Lucy Rosen is president of SmartMarketing Communications - a leading marketing, public relations and business development firm with offices in New York, New Mexico and South Carolina. A visionary in creating and expanding business opportunities for her clients through her expertise in building strategic alliances, she is also the founder and president of Women on the Fast Track -- a unique international networking organization for businesswomen.
As a successful entrepreneur with more than 35 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. Her clients have included major companies, free-standing medical centers, hospitals and numerous not-for-profit organizations around the country. She also has a great deal of experience in business-to-business marketing, and works with leading businesses nationwide to orchestrate unique marketing and public relations campaigns and spearhead effective business image enhancement programs.
In 2002, 2003 and 2005, Lucy was 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 "2006 Pathfinder Award" for a Woman in Business, presented by Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray -- which was given in recognition of her contributions to the local business community and her role in helping other businesswomen throughout the region. Lucy was recently named by Distinction Magazine as a 2008 Woman of Distinction, in recognition of her leadership in the Long Island business arena and overall contributions to the local community. Most recently, in September 2009 she was 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.
A dynamic and inspirational speaker, Lucy has addressed audiences throughout the country on a variety of topics surrounding marketing, business-building and networking. She has spoken and lectured at dozens of high profile events, including having taught for the American Women’s Economic Development Corporation and serving as the Keynote Speaker at the 2007 Women Against Multiple Sclerosis Luncheon. Her business leadership and motivational speaking skills prompted her to be selected as a facilitator at a unique entrepreneurship program sponsored by Guardian Life Insurance. The program, called "Girls Going Places" was an inspirational leadership program for underprivileged girls ages 12 to 16.
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 and the Albuquerque Journal. In addition, she speaks to groups across the country about current issues in public relations, marketing and effective networking. Her latest book, Fast Track Networking, was published by Career Press in the spring of 2010.
Call or email Lucy today. You’ll be glad you took that first step. And she’ll be thrilled to take it from there – and help take you and your business to exactly where you want to go by Doing it right. Doing it now. And Doing it … together.