Passion and Connection
The guests on this month’s episode of Collaborative Connections Radio Show and Podcast: Passion and Connection, shared inspiring and passionate stories of entrepreneurship, community, purpose, and connection.
Host, Kelly Lorenzen, was joined on-air by special guests Jennifer Burwell, owner of Mother & Founder Co, Lisa Heath co-owner of Intentional Foods, and Alyssa Leon, owner of Cherry Blossom Doula Services, LLC.
If you are a business owner, Arizona resident, parent, suffer from food allergies, or soon-to-be new parent, you won’t want to miss this episode. These amazing women-business owners tell all!
Passion and Connection Featured Guests…
Jennifer Burwell, with Mother & Founder Co
Jennifer Burwell has been helping small business owners build healthy teams and create winning strategies for nearly a decade. As a mother to 3 kids under the age of 6, Jennifer knows the challenges that come with being a mother and an entrepreneur. Her passion is helping women and small businesses thrive in order to create solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.
She firmly believes that mothers possess an enormous amount of creativity, resilience, and innovation…all the things that make up a great entrepreneur. The challenge in tapping this potential is overcoming the obstacles that make balancing motherhood and a professional career so overwhelming and difficult. In her free time, she enjoys running alongside a great audiobook, spending time with her husband, 3 kids, and 2 dogs, and vacationing in warm & sandy beach locations.
Mother & Founder Co specializes in helping small business owners & busy women go from overwhelmed & stuck to focused & free. We offer business strategy, workshops, 1:1 coaching, and trauma integration services. Helping women own who they are and define all of their “ands” to build a life well lived is our passion.
Alyssa Leon, with Cherry Blossom Doula Services
Alyssa Leon founded Cherry Blossom Doula Services in 2013 and has built her 6 figure business from the ground up. Her solo adventure has evolved into a strong team of 10 and is continuing to grow! Her favorite part of birth work and supporting others in her community is witnessing women stepping into their power! Releasing fear, tapping into their full potential, and watching them thrive. Building community and a strong support system for other birth workers makes her heart sing! Alyssa is committed to making education, resources, and support more accessible, regardless of financial abilities.
Cherry Blossom Doula Services was founded in 2013 and has supported thousands of families in the greater Phoenix area. They are a collective of doulas that believe in empowering women by providing a balanced holistic and evidence-based approach to support real, raw motherhood in all birth settings. They are dedicated to educating and caring for the families they support with exceptional service, communication, and empathy so they have positive and empowering birth and postpartum experiences. They offer personalized labor and ayurvedic postpartum doula support and care, placenta encapsulation, birth photography, maternity, fresh 48 and newborn lifestyle photography, curated postpartum boxes and products, postpartum meal support, free bi-weekly postpartum mom support group, and bi-monthly group education meetups.
Lisa Heath, with Intentional Foods
Lisa Heath, affectionately known as “Mama Lisa ” owner of Intentional Foods and recently nominated by Spokin as one of the top 100 women in food allergies created the Intentional Foods Cafe and Market in December 2018. Lisa has been a force in the food allergy community since her daughter Sarah suffered her first life-threatening reaction to nuts.
Prior to founding Intentional Foods, Lisa had spent many years in the restaurant business as well as creating Mission Beach Rentals and Real Estate, a successful vacation rental business in San Diego, California for the last 17 years. Currently, Lisa and her husband focus on making safe food convenient and easily accessible and spreading food allergy awareness through various organizations, including their own Intentional Foods Foundation. Mama Lisa and Chef Ned have three daughters Madelyn, Sarah, and Ruby, and live in Mesa, AZ.
Intentional Foods Cafe and Market is a safe haven for those that struggle with life-threatening food allergies. Founders Brendan and Lisa Heath created Intentional Foods after experiencing the need for a place safe to eat with family and friends. IF Cafe and Market is located in Mesa, AZ, and is free from the top nine most common allergens. Peanut, tree nuts, wheat, dairy, egg, soy, seafood, shellfish, and sesame.
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