The Center Member of the Month
Mary Tremonte, Mary Mack Prints
Mary Tremonte is a Printmaker, activist, DJ, and educator who began making screen-printed textiles and artworks under the Mary Mack Prints brand as a natural offshoot of her wide-ranging, print-focussed artistic practice. She creates artwork intended for daily activation, including hankies, posters, and embroidered badges - all of which foster interdependence, respect, and love.
Sydney Hardiman, SewForward
Sydney Hardiman is the Sewing Program Manager for SewForward, a program of the non-profit, East End Cooperative Ministry. SewForward is a cut & sew studio providing high-quality small-batch manufacturing while providing job training and employment opportunities for people facing difficulty in the workforce. SewForward helps people bring their sewn product ideas to life.
Stacy Berry, Stacy's Dog Watch
Stacy is the owner and founder of Stacy's Dog Watch, a premium facility dedicated to providing Boarding, Grooming & Daycare for your Fur-babies, and committed to fulfilling an awesome experience for your pet! They are focused on your pets well-being, mentally and physically, through love, exercise, socialization, and training.
Shay Port, Financial Wellness
Shay Port, CPA and Financial Coach, is the owner and founder of Financial Wellness. Shay coaches people in transforming financial habits, eliminating debt forever, maximizing savings and investments and to become empowered in the areas of personal financial management and wealth creation.
Kari Broze, Kandid Insight
Kari Broze is the Founder and CEO of Kandid Insights, Inc. which provides fractional CFO and Controller services to early stage, small, and medium sized businesses. With her vast knowledge of accounting/finance, operations, and HR, she is ready to bring a variety of solutions to help you grow and scale your business.
Karen Kendall is the Founder & Owner of East End Tech Concierge (EETC), a technology troubleshooting/training company that helps residents, small businesses, and nonprofits navigate the everchanging world of technology, providing personalized in-home, in-office, and remote services since 2017.
Bea Spolidoro, Principal at Fisher ARCHitecture
Bea Spolidoro is the co-owner and Principal at Fisher ARCHitecture, a firm that has been recognized for quality, contemporary, Pittsburgh green design. Their designs are Thoughtful + Progressive + Contextual
Cidalia Cornelio, Dungula Foundation
Cidalia Cornelio is the President & Founder of the Dungula Foundation for Community and Economic Development, which seeks to provide resources and support to key projects for nonprofit organizations that aid to rebuild local economies and foster resilient, healthy communities.
Leigh Ducoeur, Healthy@Home, LLC
Leigh Ducoeur, MOT, OTR/L, is the founder of Healthy@Home, LLC. H@H provides in-home services for seniors, including personal fitness/balance training, home safety assessments with home modifications/smart home set-ups, as well as consultations as a dementia practitioner and health & wellness coach.
Alison Zapata & Oreen Cohen, OOA Designs
Alison Zapata & Oreen Cohen owners & founders of OOA Designs (pronounced ooo- ahh) a woman and artist-owned Pittsburgh-based design company specializing in creating site-specific public and private art commissions. OOA's designs combine both aesthetics and function to create steel art structures that embrace color, form, and nature.
Debra Flint, Quiet Retreat Therapy
Debra is a licensed clinical social worker providing individual and couples counseling in the New Castle, PA area for 20+ years. She uses Gestalt, EMDR, and other modalities to meet the needs of my clients in a judgment-free atmosphere.
Tiffany Kelly, Primerica Financial Services
Tiffany Kelly, Regional Vice President, with Primerica Financial Services. Tiffany helps hard-working families develop a customized, comprehensive, and complimentary financial game plan to become properly protected, debt-free, and financially independent in these volatile times. She also specializes in financial planning for self-employed individuals and small business owners, working with our strategic partnerships with some of the most well-known companies in the industry.
Diana Stoughton, Gryphons Tea
Diana Stoughton has been brewing and blending at Gryphon's Tea for more than 10 years. Their Bloomfield location has a collection of more than 300 carefully selected herbs, spices, and teas to make your favorite cuppa or comfort food.
Renee Vichie, The Waterfall Cafe
Renee Vichie, owns and operates Waterfall Catering. This local company specializes in delivering fresh, visually beautiful food displays to corporate offices & social events for groups of 20 to 500.
