Karen Rector – Making a Difference

Posted by on Friday, December 6th, 2013

To some, family is everything; the people you love and come home to everyday, and the valuable time spent with them matters more than any monetary amount ever could. For Karen Rector, being a stay-at-home mom was always a top priority. That is why, after four years as an event planner, she left her career so that she could devote her time to being a mother. The change meant she wouldn't be contributing to her family's finances anymore, but that ... Continue Reading



Marissa McDonough – Inspiring Entrepreneurs

Posted by on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Marissa McDonough has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. A natural business leader who is determined to be successful, she inspires many people to go after what they want out of life, and she enjoys showing people how to make their dreams into a reality. She has used her degree in business marketing to excel in the real estate market, and worked for many years as a professional real estate broker. Content with her job as a broker, she wasn't looking ... Continue Reading



Lisa Jauregui – A Team Effort

Posted by on Monday, December 2nd, 2013

A few years ago, Lisa began preparing herself for the day she would become a mother. As a busy professional in the advertising world, she was working long hours all week long, and she didn't rest on the weekends. Instead, she concentrated her efforts on growing her business as a makeup artist in the wedding industry. Her hope was that as her business flourished, she would have the freedom to quit her job and work only on the weekends. With ... Continue Reading



Jamie Petersen – Paying it Forward

Posted by on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Jamie Petersen is not the kind of person to shy away from an exciting opportunity. Her thirteen years as a financial advisor were fun, rewarding years, and she loved everything about her job. But when she and her husband started to have children, she began looking for something that would give her the ability to spend more time at home. She wanted to be there for her two young kids more often than her demanding hours in finance allowed, but ... Continue Reading



Denise Johnson – Giving Back, Not Giving Up

Posted by on Monday, November 25th, 2013

Even as a young girl, Denise Johnson knew she wanted to be a mother. "For as long as I can remember, children have been my main passion in life and I always wanted to have lots of them.” When she married her husband Ron, they hoped to start a family right away, but for years they struggled with infertility. Then came an opportunity for them to adopt a baby they named Michael, but shortly before he was born, Denise learned ... Continue Reading



Kali Schwindt – The Freedom to Choose

Posted by on Friday, November 22nd, 2013

“One of the most important words that comes to mind for me when explaining why I chose to join Rodan + Fields® as an Independent Consultant is ‘choice.’” Over two years ago, Kali Schwindt was working full time as a Nurse Anesthetist in a hospital anesthesiology department. As a mother of two young daughters, she had to find balance between long hours at the hospital and being with her girls, and after several years she realized that even though she ... Continue Reading



Candice Fioraneli – Sowing the Seeds of Success

Posted by on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

“Success is knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.” - John Maxwell Candice believes in sowing good seeds, and reaping rewards from those seeds that not only benefit her own life, but will bear fruit that she can share with others. Her journey as an Independent Consultant with Rodan + Fields® began almost two years ago, in December of 2011. At the time, she was working as a cosmetologist in a ... Continue Reading



Mary McMahon – The Change You Wish To See

Posted by on Monday, November 18th, 2013

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Mary McMahon never thought she would be a single mother, but that is exactly the situation she found herself in right out of college. Having grown up in the structure of a very solid family, becoming a single parent came as a challenge for Mary, but also as a great learning opportunity. “I had a good community around me during that time, but I worked very hard as a single mom ... Continue Reading



Lindsey Williams – The Greatest Gift

Posted by on Friday, November 15th, 2013

Lindsey Williams remembers her son’s first steps, his first smile, and his first words. Like any new mother, she remembers every moment her baby experienced in his first year of life, and she experienced all of his firsts along with him. With wonder and joy, he saw his first Christmas, and had his first birthday. Lindsey didn't want to miss out on any moment with him, and had left her job in finance so that she could be fully present ... Continue Reading



Rebecca Oberly – The Freedom To Give

Posted by on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

One of the most heartbreaking things in the world is children without a permanent home. Growing up with forever parents is a given for most, but there are thousands of children all over the world who don't have anyone to tuck them in at night or even feed them. There is a growing need for people who would like to adopt, and Rebecca Oberly and her husband Josh are two of those people. Rebecca had three children by birth already, ... Continue Reading