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Featured Beacon Leader's Minute:  Celeste Powers

Celeste Powers has been named as the new Executive Director for Beacon, the premier executive networking organization serving the mid-Atlantic region. Celeste started her new role Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018, and shares her thoughts on her new opportunity and focus for the coming years.


Beacon Leader's Minutes


Neil Perry
takes a brief moment to share a Beacon Leaders Minute video tip, this time on meeting management with a simple trick to minimize meeting time and force engagement. Neil is a past president of Poptent, and a 23 year veteran of McDonald's Corporate marketing. He's a member of Beacon, the premier executive networking organization serving the mid-Atlantic region.

Amy Anderrson, CEO and Founder of Price Turner CFO's and Mark Samuel, a business coach with ActionCoach each provide their perspective on the unique Beacon Networking Roundtable program. Amy recently participated in one serving as the host with a business problem to solve, while Mark served as the facilitator for the event and provides his perspective on the benefits of being a participant. Beacon is the premier networking organization serving the mid-Atlantic region.


Marketing VP Kathy Hickey provides today's Beacon Leader's Minute with a look at five ways to develop and utilize content in your marketing and sales efforts. Beacon is the premier executive networking organization serving the mid-Atlantic region.

Kevin Connor, a partner at Modern Strategy, Branding and Communications, shares some insights on his 4 C's of networking, and a special bonus tip at tjhe end that you won't want to miss. This video is part of the Beacon Leader's Minute series. Beacon is the premier executive networking organization serving the mid-Atlantic region.

Tony DeFazio of DeFazio Communications provides an in depth primer on working with the press to garner publicity, stories, and more. Tony is a member of Beacon, the premier executive networking organization servicing the mid-Atlantic Region and this video is part of the Beacon Leader's Minute series

Lisa Pote, Executive Director of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior, shares her Beacon Leader's Tip on smart leadership, recognizing your own shortcomings and offsetting them by having the right people in the room to help with decision making. Beacon is the premier executive networking organization serving the mid-Atlantic region.

Lynn Hoban, Vice President, Marketing is today's featured tipster for this week's Beacon Leader's Minute video series. Lynn's tip provides some unique sources for obtain low cost, yet highly effective graphics, charts, and creative materials for busy entrepreneurs.

This Beacon Leader's Minute features Chip Rodgers, a Marketing Vice President with roles with SAP, MicroStrategy and others. In today's message, Chip talks about celebrating failures and why that's important to teams and organizations. Beacon is the premier executive networking organization serving the mid-Atlantic region.

Paul Koulogeorge is Vice President of Marketing at the Goddard School and a member of Beacon, the premier executive networking organization serving the mid-Atlantic Region. Paul shares his thoughts on targeted and effective team development, as his marketing group hustles in the background on a team building event at the Culinary Institute.

Jory Barrad, Vice President of Development and Marketing for The Village is this week's featured Beacon Leaders Video Minute. Jory will be discussing the importance of corporate social responsibility programs in today's business environment. Jory is a member of Beacon, the premier executive networking organization serving the mid-Atlantic region.

Bill Borton, a retirement risk manager with clients throughout the greater Philadelphia area, is this week's Beacon Leaders Minute video guest. Bill shares his thoughts on effective networking, with a little help from a great little book called The Go Giver. Bill is a long time member of Beacon, the premier executive networking association serving the mid-Atlantic region.

This Beacon Leader's Minute is provided by Taylor Fernley, CEO of Fernley & Fernley, an association management firm based in Philadelphia. Taylor discusses the importance of surrounding yourself with a cadre of trusted advisors to help guide you through the many difficult business decisions executives need to make every day.

This Beacon Leader's Minute features Neil Perry, past President of Poptent and a 20+ year veteran of McDonald's Corporation giving a tactical tip that may help with creating a high performance team culture in your organization.