MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Overhead Door Company of Greater Pittsburgh

Overhead Door System Expertise for the Greater Pittsburgh Area

Residential Sales Manager, Chris Richardson

Overhead Door Company of Greater Pittsburgh is an authorized Ribbon Distributor of genuine Overhead Door brand products.

Overhead Door offers the most complete line of quality residential, commercial and industrial door systems and is committed to unequaled personalized service and expertise. They assist customers with product selection and follow through with the timely completion of product installation.

Services are provided for most makes and models of doors, including 24 hour emergency response.

As a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Overhead Door serves our community by providing exceptional hands on service. Whether your needs are a single garage door for you home or hundreds of doors for your business, Overhead Door prides itself on finding the right solution for you.

At the Overhead Door Company of Greater Pittsburgh, Chris Richardson is an experienced Residential Sales Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the commercial, industrial, residential, and construction industry.

Chris is skilled in negotiation, budgeting, customer service, cost estimation, sales, and cold calling.

“Your sales team was pleasant, professional, on time, neat and informative. Thanks to Chris (Sales), Donna (Coordinator) and Joe (Installation).” – The DiCensos

The Overhead Door Company of Greater Pittsburgh

Contact Information

The Overhead Door Company of Greater Pittsburgh
Chris Richardson
(412) 781-4000 ext 222
crichardson@ohdpgh.com
https://www.overheaddoorpittsburgh.com

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Ciarletta’s Confections

Ciarletta's Confections LogoCiarletta’s Confections

If you’re looking for that one special item to complete your table presentation this year and impress your guests, all you need to do is contact Kathy Schultheis at Ciarletta’s Confections.

Ciarletta’s Confections originated from Kathy’s passion for gourmet baking that came from her experiences in the kitchen with her mother.

The memories of working from scratch with only the freshest ingredients, hand measured to follow time-honored traditions and recipes from generations before, prompted Kathy to create a business in her mother’s name and make those same delicious specialties for everyone.

Numerous masterpieces of your revered ethnic traditions, holiday and seasonal favorites, along with custom orders to meet client’s specifications, are all mixed, measured and baked in Kathy’s kitchen with a passion that will leave a lasting memory for you and your guests for any occasion.

Ciarlettas-Confections

As part of honoring the old-world traditional customs handed down to her, Kathy feels that “My clients, their families and friends all deserve the finest hand-crafted product possible.” The level of ingredients and labor intensive processes used at Ciarletta’s Confections separate its quality from any store-bought goods. True ‘scratch baking’ is the only method considered at Ciarletta’s. From hand-measured fresh ingredients to custom decorating, each and every step of the process comes from Kathy’s hands and heart to your table.

Looking to become a gourmet baker yourself and prepare your own amazing treat for that next special occasion? Kathy has taught several baking classes at local universities, as well as private courses for small groups. If you have an absolute favorite from Ciarletta’s diverse menu offerings, call Kathy and make arrangements for her to share her secrets with you. You’ll quickly be on your way to impressing guests or just enjoying it all by yourself!

Whether it’s an old-time nostalgic favorite your grandmother used to make or a custom creation for that special event, call Kathy today to order a treat that will be sure to impress!

Buono Dolce!

Contact Information

Would you like to learn more, contact Kathy Schutheis at:

Ciarletta’s Confections
(724) 727-7392
kathys3@comcast.net
https://www.facebook.com/Ciarlettas-Confections-Baking

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Minuteman Press

Advertising and Promotional Items

David Rancatore of Minuteman PressDavid Rancatore is the Business Development Manager at Minuteman Press of North Versailles and Shadyside.

David Started out as a press operator in training in 2001 and steadily rose through the company. He jumped at the opportunity to go into sales when the Shadyside office opened up in 2012. He is currently the Business Development Specialist in Shadyside and North Versailles.

David has served various roles in the Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection such as Sergeant at Arms, Program Director, Vice President,
and President. He is also a founding member of Toys for Pittsburgh Tikes where he serves on the board as Vice President.

As a member of the Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection, David represents the Promotional Product services of Minuteman Press.

Promotional and advertising giveaways, also known as SWAG, are the thousands of products -from mugs to mouse pads- that can be branded with your logo and company contact information. SWAG helps your brand get maximum, long lasting attention.

Advertising giveaways are perfect for golf outings and executive gifts, open houses and trade shows. At Minuteman Press of North Versailles and Shadyside, David Rancatore is not only well-versed in all the products and possibilities of SWAG, he can find the right item at the right price and often works miracles to get then to his customers on short notice.

In addition to working with promotional products and specialty items, David goes to various networking events to build lasting business relationships.  On a day to day basis, David is in charge of general operations of the shop.

“I make sure we take care of our customers and keep them satisfied,” said David.

Advertising and Specialty ItemsPreparing for your next trade show? Or maybe you have a new promotion you really want to boost.

Promotional products can get your prospects and customers singing your praises while spreading the word about your brand.

Everyone likes something useful for free, and it’s a win for you when it carries your name and contact information. Promotional products have long been a great supplement to any company’s marketing efforts. They can be distributed at events and corporate functions, and Minuteman Press can also assist in mailing them to your prospects along with your next postcard or brochure.

