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Meet Our Consultants

Eileen Peet

Eileen graduated with her B.S. in Organizational Management from Keuka College. She began her career in business working as the Director of Sales and Marketing for an east coast based company, then transitioning to the world of outside sales for several Central New York based businesses. Eileen has worked with companies of all sizes, in many different capacities. Her industry knowledge and ability to identify what businesses need, how she can help, and what will work, stems from her education and extensive experience in the field.

In 2018 Eileen opened her own marketing business saying: "I truly enjoy helping people grow their business. It becomes a community-wide investment because when one business starts to grow, so does the community around it." 

In 2015 Eileen received the “Shining Star” award from the Southern Tier Binghamton Business Meet-Up and in 2016 she received the “Networker of the Year” award also, from the Southern Tier Binghamton Business Meet-Up. From 2015-2018, she served as an Ambassador for the Watkins Glen Chamber of Commerce, serving as the Ambassador Chair from 2016-2018. 

Eileen enjoys volunteering and ran the children's after-school program for Fusion (now City of Light) from 2015-2018, working with children in Chemung County. Married with two children, when she is not working, she is busy spending time with her family, driving teenagers everywhere while they participate in travel sports, and occasionally getting to hike with her dogs.   

Rebekah Carroll

For the past two years, Rebekah Carroll has been the Owner and CEO of STATEMENTS Accounting & Consulting Services, a well-respected and growing firm located in Montour Falls, NY. Prior to that, Rebekah had served the Watkins Glen and Schuyler County business community as the President & CEO of the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce. In this role, she developed a passion for supporting businesses of every size throughout the Finger Lakes region.
Rebekah began her career in the accounting office of Schuyler Hospital, where she worked for seven years. In 2005, when she resigned from the hospital to stay home with her young children, she was functioning in the capacity of Assistant Director of Human Resources and Junior Accountant. For the next three years, Rebekah was the sole-proprietor of two different businesses: a registered group daycare (REBEKAH’S PLACE DAYCARE) and a consulting business. While wearing her “consultant” hat, she contracted with Corning’s Gaffer District (Corning, NY) as its Interim Director of Operations, performed all billing services for two small medical offices, performed sales tax recovery projects for local non-profit organizations, and prepared small business and personal income tax returns. 
Rebekah is proud to say that she has lived in the area since she was 11. She currently lives in Montour Falls with her husband, Rick, and their children: Ruby, Ryanna, Erin, Ali, Alicia, and Adam.  She earned her Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Corning Community College in 2009. She completed Leadership Schuyler in 2010 and graduated from Chamber Institute with a focus on Organizational Management in 2015.
Astra Titus
Astra Titus, JD, MSW is a law and social policy analyst and strategist, an entrepreneur, and a fervent mother and wife. Her career has focused on developing and implementing legislation, policy, and programs that serve and/or enhance social justice law and policy. Throughout her career Astra has worked with and within a wide variety of institutions: social service agencies, public interest law firms, small businesses, social policy foundations and think tanks, city and state governments and court systems, State Supreme Court Justices, and the US Congress. From 2019 to 2021, Astra was the owner and CEO of The Curious George Store in Cambridge, MA. She now consults with start-ups and small businesses to aid in organizational development and sustainment.

Astra and her husband Lee have 2 awesome boys – Jose and Hank. They live on Seneca Lake in upstate New York.

Amira Davis

Amira Davis holds an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from SUNY Broome and Bachelor of Science in Human Development from Binghamton University. She has extensive experience in Sales and Marketing, having worked in the field for the last twenty years from Fortune 500 Companies to smaller, family owned businesses. Amira has specialized in providing families with advocacy and effective communication. She has also provided her clients with effective solutions to their marketing needs. She is a former Board Member of the Binghamton Chapter of the YWCA and the Boys and Girls Club of Western Broome and the Binghamton Rotary. In addition, she was a First Call for Help Advisory Board Member, a sub-group of the United Way of Broome County. Amira currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce.

Her honesty and professionalism has earned her a very large base of loyal clients who rely on her experience and expertise. This coupled with her experience in Corporate America makes her the driving force behind D5 Consulting Group LLC.

Greg Breen

Driven by a passion for design and multimedia, I am a talented Creative Director with over ten years of experience in the industry. Throughout my career, I have held various positions ranging from Designer, Producer, and Project Manager to Art Director and Creative Director, allowing me to gain a comprehensive understanding of the creative process from conception to execution.

As a dedicated professional and lifelong learner, I consistently stay abreast of the latest trends and technologies in the field. This commitment to ongoing growth enables me to deliver innovative and cutting-edge solutions that exceed client expectations. I find great joy and satisfaction in building strong relationships with my clients, understanding their unique needs, and collaborating closely with them to bring their vision to life.

With a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of design principles, I have successfully led numerous projects, guiding multidisciplinary teams to create impactful and visually stunning campaigns. Whether it's crafting compelling brand identities, developing engaging multimedia content, or conceptualizing captivating user experiences, I am adept at translating ideas into tangible results that resonate with audiences.

My strength lies not only in my creative abilities but also in my strategic mindset. By merging creativity with data-driven insights, I consistently deliver solutions that not only captivate audiences but also drive meaningful results for businesses. I believe that the marriage of aesthetics and strategy is essential in today's competitive landscape.

As a Creative Director, I am driven by a relentless pursuit of excellence and a commitment to surpassing client expectations. I thrive in fast-paced environments, where I can leverage my strong leadership skills to inspire and motivate teams towards achieving outstanding results. Together, let's unlock the full potential of your brand and create unforgettable experiences that leave a lasting impact.

Civil Advocacy Project

Civil Advocacy Project (CAP) provides legal advocacy and advising to income qualified small businesses, on a sliding scale basis. CAP can assist in matters such as the formation of LLCs of other entities, thinking through the adoption of appropriate business policies, or adopting contract templates.

For additional information and to schedule an appointment, please contact Veronica Johnson at [email protected]

You may also contact Business Development Manager, Eileen Peet, [email protected] or 607-216-3425 to learn more.

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