Flight Club

Global visionary Nirjary Desai has upped the ante in the world of event production and wedding coordination over the past decade. With a keen emphasis on creativity and customer service, her 4 companies KIS (cubed) Events, S3 Catering, Glam Squad and Bridal Elements by Nirjary Desai, have delivered the WOW factor to celebrities and top brands in the U.S., India, London, the Caribbean & beyond. Her distinctive vision and business acumen has garnered features on Bravo TV, the Wedding Channel, Harpers Baazar Bride India, Huffington Post and more.

Website: www.KisCubedEvents.com
Twitter: @KisCubed

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Tracy Petrucci is an online marketing educator focused on social media, Facebook ads, and email marketing. She teaches at MiraCosta College, across various adult school programs in San Diego, and speaks as a Constant Contact Local Expert. Tracy also runs a small boutique agency for marketing management and consultation.

Website: www.tracypetrucci.com
Twitter: @tracypetrucci

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:13pm EST

As an avid Yogi, Tara emphasizes a mind-body connection backed with science to achieve optimal health and happiness. A little over a year ago, she made it her purpose to help others transform their health and create a genetic legacy to leave behind. Tara has received her bachelors in Nutritional Science from University of California Davis and is currently finishing her Masters of Science in Holistic Nutrition.

Website: www.radiatingnutrition.info
Twitter: @radiatingnut

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Rebecca Massoud is an award-winning business success coach and marketing mentor. As founder of SHINE, she specializes in helping visionary, heart-centered entrepreneurs, coaches and consultants attract, win, and WOW high-paying dream clients, so they can make an abundant income and make a difference doing what they love.

For more than 25 years, Rebecca has helped entrepreneurs and organizations achieve their goals through marketing and brandingexponentially growing their leads and maximizing their revenue. She has worked across many different sectors, including diverse organizations such as the San Francisco Museum of Art, 7-Eleven Stores, multinational software firm Autodesk, and Presidio Graduate School, which created one of the world's first Sustainable MBA programs.

Website: www.rebeccamassoud.com
Twitter: @rbmassoud

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:13pm EST

Megan Norris is the Founder and Owner of Relationship Resolutions, a relationship-based counseling and therapy practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with 4 locations and almost 30 multi-disciplinary clinicians. Megan and her family moved to San Diego in June of 2014, where she currently runs the practice virtually...with, of course, the assistance of a phenomenal female administrative staff holding down the fort in Pittsburgh. Megan is both scared and excited as she embarks on the daunting journey of growing her business using a franchise model. ABOVE ALL ELSE, MEGAN IS GRATEFUL...for the opportunities and people who have shown up in her life; for discovering how to live intentionally; and for the copious amounts joy, peace, and love which grace her daily.

Website: http://www.relationshipresolutions.org/
Twitter: @RelationshipRes

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:54pm EST

Donna Kozik is a two-time award-winning author and creator & leader of the original Write a Book in a Weekend(R) program. She's shown thousands of people how to get a short and powerful book done to use as a "big business card" and kick-butt marketing tool. Originally from Pennsylvania, she now lives by the freeways and beaches of San Diego with three feline home office mates.

Website: http://freebookplanner.com
Twitter: @DonnaKozik

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Jenn Aubert is an author and entrepreneur. Her first book Women Entrepreneur Revolution: Ready! Set! Launch! (Balboa Press, 2014) explores the mindset, motivation and behaviors of successful female entrepreneurs and the role models in their lives who have influenced them. She is also the Co-founder and CEO of LearnSavvy, an online education marketplace and community for women business owners and the co-owner of the site Showcasing Women.

Website: www.LearnSavvy.co
Twitter Handle: @learnsavvy | @showcasingwomen

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According to Barbara, her best bio came from a business client: "I'd like to share my deep heart-felt gratitude to Dr. Barbara Cox - She facilitated 8 sessions of, basically magic, which transformed my life and business endeavors. Dr. Cox has been serving people as a consultant for the last 14+ years, She is multi-faceted in Industrial-Organizational work for corporations, is excellent with Ericksonian Hypnosis, writing and curriculum development for innovative groups, and much more. She has worked extensively with executives, scientists, the creative professions, and has worked with highly diverse groups. She trained with Dr. Brian Weiss many years ago and has had amazing psychological and spiritual mentors. I wholeheartedly endorse my friend, colleague, and this talented Healer, Dr. Barbara Cox." Dr. Charlie Freeman.

