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TGP 10 Michael Strauss – Diversifying Services

Featured Guest Michael Strauss, AG Michael L. Strauss, AG – Professional Genealogist, Author, and Lecturer — is an Accredited Genealogist for the Eastern States Region with the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGEN). A native of Pennsylvania and a resident of Virginia, he has been an avid genealogist for more than 30…

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TGP 9 Shauna Hicks – Genealogy Down Under

Featured Guest Shauna Hicks Shauna Hicks has been tracing her own family history since 1977 and worked in government for over 35 years in libraries and archives in Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne. Since retiring, she has written a number of family history guides and is a regular speaker at genealogy cruises, conferences and seminars. She…

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TGP 8 Linda Woodward Geiger – New England Roots

Featured Guest Linda Woodward Geiger, CG, CGL Linda Woodward Geiger is an associate of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), holding credentials as a Certified Genealogist (sm) and as a Certified Genealogical Lecturer (sm). She is a nationally known speaker, author, and historical researcher. She has spoken at genealogy conferences and seminars in over…

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TGP 7 Sheri Fenley – Genealogy California Style

Featured Guest Sheri Fenley Sheri Fenley is a professional genealogist from Stockton, California who specializes in the genealogical research of North Central California with an emphasis on San Joaquin County. She also focuses on lineage society applications. She is a member of numerous organizations including the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) National Genealogical Society (NGS)…

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TGP 6: Kathryn Lake Hogan – The Canadian Genealogist

Featured Guest Kathryn Lake Hogan Kathryn Lake Hogan is the professional genealogist, author and educator behind LOOKING4ANCESTORS, the research business she started in 2007. A graduate of the National Institute of Genealogical Studies where she studied Canadian and English genealogy, Kathryn has earned the Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies. She has completed the ProGen…

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TGP 5: Cinamon Collins – Tennessee Genealogist

Featured Guest Cinamon Collins Cinamon Collins has been conducting genealogy research for the past 16 years and taking clients for the past two years. She enjoys the chase and the thrill of discovery. Cinamon has the good fortune of having adventurous ancestors who have migrated and traveled through many states, allowing her to become familiar…

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TGP 4: Kirsty Wilkinson – Scottish Records & Paleography

Featured Guest Kirsty Wilkinson Kirsty Wilkinson is the owner of My Ain Folk, a Scottish genealogy research firm. Kirsty began researching her own ancestry when she was in her early 20s and soon developed a passion for family history. She increased her knowledge of genealogical sources through personal and formal study and in 2006 launched…

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TGP 3: Melanie Holtz focusing on Italian Research

Featured Guest Melanie Holtz, CG Melanie Holtz, CG, is the owner and principal researcher of Lo Schiavo Genealogica . She is a Certified Genealogist specializing in Italian research. She has 20 years experience in genealogical research and has worked extensively in all types of ItalĀ­ian records. Lo Schiavo Genealogica has worked in all regions of…

TGP 2: Caroline Gurney – Researching the Cutty Sark
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TGP 2: Caroline Gurney – Researching the Cutty Sark

Featured Guest Caroline Gurney Caroline Gurney is a professional genealogist, researcher, blogger and speaker who runs an historical research service based in the ancient market town of Chipping Sodbury in South Gloucestershire. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) and subscribes to their Code of Ethics. She read History at Bristol…

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TGP 1: Lisa Alzo – Genealogy Speaker and Writer

Featured Guest Lisa Alzo Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A., is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer, specializing in Slovak/Eastern European genealogical research, writing your family history, and using the Internet to trace female and immigrant ancestors. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1987 and a…

Introducing The Genealogy Professional podcast

Whether your are transitioning into the world of professional genealogy or already an experienced genealogy professional, this podcast will give you new ideas to make your business even better. Each week I will interview experienced genealogy professionals about the challenges they had in starting their business and the strategies they took to overcome those obstacles….