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Here are some of the awesome writers and contributors that help deliver valuable insight and information to you daily.
Amy Allender–Staff Writer
As a military spouse, Amy has moved many times. She has built and rebuilt a successful artistic design business in multiple states. She earned her degree in telecommunications from Ball State University in 2009 and has since offered lovely video production, graphic design and photography to nonprofits, ministries small businesses and families. She has a passion for life and strives to inspire others through her actions and writings. See more from Amy on her blog at amyallender.com.
Shannon Baylor-Henderson is a content connoisseur who writes everything from business documents to fictional stories via her small business, ImShannon.com. When she’s not writing, she’s binge watching reality TV, lip syncing and dancing to ’90’s music or hanging out with her family and her Labrador pup. She’s the author of three books, a coffee snob and an entrepreneur with a trunk load of business ideas. Check out her commentary on Twitter @imshannondotcom
Alex comes to @Distribion with a background in developing and executing national brand awareness campaigns. His passion is creating personalized marketing strategies and watching them come to life. You can follow Alex on Twitter @meetalexnavarro
Lance McHenry–Staff Writer
Lance McHenry is a writer, tea snob, entrepreneur, lover of #tech and #startups. His idea of triathlon is developing an idea, creating a prototype, and validating. He has been involved in the growth of several startups and now shares his ideas on business and tech. Follow him on Twitter @Lanceexpress.
Nicole Duggan–Staff Writer
Staff Writer: Born in Sao Paolo, Brazil, to Argentine parents, Nicole Duggan grew up hopping around North and South America, collecting stories and experiences that would later lead her to fall in love with what Voltaire once called “painting the voice”. An avid bookworm, wannabe Picasso, and passionate traveler, she considers herself an art-entrepreneur, with a knack for finding a way to bridge art with different aspects of reality (political, economic, social, etc), in order to understand the bigger picture that encompasses the structures in which human beings move.
Cassidy Welter–Staff Writer
Cassidy Welter is a staff writer at StartUp Mindset. She is a Chicago based writer navigating the world of economics, human rights, and politics. When she is not writing, she is working with Chicago non-profits, reading anything she can get her hands on, debating politics, watching the Pittsburgh Penguins and eating her way across the city’s food scene. See more from Cassidy on Twitter at @CassidyWelter.
Rahaf Khalil–Staff Writer
Rahaf Khalil is a staff writer at StartUp Mindset, Advocacy Coordinator at a non-profit, book club organizer, and overall lover of big ideas. She is passionate about exploring new ways of looking at social and cultural complexities as they intersect with tech and tech culture. She is an avid reader and a cat enthusiast. Follower her on Twitter @rkaaay
Justin Tan runs two small businesses and is passionate for all things related to branding, marketing and sales. He recently started a blog that documents his journey in becoming a successful freelancer marketing/copywriting consultant starting with no experience. Follow his story at www.justintan.co
Summer Anderson-Staff Writer
Summer Anderson is a mother, wife, writer and long time lover of the game of golf. Her passion lies in writing from the heart, and on topics that are most important to the Millennial generation. She hopes to impact those through her writing and advice on marketing and social media communication. When she is not on the golf course, blogging or watching “Frozen” with her little ones, she can be found designing websites in her home state of Pennsylvania. Follow her: Twitter @Summery08; Instagram summeryseason85
Jessica Scheper–Staff Writer
Jessica comes from a background in marketing and communication. She graduated Cum Laude with a Master’s degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the University of Amsterdam. She has worked for an international communication and publishing agency for 4 years. Then she became a surf and yoga teacher, turning her dreams into reality. She loves to help people find their joy, and runs her own business organizing holiday retreats around the world.
Loraine Couturier–Staff Writer
Loraine Couturier is a staff writer at StartUp Mindset and is a jet set writing chick from Canada that travels around the globe. Her writing and marketing skills are what keeps her eating exotic meals and jumping on planes. Loraine loves writing about pretty much anything and likes to pass on the knowledge she has to others.
Lauren Stotler-Staff Writer
Lauren is a Human Resources professional who loves writing about everything business and budgeting in her free time. She has run several blogs of her own, the most current being My Simple & Happy – a site with budget friendly tips for millennial women. You can find her on her blog or at @Lauren_Stotler on Twitter.
Sadia Sarwar–Staff Writer
Sadia is a writer and upcoming novelist who enjoys speculating about business trends and voicing her opinions on current affairs. Read her musings on her site:
Isabelle is a writer and meadow-tea drinker with a background in wellness, social work and elementary education. She is currently writing a children’s book aimed to educate children on the importance of eating pesticide-free foods and its impact on mood and behavior. She is pursuing her Master’s in Social Work as her passions extend to mental health awareness and its link to nutrition. She educates young women about the importance of body positvity, holistic lifestyles and self-care (especially in the workplace).
Nancy Halseide –Associate Editor
Nancy Halseide has worked as an editor for the last decade for publishing houses, magazines and through freelance sites, including Editorial Freelance Association and Fiverr.com (EditorNancy). She lives in the Pacific Northwest and has found her dream job in editing. Visit her at editornancy.com and follow her on Twitter @nancyhalseide.