host of the Patricia Raskin Positive Living radio show, is a nationally recognized, multi-media radio talk show host. award-winning producer, speaker and author.
Join nationally recognized multi-media radio talk show host and award winning producer Patricia Raskin, as she interviews Kevin LeBlanc, owner of RWL General Contractors, which has been a family owned business for over 40 years. They specialize in kitchens and bathrooms, windows and doors, vinyl siding and roofing, general remodeling and painting. He will discuss deck and patio design and assorted materials used in building a comfortable outdoor living area.
Tune in when Patricia interviews Michelle Girasole, one of the five founding members of the Jamie Oliver at Home, North America team, responsible for all creative marketing efforts during roll out of the successful Jamie at Home home party business opportunity and Jme line of exclusive kitchenware products to the US market. Joining her will be Tim Brown, President/CEO Jamie Oliver at Home, North America. They're on a mission to continue to spread Jamie's healthy food education message and exciting "health and financial well-being" opportunity to the 50 states in 2013! Michelle is the former Senior Director of Smooth Sailing at North Star Marketing, Founder and CEO of Fresh, LLC, former co-owner of search engine and email marketing firm, Precision Web Marketing and also co-author of The Sassy Ladies' Toolkit for Start-Up Businesses. They will discuss the Jamie Oliver at Home business venture.
Tune in when Patricia interviews Robert Grede, a syndicated columnist and frequent contributor to magazines, and has authored the best selling Naked Marketing - The Bare Essentials. He is also the Owner/President at The Grede Company, specializing in branding and strategic planning. He will discuss Naked Marketing - The Bare Essentials.
Tune in when Patricia interviews Wendy Hansen, coach and business consultant and founder of Corley Hanson Associates, a WBENC certified company. She is also a partner in PointForward Ventures, helping startups and working with venture capital groups. Wendy is a co-author of The Sassy Ladies' Toolkit for Start-Up Businesses and the host of "It's All in the BRA-BUSINESS *REVENUE *ASSETS" on Contact Talk Radio. Joining her will be Renee Aloisio, Director of Internal Operations at LGC&D, a premier CPA and Business advisory firm located in downtown Providence. For more than 20 years they've been providing tax and consulting services to their clients who reflect the Southern New England economy.
Tune in when Patricia interviews Elly McGuire, author of Schmitty The Weather Dog: Daydream. Elly has been obsessed with dogs since she was a kid. A former school teacher turned corporate executive, Elly has come full circle working with her furry muse, Schmitty, to write her first children's book, Schmitty The Weather Dog: Daydream. You can also find Elly raising money for pet charities through her line of New Yorkie © products and producing the annual New Yorkie Runway Celebrity Doggie Fashion Show during Fashion Week in NYC. Elly is the host of #PETCHAT, the popular Monday night show running for five years and trending on Twitter. After 9/11, Schmitty became the inspiration and model for New Yorkie Greetings, a line of greeting cards created to raise money for the Uniformed Firefighters Association Scholarship Fund, for fallen firefighters and their families. Schmitty has posed for four Schmitty calendars sold nationally and is a model for Ralph Lauren. In raising money for displaced pets after Katrina, Schmitty appeared on The Ellen Show and Access Hollywood. Schmitty has also appeared with Oprah on stage in Central Park, posed in the green room of The Regis & Kelly Show with Betty White, and is the only dog to ever been named New Yorker Of The Week on NY1. Together, Schmitty The Weather Dog & Meteorologist Ron have pawcast more than 400 weather videos.
Tune in as Patricia and co-host Brian Trahan, Managing Director of The Center of Phenomenological Leadership, debut the Positive Dating radio show on Cumulus WPRO in Providence. Positive Dating features local rotating co-hosts, guests on dating topics, and the listener/caller audience.
Segment 2: Joining Patricia and Brian is Dr. Laurie Gelfand, author of LOVE BEFORE SEX: How to Establish Love and Commitment Before Bringing Sex Into the Relationship
Segment 3: Joining Patricia and Brian is Suzanne Muller, CEO & Founder, Happy Living Forever, Dating & Love Life Coach, author of Loveable: 21 Practices for Being in a Loving & Fulfilling Relationship www.happylivingforever.com
Tune in as Patricia and co-host Phil Ayoub, former host of "Single MENtality" online talk show, debut the Positive Dating radio show on Cumulus WPRO in Providence. Positive Dating features local rotating co-hosts, guests on dating topics, and the listener/caller audience.
Segment 3: Joining Patricia and Phil is Lisa Lombardi, national dating coach and founder of FastDater Inc. in 2001. She is a highly sought-after dating coach. www.lisalombardi.com
Join Patricia and rotating co-hosts for Positive Dating Saturday evenings 7-9pm ET on
WPRO AM630/99.7FM and streamed live on 630wpro.com!
Join in for candid conversations, where you, the callers, share your views and opinions with best-selling authors, national experts, Patricia and her co-hosts.
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Co-Host Alex Bering
Alex is an Author, Trainer and the new Area Manager for Dale Carnegie Training. He's a Master Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic-Programming (NLP) & a Board Certified Hypnotherapist teaching people how to re-wire their thoughts and re-program their behaviors to create a more compelling future. Alex is the author of, "How Divorce Saved My Life," which is a personal story of hitting, "rock bottom" and losing everything he worked so hard for. Barnes & Noble purchased his story and it's now available in local stores. He's appeared on, "The Jordan Rich Show" on WBZ NewsRadio & "The Ron Van Dam Show" on USTREAM morning talk radio.
