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Launched in 2017, The KNOW Book + Tribe was created as a way to bring more attention to dynamic women doing remarkable things in the Phoenix metro. We knew there were an outstanding number of diverse women impacting the community and making big strides in their industries. Our goal was to get those women from behind their computer screens and into the public eye. Thus, we created the KNOW Book, a carefully curated publication that would feature vision-led women in a glamorous and authentic style. As the momentum grew and we recognized the need for more, we launched our Tribe around the women featured in our KNOW Book. Our mix & mingles soon ensued and we witnessed incredible things happening. We saw our women doing business with each other, creating friendships, supporting each other, collaborating on projects together and so much more. What started as a fun project to spotlight women, has turned into a full-blown movement. The KNOW Book + Tribe has expanded beyond its birthplace of Phoenix, Arizona; its aim is to launch in every major city across the United States and Canada. Today, we are excited to unveil our second volume of KNOW Phoenix. The women featured in this book have been vetted against our high standards. I am proud to say that each and every woman featured is filled with integrity, vision, and grace. Welcome to KNOW Phoenix!

Sarah Benken FOUNDER AND VISIONARY

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TABLE of CONTENTS 8 BEAUTY 13 BUSINESS 53 FASHION 58 FOOD & BEVERAGE 64 HEALTH & WELLNESS

80 HOME & LIFE 100 MEDIA 106 NON-PROFIT 117 NOTABLE

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AMBASSADORS

While our industries are different, one aspect about all three of us is the same- our dedication to empowering women. Each of us are leaders in our respective fields and it is important for all of us to contribute outside of our workplaces. We champion for philanthropic causes as well as provide women in our community with opportunities to grow personally and professionally, as each of us have not gotten to where we are without someone providing us with opportunities along the way.

Stacy Bendet of Alice + Olivia said, “Here’s to strong women. May we KNOW them, may we be them, may we raise them.” As we are here in 2019, there is never a better time to be part of women’s empowerment. As your KNOW Phoenix Ambassadors, we encourage all of you to continue being an extension of that.

Celebrate each other’s wins, support each other when it is needed the most, and never let roadblocks get in the way of your greatness.

Desirae Outcalt

Monique Porras

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DESIGN & LAYOUT EMMA CATARINO

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EVENT PLANNING: EMP MANAGEMENT

AMBASSADORS: DESIRAE OUTCALT MONIQUE PORRAS RACHEL TARMAN

PUBLISHER: SARAH BENKEN

CONNECT: @KNOWTRIBE @KNOWTRIBECOMMUNITY

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#bts We snapped hundreds of photos to prepare the KNOW Phoenix Book...and we had a whole lotta fun doing it!

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AMANDA BERGER GLOBODY, INC.

Fear is a powerful emotion that can drastically alter your life’s purpose… if you let it. From postpartum survivor to motivational driver, Amanda Berger turned her fear into action and created GloBody, Inc.; the fastest growing natural sunless tanning company in the industry. GloBody’s vision is to be more than a Sunless Tanning Company. Amanda’s passion for wellness inspired her dream to create a spray tanning company that is safe, natural, healthy, and fun. Through her magnetic personality and witty sense of humor, along with building a highly talented team around her, Amanda now operates an international business. She believes we should find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of with them, and see how it changes your life. Now that she has found her purpose, Amanda cannot wait to share it with the world.

amanda@globodyinc.com globodyinc.com PHOTO CREDIT: ERIN MAYNARD PHOTOGRAPHY

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IG: @AmandaBerger5044


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ALICIA NEAL A SKIN SAVVY SCOTTSDALE SPA Certified esthetician and Beauty by Alicia Founder, Alicia Neal brings over 13 years’ experience to her Old Town Scottsdale studio. Whether it’s medical-grade skin care and anti-aging treatments such as LED Light Therapy, Micro-Needling, Derma-Planing , Chemical Peels , Thermal Rejuvenation or signature cosmetic services such as eyelash extension , lash lift ,waxing, organic airbrush spray tans , Alicia is very thorough to render long-lasting results and benefits. As a skin savvy professional, Alicia is a firm believer that skin care must be recognized as a necessity, rather than a luxury available to only a select few. Offering customized treatment plans and products tailored specifically to clients’ needs and lifestyle, Alicia helps individuals of all ages obtain their best skin for today, tomorrow and decades to come. Face it, we all wish for a best friend in the beauty industry, Alicia is that friend. PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

www.beautybyalicia.guru

alnealskin@gmail.com

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LUCIEK MKRDICHIAN THE LOCAL BARBER AND SHOP My husband and I established The Local Barber and Shop In 2015 in uptown. The idea behind our brand was to create local community. A place that people can come to and unwind, grab a beer, connect and walk out feeling and looking good. Services provided are haircuts, beard trims and hot towel shaves. Each of the barbers are highly trained and experts at their craft. The experience is that anyone in a barber chair has a consultation so that we can create the cut and style our clients look for.

The Local Barber and Shop is growing in the community with a second location that opened in 2018 in downtown Phoenix. Our goal is to continue to grow our presence and give back to the community.

The Local Barber and Shop (Uptown) 5813 N. 7th Street Ste. 101 Phoenix, AZ 85014 The Local Barber and Shop (Downtown) 130 N. Central Ave. Ste. 102 Phoenix, AZ 85003 PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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BEATE ASSMUTH-ONG MANE ATTRACTION SALON Beate Assmuth-Ong brought her talents as a stylist and manager to the US from her native Germany in 1992, working with the prestigious Vidal Sassoon organization. She and her husband Kendall bought MAS in 1998, bringing their innovative brand of hairdressing to Phoenix. Being a dedicated Bumble and bumble salon, they work closely with the NY based company bringing you the latest in hair care and fashion. Education is engrained in the MAS culture; all their stylists go through an intensive 12-24-month apprentice program before working on clients. Beate teaches and oversees the color training. Annual education trips domestically and internationally ensure their clients have the latest styles and techniques.

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3156 E. Camelback Road

Beate devotes much of her time to improving her community. One of her many philanthropic efforts is Beauty to the RESCUE. A fundraiser MAS began 18 years ago raising over $320,000 for local non-profit organizations dedicated to ending pet euthanasia.

602-956-2996

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MELISSA PRUETT MELT BY MELISSA Known as The Brow Magician, Melissa opened MELT by Melissa in 2014 from her infatuation with eyebrows and vision for elevating the aesthetics industry. MELT is a Scottsdale beauty studio specializing in brows, lashes and skin. With awards and appearances for her microblading artistry and toxin-free cosmetic line, Melissa is just scratching the surface on her plans for world takeover! It’s not just her mission; it’s her obsession to uncover a woman’s MELTbymelissa.com 14 WWW.KNOWPUBLICATIONS.COM

natural essence, enable her to fall in love with her true self fully, and empower her to live her most beautiful life! The MELT Babes have earned a reputation in the marketplace for encouraging each woman to embrace that they are perfectly imperfect and to celebrate the act of self-care. MELT is THE place to enhance your outer beauty while fueling your soul. A place where all women are welcomed and can simply melt away!

(480) 819-8535

7107 E Thomas Rd Scottsdale, AZ 85251


BUSINESS DESIRAE OUTCALT Desirae Outcalt is a veteran banker of 19 years in the valley of the sun. She moved to Phoenix in 1998 and was immediately in love. Not needing to work right away she decided to start her philanthropic career by volunteering at Sandra Day O’Connor Elementary School helping children with reading disabilities. Since then she has become a founding member of Suns Charities 88, a TGen Ambassador, Barrow Beyond member, regular Junior Achievement volunteer, supporter of Big Brother Big Sisters of Central Arizona and American Heart Association and most recently the Co-Chair of the Sponsorship Committee of the American Heart Association’s annual gala an Evening of Hope.

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

Aesop

linkedin.com/in/desiraeoutcalt 480-225-6644 IG: @desirae.o

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VICKIE GARCIA, CFP® AMERIFLEX FINANCIAL SERVICES

Vickie Garcia is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. Being part of the financial industry since 1993, Vickie has become an experienced advisor in helping clients as they face the complexities of their financial journey. “Helping my clients make decisions that can shape their future is a privilege – and a responsibility I take very seriously.” Along with running her practice Vickie launched the Scottsdale chapter of a female centric networking group in 2018 for The W Source™. The group provides women a place to collaborate and help each other grow professionally by providing quality resources for clients and connections to local professionals. Securities and advisory services offered through SagePoint Financial, Inc, member FINRA/SIPC. AmeriFlex Financial Services and SagePoint Financial, Inc are separate entities. Certified Financial Planner Board of Standars Inc, owns the certification marks CFP® and Certified Financial Planner™ in the U.S.

480-990-9100 vickie.garcia@ameriflex.com www.ameriflex.com 1490 S Price Road, Suite 107 PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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TYLER BUTLER Tyler Butler brings electric energy to everything she is committed to. She thrives when rallying people together to make a positive difference. Tyler is driven by her passion to impact change and to make the world around her a better place through altruistic actions. She believes magic is something we make and that leadership is not a position or a title, it is an action and example. Tyler’s work as a corporate social responsibility practitioner is world renowned as she has created and led global giving programs for Microsoft and many other international tech leaders. She is also the innovator of the philanthropic programs shared by the world’s largest domain registrar. Her firm, 11Eleven Consulting, has continued this tradition of activating efforts to better society through their work with a plethora of global companies. Tyler is often cited as a subject matter expert and her expertise has been included in media sources such as Forbes, U.S. News and World Report, AMA, 3BL Media and more. IG: tylerjbutler | 11elevenconsulting | givinginstyle | brandstakingstands PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

tyler@11elevenconsulting.com

www.11elevenconsulting.com

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ALISSA SERIGNESE VICE PRESIDENT, ASU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION Alissa Serignese is the Vice President for the ASU Alumni Association. In that role, Alissa leads engagement programs; directs signature events including Founders’ Day and Sun Devil 100; fosters student engagement through the Medallion Scholarship Program and the Student Alumni Association; and oversees the expansion of the alumni association’s chapter network that connects nearly 500,000 Sun Devils through its 170 groups across the globe. Previously she served as the Vice President of Communications and Events for the Tempe Chamber.

Alissa’s community involvement includes serving as a Tempe Ambassador, and she previously served on the Board of Directors for the Mill Avenue Merchants Association and the City of Tempe Sponsorship Review Commission. She is a graduate of Tempe Leadership and also completed the Institute for Organization Management, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Alissa received her bachelor’s degree from ASU’s Hugh Downs School of Human Communication and her master’s degree from ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

Alissa.Serignese@asu.edu www.linkedin.com/in/alissaserignese/ PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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Amy Winski has been Financing Commercial Real Estate since 1986. Her knowledge of the lending industry is widespread, encompassing Financial and Market Analysis, Underwriting, and Regulatory Compliance. She is the Director of Commercial Forum for SAAR, and a member of ACMLA, NAPMW, AREAA, AIME, WCR-Scottsdale, and LAI, a global land economics society. Amy holds an Arizona Mortgage Banker’s license, Arizona Mortgage Broker’s license, Real Estate Sales Person’s license, and Insurance Licenses. She is the mother of twins, Ally & Brandon, who completed their Master’s Degree in Biomedical Diagnostics. She and her husband, Brian, work together at AmeriCapital and have been married since 1982. Four dogs, two of them rescues, complete their family. Giving back is important to Amy, volunteering with many charities over the years, including VALLEYLIFE, where she was volunteer staff for the 2017 Legacy of Love Gala, Co-Chair for the 2018 Gala, and will Co-Chair the 2019 Gala.

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AMY WINSKI AmeriCapital Companies

amy@1amcap.com

(480) 991-1777

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MELISSA KIRK CIO BILLING TREE Melissa serves as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for BillingTree, a payments technology company providing tech innovation and merchant services for biller direct markets. Melissa has acted as a catalyst for change, transforming BillingTree from a sales/marketing company to a forwardthinking technology company. Through cultivating an environment of thoughtful change and growth, Melissa has built a technology team from scratch, developed a processing platform to diversify BillingTree’s business while maintaining redundant, compliant IT infrastructure for our clients and staff. Melissa is passionate about leading innovation and transformation, while championing end-to-end quality as an agent of best practice in the ever-changing world of technology, data security, risk and compliance. Melissa passionately supports diversity and equality in the workplace, and in early 2018 spearheaded a Women in Leadership program at BillingTree. Through this program Melissa works closely with colleagues across the BillingTree organization as well as with other influential leaders, outside of BillingTree, to inspire women at all stages of their career development to reach for the stars and challenge themselves to grow into our next generation of strong, successful women leaders.

2800 N. 44th St. | Suite 1100 Phoenix, AZ 85008 602.443.5970 PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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JENA GRIBBLE BLUSH CACTUS Jena Gribble is the owner and creative force behind Blush Cactus Boutique Design Studio. Her studio offers curated graphic design, branding, and an abundance of creative production services guaranteed to help clients show up confidently in a world that is more visually aware and competitive than ever before. With more than 12 years of experience in design and art direction in both the digital and print spaces, Jena is devoted to helping clients get clear on their values and branding. This helps them craft incredibly authentic, high-end brand experiences for their own customers. In addition to client services, her blog, podcast, and online shop are focused on giving purpose-driven business owners the organizational tools, tips, and pep-talks they need to kick more ass and succeed at creating meaningful businesses and lives.

PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

cactusblush.com

jena@cactusblush.com

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KATHY FOSTER COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL

Kathy Foster is a seasoned real estate executive driven by client service and a holistic strategy approach. With over 25 years of both managing in-house corporate real estate and global tenant brokerage, Kathy brings a wealth of knowledge to her clients. Kathy currently is a Senior Vice President of Corporate Solutions at Colliers International advising a wide range of clients on their global real estate needs. She has a Master’s in Commercial Real Estate with CoreNet, was 2015 Top Woman in Business in Phoenix, awarded Commercial Real Estate Broker of the Year by the AZ Journal of RE and Business in 2017 and recently was named 2019 People to Know in Commercial Real Estate by AZRE. Kathy’s service focus and unique perspective bring a different and more comprehensive approach. Combined with her understanding of workplace strategies and corporate facilities, all roads lead to Kathy as the one to go to for any organization’s real estate needs. kathy.foster@colliers.com Mobile +1 602 295 4042 PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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MICHELLE CHEVERIE DIVERSIFIED PARTNERS

Michelle Cheverie, has been serving Commercial Real Estate Clients in the Valley for over 13 years. Personable and knowledgeable she has experience in retail leasing and purchasing, investment properties and development projects. Michelle is regularly tasked with seeking creative solutions to the client’s, and the industry’s, volatile dynamics.

Prior to Real Estate, Michelle led a national sales and marketing team, working with several Fortune 500 companies. She has experience in international business, conducting trainings and sales presentations abroad.

Originally from Canada, her family raised her in the hospitality industry from an early age. It was through this experience, she learned the true value of diligent work and the importance of nurturing an entrepreneurial spirit.

Personally, Michelle finds enjoyment in her involvement with different charities including, The Phoenix Suns Charites 88 and The American Cancer Society. A great passion of hers is travelling the world to spend time experiencing other cultures.

Michelle@Dpcre.com (602) 391-9901 7500 E. McDonald Drive, Suite 100A Scottsdale, AZ 85250

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Megan Duffy & Shelby Guddeck are professional interior designers, with a combined 29 years of experience in architecture, design, and construction. For the last 3 years this sister duo has been bringing their expertise and knowledge to DLR Group by growing an interiors practice for the Phoenix Office, training and mentoring younger designers, and working with a wide range of clients to bring their design visions to life. Both sisters received Bachelor of Science

degrees in Interior Design; Megan from Arizona State University, and Shelby from Oklahoma State University. The sisters agree that working together has been the highlight of their careers, thus far. Their favorite mantra is “Go Slow, to Go Fast”. In a real estate market that requires speed , it is important to take the time to understand our clients’ needs to create a truly unique design that fits the budget, schedule, and exceeds the client expectations. PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

SHELBY GUDDECK + MEGAN DUFFY DLR Group mduffy@dlrgroup.com

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sguddeck@dlrgroup.com

www.dlrgroup.com


BUSINESS ASHLYN ROWE AND ABBY LEADON THE EMERALD Ashlyn Rowe and Abby Leadon are the co-founders and boss babes behind The Emerald, the newest women’s co-working space located in Scottsdale, Arizona. What started as a long email from Ashlyn to Abby, filled with vision and wishful thinking, has now turned into a real-life dream and career, placing these two on the map amongst some of the top female entrepreneurs in the Valley. The goal was to create an inspiring work space for female entrepreneurs, movers, shakers and visionaries to connect with a community of other like-minded women. The Emerald offers a gorgeous place to work, have meetings, attend events and find an elevated level of success. This membership-based concept welcomes women from all backgrounds and provides the tools they need to take their business, relationships and skill sets to the next level. Member perks include killer wifi and printing, coffee from their in-house cafe, educational workshops, beauty vanities, and exclusive partner discounts!

PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

hello@theemeraldaz.com

FB: theemeraldaz

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With 25 years of events, marketing and promotional experience, Amy Corben has gone from the corporate world to owning her own small business here in the valley. As a marketing director for The Irvine Company in Newport Beach, she oversaw annual budgets exceeding $1.5 million dollars and a portfolio that included Fashion Island and the Irvine Spectrum Center as well as neighborhood, community and power shopping centers. She later relocated to Arizona with her family and took on the role of Sr. Community Relations Specialist in Community Relations for Cox Communications in Phoenix. Amy helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Cox Charities among other responsibilities including large and small-scale events. As a small business owner, she has had the opportunity

to work with a wide range of clientele……The City of Tempe, The City of Surprise, Arthritis Foundation, Debbie Gaby’s Charities, Gigi’s Playhouse, Governor Doug Ducey’s Inauguration, The Joe Niekro Foundation, NASM, Phoenix Public Library, Phoenix Parks Foundation, and Scottsdale Fashion Week just to name a few. She has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charitable causes and campaigns. While concentrating on serving the nonprofit community, Amy has also managed numerous and successful corporate and private patron events throughout the valley. This proud Sun Devil has been married to her college sweetheart Jeff for 23 years and is mom to Jack (16), Alex (14) and their mini Goldendoodle, Daisy (5).

AMY CORBEN EMP Management

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empevents04@gmail.com


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ASHLEY RICHARDS E SQUARED MARKETING

Ashley Richards is a type A driven business owner. She is passionate about helping small to medium-sized businesses reach their audience and target market through social media and digital marketing initiatives. With over 13 years of experience in marketing along with a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from University of Phoenix, Ashley has the experience and the passion to bring her clients success in the online world. Additionally, Ashley is the co-founder of Desert Moms Blog, a local blog in the valley focusing on high quality, relatable information for Moms. Outside of her career, you can find this Arizona native enjoying hikes with her husband Brandon, and their two adorable kids, Ellie and Eli.

ashley@esquaredmarketing.com IG: @AshleyRichardsAZ PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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Getting Aligned to what matters... High performers understand that natural ability is never enough. Guidance and coaching are required. Internationally published, Mount Everest trekking, fitness professional, and breakthrough leadership coach, Allyson Mallah, is the CEO of Everest Edge Enterprises, a management-consulting firm committed to disrupting status quo and developing an edge for the leaders and organizations they serve. Everest Edge specializes in leadership development programs, individual and team coaching, and career transitions. Her clients say, “Allyson has helped my company with rapidresult improvements and has helped me develop leadership abilities that maximize effectiveness!” and “I’ve transformed my business, relationships, and personal fulfillment by improving my competency as a leader.” Allyson’s passion is helping others develop the strategy, discipline, and accountability for success while maintaining personal fulfillment. She is dedicated to giving back and currently does philanthropic coaching work for the Navy Seals and serves on the American Cancer Society Committee.

PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

ALLYSON MALLAH Everest Edge Enterprises 760.502.6865

www.e3aligns.com

info@e3aligns.com

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SHATHA BARBOUR CEO HERA HUB PHOENIX Have you ever walked into an office and think this is exactly where I want to be? Shatha Barbour has created that with Hera Hub Phoenix in the Biltmore area! Hera Hub is a spa-inspired workspace for women business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals. A beautiful place to have an office, a work desk, or just meet with clients in a professional, chic environment. The space also doubles as a living art gallery for local female artists and an event space in the evenings and weekends. Shatha connected her corporate healthcare experience, non-profit and community work in creating this landing space and launching pad for women. Hera Hub Phx is where women can focus on their goals, development, business, and ultimately their clients. She herself has a busy life with 3 kids, her business, and an active nonprofit board member. All of this has earned her the NAWBO Young Professional of the Year Award, the WEF Award and many more.

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Caroline Conner is a strategic Human Resources executive recognized for creating and maintaining Homeowners Financial Group’s unparalleled award-winning image. Over the course of 12 years serving the growth and development of the company’s HR and Marketing Departments, Caroline has overseen the internal and external branding efforts spearheading over 85 community awards including Fortune’s Best Workplaces and Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Companies.

She is heavily engaged in the community and serves on the Board of Directors for Gabriel’s Angels, Blue Door Ball Committee for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale and is Co-Chair for Care Fund’s Desert Sky Gala. She spends time as a speaker and panelist for various Workforce Development groups and was named as a “Top 30 Business Leaders In Their 30s” from AZ Business Magazine and Judith Krebs, PHR Memorial Volunteer of the Year Award Nominee from AZ SHRM. PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY STYLING BY: RISA KOSTIS FROM RISTYLE CONSULTING

CAROLINE N. CONNER, SPHR Culture Architect & HR Expert, Building an Employer of Choice Reputation

IG: @CarolineNConner

Caroline@CarolineConner.com

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JAN BRACAMONTE FOUNDER & PRESIDENT, J. LAUREN PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING Jan Bracamonte is the principal of J. Lauren, the West Coast lifestyle and luxury-brand public relations, social media and digital marketing firm. Her professional experience includes representing some of the world’s top major brands along with leading local and national companies in the fashion, retail, hospitality, entertainment, culinary and high-end residential real estate industries. Jan brings a breadth of experience to her boutique firm that encompasses the creation and execution of high-level public relations campaigns; brand and key-message development; media relations with local, regional, national and international top-tier outlets; strategic campaign development; grassroots and influencer marketing; ROI-focused social media efforts; event planning; spokesperson media training and crisis communications. With its headquarters in Tempe, and clients along the West Coast from Los Cabos, Mexico to Seattle, J. Lauren is built on vision and versatility. In her personal time, she chases around two tiny humans, Oliver, 4, and Jack, 1, and is in constant search of the best thing she ever ate.

JLaurenPR.com Social: @JLaurenPR PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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Laurie Brednich is an HR professional with over thirty years of experience. In 2015, she started HR Company Store as a way to bring transparency into the HR industry and simplify the vendor selection process for the over one million HR professionals in the U.S. today. HR Company Store is a rating and review site (an Angie’s List for HR), that helps HR professionals quickly and easily find the perfect vendor partners. Laurie likes to call herself an “almost mid-century entrepreneur”. She’s a Jersey girl at heart who started HR Company Store at the age of 46 here in Phoenix and has successfully grown the company into the One Stop HR Shop. She is excited about helping the HR industry and being able to give back to her second home here in Phoenix. Laurie has the love and support of her husband Michael and her two fur-babies Freddy and Frankie.

PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

LAURIE BREDNICH HR Company Store www.hrcompanystore.com

www.linkedin.com/in/hr-company-store-6247b1b7/

Twitter: HRCompanyStore

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Monique’s high energy and East Coast tenacity has influenced her building deep roots in the Valley. As the Founder of The Kempington Group, an energized, progressive, national scope recruiting firm, Monique operates her business through openness, humility, deep networks, community involvement and a sense of humor! Monique continues to expand her involvement in the community as a female executive. Together, her and a Phoenix Title I school created the BE Empowered BE Fearless program! Through applications and interviews, 10 selected girls are involved in workshops where Monique and her inspirational group of women discuss life influencing topics. This initiative is an honor to fulfill! At just 19 years old, Monique lost her mother to cancer. She has vowed to commit her volunteer time to that cause, by Chairing the American Cancer Society’s Evening of Hope Gala, 2019 and involvement with TGen. Personally, she hopes her community involvement will be a life-long influence on her teenage son and an honor to her mother’s memory! PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

MONIQUE PORRAS The Kempington Group monique@kempingtongroup.com

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602-595-0550

www.kempingtongroup.com


BUSINESS DR. SHARON LAMM-HARTMAN // INSIDE OUT LEARNING Dr. Sharon is CEO of Inside Out Learning (IOL) an award-winning leadership, team, and organizational development consulting company. With 25+ years of experience, a Doctorate from Columbia University, and a Masters from Cornell, Dr. Sharon leads IOL to transform companies, teams and people to become better than their past best. Sharon was also a co-founder of Central Phoenix Women. IOL helps clients get promoted, improve organizational health, and win billions in new business.

size companies. IOL creates lasting change by building Intensity, Frequency, & Duration into our Coaching, Authentic Presence, Team Development, Presentation Skills, & Organizational Culture Change programs. IOL is a member of the Women’s President’s Organization, and is WBENC and WOSB certified. IOL has been featured in The New York Times, MORE and Oprah’s, ‘O’ magazines, and Dr. Sharon’s book The Authenticity Code will be published in 2019.

IOL has designed and delivered over 2500 global training programs for Fortune 500 (including Boeing, Virgin & GE) and mid to small

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www.insideoutlearning.com

480-822-9939

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NICOLE JOHNSON Whether she is crafting strategic insurance solutions as a Vice President at Lovitt & Touché or volunteering her time to numerous nonprofit organizations, building community is at the heart of everything Nicole Johnson does. Since joining Lovitt & Touché in 2011, the insurance executive has built a book of business of more than $1,000,000, something colleagues with twice the experience achieve, while maintaining a high profile in the community and being a dedicated wife and mother. Nicole’s success is due in part to her unwavering commitment to building genuine, long-term relationships with those around her. Family is the center of Nicole’s life. When she’s not working or volunteering, the Chandler resident can be found spending time with her husband and two sons. PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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602-904-1184

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Raised by parents who struggled with drug addiction, Carrie lived a childhood filled with setbacks, heartbreak and challenges. At 13, her parents left her and her three siblings to live alone. Carrie started working as a teenager to help support her remaining family. At the young age of 20, she became a single mother to a beautiful daughter.

