Leslie H. Tayne has more than a decade of experience in the practice area of consumer and business financial debt-related services. She launched Tayne Law Group, P.C. in 2001, concentrating in debt resolution and non- bankruptcy strategies for consumers, small business owners and professionals to deliver comprehensive consulting and support services in all areas of debt including credit cards, unsecured loans, lines of credit and consumer based loans as well as business and student loan matters. Leslie is highly accomplished in negotiation and settlements with large national banks, credit unions, collection agencies and multiple creditor legal representatives. Her mission is to reshape debt resolution alternatives by giving clients a supportive and reliable environment built on experience, trust and results that will not only relieve clients of the stress from debts but also the burden of the never-ending debt cycle. Leslie's practice has grown since its establishment, with offices now in Manhattan, White Plains and Mount Kisco. Leslie’s honors include the Long Island Business News (LIBN) Leadership in Law Award in 2011; Touro Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center's "Alumni of the Month" in 2012; selection as an LIBN Top 50 Most Influential Woman in Business in 2012, and designation as a Business of The Year for 2012 by the Melville Chamber of Commerce. Leslie is board member and VP of the Work and Family Committee for Long Island Women's Agenda; board member for the Jewish Lawyers Association of Nassau County, and a puppy raiser joined by her children for the Guide Dog Foundation of Smithtown. Additionally, Leslie volunteers at the Family Services League of Huntington's Debt Counseling Division and with Nassau County Bar's Mortgage Foreclosure Clinic.
Beverly Fortune is the Chief Operating Officer of Morey Publishing, LLC, Publisher of Milieu Magazine, a bi-monthly publication written for Long Island women opinion leaders, and Associate Publisher of Long Island Press. Long Island Press, based in Syosset, delivers fresh, hard-hitting news and features and thorough entertainment coverage and listings in its newspaper and on its website www.longislandpress.com. More than 379,000 monthly readers depend on the Long Island Press for features and articles about the issues and activities that make Long Island so unique. Milieu Magazine is a bi-monthly glossy magazine written expressly for Long Island women opinion leaders. Each issue is packed with fresh, relevant editorial with ideas and trends in fashion, health, entertainment, family, shopping and beauty. Beverly writes the highly regarded Fortune 52 column (published in both Milieu and the Press), honoring extraordinary women on Long Island. As a female media executive, Beverly believed that there were accomplished local women who were underserved in the media. In 2006 she began writing the Fortune 52 column and discovered in short order how significant this population actually was. The column inspired the creation of unique networking events to honor these exceptional women and a website, www.fortune52.com. The success of the Fortune 52 column, event and website has led several organizations to recognize Beverly as the person who gives a voice to these women and introduces them to the Long Island community through print, social media and networking.
Donna Clark- Driscoll is Elite Senior Sales Director of Mary Kay Cosmetics, consistently reaching the $1 Million Club in annual sales and placing her among the Top 10 sales leaders nationwide. In her directorial role she oversees 300 Mary Kay representatives including 10 first line offspring directors, and yes, she drives a 2014 pink Cadillac SRX due to her success in motivating others! Smithtown resident Donna has been part of Mary Kay since June of 1984, just before the birth of her first daughter. Both daughters Candace and Ashley have followed in her footsteps as Mary Kay representatives due to their mother’s example of hard work, perseverance and success. “Mary Kay truly does enrich the lives of women - as founder Mary Kay Ash intended - when she started the company in 1963,” says Donna. “I have made it my life mission to pass on her legacy and her dream by continuing to mentor women.” Donna’s loving and supportive family includes husband John, her two daughters and sons-in-law, stepson Richard, and five grandchildren (with two more expected by the fall). She has designed a portion of her Mary Kay sales for 2014 to the Arthritis Foundation’s “Women on the Move.”