Meeting Information

Fourth Tuesday of Every Month
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Registration is $30.00 for ABWA Members and $35.00 for Guests
Eau Gallie Yacht Club
100 Datura Drive
Indian Harbour Beach, FL

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The mission of the American Business Women's Association is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.

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Contact Information

ABWA Oceanside Charter Chapter
P.O. Box 360151
Melbourne, FL 32936
Anita Carbone
Membership Chair

Welcome to The ABWA Oceanside Charter Chapter


Mr. Jeff Piersall

Dogs Don't Bark at Parked Cars!

The power of business is the positive energy to move toward a target or goal.  When you are positively moving toward a target there will be many distractions, but one must remain focused on the goal and the purpose.  Please join us on Tuesday, June 23 as Jeff Piersall shows us how to experience the positive power and energy of business to achieve incredible results in our life!

Jeffrey C. Piersall is co-founder and chief executive officer of SCB Marketing, a Melbourne, Florida-based full-service marketing company.  SCB is highly regarded for its proprietary print and digital media products, including SpaceCoast Business®, SpaceCoast Living®, i4 Business® and FL TREP® magazines.  Jeff has provided executive and consulting services to numerous start-ups, as well as private and publicly held companies, and is acknowledged as an in-demand speaker.  During Jeff’s entrepreneurial business pursuits, he built a million dollar sales territory faster than anyone in company history, and led an organization of over 7,000 independent sales representatives.  Jeff was honored as a “Business Leader of the Year” by the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business at Florida Institute of Technology (2009) and the Boy Scouts of Central Florida at its annual Golden Eagle Dinner (2015). 

An active member in the community, Jeff has served as the president of Viera/Suntree Little League, board member of the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement of the Space Coast, United Way of Brevard, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast, Brevard County Tourism Development Council and various other non-profit organizations. He currently serves on the board of the Viera Charter School and Orlando Inc.

Jeff received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Troy State University and earned a master’s degree in Athletic Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  He lives in Melbourne, FL with Judy, his wife of over 33 years. 


Dinner Menu Selections

Soup du jour

Meat:  Caesar Salad with Sirloin Beef Steak

Seafood:   Pan Seared Bacon Crusted Steelhead Trout, topped with Bearnaise Sauce, served with Sundried Tomato Basmati Rice

 Vegetarian:   Herbed Marinara with Provolone Cheese, served with Wilted Spinach and Vegetable of the Day


 Meal includes rolls and butter, coffee or tea 
Cost:  $30 for ABWA Members and $35 for Guests
Glass of Wine $9



Greetings Oceanside Charter Chapter! I am always amazed by the members of our chapter and all that we accomplish individually and together. As usual, these last few months have been action packed! Below is just a quick summary of some of the highlights. Please see Facebook for photos of these events and more! In February we enjoyed a great meeting and presentation by our speaker, Ellen Little. Later that month we gathered for a wonderful New Orleans style Winter Social planned and hosted by Catherine Goonen and Rebecca...Read more

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