Made in Memphis Entertainment Artist Porcelan is Today’s Honoree

“Lois Lane,” is a beautiful offering, exploring the emotional space and vulnerability that new love brings – REVOLT.TV

“LOIS LANE”, the official second single from R&B-Soul Chanteuse, PORCELAN. “LOIS LANE” is the latest delivery from the Made In Memphis Entertainment vocalist after making a mark on the music scene with her chart-topping debut single, “The Real Thing Don’t Change“, written by R&B Songwriter Hall of Famer, David Porter.

ABOUT PORCELAN

Porcelan, is a Memphis-made recording artist and songwriter on the rise who slowly but surely started make a mark in the industry with her debut single, a beautiful piano ballad, “The Real Thing Don’t Change” co-written by producer and Hall of Fame songwriter David Porter and multi-instrumentalist Hamilton Hardin.  Porcelan sang before an audience for the first time at the age of ten, and with abundant school choir solos to sharpen her natural desire for perfection, she would soon find her voice as a songwriter, performer, and first-time recording artist by the age of sixteen.  Listeners most often make comparisons to some of the great female voices of our time, but with great humility lurking just beneath a fierce vocal range, Porcelan delivers her own version…every time.

CONNECT WITH PORCELAN :

Website:   www.PorcelanMusic.com

Twitter: @PorcelanMusic

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Mental Health Expert Mike Veny is Today’s Honoree

Mike Veny is one of America’s leading mental health speakers and high-energy corporate drumming event facilitator. He’s the author of the book Transforming Stigma: How to Become a Mental Wellness Superhero. He delivers educational, engaging, and entertaining presentations to meetings and conferences throughout the world. As a 2017 PM360 ELITE Award Winner, Mike is recognized as one of the 100 most influential people in the healthcare industry. He starred in several OC87 Recovery Diaries documentary films, two of which were featured at the 2017 Reel Minds Film series.

Mike is fiercely committed to wellness, suicide prevention, and helping people work together more smoothly. If you are looking for a proven speaker who can address the stigma surrounding mental health and deliver a corporate drumming event, then you have come to the right place.

With 15 years of experience electrifying audiences and making meeting planners look good, his mission is to help people heal emotional pain and discover meaning through simple ideas that empower wellness and healthy relationships.

Mike’s path to becoming a public speaker became evident at an early age. He convinced the staff at psychiatric hospitals to discharge him three times during his childhood. In addition to being hospitalized as a child, he was expelled from 3 schools, attempted suicide, and was medicated in efforts to reduce his emotional instability and behavioral outbursts. By the fifth grade, Mike was put in a special education class. Aside from getting more individualized attention from the teacher, he learned that pencil erasers make a great sound when tapped on a desk. He had no idea that drumming would become his career or his path to recovery.

Mike’s perspectives have been featured on ABC, NBC, and CBS news. He was a regular guest on The Fresh Outlook TV news show, a writer for Corporate Wellness Magazine and HealthCentral.comMental Illness is An Asset, his compelling TEDx talk has been used in college classrooms and gotten sensational reviews.

Visit http://www.mikeveny.com/about/ for more information.

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Intellectulaw Founder Betty Tufariello is Today’s Honoree

Betty Tufariello, founder of Intellectulaw, helps business owners and entrepreneurs follow their dreams and build a secure future by registering trademarks, securing patents and leveraging their intellectual property.

Betty is an American licensed attorney who has been practicing for over 20 years. She started her career working in the pharmaceutical industry as the managing director of a chemistry laboratory for Allergen Optical. While working in this industry, Betty became fascinated with the combination of science, technology, and business. She decided to focus that fascination into learning about intellectual property law.

Betty attended Hofstra Law School and apprenticed at a law firm to gain practice in the federal courts and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Upon graduating, she became a partner at one of the oldest intellectual property law firms on Long Island. In 2003, she launched her own law firm, Intellectulaw.

Intellectulaw™ is a strategic partner adept at helping clients achieve their personal goals of more income, better quality of life, and peace of mind through the proper management of their intellectual property, litigation, and commercial transactions. Betty’s business acumen and global alliances enable her to add value to her clients’ interests across the board and she brings much more than IP law experience to the table. She works with CEO’s and company owners to establish near-, mid-, and long-term business objectives and a plan to achieve them at each step. Unlike other firms Intellectulaw doesn’t operate against a billable hours quota–their priority is to partner in achieving their clients’ business and financial goals.

Betty’s combined experience in the areas of science, the corporate world, and law allow her clients to reap measurable results. She has successfully litigated against Adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, Sketchers, and other high-profile companies. In her free time, Betty enjoys learning new languages. Besides English, she speaks fluent Greek, Italian, and French and is currently learning Spanish.

Visit http://www.intellectulaw.com/ for more information.

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Author Stewart Smith is Today’s Honoree

From legendary Navy SEAL Stewart Smith comes Warrior Workouts, a series featuring the most challenging fitness routines ever developed. Drawn from the same essential training and workout plans used for military special forces, police, firefighters and other tactical professionals to keep them fit and in optimal physical condition, Warrior Workouts is designed to get you into the best shape of your life.

