Pamela Coyle is a lifelong journalist turned entrepreneur who worked as a reporter and editor at major newspapers in Minneapolis, Minn., New Haven, Conn., New Orleans and, most recently, Nashville. She shared in Pulitzer Prizes for public service and deadline reporting for her role on the Hurricane Katrina coverage team at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.

Pamela now runs Content that Connects, a downtown Nashville company that provides website content, business blogging and social media management. She and her husband live in south Nashville with one remaining geriatric dog and a messy vegetable garden. In addition to gardening, Pamela’s hobbies include starting new craft projects and not finishing them, though she is really REALLY close to finally opening an Etsy store.

Ellen Margulies is an experienced writer and editor with a long background in journalism, management, team-building and mentoring. Over the years she has specialized in such skills as storytelling, photo styling, food coverage, general features, breaking news and in-depth news coverage. In her spare time, when she’s not traveling to exotic locales with her boyfriend, she is a cupcake-obsessed, cat-crazed freelance writer, artist-crafter and lover of bad reality TV shows.

Tash Pics 2Tash Weddle is President and CEO of The New Beginnings Center, a non-profit organization with a mission of providing women, regardless of age, income or background, with fitness and nutrition coaching as well as behavior change/personal development classes that will help them achieve healthy lifestyles and new self-concepts. Tash is also the owner/operator at TNB-Fitness, a women’s only personalized training studio.  She has 18 years of experience working as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach at institutions such as Vanderbilt University, Purdue University and The University of Tennessee.  Tash holds the distinction of Master Strength & Conditioning Coach through the CSCCa, the highest honor that can be achieved in the profession, as well as certifications from The National Strength & Conditioning Association (CSCS), Precision Nutrition, Functional Movement Systems and SFG level 1 kettlebell certification.