Entrepreneur

Monica Guidi, Mary Kay Beauty Consultant

What lead you to create your company? I didn’t have to create my own company, I jumped on board someone else’s great idea. The thing that attracted me to it the most was being my own boss, I was tired of working in corporate America. Read more…

Stacy Kupfer - SCV Kids Consignment

Stacy Kupfer – SCV Kids Consignment

An Interview with Stacy Kupfer, SCV Kids Consignment What lead you to create your company? We wanted to create a resource for parents to buy and sell second-hand kids’ items. I hate garage sales, so SCV Kids Consignment provides an organized, haggle-free place to find quality items without driving around town. Kids grow much faster […] Read more…

Charlene Gil - Mortgage Loan Expert

Charlene Gil – Mortgage Loan Expert

An Interview with Charlene Gil What lead you to create your company? I have been in the Mortgage industry since 1995 and I have always loved helping people. I decided to start Charlene Gil & Associates so I could grow my team and help more people. There is just something about helping families become homeowners […] Read more…

Nicole Stinson - Estate Realty Group

Nicole Stinson – Estate Realty Group

An Interview with Nicole Stinson I have always wanted to do a job that helped people in many different ways, and when the market crashed in 2008, everyone was getting out of the real estate market. I saw an opportunity to get into a new job and at a time that people needed help. I […] Read more…

Ilene Glickstein, PWMO

People Wear Me Out  What led you to create your company? Like any good wife, I blame my husband! He saw how hard and how many hours I was working for other apparel companies for only a small 10% commission, and he said: “you are doing all the work, open your own place.” So I […] Read more…

Eve Bushman, Wine Enthusiast

What lead you to create your company? For-profit companies asked for our help with their events. We don’t charge the non-profits so we had to start the business so we could have a pay scale for others. What was your key driving force to become an entrepreneur? We liked there was a demand for what […] Read more…

Judith Cassis – Author

When did you decide to become a writer? I’ve been writing since I was 7 years old. I began with poetry and wrote my first story at the age of 11. In high school, I took every English class offered, and in my senior year, I asked my English teacher if she would support me […] Read more…

Kelli Rogers, Stylist Extraordinaire

Mountain Mane Beauty What lead you to create your company? As a hairstylist, I have always been an entrepreneur. Even when I was renting a chair in a salon, I was responsible for covering my overhead, and marketing my services. It made sense to me that owning my own salon meant I would be able […] Read more…