launchpad2x + my story of RestoPresto from concept to consumer in Atlanta!

I am very honored that launchpad2X, the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Atlanta, invited me to be a speaker on their esteemed panel discussing “Concept to Consumer: Keys to Bringing our Product to Market”. I will be discussing how I came up with the RestoPresto​ concept, prototyping, my overfunded Kickstarter campaign, obtaining a Trademark, being granted a patent, […]

Springing forward…

The first day of spring symbolizes blooming, renewal, warmer breezes and growth (even if a snowstorm is approaching where you live, like it is in New York)! Personally, I have MANY plans for the season. Do you? Are you preparing for Easter? For Passover? Closet cleaning? Spending more time outdoors? What about moving forward with […]

Happy International Women’s Day 2018!

    On International Women’s Day, we celebrate women’s social, economic, cultural & political achievements and pledge to equally value the contributions of all human beings. I am committed to #PressForProgress in my personal life and in both of my businesses:  Work with Candi Obrentz & RestoPresto.

Do you own a business in NY State? The annual filing fee is due 3/15!

Do you own a business in New York State? If so, please do not forget that the deadline for certain partnerships, LLCs & LLPs to file Form IT-204-LL and pay the NYS annual filing fee is fast approaching: MARCH 15th! NOT based in New York State? Double check your own state requirements to ensure the […]

You have an idea…now what?

Do YOU have an invention idea but do not know how to take the first step? Are you stuck on how to effectively move forward with your project? Do you have questions that cannot be answered by a search engine and need guidance from an experienced advisor? Well… HELLO there! I offer customized private sessions […]

A magazine feature about my college study abroad experience? FANTASTICO!

During the summer of 1992, I studied abroad in Florence, Italy through Florida State University and this phenomenal experience changed my life in so many ways that it is hard to describe. Lucky for me, 25 years later, my personal story of how studying abroad impacted my future has been featured in the Nomadic Noles […]

ICYMI! US Postal Service rates have increased!

I heard about the possible USPS rate change last fall and it appears that the increases became effective on January 21, 2018.  I have not seen a formal announcement from the USPS so in the meantime, here is what the increases most likely look like via the USPS website from 2017: USPS Rate Increases January […]