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May 18, 2023

This week’s episode of the FemCity Podcast is all about Money! FemCity Founder, Violette de Ayala is joined by Stephanie McCullough, a FemCity Global Member and Founder of Sofia Financial.  They discuss Money and the guilt around it – sometimes from making too much money or bad money decisions… Stephanie shares her best tips and advice for women to take charge of their finances. Listen now and walk away motivated! 

About Stephanie McCullough  // Stephanie founded Sofia Financial in 2011 after 14 years as a financial advisor, with the goal to empower women to make wise financial decisions, address their areas of money stress, and free up their time and mental energy to spend on the things that are truly important. She believes that everyone, regardless of income level, deserves quality, objective advice and excellent service from caring professionals who really listen and are motivated solely by their clients’ success.

Before transitioning into financial services, Stephanie held a wide variety of jobs, including working at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, DC; teaching people more than twice her age how to confidently handle a sailboat at the Annapolis Sailing School; and organizing stimulating educational events for high school students at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia.Stephanie is married with two kids. She earned an M.A. in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a B.A. from Duke University.

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About FemCity //  FemCity offers a Free 30-Day Trial Membership and Memberships start at only $15.99. You can also learn more about launching a FemCity Chapter in your community. FemCity has been seen in Gilt, Vogue, AP News, Entrepreneur, Forbes, and MarieClaire. Learn why FemCity is more than just a women’s networking group at and on all social platforms @FemCity.

About Violette de Ayala // Violette is a Cuban-American serial and social Entrepreneur, Founder of FemCity®, and virtual mentor to over 20,000 women.

Violette has been quoted in Success, Entrepreneur, CNBC, Yahoo Small Business, Business Insider News as a small business expert. You can connect with Violette on IG, FB, LinkedIn at Violette de Ayala.

About Lynn Pelzer // Lynn is the COO of FemCity and has held a chair position on boards, currently part of a DEI board with FemCity, she has been awarded the Rising Star Award and Crystal Executive Award in her previous company. She has been a contributor on podcasts as well as blogs, and has been a speaker in women’s groups on the topics of business. You can connect with Lynn on Facebook or Linkedin @lynnpelzer.