Tonya Futrell, Partner, WellsColeman
Tonya is a Partner with WellsColeman and oversees Client Accounting and Advisory Services. In her role, she focuses on helping business owners make strategic financial decisions and provides tax and advisory services for businesses and their owners. She is passionate about consulting with businesses on strategic financial management.
Dawn DeBoer, Owner, DeBoer South
Dawn has more than 30 years of family law experience. She truly enjoys helping people and guiding them through some of life’s toughest times. She has been named among Virginia Business’ Legal Elite and has been recognized as an outstanding attorney by SuperLawyers.
Jacqui Schlosser, Owner, By Jacqui Photography
Jacqui is passionate about working with women-owned businesses and helping create high-quality, powerful visuals to support their business. Since starting her company in 2012, she has since photographed countless brides, CEO's, and Congress members believing that creating a great image starts with first developing a comfortable space for her clients to shine. Jacqui is the proud photographer for VADems and VEDP.
Renae Leahy, Owner, Bay Bookkeeping Services LLC
Renae started Bay Bookkeeping in 2018 and helps small business owners organize and understand their business finances. Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, she understands that business growth happens best when small business owners can focus their time and energy using their gifts and talents. Renae loves spending her free time with her husband, 5 children, and 3 grandchildren.
Heidi Meistri, Partner, OnPoint Financial Management
Heidi Maestri was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia, and moved to the Richmond area after graduation from James Madison University in 2016. She has been working in the financial services industry throughout her professional career, and most recently joined the OnPoint Financial Management team as a partner. The core belief of OnPoint is for clients to have the life they've always wanted financially, as well as personally and professionally. Heidi works tirelessly everyday to make this dream a reality for the clients she has the pleasure of meeting.
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Tracey Hess, Owner, Dominion Wellness Coaching
Tracy Hess is the owner of Dominion Wellness Coaching. She is a physical therapist, certified transformational health coach, and certified intuitive eating counselor who is passionate about empowering you as the expert of your own body. She uses a non-diet approach to health to support you in connecting with your body's innate cues so you can make decisions about what, when, and how much to eat without guilt and shame. She helps her clients have a healthy relationship with food, repair damaged body-image, and build trust and confidence in themselves so they can be fully satisfied in all areas of life
Greer Jones, Owner, Greer Jones Properties
Greer is the owner of Greer Jones Properties. She has been in working in residential Real Estate for over 22 years. Greer is originally from the coast of North Carolina and has been married for 18 years with a daughter and 2 fur babies. Her true passion is helping buyers and sellers move with ease and enjoy the process.
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Rachel Cook, Owner, The CEO Collaborative
Racheal is the founder of The CEO Collective and host of the Promote Yourself to CEO podcast. With over 15 years of experience working with small business owners and entrepreneurs, she is a sought-after speaker and coach, with her work featured in publications such as Entrepreneur, Inc, Fast Company, Money, Business Insider, and Forbes. She is passionate about helping women entrepreneurs create success on their terms by building life-first, values driven businesses.
Annette Bennett, Owner, Clinical Research Partners
At 28 years old, Annette Bennett co-founded Clinical Research Partners, the largest clinical trial company in Virginia managing between 70-85 clinical trials annually. In 2019, she opened Infusion Solutions as the first independent infusion center in Central Virginia. Infusion Solutions also became a coronavirus treatment center since the start of the pandemic, saving thousands of lives in Central Virginia and beyond. In addition, Annette is the founder of Rise RVA, a non-profit whose mission is to inspire inner-city students to engage in their community, excel in their education, and exceed their expectations through the culture of rock climbing. Prior to founding Clinical Research Partners, Annette served as a research coordinator, a research site director and a research site start-up specialist for nine years.
Carly Bell, Owner, Bellrae Marketing
Carly is the founder and owner of Bellrae Marketing, a full-service agency that empowers businesses to grow and succeed through innovative marketing strategies. With over a decade of experience in modern marketing, she has transformed numerous businesses by implementing proven strategies that not only drive leads and revenue but also enhance company culture. Carly recently co-launched The Type Slay Podcast, which showcases local women and sheds light on important topics that women encounter not only in the workplace but also in their daily lives. She enjoys reading, spending time with her husband and their four pets, or exploring the local coffee scene.
Denise Cagan, Owner, DCA Virtual Business Support
Denise has been a business owner for 20+ years. As CEO of DCA Virtual Business Support, Denise provides small businesses with an expert pairing of virtual administrative and creative assistants to match the client's needs. DCA Virtual supports businesses as they grow and scale. She is also the host of Nurture Small Business, a podcast focusing on all things small business, and centered around women owned small businesses. Additionally, Denise serves on the board of a local nonprofit organization, Miko’s Sanctuary, whose mission is to rescue senior and other hard-to-adopt dogs. Besides being a dog lover, she is also a mom and a nonnie (grandma).
2024 Chapter Admin Team
Emma Neuhaus is the administrative mastermind for associations and small businesses alike. Using her innovative talents, expertise, and attention to detail, she is able to fulfill (and exceed) her clients' needs in their day-to-day business operations and help them grow. Services include everything from Executive Director services to project-specific support like graphic design, marketing packages, event planning, partnership proposals, and more!