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Wise Women@ Work is a podcast devoted to showcasing successful women in business, law and finance; and to inspiring a new generation of female leaders. Hosted by Felicia Garland of Krietzberg Wealth Management.

Wise Women@ Work is a podcast devoted to showcasing successful women in business, law and finance; and to inspiring a new generation of female leaders. Hosted by Felicia Garland of Krietzberg Wealth Management.
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Wise Women@ Work is a podcast devoted to showcasing successful women in business, law and finance; and to inspiring a new generation of female leaders. Hosted by Felicia Garland of Krietzberg Wealth Management.






Less Stress Life with Author Jamie Sussel Turner EP: 17

Jamie has always been transparent. This was evident during the time she first found out she had cancer, when she was a school principal. She has gone through cancer treatment for breast cancer, melanoma, and is now in treatment for breast cancer once again. She views it as part of her journey, not a fight or a battle. Letting go of fear and worry have helped her live her lift to the fullest. After her lumpectomy, she didn’t miss a day of school as a principal. Looking back, it helped her...


Guest Tracy Otsuka Shares her ADHD Journey EP: 16

Tracy is trying to change the conversation around ADHD. She believes that it is a brain difference, not a disorder. She believes that the issue starts in school, where children’s strengths aren’t always addressed. She shares the example of her son. He was talented and gifted, but his results often varied. She believes that the stigma is the main issue. Everyone’s symptoms and strengths are very different. Tracy shares how her symptoms manifested. She was always very driven, and never saw...


Kindness and Curiosity with Tracy Fink EP: 15

Tracy is the founder of the Tortoise Institute, a secular science-based program. The programs focus on emotional intelligence at work, decreased stress, and increased focus and resiliency. She also offers leadership development courses and one-on-one group coaching, and guided meditation sessions in corporate, community, and individual settings. Prior to founding the Tortoise Institute, Tracy was the director of the Executive Women’s Forum, a business development program she conceived and...


Felicia and Guest Annie Jones Talk About Life as an Indie Bookstore Owner EP: 14

Felicia is talking with Annie Jones, the owner of The Bookshelf, and independent bookstore in Thomasville Georgia. Annie shares how her shop is much more than a place to get a new read. She credits their role in the community as part of the staying power of the independent booksellers. She didn’t always see herself as a small business owner. She worked in communications and then as an editor for a law-based publication. She was determined to find work in her field and enjoyed her tenure...


Meet Holly Hurd the Founder of VentureMom.com EP: 13

Holly Hurd is the founder of VentureMom.com, a web site devoted to covering moms who have their own businesses. Holly has interviewed hundreds of moms with their own ventures, making her uniquely qualified to speak on entrepreneurship for the small start up. Her web site offers a free newsletter every week and regular posts featuring the mom created products and services. The VentureMom Shop showcases and sells the products and services of many of the moms she covers. VentureMom is here to...


Lisa Marie Latino Shares Her Entrepreneur Journey in Digital Media EP: 12

Today’s guest is Lisa Marie Latino. She is CEO and executive producer of Long Shot Productions, a full-service media production company based in Fairfield, New Jersey. Latino’s career has produced numerous commercial, corporate, and entertainment programs that have taken her throughout the United States as well as Europe. In 2014, Latino co-launched Hip New Jersey, a lifestyle program featuring the latest trends around the Garden State. She serves as #HipNJ’s executive producer and...


Sandra Fava Discusses Why She Practices Family Law EP:11

Sandra is a Lawyer and Partner in the family practice of Fox and Rothschild in New Jersey. Fox Rothschild is a national law firm with offices across the continental United States. Sandra had dedicated her career to the thoughtful and diligent representation of clients in personal family law matters. She provides her clients with creative strategies and innovative solutions. A certified mediator, and a passionate attorney, Sandra takes a solution-oriented approach, working closely with her...


Felicia Talks Creativity Philanthropy and Community with Diana Polack EP:10

Today, we talk to Diana Polack, the founder of ArtWare for Good. Diana’s company embodies creativity, philanthropy, and community around the world and in Diana’s hometown. Whether your goal is creative philanthropy, recognizing your donors, charitable corporate team building or legacy walls, they have something for you. ​ They deliver practical programs that support the educational, social, and humanitarian goals of schools, nonprofits, corporations, and individuals through the universal...


