Sass Creative Studios
Kim also finds creative outlets outside the design studio. She is the co-founder and past artistic director of Equinox Dance Company, an all-adult modern dance troupe in western Maryland. She currently serves as their marketing director, as well as a dancer and choreographer. She is also active in her community. She currently serves as President for AAF-Greater Frederick, the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation.
Leslie is Barkley Associates, a local accounting firm of 27 years with clients in 14 states.
Leslie knew that she wanted to be an accountant at age 13 and still loves the choice that comes with running her own business. She specializes in small businesses that need help in achieving the dreams of their principals, whether through training in accounting or computers; determining better business practices; or determining what those life dreams are. She also prepares tax returns and enjoys solving the puzzles the tax code presents each year. She loves hearing what her clients have been doing since they last met, and what their plans and aspirations are for the future. She relishes the discussions that clarify client’s dreams and offers the best support to make those dreams a reality.
Beyond her business and clients, Leslie likes to stay physically and mentally active. She can be found at many of the local Contra dances, as well as at many local board game evenings. She is glad to let you know about the many opportunities for dancing and board gaming in the area. She volunteers with several of the groups which put on these events, such as the Folklore Society of Greater Washington and the Games Club of Maryland. Call Leslie at (301) 676-8333
Dawn Quicksell Hipsley
Dawn is the owner of DQH Services, which focuses on bringing an additional set of administrative hands to small businesses. Dawn is a resourceful and energetic person who is comfortable with a wide array of office functions. With over 12 years of experience in the insurance industry, she has excelled in customer care and service. Previous administrative positions have included accounts payable/receivable, invoicing, data entry, Customer Relationship Management, and many other tasks. She is quick with skill building and always eager to learn about each new business with which she works.
In joining Wholistic Woman Retreats, Dawn is looking forward to meeting and working with new women. She spends her time outside of work with her two boys and husband, enjoying all that Frederick has to offer.
C Clark Consulting
Casey Clark, MBA, M.A.
Casey is the owner and Cheif Growth Officer of C Clark Consulting, a growth agency located in Frederick. She has a Master’s of Business Administration and a Master’s in Health and Wellness Coaching and loves helping companies who help others improve their well-being. She is a driven professional who is always looking at the possibilities of what could be with her futuristic thinking. She has helped dozens of companies grow through her strategic mindset. In her work, she enjoys helping businesses develop, emerge and thrive so that they can make a greater impact in the communities surrounding them.
In joining Wholistic Woman Retreats, Casey looks forward to helping increase brand awareness and bringing what WWR has to offer to women across the country. When Casey is not helping businesses grow, she loves new experiences and therefore spends much of her time outdoors exploring the beauty of God’s creation and trying new restaurants.
Stacie has a BS degree in Marketing from Pennsylvania State University as well as a Graphic Design Diploma from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She is proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. As a lifelong learner, Stacie continues to develop her marketing and design skills by taking classes with HubSpot, Lynda.com, Skillshare, and Udemy.
Her professional experience includes over 10 years in the corporate world in the areas of marketing, regulatory, advertising and management before becoming an entrepreneur. Stacie owned a jewelry business for many years before starting her graphic design and marketing business, Going Graphic LLC. She works with a wide variety of clients to include accounting firms, virtual assistant placement companies, medical professionals, contemporary artists, and many other small businesses. Going Graphic offers services in logo design, branding, print design, website design and marketing.
Outside of work, Stacie enjoys walking her Golden Retriever, reading, yoga and spending time with her husband and two children.