Carrie’s path would be different than her parents. She kept moving forward and invoked survival. She eventually found a job as an administrative assistant with LGE Design Build. She continued climbing over the course of 15 years eventually becoming C.A.O. and partner in business ventures.

Carrie Garcia could have been a statistic. Instead, she’s a leading force for one of the Valley’s top commercial design build firms — and a proud mother as well. Her combination of perseverance, empathy, life experience and professional experience differentiate her in her field and make her an ideal woman to connect with in the Valley business community.

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CARRIE GARCIA LGE Design Build 740 N. 52nd Street // Phoenix, AZ 85008

www.lgedesignbuild.com

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LEEAH MURRAY // MERAKI & CO Leeah Murray is the Creatologist™ at Meraki & Co; a Digital Marketing Agency providing High Vibe Marketing + Branding for purpose driven brands + heart centered, visionary entrepreneurs. Also a Reiki Master and energy healer at Mystical Meraki, she’s fused her energy work & technical know how and designed an intuitive process that brings clarity for brands and professionals who have a mission to help, and people to serve. Her talents lie in being able to take very technical tools & methodologies (such www.merakiand.co 38 WWW.KNOWPUBLICATIONS.COM

as web design, programming, and marketing strategies) and blend them with intuitive abilities to energetically shift awarenesses + remove limiting beliefs. The result is a more aligned digital presence that attracts what is in the client’s highest good. Leeah is passionate about guiding and inspiring entrepreneurs and professionals to get clear and intentional with how they’re showing up, so they can live a purposeful, fulfilling and authentic life.

www.mysticalmeraki.com

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MEGAN K. MAYHALL, CIC RISK MANAGEMENT + PRIVATE CLIENT ADVISOR Megan Mayhall is a Risk Management and Private Client Advisor at MJ Insurance, with over a decade of experience. Megan works to protect financially successful families with extremely complex risk profiles, requiring creative solutions both nationally and internationally. In addition, Megan consults private and public companies on their property & casualty insurance and risk management programs while working closely with the Executive Team and Board of Directors. She strongly believes in building long-term and trusting relationships to best advise clients, be creative and tailor solutions to their unique risks. A third generation Arizona Native, Megan is an Alumni of Arizona State University. She is actively involved in the community through her volunteer work Co-Chairing the 2018 and 2019 ICAN’s dreamBIG gala. Megan looks forward to her growing involvement with the ICAN organization with her recent appointment to the Board of Directors. Outside of MJ, Megan loves spending time with her husband and two young boys.

linkedin.com/in/meganmayhall/ megan.mayhall@mjinsurance.com www.mjinsurance.com

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Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, Deidra Viberg is proud to call herself a native. Deidra attended Arizona State University and received her bachelor’s degree in business and communication. Shortly after college, she started her career at ON Media, formerly Programs for the Arts. For the past 11 years she has been instrumental in growing the company, starting in sales and now acting as chief operating officer. ON Media is a local publishing company that connects the business community to the arts, culture and philanthropy, by way of sophisticated, quality print publications in Phoenix and Tucson. These include arts programs, museum guides, The Red Book and other specialty publications. In addition to her significant accomplishments, Deidra dedicates her time giving back to the community and organizations she is passionate about. Recently, she served on the board of Scottsdale Leadership after graduating in the program’s Class 29. She is co-founder of The Red Dress Cocktail Party, which gives back to research to support women’s heart health. Over the years she has been involved with Go Red For Women, Suns 88 Charities, Executive Women International, Fashion Group International and VOS 20-30 Club. Deidra is currently looking for the next organization to which she can make a commensurate contribution. Deidra’s extensive success in business and philanthropic endeavors is due to her tireless drive, creative mind and attention to detail.

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onmediaaz.com

602.445.7162


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MELISSA BERGER PACIFIC OFFICE AUTOMATION Melissa is on the cutting edge of technology at Pacific Office Automation. Her main focus is helping corporations improve business processes to increase their bottom line with office equipment such as copiers, printers, wide format plotters, VOIP phone systems and IT services. Melissa works with C level executives to provide them the tools to make their business technology not only efficient but effortless. With almost 2 decades in the industry she also finds time to teach her sales executives the newest technologies and how to be an entrepreneur. Melissa is a mentor to each and every team member. In her free time she enjoys hot yoga and hiking as well as supporting many local AZ charities. Although she started in the industry selling copiers, Melissa is definitely an original!

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TRISHA LARSON FINANCIAL ADVISOR NMLS# 1470299 CA INSURANCE LICENSE : 0L82200 Trisha Larson is a Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and has been twice named a Pace Setter for the global firm. Working with Morgan Stanley’s team of investment experts, Trisha’s enthusiasm about the financial markets and helping clients create a uniquely tailored, comprehensive financial plan is shown through her service focused, entrepreneurial approach. The Firm enables Trisha to use that approach to help successful business owners and business executives achieve their long term financial goals and supplement their immediate liquidity needs. Growing up in small town Minnesota helped Trisha develop the guiding values of hard work and integrity that are now the pillars of her client centered business. Aside from her profession, Trisha is passionate about the Arizona community and is a member of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Vinnies Advisory Board, Special Olympics Arizona’s Executive Leadership Committee and Suns Charities 88 Advisory Board. In her spare time, Trisha quenches her competitive spirit by running marathons, hiking through Arizona and downhill skiing.

14850 North Scottsdale Road, 6th Floor | Scottsdale, AZ 85254 Direct: +1 480 368-6524 Trisha.Larson@morganstanley.com

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VANESSA HALL AND STACEY ROUSE Performant Scout was launched in 2015 by partners Vanessa Hall and Stacey Rouse to take advantage of their passion and deep experience in the executive search industry. The firm places candidates across North America in the Agribusiness and Food & Beverage Manufacturing field. Vanessa and Stacey have created a unique culture built on strong market research, extensive people networks and a customer approach that makes Performant Scout an extension of its clients’ business. They provide the invaluable service of identifying experienced top talent that make for a seamless culture fit. What sets them apart is that they listen, they care, they are flexible, and they have a big picture mind-set for the partnership. As foodies themselves, they know all about great taste! Vanessa and Stacey are creative, collaborative and customize their process to fit diverse clients’ needs. They are very proud of the business they created and the many companies they’ve helped to grow.

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DR. LAURA BUSH Dr. Laura Bush is founder and CEO of Peacock Proud Press, a nonfiction book writing and publishing business. With a Ph.D. in English from Arizona State University, she taught literature and writing courses for over 20 years before resigning from the university to reinvent herself as a business owner in 2012.

Entrepreneurs, speakers, coaches, and memoirists from around the world hire Dr. Bush and her team to write, edit, and publish high quality, bestselling books, so authors can achieve the financial benefits of increasing their visibility and differentiating themselves as experts in their industry.

A native of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Dr. Bush operates Peacock Proud Press from her hometown in the summer and from Mesa, Arizona in the winter. Every February, she holds “Book in a Barn,” a premier book writing retreat at the Historic COD Ranch in Oracle, Arizona, just two hours south of Phoenix.

laura@laurabushphd.com www.peacockproud.com Phone: (480) 696-1327

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The Powerhouse Women event and online community were born out of the belief that women are designed to create, and that when women get into action around their big ideas, the world works better (because it does!) Founder Lindsey Schwartz is a wellness entrepreneur and best-selling author of Powerhouse Woman: How to get out of your own way, fulfill your unique purpose, and live a powerful life. After seeing numerous women in her life stop short of pursuing their own entrepreneurial dreams because of fear and self-doubt, she saw the need for more honest conversations about the ups & downs of entrepreneurship in order to show women that they don’t have to have it all together to get started. From there, the Powerhouse Women community and annual event were born, with the motto that we’re not meant to do business (or life) alone!

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SHERRI SWAN

Sherri is an insurance broker with over 20 years of experience specializing in the needs of families, professionals, and small business owners. She is also a founding partner of San Marcos Insurance Group, an independent brokerage agency in Chandler, Arizona. Along with her partners, she started the agency in 2010, and through much hard work and dedication has seen the business thrive. With access to multiple insurance carriers, Sherri specializes in providing personalized insurance options to individuals and families as they grow and change. Her goal is to work closely with her clients over several generations, covering grandparents down to their grandchildren. Central to this goal is her desire and ability to build long-lasting relationships with her clients.

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602-362-3360

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TIFFANY SHARP SHARP CONSTRUCTION, LLC

Often referred to as “Superwoman” by those closest to her, she’s a successful entrepreneur, a loving mother of two, a supportive wife, a caring sister, and a loyal friend. Driven by her passion for life, she builds meaningful relationships, dedicates her time where it’s needed most, and insists that failure is just a stepping stone on her path to success. She’s an Iowa native with a major Midwest work ethic. She founded Sharp Construction, LLC in 2017, a woman owned commercial construction business located in Phoenix, AZ. She’s also the qualifying party holding a KB1 Commercial Construction License for her firm. Tiffany is so open to new ideas, so accepting of the ambiguity inherent in risk, and so sure that the world is basically a friendly place. She thrives within her leadership role determined to continue and grow her business as a strong capable female in a male dominated industry.

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TERI DAVIS // SIERRA SIGNS Decades ago, it was rare for a woman to start her own business. Like many “mompreneurs”, Teri Davis decided to start her own business. It began in 1986 as a way to take control of her career while still being able to be there for her children. Today, over 30 years later Sierra Signs’ has worked with hundreds of businesses, municipalities and contractors throughout Arizona. It is one of the few female-owned sign companies in a male-dominated industry. Her talent, hard work, and dedication produced elated clients and great stories of success. Supported by her staff of skillful professionals, Sierra Signs has catapulted to become highly recognized in her industry. The journey from an education focusing on the elements of sign painting and design, to one inspired by entrepreneurship, Teri knows that her success was only due to her willingness to take a risk and seize the opportunity in front of her. Teri encourages other woman to take risks and boldly move forward with their entrepreneurial ideas. TeriD@SierraSignsAZ.com

480-835-0168

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KELLY POTTS SMALL DOG PR

Kelly Potts is the owner of Small Dog Public Relations, a boutique public relations and social media firm based in Phoenix. Her agency is dedicated to helping Arizona-based businesses and brands - the small dogs - have a big bark.

With a background in agency, corporate and government settings, she specializes in developing earned media strategies, growing brand awareness and managing social media. Her client roster spans multiple industries, including beauty, hospitality, food and beverage, real estate and law.

The PR maven is also an obsessed dog mom, animal advocate, freelance writer and brunch enthusiast.

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TERESA STRUNK STRUNK INSURANCE GROUP Exceptional service. That’s what sets The Strunk Insurance Group apart from their competitors. “Our people are our biggest asset”, says Teresa Strunk, Vice President. The team at “SIG” is driven to be the best in the business by implementing uniquely customized benefit plans and insurance products for individuals and employer groups. “Our goal is to provide unparalleled, personalized customer service that exceeds our clients’ expectations. By providing employee education, plan design analysis, superior products, over 60 carrier relationships, online benefit tools, HR and compliance resources and above all, excellent customer service, The Strunk Insurance Group is able to ease the burden felt by employers in regards to their employee benefits program”, Teresa states. Teresa is also heavily committed to community service. She is currently Chair-Elect for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona Board of Directors, and serves on Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s Beach Ball Committee. Her greatest joys are her two young daughters, Maggie and Rachel. Teresa is married to Casey Strunk, and together they enjoy traveling, food & wine with friends, and attending social & charity events in the Valley.

tstrunk@strunkgroup.com (602) 978-4414 Strunkgroup.com

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Wendy McClellan is the founder and CEO of Structure for Success, an HR consulting firm that puts the human back in Human Resources. Structure for Success works with businesses that don’t have their own HR team, assisting them with hiring and employee support. With more than 25 years’ experience in executive leadership, Wendy’s forte is hiring the right person for the right job and turning employees into managers, and managers into leaders. She removes uncertainty from the workplace, and believes that strong relationships and communication are the keys to

successful leadership. To pay it forward, Wendy serves on the GCU Honors College Advisory board, and recently served on the boards of the Women’s Enterprise Foundation and the National Association of Women Business Owners. Wendy regularly speaks on leadership, communication, personal empowerment, employee support, and business development. She is a Kolbe-certified consultant and an instructor at ASU’s Lodestar Center.

