Lisa Congdon Lisa Congdon Artist Lisa Congdon is best known for her colorful paintings, intricate line drawings, pattern design & hand lettering. She works for clients around the world including the MoMA, Martha Stewart Living, Chronicle Books, The Land of Nod, and Cloud9 Fabrics, among many others. Lisa writes a popular daily blog about her work and inspiration called Today is Going to be Awesome. She is the author of five books. Her latest book, Fortune Favors the Brave (Chronicle) will be released later this year.


Lisa Congdon
Lisa Congdon

Artist Lisa Congdon is best known for her colorful paintings, intricate line drawings, pattern design & hand lettering. She works for clients around the world including the MoMA, Martha Stewart Living, Chronicle Books, The Land of Nod, and Cloud9 Fabrics, among many others. Lisa writes a popular daily blog about her work and inspiration called Today is Going to be Awesome. She is the author of five books. Her latest book, Fortune Favors the Brave (Chronicle) will be released later this year.

Dallas Clayton Dallas Clayton After being turned down by publishers, Dallas decided to self-publish his first book, An Awesome Book! using the internet. It was a massive hit and became a favorite among kids and adults everywhere. Dallas has continued publishing children's books with Amazon, Harper Collins and Candlewick Press, while also working on creative collaborations with companies like Starbucks, Nike, J.Crew and Target. He now tours the country reading to kids in schools, hospitals, and libraries, giving away books to everyone along the way.


Dallas Clayton
Dallas Clayton

After being turned down by publishers, Dallas decided to self-publish his first book, An Awesome Book! using the internet. It was a massive hit and became a favorite among kids and adults everywhere. Dallas has continued publishing children's books with Amazon, Harper Collins and Candlewick Press, while also working on creative collaborations with companies like Starbucks, Nike, J.Crew and Target. He now tours the country reading to kids in schools, hospitals, and libraries, giving away books to everyone along the way.

Jess Lee  Polyvore Jess is CEO and Co-Founder of Polyvore. Prior to co-founding Polyvore, Jess was a product manager at Google, where she worked on Google Maps and launched features like My Maps and draggable driving directions. Jess has a degree in computer science from Stanford University.


Jess Lee 
Polyvore

Jess is CEO and Co-Founder of Polyvore. Prior to co-founding Polyvore, Jess was a product manager at Google, where she worked on Google Maps and launched features like My Maps and draggable driving directions. Jess has a degree in computer science from Stanford University.

Susan Petersen  Freshly Picked Susan is the CEO and founder of Freshly Picked, a moccasin company that she started in 2009, after becoming frustrated by the lack of well-designed baby shoes. She now makes moccasins for the rich and famous (or at least their kids). Susan's biggest thrill is not seeing her moccasins in the glossy magazines, although that is fun, it's spotting her moccasins at the grocery store or the library on the feet of her loyal customers. She provides marketing strategy and campaign planning for big companies, small shop owners and bloggers.


Susan Petersen 
Freshly Picked

Susan is the CEO and founder of Freshly Picked, a moccasin company that she started in 2009, after becoming frustrated by the lack of well-designed baby shoes. She now makes moccasins for the rich and famous (or at least their kids). Susan's biggest thrill is not seeing her moccasins in the glossy magazines, although that is fun, it's spotting her moccasins at the grocery store or the library on the feet of her loyal customers. She provides marketing strategy and campaign planning for big companies, small shop owners and bloggers.

Jordan Ferney  Oh Happy Day Jordan is the founder and editor at Oh Happy Day, a design and lifestyle blog known for it's original and fun DIY projects and party ideas. Jordan has been featured in Time Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, Sunset Magazine, Martha Stewart Living Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Budget Living, and Anthology Magazine. Jordan likes to spend time taking pictures in her vintage photobooth and hanging with her family in San Francisco.


Jordan Ferney 
Oh Happy Day

Jordan is the founder and editor at Oh Happy Day, a design and lifestyle blog known for it's original and fun DIY projects and party ideas. Jordan has been featured in Time Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, Sunset Magazine, Martha Stewart Living Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Budget Living, and Anthology Magazine. Jordan likes to spend time taking pictures in her vintage photobooth and hanging with her family in San Francisco.

Sydney Price  Kate Spade Sydney oversees implementation for the company's trade initiative, on purpose. on purpose, teaches a group of 150 local artisans in Masoro, Rwanda to become a profitable supplier to kate spade new york, Jack Spade and Kate Spade Saturday, Sydney created the on purpose model, which seeks to integrate the Rwandan artisans into the company's supply chain as a true manufacturing partner. Additionally, she oversees product design for Rwanda-made products, as well as managing training programs that will allow the artisans' business to participate in the global marketplace.


