PROGRAM AGENDA 2017-10-23T23:06:04+00:00

Minerals Resort and Spa 1 Stonehill Dr. Vernon, NJ 07462 Book your room 973-827-5996 ext. 1

        SOAR is a celebration of women, our unique talents, creativity, and multi-dimensional approach to life, family, business and the arts – a first step, creating a source of renewal and rejuvenation for active women in a demanding world.

     SOAR Professional Women’s Conference Sat. Oct 28th / VIP Reception Fri, Oct 27th 6:00 pm

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Friday, Oct 27th

12 noon – 3 pm        Vendor Set Up

12 noon – 3 pm        Artists Drop off Art Work

6:00  –  7:30 pm         VIP Reception In Diamond Lounge

*VIP Reception Tickets must be purchased separately

Saturday, Oct 28th

7:00-8:30 am             Continental Breakfast

7:30 am          Registration

Marketplace • Vendors Silent Auction Art Gallery

9:00 am                    WELCOME  Christine Rolando, SOAR Conference Founder


Blaise Gomez, Journalist

9:15 – 9:50 am        MEDIA PANEL

Ballroom  DJ DntMindTheKid- Gianni Perez

Public Relations Experts

Moderated By: Christine Rolando, WTBQ Radio Host “Horse Sense”

Blaise Gomez-Channel 12 News Journalist

Chris Cordani – Radio Producer, Media Strategist & Radio Host

Taylor Sterling – WTBQ Station Manager, Host of “The Taylored Word” and Co-host of “The Frank Truatt Morning Show”

Peter Lyons Hall – Marketing Strategist, Director of Marketing for major companies. Digital Media & Public Relations Expert

9:50-10:00 am SOAR JAB Award Honoree

Susan Hawvermale, Director Orange County Tourism

10:05 -10:45 am         SESSION 1

Quartz Room  

Susan Cooney, MS, Guidance Counselor, Yoga Instructor, Mindfulness Life Coach

“Challenge Your Mind, Change Your Life”

Granite Room

Barry Reitman, Chief ‘Rememberizer’   

“The Memory Shock.  Tips, Secrets & Tricks for a Sharper Memory”

11:05 am – 11:45 am SESSION 2

Quartz Room

Peter A. Holst, PC & Brian Baird – BEMER

Leading innovator in the Pulsed Electro Magnetic Field – For You, For Life, For ENERGY!

Granite Room

Lisa Mitchell, Nutritional Counselor, Certified Gluten Practitioner

McCauley Tawpash, Cert. Holistic Health Coach

“Healing With Whole Foods & Plant Based Nutrition”

11:50 am – 12:05 pm Open Networking

Marketplace • Vendors Silent Auction Art Gallery

12:10 pm   Giving a Gift: Sher Singh

Buffet Luncheon

Fashion show by: Julia  Lawrence & Janice Brigante


Dr. Laurie Nadel, PHD  

Best-selling Author, Psychotherapist and Master Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Coach.  Sixth Sense: Unlocking Your Ultimate Mind Power, a four-time best-seller was featured twice on Oprah.  The Five Gifts: Discovering Hope, Healing, and Strength When Disaster Strikes w

1: 20 pm – 2:00 pm SESSION 3

Quartz Room

Bob Scott, Business Coach “Bizpods – Mastering the Small Business Success System”

Granite Room

Gina Yarrish, Accelerator Coach & Bestselling author will get the juices flowing in her presentation on “Harnessing Your Potential” No more excuses, blaming or justifying.

2:00 – 2:15 pm Open Networking                

Marketplace • Vendors Silent Auction Art Gallery

2:15 pm – 2:55 pm SESSION 4

Quartz Room

Liz Levine, Business Owner, College Admissions Expert    “12 Systems, Tools and Principles that will improve the way you do business from Day 1”

Granite Room

Victoria Schmidt, Life/Career Coach, Speaker

Author of “96 Years Young”

2:55 pm – 3:40 pm MEDICAL PANEL   


Women’s Health Experts

Moderated By: Leigh-Ann Mosca, Quest Financial

Dr. Hannah Brooks, Director Breast Surgical Services at Orange Regional Medical Center

Dr. Stephanie L. Zeszutek, DO, FACOG, RPh Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Jennifer Vazquez-Bryan, Family Physician & Owner of Altucare Primary Medical Care

Victoria Ciummo, PharmD, MBA



Lucinda Cross, CEO, Chief Activator, Corp. Coach, Author, Speaker, Radio Personality

“Activate Your Life/ Vision Boards”

4:25 pm   CLOSING REMARKS Recognition

Silent Auction Last Call

*Please bring a trinket to give to another fearless woman who is ready to SOAR *

4:35 – 5:30 pm   Open Networking  

Marketplace Vendors Art Gallery

Music by the Armonia Band

Cocktails   Cash Bar  Raffle Drawing

1st Prize 55” HD TV • 2nd Prize Amazon Echo