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Jennifer Shea

Trueline Spotlight: Two Thumbs Up for Trueline’s Newest Scribe

Reading Time: 4 minutes When legendary film critic Roger Ebert gave Spike Lee a glowing review for “Do the Right Thing” in 1989, it set the director’s trajectory for decades to come. A chance encounter with Ebert in a Chicago screening room had the same effect on Trueline’s newest writer, Jennifer Shea. “I was a teenager writing about entertainment…

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Matt Heppner

Trueline Spotlight: A Life Worth the Wait

Reading Time: 4 minutes When Matt Heppner was eight years old, he was attacked and bitten by a dog. That led him to fear canines for more than 20 years, yet he overcame his fear about two years ago when a stray pit bull wandered up to his door and the pair became best friends. Matt says he had…

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Carolyn Rosazza

Trueline Spotlight: An (e)Quest(rian) for Success and Growth

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s not an exaggeration to say Carolyn Rosazza comes from a family of farmers.   Soon after her ancestors came to America from Rosazza, a village in northern Italy, they settled in Avondale, Pennsylvania and began working at a stone quarry. Shortly after, Carolyn’s great-great-grandfather, a quarry worker turned florist, started O. Rosazza & Son Greenhouses….

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Neal Geosits

Trueline Spotlight: Finding His Way and Becoming a Marketing Force

Reading Time: 4 minutes Neal Geosits is a lot of things. He’s a graduate of the same university attended by President Joe Biden. He’s the third Neal (different spelling) currently working for Trueline. He’s one of a few Trueliners who live in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia. And he’s also a big Star Wars fan, and not just…

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Trueline writer, Fatima Taha.

Trueline Spotlight: Being a Bulldog on the Writing Team

Reading Time: 4 minutes When Fatima Taha was 5 years old, she traveled back to Pakistan—where she was born—to celebrate an uncle’s wedding. It was for a few months during the summer, and she remembers getting heat rashes in the 100-degree weather. But her mother had enrolled her in karate classes while they were there, so she hi-yahed her…

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Ian Miller and his dog Havoc

Trueline Spotlight: Building Rapport Like a Fine Wine

Reading Time: 4 minutes What do bartenders, servers, sommeliers and Trueline sales development coordinators have in common? Each job requires talking to people from diverse backgrounds with diverging interests and needs. Ian Miller has thrived in all these vocations, and he says that experience is serving him well in his new role as a content developer for Trueline. “Having…

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Michaella Testa on Portland's harbor

Trueline Spotlight: A Life that’s all—and Nothing—but Routine

Reading Time: 4 minutes Michaella Testa says she likes living a normal life, and she’s happiest when she’s able to start her workday around 9 a.m. and shut her computer at 5 p.m. That leaves her plenty of free time, and while she likes routine and normalcy at work, her life outside of Trueline is anything but normal. “I…

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Peter Markoe

Trueline Spotlight: Growing at Work and at Home

Reading Time: 4 minutes If there’s one thing Peter Markoe doesn’t want to hear on the phone in his role as a content developer, it’s crickets. But for several years while living in Los Angeles, crickets were his life. After graduating from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, with a degree in English—because he excelled in math and science, Peter…

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Joy Wilkie in Valdemossa, Spain

Trueline Spotlight: What a Way to Make a Living

Reading Time: 4 minutes When Joy Wilkie was growing up in the famed Ozarks region in southwest Missouri along the Arkansas border, she wanted to be an artist. Then a counselor and social worker. She never set out to work in human resources, but it makes sense looking back, she says. “During my senior year of high school, I…

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Alyssa LoVerso posing on bridge

Trueline Spotlight: Oh, The Places She’s Been—and Will Go

Reading Time: 4 minutes When Alyssa LoVerso says she’s been traveling all her life, she’s not kidding. She took her first trip—to Italy—when she was two months old. Since then, traveling with family, friends and her fiancĂ© has become a passion. “We just love going on adventures, seeing new places and experiencing different cultures,” says Alyssa, one of Trueline’s…

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