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The 4 Chicks!

“It all started with a pyramid.” ~ 4 Chicks Chatting




Kathy Marcino ~ Communication Strategist


Kathy Marcino, KMM Disc

Kathy Marcino is an Effectiveness Coach transforming corporate culture and productivity by providing a multifaceted coaching experience tailored to the personality and communication styles of managers and team members.

Building on 20 years of real-life experience in sales management, team building, and marketing in the pharmaceutical industry, Kathy has created a signature brand of coaching where learning about your personal strengths and struggles are not the end of the process but the beginning. Kathy leverages the powerful insights of the DISC assessment to construct a customized coaching program designed to foster personal development and improved team dynamics in support of your goals.

Kathy sees every person through the lens of potential, which is why clients trust her to help them achieve goals ranging from employee engagement and retention, hiring, and optimization of roles within a team to reducing conflict, increasing revenue, and training a salesforce. With a unique blend of personal insight and practical application, Kathy shows people how to work with who they are—capitalizing on their natural strengths and developing strategies to adapt to others for more effective and productive relationships.

Find her at www.kmmdisc.com.


Kristin Smedley ~ Keynote and Tedx Speaker, Author, Non Profit Executive


Kristin Smedley

Kristin Smedley is a powerhouse. As she notes, she was supposed to be a third grade teacher, and then darkness struck: both of her sons were diagnosed as blind when they were each 4 month old. Kristin watched her dreams of the “typical” family life evaporate with her sons’ diagnosis. But Kristin is a hard gal to keep down. She was determined to literally show her boys how to live as productive members of their world–with blindness as just a part of life. In May, 2011, she founded the Curing Retinal Blindness Foundation, and works tirelessly to raise awareness and work towards a cure. A TEDx presenter, Kristin regularly mentors families living with blindness, speaking at events large and small about moving past fears & obstacles to achieve great things. Find her at www.kristinsmedley.com. 


 Mary Fran Bontempo  ~ Author, TEDx and Keynote Speaker, Humorist


Mary Fran BontempoMary Fran Bontempo, or MFB, as she’s come to be called by the group, is a 2-time TEDx speaker, author, humorist and podcast host who teaches audiences to control their most powerful influence: Self-Talk. Author of The Woman’s Book of Dirty Words, and Not Ready for Granny Panties, Mary Fran has written for multiple online platforms, including The Huffington Post and Thrive Global. After thirty years’ experience as owner of a full-service recruiting firm and finding herself in the middle of a perfect life storm—turning 50, a crashing economy, and most devastating, a son with a heroin addiction—Mary Fran created the blog, Not Ready for Granny Panties, authoring two books in the series and developing a life-affirming brand full of practical wisdom and wit. Mary Fran proves small changes in self-talk yield big life changes, allowing individuals to redefine their lives both professionally and personally in a rapidly changing world. A frequent media guest and speaker, audiences delight in her empowering and entertaining message. Find her at maryfranbontempo.com.

Robyn Graham ~ Robyn Graham Photography, LLC


Robyn GrahamAs the Philadelphia region’s premier brandographer, Robyn Graham helps entrepreneurs build their brand with authenticity and purpose through the power of visual storytelling. Robyn’s signature method combines her passion for photography with her background in the corporate world to not only capture her clients’ true personality, but to strategize with them on how to best leverage their branding imagery for SEO on their website and social media platforms.

Voted the Bucks Happening Photographer for two consecutive years in 2017 and 2018, and chosen by BW Gallerist for their “Best of the Best” list of Emerging Fine Art Photographers, Robyn’s passion for visual storytelling has made her the region’s leading brandographer, and the go-to expert for personal branding through visual contentFind her at Robyn Graham Photography, LLC .

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