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Meet the 2007 - 2008 Synergy Board

Executive Board

Frankie Flaherty is the President of MBN and owns Flaherty Financial Services, Inc. They provide financial planning and services for retirement, education funding, investments, and insurances. She joined MBN in May of 2003 and loves MBN for the wonderful women involved!
Deborah Derrick Gass is the Past President and Website Technology Director. She works for the Missoula Workforce Center where she provides employment law and human resource consulting to local businesses. She’s been in MBN for seven years. MBN gives her a place to learn, grow and discover new things about herself every month surrounded by people who truly want the best for her.
Anne Jablonski is the President Elect and a Realtor with Windermere Real Estate. She respresents Buyers and Sellers in their residential and commercial real estate transactions. She has been in MBN for over three years and likes MBN because it fosters relationship building and sharing of knowledge.

Kathy Headlee has been the Treasurer for five years and is a mortgage lender at Missoula Federal Credit Union specializing in first mortgages and second mortgages on homes or investment properties. She loves the wide variety of expertise and talent within the membership.  
        Sue Fox is the Secretary. She works at The Holiday Inn Express, a local hotel with 95 guest rooms on the Clark Fork River. She joined MBN in 2000 and loves the great variety of personalities and strengths from so many women. It’s inspiring to see such a diverse group come together to form a great team!
Barb Pulley is the Financial Advisor.


Margie Hickey is the Membership Director. Her business, M.J. Hickey & Associates Medical Services, provides medical-legal consultation, medical case management, life care planning and expert testimony and education services. She joined MBN in 1989 and enjoys the friendships and networking with MBN members.
Beth Price is the Newsletter Editor and the Office Manager & Recruiter for the Farmers Insurance District Office. The District Office helps people start their own Farmers Insurance and Financial Services Agency and succeed in growing it. She’s been in MBN for five years and likes meeting new women at every MBN event.
Jodi Bowser is the Print Media Advisor and owns Pyramid Printing. Her business handles printing for all of your business and personal needs plus desktop publishing, coiling and binding. She’s been in MBN for ten years and likes the the camaraderie and sharing with other women their challenges and successes.
Sally Cannata is the Directory Editor. Her business is Home Team Appraisal providing residential appraisal services in Missoula county. This will be her fifth year as a member of MBN. She loves MBN and being surrounded by inspiring women who are actively pursuing their dreams.
  Becky Hughes is the Historian. Her business is Burnich Frame & Moulding, a wholesale manufacturer and distributor of architectural and picture frame moulding. She joined MBN in 1994 and later became President. The attitudes the women bring to MBN are wonderful. Becky benefits in ways she never expected.
Christine Johnson is the Advertising Chairperson. She joined MBN in 2006. She loves MBN because it has amazing women who have great talents and passion. She loves being able to meet successful women from all different professions.
Jamie McGarvey is the Hospitality Chair and a life coach. Her business, a Partnership for Success, is a Life Coaching Business that provides coaching and motivation to assist people in living their best lives. She’s been in MBN since 1998 and loves connecting with the women who come to MBN to grow their lives and their businesses.
Deirdre Flaherty is the Social Chair and a financial advisor with Flaherty Financial Services, assisting clients with investing. She has been in MBN for 4 years and loves learning from her fellow members and growing both professionally and personally.
Maryann Hubbard is the Social Chair in Training. She is an Independent Consultant for Arbonne International which is a 27-year-old Swiss health, wellness and skin care company. She’s been an MBN member for three years and what she loves is that you can get information, leadership, training, support and above all, friendship from this great group of women!
Lois McElravy is the Public Relations Director and the owner of Lessons from Lois. Lois is a professional speaker. Her specialty is teaching individuals, businesses and organizations how to use humor to overcome adversity, adapt to change and deal with the demands and pressures of everyday life. She’s been with MBN nearly four years and one thing she loves about MBN is the women are fun!
LInda Faulkner is the Mentoring Chair. She owns Linda Faulkner Insurance and Faulkner Education Services, selling insurace and teaching seminars. She became a member of MBN in 2004 and loves the atmosphere of generosity and support that MBN fosters.

Sub Network Leaders

Kinzie Kinzel is the Co-chair of the Business Referral Sub-network. She is a producer for Faulkner Insurance and has been in MBN for two years. She loves that MBN fosters relationships between businesswomen in Missoula.
Michelle Allen is the Co-chair of Business Skills Subnetwork and a Real Estate Loan Officer with Mountain West Bank for purchases or refinances on homes or investment properties. She joined MBN in 2006 and is inspired by the positive energy and eagerness to help other members that women in MBN exhibit.
  Tristin Flint is the Co-chair of the Business Skills Sub-network. She is also the President of Computer ER, which helps businesses achieve growth through cost-effective, managed IT services. She’s been in MBN for nearly two years and joined to help her business grow and has valued the friendships she has made.

Stacy Jennings is the Co-chair of the Empowerment Sub-Network.

Stacy enjoys meeting new people, through her Arbonne business, fly fishing school, or internship at Montana Neurobehavioral Specialists. Please introduce yourself when we meet at MBN functions. I look forward to knowing you.

  Ellie Sigrist is the Co-chair of the Empowerment Sub- network. Her company is Mediation Associates, LLC and as a Conflict Coach and Mediator she facilitates conflict in important relationships by bringing a neutral perspective. She joined MBN this year. She loves that the MBN women are committed to making changes for themselves.
  Shannone Hart will be co-chairing the Women and Personal Finance Sub-Committee with Rachel Hill. Shannone has been in the Financial Services Industry for the last 12 years. She is currently a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch and enjoys helping people invest for their future. She has been a member of MBN for two years and loves the energy that she feels from other women at each meeting.
   DeDe Adams will be co-chairing the Bitterroot Business Referral Subnetwork.
   Cathy Woodward will be co-chairing the Bitterroot Business Referral Subnetwork.