Emily Seelman, co-founder of N4M, brings with her experience in the start-up industry as well as a legal background. Emily went to Grove City College, a Christian Conservative school located in Grove City, Pennsylvania, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing, graduating with high honors in Marketing Management and Dean’s List with Distinction.
After college, Emily attended Duquesne University School of Law and graduated Cum Laude with an award for the highest grade in Expert Evidence. During her time in law school, Emily was an Associate Editor for the Duquesne Law Review Journal and received the Distinguished Junior Staff Editor Award. She served as the law school representative for the Pennsylvania Bar Association and Allegheny County Bar Association-Women in Law Division, Vice President of the Christian Legal Society and worked as a student-representative for the Barbri Bar Preparation Company. She was a three-year Merit Scholarship recipient for high levels of achievement.
Upon passing the bar exam, Emily practiced as an Associate Attorney in the Civil Litigation and Employment law sections of Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, LLC, the 13th largest law firm in the City of Pittsburgh. She also worked with the firm’s legal cannabis team in preparing applications for individuals applying for Pennsylvania medical marijuana permits. Emily left the “big law firm life” and currently owns and operates Tetra Growth Systems, a cannabis application and consulting firm that helps clients find their success in the cannabis industry. Tetra Growth Systems provides clients with services in cannabis business application writing, and to help them grow and sell their companies. Thus far, Tetra Growth Systems has served clients in over 12 states and in Canada. Emily also provides educational videos on the cannabis industry through Tetra Growth Systems Youtube channel.
Outside of Tetra Growth Systems, Emily sits on the Advisory Board for Steel City Hero Hunts, a nonprofit charity that provides fully funded therapeutic trips to the great outdoors for Pittsburgh veterans. Emily and her twin sister, Allison Ferrante, are also the co-founders of Networking4Moms, a charity that trains stay-at-home moms to become world class candidates in the workforce. Networking4Moms will be holding its first conference in spring of 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina that will provide moms with immersion into networking, resume building, interview training, and other career building workshops, along with engagement with powerhouse speakers, immersion into an online community for continued support and education, and an opportunity to be placed into businesses through the N4M career placement agency.