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THE NAMASTREAM® TEAM

We believe technology can make the world a better place.

Want to get to know us better? Have a listen to our binge-worthy podcast about what it's really like to build a company from scratch, work remotely with your best friend, and consciously engage with other humans on the Internet.

 
 
 
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Jennifer Barcelos

Co-Founder + CEO
Instagram | LinkedIn

Jennifer Barcelos is an attorney, a changemaker, a mother, and an entrepreneur. She is the co-founder of the Namastream software platform, the Soulful MBA course and community, and the climate justice nonprofit, Three Degrees Warmer. She’s working everyday to disrupt the wellness industry, making it easier for health and wellness practitioners build and scale their businesses online.

Sandy Connery

Co-Founder + COO
Instagram | LinkedIn

Sandy is the co-founder of Namastream Software, Soulful MBA and Connectable.Biz Software. After an amazing twenty year career in footwear and gait analysis, Sandy sold a traditional brick and mortar retail business and clinic. She now brings her business experience to the online space where she loves to create community, teach and inspire other healers to find the freedom and impact they desire.

 
 
 
 
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Patricia Russo

Strategic Advisor
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Patricia is a serial entrepreneur and social media influencer with a big creative appetite. As a result, she has created and owned a handful of businesses including a wedding and events planning company (social butterfly), a lifestyle blog (love lust butterflies), a marketing and events firm (Pat Bailey Presents) and more recently an Influencer Marketing Agency (The Hell Yes Agency), a branding academy (The Hell Yes Academy). 

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Madhu K. Singh

General Counsel
LinkedIn

Madhu is the founder and Chief Legal Officer of Foundry Law Group in Seattle, Washington. An entrepreneur to the core, Madhu draws from her firsthand experience and strong community roots to help our clients build strategic legal frameworks for success.

 
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Chris Blades

Strategic Advisor
Instagram LinkedIn

Following a long and successful career as an astrophysicist working on the NASA Hubble Space Telescope, Chris joined his yoga-loving wife to start a yoga studio. A decade later, they had grown that single studio into a business of 7 locations with 12 studios and over 150 instructors. Now that the business is sold, Chris is sharing all of his experience and knowledge to help other studio owners build their dream businesses.

Laura Close

Strategic Advisor
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Laura Close is Principal and founder of Laura Close Consulting, LLC.  A leadership development coach, Laura sees female professionals (and a few cool guys) who are ready to break their power plateau. Rapid assessment of blind spots and expert campaign strategy propel her client base to the professional breakthrough and/or next tier of business growth they are seeking. Specializing in founders, investors, directors and c-suite.

 
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Kevin Croy

Strategic Advisor
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Kevin is a Co-Founder and Partner of 9Mile Labs, a startup accelerator-turned-Micro Venture Capital fund based in Seattle, WA focused on finding and funding the best pre-seed Business-to-Business startups. Kevin is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded five startups, two of which successfully exited. Kevin is a technologist and enterprise architect who holds an MBA from the University of Washington Foster School of Business.