Meet the babes of BWH:


 
CHELSEA DUDEVOIRE   FOUNDER/CEO   Chelsea is a Florida native and Colorado transplant with a background in copywriting and integrated marketing. In addition to managing the BWH team and platforms, she currently works as a freelance writer, editor and social media manager for a variety of local and national clients. She holds a B.A. in Editing, Writing & Media from Florida State University and lives in Denver, CO with her partner, Matt and their pup, Curry.   Aspires to be:  Loreali Gilmore   Dream interviewee:  Jenny Slate   Can't live without:  Black coffee

CHELSEA DUDEVOIRE
FOUNDER/CEO

Chelsea is a Florida native and Colorado transplant with a background in copywriting and integrated marketing. In addition to managing the BWH team and platforms, she currently works as a freelance writer, editor and social media manager for a variety of local and national clients. She holds a B.A. in Editing, Writing & Media from Florida State University and lives in Denver, CO with her partner, Matt and their pup, Curry.

Aspires to be:
Loreali Gilmore

Dream interviewee:
Jenny Slate

Can't live without:
Black coffee

MARA STROBEL-LANKA   CREATIVE DIRECTOR   Born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mara is a content creator and writer who works exclusively for women-owned businesses. As the first official BWH employee, she has been instrumental in everything from brand and content curation and development to social media management, event planning, and managing our team of contributing writers. Her interests include sailing, painting, and planning her next dinner party.    Aspires to be:  Hermoine Granger   Dream interviewee:  Mara Liasson   Can't live without:  Bagels

MARA STROBEL-LANKA
CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mara is a content creator and writer who works exclusively for women-owned businesses. As the first official BWH employee, she has been instrumental in everything from brand and content curation and development to social media management, event planning, and managing our team of contributing writers. Her interests include sailing, painting, and planning her next dinner party.


Aspires to be:
Hermoine Granger

Dream interviewee:
Mara Liasson

Can't live without:
Bagels

 
 
 
HEATHER CROTEAU   EDITOR   An American transplant by way of Weymouth, England, Heather is our editor-in-chief in addition to working as lead copywriter for an advertising agency where she's responsible for overseeing the quality and communication of clients' copywriting needs. Her focus as an editor has always been about really extraordinary voices, helping bring confidence and clarity to their story, then simply passing them the microphone. She lives in Seattle with her husband, Sean, and their two Australian Shepherd-mixes, Draper and Faye.   Aspires to be:  1/2 Peggy Olson, 1/2 Julie Andrews   Dream interviewee:  Shonda Rhimes   Can't live without:  Claritin

HEATHER CROTEAU
EDITOR

An American transplant by way of Weymouth, England, Heather is our editor-in-chief in addition to working as lead copywriter for an advertising agency where she's responsible for overseeing the quality and communication of clients' copywriting needs. Her focus as an editor has always been about really extraordinary voices, helping bring confidence and clarity to their story, then simply passing them the microphone. She lives in Seattle with her husband, Sean, and their two Australian Shepherd-mixes, Draper and Faye.

Aspires to be:
1/2 Peggy Olson, 1/2 Julie Andrews

Dream interviewee:
Shonda Rhimes

Can't live without:
Claritin

INA MEZINI   ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT   Originally from Tirana, Albania, Ina graduated from the University of North Florida with a B.S. in Communications. She assists BWH with client pitching, content creation, merchandise fulfillment and all-things administrative. She's a lover of adventure, a good meal, the great outdoors, and hammock hangs with her dog, Diesel.   Aspires to be:  Miriam "Midge" Maisel   Dream interviewee:  Esther Perel   Can't live without:  Potatoes

INA MEZINI
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Originally from Tirana, Albania, Ina graduated from the University of North Florida with a B.S. in Communications. She assists BWH with client pitching, content creation, merchandise fulfillment and all-things administrative. She's a lover of adventure, a good meal, the great outdoors, and hammock hangs with her dog, Diesel.

Aspires to be:
Miriam "Midge" Maisel

Dream interviewee:
Esther Perel

Can't live without:
Potatoes

 
 
 
SINDY GONZALEZ   PHOTOGRAPHER   Sindy is a Puerto Rico-born, Jacksonville, FL-based freelance photographer whose favorite subjects to photograph are people in their personal spaces and the ever-changing light. When she’s not behind the camera, wooing us with her sweet dance moves or out for a bike ride, she can be found slinging espresso shots behind the coffee bar. She received her BFA with a concentration in Photography from the University of North Florida.   Aspires to be:  Jeff Goldblum meets Ellen DeGeners   Dream interviewee:  Herself   Can't live without:  Chicken

SINDY GONZALEZ
PHOTOGRAPHER

Sindy is a Puerto Rico-born, Jacksonville, FL-based freelance photographer whose favorite subjects to photograph are people in their personal spaces and the ever-changing light. When she’s not behind the camera, wooing us with her sweet dance moves or out for a bike ride, she can be found slinging espresso shots behind the coffee bar. She received her BFA with a concentration in Photography from the University of North Florida.

Aspires to be:
Jeff Goldblum meets Ellen DeGeners

Dream interviewee:
Herself

Can't live without:
Chicken

LINDSAY BOWYER   BOOK CLUB COORDINATOR   Originally from Dallas, Texas, Lindsay currently works at Jacksonville’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), introducing guests to incredible works of art. She also works at locally owned restaurant Black Sheep, and has a third side hustle, Honey Poison, through which she makes her own art. She loves to travel, visit other museums, spend time outside, and is an avid reader. Lindsay lives in Riverside with her daughter, Madeleine, her boyfriend John, and two cats. She earned her BA in Art and Art History at the University of North Florida.   Aspires to be:  Carol Danvers   Dream interviewee:  Jane Goodall   Can't live without:  Tea

LINDSAY BOWYER
BOOK CLUB COORDINATOR

Originally from Dallas, Texas, Lindsay currently works at Jacksonville’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), introducing guests to incredible works of art. She also works at locally owned restaurant Black Sheep, and has a third side hustle, Honey Poison, through which she makes her own art. She loves to travel, visit other museums, spend time outside, and is an avid reader. Lindsay lives in Riverside with her daughter, Madeleine, her boyfriend John, and two cats. She earned her BA in Art and Art History at the University of North Florida.

Aspires to be:
Carol Danvers

Dream interviewee:
Jane Goodall

Can't live without:
Tea

 
MORGAN PURVIS   INTERN   Morgan is a fourth-generation Floridian who placed her roots in Jacksonville during college. In her daily hustle, she leads the public relations and marketing efforts at the Jacksonville Armada FC. As the BWH intern, she’s assisting in everything from interview processes to social media, event planning, administrative duties and beyond. In her spare time (when she finds it) Morgan enjoys photography, planning her next travel adventure, and is a wannabe foodie.   Aspires to be:  Phoebe Buffay   Dream interviewee:  Ellen DeGeneres   Can't live without:  Sunshine

MORGAN PURVIS
INTERN

Morgan is a fourth-generation Floridian who placed her roots in Jacksonville during college. In her daily hustle, she leads the public relations and marketing efforts at the Jacksonville Armada FC. As the BWH intern, she’s assisting in everything from interview processes to social media, event planning, administrative duties and beyond. In her spare time (when she finds it) Morgan enjoys photography, planning her next travel adventure, and is a wannabe foodie.

Aspires to be:
Phoebe Buffay

Dream interviewee:
Ellen DeGeneres

Can't live without:
Sunshine