Kelly is a freelance writer, editor, PR consultant, and co-founder of the Coterie. Her editorial work has appeared in Cool Hunting, Elle, Gear Patrol, New York Magazine, and more; and she has contributed copywriting and strategy to a variety of travel, non-profit, culinary, design, and lifestyle brands and personas. She serves as the PR co-chair on the board of directors of DAM partner organization, Culturehaus.
Nell Lindquist is the co-founder of Hi Little One, design-forward personalized children's clothing. Hi Little One launched in April 2015 after a successful Kickstarter campaign, and specializes in modern, playful, and never-cutesy kids wear and gifts. Nell is the head of creative at HLO; she leads design and manages the company's entire online presence.
Maria Roaldi, CPA
Maria has been a CPA for nine years. She's currently taking a break from client service to complete a tour role in PwC's Learning & Development group, writing content for their core assurance training courses. She typically works from home but is looking forward to a change of scenery and meeting new faces at the Coterie!
Kyndra Georgeson is the owner and principal designer of Platinum Design Studio, LLC. With an eclectic knack for mixing styles and colors, Kyndra’s design focus is to make the client’s personality shine. Three weeks after receiving her Interior Design degree from Kansas State University, Kyndra headed to Denver, CO to start her design career. After working for a couple local design firms and Knoll, Kyndra decided to forge ahead on her dreams and founded Platinum Design Studio in 2004. When she is not creating, Kyndra loves to spend time with her husband and two children.
Niki Lopez, Founder and Principal, Focus Marketing + PR
A Colorado native, Niki began her career in broadcast journalism as a producer and sports reporter for NewsRadio 850 KOA in the Denver metro area. Following her career in journalism, Niki found her true passion—marketing—after accepting a position as the marketing director for a small, family-owned contracting company. In 2009, Niki decided to follow her dream of owning a marketing and public relations firm. Using her extensive media contacts along with her native-born knowledge of Colorado and the Denver market, Niki has built Focus Marketing + PR to fit her original vision of helping business owners achieve their dreams and goals through smart and effective marketing and PR strategies.
Experienced in developmental, managing, and copy editing, Liz has worked in educational and academic publishing for over 11 years. She is currently the Managing Editor for Earthquake Spectra, the professional journal of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, based in Oakland, CA. A newcomer to both the Denver area and working remotely, Liz is very excited to have found a community of like-minded professional women in The Coterie.
Zaphne Kemp, Founder, Speak Like a Yogi
Zaphne is the founder of Speak Like A Yogi, a Sanskrit digital download language program. Speak Like A Yogi was born out of the desire to become something greater. The program was specifically designed to help new and seasoned yogis alike to learn how to pronounce the Sanskrit names for popular yoga poses.
Zaphne also enjoys practicing all types of yoga and she teaches restorative yoga & meditation.