Presenters

LEGAL

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Rosemarie Ferrante is a divorce attorney / mediator in Danbury, and the owner of the Divorce Mediation Center of Ridgefield/ Danbury, LLC located in Danbury, CT.

Attorney Ferrante’s practice helps couples who wish to separate or divorce in reaching agreements that foster goodwill and trust, while meeting their individual goals and needs, using a child-centered approach which supports parents’ ongoing positive relationships with their children and with each other as co-parents.

She earned her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in 1993 and her law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1996, where she was Primary Notes & Comments Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review.  She was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1996 and the New York Bar in 1997.

Rosemarie is a member of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM), the Connecticut Council for Nonadversarial Divorce (CCND), the American Bar Association (ABA), including the Family Law section, the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA), including  the Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Family Law sections and the Fairfield Bar Association. She is also a member of the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce.

Rosemarie is also the Director of the Western Fairfield County chapter of the National Association of Divorce Professionals, the first national organization that unites professionals who serve clients going through all stages of the divorce process. NADP’s mission is to make a positive impact on the divorce process though its community of high-achieving professionals dedicated to working with other industry leaders for strategic connections, divorce centered education and professional development.  For more information about Rosemarie or the Divorce Mediation Center of Ridgefield/ Danbury, LLC, please visit www.divorcemediationct.com. To contact Rosemarie, please email her at Rferrante@divorcemediationct.com or call 203-791-3868.

FINANCIAL

LoriPriceLori R. Price, CFP® is the Founder, President and CEO of Price Financial Group LLC. For over 30 years, Lori has been providing financial, retirement, estate planning and wealth management services to her clients in Connecticut and across the country.  After earning a certification as a divorce financial planner in 1998, she developed a more specialized focus on guiding affluent women through the transition of divorce or losing a loved one.

As an acknowledgement for her focus on educating women and helping guide them through transitions, Lori is proud to have earned the 2014- 2017 Women’s Choice Award® for Financial Advisors [1].

Lori and her team of advisors and professional staff also work with clients who are near or in retirement, helping guide their transition from a paycheck to having a plan in place so they will not outlive their money.

Lori has been welcomed as a guest speaker at national conferences and has conducted over 350 workshops covering all aspects of financial and estate planning. She has been widely recognized in the industry by Barron’s, Connecticut Magazine and Wealth Manager Magazine among others.

Acting on her strong belief in the importance of giving back to the community, Lori has presented special programs on “Creative Alternatives for Charitable Giving” and “Empowering Women in Philanthropy.” She is on the advisory board of Family ReEntry and actively supports several local charities including the Domestic Violence Crisis Center, Relay for Life, Charter Oak Foundation, Fairfield County Foundation Fund for Women and Girls, Westport Library programs and Special Olympics.

Lori has an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a BA in Business from Rutgers University. Lori and her family live in Westport, CT.   A competitive tennis player and sports enthusiast, Lori also enjoys travel, tennis, golf, cycling, hiking, wine and spending weekends at her beach house in Old Saybrook.

 

HollisHollis Nyden is a Private Wealth Advisor who joined Price Financial Group in January of 2015. She provides financial, retirement, and wealth management services to her clients. Hollis is a CDFA (Certified Financial Divorce Analyst), and is currently studying for her CFP® . She specializes in helping clients navigate through the transitions in their lives – divorce, the loss of a spouse and preparing for retirement.

Prior to joining Price Financial Group, Hollis was a Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors in Westport, CT.

Hollis graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, earning a BS in Marketing. After graduation, she began her 12 year career at Enterprise Rent- A- Car, where she managed 6 retail locations in Fairfield County. Hollis ran the sales operations which included developing a sales team, growing her territory and managing the profits and losses for her 6 locations. After managing the income and expense flows she identified her strength in budgeting for businesses and wanted to translate that to helping individuals and their families build a secure financial future.

Hollis made a career change to work in finance in a capacity that would allow her to use her financial skills and client relationship experiences to help clients pursue important financial and lifestyle goals. She holds the Series 7 and 66 registrations with LPL Financial as well as life, accident and health insurance licenses, and is certified by the state of Connecticut for Long-term Care CT Partnership

MENTAL HEALTH

WELLNESS

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JoAnn Inserra Duncan is a board certified Genetic Counselor with a Master of Science in Human Genetics. She worked as a Genetic Counselor for 14 years in various hospitals. She has been a Reiki practitioner since 1997, became a Reiki Master in 2000, and a Karuna Reiki® Master in 2008. She is an ordained Priest in the Order of Melchizidek, an Advanced Level Integrated Energy Therapist (IET), and a Level III Reconnective Healing® Practitioner. JoAnn is the owner of Turning Point Healing Arts & Education Center in Ridgefield, CT. She also co-founded, facilitates and coordinates the Turning Point S.H.A.R.E. Divorce Group which helps women get through the process of divorcing in a more positive and empowered way.

JoAnn uses intuition, experience and a deep spiritual connection in her Reiki, IET® and Reconnective Healing ® sessions. She specializes in care for individuals with cancer, back pain, Lyme disease and other tick borne illnesses. She finds it very rewarding to help clients heal core issues by applying advanced techniques that help heal the cellular memory. JoAnn teaches all levels of Reiki as well as other specialized classes. For more information about JoAnn, Turning Point Reiki, LLC., Turning Point Healing Arts, LLC or Turning Point S.H.A.R.E. Divorce Group, please visit http://www.turningpointreiki.com and www.turningpointshare.com, or visit and “like” the Turning Point Reiki, LLCTurning Point Healing ArtsLLC, or Turning Point S.H.A.R.E. Divorce Group Facebook pages. To contact JoAnn, please email her at jduncan@turningpointreiki.com or call 203-438-3050.