Of the 10 plus million women-owned businesses, Annette became one of the elite 3.5% to take their business over the million-dollar mark. Her experience came from hard work and starting from scratch which makes her conversations relatable to her audiences. Because Annette’s approach is down to earth and based on common sense she connects easily with managers and owners as easily as she relates to employees.
Annette’s business experience includes a start-up specialty food company, 3 restaurants, and a successful catering business. Annette developed and hosted a Boston Cable cooking show, was an educator for Cordon Bleu.
Annette has an infectious, quick-witted humor and a deep wisdom from the learning experience of trial and error Annette’s own journey through a lifetime of adversity, she shows attendees on any level, how to adopt a no excuse belief system.
Annette is clear, direct and gets to the point with her own stories of business trials, (in one case, literally) and life experiences.
She attributes her success and consistent growth to abounding employee loyalty. It was her honor to provide a dining place, a home away from home for people on their own, families, and single hard-working moms with children in tow.
She now considers it a privilege to feed the hearts and minds of her audience, to inspire them to reach for and create the work environment and employee loyalty to their fellow workers and their place of business.