Kelly Scott, Harmonie Laden
Kelly Scott is the owner of Harmonie Laden, a gift and candy shop located in Historic Harmony. Harmonie Laden specializes in locally made items and specialty chocolates and candy. Instagram @harmonieladen
Hilary Schenker, Green Comma Media
Hilary Schenker is the founder and owner of Green Comma Media, a graphic design studio specializing in illustrated and animated content for entrepreneurs and mission-driven organizations.
Kyshira S. Moffett, The Power Collective
The Power Collective is a management consulting firm with specialties in business development, marketing, and branding. We provide private coaching and consulting services to woman-owned small and medium-sized businesses. The firm also offers corporate training programs where we are able to facilitate intimate and large scale workshops on-site for your teams.
Rachel Keeney, Keeny Design
Rachel Keeney is a graphic designer and illustrator who works with small businesses, non-profits, and individuals to find the best creative solutions. Rachel specializes in branding, advertising and publications, custom illustrations, and promotional and event materials.
Karen Wilson Connor, Remax
Karen Wilson Connor, is a realtor at Remax; whether you are buying or selling a home it can be stressful, RELAX! Let Karen do the work for you. Karen is the key to your dream home for all stages of your life - first time home buyer, growing family or downsizing senior.
Tesha L. Nesbit, Phoenix Rising Coaching
Tesha L. Nesbit, RCC, is the founder and Principal of Phoenix Rising Coaching, a coaching and consulting firm that specializes in transformations and makes reinventions a reality. Phoenix Rising is dedicated to everyone traveling through their own encore awakening.
Karen Toole, And Flowers
Karen Toole is the founder and lead designer of And Flowers, a business that focuses on bringing people together, with, and for, flower arranging parties. The business started with the goal of giving wedding enthusiasts a way to support the couple by making the wedding flower arrangements while assuring professional-looking results. And Flowers now offers seasonal classes, workshops, bachelorette parties, and more.
Jane Offutt, Accomplishonline, LCC.
Jane created, ACCOMPLISH READING App, a patented curriculum, which teaches 3rd- 8th grade students the important strategy of re-reading. Re-reading improves reading comprehension as well as reading test scores.
Judy Masucci, Levana Bratique
Judy Masucci is a Ph.D. Scientist turned Bra Fitting Expert. She lives in Wexford, PA, just north of Pittsburgh, where she operates the region's only woman-owned specialty bra boutique, Levana Bratique. Judy has been fitting women in great bras for over 12 years, both virtually and in person. She specializes in hard to find sizes, carrying over 200 different sizes of bras. Often referred to as the "bra whisperer," Judy has made it her mission to change lives - one bra at a time.
Elizabeth Sherman, Heart of GoldHeart of Gold, Pittsburgh Therapy Project is an independent occupational therapy clinic specializing in trauma-sensitive outpatient services including Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga for individuals with complex trauma and family-based pediatric sessions informed by the D.I.R. Model/Floortime approach.
Priya Osuri, Anar Gourmet Foods
Priya Osuri is the owner of Anar Gourmet Foods which makes all natural, gluten-free proprietary spice blends for authentic & fusion South Indian food with easy recipes based on her family's delicious dishes.
Tonya Edinger, Events of Pittsburgh
Looking for a concierge event planner to handle your Holiday Party needs? Call Tonya Edinger who was voted best planner in Pittsburgh five years in a row by the websites Expertise and Three Best Rated. Check out Events of Pittsburgh for more information.
Ellen Dayan, Tiger Lily Dress Shop Eco-Couture
Tiger Lily offers women an affordable and fun custom fashion design experience using Eco-friendly materials, expert fitting, and truly unique design solutions.
Megan Casey, Surgical Product Solutions
Surgical Product Solutions is a sustainability company helping healthcare facilities realize significant cost savings on their medical devices; we reduce the cost burdens of bulk surgical inventory purchases, and eliminate the waste expense of surgical inventory expiring.
Monica Diacopoulos, HR Help4You
Monica Diacopoulos is CEO of HR Help4You, a business that provides outsourced HR or strategic workforce solutions to meet clients' needs and develops HR innovation solutions that can meet aggressive business objectives.
Andrea Barber, INNERgy Vending LLC
Andrea Barber is the Founder & Owner of INNERgy Vending LLC, formally "My Three Sons Vending." She owns a full service vending machine company that offers healthy snacks, beverages, and food. Later this year they will also offer a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly subscription service for deliverable healthy snacks.
Beth Sanchez, Impactful Improv
Beth Sanchez is the Founder & CEO of Impactful Improv, which helps women entrepreneurs strengthen networking and relationship building skills with their clients and teams through interactive improv workshops.
