Flight Club

Teresa Wilkinson is founder and owner of TTG Environmental & Associates, an environmental consulting practice. She started her business over five years ago and has successfully delivered environmental planning services to various clients in the San Diego region including City of San Diego, SANDAG, and Caltrans. She has over 30 years experience in the environmental planning field. She is a graduate of USC in Urban and Regional Planning and holds a Masters Degree from San Diego State in Latin American Studies Program. Teresa and her husband served as Peace Corps volunteers in Honduras. She is married and has two children, Taylor and Sophia.

Website: www.ttgenvironmental.com

Direct download: Teresa_Wilkinson.mp3
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Donna Maria is the founder and CEO of the Indie Business Network. Launched in 2000, IBN is the leading for-profit trade organization serving the unique needs of Makers and Handmade Entrepreneurs nationwide and in Canada. In addition to affordable product liability insurance, which helps IBN members increase sales in retail stores and trade shows, IBN offers entrepreneurial and leadership training tailored directly to the needs of artisan business owners. IBN features a front-facing blog and in-person events, like the annual Indie Cruise Retreat and Maker Mastermind Incubators, which provide the training, resources, and guidance you need to build a profitable and sustainable Maker business.

Website: http://www.indiebusinessnetwork.com

Twitter: @indiebusiness

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Chiara has been in operations over 10 years and has been fortunate to be able to work with multiple start-ups, thus the opportunity to wear many hats, learn all aspects of the business and quickly adapt into different roles.

She has experienced first hand the challenges that startups and small business face on a daily basis, as well as the highs and lows. After being laid-off from her last startup, she decided to take control of her career and started Ops Optimized.

Website: www.opsoptimized.com

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Tracie Arlington has her black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has been teaching self-defense courses since 1998 to women, teens and children. Her children’s class has been taught to hundreds of thousands of children, teens and women since 2003. Tracie is also a nationally certified instructor for the Women’s Self-Defense Institute. She has appeared on Dr. Phil and the Doctor’s TV as an expert on children’s self defense.

Website: PlayItSafeDefense.net
Twitter: @PlayItSafeSD

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Donna Kozik shows entrepreneurs, service professionals, coaches and other business owners how to get a book done fast and easy.

She calls a book your "big business card" as it introduces you as a credible expert to the world. Donna is an award-winning author, Amazon bestseller and a recent USA Today bestseller thanks to the book "Write & Grow Rich." When not helping aspiring authors to get their book done, Donna enjoys playing pool, watching the Hallmark Movie Channel and loving her cats.

Website: www.FreeBookPlanner.com
Twitter: @donnakozik

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After spending a career working for large, global corporations in both sales and marketing, Kendra is now pursuing an entrepreneurial path to share her knowledge with companies who are focused on selling products online. In March 2018, Kendra founded Innovate Marketing, a Digital Marketing and eCommerce Consulting firm focused on helping companies develop and execute a retail strategy for their eCommerce or Omni-Channel business. Kendra has spent over 20 years working for some of the largest consumer packaged goods companies (Spectrum Brands, Mars, Heinz). She has worked in all channels of trade selling to traditional retailers like PetSmart, Petco, Safeway, Whole Foods, and has over 11 years of experience in the eCommerce channel. Kendra has been working with Amazon since they first started selling goods and has worked with all the major eCommerce and Omni-Channel retailers including Walmart, Home Depot, and Jet.com. In 2017, she was recognized in the Top 200 Who’s Who in eCommerce from Shopper Marketing Magazine Path to Purchase Institute.

Website: www.innovatemarketing.com
Instagram: @Kendra.Williams.IM
Facebook: KendraWilliamsIM
LinkedIn: KendraKWilliams

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Florence Navarro has worked around the world for everything from small non-profits to multi-national organizations. Since 2007 she has supported social impact entrepreneurs to launch and grow their companies. Throughout her career she has been recognized for recruiting talent, bolstering and building teams. Her extensive global network and her genuine passion to match people’s talents with organizations’ purpose led her to start her own company to help growing businesses build the team they need to reach the next level of success.

Website: www.kichocheo.com

Twitter: @NavarroFlorence

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Chris is the founder of Empowered Achievers, a career coaching and development company focused on helping driven professional women craft careers that they love.

