Marty Berman is an award winning television producer. As President and CEO of The Investigative News Group, he shaped the television program " The Geraldo Rivera Show ." He produced " The Willowbrook Case," " Migrants Dirt Cheap ,'" " Tell Me Where I Can Go " and " The Littlest Junkie."
Berman helmed a number of successful network specials, including " Geraldo Rivera: Good Night America." He as also one of the first producers of " Good Morning America," and NBC's innovative, live, network series " America Live ".
In 2000, Berman teamed up with ECM Productions, a hugely successful production company which has produced over 50,000 hours of television internationally, including " Who Wants To Be A Millionare."
Over the last five seasons, Berman has consulted on network and cable programming.
Berman has won five Emmy Awards, a George Foster Peabody Award, a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, Three Associated Press Broadcaster Associations Awards, a Columbia DuPont Award, the San Francisco and Chicago International Film Festival Awards, and a Scripps-Howard Distinguished Journalism Award.
Kimberly Dawn Neumann
Kimberly Dawn Neumann is a popular New York City-based dating/sex/relationship writer and certified coach.
Her extensive work can be seen regularly in a myriad of national and online publications such as Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Marie Claire, Maxim and more, as well as in her two books, The Real Reasons Men Commit and Sex Comes First.
As a frequent guest/host on TV and radio shows, she has given dating/relationship advice to listeners around the world, spanning the globe from South Africa to Los Angeles and everywhere in between!
Neumann has also had a successful performing career with a resume boasting Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, national tours, ballet and opera company work, TV/film appearances and some memorable special events like the Closing Ceremonies of the Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
Joel Block. Ph.D., ABPP
Dr. Joel Block is a senior psychologist at the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System where he supervised the hospital’s Sexuality Center for twenty years, treating hundreds of individuals and couples with relationship and intimacy complaints as well as training doctoral interns in couple and sex therapy. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry on the faculty of Einstein College of Medicine and the Hofstra University-North Shore-LIJ Hospital School of Medicine. Dr. Block is a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology in family and couple therapy.
Dr. Block has written for numerous professional and popular magazines including New Woman, Family Circle, Working Woman, Parents and Newsday and is frequently sought for print interviews in popular magazines like Cosmo, Esquire and Mens Health. He is a relationship adviser for www.LibidoforLife, a web site that promotes healthy relationships and sexuality throughout the lifespan.
Dr. Block was honored in 2003 at Hofstra University by the Long Island branch of the American Association of Marital and Family Therapists as Outstanding Couple Therapist of the Year. He is the author of over twenty books on his specialty, love relationships and sexuality, a sampling of his books:
The Other Man, The Other Woman: Understanding and Coping with Extramarital Affairs: Grosset & Dunlap, 1978
To Marry Again: Grosset & Dunlap, 1979
Lasting Love: Macmillan
Secrets of Better Sex: Parker, 1996
The Romance of Sex, Parker, 1997
Sex Over 50, Parker, 1999, (updated and reissued, 2008)
Broken Promises, Mended Hearts: Maintaining Trust in Love Relationships, Contemporary/Mc Graw-Hill, 2000
Cracking the Love Code, Pop Psych Literary, 2011
Mommy or Daddy, Whose side Am I On,Adams Media, June, 2002
Naked Intimacy: How to Increase True Openness in Your Relationship, Contemporary/McGraw-Hill, October, 2002
Making it Work When You Work a Lot: 10 Power Strategies for Connecting as a Couple, Kensington, 2005.
The Art of the Quickie: Fast Sex, Fast Orgasm/Anywhere, Anytime, Quiver, 2006
The Real Reason Men Commit: Why He Will—or Won’t—Love, Honor and Marry You, Adams Media, 2008.
Sex Comes First: 15 Ways to Save Your Relationship…without leaving the bedroom, Adams Media, 2009
Dr. Block has been a frequent guest on local television and has also appeared on several National television shows, including twice on Today and Good Morning America; he has also been a featured solo guest on Donahue and a guest of Charlie Rose. He has done countless radio shows, including Playboy Radio several times and has been a psychology consultant to ABC.
As founder and president of A. L. Piccolo & Company, Inc., a management consulting firm that has specialized in turn-around management since 1988, Mr. Piccolo provides financial, operational and systems expertise to a variety of industries in the U.S. and internationally.
A subspecialty of A. L. Piccolo & Co. is capital/debt procurement and start-up enterprises. With clients, both publicly and privately-held, whose revenues range from $1 billion down to $5 million, A. L. Piccolo & Co., Inc., with its 5 professional consultants, has rendered services to clients in the U.K., India, Singapore and Japan.
Some of the industries serviced are: retailing, manufacturing, property management, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, public relations, hotels and restaurants, food wholesaling, fashion, information systems, automated systems integration, office furniture dea1erships, theatrical set design and construction, health care, health and nutrition, publishing, architecture, window manufacturing, and retail malls.
In some cases, to ensure a continuity of advisory services, a successful turn-around or start-up will appoint Mr. Piccolo to its Board of Directors. Over the years, Mr. Piccolo has served on the Board of 4 clients in total;currently he serves on the Board of two clients.
A resumé of Mr. Piccolo’s background prior to the founding of A. L. Piccolo is as follows:
A. L. Piccolo & CO., Inc. (1988 to present)
Founder and President
Alfred Dunhill of London, Inc. (1983- 1988)
Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Debenham’s, PLC (1981- 1983)
Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
KPMG/Peat Marwick (1977-1981)
Credentials & Education:
Herman Badillo rose from Bronx Borough President to become a member of the United States Congress and established the first Urban Affairs Sub-committe in the history of Congress for the Committe on Banking, Finance & Urban Affairs.
After serving in Congress, Herman Badillo was appointed Deputy mayor of New York City and continued as Chairman of the Board of Directors on the N.Y. State Mortgage Agency.
He became Special Counsel for the Fiscal Oversight of Education for Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani and later Member and Chairman of the Board of trustees of the City University of New York.
Kevin Coveney President and founder of Connetrix, a technology company, originally established in 1985, provides data center services including managed service, application hosting and web based systems development.
A native of New York, Mr Coveney received his BS in Computer Sciences from SUNY at Stony Broook and also received his MS in Technological System Management from SUNY at Stony Brook.
With over 25 year industry experience Mr. Coveney has worked with both large and small firms to assist them in reaching their technology goals.
Mr. Coveney currently lives and works on Long Island managing Connetrix, and providing consultant services to startup and early stage computer and technology firms.