Melody is a mommy to one brilliant, energetic, loving daughter and a personal trainer certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She is also twice-certified as a pre- and postnatal exercise specialist. Melody runs two businesses: Mighty Mama in Pajamas and Pints w/ Pilates. Her "claim to fame" is helping moms jump on the trampoline again without accidents. Melody is also passionate about community. Helping others find confidence in themselves and their abilities absolutely lights her up.
Her natal studies covered a wide range of women's health topics including strength training, cardiovascular training, diastasis recti, pelvic floor dysfunction, sexual health, body image, nutrition, mental health, and more. She also has completed some studies of psychology from Fort Hays State University. She is currently studying neuro-linguistic programming to better help women overcome health-related obstacles in the mind.
When she is not training clients Melody enjoys spending time with her daughter, exploring trails, and listening to podcasts. She has a history as a working musician and enjoys playing guitar, singing, and karaoke night. Melody also likes a glass of a good red wine and a chocolate mug cake from time to time.
Kristin lives in Aloha, Oregon, with her husband, four kids, and a dog. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Kristin loves being outside and doesn't mind the rain. She's an avid reader and also enjoys teaching herself how to fix things on her car and around the house. She's happiest when she's learning something new.
Kristin is the owner of Little Lambs Christian Montessori School and loves every second of her time teaching. She believes there is nothing more important than giving young children a love for learning that will last them a lifetime. Kristin is also a freelance content writer and editor, and she is in her happy place when she's working with words.
Kristin is passionate about supporting small businesses, so joining the MOB Nation was a natural move for her. She believes that helping women grow their businesses while also surviving the roller coaster of motherhood is an awesome privilege. She loves watching women thrive and succeed in life.
Sarah lives in Bend, Oregon where she thrives in the outdoor lifestyle. She is a wife and a mother of two sons, one daughter and a dog. Together they love exploring nature, digging in the garden and any activity that incorporates art. Enjoying life as a family is time well spent.
Sarah is a teacher, the founder of SHINE (Sisters Honoring Inspiring Nurturing Each other) and an Independent Consultant for Rodan and Fields. She also views herself as "forever student" because she has a constant desire to learn more.
As an Independent Consultant for Rodan and Fields, Sarah has brought together the best of all aspects of herself. She has a heart for seeing the finest in every individual and helping them shine. Whether she is increasing customer's confidence in their skin or she is guiding team members in creating their own businesses, Sarah is passionate about empowering the women around her.
Michelle lives in Oregon City with her husband of 18 years, teenage daughter and son, flock of chickens, 2 cats and loving Labrador. She's a foodie and loves to explore all the many options Portland has to offer. You can find her cheering my kids to victory during football, volleyball and lacrosse season, camping with family or spending time traveling with friends. Additionally, she serves as Ambassador for the North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce and supports many local community events and causes.
Licensed in all 50 states, she has been in banking/finance for over 24 years, and prides herself on accessibility to her clients, clear communication and empowering women and families to make the best choice for their home buying needs. Whether you are purchasing for the first time, refinancing your existing loan, buying an investment property, or consolidating debt, she is here to help and to answer your questions along the way.
Clackamas County Chapter Co-Leader Melissa Murphy, Melissa Murphy Real Estate Connect with Melissa - email@example.com
Melissa is a mom of three amazing kids: one college graduate out on his own, and two littles at home in Happy Valley, Oregon. She is a wife and full-time, successful real estate broker as well as a ski instructor and avid half marathon runner. You can find her cheering her kids on in whatever they’re up to next, hiking, consulting with clients, or smothered underneath one of her big canine babies! Melissa also loves to make her own pasta from scratch and has a coveted family recipe for her sauce. She puts family & friends (and food) first.
When you’re looking for a partner in real estate, Melissa’s the one by your side every step of the way. She’s highly knowledgeable about the market and well connected to the industry professionals (#theresaMOBforthat!) to ensure your successful transaction. Her motto is “no stone unturned,” working tirelessly to get the job done. Melissa cares deeply for her clients and will go the extra mile for you. A former teacher and lifelong learner, Melissa loves to share ideas and learn from others. She can’t wait to meet and connect with you.
