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LACY Arnold, is the founder and CEO of LeanMoms.com, and co-owner of HerSmartMarketing.com. Lacy is a professional coach, speaker, writer and full-time mom. Her purpose is to help all women, especially moms, become both physically and mentally fit. When moms achieve their own ideal body, learn to live a holistic lifestyle, and live in their passions and purpose they find the joy in being lean, fit women. Lacy is dedicated to providing the strategies, tools and knowledge she has gained over the last 15 years to help empower other women.

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ALEKSANDRA Scepanovic, is the Managing Director and co-founder of Ideal Properties Group, a Brooklyn real estate firm, with a staff of over 100 real estate brokers andsalespeople. They specialize in Brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods including Park Slope, Carroll Gardens and Brooklyn Heights, as well as Williamsburg, Gowanus and other locations throughout the borough. From former Yugoslavia, Aleksandra was a war reporter in Sarajevo before moving to New York City in 1999. Specializing in business development, she’s built up her team to four offices and 110 staff.

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LISA MARIE Latino, is the CEO and Executive Producer of Long Shot Productions, LLC, a full service video production company based in Fairfield, New Jersey. Since Long Shot’s inception in October 2009, Lisa Marie has directed a variety of corporate, commercial and entertainment productions, including producing a live documentary on L’Aquila, Italy’s quest to recover from a devastating earthquake, entitled “The Infernos in Italy: Earthquake Relief Fund Tour”. Lisa Marie has appeared on the cable television series “Cake Boss”, WFAN SportsRadio’s “Boomer and Carton”, My9’s “Chasing New Jersey” and works in- season forthe New York Giants Radio Network. She also serves as an adjunct professor in video production at Seton Hall University.

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THEODORA Sergiou, is the vice president and COO of Nicholas Pools Inc., an industry leader recognized by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals with the 2013 International Award of Excellence for residential vinyl-lined free-form pools. Nicholas Pools builds, renovates, and services swimming pools and hot tubs throughout Ocean, Monmouth, and Middlesex Counties. Theodora was a finalist for the 2012 and 2013 New Jersey Monthly Leading Women Entrepreneurs Award and featured in Forbes’ special New Jersey Women Business Leaders section.

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BECKY Davis, is a Leadership transformation Coach, and the president/CEO of MVPwork, a consulting and coaching firm for entrepreneurs. She helps small businesses stay up after they start up by providing services like business development& strategic planning. Becky is also the founder of Leading In High Heels (Heels is an acronym – Healing, Elevating, Entrusting Love to Sisters), a non-profit business that provides leadership workshops to professional women who donate their shoes which are given to women of domestic violence and abuse. Becky’s mission is helping you live a better life with a stronger business!

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LEI Lydle, founded AtlantaBridal, while planning her own wedding in Atlanta. It quickly grew and became one of the most popular sites for Atlanta area brides, providing engaged couples with no-nonsense wedding planning advice and extensive and personalized research on local wedding services unlike any found on any other site. Lei is also a speaker and has been asked to speak at events like Wedding Market Expo, Inspire Smart Success Experience Seminar, and the Association of Bridal Consultants National Convention.

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TRINA Spear, is the co-founder of FIGS. FIGS is revolutionizing the outdated medical apparel industry through its use of 100% ridiculously soft, performance fabrics that are tailored to perfection. For centuries, medical professionals have been subjected to inferior medical apparel and a mediocre shopping experience. Not anymore! With the creation of FIGS, they now have access to scrubs that feel better, last longer, and provide unparalleled freedom of movement. For every set of scrubs sold, FIGS gives a set to a healthcare provider in need. FIGS hope to change the way people think, the way people feel, and most importantly, the way people perform when they put on the FIGS Scrubs!

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BODACIOUS Betty, is a retro pin up and modern boudoir photographer in Tampa, FL since 2009; she has been published on the cover Pin Up America magazine, and now pens a monthly column on photo tips for the magazine, in addition to her entrepreneurial duties." Betty is the owner of Bodacious Betty Pin Up Photography, which specializes in glamour portrait photography from the 1940-50's era, and believes any woman can be made to both look and feel gorgeous. Her mission is to bring out the pin up starlet in every gal!

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NANCY Duarte, is the CEO of Duarte, Inc. and the author of Resonate, Slide:ology, and the HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations. She has 20 years of experience working with global companies and thought leaders, and she has influenced how the worldperceives some of the most important brands and entities, including Apple, Cisco, Facebook, GE, Google, HP, TED, Twitter, and the World Bank. Nancy has a passion for teaching others about the power of persuasive presentations that drive change in the world.

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INGRID Elfver, is the founder of Born Celebrity™, helping entrepreneurs discover and develop their authentic, one-of-a-kind, million dollar personal brands. For more than 20years Ingrid has worked wit h everyone from A-list celebrities to startups, helping themstay aligned with their big vision, perform at the highest level, and enjoy the journey. According to Ingrid, everyone’s a celebrity… and should be treated like one. But being a “true” celebrity isn’t just about being rich and famous. It’s about being authentic, loving your life, and doing all you can to make a difference in the world.

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