Meet the Contributors

Lisa Schreiner

Lisa possesses more than 15 years of collective experience bridging the nonprofit, public policy and strategic marketing and communications sectors. She has appeared both in local and national journals and news outlets as a spokeswoman and guest writer. A true PNW native, Lisa has proudly called the Eastside home for nearly 20 years. She is mom to two toddler boys and a sweet puppy, and wife to an NCAA Division I soccer coach. 

Instagram: @MrsLisaSchreiner

Meili Cady

Meili Cady is an author, blogger, and news personality based in Seattle. Her first book, Smoke, was published by HarperCollins in 2015 and chosen by Elle Magazine as a Reader’s Prize Pick. She’s an editor/anchor at KIRO Radio, and her work has been published on Refinery 29 and Narcity Media.

Instagram: @meilicady 

Facebook: @MeiliCadyWriter


Susan George

Susan G is a singer/songwriter, lifestyle writer, and influencer. A Seattle native and WSU alum (Go Cougs) Susan enjoys trying out new restaurants in Seattle and workouts that trick her into thinking she’s at a party instead of a gym. She loves to travel, will try almost anything once, and is a sucker for a craft cocktail. Find music and lifestyle vlogs on her youtube channel (Susan G Music) and hear about the various projects she and her husband Jake are working on through their Apple Podcast, “Under the influence with the Georges.”

Instagram: @susangmusic



Kara Mercer is a commercial and editorial photographer and art director based in Seattle. Known for her use of light and her eye for creative direction, Kara believes every image should stand strongly on its own while also contributing a unique yet complementary voice when serving as part of a collection. 

Instagram: @_KaraMercer



Elizabeth is a lifestyle and editorial photographer based in Seattle. With a background in fashion, she is consistently drawn to an artistic yet timeless style. Inspiration is drawn from a variety of elements found through travel, architecture, old photographs and daily life–the then and now. Elizabeth is available for travel worldwide.

Instagram: @ElizabethPodlesnik


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