Sydney Price 
Kate Spade

Sydney oversees implementation for the company's trade initiative, on purposeon purpose, teaches a group of 150 local artisans in Masoro, Rwanda to become a profitable supplier to kate spade new york, Jack Spade and Kate Spade Saturday, Sydney created the on purpose model, which seeks to integrate the Rwandan artisans into the company's supply chain as a true manufacturing partner. Additionally, she oversees product design for Rwanda-made products, as well as managing training programs that will allow the artisans' business to participate in the global marketplace.

Cathleya Schroeckenstein  Momtastic Cathleya is concurrently the Managing Editor at Momtastic and the Editor-in-Chief at Weddingbee. In an average month she's developing content being delivered to 8 million + unique users (that's a lotta ladies!). She lives by the idea that all editorial she puts out should be achievable, affordable, and freakin' adorable. She's often tapped for her expertise by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Access Hollywood, and others. Cathleya works in her robe from her home in Minneapolis.


Cathleya Schroeckenstein 
Momtastic

Cathleya is concurrently the Managing Editor at Momtastic and the Editor-in-Chief at Weddingbee. In an average month she's developing content being delivered to 8 million + unique users (that's a lotta ladies!). She lives by the idea that all editorial she puts out should be achievable, affordable, and freakin' adorable. She's often tapped for her expertise by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Access Hollywood, and others. Cathleya works in her robe from her home in Minneapolis.

Hilary Rushford Dean Street Society Hilary Rushford, founder of Dean Street Society, is a personal stylist for "real people with real budgets" with her signature course Style & Styleability; the educated woman's secret to style. She also mentors fellow entrepreneurs and is author of The 4-Part Entrepreneur Cocktail. Hilary hosted a show on The Hello Style Cannel, and appeared in Better Homes and Gardens, Nordstrom, and Verily Magazine. She lives in home sweet Brooklyn where she's passionate about bow ties, brunches and bold lipstick.


Hilary Rushford
Dean Street Society

Hilary Rushford, founder of Dean Street Society, is a personal stylist for "real people with real budgets" with her signature course Style & Styleability; the educated woman's secret to style. She also mentors fellow entrepreneurs and is author of The 4-Part Entrepreneur Cocktail. Hilary hosted a show on The Hello Style Cannel, and appeared in Better Homes and Gardens, Nordstrom, and Verily Magazine. She lives in home sweet Brooklyn where she's passionate about bow ties, brunches and bold lipstick.

Jessie Artigue  Style & Pepper Jessie is a NYC-based style expert and on-air host with a variety of experience in the fashion and lifestyle industries. She has blogged at Style & Pepper since 2008, is the host and producer of a sassy little web-show called S&P TV, and offers business consulting + strategy for both national brands as well as fellow online influencers. She loves stand-up comedy, cooking healthy food and being a big sister to thousands at Pepperologie.com. (Stay tuned for launch of her latest love + life project in Spring 2015!)


Jessie Artigue 
Style & Pepper

Jessie is a NYC-based style expert and on-air host with a variety of experience in the fashion and lifestyle industries. She has blogged at Style & Pepper since 2008, is the host and producer of a sassy little web-show called S&P TV, and offers business consulting + strategy for both national brands as well as fellow online influencers. She loves stand-up comedy, cooking healthy food and being a big sister to thousands at Pepperologie.com. (Stay tuned for launch of her latest love + life project in Spring 2015!)

Allison Silber  Engaged & Inspired Allison is the founder of Engaged & Inspired, a blog turned wedding planning and design studio located in San Francisco, CA. She is a natural red head, loves coffee and has an obsession with everything gold.


Allison Silber 
Engaged & Inspired

Allison is the founder of Engaged & Inspired, a blog turned wedding planning and design studio located in San Francisco, CA. She is a natural red head, loves coffee and has an obsession with everything gold.

Ashlee Prisbrey Ashlee Marie Cakes Ashlee is a Professional Cake Decorator and instructor turned blogger. She started blogging 7 years ago to support her cake business, Ashlee Marie Cakes, and soon discovered a whole new way to teach what she loves. Besides cake her passion is baking and cooking from scratch. You can usually find her working on a new recipe or working on an over-the-top party she loves to throw for one of her 5 children.


Ashlee Prisbrey
Ashlee Marie Cakes

Ashlee is a Professional Cake Decorator and instructor turned blogger. She started blogging 7 years ago to support her cake business, Ashlee Marie Cakes, and soon discovered a whole new way to teach what she loves. Besides cake her passion is baking and cooking from scratch. You can usually find her working on a new recipe or working on an over-the-top party she loves to throw for one of her 5 children.

