Author: GVCCC

Women in Business March 2023:

Washington Square Park Conservancy -

The Washington Square Park Conservancy (WSPC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping historic Washington Square Park a diverse and historical urban green that is clean, safe and beautiful. The Conservancy works together with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to maintain the park now and for many years to come.

Contact: Sheryl Woodruff, Community Development Director - GVCCC Member since 2015

Donaldson Legal Counseling -

Small Business Legal Counseling including Start-up advising, entity formation, founder's agreements, Operating Agreements, ByLaws, NDAs, Independent Contractor Agreements, Employee Handbooks, Employment Advising, Trademark Search, Advising and Filing, Service Contracts, Website Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies and Licensing Agreements.

Contact: Tiffany A. Donaldson, Esq. - GVCCC Member Since 2017

Just My Style

We negotiate hotel contracts at extraordinarily favorable rates and are a strong advocate for receiving free upgrades and waiver of add-on fees such as wi-fi, health club, and more.  On the exhibit side, I have 20 years experience in managing trade show logistics and realize significant cost savings. I proudly offer my skill set in bringing about sensational and memorable experiences. Many I be considered your one-stop solution for your hotel and exhibit needs?

Contact: Jacqueline Seltzer - GVCCC Member Since 2017

West Village Acupuncture -

NYC full-service acupuncture- East Asian health services practice, treating a wide array of complex conditions.  All services provided by Dr. Of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM).  NYS licensed acupuncturist L.Ac.

4 Milligan Pl, Ste 1 F, New York, NY 10011
Contact: Elizabeth Healy, Owner - GVCCC Member Since 2018

fleursBELLA -

fleursBELLA created living art using flowers and forged materials as our medium. fleursBELLA creates enchanted worlds. Its doors open into a haven of nature and beauty, guarded by serene moss sculptures and foraged treasures, revealing the most stunning of seasonal blooms brought back from the market.

55 East 11th Street, New York, NY 10003
Contact: Bella Meyer, Founder & Creative Director - GVCCC Member Since 2021 

Jews for Jesus -

Jews for Jesus is a global nonprofit that raises awareness of Jesus as the Jewish Messiah and faith in Jesus as a viable and thriving expression of Jewish life. We exist in over a dozen cities around the world where we facilitate Jewish community, and offer spiritual care and local services.

47 West 8th Street, Suite 2R, New York, NY 10011 
Contact: Liz Goldstein, NY Branch Director - GVCCC Member Since 2021

NY Cake -

NY Cake, formerly founded as The Chocolate Gallery in 1970, has been a family owned woman run, business since the beginning. Now known as NY Cake, we have proudly been apart of the Chelsea community in Manhattan for 30 years. As the company has grown over the years, we have worked hard to maintain our core mission of being the go to resource for the home baker and decorator. Every expansion we’ve made to our company has been motivated by our customers and their love for cake artistry. To us, our customers are a part of the NY Cake family, and they have played a crucial part in making NY Cake what it is today.

118 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011
Contact: Lisa Mansour, Owner - GVCCC Member Since 2021

Insight Network, LLC -

Insight Network provides independent research, business tools, strategic planning to help organizations become more socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable. We bring expertise from anthropology, ecology and systems thinking.

Contact: Tracy Van Holt, Co-Founder - GVCCC Member Since 2021

Down to Earth Chelsea Farmers Market -

Down to Earth Markets has been creating and operating community-scale farmers markets since 1991. It is a mission-driven certified B Corp, using business as a power for good with the goal of preserving small scale agriculture and food production in the New York area.
The Down to Earth Chelsea Farmers Market has operated since 2014 as a place where residents and visitors can find produce, honey, meats, eggs and more straight from the farm as well as specialty and gourmet foods made by artisan producers. It is open on Saturdays on the W. 23rd Street sidewalk from May through December.

W. 23rd Street between 8th & 9th Avenues, New York, NY 
Contact: Dacotah Rousseau, Managing Director - GVCCC Member since 2021

J Strategies, Inc. -

J Strategies, Inc. is a full-service ally development, government affairs, and communications firm focused on delivering high-quality, strategic results for our clients. Changing the face of influence through innovation, integration, and strategic brand alignment. With a talented team of communications and public affairs professionals throughout the northeast, we specialize in: alliance development, media relations, lobbying, social media, event planning and execution. 

