Eva Jannotta, Founder, Simply Put Strategies

Eva Jannotta is a social media marketing entrepreneur and founded Simply Put Strategies in 2015. Her raison d’etre is to use social media to create and nurture relationships between brands and their fans by telling the brand story and featuring new products – with an emphasis on supporting sustainable clothing brands. 

Ideal Client: A company like www.tradlands.com!

Connect Online: Twitter and Instagram


Christy Batta, Founder, Hey Batta Batta

My mission at Hey Batta Batta is to help clients make the right impressions on the right people. I believe design isn’t just about the typefaces and colors, but also creating a visual voice that people can recognize and trust. Hire me if you want someone as a partner on your team. I listen to your ideas so you feel heard and understood. Then we work together to create a design that supports your bigger vision.

Ideal Client: People and organizations using their talents to make a difference!

Connect Online: Twitter and Instagram


Carrie Kolar, Founder, Bellinis on a Budget

Carrie Kolar has the energy of a happy sparkplug and a passion for the written word. Bad writing drives her nuts, and so does missed potential. She works with financial service providers to make sure that no matter where they are in their content journey, they have the tools they need to succeed.

Ideal Client: Those looking to live the good life on a budget!


Lauren Orsini, Founder, Otaku Journalist

I'm Lauren Orsini, a web developer, anime blogger, and ghost writer based on my Otaku Journalist website. My reporting has appeared on ReadWrite, CNN, Forbes, Kotaku, PBS, the Daily Dot, and numerous other outlets. I have written or contributed to several books, most recently Cosplay: The Fantasy World of Role Play. Development-wise, I specialize in WordPress theme building.

Ideal Client: I am in awe of people who proudly nurture their obsessions and I especially love working with passionate people, especially small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs with big dreams. 

Connect Online: Twitter and Instagram

Liz Delgado-Steo, Real Estate Agent, Jason Martin Group

As a native Washingtonian, Liz Delgado-Steo brings her boundless energy and enthusiasm to clients who are also looking to make the D.C. area their home.  Her passion for helping clients find the right home is guided by a deep commitment to ethics and integrity. Liz’s local expertise, ability to quickly establish relationships and steadfast commitment to her clients make her a real estate agent that is both highly engaging and highly professional.

Connect Online: Twitter and Facebook

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Ashlee Berghoff, MBA, Director of Business Management, A Squared

Ashlee is a organizational nerd and founder of A Squared, a process design company that exists to help entrepreneurs at capacity build the infrastructure their companies need to run with elegance and efficiency. Her vision is to help entrepreneurs experience shalom (not just peace, but a deep sense of thriving and well being) in their lives and businesses through a lighter load and a reminder that they're not in this alone.

Connect Online: LinkedIn and Facebook

Erin Perkins, Founder, Mabely Q

Erin works with small businesses that struggle with not being able to focus on their core business because they have to take care of all the little details. She’ll work with you to gather the assets and technologies available to help you work smarter and faster and do more of what you love. Sample tasks: emails, scheduling appointments, keeping all your files organized, as well as creating design materials for you, basically all stuff that takes up key hours of your day that you can be investing in your clients.

Connect Online: Instagram and Facebook

Maggie Germano is a financial coach for women. Her mission is to give women the support and tools that they need to take control of their money, break the taboo of discussing debt and income, and achieve their goals and dreams. She does this through one-on-one financial coaching, monthly Money Circle gatherings, writing, and speaking engagements.

Passionate about many issues affecting women, Maggie also serves on the board of Collective Action for Safe Spaces, is a member of the Women’s Information Network, and was trained as a salary negotiation facilitator by AAUW.

Connect Online: Instagram and Facebook, and Twitter

Chantl Martin, Founder, Thrive Lounge

Chantl Martin created the Thrive Lounge blog to give millennial women the kick in the pants they need to uncomplicate their goals, stop making excuses, get productive and start living the life they always wanted. Her passion is to revolutionize the way women think about their future by creating a supportive community where they can dream unapologetically. Her work has been featured on Great Day Washington, Blogger Week UnConference and SheOwnsIt.com and she recently published the nonfiction title, Goal Doing: Practical Advice For Goal Setting Action Planning and Achieving Your Dreams.

Connect Online: Twitter + Instagram

Cheryl Hori, Founder + Chief Strategist, Pacific Campaign House

Cheryl is the founder and chief strategist of Pacific Campaign House, a progressive digital-first firm. PCH doesn't create cookie cutter digital campaigns. They're a boutique firm that treats every client like their only client and that means amplifying the campaign/org’s voice, breaking through the noise in overflowing inboxes, and raising major dollars from small-dollar donors.

Connect Online: Twitter

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