Minuteman Press LogoContact Information

Would you like to learn more, contact David Rancatore at

Minuteman Press Shadyside
(412) 621-7456
david@minutemanpresspgh.com
Website: Minuteman Press Shadyside

UPCOMING EVENTS

Toys for Pittsburgh Tikes!

Donate Online Today!

Visit Our How to Donate Page for a list of over 50 local businesses taking toy and/or cash donations in support of Pittsburgh Toys for Tikes!  Download the drop off locations as a PDF file | Toys for Tikes Drop Off Locations.

Upcoming Event Dates

  • Happy Hour | December 13th, 6:30 pm at Dad’s Pub & Grub in Monroeville.
  • GPBC Annual Holiday Dinner | January 12th, 7:00 pm at the Westmoreland Country Club in Export.
  • NO GPBC MEETINGS ON THESE DATES | Wednesday, December 26th and January 2nd, 2019.

Trib Total Media | 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

GPBC Members Win in 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

Readers Choice Awards 2018

The Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection is a professional networking organization that recruits members from among the best service providers in the region. We congratulate those members who have been recognized in this year’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards from Trib Total Media.

Whether you are a consumer looking for great services or a business in need of reliable B2B partners, you can trust these businesses, and all GPBC members, to be among the most affordable and reliable in the region.

Visit the Trib Total Media website to learn more about the Reader’s Choice Awards, and visit our GPBC Members Page to find more great local businesses.

2018 Readers Choice Awards Winners

Court Pest Control | Gold Award

Dad’s Pub and Grub | Silver Award

Flynn’s Tire | Bronze Award

Jaden’s Catering | Gold Award

Levin Furniture | Silver Award

Mangretta Lawn Services | Silver Award

Plumline Nursery | Bronze Award

Rusmur Floors | Bronze Award

Rutledge Cleaning | Gold Award

Watson Chevrolet | Bronze Award (New Car Sales)

Watson Chevrolet | Gold Award (Used Car Sales)

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Watson Chevrolet

Come get the Red Carpet Experience, ONLY at Watson Chevrolet

Watson Chevrolet Red Carpet Experience

Purchasing a vehicle, can often be looked on as a difficult, tiresome experience.  Here at Watson Chevrolet we want you to put all bad experiences aside and let us roll out the red carpet for you!

Why Purchase from Watson Chevrolet?

  • We provide outstanding service.
  • Fast purchase experience- most of your car buying process can be completed online, so you spend less than an hour at the dealership!
  • Complimentary Oil Changes, Tire Rotations.
  • Watson Chevrolet Route 22Impeccable Reputation- 5-star reviews on Social Media.
  • Customer Loyalty- repeat and referral customers are the backbone of our success!
  • Super Selection- over 450 New vehicles, and the capability to get any used vehicle of your choosing (including vehicles that are not Chevrolet)
  • FREE car washes FOREVER!
  • Right fit financing for all credit types
  • Friends and Family referral program—refer someone to us and they purchase a vehicle receive $50 from us!
  • Lastly, THE RED CARPET EXPERIENCE, only at Watson Chevrolet, you have to experience it to believe it!

Watson Chevrolet, Murrsysville

Watson Chevrolet has been in business since 1923.  Victor Olive, current owner took over the dealership in February 2016.  With two locations and over 60 employees, the dealership has been thriving and prides itself on their outstanding customer service, and always going above and beyond for each and every customer!  Watson Chevrolet, along with Victor Olive are involved in multiple philanthropic organizations including the Central Blood Bank, and Westmoreland County Humane Society.  Giving back to the community is a priority!

Business Development Director, Kelly Fischetti, attends GPBC as representation for Watson Chevrolet.  Outside of the dealership she enjoys spending time with her 6-year-old son, Anthony, as well as fitness and giving back to her community, and everyone in need.

Locations and Contact Information

Watson Chevrolet
Murrysville-  6370 William Penn Hwy Murrysville, PA 15668
Main Number- 724-387-1500

Watson Chevrolet
Blairsville-  681 Rt 22 Hwy West Blairsville, PA 15717
Main Number- 724-459-7800

Visit Our Website at – www.watson22.com

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | InkCredibles

Local Office Supplies, Ink, Toner, and more!

Rick and Christine

| Rick and Christine |

Located in Murrysville’s Walnut Hollow Plaza along Route 22, InkCredibles offers a vast assortment of office supplies. Our selection is much the same as you’ll find at most big-box stores, all without having to leave the neighborhood.

