Advisory Board

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Kerry Anne Crandell

Kerry is President and Founder of WoMAn: Women of M&A network who leads an organization for professional women by enriching their lives through information, connection, and service. After spending nearly a decade in the corporate world specializing in Risk Management services for Private Equity firms, Kerry has made the conscious choice to embrace her entrepreneurial spirit by aligning her work with her authentic passions and purpose.

Kerry holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Ohio State University. (Go Bucks!) Her past philanthropic contributions and board roles are mostly in support of mentoring youth and serving women. She is a wife and mother to 2 young boys- who all share her love of world travel, exploration, and outdoor adventures.

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Carrie L. Okizaki, JD

Carrie  Okizaki is the co-founder and president of Modus Strategic Solutions, Inc., a consulting firm that helps organizations manage and successfully deliver large capital projects through thorough and objective project oversight, assessment and management services. She has expertise   in project management, risk management and contracting for mega projects—particularly in the energy industry. Carrie is currently the Board Chair for Work Options for Women, a local  non-profit  that  helps  impoverished  women overcome  barriers  to  sustainable employment by building confidence and providing resources and culinary job training. Carrie graduated cum laude from the Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science  in International Politics, and received her JD from the University of Colorado Law School. Her professional affiliations include membership in the  American Bar Association and the Colorado Bar Association.  Carrie is a second-generation Colorado native.

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Constance Rock, LM, CPM

Constance Rock, LM, CPM is both a practicing midwife and a consultant with Birth Center by Design. She has been the founder, owner and clinical director of 3 birth centers in California starting in 2000 through 2015. Constance currently has a rural home birth practice in Northern California and she supports the development of birth center practices all over the country, so they can provide their community with excellent care in an environment where expanding families can thrive.

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Heather Szabo, Engineering Manager

Heather is a Colorado Native and graduate of the Colorado School of Mines.  She has spent the past 15  years working in the energy industry;  a  career that has taken her to New Orleans, Nigeria, Thailand and now California.  Heather currently serves as an Engineering Manager in Bakersfield, California, though her favorite role is being the mother of her 5yr old son Owen. In addition to her time spent on work and family, she enjoys cooking, fitness, friendships, and as much local and world travel as she can.


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Alison Cox, Graphic Designer

Alison is a graphic designer and marketing consultant who helps businesses define their brands and tell their stories. Since 2015, she has split her time between personal clients and working as part of the team at Wigwam Creative.  Before joining Wigwam, Alison was the lead graphic designer and project manager at Extra Strength Marketing Communication for 5 years. Prior to that, she was a graphic designer for Cricket Communications nationwide network of stores.