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Ami Iceman-Hauter

Ami Iceman-Hauter is the Brand Manager at M3 Group in downtown Lansing. Iceman is a graduate of Michigan State University with a bachelors degree in creative advertising.

Sara’s Secrets to Success

With a lighthearted disposition and a killer sense of humor, Sara Frank-Hepfer turns the typical stereotype of a financial consultant on its head. Frank-Hepfer, CFP® and AAMS, is the Vice President at Financial Technology where she works to help her clients identify where they are now financially, where they want to be and how to get there.

DIY Quick Crafts

Marble AnythingIf you’re looking for an easy, fun and colorful DIY this spring, look no further! This project is deceptively simple and you’ll want to marble everything!I’ve had a few basic white ceramic plates lying around my house for years that …

Emily Fijol

In a beautiful yellow Victorian house on West Malcolm X Street in Lansing is stored the history of hundreds of Michigan women who have changed the state, the country and the world for the better. Proudly sharing their stories is a woman who is not only preserving history, but making it as well. Emily Fijol is the executive director of the Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame, and she works daily to inspire and celebrate women.

Making Relationships Work

Elizabeth Sawyer Danowski (LMSW, ACSW, RPT-S) and Dr. Sara Dupuis (PH.D, LP, LMFT) became fast friends. Danowski is a licensed clinical social worker who has found her calling working with kids. Her business partner, Dr. Dupuis a licensed psychologist and marriage and family therapist, completes the puzzle by working with parents, couples and families. Together…

Daring Dreams and Coffee Beans

Mary Roszel From a one-room schoolhouse to founder of one of the fastest growing coffee franchises in the country, Mary Roszel’s warm personality and outgoing spirit are the foundation of her success. Growing up in a small rural community and …

Sue Carter Living an Extraordinary Life

To try to define Sue Carter by a single career, job title or even a single industry would be impossible. The three time Emmy-award winner, who led an all-women’s trek to the North Pole could never be defined by a single title, but perhaps by a single …

Hitting the Reset Button, Jen Nelson

Jen Nelson doesn’t have just one title, she has three; she serves as executive vice president, chief operating officer and general counsel at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. But another important title can be added to that list: she is …

Better, Brighter Businesses

Deb Muchmore is one of Michigan’s most respected public relations strategists and counselors, but her new role as partner at Kandler Reed Khoury and Muchmore has also added her name to the respected business owner list. Though she insists others deserve …

A 5k for a Cause

Isabelle Wynn and Zoe ZieglerFor our August issue, Capital Area Women’s LifeStyle Magazine is proud to feature this year’s ePIFanyNow™ Y-PIF award winners. ePIFanyNow works to create a revolution of positive, transformational experiences through …

From DJ to Dad

Everyone knows him as Mojo but only a few get to call him Dad. Matt Lersch — otherwise known as Q106’s DJ, Mojo, is a household name for anyone who’s ready to rock, but Mojo found a new calling outside of his love for music, and it’s his love …

Stella Cash, Happy and Healthy Living

Stella Cash has held many influential positions in her career, but none so important as her role as mother, grandmother and just recently, great-grandmother. Cash’s story is unique and her passion for her family and her career are unmatched. The …

Embracing Change & Moving Forward

April Clobes President and CEO is a new role for April Clobes, but it’s not a role she ever expected to be in. In college she imagined she’d end up working for a magazine (not on the cover of one) or editing books. She even dabbled in pre-law …