Check out the numbers and success stories below to see the myriad ways in which Erin and her Black Dress Circles® have had a positive impact on women and their businesses.

Kathy Jordan

CEO, and Founder of Jordan Search Consultants

revenue has grown by:


in the past year with projections for 55% growth in the year ahead. Staff, clients, and services have been added, and referrals continue to come in.

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Emily Castle

Managing Principal at Castle Design

Under Emily’s leadership, Castle Design’s revenue has increased:


in three years. Her own income has increased by 75%.

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Jill Butler

CEO at Redkey Realty Lenders

RedKey Realty Leaders St. Louis’
revenue is up:


from 2014, year-to-date, and they opened their second location in October 2015.

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Success Stories

Read individual stories of women business owners who have benefited from participating in Black Dress Circles®

Strategic Support System
Read Kathy’s Story

CEO Growth
Read Jackie’s Story

Instant Advisory Board Access
Read Jill’s Story

Navigating Difficult Decisions and Situations
Read Nancy’s Story

Focus & Confidence as an Entrepreneur
Read Angela’s Story

Growing a Company and a Mindset
Read Kim’s Story

Meeting Evolving Needs
Read Emily’s Story

From Inspiration to Implementation
Read Suzanne’s Story

Companies Succeeding

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“Erin’s ability to guide the conversations so they are impactful for everyone is masterful and sets the tone for the Black Dress Circle experience. The diversity of personalities, businesses, and industries results in some powerful knowledge.”

– Nancy Cripe, President/Auctioneer at GRS Auctions

“Black Dress Circle provides the time, resources, and structure to be forward-thinking about my business.”

– Kathy Jordan, CEO and Founder, Jordan Search Consultants

“I learned how to build the processes to support my intentions.”

– Jackie Hoyt, CEO, Hillsboro Title Company

“Erin does a masterful job of putting these groups together. The energy from all of the women in the group—and their varying perspectives—has helped me make some key decisions.”

– Suzanne Woodard, Owner, The Refind Room

“No matter how you feel when you walk into that room, you are going to leave feeling energized, positive, and motivated.”

– Angela Sandler, Co-Founder, xplor

“Black Dress Circle has given me the confidence and perspective necessary to do what needs to be done. It has helped me commit to and believe in my decisions, systems, strategies, and processes.”

– Kim Sagartz, CEO, Seventh Wave Laboratories

“As a result of my involvement in Black Dress Circle, I am better equipped to handle a wide variety of issues with my business. It has expanded my capabilities and my capacity.”

– Emily Castle, Managing Principal, Castle Design

“Erin has assisted me tremendously with identifying systems to incorporate into my daily practices to increase my efficiency and grow my business. She has also provided referrals to strategic business partners to assist me in these endeavors.”

– Joanne Johnson, Owner and Principal Broker, Insurance Solutions Plus

“Working with Erin and Andrea is like being in a branding/strategy lightening storm!!! Their ability to quickly grab hold of my message and how I offer that through my business is nothing less than remarkable, based on years of experience, intuition and astute listening. In one hour I had a clear strategy to move forward, including a new name and languaging for the services I offer, as well as pricing. Needless to say, I am impressed AND grateful.”



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