Website: www.drcoxconsulting.com

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Mary Fain Brandt is a skilled Career Coach and LinkedIn Expert. She systematically advises women in transition and work-minded people who are shifting in their careers by teaching these professionals to improve market relatability towards target industries. Mary’s well-trained skills guide clients to gain a clearer sense of their talents, skills, passions, and purposes. Mary believes that we all have a calling in life and sometimes we get side-tracked. She is her to help you get back on track.

Website: trucareercoaching.com
Twitter Handle: MaryFainBrandt

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:27pm EST

Kelsey Murphy is an ICF-certified life & career coach for professional women who specializes in career transition, relationship communication, and conflict resolution. She comes from a background of client management with Elizabeth-Arden, Nintendo, Coca-Cola, U2, Green Day, & Britney Spears. She has been featured as an expert, speaker, and writer for Forbes’ top ranked career site, SheKnows.com, and UCSD Rady School of Management. Kelsey sits on the Board of Directors for Femfessionals and is trained in Marketing and Business Strategy, Positive and Motivational Psychology, Life and Business coaching, Emotional Intelligence, and Non-Violent Communication.

Website: www.KelseyMurphy.com

Twitter: @kelseyemurphy

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Amy Lisewski is the Founder and Artistic Director of Finest City Improv. Amy has over twenty years of experience in business and the arts. She holds a Masters in Library and Information Science and has been helping biotech and high tech companies improve their internal communications for over 14 years. Amy finds great joy in harnessing the power of "Yes And" thinking to bring teams together and ignite creativity.

Website: www.finestcityimprov.com

Twitter: @finestcityimpro

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Lindsey Morando and Nicole Lombardo are marketing mavens on a mission: to help women entrepreneurs get clear, get strategic and get moving where their online businesses are concerned!

With over 20 years combined strategic marketing experience between them, the Co-Op Gals earned their chops leading marketing teams that have built multi-million dollar businesses and brands including lululemon, Sharkeez, Sheila Kelley’s S-Factor, Fitness Quest 10, Midrange 7 and Lusso Bags.

Since starting the Marketing Co-Op, Lindsey and Nicole have helped dozens of coaches and service-based entrepreneurs all over the world take their online businesses from fledgling to five-figure-a-months fast.

The Co-Op Gals have been featured in publications including In Touch Weekly, San Diego Magazine and D List Magazine, Entrepreneur on Fire and online at Female Entrepreneur Association and The Suitcase Entrepreneur.

To learn more visit: themarketingco-op.com

Connect on Twitter: @Marketingco_op

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Eva is a former Corporate HR Leader turned Entrepreneur. As a mom and businesswoman, she is passionate about helping other moms experience success. She founded Moms Helping Moms Build A Business to educate, inspire and empower women to build successful businesses from home.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/momshelpingmomspro

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MHMinBiz

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Featured in Glamour Magazine and on nationally televised Investigation Discovery, Kristen Paruginog is the Founder and Executive Director of Break the Silence against Domestic Violence, commonly known as (BTS). Upon embarking on a personal journey of healing and growth, Kristen courageously shared her story of survival on social media in hopes to inspire victims living in silence to break free. The outpour from men and women was humbling and sparked the idea to establish a non-profit organization to serve and assist individuals affected by domestic violence. Social media created a platform for thousands to share their stories and "break the silence."

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Ashley McGuire is the Executive Director of LifePlay, a 501(c)3 organization that delivers social and emotional development programs to students, educators, and parents. Ashley's passion for helping people discover their best selves and live their best lives has driven her and her team to create innovative arts-focused programs, creating conditions that invite and unlock genius in every person. Ashley is a warm and well-liked public speaker, speaking on topics such as Restorative Practices, personal empowerment for youth, and the importance of arts in education.