Laura Probst Honest Company As Head of Social Goodness, Laura is charged with ensuring the company fulfills its brand promise, to create a healthier and safer world for families. In this role, Laura oversees all philanthropic investments for The Honest Company, including employee engagement, product donations, cause-marketing partnerships, sustainability efforts and nonprofit alliances and partnerships. Prior to joining Honest, Laura spent 15 years helping companies forge win-win partnerships with nonprofit brands. Her former clients and partners include consumer brands like Kashi, Dermalogica, and The Container Store, media companies like NBC-Universal and Warner Bros, and high profile individuals like Dr. Phil and Robin McGraw.


Laura Probst
Honest Company

As Head of Social Goodness, Laura is charged with ensuring the company fulfills its brand promise, to create a healthier and safer world for families. In this role, Laura oversees all philanthropic investments for The Honest Company, including employee engagement, product donations, cause-marketing partnerships, sustainability efforts and nonprofit alliances and partnerships. Prior to joining Honest, Laura spent 15 years helping companies forge win-win partnerships with nonprofit brands. Her former clients and partners include consumer brands like Kashi, Dermalogica, and The Container Store, media companies like NBC-Universal and Warner Bros, and high profile individuals like Dr. Phil and Robin McGraw.

  Ali Edwards Ali Edwards Designer, blogger workshop instructor, and author of four books about memory keeping, Ali is well known for authentically capturing everyday life with photos and words and creating memory keeping projects from those moments that pass by in an instant. Since 2004, Ali's blog, workshops and memory keeping project have inspired tens of thousands of people to share their own stories and enrich their own lives through the process. Ali lives in Eugene, Oregon with her two children and their cat George Washington.

 

Ali Edwards
Ali Edwards

Designer, blogger workshop instructor, and author of four books about memory keeping, Ali is well known for authentically capturing everyday life with photos and words and creating memory keeping projects from those moments that pass by in an instant. Since 2004, Ali's blog, workshops and memory keeping project have inspired tens of thousands of people to share their own stories and enrich their own lives through the process. Ali lives in Eugene, Oregon with her two children and their cat George Washington.

  Alissa Circle  Diary of an Addict Blog Alissa is a wife, mother, Editor of Diary of an Addict, and Co-Founder of Pollinate Media Group, a match maker between brands and bloggers. Alissa loves finding ways to build up the blogging community; sharing stories of what she has learned through her blogging journey and vast experience working with brands. She has a consulting program that helps blog + biz newbies navigate the world of social media and create goals for how to continue to grow. 

 

Alissa Circle 
Diary of an Addict Blog

Alissa is a wife, mother, Editor of Diary of an Addict, and Co-Founder of Pollinate Media Group, a match maker between brands and bloggers. Alissa loves finding ways to build up the blogging community; sharing stories of what she has learned through her blogging journey and vast experience working with brands. She has a consulting program that helps blog + biz newbies navigate the world of social media and create goals for how to continue to grow. 

  Erin Loechner  Design for Mankind Erin has been blogging and speaking for more than decade and has garnered a loyal, design-loving following with over one million fans worldwide. Her work has been highlighted in a variety of publications (The New York Times, Glamour, Lucky, Parenting, Dwell, Marie Claire, Elle Decor, Huffington Post) and in a 2-year/24-episode web show on HGTV.com. As a speaker, she has appeared worldwide for clients such as Walt Disney World, IKEA and Home Depot.

 

Erin Loechner 
Design for Mankind

Erin has been blogging and speaking for more than decade and has garnered a loyal, design-loving following with over one million fans worldwide. Her work has been highlighted in a variety of publications (The New York Times, Glamour, Lucky, Parenting, Dwell, Marie Claire, Elle Decor, Huffington Post) and in a 2-year/24-episode web show on HGTV.com. As a speaker, she has appeared worldwide for clients such as Walt Disney World, IKEA and Home Depot.

Elle Rowley  Solly Baby Elle is the owner of the baby carrier company Solly Baby, Elle started her business in Salt Lake City in 2011, inspired by the idea of making a fashion-forward, lightweight, wrap-style carrier. Through the use of social media, blogging, and Diet Coke, Solly Baby has grown to become an internationally recognized and distributed brand. She now resides in San Diego, California with her husband and business partner, Jared, and their three children.


