Meet Our Members

Get To Know Our Members

One of the many great perks of a Boston Business Women Membership is belonging to our exclusive Members Directory on the Boston Business Women website. You will be highlighted by your industry/profession with your photo, a short bio, and your company or business website.

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Accounting, Banking & Financial Services

Nicole Peterkin, CFP
Financial Planner at Peterkin Financial, LLC. At Peterkin Financial we work with clients to determine their specific needs and goals, and then develop a custom strategy designed to help create wealth, rather than simply managing it.
Natasha Antonakos, CFP®, CRPC®
Financial Planning Specialist at The Swett Group at UBS. Our team works primarily with corporate executives and their families to provide comprehensive financial planning for all aspects of their lives.
Amanda N. Ross, CRPC, CRPS
Director, National Retirement Specialist Executive. Amanda leads a national team of specialists that focus on building client retirement investment portfolios targeting income generation, downside protection and tax efficiencies.
Nichole D. Raftopoulos
President of Nvest Financial Group, LLC | As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner, Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designee, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ and Master Planner in Advanced Studies, Nichole and her team work tirelessly and precisely regarding all aspects of their clients’ financial lives – helping to educate along the way so clients feel they are making informed decisions about their personal financial matters.
Lisa O’Brien
Assistant Vice President Project Manager at Global Atlantic Financial Group
Leslie Varrelman
Owner and Advisor, Traverse Women’s Financial | Providing financial advocacy to women entrepreneurs and guiding them to success in planning, funding, and growing their business.
Alexie Anderson
Administrative Assistant, Barre Instructor | Administrative Assistant by day, barre instructor by early morning and late night. Blogger on the side. Working on building a personal brand to empower women to live their best lives.
Diana V. Smith, APMA, CLU, CMFC
Financial Advisor. Financial Planning has allowed me to combine my passions of numbers & helping people, I assist busy professionals organize their finances through asset management & ongoing financial planning
Margaret Ellison Simonds
Financial Representative | While no one can predict the future, Margaret can organize your financial world and help you prepare for the future by showing you how to avoid threats to your personal and business assets, and how to optimize your cash flow and savings strategies so you can look to the future with peace and confidence, no matter what lies ahead personally, professionally or financially.
Lisa Wright, EA, MST
Tax and accounting counselor, small business strategist | Tax and accounting guru, Lisa, an Enrolled Agent, licensed by the IRS, has owned several small businesses over the last 25 years and now owns Bookswright™ Advisors, LLC, where she is eager to help business owners grow their businesses by coaching them in the essential financial factors that owners need in order to monitor and grow their businesses.
Traci Ficociello
Director of Business Development | Our goal at Elements Bookkeeping is to provide superior bookkeeping services giving you the tools to accurately track and evaluate your business or personal finances.
Beata Dragovics
MPAS®, CFP®, CEP®,Founder & Financial Advisor, Beata is the founder of Freedom Trail Financial, an independent wealth management firm based in Boston’s Back Bay. “By connecting with clients on a personal level, we provide an understanding and passionate approach to wealth management that—combined with our expertise—allows us to develop tailored financial plans that honor each client’s personal values. Our approach enables us to form long-term relationships with clients as a trusted advisor and expert.”
Erin Andrews
Stratlign Inc. offers a full suite of bookkeeping, payroll, and tax services to small and midsize businesses in Pocasset, MA; Stuart, FL; and the surrounding areas. We are dedicated to taking care of our clients and our own staff—and we strive to have fun while we are doing it.

Administrative Support

Wendy Hernández
Chief Assistant And Founder, LionsPride Assistant | Wendy Supports High-Profile Executives, Small Business Owners, And Consultants With Administrative Tasks , Which Allows Them To Focus On What They Do Best.

Beauty: Hair, Skincare & Nails

Jamie Cholaki
Owner and Founder at Hair By Cholaki, Hair Artist/Master Colorist. I'm a visual artist. This page is dedicated to my work & lifestyle. Love, Hugs, & Sparkles!!!
Sanela Catovic
From the very early age of 14, I had a vision for my clients and my hair salon; to create beautiful hair and as such help my clients feel confident & beautiful both inside and out.
Courtney Tritta
Owner of Courtney Tritta Beauty in Wellesley, MA and also do spa consulting for small spas, salons and solo practitioners.
Gayatri Pradhan
Founder/CEO, Poéthique. Gayatri Pradhan, a former brand marketer and pharmaceutical chemist, is founder/CEO of Poéthique, an eco-luxe line of skincare products, that are 100% plant-based with unique ingredients sourced sustainably from all around the world.
Sharon McEntee, Owner
Sharon McEntee is a leading clinical aesthetician with over 20 years of extensive experience in the medspa industry and is the owner of Embody MedSpa in North Reading, a full service medical spa and premier destination for advanced skincare.
Lena Kanise Jensen
CEO at LENAJAPON USA. I used to be a professional ballet dancer in Japan and Europe, but now I run own skincare company and share health and wellness through teaching Yoga.
Michelle Lee & Eva Mustafai
Co-Founders and Master Designers | Salon Eva Michelle is the multiple award winning Best of Boston and Boston's Best high-end hair salon on Newbury Street whose greatest asset is in the culture and education of its staff focusing on continuing education and training with the latest industry techniques, products, trends and styles.
Tamy Liriano
Papillon Founder | Certified organic and cruelty free beauty products. Our brand mission and passion is to empower women to feel more beautiful naturally.
Maria Gagliardi
Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist | Combining the art & science of non-surgical facial rejuvenation
Kim Poutre
The owner of Special Event Beauty/Beauty Boston. We have been in business since 2007 and have a team of 16 artists. We provide hair and makeup primarily for weddings but also do photo shoots, education, print and more.
Laurie Mills
Director at Beautycounter, an innovative industry leader in educating, advocating for and delivering high performing, safer personal care and beauty products. I am passionate about health and wellness and helping consumers make safer, more informed choices when purchasing products for the skin.
Chimene Carole
Owner, Hair By Chimene, Hairstylist/ Certified Colorist and Extensions/ Wigs maker | Chimene is no ordinary hairstylist, her passion for inventive and creative vision has lead her to the beauty industry for the 6 years in the Business of Beauty. Chimene has pioneered her career in the belief that continuing education is a major cornerstone of success.
Juliana Ozol
International Expansion Executivr | I have over 10 years of experience working in fashion and digital projects and decided to make a change over the past year - my recent venture is with Simple Organics, an organic natural beauty brand based in Brazil.
Tiffany Cantin
Owner | I am a salon owner as well as a published traveling Makeup and hair artist.
Carli Ambrose
I’ve been in the industry for 15 years. I work behind the chair and as an educator. My passion is color, especially vivid/fantasy color.


