Co-Founder; Editor & Social Media
As someone who loves to be busy, by day Lisa runs a wealth management firm in Central Phoenix and in between clients edits EVMB and takes care of our social media! She loves shopping (what girl doesn’t?), pinning on Pinterest (you really need to check out some of her boards!), throwing over the top birthday parties (or any party for that matter) and spending time with her family. She’s also a great cook and a fashion-ista. When she isn’t at work, blogging, redecorating her house or chasing her kids your will find her either training for her next half-marathon (she has completed 10), at the gym or hanging out on the beach!
Co-Founder; Advertising Manager
After becoming a young mom at the age of 20, Michelle worked hard to get a Master’s Degree in Architecture and pursue an almost decade long career in architecture. Recently, Michelle refocused her professional life on becoming a San Diego Realtor and being able to stay at home to take care of and grow her family. Recently, Michelle was uprooted from her San Diego living to Arizona due to her husband’s career. Not one to sit still, Michelle immediately got started on EV moms blog with her cofounders as well as obtaining her Arizona real estate license. All while designing her new home. Michelle takes all that she has learned in her professional career to manage her family (which she refers to as the position of “house manager”), work, and volunteer with different non-profit organizations. She can be found managing the craziness of running a household, kids, work and play. She is mother to her 16 year old son, Tyler, her 4 year old baby girl, Jicelle (baby J for short) and wife to husband Jason.
Erin Louise Hicks has been in love with her husband since they were in 8th grade. Her skater-boy grade school boyfriend turned into her hot fire fighter husband and baby daddy to her two toe-head sons, Colin and Tommy. She is a full-time mom, photographer, runner, artist, wine lover and high-heel wearing hippie. She became a vegetarian in 2011 and has never looked back. She goes by both her first and middle name and what you call her usually depends on how you know her. Though she was born in Wyoming, she is practically an Arizona native since she has lived here since preschool. She holds a Bachelors of Fine Art from ASU and Masters in Elementary Education from NAU. She taught third grade for a few years before becoming a mom and has since pursued passion for photography. You can see her beautiful photos on her website at E. L. Hicks Photography .
Community Involvement Coordinator
Arizona native, born and raised in Mesa, is now raising her family on the edge of the south east side in San Tan Valley. Erica met her husband Chris in high school and tied the knot at 19 and soon after became a mother at age 20. Married for 10 years and is a crazy busy stay at home mom raising 4 children, two girls 9 & 7 and two boys 4 & 1. She tries to instill kindness, gratitude and fun into mothering her children and finds the humor in everyday life situations. Erica loves being a part of such an amazing, and loving community that is East Valley Moms Blog. Find Erica on her blog Good Job Momma, also hit her up on Instagram and Twitter.
Teena is a “Military Brat” that has had the pleasure of calling a few places home. Her main roots are Southern California and the Metro Detroit Area. She recently moved to Gilbert with her husband Hugh and 3 children Tory, Madison, and Hugh “H2” in December 2015. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and worked for the State of Michigan for 7 years but then decided to stay home and manage the house.
Teena enjoys all things makeup. She has developed a passion for cosmetics and you can always find her in Sephora or chatting with someone about a new cosmetic product. She also has a love for traveling and going out on the town with her side kick “The Hubby”. She enjoys shopping and spending time with her family. Teena loves entertaining and meeting new people and is excited about joining the EVMB team.