Elle Rowley 
Solly Baby

Elle is the owner of the baby carrier company Solly Baby, Elle started her business in Salt Lake City in 2011, inspired by the idea of making a fashion-forward, lightweight, wrap-style carrier. Through the use of social media, blogging, and Diet Coke, Solly Baby has grown to become an internationally recognized and distributed brand. She now resides in San Diego, California with her husband and business partner, Jared, and their three children.

Dayle Bennett Number 4 Design Studio Dayle is a designer based in Atlanta. She is founder of the Number 4 Design Studio, a studio that specializes in design consulting, installation design and creative workshops. Her motto is Make, Inspire & Share. Dayle has been blogging about design since 2007. She has created and designed displays and retail spaces for West Elm, Hallmark Cards, Gucci and Neiman Marcus. She is passionate about modern design, color, textiles, paper, and technology. She also hosts her own Craft and Cocktails creative workshops. 


Dayle Bennett
Number 4 Design Studio

Dayle is a designer based in Atlanta. She is founder of the Number 4 Design Studio, a studio that specializes in design consulting, installation design and creative workshops. Her motto is Make, Inspire & Share. Dayle has been blogging about design since 2007. She has created and designed displays and retail spaces for West Elm, Hallmark Cards, Gucci and Neiman Marcus. She is passionate about modern design, color, textiles, paper, and technology. She also hosts her own Craft and Cocktails creative workshops. 

Jane Rhodes See Jane Blog Jane Rhodes is a lifestyle blogger who believes there is art, there is life, and in-between is her journey. SeeJaneBlog has a focus on creating fresh ideas for holidays, entertaining, and living a genuine life packed with goodness. With a keen eye for design, Jane implements art in all she does. Her latest project, "little retreats" shares those artistic passions with others by gathering people together for good food, good company, and learning new skills. Jane is thrilled to be a part of Alt Summit, sharing with you her interest in creating videos on a smart phone - specifically, for Instagram.


Jane Rhodes
See Jane Blog

Jane Rhodes is a lifestyle blogger who believes there is art, there is life, and in-between is her journey. SeeJaneBlog has a focus on creating fresh ideas for holidays, entertaining, and living a genuine life packed with goodness. With a keen eye for design, Jane implements art in all she does. Her latest project, "little retreats" shares those artistic passions with others by gathering people together for good food, good company, and learning new skills. Jane is thrilled to be a part of Alt Summit, sharing with you her interest in creating videos on a smart phone - specifically, for Instagram.

Alexandra V. Evjen  AVE Styles Alex is the founder of A.V.E. Styles, and helps businesses connect with their customers through original content creation that is "pin-worthy." Being a fashion stylist and art director with almost one million followers onPinterest, Alex has worked with name brands such as Glamour, Nordstrom, NastyGal, and Diet Coke to strategize and create content that people want to pin. She was named one of the top pinners to follow by InStyle Magazine, and dreams of one day meeting Grace Coddington. Her biggest loves are her husband, daughter and golden-doodle.


Alexandra V. Evjen 
AVE Styles

Alex is the founder of A.V.E. Styles, and helps businesses connect with their customers through original content creation that is "pin-worthy." Being a fashion stylist and art director with almost one million followers onPinterest, Alex has worked with name brands such as Glamour, Nordstrom, NastyGal, and Diet Coke to strategize and create content that people want to pin. She was named one of the top pinners to follow by InStyle Magazine, and dreams of one day meeting Grace Coddington. Her biggest loves are her husband, daughter and golden-doodle.

Meg Tsang  Megan Tsang Studio Meg is a wedding and lifestyle photographer based in San Francisco and New York. Her work has been published on Style Me Pretty, Design Love Fest, Trouve Magazine, 100 Layer Cake and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is also the photo editor for internationally acclaimed photographers and spends a third of the year traveling. Recently engaged, she is currently planning her wedding and preparing for a big move from California to Alabama.


Meg Tsang 
Megan Tsang Studio

Meg is a wedding and lifestyle photographer based in San Francisco and New York. Her work has been published on Style Me Pretty, Design Love Fest, Trouve Magazine, 100 Layer Cake and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is also the photo editor for internationally acclaimed photographers and spends a third of the year traveling. Recently engaged, she is currently planning her wedding and preparing for a big move from California to Alabama.

tiffany han Tiffany Han Tiffany is a business coach who helps highly-creative women take bold, inspired action in their businesses . . . and their lives. She's been called a Professional Yoda and helps her clients - ranging from bloggers, illustrators, and graphic designers to cubicle jailbirds who are tired of putting their creative dreams on hold - raise their hands and say yes: to those things they've always wanted to start, to those ideas that feel crazy, and to themselves.


tiffany han
Tiffany Han

Tiffany is a business coach who helps highly-creative women take bold, inspired action in their businesses . . . and their lives. She's been called a Professional Yoda and helps her clients - ranging from bloggers, illustrators, and graphic designers to cubicle jailbirds who are tired of putting their creative dreams on hold - raise their hands and say yes: to those things they've always wanted to start, to those ideas that feel crazy, and to themselves.

