QuickieChick’s Fab Experts

Christine Hassler- “Taking It Off” Expert

Christine Hassler left her successful job as a Hollywood agent at 25 to pursue a life she could be passionate about . . . but it did not come easily. After being inspired by her own unexpected challenges and experiences, she realized her journey was indeed her destination. In 2005, she wrote the first guide book written exclusively for young women, entitled “20 Something 20 Everything.” Christine’s second book, The 20 Something Manifesto written for men and women stems from her experience coaching twenty-something’s.

Today, she supports individuals as a Life Coach helping clients discover the answers to the questions: “Who Am I, What do I want, and How do I get it?” As a professional speaker, Christine leads seminars and workshops to audiences around the country. She has spoken to over 10,000 college students as well as to conferences and corporations about generational diversity. Christine has appeared as an expert on The Today Show, CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX, E!, Style and PBS, as well as various local television and radio shows, speaking about life issues and “Expectation Hangovers®” – a phenomenon she identified and trademarked.

Christine is the spokesperson for Zync from American Express and the key resource for their Quarterlife Program which empowers young people to take control of their finances. She also created a life balance curriculum for the Leadership Institute and is a member of Northwestern University’s Council of 100.
Learn more about Christine on her website-


Holly Bohn- “Get Organized!” Expert…

forget plain manilla, it’s time to style your file folders in pink!

Holly Bohn, Founder and Creative Director of the See Jane Work brand and is a recognized expert in retail and fashion trends for work space organization and supplies.

When she set out to decorate the offices of her consulting business, Bohn became discouraged by the challenge of finding great looking office supplies and desk accessories. With an eye for fashion and a head for numbers she launched See Jane Work, an online retail company where women can find an assortment of office products that are both stylish and functional, as well as tips on how to get and stay organized.

Holly and See Jane Work have received widespread media attention and acclaim from over 300 major publications including: The Wall Street Journal, O Magazine, The New York Times, Real Simple, InStyle, Better Homes and Gardens, People and many more. This strong media presence has established See Jane Work as the destination for stylish workspace organization.

What makes Holly a fit for Quickie Chick? With a busy career, three boys, a husband and dog Holly doesn’t have a lot of time. She’s been forced to learn short-cuts (or Quickies as Laurel would say) for getting the job done while staying stylishly organized and mostly sane in the process.


Robert Pagliarini- “Smart Money” Expert

Robert Pagliarini is a CBS MoneyWatch columnist, bestselling author, professional life coach, and founder of Richer Life-a community for people who want to achieve more at work and in life. He has appeared as an expert on 20/20, Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers and many others. Sign-up for Richer Life Tips at to get a daily email that provides inspiration and insight each morning.

Bess Devenow- “Counterculture” Expert

Bess has a wealth of experience in strategic marketing, branding and event planning for a wide array of industries, including film, fashion, technology, food and beverage, lifestyle brands, and non-profits.

She spent several years in the intricate arena of motion picture marketing and research, with clientele encompassing all of the major and independent film studios, as well as Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

Bess also served as the Vice President of Special Events & Marketing at an award-winning Manhattan based event planning and strategic marketing firm. In this role, Bess consistently pitched and elicited new business, maintained strong relationships with her clients and vendors, forged strategic partnerships, marketed the company brand, played an active role in all aspects of the events, and discussed event trends online, on camera, and in print (e.g. BizBash, Meetings & Conventions).

Bess also embraced the opportunity to return to her philanthropic roots by consulting on the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s highly publicized iParticipate public service campaign. As Traffic Controller, Bess served as the liaison between all departments at the creative agency handling the multi-pronged campaign (television, print and digital), managing all deliverables, providing creative input, and overseeing client requests.

Bess is a firm believer that vegetables are the new black and relishes her weekly trips to the Farmers Market. In her off-time, Bess can be found savoring the perfect margarita, singing karaoke off-key, and hiking.


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