44 Ellen Gugelhaswrittenandwonhundredsofgrantsfordozensofnonprofit organizationsofalltypesandsizesformorethan15years.ShefoundedGrants&More andisGrantProfessionalCertified(GPC).ShehasanM.B.A.inPublicandNonprofit ManagementfromBostonUniversity. Sarah HannooshopenedCraveCandies&GiftsinHudsoninFebruary2017.Shehas 18yearsofexperienceinHumanResources,however,herdreamwastoopenacandy andgiftstoresinceshewasayoungchild. Kristie HaskellisaholisticlifecoachandFounderofPivot-PointStrategy&Solutions. SheisacredentialedworkshopfacilitatorandcertifiedtrainerintheMyersBriggs PersonalityIndicator(MBTI),DISC,StrongInterestInventory,StrategicFuturingTMLife Planning.ShehasservedasacoachwiththeBabsonCollege–CoachingforLeadership EffectivenessProgramandWomen’sLeadershipUndergraduateandMBAMentor. Kathleen HeberthasaB.F.A.fromPrattInstituteandhasbeenteachingArtsince 1986.AnartistlivinginWorcester,Kathleenenjoyspaintingandteachingclassesather studio.Shehashadmanysoloshows,studentshowsandherworkisoftenfeaturedin theMetrowestarea. William D. Heinold,isagraduateofUMass,PennState,TheJapanFoundation,Xiang YangGongYuan,andShanghaiNormalUniversity.Afteramulti-facetedinternational teachingcareer,TeacherBillisnowleadinstructorattheHEINOLDLANGUAGE SCHOOLandtheHANTAIJIMARTIALARTSSCHOOL. Tim HigginsisaCertifiedFinancialPlanner™,aCharteredFinancialConsultantand istheauthorofUnconventionalInvestingandPayforcollegeWithoutSacrificingYour Retirement.TimwasnamedFIVESTARWealthManagerinBostonMagazine. Larry Hilowisatradeschoolandtechnicalcollegegraduatewith25years’experience inweldingincludingstructuralsteelerection,sheetmetal,lighttoheavyweldments, custommetalfabricationandrepairwelding. Geri Joseph,whoreceivedherMaster’sDegreeinFineArtsfromCaseWesternU/ ClevelandInstituteofArt,hasover20years’experienceteachingwatercolorandacrylic paintingatelementary,high-schoolandcollegelevels. Susan P. JoyceholdsaB.S.inEducationandaM.B.A.inInformationSystemsfrom BostonUniversity. AveteranoftheUnitedStatesMarineCorps,sheisPresidentof NETability,Inc.,awebcontentmanagementcompany,andhasbeenspeakingabout onlinejobsearchsince1995buildingonheruniquebackgroundinmilitaryintelligence, programming,technology,andhumanresources. Amy KaribianisthecreatoroftheSuperFood!SuperYou!lifestyle.Sheisalsothe ownerofMysticFitnessinFramingham,MA. Lina KhatibhasearnedaMastersinInteriorArchitectureandisanexperienced interiordesignerfocusedonservice. SheisamemberofBNI(BusinessNetwork International),NARI(NationalAssociationoftheRemodelingIndustry)andthe BrooklineChamberofCommerce. LinafoundedherfirmLinaKhatibInteriorsInc. in1994.ShewasvotedoneoftheBestDesignersInCambridgein2015andBestof Houzzin2016. Janet KnappreceivedherBAinAccountingandhasworkedinthefinancialfield forthelast30years.SheenteredtheInsuranceIndustryin2007andobtainedher InsuranceLicenseaswellasherAdvisorLicense.JanetcurrentlyworkforDecarolis InsuranceAgencyinLeominster,MAasaCertifiedInsuranceServiceRepresentative. Lisa KouchakdjianistheownerandfounderofLoveOnAPlate-Armenia,a collectionofvideosdemonstratinghowtomakeArmenianfoods.Lisahasdeveloped waystosimplifymakingthesetraditionaldishes. Shecelebratesauniqueethnicgroup throughfood,atthesametimecreatinghealthyversionsoftheserecipes. Michael Koykkaisanaward-winninggraphicdesigner,illustrator,andwebmaster withthirteenyearsofInDesignexperienceand19yearsofPhotoshopexperience.He isanAdobeAuthorizedPrintServiceProviderandisagraduateoftheAdobeSuperPro trainingprogram. Dan Labayhasbeendancingformorethan35years.HeearnedaB.A.inPerforming ArtsfromBradfordCollegeandiscurrentlyteachingoverfiveZumbaclassesaweek. Hisclassesarefun,energetic,andalwaysagreatworkout. Lau