MEMBERS

 

Our members have a range of creative and technical skills and can offer both strategic and creative guidance and support services. Feel free to contact them if you’re looking for some help. (Note: Some of our members aren’t listed at their request.)

ALBANY ➞  /  BEACON ➞

 

BEACON


Heather Abissi
Abissi & Associates
attorney — appeals, matrimonial, family, criminal, traffic, basic wills
Jem Altieri
software engineer and musician
Virginia Baeta
project manager, strategist, UX design, writer, actor
nonprofits, financial, health
Reeya Banarjee
Reeya B Purchasing
supply chain strategy consultant for hospitality, tourism, food & beverage
Steven Blumenthal
graphic designer + illustrator
Caylena Cahill
CC Photo & Media
photographer for commercial/editorial
Laura Coffey
psychotherapist
uninsured and underinsured
Jonas Concepcion
Inform Lightworks
lighting industrial design, mechanical engineering
Brian Cronin
Highlands Current
reporter for Beacon
Robert Davis
GRBM
insurance sales rep
Josh Deutchman
copywriter
Chris Duffy
writer, cartoonist, editor
Sarah From
consultant + coach
leadership development + organizational development for nonprofits and social justice
Matt Hague
Guide Wealth Management
fee-only financial advisor
Jeanine Harriman
7 League Studio
UX strategy + design for fintech, enterprise software, data + analytics
David Jensen
attorney
litigation + arbitration
Chris Joslyn
Kenzan Media
web developer
Domenic Lopergolo
TheDesignSpot
creative director, graphic design, branding
Sean Kraft
Concern Software Systems
software development for healthcare/hospitals
Dan Lindy
programmer
public blockchain
Sarah McNamara
Copywriter & Creative Business Coach
web copy, social media marketing
Brendan Noakes
Solar-Seek
director of management, environmental education
Andres Pineiro
social media consultant
Andy Rinehart
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digital design, web development, business support

Halley Rogers
Pfizer
clinical scientist
Ben Schulman
Small Change
director of communications, freelance writer on urbanism
Rakesh Sharma
freelance writer
business, cryptocurrencies, renewable energy
Cramer Silkworth
Baukraft Engineering
engineer for HVAC, buildings
Dara Silverman
organizational development, scaled member engagement and fundraising consultant for nonprofits
Jeff Simms
Highlands Current
reporter for Beacon
Amy Soucy
Resonant Heart Yoga
E-RYT 200 yoga, meditation + mindfulness educator, singer-songwriter
Rusty Stahl
Fund the People
founder, president + CEO
philanthropy and nonprofits
Scott Tillitt
Antidote Collective / BEAHIVE
communications & PR consultant, community catalyst, nonprofits, social impact, localism
Donna Turner
photographer
Gina Van Nosdall
writer
travel, women’s issues
Vanessa Viglietta
The Superwoman Solution
consultant for mindfulness + wellness
Gavin Wassung
head of design
design strategy and innovation
Julie Winterbottom
writer + editor
Gregg Zuman
Revolution Rickshaws
managing director
transport, distribution, OOH marketing

ALBANY


BRAD ALLEN
Applied Pavement Technology — senior engineer II
role: engineer
focus: roadway and airport pavements
ballen [at] appliedpavement.com
appliedpavement.com

THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF THE NORTHEAST
(631) 415-0945
lungne.org

THOMAS ANELLI
Thomas Anelli & Associates — managing attorney
focus: DUI defense
thomasanelli [at] gmail.com
LinkedIn
tomanelli.co

DEB BEST +
Deb Best Practices – principal
role: human resources, operations and organization effectiveness; corporate recruitment; career / management coaching; change / project management
deb [at] debbestpractices.com
(518) 527-9261
Twitter – @debmbest / LinkedIn
debbest.com

ANOOP BHATIA
Nowigence — CEO
role: secondary market research
focus: manufacturing
anoop.bhatia [at] nowigence.com
(518) 444-0448
nowigence.com