Kate Beeders
Kate Beeders, Founder of BRILLIANCE Builders™, Attracting Clients is Easy When You Let Your True Brilliance Shine
Alex Bynum
CEO, Founder of Empowher You: A Healing Center for Women. The Unsuspecting Healer with a background as a Social Worker, EMT, and a Personal Trainer
Mia Hewett
Serial Entrepreneur. I am a Mindset Coach. I help entrepreneurs take their yearly income and turn it into their monthly. How? By removing Fear & Self Doubt. By reprogramming their ego to get out of their own way.
Alida Zweidler-McKay
Founder, ZMCoach: Working with business leaders to build teams that are creative, productive and fun through executive coaching, team coaching and workshops.
Danielle M. O’Brien
Owner of CORALIFE Coaching for Career Oriented And Life Enhancement Changes, Certified Professional Coach training through the University of Miami and member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Also the owner of Parkway Real Estate, a successful brokerage firm in West Roxbury. Coaching all things business, life, and where they intersect.
Tori Hallowell
Personal Time & Energy Strategist | I help professionals maximize their time & simplify their life so they can do more of what they love!
Jill Becker, MD
Empowerment Coach. Drawing from a unique background in Medicine, Expressive Arts Therapy, Psychosynthesis, EFT, Positive Psychology, Metaphysics, Biologic Sciences, Counseling, Psychology, and Human Sexuality, I am able to help interpret your life experiences and offer understanding and “actionable” options.
Christy Venza
Savvy Women Leaders | Organizing and Productivity Coach for Women in Business | Christy Venza is a certified leadership communication coach and creator and founder of Inspire to Influence, a boutique leadership communication firm for women in business.
Gianna Contillo
CEO of Gianna Contillo Lifestyle, Online Holistic Health & Life Coach, Yoga Instructor, and Writer. Empowering women's health, happiness, and personal success through 1:1 and group coaching, online webinars, live workshops, books, blogs, her private Warrior Women FB group, and her signature offering: The Mind-Body Reset Program.
Angela Reiner
Happiness Coach | Positive Psychology. Guiding transformations in well-being. Finding more meaning, purpose, and enjoyment in life.
Mal Duane CPC, CRC, CSC
Live Smart-Love Smart Coaching | Midlife transformation, release the fear and reignite your passion and purpose
Jenny Eden Berk
CEO/Founder of Jenny Eden Coaching | Jenny is a Certified Eating Psychology Coach, Body image mentor, International Speaker and founder of Jenny Eden Coaching, a practice devoted to helping women, men and teens heal their relationship with food and their bodies.
Shayna Mahoney
Holistic Life Coach | Shayna gives women hope to embrace their anxiety/fear and find peace and purpose within through her coaching, retreats and products.
Tiffany Freeman
Coach, Speaker, Trainer | I mentor and empower new and seasoned entrepreneurs to succeed. I have a passion to help others and to help people move forward to be their best self. Life is too short to be unhappy, unsure, or unfulfilled. I make it my mission to help my clients achieve a more positive outlook on life and provide them with all the tools necessary to get them there.
Shelly Berman-Rubera
Personal/Business Development Coach and Brand Communicator | She is a Certified Small Business Coach, Emotional Intelligence Leader and Lifestyle Management Consultant. She brings wisdom and winning strategies for navigating and succeeding in today’s world.
Ulrika Sullivan
CPC, ELI-MP, RYT-200, BSc, MBA | Intuitive Life Coach, Energy Leadership Practitioner and Yoga Teacher. I Am Helping Busy Boston Biopharma Women To Find Their Inner Calm & Long Term Life and Career Balance.
Mal Duane
CPC, CSC, CRC | Helping mid-life women uncover their self-worth, clarify their passion and transform their lives!
Marcia P. Coaching
Life Coach | Energy Leadership Practitioner | CPC | ELI-MP | I'm passionate about helping empower women to navigate, embrace and create change – to Persevere with Purpose toward identifying and achieving their goals.
Ciara Gogan
Empowerment Specialist & Impact Coach | I specialize in helping woman and minority-owned businesses attain the success and influence they desire. I work with leaders and teams to amplify their energy, passion, and strengths, resulting in an engaged and powerful workforce.
Ashley Paré
Ashley Paré is the CEO & Founder of Own Your Worth, an organization on a mission to break glass ceilings through career negotiation. Ashley coaches clients to reach goals, feel confident and earn more. She leverages over 12 years of global corporate Human Resource experience, is a Tedx Speaker, and has been featured in The New York Times, Glamour and CNN Money. You can learn more about her work at
Shawna Pelton
Strategizing with others, seeing the hidden connections & interrelationship between things, and future envisioning are my gifts. As a holistic healer with these natural talents, combined with my proficiency in people building skills, I provide the guidance and framework for positive transformation. I teach people how to develop new skills through emotional, spiritual and conversational intelligence while healing the root cause of unhealthy sabotaging patterns of doubt, lost trust & fear.


Wendy Pollack
National Talent Acquisition Manager. I am part of Shawmut Design and Construction's Talent Acquisition team. I am a Suffolk University Alumni and graduated with a double major in Marketing and Business Management. I am a Hodgkin's Lymphoma advocate for teens at Massachusetts General Hospital. I enjoy participating in local charities, traveling and meeting new people.


Anusia Gillespie
Growth strategy | Leadership in Law, Attorney and businesswoman with an ever-increasing fascination with firm and practice growth. As the Senior Manager of Program Development at Harvard Law School Executive Education (HLS ExecEd),
Laura Ahern
Sales VP with over 25 yrs developing new business relationships . I have extensive knowledge of employee benefits planning, administration, funding and compliance.
Rani Wise
Founder and Principal at Rani Wise Consulting, Rani is an entrepreneur who built her business to support other female entrepreneurs.
Layla D'Emilia
An attorney and leader with over 15 years experience who helps organizations develop, manage, and implement a wide range of governmental and regulatory strategies. Experienced trainer on issues such as sexual harassment, cultural competency/awareness, and workplace violence.
Sam Tackeff
Founder, Tackeff Consulting | Business operations and marketing consultant for startups and small businesses – with a background in high-growth tech startups (Square, Runkeeper). Sam's specialty is bringing structure, focus, and execution to creative leaders and teams.
Sarah Hawkins, CAPM
Founder, True North Business Management | Project Management and Operations Consultant | Creator of Ideas to Done, conversations with smart people about getting things done in business and in life.
Isabelle Plante
Co-Founder, 88 Birches | Founder, RYT-500 & Life-Long Learner, Mukta Wellness Isabelle has 15+ years experience leveraging technology, design, and data to build disruptive e-commerce companies. Her experience ranges from pre-seed and Series A funded startups to large public companies including, Treatwell, TripAdvisor, and Upromise. In her spare time she teaches yoga + meditation at Mukta Wellness as a tool to optimize personal performance. She is also an advocate for the health and wellness of women + children.
Christy Kahana
Principal, CK HR Consulting | I have a passion for unleashing talent within an organization. I am also a Licensed Practitioner for Insights Discovery, a global people development program designed to help people understand themselves and others.
Stacey Wiessbock
Creative Change Consultant & Career Strategist| Founder Of JOBssNOW Providing Customized Solutions For Organizations, Through Creative Change Management And Dynamic Work Design To Enable Sustainable Improvements, Growth & Profitability And For The Individual Providing Specific Answers, Via An Interactive And Customized Plan To Facilitate The Necessary Change Needed For Professional Evolution.
Alison Glastein
President, Pear Associates LLC | Consultant specializing in helping nonprofit organizations grow through grant writing, strategic planning, marketing/communication, and program development.
Elizabeth Blodgett Smith
Founder and Present, Blodgett Smith Group | I provide extensive experience in helping start-ups, small and mid-size companies plan and execute key business actions in addition to providing project-level planning and management services. I work with you to create and execute strategic action plans for projects, products and marketing, and to resolve your business problems through strategic and tactical planning and action.
Barbara Mitchell
Founder, CEO | As a coach, trainer and consultant, Barbara Mitchell has extensive experience in helping leaders build high performing, global organizations that improve productivity and realize financial, strategic and operational value.
Melissa Shepard
Melissa is the Founder, President & CEO of LizzardTech Consulting, an emerging Salesforce Consulting company in the Boston area. Melissa has 20+ years of experience in Technology and Software Development focusing primarily on for the past 14+ years. She has over 20 certifications and is a certified Salesforce System & Application architect and is currently in the process of receiving her Salesforce Certified Technical Architect credential. Her company specializes in System Architecture, System Analysis and Application Development for various companies ranging from start-up to well established global corporations in many verticals such as Pharma, Health & Life Sciences, Bio-Tech, Higher Ed, Nonprofit, Energy, Financial, Manufacturing & Operations and Managed Services.
Wendy Silver
Wendy Silver is the founder and president of Beyond the Workplace LLC, a boutique HR consulting company specializing in employee relations. Two years ago, after spending 20 years in law and HR, Wendy left a regular full-time HR corporate position to start her own HR consulting company. She had become increasingly frustrated by jobs that were making her choose between being a good mom and a good employee. It did not feel good and it wasn’t bringing out the best in her. Now she is working to improve the work lives of others by partnering with organizations in a variety of industries to solve workplace problems and to inspire, promote and create workplace cultures that support business growth and employee success. She also works one-on-one with mid-level career women to identify and secure work opportunities that better support their everyday lives. Wendy was a recent contributor in Small Business Today magazine and the American Management Association's Playbook. She has been featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal and The Tribune. Wendy lives in Needham, MA with her husband and two teenage children.
Linda Ugelow
Linda Ugelow is host of the TV show Women Inspired, which highlights the lives of artists, healers, change agents and entrepreneurs. As a speaker and confidence coach for entrepreneurs authors and workplace professionals, she has helped hundreds of people liberate themselves from their fear of being seen on stage, on camera, in the media or the meeting room. She emceed for TEDx Debrecen University in Hungary and is the author of the upcoming book, Delight in the Limelight, due out early 2020.
Dayla Arabella Santurri
Dayla Arabella Santurri, CMP is a national award-winning media strategist and event architect based in Boston with clients around the world. For over 20 years, Dayla has an extensive track record of providing both nonprofits and for profit companies proven communications and event solutions that take no prisoners when it comes to exceeding goals and fulfilling missions.


