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Current Colorado Business Women Board Members

President - Misha Schryer

Misha Schryer is a Financial Advisor specializing in Investor Education and coaching. 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 advisor 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 a Mom to a fabulous 10 yr. old daughter. Her favorite past times are SCUBA diving & meditation. She and her daughter are also Bee Keepers and huge animal lovers. Investment Advisory Services are offered through Headway Financial Solutions, LLC. Misha Schryer is a registered investment adviser.

Misha Schryer - President/Chief Compliance Officer
Headway Financial Solutions, LLC - 
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Secretary – Suzanne Mitchell 

Suzanne and her husband, Harold, started Zamar Screen Printing in their garage in 1993 and now have an office in Hudson. She is an award-winning networker, which has helped her grow her business for more than 25 years. Suzanne has been using her gifts and talents to serve her loyal, repeat clients. Suzanne is a compassionate encourager and friend. She intuitively listens to discern needs and provides new awareness and possibilities to her clients, colleagues, and friends. In her business, Suzanne loves helping businesses find just the right promotional item to make them stand out. She is creative and thoughtful.

Suzanne and Harold are high school sweethearts and have been married 29 years. Suzanne has two sons, Zane, 19 and Cole, 13. In her spare time she enjoys sewing, quilting, reading, baking, planning big group vacations and being with her family.

Suzanne Mitchell
Matriarch, Zamar Screen Printing, Inc. - Owner
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member-1288 Vice President of Programs - Yelena  Dent

I am a life coach and an energetic healer. I have started transformational work in 2002. I am dedicated and passionate about bringing transformation to deeply rooted emotional, mental and physical patterns to elevate everyday life experience and offer powerful healing practices that enhance the connection with the spirit. Using my personal life experience and wisdom, I inspire and educate by merging eastern and western knowledge and traditions with the latest scientific studies and health psychology. I was born in Ukraine. I speak Russian and English. I work internationally offering individual and couple coaching sessions, workshops, energy healing sessions, and group meditation sessions. I passionately support the empowerment of women from different backgrounds and cultures. 

Yelena Dent
Life Coach and Energetic Healer
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Social Media Chair and Past President - Cathy Reilly

Cathy Reilly is a Personal Wellness Specialist and Key Note Speaker who is on a mission to educate individuals, families and small businesses on how to be their first and best advocate.  Her programs and workshops stem from real-world experiences, clinically proven science and historic track records.  Cathy focuses on three areas of wellness - Mind, Body, and Environment.

As a result of working with Cathy, clients see increased energy, weight loss, a reduction in sick days and a reduction in medications.  Plus, working with Cathy increases money in the pocketbook.  She teaches you how to make small shifts each day allowing you to BYOA (Be Your Own Advocate).

Cathy's book, Unleash Your Inner Voice, launches in October.

Cathy offers workshops and free personal wellness consultations. 

What's your wellness goal this year? 

Cathy can help you achieve it!

Cathy Reilly
Sharing the Shine - Personal Wellness Specialist
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Treasurer, Elaine F Brimage II

  • Elaine is a Senior Personal Banker/Motivational Speaker

Elaine has been in the banking industry for 25+ years, she specialize in helping to build Property Management Companies and Homeowners Association. Also, work with small business clients and helping them be matched to the right financial banking package that allows for growth and productivity.  

She is a three-time cancer survivor, and has been afforded a unique perspective on how health affects emotional, mental, and spiritual wellbeing. She looks forward to sharing her journey of recovery, forgiveness, reconciliation, and hope with others.


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Vice President of Marketing - Suzy Zeng

Suzy is a multi-business owner, focusing on global business connections and holistic wellbeing. She is a global business connector and problem solver, with a graduate degree in Food Science & Nutrition, and is certified in Personal Fitness Training.

Previously Suzy worked at various Fortune 500 companies as a corporate executive and has built expertise in market/brand development, strategic partnership, and product innovation. 

