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Episode 17: On The Spot Featuring Valerie Sarron, owner of VS Photography

On today's episode of On The Spot with Melinda Garvey, we sat down with Valerie Sarron, the owner of VS Photography (http://www.vsphotograph.com/), a photography studio that specializes in beauty and boudoir. Valerie says she knew she discovered a medium she was passionate about after photographing one of her first boudoir sessions with a close friend in preparation for her wedding day. When news of her client's session spread, soon all of her friends were requesting to book theirn own...


Episode 16: On The Spot Featuring Ciara Donlon, founder and CEO of Theya Healthcare

From corporate online marketing to post-op lingerie, we sat down with our first international guest, the founder and CEO of Theya Healthcare (https://www.theyahealthcare.com/), Ciara Donlon (https://onthedotwoman.com/woman/ciara-donlon). The idea for Theya Healthcare came about in 2012, when Ciara was running her own successful lingerie shop in Dublin. Breast-cancer survivors regularly came in looking for post-surgery bras but she was unable to find a product that really met their needs....


Episode 15: On The Spot Featuring Carolyn Cole, founder and owner of the Boomtank.com and host of the Boomtank Business Show Podcast

In today's episode we sit down with Carolyn Cole, the founder and owner of the global business consulting and coaching company www.Boomtank.com and host of the Boomtank Business Show (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/boomtank-business-show-carolyn-cole-where-business/id1166661805?mt=2&ign-mpt=uo%3D4) podcast. For nearly two decades, Carolyn was a Fortune 100 and Fortune 200 Senior Company Trial Attorney, and before that, she received her M.S. at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School....


Episode 14: On The Spot Featuring Pavi Dinamani and Nammy Sirur, co-founder of The 9to5Misfits

In today's episode of On The Spot, we had the opportunity to sit down with the dynamic duo Pavi Dinamani and Nammy Sirur, the creators behind The 9to5Misfits (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoILG-stcFSS01XKgDEb9lg/featured), a YouTube channel helping women kick ass in their career and build their personal brand. They also co-founded Misfit Communications, (https://www.misfitcommunications.com/) a marketing and production company making videos for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Their...


Episode 13: On The Spot Featuring Jehmu Greene, Board Chair of VoteRunLead and Fox News Political Commentator

In today's episode of On The Spot With Melinda Garvey, we sat down with the Board Chair & Founding Board Member of VoteRunLead (voterunlead.org), Jehmu Greene! With the largest and most diverse campaign and leadership program in the country, VoteRunLead seeks women who will build a campaign based on their own passion, ideas and values. VoteRunLean trains women to run for office and WIN! Jehmu is an award-winning media and advocacy strategist, evangelist for social good and recent candidate...


Episode 12: On The Spot Featuring Baily Hancock, Collaboration Consultant

For this episode of #OnTheSpot, we sat down the collaboration consultant, Baily Hancock to discuss millennial women finding their place in the workplace and in their careers. As a Collaboration Consultant, fellow Podcaster and Workshop Instructor, Baily helps people collaborate with their community to achieve their goals; whether that's making a career change or growing their business through Baily Hancock HQ. (https://bailyhancock.com/) When Baily first began collaboration consulting, she...


Episode 11: On The Spot Featuring Kelly Gasink, co-founder of Austin Cocktails

Before co-founding Austin Cocktails in 2011, Kelly Gasink was full immersed in the tech field, co-founding several different software companies including 1stUp.com and Connect Group. She founded Austin Cocktails (https://www.austincocktails.com/home) with her sister Jill Burns, both being independently accomplished entrepreneurs. Austin Cocktails is family-owned: Growing up, Kelly spent her summers on her grandparents' farm plucking fruits nad veggies she ate. Across the years, she...


Episode 10: On The Spot Featuring Meg Gilbert Crofton, Former President of Walt Disney Resorts

Prior to her On The Spot podcast debut, Meg Gilbert Crofton carried all of the responsibility that comes with being the first female president of Walt Disney Resort. She shares with us all of the trials and triumphs during her tenure with Walt Disney that make the magic happen in the happiest place on Earth! Most recently with Disney’s Parks and Resorts Division, she became one of three COOs charged with driving smooth operations of the Parks and Resorts business segment. Her direct...


