Passionate About Orlando
and the Moms Who Live Here

Meet Our Executive Team

Kristi Corley

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Owner | Content Manager | Events Manager | Marketing

Publisher, editor-in-chief, doula and mom of three, Kristi is one busy momma! After eight years of working as a doula with new and expectant mommas, Kristi launched The Moms Magazine for the moms in Central Florida. The addition of Orlando Moms Blog three years later was a no-brainer as there was a HUGE need for a local blog. Kristi’s connection with the moms of Orlando goes deep. One chat with Kristi and you’ll think of her as your new best friend.

Elaine Retty

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Sponsorship Coordinator 

Elaine grew up in Stuart, a small South Florida beach town, and moved to Orlando in 2005 to attend UCF. She loved it so much that she spent five years there earning degrees in Language Arts Education and English Literature with a minor in writing. After teaching high school for four years, she decided to put those writing classes to use and work as a writer and editor, as well as a mom to her daughter born in 2014. She spends every extra minute with her husband enjoying everything downtown Orlando has to offer and taking turns chasing their wily daughter.

Anne Marie DeSimone

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Social Media Coordinator

Anne Marie is a Pittsburgher at heart who just relocated to Orlando during the summer of 2015. A life-long lover of winter and snow, Anne Marie has learned to worship the sun and sand that Florida has to offer. She got her BA in theatre from Cleveland State University by way of West Liberty University where she met her husband Bill of almost 9 years during her first production. They have 3 elementary age kids (Liam, Eliza-Beth, and London) who have more energy than the Energizer Bunny. They keep Anne Marie on her toes while she works from home as the blogger/owner of Crunchy, Crafty, and Highly Caffeinated, podcaster at Universe Box, and the new Secretary of the school PTA. During her “free time” (aka when she should be doing laundry or scrubbing toilets) Anne Marie can be found with a cocktail in her hand, binge watching a new show on TV.

Eryn Vargo

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Playdate Facilitator

Eryn is a Florida Native and called Miami home for 24 years, until 10 years ago when she moved to The City Beautiful to start over. Wife to Stephen and Mom to Ava {14}, Aidan {11}, Aston {4}, Anderson {newborn}. She loves to experience different cuisines, pretends to be a true DIY-er, she loves to cook and sew, and watch some sinful TV {Game of Thrones, How to Get Away with Murder, Vikings…you get the point!} Faith is her foundation and she is fueled by coffee and wine, and typically doused in dry shampoo. She positively impacts our community through her non profit, the Diaper Bank of Central Florida. She is the founder of Baby OK, a social enterprise dedicated to preventing child heatstroke deaths by being left in a vehicle. Her mission is to connect moms to ways of giving back and doing social good. Join the conversation at www.momsgiveback.com or follow along on Instagram @moms_give_back

Heather Murphy

Executive Team Assistant

Heather is a New England native but has called the sunshine state home for over 20 years. At home, she is the only lady but wouldn’t have it any other way, as she loves her boys! Married to hubby, Stephen, for over 10 years, and together they are blessed with one fantastic little man, Liam. She’s a proud UCF Alum & staff member, and loves her local community!

You can follow her family adventures at www.casademurphy.com

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