International Women’s Day is a global celebration of the achievements of women. To join in the observance, we’re sharing our team members’ favorite women-owned businesses. 

Shantelle P. Dedicke, CMP 

President/Chief Creative Officer

Rifle Paper Co.

Universal Standard

Thrive Global

Rent the Runway


Janae Erickson, Art Director

Eleven Note – Siuleth Rivera was my first boss/mentor and is the sweetest person you’ll ever meet. She creates such beauty through her designs and wedding stationery!

Truepost –  The owner Lynda is an inspiration to me for starting something new and knowing how to use her time wisely. 

Lily and Val – I love their calligraphy artwork!

Hillaree Durso, Content Director 

Author and Public Speaker Brene Brown

Fashion Designer and Philanthropist Tory Burch 

Author, CEO and Public Speaker Rachel Hollis 

Niceville’s own Cottonwood Company 

..and of course, Frances Roy Agency

Kelsey Doar, Marketing Manager 

All About Me 


Pack Up + Go 

Jodie Warner, Research Coordinator 

S’well (led by Sarah Kauss) 

Birchbox founded by Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna

Kayla Koger, Art  Assistant 



What’s your favorite women-owned businesses? Share them with us in the comments! 

Photo credit: Lily and Val