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Melissa Barker, Founder & CEO

Owner of The Show and Tell Co., A content company

As Founder and CEO, my focus is on our members. Backed by my incredible team, I review every application, vet every speaker, and mine for opportunities to bring exposure to women owned business.

When I'm not running WEinc or The Show and Tell Co, my favorite role is mother to Wyatt, my lil’ blonde tornado. 

Expertise: Storytelling, content creation, digital strategy, and cloud-based tool junkie

Favorite quote: "Those who tell the stories rule society." - Plato

Mantra for 2019: Stop, collaborate, and listen.



Anne Winters, Chief Operations Officer

Also Project Manager at Bill Kaelin Marketing, a creative marketing agency.

As COO, I run the back-office. Every email, automation, personal touch, and invitation is overseen by me. My goal is set an example to other women owned businesses through our best in class operations.

When I'm not focused on serving our members,speakers, and partners, my favorite role is festival-goer and world traveler. 

Expertise: Spreadsheets, cloud-based tools, details, managing community partners and knowing every member by name.

Favorite quote: “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken” - Oscar Wilde

Mantra for 2019: Rise and grind


Melissa Cote, Engagement Manager

Senior at College of Charleston, School of Business

My focus is enabling meaningful connection of our members, speakers, and partners, through all of our brand’s major touch points: web, social, and at our events.

When I'm not at school you can find me laying on the beach or traveling somewhere I’ve never been.

Expertise: Social media, Excel, Adobe Lightroom, and juggling 1M+ things at once!

Favorite quote: “Oh the places you’ll go!” - Dr. Seuss

Mantra for 2019: Inhale the future, exhale the past.


Erin Rose, Lead Designer

Senior Designer at The Show and Tell Co., A content company

We have a powerful story. I ensure clarity and consistency of our message through everything that we say and do.

Expertise: Experienced web and graphic designer, lover of fonts, and my 3 dogs.

Favorite quote: "Whatever happened to "Hey, I have some apples, would you like to buy them?" "Yes, Thank you!". That's as complicated as it should be to open a business in this country." - Ron Swanson

Mantra for 2019: Expect nothing and go for everything.