Working Lunch All Stars exemplify the leaders that make up the Basso On Business community. Through their engaging, candid, and insightful contributions to the conversation at the working lunch they attended, they are doing their part in getting American businesses back on track.
July 2011 All Star
Document Integration Technologies, Inc.
Fred is Vice President of Technology Solutions and Business Development for Document Integration Technologies, Inc. based in Brooklyn, NY. DIT supports businesses in three critical areas; office equipment, document management data and document capture solutions.The company’s mission is to help businesses increase the efficiencies of their data and document capture and workflow processes. DIT uses innovative technologies like Digital Writing, which are designed to increase employee performance while leveraging your company's existing technology and infrastructure. The results, your employees and your business applications all perform at their highest levels while reducing operating cost.
June 2011 All Star
Manager of Business Development
CardWorks Merchant Services
Kerry has been the Manager of Business Development at CardWorks Merchant Services for the past 3 years. Her primary focus is selling credit, debit, and gift card processing solutions along with other merchant service products to regional and small businesses. This is accomplished through referrals, strong working relationships, networking and effective self sourcing merchant sales opportunities. Kerry is happily married for 11 years and the mother of two boys and two girls. She currently reside in Merrick, New York.
May 2011 All Star
Corporate values developed out of a passion for delivering outstanding service and creative solutions to buyers of promotional products. Our mission is to assist buyers energize and create awareness for their brand which will deliver a higher ROI on their marketing dollars. Clients are given their own web portal where they can access tracking numbers, order history and detailed reporting 24/7.
March 2011 All Star
Audio Unlimited is a provider of turnkey audio-visual systems. Our team designs, installs and maintains sound/video/lighting systems from background music to high-tech board rooms, in all types of spaces (retail, hospitality, corporate, education) We enhance interior spaces with permanent A/V solutions that will help our clients better communicate and serve their prospects/clients, as well as productivity and efficiency.
February 2011 All Star
Organized Life, LLC
Regina Kempster is a qualified Professional Organizer with specialties in organizing businesses, social media, financials, estates and photos. She has organized home owners and business professionals for the past three years, making their lives more efficient with less stress. Besides having a passion for organizing, Regina utilizes skills gained through her membership with the National Association of Professional Organizers, along with business skills gained from her previous employment with a corporate sales group at a local bank.
January 2011 All Star
www.visagephoto.com / www.lifeasart.net
Visage Photography Studio
Tracey Spero has been a professional photographer for over 15 years. She is best known for her outstanding work with pregnant women, newborn babies and families. In all of her work she strives to capture the connection in personal relationships, creating images that become symbols of love and life. It takes an artist with a passionate eye to compose portraits with such warmth and intimacy, and the success of Visage Photography Studio in Smithtown reflects that. Wanting to share her work with the world, she began working with her husband Tommy to create a greeting card and social expression product line based on her photography called Life as Art.
December 2010 All Star
Shane Parouse, ChFC
Center for Wealth Preservation
Shane Parouse is a Chartered Financial Consultant and the Managing Director at the Center for Wealth Preservation, a financial planning firm. He supervises a team of 10 associates at CWP, and was recently named "One's to watch in Retirement and Estate Planning" by the Long Island Business News.
November 2010 All Star
Mail Automation Specialist
Brothers II Business Machines Inc.
Lionel Chitty works for Brothers II Business Machines Inc. of Long Island, a 33 year old, family owned local company that supplies all forms of office equipment. His niche as a Mail Automation Specialist allows him to focus on any office needs that involve mail such as postage meters, addressing systems and other types of office automation. His consultative approach allows him to analyze processes and use the United States Postal Service's rules and regulaitons to the benefit of his clients. Lionel is also the President of the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce, the fastest growing chamber on Long Island, or so he has been told.
October 2010 All Star
Steven D. Lichtenstein, CLU, ChFC
Forest Hills Finanical Group/ The Guardian
For over twenty years as a finanical advisor, Steven has helped owners of small to medium sized family businesses to eliminate finanical threats, fulfill obligations and explore tax opportunities. He provides advice and consult in areas related to life insurance, long term care, portfolio advisory services and estate planning for professionals, physicians and business owners.
September 2010 All Star
Gary Edelstein, CPA
Stuart, Edelstein, Linderman & Co. Inc.
Stuart, Edelstein, Linderman & Co. Inc is a full service, results oriented accounting firm offering forward thinking, tax, financial and consulting services to businesses and individuals. We provide the financial knowledge, support, tools and guidance needed to help our clients reach their personal and professional goals. Acting as a force for positive change, we leverage our in-depth industry knowledge to further advance our client’s visions of their own future by helping them to identify and grasp new opportunities.
July 2010 All Star
Cardinal Trade Group, Inc.
Cardinal Trade Group produces business to business trade shows throughout New York. We provide the venue for businesses to present their products and services to the public. The dates for upcoming tradeshows are always available on our website.
June 2010 All Star
Long Island's Business/ Community Network
This site provides Long Islanders with the information they need, while offering Long Island business affordable advertising and promotion. Created by Long Islanders, for Long Islanders, and friends, this site will continuously strive to surpass the high quality of products, services and dedication to community Long Islanders expect.
May 2010 All Star
HKM Associates is a full service life, health and estate planning brokerage. We are licensed in many states across the United States and offer a unique approach to health insurance. We are able to customize benefits programs for small and large organizations.