Sheli Gartman worked her way up from a starting position to management at a finance company, breaking national company records across multiple categories, including the most loans ever closed in one month. She was in the lending and mortgage industry from 1992-2000. She branched out and created an online, global handbag business that allowed her to stay at home while her children were little. She then combined her corporate background, online business expertise, entrepreneurial experience, personal growth knowledge, and certifications, and founded her own Professional Development and Personal Growth Consulting organization. From there Women Ignite was created in 2013 with events focused on Professional Development, Personal Growth, Inclusion, and Intergenerational Networking.
Sheli G is a Speaker, Business Consultant, and Accidental Comedian. She has 3 kids, 2 poodles, and she enjoys coaching and collaborating with the Hungry, the Servant Achievers, and the Hope Dealers of the world.
Senate Eskridge is a Magic Valley native, born and raised in Twin Falls. He and his wife Cari are currently raising 5 children in the valley. They are small business owners and Senate is also a business coach and an active Real Estate Investor. Being from Twin Falls, Senate has worked with several industries in the area. His vast experience made him a perfect fit for the Business Development role at SimplicIT. One of Senate’s many passions is to solve problems for people. He truly enjoys looking at issues in a new way and utilizing his connections to identify solutions for others. He is active in the community and involved in the Twin Falls Chamber Ambassadors, Snake River Business Network and Twin Falls Masonic Lodge. Senate loves to golf in his spare time, so if you’re a golf fanatic like him, give him a call and head to the course together.
“There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?”
Amy Schutte is the owner and founder of Hudson & Co., a marketing and branding agency that serves impact driven businesses and thought-leaders across the globe.
As a former journalist turned marketing professional, Amy’s expertise lies in helping her clients get seen, get heard, and get results by using the age-old power of story, clear design, and human psychology. As a StoryBrand Certified Guide, she uses one of the most well-respected marketing frameworks in the industry, and her writing is regularly featured in national publications.