Coast Women in Business meets monthly to foster entrepreneurship and professional development on the Mendocino Coast of Northern California and beyond. We support diversity and inclusion, and invite professionals of all genders, from all locations, to join our online meetings via Zoom. Memberships are also available to all who support our purpose, including from other geographic locations.

Our Next Event

August 2021 Meeting — Town Hall and Listening Session

August 12, 2021 @ 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM PDT

Join Coast Women in Business on Thursday, August 12, 2021 via Zoom to network, share what’s new, and brainstorm what you would like Coast Women in Business to be.

TOPIC: Understanding Coast Women in Business: Tell Us How You’re Doing, Tell Us How CWIB Can Help.

PRESENTERS: CWIB Leadership Team Cathryn Hrudicka and Catherine Marshall will moderate the discussion. All are invited to participate and contribute your experiences and ideas.

COST: Free to ALL, whether a current or past Coast Women in Business member or visitor.

REGISTER via Zoom: https://bit.ly/3y1eMv5

SCHEDULE, Pacific Time:

8:00-8:15 a.m. — Introductions
8:15-9:15 a.m. — Town Hall Facilitated Discussion
9:15-9:30 a.m. — Networking and Announcements

DETAILS: This meeting is an informal town hall where Coast Women in Business, and participants from other locations, can share:
• How You and Your Business Are Faring
• How You See Other Businesses are Faring
• Your Ideas on What Coast Women in Business Can Do to Be of Service in the Future.

Even if you haven’t been to a CWIB meeting recently, we want to know “how’s business?” Are you trying a different approach? How has your business changed in the past year?

We’ll spend time listening to your best ideas about what Coast Women in Business can do to support your business life. Topic suggestions? More networking? Meet in person or by Zoom, or in a hybrid format? We’re open to your ideas.

During our virtual meeting, feel free to put any questions in chat so that presenting moderators can make sure you get the information you need. We can all sip a beverage of our choice in lieu of the complimentary coffee and tea we usually provide at our in-person meetings.

About Coast Women in Business:

Coast Women in Business meets monthly to foster entrepreneurship and professional development on the Mendocino, California Coast and beyond. Membership fees are usually $50 annually or $10 per drop-in meeting—no membership dues in 2021.

Your first meeting is always free, and we offer a limited number of need-based memberships — please inquire. Coast Women in Business promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. All are welcome. We’re sponsored by the West Business Development Center: https://www.westcenter.org/. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!

Read more about Coast Women in Business: https://coastwomeninbusiness.com/

MEMBERS

A.B. Priceman
Real Estate

BUSINESS: Garden Ranch Real Estate
Providing a superior level of informed, professional real estate services to buyers and sellers in Mendocino, Caspar, Albion, Fort Bragg, Westport, and other coastal cities as well as inland Mendocino County.

CONTACT:
absea@comcast.net
707/357-1801
ab-sea.com

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Alena Guest
Clinical Hypnotherapy

BUSINESS: Aléna Guest Hypnotherapy
Practicing hypnotherapy to empower people to heal and make profound changes in their lives.

CONTACT:
alenag@mcn.org
707/357-6075
alenaguesthypnotherapy.com

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Anna Rathbun
Nutrition Consulting

BUSINESS: Anna Rathbun, NC
Helping women recover from stress and illness using food, supplements, and lifestyle adjustments - no judgments.

CONTACT:
anna@foodtherapy.us
707/937-0476
foodtherapy.us

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Catherine Marshall
Consulting for Nonprofits and Capacity-Building Agencies

BUSINESS: Capbuilders
Providing training, technical assistance, and project management for nonprofit and community-based organizations, particularly in the areas of fundraising, board development, marketing, strategic planning, and executive coaching. Founder Catherine Marshall is on the Leadership Team for Coast Women in Business, along with Cathryn Hrudicka.

