FUN FACT: Speaks Russian after being a Peace Corps Volunteer in Russia.
Joanie Pelzer, more than your average Joan, is an entrepreneur, host, producer and actress. She is Founder, CEO & President of Joan Pelzer Social / Joan Pelzer Media, LLC, a social media marketing agency.
Joan is National Social Media Strategist and NYC Chapter Director for What Women Want Networking, a Producer and Board Member of Algonquin Theater Productions and the Vice President of Marketing of The New York Association, a United Nations Non-Governmental Organization. She holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from Fordham University Graduate School of Business. Joan was an on-air brand expert and presenter for ShopNBC and Home Shopping Network on behalf of the Royal Doulton China and Crystal Brand, as well as a Bridal Spokesperson at local and national events.
Joan is funny! When she’s not hosting or producing an event or show, or masterminding marketing campaigns, you can catch Joan networking and navigating NYC with her chihuahua Hubbell (who’s becoming an influencer on Instagram at @CanineClique).
FUN FACT: Priya once applied to be an Astronaut for NASA and is trying AGAIN!
Priya Nembhard is a serial entrepreneur. She is the CEO/Founder of Moms Pump Here, a health and wellness company for nursing moms; the first global online GPS tool and App helping women find, rate and share places to breast pump and breastfeed around the world.
She is the Founder and Board Emeritus of the EDGE Charitable Foundation in Miami, Florida & Co-owner of BlueBox Media Video Productions in New York. Priya is radio host of Follow Me Friday with Joan & Priya via Talkradio.nyc, with a flair for gab. TV & YouTube appearances include Stove Tots/Culinary Fight Club, the Chew, Bad Moms Life & YouTube shows produced for Moms Pump Here. Speaking/MC opportunities have included TEDx Lincoln Square.
Katie Claire, a graduate of NYU, is a Sales & Business Development professional with an entrepreneurial spirit and a gift to gab. She has managed all aspects of business for several major brands at globally recognized and publicly traded companies in the wholesale fashion industry and has lived to tell the tale of the Retail Apocalypse. Katie loves her family, Joan & Priya, and the Buffalo Bills.