The Huddle HUB ’22-’23


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XOXO, Liz, Kristin and Sophie


Meeting Times:

1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month: 11am-1pm PST

1st Thursdays: Accountability + Problem Solving/Hot Seats

3rd Thursdays: Workshops

Zoom Link for All Meetings



Quick Introductions + Hot Seats Assignments 


Drive of Playback Zoom Recordings


Accountability Document


The Huddle Business Audits


Workshop Brainstorm Document


Group Norms


Hot Seat Worksheet


NEW Huddle Community Resources Sheet 


Meet The Huddle HUB members

Kristin Cantu (Huddle Community Manager + Facilitator)

Well Told Films and The Huddle

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.

Liz Stanley (Huddle founder and Facilitator)

The Huddle and Say Yes

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 and have been fully embracing their new outdoors-focused life there in Big Sky country.

Sophie Davies (Huddle Facilitator)

Cuppa Culture


Strategist and coach who specializes in brand strategy, business development and helping female founders make value-aligned decisions. I offer 1:1 strategy sessions and facilitate group coaching programs.

April Peters

Hello Dancer/Hello Imagination/Hello Music


Magical Children’s Dance, Art, and Music studios, specializing in ages 2 months – 12 years.

(High-quality, simple, stress-free, and unforgettably FUN!)

Catherine Weis

Bestowe Gifting


Bestowe is a high-end curated gifting resource that makes gifting effortless. We have a unique story in that we support small-batch artisans, local businesses, and a sustainable economy through quality gifting. We handle both ready-to-ship, done for you gifting as well as custom gifting for large companies or events.

Genevieve Roja

Lily Spruce


We plan weddings and events for rule breakers



Anita Becerra

Nita Cole


Ceramic goods to wear and for the home. Simple, modern, unique, handcrafted

Erin Gleeson

The Forest Feast


Cookbook author, illustrator, photographer, recipe/content developer. Online shop with products. Working on developing table linens.



Benedicte Lassalle



I specialize in architecture, outdoor and adventure photography. I also sell prints and teach photography.

Miranda Anderson

Live Free Creative Company


I teach online courses and host in-person retreats focused on creating alignment between your values and your choices, and applying the science-based principles of wellbeing to everyday life.



Angela Ashurt-McGee

Red Rocket Resume


Professional resume writing and LinkedIn profile service–to keep your career moving onward and upward!

Marguerite Manaresi

Home Design with Heart & The Cosmic Affair


Through her business, Home Design with Heart, she brings intention and purpose to a field that commonly cuts corners in the name of profit. The focus is on beautiful aesthetic alongside function and affordability while adding value to the community to provide families with homes to create their most cherished memories. This year, Marguerite has expanded into short-term rentals by acquiring a historic inn to provide accommodations for guests to experience the local community and she plans to include a shop that features local artisans, The Bay Avenue Manor. Marguerite also co-hosts a podcast, The Cosmic Affair, where the hosts explore the human experience through the unique lens of two minority women as they delve into personal and spiritual development.

Gabby Rosi

The Gabby Collective


Gabby has more than 20 years of experience in the retail, cannabis and foodservice industries, almost all of that with Whole Foods Market, where she designed and opened more than 70 stores in the western U.S. and Canada. Today, she brings her multidisciplinary mojo to work as a leader and project consultant, helping brands on a mission create physical environments that shine. Gabby is a brand strategist who can help you find your unique place in the market and bring that to life in the real world—and have a whole lot of fun all along the way.

Lisa Breaux

The Home Sustainable

Kalynn Tupa

Modern Craft Labs


Kalynn has always had a love for creating, crafting, and making.  Her company Modern Craft Labs offers an outlet to share her passion with a loyal worldwide customer base of artisans including candlemakers, gardeners, and hobbyists. After living in New York City, Austin, Portland, and Seattle, Kalynn now resides in her home city of San Antonio, Texas with her husband and two kids.

