Meet Our Team

MARCIA NELSON

Founder & CEO, Deals & Divas

Marcia is passionate about women’s issues, and founded Deals & Divas, an educational and networking organization focused on engaging and supporting social entrepreneurs.  She serves on the board of The Association for Corporate Growth -ACG- NY, where she chairs programming, and is a member of the Family Office Committee.  Ms. Nelson is the ACG-NY 2017 honoree of the Lou Halstead Women of Leadership Award.  She earned her BA from Southern Utah State College and her MBA in finance and tax from Fordham University.   She is a Utah native and is very active in the Mormon Church.

ISAAC RESHAD

Senior Advisor, Deals & Divas

Isaac Reshad is a versatile and tactical entrepreneur with over 20 years of international venture experience. He brings a proven track record of leadership, international project management, trade financing, global sales and marketing, international joint venture, cross-cultural communication and venture capital experience to each engagement. Mr. Reshad began his career as a small business consultant, specializing in international sourcing, production and import/export operations. His projects concentrated in emerging markets and countries with United States free trade opportunities. These projects focused on the infrastructure, real estate, and textile industries.

SHARON EGILINSKY

Advisory Board, Deals & Divas

Sharon is CEO and Founder of SREvolve LLC, where she advises business leaders, entrepreneurs, and industry-leading C-Level executives on strategic direction and development.  Sharon works in anticipation of, and response to, the needs of her clients who are looking for new approaches to address persistent challenges, and to amplify results.  Leveraging her 20 plus years of financial services experience working with industry leaders, she serves as a business advisor to transitional and growth-focused companies in various phases of their company life cycle. Client industries span financial services, luxury goods, technology, real estate, publishing, and distribution.  Throughout her career, she has developed, led, and executed complex business initiatives involving business reorganizations, distribution strategies, mergers and acquisitions, creative joint ventures, and other forward-thinking business associations across the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia.  

JAN NOLTE

Advisory Board, Deals & Divas

Jan Nolte, founder and president of The Influential Voice, grooms high achieving leaders who understand the ever-growing necessity to make a lasting impression.   She trains professionals worldwide who are hungry to inspire action and lead with distinction.  Her distinguished clients include, Christie’s, The Economist, Prezi, Univision, Estee Lauder, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tannenbaum, Halpern, Syracuse and Hirschritt, Anchin Block & Anchin. As a highly regarded speaker, trainer and coach, Jan inspires audiences and clients to connect the dots from speaker to listener every time they speak. Her client’s presentations and daily conversations become the vehicle for straight talk, fun and truly influential results.

CHRIS SANBORN

Advisory Board, Deals & Divas

Mr. Sanborn has spent the majority of a 25 year professional career engaged in new business development, financial analysis and operational management.

Mr. Sanborn is currently a partner with Raisol Capital Partners Prior to joining Raisol Capital Mr. Sanborn co-founded Sterling Select, the Alternative Investment Platform of Sterling Equities,  a platform for investments in early stage and/or growth opportunities.