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About Us

Meet Suzanne

Suzanne Buggé is a seasoned, goal oriented professional who has been in sales and marketing for over 25 years. She worked extensively in project management, promotional programs and new product initiatives for major retail accounts.


Upon leaving the manufacturing/retail arena, she devoted several years to building her own direct sales business and won awards for top performance several years running. Her success in marketing her own business and those of others lead to the creation of A Focused Advantage.

Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce 

Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce 

              Retention Committee - co-chair

              Small Business Council - member         

Fort Lee Chamber of Commerce 

             Board of Directors

Suzanne Buggé

Suzanne authored the “E-Mail Marketing Made Easy” chapter in the new business how-to book, Jersey Women Mean Business! Big Bold Business Advice from New Jersey Women Business Owners.​

Meet the Team!
Ryan Siegel

Ryan Siegel

Graphic Designer, Videographer, Motion Graphic Designer

Fun facts: Ryan is in the Guinness Book of World Records for participating in the largest gathering of Shofar blowers.


About: Ryan has had the opportunity to work with some amazing brands and companies both large and small, creating visually appealing, and captivating designs, as well as promotional videos. He loves working with clients to solve their design needs and help grow their brands. According to Ryan, nothing beats the feeling of a satisfied client!

Donna Gould

Donna Gould

Chief Storyteller

While she has had many job titles over the years, Donna Gould has been telling stories about people, products and businesses her entire career. A lifelong communications professional, she has guided clients in a variety of fields – from finance and technology to interior design and health & wellness – in developing concepts and content that engages, informs and inspires.
As Founder and Chief Storyteller at Open Heart Creative, Donna helps business owners find the words that reflect the heart and soul of their brand – and create lasting connections with their customers and clients.

Rick Gilman

Rick Gilman

Marketing & Communications Expert

Rick Gilman is president and chief mobile officer for APPsolute Marketing LLC, a company specializing in helping small businesses and organizations reach their mobile markets. Through the design and development of Apple and Android APPs along with proximity marketing solutions, they provide mobile convenience for better customer service.

A 35 plus-year marketing/communications veteran, Rick has held various leadership roles including Executive Director of the Insurance Committee for Arson Control, and the International Association of Special Investigation Units, Director of the Insurance Information Institute and Vice President of ACORD. In addition to having achieved his Accredited Public Relations designation, he also is a Certified Meeting Professional.

Eitan Nidam

Eitan Nidam

E-Commerce, AdWords & SEO Expert

Eitan has had the opportunity to work with business of all sizes and industries.  After spending 5 years working for various startups in NYC, he founded Leading Up Solutions in 2012,  a boutique marketing firm that focuses on Digital Marketing, Website Design, and E-Commerce/Amazon Management.

Peter Verone

Peter Veronne

Database Design & Development

Pete Verrone is the President of Spinneret Web Consulting, a company that specializes in website development and online business solutions. 


A programmer with over 20 years of experience in database design/development, he has been building websites for 18 years, during which time he completed his MBA/IS at Florida Institute of Technology. After working with several different companies as programmer/project manager Pete launched Spinneret Web.    Consulting to help others untangle the web!

Spinneret Web Consulting

And so we ask: How's your marketing plan working?


  • Is your social media engaging?

  • Is your blog generating industry authority?

  • Are potential clients finding your website?

  • Is your website closing business?

  • Is your APP building loyalty?

​​We work closely with our clients to do a thorough analysis. We look at needs, goals, existing marketing materials, website, and social media accounts.  We can help your business communicate its message to your target market over a variety of platforms with a well thought out strategy and implementation plan.

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