Guest: Sandy Weiner, founder of Last First Date. Sandy received her coaching certifications from The Coaches Training Institute and the International Coaches Federation, the umbrella organization for life coaches. She is a dating expert at Better Than 50, Divorced Moms, and Your Tango. She also contributed articles regularly to many online sites including DatingAdvice.com and the Huffington Post.
Guest: Denny Kwock, President and CEO of the Daily Wellness Company. Prior to joining The Daily Wellness Company, Kwock was the founder and president of a product development consulting firm for 11 years. He also spent 10 years as a Research Associate at University of Hawaii School of Medicine conducting research in the areas of hematology, retrovirology, and molecular biology, including work on FDA clinical trials. He is an author of numerous medical research publications and has been granted several patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. They will discuss ArginMax and other products from the Daily Wellness Company.
Co-Host Phil Ayoub
Phil Ayoub, former host of "Single MENtality" online talk show
Guest: Katherine Woodward Thomas, author of Calling in the One: Seven Weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life. Katherine Woodward Thomas, M.A., M.F.T a Los Angeles based licensed psychotherapist and author, who has been facilitating seminars for more than a decade. She will discuss her book, Calling in The One: 7 Weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life, which is based on her seven-week program using the law of attraction. Join the discussion! We want to hear your stories & opinions!
Co-Host Dennis Serpone
Dennis Serpone, founder of SinglesWithStyle.com, Singles Events For You (se-4u.com), Singles Executive Club and SinglesVacationClub.com, all based in the Boston area.
Guest: Sarah Karmely, a counselor who specializes in Jewish relationships, love and marriage.
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David Morganelli, CPA and attorney with Partridge, Snow & Hahn and member of RICPA. The Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants is the statewide professional membership association exclusively for CPAs. RISCPA has a current membership of 1,933 individuals in public practice, in business and industry, in government, and in education. The Society is led by a 13-member Board of Directors, which includes five officers and 8 directors. The Certified Public Accounting profession serves the public interest and the free enterprise system. RISCPA was formed in 1905. The mission statement of the RISCPA is "The RI Society of CPAs enhances the image of the CPA profession and the success of our members through Education, Leadership and Advocacy."
I have worked with Patricia Raskin for the past five years. She is a seasoned professional and has grown to become a staple WPRO Weekend PROfessional! She hosts two programs here at Cumulus – Providence and is producing radio shows for other hosts. Patricia is diligent, conscientious and relentless in her drive to bring positive radio programming to our listeners. Patricia has great passion for her work and tremendous follow through and she delivers quality programming. We are so happy to have Patricia as a client partner and look forward to her continued growth with us.
Joseph Lembo, III CRMC, Director of Sales, Cumulus Media - Providence, RI
Patricia Raskin produces the Dr. A Show on WHNZ for host Dr. Will Aguila. I’ve watched as she lands major experts and celebrities including Dr. Mehmet Oz, Dr. Andrew Weil and Richard Simmons. Patricia serves as the liaison between Dr. Aguila, our programming team and production staff. She is highly effective at keeping all lines of communication open. The Dr. A Show is an extremely professional program with excellent content and great talent. Patricia’s skill and hands - on approach is behind the fast rising success of that show.”
Tom Doyle, Key Account Sales Manager, Clear Channel, Tampa Bay, FL
"I was excited that she agreed to host a show on our TalkZone Internet Talk RadioNetwork. Her program always features interesting and inspirational guests and topics, and she is an extremely gifted interviewer. But what makes her very special is that Patricia truly believes in positive living and transmits that to the listeners on her program."
Chris Witting, founder and CEO of Syndication Networks Corporation (SNC) and Founder of talkzone.com
“Southern New England talk show listeners are in for a wonderful experience. Patricia’s shows are gaining in popularity every week, with listeners who are tuning in longer and longer to hear great talk radio on Positively Living. Her guests are phenomenal and awe-inspiring, as is Patricia herself. We’re pleased she decided to come home to Rhode Island and to News Talk 630WPRO & 99.7FM”
Paul Giammarco, Former Program Director News Talk 630 WPRO-AM & 99.7FM
"I remember vividly when Patricia approached me with the idea to host the "Positive People" program when I was the general manager at the WNRW Fox affiliate in the early 90's. I saw her drive and passion and she had a true purpose to bring positive role models to our viewers through her program. Patricia has remained dedicated to her vision and since then then has expanded to multimedia platforms. In the media business that is ever-changing, Patricia was a pioneer and trailblazer for positive living programs and is true a role model staying power and remaining true to one's vision. She has been a joy to know."
Donita Todd, VP/General Manager WIS News 10, Columbia, SC
“I have had the privilege to work with a truly gifted personality, a fantastic teacher, a masterful multi media broadcast professional and an all around wonderful woman. Her show ''Positive Living'' has grown to be one of the top rated shows on the entire Network. I have also worked directly with her on additional Network projects. Patricia Raskin has been an absolute treasure and a true professional…we love her here at VoiceAmerica.”
Jeff Spenard, President of Internet Radio Modavox, Inc., Home of the VoiceAmerica Networks and New Home of the World Talk Radio Network
“I have produced many radio shows, but few have inspired me to get as involved in the production as Patricia did. Her eagerness to produce the best show possible, and her energy and vitality for reaching out to the public was infectious… her dedication and belief in how a positive message can be found in everything we do…In my opinion everyone will come away with a little piece of light in their lives that was not there before.”
Shane Willis, Operations Manager, WTKF 1071 FM and WJNC 1240 AM