Felicia Talks With Beth Hendler-Grunt Founder of Next Great Step EP9

Beth has consulted with start-ups, fortune 500's, individuals and students. She founded Next Great Step to help students stand out in the market, and get the job they want. Beth used to be a part of a boutique consulting firm that supported fortune 500 companies with planning and sales performance. Prior to that, Beth was in the technology sector in many sales leadership roles. Listen as Beth describes the gap between what employers expect, and what parents and students think they’re...


Emily King Shares her Success Journey From Financial Services to Entrepreneurship

Emily King is an Innovative Entrepreneur. She has ownership of a design firm in New Jersey called Willcat Designs. She is also co-owner of The Bar Method. Her previous ventures include owning a UPS Store and a Car Wash. Before her entrepreneurial ventures, she worked in in Corporate Financial Services. Emily studied Fine Arts and Interior Design and currently serves on the Board of Directors Family and Children Services of Elizabeth, NJ. Hear how Emily moved from the corporate world of...


Felicia and Lisa Wagner Discuss the Unique Career Journey from Broadcasting to Retail and Banking

Lisa Wagner is Vice President and Commercial Business Development Officer at Connect One Bank. Lisa is a graduate of University of Maryland with Bachelor of Arts in Communications. Previously, she worked for Clothes Time, a California Based Retail Clothing Company, as a store manager and in-store marketing merchandiser. From there, she moved to PDR Productions in NYC to pursue radio, television, and film. Over 15 years ago, Lisa pivoted her career to Commercial Banking, with a focus on...


Felicia Interviews Maria Rollins CPA, MST and Managing Partner at KRS CPAs LLC

Maria T. Rollins, CPA, MST, is the firm’s Managing Partner responsible for guiding the growth and governance of the firm. She spearheads our successful Business Development team, Business Insights Breakfasts and marketing efforts, and leads practice management and staff selection and development. Maria also manages the firm’s tax practice and spearheads the handling of regulatory and compliance matters arising from state, federal and industry oversight. With 20+ years of public accounting...


Felicia Talks to Donna Miller C3Workplace Founder and President

As founder & president of C3Workplace, Donna brings her experience in growing a multi-location organization to the faculty. She shares her insights on what it takes to start and grow a self-sustaining organization, even if it’s only you. Donna is the recipient of a number of awards including the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Businesswoman of the Year Award, North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) Outstanding Member, and has been named to NJ Monthly Magazine’s Top...


Loraine Kasprzak Shares Her Entrepreneurial Journey from Engineering to Building Her Marketing Firm

Loraine Kasprzak, Advantage Marketing’s Founder and Managing Director, is a management consultant and MBA with over 15 years of hands-on experience in marketing communications and strategy. She discovered her passion for marketing while she worked as an engineer. Loraine shares how she's built her business and continues to help others build their own with her marketing help.


Michelle Schaap from CSG Talks About her Career in Law and Cyber Security

Michelle is a member of the law firm, Chiesa Shahinian and Giantomasi in West Orange NJ where she leads the cyber security practice. Within corporate law, she primarily practices in construction, franchising and renewable energy – representing a varied client base that ranges from Fortune 500 companies to closely-held businesses. She regularly advises clients on cybersecurity preparedness, counsels clients when data security incidents arise and trains companies on best practices for...


Tara Gilvar of Believe Inspire Grown (B.I.G.) Shares Her Entrepreneur Story

Tara is the Founder and CEO of Believe Inspire Grow, known to it’s members as BIG. A graduate of Boston College, Tara has acquired over 25 years of experience building brands and developing marketing campaigns. With extensive public relations and marketing expertise, she has helped the promotion of national consumer products for companies including, Sylvania Lighting, Veryfine Juice, Safety 1st and the Timberland Company. Through her work at a Boston-based advertising agency and later as a...


Felicia Talks with Attorney Rosanne De Torres About Her Growing Practice

Rosanne DeTorres is the managing partner and co-founder of DeTorres & DeGeorge Family Law. She is also only one of 150 attorneys in the State of NJ that is certified by the NJ Supreme Court as a Matrimonial Law Attorney. Ms. DeTorres was named to the NJ Super Lawyers List for 2015 to 2018. She has a 10.0 rating on Avvo, is listed as a Distinguished member of Martindale-Hubbell and was named as a Ten Best Attorney in Family Law for client satisfaction by the American Institute of Family...