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Diane Lang

Therapist, Educator and Life Coach

dianeAs a Therapist, Educator and Positive Living Expert, Diane has dedicated her career to helping people turn their lives around and is now on a mission to help them develop a sustainable positive attitude that can actually turn one into an optimist, literally.

Through her two books, “Creating Balance & Finding Happiness” and “Baby Steps: the Path from Motherhood to Career.” Diane has been speaking and empowering parents and adults nationwide. She is also an Adjunct Professor in Psychology at Montclair State University, where her college work includes mentoring students for personal issue advisement.

As an expert in her fields of therapy, Lang has been featured in the Daily Record, Family Circle, Family Magazine, Working Mother Magazine and Cookie Magazine, seen on NJ 12 TV, Good day CT, Style CT, The Veira Network and “Fox & Friends”. She has also participated in a reality based Internet show, ourprisoner.com, hosted Generation X-tinet. In addition Lang writes a blog for Pazoo.com and is the wellness correspondent for “Live it up” TV Show.

Diane is married with a 12 year old daughter.

Gina Kelly

Fashion Director, Seventeen Magazine, Hearst Corp.

FullSizeRenderGina is the fashion guru in the Style Magazine Industry. Over her career she has worked at Elle, Mademoiselle, and Lucky Magazine before becoming Fashion Editor at Seventeen Magazine 12 years ago.   For Lucky Magazine Gina was Fashion Editor and appeared on TV shows such as Fox News, E!, Good Day and others to promote the magazine.

At Seventeen Magazine, Gina has not only directed all fashion and cover shoots, story pitches and art direction, but she as acted as the “voice” of Seventeen with all PR such as TV, newspapers and blogs. She also developed co-branded lines with Nordstrom, Macy’s, BCBGeneration for Dillard’s and Beach Riot for Pacsun.

Gina has appeared on E!, Access Hollywood, Good Morning America, Fox News, Style star and various other media outlets promoting the magazine. And this past Fall Gina was a Featured TV Judge for the teen design competition on Project Runway: Threads for Lifetime.

Gina is married and a mother of two young boys that keep her very busy.

Joseph Monaco

Partner, Citrin, Cooperman Accounting Firm

Monaco_Joe_bw_1Joe is a partner and director of the firm’s Quality Control Department for the past five years. He is located in the firm’s Livingston, N.J. office. He helps ensure that each of Citrin Cooperman's clients receive the highest level of attention. Joseph, who has more than twenty-five years of accounting experience, also provides audit and tax services to a number of the firm’s clients directly.

Joseph is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New Jersey State Society of CPAs (NJSSCPA). He has served on several committees at the NJSSCPA, including the organization's Audit & Review Committee.

Joseph graduated from Pace University with a B.A. in accounting. He is married and has a daughter.

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