CPENG Volunteers 

 

Bridget C. Gallagher

 

Bridget is an operations and continual improvement professional. Her career includes operations, quality, and project management, training development and delivery, recruiting, performance management, and extensive customer service.
For over 10 years, Bridget has been intimately involved with analyzing operations business models to implement change management. She has contributed to an organization’s financial success by reducing expenses through the implementation of continual improvement concepts and process consistency.  Bridget has an exceptional background in developing interpersonal relationships with executive management and front-line personnel. She has a collaborative management style that incorporates her excellent articulation and presentation skills.
Bridget has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from York College of Pennsylvania in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Elizabethtown College.  She is a certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor.
Bridget is the recipient of the 2007 United Way Volunteer of the Year Award and the 2005 York Jaycee of the Year Award. Bridget has sat on the Board of Directors for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the York Chapter of the Jaycees.  She has volunteered her time with these agencies as well as with the United Way of York County.
Bridget lives in York, Pennsylvania.  When not working, Bridget enjoys physical fitness, sports, reading, wine tasting, cooking, gardening, and traveling.  Bridget enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Bridget currently serves as CPENG's Membership Director.

Email: membership@cpengroup.org
 

 

 

Lisa Joachim 

Lisa is a product/marketing professional with over 10 years of experience in the various products and services industries. She was recently employed at American Water Resources where her responsibilities included new product development and new business development opportunities. Her success is because of her out of the box thinking and looking it from a customer perspective. Throughout her career, Lisa has been involved in project/brand management; market research; consumer packaging; key account management and shelf placement and merchandizing. 

Lisa currently serves as CPENG's social media communicator. 

Email: lisamariejoachim987@gmail.com

 

 

Joe Long 

Joe is a finance leader who enhances the bottom-line of a business by leveraging scarce resources, improving processes, and providing critical business insight.  He has a strong knowledge of retail operations, has been part of executive leadership teams, and supports the business by offering both hands-on and management experience in all aspects of strategic planning, operational finance, and business intelligence.  Joe has been heavily involved in financial planning and analysis, budgeting, forecasting, inventory management, business intelligence, financial systems, and retail operations

He is an operations partner who collaborates with cross-functional teams, bringing financial acumen and problem-solving skills to drive complex organizational improvements.

Outside of work, Joe enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and family and volunteers for his local school district, youth sports, Boy Scouts, and recently has been involved with the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.  He enjoys golf and all Philly major sports teams.

Joe currently serves CPENG as Treasurer.

Email: jlong@cpengroup.org

 

 

Eleanore Meals 

Eleanore is an astute, dynamic senior manager who effectively drives operational efficiencies, resulting in strong fiscal performance and impressive business growth. She is a collaborative business leader who transforms organizations by creating a high-trust environment, advocating for change and empowering individuals. Ms. Meals is an innovative and dynamic thinker with an outstanding record of exceeding organizational objectives, developing corporate strategy, and implementing best practices.  She is a creative and consensus-building change agent, with a clear focus on bottom-line results.
Eleanore most recently was the General Manager for Legacy Supply Services in Wilmington, Delaware. While at Legacy, Ms Meals was responsible for all functional duties including directing their North American Logistical Operations for International shipments. She was charged with growing a key third party relationship with Agilent Technologies.  Previously, she worked as a General Manager for Elite Marketing Group where she managed a team of 50 sales professionals, in a fast paced sales environment.
Eleanore currently serves as the Exton facilitator. 

Email: emeals@cpengroup.org

 

Kate Rogers 

Experienced, results-driven Marketing Executive with proven success in Marketing, Advertising and Sales Support. Comprehensive knowledge of Inquiry Generation, Direct Response Advertising, Multi-Channel Marketing, Effective Budget Architecture and Forecasting, Branding, Creative Development and Art Direction, SEO and Social Media. Strong critical thinking skills and extensive performance analysis experience to achieve results in an increasingly competitive marketplace. 

Kate currently serves as the Marketing Committee for CPENG.

Email: krogers@cpengroup.org  

 

Ed Samuel 

Ed is a senior Executive Career and Transformation/Life Coach, certified Career Assessment Team Leader and Resume Writer for a firm called, SamNova, Inc. based in Kennett Square, PA.  He is also a certified Retirement Coach, LinkedIn Branding and Networking, Consultant and Entrepreneur Coach. He provides one-on-one executive career transition coaching for senior executives across a multiple of functional roles and industries. Ed conducts career management workshops, guest speaker and facilitates executive level networking events. He also provides mentoring and assistance to career transition coaches. Ed also provides executive outplacement transition support for CCI Consulting, Inc., a Career Partners International affiliate. Ed has led 125+ executive networking forums with more than 2300 executives over the last 9 years.  He has led extensive Corporate recruiting efforts for a multi-billion dollar global manufacturing firm and as a recruiter at multiple 3rd party firms. Ed began his career with DEC, where he spent 19 years in Accounting and Customer Operations. He was the General Mgr. of Corporate Customer Service for The Stride Rite Corp. Ed garnered extensive international experience as the Global Director of Customer Admin. with QAD, Inc. He was a VP of Operations and CFO for two distinct high-tech venture firms. Prior to moving to career coaching and recruiting, Ed was a licensed (Series 7, 63) Financial Advisor for UBS Financial Services. Ed holds a B.A. from Wilmington University - summa cum laude and undergraduate degree in Accounting. 

Ed also leads a non-profit ministry in stewardship and employment with Crown Financial Ministries as a US Advisor and Leader. Ed is a certified Money Life Coordinator (MLC), Career Direct Trainer, Career Direct Network team leader and MoneyLife Indicator Consultant. He is very active in church, loves to spend time with his family, hike and fish for smallmouth bass.

Ed currently is serving as Newark, DE facilitator.

Email: esamuel@cpengroup.org

 

 

Tony Peluso 

Tony has been in business since 2000 with Angel Peluso at Anthony's Associates Inc., they have a number of associates working with them in various capacities i.e. copywriting, design, marketing etc.
Anthony’s Associates’ search engine optimization module, "Moveisity" (
www.moveisity.com ), is a comprehensive ethical SEO service. Tony's search engine optimization specialty helps you to ensure that your web site is fully optimized for both the search engines and your prospects. They believe what works best for your visitors will also work best for the search engines, and he can prove it through increased traffic, visibility, sales and a higher overall Google conversion rate for your website.

Tony currently serves as Webmaster and Internet Marketing for CPENG.

Email: webmaster@cpengroup.org

 

 

Anna Weidmayer 

Anna is a global B2B industrial marketing, business development and communications professional excelling at both strategic development and tactical implementation. She is multilingual and has traveled in 40+ countries. Anna is a passionate cultural strategist with exceptional inter-cultural communications and global relationship management skills. She has demonstrated ability in developing and maintaining productive relations with internal and external stakeholders globally at all levels of organizations, incl. C-suite.

Anna has diverse industry experience from both publicly traded and privately-held companies. She has held Director and Manager positions in Marketing, Business Development, Communications and Product Management related to mechanical components for the construction industry, products and services for specialty contracting and restoration, specialty papers and engineered products, chemicals and minerals.  Anna excels at identifying, evaluating and developing worldwide business opportunities for new markets, new products, existing products and solution concepts. She is adept at channel management, market research, Voice-of-the Customer and competitive analysis.

Anna received her education in Sweden, focusing on sciences, multiple foreign languages and intercultural communications. She is committed to continuous learning and has throughout her professional career pursued programs and courses at universities such as Thunderbird School of Global Management, California Institute of Technology and Penn State.

Anna currently serves as Communications Director

Email: aweidmayer@cpengroup.org

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