Looking back over my life, I often wonder what I could and should have done differently. But no one ever prepares you for life’s journey. You never really know what to expect, but I’m happy to tell you that it’s been a great journey so far, one filled with family, laughter, friends and a career you absolutely love. Growing up in a middle class, Italian family in Pittsburgh, PA, was a blessing. I believe my inner strength and strong work ethic were both instilled in me as a young girl living on that quiet street with my grandparents just four houses away. Always surrounded by a loving family, I never thought I would leave that street and the comfort that home provided. But there will come a day when you realize it’s okay to venture out to find your own way.  read the full article