Liz Theresa
Web Designer + Copywriter | I'm a Boston area web designer and copywriter who helps women launch and build online businesses they love!
Deborah Catalano
My passion for writing, which began as a child, led to incorporating creative writing into my own business Catalano Creative, which focuses on copywriting, editing, and publicity services. My work includes everything from personal attention and writing/editing services for small businesses to freelancing at large businesses. Extensive background in the music/arts industries and enjoy working with independent artists and businesses.

Dental Care

Laurie E. Spitz
Director Public Relations/Marketing/Operations | Working to assure exceptional patient dental care and an unprecedented office experience, every hour.
Anya Pukhovitskaya , DMD
Dentist and Owner of AP Dental and Laser Center | A Dentist who had a vision of joining Dentistry and MedSpa to create one space for health and cosmetics!

Design: Digital & Interior

Heidi Solomon
Owner, Posh Boston. After realizing a strong need to help clients transform their lives, Heidi Solomon founded P.O.S.H. / Professional Organizing Services by Heidi to help busy people live successful organized lives, one person at a time. Heidi has been helping individuals create better living spaces for almost 15 years.
Naomi Raiselle
Creative director at GENERATIONS cinemastories. Life's full of stories. I love to read them, hear them and tell them. Sometimes I want to help a small business with their branding, then help them tell their story to the world.
Lara Van Slyke
Graphic / Product Design Professional Lara B. Designs. Graphic Design • Handbag DesignRetail, Fashion, Marketing, Restaurant, HealthcareSpecialties: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Freehand, FileMaker Pro, Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint
Haya Gaviola
Experience designer pushing the boundaries of technology and user experience.
Francesca Lo Cascio
Italian Art Director / Product & Interior designer: Founder of FLOCdesign and YALAcollective // Specialized in creative design and brand strategies for products, retail, wellness and hospitality experiences. With my design I want to take people on a journey, guiding them through unique experiences.
Gia Jobin
Owner/Creative Director at Jobin Design, Inc. Graphic Design, Brand Development, Retail Package Design & Product Photography
Jill Minkin
Designer. Recovering corporate type, turned creative entrepreneur.
Mariette Barsoum
Principal Interior Designer; Owner, founder of Divine Design Center (Boston) // Divine Design + Build (Wellesley). Interested in creating new designs ideas. I love turning unused and dull spaces into functional and beautiful homes for my clients.
Chantelle Davis-Gray
Web & Graphic Designer. Chantelle Davis-Gray supports women with web & graphic design, so they can put their time and focus into doing the work they love & grow their businesses.
Sarah Casasanto
Owner + Lead Designer at SCGD: Sarah Cas Graphic Design. SCGD is a boutique graphic design studio that conceptualizes and celebrates unique, energetic and unforgettable designs for BUSINESSES and SPECIAL EVENTS.
Lysa Miller
Lysa Miller, Partner and VP of Sales & Marketing, 3 Media Web | 3 Media Web is built on three successful core offerings: web design and development, web support and hosting and digital growth.
Jennifer Bonito
Owner, Designer & Developer | Jenni thrives on making clients’ visions come to life though implementing creative design, unique functionality and intuitive user experiences, she is able to create positive and effective print and website experiences for both clients and users alike.
Candace Wilkes
Residential Interior Designer and Home + Space Organizer at House of Paige | I began my company, House of Paige, in 2016 on a strong passion for all things beautiful and functional. I specialize in residential interior design and home + space organization, helping many busy professionals and families improve their lives and homes.
Julia Snider
Owner- JsniderHOME | STAGE-ORGANIZE-REFRESH Home Staging, Organization, and Refresh Services to help you better see yourself in your home.
Adina L. Sutton
Adina works professionally as an office assistant and project admin coordinator.. She is able to use both her passion and skill for visual and graphic art, as well as her professional administrative experience, to continue to be successful and further her career within the project management field. Her project management experience ranges across dept. teams, working with sponsor providers, marketing teams, IT depts., Retirement Specialists and Branding teams, to ensure project initiatives and administrative needs are met, logistics are followed, and projects are completed timely and efficiently. Currently Adina is in classes to obtain her PMP Certification. Adina Sutton also owns and operates ArtworkbyAdina, an online shop and portfolio showcasing Adina's original wall art, artwork for sale, everyday products, and exhibit events. These original art pieces are for art lovers, collectors and Artists alike. In addition to owning her own art business, Adina is also an instructor with Paint Nite by YayMaker and leads events in the Boston, MA and Greater Rhode Island areas!
Chrystie Hasenfuss
Owner and Designer at HAS Design, Director at Global Creative Services, A.T. Cross Company, LLC | Supporting individuals, small businesses, and large corporations, with creative direction & professionally executed graphic design solutions.
Brenna Silveria
Brenna Silveria NCIDQ #22300 Owner/Interior Designer/Stager/Organizer/Artist | I specialize in helping people enjoy their homes and lives one room at a time by creating livable + lovable + happy interiors.
Sashya Thind Fernandes
Sashya has 15 years of work experience in the field of Interior Design globally and locally in Boston for the last decade. ID8 Design Studio is known for its Contemporary minimalist aesthetic with a focus on comfort and warmth. The Studio has completed several projects locally and internationally in a multitude of industries including Residential, Wellness, Hospitality and Corporate.


Amy Connolly
Vice President EF Education First. As the Vice President of Global Recruitment and Employee Development, Amy oversees EF’s recruiting strategy and the implementation of campus recruiting initiatives for EF's offices around the world.
Lyndsay Whitehurst
Manager of Interise's StreetWise 'MBA' program in Boston. The StreetWise 'MBA' program is designed to empower established business owners with the tools, network, and resources to strategically grow your business.
Joanne Markow
Partner at GreenMason. Building brands, stories and careers globally through e-learning tools.


Lindsey Gilman
Senior Engineer at Exponent. I am a Senior Engineer at Exponent, where I work with clients to investigate failure mechanisms of mechanical systems, serve as a technical expert for litigation, and help clients in a variety of industries conduct design performance evaluations of their products.


