Camp Climb brings together a super curated line-up of speakers and influencer to share their stories and expertise with us throughout Camp Climb weekend. Through speeches, Q+A sessions, sessions and audits, you'll come away with inspiration and knowledge from the best in the business. 

+ leaders



2020 speakers coming soon!

in the meantime, see who spoke + led at summer camp 2019! 

natalie franke

rising tide society founder + honeybook head of community

Natalie Franke is a photographer, educator, community builder, and one of the Founders of the Rising Tide. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she studied Visual Studies with a focus on Visual Neuroscience and the Psychology of Seeing. Left brain meets right, she’s a science nerd running on equal parts coffee & entrepreneurship.

Natalie currently lives in San Francisco with her husband and serves as the Head of Community for Honeybook and Rising Tide—leading a team of world changers in the pursuit of empowering the creative economy.

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erin loechner

design for mankind founder  + author of chasing slow

Meet Erin Loechner, a mother to a toddler and a 5-year-old, a wife striving for “less in most areas except for three: joy, grace, and goat cheese,” and the epitome of “having it all,” an elusive dream that many find impractical. Erin is a successful entrepreneur as the founder of Design for Mankind—a website, blog, and brand dedicated to inspiring women in areas like motherhood, style, and travel. She is the author of Chasing Slow, a book about simplifying your life. She has achieved enormous success with millions of fans worldwide through many channels including her highly regarded Instagram page. Her work has been showcased in The New York Times, Dwell, Marie Claire, Huffington Post, and more in addition to her two-season web special in which viewers watch the process and story of her home remodel.

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kathleen shannon

being boss podcast + braid creative founder

Kathleen Shannon is the founder and creative director at Braid Creative, a branding agency for creative entrepreneurs and purpose-driven organizations. Kathleen also hosts the Being Boss Podcast with her business bestie Emily Thompson. Being Boss a podcast for creative entrepreneurs with over 6 million downloads.

Kathleen Shannon is the author of Being Boss: Take Control of Your Work and Live Life on Your Own Terms, published by Running Press in April 2018 and available anywhere books are sold. Kathleen currently lives in Detroit, Michigan with her husband and their son Fox.

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jessica zweig

simply be creative founder + top digital marketer

Jessica Zweig is the CEO of The SimplyBe Agency, a premiere personal branding firm based in Chicago and serving clients nationally. She was named one of the Top Digital Marketers by INC. and a “Personal Branding Expert” by Forbes.

The SimplyBe Agency helps its international client base in becoming recognized industry experts and thought leaders. She speaks and facilitates workshops and global masterminds, teaching the power of personal branding to corporations such as Heineken USA, Red Bull, Chicago Tribune, Virgin and BBMC Mortgage Bank.

A serial entrepreneur, she founded, Chicago’s leading lifestyle magazine for women for seven years strong, reaching 100,000 readers locally and partnered with over 100 national brands as clients.

Jessica has been featured in Forbes, INC., Crains, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Suntimes, Refinery 29, Tasty Trade, BizTech Magazine, Today’s Chicago Woman, Michigan Avenue, NBC, ABC, FOX, WTTW, WCIU, CBS and more as a leading entrepreneur and personal branding expert. She has spoken on the international stages of Mindvalley, Techweek, NEOCON, LinkedIn, The United Women in Business Foundation, 1871, Microsoft and more as an expert on entrepreneurship, digital marketing and personal branding.

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2019's keynote speakers

Emma hicks

camp climb founder + host

Emma Hicks is the host and founder of Camp Climb. Craving a disconnection from the online world, building ‘in real life’ relationships, and being a part of a positive community eager to grow, she bet on the fact others were hungry for it too. She acknowledged her gifts and talents: planning/coordinating, leading positive communities and igniting powerful connections. After countless brain dumps and 4 sketchpads later, she is climbing her mountain to make an impact.

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amber krzys

fierce loving founder + coach

With a background in musical theater + spiritual psychology, Amber has founded two flourishing businesses as a professional coach, speaker and facilitator— bodyheart and Fierce Loving.

Amber has a thriving coaching practice where she serves a wide range of individuals, and also creates and facilitates her own coaching groups for body, business and life. She takes a stand for freedom and choice, and supports her clients in living a life beyond their wildest dreams.

