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CBW Board Members 2017-2018

President - Mary Gaul

Speaker. Author. Coach. Leader. Community Builder.

Success Magnified provides tools to help stuck or stressed out entrepreneurs rekindle the joy and energy in their business. Educating entrepreneurs through coaching, courses, strategy intensives and facilitated peer advisory boards, Mary brings new awareness in a fun supportive environment. As a certified Catalyft Success System™ coach, Mary uses the Pinnacle Success System™ to help entrepreneurs realize their gifts, build a business and their time around using those gifts effectively and then putting it all into a proprietary process. 

The Mary Gaul, as she is known in her networking circles, shares the joys and challenges of being an Entrepreneur, while running multiple successful businesses.  As a creative trusted leader, Mary loves building a community of fun and impactful Entrepreneurs.

Published Works:

  • Vitamin C3 for Business: 52 Ideas to Connect, Contribute and Celebrate your way to success!
  • The Guests Are Here!  Helpful Hints for Easy Enjoyable Entertaining, an Amazon best-seller! 

Mary Gaul, 720-427-5778, [email protected]


Vice President, Programs - Penny Brenden

My name is Penny Brenden and I am the owner of the Connecting Experts. I help solo and entrepreneurs feel more confident by helping them get clear on their vision and their message.

I do this through my 30 Seconds of Brave Seminars and my business training Mastermind Group through The Connecting Experts. We all know that the best, most effective way to getting new business is with face to face marketing.  Are you ready to break through the barriers that are holding you back from making those connections?   Join me at the next 30 Seconds of Brave http://www.theconnectingexperts.com/30-Seconds-of-Brave/

Contact Penny for more information about the next seminar or trade show at 303-220-0366 or email [email protected]

www.theconnectingexperts.com

[email protected]


Secretary - Misha Schryer

Misha Schryer is a Financial Adviser.  She specializes in working with Female Entrepreneurs and their families.  

Misha provides Investor Coaching Seminars to help investors overcome the media hype and emotional triggers often in play.

She also works as a fee-based adviser and takes a 30,000' overview of everything in your financial world.  She digs in with her clients to help them figure out if your actions around money are aligned with your values.

Misha is recently engaged and is Mom to a fabulous 8 yr old daughter.  Her favorite past times are SCUBA diving & meditation.  She and her daughter are also Bee Keepers and huge animal lovers.

Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS). Securities products and advisory services offered through PAS, member FINRA, SIPC. Financial Representative of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY. PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Guardian. Wealth Strategies Group is not an affiliate or subsidiary of PAS or Guardian. 2017-48671 Exp. 10/19.

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Treasurer, Phylecia Jones

Phlyecia Jones is a budgeting nerd and founder of Keep up with Mrs. Jones, where she is on a mission to change the lives of small business owners, one budget at a time.

Even though Phylecia had a life, that on paper was deemed successful... Degree in Computer Science, Master's Degree in Systems Engineering, a civilian career with benefits, and a paycheck that most only dream about... she was running scared of her money.  After spending like crazy and trying to live a lifestyle she could not afford, and having very little money in the bank, she realized something had to change.

Phylecia created a budgeting system that worked for her and things have never been the same since.  Her savings allowed her to 'retire' at the age of 36 years old and start a new chapter in her life.  She now mentors small business owners on budgeting for success and actually giving themselves a salary!

[email protected]



Vice President of Marketing - Lyubov Strauss 

Brand Designer. Senior Graphic Designer. Art Director. Social Media Marketer 
Lyubov Strauss
is the owner/founder Senior Art Director of Lyubov Strauss Advertising agency. 
WWW.LYUBOVSTRAUSS.COM
 Twenty-five years experience in Journalism and Publishing, Advertising, and Marketing, Branding and Graphic Design.
#branddesign #creative #graphicdesign #logodesign #linkedInmarketing #socialmediamarketing
• Brand Design#branddesign
• Creative Services/Graphic Design
• Social Media Marketing 
• Logo Design #logodesign
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Vice President, Membership - Michelle Scott

Stop for a moment... and bring to your awareness one thing in your life that you spend a LOT of time and energy thinking about.  (One of my clients said weight.)

Next, what is the percentage of time that you spend thinking about that one thing?  (That same client said 90% and mostly negative.)

If you could free up that percentage of time and energy or some portion of it to use to focus elsewhere, perhaps on something you've always wanted to do or create, but haven't yet, what would that mean to you?  (Yes, take a moment to answer that.)  (My client took bold next action steps building her photography business.)

Well, I specialize in helping people identify areas that are holding them back in life or business, get to the deeper underlying meaning of that, and clear it freeing up vast amounts of space to create in and energy to take action with.  I then facilitate them to discover and actually take action in directions that they could never have imagined before creating more purpose, meaning, direction, focus, and fun in their lives.

