself, is a speaker, and stress management health educator. Through her career and education, she realized that we all have a common issue—everyone, at some point or another, struggles with handling stress. Through her own life journey, Jessica created Journey To Yourself.

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Mark A. Iorio

A highly accomplished Brand and Culture executive with a quick understanding of business challenges leading to insightful problem-solving solutions. Mark Iorio has the ability to assess an opportunity and uses a high EQ to understand what motivates teams and individuals.

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Tom McManimon

Tom McManimon is a a published author and professional speaker delivering keynotes and professional presentations to companies and business organizations.

He is also a nationally recognized branding expert who has led award-winning national ad campaigns, created re-branding efforts for large multi-national companies, and multiple company start-ups.

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Harriet Stein

Big Toe in the Water

An inspirational teacher, registered nurse and professional speaker, Harriet’s Mindfulness programs supports organizations by improving their performance and bottom line by providing practical tools for achieving a more fulfilling and productive life.

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Beth Granger

Beth Granger Consulting

Beth Granger from Beth Granger Consulting works with individuals and organizations who want to fill their sales pipeline, supercharge their prospecting and networking, and build their professional brand, all using LinkedIn.

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Larry Glover

Breakthrough Group

Larry is a partner in Breakthrough Marketing Technology, a business and strategic marketing firm serving clients looking to innovate and grow. Larry’s has distinguished himself as a strategic thinker and among his strengths are project management, communications and business development.

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Allison Farcus


As of July 2020, Allison has been with the award-winning, reputable foodwerx-featuring Nicholas Caterers, as VP of Sales and Business Development.

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Lainie Bennett

Lainie Bennett is an Independent Wine Consultant/Educators to the Social Wine Drinkers, who are thirsty for knowledge. She has traveled extensively throughout the world for the past 12 years seeking out “hidden gem” wine regions for her clients while building relationships with world-renowned vintner

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Honorable Travis L. Francis

Judge Francis’ distinguished career has spanned over three decades. Judge Francis received his juris doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law-Newark. He was appointed to the bench in 1992 and has sat in all of the divisions in Middlesex County.

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Christine Curnan

Christine Curnan is the Vice President of Membership and Development of the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber.  Christine left her long career in the finance world as a Portfolio Manager, managing multibillion dollar mutual funds in 2008 and felt the need to get more involved in the community

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Michael Quinn

Michael Quinn is Founder, Co-Owner and Chief Engagement Officer of Feltman’s of Coney Island, a historic food brand supplying premium hot dogs and mustard products to over 2,000 supermarkets nationwide, as well as restaurants, arenas, hotels and airports.

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Lynette Sheard

NJ Mental Health Players

Director of the Mental Health Players which is a highly successful, interactive community education program. It is the longest-running program of its type in the state.

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Amy & Jeff Cramer

South Brunswick Shade Tree Commission

Jeff Cramer is a New Jersey Licensed Tree Expert with extensive background in urban forestry, Amy Cramer is a Compliance Officer and Medical Device Specialist for the US Food and Drug Administration.

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Allison Howe

Executive Director, VolunteerConnect

Allison Howe joined VolunteerConnect as Executive Director in January 2019. VolunteerConnect provides nonprofit leadership programs including training new Board members in key areas of governance and matching them with local nonprofits.

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Wayne Staub

New Jersey Business & Industry Association

Wayne M. Staub was appointed as the Vice President of Member Services for New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) in June 2015. Since that time he has been promoted to his current title of Chief Business Relations Officer.

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Bryan Evans

Proposing to Amazon

Evans joined Greater Trenton in 2017 as Vice President of Marketing and Communications with more than 20 years of experience leading major marketing efforts for companies in economic development, real estate, non-profit, technology, and business/financial arenas…

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