The MomSource Team
The MomSource Network’s mission is to change the way American’s work by advocating for flexible employment! For that reason, all of our staff work results-oriented, deadline-driven schedules from their home offices. We want to be a resource to teach organizations how flexible employment can lead to increased satisfaction and productivity. Ask anyone on our team because they live it everyday!
Courtney Jones, Founder and President.
The MomSource Network to advocate for professional moms that seek to contribute to a professional environment while still prioritizing their families. Courtney is the daughter of a stay at home mom and a serial entrepreneur and is now a married mother of two herself. She has years of experience serving as a corporate consultant for small business owners, was recognized as one of Knoxville’s 40 Under 40 in 2013, was a presenter at Knoxville Start-Up Day 2014, serves on the Girl Scouts of Southern Appalachia board of directors as well as volunteering time and resources to many other non-profit organizations. She is a huge advocate of women in business and was a panelist at the first ever “Mad, Bad and Dangerous” conference in 2015. MomSource Network currently represents 2500+ educated, professional women who are committed to finding flexible full-time, permanent part-time, job-shared or telecommute opportunities. The MomSource Network is currently in East Tennessee, Chattanooga and Nashville and will begin scaling nationally with use of their new software platform beginning in 2nd Quarter 2016.
Amy Misenhimer, Director of Candidate Engagement, Knoxville.
Amy is enthusiastically married to her best friend and they share 2 crazy, amazing kids! She considers herself blessed beyond measure! Amy is a mom that gets loud on the sidelines and cries during Hallmark commercials. Her non-negotiables include her dogs, peanut butter and chocolate, lazy days on the lake, a book you get lost in, HGTV & Bravo, live music, Vol football, nail polish and sushi.
She is originally from Colorado and has made Knoxville home since 1996. She graduated from UT and had an extensive sales career in communications. After her second child was born, she left her job and enjoyed being a stay at home mom. Recently, she sought an opportunity to financially make a contribution to her family. With specific priorities and terms in mind, MomSource Network placed Amy in a flexible part time position as an assitant/office manager to a real estate agent. Amy continues that position but is also so proud to be a part of the MomSource Network and see the development of a movement that, she believes, will change the workforce. Amy applauds the progressive minded employers that have realized the value of flexible employment and the wealth of experience, knowledge, and skills that the moms in the network contribute.
Andrea Dake, Director of Market Development, Nashville.
Andrea is a native of Mohnton, Pennsylvania and is married to her husband Brad, with whom she has a son. Andrea obtained a BA in International Relations with a minor in Women’s Studies from the University of Delaware and has a background in business operations, human resources and legal support. Prior to moving to Knoxville, TN in 2011, Andrea lived in New York City for several years, working for a private equity investment firm and traveling the world. In 2015, Andrea and her family relocated to the Nashville area where she expanded the MomSource footprint!
When she is not chasing her son around, Andrea enjoys cooking, reading, the arts and traveling with her family. She is a dedicated advocate for the MomSource mission and is constantly working to educate employers, business owners and community leaders on the benefits of flexible employment. Andrea is honored to speak on behalf of MomSource candidates who are seeking a better work/life blend and is eager to bring our mission nation-wide!
Beth Wright, Advisor, Chattanooga
Beth is married to her sweet husband, Jonathan, and has two children, William and Mary Helen. She is an active member of the Junior League of Chattanooga and most days you will find her working out at the YMCA. She enjoys throwing dinner parties for her friends and spending time with her family. Beth was born and raised in Montgomery Alabama and graduated from Auburn University. Being a military spouse, Beth had the opportunity to work for the U.S. Navy as a career counselor and volunteer coordinator. She was even able to stay onboard a U.S. Navy ship at sea for 2 weeks conducting trainings and providing counseling for the crew.
Brendalyn Cokal, Director of Market Development Nashville, TN and Austin, TX
Her professional career has been in media and technology sales with nearly ten years in recruitment advertising at the local newspaper in Austin, Texas. At the birth of their second child, she and her husband made the joint decision for her to stay at home as the primary caregiver. Because of her interest in technology and desire to stay up-to-date in the industry, Brendalyn pursued a Master’s degree in Educational technology, juggling mom duties with research.