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stacey johnson

entrepreneur + certified counselor

Stacey is a life-speaker, entrepreneur, hope-slinger, and adventure seeker! She owns her private counseling practice, The Purple Couch, in Oklahoma City. Throughout the year, Stacey hosts mindfulness workshops and powerful therapeutic retreats. In 2014, she founded Single Space, a community of encouragement for single women. She also owns and teaches at Studio 7, a creative, judgment-free dance studio. Stacey is the creator and life speaker on The Girly Bliss show, a weekly podcast providing inspiration and hope for women.

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mariah danielsen

graphic Designer + branding expert

After 5 years in corporate graphic, web design and marketing, Mariah quit her job to build her own legacy. Over the past 7 years, she has helped small businesses all over the country build their brands through beautiful logos, compelling websites and find their WHY through her boutique design company, Wander Design Co. She spends her days working with her ideal clients surrounded by houseplants + good music at home with her two boys by her side.

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morgan northway

coach, speaker + dance therapist

Morgan Northway is a Coach, Speaker, and Dance Therapist originally from Iowa, now based in Santa Monica, CA. After 20+ years of dancing competitively and placing 3rd in the nation as a collegiate athlete, she took her natural leadership skills, and passion for dance to step into her coaching business. Morgan helps support women in all transitions of their lives. From one-on-one mentorship, dance therapy, corporate coaching, workshops and online programs. She has spoken at events around the US with 5,000 + attendees about meditation and mindfulness.  In her free time she enjoys discussing life’s biggest questions with dear friends, sipping on a London Fog. 

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ali hicks-wright

 graphic and web designer

Amari Creative is a full service branding and design studio focused on inventing and building everlasting brands. Ali, the Founder of Amari Creative, and her Content Creator, Rachel, work with entrepreneurs to tell stories and bring insights into creating engaging and effective brand strategy.

Ali and Rachel are mountain dwellers based in Colorado who find ample inspiration in the great outdoors. Most days, Ali can be found working in her home office with her trusty assistant, Nola (her goldendoodle pup) or enjoying the slopes or sunshine. Inspired by movement, Rachel can be found on her yoga mat, hiking or dancing at a Red Rocks show.

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anne adametz

speaker, mentor + mindfulness expert

Anne Adametz has traveled to over 20 countries to find and understand healing modalities like Yoga, Chinese medicine, Meditation, Mental Health and many other timeless world-class tools to heal. Within 5 years, she lost both her brother and mother, leaving her family emotionally traumatized and spiritually confused. She will share the exact tools she uses everyday to feel at peace in every chaotic time in life by workshopping your schedule and integrating real-time tools for prioritizing self awareness, self confidence and self care into life so you can enjoy the life you're leading.

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kerri mackenzie

tree energy artist + educator

Kerri Mackenzie is a spiritual goddess, nature energy expert and all-round tree loving creative. As an entrepreneur, educator and founder of the not-for-profit organization ‘The Women’s Forest Bathing Club’, Kerri inspires women worldwide to embrace a life of joy, flow and ease through the exploration of nature, mindfulness, and creativity.
She hails all the way from the beachside town of Pottsville, Australia where she spends her days amongst the trees with her surfer husband and three creativity inspired children. 

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laura kashner

graphic designer +
 whitespace magazine founder

Laura Kashner is a wife, mom to three girls and freelance graphic designer. She specializes in publication design and helps other brands with graphic design, creative direction and photography services. She is also the creator of Whitespace Magazine, an annual print publication for artists and designers.

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christina scelara

attorney + the contract shop founder

Christina Scalera is the Owner + Attorney of The Contract Shop , the go-to resource for women starting their business and needing a little legal leg up.
You may have come across her on the Goal Digger podcast, Creative Live, Entrepreneur, Once Wed, The Rising Tide Society or many other companies she’s proud to be the legal liaison for. Based out of Atlanta + Colorado, She loves the outdoors and can’t wait to meet all the budding business owners at Camp Climb.

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Brooke Summers

graphic Designer

Brooke Summers is a branding designer and business hype-girl who has a knack for strategic, minimalistic identities. Her favorite people to work with have a vision for the future of their business, embrace creativity and see the value in design. With every project she aims to empower her clients to craft a business of their dreams and curate a more beautiful life.