WENDY MCCLELLAN Structure for Success, LLC

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wendy@structure4success.com

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JESSICA LOPEZ U-HAUL INTERNATIONAL Jessica Lopez is the Chief of Staff for U-Haul International, the iconic Phoenixbased moving and storage company serving DIY customers since 1945. She is renowned for her dependable smile and upbeat, positive persona inside the halls of U-Haul, though it’s her ambitious approach to enhancing work culture that has helped transform Company policies. Four years ago, she formed a Wellness Department and an international U-Haul Active Day. Currently, she is working to expand the corporate campus to include a fitness and conference center – all in the name of happier, healthier Team Members. Jessica oversees 13 departments and strives to honor the legacy of her fellow female leaders in the industry, including U-Haul co-founder Anna Mary Carty Shoen. Jessica resides in Tempe with her husband and high school sweetheart, Anthony. They are the proud parents of their son, Jaylen, who is a 23-year-old student at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU.

jessica_lopez@uhaul.com

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JENN LOYD // OUTFIT OVERWHELM TO CLOSET CONFIDENE WWW.JENNLOYD.COM

VENESSA KAUFMAN // WE THE CLASSY WWW.WETHECLASSY.COM

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SAVANNAH STREHLOW & ELENA SHAW CRICKET + RUBY Co-Founders of Cricket + Ruby, Savannah (right) & Elena (left) saw the desire for more unique, fashionable goods for babes & their mamas in the Phoenix market. In 2017, they launched Cricket + Ruby to bring modern bohemian inspired treasures to the Valley. They carry hand-selected items from every corner of the world, responsibly sourced and curated with care. Savannah branched out from the family business of Real Estate to pursue her love of fashion. Savannah taught herself every aspect of the e-Commerce industry and even designs some of the pieces you’ll find in their shop! Elena, a top sales executive at a large corporation, was eager to create a career for herself that offered more freedom to raise her daughter. With Elena’s eye for trends and product styling, you can rest assured that Cricket + Ruby will have you on the best-dressed list. In 2019, Cricket + Ruby will be launching their own line of clothes for women & babies.

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7150 E 5th Ave. Ste. 105 Scottsdale AZ 8525

www.cricketandruby.com

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Amanda Freick is the founder of AmandaLouise LLC, a company dedicated to empowering women to live their best life. Within this brand Amanda acts as the owner, creative director and designer of AmandaLouise Swimwear, hosts the Confessions of a Fit Chick Podcast, and publishes an ongoing meditation series entitled The Mindful Fit Chick. Most recently she has launched AmandaLouise. Life, which is the new soul of the brand. This platform is dedicated to the community that has surrounded AmandaLouise to provide sisterhood, resources, and opportunities to live a life of fitness, mindfulness and spirituality. Her deepest passion is to inspire women to step into their true self. Amanda does all this while serving as the Director of Business Operations for an engineering firm, and fulfilling her most important job; wife and mother.

Amanda is a professionally licensed engineer with a BS Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. After spending over seven years working directly for electric utilities she now serves the market from the “other side of the fence” working with a firm that supports utilities from an engineering and consulting stand point. Amanda holds a patent with the US Patent Office titled “Smart Transformer” which tackles the interesting complications associated with distributed electrical resources and controllable household loads. A unique blend of the logical and creative is what makes Amanda unique. Her dedication to the energy industry, with her abounding love for empowering women, is what drives her every day. She moved to Tucson in 2013 and currently resides in Oro Valley with her husband Ken, son Kenny, St. Bernard “Bourbon” and cat “Pilsner.”

AMANDA FREICK AmandaLouise LLC

hello@amandalouise.life

www.amandalouise.life

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PAIGE PARSONS // KENDRA SCOTT Born and raised in Scottsdale, Paige Parsons is passionate about her community, especial supporting women. Three years ago, Paige found herself in a Kendra Scott store swooning over the jewelry and people. She quickly learned Kendra’s story and the foundation of her companies three pillars; Family, Fashion and Philanthropy. The connection of business and passion led Paige to become an Area Community Relations and Event Manager. Paige represents the culture while overseeing all event strategy for Arizona. Her desire for promoting the three pillars while building partnerships is what drives her success. In 2018 she led her team to hosting over 400 Kendra Gives Back events, donating over two thousand pieces of jewelry and raising $200,000 that go back to our communities, schools, and women’s foundations. Paige has a heart for community, encourages others to go beyond, to be kind and don’t be afraid to go after something you want. PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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MEREDITH YOUNG MEREDITH YOUNG JEWELRY Meredith was wild about working with a torch and metal from the age of 16. Her grandparents’ home in Green Valley, Arizona spurred an early interest in minerals and the lapidary arts. Meredith attended Marist High School which allowed her to fill her curriculum with different studio art classes, as well as, art history classes. These teachers, along with her parents, were paramount in her development as an artist. In college she majored in Art History with a minor in English at the University of Georgia, concentrating in sculpture and contemporary installation art. Upon graduation, Meredith reverted back to “making art,” filling her evenings and weekends with metalsmithing classes and workshops. For nearly a decade, she worked in a corporate business development career and designed and created jewelry at night in her studio selling her jewelry in local boutiques. In 2016 when she took her passion full time, launching her first collections of fine jewelry and one-of-a-kind works of art. Made in LA and Arizona, her jewelry seeks to combine opposed visual aesthetics: the geometric and the organic, chaos and order, and negative and positive space.

meredith@meredithyoungjewelry.com

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STACY SHIRVINSKI ANDIE’S COFFEE Stacy has worked with some amazing companies over the years. She has been given several awards for creative programs she has developed in the business world. In 2014, she was also nominated for Mask Magazine’s Mom’s Making a Difference award for her work with children. Stacy has long been a lover of natural, pure and healthy products. For her, it’s all about helping others be better versions of themselves with great products and providing a place to foster growth as well. Her latest endeavor, Andie’s Coffee is hidden gem in the heart of Scottsdale. Andie’s has a little bit of everything from decadent to healthy treats. In addition to great espresso drinks, Andie’s offers unique health & sports drinks and protein shakes! Andie’s is tucked away from traffic so you can relax on the patio nestled under beautiful trees or inside the cozy shop that cultivates great conversation, creativity and community. PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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DANIELLE HEYWOOD // FOGO DE CHAO Following a lifelong passion for hospitality and food, Danielle’s most recent venture began in 2015 when she became the Sales Manager for Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse in Scottsdale, where she is charged with planning large group and private dining events. With both a local and global presence, she loves that she has the opportunity to share Fogo’s story and Brazilian hospitality with a wide audience, while furthering the “cause” entrepreneurship that motivates her spirit. In addition to the numerous charities that she regularly volunteers for, Danielle has also served as Chair of the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce Ambassador committee for the past three years. She also sits on the Chamber Board of Directors, and was recognized in 2018 as the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year. PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

480-235-5963

Scottsdaleevents@fogo.com

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Angela Nielsen is a successful serial entrepreneur. Her current venture is ROXX Vodka, a premium craft vodka imported from Poland, praised by industry specialists, and winner of international silver and gold medals. Before this, she launched Nielsen Publishing producing Sources + Design, an award-winning design & architecture magazine distributed throughout the nine western states. Nielsen Publishing was created while she was running her first startup Mail America. Mail America grew to become a national print marketing firm which included clients such as GE Capital and national automotive brands such as Ford and Michelin. Mail America grew from her desktop to a 20 million a year business. She began her career working in traditional print media. She started as an entry level sales person and grew to manage all of the retail print ad campaigns, with their ad agencies, for Fortune 500 client companies.

ANGELA NIELSEN Roxx Vodka

angie@nielsenspirits.com

602.513.9203

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LEAH HUSS HUSS BREWING

Leah Huss Co-Founded Huss Brewing Co. in Tempe with her husband Jeff in August of 2013. Huss Brewing quickly became Arizona’s third largest brewery. Leah is a Graduate of the Scottsdale Culinary Institute of Le Cordon Blue Culinary Arts. Very soon after graduating she became the Managing Partner of Papago Brewing Co. in Scottsdale. Leah is a pioneer of Arizona’s Craft Beer Scene. Along with being one of the few women in Craft beer in Arizona in the early 2000’s, Papago Brewing was one of the only places in the state serving over 450 packaged beers and 30 taps of just craft. After finding out they were having their daughter the Husses made plans to set out to put down roots and create a legacy for their family in the Arizona Craft Beer Scene.

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LYNDA O’DAY AND DANIELLE O’DAY SWEET DEE’S BAKESHOP Danielle started baking specialty treats out of our home kitchen in 2015. She quickly became the “go to” for her unique and delicious deserts. As we were outgrowing our home kitchen, this mother and daughter team was formed, our vision for a storefront became a reality. The designing and planning began, our love, dedication and hard work paid off. We opened our bakeshop in Old Town Scottsdale on June 9, 2018. Sweet Dee’s is a French inspired bakery / cafe offering a variety of unique pastries, breakfast, lunch as well as a full coffee bar. Sweet Dee’s is sensitive to many dietary issues and we strive to offer something for everyone. Sweet Dee’s offers custom cakes, cookies, cupcakes etc… If you can imagine it, Sweet Dee’s can create it! PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

7350 E Stetson Drive, Suite C-101, Scottsdale, Arizona 85251

(480) 994-6733

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Meet Dr. Narra and her (all female) team of dental professionals! Being told that it’s strange to find a group of women that work so cohesively to bring smiles at 2 convenient locations for patients across the valley is something she hears on a regular basis. But the 5 Star reviews show patients love her entire team. From fillings to full smile reconstructions, Dr. Narra and her team are doing what they do best in creating smiles that change patients’ lives. Each smile is designed with precision, a cosmetic appeal, and the overall health of the patient in mind. In order to achieve each smile, Dr. Narra is constantly continuing her education and fully encourages her team to do the same and to give the best to every patient that comes through the door. Dr. Narra’s goal is to have each patient leave with a smile! PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

DR. VASUDHA NARRA DDS AZ Cosmetic & Family Dentistry

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Dr. Bethania Noronha is the Owner of The American Center for Natural Medicine in Scottsdale and key player in changing the way future generations practice and use medicine. Through education, experience, and guidance, she helps her patients restore their health and vitality so that they can live their best lives. In order to share her knowledge with the community and teach those in the medical field how to get better results, she teaches seminars throughout the valley, mentors naturopathic medical students, and has taught at the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA). Every day she is driven by her passion to infuse health, happiness, and hope back into medicine to create a healthier world. Her Lifestyle Reset and Detox Program is fun and easy to follow. The educational approach ensures that her patients reach their goals and stick to healthy lifestyles that continue to get them results long after the program. Patients rave about their results and love the journey!

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DR. BETHANIA NORONHA The American Center for Natural Medicine Vitalhealth@natural-medicine.center

IG: @dr.bethania.noronha

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Sarah Quinn is the Owner and Medical Director of Arcadia Wellness Center. It was her desire to deliver a higher level of individualized care to her patients that inspired her to launch her own wellness center. She is a Nurse Practitioner and specializes in Age Management Medicine providing her patients wellness and anti-aging services. She has over 14 years experience in wellness and medicine and is able to give unique options that produce results. Holly Mueller, Advanced Cosmetic Nurse Injector, heads up the Aesthetics Department of Arcadia Wellness Center. She specializes in the latest advances in Aesthetic Medicine and offers non surgical injection and laser services with skill and precision. She specializes in aesthetic face mapping which sets her assessments skills at an advanced level, enabling her to offer unique, detail oriented transformations. Holly is known for her advanced non-surgical techniques to correct under eyes, jowling, and overall loss of volume and structure in the face. PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

SARAH QUINN Arcadia Wellness Center

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FELICIA TAGHIZADEH, JD CPC

Felicia is a dynamic and versatile leader who believes in helping others become their best selves. Whether meeting with clients, mentoring staff, or raising her three kids, she strives to help people become more adept at choosing positive responses to the ups and downs of life. She loves biking, beading, and driving with the music turned up loud.

For Felicia and the team at Arizona Facial Plastics, beauty is skin deep and then some. With over ten years of experience managing Aesthetic medical practices, Felicia is dedicated to helping clients easily navigate the beauty business. It’s time to revolutionize our approach to the aging process and make taking care of your skin as routine as taking care of the rest of your health. Whether you want a little or a lot, the team at Arizona Facial Plastics will guide you to your most beautiful self.

