Thursday, May 29, 2014

“First in the World Oil Painters of America’s Masters Only Show”, hosted by Mountainsong Galleries in Carmel, California, July 25 through August 24, 2014

Mountainsong Galleries in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, is committed to representing more credentialed OPA and AIS Master Artists than any gallery in the entire world. Mountainsong also represents some of the best bronze, glass and furniture artists today.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, May 30, 2014 - Mountainsong Galleries on Ocean Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California is the place to find more of today's OPA and AIS Master Artists than anywhere in the World. The gallery owners Jonathan and Lucinda Mountainsong have created a friendly, fun upbeat setting filled with contemporary Master Artists, whimsical and dramatic bronze sculptures, stunning glass art and custom wood furniture. Mountainsong represents some of the greatest artists of our time from coast-to-coast.

The gallery has announced the First in the World OPA Masters Only Show in July. For the very first time in OPA’s 23 year history, artists will gather as one to celebrate the culmination of many years of hard work.

* First in the World OPA Masters Only Show: July 25 - August 24
* Opening Reception July 25 5:00 - 8:00 All OPA Masters

* Exclusive opportunity: Masters Dinner for Saturday, July 26 from 6:00 - 8:00. Anyone who purchases a Master's painting before or during the Opening of the First in the World OPA Masters Only Show will be invited to dinner with the Masters.

* Artists for the show include: Daniel Greene, Kevin Macpherson; Everett Raymond Kinstler and more. Complete list available upon request.

Save the dates for these upcoming exhibitions. (all receptions open to the public with an RSVP)

* Oil Painters of America Western Regional Show:  August 30 - September 30
* Opening Reception August 30 5:00 - 8:00

* Huihan Liu & Weizhen Liang - Couples Show:  October 4 - October 31
* Opening Reception October 4 5:00 - 7:00 
* Huihan Liu, AISM, OPAM and his wife Weizhen Liang, AISM

Details on Mountainsong Galleries:
* Location: Ocean Avenue between San Carlos and Mission Carmel-by-the-Sea, California View Map

* Phone: (831) 626-0600

* Private Viewings By Appointment - Call 831-233-8255

* Website:

* Hours of Operation
* Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10 – 6 and Sunday 12-6 (Closed Tuesday and Wednesday)

* List of Master Artists
* Daniel E. Greene, N. A., AWS, PSA, OPAMaster
* Everett Raymond Kinstler, N. A., AWS, PSA, OPAMaster
* Neil Patterson, OPAMaster, President, Oil Painters of America
* Debra Joy Groesser, AIS, President, American Impressionist Society
* Cyrus Afsary, OPAMaster
* Kenn Backhaus, AISMaster, OPAMaster
* Clayton J. Beck III, AISMaster
* Harley Brown, OPAMaster
* Nancy Bush, AISMaster
* John Michael Carter, OPAMaster
* William T. Chambers, OPAMaster
* Nancy Seamons Crookston, OPAMaster
* Kim English, AISMaster
* Albert Handell, AISMaster, OPAMaster
* David Hettinger, OPAMaster
* Doug Higgins, OPAMaster
* Quang Ho, AISMaster, OPAMaster
* William Scott Jennings, OPAMaster
* Steven Lang, OPAMaster
* Jeff Legg, OPAMaster
* Calvin Liang, AISMaster, OPAMaster
* Weizhen Liang, AISMaster
* Huihan Liu, AISMaster, OPAMaster
* Kevin Macpherson, AISMaster, OPAMaster
* Ned Mueller, OPAMaster
* Paul Mullally, OPAMaster
* Joyce Pike, OPAMaster
* Joan Potter, OPAMaster
* William Schneider, AISMaster
* Craig Tennant, OPAMaster
* Zhiwei Tu, AISMaster, OPAMaster
* Jeffrey R. Watts, OPAMaster
* William Whitaker, OPAMaster
* Alan Wolton, OPAMaster
* Jim Dietz, Premier Automobile and Military Artist
* Randy Strong who has three of his exquisite glass pieces in the Louvre in Paris
* Barry Stein whose dramatic bronze work is in the Pentagon and The Waldorf Astoria

Please contact Lucinda Mountainsong at 831-626-0600 or for additional details.

Marci Bracco Cain
Mountainsong Galleries
PO Box 3396
Ocean Avenue 3 SE Of San Carlos
Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93921-3396

Two Publications Rank John Mattone Among World’s Top Leadership Authorities

John Mattone is president of JohnMattonePartners, Inc., a global leadership consulting firm that specializes in C-level and high-potential executive coaching, leadership and talent management keynote presentations and training.