Jaclyn Zukerman
CEO of PR/Entertainment Company of JZ Social Enterprises, LLC and Editor in Chief of NEXTonSCENE Magazine™
Hinako Sato
Professional Pianist, Keyboardist, Accompanist, Accordionist, and Educator
Nicole Perry , Energy Infused Radio Host
I believe every woman, who has a powerful mission, deserves to be heard.
Kim Miles
Founder and CEO Your Go-To Creative Collaborator and Event Strategist.
Elizabeth Pehota

Event Planning

Kristin Healy, CMP
Owner & Creative Event Director at Swank Events
Merrill Robichaud
Merrill Robichaud, Special Events Coordinator for Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and PCC 4. Event Professional.
Erin Connors
My name is Erin Connors and I am the (Founder) Creator of Bracelet Bash, an event company that brings together women to design and create their own unique, personalized bracelets, while they sip cocktails and socialize. We host Fundraising events, Team Building Events, Birthdays, Bachelorettes, and more.
Elizabeth Quill
Owner of Elegant Aura - Wedding & Event Planning. With an extensive background in interior design, event planning and restaurant management, I have honed an exceptional talent for leveraging all five senses to create amazing experiences for my clients and guests. I am known for my eye for detail, elegant taste, warm hospitality, and ability to execute a vision in a way that truly represents the unique personality of every couple.
Jenny Murray
Founder/Owner, Wedding Boston & Wedding Boston Magazine | Connecting brides to New England area wedding professionals and assisting pros grow their wedding business.
Jenny Richard
Owner/Lead Planner, All Aboard Event Planning | We Are More Than Event Planners, We Are Atmosphere Creators. - We are a charitable company donating 10% of our client’s costs to a charity of their choice.-Specializing In Weddings And Fundraisers.
Michelle Schaufeld
Owner/Event Coordinator | The Day Of collaborates with you and your vendors, coordinating all aspects of your event while ensuring a seamlessly executed day.
Ashley I. Walenta
After years of working with a marketing and event management company and a variety of nonprofit organizations (currently the Director of Operations at Shooting Touch), Ashley Irene Walenta decided to take her passion for organizing events for others to the next level and officially opened the doors of Ashley Irene Events, LLC. At Ashley Irene Events, we understand that no two events or clients are the same. That is why we approach every event with an open mind and clear vision. We are here to listen to your needs and execute them with precision. No matter how big or small your event is, if you need a special guest appearance or complete planning from “soup to nuts”; whether it is a corporate, fundraising, social, or sporting event, or a wedding, Ashley Irene Events is here to help make your vision come to life.

Fashion & Apparel

Victoria Franziska Hall
Victoria Hall is the Founder and CEO of Workingurl Co, a line of versatile handbags designed for real women, with real lives.
Jane Wolfman
Helping Men Find Their Personal Style, J. HILBURN MEN'S CLOTHIER
Sara Abbott
Director at India Hicks, Inc. Jill of all trades with a successful background in sales, events, and fundraising.
Kate Taylor
Kate Taylor is a Personal Fashion Stylist who also trains other fashion stylists how to be successful. She offers Personal Fashion Styling & Image Consultation to all those desiring to improve themselves and achieve success. Kate works with each client to create their custom image, and provides tools to use their strengths in the advancement of their lives.
Melina Cortes-Nmili
Designer and Founder of lalla bee, LLC. Born and bred in the vibrant Dominican Republic countryside, Melina embraces the diversity of colors, textures and patterns of her childhood.From her design studio in Boston, lalla bee’s structured silhouettes, colorful palettes, and painstaking attention to detail reflect the values and struggles of her past.
Christina Cafua
Independent Fashion Stylist. I boost my clients’ image and bring beauty into the world. My goal is for my customers to have fun, but more importantly, to make them look and feel amazing. A lot of times, all you need is a small push to help you feel confident about trying something different. I offer the following services: assessment of individual style, wardrobe assessment and shopping support.
Maria Pope Rowley
Personal Stylist. Maria Pope Rowley: Personal Stylist. Offering organizing and personal shopping services to men and women for over 15 years, Maria strives to bring continuity and calm into her client’s lives by offering concierge services based on each client’s needs.
Colette Chrétien
I'm the founder and designer of La Fille Colette, a collection of feminine and versatile day-to-night dresses that we make ethically in MA.
Erilyn Collazo
Store Manager of Carlisle in Wrentham, MA. Carlisle is a women’s luxury brand that creates exceptional clothing to empower outstanding women.
Vicky Lirantonakis
Owner, Best Dressed | We help women look and feel their best and save them money, by offering designer dresses for rent and styling advice to elevate their personal style.
Keisha Greaves
Business Owner Girls Chronically Rock, LLC | Keisha Greaves is a motivational speaker, the founder of Girls Chronically Rock, and the Massachusetts State Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Girls Chronically Rock ( offers inspired fashion celebrating Muscular Dystrophy and other chronic illnesses.
Sarah Lord
Women's centric coworking located throughout New England. CoWorking/Shared Office/Private Office
Dianna Pozdniakov
Sofia Fima is a handbag brand dedicated to organizing busy women's lives with style, confidence and ease. Dianna launched this brand after struggling for years doing the three bag schlep to work, the gym, to dinner with friends and home. She currently resides in Maine with her husband and daughter Vaughn.
Nina Masouras
My name is Nina Masouras, I am currently an Executive Legal Assistant/ Paralegal in the Real Estate Law field. I also model professionally, I am signed with a Boston and new York agency, I have been published and do all different kinds of modeling (e.g bridal, beauty, clothing brands & boutiques, editorials, and lingerie). I also plan on launching my own mobile app in the next year.


Erin Madore
Founder & CEO | Known for her genuine upbeat personality and creative classes, Erin Madore is a Dorchester based Fitness Professional committed to inspiring busy women to be active and healthy on a daily basis through Grounded Warrior - her online fitness company!
Gretchen Zelek
Owner. Certified Functional Aging Specialist, and AFAA Group Fitness Instructor. | I design and sell fitness tools that provide support and comfort for baby boomers, athletes, physical therapy, studios, gyms.
Heather Jennings PT, DPT
Heather is the President of the American Physical Therapy Association of Massachusetts, a board-certified specialist in Neurologic physical therapy, adjunct faculty at Simmons College, ballet teacher and Piloxing elite instructor.
Erika Tsipouras


Jackie Levine
Manager & Events/Wedding Coordinator (4th generation family member) | We’re a 4th generation, family flower shop serving Metro-Boston since 1929.
Jeri Solomon
Specializing in social and corporate events. Clients hire her for her gorgeous flowers, impeccable design and exceptional service.

Food & Beverage

Mona Ahmad
CEO of Mona's Curryations | My name is Mona Ahmad and I am the founder and CEO of a Halal frozen food start-up called Mona's Curryations, I am also a real estate agent, am married, am a mother of three, previously worked in the financial industry for eighteen years, and am a Pakistani American.
Mint Pattanan Ketthin
Founder & CEO of Rootastes Building an online health-focused lunch catering service 'Rootastes' to change the way office employees eat their lunch. My mission is to improve workplace's wellness and increase employee's productivity.