LapidesisaProfessionalVoiceOverArtist,Coach&Trainer,andPresidentof LauLapidesCompany.SheisamemberofActors’EquityAssociation(AEA),American FederationofTelevision&RadioArtists(AFTRA),ScreenActors’Guild(SAG),andAmerican WomeninMedia(AWM).SheholdsanM.F.A.inActingfromUniversityofCalifornia,Irvine andisanesteemedfacultymemberspecializinginVoice&SpeechandVoiceActingfor BroadcastingandRadioPerformanceattheConnecticutSchoolofBroadcasting. Michael Lashua,MBAfromFitchburgStateUniversity,isaFinancialAdvisorand officemanagerwithEdwardJonesInvestmentsinMarlborough. Randy Lennoxisadesignandmanufacturingconsultantwhohasbeenusing 3DtechnologyandSOLIDWORKSsince2001todesignproductsformultipliable industries. Hehaspresentedon3DprintingandhasaDesktopFABlabwithmultiple kindsofdesktop3Dprinters.HeiscurrentlyamentoronAztechsRoboticteamand activeintheMakercommunity. Steven MahoneytaughtIndustrialArtsintheWorcesterandHudsonschools. Meghan MangsenisaprofessionalballetdanceatPioneerValleyBalletin Easthampton,MAandaBalletandJazzteacheratMetrowestBalletinHudson,MA. Jennifer Markhamisaprofessionalballetdancerandinstructor. Sheiscurrentlythe AssociateDirectorofMetrowestBalletlocatedinHudson,MA.Inaddition,sheisonthe facultiesoftheBostonBalletSchoolandtheFranklinSchoolforthePerformingArts. JenniferisacertifiedinstructorfortheAmericanBalletTheatre®NationalTraining CurriculumfromPre-PrimarytoLevel5. Jane Martinhasbeenteachingstainedglassfor30years,acraftlearnedfromher father,JerryDeitemeyer,whohadtakenhisfirststainedglassclassatAssabetAfter Darkin1975.JerrystartedSaltBoxStudioinNorthboroughandJanecarriedthe legacyintoWestboroughuntilit’sclosingin2009. Shecontinuestoworkonprivate commissionswhichincludewindowpanels,tiffanylampreproductions,cabinetdoors andornaments. Jeanne E. Martinhasover20yearsexperienceteachingBridge. Sheisamember oftheAmericanContractBridgeLeagueandhasattainedtherankofGoldLifeMaster. (2700masterpoints).ShehascontributedmanyarticlestotheACBLBulletin.(Monthly BridgeMagazine)andhas6RegionalTournamentwinstohercredit.Shealsoholdsa Master’sDegreeinMarketing/CommunicationfromFranklinUniversityinColumbus,OH. Maureen McAnultybeganherdancetraininginMassachusettsandNewYorkcity. Sheopenedupherowndancestudioin1998whereshetaughtdancetostudentsages 3thoughadult.Shecontinuestoteachdanceatvariousstudiosandnowhasmoretime tocreategroupandsoloperformancepiecesforherstudentstoperformatfestivals anddanceexpos. Robin McCannhas14yearsofexperienceintheCosmetologyfield.Shehas taughtthe1,000hourCosmetologyprograminbothaprivatebeautyschoolandina continuingeducationeveningprogram. Steve McGrathisaprofessionalfreelancephotographerandphotography teacherwhohasbeentakingphotosfor20years.Hefirstbeganbyshootingsports photographyforlocalhighschools,weddingsandstockagencies,buthispassionfor theoutdoorsledhimtofocusonnaturephotography.Stevehaswonmultipleawardsfor hisworkandmanyofhisimageshavebeenpublishedinschooltextbooks. Scott McKeownhasover15yearsofcomputersoftwareandhardwareexperience andisaSeniorNetworkAdministrator. Mary MeanyearnedherMastersinteachingESLfromSimmonsCollegeand hastaughtESLtoadultsatKeefeTechnicalHighSchool.ShealsoleadsanEnglish conversationcircleattheMarlboroughLibrary. Steve Meshon,Ph.D.teachesasanAdjunctProfessorofESLatQuinsigamond CommunityCollegeinWorcester. HewasDepartmentChairmanofWorldLanguagesand city-wideCurriculumCoordinatorofWorldLanguagesintheQuincyPublicSchoolsystem. Adam Mintz,aLicensedMentalHealthCounselor(LMHC)andEmployeeAssistance Program(EAP)Consultant. Heestablishedanindependentcoachingpractice, BePositive365,whereheisspreadingthebenefitsofPositivityandMindfulnessto groupsandindividualsintheCorridor9/WorcesterCountyarea.