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Jessica Zweig is the founder of the SimplyBe Agency, a branding, marketing & creative consulting agency. She also co-founded the company CheekyChicago.com, Chicago’s leading online magazine for women in Chicago since 2008. Over the past seven years, Jessica has built a following of thousands of millennial women to help attract some of the nation’s largest and most innovative brands as clients.

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Lisa Boyle is an SEO consultant, Internet Marketing strategist and the founder/owner of Paradigm Shift SEO. She helps businesses increase their market share by improving their search engine visibility, lead generation and conversions. 

To learn more visit: http://www.paradigmshiftseo.com

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Margot is the founder and CEO of Oliver Capital Partners, a private equity investment and advisory firm and the CEO of Gabriella's Kitchen (formerly Hollywood Foods), a leading manufacturer of fortified and functional foods.

She was honored as the Canadian Women in Communications Woman of the Year in 2013, was named one of Canada's Top 100 most powerful women in 2011 and was the PROFIT Magazine Western Canada Finalist for a CIBC Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

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Jonna Overson, founder of Green Tree Home Care, discovered her passion for helping seniors stay safely in their homes several years ago.  She worked to develop a strong understanding of the home care environment as well as resources available to clients and their families.  

She takes an educational approach to home care advisement and loves giving clients the tools they need to create a home care plan that is best for them.

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Joan spent the first 28 years of her career working in major corporate settings as both a scientist and engineer. In 2012, Joan found her true life calling and became a  social entrepreneur. She created two companies: ReAdventured and Someday Is Now. Both these companies were built on Joan's vision of helping others live more inspired careers and lives.

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Sara Davidson is founder and CEO of Hello Fearless, the school for female entrepreneurs. She teaches women how to build highly impactful and profitable businesses and is the go-to for all things related to launching, growing and scaling ideas. After spending years marketing and building major brands and tech startups, she now helps ambitious entrepreneurial change-makers fearlessly give their gifts to the world so they can make a difference and achieve big, bold dreams.

Web: www.hellofearless.com

Twitter: @saradavidson or @hellofearless

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Hadley is a business insurance professional, specializing in risk management for small businesses and entrepreneurs.  She has been working with a variety of clients since 2003 and works with over 300 insurance carriers.  She is the owner of H. Linwood Insurance Services Inc in Carlsbad and loves the daily challenges the insurance world brings.

Website: www.hlinwood-insurance.com

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Judi Bonilla is the founder of Advocates For Aging, a Social Media expert, and the creator of interactive educational programs for adults age 60 and over. The basis of her innovative programs is the vision to keep adults active, thriving, and independent in their community.

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Melody A. Kramer is a 20+ year veteran trial lawyer with a vision of creating fundamental change in the legal profession, changing the way lawyers learn their craft, run their law firms, and interact with their clients.  Legal Greenhouse offers innovative legal solutions to businesses, individuals, and lawyers.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:54pm EST

Jessica Peltz is the Investment Director at kbs+ Ventures, focusing on sourcing deal flow and making investment recommendations for early stage tech startups looking to transform the media and advertising industry. She is a frequent speaker within the NYC startup community, and specializes in helping connect marketers with emerging technology.
 
In addition to being an Astia advisor and mentor at both UpWest Labs in SF and NYCBigApps, Jessica has a global footprint and has developed strategic relationships with over 100+ startup organizations across 20+ countries worldwide. Prior to joining kbs+, she spent 10+ years working with Fortune 500 brands including Verizon Wireless, Kraft Foods, and H&M. While at Evol8tion she brokered numerous first to market startup and brand partnerships, and as a VP Integrated Media Director at Zenith was recognized as one of the original industry pioneers in the mobile space and spearheaded the strategy for multiple clients.
 
Jessica's cutting edge collaborations were often featured in the trades such as Mashable, Adage, Mobile Marketer, and Mediapost. Jessica has a BA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, with a double concentration in Marketing and International Relations

 

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