About

It’s long been said that motherhood doesn’t come with a manual but we thought, why not?

Motherly was born to send expert ideas and mom-to-mom inspiration to women exactly when they need it. Because an uplifting online community full of expert tricks-of-the-trade and inspiring stories were exactly what we were missing the first time we became moms.

Our personalized, week-by-week guides know exactly where you are in the journey because we’ve been there too. Awful morning sickness? BEEN THERE. Diaper blowout on an airplane? DONE IT (hand over the wipes). Managing a demanding job and a growing family and an awesome workout routine? HONESTY TIME: WE’RE WORKING ON IT.

Founded by a journalist and an entrepreneur who have 6 young kids between them (pass the coffee), Motherly is always looking for new ways to make mothers’ lives better.

We’re just getting started. Join us.

Our Team

Jill Koziol
Jill KoziolCo-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Liz Tenety
Liz TenetyCo-Founder & Chief Digital Officer
Jianmei
Jianmei NiVP of Finance and Operations
Lynn Egan
Lynn EganGeneral Manager of Media Sales + Operations
Julie Tozier
Julie TozierVP of Commerce + Marketing
Don
Don ZinzellExecutive Creative Director
Conz Preti
Conz PretiContent Director
Diana SpaldingHealth + Wellness Director
Stefania Sainato
Stefania SainatoContent Operations Director
Shannon Vestal
Shannon VestalMotherly Collective Director
Jacqueline Munro TappCreative Director of Video
Elizabeth ClearySenior Sales Marketing Manager
amanda maguire
Amanda MaguireSenior Client Services Manager
Elizabeth WarrenSenior Digital Marketing Manager
Isabella Spitz
Isabella SpitzDirector of Commerce + Merchandising
Deena
Deena CampbellSenior Lifestyle Editor
Jordan
Jordan StrohlSenior Audience Development Manager
Sara Goldstein
Sara GoldsteinCommerce Editor
Anne-Marie GambelinScience + Research Editor
Jamie Orsini
Jamie Orsini Assistant News Editor
Hilary Landino
Hilary LandinoSocial Media Coordinator
Nina
Nina Marrero-PagesDesign Director
Amanda Heary
Amanda HearyVideo Producer
Ukeme Emem
Ukeme EmemSupervising Producer
Brittney Nespola
Britney NespolaDirector of Business Development
andrea
Andrea SextonBusiness Development Director
Angie Prendergast
Angie PrendergastDirector of Business Development
Lee
Lee WalkerClient Services Manager
Kelvin Sawyer
Kelvin SawyerDigital Ads Operations Manager
Leigh W
Leigh WeinbergClient Services Manager
Kelly Haire
Kelly Haire Senior Sales Marketing Manager
Kate
Kate ShanerSenior Sales Marketing Manager
Rob
Rob McLoughlinData Consultant
Allie Litwak
Allie LitwakDirector of Business Development
Paul
Paul DeCarloDirector of Business Development
Deb Michael
Deb MichaelDirector of Business Development
DeNea
DeNea HynesEmail Strategist
Jordan
Jordan MoyeEmail Specialist
Anne HillProduct Development Coordinator
sabrina
Sabrina ArmerDirector of Finance and Accounting
Kyle Dunleavy
Kyle DunleavyInterim People Operations Manager
Kayla
Kayla SmithProduct Manager
Brittany
Brittany PettitOperations Manager

Experts

Sarah Bjorkman, MD
Sarah Bjorkman, MDOB/GYN

Sarah Bjorkman, MD is Motherly’s Medical Advisor and an OB/GYN with expertise in reproductive endocrinology and infertility.

Kiarra King
Kiarra King, MDOB/GYN

Kiarra King,MD is a board certified obstetrician gynecologist who is passionate about women’s health, self-advocacy and improving maternal health outcomes in the United States.

Mark Leondires
Mark P. Leondires, MDOB/GYN, Reproductive Endocrinologist

Mark Leondires is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and has extensive expertise in helping the LGBTQ+ community achieve their family dreams.

Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC
Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLCRegistered Dietitian Nutritionist

Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

Sharen Medrano, IBCLC
Sharen Medrano, IBCLCInternational Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Sharen Medrano, IBCLC is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and Wellness Coach living in New York.

Diana Spalding, MSN CNM
Diana Spalding, MSN, CNMCertified Nurse-Midwife

Diana Spalding, MSN, CNM is Motherly's Digital Education Editor. She is a certified nurse-midwife, pediatric nurse, and wrote The Motherly Guide to Becoming Mama.

Rachel Gorton
Rachel GortonCertified Sleep Specialist

Rachel Gorton is the Motherly Sleep Expert, a certified infant and Toddler Sleep Specialist and Motherly's Sales Partnerships Manager.

Our Board + Advisors

Jill KoziolBoard of Directors
Co-founder + CEO at Motherly

Diana Spalding, MSN CNM
Liz TenetyBoard of Directors
Co-founder, Motherly

Ashley BehnckeBoard of Directors
Head of Commercial Programs at Apple

David Butler
David ButlerBoard of Directors
Chief Growth Officer, Kids2; Co-founder, BE Curious Partners; Co-founder, Hello Einstein Studios

Kimmy Scotti
Kimmi ScottiBoard of Directors
Partner, 8VC & Founder/CEO, Monthly Gift

Charlie Cole
Charlie ColeE-Commerce Advisor
Chief Executive Officer at FTD

Kim Timlick
Kim TimlickMedia Advisor
Sr Director, International Partnerships at POPSUGAR

Kim Trautmann
Kim TrautmannVenture Advisor
DRW: Head of DRW Venture Capital

Marcos Blanco
Marcos BlancoFinance Advisor
CFO | Hands-on Financial Strategist & Operator

Max Tcheyan
Max TcheyanGrowth Advisor
VP Growth | Startup Advisor | Consultant

Noora Brown
Noora BrownCommunications Advisor
SVP of Communications at goop.com

Sarah Bjorkman
Sara BjorkmanMedical Advisor
Director of Project Management, School of Medicine at Stanford University

Serena Ziskroit
Serena ZiskroitHuman Resources Advisor
Vice President of People @ ThirdLove

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