“She Built This” Podcast Guests
Hear the stories of how these entrepreneurs are creating the new norm!
Teacher Turned Entrepreneur
Meet Jessica Terzakis, co-owner of Terzakis & Associates, a business advising firm in Bedford. Previously, she worked as a high school English teacher in Hudson, NH where she mastered how to motivate even the most reluctant learner. Looking for a way to teach and make more money, she turned to entrepreneurship and joined her family’s business. Her specialty is helping overwhelmed and frustrated entrepreneurs monetize their brilliance. She shows them how to add additional streams of revenue to their businesses using group programs and online courses.
Design Your Path to Success
Denyne has over 35 years of experience and has built a reputation as one of Merrimack Valley’s leading interior consultants in the kitchen, bath, and interior design industry. She is a problem-solver who creates unique solutions while providing access to resources that you can’t get elsewhere. Everyone who has benefited from her unique approach calls her work “life-changing”. She is an award-winning designer, an avid public speaker, philanthropist, wife, and mother. Denyne lives in Dunstable, MA, with her husband of 23 years and two sons.
rebecca hamilton & danya landis
Changing the Scene in Keene
Rebecca Hamilton is a second-generation family owner and the co-CEO of Badger, a maker of natural and organic personal care products known for its pioneering family-friendly benefits, B-Corp community engagement, and numerous accolades. Rebecca and Danya Landis are co-founders and co-owners of Machina Arts where they create events to bring the unique interior art-based design at both the Hive Venue/Co-Working Space and the Machina Kitchen and ArtBar to life. Photography by Nathan Ekis.
”I KNow a guy”
Kristin Hardwick is the co-founder of Coworking House, as well as a branding photographer, and mother of two. She has a strong passion for helping others stand out in their fields. She marries her love for entrepreneurship and the community in both of her professional endeavors. When not working, she can be found exploring New England with her husband and kids, chasing down a great IPA, or devouring yet another personal development book. Find her stunning brand photography and learn more about her on her website.
Stacy J. Clark, Turnstone Corporation
”Leaving No Stone Unturned"
Stacy Clark is the President of Turnstone Corporation and has lead the Company from inception through 15 successful years using her skills to build a reputable Company based on integrity, trust, quality of work and building strong relationships with clients. Stacy is both motivated, and personable; she grew up in the construction industry; moved into the financial industry discovering through this professional development that she could utilize her construction background and financial business acumen to lead a much needed atypical construction business that breathes the highest level of integrity and commitment into every facet of its operation. This is attributable to her ability to lead, promote and instill the core values that Turnstone Corporation is known for and that permeate throughout the organization.
Christine Brown, Bella Luna family
How a business was born…
Christine Brown is the founder of Bella Luna Family, a parent consulting firm, specializing in child sleep and child behavior, based in Nashua, NH. Christine’s passion for sleep was born after the birth of her twin boys in 2014. The boys taught their Daddy and Mommy the true meaning of exhaustion, which fueled Christine’s desire to help families to be well rested. Christine received her child sleep consulting certification from the Family Sleep Institute in early 2016. In 2018, Christine achieved her lactation counselor certification from the Healthy Families Project and in 2019, she achieved her child behavior specialist certification from The Early Years. When Christine isn’t working, she’s going on adventures with her family; doing laundry (it never ends!) and listening to podcasts; or enjoying a delicious meal, prosecco and laughs with her friends.
Living a wild adventurous life
Jennifer Desrosiers is a compassionate entrepreneur, adventuress, wellness and lifestyle coach, yoga teacher, speaker and community leader. As the founder and CEO of her two businesses, LANEY & LU, an inspired eatery, and Wild Adventurous Life, a wellness and lifestyle media company, Jen has a powerful vision of connection and contribution. Her companies have created thriving communities promoting holistic wellness and living vibrant, joyful, adventure-filled lives. Jen is currently serving as Vice President on the Board of Directors for The Chase Home for Children in Portsmouth, NH and Secretary of the board for Sustainable Seacoast, and has been a featured speaker at local events like Pecha Kucha and Ignite. She enjoys hiking in the mountains, luxurious car camping, French press coffee, and snuggling with her pit bull.
Let’s Talk about Stress!
Crystal is Chief Story Teller / co-creator of PTSD: People, Trauma, and Stress Discussed: an unfiltered truth, a successful podcast (2018). As a combat vet and woman from technology, working in leadership capacity for Apple, HPE, IBM, she serves organizations with her company C Far Beyond the Box: providing stress management solutions, women in the workplace initiatives, and personal growth programs. Crystal does not believe people or organizations should be defined by their life stressors, past and present, and hopes to offer advocacy, empowerment, and confidence in order to reach maximum potential. She is the voice of change, a cheerleader for the underdog, and speaker about all things that are the elephant in the room. Her unique life experiences have been gifts as they have given her the ability to connect with a vast audience.