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morgann mccoy

Slow Fashion Designer 

Morgann McCoy is the owner, designer and maker at A Well Worn Story where she creates handcrafted goods from storied materials. She believes the best materials also hold the best stories and has always been inspired by the natural and imperfect wear of an object. When she's not behind her sewing machine, Morgann loves spending time gardening, hiking, sitting next to a lake somewhere in Wisconsin and sharing her craft in Haiti where she serves as a designer and teacher for Sa Voix.

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past weekend leaders

em Van deventer

shop owner + business coach

Em Van Deventer is the coffee obsessed owner of the online boutique L&Q Armoire. em is also a confidence + business coach where she helps other boss babes take on the world confidently! em lives in a small Iowa town with her husband & two young daughters. 

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nicole saunders

pinterest strategist

Nicole Saunders is a Pinterest Marketing Strategist and dog mom behind the Leisure & Leashes podcast. She helps female entrepreneurs and small business owners grow their businesses through the magic of Pinterest. When not working with Pinterest accounts, Nicole can be found hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina with her husband and their three dogs while jamming out to Mumford & Sons. She loves diet Dr. Pepper and is obsessed with personality tests. Nicole is an Enneagram 4w3 and proud introvert (INFJ).

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sara spring

jackson rose candles founder

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Sara is the founder of Jackson Rose, a company born from her need to feel closer to her Southern home while living in the Midwest. Each of her hand poured, soy candles are created to inspire a connection to place and tell a story through the power of scent. As the collections within her brand grow, Sara stays true to her roots by designing meaningful (and often whimsical) products that also give back to education and the environment. The best part of her journey so far has been the collaborations and relationships that never would have happened had she not taken the first step! 

allyson cheney

photographer + natural living queen

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Allyson is a freelance photographer by trade, turned essential oil queen and clean wine connoisseur. She is breaking the mold for mindful living, and inviting others to do the same through her personal brand, Prosecco & Patchouli. She is also a free spirited mom of four, and loves adventuring through life with her equally spirited children and introvert husband.

janie Kokakis

flobody Fitness founder

Janie Kokakis is the co-founder of Flobody Fitness, a company delivering boutique style fitness to you, utilizing their patent-pending Flobody Gym. Cultivating a community inspired to rise together physically, mentally, and emotionally through a variety of fitness styles (because variety is the key)! Janie aspires to guide and support other busy women to embrace the messiness of life and create time for themselves through movement and mindfulness. Janie resides in Central Iowa with her husband (and co-founder), son, and pup. 

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chill babe alma

medtation teacher 

Alma is a meditation teacher and founder of Tiny Space to Breathe. After completing her Bachelors in Finance and International Business she worked in Corporate America. Long hours and high levels of stress caused her to develop de habilitating panic attacks and anxiety. With a series of events that undeniably lead her to know that yoga held something powerful in it she left her job and pursued a RYT 200 hour yoga certification. Over the last 5 years Alma has continued to practice with some of the worlds leading masters in yoga and mediation. She is currently enrolled in Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield's 2 year Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program. Alma has shifted from physical, mental, and emotional patterns of dissonance to deep connection. 

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sara ledger

event planner + business coach

Sara Leger is the Founder & Experience Curator of Leger Experiences. She is passionate about entrepreneurship, wellness, community, and women's empowerment, and values authentic experiences instead of investing in material things. Sara's a sought after expert with over 15 years planning and hosting unique and highly curated transformative experiences such as retreats, conferences, business incubators, and social events. From moon ceremonies to harvest dinners to viewing the Solar Eclipse in totality, Leger Experiences leads groups on intentional and immersive travel adventures. With 38 countries to date, her upcoming trips include Cuba, Morocco, Peru, Galapagos, Chile & Patagonia. 

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JUstine wiggins

worthy + badass founder

Justine Wiggins is the creative brain behind worthy + badass, a minimalist jewelry company in Charlotte, NC. Her goal is to embody "turn your monster in
to your ministry" by creating a space where women can feel safe, encouraged and have someone fighting for them. Justine loves any excuse to travel and aspires to be a
full-time public speaker.

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