Our Team

Susan Mangiero, PhD: Founder – I Paint With Words, LLC

Susan Mangiero is a CFA® charterholder, Professional Risk Manager™, certified Financial Risk Manager®, Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst®, Certified Fraud Examiner and Professional Plan Consultant™. She is the author of Risk Management for Pensions, Endowments and Foundations and The Big Squeeze: Hugs & Inspirations For Every Grown-Up Who Loves Teddy Bears. Her award-winning blog at Pension Risk Matters includes nearly 1,000 essays about governance, retirement plan economics and portfolio performance measurement. She is a recognized financial industry thought leader, teacher and storyteller.

Dottie DeHart: Principal – DeHart & Company PR

Dottie is a seasoned media specialist who serves as a strong media contact for broadcast and print media inquiries. Dottie identifies and analyzes communications needs and develops and implements communications strategies and activities. Dottie is responsible for maintaining media lists and contacts. Dottie has placed media in Associated Press Worldwide, ABC World News, BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Working Woman, Time, The View, and The Today Show.She also develops and nurtures our media contacts so that we create lasting relationships. Dottie runs the news bureau, develops story ideas, and works one-on-one with key media contacts. Dottie holds a B.S. in criminal justice and a master’s degree in political science from Appalachian State University.

Barry Kerrigan: President & CEO – Desktop Miracles Inc

Barry is an acknowledged publishing expert available for one-on-one and corporate consulting to individuals, authors, and publishers. Barry can answer your questions on book design, production, and publishing, and provide insightful guidance and recommendations for your products, workflow, and business based upon 25 years in the industry, with exposure to hundreds of different publishers, vendors, printers, and manufacturers, and experiences from being involved in the production of thousands of different projects.

Susan Suffes: Editor and Founder – Your Book Is My Business, Inc

Susan has extensive experience working with traditional publishers as well as self-publishing business authors and bloggers in the areas of content creation, editing, proofreading and overall brainstorming about how best to connect to an audience. She frequently guides experts to define their subjects and clearly communicate their insights to others. Her work with publishers entails cataloging and developing copy for book jackets. She has co-written or ghost written text for prominent authorities in fields that include business, health and finance.

Affiliations With A Wide Network Of Subject Matter Experts

Dr. Mangiero is an affiliated expert with several leading national economic consulting firms that include the Analysis Group, the Michel-Shaked Group and the Berkeley Research Group. As a result, she has ready access to a team of financial analysts, economists, technologists, researchers, business executives and scientists in a variety of industries. This “just in time” approach has repeatedly proven successful in meeting tight deadlines, managing complex projects, avoiding conflicts and containing costs when a lot of data has to be analyzed.