Jamielyn Nye  I Heart Naptime Jamielyn is a wife, mother of 2 and Founder of I Heart Naptime, a blog sharing easy recipes, DIY projects and holiday crafts. Her unique receipes and craft projects have been featured on may popular websites, including Better Homes and Garden, People, Martha Stewart, Today, ABC, Huffington Post and many more! When she's not creating . . . Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.


Jamielyn Nye 
I Heart Naptime

Jamielyn is a wife, mother of 2 and Founder of I Heart Naptime, a blog sharing easy recipes, DIY projects and holiday crafts. Her unique receipes and craft projects have been featured on may popular websites, including Better Homes and Garden, People, Martha Stewart, Today, ABC, Huffington Post and many more! When she's not creating . . . Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

Pei Ketron Pei Ketron Pei is a photographer, educator, and traveler based in San Francisco. Having evolved from her background as a public school teacher, Pei has taught photography classes privately and through companies such as The Compelling Image, Creative Live, and the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. In addition to her experience with DSLR and medium-format film photography, Pei is also an accomplished mobile photographer and has amassed a following of over half a million users on Instagram. 


Pei Ketron
Pei Ketron

Pei is a photographer, educator, and traveler based in San Francisco. Having evolved from her background as a public school teacher, Pei has taught photography classes privately and through companies such as The Compelling Image, Creative Live, and the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. In addition to her experience with DSLR and medium-format film photography, Pei is also an accomplished mobile photographer and has amassed a following of over half a million users on Instagram. 

Meg Keene  A Practical Wedding Meg is Founder and Editor-in-chief of A Practical Wedding, a position that has allowed her to turn a love of both glitter and feminism into a top indie wedding brand. Meg's first book, A Practical Wedding: Creative Solutions for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful Celebration, was published in January 2012, and has been a bestseller on the wedding bookshelf ever since. Her second book - follow-up planning guide - will be released in December 2015. Meg's work has been referenced in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and NPR. She currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and son.


Meg Keene 
A Practical Wedding

Meg is Founder and Editor-in-chief of A Practical Wedding, a position that has allowed her to turn a love of both glitter and feminism into a top indie wedding brand. Meg's first book, A Practical Wedding: Creative Solutions for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful Celebration, was published in January 2012, and has been a bestseller on the wedding bookshelf ever since. Her second book - follow-up planning guide - will be released in December 2015. Meg's work has been referenced in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and NPR. She currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and son.

PJ Feinstein  A Girl Named PJ PJ explores what it means to live an authentic, fulfilling, and stylish life (with two young boys in tow) on her blog, A Girl Named PJ. She started blogging in 2007 and has been producing creative content for online publications like Cool Mom Picks, Lifetime Moms, and Better Homes & Gardens ever since. PJ recently moved back into her childhood home (long story!) with her husband, sons, and lazy white dog.


PJ Feinstein 
A Girl Named PJ

PJ explores what it means to live an authentic, fulfilling, and stylish life (with two young boys in tow) on her blog, A Girl Named PJ. She started blogging in 2007 and has been producing creative content for online publications like Cool Mom Picks, Lifetime Moms, and Better Homes & Gardens ever since. PJ recently moved back into her childhood home (long story!) with her husband, sons, and lazy white dog.

Audrey Wagner King  French Knot Studios A stylist, designer, and maker extraordinaire, Audrey Wagner King is the creative mind behind French Knot Studios. Her events, decor, DIYs, and accessories are consistently featured on major wedding blogs, in magazines, and on Etsy's front page. When she isn't covered in glitter, she's gardening, renovating their 1960s home, and loving life with her sweet husband and two adorable kitties.


Audrey Wagner King 
French Knot Studios

A stylist, designer, and maker extraordinaire, Audrey Wagner King is the creative mind behind French Knot Studios. Her events, decor, DIYs, and accessories are consistently featured on major wedding blogs, in magazines, and on Etsy's front page. When she isn't covered in glitter, she's gardening, renovating their 1960s home, and loving life with her sweet husband and two adorable kitties.