Harrisburg, PA, May 29, 2014 - and Leadership Excellence Magazine recently named best-selling leadership author John Mattone as one of the world's top leadership authorities, in the 2014 Leadership Excellence Awards.

Known throughout the Fortune 500 as a cutting-edge thinker in the areas of leadership and talent management, Mattone is president of JohnMattonePartners, Inc., a global leadership consulting firm that specializes in C-level and high-potential executive coaching, leadership and talent management keynote presentations and training, and leadership and succession management consulting., the largest global social networking and resource site for HR professionals, and Leadership Excellence Essentials magazine, a leading publication on management, leadership effectiveness and organizational productivity, have ranked Mattone as one of the world’s top independent leadership consultants. Other international leadership authorities recognized in the May 2014 issue were: Marshall Goldsmith, Gary Hamel, Jim Collins, Marcus Buckingham, Sally Helgesen, and John Maxwell. Some of the larger consultancies recognized included: Accenture, Disney Institute, Mercer, Center for Creative Leadership, DDI, Korn Ferry, and McKinsey.

Recognized by the Thinkers50 as one of the world's leading management thinkers as one of the top independent leadership consultants, executive coaches and speakers in the world, Mattone’s work is featured in The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The Huffington Post, CEO Magazine, CLO Magazine, CIO Magazine, and other respected global news outlets. He is a trusted advisor and coach to some of the world’s leading organizations and brands including The CIA, The EPA, FedEx, AgFirst Farm Credit Bank, KPMG, Columbia University, and Navy Federal Credit Union.

A prolific writer, Mattone is the author of seven books as well as over 100 professional articles and book chapters. His two new best-selling books, entitled “Talent Leadership: A Proven Method for Identifying & Developing High-Potential Employees” and "Intelligent Leadership: What You Need to Know to Unlock Your Full Potential" have been heralded by leading experts, CEOs and HR leaders as “groundbreaking and innovative”.

Mattone holds a B.S. Degree in Management and Organizational Behavior from Babson College and an M.S. Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Central Florida. John serves as an Executive MBA faculty member at Florida Atlantic University where he teaches his popular course Global Leadership Assessment & Development. He was recently appointed Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Hult International Business School. He serves as a Senior Talent Management Consultant and Master Executive Coach for Executive Development Associates (where he also served as President) and as a Senior Faculty Member with the Talent Management Academy, a worldwide leader in leadership conferences and education. Additionally, Mattone is a member of numerous professional associations and is one of nine executive coaches in the world who has earned the Master Corporate Executive Coach™ (MCEC) certification by the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches.

Contact: John Mattone, President & CEO, at 407-268-5593 (FL), 571-312-5130 (Washington DC), Mobile: 321-279-4416, or email:

Steven Infanti
John Mattone-Global, Inc.
6106 Terry Davis Court
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Towerwall Listed among “20 Most Promising Security Consulting Companies”

Also named to CRN’s “Women in the Channel” and “The Power 50”

Boston, MA, May 28, 2014 – Towerwall (, an IT security services provider for small to mid-size businesses, today announced it was selected for inclusion in a list of the 20 “Most Promising Enterprise Security Consulting Companies.” The list was compiled by the editors of CIO Review, a magazine published in Fremont, Calif. Michelle Drolet, founder and CEO of Towerwall, was also named to Computer Reseller News (CRN) “Women of the Channel” and to its list of “The Power 50.”

CRN’s “Women of the Channel” is “a special recognition of those female channel executives, who have made great strides and are leaving their indelible mark on the technology channel,” says CRN.

Says CIO Review: “Presently, the time is apt to identify some of the right security players in the market. We believe these companies have achieved significant momentum and will rise above the rest. A distinguished panel comprising CIOs and CEOs of public companies, analysts, and the CIOReview editorial board finalized the 20 Most Promising Enterprise Security Consulting Companies. We congratulate the 20 finalists for achieving this vote of respect and wish them a great future ahead.”

According to CRN, The Power 50: Solution Providers is a new list for 2014, honoring those female executives extending their respective company’s sphere of influence as trusted advisers.  “This year’s submissions included a significant amount of women in Service Provider organizations. Enough to be recognized in their own category.”

To view the top 20, please visit:

About Towerwall:
Founded in 1993 and based in Framingham, Massachusetts, Towerwall provides organizations such as Biogen Idec, Middlesex Savings Bank, Bahamas Telecom, Brown University and Smith & Wesson, with IT security technology services required for secure business-class networks. Strategic partnerships with Sophos, Varonis, AlienVault, Websense, Qualys, and many other nationally-recognized security vendors allows Towerwall to offer its customers an integrated approach to solving their security needs by coupling best-of-breed technology with top-notch integration services. For more information please call (774) 204-0700 or email us at

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