How do they do it? They meet their goals, run successful businesses and have work-life balance? No one can do that…… Yes, they can and the women who run the businesses that line the streets of Delaware County are ready to tell us all about it. Join us for this interactive panel and hear from successful female entrepreneurs as they share their stories about launching successful businesses and the creative and innovative techniques they applied to their lives to ensure they reach professional and personal goals.
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Deanna Doane is the owner of Click Canyon, a digital marketing agency based in Wayne, PA. Together with her husband Brent and their team of strategic partners, Deanna works directly with her clients to build their presence online through websites, email marketing, paid search and social media. She loves to focus on the creative side of things. Prior to launching Click Canyon, Deanna garnered extensive experience in sales and marketing, quality control, purchasing, and merchandising across numerous industry segments, particularly the retail sector including QVC and Hallmark Corporation. Additionally, the role of business owner has led Deanna to serve on several area boards for organizations that are near and dear to her. Currently she serves as the President of the Wayne Business Association and as Treasurer of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce's Executive Committee. Previously she served as a founding board member of Femfessionals of Philadelphia and also on the board of the Community Outreach Partnership. Community Outreach Partnership connected her with her favorite volunteer role- serving with her family 6 times a year at the Wintershelter Homeless shelter in Philadelphia.
Through all of these different positions it has allowed Deanna to do what she loves – connect people. Deanna is a graduate of Philadelphia University where she majored in Textile Management and Marketing. She is a nearly lifelong resident of Wayne, PA with a few breaks living in Southern California, Atlanta and Kansas City. She is married to Brent Doane, her business partner, and they have two sons, Harrison and Charlie.
Rachel Whitlock spent most of her career in Human Resources, working a variety of different roles from a Generalist to a Recruiter and most recently a Talent Acquisition Manager. Rachel was looking to get out of the Corporate America rat race and after reviewing several opportunities gravitated to Board & Brush. With her marketing degree and business knowledge of her husbands auto repair business; Mighty Muffler she thought this would be a great fit for a new venture. Rachel is known for lots of ideas and luckily her husbands knowledge and passion for woodworking helps them come to life! Rachel has been married to her husband, Nelson for 19 years, obtained her Bachelors Degree from Goldey Beacom College. They have 2 kids; Tyler who is 20 and is sophomore at Kutztown University and Madelynn who is 15 and a freshman at Concord High School. Rachel happily obliges to help anyone or any organization she can; she has been a cheerleading coach for her daughter, President of the Football boosters for her son and gets involved in her church and other opportunities as time permits. She enjoys traveling, sporting events, her family and getting together with her friends.
Kim Wright is the owner/operator of Nothing Bundt Cakes in Wynnewood, PA and Springfield, PA where you can enjoy the most delicious bundt cakes you have ever experienced! Nothing Bundt Cakes loves participating in local events and supporting its communities through fundraising and donations. Prior to opening her first bakery in July of 2018 Kim co-founded Wright Commissioning with her husband. Wright Commissioning is a Philadelphia based commissioning firm in the construction industry with projects across the United States. She is a native-Texan that has been living in Pennsylvania for over decade. Kim is a proud boy mom to sons Aidan (11), twins Brady & Jack (10) and Charlie (4). When she isn’t sharing delicious bundts around town you can probably spot her at an ice rink cheering on her sons playing the entire family’s favorite sport- hockey. Kim’s signature hashtags: #bundtlife #boymom #hockeymom #goaliemom
Christine Wyatt resides in Springfield, PA with her 3 daughters and husband. Wyatt has a masters in education and has been a wellness/business consultant for 7 years with Isagenix. Now, Wyatt is the Co Owner of Springfield and Bryn Mawr locations of the Juice Pod. The mission of the Juice Pod is to handcraft raw juices, superfood smoothies and the highest quality, locally sourced and organic food options to give optimal nutrition. Additionally, Wyatt coaches field hockey and lacrosse in Springfield, PA and enjoys cooking in her free time.
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