Heidi Yarger  Spitfiregirl Heidi is founder of Spitfiregirl, a design studio specializing in strategy, branding, print and web design. From the first conversation until the champagne pop! when your new brand launches, her single goal is to help you present your company, authentically, to the world. Her clients include notable wedding, fashion, and lifestyle brands like Style Me Pretty, Old Navy and Leapfrog. Nationally recognized, her work can be found in HOW, Print, and 7x7. She's also the co-founder and editor of SpitfireMom, a new website devoted to working mothers. 


Heidi Yarger 
Spitfiregirl

Heidi is founder of Spitfiregirl, a design studio specializing in strategy, branding, print and web design. From the first conversation until the champagne pop! when your new brand launches, her single goal is to help you present your company, authentically, to the world. Her clients include notable wedding, fashion, and lifestyle brands like Style Me Pretty, Old Navy and Leapfrog. Nationally recognized, her work can be found in HOW, Print, and 7x7. She's also the co-founder and editor of SpitfireMom, a new website devoted to working mothers. 

Heather Armstrong  Dooce Heather is acknowledged to be the most popular "mommyblogger" in the world. Her website was hailed as one of Time Magazine's Most Essential Blogs of 2011. With more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter, she was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the 30 most influential women in media. She is a highly sought after speaker on topics that span social media, philanthropy, activism, and work-life balance.


Heather Armstrong 
Dooce

Heather is acknowledged to be the most popular "mommyblogger" in the world. Her website was hailed as one of Time Magazine's Most Essential Blogs of 2011. With more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter, she was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the 30 most influential women in media. She is a highly sought after speaker on topics that span social media, philanthropy, activism, and work-life balance.

Alma Loveland Caravan Shoppe Alma is an artist with the vision that artwork can bring life and happiness into a home. Inspired by her three young children, she creates printable art and toys for her online store, Caravan Shoppe, Alma teaches a growing curriculum of Illustrator and design classes at atly. 


Alma Loveland
Caravan Shoppe

Alma is an artist with the vision that artwork can bring life and happiness into a home. Inspired by her three young children, she creates printable art and toys for her online store, Caravan Shoppe, Alma teaches a growing curriculum of Illustrator and design classes at atly

Sara Downey Robinson  Inflow Sara is the marketing manager at Inflow - a Denver-based inbound marketing firm. In her current position, Sara works in all aspects of inbound marketing including: SEO, social media marketing, paid search, brand voice and content marketing strategy. Her rich background in writing and storytelling has led her to pilot and champion many digital endeavors, including Meanest Look and GoInflow. By moonlight, Sara doubles as a roller derby girl with the Wreckin' Roller Rebels under the moniker Sports Racer. 


Sara Downey Robinson 
Inflow

Sara is the marketing manager at Inflow - a Denver-based inbound marketing firm. In her current position, Sara works in all aspects of inbound marketing including: SEO, social media marketing, paid search, brand voice and content marketing strategy. Her rich background in writing and storytelling has led her to pilot and champion many digital endeavors, including Meanest Look and GoInflow. By moonlight, Sara doubles as a roller derby girl with the Wreckin' Roller Rebels under the moniker Sports Racer. 

Jaclyn Carlson  Blog Society Originally from Boston, Jaclyn is the found of Blog Society, a global community where blogging, business and creativity collide. A passionate creative matchmaker, she is a social media addict prone to wasting hours on Pinterest and has had a long love affair with the digital marketing world. She believes in the power of collaboration and has a passion for helping businesses and bloggers tell their brand story. She aims to offer like-minded and passionate individuals the opportunity to connect and inspire one another through a series of classes, workshops and gatherings both online and off.


Jaclyn Carlson 
Blog Society

Originally from Boston, Jaclyn is the found of Blog Society, a global community where blogging, business and creativity collide. A passionate creative matchmaker, she is a social media addict prone to wasting hours on Pinterest and has had a long love affair with the digital marketing world. She believes in the power of collaboration and has a passion for helping businesses and bloggers tell their brand story. She aims to offer like-minded and passionate individuals the opportunity to connect and inspire one another through a series of classes, workshops and gatherings both online and off.

Becki Crosby Whippycake Becki is a brand + business consultant, blogger, and stylist with an abstract way of working. She believes in a world where people put more value on who you are on the inside than what you look like on the outside. Her motive is to help businesses and individuals equip themselves with the resources and confidence they need to demonstrate their potential and prove that they are without question an undeniable force to be reckoned with.


Becki Crosby
Whippycake

Becki is a brand + business consultant, blogger, and stylist with an abstract way of working. She believes in a world where people put more value on who you are on the inside than what you look like on the outside. Her motive is to help businesses and individuals equip themselves with the resources and confidence they need to demonstrate their potential and prove that they are without question an undeniable force to be reckoned with.

