2022 Empowering Women in Business

From architects and estheticians to realtors and celebrity hairstylists, we profiled a group of dynamic South Shore women who each have inspiring career stories and are making an impact on the South Shore. Written by Maria allen and Jen McInerney Photography by SARAH HINCHEY Julie Ryan and Kristin Henaghan Read More Jessica Williams Read More … Read more

Amy Marques

Amy Marques Owner of Apricot Lane Boutique 617-458-1730 apricotlaneboutique.com/store/duxbury Amy Marques, the owner of the newly opened Duxbury clothing store Apricot Lane Boutique, grew up loving everything about fashion and beauty. “As my mom likes to say, I fell in love with shopping at 3 years old,” says Marques, who followed a winding career path … Read more

Caroline Widman

Caroline Widman Owner of Strand, The Boutique 339-217-2938, stranddux.com Caroline Widman launched Strand, The Boutique, in Duxbury Marketplace in the spring of 2020. Though the timing was not ideal, due to the pandemic, she did not hesitate to pivot to an online business platform, making the most of e-commerce during an unprecedented period in the … Read more

Christine McMackin & Tobi Baker-Daigle

Christine McMackin & Tobi Baker-Daigle Owners of New England Skin Center 994 Middle Street, Weymouth 781-803-2455, Newenglandskincenter.com When Christine McMackin and Tobi Baker-Daigle established New England Skin Center in 2018, their goal was to create a luxury medical spa that would serve a destination for the highest level of regenerative and aesthetic skin care services. … Read more

Christine A. Hamori, MD & Christine A. DiEdwardo, MD

Christine A. Hamori, MD & Christine A. DiEdwardo, MD Christine Hamori Cosmetic Surgery + Skin Spa 781-934-2200, christinehamori.com Recently voted “Best Cosmetic Surgery Office” in South Shore Home, Life & Style’s BOSS Awards, Christine Hamori Cosmetic Surgery + Skin Spa was founded in the year 2000 by Christine A. Hamori, MD, and is one of … Read more

Diana Cousineau Aveni

Diana Cousineau Aveni Owner of Hingham Furniture & Design Home of Framing Concepts 781-875-3255 | Hinghamfurnituredesign.com Whether framing a work of fine art or redesigning the flow of a home’s interior, beauty follows Diana Cousineau Aveni wherever she goes. She is the owner of Hingham Furniture & Design, a full-service-design center located in downtown Hingham … Read more

Dr. Ann Doggett

Dr. Ann Doggett Owner of WholeBody Solutions 617-328-6300, WholeBodyBoston.com In the field of holistic healthcare, Dr. Ann Doggett is something of a pioneer on the South Shore. In 1989, at a time when alternative medicine had yet to gain momentum in the mainstream, Dr. Doggett opened WholeBody Solutions in Quincy. Last year, the business relocated … Read more

Dr. Jessica Crooker

Dr. Jessica Crooker Optometrist and Owner of Scituate Harbor Vision Source 781-545-0792, scituateharborvisionsource.com When Jessica Crooker put on her first pair of prescription eyeglasses in the third grade, her life changed forever. Now, as a TPA-certified optometrist and owner of Scituate Harbor Vision Source, her mission is, “to give my patients that same feeling of … Read more

Jamie Barbuto

Jamie Barbuto Owner of Reign Beauty 781-924-3479 reignbeautyhanover.com Jamie Barbuto, the owner of Reign Beauty in Hanover, believes that everyone deserves to receive the “royal treatment” once in a while. A licensed esthetician with over 20 years of experience in the industry, she recently took the plunge to open her own beauty boutique specializing in … Read more

Jessica Williams

Jessica Williams Principal and Founder of SAIL Architects 617-675-3200, sailarchitects.com For more than 20 years, Jessica Williams, AIA, has guided her clients through the process of building their dream homes, evaluating their unique needs and desires and devising creative solutions to bring those dreams to fruition. In 2001, while raising her children, she launched Williams … Read more

Julie Ryan and Kristin Henaghan

Julie Ryan and Kristin Henaghan Owners of Classic Tile & Stone, Inc 781-741-5230 classictile-stone.co Ever since Julie Ryan and Kristin Henaghan launched their business, Classic Tile & Stone, Inc. in 2003, the two sisters have been helping South Shore designers, decorators and homeowners add personal style to their kitchens and bathrooms through the selection of … Read more

Kaylene Crum, Judith Gray, Lauren Van Iderstine, Loren Laskoski

Kaylene Crum, Judith Gray, Lauren Van Iderstine, Loren Laskoski Attorneys at Keches Law Group 617-898-0808 kecheslaw.com, @kecheslaw Committed to getting results for their clients, Kaylene Crum, Judith Gray, Lauren Van Iderstine, and Loren Laskoski are a few of the standout attorneys at Keches Law Group. The firm, which is headquartered in Milton with eight other … Read more