Entrepreneurs and independent business people ready to take it to the next level and anyone thinking of starting their own business is invited to attend the Tidbits inaugural Home-based and Small Business Expo on Saturday.
Speakers scheduled to address attendees and share their secrets for success include:
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After a long career in television, Jackie went from the small screen to the computer screen, launching a major studio’s parenting site in 2007. Since then, she’s consulted and written hundreds of articles for several Websites and has represented the powerful mom opinion on shows like The Today Show, CNN, On-Air with Ryan Seacrest. But her favorite job is balancing life as mom to her three munchkins with empowering other moms and families through her work on SCV-Family.com
Prior to becoming a self-employed parent herself, Ally Loprete spent the last 10 years working in television. Ally is a full-time mom, a former television, theatre and film actress, singer, storyteller, and teacher. Now a motivator and visionary for parents, Ally founded OurMilkMoney.com, the OMM BlogSpot and the Daddy’s Den as a means to helping moms and dads find financial opportunities and support. Ally is the host of This Little Parent Stayed Home, a weekly radio show available on iTunes. She is also the playwright and performer of her one-woman show about the journey of dealing with unexpected drama in life, Chasing Ally. She has been featured in such media as Working Mother Magazine, LA Daily News, the Signal, and ABC EyeWitness News to name a few. She is also a weekly columnist for Tidbits SCV.
Judith Cassis, C.Ht. has been self employed in the field of personal development for 26 years. As a clinical hypnotherapist and EFT practitioner, she works with adults and children to facilitate transition and life change. A freelance writer, Judith has authored more than a thousand articles and has ghost written material for several books. Her own book, When Life Knocks You Down – Get Up! is set to be published this year. Judith is a Master Firewalk Instructor and motivational speaker. She has lead seminars and firewalks for Aramark, Remington, Unity Church, L Cohn Enterprises, Rainbow School of Massage and many other companies and private institutions. Judith co-publishes Tidbits newspaper with her husband Lee Cadena.
Tammy Burnell founded Turning Passions into Profits in September of 2009. Within 90 days of opening her coaching company, she had filled her coaching schedule and established herself as an expert in helping people find their own entrepreneurial spirit. She has since become one of the top group leaders of the Association of Women Entrepreneurs and an in-demand motivational speaker Tammy’s ability to help others fast track their success has made her an extraordinarily effective coach. She helps clients get immediate results and start cashing in on their passions.
Founder of Santa Clarita Web and IT, Robert Gardner, is no stranger to applying technology to everyday business practices. With more than 15 years in technology working with Fortune500 companies, he helps companies leverage technology to work smarter, not harder and achieve their growth and profit goals. Since 2003, Robert has been helping local business including KHTS AM-1220, Magazine of Santa Clarita, Newhall School District and the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley reach their online website goals and business technology needs.