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“Main Street,” an Italian-American Story by Playwright John Fedele Begins Funding Phase to Bring Play to NYC

One of my latest projects is grant consulting for the Italian-American Repertory Theater Company, a nonprofit celebrating Italian-American voices through theater productions in the New York City-Tri-State area. This one, in particular, is an opportunity to bring to fruition a passion project for a notable actor, producer and playwright from West of the Hudson River. In 1995, the Italian-American Repertory Theater Company (IARC) was founded by playwright, producer and actor John Fedele and producing director Lisa Defuso to provide Italian-American theater professionals, in New York City

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Emma Arakelyan On Building Her Brand of Caring

Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, Author, Management Consulting Executive and Thought-Leader Emma Arakelyan On Building Her Brand of Caring – Part 1 By Giovanna Aguilar As a writer, I’m always excited to find quotes encapsulating themes succinctly and poignantly. That is why Richard Branson’s number one pickon branding, “You have to stay true to your heritage; that’s what your brand is about,” by Alice Temperley, illustrates the significance of a brand developed on the concept of caring and family values set to drive social impact throughout the world.

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Project Manager-Associate Producer: The Venezuelan Wave of Professional Soccer Players Arrives in the USA and Canada

In recent years, 12 Venezuelan professional soccer players have signed with Major League Soccer clubs. They include Yangel Herrera (NYCFC), Junior Moreno (D.C. United), Jefferson Savarino (Real Salt Lake) and Josef Martinez. This fall Copa90, “The home of global football fan culture,” and MLS came together to pay tribute their stories on both Univision Deportes and MLS. Directed by Ethan Steinman, Daltonic Films, the production was shot at soccer clubs throughout the United States and in Venezuela. It includes interviews with Atlanta United’s Technical Director Gerardo

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Soccer is Life –Associate Producer on Fan-Generated Content Covering 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia for Telemundo Deportes

2018 has been quite an exciting year. It started with the culmination of two great projects, the film screening in Ecuador of the documentary DreamTown and the branded multimedia project for my client EmmaArakelyan, a former partner of EY and managing director at Accenture. I’ll share more on Arakelyan on an upcoming post and podcast, scheduled for release in early January. Then in June came the exhilarating opportunity to work on a project covering several Latin American games of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, produced

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Get the Gould on Tax and Wealth Management Planning

Tips for Consultants, Entreprenuers and Small Business Owners As a former banker and financial services professional who is now a multimedia content creator (director, producer and writer) and has the luxury of working with incredible talent and service professionals from so many different industries, many of whom are contractors or freelancers, I appreciate the value in education. Whether it’s about saving on taxes for retirement or knowing how to tell a story that builds audiences, these professionals have insight to share about what they do that

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On Verite Podcast: Interview with Welter Weight Pro Boxer Brian Ceballo

On Verite Podcast: Interview with Pro Welter Weight Boxer Brian Ceballo of NYC What’s going on Saturday, September 15, 2018? Something about HBO…. This past August, I sat for an interview with Brian Ceballo, 23, who turned professional boxer this year and is promoted by Tom Loeffler, founder of 360 Promotions. Focused and secure, Brian shares his hunger for the fight. http://traffic.libsyn.com/onverite/BrianCeballo_English.mp3   On Verite Podcast- Una Entrevista con Boxeador  Brian Ceballo en español. Escuche la primera entrevista de Brian Ceballo, su primera en español. Nos

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U.S. Embassy Celebrated American Heritage Month in Ecuador with DreamTown Screenings

My recent trip to Ecuador…. Follow DreamTown on Facebook This past February, I had the pleasure of traveling to Ecuador, courtesy of the U.S. Embassy and by invitation of Ambassador Todd C. Chapman, for screenings of DreamTown in celebration of African American Heritage Month and Afro-Ecuadorian culture. As the producer representing our team, Director Betty Bastidas (Maracuya Productions) and Producer Christian Mejía Acosta (Retrogusto Films), I was incredibly touched to participate in an event honoring African culture through a film showing the struggles that three soccer

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