Alumni Huddle May 2023

Welcome Huddle Alumni and Huddle HUB community members! 

We’re SO excited to re-connect with you for our very first ALUMNI HUDDLE RETREAT May 16th-19th. 

MAY 16-19th, 2023

Sundance, Utah


Come gather in a beautiful luxury mountain cabin this May with fellow Huddle Alumni to re-connect and re-charge before the summer!

Take a deep dive into business strategy with our full team of Huddle SELECT coaches, consultants and mentors.
Get and give peer support and resources through individual Hot Seats sessions.

Treat and ground yourself through holistic wellness and spa treatments, and an onsite grotto hot tub.

Empower yourself through individual and group leadership coaching.

Dine on delicious catered meals.

Re-ignite old Huddle connections, and create new long lasting relationships.
All with the support of our leadership team of Huddle mentors, consultants, and facilitators below:

Alumni Huddle Leadership and Support Team

Monique Shields, Executive Leadership Coach

Monique Shields, Founder of Seven Pines Leadership, is an executive coach committed to helping high-achieving, mid-career womxn in leadership overcome imposter syndrome and burnout to make career successful leaps or pivots on their own terms. She has a particular commitment to BIPOC moms and all womxn of color and has created a coaching program specifically designed to help high-achieving moms of color continue to build impressive careers without the self-sacrifice. Learn more by following on IG: @moniquershields.

Jill Dempsey, Entrepreneur, Executive and Investor

Jill Dempsey is an executive, entrepreneur & impact investor. She has served in leadership roles as CEO,CFO, COO, venture capitalist, and board member for over 18 years. She has executed over $100 million in multinational company investments, growth, and exits in sectors including events, consumer products, hospitality, fintech, and health & wellness.
Jill’s mission is to build and support ventures of sustainable socioeconomic impact. This is her 7th time coming as a Huddle mentor!

Priscilla Vega, Public Relations Strategist

Priscilla Vega is the founder of PR Vega, a creative approach to what is commonly known as a PR agency. Priscilla works closely with her roster of female creatives and entrepreneurs to create a strategic communications plan that feels authentic to each client’s mission and values. Her past client list includes NASA, Solly Baby, Rachel Pally, Winter Water Factory, and DocAtot.


Abby Combs, Digital Marketing Specialist

Abby is the owner of E-Studios. A Marketing Firm that manages the marketing efforts of small businesses to help them be seen, stay top of mind with customers, and feel relief from the overwhelm that marketing can bring. They tell you what would be most beneficial to your business and then go forward and execute it with strategy, design, and extreme attention to detail. They offer services like email marketing, social media management, Shopify website builds and maintenance, and 1:1 consulting.

Rachel Dorsey, Business Growth Strategist

Fewer than 2% of female owned businesses break $1M in annual revenue, let alone $1m in profit, Rachel Dorsey has done both. For more than seven years, she has advised hundreds of women at every stage, across industries to move through roadblocks with intention, strategy and support. At the intersection of marketing, branding and leadership development, she supports founders and businesses as they start and scale.

Ariana Wolf, Creative Strategist and Business Coach

Ariana Wolf is a creative leader skilled in strategic planning, business development, and honest storytelling. Passionate about economic equity and access, she uses her skills as a coach and facilitator to support values-driven business growth and sustainable project development. Her super power? Translating big ideas into clear brand stories and a strategic path forward. Ariana currently works as the managing partner at her boutique brand and graphic design studio, Flight Design Co.


Liz Stanley, The Huddle Director and Founder

For the last 12 years Liz has worked in publishing and content creation at (@sayyesblog). But little known fact: She also has a MA in Counseling Psychology. Her desire to help and connect women has always been second nature.

Originally from a suburb of NYC, her husband and three children recently relocated from Oakland, CA to Bozeman, Montana where you can now find her cross country skiing, hiking, and hygge-ing on the regular.

Kristin Cantu, The Huddle Community Manager and Facilitator

Kristin is passionate about making sure women in entrepreneurial and professional spaces succeed. In 2020, she launched a mentorship program for professional women in Central Vermont. She co-owns Well Told Films, a film and video production company, with her husband. She also co-founded The Vermont Production Collective, a nonprofit organization that connects professionals in the film, video, photography, sound & graphics industries in Vermont.


Alumni Retreat Includes:

  • Luxury cabin accommodations for 3 nights
  • Delicious catered meals, snacks, and drinks
  • In-house wellness and spa treatments
  • 1:1 personal coaching session with Executive Leadership Coach Monique Shields
  • A Hot Seat session dedicated JUST to you and your business with high level guidance from peers and Huddle SELECT coaches and consultants
  • Open Office Hours and Roundtable discussions with Huddle SELECT coaches and consultants
  • Group leadership coaching workshop with Monique Shields
  • Closing implementation coaching session with Monique Shields
  • Group yoga and meditation, outdoor activities, and more fun surprises
  • A full swag bag of Huddle products and other fun surprises
  • Quarterly check-in zoom sessions for one year after The Huddle Retreat and a private DM virtual group to stay connected to your alumni cohort
  • Discounted opportunity to join our Huddle HUB membership club which includes monthly workshops, Hot Seats, accountability, and networking within the Huddle community

You’ll leave with: A clearer sense of direction, strategy, and systems for your business. Insight into you and your potential as a female founder. An intimate support and mentorship network that extends well beyond the event.
Only 14 spots available!



Early Bird Pricing before March 1st:

$4300 for a quad room

$4600 for a double room

$5000 for a single room

Starting March 1st:

$4500 for a quad room

$4800 for a double room

$5200 for a single room

To Sign Up:

1. Pay here either once in full, or half as a deposit. Remainder will be due April 10th 2023.

2. Fill out this quick registration form.
Then, look for an email confirming your spot!

PS Interested in rooming with a friend? Be sure to indicate on the registration form above!

Also! We’re hosting:

The Huddle Executive Summit

May 16th 2023
Location: Sundance, UT

This day-long event before the Alumni Retreat begins includes: Executive coaching, networking and connection, ask/give opportunities to solve problems together, roundtable discussions on topics of interest determined by the group of female executives, and a catered lunch.
This summit is open to Huddle Alumni who roughly meet the following Executive profile:

1. Entrepreneur and C-suite executive whose company brings in more than $5 million in gross annual revenue


2. Entrepreneur and C-suite executive that runs a company with a team of over 10 full time employees


3. Serial entrepreneur starting a new company whose previous companies fit the profile of #1 and/or #2 above
Cost is $350 if also attending the Alumni Retreat.

Email us at if you’re interested in this special summit.