Roll Call! Our Women to Watch are some of Austin’s most engaging, empowering and successful women! This month we’ve included a special Roll Call section to feature more of Austin’s female leaders and role models.
Mosie Baby | Co-founder and CEO
After struggling to conceive, Maureen Brown and her husband searched for a proven at-home option to avoid costly, invasive medical procedures. When they couldn’t find it, they created it. Thus Mosie, the first syringe designed for home insemination, was born. Brown happily gave birth to the first Mosie Baby in 2016. Now proven as effective as IUI, follow @mosiebaby for more info.
Stephanie Bui-Catuogno, PA-C
Tru-Skin Dermatology | Physician Assistant
Stephanie Bui-Catuogno is a board-certified physician assistant providing medical and cosmetic dermatological care at our Round Rock and Cedar Park offices. She earned her bachelor’s in health sciences and physician assistant studies from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and earned her Master of Osteopathic Medicine at Philadelphia College.
Capital Factory | General Partner
Lawton Cummings is General Partner at Capital Factory, the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas, where she co-leads their venture fund. Prior to entering venture capital, she practiced law, was a law professor and served as a legal analyst for a national network. An avid tech enthusiast, Cummings not only invests in and advises tech startups, but she teaches a Responsible Artificial Intelligence course for law students.
Hypergiant | Senior Project Manager
Teresa Gallagher is senior project manager and lead of the project management office with Hypergiant Industries. Hypergiant has a culture for attracting very capable talented folks wanting to make AI for good. Gallagher leads the company’s Service, Product and Space and Defense projects. That’s a lot of “cat wrangling,” but Teresa love’s the challenge.
SKG Texas | Owner and CEO
Beth Goff-McMillan oversees the meteoric growth of SKG as an industry leader in workplace furnishings. She is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, the first woman president of YPO Austin and on the steering committees for Austin Women’s Fund and BEAM.
Goldman Law Group | Attorney and Founder
Kristy Goldman founded Goldman Law Group (GLG) with the goal of providing critical legal services to her community by delivering exceptional results in an approachable and convenient format. GLG now consists of a talented team of attorneys and other professionals who serve clients in the areas of trust and will-based estate planning and guardianship planning for minor children.
Notley | Partner and CEO
Lisa has been a partner since founding Notley in 2015. She is also a member of the C-suite where she manages the Notley marketing, strategic programs and HR teams. Graham sits on the boards of Friends of the Children Austin, the Austin Kite Festival, Beam Founders Network and Philanthropitch.
Yesenia Hernández Plascencia
VISA | Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity
Yesenia Hernández Plascencia serves as the Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity for Visa. She focused her efforts on establishing a strong foundation for Visa’s U.S. priorities for inclusion and diversity over the last two years. Today that work focuses on developing the global I&D strategy for Visa Inc.
Dorothy K. Lawrence
Dorothy Butler Law Firm | Principal Attorney and Owner
Dorothy Lawrence is the owner and founder of Dorothy Butler Law Firm, a boutique all-woman firm in Dripping Springs, Texas. In 11 years, the firm has grown into a multi-office cross-discipline force. Since 2016, the Super Lawyers Association has honored Lawrence as a Rising Star—an honor fewer than 2.5% of lawyers receive. When not lawyering, she performs with Broadway Across America.
Traci W. Pirri, LCSW-S
Hope for the Journey Enterprises, LLC
Traci W. Pirri, LCSW-S, is the owner and director of Hope for the Journey, a group of trauma specialists who help kids, adults, parents and partners thrive after trauma with counseling that works. They also are working on national accreditation for a Trauma Sensitivity Certification program for other helpers.
Time Insurance Agency | Commercial Lines Director
An Austin native, Michelle Schuler is taking the helm at her family’s independent insurance agency alongside her sisters. With a fresh perspective on people’s needs and a lifelong education in the business, she’s modernizing insurance without sacrificing client care. Outside of work, she’s walking her doodle, Noodle, and supporting local causes like Muny Conservancy.
Jessica Stanley and Amy Arnold
Card My Yard | Co-Founders, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Brand Officer
Card My Yard is the original franchise yard greeting service that has transformed celebrations and events across the country by offering readily available and custom-made signs to commemorate all occasions. The company was founded by Amy Arnold and Jessica Stanley in 2014 to spread joy and create a positive impact. It has grown to over 500 locations across the country.