Helen Ryan

Executive Director

Helen M. Ryan is the founder of Reignite, Inc. Since 1993, Helen has owned and managed a boutique marketing and design firm. When her children were born, Helen’s focus shifted to family and raising her kids, turing the design projects over to her then-husband. After divorcing, Helen realized that her technology skills were very outdated, and put her love of studying to use, learning web development, social media strategy, and content creation, while struggling to survive on food stamps.

Helen realized that not everyone is able to learn technology and modern office skills on their own and founded Reignite, Inc.,to help other women gain these much-needed skills. Helen is the author of several books and a speaker.

Jody Nottingham


Jody D. Nottingham, CPA, keeps Reignite, Inc.’s financial life in order. She has an extensive background in working with nonprofits, and has a great sense for business. Jody owns Nottingham & Associates, CPA’s, APC, in Temecula, California.

Jody is a graduate of San Diego State University and holds a BS degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting. Jody has has worked as a Certified Public Accountant for over 20 years and has experience with many different types of businesses and fields. She has been instrumental and generous with her time, helping local nonprofits in the Temecula Valley for many years.