Meet the #Luv4Social crew!
When 6 people meet on Twitter chats to form one of their own, it proves there is power in social media!
Kavita Chintapalli is the social media manager for a NYC-based startup with experience in building communities on social media and managing a corporate blog. She enjoys all things beauty-related, cool tech gadgets, TV, blogging, and social media. Learn more and connect with Kavita on her website, http://kavitachintapalli.com.
Teri has a passion for social media, writing and online community management. She is the Community Manager for Social Hangout. She is a monthly contributor for social media blog, Bad Rhino Rumblings. She has experience writing, moderating, monitoring and creating content for social media and blogs since 2011. Teri is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she lives with her husband and spends time on writing, cooking, arts and crafts.
Carmella Lanni-Giardina, VLCE is an e-commerce specialist and marketer, who just happens to be VEGAN! She’s a social media enthusiast, Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach & Educator, blogger and shoe lover! She uses her voice to spread the messages of compassionate living and community building, online and offline. Carmella lives in NYC with her husband Carlo, whipping up cruelty-free recipes, in a home ruled by two cats, Connie & Mozzer. Want to learn more about Carmella? Her About.me page is quite telling!
Jennifer Radke has a passion for leadership, training and helping other people achieve their goals. As the Vice President of Business Development for the National Institute for Social Media (NISM), Jennifer utilizes many different social networking tools to create, build and maintain strong client and partner relationships. She loves the strategy behind a strong social media presence and enjoys helping others discover what that looks like for them and their business.
Prior to working and teaching at the National Institute for Social Media, Jennifer used her skills to train and develop college admissions representatives, team leaders and department directors. She spent 15 years in Higher Education Administration. This is where she first identified her passion for assisting others in reaching their personal and professional goals.
Jennifer earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communications from the University of Minnesota, Morris and her Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Argosy University. She is certified as a Social Media Strategist (SMS) by the National Institute for Social Media and is a certified instructor. In addition, Jennifer is involved in professional membership organizations including: Women in Networking and Sigma Beta Delta. In an effort to share knowledge and give back, Jennifer donates her time to job search agencies and groups by offering training on how to utilize Social Media in the job search process.
Jennifer is a proud mother of two who loves crafting, cooking, hiking and spending time with her family. She loves music, a variety of theater productions, traveling to new destinations and trying new things.
Joshua St. Aubin
Joshua believes that if you put people at the center of your goals, you will find success. An award winning graphic designer and developer, Josh has a passion for finding ways to connect people online with the people, companies and brands they love offline and engage with them to create the same memorable, customer centric experiences no matter how or where they engage. Josh is the father of 3 children (including a teenage girl) that enjoys coaching their baseball and soccer teams and is an avid runner. He is currently the Creative Services Manager at Jabil located in St. Petersburg, Florida and is serving as the Incoming President/Vice President for the Tampa Bay chapter of the American Advertising Federation.