Our mentors are supported by a group of specialists called "Subject Matter Experts" (SME).  Clients can request the assistance of these individuals when working with their mentor.  Scroll down to see a list of SME volunteers and their areas of subject matter expertise to help you with your business goals.

Roman Bellusci CPA, Masters in Taxation LIU, Business & Personal income tax. Experience with IRS & NYS collection & audit division Adjunct instructor 12 years Queensborough Community College 1994-2006. Roman can help clients with the following:

- New Business Start up
- Help with choice of entity LLC , SMLLC, CORP S CORP
- Quickbooks, Peachtree, Excel
- Budgets and Forecasts

Nikolay Blyumberg - With over 20+ years in the Information Technology field working with different clients in various industries and many years of consulting with medium and large enterprises Nikolay can help you with your technology questions, concerns and issues. Nick can help clients with:

- IT Project management
- IT Business Analysis
- IT Related Questions
 

Sue Glenn - Sue Glenn is an Email Marketing Strategist, Educator and Constant Contact Certified Local Expert & Speaker. She helps entrepreneurs and small business owners grow their business with proven email marketing strategies. She also creates and designs email campaigns for her clients. Her online course, Email with Ease, teaches people how to use email marketing to get new sales. Sue can help clients with the following:

- Digital Marketing Strategy
- Email Campaign Design
- Constant Contact Tips
- Email List Growth

Jay Goldstein - With over 25 years’ experience delivering results for small business owners, Jay is a digital marketing specialist who is committed to getting results. Jay has successfully owned and managed a variety of businesses of all sizes throughout his career in the technology, media and services sectors.  He earned his MBA from New York University as well as his undergraduate degree in Marketing from NYU. Jay can help clients with the following:

- Social Media Strategy & Management
- Website Design & SEO
- Content Development
- Paid Advertising Management
- Email Marketing
- E-Commerce Implementation

William Horan - Bill Horan is an attorney with 30 years of experience in government contracting, primarily with the City of New York and the MTA.  He advised government agencies on bidding procedures, M/WBE requirements, contract administration and dispute resolution.  Bill also worked in the construction industry on contracting and corporate compliance issues. Bill can help clients with the following:

- Advice on how to get started in government contracting
- Qualifications for becoming an M/WBE
- Finding information and resources for prospective government contractors

Anandi Merchant - Anadi helps small businesses on ways to improve their online presence using digital tools. She is self-employed and provides digital marketing services to companies with SEO, maintaining social media accounts and web development. Anandi can help clients with the following:

- Setting up and improving websites
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
- Digital Marketing services

 

Kerri Potter - Kerri Potter is a Digital Advertising Manager with over six years of experience in social media and digital content creation. She became well-versed in executing digital strategies across social, search and display while working in-house for B2B tech companies. Kerri also freelances for small, local businesses in her spare time, helping companies grow social followers and engagement. Kerri can help clients with the following:

- Digital Marketing Strategy
- Content Creation
- Graphic Design
- Writing for Social Media

Lawrence Sokol - Larry has over 25 years in banking, expertise in business and real estate financing. Larry can provide clients with the following:

- Sources of financing
- How to analyze cash flow from a bank's point of view

Michele Streeter -  Michele provides technology project management and analysis. Michele can help clients with the following:

- Project management/business analyst for technology projects

Steve Wilson - Steven is a Digital Strategist / Content Marketer with over two decades of helping companies large and small to develop the right Strategy and marketing message to connect with future customers.  Steven is a Strategy first marketer who learned how to create the right approach while helping Fortune 500 packaged goods companies develop and implement targeted marketing campaigns. Steven has written a wide range of copy / content for advertisements and social media that have helped his clients surpass their sales goals. Steve can help clients with the following:

- Market Research
- Digital Marketing Strategy
- Copy / content creation...