C2G Team.

Our success is due to the experienced and dedicated professionals who find integrity in our work and who are committed to our company’s visions and values.

Meet some of the talented people we have working on the C2G Team:
Doug Wilder
Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Doug Wilder provides companies with part time CFO services to help them effectively manage their businesses.  This allows small and medium sized businesses a cost effective way to take advantage of the skills of an experienced CFO.  It allows companies to take the next step in using financial information to help run their business and plan for the future.  Doug’s clients range from startups to businesses with $20 million in revenue.  He is also the Chair of the Nassau County chapter of SCORE, “Counselors to America’s Small Business”.  In that role, he leads SCORE’s efforts to provide free counseling services to small businesses in Nassau County, New York.  He has provided counseling to over 100 small businesses or people wanting to start their own business.

He has almost 30 years of experience in Fortune 500 companies and public accounting as an executive in financial, operational and strategic positions.  He retired from Verizon as the Chief Financial Officer of the Retail Markets organization, the wireline sales and marketing business with over $20 billion in revenue and 30 million consumer and small business customers.  He is also a CPA licensed in New York State.

Annette Giordano
VP Business Development, Tri-State Branch

As Vice President of Business Development, Annette builds new partnerships and enriches existing relationships with clients, identifying their marketing needs and providing winning solutions.  Her marketing expertise, acquired over the last 15 years, enables her to successfully achieve partners’ business objectives.

Prior to C2G, Annette spent over 10 years at American Express.  As a former Director of Marketing, she introduced her team to customer relationship management, leading the strategy to identify and target customers.  Additionally, she held several positions in Customer Information Management, leading and training teams of database marketing professionals to analyze and improve marketing programs.

Annette holds a BBA from Baruch College, City University of New York. In her spare time, she volunteers on various projects, especially non-profit fundraisers.  She lives in New Jersey with her husband and two children.

Amy Masters
VP Business Development, Tri-State Branch

Amy is a former Vice President of Marketing from American Express, where she led a team that provided marketing consulting support to the Merchant Services sales organization. Prior to joining marketing, Amy spent 4 years managing merchant relationships including Costco Wholesale. During her tenure at Costco, charge volume growth was at 25% year over year. In addition, Amy launched many first time partnerships and led numerous marketing efforts. Prior to joining American Express, Amy was Assistant Vice President of Client Relations at HSBC. She managed their largest private label credit card portfolios, including Best Buy & other large retailers.

ing channels, which he co-founded in 2010. 

Amy holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a BS from Lock Haven University in Finance and Computer Science. In her spare time, Amy is the VP of the Union Township School PTA.

 

Cathy Myers
VP Business Development, Florida Branch

 

 

 

 


Cathy joined C2G in April, 2010 to lead the new Florida branch, with a focus on bringing simplicity and flexibility to business leaders as they extend their teams with seasoned, professional marketing and business analytics consultants.

 

 

 

 

For the past 5 years, Cathy was the Executive Director of International Market Development at AT&T, responsible for commercial strategic alliances outside the USA.  Cathy led a team of global managers and consultants in building and implementing joint marketing plans to support global enterprise customers in AT&T's regions of EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), A/P (Asia Pacific including Japan), India, and CCLA (Canada, Caribbean, Latin America).  

Concurrently, Cathy was responsible for AT&T's 49% equity investment in Alestra, the third largest facilities-based carrier in Mexico.  This responsibility includes venture management, board seatholder management, and venture strategic/operational alignment with AT&T.  Prior to that, Cathy similarly managed AT&T's 31% equity in AT&T Canada, the third largest carrier in Canada, ensuring strategic alignment between the parent company and the equity investment company.

Cathy has 20 years experience in global telecommunications, working for AT&T in roles spanning P&L responsibility, new venture start-up, venture management, organization design and restructure, carrier relations, customer care, consumer marketing, and enterprise marketing.

Cathy holds a BA from Rutgers University, double major in Communications and French, high honors.  Cathy speaksEnglish and French.

Lori Rinn, Recruiter

Lori Rinn provides the team with years of staffing experience, successfully recruiting professional and management level positions across various industries and business lines. She consulted and partnered with members of Senior Management teams to design recruiting strategies, supporting the direction and goals of various business lines at both Wachovia and Deutsche Bank.  These strategies resulted in a strong network of candidates and quick time-to-fills.

Lori also provided consulting services to businesses in the interactive marketing space.  In that capacity, she:

  • Consulted and partnered with members of management teams
  • Hired managers to assist in defining manpower and planning needs
  • Assessed and defined qualifications needed for open positions
  • Implemented recruiting strategies to identify qualified candidates

Lori holds a BA from Rutgers University and a Diploma in Human Resource Management from New York University.   She is a certified Targeted Selection Interviewer and former member of the Society for Human Resource Management.  In her spare time, she is an avid yogi and triathlete, and enjoys spending time with her family.

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Porasah White
Compliance Consultant

 

 

 

 


Porasah works closely with both branch and corporate management to design, implement, and sustain a strong internal control of our operating processes.  In the past, Porasah has also worked with C2G in market research, social media support, operations, and played a key role in the launch of the C2G 2009 book, Black and White Strike Gold.
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Before joining C2G, Porasah worked as a Team Leader at American Express in the Consumer Travel Network Division, managing New York City area offices with AMEX’s broad range of integrated travel services.  At American Express, Porasah trained, coached, and managed staff throughout her career and participated in the new hire and recruiting process as well.  Also at CTN, Porasah managed the New York offices’ marketing efforts, designing and launching strategic campaigns.  As a result, Porasah has extensive experience in customer loyalty marketing.  Her leadership qualities, rigorous attention to detail, and strong background in compliance are critical to C2G’s internal operation.
Porasah is an avid reader and life-long musician, is a lover of the performing and visual arts, and is happy to call New York home.

Alex Cook
Intern/Analyst

 

 

 

 


Alex provides technical and office support to the C2G team and assists Peggy and Sandi in various capacities.  His primary responsibilites include virtual office management from website administration to sales and recruitment grid maintenance.

Upon finishing his internship with C2G, Alex plans to finish his Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature at Princeton University.