Our Team

The Girlfriend Factor is brought to life by a small but mighty group of women who passionately believe in the power of Girlfriends. Each of us has our own unique reason for becoming involved, but together we strive to make a difference in other women’s lives.

Board of Directors

Joan Busick – Founder

Jan Harnik – President

Debra Carrington

Carole Motz

Danielle Scardino

Elli Tourje



Business Operations Manager

Administrator of Educational Advancement

Calista Vassios

Nancy Levine
Alyson Wilson

Advisory Council

Sheryl Autran

Andrea Carter

Norma Castaneda

Karen Devine

Dodi Henry

Amy Lipton



Lori Rodgers

Kate Spates

Susan Stein

Jamie Steinberg

Sandi Young

Carmina Zavala