Gearhart Law Sponsors WCEC Fundraiser for Education on June 15th Featuring a Panel Discussion on How to Access and Sell to Your Ideal Client

Award-winning panelists share their strategies for increasing sales and accelerating growth in both small and large businesses

Summit, NJ, May 25, 2017 ( – Gearhart Law, a New York area-based IP firm specializing in patent, trademark and copyright law, is pleased to announce our support of the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corp. (WCEC) fundraiser for education on June 15th at 6 p.m. at The Olde Mill Inn in Basking Ridge, N.J. Register at Eventbrite.

The mission of the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship (WCEC) is to empower women to invest in themselves and their communities intellectually, emotionally and financially, via entrepreneurship in the state of New Jersey. They provide the tools necessary for women to successfully own, operate and grow their businesses.

“At Gearhart Law we feel it’s important to support educational activities in the entrepreneurial community and we’re delighted to sponsor this event along with NetApp, Symantec and others.”


Join us on June 15th to learn how to grow your business, increase your sales, target your ideal client, ‘get in the door’ and more from our expert sales panel.
You can register at Eventbrite.

The evening consists of the panel discussion, networking, raffle baskets (including high-end prizes such as a designer bracelet, Broadway theater tickets, an iPad Pro, etc.), and food and drinks.

Learn from our panel of experts as they discuss their sales expertise:

“Being on the board of the WCEC has been rewarding in that I can give back to the community through events like this one. I look forward to sharing my story of rising from a sales account rep to VP of Sales, and to giving tips and advice to women entrepreneurs who are starting and growing their businesses, such as: how to deliver a stellar first impression, getting to the decision maker, know your competitors, be humble but confident, and how to ask for the sale.”
— Chris Costello, VP of Sales, AT&T
2016 NJBIZ Top 50 Women in Business
2017 LWE Top 25 Women Intrapreneurs
2010 Top 10 Woman in Wireline
WCEC Woman of Influence and Board Member

“Sometimes, small tweaks and changes can make the biggest impact on sales results … but only if you know which small tweaks and changes to make. I am proud to be on the WCEC panel amongst such accomplished sellers. I’m excited to share what our team of Door Openers® has found works, as well as what doesn’t work, to open more doors, close more sales and just make selling easier.’
— Caryn Kopp, Chief Door Opener
2016 Inc. 5000 fastest growing private company
NJ’s 50 Fastest Growing Companies
Stevie Award for Sales Outsourcing Provider
SmartCEO Future 50 and Brava Awards
NJ BIZ 50 Best Women in Business Award
Top 25 NJ Leading Women Entrepreneurs
Enterprising Women of the Year
Stevie Award for Female Entrepreneur of the Year

“Being in the business of helping entrepreneurs means not only advising them on Intellectual Property, it also means, for me, presenting at events such as those the WCEC holds to help people further their businesses. I give presentations worldwide and I’m particularly pleased to be able to join the WCEC panel to share the techniques I’ve used to grow my client base from 40 to 400 in two years.”
— David Postolski, Esq., Patent Attorney, Chief BD Partner at Gearhart Law
2016 Inc. 5000 fastest growing private company
Professor – Parsons School of Design
Professor – Montclair State University
Chair – Professional Issues Division of the ABA Section of Intellectual Property law
Member – CLE Board, Sponsorship Board
Founder – International Action Group

“I have spent nearly 25 years in high tech sales. Starting in the semiconductor industry, working up through board level design, system-level infrastructure, software applications, telcos, and now in data management. Looking in the rear view mirror of my career, there are lots of best sales practices one could and should adopt. But I will share with you the single most impactful and the foundation for my consistent success.”
— Kelly Rodocker, Netapp, Client Partner & District Manager
US Army veteran – 2 Armored Division from 1983-1988
Department of the Army green to gold scholarship recipient

“I have always been impressed by the mission of the WCEC, and inspired by its talented and motivated members. So, I am particularly delighted to be part of this panel discussion and share my sales experience. It’s a journey of over ten years that started as an unexpected, yet natural, progression of my career, and enabled me to contribute substantially to the growth of C2G Partners and my own personal abilities.”
— Annette Giordano, EVP, Head of Business Development

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