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Collins is an industry-recognized sales executive and was named “Publishing Executive of the Year” by Adweek in 2010 and a “Woman to Watch” by Advertising Age in 2000. She has also been inducted into the Media Industry Newsletter Hall of Fame and the America Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement. In 2016, Collins founded Girl Starter, LLC., an entertainment content company that amplifies, inspires, mentors and funds the next generation of female business owners and leaders. Collins was a long-term executive at the Meredith Corporation where she held numerous positions including Chief Innovation Officer and SVP Group Publishing Director.
Lori Miller Kase is a Connecticut-based writer who frequently covers health. Her articles and essays have appeared in a wide range of national publications, including Vogue (where she was an editor), The Atlantic, Brain,Child and the New York Times. She also teaches creative writing workshops for children, and is currently working on a YA novel.
Katie Weisman is a lifestyle and fashion writer based in New York. A former editor for Women’s Wear Daily in Paris, she’s worked on both sides of the Atlantic and has written for W Magazine, Town & Country, and international editions of Vogue and the New York Times, among other publications. Married to a Frenchman, Katie is fluent in French and the couple has raised their two children bilingually; she’s unsure, however, which language the family’s dog and cats speak. Though a native New Yorker, she’s an avid New Orleans Saints fan.
Tish Jett was Midwest Bureau Chief for Women's Wear Daily and W and a fashion editor for The New York Daily News Tonight and the Detroit Free Press. She became Style Editor of the International Herald Tribune in Paris and the last editor of American Elle before it moved to NYC. She married a Frenchman and blogs about Frenchwomen of a certain age and their style secrets at tishjett.com
Dana is a certified coach, positive psychology consultant, speaker and trainer and is passionate about helping women live courageously so they can build their dream and love their life. Dana is no stranger to reinvention herself as “middlescence” is when she finally listened to her heart and stopped “shoulding all over herself” to do the work that she loves today. Dana has been featured on hundreds of radio and television shows across the country and she speaks on topics related to mastering your mindset, optimal living, the habits of success, and creating the life and work you love. Dana lives in Madison, CT with her husband and their three teenage boys. To receive free tips and videos to help you create the life and work you love, go to DanaHilmer.com.
Wendy is a Certified Professional Coach, speaker, and leadership trainer with over 25 years of experience in helping individuals and groups nationwide to affect change in themselves and others. Wendy believes anything is possible when you know what you want and “you’re all in” and she navigated her own successful reinvention when she realized her vision of success had nothing to do with the company she spent years building. Wendy is a sought-after speaker and the author of the forthcoming book, Reclaiming Muchness: Tap in to a Life of Love, Purpose, and Connection. To receive big doses of actionable inspiration, sign up for her Mindful Monday Newsletter at WendyPerotti.com or check out her new podcast, A Glimpse Inside: Moving People from Stuck to Happy.
Anna Moine, an avowed beauty junkie and polyglot, worked in all facets of cosmetics marketing but decided to focus on the world of spas a decade ago so that she could combine her love of beauty products with her affinity for relaxation and indulgence. She has visited over 100 spas and will be able to guide the flock in recommending spa destinations. In her free time, Anna gardens and cooks, hosting friends at her upstate home for epic lunches featuring the harvest from her garden. Married to a sexy Frenchman who does hair and makes patisseries, she is also blessed with two witty and fun-loving daughters.
Deborah Marquardt is an award-winning beauty and luxury brand marketer, an avid content creator. Whether it’s running integrated marketing for various L’Oreal brands, building digital beauty and style brands for Time Inc, or leading category marketing for the diamond industry, Deb builds brand narratives that connect emotionally with women and drive revenue and audience growth. Curious by nature, and compelled by what’s new and next, Deb covers beauty news for Covey, and partners with Lesley on bespoke events and digital marketing. She lives in Westchester County with her husband and 14-year old daughter.
After graduating from Haverford College, Jillian Magalaner Stone went to work at Fodor's Travel Publications, where she edited more than 40 travel guidebooks, including a guide to the United States for travelers with disabilities. She then hung out her freelancer shingle and edited many different works, from self-help to fiction and literary criticism, from books and book proposals to brochures, newsletters, and websites. Born and raised in Manhattan, Jillian now lives in South Orange, NJ, with her husband and two kids.
Emily Ryan grew up in Glenside, a suburb of Philadelphia and graduated in 2016 from Temple University with a BFA in graphic design. For the illustrations, she wanted to capture the collectiveness of CoveyClub and celebrate all types of women with their diverse personalities, styles and stories. To see more of Emily's art, visit her site, itsemilyryan.com. To contact Emily, email her at email@example.com
Marisa Vilarino is a graduate of Rensselear Polytechnic Institute and makes the trains run on time at Covey. She came to work as an intern at Covey and Lesley wouldn't let her leave.