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President

Tricia Click

Joined Club: 05/10/2022

VP of Education

Lois Margolin (DTM)

About Me: Lois Margolin, DTM  is a CPA and President of Lois Margolin, LLC a Concierge Accounting firm specializing in accounting and part time Chief Financial Officer for small to mid-size companies.   Lois has been an officer in at least one of her club’s since she joined in 2012.  She is currently a member of 3 brick and mortar clubs and 2 online club.  She is the founder of CSCCR Chamber Voices, Past President of Online Presenters club which she helped charter a few years ago, the Treasurer of Outspoken Toastmasters and Mentor of Digital Communicators.  She has been Vice President of Membership over 10 times and has sponsored in excess of 100 people.   Lois was also the District Finance Manager (3 times) the immediate past District Contest Chair for Florida, Technical Support Co-Chair and Division B Director.   
 
Lois is currently the District 47 Club Growth Director.  
 
Lois loves Toastmaster’s because it provides her the opportunity to mentor people and help them discover their inner light.  She believes there is nothing more rewarding than helping people find their confidence and voice.

Joined Club: 1/27/2021
Joined Toastmasters: 1/1/2012

VP of Membership

Ellis Mass

Joined Club: 02/19/2021

VP of Public Relations

Barbara Gobbi

About Me: I am a marketing and branding strategist and have spent the past 25+ years working in all aspects of sales, marketing, and advertising. After working as Director of Marketing for hotels and restaurants, doing merger and acquisitions was the most rewarding part of my career. I wrote marketing plans to turn around businesses in distress, and it sparked my creativity to look at an organization and write a strategy to reach their goals.I have found the most rewarding part of my career is when I help small and medium-sized companies launch and grow to success. I have personally launched dozens of brands and believe that it’s never too late to launch or re-launch your business.I started Barbara Gobbi Marketing in 2011 and have since helped hundreds of organizations write clear goals, discover their brand voice, and create a strategic plan to attract and retain their dream customer. Our online courses and coaching programs empower small business owners to launch and grow their brands with strategies, training, tools, and tips that take their business to the next level.

Joined Club: 11/19/2021

Secretary

Rhonda Sternberg

Joined Club: 02/19/2021

Treasurer

Christine Moody

About Me:   Professionally, Christine helps clients address their financial concerns and develop strategies by focusing on each individual’s specific needs. With 14 years of experience throughout major shifts in the markets, Christine has dedicated her career to delivering the personalized investment planning services her clients deserve.   Christine spends her free time with her husband and their two daughters. They like to spend weekends together swimming, barbequing or playing together at the park. A native Floridian, Christine enjoys the outdoors and weekend trips to the Florida Keys and vacations to the North Georgia Mountains. Christine especially enjoys yoga, and running for exercise.   Christine's interest in Toastmasters was sparked when she attended a presentation through the Coral Springs Coconut Creek Regional Chamber of Commerce.  She was thrilled with this new club was formed. In her role as financial advisor, she often finds herself client facing or giving presentations. Christine feels Toastmasters would help improve these meetings and to more clearly communicate her messages to clients. She is looking forward to serving on the board and to improving her speaking skills along with the wonderful members of our club!    

Joined Club: 02/19/2021

Sgt. at Arms

Shobha Ramatally

Joined Club: 02/19/2021

Martelli Adeka

About Me: Martelli Adeka is a family man and financial consultant. He's married and has two beautiful daughters, he and his family reside in Coral Springs, Florida.

He owns Kaizen Family Financial Consultants, an insurance agency that helps protect the livelihood and assets of its clients through proper insurance planning, and long-term savings.

He does this by gaining an understanding of each client’s needs and planning accordingly. At Kaizen, we help protect and secure our clients’ nest eggs for the future, so they live life enjoyably!

Joined Club: 04/27/2021

Melissa Donnahoe

About Me: Welcome! I am a licensed Realtor® and CRE Director at La Rosa Realty Greater Fort Lauderdale. I work in Commercial Real Estate with a focus on working with Investors. My experience spans from leasing, sales, and asset management. Prior to getting my Real Estate License, I worked for a Real Estate Law firm as a Paralegal and have experience with everything from Contract to Closing. I have obtained my E-Pro Certification, my SFR(R) Certification, as well as my Probate Specialist Certification.  I am currently a CCIM member and am working on my designation. I was also selected to be part of the CCIM Mentorship Program for 2020. I live by "Represent, Research, Resolve, Results", my four proven R's of Real Estate. 

