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Our Speakers

John Politsky

John Politsky

President of WeSpeak Easy

John Politsky is the Founder and CEO of WeSpeak Easy Digital Marketing. He has over 25 years of marketing and entrepreneurial experience. In 2018, John also founded the Small Business Academy to educate and empower entrepreneurs and small business owners all over the Delaware Valley.
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Daisy Fontanez

Daisy Fontanez

CEO

As a proud resident of Philadelphia, I am a professional with over 30 years of experience in the Corporate Environment with specific focus on Operations. I have a wealth of knowledge in Customer Service, Adult Education, Quality Assurance, Change Management, Leadership Skills and Process/Performance Improvement.
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Katie Keates May

Katie Keates May

Owner + Clinical Director at Creative Healing

Katie K. May is the owner and CEO of Creative Healing, a teen support center with three locations in the Greater Philadelphia area.  From solo practice to 7 figure empire in 3 years, Katie leads a team of 17 and growing with her mission to help teens learn to manage big emotions and cope with confidence to create a life they love.

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Ashley Owens

Ashley Owens

Networking Concierge, Ashley Assists, LLC

Ashley Owens is the first and only Networking Concierge that puts you in the right situation or gets you out of the wrong one. As a networking concierge, Ashley works as a strategic partner, attending events with professionals as an extension and champion of them at local events and conferences.
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Colleen Mook

Colleen Mook

Speaker

Colleen is an experienced and successful entrepreneur and early-stage investor, having created, developed and sold her business Baby Be Hip as well as having founded or invested in several others. Since selling her 17-year old business in July 2019, she now focuses her time on helping others develop their businesses and balance the demands of work and home. She is a frequent guest speaker and consultant and she hosts a podcast called Be Bold, Be Brave, Be YOU!
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Anna Ehlenberger

Anna Ehlenberger

Director Of Business Development Converge HR

Our Panelists

Jorge Fontanez

Jorge Fontanez

Founder & CEO, Marca Studio

Jorge is founder of Marca Studio, a consultancy that builds capacity and social impact strategy for small businesses, entrepreneurs, brands, foundations, and nonprofits.
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Venus David, M.Ed.

Venus David, M.Ed.

CEO/Clinical Director, So Love Autistic Center

Since reopening my primary role is duplicating myself in the business. I facilitate clinical assessments and provide training and guidance for our Master & Bachelor level therapist.

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Carrie Maria

Carrie Maria

Founder, CEO, Manager

Jason Klock

Jason Klock

Founder of Klock Entertainment

Jason Klock is the founder of Klock Entertainment, a high-end Wedding DJ & Live Event Services Company from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 
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Pam Henshall

Pam Henshall

President Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Pam Henshall is President of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (GNPCC), the largest business advocacy organization in the Greater Northeast Philadelphia community.
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Yolanda Coleman

Yolanda Coleman

Founder & CEO Team Tutor

Yolanda’s passion for educating children and inspiring them to achieve academic success was the driving force behind her decision to develop Team Tutor. An expert in her field, Yolanda has over 25 years of teaching and tutoring experience.
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Lindsay Hagerman

Lindsay Hagerman

Owner Rain Capers

Lindsay Hagerman is Co-Owner and Co-Founder of RainCaper, a family-owned company that designs & manufactures smart travel accessories.
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Dominic Episcopo

Dominic Episcopo

Founder Dominico Episcopo Photography and Cinematography

Kim Strengari

Kim Strengari

Co-Owner of Conshy Girls Restaurant and Catering Group

Kim Strengari is the co -owner of Conshy Girls Restaurant and Catering Group and co-owner of Pretty Tasty Cupcakes. 

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Jon Herting

Jon Herting

Owner of Precision Performance Physical Therapy

Dr. Jon Herting is the Owner of Precision Performance Physical Therapy with locations in Garnet Valley, Philadelphia and Malvern.
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Julie DeLucca-Collins

Julie DeLucca-Collins

Founder and CEO of Go Confidently Coaching

Julie DeLucca-Collins is the Founder and CEO of Go Confidently Coaching the host of the popular podcast Casa DeConfidence Podcast. Julie began her career as a Pre-K teacher and later worked with Middle School students
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