BRAVA Staff

Photos by Hillary Schave, Azena Photography and by Shanna Wolf

We always welcome employment inquiries. Please send your resume to Barb Krause.


Shayna Mace

Editorial Director

Contact
Call: (608) 848-6705
Email Shayna

Shelby Rowe Moyer

Assistant Editorial Director

Hometown: Bonney Lake, WA
Street cred: I cut my teeth as a daily newspaper reporter in Washington and Missouri before becoming a magazine editor in the Seattle area — so I’ve done everything from court and agriculture reporting to managing and styling haute couture fashion shoots.
Family: Husband + two dogs and a very bossy guinea pig
How I get my kicks: Penning lyrical, art-like features and anything style related (fashion history is crazy interesting).
Best piece of advice someone ever gave me: Tell people you appreciate them,” my grandmother.
On my phone, you’ll find the most pictures of my: Styling, from professional shoots I’ve done for magazines to pairings from my own closet.
Current obsessions: Audible. How am I so late to the game?
Style obsession: Pattern mixing. People play it too safe with their outfits. Also, I love a good silk scarf tied in a bow and a vintage brooch affixed to a blazer lapel.
Fave Madison cause/charity: A Fund for Women
Fave project for BRAVA: The story planning process. Sounds strange, but I love dreaming up features and finding subjects our readers can connect with.
Motto I live by: “I take setbacks as temporary and bounce back quickly.” — Trevor Moawad, the mental conditioning coach of Russell Wilson

Contact
Call: 608-848-6700 1 ext. 6711
Email Shelby

Ashley Duchemin

Director of Events

Hometown: Elkhorn, WI
Street cred: I graduated from the University of Wisconin – Eau Claire in May of 2008 and started working for Nei Turner Media Group in January of 2009. I am also the aquatics director/head coach for the local club swim team, Elkhorn Penguins.
How I get my kicks: Party Planning.
Best piece of advice someone ever gave me: Remember you’ll always regret what you didn’t do rather than what you did.
Fave color: Purple and Black
The one thing I have to do/see before I die:  The Eiffel Tower
On my phone, you’ll find the most pictures of my: My super cute nephews and niece
In the office, I’m the one who: is organized!
Current obsessions: Pinterest Cooking Recipes
Style obsession: Leggings and Yoga Pants
Fave Madison space: Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Fave Madison cause/charity: Ronald McDonald House Charities and Gilda’s Club

Contact
Call: (262) 729-4471
Email Ashley


Dena Frisch

Sales Manager

In the office I’m the one: who is always talking or drinking coffee.
Family: Three kids (2 boys and a girl), a husband, a dog, and a cat.
How I get my kicks:  Hiking in the woods, kayaking or paddle boarding and of course YOGA.
On my phone, you’ll find the most pictures of my: English Cream Golden Retriever, Jazzy
Motto I live by: I try to remember to have gratitude – especially when times get tough
Current obsession: Spending time with family and friends at our cabin in Northern Wisconsin
Favorite Madison Event(s): Taste of Madison, Farmers Market, Brat Fest, Maxwell Street Days
Favorite Madison Cause/Charity: There are so many inspiring non-profits that change lives daily in Dane County- I could never choose just one but raising awareness for preterm babies and diabetes hits close to home.
Fave project for BRAVA: I love talking about the Thrive Series and Thrive Career Workshop. It is amazing to meet and network with so many inspiring women in our community.
If I wasn’t working at BRAVA I’d be:  I’d probably be writing that children’s book I keep putting off, remodeling something with my husband or marketing our vacation rental in Northern Wisconsin.

Contact
Call: (608) 220-2120
Email Dena 


Shanna Wolf

Fashion Coordinator

Hometown: Wausau
Street cred: Expert in styling aesthetics and tailoring clothing to fit your personality, and many years of independent photography.
Current obsessions: Farm to Vase bouquets, Haribo black licorice candies, searching Airbnb.com for my next vacation rental, Sonoma County wines.
Fave Madison events: Wisconsin Film Fest, Make Music Madison, Wisconsin Book Festival, Capital Brewery Dogtoberfest and the Dog Jog.
Style obsession: Smythe blazers, wedge sneakers, tunics and leggings, Rag and Bone booties, C. Alexandria jewelry, Lucite glasses.
Favorite food fix: Cut-out cookie from Bloom Bake Shop, mango curry from Ha Long Bay, the Porta Alba pizza from Porta Alba, anything from the case at Batch Bakehouse.
Favorite BRAVA project: Photographing for the Women to Watch issues, and pulling clothing and accessories from Madison boutiques for the spring and fall trend issues.
Motto I live by: Less stuff, more life.