Is to provide Catholic women business owners, entrepreneurs, and business leaders with the educational and spiritual resources they need to excel in their vocations to business. We are a community of women from all walks and stages of life who have come together to support and encourage one another towards virtue and excellence. We see business as a vehicle for evangelization and renewal within our Church, and we believe that as a community, we can bolster one another to set the world on fire.
meet the CWIB STAFF
Emma Moran, Co-President
Marketing and Ops Strategist for Sprintwell
Emma Moran loves all things design and business. She has Bachelor’s in multimedia and marketing as well as a Master’s in Business from Franciscan University of Steubenville. Emma was the director of a marketing and communications department at a Catholic high school before starting her own business and joining Sprintwell. You can learn more about how she helps female creative entrepreneurs here and check out more of her writing here. She is also a wife and mother of two beautiful girls.
Elise Crawford Gallagher, Co-President
Founder of Ringlet Studio
Elise Crawford Gallagher is the Founder and CEO of RINGLET, a digital marketing and brand management agency that works with women business owners in the Washington DC area. Elise graduated with a Masters in Communication from Johns Hopkins University. She worked in the Catholic non-profit world before starting RINGLET. Her concentrations were in Public & Media Relations and Digital Communications. She currently lives in Maryland with her college-sweetheart-turned-husband who is a high school theology teacher and law student.
Samantha Yee, Managing Editor
Founder of The Little Flower Collective
Samantha Yee is a writer, editor, speaker, and social media marketer. She studies biblical and religious poetry at the University of California, Berkeley, while running a women’s magazine, a film crew, and a mental health podcast. A Bay Area native, Sam grew up in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley and is largely influenced by the innovation and creativity of the burgeoning tech industry. When she was 10, she taught herself to code, started her first business (an online T-shirt shop), and was instantly hooked; the rest, as they say, is history. You can follow Sam’s creative and entrepreneurial endeavors here.
Daphne (Stubbolo) Lindsey, Social Media Manager
Digital Media Marketing and Photography
Daphne is a newly-wed, photographer and digital media marketer. Daphne graduated with a Bachelors in Visual Communications from the University of South Carolina. She worked as a photographer for an archeological dig before joining the Delaware State Parks marketing team as a photographer and social media coordinator. Most recently, Daphne worked as the Director of the Office of Digital Media for the Archdiocese of Washington, before marrying her husband, Nicholas, and beginning the adventure of being a wife to an Officer in the United States Marine Corps. Daphne is a lover of running, travel, and Agatha Christie mystery novels. You can follow her photography endeavors here.
Claire Couche, Founder of Finding Philothea, Moscati Scrubs
Claire Couche is a wife, mother, blogger, and beekeeper. Claire graduated from Franciscan University of Steubenville where she studied history and theology. She later received her B.S.N. and worked as an oncology nurse. Combining her love of the faith, the medical field, and ethical fashion, Claire is the creator of Moscati Scrubs, an ethical medical scrubs company inspired by the life and miracles of Saint Giuseppe Moscati. You can learn more about Claire here and about Moscati Scrubs here.
Holly Guertin, Founder of Ernie & Irene
Holly Guertin is a fiber artist and textile designer. After getting her B.F.A. in Fibers from the Savannah College of Art and Design, Holly worked as a print designer for Lilly Pulitzer for two and a half years. In 2013, she started her own business, Ernie & Irene, to pursue her need to create beautiful objects with her hands while being endlessly inspired by the Theology of the Body. She has worked for publications including Design*Sponge, Martha Stewart Weddings, Verily Magazine, and Style Me Pretty. She and her husband live in Ardmore, PA with their three little boisterous boys and run their podcast on young, Catholic parenthood called Halfway Saints. You can find her artwork here and their podcast here.
Sarah Coffey, Founder of Coffey Copy & Content, LLC
Sarah Coffey is a freelance writer, copywriter, and editor. In college, she converted to Catholicism, met her now-husband Jesse, and received a B.A. in History. In 2018 she took the entrepreneurial plunge and started a copywriting and copyediting business - Coffey Copy & Content, LLC - and hasn't looked back. She loves using her talents for writing and editing to help business owners, students, and writers convey their messages powerfully and cleanly. She is also currently working on a Master's in Sacred Theology through St. Joseph's College of Maine and writes on matters of faith, theology, business, and travel. You can read more of her writing here.