MEET HQ

Having this amazing team in place is what helps keep the Network moving smoothly! 

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Founder

MINDY COOK

Mindy Cook is the Founder of Paratus Network and  oversees all operations of the Network.  

Her passion for connecting professionals, educating on various business topics and creating a space where members can mentor and share with each other. 

Mindy also owns her own business consulting firm, Paratus Consulting. I help frustrated small business owners develop a positive methodology for their sales team so they can have a stronger team and culture.

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HQ Director

CHELSEA HERRIMAN

Chelsea helps the Founder with the running of the Network and oversees the Teams, processes and client care for our Members. 

Chelsea has been in the corporate event world for over 20 years. She has worked with all types and sizes of organizations from non-profit to multi million dollar corporations. Chelsea has a passion for customer service and for combining her expertise with her clients desires to create an amazing event experience.

Virtual Assistant

KELLIE SIMMONS

Kellie helps with the monthly newsletters and social media presences to help keep everyone updated with Paratus news.  

 

Kellie owns a virtual assisting company, KK Virtual Assisting. She graduated with her Marketing Degree and has transition it over the years to digital marketing. KKVA helps business’s with their online presence. In a nutshell, to help establish consistent, up to date information to clients and new prospects. This is achieved by social media and website management, email marketing, newsletters, reviews and blogging. 

 

KK Virtual Assisting offers a helping hand, so a business can focus on what they do best… running their business!

Bookkeeping

SIMONE VANDERLAAN

Simone helps with bookkeeping and invoicing. As a fellow entrepreneur has a thorough business background

 

Simone owns a virtual bookkeeping firm, Go Figure Financial. She graduated with her master’s degree in accounting and has experience in bookkeeping, taxes, and non-profit organizations. She loves working with small businesses and sharing the successes with each of her clients.

Simone understands the difficulty of trying to keep up with your company’s books while running your business. She helps alleviate the stress of keeping your books in order while helping you achieve your business goals. 

Website Manager

EMILY ARMSTRONG

Emily helps with updating the website and keeping our brand strong and unique to our Network! 

 

Emily, owns Starling Memory Designs and is a self-made, one-woman show, who applies a practical no-frills approach to brand development.  Quite often referred to as a 'blue-collar designer’, Emily is committed to offering quality services, within a more realistic and economical price point than most larger-scale design agencies.

 

Emily cleverly applies this experience to her creative work – building long lasting partnerships with her clients, and guiding them through their brand development process every step of the way.

*Each professional on this page operates her own business. Should you choose to hire any of these professionals, you are doing so at your own risk and may not hold Paratus Network liable.