The Ladies List
By The Ladies List
The Ladies ListMay 31, 2023
16. Trevite Willis: Southern Fried Film Festival
Trevite Willis is an Alabama Native, producer, and founder of the Southern Fried Film Festival. Southern Fried is an international film festival right here in Huntsville! We sat down with Trevite to learn all about the festival, Trevite's background in the film industry and just what exactly a producer does because we were kind of clueless.....
You don't want to miss the Souther Fried Film Festival June 8th-11th in Huntsville! Buy your tickets at the link below today!
15. Erin Cobb: Erin Cobb Photography
In this episode of The Ladies List, Katie and Sallie have a heartfelt conversation with Erin Cobb, owner of Erin Cobb photography. Erin is a Master Photographer, has won a photography contest by The Gap and is a local philanthropist. This episode was recorded at Erin's charming studio, affectionately named "the Cottage". Erin shares her passion for capturing authentic moments and preserving memories through her photography and relationships with her clients.
Erin shares her journey as an entrepreneur and the challenges she has faced in building her successful photography business. Additionally she opens up about her philanthropic efforts and her charity aimed at making sports and extracurriculars accessible for all. Tune in to hear her insights on finding yoru passion, running a business with purpose and making a positive impact on the community.
Season 2 is sponsored by Jacki Gil Design. Jacki is the talented graphic designer behind the Ladies List logo and branding! Contact her today for your logo and branding project! https://jackigil.com/
14. Anna Ward: Soles Dance
We went to Ballet class! Season 2 episode 9 of The Ladies List, Sallie and Katie chat with Anna Ward, the founder and owner of Soles Dance Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Anna, a lifelong dancer and mother, shares her inspiring journey as an entrepreneur and mentor to young dancers. Anna is also a mother and gives great advice on “being where your feet are”. She also talks about her initiative to provide dance lessons to children in the foster care system. Tune in to hear Anna's insights on leadership, entrepreneurship, and the power of dance to transform lives.
Season 2 is sponsored by Jacki Gil Design
13. Victoria Tripiano: In Good Order
We sat down for an in depth discussion about the world of organizing! Victoria Tripiano is the owner of In Good Order Huntsville, a full service personal organization firm!
We chat about her desire to help others, the enneagram, International Women's day and so much more!
Disclaimer: We are working on our sound- during this episode we used our new mics and recorders for the first time so please give us grace if the sound seems off. We are tweaking it and getting better with each episode!
Season 2 is sponsored by Jacki Gil Design
12. Lauren Fitzgerald: Little Cotton Shoppe
Little Cotton Shoppe is the sweetest children's boutique here in Huntsville. We sat down in their storage room with owner Lauren Fitzgerald to talk about the ins and outs of running a retail business! We also chat books (naturally) and running (how do we keep interviewing runners?) Lauren's story is one of resilience, hello she opened just a few months before the world shut down!
Season 2 is sponsored by Jacki Gil Design! Jacki was one of our season 1 guests, designed our logo, is on retainer for Katie's real estate team and is a graphic design guru! Contact Jacki for all your design needs!
11. Susanna Chesser & Angelica Lee: Pure Barre HSV
Welcome to Pure Barre Huntsville. A different kind of workout! We sat down with owners and BFFs Susanna and Angelica to hear about their journey to Pure Barre ownership, how they work together while remaining besties, and their desire for PB HSV to be an inclusive and welcoming environment. We were able to sit down with this dynamic duo in their Huntsville studio and their retail shop is something you don't want to miss out on!
Download the Pure Barre app for a free class! (new members only*)
10. Chef Adyre Mason: The Veggie
9. Molly Bell: Parkway Place Mall
Molly Bell is the General Manager of Parkway Place mall. She sits down with us to share all about what that entails, how she got here and why the mall is so important to our community! Molly also became a mother to a precious baby boy! We are so thrilled for her and her family!
As two self proclaimed "mall walkers" Katie and Sallie love the mall and are thrilled to share Molly's story with you, our listeners!
8. Tori Anderson: The Party Prep Co
During Icemageddon 2022 we sat down with Tori Anderson, Chief Party Planner and owner of the Party Prep Co. Tori shares about her business, how it was born, what a pop up party is, and her BRAND NEW brick and mortar store that is NOW OPEN at Stovehouse! As always, we discuss more than business, including the balance between life and work, birthday party themes and a tight knit business community supporting their own!
The Party Prep
3414 Governors Dr SW Suite 420, Huntsville, AL 35805
7. Lady Vowell Smith: The Snail on the Wall
In this episode of The Ladies List, we sit down with Lady Vowell Smith, PhD- owner of The Snail on the Wall. A full service, independent VIRTUAL bookstore. We chat about books, banned books, and what life is like owning a virtual bookstore.
