Amazing Advisors

Meet our Advisors and hear their inspiring stories.

This Division Leader says her husband Dave brings joy to the family business!

This Division Leader says her husband Dave brings joy to the family business!

For Father’s Day this month, we’re spotlighting another amazing Dad who plays a big role in the family business. Division Leader Mary Reed says her husband Dave not only convinced her to join lia sophia, but runs it with her today. Mary and Dave have been married for more than 31 years and have three(…)

Whether it’s setting up a show or helping at home, Denice Welch says she can’t imagine her business without her husband Scott

Whether it’s setting up a show or helping at home, Denice Welch says she can’t imagine her business without her husband Scott

In honor of Father’s Day this month, we’re saluting the Dads of lia sophia—the special guys behind the scenes who help set up parties, take care of the kids and do whatever it takes to support their wives. This week, we’re talking to Division Manager Denice Welch, of Fresno, CA., who says she could not(…)

Five minutes with Advisor Nan Mooney

Five minutes with Advisor Nan Mooney

Summer is right around the corner and that means party season. With everyone looking for ways to make their business more successful, we felt it was fitting to spotlight Nan Mooney, an Advisor who had the highest ranking party sales in April. Here, Nan talks about her secret to successful parties (hint: the jewelry), shares(…)

A seven-year-old budding CEO sparked the idea to start a jewelry business

A seven-year-old budding CEO sparked the idea to start a jewelry business

Tricia Benn Tevis and her daughter, Genna, have found their own niche in lia sophia with mother-daughter parties. In March 2012, Tricia started with lia sophia – an idea totally inspired by her daughter. “Genna decided she wanted to start a business. We both love lia sophia jewelry and agreed it was the perfect way(…)

From the Ladylike ring to the Chain Reaction necklace, four-year-old Zoé Allain knows her lia sophia styles

From the Ladylike ring to the Chain Reaction necklace, four-year-old Zoé Allain knows her lia sophia styles

When the UPS man rings the doorbell at France Côté-Allain’s house, there is never a question of who is going to get the door. France’s four-year-old daughter, Zoé, is always ready to see the latest lia sophia Style Guide, and look over and comment on each piece of jewelry. France, a high school vice principal,(…)

In honor of Mother’s Day, Jennifer Samuels talks about her mom and biggest cheerleader Debbie Rotkvich

In honor of Mother’s Day, Jennifer Samuels talks about her mom and biggest cheerleader Debbie Rotkvich

This former tomboy never dreamed she would be selling jewelry—much less follow in her mother’s footsteps. “Now, I want to be just like her,” says Jennifer Samuels, of her mom Debbie Rotkvich, a Field Vice President and 22-year-veteran of lia sophia. “My mom started this when I was in high school as something extra for(…)

Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary!

Arlene Marchand is a natural leader, whose work philosophy focuses on honesty, integrity and being a team player. Still, it was through no small effort that the Canada-based Advisor achieved Zone Leader status— a highly regarded role at lia sophia—only three years after joining the company. One year ago, while on a rewards trip to(…)

Dress for Success Something to Share Fundraiser

Dress for Success Something to Share Fundraiser

Dress for Success’ annual Something to Share Gala in New York City is always incredibly heartfelt and moving. Each year, Tory and I look forward to attending the Fundraiser to celebrate the outstanding work done by the organization and the achievements of their inspiring Success Ambassadors who have become successful, empowered professional women. At this year’s Gala, held on April 11,(…)

Star Unit Leader Toni Ann Clouse earns a trip for two

Star Unit Leader Toni Ann Clouse earns a trip for two

Toni Ann Clouse is a mother of two and she books a show almost every day of the week—more than most moms make dinner. The energetic businesswoman runs five to seven shows per week, to be exact. “I work a very consistent business,” said Toni Ann, a Star Unit Leader of Pompton Lakes, NJ.  Adding,(…)

A Star Unit Leader reflects and looks ahead

A Star Unit Leader reflects and looks ahead

Taking time for yourself is important, but easier said than done—especially for working moms. “It’s been nearly impossible for me to go on vacation,” says Sarah Haines, the Star Unit Leader and mother of four, who has earned an impressive five trips since joining lia sophia in 2007. “I had either been pregnant or nursing(…)