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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.   

Marlowe Jannelle

Marlowe Jannelle is an accomplished artist, graphic designer, and small business consultant from the Finger Lakes region of New York. She began her work with Alternatives Federal Credit Union in 2023 as a contracted designer and small business consultant, designing custom logo designs and branding materials for small business owners. This position eventually led to her current position as Business Development Coordinator.

Marlowe holds an MFA in Fine Arts from UNC Greensboro and a BFA from SUNY Plattsburgh. With over twenty years of experience, Marlowe has worked on numerous regional public and private art projects and commissioned works. She has helped to design, facilitate, and create community murals throughout the Finger Lakes region, including locations in Elmira, Avoca, Trumansburg, and at Corning Community College. Her passion for teaching also led her to teach classes at UNC Greensboro, The Center for Visual Art in Greensboro, North Carolina, and SUNY Plattsburgh, as well as various community and private mural programs. 

After completing her education, Marlowe started her career as a designer in Printing Services at GST BOCES in 2016, designing and executing large scale printing projects for numerous school districts in the Southern Tier. Marlowe began working as an independent artist and graphic designer in 2019. Her design skills and sculptural background led her to creating and selling unique, one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces incorporating ethically sourced natural elements, recycled stained glass, and sustainably sourced materials under the name Morpho Design. Marlowe's connection to the natural world has fueled her passion for sustainable practices, emphasizing waste reduction and the use of recycled materials in her artistic and business endeavors and operates a small business focused on sustainable practices in design and instruction.

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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