Originally coming from the corporate advertising industry where she worked on clients like Google, YouTube, and Expedia, she traded in the agency life for the world of talent development and culture. She transformed her own career into something she loved, and is passionate about getting rid of the “Sunday Scaries” for each one of her clients, too.

Chris works with individuals and companies alike, through both her custom coaching program as well as corporate trainings. She is a thought-leader, with articles in Thrive Global and features on sites such as Business News Daily and HelloGiggles.

Website: http://beempoweredachievers.com/

Twitter: @mschriscastillo

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:57am EST

Debbie was born and raised in San Diego and has spent her entire life living in the Golden State. 

She has a background in academia and program administration. She is also passionate about rescuing German shepherds. 

After being laid off from the UCSD Cancer Center, she re-invented herself as an entrepreneur by purchasing a College Nannies+Sitters+Tutors franchise.

Website: https://www.collegenanniesandtutors.com/powayca

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:46am EST

Randa Fahmy is the founder of Makeup America! a new Made in America beauty brand with a unique social purpose: economically empowering women to pay down the U.S. National Debt. After a 30 year career in law and politics, Randa created Makeup America! to reflect the American Spirit, allowing women, no matter who they are and where they come from, to confidently radiate their beauty, diversity, creativity, and independence. Wrapped in red, white and blue, Makeup America’s long-wearing, high-quality nail polish and lipsticks are priced affordably at $13.76, and $17.76 and are non-GMO, paraben-free, cruelty-free, and fragrance-free. Consistent with America’s tradition of community service that calls upon us to solve our nation’s problems, Makeup America’s motto is “Do Good Look Great” because they will contribute $1 of every product sold toward paying down the U.S. National Debt.

Website: www.makeupamerica.us

Twitter: @makeupamericaus

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Jakey is a dance teaching artist, educator, performer, blogger, mindfulness practitioner, and entrepreneur.

After working with the public sector for 7 years, Jakey founded Artists In The Classroom, a company devoted to arts education, inclusivity, activism, and improving organizational culture within systems.

She is a member of the National Dance Education Organization, an SF Community Boards certified Mediator, and currently an SIY Teacher in Training, with Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI), a non-profit born at Google, that brings practical mindful leadership & emotional intelligence tools to communities and organizations.

You can find more of her work at: www.artistsintheclassroom.com
You can contact her at: jakey@jakeytoor.com
Website: http://www.jakeytoor.com/
Twitter: @jakeytoor

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Dr. Cindy Lin is the founder of the social entrepreneurial company HOVE Social Good Intelligence. As a mission-to-action lifestyle and technology company, HOVE works to connect people to purchasing with purpose and analyzes data strategically by examining environmental, health and consumer action data together. HOVE highlights everyday products from Give Back companies who are making a positive impact on the world and then calculates their social impact footprint. 

Before founding HOVE, Dr. Lin achieved her dream of working at the US Environmental Protection Agency and while there, engaged in international and national water protection projects and sweeping environmental policy changes. This includes serving as the Water Adviser at the US Embassy in Beijing, China. Dr. Lin is an avid ecologist, environmental scientist and engineer by training. She received her doctorate (D.Env.) in Environmental Science and Engineering, M.S. in Environmental Chemistry and B.S. in Biology, all from UCLA.

Website: www.hovesocialgood.com and www.hovedata.com
Twitter: @hove2it

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After 25+ years in the marketing and branding industry, Angela Hill has learned what it takes to succeed in an ever-changing business landscape. More importantly, she has learned what not to do to survive and thrive both professionally and personally.

Website: incitrio.com
Twitter: @incitrio

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Hollie Tkac is a Biz Strategist & Head Unicorn at hollietkac.com. She believes you can have work you love, as long as you believe it’s possible, feed your sense of worthiness, and take ACTION. She helps ambitious corporate women who want to create their own service-based, online businesses to make it happen.

Website: https://www.hollietkac.com/

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Kara Tripp and Lynae Axelson are a couple of Montana sisters making Fly Fishing Accessories with women in mind. They also host fly fishing trips, and how-to classes geared towards women looking to become active in the sport. Empowering women with the tools to be successful on the water, so they can feel confident off the water in their day to day lives!

