Her Corner Business Coaches


Naomi Brown

Naomi Brown's passion lies in building resources that support other women in their professional ambitions.
Her company, STAR Enterprises, is a supplemental solutions provider for private, commercial, and government entities. The team focuses on providing facilities, janitorial, and staffing services to their hospitality industry clients.  

Susan Apgood

Susan Apgood is Founder and Executive Vice President at News Generation Inc., a media relations firm in Bethesda, MD. She earned her MBA from American University and BA from George Washington University.

Jennie Blumenthal

Jennie Blumenthal is an entrepreneur, guest lecturer at UVa, executive coach for entrepreneurs, Board Member, and a former Partner at PwC. She has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality, technology, entertainment, public sector, and telecommunications industries.

Chris Gelnaw

Chris McGarry Gelnaw is a Founder, Strategic Thinker, Problem Solver, and Mentor. She has over 25 years of entrepreneurial, management consulting and corporate sales experience. She provides innovation and commercialization guidance and validates product/market fit through customer discovery for all startups looking to scale their businesses.

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Galia Gichon

Galia is a finance expert with more than 20 years in financial services, including nearly 10 years on Wall Street. She holds an MBA in Finance from Fordham Gabelli School of Business.  

Randye Kaplan

Randye Kaplan CFP®, CPA, has been a Financial Educator with Down-to-Earth Finance for over 14 years. Her background also includes years as a Wealth Advisor and Investment Advisor. She works with small businesses to help them better understand their financials, growth strategies, and best practices for access to money for both growth and profit.  

Towanda Livingston

Towanda R. Livingston is a successful and award-winning Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Executive. She is the Chief Business Strategist at Livingston Worx, a company she founded in 2017 which delivers innovative and transformational Equity, Diversity and Inclusion solutions to the government, public and private sectors.

Her Corner Business Coaches


Naomi Brown

Naomi Brown's passion lies in building resources that support other women in their professional ambitions.
Her company, STAR Enterprises, is a supplemental solutions provider for private, commercial, and government entities. The team focuses on providing facilities, janitorial, and staffing services to their hospitality industry clients.  

Susan Apgood

Susan Apgood is Founder and Executive Vice President at News Generation Inc., a media relations firm in Bethesda, MD. She earned her MBA from American University and BA from George Washington University.

Jennie Blumenthal

Jennie Blumenthal is an entrepreneur, guest lecturer at UVa, executive coach for entrepreneurs, Board Member, and a former Partner at PwC. She has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality, technology, entertainment, public sector, and telecommunications industries.

Chris Gelnaw

Chris McGarry Gelnaw is a Founder, Strategic Thinker, Problem Solver, and Mentor. She has over 25 years of entrepreneurial, management consulting and corporate sales experience. She provides innovation and commercialization guidance and validates product/market fit through customer discovery for all startups looking to scale their businesses.

Galia Gichon

Galia is a finance expert with more than 20 years in financial services, including nearly 10 years on Wall Street. She holds an MBA in Finance from Fordham Gabelli School of Business.  

Randye Kaplan

Randye Kaplan CFP®, CPA, has been a Financial Educator with Down-to-Earth Finance for over 14 years. Her background also includes years as a Wealth Advisor and Investment Advisor. She works with small businesses to help them better understand their financials, growth strategies, and best practices for access to money for both growth and profit.  

Towanda Livingston

Towanda R. Livingston is a successful and award-winning Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Executive. She is the Chief Business Strategist at Livingston Worx, a company she founded in 2017 which delivers innovative and transformational Equity, Diversity and Inclusion solutions to the government, public and private sectors.