480.447.9860 felicia@arizonafacialplastics.com www.arizonafacialplastics.com

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Tiffany is on a mission to educate and empower women to have peace of mind in avoiding and handling a physical attack. At 20 years old, she fought off an attacker using the only 3 basic techniques she knew. Her attack lit a fire in her, and she did not stop until she earned her 2 different 2nd degree black belts in street-smart self-defense. Tiffany has been speaking and educating on both the techniques and the mindset of self-defense for over 20 years. She is also determined to keep the community safe in another way. After realizing her attacker was able to enter the home because it was not secured effectively, she became the Vice President of her family’s locksmith and security company, Pop-A-Lock Locksmiths. Tiffany ultimately seeks to give women the tools they need to help protect themselves in the world we live in today. PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

TIFFANY ARMSTRONG Armstrong Self-Defense

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DR. CHELSIE REED Dr. Chelsie is bringing sex therapy to your home with online courses and web-based private sessions. As a sex therapist known for her work with Mental Orgasms (an orgasm by thought alone, without physical stimulation), she works to help all ages, sexualities, and relationship types – as a registered Kink Knowledgeable Therapist- to achieve sexual fulfillment and overcome vaginismus, trauma, addictions, lack of desire, erectile dysfunction, and ANY other sexual difficulty. Dr. Chelsie often consults with medical teams to address physical complications relating to sex (infertility, atrophy, cancer, etc.). She also specializes in Pain Management – her Online Pain Management Course gives clients all over the world the tools to gain control of their pain. Dr. Chelsie is passionate about helping everyone achieve real change and gain quality of life for their days and nights. PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

480-855-4009

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Raquel Kahn has had a love affair with dance for as long as she can remember. With a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University, Raquel worked in various tech and energy roles. While these 9-5 jobs paid the bills, they never inspired her. So in the beginning of 2017 she decided to leave engineering and pursue a “passion-project;” opening a dance fitness studio. Raquel got into the world of fitness in 2009, but felt that traditional gyms did not serve women particularly well, often making them feel small and uncertain. At the same time, the increasingly popular realm of boutique fitness fell short in fostering inclusivity and sense of community. She built Fit 6-7-8 to bridge this gap, striving to give women a safe place to build both their bodies and their confidence. Raquel takes pride in the supportive and vivacious community created at Fit 6-7-8. PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

RAQUEL KAHN Fit 6-7-8

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MARY FRANCES MANICURED MEATHEADS & CROSSFIT NORTH PHOENIX She found CrossFit in 2011 when her life was chaotic & unmanageable & when she realized the positive influence it had, she knew without a doubt that she wanted to provide that same impact for others. Mary Frances is the co-owner/ operator of CrossFit North Phoenix, where she has been helping people better their lives through fitness & community for nearly four years now. Mary has her BS in Exercise & Wellness, is CrossFit Level II Certified and even, Precision Nutrition Level I Certified! Her favorite part though? Getting to be a part of that gratifying feeling that accompanies her female clientele when they figure out just how strong they really are. Because of this, she has created a brand called Manicured Meatheads whose mission is to empower women to turn their struggles into their strengths inside & outside of the gym, focusing not only on their physical well-being but working with them to build strength in other key areas of their lives as well.

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manicuredmeatheads.com

IG: @manicuredmeatheads

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THE MOMMIEST MOM Michelle Donati-Grayman themommiestmom.com

FINDING ARIZONA PODCAST Brittany Johnson www.findingarizonapodcast.com

SWEARING OFF CANCER, LLC Cristan Creasy www.swearingoffcancer.com

SHE FORKS PHX Mer Norwood www.sheforksphx.com

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S&L TRENDS Lauren Wohlin & Samantha Lindsay www.sandltrends.com THE GIFT BOX CO. Carmen Feher www.thegiftboxco.shop

BY AMBER REED Amber Reed www.byamberreed.com

ALOE PLACE STUDIO Heather Heckathorne www. aloeplacestudio.com

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LINDSAY DANIELSON From Death To Life. Lindsay’s background as a corporate leader in the funeral industry organically led her to starting her own coaching and mentoring practice, moving her focus from the death to life. Her personal experience of loss, food addiction, and feeling less than in a world of highlight reels helps her resonate with the real struggles of her clients to help them rise above. Lindsay uses an effective blend of coaching and mentorship to help women break away from a life of comparison and doubt and into one full of confidence and self-worth. She partners with her clients and together they unlock the courage it takes for them to say yes to themselves and achieve their most desired goals. She is committed to helping women embody self acceptance, confidence and compassion at any stage of their lives. Lindsay and fellow Know Tribe badass, Jena Gribble, have a success podcast called The Art Of Getting Your Sh*t Together. PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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DR. ALISSIA ZENHAUSERN Isn’t it time we finally get the type of medical care we deserve? Dr. Zen is a naturopathic physician and owner of NMD Wellness of Scottsdale. Originally from Geneva, Switzerland, Dr. Zen focuses on providing women with integrative approaches to better their health. Her goal is to get to the root cause of disease rather than simply suppressing symptoms. She believes in empowering, inspiring and educating her patients to take control of their own health while supporting the body’s natural ability to heal. She advocates for personalized medicine and emphasizes the importance of treating the whole person, body mind and spirit.

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Karey Northington is a stay at home mom turned entrepreneur. She is the owner of Northington Fitness and Nutrition- a fitness center located in Gilbert, Arizona, including a comprehensive online coaching program, as well as PROTEINHOUSE Gilbert, a fast-casual healthy eating concept. She is a registered nurse focused on nutrition and preventative care. Karey holds Bachelor degrees in both Nursing and Psychology, passionate about the science of eating behaviors and focusing on ultimate wellness before signs of illness. Karey is a speaker, writer/ blogger, published fitness cover model, and IFBB professional athlete. She helps other entrepreneurs build and scale their own digital businesses using her debt-free framework. She loves sharing her knowledge on the Work Smart, Stress Less segments of the popular podcast Confessions of a Fit Chick. Karey is a proud mama to the most amazing boy, Nolan, and married to her business partner, Eric. They were featured on the popular weight-loss reality show, Fit to Fat to Fit Season 2 on Lifetime.

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DR. MORGAN FRANCIS, LPC SCOTTSDALE PREMIER COUNSELING

Dr. Francis is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. She specializes in the treatment of body image, sexual health, mood disorders, relationships, self-empowerment, and eating disorders. Most of all, Dr. Francis is breaking the stigma of mental health by creating online courses that anyone can access. She treats adults, teens, and couples.

Dr. Francis is a nationally recognized treatment specialist who’s work has been frequently featured in the media, news, and literature. In 2018, Dr. Francis served as a guest speaker at the Powerhouse Women’s. In 2016, Dr. Francis was nominated for the MASK (Mother’s Awareness on School-Aged Kids) Unity Award and now serves on the board as a Women of Influence.

480-808-9188 www.scottsdalepremiercounseling.com IG: @Scottsdale_premier_counseling

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TAYLOR WRAY TAYLOR WRAY YOGA

Taylor is a yoga instructor who is passionate about creating an all inclusive yoga community. She loves to share the yoga lifestyle, what it means to ‘live yoga’, and offers mindfulness tools to help others connect deeper to themselves and those around them. You can find her around the valley leading special events, group classes, private clients, workshops and yoga teacher trainings. Taylor also leads Livin In Flow yoga and mindfulness retreats around the world with her partner, sharing her love of adventure, travel and community.

“I believe that in living our own yoga we can truly come alive, shine brightly, love fully, be present and embrace every aspect of our lives!” PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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DR. LINDSEY CLYDE VALLEY EYECARE CENTER

Dr. Lindsey Clyde hails from Colorado Springs, CO. She graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder with a Bachelor degree in Biology and her Doctorate of Optometry at NOVA Southeastern University College of Optometry. She also completed an externship in Ocular Disease from the world renowned eye hospital, The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. She moved to Phoenix in 2006 and launched her practice, Valley Eyecare Center, with two locations in Phoenix.

She is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and board member on the Arizona Optometric Association (AZOA). Lindsey lives in the Valley with her husband, Greg Kertmann and their amazing daughter, Camay Clair.

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KARI ZURN YOUR LOAN GAL Kari Zurn is a Senior Loan Officer, and has been in the mortgage industry for seven years. Former public school teacher, she holds a Master’s Degree in Education as a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Northern Arizona University, and uses her background in education to apply a hand holding approach in her business model. Her relationships in the industry and community have helped her expand her brand YourLoanGal.com, and has turned her business into an overwhelming success. Kari is committed to helping others, and loves seeing families achieve their dream of homeownership. From the first time home buyer, to the seasoned investor, she is there to walk you through the process every step of the way. Kari is also a founding member of Arizona’s Heroes Home Team, a program which offers discounts to police officers, firefighters, first responders, educators, health care professionals, and military, active or retired. Her caring spirit continues into the community where she is a huge proponent of small businesses, and heavily involved in local charities and giving back. © 2018, ACADEMY MORTGAGE CORPORATION, 1750 E. NORTHROP BLVD., SUITE 230, CHANDLER, AZ 85286. THIS IS NOT A COMMITMENT TO LEND. ALL PROGRAMS SUBJECT TO CREDIT APPROVAL. LICENSED BY THE DEPT. OF BUSINESS OVERSIGHT UNDER THE CALIFORNIA RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LENDING ACT. LIC BK-0904081, NMLS 3113, CA LIC 4170013 KARI ZURN: AZ LIC 0923400, CA LIC CA-DB0941783 KARI NMLS 941783

HOME BUILT BY: WALL & SONS CUSTOM HOMES WALLANDSONSCUSTOMHOMES.COM

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Stephanie (Bray) Greenfield is a Realtor ® and the team leader at The Bray Team at Berkshire Hathaway. As a native Arizonan who grew up in a family of real estate entrepreneurs, it was only natural for her to get her real estate license at age 18. Stephanie was named one of the Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors ® “40 Under 40” for 2017 and 2018. This award recognizes Realtors® under 40 years old who demonstrate business success, leadership, and community and industry involvement. Stephanie is a graduate of Arizona State University, where she attained her Bachelor of Science in Management and Bachelor of Science in Marketing. She also graduated summa cum laude from Barrett, the Honors College. She volunteers for the Government Affairs Committee for Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors® and the Tempe City Council Neighborhood Advisory Commission. In her spare time, she likes to hike Arizona’s beautiful trails with her husband, Kiel, and their two Australian Shepherds.

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STEPHANIE GREENFIELD Associate Broker at The Bray Team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties 602.989.6057

stephanie@bray.biz

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As a proud resident of Arcadia, Debbie Pontikas, who is a successful real estate agent at The Brokery, has created a unique approach to educating the community about the benefits of living in her neighborhood. As co-host and co-creator of Arcadia Life TV, Debbie highlights and supports local businesses that are the heart and soul of Arcadia. Her approach to real estate is based on a belief that you should choose a neighborhood before a home. When it comes to serving her clients, she is a knowledgeable, professional, results oriented agent, that makes the real estate buying and/or selling experience a productive and pleasant one.

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DEBBIE J. PONTIKAS REALTOR , MBA, ABR, SRS, Co-Host, Arcadia Life TV, The Brokery ÂŽ

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ANALISE ZAREMBA

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BROWN & BROWN INSURANCE Analise Zaremba is Vice President, Senior Private Client Advisor of Brown & Brown Insurance, the 6th largest Independent Insurance Agency providing Commercial, Employee Benefits, and Personal Lines Insurance.

luxury automobiles, and rare collections. Utilizing premier insurance companies such as CHUBB Insurance, she provides peace of mind as she creates personalized solutions protecting her clients growing assets and future earnings.

She attended The University of New Mexico, as a student athlete for her Undergraduate degree, and later earned her MBA with an emphasis in Leadership from Grand Canyon University.

She is an Arizona native and prides herself on giving back to her community and focuses on the Empowerment of Women, Education, and the Arts. She currently serves on the Board of YWCA, active member of Suns Charities 88, 5 Arts Circle, Contemporary Forum and AZ Costume Institute with the Phoenix Art Museum.

Analise specializes in the High Net Worth personal market segment, tailoring personal insurance for multimillion dollar estates, Azaremba@bbphoenix.com

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KRISTINA CUTILLO & SARAH MCKAY COMMONWEALTH LAND TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY Kristina is an Account Manager at Commonwealth Land Title. An Arizona State University alum with a double major in Business and Public Relations, her favorite part of her job is connecting and building solid relationships with prospective clients. Always excited to learn more, Kristina believes having the ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances is key to being successful. Sarah prides herself on providing her clients and customers with the VIP service, class, and attention that they all deserve. With a combined 20+ years of experience in Escrow, Mortgage Underwriting and Operations, she has accumulated a wealth of knowledge bringing a level of awareness & understanding to the industry that is unparalleled. Although she grew up in San Diego, California, Sarah is a Scottsdale native and loves spending time traveling and being outdoors. Closings. Connections. Community… Discover the difference of a boutique Title & Escrow closing experience with Kristina & Sarah. PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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ANDI LAWRENCE HALLIER LAWRENCE PLC

Andi Lawrence leads her clients to a new beginning. Unapologetically straightforward, her winning approach helps clients understand what is possible and probable, in dissolving their marriage so they can make informed, smart decisions. Andi reviews the continuum of possible outcomes with clients to help negotiate the best possible settlement or be fully prepared for court if that becomes necessary. She has practiced family law exclusively in Illinois since 1997 and Arizona since 2005, Andi is a 1997 graduate of DePaul University College of Law in Chicago. Andi has extensive litigation and appellate experience in both custody and financial-related matters. Andi also serves as a Judge Pro Tem volunteering services to the court for settlement conferences and coverage of court calendars. Andi has been named a Super Lawyer by Superlawyers.com and a Top 100 Matrimonial and Family Lawyer by the National Advocates. Andi loves to spend her out-of-the-office energy with her teenagers. She enjoys scuba, skiing and travel.

