Marc Slafsky

About Me


I have a passion for networking & teaching, and a particular interest in helping startups thrive.  In my spare time, when not writing my book on effective networking, I am a business coach.  

01. Insurance

I am a Certified Insurance Councilor (CIC), Entrepreneur and Business Coach. I owned my own insurance agency and, later, worked for large regional insurance agencies.

02. Networking

I have a passion for networking & teaching, and a particular interest in helping startups thrive Currently, I am writing a book on effective business networking.  

03. Business Coach

I have built an extensive book of clients throughout the East Coast by becoming a trusted business advisor and mentor.  I have over thirty years of commercial insurance experience.

A Team Of Professionals

Marc Slafsky


Entrepreneur; Business Coach
Networking Expert

Specialites:  Insurance | Banking | Startup Coaching

Marc Slafsky is a Certified Insurance Councilor (CIC) with a thirty year history of success in commercial insurance.  Marc has built a book of clients throughout the East Coast by becoming a trusted business advisor.

Prior to WWLC, Marc owned his own insurance agency.  He now works for bank owned insurance agencies, helping clients solve their insurance and funding needs.

In his spare time Marc is a Business Coach; he is currently writing a book on business networking.

Marc has multiple degrees from Bentley University.

Hans van Putten

COO + Creative Director

Owner 40ParkLane,llc – Entrepreneur Mentor and Startup Quarterback

Specialties: Strategic Planning | Web Design | Digital Marketing

Hans van Putten ran his food manufacturing company for 17+ years. While growing the Carolyn’s Handmade brand, he transformed 40ParkLane,llc into a company that focuses on strategic planning, operational management, web design and digital marketing.

Prior to founding 40parkLane,llc Hans worked for the Gillette Company for 10 years in various financial roles of increasingly bigger responsibility, culminating in his last position as Director of Business Planning for The International Group at Gillette HQ, Boston.

Hans has an MBA (Marketing & International Business) from Aston University, and a BA in Business Administration from IHBO de Maere.

Peter Dragone


Co-Founder – Keurig Inc
Startup Advisor

Specialites:  Financial Planning | Fundraising | Corporate Governance

Mr. Dragone has spent the past fifteen plus years as an acting/consulting CFO for a number of start-ups in a wide range of industries. Peter’s prior experience is that of a serial entrepreneur, managing various start-up and turnaround projects.  He was a co-founder of Keurig, Inc.

Previously, Mr. Dragone was a senior financial/operational manager for Chiquita Brands International.  He moved to Chiquita after working in international banking at BankBoston.

He has an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MA (in Spanish) from Middlebury College and a BA from Colby College.


What I Do Best



Business Coach

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