She’s the Assistant Corporate Controller at Childress Klein & Board Member of CREW Charlotte A Conversation With Accounting Professional, Katie Barker
Q: Tell us about Childress Klein and your position as Assistant Corporate Controller?KB: Childress Klein is one of the largest private, full-service real estate companies in the Southeast. Our firm has developed more than 50 million square feet of commercial real estate in multiple verticals and owns assets valued at more than $2 billion. We are passionate about creating environments that leave a lasting impact on our community. My role as Assistant Corpor..
An Exclusive Interview With Sharonview Federal Credit Union's Senior Vice President of Marketing, Communications & Member Engagement Rondel Cuyler
Q: After you completed your education, where did you feel your career path would take you? RC: I thought I’d follow in my family’s footsteps — of my grandmother, great aunt and aunt — and become a teacher. I had everything planned out – I’d go from teacher to principal and administrator. After I did my student teaching, I found out that my starting salary as a teacher would be less than I was already making in my current role as Regional Trainer at Food L..
A Conversation With Picture Perfect Creations Owner, Natalie Robinson
Q: How long have you been in business and how did you decide to start an online bakery business?NR: I’ve been in business for a little over 6 years. I began creating sweet treats and then included cakes offering in 2018. Subsequently, I decided to expand my reach and social presence by starting an online bakery business after relocating to the Charlotte area in 2019. I knew moving to Charlotte from New York City without an established client base would be..
She’s the Founding CEO and Vision Keeper of Women’s Inter-Cultural Exchange & President of Counts & Co. A Conversation with Stephanie Counts
In 2005 Stephanie Co-Founded WIE, an award-winning non-profit organization whose goal is to build and bridge social capital among women of diverse cultures with outstanding multicultural programming and the distinction of being the only organization of its kind in the region. Ms. Counts is also President, Counts & Co. a strategic consulting firm providing creative solutions to profit and non-profit businesses.Q: For those in our audience not familiar with ..
It is Her Mission to Create Products That Are Nourishing to the Skin. Meet Body Butter Blends Owner, Nickol Crews
Q: For those in our audience not familiar with Body Butter Blends, tell us your idea about starting the business and how it took off?NC: Body butter blends was created from a need to have a natural product to assist with my son’s mild eczema and my chronic dry skin. After finding a wholesale company where I could purchase raw shea butter, I began experimenting on making a shea butter cream. In the beginning, I had a lot and I mean a lot of horrible batch..
She Works to Inspire, Encourage & Support Others to be the Best they can! Meet Charlotte Junior League President & Author of Black Boy Joy, Charlitta C. Hatch
Charlitta is a passionate advocate for women and children, she’s always looking for opportunities to inspire, encourage, and support others to be the best they can be at home, work, and in the community.Q: For those in our audience not familiar with the Junior League, can you tell us what its purpose is about along with your role as President?CH: The Junior League of Charlotte is an organization committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential ..
She’s an Entrepreneur & Advocate for Women Who is Passionate About Living Life to the Fullest & Helping Others. Meet Brittney Bogues, Owner of Bogues Consulting Group
Q: Why don’t you give us some details about you and your story?BB: I am an entrepreneur and advocate for women especially those who have overcome domestic violence. I see myself as someone who has survived to thrive past my experience with domestic violence to hopefully inspire others. Q: What was your mission from the outset when you started Bogues Consulting Group?BB: I wanted to create a business that could connect others with their vision and audiences..
A Special Conversation with Celebrity Makeup Artist Jami Svay
Q: So, before we jump into specific questions, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story.JS: I've been doing makeup professionally for 18 years. I started off traveling to New York for Fashion Week, then Miami for catalogs. I enjoy working with all types of people in different genres, models, actors, etc. Q: Has it been a smooth road?JS: It definitely has not been a smooth road. I've had to pass on a lot of opportunities for various reaso..
She’s an Independent Curator & Arts Advocate, An Exclusive Interview with Jonell Logan, Founder of 300 Arts Project, LLC
Jonell’s worked at a number of arts organizations including The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Whitney Museum of Art; Studio Museum in Harlem in New York; the Gibbes Museum in Charleston, South Carolina; and the Harvey B. Gantt Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jonell currently serves on the board of The Light Factory.Q: For those in our audience not familiar with the 300 Arts Project, can you tell us about the organization and your role as Founder?JL: 300..
An Experienced Professional in Financial Management, Author & 2020 President of NAWBO Charlotte Chapter Meet Carolina Aponte, CEO & Owner of Caja Holdings
Q: Can you share with our audience, how your career developed along with your accomplishments and if your satisfied where you’re at today?CA: It all started for me as a young immigrant from Venezuela who was never satisfied with the ‘status quo’. When at the age of 20 without a high school degree I managed to land my first job in a professional environment and then put myself through school to earn my bachelor’s degree. I eventually become the controller ..
She Combines Her Knowledge With Her Intuition to Help Individuals Balance Mind, Body, Soul & Relationships. Meet Dana Childs, Intuitive Energy Healer & Professional Speaker
Dana holds a degree in psychology which allows her to delve deeply into the human aspect of what motivates and inspires individuals and to cut through to the base human emotions that may subconsciously drive decisions, desires, and actions. She obtained a Master’s in Educational Administration & Leadership and is recognized by the Indian Board of Alternative Medicine as a Holistic Medical Doctor. She enjoys inspiring leaders, speaking about pretty much any..
A Conversation With Founder, Retailer & Huntress of Dressing Rooms Interiors Studio LLC, Ariene Bethea
Fueled by the thrill of the hunt for one-of-a-kind boutique vintage pieces, Ariene has a flair for mixing vintage with modern day furnishings to create bold culturally inspired designs.Q: For those in our audience not familiar with Dressing Rooms Interior Studios, tell us about it and how it all started?AB: I started Dressing Rooms Interiors Studio in 2011 after being laid-off from my corporate HR job. Walking into a sea of gray cubicles on a daily basis ..
Vegan Nail Polish Products have Revolutionized the Beauty Industry. A Conversation with Blue Nail Laquer Owner, Keyah Greer
Q: For those in our audience not familiar with Blu Nail Laquer, can you tell us about the company?KG: Blü is a vegan, non-toxic nail polish line. We are a 10-Free company. Which means we avoid using products that are known to have harmful chemicals. We offer a great product that is nourishing to the nail, protects the enamel, and doesn’t wreak havoc on you internally. Blü Nail Laquer, LLC is a lasting polish that offers bright pigments that are true to c..