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Lisa Raja, Co-Founder
Founder and mother of two, Lisa Raja started TRADEMOMS, with a vision of creating a global platform, that advocates for moms who want to find a balance between family and career. Lisa spent 15 years in the fashion industry getting her first taste of entrepreneurship, successfully operating her first business, as boutique owner, of nearly seven years. She then took on management roles within top Bay Area retail start-ups such as Cuyana, Joyus and Threadflip. Lisa gained invaluable business experience by specifically marketing to women. She also got a bird’s eye view on the challenges mothers face as they transition in or out of the workforce. Lisa realized there was a need for mother’s to be able to create a part time work schedule that flourished around family life. She set out on a mission to create a community that empowers stay at home and working moms, alike, by offering them the resources to find work in a way that breaks the traditional corporate America mold.
Suzanne Schreck, Co-Founder
Founder, and mother of two, Suzanne joined Lisa in the journey to make TRADEMOMS a real community platform, where women can offer their services or products for both Trade or Pay.
Having worked in consumer high tech for 22 years, Suzanne started her career at Broderbund Software producing top software brands such as The Print Shop, KidPix and Nickelodeon, all targeted at Moms and kids. Years later she led teams, at Microsoft, in digital photography, mobile, social and entertainment service product groups. She has experience building out incubation startup businesses as well as a strong reputation for building global business vision consensus. She prides herself on institutionalizing high quality, on-time metrics for product, business and marketing deliverables. It is her passion for both the customer and consumer software that excites her about building TRADEMOMS and creating marketplace communities for Moms to showcase their skills and talents.