Website: www.damselflyfishing.com
Twitter: @Damsel_FF

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Nichole MacDonald is the founder of The Sash Bag, a highly coveted alternative to handbags. Sash bags have been featured on several national media outlets including the Today Show, Extra, and many more. Nichole has an extensive background in marketing, design, and product development and has helped successfully launch over 25 products in her 18-year career.

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Stephanie develops & executes strategy for multiple freelance clients, which include social media lead capture, email marketing campaigns, online subscription offer strategies, Facebook advertising and overall creative direction.

Website: www.stephanielane.net

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:54pm EST

Deborah is an Executive Coach, Sales Accelerator, Strengths Strategist, Brainstorm Facilitator and Speaker. Her focus is to first shore up the core of the individual, then fine tune the strengths they bring directed at what they want to accomplish and achieve.

She will tell you that she is madly in love with what she does and that her favorite moments are when she literally sees a personal insight in a client of hers take flight.

Website: http://deborahgedwards.com/
Twitter: @DeborahGEdwards

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:57pm EST

Alisa Marie Beyer is an entrepreneur, writer, and business behavior expert. Her latest venture, LemonTree Partners inspires people to discover and trust who they are at their natural best so they can improve and positively impact their workplaces, lives, and relationships.

Alisa now spends her days building high-trust, high-performance teams for entrepreneurs, individual employees, small businesses, and teams within large companies.

Website: https://lemontreepartners.com

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Danielle is a native San Diegan and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from California State University San Marcos. After graduating from CSUSM, Danielle went to the Gemological Institute of America where she received her Graduate Gemologist Diploma. She quickly started to work in the jewelry industry including owning her own e-commerce website after she started her family. When Danielle decided to get back into the workforce on a full-time basis, she wanted something that had a better work life balance.

Using her previous retail sales and banking experience, Danielle joined Merrill Lynch in 2017 and became a Financial Advisor in their wealth management office. Naturally curious about financial markets and strategies, Danielle applies her banking and business experience to help each of her clients make the most of their financial opportunities. 

When Danielle is not working, she likes to spend her free time with her husband and three children. She is very active in many community organizations including Alpha Xi Delta alumni organization, her church and her children's' school foundation.

Website: http://fa.ml.com/daniellev

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Krystal Covington, MBA is a Publicist and Business Marketing Consultant helping companies increase visibility, credibility and influence. With over 10 years in marketing and communications, Krystal brings with her the extensive expertise required to build an integrated marketing and PR strategy that boosts revenue while keeping expenses low.

As CEO & Founder of Women of Denver, Krystal developed a social enterprise association that helps professional women develop their business skills, build confidence, and earn their worth as business leaders. The organization launched in 2014 and has hundreds of active members.

Krystal has also presented a TEDx Talk, contributes to Forbes and has been featured in numerous media outlets such as Fast Company, Entrepreneur on Fire, and Women Taking the Lead.

Website: www.krystalcovington.com; www.thewomenofdenver.com

Twitter: @krystalgolead

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:58am EST

Jennifer Stahl is passionate about getting results and creating life balance for her clients. She helps clients gain clarity and implement proven business concepts to guarantee a high return on investment. After graduating from Seton Hall University with a B.S. in Business Administration, she spent 13 years training, marketing, and managing projects for pharmaceutical companies and healthcare professionals. Whether her clients are large or small, she combines experience with customized training and operations management to enable clients to grow, build their business, and construct highly functional teams. She is certified by FocalPoint International as a Business Coach.

Jennifer is involved in her community through her service on the Board of Directors of Hannah’s House, a non-profit providing services to families dealing with divorce and child custody. She lives in San Diego, California with her three Jack-Russell Terriers, Maggie, Mallory (aka “Turtle”) and Mona and her horse Lexi.

Website: jenniferstahl.focalpointcoaching.com

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A daughter of two computer specialists, Ms. Jasmine L. Sadler was born in Detroit, Michigan where she enjoyed tutoring her classmates in Algebra as well as becoming a technically trained competitive dancer. Just before submitting college applications, Space Shuttle Columbia disaster inspired Jasmine to pursue Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan.

Jasmine lives her life on purpose through her company, The Steam Collaborative, which educates children and their parents about STEM from an artistic perspective.

Website: www.adorntheworld.com

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