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https://www.aclu.org/cases/virginia-obscenity-proceedings-against-two-books Read more about the banned book case Lady refers to in our episode
Bonus Episode: The Magic of Christmas with The Huntsville Mom
WE TALK ABOUT SANTA- We recommend listening when you don't have littles in the car- we don't want to ruin Christmas magic!
Jessica Aguirre-Cantrell joins us as we discuss a MAGICAL night we had in a cedar closet with Santa Claus. No this isn't Elf 2- we ended up at a party with "Bridgestreet Santa" and talked all about the ins and outs of being a Santa, Christmas Magic, and finding out Santa wasn't real.
6. Jessica Aguirre-Cantrell: The Huntsville Mom
We are also back recording in person for season 2 and are so excited to continue to bring our listeners stories of extraordinary Huntsville women in business.
Norderney: en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norderney. @thehuntsvillemom instagram.com/thehuntsvillemom?igshid=YWJhMjlhZTc= The Huntsville Mom website www.thehuntsvillemom.co/
5. Jacki Gil: Salt + Paperie
Jacki Gil is the owner and designer at Salt + Paperie and Jacki Gil Design. She was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama, with a short stint in Tuscaloosa where she graduated with a degree in Advertising and Studio Art. She decided Huntsville was a hidden gem and wanted to remain here to start her businesses and raise her own family. She has two daughters, Gemma (5) and Pippa (11mo) who are continuously challenge her A Type personality and scheduling, but constantly bless her in ways she never imagined. Jacki’s husband Rudy is a constant supporter of all the business dreams, the tech support of all the things. Together they love to travel, snuggle in on the weekends, and find out the best chips + queso.
We chat about it all in this episode- business ownership & boundaries, infertility & motherhood, even group exercise classes.
Find all of Jacki's work at https://jackigil.com
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4. Aisha Wilson: A. Wilson Cakes
Aisha Wilson is a wife, homeschooling mom of 2, lover of Christ, coffee, and cake! She is the owner and cake artist at A. Wilson Cakes, a luxury and wedding cake boutique in Huntsville, AL, where she creates custom cakes that are equally delicious on the inside and beautiful on the outside.
In this episode we chat all things motherhood and small business. Aisha shares what lessons she's learned in starting her own business and how she balances work life and mom life. Be sure to check out her website www.awilsoncakes.com and social media channels for all the cake goodness your eyes can handle!
3. Stephenie Walker: Rocket City Mom
Join us as we sit down with Stephenie Walker. Stephenie is a rare Huntsville native, mother of two teen boys and two ridiculous dogs, spouse of one incredible guy. She is the co-founder of Rocket City Media Group and executive editor of Rocket City Mom.
We talk about everything in this episode- including Huntsville back in the day, Roller Derby, Harry Potter, Bathrooms, Apps, Oprah and more!
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2. Tiffany Lockett: Patti Grace Smith Fellowship
Tiffany is passionate about reaching back into the community through outreach engagements and participating on STEM related panels. She is eager to share ways to gain opportunities in the aerospace field, especially with young, aspiring engineers. During the summer of 2020 she and three others founded the Patti Grace Smith Fellowship.
We chat all things space, Tiffany's TODAY show appearance and why The Patti Grace Smith Fellowship is integral to diversity in the aerospace community.
The Patti Grace Smith Fellowship was announced to the public on October 6, 2020
The mission of The Patti Grace Smith Fellowship is to provide a meaningful, effective pathway into successful aerospace careers and future aerospace industry leadership to people whose race and ethnicity has made them the subject of systemic bias.
Named for the Former FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation Chair, Patti Grace Smith. Patti Grace Smith's tenure covered the most exciting and dynamic period in the commercial space industry’s growth, with Patti overseeing the licensing of the first inland spaceport, the first private human spaceflight, and the first launches of Elon Musk’s privately developed rocket, the SpaceX Falcon 1.
This year the Fellowship has selected 39 fellows for its class of 2022. Read about that here www.pgsfellowship.org/blog/class-of-2022
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1. Andrea Wilson: Wilhouse Designs
Join us as we sit down with Andrea Wilson. She is the owner and principal designer at Wilhouse Designs, a full service interior design firm celebrating one year in business! We chat all things Huntsville, motherhood and small business ownership!
Wilhouse is currently featured in the January 2022 issue of Southern Lady magazine, on newsstands now.
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Born out of a desire to amplify Women Owned Business in Huntsville, AL- Katie Crawford and Sallie Keene have created The Ladies List. A podcast sharing stories of women who are the bright spot in our city and making waves in business. Join us as we sit down with friends doing big things in the rocket city, discover new businesses lead by women and sometimes get off on a tangent. We are glad you're here!