Our Mission

Our mission at Catholic Women in Business 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.


Our Leadership TEam


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.


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.

Writing Team

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.

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.