Katie lives in the country with her husband and two daughters. They love raising chickens, and working in their garden together.
She is a part-time high school secretary, and full time lover of fitness. Katie is an online health & fitness coach with Team Beachbody, and also a certified INSANITY LIVE & PiYo Live instructor. She offers both group and private workout classes, as well as PiYo & Pinot events!
Salem Chapter Leader Alison Brown, Alison's Bookkeeping Connect with Alison - firstname.lastname@example.org
Alison is a mother of three and live in Keizer. Oregon with her husband Trent. They love trying new things together, traveling, creating, gardening and having fun! Some of their favorite places to visit as a family are the Oregon Coast, California and Seattle.
Alison is a self-proclaimed nerd who loves organizing numbers on spreadsheets, seeing growth in her clients and watching small businesses succeed. She runs her bookkeeping business, Alison's Bookkeeping, LLC, full time and enjoys helping her clients see their successes on paper and then using that to help them drive growth. One of her specialties is bringing order to chaos and taking the weight of financial disorganization off of her client's shoulders.
Alicia is courageous, authentic and relentless. She’s an assault survivor but that’s not where her story begins. It began when she decided that no one was ever going to hold her back from accomplishing the things she wanted to do. She won the battle of justice without skipping a beat. Sometimes, even when fear is all you feel, you got to spring into action and take a stand to make a difference. Alicia has a long history of working in the Arts and community. It’s the goal she wanted to accomplish when she survived. She was the on-air spokesperson on a Latin radio show La Precisosa and appeared on Telemundo, Univision, Mitsubishi commercials, newspaper, and billboards. She also hosted a TV show called The Zone. She has aired in English, Spanish and Japanese.
Alicia started Ravishing Photography 10 years ago before her last son was born. She changed direction and wanted to be behind the camera making magic. Extroverted by nature, she knew right away that she loved photographing people and today specializes in portrait work. Making art with light, composition , color and empowerment stories, fills her desire to connect with the human soul. It become clear that she wants to empower women. Alicia launched the podcast FEME-Grit featuring the female grit with interviews about business, personal growth and womanhood.
Kristen lives in Newberg with her husband and 3 daughters in their new renovation project. They love to attend concerts, travel to warm places, and cook for friends and family.
Kristen's passion is inspiring and empowering her girls and the humans she connects with to create the life they want for themselves. She teaches dance skills are life skills through her dance studio and faculty and volunteers her time on many local non-profit boards. Kristen and her husband strongly believe that if you want to change something, you have to do something and say something. They share their time parenting and working their businesses. Kristen is an active leader in the Yamhill Valley and prides herself on supporting local causes, speaking up and standing strong for those without a voice, and providing opportunities for others to grow and lead. She owns Chehalem Valley Dance Academy in Newberg and McMinnville; All Star Dance + Athletic Wear in Newberg and McMinnville; Director of The Nutcracker Presented by CVDA (donated $95,000 to local charities); President of The Young Professionals of Yamhill Valley 21 - 40 networking group; President of the Newberg Education Foundation; Leadership Council of A Family Place Relief Nursery; Board member of the Newberg Downtown Coalition; and member of numerous chambers of commerce, downtown associations as well as the Newberg Early Bird Rotary.
Kristen knows that if it matters to you, you will make it happen.
Rachael is a mom and photographer living in Newberg, Oregon. She has two daughters, ages 5 and 7. They are the light of her life. Her family enjoys outdoor adventures including skiing, hiking, biking, backpacking, and camping.
During the school year her kids are active with soccer, dance and music classes, and Rachael spends every spare minute that she's not momming being a photographer. It's her passion. She loves capturing the beauty of the connections, relationships and landscapes around her.
She mainly does portrait work but is trying out some new things with commercial clients lately too. She absolutely adores photographing maternity and newborn, and having a long-term relationships with her clients.