Success stories

Success stories

  • Zoet Beauty Supply

    Dana Hawkins and Charis McWhorter are the owners of Zoet Beauty Supply in metro Atlanta. The ladies both have a background in business and always wanted to become entrepreneurs to provide a platform...

  • Club DiOGI

    Courtney Dedi grew up in a family of small business owners and says being an entrepreneur runs in her blood. In previous jobs, she never felt like she was reaching her potential without the ability to...

  • Nature’s Own Herb Shop, Inc.

    Ardina Pierre, owner of Nature’s Own Herb Shop in Hapeville, Ga., is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and a licensed nurse. After working several years in nursing and experiencing the protocol in...

  • A House Called Hue

    Destiny Brewton, founder and CEO of A House Called Hue in Atlanta, grew up watching her grandfather work multiple family businesses from parking cars to making and selling Easter baskets to selling...

  • Sweet Auburn Bread Company

    Chef Sonya Jones always dreamed of running her own business. Growing up, she worked in her family’s neighborhood cafe, which fueled her desire to become an entrepreneur. She wanted to run her own...

  • Blessed and Highly Favored Cuisine

    After Scottie Johnson retired from the U.S. Army after 26 years of service in field artillery, he wanted to do something completely different. Because he loved cooking, he graduated from Culinary Arts...

  • NetSoft Success Story

    At the age of five, Byron Davis told his mother he wanted to be a businessman. While he is uncertain as to what the driving force was behind this desire at such a such age, he knew he wanted to make a...

  • T31 Inspired Handcrafted Activewear

    When Elena Carne was growing up in a Venezuelan beach town, girls her age wanted to sport new bathing suits every weekend. Her parents couldn’t afford to buy that many garments, so she decided to make...