Health Care

Tiffany Kelley Ph.D. MBA RN
Founder & CEO, Nightingale Apps LLC | Nightingale Apps™ is a health information technology company offering mobile applications to nurses working in hospital settings. We are focused on improving the quality of information needed for the care of hospitalized patients by improving the efficiency and accuracy of information flow,
Priya Prabhakar
Priya Prabhakar, MD, MPH, MBA. Bridging Policy and Practice to Solve Health Care Problems.
Emily McClatchey, PhD
I am a child psychologist with expertise in developmental response to loss, coping and resilience. My new business, Kidolences, is an e-commerce business that provides developmentally appropriate bereavement and care boxes for children who have experienced loss: Pet Loss, moving, divorce, military deployment, or the death of a family member or friend.
Jaclyn Shapiro, PhD
Clinical Psychologist | I'm a clinical psychologist specializing in evidence-based individual and group therapy for adolescents, college students, and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, self-injury, and/or trauma/PTSD.
Andrea Zeytoonjian, MBA
Senior Manager, BioPharma Operations; Foundation Medicine Bio/Summary: Bridging strategy + innovation to deliver operational excellence | Solutions-based thinking in the rapidly-evolving healthcare/biotech space | Project management | Performance improvement | Commitment to making a difference where it counts

Health & Wellness

Amy Jo Accardi
Vibrant Health Strategist. I'm a Licensed Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist, Nutrition Expert, Digestive Health Specialist and owner of Flourish Boston. I help those suffering with IBS, Auto-Immune Conditions and Digestive Issues make the most impactful changes for eliminating difficult symptoms and maximizing your most vibrant health ASAP.
Julie Starr
Nutrition Specialist Providing Science-Backed Health and Fitness Services for Corporate Wellness Programs
Laurie Warren
Owner, Warren Wellness & I help people reverse disease, create more energy, lose weight…in short, to regain their vibrant health! Integrating nutrition, science, psychology, and wisdom,
Chris Vasiliadis
National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach | Specializing in working with professional women who are unhappy with their current state of wellness, I help my clients instill lifestyle habits that energize their health and elevate their performance.
Ashley Hopkins
Manager, Global Digital Media, Runkeeper // ASICS Digital. Passionate brand marketer, fitness junkie and peanut butter addict.
HeHe Stewart
Founder/Owner of Tranquility By HeHe. With a background in Early Childhood and Family Life Education, she owns Tranquility by HeHe, a concierge birthing and doula service, that empowers and supports parents prenatally, during birth, and postpartum; HeHe also serves as the Director of Expecting Parenting and Infant Program at The Loved Child, dedicated to fostering positive parenting skills.
Megan Marini
Facilitator, Conscious Leadership Workshops. Co-Founder of the Boston Business Women, Wellness Motivator using science based techniques to transform the inner landscape and create powerful leaders.
Jaime Lewis
CEO of Mayflower Medicinals, VP of Operations for iAnthus, Founder & CEO of Mountain Medicine. Jaime Lewis is a national spokesperson for the cannabis industry, with over a decade of experience leading medical marijuana dispensary operations and managing the production of medical marijuana-infused products.
Mary Joubert
Arbonne Independent Consultant | We are in a health and wellness revolution. Having a line that is vegan, gluten free, with a commitment to being green, is internet based and consumable is creating huge growth in our company worldwide.
Edye Caine
Intuitive Therapist | I’m a recently retired educator using my skills and expertise to mindfully guide others learn how to live the life they desire.
Angela Bell LAc.
Angela provides fertility, pregnancy & hormone health support to women who are struggling to conceive, who are currently pregnant or who need to balance hormones, in order to help them resolve underlying hormonal imbalance so they can conceive faster, maintain a healthy pregnancy and feel better!
Christina M. Aguiar
Registered Yoga Teacher RYT500, Meditation Instructor, Stress Management Educator | I'm a passionate professional in the wellness world and a seasoned HR Business Partner in the corporate world. I have a keen understanding of the business side and have been successful in translating mind-body health concepts to both individuals and groups in an effective, accessible way.
Jenna Doucette, M.Ed.
CHES and Wellness Consultant at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts | I work in the Health Engagement Department to develop and implement corporate wellness programs that will positively impact the health outcomes of the employee populations.
Liz Bane
Your Wellness Concierge | Liz is your “go to girl” for all things wellness. A graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, the largest nutrition school in the world, Liz brings a lifetime of passion and education to her work. She is committed to educating and supporting people, one-on-one, to achieve any and all of their wellness goals.
Lindsay Bileau
Founder (of both companies) After healing my MS through diet, I started my blog on Lindsay Makes Lemonade to share my journey in hopes to inspire and influence others to make similar changes. I also started Brass Roots Nutrition with my husband, so that I could offer plant based nutrition consulting. I want people to know you have more control over your health and body than you think.
Samantha Burns
Licensed Relationship Counselor and Dating Coach | I offer breakup, dating and relationship coaching to help your love life thrive!
Marisa Fanelli
I’m an acupuncturist, hypnotherapist, and business coach. | I’m your catalyst for transformation on every level: mental, physical, emotional, and subconscious.
Jennifer Gulbrand
Creator, SheBreathes Balance & Wellness Studio | I’m a Mom on a mission to create a better world for our daughters – a world in which young women are taught the importance of their own self-worth, treated equally, and recognized for their individual gifts and contributions without judgement.
Lindsay Wolff
Founder, Owner, Birth and Postpartum Doula at Birthing Matters Doula Services. Co-founder of Beantown Babies | I am a professional birth and postpartum doula at Birthing Matters Doula Services and co-owner of Beantown Babies, a brick-and-mortar studio created to provide childbirth education, parenting support, and fun and interactive workshops!
Jill Braverman
Certified Yoga Instructor and Retreat Leader | Jill Braverman offers Private Yoga instruction and Transformational Retreats for women of all ages and ability levels who crave more peace in their bodies and minds.
Wendy O'Connor
Dr. Wendy O'Connor is the founder of Salt + Slate, Strategic Life Coaching for Women and completed her doctorate at the Stanford-PAU Consortium. Her specialty is guiding women from surviving to thriving using evidence-based six week program called Your Life By Design.
Martha Clarke
Martha Clarke is originally Irish and became an astrologer while living in Italy several years ago. She is passionate about her craft and loves seeing clients change their life and become their authentic self. She specialises in family astrology by helping families understand their different and equally valid means of communication, and also has a deep love of locational astology, which is the art of finding the most supportive places in the world to live, work and love. She holds face to face consultations in Boston and Provincetown and also via ZOOM.
Samantha Eve Kennedy
Samantha Eve is a Kripalu-Certified Yoga Instructor, Life Coach, Freelance Writer and Fitness Model, who holds a Master of Arts Degree in Teaching, and a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies. She travels the world teaching classes, leading workshops & events, and serving as an Ambassador for the Yogaboard by Strobel & Walter, as well as a DiploMAT for Kulae. With a background in music (both as a vocalist and a Middle Eastern style belly-dancer, burlesque artist, and freeform dancer) Samantha Eve has also created LYF™(Lyrical Yoga Fusion) a style of movement which encourages a relationship between movement, story, and the body in a mindful way. Now making a home-base in the Boston community, she looks forward to inspiring others to live mindfully, healthily, and with joy! Connect with Samantha Eve on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat as @SamanthaEveYoga or directly on her website For private lessons, yoga group classes or parties, and coaching, feel free to also text her directly at 508-367-8723. (International clients may use the same number on WhatsApp, WeChat, or Viber.)
Silvia Tower
Silvia is an energetic entrepreneur who channels her startup experience and passion for protecting the environment into her work. After working as a relationship manager for UBS in Zurich, Switzerland, Silvia moved to Cambridge, MA, and decided to dive head-first into the local tech-startup world. Before co-founding Conscioux, Silvia worked on the marketing strategy of other Boston area startups in the clean energy sector. During her free time, you can find Silvia practicing and teaching Power Yoga, and sailing in Charlestown.
Angela Noelle Martin
Angela Noelle Martin, Lic.Ac., MAOM, is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist, and an Intuitive Wellness Coach. She had a busy practice for 10 years in Copley Square, Boston, and is now thrilled to be practicing locally near her home in Acton, MA. She loves to help people uplevel through wellness practices and personal growth. It is her mission to help her clients and patients step into their light and live their lives according to their standards-beautifully, powerfully, and fully!
Kristen Reed, RN, BSN, BA
As a Registered Nurse with bachelors degrees in both psychology and nursing and over 8 years of experience in a variety of large, acute care hospital settings, Kristen has seen first-hand the effects of diet and physical activity on our health, and also the intricate mind-body connection and how it can dictate our entire well-being. This background knowledge is what drives her organic passion for all aspects of health and wellness and helping others obtain optimal well-being through education, coaching, and hands-on Reiki therapy!
Gabriela Cesaro
Gabby Cesaro is a certified holistic nutrition health coach who helps business women lose weight, feel amazing, and perform at the top of their game through a sustainable lifestyle and mindset upgrades that honor their bodies and minds.


