The services and training you need to succeed.


Faro Enterprises offers flexible, affordable, professional services in the areas of public relations, fund raising, marketing, customer service, sales, media relations, etc. 

One-hour consults, half and full-day workshops, training program development and implementation, contract services, and/or facilitation of brainstorming sessions are all examples of the ways Faro Enterprises can assist businesses -- for-profit and not-for-profit, large and small -- to improve processes, employee morale, and results.  Clients can choose the level of service that best fits their needs and budgets.


Bechtol and Lee, P.C., Pittsburgh, PA: Marketing and Communications Services.

Bonnie DiCarlo/Miryam's, Pittsburgh, PA: Board retreat facilitator

Carolyn Sayres, Director of Development, Sunbury (PA) Community Hospital: Consulting

Center for e-Business and Advanced IT, Erie, PA:  Consulting

Clarion University Small Business Development Center, Clarion, PA: Workshop presenter - "Marketing on a Shoestring" for Entrepreneur Clubs in DuBois and Indiana PA

Cleveland Area Metropolitan Library System, Cleveland, OH: Workshop presenter - "ABCs of Fund Raising for Libraries: Beyond the Used Book Sale" and "The Buck Stops Here: Fund Raising for Friends and Trustees"

Committee to ReElect John Boccieri State Representative, OH: Fund Raising Communications

eDynaQuote, Erie, PA: 
Marketing Consulting

EMR Virtual Office, Baden, PA:

F.N.B. Corporation, Hermitage, PA: Corporate Communications

Farris Marketing, Youngstown, OH: Senior Consultant for finance, health care, NFPs

Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation, PA: Marketing Consulting

Metz Lewis, LLP, Pittsburgh, PA:
Marketing services

Millcreek Township Water Authority, Millcreek, PA: Media relations services

Penn-Northwest Development Corporation, PA:
Media Relations Services

Pennsylvania State University Shenango Campus Continuing Education, Sharon, PA:
Instructor, "ABCs of Fund Raising"

Pennsylvania State University Shenango Campus: 
Adjunct faculty - Economics

Pennsylvania Center for Environmental Education:
Public and Media Relations Services

PRIMA Business Specialists, LLC, State College & Pittsburgh, PA:
Marketing & Communications Services

Roger Hall, Hall/Hanley Inc.,
Pittsburgh, PA: Consulting

Santa Cruz Sentinel, Santa Cruz, CA: Workshop presenter - "ABCs of Fund Raising"

Scranton Times/Citizens Voice/Tribune, Scranton/Wilkes Barre, PA: Workshop presenter - "ABCs of Fund Raising"

Sharon Herald, Sharon, PA: Workshop presenter - "ABCs of Fund Raising"

Small Business Solutions, Oakmont, PA: Consulting/research

Strategy Solutions, Erie, PA: Public Relations services

Temple Shalom, Naples, FL: Presenter, "Fund Raising Staffing Options" 

United Way of Mercer County, Sharon, PA: Public Relations services

West Central Job Partnership, Mercer & Lawrence (PA) Counties: Outreach Project Management

Praise for the ABCs

Here's what participants in Faro Enterprises'   "ABCs of Fundraising" workshops had to say:

"In the first year of operation, I was able to build a solid and diverse funding base for my access center by applying the techniques I learned in ABCs of Fundraising."                                                 Salem, Massachusetts

"I am motivated!!! Thank you for a ‘wealth’ of information."   Librarian/Member, Cleveland Area Metropolitan Library System

"Too many ideas to pick just one. It was great!" Hermitage, PA

"Very enjoyable -- very informative." Sharon, PA

"Your enthusiasm for this little-loved sport is inspiring." Santa Cruz, CA

"I thought you covered the material wonderfully and I’m excited about putting all these tools to work! Thank you so much!" Santa Cruz, CA

"I loved this seminar! It was excellent and informative." Santa Cruz, CA

"This is doable -- I feel empowered!"                                                    Cleveland Area Metropolitan Library System Member

"This is rare. I took pages of notes and they are all valuable ideas specifically for our Friends' group and library, based on listening to Ms. Lima. I felt like a simultaneous translator!"                                 Cleveland Area Metropolitan Library System Member

 "I felt I got my money's worth in the first 10 minutes.  Thanks!!" Scranton, PA

"I truly enjoyed your honest, ethical approach to fund raising and your printed goods with resource information.  I learned the basics today -- as promised. Thank you!" Scranton, PA

"I really walked away with more knowledge than I ever expected.    Thank you."     Clarks Summitt, PA

"I am now motivated to actively work on fund raising ..." Kingston, PA