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Collier couple stays fit and busy

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Rocco and Laura Cozza

Collier residents and spouses Laura and Rocco Cozza remain family oriented while juggling several businesses.

Laura has her master’s degree in applied developmental psychology, originally holding different positions within the child development field. She began blogging about her experiences and struggles of balancing life as a mother, wife and entrepreneur. That led her to teaching fitness classes in an attempt to have a more flexible schedule. Eventually, she founded her own business.

“My purpose is to inspire moms to reclaim their personal identities so that they can live with happiness and confidence, while having deeply meaningful relationships,” she said.

She is the founder and owner of funandfit momma.com, offering personal training, wellness coaching and meal planning and preparation. Laura is an ACE certified group fitness instructor/personal trainer and Nesta Certified Lifestyle & Weight Management Specialist and Wellness Coach. She also is involved with the Southwest Community Chamber of Commerce and teaches a barre class called Improvement Thru Movement at a dance studio in Bethel Park. She does all of this while being mother to their two daughters, Ellie, 9, and Malina, 6, and stepson Gabe, 17.

Rocco recently spoke at the Momentum Conference and the Goal Achievement Academy in California and wrote a personal development book called “The A.L.P.H.A. Way” based on his principals of success. With a law degree from Duquesne University, he maintains a private practice where he advises clients on matters regarding business, employment, real estate and IP law and asset protection.

Firmly believing in using his skills and connections to help out where he can, he has raised money for the local chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, which nominated him for the society’s Man of the Year Award in 2017. He serves on the board for Alpha House, an in-patient behavioral modification drug rehabilitation center, and has helped raise money for Animal Friends as part of the organization’s 43 Friends campaign in 2018.

Rocco is a licensed Pennsylvania title agent and the co-founder of 24-7 Settlement Services, as well as being founder and CEO of The Cozza Co., which offers strategic business consulting and coaching services. He has spoken at the TEDxGuelphU event about the power of kindness in business and has been awarded the Pittsburgh Business Choice Awards in the Legal Field. He is a Lawyer of Distinction in Corporate and Transactional Law.

Additionally, he and several business partners have started an olive oil company called La Tavolo Pazzo. They import oil from Italy and sell it at various places throughout Pittsburgh, including Pennsylvania Macaroni Co. in the Strip District.

Laura and Rocco both believe it is their duty to share their talent and skills to help make others’ lives better.

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