Combining over 20 years experience as an insightful educator, corporate trainer, teen and college trainer, and a compassionate counselor, she has become a teacher “without four walls.”

With a Master’s degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Counseling, Teresa has integrated a wealth of knowledge to create a “can do” atmosphere in her Ripple of Success™ programs.

Speaking Highlights

Teresa regularly speaks to corporations and student groups including …

Teresa also facilitates woman’s renewal weekends and teen leadership training camps. Teresa’s dynamic personality, wealth of experiences, and commitment to empowering others to discover their authentic selves leaves the audience with a unique perspective of their core genius and how to apply it in the world to reach their highest potential.

Additional Honors & Awards

  • Donald Syngg Award
  • Teacher of the Year
  • Who’s Who in Education
  • Kirkland Fellowship

Highlights of Teresa’s Journalism & Writing Career

  • Wrote and published “Pausing Long Enough to Notice”
  • Teresa’s has written and published the following articles for “Leadership for Student Activities”:
    • “The Stress of Change”
    • Creating a Successful Project”
    • “Positively Communicating”

Books that Teresa has stories in:


Teresa has a stories in the following books:

  • Australian author Maggie Dents book about a local teen who discovers the power of leadership. This teen is currently serving our country in the US Marines.
  • “Touched by Angels of Mercy” 
by Laura Lagana
The book is filled with stories about nurses who touched lives. Teresa has a story about the birth of her son and a nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital in Utica, NY.