Susan Vernicek-Berkowitz is a certified mindset and business coach, best known as your Mindset + Achieve™ Coach. She’s a Seasoned Speaker, Author, Podcast Host, and Creator of wellness magazine, IdentityMagazine.net. She continues to spread her inspirational energy and expertise worldwide via workshops, conferences, Podcasts, TV, and digital and print channels, including Identity Magbook and her #1 Amazon Bestseller, “Get All A’s in the Game of Life: Insights Along the Way”, Entrepreneur Edition and Mother’s Edition. You can find her articles and tips cited online in The Huffington Post, EmpowHER, BlogHer, Thrive Global, Medium, and Yahoo Shine; as well as in books and magazines published by Harper Collins, Bright Street Books, Reinvention Press.
She embodies the notions of the modern-day woman that she advocates for all women. Susan successfully juggles and enjoys the Mompreneur life, adventure, dancing, golf, and traveling with the loving support of her husband and twin toddlers in The Poconos, PA.
Elyse Nehring has made the Poconos her home for ten years, along with her husband and son. She enjoys cooking and painting landscapes of our beautiful mountainsides.
Through advocating for her son with a disability, Elyse has found a way to stand up for herself and others. By bringing representation to protected classes and elevating the youngest voices of our generation, she hopes to inspire them to get involved and stay informed on issues that affect them.
As a Constituent Services Advisor for State Representative Maureen Madded, she makes it her passion to find creative solutions for complex problems affecting her community directly. Looking to expand her work towards encouraging civic engagement with young and prospective voters, she turned to Youth Infusion. There she hopes to ignite awareness and support community connections with our future leaders of America.
Maritza is a proud mother, wife, and Nana who has been living in the scenic Poconos for over 18 years. With three adult children and two grandkids, she cherishes the joys of family life and shares a cozy home with her loving husband of over 20+ years.
For over 20 years, she has been honing her skills as a bookkeeper, but when the pandemic hit, she decided to take a leap of faith and become a freelancer, launching her own business, and gaining a loyal clientele. Her hard work and determination have paid off, and she is ow thriving in her new role.
She is not just focused on her own success – She is also passionate about empowering and encouraging women and young girls all over the world to become the best version of themselves. She firmly believe that the possibilities are unlimited for everyone and that we are all here to fulfill a purpose. Through her work, she hopes to inspire others to pursue their dreams and achieve greatness.
When she is not working, she loves spending time with family and friends, soaking up the beauty of the Poconos or sitting in front of the beach – Her Happy Place.
Angelica is a Social Worker/Therapist with over 10 years of experience. She has authored several articles and one research study during her career. She enjoys integrating her work with her personal life by volunteering in the community and becoming a member of several associations dedicated to the improvement of the community’s social wellbeing. She has been a rotary member for the past 2 years as well as serving on the public relations committee under Stroud Borough Mayor, Tarah Probst.
On a personal level, she enjoys swimming, playing table or court tennis, and is not a stranger to comedy and open mics.
Caitlin is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University, from which she has earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and, most recently, a Master of Science in Management and Leadership. In her spare time, she enjoys and loves spending time with friends and family, traveling, and doing anything creative.
She is a foodie who loves taking on new experiences. On free weekends, you may find her out and about visiting different places or on a walk with her dog, a three-year-old cockapoo named Leo.
Robert Berkowitz, MBA, a Registered Representative with NYLIFE Securities, leverages years of financial experience. His diverse background spans both sports and financial services, transitioning from coaching to helping individuals and families secure their loved ones' futures.
Rob holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Sports Marketing from LIU Southampton College and an MBA from Gardner-Webb University. As a Wantagh, New York native, husband, and father of twins, Rob's passion for soccer, coaching, and financial planning has driven his multifaceted career. In his role as a New York Life Registered Representative, he's committed to providing comprehensive financial guidance, retirement planning, and estate planning drawing from his extensive experience and expertise.