Alix Adams  A Ruffled Life  Alix Adams is the glue-gun-holstering party-addict behind the lifestyle blog A Ruffled Life. Her favorite projects usually involve working with noteworthy brands, such as HGTV, Home Depot, and Bing. When she isn't painting walls, cutting paper, and hanging streamers, Alix is building forts with her toddler Liam, hiking with her hot husband Clint, and nursing her new baby Charlotte. And she's probably burning dinner while she's at it!


Alix Adams 
A Ruffled Life 

Alix Adams is the glue-gun-holstering party-addict behind the lifestyle blog A Ruffled Life. Her favorite projects usually involve working with noteworthy brands, such as HGTV, Home Depot, and Bing. When she isn't painting walls, cutting paper, and hanging streamers, Alix is building forts with her toddler Liam, hiking with her hot husband Clint, and nursing her new baby Charlotte. And she's probably burning dinner while she's at it!

Erin Souder  House of Earnest Erin is the owner and designer for home decor brand, Grandiflora and shares daily projects and inspiration on her entertaining + DIY blog, House of Earnest. She is a creative thinker who is best at manipulating common items to make them special and specializes in 'making something from nothing.' Erin lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband, Matt, and sassy schnauzer, Perry.


Erin Souder 
House of Earnest

Erin is the owner and designer for home decor brand, Grandiflora and shares daily projects and inspiration on her entertaining + DIY blog, House of Earnest. She is a creative thinker who is best at manipulating common items to make them special and specializes in 'making something from nothing.' Erin lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband, Matt, and sassy schnauzer, Perry.

Emily Jeffords  Beautiful Hello Blog Emily is a fine artist living in Greenville, SC. She paints modern-impressionistic landscapes and writes about creativity at Beautiful Hello Blog, coaches young creative entrepreneurs, and is addicted to Instagram.


Emily Jeffords 
Beautiful Hello Blog

Emily is a fine artist living in Greenville, SC. She paints modern-impressionistic landscapes and writes about creativity at Beautiful Hello Blog, coaches young creative entrepreneurs, and is addicted to Instagram.

Kelly Beall  Design Crush Kelly began the blog Design Crush in 2007 as a love letter to the creative community and hasn't looked back since! Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Herman Miller, and Etsy among other publications and she has had the honor of working with such brands as Electrolux, Nespresso, and Nissan. Kelly also works as a graphic designer and creative consultant when she's not chasing her two dogs and three cats around her Pittsburgh home.


Kelly Beall 
Design Crush

Kelly began the blog Design Crush in 2007 as a love letter to the creative community and hasn't looked back since! Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Herman Miller, and Etsy among other publications and she has had the honor of working with such brands as Electrolux, Nespresso, and Nissan. Kelly also works as a graphic designer and creative consultant when she's not chasing her two dogs and three cats around her Pittsburgh home.

Mugs Buckley Chairish Mugs is the Head of Media and Partnerships at Chairish. Prior to Chairish, she served as VP of Marketing at Federated Media, developing content marketing programs with bloggers on behalf of premium brands. Mugs began her career at the Discovery Channel where she was the Executive Producer of Discovery's award-winning multimedia production unit. She holds a BA from Tufts University and an Ed.M in Technology in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.


Mugs Buckley
Chairish

Mugs is the Head of Media and Partnerships at Chairish. Prior to Chairish, she served as VP of Marketing at Federated Media, developing content marketing programs with bloggers on behalf of premium brands. Mugs began her career at the Discovery Channel where she was the Executive Producer of Discovery's award-winning multimedia production unit. She holds a BA from Tufts University and an Ed.M in Technology in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Melanie Burk Caravan Shoppe Melanie is a designer, teacher, entrepreneur, collector of happy, and lover of life. She's got a dreamboat husband and three little girls that have taught her to find the beauty in a messy, joyful life. She believes that art can be both fun and meaningful and hopes to help others learn the same. The owner of her own graphic design firm, she works with clients to create branding, websites, patterns, and apps. She teaches design courses at atly and co-owns Caravan Shoppe, a destination full of downloadable art and DIY toys.


Melanie Burk
Caravan Shoppe

Melanie is a designer, teacher, entrepreneur, collector of happy, and lover of life. She's got a dreamboat husband and three little girls that have taught her to find the beauty in a messy, joyful life. She believes that art can be both fun and meaningful and hopes to help others learn the same. The owner of her own graphic design firm, she works with clients to create branding, websites, patterns, and apps. She teaches design courses at atly and co-owns Caravan Shoppe, a destination full of downloadable art and DIY toys.

