Ale Ortega-Botello, President
A native of Santa Barbara, raised on the coast of California Ale has been in the banking field for the past thirty three years and is currently Vice President, Relationship Manager at Community West Bank. In her role of banker, Ale has held sales and management positions with focus on
the business acumen in the local banking community, Ale has worked for various banking institution in Santa Barbara in an executive capacity. Ale owns her own mobile notary business and serves SB County as a bilingual mobile notary.
Natalie is an attorney and legal resource for online entrepreneurs. After years of working in a local law firm, she decided to try her hand at opening up her own practice. She was scared and felt so overwhelmed! With the boom of online business, she found herself consulting with more and more friends on how to set up a legally legit biz. She noticed that when they had the right legal documents in place, they emerged more confident and empowered. Natalie offers a suite of affordable done-for-you legal templates and contract so you can get your business legally protected in 10 minutes or less! She also helps online entrepreneurs trademark their work and get their LLCs all set up! Her dream is to create a community of legally empowered women who are so positive that their businesses are legally backed that they feel confident to go out and change the world!
Discover 5 keys for activating a more conscious relationship to creativity and why this is essential for women in leadership today. Dr. Minette Riordan is a modern day Renaissance woman: artist, writer, entrepreneur and advocate for creativity as essential to the well-being of people and planet. She is the creator of the Active Creativity Method™, a powerful process for supporting others to activate creativity.
Austin Lampson has been in the Lending Industry for over two decades. Her passion in life is helping others achieve their goals. She believes that Responsible Lending is one of the highest forms of community service. She has won the Best Of category for Mortgage Lender from the Santa Barbara Independent since the category was started, has been in the Top 1% of Originators Nationally since 2013, and has won awards from local government for giving back to the Santa Barbara community.
Mary Jean Vignone, PhD. is a seasoned professional who is an executive coach and consults on organizational development initiatives. She brings extensive organizational change experience coupled with financial acumen to enhance both individual and corporate performance. Mary Jean also consults on talent management, performance management, and leadership development programs. She holds a Master of Business Administration from California Lutheran University and a PhD in Human and Organizational Development from Fielding Graduate University.
Lindsey Reath is a Territory Manager at Heartland Payment Systems. She is an experienced Human Capital Consultant with a demonstrated history of working with the business owner scared about hiring that first employee to the business owner with 100 employee’s in need of a true human capital management solution as their business grows. Skilled in negotiation, coaching, sales, customer relationship management, and team building, Lindsey has worked with more than 900 businesses up and down the central coast to help them manage the ever-changing landscape business owners face. Lindsey spends her more recent days speaking to business owners about payroll, human resources, touchless onboarding, online ordering, credit card processing, PPP loans and customer engagement…there is not much she can’t help with!
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