Suzy has a strong passion for helping women and families to "Achieve Holistic Wellbeing through Connections, Health and Finance" by focusing on physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

FoodaFit, LLC is one of the businesses Suzy founded to help people achieve quality living via healthy eating and smart fitness. FoodaFit, LLC has developed a FoodaFit system to take strategic, suitable, yet fun and simple approaches to food and fitness, and ultimately improve the quality of life you deserve.

Suzy Zeng

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Vice President of Membership - Katherine Nickerson

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Vice President of Outreach –Tatyana Sturm

Tatyana truly understands the dynamics of selling homes in the Denver Metro real estate market and is an expert at educating her clients so they can make the best and informed decisions for their needs. She utilizes the latest internet technologies to market her properties at an expert level. Her constant dedication to service and work ethic has earned her many awards throughout her career. She has been a 10 year recipient of the “5280 Magazine” 5 Star Award, Named the Top 100 EXIT Agents in all of North America every year in since 2014, Awarded by The Denver Business Journal top 100 Denver Real Estate Agents in 2016, 2017 & 2018, Ranked #10 in Colorado by America’s Best Real Estate Agents Real Trends for most closed transactions by an individual, Named one of the 100 most influential Real Estate Agents in Colorado by Real Estate Executive in 2015, 2016 & 2018, Awarded 5 Carat Diamond Award by South Denver Metro Realtor Association in 2017 and she has been in the top 1/2% of Denver Real Estate Agent Production since 2010.

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Chair Women Positions:

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.

Melissa Wilson
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Sponsor Chair – Jennifer Gaines

My name is Jennifer Gaines, As a highly trained real estate consultant, trainer, mentor, ambassador and leader, I love helping both buyers and sellers achieve their real estate dreams.

I started my full-time full-service real estate career in 2014 and absolutely LOVE what I do! I am committed and passionate about customer service and I am known as a creative giver in my community. I have been recognized as a top producer by EXIT Realty Denver Tech Center in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 and am now recognized as a top producer by EXIT Realty International Corporation.

I strive to be the best of the best for my clients and have developed a like-minded team of licensed professionals that work with me.

I am a driven member of the National Association of REALTORS®, Colorado Association of REALTORS®, South Metro Denver REALTORS® Association, and The Parker Chamber. I have also achieved my Certified Negotiation Expert Designation.

Jennifer Gaines
Associate Broker with EXIT Realty DTC
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Deepen The Connection Event Chair - Marcia Pinkstaff

Marcia is an independent consultant and group leader with Touchstone Crystal by Swarovki (the direct sales division owned by Swarovki). She loves to help other women...whether it is a piece of bling that makes someone smile, giving away free jewelry or helping someone enrich their life. Marcia also love to share about my breast cancer journey to change the lives of mammogram and self-exam at a time! She inspire others through my jewelry business to live their best life possible.

Marcia Pinkstaff

Independent Consultant and Group Leader with Touchstone Crystal by Swarovki


Past Presidents

Cathy Reilly 2018-2019
Mary Gaul 2017-2018
Nell Hawley 2016-2017
Penny Brenden 2015- 2016
Kelly Mirabella 2014 - 2015
Kim Miles - 2013 - 2014
Linda Wilson - 2012 to 2013
Polly Letofsky - 2011 to 2012
Erin Seabold - 2010 to 2011
Kathie Seedroff - 2009 to 2010
Carol Naff - 2008 to 2009
Ruby Mayeda - 2007 to 2008
Rhonda Ferrie - 2006 to 2007
Rhonda Bolich Lampo - 2004 to 2005, 2005 to 2006
Kris O''Shea - 2003 to 2004
Cathy Almquist - 2002 to 2003
Stephanie Nestlerode - 2001 to 2002
Diedra Dissen Swartz - 2000 to 2001
Carolyn Butler - 1999 to 2000
Sharon Barone - 1998 to 1999
Marguerite Ham - 1997 to 1998
Cheryl Briggs - 1996 to 1997
Pam Dumonceau - 1994 to 1995, 1995 to 1996
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