CONTACT:
cmarshall@capbuilders.org
707/937-2358
capbuilders.org

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Cathryn Hrudicka
Consulting, Coaching, Training, and Program Design

BUSINESS: Creative Sage™
We serve for-profit and nonprofit organizations, work teams, and individual entrepreneurs, executives, artists and creative professionals, helping them to design and define a new vision, navigate transitions, develop resilience, and innovate to maximize organizational or individual success. We design high-impact, customized creativity, innovation, and leadership programs, and train, consult with, coach, or mentor leaders of organizations, programs, and projects.

Additionally, we help our clients master digital transformation and strategy, and offer our services in social media, community building, multimedia content production, writing, editing, marketing, public relations, fundraising, program and project management, and event production (including concerts and performances). Based in Mendocino, CA, and the San Francisco Bay Area, we collaborate with a global team as needed for specific projects. Founder Cathryn Hrudicka is on the Leadership Team for Coast Women in Business, along with Catherine Marshall.


CONTACT:
sage@creativesage.com
415/221-8213
creativesage.com

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Cynthia Sharon
Residential Construction

BUSINESS: Dancing Dog Design Build
Specializing in high-end, residential, new construction and remodeling projects ranging from million-dollar homes to decks and kitchen and bath remodels.

CONTACT:
hello@dancingdogdesignbuild.com
707/964-7900
dancingdogdesignbuild.com

Cynthia Wall
Family Counseling and Psychotherapy

BUSINESS: Cynthia Wall, LCSW
Offering family counseling and psychotherapy services for life's issues online and in person, helping others expand their life passion into viable ways of making a living.

CONTACT:
cwall@mcn.org
707/964-5229
cynthiawall.com

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Debra DeCarli
Law: Estate and Business Planning

BUSINESS: DeCarli Law
Customizing estate and business plans that address your family and business needs and achieve peace of mind for you and security for your family.

CONTACT:
debra@decarlilaw.com
707/937-2701
decarlilaw.com

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Debra Jones
Bookkeeping

BUSINESS: Debra Jones
Offering bookkeeping and small business management services.

CONTACT:
djones.bks@gmail.com
707/972-7912

Donna Feiner
Water Treatment

BUSINESS: Feiner Fixings
Offering water treatment services.

CONTACT:
dfeiner@mcn.org
707/937-0720

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Erica Fielder
Interpretive Displays

BUSINESS: Erica Fielder Studio
Creating interpretive displays and trailside panels for parks, hiking paths, and nature centers throughout the U.S. and overseas.

CONTACT:
efielder@mcn.org
707/671-4072
ericafielderstudio.com

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Heather Gurewitz
Consulting

BUSINESS: MCRP Consulting Services
Providing community planning and economic development services.

CONTACT:
heather.gurewitz@gmail.com
707/409-0440
sites.google.com/view/mendoheather/

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Joyce Perlman
Wedding Photography

BUSINESS: J.Perlman R.Lutge Photography
Award-winning fine art wedding photojournalism - with a storytelling style that's a blend of documentary photography, contemporary portraits, and formals.

CONTACT:
info@jperlmanrlutge.com
707/937-0690
650/867-2013
jperlmanphotography.com

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Judy Haun
Antiques and Museum Director

BUSINESS 1: Todd Farmhouse Antiques & Museum
Offering a wide variety of gifts and antiques.

BUSINESS 2: Trailer Cove Mobile Home Park

CONTACT:
jth@mcn.org
707/964-5873
707/964-6575

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Karin Uphoff
Holistic Health

BUSINESS: Rainbow Connection
Empowering self-care through herbal healing, lifestyle consulting, and bodywork.

CONTACT:
karin@rainbowconnection.net
rainbowconnection.net

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Kat Hanlon
Tutoring and Catering

BUSINESS: Kat Hanlon
Offering tutoring and catering services.

CONTACT:
kat2369@gmail.com
510/860-1478

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Kate Donohue
Psychotherapy

BUSINESS: Kate Donohue, PhD, REAT
Providing individual supervision and consultation, combining Jungian psychology and expressive arts therapy, and CEU courses.

CONTACT:
kate@kate-donohue.com
415/695-1464
kate-donohue.com

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Kate Haley
Designer

BUSINESS: Haley Whiteside Design
Offering unique custom home design, planning, renovations, lighting design, and landscape/hardscape design.

