MomForce Network

The MomForce Network’s mission is to advocate for professional moms and flexible employment!  For that reason, all of our staff work results-oriented, deadline-driven schedules from their home offices.  We want to be a resource to teach organizations how flexible employment can lead to increased satisfaction and productivity.  Ask anyone on our team because they live it everyday!

 

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Courtney Jones, Founder and President.

August 2013

The MomForce Network was built to advocate for professional moms that seek to contribute to a professional environment while still prioritizing their families. She is the daughter of a stay at home mom and a serial entrepreneur and is now a married mother of two herself. Educated at the University of Tennessee, she has years of experience serving as a corporate consultant for all business owners, was recognized as one of Knoxville’s 40 Under 40 in 2013, serves on multiple non-profit boards and professional associations and currently  represents 1500+ educated, professional women in East Tennessee and Chattanooga who are committed to finding flexible full-time, permanent part-time, job-shared or telecommute opportunities.  The MomForce Network is currently in East Tennessee and Chattanooga and is in the process of expanding into other mid-sized cities.

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Allison Stanley, Director of Market Development, Knoxville.  mfs0012

January 2015 

Allison is a UT graduate with a BS in Speech Communication. Married to her husband of 18 years, they have 4 children. In the midst of caring for her family she has dabbled in a small side business, worked at a local boutique, volunteered at her children’s school, and tried to convince her husband to do a kitchen makeover. Still workin on the last one!
Transitioning from being a stay at home mom, she is eager to be part of the MomForce team and help other women find work life balance & flexible employment. She believes every woman should not only have options but the freedom to do what is best for their own family life.

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Amy Misenhimer, Recruiter, Chattanooga.

January 2015

Amy is enthusiastically married to her best friend and they share 2 crazy, amazing kids! She considers herself blessed beyond measure! Amy is a mom that gets loud on the sidelines and cries during Hallmark commercials. Her non-negotiables include her dogs, peanut butter and chocolate, lazy days on the lake, a book you get lost in, HGTV & Bravo, live music, Vol football, nail polish and sushi.

She is originally from Colorado and has made Knoxville home since 1996. She graduated from UT and had an extensive sales career in communications. After her second child was born, she left her job and enjoyed being a stay at home mom. Recently, she sought an opportunity to financially make a contribution to her family. With specific priorities and terms in mind, MomForce Network placed Amy in a flexible part time position as an assitant/office manager to a real estate agent. Amy continues that position but is also so proud to be a part of the MomForce Network and see the development of a movement that, she believes, will change the workforce. Amy applauds the progressive minded employers that have realized the value of flexible employment and the wealth of experience, knowledge, and skills that the moms in the network contribute.

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Andrea Dake, VP Recruiting, Knoxville. 

January 2014

Andrea is a native of Mohnton, Pennsylvania and is married to her husband Brad, with whom she has a four year old son. Andrea obtained a BA in International Relations with a minor in Women’s Studies from the University of Delaware and has a background in business operations, Human Resources and legal support. Prior to moving to Knoxville, TN, Andrea lived in New York City for several years, working for a private equity investment firm and traveling the world!

When she is not chasing her 4 year old, Andrea enjoys cooking, reading, the arts (mixed in with some occasional finger-painting) and traveling with her family. She is a passionate advocate for women’s issues and finds great satisfaction in the work she does with MomForce. Andrea prides herself in truly listening to each woman’s story and helping to find the best employment solution in an effort to bring a little more balance and enjoyment to their lives.

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Carlene Carrabino Vital, Director of Market Development, Chattanooga.

January 2015

Carlene Carrabino Vital has a Masters Degree in Public Health and has worked mostly in the area of health education.  She has a 17 year old daughter and a 13 year old son and made a conscious decision to stay home with them when they were young.  However, not completely fulfilled at home after obtaining her degree, she and a friend decided to start their own business. They created a small finance company and bought and sold personal property and later owned rental properties.  After moving to Chattanooga she got involved in the community by serving on various boards.  She graduated from Leadership Chattanooga in 2012 and served on the Leadership Chattanooga Alumni Association and will be President of LCAA in 2015.  When she read about MomForce Network, immediately she felt committed to the mission.  Helping educated professional women find flexible work for a more balanced life is a natural fit.

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