You may think of us as a cartridge refill store, but ever since we started business in 2007, we’ve been growing and adding new product lines and services to help our customers and bring more community business through our doors. At InkCredibles, you’ll find:

  • Office Supplies
  • Ink and Toner
  • Printers – Inkjet printers and Laser printers (Monochrome & Color), as well as Multifunction printers
  • Large Format Printing – Up to 42” by almost any length on a variety of substrates such as photo paper, canvas, polypro banner vinyl, heavyweight coated paper, etc.
  • Document Shredding
  • Shipping, via FedEx, UPS & USPS
  • Notary Services
  • PA Lottery
  • Gallery Wraps on Canvas
  • Printing Services – both B&W and Color
  • Copies & Scanning
  • Free use of the Store Computer for personal or business needs while shopping with us

At InkCredibles, we serve everyone from walk-ins and small home businesses to mid-size and large companies.

office supplies, ink and toner

We can deliver orders directly to our customers upon request, and our ability to ship anywhere within the United States within one to two business days is a major asset. Customers find that we are knowledgeable about our products and services.

We use this knowledge to educate our customers and help them understand what choices will work well for them. We never push for a sale that only serves our bottom line but is not in our customer’s best interest.

Your repeat business is very important to us, and we work to earn it honestly by helping you find efficient and economical solutions, not by selling products that drive you back to the store for expensive refills when another product or approach would have served you better.

What Makes a Good Customer?

We appreciate customers who take the time to enter conversations about the various services we have to offer and take advantage of the vast knowledge we are willing to share in order to help the customer be more productive, efficient, and at a cost savings without sacrificing quality for price.

At InkCredibles, we believe in the old adage: “Knowledge is Power!” We pride ourselves on sharing our industry knowledge and treating all customers equally.

Our History

Established in October of 2007, InkCredibles is a Mom & Pop operation. The company name was inspired by the movie “The Incredibles.” Our customers refer to us as Mr. & Mrs. InkCredible because of our expertise in the ink and toner industry and our willingness to help them save time and money.

We work hard to keep our overhead low in order to be cost effective in a competitive marketplace. Our greatest achievement is our customers satisfaction, especially those that tell us “don’t leave here.” As word of mouth is our best referral source, our response is always “Please be sure to tell your friends!”

Rick Green holds a Certificate of Achievement from the Smart Center located in North Carolina. His training dealt primarily with tearing down and rebuilding toner cartridges.

“I was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for completing Start-up, High Volume, Troubleshooting, HP Color, and HP 2600 Workshop Modules in accordance with the standards set forth by the Smart Center.”

Ink and Toner Certificate of Achievement

Rick is a graduate of Bethany College 1975 with a BA in History and Political Science with a minor in Business.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife and business partner Christine. “We enjoy socializing and being in the company of family and friends as well as our children. I enjoy our pets as we have two cats, a German Shepherd, and African Grey Parrot. We also do our best to contribute to the various organizations and sports programs in our area.”

Location and Contact Information

InkCredibles is located at: 4881 William Penn Highway, Walnut Hollow Plaza, Murrysville, PA 15668. Our phone number is 724-325-7260, and you can find out more about us at our website www.InkCrediblesPA.com.

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Jaden’s Catering

All Occasion Catering You Can Count On

Let’s face it, from a simple corporate lunch to the wedding of your dreams, events are stressful to plan and execute. You want everything to be perfect for your guests, and so do we.

At Jaden’s Catering, giving you the confidence to have a great time is our first priority. The food is excellent, and we offer a terrific variety of choices. From breakfasts and banquets to on-site grilling and seasonal menus, Jaden’s offers the service and genuine care you deserve for your:

  • Wedding or Bridal Shower
  • Graduation Party
  • Corporate Lunch or Networking Event
  • Banquet or Anniversary
  • Holiday Parties

With over 20 years of catering experience in the Pittsburgh area, Jaden’s strives to make your event successful and enjoyable. We offer wait staff, bartenders, chefs, linens, china, and food stations.

Jaden’s caters and delivers throughout the Pittsburgh region, including; Cranberry, Wexford, Greensburg, Carnegie, Monroeville, North Hills, South Hills, Indiana, State College, and more.

Jaden’s owner, Javid Shojaie, is one of the founding members of the Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection, a highly successful Pittsburgh Networking group of 60+ businesses that enjoy breakfast at Jaden’s every Wednesday.

Location and Contact Information

Jaden’s Catering is located at 4727 William Penn Highway, Monroeville, PA 15146.

You can learn more at the website for Jaden’s Catering, or call Jaden’s at 412-373-8575 today. You can also visit their Contact Us page.

Recruiting New Members for 2018

We are Recruiting New Members!

GPBC, a professional networking organization with over 50 Pittsburgh and Monroeville area members, is now recruiting additional membership categories.

  • Jewelry Store
  • Locksmith Service
  • Appliance Store
  • Self-Storage Facility
  • Junk Removal & Hauling Company

TO BE A GUEST one of our meetings, please contact Members at LargeLisa Ives, Ives Eye Care Center or Steve Mackowick, SJM Power

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our weekly morning group, speak and present information about your business to over 50 area businesses, and enjoy the fellowship and support of an active, growing networking organization.  You can learn more  on our Member Resources page.  Interested?  Contact Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection today.

Annual Golf Outing Pictures

View a few of the pictures that was taken at our Annual Golf Outing was on September 18, 2017 at  Westmoreland Country Club. The event was a great success and benefited Toys for Pittsburgh Tikes. Missed the event?  You can donate directly on the website.