Reachel Bagley  Cardigan Empire Reachel is the voice behind Cardigan Empire, a blog and YouTube channel dedicated to embracing body types and finding attainable beauty. An MBA graduate, she believes in outfitting via formulas, numbers, and profiles in addition to colors, patterns, and shapes. She embraces the title "Fashion Jiminy Cricket," and has applied her skills as one of Anthropologie's top personal stylists, a college fashion professor, and a consultant to hundreds of men, women, and businesses.


Reachel Bagley 
Cardigan Empire

Reachel is the voice behind Cardigan Empire, a blog and YouTube channel dedicated to embracing body types and finding attainable beauty. An MBA graduate, she believes in outfitting via formulas, numbers, and profiles in addition to colors, patterns, and shapes. She embraces the title "Fashion Jiminy Cricket," and has applied her skills as one of Anthropologie's top personal stylists, a college fashion professor, and a consultant to hundreds of men, women, and businesses.

Courtney Killpack  Fry Sauce and Grits Courtney, along with her two sisters, created the eclectic lifestyle blog Fry Sauce and Grits to inspire women to live a more beautiful, creative, and awesome life while sharing their passions for beauty, diy, interior design, creating, food, and fashion. Courtney is known for her passion for writing, educating, and speaking to women on how bras should and shouldn't fit; she's a certified bra specialist and her one wish is for all women kind to wear the correct fitting bra. She's been featured on Hometalk.com, Glam Magazine and has collaborated with Chobani, Nordstrom, Le Tote, and appears on local news. In her spare time she's the social media manager for the recipe sharing community created by Six Sisters' Stuff called My Recipe Magic. Courtney lives in Utah with her husband, two year old daughter, and is expecting a baby boy in May. 


Courtney Killpack 
Fry Sauce and Grits

Courtney, along with her two sisters, created the eclectic lifestyle blog Fry Sauce and Grits to inspire women to live a more beautiful, creative, and awesome life while sharing their passions for beauty, diy, interior design, creating, food, and fashion. Courtney is known for her passion for writing, educating, and speaking to women on how bras should and shouldn't fit; she's a certified bra specialist and her one wish is for all women kind to wear the correct fitting bra. She's been featured on Hometalk.com, Glam Magazine and has collaborated with Chobani, Nordstrom, Le Tote, and appears on local news. In her spare time she's the social media manager for the recipe sharing community created by Six Sisters' Stuff called My Recipe Magic. Courtney lives in Utah with her husband, two year old daughter, and is expecting a baby boy in May. 

Alison Faulkner The Alison Show Alison is a professional party animal (events producer) and ambassador of awesome that gave herself her own show.  The "show" mostly takes place on her blog, Instagram and YouTube, however, she has managed to mingle with the likes of Martha Stewart, Today.com, Microsoft, Western Digital, Hasbro and other reputable tycoons. She cackles about this daily. When not dancing inappropriately, you can find Alison sharing party and hosting ideas, teaching online courses about sugar cookies, doing social media consulting and convincing the mayor of Provo to attend a flamingo fest dance party. She runs a studio and events rental space called Club Alison, appears regularly on the local news, and believes in love, diet soda and encouraging people to feel awesome.


Alison Faulkner
The Alison Show

Alison is a professional party animal (events producer) and ambassador of awesome that gave herself her own show.  The "show" mostly takes place on her blog, Instagram and YouTube, however, she has managed to mingle with the likes of Martha Stewart, Today.com, Microsoft, Western Digital, Hasbro and other reputable tycoons. She cackles about this daily. When not dancing inappropriately, you can find Alison sharing party and hosting ideas, teaching online courses about sugar cookies, doing social media consulting and convincing the mayor of Provo to attend a flamingo fest dance party. She runs a studio and events rental space called Club Alison, appears regularly on the local news, and believes in love, diet soda and encouraging people to feel awesome.

Alison Prince  Pick Your Plum and How Does She Alison, Founder and President of Pick Your Plum and Co-Founder of How Does She, has learned the power of building businesses a couple at a time. Alison has been featured on Forbes.com and was named one of the top 30 women to watch in the Utah Business Magazine. While running these businesses, she travels to China on a regular basis to work with top manufactures to produce products.


Alison Prince 
Pick Your Plum and How Does She

Alison, Founder and President of Pick Your Plum and Co-Founder of How Does She, has learned the power of building businesses a couple at a time. Alison has been featured on Forbes.com and was named one of the top 30 women to watch in the Utah Business Magazine. While running these businesses, she travels to China on a regular basis to work with top manufactures to produce products.