80 Pine Street, New York, NY 10005
Contact: Adam Morey, SVP - GVCCC Member since 2022

Association for a Better New York (ABNY), Inc. -

The Association for a Better New York (ABNY) is a civic nonprofit organization that convenes, mobilizes, and activates the region’s public and private sectors for the continuous growth and renewal of New York’s people, communities, and businesses. ABNY is a broad coalition of corporations, nonprofits, unions, government authorities, and educational, cultural, and health institutions focused on exploring and implementing ideas that keep New York moving forward. With more than 250 member organizations, ABNY continues to be a leader in New York City and State dialogue by utilizing the resources and expertise of the network to gather leaders, produce original research, and advocate for important public policies that make New York a better place to live, work, and visit for all.

Worldwide Plaza, 825 Eighth Avenue, 35th Floor, New York, NY 10019
Contact: Laura Colacurcio, Vice President at ABNY Foundation Grant App - GVCCC Member since 2022


Direct to consumer women's footwear brand, specializing in functional luxury.

353 Bleecker St. New York, NY 10014
Contact: Daniella Shevel, Owner / Founder - GVCCC Member Since 2022

Grove Apothecary -

We have been proudly serving NYC since 1940. Our pharmacy staff strives to meet the needs of our patients, who are treated like family at Grove Apothecary. That’s why we’ve dedicated so much time to ensuring we stock the widest range of medications, offer the highest quality health services, and retain the best staff possible. Stop by our pharmacy for a variety of services such as medication synchronization, travel vaccinations, compounding, and more. Our service, knowledge, and the unique products we carry will make you want to visit again and again.

302 W12th St, New York, NY 10014
Contact: Shaili Patel, Supervising Pharmacist - GVCCC Member since 2022

Players Cafe -

Player’s Cafe is a modern convenience store that is a one-stop shop for coffee, lottery tickets, scratchers, snacks, gifts & more. We offer a curated selection of boutique products that you won’t find anywhere else. Player’s Cafe is more than just a retailer, we are an experiential business that is customer centric focusing on out of the box activations such as our iPad bar, scratch-off bar, monthly events and a neighborhood hangout space. Our mission powered by, is to educate a digitally savvy generation on lottery play and the philanthropic causes associated with each state's lottery. is currently live in NJ & CO and soon to be in your state. Learn more

241 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014
Contact: Cheryl Lueke, Regional Manager - GVCCC Member since 2022


At 5 Point Physical Therapy, we help you gain and restore your pelvic health and wellness. Our pelvic -specialized physical therapist addresses your customized needs with a degree of specificity and expertise you won’t find with a generalized physical therapist or in a magazine.  We also offer wellness services in our Chelsea location including but not limited to Pilates, Massage, Acupuncture and Skincare.

37 W. 20th Street Suite 607, New York, NY 10011
Contact: Stacey Futterman Tauriello, Owner / Physical Therapist - GVCCC Member since 2022

Roam149 -

ROAM149 is an Immersive Mixed-Reality Gym that specializes in Cardio FitPod Trail Runs & Urban Hikes combined with Strength & Sculpt, Stretch Therapy & Sound Yoga classes located in Chelsea, NYC.
Come ROAM your way to a healthy fit body!

149 W.27th Street, NYC 10001
Contact: Derek Duke Noble, Managing Director - GVCCC Member since 2022

Clean2Clean Inc -

Professional cleaning company certified by CIMS and working according to ISSA standards. Provides cleaning services for commercial and government facilities of any complexity.

Contact: Maryna Ovcharenko, Owner - GVCCC Member since 2022

Conectados -

Conectados is a platform that aims to uplift and amplify the voices of Latino's in NYC by highlighting the work being done for and by the community in a manner that is easily accessible for all.

Contact: Liliana Cepeda, Founder - GVCCC Member since 2022

DylanLex LLC -

At DYLAN LEX, the motto is MAKE A STATEMENT and DON'T conform.  Under founder and chief creative everything, Drew Ginsburg's guidance, DYLAN LEX strives to amplify your individual creative style with BOLD forever pieces. What started as a passion project 6 years ago, DYLAN LEX has become a BRAND that represents style, uniqueness and passion. Each DYLANLEX piece is hand crafted in New York City, using Swarovski Crystal and internationally curated elements.

702 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10014
Contact: Robin Choi, CEO - GVCCC Member since 2023