For women in business, growing a business, working from home or Internet, starting a business!

"Build Your Business – Turn Your Talents Into Income"

Thursday, April 29, 2010, Paso Robles, CA.  

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April 29, 2010


Centennial Park Banquet Room
600 Nickerson Drive
Paso Robles, CA. 93446


8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Information at

Phone: 805-227-4964




Display Your Woman-Owned Business and Participate in the

Parade of Vendors



Speakers – Vendors – Food!


Conference Topics


Trend Watching: How to Understand Upcoming Economic Trends to Expand Your Business

Transition: Polishing Your Innate Talents to Create a Business, Income and "The Next Stage"

Business Planning: Develop Your Quick and Easy Business Plan  for Sustainable  Business

Simple, Low Cost Marketing Ideas that REALLY Work in Any Economy (Both on or off the Internet)


Strategic Steps to USE What You Learn at the Conference

PLUS – The Parade of Vendors!!

Conference Coordinator/Facilitator

Consuelo Meux, Ph.D

Facilitator/Organization Expert


Conference Topics


Simple, Low Cost Marketing Ideas that REALLY Work in Any Economy (Both on or off the Internet)


Strategic Steps to USE What You Learn at the Conference


Consuelo Meux, Ph.D., is the Founder and Coordinator of the Central Coast Women’s Conference Series. Dr. Meux is an expert in power marketing and networking techniques that help businesses grow a client list fast. Her additional expertise is in leadership, organization and systems development and writing coach.  


Her clients praise her ability to provide innovative cutting edge concepts that result is increased income and new opportunities for their business.  “A business or organization doesn’t have to fall victim to the changes in the economy when the leadership understands market trends, innovative marketing techniques and consumer needs."

A former Peace Corps Volunteer, Consuelo has an international perspective from her travels and work in Africa, Europe, Mexico and most US States. She’s been a Small Business Analyst with California State University Fresno, Assistant Manager of the Central California Small Business Development Center, and owner of an independent Marketing Consulting Firm.

Consuelo earned her PhD in Human and Organization Systems and facilitates doctoral programs in organization development with the University of Phoenix online and has taught advertising and marketing courses at Cuesta College. Her book “Yes I CAN Success Online: 5-Easy Steps to Your Confident Online Business Presence” sold out the first printing in six weeks.


Consuelo Meux, PhD.

Speaker, Trainer, Author, Consultant


Founder & President

International Alliance

 of Women Leaders


Columnist – Women’s Business


Do you want your business profiled on, an International News-site?


Contact me at [email protected]


Conference Speakers/Trainers


Katrin Colamarino

Career Change Expert/Consultant

Conference Topic

Transition: Polishing Your Innate Talents to Create a Business, Income and "The Next Stage"

Katrin Colamarino, formerly a corporate lawyer in New York City, owns Nicholas Consulting Company. She specializes in Fundraising, Strategic Planning and Publicity for Nonprofits. Katrin earned her BA degree from Vassar College, and her law degree from the University of Richmond Law School. She worked as a Vice President/Assistant General Counsel for Citibank, and later for JP Morgan Chase Bank where she supervised technology contracting transactions trained lawyers and paralegals to provide bank clients with high quality technology contracts , and to protect the bank’s intellectual property interests.

After she moved to the Central Coast in 2005, Katrin earned a Nonprofit Development Officer Certificate from California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), and transitioned her networking, communication, public speaking and business writing skillsets into her consultancy for nonprofits. She services nonprofit clients in California, Pennsylvania, New York and Jerusalem, Israel.

Katrin is an expert at career transition for women based on her experiences and background. In San Luis Obispo County she has been President of Templeton Rotary Club in 2006-07, has served on the Board of Directors of the Atascadero Performing Arts Center Committee, and as Publicity Chair on the Advisory Board of the Cuesta Master Chorale. She is currently Vice President and Chair of the Development Committee of the Board of Directors of Opera San Luis Obispo.


Katrin Colamarino, Principal


Nicholas Consulting Company

Career Strategist; Fundraising,

Strategic Planning and Publicity for Nonprofits


Get to Know Katrin

(17 minutes)


Katrin’s Professional Tips

(18:26 Minutes)


Myraline Morris Whitaker

Hospitality Expert/Economic Trends

Conference Topic


Trend Watching: How Business Women Can Understand Upcoming Economic Trends to Expand a Business


Myraline Morris Whitaker has over 30 years in the Hospitality Industry and is the Owner

/Principal of Central Coast of California, Hospitality, a full service Hotel Management Company.  She was the COO for Martin Resorts and started CCC Hospitality after leaving that position. Her firm currently manages the SeaCrest Resort Hotel in Pismo Beach, CA.

She is an acknowledged expert in both the corporate and entrepreneurial sides of the California Hospitality Industry, and has been interviewed by CBS and NBC, and quoted in the Los Angeles Times, Houston Chronicle and San Luis Obispo Tribune.

Myraline is the Founder of the Sister Soldier Project, a national initiative that ships care packages to the female soldiers of color serving in the Middle East Theatre, plus Ships at Sea. In September, 2009, Myraline and the Sister Soldier Project were honored in Washington DC with a US Congressional Award.


Myraline Morris Whitaker



Central Coast of California, Hospitality


Founder, Sister Solider Project


Get to Know Myraline

(21:18 Minutes)


Myraline’s Business Tips

(14.39 minutes)



Melinda Thomas, CFP®


Business Plan Expert/Author


Conference Topic


Business Planning: Develop Your Quick and Easy Business Plan  for Sustainable  Business Growth


Melinda Thomas is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and founding partner of FIT Financial, LLC. While improving the financial strength of her clients over the past 30 years, she realized that most people need a financial fallback position and created My Own Plan B system. Melinda authored the book “Creating Success: My Own Plan B” where she shares her knowledge of successfully creating, growing and eventually profitably selling multiple businesses

Specializing in working with Empires of One (Solo Professionals) Melinda emphasizes the need to surround yourself with a Team of Professionals who later become advocates in growing your business. Her firm’s business planning services assist clients in narrowing the focus of their business to ease in the marketing of their services.

Melinda is an expert at helping clients determine the financial viability of a business idea before officially launching it. Once launched Melinda’s investment management expertise provides a tax advantaged strategy to increase their cash flow allowing clients to take home more income.

Melinda Thomas, CFP® 


Author, Entrepreneur,


Owner, FIT-Financial, LLC.

Creator, My Own Plan B System


Get to Know Melinda

(15 minutes)


Melinda’s Professional Tips

(23:3 minutes)




If you have additional questions, please call

Consuelo Meux, Conference Coordinator

  • Phone: 805-227-4964 or 559 -709-0958

  • Email:

City of Paso Robles Information:

  • 600 Nickerson Drive, Paso Robles

  • For further information, please call 805 – 237 – 3988

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