About Lucy Rosen

Lucy Rosen is a nationally renowned business strategist, entrepreneur and author — whose book Fast Track Networking: Turning Conversations Into Contacts (Career Press) offers an insider’s look into putting the power of networking to work for people in all phases of their lives and careers. Dubbed the “Queen of Networking”, Lucy is the founder and president of SmartMarketing Communications and is considered a visionary in creating and expanding business opportunities for her clients through her expertise in building strategic alliances.

As a successful entrepreneur with more than 25 years of marketing and business experience, Lucy has helped a wide variety of entrepreneurs, corporations and not-for-profit organizations grow and expand their businesses. She has been named one of Long Island’s “Top 50 Women” by Long Island Business News and in 2005 was inducted into the “Top 50 Women” Hall of Fame. In 1999, Long Island Business News named her to their inaugural “40 Under 40” class, recognizing the region’s most successful young professionals under age 40. She has also been honored with the prestigious “Pathfinder Award” for a Woman in Business, named a “Woman of Distinction” by Distinction Magazine of Long Island, and honored by Long Island Business News by being named to their inaugural list of Long Island’s “50 Around 50” – recognizing her longstanding business achievement, community involvement and overall leadership role on Long Island.  Lucy currently serves on the Board of KeepitQuerque and is a member of the Albuquerque Mayors Office of Volunteer Engagement Advisory Council.

A dynamic and inspirational speaker, Lucy has addressed audiences throughout the country on a variety of topics surrounding marketing, business-building and networking. The author of a series of business “how-to” booklets for women, Lucy is frequently interviewed by the media and writes for both women’s and business publications. She has been quoted and featured in numerous national and local press outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Working Mother, Pink Magazine, Newsday, Martha Stewart Radio, Long Island Business News, Networking Magazine, Albuquerque the Magazine and the Albuquerque Journal. In addition, she speaks to groups across the country about current issues in public relations, marketing and effective networking.