Alumnae Small Business Guide
Welcome to the SH91 Alumnae Small Business Guide! Explore businesses by category below.
- Art and Artisan Crafts
- Athletics and Recreation
- Beauty and Fashion
- Boutique and Home Items
- Design and Photography
- Food and Beverage
- Health and Wellness
- Renovation and Repair
- Travel and Lodging
Art and Artisan Crafts
Agnes Baddoo - Los Angeles, CA & New York, NY
Alumna: Agnes Baddoo '81
Description: Inspired by simple forms with function and an interest in genuine craft and techniques, Agnes Baddoo creates leather goods that are well made and classic. Most notably the original Sac 1, a structured, vegetable tanned leather tote, distinct in its style, merging soft and hard lines. Based in Los Angeles and New York City, all leather goods are handmade by a small local production house using the most exacting attention to detail, resulting in timeless pieces with life-long value.
Deer Jen - New York, NY
Alumna: Jen Gatien '92
Description: Film and television production company based in NYC.
Edie Twining Design - Old Lyme, CT
Alumna: Edie Twining '73
Description: Interior design for stores and restaurants, graphics and illustration are a few of my skills. Textile design and furniture designs are others.
The Sprkl Shop - Brooklyn, NY
Alumna: Mariel Pica '11 and Kate Haveles '11
Description: The Sprkl Shop is an online retail store selling one of a kind and custom accessories for you and your pet! We make everything by hand in Brooklyn.
Athletics and Recreation
Beauty and Fashion
CZ Bazaar - Rockville, NY
Alumna: Caroline Zimmerman '82
Description: During Covid I started an online Vintage Jewelry and Accessories Business. I sell everything from MidCentury Designer Costume Jewelry to Vintage Southwest Turquoise Silver to Evening Beaded Bags! Feel Free to check out my Poshmark Closet @cz_bazaar
House of Z A L 0 - Miami, FL
Alumna: Arina Crossfield Mahoney '82
Description: House of Z A L O is a luxury women's shoe brand featuring intricately embroidered smoking slippers and mules in rich Italian velvets, calf hair, and a variety of other fabrics. We believe that fashion should speak to a woman's personality. Our designs like the women who wear them are bold, vibrant, and a bit whimsical. Classics redefined.
JOBO Spa - New York, NY
Alumna: Elizabeth Seklir-Pugh '91
Description: JOBO spa is a line of unisex robes, sleepwear, sleep masks, baby and kids items as well as a signature fragrance and body care.
Luxury Lustre - New York, NY
Alumna: Erinmaura Condon '70
Description: A freshwater Pearl jewelry business. All colors, necklaces and earrings.
Montserrat - New York, NY
Alumna: Carolina Cordon-Bouzan '11
Description: A fashion brand where Manhattan attitude meets Mediterranean romance. Jewelry made of 18k gold plated 925 recycled sterling silver featuring lab grown diamonds and freshwater pearls, and unisex clothing sets made to take you from the plane to the party!
Boutique and Home Items
Cerruti Home - Cape Elizabeth, ME
Alumna: Sue Clark '80
Description: We design and manufacture handmade felted wool ornaments.
Alumna: Niña Caballero Russo '98
Description: Niña Caballero Russo, MST is an Early Childhood Expert and Parent Coach who created S.L.O. Coaching, a research and evidence based method to help every child and family thrive during the early years.
Niña empowers toddler parents with language and tools to increase connection and decrease conflict, collaborates with educators to design early childhood curriculum that honors each child, and helps brands committed to racial equity align their values with their product in a developmentally appropriate way.
Stroud Communications - Washington, DC
Alumna: Kandie Stroud '59
Description: Kandie Stroud is the president of an international public relations firm based in Washington DC and a Democratic consultant for the campaigns of presidential candidates as well as for a diverse range of major organizations. She is a former print and broadcast journalist who served as Chief Diplomatic Correspondent for CNN, wrote for the New York Times, Newsweek and Fairchild Publications.
Design and Photography
Alumna: Claudia Baldacchino '12
Description: Graphic design, branding, editorial design, web design, communications and digital with a passion for social impact.
Studiolo Secondari - New York, NY
Alumna: Linda Secondari '83
Description: Studiolo Secondari is a graphic design firm in NYC. We offer stylish and intelligent design solutions for authors and organizations seeking to drive storytelling and showcase your message to the world through print, web, and digital communications. Our services include full-service book packaging, branding, and digital communications.
Food and Beverage
Archer Roose - Boston, MA
Alumna: Marian Leitner '05
Description: Archer Roose brings a global portfolio of clean, high quality wines to consumers in formats to fit their lifestyles.Archer Roose has been recognized by Wine Spectator and the Beverage Tasting Institute. Her wines can be found in James Beard Award Winning restaurants, Target, Hannaford and JetBlue.
Health and Wellness
PACE Consulting - College Park, MD
Alumna: Paula Anderson '90
Description: PACE Consulting is a certified minority and woman-owned behavioral health and organizational consulting firm. We specialize in behavioral health counseling and consulting services. We also provide organizational consulting in the areas of team/leadership development, diversity, equity and inclusion and workplace wellness.
Washington Women Plastic Surgery - Washington, DC
Alumna: Catherine Hannan '97
Description: Providing aesthetic surgical services with natural results. We specialize in mommy makeovers, breast reductions, tummy tucks, liposuction, breast implant placement, removal and lifts.
Divaria Productions - New York, NY
Alumna: Ashley Bell '02
Description: Divaria Productions is a not for profit opera production company dedicated to making the emotional power of classical music approachable and accessible. We are available for Christma/holiday parties for carols and other festive music and feature some of New York's finest classical voices who have performed around the world. Past productions and collaborations have included a new orchestration of Beethoven's 9th in Spain with Orquestra Sinfonica de Madrid, the American premiere of Pedro Halffter's Klara with Harvard Program of Refugee Trauma and the world premiere of the Shakespeare Riots at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor.
Renovation and Repair
Travel and Lodging
High Hope Ranch - Glen Rose, TX
Alumna: Krystyna Jurzykowski '70
Description: A Sanctuary for Retreat, with guest houses, workshop space, camping, hiking on miles of trails, contemplative areas, all for a connection with Nature. Organic and Biodynamic farm products for sale.
LCL Travel - Westport, CT
Alumna: Laura Robinson '95
Description: LCL Travel is a bespoke travel design firm planning hand tailored trips for individuals, families and corporations all over the world.
Money in Your Twenties - Connecticut
Alumna: Kristen Jacks '86
Description: Through our website, book, and FREE webinars, Money in Your Twenties gives you the clear guidance you need to thrive, financially.
Reintroduce Myself LLC
Alumna: Tracey Gardner '92
Description: As a life and professional coach, I help people clarify and achieve their goals. I help clients identify and disrupt patterns that no longer serve them, experiment with new beliefs and behaviors, and celebrate successes along the way. I am a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and founded Reintroduce Myself LLP in 2021.
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