JACK CORNELL
Sensible Facility Solutions
role: energy studies, architecture, CAD, LED lighting
focus: facilities planning and upgrades
Jack [at] SensibleFS.com
(518) 533-5331
LinkedIn
sensiblefs.weebly.com

SAM CRITTON +
TL Metzger and Associates – associate
role: real estate
focus: residential
sam [at] tlmetzger.com
(518) 426-5211
tlmetzger.com

JOHN DORAN
PlugIn Stations Online — founder/business manager
focus: electric vehicle supply equipment
jdoran [at] pisoev.com
(518) 928-9729
pisoev.com

GEORGE GUARINO +
Hypnosis Works Well
role: certified hypnotist
george [at] HypnosisWorksWell.com
(518) 256-6549
Twitter – @georgeguarino / LinkedIn
HypnosisWorksWell.com

CHRIS HACKER
role: marketing consultant
focus: musicians, authors, entrepreneurs
chris.hacker42 [at] gmail.com
(718) 344-3800
Twitter – @ChrisNHackerLinkedIn

CHERYL HULSEAPPLE
Clear Words Editorial — copyeditor & editorial designer
role: Adobe InDesign, copyediting
focus: blockchain technology
hello [at] cheryllorraine.com
(518) 801-6466
Twitter – @cherappleLinkedIn
cheryllorraine.com

MARY JUDD +
Mary Judd Communications / SongwritingWith:Soldiers — owner / program director
role: writer, specialty program development, coach & consultant
focus: arts, music, education, human interest, positive psychology
mary [at] maryjuddcommunications.com
(518) 469-7889
Twitter – @maryjuddcommLinkedIn
maryjuddcommunications.com

AMANDA KELLY +
Success On Deck — owner/ career coach
role: recruiting
amanda [at] successondeck.com
LinkedIn

TRACY METZGER +
TL Metzger and Associates — principal broker / BEAHIVE — partner
role: real estate
focus: commercial
tracy [at] tlmetzger.com
518-426-5211
tlmetzger.com

FRANCIS MORRIS
Francis Morris Violins
role: violin maker, restorer, dealer
customerservice [at] francismorrisviolins.com
(413) 528-0165
francismorrisviolins.com

ANDREW NICOLL
Nowigence
andrew.nicoll [at] nowigence.com
(518) 698-0704
nowigence.com

OWEN PETERSON
McCoy Consulting Corp — vice president
role: safety / loss control consultant
focus: construction
owen [at] mccoyny.com
(646) 296-1588
mccoyny.com

BRIAN RATH
Lorient Capital — partner
role: private equity and venture capital investing
focus: healthcare services and technology
brian [at] lorientcap.com
(845) 913-5196
lorientcap.com

VINNIE RUA
Christopher’s Custom — founder
role: custom clothing for discriminating men
focus: business professionals
vincerua [at] gmail.com
518-859-3718
Twitter – THESTYLELEADER / LinkedIn
christopherscustom.com

KATHLEEN SHERIDAN
KHSheridan – owner
role: trainer, facilitator, coach
focus: self-improvement/motivational with emphasis on change
sherkh [at] aol.com

DAVID SKRILOFF
Lightmap — founder
focus: materials science
dskriloff [at] gmail.com
(646) 229-3639

SCOTT TILLITT +
Antidote Collective – founder / BEAHIVE – founder / Re>Think Local — co-founder + board chair
role: communications & PR consultant, community catalyst
focus: nonprofits, progressive issues, socially conscious business and big ideas
scott [at] antidotecollective.org
(917) 449-6356
Twitter – @bluehwyflaneur / LinkedIn
antidotecollective.org
beahivebzzz.com

MATTHEW VANDERBECK
PKHB CPAs — shareholder
role: CPA
focus: nonprofit, government, private companies
mvanderbeck [at] pkhbcpa.com
(518) 669-4161
pkhbcpa.com