Lisa Kiser



Lisa Kiser is the founder and CEO of UpBring, a baby product subscription company on a mission to ensure parents are product prepared and worry-free. She is also the VP of Beacon Adhesives, a world renowned adhesive manufacturer. Lisa lives in NYC with her partner, Cam, and their two kids, Quinn (2.5 yo) and Milo (9mos and a heart warrior). She has a background in marketing, advertising, and production, as well as manufacturing and is excited to share her experiences with the group. Lisa is an avid cook (but always sticks to a recipe), loves hiking and skiing, and introducing her kids to NYC.

Samira Araghi


WildBride is a bridal boutique for the unique, unconventional, and free-spirited bride in the heart of San Francisco. 

Samira Araghi studied fashion design in the U.S. and Milan. She has worked within the fashion industry all over the globe including London, Los Angeles, Milan and New York. However, her passion had always been in evening gowns and bridal gowns.

WildBride will be the setting for this dream, which is helping free-spirited women find unique, special, fun, modern incredible gowns to wear on one of the most special days of their life. 

Liz Pogue

Senita Athletics


Liz is the Owner & CEO of Senita Athletics, a women’s activewear brand focused on designing products that are inclusive, accessible and most importantly, inspire every woman to feel her best. Originally from Indiana, Liz is focused on intersecting her Midwest values with her consulting background to disrupt the over-priced and over-influenced activewear industry by prioritizing transparent pricing and community. Liz enjoys spending quality time with her husband and 9 month old daughter Peyton, traveling to new places, reading, wine tasting and exploring new restaurants.

Lucy Bedewi

My Write Hand Woman


Lucy is the copywriter behind the brand My Write Hand Woman. She specializes in writing personality-packed copy that converts for women-run businesses. She started her business straight out of college at age 21 with the mission of empowering female entrepreneurs. She’s the writer behind international corporations, fast-growth start-ups, world-famous bakeries, well-known coaches, and many creative entrepreneurs. She uses the client’s brand voice, a conversational style, and humor to help companies stand out online, create a fun brand presence, and scale much faster.

Libba Durrett

Sparkle LLC


Stephanie Gardner

Tierra y Mano

I’m the founder of Tierra y Mano, a brand that partners with Latin American artisans to make environmentally responsible home goods and accessories. I started the brand from my home in Berkeley, CA in 2018. We are an e-commerce shop selling rugs, woven baskets, candles, ceramics, and (coming soon), shoes! Two years ago I moved to Oaxaca, Mexico so I could work more closely with the families we collaborate with here. My goal with this business is to support women in attaining financial freedom and contribute to the preservation of folk art and craft traditions.

Amanda Urioste

Wood You Creation

Lucie Charkin

Lucie is a British-born Bay Area creative and founder of Artful Method—group experiences designed to enhance personal and professional growth through inclusive conversations about art. Lucie works with growth-minded businesses to foster inclusivity, collaboration, and creativity for leaders and their teams through a unique blend of VTS (Visual Thinking Strategies) and art over zoom and in person. She comes with 25 years of experience in curating inclusive transformational art experiences. She is an adviser to the Marin MOCA, Headlands Center for the Arts, and VTS facilitator for the New York Times Learning Network

Elle Pugh

Elle Pugh is the CEO of Gracious Garlands, a fresh greenery brand that designs and ships luxury wreaths and garlands straight from the farm to your doorstep. She is an Enneagram fanatic, Type 7, Registered Nurse, dog mom, lover of nature and creative entrepreneur. Elle transitioned from clinical nursing upon experiencing burnout and worked for a Mass-Tort Consulting startup, scaling their medical department from one to over 30 in five years. Desiring to return to healing work, Elle became a Certified Enneagram Coach and founded Beyond Your Type to help individuals and teams harness their potential through deep self-awareness. She is happiest cooking with friends at home in Austin, TX or skiing with her husband in Taos, NM.