602 285-5500 alawrence@hallierlaw.com hallierlaw.com

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MATIANA MITCHELL DANG! FINE RENTALS Matiana Mitchell is the brilliant mind behind Dang! Fine Rentals and Designs. If you’ve gone to a corporate event, wedding or showcase in Phoenix in the last 4 years chances are you’ve sat in one of her beautifully curated lounges, taken a photo by one of her extravagant and one of kind installations and been in awe of her design prowess. Matiana is an event production and corporate branding genius;

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creating “wow moment” installations for big brands like Burberry, Jeep, Macy’s and various local hotels and restaurants. In the coming year, she will be combining her ingenuity and passion with a few other creative virtuosos to establish THE BANG CREATIVE, a full event production and design company that can do it all. If you’re looking for someone who will go the above and beyond your wildest design dreams then Matiana is the DANG! Fine Choice!

www.DangFineRentals.com


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Elizabeth Marie is passionate about telling a person or brand’s story through visuals. The Arizona native graduated from the University of Arizona, fueled by her exploration of the creative arts – especially photography. Since then, Elizabeth has evolved her career into branding photography, where she specializes in highlighting products and services while also showcasing the faces behind them. As a photographer, Elizabeth understands that brand awareness is vital to a thriving business and that high-quality photos are an essential piece of the branding puzzle. With a keen eye for making brands shine, Elizabeth does a variety of photography for influencers, websites, entrepreneurs, companies and products. She is also an experienced portrait photographer – including doing the portraits for the 2019 KNOW Phoenix Book. Elizabeth’s interest and expertise in food and restaurant photography has led her to capture the heart of hospitality for commercial and editorial work, including for such publications as So Scottsdale, Phoenix magazine, Modern Luxury and

Edible Phoenix.

ELIZABETH MARIE It’s Elizabeth Marie Photography

www.itselizabethmarie.com

elizabeth@itselizabethmarie.com

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ALLISON KIERMAN KIERMAN LAW Allison L. Kierman is the managing partner of Kierman Law, PLC, a boutique estate planning and probate litigation firm in North Scottsdale. Allison works with families, small business owners, and individuals of all ages on their wills, trusts, financial powers of attorney, medical directives, and business planning. Allison also helps those who have lost a family member or other loved one navigate the probate process and sort through the various obligations of a personal representative and successor trustee. PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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LISA FONTAINE LISA FONTAINE DESIGN STUDIO, LLC Lisa Fontaine is a creative and innovative Interior Designer. She has over 16 years of industry experience and has been self-employed for the last six. Entrepreneurship came after accumulating a local design portfolio and as her projects, brand and market knowledge expanded. Her work can best be described as a flowing conversation of connecting colors, pattern, texture & light that creates a story for each client’s unique space. Fontaine’s Phoenix-based firm focuses on high-end residential projects that span the valley including Central Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale and Cave Creek. Lisa prides herself on serving the customer’s ideas and turning them into reality. She loves meeting interesting people and enjoys the variety of experiences a design career provides. Along with the design development of interior design, Lisa offers services such as room space planning, tile design, custom furniture & drapery and interior architectural detail design.

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www.Fontaine-DS.com

LisaF@Fontaine-DS.com

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The team at Metro’s Other Woman® understands your busy life. A fully licensed and bonded lifestyle management firm serving the Scottsdale metro for more than three years, the ladies of Metro’s Other Woman® handle all the pesky chores that get in the way and never seem to go away. From errands and laundry to complete overhauls and packing for moves, the savvy assistants do it all. Founded by Sarah Benken and managed by Taylor Gladden, the ladies of Metro’s Other Woman® go the extra mile and treat every need with delicate care and attention. When overload and overwhelm set in, remember to Breathe. Take a load off. Metro’s Other Woman® has got you covered. PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

SARAH BENKEN & TAYLOR GLADDEN Metro’s Other Woman of Scottsdale phoenix@metrosotherwoman.com

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From teacher to academic coach to administrator, these two leading ladies have had an impact on the education of thousands of students. Alana Ragland and Erika Twohy have invested a combined 45 years in education in low socioeconomic schools. They have worked with students in the highest crimeridden populations of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Alana and Erika have also welcomed hundreds of refugees from war torn countries to an American Education. In addition to Alana’s current position of Principal, In 2008 she was selected as one of the first cohort members of Aspiring Administrators by the RODEL Foundation. Alana also serves as Co-pastor for a spiritual community in Tucson. Currently, Erika serves as an Assistant Principal where she has created clubs for empowering Jr. High girls to lead our future. Families say that her relentless passion for the community and families is evident in her caring approach to everyone.

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ALANA RAGLAND AND ERIKA TWOHY R.E. Simpson School ektwohy@hotmail.com

lanaragland@gmail.com

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SHARLA J. SCHWARTZ REGIONAL MANAGER, TALENT ACQUISITION Sharla Schwartz could not have imagined when she started with Southwest Airlines 24 years ago that one day she would become the manager of Talent Acquisition, leading the Western Region of hiring for Southwest Airlines. Sharla transitioned from airport operations into the People Department, where she launched her career into Talent Acquisition working her way up as regional manager. Sharla forecasts strategy for operational recruiting where she leads human resource professionals, responsible for recruiting, attracting and retaining the BEST talent for 28 cities. Sharla is responsible for implementing company goals, coaching, and developing her Teams. She is passionate about hiring the right people to ensure Southwest Airlines continued success. She is an Alumni of the Southwest Airlines Diversity Council and is a member of the Phoenix Servant Leadership Learning Community. She is an industry veteran with a LUV for people. One thing for certain, Sharla continually strives to learn and follows the Golden Rule! PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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JERI MCGWIN

Jeri McGwin is the proud co-owner of Sonoran Classic Builders, a custom home builder and remodeler. A passionate communicator who has called Phoenix home for more than 20 years, Jeri loves helping Valley residents realize their dreams and find “home at last.� Along with her husband, she started Sonoran Classic Builders in 2002 when two couples approached them for help with their homes. Since then, Phoenix Business Journal has named Sonoran Classic Builders to its top Custom Builders and Remodelers list, and Phoenix Home & Garden featured one of their custom homes in a 10-page article. Together, Jeri and her husband bring more than 45 years of experience in construction to Sonoran Classic Builders. Jeri is honored and humbled to be included in the Know Tribe community and she looks forward to supporting other women leaders across the Valley! Jeri@SonoranClassic.com www.SonoranClassic.com (480) 223-3996

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TRACI AHLSTROM BEAGLEY SUNLAND HOME CARE Traci Ahlstrom Beagley is following in the family legacy of working with seniors for over 60 years, that her great grandfather and grandpa, Joe and Ross Farnsworth, built in the East Valley in 1958, and currently, her dad, Craig Ahlstrom, continues. Today, Traci’s entrepreneurial spirit has led her in working with seniors in her business, Sunland Home Care. Sunland Home Care provides qualified caregivers to assist people as they age in the comfort of their home. She has been actively involved in all aspects of the business. Community service is an important conviction to Traci. She was a founding member of the Arizona Family Council. Traci has served in her legislative district and has, also, enjoyed her membership in the Mesa Rotary. In 2018, Traci was diagnosed with breast cancer. Although it has been difficult to fight the cancer, she feels grateful for the life lessons she is learning from it. Traci and her husband, Paul, have 3 children.

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www.sunlandhomecareaz.com

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DANIELLE BRYANT // THRIVE CONSTRUCTION

I founded THRIVE Construction with the intent to provide clients with a dynamic partner who will work personally with them to achieve timely results. We are a One Stop boutique firm that offers full service design and construction services in both commercial and residential markets. We intentionally restrict our workload to consist of no more than two concurrent projects at any given time in order to allow us to provide our clients with our focused attention. Our mission is to deliver purposeful building solutions that THRIVE upon integrity through a uniquely energetic, passionate, committed and collaborative process. Construction is my first love and allows me to DO and BE more in this life! Another reason for starting my own firm was to give back to the community in a purposeful way. Proceeds from each THRIVE project go toward the MAKE IT COUNT 4 DANI Foundation which promotes MOVEMENT all over the world for those living with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Want to know more, visit www. makeitcount4dani.com. PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

602-715-3669

danielle@thrivecm.com

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ABIGAIL SHIRVINSKI & RACHEL TARMAN V.I.P. MORTGAGE Abigail found her home at V.I.P Mortgage following an impressive journey through the residential lending industry. Wanting to fully understand and master each facet of the process, Abigail has excelled in numerous roles of mortgage, from business development, marketing, and now a highly sought-after Director of Sales. When she is not handing over the keys to a new home, Abigail is a relentless champion for numerous charities both locally and overseas in Haiti. In addition to providing financial support to her charities with each loan she closes, Abigail puts her boots on the ground every year by organizing and participating in medical mission trips in Haiti. Born and raised in Georgia, this Southern woman champions for women’s empowerment and is currently composing her first book, She’s Money.

Rachel joined the Bates Team at VIP Mortgage following an impressive endeavor in the title industry where she began her journey to becoming a proven and respected leader in the real estate community. In addition to working in title and escrow, Rachel paved the way for her family’s construction company to be recognized as one of the top small businesses in Scottsdale. Rachel herself has received recognition both for her business practices and volunteerism including the 2018 Humanitarian Award for Women’s Council of Realtors, as well as nominations for 2018 Title Rep of the Year and 2018 Young Professional Athena Award for the City of Phoenix. Rachel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, as well as a Master’s degree in Education from Arizona State University. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys traveling (especially to her home state of Wisconsin), cheering on her Texas Rangers and spoiling her rescued Boxer, Olive!

ams.az@me.com

480.495.6690

480-206-1075

rtarman@vipmtginc.com

Office Phone: 480-417-4274

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4 HEARTS MEDIA CATHERINE ANAYA Catherine Anaya is a longtime media personality. She’s a TV and digital media host at The Social Television Network and contributing host of The Women’s Eye podcast. She’s also a threetime Emmy Award- winning former television news anchor, recently inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle, for more than 25 years of broadcast excellence. Catherine anchored 12 of those years at CBS 5 News in Phoenix. She also anchored in Los Angeles, Indiana and Texas.

Catherine’s career highlights include interviewing President Obama at the White House and co-anchoring a post-presidential debate with Walter Cronkite. She is active in the community as an emcee and speaker. She’s a member of the Make-A-Wish Arizona Board of Directors, founded the women’s charitable group Sisterhood of Super Women and helped her children create The Lats Legacy Foundation and scholarship in memory of their father. She is an exercise junkie and a three-time Boston Marathon finisher.

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Catherine@catherineanaya.com

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MANDY HOLMES MANDY HOLMES MEDIA Mandy Holmes is a writer, media maven, and the woman behind the popular Arizona lifestyle blog, The Real Housewife of Scottsdale. Born and raised in Scottsdale, Mandy is passionate about her home state – and it shows. She has made it her mission to connect residents and visitors with local businesses through her blog, local publications as a contributing writer, and her newest venture of Scottsdale Social TV, which is - a YouTube channel dedicated to featuring outstanding brands, businesses, and events across the Valley. She is also the co-founder of The Inspire Society, a national event company that brings together bloggers, photographers and brands for a marathon day of visual content creation. As a leader in media, Mandy is strategically focused on building up those around her through storytelling, and shedding light on products and services that help people connect with brands. Mandy has a passion for animal advocacy and is a mom to a fun-loving 4-year-old boy, JZ and wife to Dr. James Holmes.

therealhousewifeofscottsdale@hotmail.com www.therealhousewifeofscottsdale.com www.theinspiresociety.com

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MEDIA MANDI WIMMER OWNER, BLACK BARREL MEDIA, LLC AND CONSULTANT, ARIZONA SUPER BOWL HOST COMMITTEE With an extensive background in politics, Mandi began her career producing large-scale events for Gubernatorial and Presidential political campaigns. After spending years in politics, she switched gears and let her love for football move her to Arizona to serve as the Director of Events for Arizona Super Bowl XLII. She went on to run the events department for Arizona Super Bowl XLIX and then to serve as the Vice President of Events for Super Bowl LI in Houston. She returned to Arizona to write the NFL Bid with a small team to secure Super Bowl LVII for Arizona, which will be held in 2023, and currently serves as a Consultant to the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee.

proclaimed “history buffs”, Black Barrel’s original shows: “Legends of the Old West” and “Infamous America”, tell the classic, true stories of American History in a series format using cinematic storytelling and sound design. While “Legends of the Old West” podcast focuses on stories like: the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Wyatt Earp’s rise to fame, the Texas Rangers, Deadwood, Jesse James and the most legendary outlaws and heroic men and women of the American West; “Infamous America” recently began with a series on the Salem Witch Trials and delves into the darker, edgier times of American History. When Mandi is not producing an event or a podcast, you’ll find her at a live music show, hiking or at the airport - constantly traveling.

Additionally, Mandi co-owns and operates Black Barrel Media, LLC, a media agency that specializes in podcast production and video creation. Through thorough research and as self-

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LINDSEY REISER 3TV AND CBS5

Lindsey Reiser is a Scottsdale native and an award-winning journalist.

