Justice Castaneda of Common Wealth Development

Amber Sweynor of Soul Seed

Amber Swenor is a transformational brand strategist who helps visionary leaders live and lead in authenticity. She’s the founder of Soul Seed, a brand ecosystem that exists to elevate conscious leaders and companies. Her company Soul Seed Strategy helps companies grow with profits rooted in purpose through brand strategy, coaching and marketing services. She’s also the founder of Soul Seed CBD. When she’s not strategizing with clients or speaking on stages, you’ll find her rocking with her metal band, Morningstar. She's excited to share here today as she believes in collaboration, and when purpose-driven local businesses work together, we all win!
https://www.linkedin.com/company/9401964/; https://www.instagram.com/soulseedstrategy/ https://www.facebook.com/SoulSeedStrategy

Stacey Scannell of The Soap Opera

I have owned The Soap Opera on State street in Madison Wisconsin since 2016. Before that I managed and opened fitness centers with a business and sales background for almost a decade. I'm excited to share my personable business experience with local leaders, to help us all understand that making a connection is key to success.
@thesoapoperamadison (Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter handle)

Sue Peck of Evolution Financial

I founded Evolution Financial to provide fee-only comprehensive financial planning and investment management for people of all backgrounds, and to help my clients reach their financial goals. I take a different look at financial planning, and help my clients really discover and lean in to their values to see how their finances can support the things in their lives that are truly important.
I'm excited to share how putting your values first can lead to a more fulfilling life.

Kat Casey of Mala Yoga Center

Kat Casey founded Mala Yoga Center in 2016, with a vision to create a community centered space where people of all ages and abilities come together to learn and practice yoga. In 2017 she started Madison area’s only After School Yoga & Mindfulness program for children. It has since then evolved into a year-round after school program and summer camp enriching children with yoga, meditation and mindfulness curriculum.
Over the years Mala Yoga’s mission has evolved to hold space of authentic self-expression and healing for people from all walks of life – inclusive of diverse identities by race, ethnicity, sex, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, education, opinions, culture, veteran's status, religion, disability, and color. Through learning and practicing the 8 limbs of yoga, Mala Yoga Center honors the roots of yoga and applies its lessons to strive for social justice in the community and world. In 2022, Kat Casey was named a Brava Magazine Woman to Watch for her efforts to make yoga a safe accessible space for all including establishing the Allyship Fund - a scholarship for BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and disabled people, offering three weekly free classes for Veterans, and her partnership with Trini Foundation - providing yoga scholarships for people in recovery.