Areas of Expertise

Professional Trainings and Seminars:
Your Team IS Innovative - Creating a Culture of Creativity and Innovation
Fight the Product Life Cycle - New Product and Service Development
The of the To-Do List - Strategic Planning and Effective Goal/Action Setting
Productivity Through Transparency - Effective Business Communications and Negotiations
Launching, funding and managing startups
Creating killer investor pitches
Strategic and sustainability planning
Innovation Engineering and new idea creation, communication and commercialization
Financial management and planning
Business growth planning
Marketing and social media for small businesses
Developing and protecting online brands
Leadership and staff development
Entrepreneurial inspiration / Thinking like an entrepreneur
Networking, finding a job, career changes
University Course Prep:
Management and Organizations
Cross Cultural Management
Business Communications
Business Integration and Application
Innovation Engineering
Introduction to Business

Speaking and Public Appearances  

2019-Sep: Comcast Business Webinar Host, Beyond Productivity:Tips and Tools for Making Progress
2019-Jul: Money Matters with Adam Torres Podcast, Management Consulting for Entrepreneurs
2019-Feb: Training, Branding - The Smartest Thing You’re Not Doing
2019-Feb: Interview, SC Business Review - Developing Skill Sets in College
2018-Nov: Panelist, FifthT Entrepreneurs Showcase - Business and Innovation on the Grand Strand
2018-Sep: The Entrepreneur Way, If You Hold Onto An Idea For Too Long
2018-Jun: Rise Mi Jente!, Jesse Mejia Speaks, How To Raise Capital For Your Startup
2018-Jun: MOBTS Conference Presenter, Me Poster and Mind Mapping
2018-Jan: Panelist, FifthT Entrepreneur Showcase - Business and Innovation on the Grand Strand (WBTW / WPDE)
2017-Aug: Pivot10 Results, The Pivotal Leader Podcast, Niches, Traction Startups, Employee Retention
2017-Jul: Fit Successful Dad Podcast, Inspiration, Insight and Motivation
2017-Jul: The Brand Journalists Advantage Podcast, Leverage Collaboration To Propel Their Business
2017-Mar: Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington (N.E.W.), Angel Investor Panel Moderator
2017-Feb: Women in Philanthropy and Leadership, Building and Managing Relationships
2017-Feb: SC Business Education Association Annual Convention, The Importance of Teaching Entrepreneurship
2016-Oct: Conway Innovation Center, Skills and Stories for Entrepreneurs - Branding
2016-Feb: Women in Philanthropy and Leadership, Panel Moderator, From Ideas to Implementation
2015-Sep: Rule Breakers and Money Makers Podcast, One Million Frogs with Peter Gasca
2015-Aug: Georgetown Chamber of Commerce Business Lecture, Protecting Your Online Reputation
2015-Feb: Women in Philanthropy and Leadership, Panel Moderator, From Ideas to Implementation
2014-Nov:, Interview, Your Business, Only Leaner: Startup Spending Traps
2014-Sep: Moving Up The Ladder, Radio Interview, Breaking Bad: Rules for Branding Yourself
2014-Jun:, Interview, Al Roker Can't Match the Marketing Power of This
2014-Apr: Moving Up The Ladder, Radio Interview, Lessons from the House of Cards
2014-Mar: Women in Philanthropy and Leadership, Panel Moderator, From Ideas to Implementation
2013-Sep: Carolina Business Review, Panelist, Carolina Entrepreneurs (Part 1) and (Part 2)
2013-Jun: Horry County Business Journal, Wild Creations Ready to Move to MB Airport (Page 2)
2013-May: Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, Key Note Speaker, 96th Annual Meeting
2013-Feb: Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation, Speaker, Annual Meeting
2012-Nov: Parenting with Playdate Planet, Spotlight Interview
2012-Oct: Wall College Connections, Panelist, Not just for Profit: Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship
2011-Nov: Wall College Connections, Key Note Speaker, Sustainable Business Practices in a Changing World (Sample)

In the News

2019:, How to Keep Your Cofounder Relationship Strong
2019:, What’s On My Desk - With Peter Gasca
2016:, How I Became A Start-up Success – An Interview With Peter Gasca
2015: WMBF NBC, CCU Growing Partnerships with Local Businesses
2015: WBTV CBS, CCU Business Institute Pairs Students and Companies
2015: Startup Weekend Georgetown: In Introspective
2014: SC Biz News, Naked Cask: Entrepreneur Has Plans for Craft Beer
2014: Georgetown University Alumni Online, Alumni Spotlight
2014: South Strand News, Working with Lowcountry Preparatory Students
2013: Grand Strand MagazineFeatured Business
2013: BizJournalsCrowdfunders Fire Back Against Naysayers
2012: Grand Strand Magazine, The Risk Takers
2012: Inc 500/5000 #1,170 Fastest Growing Private Businesses
2012: Hoyapreneur Georgetown Entrepreneur InitiativeAlumni Spotlight
2012:, Wild Creations Goes Green
2011: CNN Money, 6 Strategies to Grow Your Business
2011: Inc 500/5000 #259 Fastest Growing Private Businesses
2011: WTBW. Spotlight, Myrtle Beach Small Business Snags Big Honors
2011: Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist Carolinas
2010: US Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Small Business Award
2010: SC Chamber of Commerce #1 Fastest Growing Company (GSA Business)