Meet Our Team

El Paso Team

executive team

Silvia Montoya

Co-Owner and Strategy Director

Silvia Montoya has a background in marketing and holds a Master's in Business from UTEP. She is passionate about taking on new challenges and meeting people, which led her to become the founding contributor of El Paso Mom. Now, she currently owns and manages El Paso Mom. Silvia was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, and lived in Juarez until 2021, when she moved to El Paso. In 2015, she married Ever Saenz, and they have two little rainbow girls, Emma (2018) and Emilia (2021). Her passions include traveling, event planning, and spending time with family and friends. Her goal is to make El Paso Mom a meaningful resource for all the Borderland Moms.

Alejandra Salgado-Hernandez

Co-Owner and Content Director

Ale is a proud Latina born and raised in the Sun City. She is a proud mom, wife, educator, and scholar. As a first-generation college student, she holds a Bachelor's Degree in Math and Science Education, and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction and is currently working on her Doctorate degree at UTEP. Ale met the love of her life (and best friend) in high school. They have been together since 2010 and happily married since 2017. After a struggle with infertility, God blessed them with four beautiful babies born back-to-back. Their not-so-little family is her pride and joy. Her life purpose is to pave the way for her family, raise her children with love, and embrace their culture in a God-loving home. Ale loves sharing her experience and the struggles she has overcome in motherhood while connecting with her friends and followers. She also finds purpose in donating her breastmilk as an approved donor at the Mother’s Milk Bank for NICU babies.


Amber Narvaez

Contributor, Partnership Program

Amber is a blogger and comfort enthusiast hailing from the Carolinas. She came to El Paso with her husband Luis via the Army and they are blessed with three little ones (two boys and one girl). She is a SAHM, blogger, and critical care registered nurse with a love of wine, true crime, fashion, and all things food. Amber is a huge advocate for postpartum mental health and often shares her life as a busy neurospicy mom on the go. Her love language is coffee and good books. In her spare time, she loves running, exploring new places, going to wine tastings, cooking new dishes, and watching Netflix.

Ana Diaz

Contributor, Community Coordinator

Ana Diaz was born in Salt Lake City, Utah but was raised in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico and El Paso, TX. As the daughter of a single Mexican mother, Ana Diaz is a first-generation college graduate who completed her education at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) with a degree in sociology. She’s the mother of three beautiful children, a son born in 2011, a daughter born in 2020, and daughter born in 2022. Ana is also a wife to a local real estate agent. She is a PTA member at her local school and school district and a full-time employee at UTEP.

Ana Rivas


Ana is the owner of her photography business, Ana Lidia Photography LLC, which centered on capturing newborn to first-year milestones. She also loves capturing sunsets for outdoor family portraits. Ana became a business owner only after being blessed with her first baby girl. Her role as an early childhood educator has been paused ever since. She and her husband have been blessed with two more boys, making this party of five the one they always dreamed of. Ana feels truly honored to be able to help families create memories they will look back on and cherish for a lifetime.

Alex Sattelmeier


Alexandria (or Alex) Sattelmeier is a 30-something stay-at-home Mom who thrives off of quality time with her loved ones and dance parties. She was born and raised in the Sun City. She's been married to her best friend and husband Caleb since 2012. They have two living children born in 2017 and 2019. Their road to parenthood was not an easy one (loss, failed adoption, and infertility), but boy was it worth it! Their loss led to Alex's candle business May Flowers Candle Co. When she's not wiping boogers or pouring candles, Alex enjoys gardening, reading (The Lord of the Rings is her favorite book series), or walking around her neighborhood.

Alexandra Suarez-Lee


Texas girl Alexandra is a devoted wife, mother of two, and a 4th generation El Paso native with deep roots in the border town. Alexandra recently decided to pause her successful dental career and take on the role of a full-time stay-at-home mom and has undoubtedly been enjoying every second of it! She is an active PTA member while her husband serves on the PTA board of their local elementary school. With her free time, Alexandra and her family enjoy traveling and exploring new dishes either at home or new restaurants. During the warmer months, you will find Alexandra camping or on a trail. With her fingers always in some sort of project, El Paso Mom was a great fit for this mom who likes to keep busy. If you see her around town, make sure to say hello.

Carla Arzate


Lover of all things Disney, Carla is a dedicated wife and mother born and raised in El Paso, TX. She adores her loving husband and their beautiful daughters and she is currently a business graduate student at Western Governors University. Her hobbies include ghost tours, Harry Potter movie marathons, and iced coffee dates. She hopes to bring El Paso mamas together by inspiring them through her words and experiences.

Ericka Stoltzfus


An avid runner and lover of all things data, Ericka is a God-fearing mama to two beautiful souls. Along with her husband Ryan, she navigates the intricacies of feeding picky eaters and raising a biracial, binational, and bilingual family. Ericka’s greatest purpose is to teach her kids to love God and to embrace their bicultural background.

Kristal Sapien


Kristal Sapien is a local author and mommy. Her goal in writing is to encourage and empower others by reminding them that they are not alone. She and her daughter love books and helping out the local community. They lived in Kentucky for a short time and often spend time in Florida, but El Paso will always be home. She's excited to be a part of the El Paso Mom team and can’t wait to share more with you.

Lorena Barrio


Lorena, also known as Lolo grew up in the El Paso/Juarez area, is a full-time Sales Admin for a beverage company and a full-time boy mom. In 2019, she married Rodrigo, the kindhearted guy she met at the 2017 Coachella Festival. They have been attending music festivals together ever since. Lolo loves binge-watching tv shows when everyone is asleep. She loves black coffee, Zumba classes, and is passionate about photography. She used to be a night-life photographer, which shifted to family and children once she had her firstborn. Lorena also loves nature and traveling. Lorena is eager to meet other moms and walk alongside them in the crazy ride called motherhood. She truly believes in the phrase "Moms supporting moms," loves shopping local, and is proud to be part of the El Paso community.

Melissa Montalvo


Melissa is a loving mother of three who is married to a Marine turned educator. Her children range in all stages of life; a teenager, a pre-teen, and a preschooler. She also has four adult stepchildren, making them a family of nine! Prior to her career in real estate, Melissa worked in the healthcare industry for over 10 years. However, in 2019, she began a new career in real estate, which has allowed her to be present with her family. Melissa is a woman of faith who is passionate about serving her community and empowering other women. She believes that every woman has the potential to achieve their goals and overcome the guilt that comes with being a mom. Melissa's ultimate goal is to become a life coach and serve as an inspiration to other moms who want to balance their careers and family while pursuing their passions and reaching their full potential.

Towauna Schuler


Towauna likes to be called Tee. She is from Guyana, South America and lived on the sister isle of Antigua and Barbuda for a large part of her childhood. Her military career brought her to El Paso, TX ,and her family of three has made the borderland their home for 10 + years. She loves sharing recipes, meal planning, and cooking tips with moms who may need help in that area. She enjoys the outdoors and picnics are her favorite during the warmer months.

Vickie Enriquez


Victoria Enriquez is known to her family and friends as Vickie. She was born and raised in El Paso and spent some time away after grad school launching her career in engineering. By day she is an Environmental, Health, and Safety Engineer, and by night mama to Emiliano, Emi for short. She has been married to her husband Roger since July of 2015. She is a coach’s wife and loves every second of their sports-filled, busy lives! In the fall, you can find her and Emi in the football stands, and in the spring, you’ll find them on the baseball diamond cheering on their #1 guy. Her husband and son are the greatest joys. Vickie spends her free time volunteering with the Junior League of El Paso giving back to her community. She wants her son to grow up in a life of service and giving back, teaching him kindness and compassion.