Krystle Grandy, KGrandy Media Co
Krystle Grandy, is the Owner/Chief Strategist of KGrandy Media Co, a social media management & content creation agency that focuses on creating content for their clients based off social listening and out of the box thinking
Karen Wilson Connor, RE/MAX Select Realty
Karen Connor is a real estate agent who can help you fulfill your new year's resolution of a new home! If your home is too small for your growing family or too large now that your nest is empty, Karen can help!
Pamela Wolfe, OsteoStrong
Pamela Wolfe is the owner of OsteoStrong, a national health and wellness franchise which promotes skeletal conditioning and says users experience improvements in strength and balance, as well as gains in bone density. A pop-up location is open by appointment In Lawrenceville with a permanent location in East Liberty slated to open late fall.
Jessica Eberley, HRT Solutions
HRT Solutions provides Human Resource and Talent Acquisition support to businesses of all sizes across the United States and Canada.
Josie Huffman, Buzzy Bee Studio
Buzzy Bee Studio makes handmade beeswax candles, producing quality products and making the world better in the process. >
Gabrielle Michalek, Transcendent Ground
Transcendent Ground provides spiritual and intuitive guidance to those seeking support as they move through life-changing transitions and grow toward their life's purpose.
Sarah Cohen, PetalVision
Looking at flowers and feathers under glass, different patterns can be observed and celebrated. PetalVision's unique jewelry designs transform perceptions of nature.
Sara Petyk, Noble Invention Bike Touring
Noble Invention Bike Touring aspires to become the country's most popular self-guided bike tour operator, offering bike tours on the best trail systems and off-road routes in the country.
Pamela-Israel, Unlock Your History
Unlock Your History provides historical and genealogical translation, specializing in German and Scandinavian languages and offers a Journey Book providing context and personalized fascinating "extras."
Rebecca Myers, Principal, Gentile Horoho & Avalli, P.C.
Rebecca is a family law attorney practicing support, divorce and custody law throughout Western PA using litigation, mediation and collaborative law techniques.
Monique DeMonaco, Coach Monique & Associates
Monique DeMonaco specializes in innovative tools, techniques, and strategies to help her clients make long-term sustainable changes in their lives and businesses.
Tasha Gideon, Verrah
Verrah is a growth agency, with special expertise in helping companies be more relevant to women.
Diane Danforth, Americat
Americat Company stands for safe materials, beautiful designs, and American made; learn more about their cat bowls, scratchers, and identification tags at americatcompany.com.
Jo Ana Vaz, Pit Shop
Jo Ana Vaz Founder & CEO at PIT Shop, LLC. PIT Shop provides healthy snack options and fruit boxes to offices in Pittsburgh, PA, delivering an assortment of breakfast bars, energy bars, savory snacks, bananas, oranges, local apples and pears. Bringing healthy to your office!
Kathy Serenko, KathySerenko.com
Kathy Serenko, of KathySerenko.com, focuses on good content that establishes you as a trusted industry expert: the best kind of marketing there is.
Mary Jayne McCullough, Global Wordsmiths
Global Wordsmiths is a social enterprise with a mission to improve language access in the region by providing high-quality, low-cost or no-cost language translation and interpretation services to clients, English language learners and stakeholders.
Katharine Perry, Fort Pitt Capital
As a financial professional, Katharine is dedicated and passionate about working with professionals on financial analysis and planning, to assist them in reaching their financial goals.
Kristy Knichel, CEO and President of Knichel Logistics
Kristy Knichel is the CEO and President of Knichel Logistics, a WOSB-certified, family-run business that specializes in intermodal, less than truckload, full truckload, and specialty services.
Neysha Arcelay, President and Founder | Precixa
Neysha Arcelay is the President and Founder of Precixa, which provides advisory services supporting operational excellence, quality management systems, supplier management, organizational change management, and program/project management.
Anna Bixler, Community Manager, Industrious
As the manager of a new coworking space at One PPG Place, Anna enjoys making her members feel welcome and proud to come to work each day, as well as showing off the 31st-floor views to perspective members.
Tracy L Zihmer, founding partner, Zihmer Law Firm
Tracy enjoys working closely with clients and focuses her practice areas on Estates and Trusts and Corporate/General Business Law.