Episode 9: On The Spot Featuring Rachel Winard, founder of Soapwalla Kitchen

Rachel Winard was a professional violinist before going to Columbia law school, at which point she received her Lupus diagnosis. She finished law-school and went to work for a firm when the auto-immune disease took it's toll on her mental, emotional and physical well-being. This forced her to take a step back from her high-stress career and focus on self-care. At the same time, she found that her skin became extremely sensitive and sought mild ingredients for skin care. This is really the...


Episode 8: On The Spot Featuring Claudia Gold, founder, CEO, and the artist behind Claw Money

Her Claw icon became a ubiquitous fixture of NYC's urban sprawl and her unsanctioned art career that dates back to 1989. We got to sit down with the street art legend herself, Claudia Gold, the founder, CEO, and artist behind Claw Money! She now stands as a recognized artist, influencer, fashion editor, author and designer. She has changed the landscape and set precedents by being the first female artist to do collaborations with big-name companies such as Nike, Mountain Dew, Nascar, Vans...


Episode 7: On The Spot Featuring Deanna Minich, Founder of Food & Spirit

In today's episode of On The Spot, we sit down with the founder of Food And Spirit (http://foodandspirit.com/), Deanna Minich! She sat down with us to discuss how she teaches others to cultivate eating as a path to personal growth, aiming to teach a whole self-approach to nourishment. Through Food and Spirit she aspires to bridge the gaps between science, spirituality and art in medicine. ICYMI: Check out Deanna's #WomanToWatch feature in our daily newsletter and podcast...


Episode 6: On The Spot Featuring Dionne Poulton, Owner and CEO of Poulton Consulting Group

In today's episode of On The Spot, we sit down with the owner and president of Poulton Consulting Group, Dr. Dionne Poulton! She sat down with us to discuss her experience as a diversity & inclusion consultant working to conduct intercultural dialogue, and addressing and mitigating bias in the workplace. Dionne is an educator, diversity and inclusion consultant and conflict mediator with 20 years of experience specializing in youth and adult education. Her work includes research into...


Episode 5: On The Spot Featuring Sabrina Lloyd, President and CEO of Lloyd Agencies

In today's episode of On The Spot, we sit down with the president and CEO of Lloyd Agencies (http://lloydagencies.com/), Sabrina Lloyd. She tells us all about her journey where she was recruited by American Income Life, an international life-insurance company focused on protecting working families. In just 10 years, she climbed her way up the ladder and started her own firm. She shares with us her lived experience and her tips for success in sales. Make sure to check out her On The Dot...


Episode 4: On The Spot Featuring Lisa Mitchell, Communications and Body Language Expert

In today's episode of On The Spot, we sit down with communications and body language expert, Lisa Mitchell, where she tells us all about how she launched her success as a small time gal from Ohio to a corporate super-mom to a self-made body language expert and entrepreneur. Lisa will also be conducting one of her workshops Be Seen: How To Own The Room at the On The Dot See It To Be It Success Summit on October 18, 2018. Click here to get your tickets!...


Episode 3: On The Spot Featuring Amanda Gates, Owner and CEO of Gates Interior Design

In today's episode of On The Spot, we sit down with the owner and CEO of Gates Interior Design. Don't miss her tell-all story where she discusses discovering feng shui and employing positive energy to your workspace. To learn more, head over to her website, GatesInteriorDesign.com (gatesinteriordesign.com)! Make sure to check out her On The Dot #WomanToWatch feature on our website OnTheDotWoman.com (https://onthedotwoman.com/woman/amanda-gates) and on our daily podcast Four Minutes With On...


Episode 2: On The Spot Featuring Bobbie Carlton, Founder of Innovation Women

Today, our host Melinda Garvey interviews the founder of Innovation Women to discuss what she is doing to help women land and monetize public speaking gigs. Read or listen to her #WomenToWatch feature here at OnTheDotWoman.com! https://onthedotwoman.com/woman/bobbie-carlton