OUR TEAM

 


Tricia Brouk

Tricia Brouk

Executive Producer and Creative Director

Tricia Brouk is a writer,director, and choreographer. She is director and executive producer of the new series Sublets which won the best comedy at the Vancouver Web-Fest, 2017.  She is currently producing and directing a new short documentary about the Chaplin on Riker's Island, who's Buddhist.  She choreographed, Black Box for ABC, choreographed and appeared in The Affair for Showtime, Rescue Me on Fox, and Lasse Hallstrom’s The Hoax. She also choreographed John Turturro’s feature film Romance and Cigarettes, where she received a Golden Thumb award from Roger Ebert. Tricia has also contributed a chapter to the new book called A Life In Dance and has been featured in Inc, Harvard Business Review and The Huffington Post. Her podcast The Big Talk  is about the art of speaking where she talks to people who talk for a living. Tune in on iTunes.

 

Jamie Broderick

Producer and Director of Marketing

Jamie Broderick is a connector. She is the founder and owner of The Success Connection, a virtual business support network for ambitious women entrepreneurs that focuses on building successful businesses through powerful connections, a private business consultant who helps her White Glove clients become market leaders, the creator of Above the Crowd™, an online credibility building program, and the organizer of Above the Crowd™ LIVE: Shoot for the Stars, a women's Business+Beach winter retreat in Florida and Soar To New Heights an adventure retreat in New York. Jamie has over 20 years of corporate business finance experience and is a recovering CPA. She prides herself on the success of her network members and consulting clients.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Terri Trespicio

Host

Terri Trespicio is a New York–based content/branding expert, speaker, and stand-up comic. Her TEDx Talk Stop Searching for Your Passion, has earned almost 2 million views. She has appeared on the Today show, Dr. Oz, The Early Show, The Martha Stewart Show and The Anderson Cooper Show. Her work has appeared in Jezebel, XOJane, Marie Claire, Prevention, MindBodyGreen, and DailyWorth, among others. She speaks regularly at national conferences and events, and was rated the #1 speaker by attendees at How Design Live. A former magazine editor at Martha Stewart, she’s the co-creator of Lights Camera Expert a six-week online course for experts in the media. Terri performs comedy all over the city, and you can catch her at Caroline’s, Dangerfield’s, Gotham, and New York Comedy Club.

 

 

 


Marissa Polselli

Copy Editor

Marissa Polselli is a writer and speaker whose love of words began with her first library card at age six. The founder and owner of WordTree, LLC.  Marissa draws on her 18 years of experience as a teacher, 10 years of work with student journalists, five years in the corporate word, and lifelong love affair with words to help her clients express themselves with joy and authenticity. She specializes in developing effective and beautiful copy for blogs and websites, empowering clients to pursue their dreams with optimized resumes and LinkedIn profiles, and inspiring people to connect with the power of words in workshops and speaking engagements.

 

 

 

 

 


Jeanne Rhihm

Event Stylist

 

 

 

Jeanne Rihm is a personal fashion stylist who specializes in helping real women dress with confidence. Jeanne’s 25 years of experience in the industry is rooted in the fashion capital of NYC, and spans a decade of work in fashion, merchandising, buying, and more at Bloomingdale’s, collaboration with a major designer, and the launching of her own company, FashionJeanne.com. She is passionate about empowering women to feel good about themselves, and combines her love of fashion and expertise in styling to connect with people through clothing. From one-on-one shopping to closet editing and even Skype consultations, Jeanne uses fashion as a way to uncover what each woman needs to feel and look her authentic best. Jeanne has been featured by CareerSpots in a video tutorial teaching young people how to dress for the workforce, and as a resident fashion expert in CBS Philly’s Ask A Philadelphia Expert.

 

 

 

 

 


John DeMato 

Event Photographer

John DeMato is a branded, lifestyle portrait photographer and content creation expert who collaborates with speakers, authors, coaches, and other thought leaders to produce magazine-quality images that present them powerfully, purposefully and authentically to their audiences. More than just a photographer, John sets his clients up for success beyond the portrait session by coaching them on how to best leverage their image content for their websites, blogs, speaking appearances and various other needs. He also teaches his clients how to generate ideas for compelling social media content that resonates deeply with their audiences. A former television producer, John has over 18 years of production experience, and has been featured as a portrait photographer expert on several NBC Universal daytime talk and reality shows.