Meet the Team

Frédérique Irwin

Founder & CEO

Frédérique is the Founder and CEO of Her Corner. She has spoken on the topic of the state of women and entrepreneurship at The White House, The U.S. State Department, as well as companies such as Marriott, Chobani, Microsoft, AstraZenica, TD Bank, and others. She teaches entrepreneurship at the Kogod School of Business at American University and she holds an MBA from William & Mary and a BA from Davidson College.

Quirky Fact: English is her third language

She Can’t Live Without: Champagne


Kimberly Berger

President & COO

Kimberly is the President and COO of Her Corner. She is an active angel investor with a passion for women-owned companies. She has worked with venture-backed companies and large publicly traded companies specifically in the areas of digital marketing and strategy consulting. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School with a focus in Marketing and Finance and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.

Quirky Fact: Grew up in Hawaii

She Can’t Live Without: Ice Cream


Danielle Clymer

Digital Media Manager

Danielle has worked in the area of marketing and advertising for almost 20 years, and works hard to make sure Her Corner is seen and heard around the globe. She creates lasting brand identities and specializes in strategic planning. She holds an MBA with an emphasis in International Business from the University of Phoenix and a BS from Texas A&M University (whoop!).

Quirky Fact: My husband and I decided to have our first child based on a fortune cookie.

She Can’t Live Without: Cheese

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Kim DeLisle

Community Assistant

Kim is the Community Assistant at Her Corner. Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Kim now lives in Mandeville, Louisiana. Kim attended the University of New Orleans where she earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Kim enjoys baking, traveling, & spending time with family & friends.

Quirky Fact: I am a photographer on the weekends

Can’t live without: My camera

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Galia Gichon

Accelerator Facilitator

Galia Gichon is an independent personal financial expert with more than 20 years in financial services, including nearly 10 years on Wall Street and an MBA in Finance. She is the Founder of Down to Earth Finance, a Co-Founder of It Will Bloom, and a strategic consultant and investor for startup companies.


Quirky Fact: Galia is also the author of My Money Matters

She can’t live without: ….it’s a mystery!

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Amanda Magoffin

Operations Manager

Amanda is the Operations Manager at Her Corner. She is the glue between our accelerator members and the community and she is a great bet to help you find a particular resource within Her Corner. She believes that when you set your mind to a task, anything is achievable with hard work and determination. She’s also a self proclaimed adrenaline junky, foodie & blogger.

Quirky Fact:
I don’t eat anything in one bite…even bite-sized food

She Can’t Live Without: Books

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Karen Tempkin

Accelerator Facilitator

Karen is a consultant specializing in entrepreneurship, business growth, operational efficiency, leadership, and integration of sustainability into business strategy. She blazed the trail in corporate social responsibility programs at Raytheon. Karen holds an MBA from the University of Arizona and a Bachelors from Wellesley College.

Quirky Fact: Lived outside for 3 months (on purpose!)

She can’t live without: Very dark chocolate and her bike