Meet The Sapphire Girls

Karen Croll

Karen CrollKaren is Head Chica of Virtually With You and one of The Sapphire Girls. Her passion is fed by her education and experience, as well as her natural propensities for organization, project and team management.

Karen graduated from Assist U’s Virtual Assistant program, from Melanie Benson Strick’s Virtual Team Building program, and from Tina Forsyth’s Online Business Management program. Additionally, she holds a degree in Business Administration.

Karen’s passion for administrative support experience, including virtual office support, project management, web maintenance, blog and ezine creation and management, presentation support and eCommerce support allows her to offer new clients 11+ years of successful experience in guiding entrepreneurs into the effervescence of success.

With her clarity of vision, Karen’s offerings as an OBM are all about your business success and the tools to assure you arrive there radiating. Karen’s greatest joy is to free up busy entrepreneurs so they can craft the next iteration of their business … and then she’ll help drive that one to success, too.

Lisa Jackson

Lisa JacksonLisa is the Finance Guru of Virtually With You and the other Sapphire Girl. Lisa radiates confidence in finance, event planning and project management. She specializes in live and online events and successful team management. Lisa loves to handle all the small details that help her clients achieve greater and greater profitability through an improved understanding of their finances.

Lisa’s a Quickbooks ProAdvisor expert. She’s also a pro in Accounting, Managerial and Budget Analysis, and Project Management. She is a certified Online Business Manager via Tina Forsyth’s Online Business Management program.

Because of her high degree of willingness to tackle and put to right accounts that have been sorely neglected, Lisa brings her sparkling understanding to entrepreneurs who can then implement greater profitability because of her guidance. Like Karen, Lisa loves to help her clients achieve their goals and achieve successes, one after another. Lisa’s greatest joy is bringing Big Business tools of the trade to growing entrepreneurships and then helping them grow into their next, bigger level. She’s a real gem!

Lorri Cleary

Lorri is our admin support and newest Sapphire Girl.  She retired from the U.S. Department of Treasury a couple of years ago and wanted to continue working but in a part-time capacity to supplement her retirement income.  She came onto our team 2 years ago and has been supporting Virtually With You and our clients ever since.

Lorri worked in the software development area of the Department of Treasury where she had experience writing system requirements, design review, and software testing.  Lorri was a Project Management Professional (PMP) for their financial system for many years before retiring.  She was also responsible for overseeing 35 individuals, budget preparation, and contract oversight.