We currently have groups in the following areas. Let’s introduce our group leaders
St Benedicts Church Hall
Group Leader –Debbie Gilbert
Debbie Gilbert, owner of Mums UnLtd and author of The Successful Mumpreneur, started this group in 2011.
Running Mums UnLtd alongside her marketing agency - Viva Business Support and The 3 Counties Expo. Life is certainly a juggle! Her children have now grown up and are 19 and 26 and she shares over 20 years of business experience not just with her group but across Mums UnLtd.
St Albans - The King Harry Pub
Group Leader -Owner of Mums UnLtd – Debbie Gilbert
Debbie started Mums UnLtd in 2011 and is currently running the St Albans group.
Debbie is a multi award winning entreprenuer who owns a marketing and events agency. She is author of 'The Successful Mumpreneur'. She organises The Watford Expo, The 3 Counties Expo and The Best Business Women Awards.
Carli runs Synergy Business Support, working with women to develop and improve their businesses and the way they work. With a special skill of spotting how things could be done in a quicker, more efficient or easier way, Carli has helped many women push their businesses forwards without creating a larger workload behind the scenes.
Carli started the Harpenden group in 2014. She works this group and her business successfully around her family life, with two young sons and a toddler daughter to also keep her on her toes.
Amersham- The Ivy House Pub
Group Leader – Kari Taylor
Kari is a complementary therapist who is passionate about helping busy and stressed women relax, refresh and reinvigorate with reflexology, Neal's Yard holistic facials and massage treatments in Chalfont St. Peter, Gerrards Cross. She is also a mum of three, and the happy owner of two springer spaniels. Kari started networking with Mums UnLtd in 2016, and enjoys supporting business owners to make meaningful connections.
Northampton - Ecton Village Hall
Group Leader - Debbie Jilbert -The Playbag company
Debbie started The PlayBag Company in 2015 to help parents solve the problem of how to keep their children entertained when they are out and about. The PlayBag is an innovative toy bag and play mat in one, which includes 3d features to encourage imaginative play.
Formerly a secondary school teacher, Debbie decided not to return to teaching after her son was born to follow her own path. When she is not running the business or playing taxi service to her two children she can be found indulging her other passion of woodcarving.
“I am passionate about networking as I understand how isolating it can be running a business. It has also given me so many opportunities and ideas as well as a core group of like-minded individuals who can relate to the challenges."
Catherine been practising Pilates for 14 years, including through-out her 3 pregnancies. Driven by a passion to share this fantastic form of exercise with as many people as possible, she qualified as a coach in 2011. Catherine started with just a few classes per week whilst still nursing, then made the decision to spend all of her time working on the healthy side of healthcare. Now the Pilates side of Bodyworks Personal Training boasts 5 Pilates courses, a Piloxing and Cardio Pilates class and many fabulous one to one clients , being trained with a bespoke program either at her private studio or in their homes.
Catherine enjoys taking part in the Whitstable Parkrun every week she possibly can and is determined to get a sub 25minute 5k! She is also a keen student in mindfulness meditation.
Watford - Herts Bowls Club
Group Leader - Lisa McCallum
Not Just Travel
Hi, I’m Lisa, a mum to two young boys 8 & 5. As a Personal Travel Expert, I’m here to make planning your next holiday stress-free and easy. Whether a customer knows exactly what you want or need some travel inspiration, I use my knowledge and expertise to create a bespoke holiday they’ll love
Hertfordshire Evening Group - The Cricketers Redbourn
Group Leader - Michelle Kuklinski
Michelle is the founder of Grow with MK, which helps women break free of being ‘just mum’ and create a more positive and confident self. As a self confessed serial experimenter, Michelle loves nothing better than trying new challenges which, along with her educational and professional qualifications, means that she has the ability to encourage and support her clients to reconnect with themselves. She is also the author of, Beyond the Schoolgate: When being Mum is not enough.