Profiles

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    Donna Miller

    C3Workplace Founder & President

    As founder & president of C3Workplace, Donna brings her experience in growing a multi-location organization to the faculty. She will share her insights on what it takes to start and grow a self-sustaining organization, even if it’s only you. Donna is the recipient of a number of awards including the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Businesswoman of the Year Award, North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) Outstanding Member, and has been named to NJ Monthly Magazine’s Top 25 Women Business Owners. She is a sought after speaker and has presented at numerous events for various organizations. Her insights on Delegation have been published in the book, Big Bold Business Advice. Currently, Donna serves as Advisory Board Chair of The Salvation Army in Montclair. She is also an active member of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce, NECC and NJAWBO.

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    Laura Melville

    C3Workplace Accounting Division Manager

    Laura Melville is the Accounting Division Manager at C3Workplace and a dedicated CPA with over 25 years of experience working with small businesses in all areas of Accounting. She is dedicated to helping small businesses grow by providing them the customized tools needed to truly understand “their numbers.” Laura is the go-to resource for getting those numbers working and has a proven track record of helping small businesses take it to the next level.

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    Barbara Ruiz

    Client Support Specialist

    Barbara Ruiz is a Client Support Specialist with over fourteen years of experience working with small business owners. In 2004 Barbara earned her Associates Degree in Office Systems Management from Berkeley College, and in 2009 she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Management. In 2015 Barbara was elected to the Board of Directors for the North Essex Chamber of Commerce, followed by a seat at the executive table becoming the VP of Membership.
    Barbara Ruiz is a Client Support Specialist with over fourteen years of experience working with small business owners. In 2004 Barbara earned her Associates Degree in Office Systems Management from Berkeley College, and in 2009 she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Management. In 2015 Barbara was elected to the Board of Directors for the North Essex Chamber of Commerce, followed by a seat at the executive table becoming the VP of Membership.

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    Kelly Louro

    Client Support Specialist

    With a diverse background in both the small business and editorial worlds, Kelly found her niche by successfully fusing creativity, collaboration, and independent work. Her professional experience includes over eight years of office administration and project management, an MFA in Creative and Professional Writing, and extensive involvement within the Marketing, Operations, and Editorial departments of various companies.

    As a Workflow Expert, it’s Kelly’s goal to help Business Owners and Entrepreneurs attain and maintain seamless control of both the front and back-ends of their businesses. She explores the current infrastructures in place for Marketing & Sales Support, Database & Contact Management, Project Coordination, and Customer Service and assesses whether the existing procedures are the right ones for the business. Kelly takes great pride in her workflow abilities and strives to find new and exciting ways to ensure her clients’ pipelines stay full and their clients stay satisfied.

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    Derya Teke

    Client Support Rep

    Derya started out as a part-time intern at C3Workplace in January 2014 and as grown into the full-time Marketing Assistant and Client Service Representative. She graduated Montclair State University with a Business Administration major, concentrating in International Business and Management. For over 2 years, she’s been helping the Marketing department expand to the level it is on today.

    With the guidance of Donna Miller and the rest of the C3 team, Derya has been able to take over our Social Media and Office Hours – Ask the Expert program, while still working as a Remote Executive Assistant on some of C3Workplace’s top clients. She hopes to help clients and prospects grow their businesses by easing the stress and providing the professional support they need.

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    Tasha Williams

    Client Support Rep

    Tasha Williams is the self-proclaimed “Director of First Impressions” at C3 Workplace, and takes that title to heart.

    Tasha has worked in an office environment since the seventh grade, helping her mom file paperwork in her office at IBM after school. She credits that experience for her work ethic and an intense desire to succeed and grow with every task she is assigned. With over 15 years of reception, admin assistant and customer service experience working in a variety of businesses, Tasha prides herself in making our clients feel welcome, comfortable and fully assisted from the moment they walk through the door.

    A native New Yorker, she is all about hustle and drive, and is always there to lend a helping hand, and to learn as much as she can from every scenario. Tasha’s favorite color purple, her favorite movie of all times is “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” she pretty much loves ANYTHING that sparkles (the more glitter the better), and on her down time, she loves to read romance novels, paint fairies, and spend time with her family.

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    Terri Goldman

    Client Support Rep

    Terri has had many jobs over the years, full time & part time, but she found a home within C3Workplace. She’s been part of the team for over seven years in various capacities – from filing to administrative to bookkeeping work. During all phases of her employment here, Donna & the C3 staff have always made me feel part of this wonderful family.

    Terri began as an executive secretary at the regional sales office of an insurance company. Through continued education and leadership, she worked her way up the ranks to become the office supervisor, where she was responsible for an administrative staff of 30, including all HR functions, preparing & operating with million dollar budgets, creating & maintain brochures, forms & documents, etc.

    After deciding to simplify her life & get out of the “corporate” atmosphere, Terri moved on to become the administrative assistant for a small local company. Her main duties include all admin work, handling A/P and A/R, creating flyers & forms, assisting with insurance related matters, etc. While continuing there, she also works at a bowling center assisting with HR functions, doing data processing work, organizing & facilitating the kids’ leagues and being the main liaison between the center and the many leagues that bowl there. (And also the liaison for any C3 staff and community members that need access to the place!).

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    Kerry Kilborn

    Client Support Rep

    Kerry Kilborn is a Client Support Rep in the Accounting Support Services Department at C3Workplace, specializing in bookkeeping. Her dedication and hard work, offers an unprecedented level of professionalism for our clients.
    With over 21 years of bookkeeping experience, Kerry understands a company’s need to get the numbers where they should be and continues to expand and sharpen her skillset. Her experience of working in both the profit and the non-profit sectors of local businesses give her a well-rounded view of the small business world.
    In her most recent years, Kerry worked at the Meadowlands YMCA providing hands on customer service and also working closely with the Accounting Department providing pertinent financial reports. From there, she became head of the Accounting Department of a national custom imprint distributor.
    Before coming to C3Workplace, Kerry was able to take hiatus from her career to focus on her 2 small children. She feels blessed to work at a company like C3Workplace where she can be challenged, where her skillset expanded and sharpened, and where she is able to maintain that work/life balance.