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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.
Lauren Belmonte
BSA Supervisor at East Cambridge Savings Bank. I have been a Banker for 14 ys as well as currently attending continuing education classes to receive my bachelors in business with a minor in criminal justice.
Stephanie Berg, MSA, CPA
Audit Manager at KLR, one of the largest CPA firms in New England. I am passionate about working with clients and making an impact on their business. At KLR, we listen and partner with our clients to deliver solutions to help them achieve their goals.
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.
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
Brilene Faherty, MBA
Financial Advisor. I help run a financial planning practice just south of Boston where I empower women to make confident financial decisions and implement strategies to get them on track to reach their goals.

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.
Lesley DeFreitas Flanagan
Owner of Salon 1827, Goldwell Master Colorist with 14 years of experience behind the chair. I have an Associates Degree in Fashion and Retail Merchandising. Beauty/Retail industry.
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.
Lisa Reardon
Owner of ManiPro@Work. Salon owner / Nail tech 24 years
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.

Coaching

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
Andrea Schroll
Owner at Andrea V. Schroll, LICSW. Therapist, Life Coach, Personal Success Strategist, Huffington Post Blogger.
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.
Tamara Gardner
Founder – Personal Strategist & Motivational Coach. Empowering women and teen girls to THRIVE in every aspect of their lives through strategic and motivational coaching.
Kathryn Richter
Life and Self Care Coach. Founder-Kathryn Ford Richter Coaching. Background includes, Registered Nurse, Life and Self Care Coach, Yoga Instructor, Essential Oils Educator.
Amanda Patti
Founder Amanda Leigh Patti and the Radical, Raw Authenticity Program. Coaching inspiring and adventurous leaders and visionaries to reduce stress and overwhelm, experience genuine happiness, and reclaim their personal power through powerful & strategic 1:1 sessions, group workshops, and retreats.
Dr. Teri Baydar
As a Leadership Development Coach and owner of White Lily Individual Development LLC with 15+ years’ experience in behavior modification, Dr Teri Baydar is dedicated to helping executives and high potential employees find their leader within. She also mentors entrepreneurs, teaches meditation, and occasionally walks on fire.
Ngan H. Nguyen
Principle, Ngan H. Nguyen Coaching. I am passionate about helping those who feel called to lead become visionary leaders to achieve the impact, influence, and fulfillment they desire through my professional and executive coaching.
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.
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
Women's Communication & Leadership Coach. 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.

Consulting

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 www.88birches.com | Founder, RYT-500 & Life-Long Learner, Mukta Wellness www.muktawellness.com. 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 Care.com, 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.

Education

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.

Engineering

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.

Entertainment

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.

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
Personal & Brand Stylist. Kate Taylor is a Global Personal & Brand Stylist who has become the go-to stylist for female entrepreneurs that are next level.
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.

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.

Health, Fitness & Wellness

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!
Laurie Warren
Owner, Warren Wellness & LaurieWarren.com. I help people reverse disease, create more energy, lose weight…in short, to regain their vibrant health! Integrating nutrition, science, psychology, and wisdom,
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.
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
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
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.

Insurance

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.”

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.
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.

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.

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.

Photography & Design

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.
Haya Gaviola
Experience designer pushing the boundaries of technology and user experience.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.

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

Publishing

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.
Jenny Pivor
Jenny offers publishing and promotion services including book design, publication, and distribution, website and social media design and strategy, trailers and animations.

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.

Transportation

Linda Delloiacono
President. An experienced professional chauffeur with a reputation for reliability, efficiency and superior customer service.

Uncategorized

Pavlina Atanasova
Niki LaMonica
Amy Kormos
Community Outreach Team Member at Pepperlane.
Jackie Piscatelli
Connie Aramento
Yvette Taylor
Taryn Collins
Elizabeth Harmuth
Nancy Zacharakis
Francesca Montillo
Kim Dawson
Kaitlyn DiPietro
Jeta Kaziu
Tiffany Kelley
Carey Sue Barney
Miho Kaneko
Wendy Fasciano
Emie Michaud Weinstock
Gilda Miranda
Melissa Luella Barzaga
Katie Butler
Kerry Akashian
Jennifer Botto
Nicole Roberts Jones
Samantha Hinnant
Sarah Tugender
Leslie Pearlson
Stephanie Ferrari
Carina Lopez
Teresa Pokladowski
Shannon Lavin
Patricia Streilein
Stephanie Argyropoulos
Alex Emly
Leila Laura
Mary Joubert
Samantha Giordano
Andi Wolfgang
Crystal Mills
Mila Kaluk
Vickery Prongay
Janna Koretz
Michelle Fraioli
Jasmit Anand
Deb Elbaum
Susan Piracini
Sheila Armand
Susan Walker
Jessica Wrigley
Jaime Kidston
Steph Palermo
Kerry Spindler
Marissa Bognanno
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