Meet Some Of Our Members
We welcome everyone: coaches, consultants, personal trainers, creatives, photographers, dining room startups, network marketers, vloggers, bloggers, stylists, yogi's, dog walkers, accountants and those who work remotely from their Head Office (basically, anyone with ambition who feels like running their own business can be a lonely game!)
KATE WHILLOCK | founder of hustle club
After 10 years in Business Development and working with brands like Atlantis Dubai & Fairmont, Kate decided to 'go it alone' with her own personal brand, The 7 Second Edit. She specialises in intuitively helping leaders find that 'secret recipe' to success; those small but powerful differences that make your business stand out from the competition. Having been there and done it, she knows exactly what to do and more importantly what not to do.
She had also recently fulfilled her dream of creating her very own brand, Manuka; eco-friendly jewellery which gives back to nature.
CAROL-ANN REID | LIFE coach
Carol-Ann is a Motivational Speaker, NLP Practitioner and Founder of The Bagel Club. She helps people to get out of their own way, establish who they really are and create unstoppable success.
Whether its in their personal life or business, she helps people have the breakthrough's they have been longing for, and recently gave a talk for Red Bull UK.
KAREN GOLDMAN | yoga & meditation teacher
Karen is on a mission to inspire people of all shapes and sizes that yoga is really the art of waking up and getting back to the true you. She says, "Yoga offers a way for us to see a world that is working for you instead of against you. reminding you that everything is connected so we can just live and breathe with awareness."
Karen is also a regular teacher at Yoga Life Manchester where she specialises in Slow Flow Yoga, helping people slow down and cope with the intensity of life.
PAUL SPENCER BSc fcim | founder of good vibes marketing
Paul Spencer, Founder of Good Vibes Marketing, relocated to North Devon from Derbyshire in 2005 with wife Laura, who now runs her own cosmetic formulation business.
Having gained a great deal of experience working in marketing, sales and product management roles for large businesses and travelling to countries such as the USA in his mid-20s, Paul further developed his career at one of the largest security product manufacturers in the World. Joining the board of the UK part of a Swiss-owned business, Paul began to work as part of a highly dynamic UK board that started quite quickly to deliver successive years of highly profitable growth, taking the business from a loss-making £12M in 2006 to a very profitable £23M UK company in 2016.
HANNAH SHAW | IMAGE consultant
Hannah is a Personal & Corporate Image Consultant, and is passionate about helping people create self confidence and impact through their personal style.
Based in Cheshire, she is an Associate Member of FIPI (The Federation of Image Professionals International) and an accredited Independent Personal and Corporate Image Consultant, dedicated to supporting individuals and businesses in maximising their full potential.
CAROLINE RAE| LEADERSHIP EXPERT & coach
Caroline helps business owners and Senior Execs maximise influence and impact at work, get clear on their purpose and become great leaders.
She has worked for over 20 years in Sales and Marketing Communication and held positions that include Commercial Director, Chief of Staff and Director of Strategic Partnerships. She has also worked with Political Advisors and Ministers, CEOs and the Executive Teams of Global Companies on behalf of 10 Downing Street.
Caroline says, “To maximise your potential you must evolve and adapt. By increasing our self-awareness and identifying our talents and strengths we are able to create a powerful formula for success that keeps us moving forward without repeating behaviour that may have reaped success in the past but is no longer useful in helping us continue to reach our goals.”
martin ayrton | serial entreprenuer
Martin diverted his technical and development skills toward digital out-of-home in 2004, and has since been actively involved in developing industry solutions that include Grand Visual’s OpenLoop system and providing the technical solutions on a number of media firsts, including the worlds’ first live Periscope stream on a digital OOH screen. In 2014 he co-founded the award-winning agency DOOH.com before leaving to co-found Voodooh.
He is a highly skilled IT Professional specialising in developing system solutions for start-up companies and all aspects of developing and releasing commercial software packages.
REBECCA ANDREW | financial advisEr
Becky been working in finance for the past six years at Fivewells Financial, assisting clients across Derbyshire and Cheshire. Since completing her Diploma, she has had the privilege of helping clients work towards and achieve a wide range of financial goals. Whether this involves buying or building their dream home, ensuring that their family is adequately protected against those events we don’t like to think about, helping them make investment decisions or plans for their retirement, Becky is the go-to girl in finance.
When she’s not building her empire, she can usually be found training for her next marathon, in a health food cafe or ticking another country off her bucket list.
LAUREN COPE | founder of cope & associates
Lauren is the founder of Cope And Associates and has over 10 years experience as an AAT Qualified Accountant. Based in Congleton, Cheshire she provides bookkeeping, budgeting and admin services along with accountancy consultancy.
Lauren is passionate about taking the stress out of bookkeeping, helping new business owners understand what to and more importantly what not to do!