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.
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
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.