As a financial planner with The Musuneggi Financial Group, Christine guides business owners, families, and professionals in everything from budgeting basics to milestone moments. The Musuneggi Financial Group is an independent, family-owned financial services firm headquartered in Pittsburgh's South Hills. We are especially proud to have dedicated over thirty years to helping women identify and realize their financial goals.
Jodie L Hnatkovich
Jodie L Hnatkovich, MS, CRC, LPC is the Clinician and Owner of Forward Wellness Counseling and Consulting Services, LLC, a Mental Health Counseling agency specializing in helping women and families navigating the Darkside of Motherhood.
Judy Masucci is the owner of Levana Bratique, the only independent, women-owned store of its kind in the greater Pittsburgh area. Judy carries bras in all sizes and specializes in difficult-to-find sizes!
Dora Walmsley is the co-owner of 52nd Street Market, LLC, a community-focused corner store specializing in locally-sourced goods, fresh fruits and vegetables, and prepared foods.
Joan Gohh is a partner at PT-Helper which has developed a mobile app that helps physical therapy patients with their prescribed home recovery program.
Karen Wilson Connor
Karen of Re/MAX Select Realty is a realtor and a matchmaker, who can introduce you to a home you will love!
Stacey Etherson of HR Solutions for Small Business, LLC, shows small business owners how to use effective strategies so the staff will be engaged and the company can grow.
Helena Trent is the president of Profit Insites, which assists business owners in building their businesses online with effective website design and meaningful online marketing strategies
Jessica Strong is the Founder & CEO of Whetstone Workgroup, a shared co-working space that features on-site drop-in daycare and provides support to people just starting their entrepreneurial journey.
Jane Ann Regan
Jane Ann Regan is the Principal of Regan Management Consulting, LLC, an expert marketing resource for companies and non-profits requiring support to develop a marketing strategy, launch a product or program, or guidance in establishing an in-house marketing function
Cindy Ellek is the Business Development Manager for Green Seven Technologies, the managed IT and cloud computing services company built on outstanding, timely customer service and providing a 7-minute guaranteed response time to small and mid-sized businesses, nonprofits, and municipalities
Nicolette Spudic is a consultant at Pick Your Poison Marketing and Small Business Consulting works hard to help small business owners become as successful as possible by offering branding, marketing, and organizational insights and assistance.
Judith Herron is a CPA with Markovitz Dugan & Associates, an accounting and business advisory firm that works primarily with closely-held family-owned business, startup enterprises and high net worth individuals. She also provides the Center's accounting consulting for members!
Sara Partee is CEO of Steel City Optronics, maker of MM-Video, a next-generation video camera that can detect hidden weapons at a distance, technology which can be used to keep crowds safe from terrorism
Kim Adley of Passport to Pittsburgh, LLC, a custom tour design company for Pittsburgh and beyond that provides guests with a "Tourism Trifecta" of Knowledge, Experience, and Fun.
December's Member of the month is Pamela Israel of PieceMaker Technologies, which puts 3D printing kiosks into toy stores so that with a few swipes of a finger, kids from 6-86 can customize a toy or tag and then watch it print right in store in 30 minutes or less!
Diane Danforth of Pawdentify & LINKS-IT, whose connectors make pet ID easy and fun, replacing the old metal technology with new, high-tech devices to keep pets safe.
Rose Morris is the president of Abram's Bed, the manufacturer of The Safety Sleeper: a fully enclosed, 4-in-1 bed system for children and adults with special needs.
Patricia Renner of Treehouse Sweets, which makes handmade fudge and caramel corn puffs produced and delightfully packaged for your gift-giving needs.
Denise LaRosa of Mom Talk with Denisa LaRosa, LLC, a podcast show designed to motivate, inspire and inform mothers along their journey in motherhood.
Christine Pikutis Musuneggi
Christine Pikutis-Musuneggi, CRPC, CLTC, is a planner with The Musuneggi Financial Group, which works with busy business owners, families, and professionals to make financial planning less complex and intimidating.
Donna Parliss Barger
Donna Pavlis Barger, of SG&D Communications and Design, who focus on brand campaigns, website design and development, and integrated graphic design solutions.
Anupama Jain of Inclusant, which enables organizations to expand diversity and promote inclusion. Services offered by Inclusant include strategic planning, capacity building, professional development, and increased visibility.
Lisa Seligman, Images by Lisa Seligman
The Center's Member of the Month is Lisa Seligman of Images by Lisa Seligman, which provides original photography to clients for their home or work environment, as well as consulting services to help clients with selection, size, and placement of artwork!