Irene Caniano – MS, ACC
“Live Smarter” is the theme of Irene Caniano’s coaching. She shares information and strategies that improve productivity, increase life satisfaction and create the positive mindset needed to reach goals. Her specialty is executive functioning, which involves using the eleven essential skills needed to manage our lives effectively. Irene enjoys coaching Millennials who are embarking on their independent lives and making personal and professional decisions that will impact their future.
Irene’s clients inspired her to write her book, Design Your Happiness: 9 Essential Elements to Create the Life You Want. It contains inspirational stories, coaching principles and activities that help readers make desired changes. Her second book will offer coaching strategies that can be used to simplify and enhance your life.
Irene is a former educator and certified coach. She is active in CHADD (Children and Adults with AD/HD) and Toastmasters. She also serves on the Floral Park Lions Just 4 Women Expo Committee. Recently Irene partnered with Ruggero Fratarcangeli, a motivational speaker who was mentored by Jack Canfield. They will be conducting workshops together in 2018.
Maribeth Kraus – MA, ACC
What Is Coaching / Transition coach for smart, savvy, creative women between 40 and 60 who want to "refire" their careers and lives.
Niche: Smart, savvy, and creative professional women between 40 and 60 who want to rediscover their purpose, feel in control of their life and move through their transition successfully so that they’re no longer feeling overwhelmed, frustrated and blocked and not knowing where to begin.
“Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.”
Maribeth Kraus’ passion is to inspire savvy, creative professional women between 40 and 60 to overcome roadblocks and the frustration and stress caused by these roadblocks so that they can achieve the success they seek in their careers, businesses and lives.
Maribeth is a former business executive, ACC certified coach and the founder of MB Kraus Solutions, LLC. She utilizes her coaching skills and broad business experience along with the knowledge and mentoring skills she acquired throughout her management career. She empowers clients to develop strategies that enable them to successfully navigate life and career transitions and answer the question “What’s next?”
Maribeth holds a BA from Queens College, City University of New York, an MA in Social and Organizational Behavior from George Washington University, Washington, DC, and, professional certificates in Coaching and Career Planning and Development from New York University.
Marc Miller, President of the Long Island chapter of the International Coach Federation
Marc is the President of the Long Island chapter of the International Coach Federation. He has a Ph.D. in Psychology from Adelphi University. He has earned a Professional Coaching Certificate from the Professional Coaching Program at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, CUNY and iCoachNewYork.
As a professional coach, he holds the credential of Associate Certified Coach (ACC) awarded by the International Coach Federation (ICF). Marc is a Certified Divorce Coach®. He has completed training in the Certified Divorce Coach® program (CDC College for Divorce Coaching, Divorce Coaching Inc., Tampa, FL), for which he also serves as a mentor coach in the training program.
Lois Cooper, ACC.
Author, Associate Certified Coach, Public Speaker and Diversity Consultant
“New Dawn, New Direction”, published by Lois Cooper in January 2016, focuses on strategies that can be used to deal with significant life changes. She is also an Associate Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation. A frequent public speaker, Lois motivates, encourages and inspires others to be the best they can be.
Lois is also Practice Leader, Human Capital Solutions at LMH Strategies, Inc. which provides Diversity Consulting and leads talent development initiatives. Lois has 25+ years of Human Resources experience in organizations across a variety of industries.
This April, Lois was awarded the Diversity In Business Award from the Long Island Business News for outstanding leadership in Diversity and Inclusion. In 2016, she was named a Woman of Influence by the Urban League of Long Island. In 2015, Lois was recognized for her Remarkable Dedication and Commitment to Farmingdale State College’s STEM Diversity Program. In 2014, Lois was named as a Top Executive by Uptown Professional Magazine, a Top Influential Female in Corporate America by Savoy Magazine and a Top Diverse Leader in STEM by STEM Connector.
Joshua A. Lissauer,
Joshua A. Lissauer, Coaching, LLC
Personal Branding in Relation to Career Coaching
Joshua Lissauer is a Certified Professional Career and Life Coach for adults around the world—serving and supporting the global community through career and life transitions. He believes that everyone has what it takes to achieve high performance and accomplish all their goals and dreams. Currently, he works one-on one with Clients, globally, writing CV's, Resumes, LinkedIn Profiles and Cover Letters, serving as both a Career Expert and a Freelance Business Writer, for both Zipjob and "Joshua A. Lissauer Coaching, LLC".
His educational credentials include a Master of Science in Management & Administrative Sciences and a Graduate Certificate in Professional & Executive Coaching and a Professional Certificate in Human Resource Management.
Joshua is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), where he achieved his Associate Certified Coach (ACC) Credential. Joshua also is both a Certified Resume Writer and a Certified Employment Interview Professional. He received both Career Development Certifications from the Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches.
Fifteen years ago, after earning his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, at SUNY Plattsburgh, Joshua went on to enjoy a 13-year career in the broadcast industry. Joshua worked at both MTV/Viacom and ESPN/Disney. His career highlights were providing attractive, on-air products for the eyes and ears of his viewing audience. His contributions included delivering innovative product development and network support through his technical broadcasting expertise. He brings all his accomplished business and broadcast industry acumen into play with his clients and his coaching practice.