The “Pruning Your Roses:
The Kindest Cut of All” and "Don't Let Your Roses Bug You!" eBooks, bonuses, the Rosecaretips.com
website, blog, and newsletter are published by Rugosa Enterprises,
Our company is a research and online
information publishing group specifically geared toward helping
people solve everyday problems. These problems can be those
involved with building an above ground pool deck, care of
roses, or other solutions for which people are searching the
Internet without finding many relevant answers.
Your needs and active searching,
your submitted questions and topics, and our diverse experience
and interests provide the wide range of possibilities of our
Harriet Ottaviano, Chief Editor.
Harriet is a volunteer at the Portland
International Rose Test Garden and a member of the American
Rose Society (ARS), the Orange County Rose Society (OCRS),
and the Portland Rose Society. She also writes the “A
Nose for Roses” blog.
experience is primarily as a director with the Girl Scouts
of the USA. She has been active in the arena of non-profit
youth and family service agencies for over 25 years. She was
a columnist and photographer for a local newspaper and worked
in the press center for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.
Harriet is a certified instructor
and visitor for the American Camp Association. She enjoys
distance running, skiing, and working the NY Times Crossword
Paul Ottaviano, General Manager.
Paul is responsible for the day-to-day
running of Rugosa Enterprises LLC and the management and coordination
of its associates, affiliates, researchers, writers, and editors.
He has experience in the start up and running of his own businesses
and has also worked for large corporations like Wells Fargo
Paul has experience in sales, internet
marketing, and financial services and is especially skilled
at finding practical solutions for his customers. He spends
his free time bicycling, reading about history, and enjoying
Richard Ottaviano, Publisher.
Rich brings 35 years of corporate
experience to Rugosa Enterprises LLC. A senior executive in
Fortune 100 and 500 firms, he is the founder of 4 companies,
has served on seven boards of directors and is also currently
the Chairman and Co-CEO of a Management Consulting firm Inside
Out Solutions, Inc.
particularly skilled in business operations and specializes
in focused problem solving. He is a student of investing and
is currently teaching himself to play the ukulele and speak