Empowering Women Profiles

2021 Empowering Women In Business: Heather Keay

Heather Keay Founder of JLJ Spiritual Healing jljhealing.com An author, spirit medium, and founder of JLJ Spiritual Healing, Heather Keay is an avid practitioner of numerous alternative healing modalities. The Cohasset resident launched her business 12 years ago with the goal of promoting health and wellness for the body, spirit and soul. In addition to … Read more

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2021 Empowering Women In Business: Nancy Virta

Nancy Virta Broker at Preferred Properties 617-719-1483; virtahomes.com Nancy Virta’s success as a realtor comes not only from her 33 years of experience, but also from her patient and understanding personality.  “I never get rattled,” says Virta, who strives to communicate information as clearly and calmly as possible while walking homebuyers through the complicated and … Read more

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2021 Empowering Women In Business: Liz Theresa

Liz Theresa Owner of LizTheresa.com Host of Liz on Biz Podcast Even the savviest business owners can struggle to get their message across. It is in these situations that Liz Theresa, owner of LizTheresa.com, works her magic. An online business coach, website designer and copywriting queen, she specializes in helping entrepreneurs and small business owners … Read more

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2021 Empowering Women In Business: June Somers

June Somers Owner of Mom On The Go Authentic Grilled Cheese momonthegofoodtruck.com When June Somers set out to create her Mom On The Go food truck business five years ago, her goal was to sell simple yet sensational food that busy parents would feel comfortable feeding to their kids when they were short on time. … Read more

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2021 Empowering Women In Business: Kate Richard

Kate Richard Co-founder and Team Leader at Ben and Kate Real Estate 617-877-7621; Benandkaterealestate.com In today’s fast-paced real estate market, it is essential for homebuyers and sellers to work with a realtor they can trust. Kate Richard, co-founder and team leader at Ben and Kate Real Estate, makes a point to get to know each … Read more

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2021 Empowering Women In Business: Kendra O’Toole & Michelle Reed

Kendra O’Toole & Michelle Reed Co-founders of Legacy Legal Planning 781-971-5900; legacylegalplanning.com While nobody can predict what the future holds, proper planning can help protect the interests of you and your loved ones and provide peace of mind. When attorneys Michelle M. Reed and Kendra O’Toole established Legacy Legal Planning in 2015, they made it … Read more

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2021 Empowering Women In Business: Valerie McSorley

Valerie McSorley Owner of south shore Hive southshorehive.com An award-winning special event producer with a knack for networking, Valerie McSorley has dedicated her career to bringing people together to learn, collaborate and form meaningful connections. She is the Owner & Founder of South Shore Hive, a unique and stylish coworking facility in Marshfield. Offering versatile workspaces equipped … Read more

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2021 Empowering Women In Business: Elaine Haffey

Elaine Haffey Owner of Valise Travel Concierge ​​valisetravelconcierge.com Fueled by wanderlust and a desire to design one-of-a-kind vacations for her clients, Elaine Haffey makes exploring the world an unforgettable experience. The owner of Valise Travel Concierge, she specializes in crafting unique getaways to exotic locales for families, groups of friends and honeymooners, and she also … Read more

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2021 Empowering Women In Business: Danielle Costello

Danielle Costello Owner of Sugarplum Nannies sugarplumnannies.com Sometimes necessity is the mother of invention. Such was the case for Danielle Costello, a Duxbury resident who spent 25 years working in the biotech industry before having children and subsequently establishing Sugarplum Nannies, a boutique childcare placement agency. Back in the spring of 2020, Costello found herself … Read more

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Empowering Women: Gail Petersen Bell

Gail Petersen Bell Broker & Senior Vice President at Compass 18 Shipyard Drive, Suite 3C, Hingham  781-844-3277   gail.petersenbell@compass.com gailpetersenbell.com What sets you apart as a realtor?I’ve been a regional top-producing broker for a very long time and have worked on many types of transactions, but I specialize in luxury properties, new construction, antique homes and … Read more

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Empowering Women: Michelle Itzkowitz

Michelle Itzkowitz Owner of innerglow yoga and Cape Cod Yoga School   47 Main St., Plymouth 30 Steeple St., Mashpee Commons, Mashpee 508-450-1613 michelleitzkowitz.com innerglowyogacapecod.com capecodyogaschool.com What is the core mission at innerglow yoga? innerglow yoga is driven by the community. Our sole mission is to introduce our clients to a path of becoming their truest, happiest … Read more

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Empowering Women: Deirdre Prescott

Deirdre Prescott Founder, President, and Chief Wealth Strategist Sandy Cove Advisors 37 Derby St. Suite 5, Hingham 617-622-1500 sandycoveadvisors.com What kind of clients do you serve? Sandy Cove was founded 10 years ago, after recognizing the South Shore was missing a firm with a highly personalized approach to delivering financial advice. We have many types of … Read more

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Empowering Women: Dr. Julie Hantson

Dr. Julie Hantson Owner and Pediatric Dentist Marshfield Pediatric Dentistry 3 Proprietors Drive, Marshfield 781-205-1124 marshfieldpediatricdentistry.com What inspired you to pursue dentistry as a career? My uncle is a dentist, so my exposure to the profession started at a very young age. I remember playing in his office as a little girl. As I grew … Read more

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Empowering Women: Dr. Lois M. Townshend

Dr. Lois M. Townshend Associated Eye Surgeons 45 Resnik Road, Plymouth; 441 Route 130, Sandwich 508-747-4748 associatedeyesurgeons.com What inspired you to choose ophthalmology as a career? I love the intricate, technical requirements needed to perform eye surgery and I find helping people achieve their best vision both rewarding and challenging. Why might a person choose an ophthalmologist … Read more

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Empowering Women: Kellie Lynch

Kellie Lynch Owner of Balance Studio, Cohasset 15 Depot Ct., Cohasset 339-337-3660 balancestudiocohasset.com What is the most gratifying aspect of your job? I love helping people find the healthiest and happiest version of themselves. Building strength, getting fit and healthy and dealing with stress in a mindful way paves a beautiful path to happiness and … Read more

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