CONTACT:
katherinehaley@gmail.com
707/229-0723
haleywhitesidedesign.com

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Lisa McCormack
Human Resources Consulting

BUSINESS: Affogato HR Consulting LLC
Providing exceptional HR advisory services with a pragmatic, solution-oriented approach, always built on a foundation of compliance.

CONTACT:
lisa@affogatohr.com
408/933-3020 x701
affogatohr.com

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Maggie Watson
Estate Management & Trust Administration

BUSINESS 1: Mendocino Fiduciary
Estate management and trust administration with knowledge and compassion by the only fiduciary in Mendocino County.

CONTACT:
mwatson@mcn.org
707/397-1655
mendocinofiduciary.com

BUSINESS 2: Mendocino Solar Service
Solar electric system installation for residential and commercial properties in Mendocino County.

CONTACT:
707/937-1701
mendocinosolar.com

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Margaret Fox
Rental, Food Preparation, Book Author

BUSINESS 1: Hummingbird Haven
B&B: garden suite rental in Mendocino.

BUSINESS 2: Harvest Market
Culinary director.

BUSINESS 3: Margaret Fox & Co.
Cookbook author.

CONTACT:
mfox@mcn.org
hummingbirdhavenmendocino.com
margaretfox.com

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Mary Anne Petrillo
Management

BUSINESS: West Business Development Center
Preparing entrepreneurs to adapt to rapid technology shifts, a mobile workforce, and the growth of customization.

CONTACT:
maryanne@westcompany.org
707/964-7571
westcenter.org

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Michelle Lucafo
Dance Instruction & Homeopathy

BUSINESS 1: Surrender
Offering private and small-group dance lessons.

CONTACT:
m.e.surrenderdance@gmail.com
707/245-1896
mesurrender.com

BUSINESS 2: Michelle Lucafo CCF Homeopathy
Providing classical homeopathic services.

CONTACT:
michellelucafo@gmail.com
707/245-1896
mlucafohomeopathy.com

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Rainah Dancing Waters
Yoga Instruction, Massage Therapy

BUSINESS: Yum Yoga & Massage
Offering yoga lessons and massage therapy.

CONTACT:
rainahhh@earthlink.net
707/326-2919
rainahdancingwaters.com

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Romy Matamoros
Home Care

BUSINESS: Self-Employed
Providing quality in-home care services.

CONTACT:
monica_koch@yahoo.com
714/719-7152

Sara Cowgill
Sustainable Landscape Consulting

BUSINESS: The New Green Advance
Offering sustainability landscape consulting, design, and installation using biointensive, Rodale, and permaculture principles.

CONTACT:
TheNewGreenAdvance@gmail.com
707/962-8044
thenewgreenadvance.com

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Susan Israel
Law: Criminal Defense & Agriculture

BUSINESS: Law Office of Susan Israel
Providing criminal defense and small farm advocacy.

CONTACT:
susan.israel@outlook.com
909/406-5305

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Terri Harte
Homeopathy

BUSINESS: Terri Harte
Offering homeopathic services.

CONTACT:
terriharte@gmail.com

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Terri Larsen
Data Visualization, Window Cleaning, Vehicle Storage

BUSINESS 1: T. Larsen, Ph.D.
Creating technical imagery for publications and presentations.

CONTACT:
tlarsenphd@gmail.com
TLarsenPhD.com

BUSINESS 2: Paneless Window Cleaning
Window cleaning for your home or business.
CONTACT:
707/961-0135

BUSINESS 3: Larsen Livery & Transfer Co.
Premium vehicle storage facility.
CONTACT:
707/357-8265

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Tracy Salkowitz
Philanthropic Coaching for Families and Nonprofits

BUSINESS: Salkowitz & Associates
Working with donors to prioritize their philanthropic passions and with non-profits to ensure their future sustainability.

CONTACT:
salkowitz@gmail.com

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Learn more about us or contact us with any questions. We look forward to hearing from you!