Donna Cardillo Appointed to Business Advisory Board for National Nurses in Business Association

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Sea Girt, NJ (June, 2015)  The National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA), the recognized leading professional association dedicated to advancing and promoting nurses in business, recently announced its newly appointed Business Advisory Board. Donna Cardillo, RN, CSP, best known as The Inspiration Nurse, is proud to be among them. This announcement comes at the same time that Cardillo celebrates 20 years as a nurse entrepreneur.

Cardillo states, “I’ve always been an advocate for nurse entrepreneurs and the nursing profession.  It’s great to have this opportunity to serve on this prestigious board and make such a difference today for the industry I am so passionate about. I look forward to working closely with other board members and the President, Michelle Podlesni.”

The role of the board is to provide guidance on NNBA’s objectives, goals, and projects and offer resources and mentorship to benefit NNBA’s membership. Goals include assisting NNBA leadership in an advisory capacity as President Podlesni implements long-term planning for the association.

During Cardillo’s 20 years in business, she has seen the nursing profession grow to where it is today.  Proud to be a long-time advocate for nurses as business owners and helping nurses gain the respect and recognition they deserve, Cardillo works diligently to share how nurses do so much in addition to being primary caregivers in the hospital.  Nurses today are wellness coaches, care managers, and wound care specialists, as well as owners of adult and child service centers, assisted living facilities and more.  Being a part of this board will help Cardillo to continue to spread this message.

Cardillo travels the world as an international keynote speaker, author, seminar and retreat leader and ‘Dear Donna’ columnist at Cardillo also frequently writes and speaks on health-related and business topics and has appeared on numerous national TV programs including The Dr. Oz Show and the Today Show. Clients include the US Military, state government, media companies, pharmaceutical and healthcare corporations, hospitals, schools and universities, and trade associations.

For more information go to For media interviews contact Cardillo at 848-241-3166.

About Donna Cardillo: Donna Cardillo, RN, MA, CSP travels the world helping women and healthcare professionals to live fearlessly in career and life and to reach their full potential. She does that as a keynote speaker, columnist, author, and cut-up. An expert blogger at, Cardillo is also the author of three books, with the 4th on its way.

About NNBA – Since 1985, the National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA) is the #1 Nurse Business Owner Network and is dedicated to advancing and promoting Nurses in Business. Thousands of nurses have benefited from membership in the NNBA and have launched successful businesses.

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