Special Guests Sara Bittorf, SVP at Boston Market and Jo Ann Favia, President at The Favia Group

August 1, 2013
Hosted by Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

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Episode Description

Sara Bittorf is the Chief Branding Officer at Boston Market. Before joining Boston market, she served as Vice President of Marketing for Carrabba's Italian Grill, leading the marketing team in a turnaround of the Carrabba's brand by leading all marketing strategy, new product development, advertising and promotion of the brand. Sara has been an instrumental leader in process development and is a proven innovator and idea generator, achieving positive results for companies facing difficult barriers or obstacles. Second guest is JoAnn Favia, President of the Favia Group a firm that manages over 100 million in assets. While raising two children a single mother and sole wage earner JoAnn is considered in the top 1 per cent of world wide advisors. JoAnn has had a 25 her career, as a top woman producer carving out a path in a male dominated industry.JoAnn will share her unique plan on how she became successful.

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Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

Deanne is diverse in careers from scientist, college instructor, management trainer, Fortune 500 Manager, author to entrepreneur. She is a much sought after speaker and business coach who blends the spirit of change, life-long learning, and adaptability.

For more than 20 years Deanne has worked with managers and individuals to help break through personal and career roadblocks with her innovative strategies. She offers her abilities as a leader, certified business coach, and educator to corporations and organizations globally. Deanne demonstrates the adaptive thinking necessary for change in our present-day world.

Deanne is an example of her own advice, adaptability, and self-leadership. She knows first-hand what it takes to climb the corporate ladder and the challenges women face in career advancement.

She teaches workshops in leadership, management, communication, public speaking, the changing workforce, and conflict intervention.

Deanne is the author of four books, and her business articles have been published in over 300 trade magazines and professional journals. She has won numerous public speaking awards and Deanne's management coaching program won national recognition from Training Magazine's Top 100. Additionally she was on the three-member team that first discovered the cancer link to second hand smoke.

Deanne is known for her high energy speaking style and use of personal stories coupled with strategies that work.

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