About Deirdra Gross, Personal Productivity Consultant
Deirdra Gross (aka "The Personal Trainer for Your Life") is the Owner/Personal Productivity Consultant at MAKK Strategies and a Professional Organizer/Time Management Expert. Deirdra started MAKK Strategies in August of 1999. After graduating from Penn State with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Deirdra held a number of positions such as Vice President of a Language/Translations company and as a Management Consultant for two national Management Consulting companies, providing Process Improvement and Redesign for companies such as Bell South, General Motors, Northern States Power, IMC Agrico and many others.
While a consultant, Deirdra developed and honed her organizing, time management and process improvement philosophies that she currently shares with her corporate, small/home based and residential clients, both locally and across the country.
Deirdra has been a columnist in publications such as "Inspiring Times", "Women's Independent Press" and the "Kids' Directory." In print, she has been featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Business Times and The Almanac. On television, she has been featured on LifeQuest. On the radio, she has been featured on both WPTT's American Entrepreneur and KDKA's Small Business Report. Deirdra is also a frequent guest panelist at Entrepreneurial Thursday, a weekly networking event for Pittsburgh entrepreneurs.
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