Joined Club: 02/19/2021

Millicent Lawrence-Kotei

About Me: Millie Kotei serves the needs of real estate customers in Broward, Dade, and Palm Beach counties of Florida and is the Broker Owner of Kotei Real Estate in Coral Springs. Millie is a seasoned real estate professional with 30 years of experience and a wealth of knowledge in the South Florida residential real estate market. She delivers the highest-quality service to her clients. Her goal is to help buyers and sellers achieve their homeownership dreams by serving them with competence and transparency.

As an entrepreneur, Millie expresses her excitement about being a toastmasters member; she believes this opportunity would help enhance her confidence in delivering presentations and messages to various audiences.

Millie is a mother and grandmother; she resides in Coral Springs, Florida, with her husband, Nii-Boi. In her downtime, she enjoys family gatherings, listening to Jazz music, and supporting several nonprofit organizations.

Joined Club: 06/28/2022

Stacey Lewis

Joined Club: 03/01/2021

Carolyn Mann (DTM)

About Me: I am passionate about helping others achieve their potential.  I am a financial coach, licensed in insurance and investments. As a 30 year resident of Broward County, I am so glad I moved here from central Indiana. I spend time volunteering with Unity in the Communitiy of Pompano Beach and Pompano Beach-Lighthouse Rotary Club. My husband Tom and I live in Pompano Beach and we have a rescue pup named Rusty who is a mixed breed chihuahua.

Joined Club: 07/16/2021

Karen Matroni

About Me: Karen Matroni has been in the commercial real estate field for the past 25 years and is currently the General Manager of the Promenade at Coconut Creek.  She served for ten years on the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Governmental Affairs committee, raising awareness and lobbying for change to a number of laws affecting real property owners in the state of Florida.  She has also volunteered her time with a number of organizations, including the Brevard Public Library and Space Coast Therapy Dogs.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Do the Right Thing of Coconut Creek, Inc., and the Coral Springs Coconut Creek Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She is also a proud member of the Women’s Club of Coconut Creek and Toastmasters International-Chamber Voices chaper.   Previously, Ms. Matroni worked for NAI Merin Hunter Codman as a Senior Property Manager for a 700,000 square foot portfolio of shopping centers and office buildings.  Before moving to south Florida, Ms. Matroni held the position of Vice President of Property Management for Prime Site Realty, a shopping center development, leasing and property management company located in central Florida. During that time, Ms. Matroni earned her Certified Shopping Center Manager designation from the ICSC.

Joined Club: 02/19/2021

Lisa Meade Romero

Joined Club: 02/19/2021

Yasmin Olan

About Me: Raised in Coral Springs, FL. I have had the opportunity to work with multiple corporations and handling administrative support to high profile executives. I then transitioned from the Business Office Assistant to the Director of Reaident Services and Transportation with Discovery Senior Living, Aston Gardens at Parkland. Here is where I found my passion of caring for the senior community and our team member's that make our rewarding culture.

Joined Club: 02/19/2021

Tayane Oliveira

About Me: Tayane M. Oliveira is an associate attorney with Brodzki Jacobs. She concentrates her practice on family law matters.

Ms. Oliveira received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Florida Atlantic University in 2013. She received her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law in 2017.

Prior to joining Brodzki Jacobs, Ms. Oliveira represented clients in general civil litigation matters. Tayane is originally from Brazil and enjoys traveling, reading, and exercise in her free time. She is fluent in Brazilian Portuguese and is also a certified Supreme Court Family Law Mediator.

Joined Club: 02/19/2021

Irma Parone

About Me: Irma Parone, president & CEO of Parone Group, is a consultant, professional speaker, and internationally best-selling author. Irma was the past president for Outspoken Toastmasters from 2013 to 2014.  She has studied speaking on various platforms, including under world-known keynote speaker and author Akash Karia, and earned her Business of Speaking & Coaching Certification.  She speaks for corporations and executives.  She is an annual speaker for the Jim Moran Institute and is excited to return to Toastmasters. Irma is a member of the Women's Speakers Association and Professional Speakers Guild.  Her speaking website can be found at www.IrmaParone.com. Irma is the President & CEO of Parone Group, a consultancy agency focused on organizational effectiveness. As a high-value service expert for over three decades, Irma’s innovative and proven approach combines leadership strategies with organizational structure and simple processes. Her results are proven, practical, and engaging at all organizational levels.  Irma is a graduate of Cornell University and an organizational development certified professional. For more information about Irma and the Parone Group, including testimonials and Parone’s blog, visit her website at www.ParoneGroup.com.  For more information about her speaking focus, visit her speaker website at www.IrmaParone.com.

Joined Club: 01/27/2021
Joined Toastmasters: 2012
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