 303-921-9040

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Past President - Nell Hawley

Nell Hawley is a real estate broker and the owner of Hawley Realty.  She has been a premier agent serving the Denver Metro area for over 25 years.
Her primary focus is providing only the best service to her clients.  Nell is well known in the industry for her unmatched personal service, tenacity, honesty, and responsiveness. 
She goes above and beyond to take care of her clients and get them where they need to be on time! 
She treats her clients like family and her successful business is built upon the loyalty of repeat customers and their referrals. 
She takes great pride in ensuring all of her clients have a smooth and successful real estate experience.


http://www.talk2nell.com/


Member at Large - Melissa Wilson

Member at Large /CBW-Greenwood Village Chamber Strategic Partnership

Melissa has been our longest member with over 20 years with-CBW. She has served in several capacities on the Board including Membership, Programs, Voice Mail, Member at Large, Chair Woman for the 30th Anniversary Celebration in February 2008, 2009 Woman of the Year Committee and the 2009 Board Nomination Committee. Melissa was the recipient of the 2008 Woman of the Year award from this chapter.   
 In 2014, Melissa provides a historical perspective of CBW to the board, provides the monthly speaker certificate and is the liaison to the GV Chamber.
 Eighteen years ago she was instrumental in starting the CBW Outreach Program. The first recipient of the outreach connections was CWEE: Center for Work Education and Employment. CWEE named CBW as their 2008 Community Partner of the Year. Outreach has expanded to serve more non-profits that are aligned with both the vision and mission of our organization on a local, national and international level.

[email protected]
www.dtcchamber.com



Chair Women Positions:

Deepen the Connection – Kate Hagerty

Professionals hire Kate to unleash their YES, because most of them are just going through the motions, sacrificing themselves in every area of their lives, and they’ve given up on what they believe is possible for themselves, so she helps them to get clear on, and stand fully in, who they are, why they are here and how they can step fully into their own greatness. 
Bottom line, Kate helps them get on track, on purpose and living their best, most authentic lives. If you would like to get unstuck and are ready to make a change, schedule your complimentary 45 minutes Unleash Your YES Session today by visiting www.soulpurpose.biz/coaching-packages/

303-562-8530|
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Professional Development – Cathy Reilly

Cathy Reilly is a Wellness Advocate and Director for Melaleuca and the owner/founder of Sharing the Shine

I have been a Melaleuca customer for years.  In March of 2016, I was rushed to the ER with blood clots covering my lungs.  Being asthma and serious allergy sufferer, the doctors all agreed that my healthy lifestyle saved my life.  Converting my home to Melaleuca was one of the smartest things I ever did.  Now I help families create a chemical free environment in the home and help them shine from the inside, out.  Melaleuca makes it easy to be healthy with top rated products without chemicals that are all online.  I am told this shopping club is like CostCo with Amazon shipping - the right to your door.  

On a shinier side, I am the founder of Sharing the Shine.  I built this company to help women of all ages bolster their self-esteem and find their inner shine.  I am the author of the upcoming book, Unleash Your Inner Voice, and I speak at various groups about the power of you and your inner voice.   You can currently tips about this on Facebook at Sharing the Shine. 

720-984-5751
[email protected] 


Sponsor Chair – Maureen Phifer

Maureen Phifer is the Owner and Operator of Natural Health and Wellness.
She is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist and a Certified Herbalist from North American Institute of Medicinal Herbalism School which has a clinic where advanced nutritionist work similar to residency in Boulder, Colorado.
She is also a certified Colon Hydrotherapist.   

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Outreach – Jeane Dole

Jeane is an award-winning interior designer and owner of á la carte
DESIGN, a full-service interior design firm that works with homeowners
from a simple tweak to a full-blown whole-house redesign. She
specializes in “Kitchens that Cook, Even if You Don’t” and “Couples
Interior Design Therapy”!
If your home needs a lift or a makeover and does not support you
physically, emotionally and psychologically, contact Jeane to see how

working with a professional can help you transform your home!

Jeane Dole, Principal/Owner of á la carte DESIGN
https://alacartedesign.com/
[email protected]


Social Media Chair - Lyubov Strauss

Brand Designer. Senior Graphic Designer. Art Director. Social Media Marketer 
Lyubov Strauss is the owner/founder Senior Art Director of Lyubov Strauss Advertising agency. 
www.lyubovstrauss.com
Twenty-five years experience in Journalism and Publishing, Advertising, and Marketing, Branding and Graphic Design.
#branding #creative #graphicdesign #logodesign #linkedInmarketing #socialmediamarketing
• Brand Design#branddesign
• Creative Services/Graphic Design
• Social Media Marketing 
• Logo Design #logodesign
Please LIKE us on Facebook
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Please join CBW Facebook Group
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Please join CBW LinkedIn Group
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[email protected]


Past Presidents

Pam Dumonceau - 1994 to 1995, 1995 to1996
Cheryl Briggs - 1996 to 1997
Marguerite Ham - 1997 to 1998
Sharon Barone - 1998 to 1999
Carolyn Butler - 1999 to 2000
Diedra Dissen Swartz - 2000 to 2001
Stephanie Nestlerode - 2001 to 2002
Cathy Almquist - 2002 to 2003
Kris O'Shea - 2003 to 2004
Rhonda Bolich Lampo - 2004 to 2005, 2005 to 2006
Rhonda Ferrie - 2006 to 2007
Ruby Mayeda - 2007 to 2008
Carol Naff - 2008 to 2009
Kathie Seedroff - 2009 to 2010
Erin Seabold - 2010 to 2011
Polly Letofsky - 2011 to 2012
Linda Wilson - 2012 to 2013
Kim Miles - 2013 - 2014
Kelly Mirabella 2014 - 2015
Penny Brenden 2015- 2016
Nell Hawley 2016-2017

 

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