Past Seminars

Past Meetings, Speakers and Topics:

"Entrepreneurship in WNY - Resources Available "
Jack McGowan, Consultant
Insyte Consulting

"Leading with Emotional Intelligence"
Geri Grossman, Founder and President
My Executive Coach 

"Don't Interview - AUDITION!"
Nicole Fiorella, Vice President and International Recruitment Specialist 
Briand Fiorella Search, Inc.

"Leveraging the Leader Within" 
Jerry Lojacono, President
Performance Remedy

"The Outlook for Permanent, Temporary, and Consulting Services"
Elizabeth Vealey, Branch Manager, Robert Half International (
Devin Stelljes, Division Director, Robert Half Management Resources (

“Help Your Next Employer to Improve Profitability”
Julie Stiles, President
Acuity Business Consulting, LLC

“Best Practices in Executive Job Search”
Beth Stefani, Executive Career Coach
President, Inspire Careers, Inc.

“Storytelling as a Vital Job Search Tool”
Robert Durante, Business Services Specialist
Buffalo & Erie Co. Workforce Development Consortium

“Strategic Networking - An Overview”
Sue Schnorr, President
Training Insights, Inc.

“Franchising A to Z”
Dean LoBrutto, Franchise Consultant
The Entrepreneur Authority Consulting Group

“Using LinkedIn to Accelerate Your Search”
Greg Taylor, AKA Sir LinkedAlot
Managing Partner/Recruiter - Excelsior Search Partners

“The Importance of 'Mind Set' in the Job Search”
Bill Knoche, High Performance Coach
President, Integra Enterprises

“Personal Branding and Your Search Identity”
Beth Stefani, Executive Career Strategist, President 
Inspire Careers, Inc.

“Market Yourself: You're a Big Ticket Item!”
Steve Conner, Steve Conner & Associates
Business Brokers New York

"Franchise Ownership - A Solution for Career-Minded Executives”
Rob Eimer, Business Consultant
The Entrepreneur's Source

“Venture Capital and the Executive Job Market”
Richard Glaser, Managing Partner, Village Ventures
(currently a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch)

“Emerging Business Opportunities in WNY”
Jack McGowan, President, WNY Venture Association
Principal at Insyte Consulting
(Former Director of WNY Technology Development Center)

Panel Discussion - “Economic Development in Western New York”
Victoria Pratt, Managing Director Business Development, Greater Rochester Enterprise; Ed Flynn, Director of Community Development, City of Batavia; Jerry Murphy, Executive Vice President, Buffalo/Niagara Enterprise

Vincent Papi - “Interim Executive Management - A New Business Model”
Managing Director, Boyden Interim Management

Recruiter Panel - “Meet the Recruiters”
Featuring respected recruiters from the Buffalo and Rochester area

Ed Ryan - “Executive Coaching - A Career Management Strategy”
Executive Coach, E.J. Ryan & Associates (Deceased)

“Roundtable: Employer Direct Mail & Recruiter Campaigns”
Beth Stefani, Executive Career Coach, President
Inspire Careers, Inc.

"Federal Jobs for Executives”
Beth Stefani, Executive Career Coach, President
Inspire Careers, Inc.

“Personal Branding and the Executive Job Search”
Beth Stefani, Executive Career Coach, President
Inspire Careers, Inc.