Katelyn Atwater
Account Executive, Corcoran & Havlin Insurance Group. “I work with business owners towards a shared goal to minimize risk, prevent losses and implement proper insurance solutions unique to their operations so they can continue doing what they do best.”
Yana Harris
Founding Partner & CEO at Elements Insurance and Quote Hopper | Experienced Insurance professional, successful entrepreneur, and former Actuary employing creativity, analytics, and determination to transform the Insurance industry, one piece of the vertical at a time.

IT Services

Amy Friel
President & CEO. Extensive background in customer relations and trained in some of today’s top technology solutions, Amy is a certified Cisco Sales Expert with a broad knowledge of business class Voice, Data and Video Services.
Victoria Lockard
Employee Engagement Consultant at Reward Gateway | Victoria moved to Boston last year from California and helps companies utilize technology to better connect to their employees.
Cathie Briggette
Vice President Marketing & Sales. Cathie has been in the IT industry for over 20 years, she has a great knowledge of the entire Microsoft Suite and .net application development and is HubSpot Inbound Certified.
Kate M. Gilbert
Experienced coder Kate M. Gilbert has been leading her WordPress development shop, for more than a decade. Kate eats, sleeps, and breathes WordPress in all its glory and its quirks, and is now working with to make powerful web presences more accessible to every business owner, regardless of budget and tech ability.These 3-hour live hands-on workshops will allow business owners the tools to build a site that works. When she's not plugging away at the code, Kate can usually be found somewhere outside with her husband and two kids, Caden, 8, and Lilah, 5.


Beth Miller
Founder and CEO, Beth Miller Collection | An elegant luxury jewelry line curated and designed by Beth Miller. Her pieces can be seen on the runway, celebrity red carpets and featured at trunk shows across the country.

Legal Services

Julie R. Bryan, Esq.
Julie R. Bryan is a legal counselor, mediator, and commercial litigator who fights for clients both big and small when business conflicts inevitably arise, and who helps prevent those conflicts in the first place with expert advice and support with regard to all manner of contractual and other business and personal relationships.
Sofia S. Lingos, Esq.
I assist small businesses and start-ups in the formation, financing, licensing, protection, maintenance and growth of their ventures. I employ a holistic approach to business representation and provide personalized plans that fit the unique needs of my clients.
Polly A. Tatum
Polly’s firm has a long track record of excellence in Divorce Mediation. She uses her 20 years of wisdom and expertise throughout the Divorce Mediation Process to ensure the preservation of dignity, assets and family. Her firm’s mission is to help change the idea that divorce is the end of family.
Dina Kahriman, Esq.
Attorney at Law. General law practice with the emphasis on family, including family based immigration, small businesses, and divorce and custody matters, located in the heart of the financial district.
Christine R. Fitzgerald, Esq.
As both a counselor and a seasoned advocate with a 20-year record of success, I help entrepreneurs and businesses structure their internal and external relationships to minimize risk, protect their valuable relationships and assets, and resolve disputes with a zealous yet always pragmatic approach.
Jan Glassman
Founder and Managing Member, Daily General Counsel, PLLC | Lawyer, Entrepreneur, Founder, and Managing Member of Daily General Counsel,™ a social impact law firm, providing legal services for small businesses and startups. Our innovative models, One Day and Done™ and DailyGC™ On-Demand, along with our need-based, sliding scale rates, make legal counsel accessible and affordable for all businesses.
Nicole Bluefort
Attorney | Nicole Bluefort is a rising star in the Greater Boston legal community. She is an experienced trial attorney who focuses on family law, estate planning, personal injury, real estate, criminal defense and general litigation.
Rebecca L. Thomas, Esq.
Rebecca Thomas is a founding partner of Thomas & Wickenheiser, LLC, a women owned, personal injury law firm representing injured parties in civil litigation with an emphasis on medical malpractice.
Julia Rodgers
Business Director, Entrepreneur Julia is the business director of Boston's premier divorce law firm, Mavrides Law. Julia holds a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. She is also co-founder of the divorce information site,

Marketing & Communications

Erica Tubman
Marketing & Communications Director at Circle Furniture
Joanna Flynn
Marketing and PR Manager at Safr
Patricia Parneros
Patricia is passionate about marketing and is pursuing her master's in social media at Northeastern University.
Ashley Ryall
Social Selling Coach | Employees as Brand Ambassadors UntapSocial. I've had this fascination with how people are influenced by marketing, specifically ads, for as long as I could remember. I thrive at that intersection: where career and marketing - where personal branding and social media - collide.
Nishat Nguyen
Social Media Influencer and Content Creator. I am a social influencer on YouTube and Instagram.
Nina Pfister
Founder & Principal, Mooring Advisory Group, Inc. Nina Pfister is a seasoned professional with nearly a decade of experience in Marketing, PR and Sales. After leaving corporate America, she started her most recent venture Mooring Advisory Group—a boutique agency based on the south shore that offers Marketing, PR and Sales services to small business owners tied directly to measurable revenue growth.
Lauren McLeavey
New Business and Strategy Manager, Dining Playbook. Marketing professional specialized in brand strategy and multi-platform media partnerships.
Ashley Mason
Social Media Consultant at Dash of Social. Dash of Social provides social media management and consulting services to female entrepreneurs to help them create and execute social media strategies that will establish brand awareness and portray them as the experts they are.
Veronica Brown
Entrepreneur | A content creator sparking connections.
Meaghan Corson
Video Marketing Speaker & Consultant | I help executives and professionals map out their video marketing strategy and feel great on camera with my background as a former TV news reporter and experience building video programs in the corporate world.
Nancy Stewart
Reardon+Stewart Digital Marketing Founder & Managing Partner of Creative Strategy With dual expertise in content strategy and website design, I'm uniquely qualified to bring brands to life through a seamless and strategic interplay of compelling content and stunning visuals.
Sheila Fey
Marketing Manager Marketing Manager at Mirbeau Inn & Spa, a boutique hotel with award-winning spa and dining located in Plymouth, MA. Our French chateau-inspired property is also perfect for weddings, social events, executive retreats, and corporate programs.
Jayme Washington
founding President & CEO of WashTone Media, LLC One of the premier digital agencies in Boston. At WashTone, we are passionate about our clients goals and getting them results by transforming their businesses, increasing their revenue and competitive position through innovative website design, social media, email marketing, and SEO campaigns.
Jen faucon
Chief Customer Success Officer at Codelattice; Brand Partner at Nerium International | I’m a digital marketer and brand ambassador – passionate about technology, new products, and connecting with other business women.
Alicia Williams
Owner of Aliste Marketing and AMPS Placement Division, a digital marketing & placement agency that focusses on learning your story and knowing how to brand the most unique and impactful experience for your target buyer while also helping companies effectively transition from external marketing support to a direct hire marketing rockstar.
Deborah Grigas
Entrepreneur | Deborah is a savvy owner of multiple businesses. She teaches people and families how to make money online by converting their spending into earning. She also owns DG Marketing Solution, where her and her team help small businesses with website design, search engine optimization, and social media marketing. Deborah has a background in cosmetology of 16 years and is also a former salon and day spa owner. Her business also helps beauty inside and out, from make up to wellness.
Christina Orso
Marketing and Social Media Strategist | I help brands enhance and elevate their digital presence. Specialties include restaurants, consumer packaged goods, and lifestyle brands.
Jamie Crowley
OWNER Fame Compass™ | Multi-Faceted Coach & Course Creator at Fame Compass™ + Brand Development & Marketing + Lead Web & Graphic Designer +Creative Manager Supporting entrepreneurs to grow and successfully launch their brands with savvy and style. Focus industries include health and wellness, coaches, personalities, authors.
Brieanne Johnson
I am a senior at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. While finishing up my last year studying Advertising & Marketing Communications, I work as a Digital Marketing Specialist at AtCozy Boutique in Newton, Massachusetts. I am specifically interested in Creative Advertising, Art & Design.
Cindy Laidlaw
Founder, Laidlaw Group | I founded Laidlaw Group to provide clients with the highest level of creative services including print design, web design, digital marketing, Email campaign design and development, Google AdWords, Social Media and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
Nicole Polletta
Over 15 years of experience managing high profile audiences and strategic partnerships for national and international corporate and nonprofit institutions. Establishes the platform, messaging and outreach strategies to effectively engage key opinion leaders and tastemakers with a special focus on the contemporary visual arts.
Alessandra Pollina
She runs a full-service boutique PR + marketing agency and also loves to work one on one with business owners to train them on the tactics, strategy, and implementation for carrying out their own PR and marketing, to empower them to promote their business and build their brands. She gets particularly fired up by working with fellow female entrepreneurs.