Lindsey has been a member of Arizona’s Family since 2011. You can see her anchoring the weekend newscasts on 3TV and CBS 5, and reporting during the week for the late shows. Her work has earned her several Emmy award nominations.

Lindsey returned to Arizona after covering border and immigration issues in El Paso, TX. She is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication School at ASU, and currently serves as a mentor to journalism students.

She is proud to serve as vice-chair of Vitalant’s Community Leadership Council, and is a member of NATAS’ Rocky Mountain Chapter. She is also creator and host of the podcast “Wiser With Reiser.’ When she isn’t creating media or volunteering, she loves to run, hike, read, and cook. lreiser@azfamily.com IG: @lindseyreiser PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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MEDIA Lauren Swanson-Tyda is the editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Scottsdale, Interiors Scottsdale, Weddings Scottsdale and City Guide Phoenix + Scottsdale. Modern Luxury— currently the largest regional magazine publisher in the United States—covers opulent VIP lifestyle and produces 84 magazine titles in 24 markets across the country, including New York, Miami, Los Angeles and Washington DC. Swanson-Tyda has more than 14 years of experience as an editor, writer and content creator. Her career began as managing editor at Desert Living, followed by five years at SheKnows Media, a national news outlet geared toward female empowerment. She began as senior entertainment editor and ascended to editorial director, managing five online channels and 100-plus bloggers and contributors. Swanson-Tyda is a gifted storyteller and humorist who covers the luxury beat, fashion, beauty, dining, travel, design and architecture. She lives in Uptown Phoenix with her husband and two rescue pups.

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LAUREN SWANSON-TYDA Modern Luxury Scottsdale lswanson@modernluxury.com

@modluxscottsdale

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MESHA DAVIS ARIZONA FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN

Mesha Davis is the CEO of Arizona Foundation for Women (AFW) and is a champion for women. She began in 2016 and successfully executed the organization’s signature event honoring actress Ashley Judd with the Sandra Day O’Connor Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mesha was instrumental in hosting a release event for the latest Status of Women Report, a vital research piece that provides a clearer picture of the state of Arizona women. The report serves as a roadmap for AFW to prioritize the challenges women face, and develop strategies to solve these challenges through research, advocacy and philanthropy.

Prior, Mesha was Chief Development Officer at Southwest Center for HIV/ AIDS. She completed a $10.1 milliondollar capital/capacity campaign. She held its largest 25th anniversary annual fundraising gala, raising more than $750,000, ranking as one of Phoenix Business Journal’s Top Charity events.

Mesha received the 2018 In Business Women of Achievement and 2017 Achieving My Purpose Women of Achievement awards.

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Originally from St. Joseph, Mo, Elizabeth Muncal moved to Arizona in 2007 and began her nonprofit fundraising career at Arizona State University. After earning her Master of Nonprofit Management degree she has held various fundraising roles in healthcare and higher education organizations in the Valley before returning to ASU in 2018. As Director of Development for Arizona State University Foundation, Elizabeth has the privilege of connecting donors with projects that match their passions and further the mission of Arizona State University as The New American University…measured not by whom it excludes, but who it includes. As a “lifelong learner,” Elizabeth finds great fulfillment in her work as well as her volunteer roles in the community with Phoenix Suns Charities 88, The American Cancer Society and her (other) alma mater, Park University. Elizabeth’s greatest joy in life is her two-year-old daughter, Victoria, who keeps her on her toes and constantly laughing.

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ELIZABETH MUNCAL ASU Foundation

816-294-6238

Elizabeth.Muncal@asu.edu

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NON-PROFIT LORRAINE TALLMAN // AMANDA HOPE RAINBOW ANGELS Lorraine is the driving force behind Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels. Her experience in the pediatric cancer world sparked her lifelong devotion to advocacy and support for children and their families. She is committed to fulfilling her daughter, Amanda’s, wish to provide dignity and comfort to all children battling life-threatening diseases. Comfycozy’s for Chemo, an adaptive apparel line, was created in 2012 and a 501c3 established in 2013. Over 8,000 children have received a Comfycozy. She serves on the Family Advisory Council and Memorial Service Grievance Committee at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Lorraine teaches ‘Family Centered Care’ classes to new healthcare professionals. She is a speaker for Mother’s Grace, MASK magazine, the Child Life Specialist Association, and many other organizations. Lorraine was awarded the Phoenix Business Journal’s Healthcare Heroes Innovator Award in 2018. She also shared Amanda’s experience with Bard to inspire the medical device AllPoints Port Access System Port Stabilizer, known as the “Amanda Needle”.

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BECKY JACKSON // HOMEWARD BOUND A passionate, persistent, dynamic, and heartfelt leader. Becky Jackson believes “no” is never the answer and true solutions can only occur through collaboration. Following a major career change 16 years ago, she entered the Arizona non-profit landscape hoping to give back to the community in a big way. Becky attributes success in her career to the amazing female role

models who built her up to where she is today; President and CEO of Homeward Bound. Now driven by the opportunity to empower homeless women as they seek to change the trajectory for their own children, she knows that Homeward Bound’s work creates future KNOW Tribe members in our community. Becky believes the best things in life are simple- time with her granddaughter, her family, a slice of cornbread and a light pink Cosmo!

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TERRY BENELLI LISC PHOENIX

As executive director of LISC Phoenix, Terry Benelli is all about asset management, capital investment and balanced ledgers. But when this nonprofit leader takes care of business, it’s in the interest of building inclusive communities that nurture the wisdom and creativity of local leaders.

For Terry, comprehensive community development is not possible without targeted investment in people and small businesses. She is dedicated to ensuring residents of marginalized neighborhoods acquire assets they desire for upward mobility — jobs, safe and stable housing and communities designed to promote health.

The Phoenix office of Local Initiatives Support Corporation makes capital investments with an equitable lens. In 2017, LISC Phoenix invested $24 million that leveraged an additional $112 million.

Terry oversees a community development operation that takes into account education opportunity, community safety, social and cultural cohesion and access to health care. LISC-infused projects and programs thwart the devastating forces of gentrification and displacement.

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NON-PROFIT

ELIZABETH AYERS-CLUFF IMPACT ONE Elizabeth Ayers-Cluff received her BSW in Social Work from Arizona State University. In 2009, at 37 she began her battle with breast cancer. After years of treatments and surgery came to an end, she realized that while there were all kinds of information about breast cancer awareness, prevention and research, there was very little support to help women in the trenches to help women in the “now”. She took her years of experience in the non-profit sector and formed Impact One Breast Cancer Foundation. She has assisted over 600 women diagnosed with breast cancer. The Hope Box program has helped women in underserved communities— women who have been forgotten or women who simply just need Hope! Most of her energy has focused on supporting women who need additional services to help aid in their recovery. Each hope box is shipped with vital essentials needed to help her breast cancer sisters feel whole again. PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

elizabeth@impactone.pink

602 625 8124

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KIM HO PHOENIX CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION Kim Ho is a native of Arizona and graduated from the University of Arizona. She has over 14 years of business to business consultative experience and over 10 years in medical sales. Previous positions include Enterprise Development Manager for WebPT and West Coast Regional Manager and Global Trainer at TP Orthodontics, Inc. Kim is currently a Corporate Development Officer with Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation and builds partnerships with organizations and companies all over Arizona. She has been honored with Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 under 40 Business and Community Leaders, Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders Member of the Year and is a Class 37 Alumni of Valley Leadership Institute. She also serves the community as a Board Member for Adelante Healthcare, ACEL and is a proud mentor for New Pathways for Youth. She is passionate about supporting local and is excited to be a part of this amazing group of women.

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SARAH AMARAL JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF ARIZONA A California transplant and ASU grad, Sarah Amaral is passionate about healthy fitness habits, corgis, and helping others in her community to change lives. As the Development & Special Events Senior Manager for Junior Achievement, she manages all facets of events ranging from conceptualization, fundraising, logistics, volunteer recruitment and management. Junior Achievement prepares students to succeed in work and life by teaching them how to manage their money, be ready to enter the workplace and to think innovatively. Sarah drives that mission by raising awareness and funds throughout the community for Junior Achievement. In her four years at JA, her events have raised nearly $5million. She carries this passion for others into her personal life through involvement with charities, including being a current member of Suns 88. She also dedicates her holiday time and money hosting a Friendsgiving for locals without families in town and delivering homemade treats to hospitals and first responders on Christmas Day.

www.jaaz.org 480-219-0226 saraha@jaaz.org

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SARA MAYER THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY Sara is a champion for philanthropy and committed to building the capacity of the community as evident in her volunteer service on multiple non-profit boards in Arizona. Sara has received a number of awards, including the prestigious Junior League of Phoenix Sandra Day O’Connor Community Service Award. Most notably, Sara recently founded and serves as President for Joyride Society. The Joyride Society – a nonprofit giving circle in Arizona, Mississippi, and Illinois - is trendy, fun, and exciting. Sara serves on the Association of Junior Leagues International Governance Committee

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as 1 of 9 members representing 291 Leagues in Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States. Professionally, Sara is the Director of Operations for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for five chapters in the Southwest region. Through her consulting business, she has facilitated workshops and presented motivational programs nationwide. She inspires audiences to dream big, achieve big, and get everything done! Personally, Sara has been a licensed foster parent for several years to a teen daughter and a strong advocate for foster youth.

saramayer.com

www.joyridesociety.org


NON-PROFIT

Liz Kaplan, a Director of Development at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), is passionate about philanthropy, the non-profit sector and corporate social responsibility. “I want to make a true difference in our community,” said Liz, who has more than 20 years of experience. In 2019, she will take the helm as President of the Greater Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. The Association’s goals are to foster the development and growth of fundraising professionals. She works closely with TGen’s Center for Rare Childhood Disorders (C4RCD), which helps diagnose and treat children with rare neurological disorders. Often, these children arrive at TGen with just a collection of symptoms after sometimes spending years going from one doctor to the next. At TGen, specialists have a diagnosis rate of nearly 40 percent, putting many of these children on a road to better health. She also supports TGen’s neurogenomic research, including TGen’s unique MindCrowd.org Alzheimer’s project. PHOTO CREDIT: IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

LIZ KAPLAN TGen ekaplan@tgen.org

602-463-1240

www.tgen.org

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After graduating from Georgia State University with a B.S. in Criminal Justice, Officer Lindsay McCall Long started her law enforcement career with Georgia’s Gwinnett County Police Department. She initially moved to Arizona to police at Paradise Valley and is currently a Tempe officer. As a member of Tempe’s Critical Incident Stress Management team, Officer Long provides peer support to co-workers. As secretary of the Doeg Nelson Chapter of Arizona NOBLE, Officer Long has the opportunity to collaborate with officers valley-wide. During her 15 year law enforcement career she has worked patrol, undercover, a robbery task force and in investigations. But, personally helping people on the ground ultimately fuels Officer Long’s love of patrol. Being a wife and mother of two was integral in Officer Long’s journey to become a postpartum doula and breastfeeding advocate for working mothers. One of her proudest achievements is the implementation of a department-wide breastfeeding policy. PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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lindsay_long@tempe.gov

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NOTABLE DIANA TAURASI Success is the word that directly correlates with Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi at every level of basketball she’s played in throughout her entire career. During her 14-year career with the Mercury, she’s a three-time WNBA Champion, four-time WNBA Olympic gold medalist, eighttime WNBA All-Star, 2009 WNBA MVP and the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer, and also won three NCAA national championships while at the University of Connecticut. Needless to say, Taurasi isn’t just the greatest women’s basketball player of all time, she’s one of the greatest players to ever pick up a basketball. Her unwavering willingness to win, clutch performances and phenomenal play has garnished attention from some of the NBA’s biggest names such as Lebron James and Kobe Bryant, who deemed Taurasi the “White Mamba.” While Taurasi’s DNA her entire life has essentially been basketball, motherhood became a new title for her in March of 2018, as she and wife Penny Taylor welcomed Leo Taurasi-Taylor into the world. Whether on the court or off it, Diana Taurasi knows what success is, and there’s no greater basketball player or person who embodies it. dianataurasi.com Phoenix Mercury 201 E Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ 85004 2019 117


NOTABLE

CHEF LISA DAHL Chef Lisa Dahl is one of the country’s leading female chefs and restaurateurs who has pioneered the culinary scene in Sedona, Ariz. for the past 20 years. Dahl is the executive chef and owner of four outstanding restaurants in the Northern Arizona town including Dahl & Di Luca Ristorante Italiano, Cucina Rustica, Pisa Lisa and her newest, most buzzed-about addition, Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill. Dahl recently announced two new restaurants coming to the Sedona area in early 2019, Butterfly Burger, a “couture burger lounge”, and a second Pisa Lisa location. Recently named “Top Chef” in Arizona at the prestigious Foodist Awards and a James Beard House-featured chef, Dahl is widely credited for Sedona’s emergence as a national “foodie destination.”

