Cassandra Schaeg

Cassandra Schaeg


Cassandra is the Founder of SIP Wine & Beer, a tasting room in Escondido, CA, specializing in and promoting wine and beer made by women and people of color. SIP has been a hub to thrive while sharing their stories and spirits. Through community, culture, and conversation, Cassandra highlights innovators disrupting entrepreneurship by creating their own rules. 

Cassandra is passionate about assisting women and people of color in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. She supports her community by sharing her experiences, knowledge, and resources to understand the importance of equity social and economic impact. 


Theresa Hoiles


Theresa believes people can be moved and inspired through storytelling. Her career as a storyteller, multimedia writer, and producer gives communities an avenue to market products through creative narrative. Theresa's projects and her credits include the 2017 KPBS series Re'flect, a series that chronicled the lives of aging adults. Re'flect aired nationally on PBS affiliates.

Other clients include Disney Home Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Michael Young Media, Vogue, Bigfoot Productions, and the International Film and Television School. Theresa's published works include the non-fiction titles "Love, Luck and Lore" (2006 Conari Press) and "The Movie Uncyclopedia" (2012 Amazon Digital). Theresa has a Theatre Arts and Communications degree from Whittier College.