Meet the MommaStrong Team
Jennifer Swanner joined MommaStrong in July of 2018 as the MommaStrong Store Manager. Jennifer manages all the equipment and merchandise for MommaStrong as well as assisting with events. She brings 12 years of experience with intimates and wardrobe consulting. Jennifer has over a decade of experience in buying domestically and internationally, in addition to retail management. She specializes in personal styling with a special interest in the power of well-fitting intimates. She uses her knowledge and experience to make people feel their best.
Monique Cortes, LCSW-S
Monique Cortes, LCSW-S is a therapist and clinical social worker in Houston, TX. Her practice is focused in community mental health, where she can be a voice for her community’s most marginalized individuals, specifically, those with severe and persistent mental illness. She is passionate about promoting mental wellness and reducing the stigma of seeking support for mental health issues. She is an advocate for social and racial justice issues. She is the mother of a sassy 4 year old daughter and will be welcoming another into the world any day now!
Annie Keilman, LCSW
Annie Keilman, LCSW is a therapist and clinical social worker based in Oakland, California. Social justice, client self-determination, hope and humor are fundamental to her practice, which focuses on new and expectant parents, individuals working in caring professions, and those impacted by a family member or loved one with mental illness. She credits MommaStrong and Fuel for the glutes and energy needed to wrangle her two small children.
Nicole Taylor Irwin, PhD
Nicole Taylor Irwin, PhD (she/her) is a licensed psychologist who has worked with families in the NICU, women hospitalized with complications during their pregnancies, and families dealing with infertility, loss, and reproductive difficulties. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology. Her research and clinical interests have been in feminist psychology, women’s health, psychosocial oncology, perinatal mental health and infusing social justice in supervision and training.
Courtney Wyckoff, CPT, CES
Courtney Wyckoff (she/her) is the Founder of MommaStrong. She is a Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist, with 16 years experience in the field of fitness, nutrition, and injury prevention/treatment. She has been working exclusively with pre- and postnatal women for the last 9 years, which has allowed her the opportunity to see how seldom women get the sort of support and information they need to truly re-integrate their core, nervous system, and biomechanical performance after childbirth. Her programs for core rehabilitation have been featured in Shape magazine, NPR, Parents magazine, and are vetted by leading physical therapists in this field.