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As a self-taught chef, Dahl was the first to introduce fine dining to Sedona in the late ‘90s with the opening of Dahl & Di Luca and has since expanded to become the largest restaurant group in the area with accolades spanning the culinary spectrum. Dahl’s cooking style is diverse and includes high-end traditional Italian, rustic Mediterranean, South American-inspired and wood-fired pizza, considered among the best in Arizona. Over the years, Chef Dahl and her restaurants have been featured on The Food Network, Travel + Leisure, USA Today, The New York Times, Wine Spectator, Travel Channel and Huffington Post, to name a few.

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As a racecar driver, Danica Patrick broke barriers and set records with her on-track performance. With her racing career behind her, Danica looks to her next chapter as she focuses on her passions: good food, great wine, fitness and helping others achieve their goals. Danica joined the mainstream ranks by succeeding in the male-dominated world of professional motorsports. Danica was named to TIME’s “100 Most Influential People” list, has graced the cover of many prestigious publications and was featured in pictorials in the 2008 and 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She has appeared in a record-setting 14 Super Bowl commercials, 13 of which were for longtime partner, GoDaddy! At just 10 years old, Danica’s racing career began after her parents bought her a go-kart. After winning numerous regional and national go-kart titles, Danica left the Midwest at 16 years old to compete in the cutthroat world of European road racing. In 2005, Danica stunned the world by leading 19 laps and finishing fourth in her first Indianapolis 500. She became the first woman to lead laps and score a top-five finish in the historic race. In 2008, Danica made history again becoming the first woman to win a major-league open-wheel race in a North

American series with her victory in the IndyCar Series Indy Japan 300 race. In 2013, as Danica transitioned to the NASCAR Cup Series, she made headlines around the world with her record-setting performance in the 55th Daytona 500 race. She became the first woman to win a NASCAR Cup Series pole when she set the fastest time in qualifying 500 and then finished in eighth place, the highest finishing position ever for a woman in the “Great American Race.” In 2018, Danica closed out her time in racing with the “Danica Double” and competed in two marquee events that were cornerstones of her career: the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. Moving into her next chapter, retired from racing, Danica’s focus has shifted to her role as an entrepreneur and business owner. Danica has launched the clothing line – Warrior by Danica Patrick, authored a book, Pretty Intense, and is the sole proprietor of Somnium, a vineyard in Napa Valley, California. In addition to these passion projects, Danica also continues to do inspirational speaking engagements and she plans to build upon these initiatives in the coming years.

DANICA PATRICK

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Nicole is the former Managing Partner of the Phoenix Office of Quarles & Brady and Assistant General Counsel for the firm. Her practice is focused on business litigation and land use and zoning matters. She has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona for the past four years, listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2012, and a Southwest Super Lawyer since 2013. An active civic leader, Nicole founded the state-wide anti-bullying initiative, Stop Bullying AZ/The Dion Initiative in 2012. She has been a leading voice in Arizona raising awareness of the issue of Adverse Childhood Experiences (“ACEs”). She is a board member of Charter 100 Women, a Founding Board Member/Past President of the Women’s Metropolitan Arts Council, and an Arizona Equal Justice Foundation board member. She has co-chaired the RED Brunch, a World AIDS Day celebration benefitting Aunt Rita’s Foundation and Co-Chaired the Night for Life gala benefitting the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS. She worked on many community projects during her time as First Lady of Phoenix. She is married to former Phoenix Mayor, now Arizona Congressman Greg Stanton. PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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Direct 602-229-5662

Cell 602-377-2677


NOTABLE

EXPLORE. DISCOVER. GROW. PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

DEBORAH BATEMAN My personal development journey flourished in tandem with my successful career. I was breaking glass ceilings, making an impact, and studying human behavior. Today, my get-up-an-go each morning I am a Personal Branding Consultant, Certified Leadership and is, “What can I do to make the world a better place?” Passion, purpose, and joy exist in every person. My “WHY” is helping you find Executive Coach, Inspiring Speaker, Career Banker, Community Advocate, Passionate World Traveler, Seasoned Corporate and Nonyours, so that you can live the life of your dreams. for-Profit Board Member, Best-Selling Author, and a loving member Uncovering one’s true self is not a task for the faint of heart, but of the Risk Blossoming team. I’ll ask the hard questions, and coach you to a more rewarding life. I adore fashion, travel and romantic walks on the beach. My clients appreciate my authenticity, levity, determination and commitment. www.riskblossoming.com

Deborah@RiskBlossoming.com

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SHARON LECHTER Sharon Lechter is a New York Times Bestselling author, serial entrepreneur, international speaker, CPA, and a respected business mentor. The founder and CEO of Pay Your Family First, a financial education organization, Sharon has served as a Presidential Adviser to Presidents Bush and Obama on the topic. Sharon co-authored the international bestseller Rich Dad Poor Dad and 14 other books in the Rich Dad series. Over 10 years as co-Founder and CEO, she led the Rich Dad Company and brand to global success. In 2008, she was asked by the Napoleon Hill Foundation to help re-energize the teachings of Napoleon Hill just as the international economy was faltering. Sharon’s bestselling books with the Foundation include Three Feet from Gold, Outwitting the Devil and Think and Grow Rich for Women. Sharon continues to build her legacy mentoring executives, business owners and women to leverage and monetize their own expertise. PHOTO CREDIT: IT’S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

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INDEX NAME

BUSINESS

CATEGORY

PAGE

GLO BODY

Amanda Berger

Beauty

8

BEAUTY BY ALICIA

Alicia Neal

Beauty

9

THE LOCAL BARBER AND SHOP

Luciek Mkrdichian

Beauty

10

MANE ATTRACTION SALON

Beate Assmuth-Ong

Beauty

11

MELT BY MELISSA

Melissa Pruett

Beauty

12

Desirae Outcalt

Business

13

Vickie Garcia

Business

14

Tyler Butler

Business

15

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

Alissa Serignese

Business

16

AMERICAPITAL COMPANIES

Amy Winski

Business

17

BILLING TREE

Melissa Kirk

Business

18

BLUSH CACTUS

Jena Gribble

Business

19

COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL

Kathy Foster

Business

20

DIVERSIFIED PARTNERS

Michelle Cheverie

Business

21

DLR GROUP

Shelby Guddeck & Megan Duffy

Business

22

THE EMERALD

Ashlyn Rowe & Abby Leadon

Business

23

EMP MANAGEMENT

Amy Corben

Business

24-25

AMERIFLEX FINANCIAL SERVICES

E SQUARED MARKETING

Ashley Richards

Business

26

EVEREST EDGE ENTERPRISES

Allyson Mallah

Business

27

HERA HUB CO-WORKING

Shatha Barbour

Business

28

HOMEOWNERS FINANCIAL GROUP

Caroline Conner

Business

29

J LAUREN PR + MARKETING

Jan Bracamonte

Business

30

HR COMPANY STORE

Laurie Brednich

Business

31

THE KEMPINGTON GROUP

Monique Porras

Business

32

INSIDE OUT LEARNING

Sharon Lamm-Hartman

Business

33

LOVITT & TOUCHE`

Nicole Johnson

Business

34

LGE DESIGN BUILD

Carrie Garcia

Business

35

MERAKI & CO

Leeah Murray

Business

36

MJ INSURANCE

Megan Mayhall, CIC

Business

37

ONMEDIA PUBLICATIONS

Deidra Viberg

Business

38-39

PACIFIC OFFICE AUTOMATION

Melissa Berger

Business

40

MORGAN STANLEY

Trisha Larson

Business

41

PERFORMANT SCOUT

Vanessa Hall

Business

42

PEACOCK PROUD PRESS

Laura Bush

Business

43

POWERHOUSE WOMEN

Lindsey Schwartz

Business

44

SAN MARCOS INSURANCE GROUP

Sherri Swan

Business

45

SHARP CONSTRUCTION

Tiffany Sharp

Business

46

SIERRA SIGNS

Teri Davis

Business

47

SMALL DOG PR

Kelly Potts

Business

48

STRUNK INSURANCE GROUP

Teresa Strunk

Business

49

STRUCTURE FOR SUCCESS

Wendy McClellan

Business

50

U-HAUL INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Jessica Lopez

Business

51

CRICKET + RUBY

Savannah Strehlow & Elena Shaw

Fashion

53

AMANDALOUISE, LLC

Amanda Frieck

Fashion

54-55

KENDRA SCOTT

Paige Parsons

Fashion

56

MEREDITH YOUNG JEWELRY

Meredith Young

Fashion

57

ANDIES COFFEE ~ FOGO DE CHAO

Stacy Shirvinski

Food & Beverage

58

Danielle Heywood

Food & Beverage

59

ROXX VODKA

Angie Neilson

Food & Beverage

60-61

HUSS BREWING

Leah Huss

Food & Beverage

62

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SWEETDEE'S BAKESHOP

Danielle O'Day & Lynda O'Day

Food & Beverage

63

AZ COSMETIC AND FAMILY DENTISTRY

Dr. Vasudha Narra, DDS

Health & Wellness

64

THE AMERICAN CENTER FOR NATURAL MEDICINE

Dr. Bethania Noronha

Health & Wellness

65

ARCADIA WELLNESS

Sarah Quinn

Health & Wellness

66

ARIZONA FACIAL PLASTICS

Felicia Taghizadeh

Health & Wellness

67

ARMSTRONG SELF DEFENSE

Tiffany Armstrong

Health & Wellness

68

DR. CHELSIE REED

Chelsie Reed

Health & Wellness

69

FIT 6-7-8

Raquel Kahn

Health & Wellness

70

CROSS FIT NORTH PHOENIX

Mary Frances

Health & Wellness

71

LINDSAY DANIELSON

Lindsay Danielson

Health & Wellness

74

NMD WELLNESS OF SCOTTSDALE

Dr. Alissia Zenhausen

Health & Wellness

75

NORTHINGTON FITNESS AND NUTRITION

Karey Northington

Health & Wellness

76

SCOTTSDALE PREMIER COUNSELING

Morgan Francis

Health & Wellness

77

TAYLOR WRAY YOGA

Taylor Wray

Health & Wellness

78

VALLEY EYECARE CENTER

Lindsey Clyde

Health & Wellness

79

ACADEMY MORTGAGE, YOUR LOAN GAL

Kari Zurn

Home & Life

80

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY

Stephanie Greenfield

Home & Life

81

THE BROKERY

Debbie Pontikas

Home & Life

82

BROWN AND BROWN INSURANCE

Analise Zaremba

Home & Life

83

COMMONWEALTH LAND TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY

Kristina Cutillo & Sarah McKay

Home & Life

84

HALLIER LAWERENCE, PLC.

Andi Lawrence

Home & Life

85

DANG! FINE RENTALS

Matiana Mitchell

Home & LIfe

86-87

IT'S ELIZABETH MARIE PHOTOGRAPHY

Elizabeth Barry

Home & Life

88-89

KIERMAN LAW

Allison Kierman

Home & Life

90

LISA FONTAINE DESIGN STUDIO, LLC

Lisa Fontaine

Home & Life

91

METRO'S OTHER WOMAN OF SCOTTSDALE

Sarah Benken & Taylor Gladden

Home & Life

92

R.E. SIMPSON SCHOOL

Erika Twohy & Alana Ragland

Home & Life

93

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES

Sharla Avila

Home & Life

94

SONORAN CLASSICS

Jeri McGwin

Home & Life

95

SUNLAND HOME CARE

Traci Beagley

Home + Life

96

THRIVE CONSTRUCTION

Danielle Bryant

Home & LIfe

97

VIP MORTGAGE

Abigail Shirvinski & Rachel Tarman

Home & Life

98-99

4 HEARTS MEDIA

Catherine Anaya

Media

100

MANDY HOLMES MEDIA

Mandy Holmes

Media

101

BLACK BARREL MEDIA

Mandi Wimmer

Media

102-103

AZ FAMILY 3 & 5

Lindsey Reiser

Media

104

MODERN LUXURY SCOTTSDALE

Lauren Swanson-Tyda

Media

105

ARIZONA FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN

Mesha Davis

Non-Profit

106

ASU FOUNDATION

Elizabeth Muncal

Non-Profit

107

AMANDA HOPE RAINBOW ANGELS

Lorraine Tallman

Non-Profit

108

HOMEWARD BOUND

Becky Jackson

Non-profit

109

LISC PHOENIX

Terry Benelli

Non-Profit

110

IMPACT ONE BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION

Elizabeth Cluff

Non-Profit

111

PHOENIX CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

Kim Ho

Non-Profit

112

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF ARIZONA

Sarah Amaral

Non-Profit

113

THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY

Sara Mayer

Non-Profit

114

TGEN

Liz Kaplan

Non-Profit

115

TEMPE POLICE DEPARTMENT

Lindsay Long

Non-Profit

116

PHOENIX MERCURY WNBA

Diana Taurasi

Notable

117

CHEF LISA DAHL

Lisa Dahl

Notable

118-119

NASCAR

Danica Patrick

Notable

120-121

QUARLES & BRADY LLP

Nicole Stanton

Notable

122

RISK BLOSSOMING

Deborah Bateman

Notable

123

SHARON LETCHER

Sharon Letcher

Notable

124

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