THE WBC TEAM

Sheri Trice is an entrepreneur and accomplished sales and operations professional, highly regarded for her extensive experience improving revenues and nurturing high-performance sales teams across numerous industries. Trice, who most recently served as Senior Manager, Sales Development at Storyblocks, a rapid video creation platform committed to diversifying stock media by curating assets directly from creators …

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  Holly Fiorillo is a passionate professional who loves to stay active and connected with her family. She was born in Chehalis, Washington, but now calls Chandler, Arizona, home alongside her furbaby (cat) CrackerJak “JakJak.” Holly graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Business Administration and a focus on Marketing. Since then, her …

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Olivia Frederick is a passionate creative with an entrepreneurial spirit. From doodling in her notebooks as a child to running a company helping startups develop their unique brand identities and websites, Olivia has always been determined to bring people’s ideas into the world. Aspiring for problem-solving and sustainable businesses, she works closely with consultants who …

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A. Walton Smith is a marketing professional who has loved storytelling since childhood. This love became part of her life’s purpose: telling stories. Walton believes she was put on earth to help others build and connect.  Throughout her career, Walton has worked with several startups to help increase community engagement and brand awareness through digital …

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A recognized expert in communications and global engagement strategies, Clay Doherty combines his personal passion for creative ideation with a deeply rooted belief in the power of dynamic connectivity. Bringing this unique perspective to clients, Clay leans into points of commonality to create dynamic solutions and opportunities that advance ideas into action — and action into results. …

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Robin Schwartz is the former Director of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development at NextUp, a 501c3 nonprofit that advocates for advancing women in business. Robin is remotely based in Boise, Idaho. She works with corporate partners across the United States and spends time educating business leaders about NextUp’s core values, promoting stronger and more productive …

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Chief Executive Officer at WBC Edie Fraser is CEO of Women Business Collaborative(WBC), a non-profit to accelerate Equal Position, Pay and Power for all businesswomen. WBC works with business women organization partners and stakeholders. Edie spent 14 years as Managing Director, Diversified Search and Founder and CEO of STEMconnector® and Million Women Mentors®(MWM)–with 2.5 million …

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Gwen K. Young is the Chief Operating Officer of the Women Business Collaborative. She is also a Visiting Scholar at the Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University and former Director of the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative and Women in Public Service Project at the Wilson Center. She is an Advisor to Concordia and …

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Maheen Naeem is a recent graduate from Loyola University Chicago, with a B.A. in Political Science and Economics. Currently, she is the Programs & Advocacy Officer at the Women Business Collaborative, where she manages all partnerships, events, and advocacy efforts. Before then, she worked as a Staffer for the Illinois House of Representatives, Illinois Senate, …

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Elizabeth (Heyman) Blockman joined the team at Women Business Collaborative with over a decade of social justice and advocacy experience. With a background in leadership development, education, and organizing, she is thrilled to bring her systems-oriented mindset to WBC. Elizabeth is a certified educator and has received training in management best practices, anti-oppression and anti-racist …

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