Dianne Devlin
Business Development Specialist | It is my job to connect people and help their business grow.


Paula Fleming
Chief Marketing & Sales Officer | I oversee all advertising, communications, marketing, and sales at Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern MA, ME, RI & VT (BBB). At BBB, our vision is to establish and uphold an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other.
Lovern J. Gordon
Love Life Now Foundation, Inc. President Year-round awareness against domestic violence
Jackie Ventura
Jackie has over 10 years of event planning experience inclusive of the corporate, tradeshow, hotel, association, & non-profit industry. Her attention to detail, ambition and ability to help others has allowed her to pursue her passion with a career in the non-profit industry as a Fundraising Manager.Jackie has also taken her skills from the hospitality industry to become an independent wine guide offering tastings to consumers in both home and businesses.
Lisa Ventura
Chief Financial Officer| With a passion for people and numbers, I am responsible for corporate, financial & business strategies, financial reporting, human resources and administration at Better Business Bureau serving Eastern MA, ME, RI & VT. At BBB, our vision is to establish and uphold an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other.
Paula Fleming
Chief Marketing & Sales Officer | I oversee all advertising, communications, marketing, and sales at Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern MA, ME, RI & VT (BBB). At BBB, our vision is to establish and uphold an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other.


Susan Oliveira Walker
Owner, Elia Photography. I have been photographing people for over 20 years. I love photographing women—mothers, sisters, daughters, friends... How do YOU dream of being photographed?
Rachael Lynsey Rubin
Owner Of Beauty PaRLR+RLR Studio; Full service salon, photo studio, film production & bridal empire.
Courtney Hizey Photography, LLC
Courtney Hizey is an award winning wedding and family photographer with a portrait studio located in Weston, MA and travels throughout the US.
Lena Mirisola
Owner of Lena Mirisola Photography | Lena is a bubbly wedding and fashion photographer, Boston-bred city girl, educator, and social media marketing guru.
Malka Ahmed
Fine Art Newborn and Maternity Photographer | Malka Ahmed Photography is a high end boutique photography studio, specializing in newborn and maternity. Serving the greater Boston area and beyond.
Meghann Gregory
Owner | Meghann Gregory has been a professional photographer since 2004 who brings a calming presence to her shoots; she loves natural light, true emotion, and intricate details and can capture raw beauty through her lens.
Keirnan Conroy Klosek
KCK Photography | Owner / Photographer | I provide high-end photography to individuals and businesses including headshots, commercial work and product photography.
Sue Bruce
My name is Sue. I have been a photographer for over 14 years. I believe that loving yourself, your look and your body is fundamental to your sense of self. I am skilled at posing and composition, and creating imaginative visual art that transforms you in a way you never thought possible. I have won many awards, including Photographer of the Year for 2018 - awarded by The Association of International Boudoir Photographers, 3rd best image of the year 2018, Silver award - best image of the 2018 Retreat, and many ‘Images of the Day’. My work has also been published, most recently in the AIBP Quarterly Magazine.

Professional Services

Deanna Y. Coyle
Founder, Vesta: Redefining Divorce. I am the founder of Vesta, which provides educational seminars, social events and weekend retreats that help people confidently navigate divorce. As a divorced single mother, I am passionate about helping people take that challenging life transition and turn it into an opportunity to create a happy and empowered life for themselves and their families.
Cintia Leone
Managing Owner at House Bliss Cleaning. We believe that bright and blissful homes are free of harsh chemicals and artificial scents. That’s why we use green products for our house-cleaning services in Boston. Enjoy the serenity of a happy and healthy home.
Beatriz Gutierrez
Support Manager at Concentric: Simulate Your Market
Pavlina Atanasova
Founder and Chief Personal Concierge | I've been helping people with their busy lives for almost 10 years. From waiting for the cable guy to organizing their closet. People always say ``if I could clone myself``, no need - we are the solution!
Elyse N. Ryan
Change Management Specialist | Elyse facilitates change and business process optimization in the higher education space.
Danni Lerner
Founder of Lerner Concierge | Lerner Concierge provides personal assistant services on an as-needed basis. We take your to-do list and get it done.
Casey Barrett
Hospitality Manager at WeWork Boston | Casey is building Community through events and partnerships benefitting the 7,000+ current WeWork members in Boston and Cambridge and striving to make connections that will have positive impact for the broader community here.
Heather Hennessey
Vice President | Vice President of Brabo Payroll, we focus on the client experience and top notch customer service. We use top of the line technology with a local, small business touch.
Aricia Symes-Elmer
Founder/Owner and Master Stylist | Aricia Symes-Elmer, founder of Unfoldid is a style expert and professional wardrobe consultant serving the greater Boston area. Aricia and her team specialize in helping men and women dress their best by providing comprehensive style analysis so clients emerge polished, put together and chic.
Andrea Bates McGrath, CFP®, CDFA®
My goal is to help divorcing individuals and couples achieve financial independence and sustainability before, during and after divorce. As your advocate or financial neutral I work to make sure your settlement makes good financial sense and can go the distance.
Judy George
Judy George is an entrepreneur, author, leading business woman and recognized expert in the home furnishings industry who has always had her finger on the pulse of the ever-changing retail environment. George has been acknowledged for her contributions to the retail industry, women in business and the community. President Clinton recognized Ms. George twice for her work: in 1993, she was chosen to participate in the NAFTA Conference and in 1996 was selected to participate in the first-of-its-kind Women in Trade Business Development Mission in Amsterdam and London, representing U.S. women CEOs. She has made numerous television and radio appearances including: New England Cable News “CEO Corner,” HGTV’s “The Furniture Show” and Kitchen Trends, Lifetime Television’s “Our Home” and MSNBC’s “Home Page”, as well as “Making a Living” on Martha Stewart Radio.


Sailaja N. Joshi
Sailaja N. Joshi is the CEO and Founder of Bharat Babies, a local independent publishing house that shares the stories of South Asia through children's books, magazines and more.