Warrior Workouts combines a wide range of exercise information and instructional tips turning everyday workouts into warrior workouts.

Designed to push the human body to the brink, Warrior Workouts challenges you to dig deep and find strength you never knew you had.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

STEWART “STEW” SMITH is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, a former Navy SEAL, and author of several fitness books such as The Complete Guide to Navy SEAL FitnessThe Special Ops Workout, and Tactical Fitness. He is currently the Special Ops Team Coach at the U.S. Naval Academy that prepares future candidates for SEAL, EOD, and MARSOC training. Stew has trained thousands of students for Navy SEAL, Special Forces, SWAT, FBI, ERT, and tactical professions.

Visit http://www.stewsmith.com/ for more information. 

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Author Laura Fahrenthold is Today’s Honoree

The Pink Steering Wheel Chronicles presents a moving portrait of life told with unflinching honesty about marriage, motherhood and mourning. New York Times bestselling author Valerie Frankel calls it “a brave, put-your-heart-back-together-again book.”

Suddenly widowed and with two young daughters, author and journalist Laura Fahrenthold recounts her courageous and healing journey across the United States and Canada as she seeks answers to her loss and comfort in her grief.

Laura knew that to cope with her painful loss, she needed to do it on her own terms. She bought an RV, took her kids and their dog, and drove across the United States and Canada in search of healing and understanding. “A brutally honest, fast-moving and ultimately transcendent book about love’s life after death,” says Washington Post report and 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner David Fahrenthold.

A career in journalism fills The Pink Steering Wheel Chronicles with insight and wit as Laura shares her adventures and misadventures, her deeply-layered love story, and her hilarious slice of life dispatches during her 30,152-mile road trip or as Barbara Barker from Newsday says her “road story of love and healing.”

About the Author

Laura Fahrenthold is a mother, widow and writer. Her career in journalism includes both Woman’s World and The New York Daily News. Laura has hundreds of newspaper bylines and has won several Associated Press writing awards. Her late husband was Mark Pittman, Bloomberg financial reporter and the first person ever to sue the Federal Reserve. When she isn’t working, Laura is mother to her two teenage daughters and serves on the board for the Bereavement Center of Westchester. She resides just outside of New York City.

Learn more at LauraFahrenthold.com.

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Authors Frankie MacDonald and Sarah Sawler is Today’s Honoree

For kids everywhere their questions will be answered in the new book BE  PREPARED! The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and EverythingYouTube celebrity Frankie MacDonald and writer Sarah Sawler include stories from Frankie’s early years growing up with autism, along with facts about all things sunny, rainy, snowy, and stormy. It is filled with pictures, graphics and useful advice from Frankie, and will inspire children and adults to pay closer attention to weather reports and Be Prepared! The book has been reviewed by Autism Nova Scotia.

Frankie, who has always wanted to be a weather forecaster, uploaded his first YouTube video in 2009. Frankie rose to national recognition when he started writing posts on the Weather Network’s website. He predicted a Vancouver earthquake and was featured on the program Tosh.0, while BuzzFeed called his hurricane forecast, “the only forecast you need for Hurricane Isaac.”

Frankie’s videos have turned him into an “internet weather-broadcasting sensation” with hundreds of thousands of views for many of his videos. His YouTube channel has received more than 10 million views overall with substantial daily traffic helping grow that number. His forecasts have been picked up by the press worldwide, and he has given weather forecasts for the Nova radio network in Australia. He has also presented the weather on the CBC and has been featured in an online video series for Nova Scotia Power.

In 2017 Frankie fans began a Change.org petition to help him realize his dream to appear on Ellen, which currently has more than 30K signatures. Fans are also able to purchase a Frankie MacDonald action figure as well as a recently-released bobblehead. BE PREPARED! The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything aims to help young ones understand the various weather patterns that take place in their hometowns and across the world.

Visit https://www.youtube.com/user/dogsandwolves for more information.

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Credit Expert Gerri Detweiler is Today’s Honoree

Helping consumers find reliable answers to their credit questions has been the theme of Gerri Detweiler’s work for the past 20+ years. Currently Head of Market Education for Nav, she helps individuals and business owners navigate the confusing world of consumer and small business credit.

As an expert on credit issues, she has been interviewed for more than 3000 news interviews including The Today Show, Dateline NBC, The New York Times, USA Today and Reader’s Digest. She has also testified before Congress.

As a speaker, she has addressed both consumer and industry audiences nationwide. She was a featured speaker in an 18-city speaking tour sponsored by a major financial institution, and a multi-city speaking tour at Air Force bases.

As an educator, she is the author or co-author of six books:

For three years, she was the host of a weekly radio program Talk Credit Radio. Podcasts of many of the episodes are available on this website and on iTunes.

Gerri reaches thousands of consumers each month through these websites, as well as numerous others to which she contributes content. (She contributes to several websites including Money.com, Clark.com and AllBusiness.com.) She also hosted a weekly financial radio show and several hundred of her interviews are still available for consumers to listen to online.

Gerri holds a B.A. in International Business/Political Affairs from Taylor University, and an M.A. in Adult Education/ Psychology from Vermont College.

Visit https://www.gerridetweiler.com/about-Gerri-Detweiler.html for more information.

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