Rebecca Pennaroya, Pura Mente Jewelry

Pura Mente Jewelry, an American bracelet company, donates 20% of all sales to the Alzheimer’s Association in order to raise awareness about dementia and funds for research.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led to launching this business: When my dad died I promised him I would do something to honor my mother who had been diagnosed with […]

MJ Callaway, Rock More Sales

Rock More Sales, of Pittsburgh, Pa. helps solopreneurs, small business owners and business professionals increase their bottom line by helping them elevate their confidence in selling, master their sales structure and implement techniques to help improve their close ratio.

 ‘Ah ha’ Moment that led to launching this business:  While working in a corporate sales position, my […]

Danielle Jackson, DJ MJ Consulting

DJ MJ Consulting, of Atlanta, Ga. teaches the principles of leadership, social media, and marketing by empowering others to live the life they’ve only dreamed of.

‘Ah ha’ Moment that led to launching this business: While working my full-time job as a senior-leader at an international publication whose sole mission was helping women grow professionally, the […]

Carrie Hall, New York Life Insurance District Agent

Growing up in the little town of Willcox, Arizona, New York Life Insurance Company District Agent Carrie Hall, CLU®, CFP® witnessed just what can happen when a family’s financial plan is not in order. Fresh out of college with a degree in Finance, tragedy struck her family. “My grandfather, who I was very close to, […]

Karla Harmer, Karla Harmer/Happy Vaca

Karla Harmer/Happy Vaca of Austin, Texas, offers vacation packages for people who appreciate a shoot-from-the-hip, fun-loving and adventurous woman who is passionate about life and helping people love travel.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led to launching this business: People would ask me about how we were able to travel and who did we use. They had […]

Ali Craig, The Ali Craig Group

The Ali Craig Group of Mesa, AZ was launched in 2006 and recently rebranded to help bring raw passion, intense pleasure, meaningful connections and a set advantage to their clients’ business, brand, personal style, space and life.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led you to launching this business: My “aha moment” came 14 years ago when I […]

Jessica Rivelli, Working Women of Tampa Bay

Working Women of Tampa Bay launched in  Tampa, Fla. in November, 2008. The mission back then was to connect and promote female entrepreneurs & professionals through fun networking events, activities and learning opportunities, designed with the busy working woman’s schedule in mind. Four years later, the organization is on the forefront of the women’s entrepreneurial […]

Lori Spiess, OffiCenters and VirtualOffiCenters

OffiCenters and VirtualOffiCenters of Minneapolis, founded in 1981, offer flexible and affordable office solutions.

‘Ah Ha’ moment that led to launching this business: I went to work for a company that was in the executive suite business. I loved the model and the ideas and we just kept expanding. Early on, I bought the business. Who […]