Public Relations

Jan Hunter
Hunter & Co Communications, A public relations firm creating strategic communication programs for a diverse range of clients.

Real Estate

Elena M. Lau
Entrepreneur. Businesswoman. REALTOR® Broker/Owner. I am Elena. I am a REALTOR® Broker/Owner, a licensed and accredited real estate advisor who strives to represent your best interests. My goals are to empower you to create wealth through Real Estate and to take responsibility for the future of our communities.
Allison Hardenbergh
Real Estate Sales Associate at Coldwell Banker Real Estate. Hardenbergh Properties is about making the home buying experience as stress free as possible. We specialize in Multi-families, flips, complicated sales/transactions, and anything you need us for. We live and work in the Cambridge/Somerville area. We're your wicked local connection!
Mary Beth Kelley
I have been living in Beacon Hill, Boston for the past few years and am a realtor. In my past life, I worked in the Fashion Industry in NYC for almost 20 years working for brands like Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren and Victoria's secret. I made the move to Boston to be close to my family on the cape and get into Real Estate. I enjoy sailing, snowboarding, cooking and travel. I am looking to make new friends BBW and expand my network If anyone has any real estate needs in Boston, feel free to reach out!
Jennifer Gelfand
I am a residential real estate broker at Keller Williams Realty. I specialize in all genres of residential transactions, from first time homebuyers to high end luxury, both buyers and sellers, as my specialty is dedicating myself to the client and their successful transaction. Everyone deserves the best service and to achieve the results for which I was hired!
Kayla Crugnale
Real Estate Agent. My Real Estate team, Jan and Kayla, consists of 30+ years of experience with the confidence to lead a successful sale to top dollar while relaying our ever growing knowledge of the market to make sure our clients best interest is in hand.
Haley Cutter
Partner & Real Estate Broker for Live in Luxury Real Estate. With owner Pamela Cushing, Live in Luxury Real Estate is Boston's full-service brokerage firm, specializing in the city's most exclusive residential buildings and legendary luxury neighborhoods, providing unmatched expertise for esteemed buyers, sellers, and renters in Boston.
Kate Ziegler
Realtor and Property Manager. ``Kate Ziegler is a Boston-based Realtor with Arborview Realty, as well as a small business owner, designer, speaker, and property manager; she works with clients throughout Greater Boston, and is tireless in helping buyers find homes that fit their unique needs and budgets in a competitive market, without leaving the communities they love.``
Brianna McGrath
Realtor | I'm a Realtor in MA & NH focusing on helping first time home buyers. I'm also Green certified in real estate. I'm passionate about living a natural lifestyle and sharing my knowledge of energy efficiency and health & wellness with others.
Caroline Staudt
As a national award winning REALTOR focusing on suburbs North and West of Boston and as a former attorney, I approach real estate with the fundamental assumption that my job is to serve as an advocate for my clients. I am an avid runner and CrossFitter, and I have made a pledge to donate a portion of my commission from each closed deal to Rebuilding Together Boston.
Ariel Szabo
Realtor | As a career real estate agent, I get to guide you through the biggest decision of your life: buying and selling a home. I don’t take this lightly and nor should you when selecting a realtor.
AriStephanie Caponigro, Esq.
Attorney/Owner | Stephanie graduated from Suffolk University with her BSBA in Business Management, Suffolk University Law School and Boston University School of Law with her LL.M. in banking and financial law and has been involved in residential real estate, representing Buyers, Sellers and Lenders since 2000.
Catherine Bassick
Senior Global Real Estate Advisor Catherine Bassick, a real estate agent with global knowledge, has been a dynamic presence with Sotheby’s InternationalRealty since 2004, consistently ranking among the global agency’s top producers. In two separate years, she was rankedamong America’s Top 250 Real Estate Professionals and Top 100 Agents in the U.S. by The Wall Street Journal. In 2011,Catherine broke a record for having sold the most expensive single family home in the United States at over $100 million.
Gloria Herdt
Associate Real Estate Broker | I empower my clients through their real estate transitions by providing them with the wealth of knowledge I've obtained over my decade in the Boston and Greater Boston market, coupled with master negotiation skills and community connections that ensure my clients have the upper hand in any real estate market. My relationship-based approach creates a hand-crafted real estate experience that maximizes the excitement and minimizes stress of your real estate life.
Christina Guibas
I am a REALTOR and real estate adviser with Coldwell Banker as well as the Founder of the Salon Series of Boston which is a Classical music series.
Sarah Ellen Rodewald
Sarah Ellen Rodewald was born in Texas, raised in St. Louis, Missouri and came to Boston nine years ago to attend Graduate School. After receiving her Master’s at The Boston Conservatory, she began a career in finance while pursuing her passion as an opera singer and actress. Her background in banking and mortgage work and on stage performing gives her a specialized skill set that has enabled her to excel as a real estate professional coupled with her discipline, dedication, and fearlessness.
Natalie Breen
Natalie manages over 330,000 square feet of commercial property for 147 clients in Greater Boston. She is the go to resource for office, lab, and warehouse space, having negotiated over $5MM of business for Woburn-based real estate firm, Cummings Properties. Rental profits go to local non-profits.
Georgia Balafas
Georgia Balafas is a dedicated and seasoned real estate professional, with a strong background in marketing and communications, whose critical thinking and results-oriented approach has been an asset to her clients at the negotiating table since 2002. Driven, flexible and down-to-earth, she has remained committed to her profession by obtaining real estate designations, including her broker’s license, that have enabled her to take her career to the next level.


Cecily Cushman
Sales & Event Manager. Charles Riverboat Company. The Charles Riverboat Company is Boston based company offering sightseeing cruises and private charted events on the Charles River, Boston Harbor, and the New England Coast Line. We specialize in corporate events, social parties, and all things related to weddings! Our website is: and the industry categories would be hospitality, event planning, tourism.
Francesca Montillo
Francesca Montillo is the founder and owner of Lazy Italian Culinary Adventures and author of The 5 Ingredient Italian Cookbook: 101 Regional Classics Made Simple, published by Rockridge Press. Through her business, Francesca leads culinary adventures to Italy, offers custom itinerary packages, offers Italian travel consulting and organizes specialized adventures for solo travelers. When not leading tours, she is also teaching Italian cooking classes in Boston and surrounding communities. She is a published author, and in addition to her book, she has written for Thrive Global, Tastes of Italia, Foodies of New England and many others. You can learn more about her at:

Travel Planning

Averie Borgaro
Owner/Travel Advisor Averie is an experienced travel advisor with a focus on luxury honeymoons and leisure travel - worldwide!

Miscellaneous Industries

Christine Da Silva
Operations Manager/Partner. As a partner in The Larkin Painting Company, I manage the company operations and I’m thankful for the continued opportunity to bring beauty to our clients’ homes along with a memorable experience.
Niki LaMonica
Amy Kormos
Community Outreach Team Member at Pepperlane.
Rebecca Reynolds Moore
Connie Aramento
Yvette Taylor
Taryn Collins
Elizabeth Harmuth
Nancy Zacharakis
Kim Dawson
Kaitlyn DiPietro
Jeta Kaziu
Jaime Kidston
Carey Sue Barney
Miho Kaneko
Wendy Fasciano
Emie Michaud Weinstock
Gilda Miranda
Melissa Luella Barzaga
Leila Laura
Alex Emly
Sarah Tugender
Shannon Lavin
Vickery Prongay
Samantha Giordano
Jessica Wrigley
Steph Palermo
Marissa Bognanno
Deb Elbaum
Susan Piracini
Sheila Armand
Nataliya Todor
Web Designer and Developer, nature lover and fighter for better life on this Planet, owner of Small business: Chris&Bella: online baby store/ shop/eStore located in Massachusetts, USA!