Showcasing Women-Owned Businesses in Northern Virginia and Beyond!

Joan Coullahan, Certified Financial Divorce Specialist

Location: West Belmont Place at The National Conference Center 18980 Upper Belmont Pl, Leesburg

Joan Coullahan


Joan Coullahan is The Financial Divorce Expert, a title earned from 18 years of creating specialized calculations and financial information for the use of clients, mediators and attorneys during the divorce process.   She is a Certified Financial Divorce Specialist, who specializes in analyzing the financial issues of the divorce process and educating couples and individuals about their present and future financial lives.  As her practice is limited exclusively to the financial issues during divorce, she also has a great deal of expertise, knowledge, and experience regarding retirement plans, calculation of plan assets, and the division of plans in divorce.

The divorce of Joan’s parents when she was eight years old had a tremendous impact on her life as she learned first-hand the financial strain of a living in a single parent household and the challenges associated with being the child of divorced parents.  Through her life experiences, she became determined to help others avoid the financial and emotional trauma of the divorce process.

Joan is an author, speaker, and educator, offering classes and workshops which address the many financial issues of the divorce process.  Joan has also co-authored a book, Financial Custody: You, Your Money and Divorce, contributed content to several other books and has authored numerous articles.  She received a Bachelor of Science, Business from the University of Maryland and a Master of Business Administration from Shenandoah University.

Most importantly, Joan has been married to Rich Coullahan for 34 years.  Her immediate family includes son David and his wife – Patti, step-daughter Sandi Weigle and her husband – Bryan and four stellar grandchildren – Kevin, Nicole, Abigail and Sean.


Marla Gebaide, Centreville Chiropractic Center

Location: West Belmont Place at The National Conference Center 18980 Upper Belmont Pl, Leesburg

Marla R. Gebaide


Marla Gebaide, DC, Co-Owner of Centreville Chiropractic Center and Box Docs

Dr. Marla Gebaide is a chiropractic physician and entrepreneur. She began her educational journey at Barry University where she received her bachelor’s degree in biology and a minor in chemistry. She then attended Palmer College of Chiropractic – Florida in Port Orange. Shortly after graduation, she decided to move to the Northern Virginia area. “Dr. G”, a nickname her patients gave her, is the co-owner of Centreville Chiropractic Center. Recently, she has embarked on a new endeavor of opening Box Docs, a mobile chiropractic office out of CrossFit PR Star in Chantilly. She specializes in several chiropractic techniques, dry needling, acupuncture, and fascial movement taping which help to keep her patients healthy and active.

In addition to her practice, Dr. G is constantly writing health lectures regarding lower back safety, proper ergonomics, and exercise modules tailored for athletic patients. Dr. Gebaide also promotes the Paleo Diet program, which helps individuals decrease inflammation and pain by incorporating healthy food options and eliminating inflammatory foods.  Aside from promoting health, Dr. Gebaide enjoys giving back to the community by donating to local non-profits.  One day a year she adjusts her patients in exchange for Christmas gifts to be given to local children in need.

Dr. G is newly married to her business partner of 5 years, Jason Brown.  Together they enjoy spending time at home with their cats (Stella and Spock), traveling and working out.


Cyndy Porter, CPP, Cyndy Porter Style & Photography

Location: West Belmont Place at The National Conference Center 18980 Upper Belmont Pl, Leesburg

Cyndy Porter


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Cyndy Porter is an award winning, certified photographer, talented image consultant and inspiring public speaker.  She believes deeply in the importance of personal image and the hidden power associated with creating and showcasing a personal style.  With her guidance, clients learn to focus on their strengths, emphasize their best features and forget their flaws.  With a focus on professionals, Cyndy helps interns to top executives create an image that communicates who they are, gets them noticed, and respected with professional success the ultimate goal.

Cyndy began her career in sales and marketing and became a divisional vice president at a Fortune 500 company. Today, Cyndy Porter Style and Photography builds on that business knowledge and experience, by helping her clients confidently take advantage of all the opportunities presented to them.

Cyndy Porter Style and Photography provides a variety of programs to teach individuals, groups, companies and large audiences how to create a personal brand and apply art principles to how they dress–the same principles used to create beautiful portraiture.  She teaches how to see oneself in artful terms and how to express oneself through image, style and photography.

By leveraging her corporate background, her portrait photography skills and training as an Image Consultant, Cyndy teaches how you can reveal your best image.