During her 20-year career in sales and public relations, Janet Parnes worked for companies that include Analog Devices, Lipton Tea and international public-relations agency Porter Novelli. In 2004 she decided to follow through on her interest in and concern about civility in today’s society. Janet trained at the Protocol School of Washington®; she, now, equips her professional clients with skills that generate likeability and trust with customers/clients, prospects and colleagues-key factors in building businesses and advancing careers.
Janet has presented to organizations that include the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Assabet Valley, Waltham, Marlboro and Middlesex West Chambers of Commerce, the Association of Women in Science (AWIS) and the Women’s Council of Realtors.
Also professional storyteller, Janet uses these skills to pepper her events with trivia and tales. As she says; “We learn the most when we are enjoying the process”!
Conversation Secrets that Extend Customer Lists & Advance Careers!
Discover how to transform everyday conversations into powerful tools that help turn prospects into customers, strengthen customer loyalty and advance careers. Using concrete, easy-to-implement verbal techniques and body language, you can increase your ability to make customers, prospects and colleagues feel acknowledged and valued. What is the benefit to you? People who feel acknowledged and valued are inclined to like you, trust you and, thus, hire, promote or do business with you.
You will learn concrete, easy to implement techniques you can use to make customers feel they have your undivided attention through your words and gestures, navigate through common conversation dilemmas and make networking more enjoyable and productive.
My name is Bobby Almeida, and I’ve been involved in customer service for over 20 years. For the last 4 years I’ve been working as a Sales Representative for TJ RUSSELL SUPPLY COMPANY in Bristol RI. We are a full service wholesale distributor of paper goods, cleaning chemicals, and janitorial supplies, packaging supplies, and equipment. Drop by BCBC on Friday and hear what I have to say about my work.
Married for 38 years, mother of three and grandmother of five. Gisele is a graduate of Newbury College, with a degree in fashion merchandising and retailing. Her expertise concentrates in the areas of health, fashion and beauty.
I am a certified color analyst for over 20 years, certified professional bra fitter for 24 years and have been involved in the fashion industry for 32 years. My love of fashion and beauty started as a young girl. As a former model, health and beauty were and still play an important part of my life.
Health and Wellness has always been an important part of my life from raising my children, running my household to running my businesses. For 18 years I've worked along side my husband in our manufacturing plant producing healthier products and servicing customers.
I try to bring all of my life's experiences and knowledge I've accrued to help you become your personal best. Whether it be with a properly fitted bra, more youthful skin or naturally derived cleaning products. The products I am sharing with you, use the best of science and nature, some organic and gluten free to help you achieve a more healthier, beautiful you and a safer home that is toxic free. My goal is to educate you on the dangers of the products we use in our homes which contribute to many of our illnesses and share with you an alternative way of shopping for safer, and more nutritional products. thetotalwoman.net
Kristine Gomez has been a BCBC Member Since the Beginning, in 2010. Drop by on Friday Morning When She Shares Some Expert Advice on Life Insurance.
Kristine has a Bachelors Degree in Finance and is currently enrolled at Boston University to complete the courses and qualifications to become a Certified Financial Planner. She started her career at Associates Insurance in 2004, and then went to work as an agent for New York Life, where she stayed until 2010. In 2008 Kristine started her career at Partners Insurance Group LLC and was appointed Vice President of Insurance and Sales in 2015.
As VP, she oversees an assistant and is responsible for building and managing Partners Insurance Group’s life, health, disability and long term care insurance book of business; providing property and casualty products to current and new personal and commercial lines customers.
Kristine has multiple designations including being Certified in Long Term Care (CLTC) and is a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR). She is the Secretary for the Portuguese-American Women’s Association and a Mentor through the Big Friends Little Friends program.
JANE E. SULLIVAN, ESQ. is proud to be celebrating twenty years of service to the Greater Fall River community. She established her own law office as a sole practitioner in Fall River in 1996, where she concentrates her practice in the areas of Elder Law, Estate and Medicaid Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Guardianships and Conservatorships, and Medicaid Applications and Appeals. A Fall River native and graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School, Attorney Sullivan is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston College and a cum laude graduate of Boston College Law School.
Attorney Sullivan is a Past President of the Bristol County Estate Planning Council, and in May, 2008, was honored with the designation of “Accredited Estate Planner” by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is a Board member and Membership Chair of its Massachusetts chapter.
Locally, Attorney Sullivan is a member of Bristol County Business Connect and is a Board member of People Incorporated. She served as the Co-Chair of the Alzheimer’s Partnership of Southeastern Massachusetts for two years and is the Captain of Team Lyons Pride, raising over $11,000.00 to date in The Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease. Attorney Sullivan is a frequent guest speaker on estate planning and elder law programs for the Alzheimer’s Association, other estate planning professionals, social workers and health care providers, senior groups and various support groups.
Learn about the Home Equity Credit Line Program from Maria Moukhtarian of Webster Bank -- Friday, Feb. 5th