An Exclusive Interview With Emerald-Jane Hunter, CEO and Founder of myWhy Agency
Q: What inspired you to want to launch a business?EJH: At the core of who I am, I think I’ve always been an entrepreneur. I think I was born to be an entrepreneur. I enjoy the autonomy. I enjoy being my own boss and being able to make an impact. I’ve got a lot of heart and a lot of passion for what I want to see happen for other entrepreneurs in their businesses—and I’m just so happy that I’m able to do what I do.I was inspired to launch this business afte..
Bonnie Rich. An Effective Leader with a Passion for Cause.
She Fights for the people in her district because she never stopped being one of them. Believing in herself and her own leadership helps her serve others. She serves In the Georgia House of Representatives as a member of the Judiciary Committee, Retirement Committee, Ways & Means Committee, and the Special Committee on Access to the Civil Justice System. She also serves as the Chairman of the Legislative & Congressional Reapportionment Committee.Q: Why d..
Meet Fox 5 Emmy Award Meteorologist & Co-Host of Good Day Atlanta, Joanne Feldman
Her Lifelong Fascination with the Weather & Inspiration to Become a Meteorologist Started Early in Life. She can Bring Sunshine into the Dreariest of Weather Forecast. Q: What made you decide to go in the field of telling the weather? JF: I had a lifelong fascination with weather, having experienced a hurricane as a child. But it never dawned on me to pursue it as a career until I was halfway through my undergraduate degree at the University of Georgia. I..
Kim Ford Is A Keynote Speaker, TV Host & Media Consultant. She Has Appeared On CNN As An Entertainment Correspondent Where She Shares Her Take on What’s Relevant in Film, Television, & Celebrity News.Q: After college, where did you feel your career path would take you? KF: Honestly, I wasn’t really sure. All I knew was I wanted to live in Atlanta. I knew I’d figure it out when I got there. It took a while, but I finally figured it out. Q: What was your fi..
Dedicated & Determined, Reaching out with News that Counts! Meet Channel 2 Action News Anchor, Wendy Corona
Q: How did your career start as a news anchor?WC: My career in journalism began as a nosy child! I went to Journalism School at the University of Southern California and set out to be a reporter. My first job out of college was as a reporter in Yuma, Arizona … a very small market! It wasn’t until my second station in El Paso, TX where the news director who hired me to report then tapped me to fill-in anchor. That’s when I started getting experience at the ..
She’s an Air Force Veteran, Mental Health Therapist & Founder of the I Am Enough Movement! Meet Best Selling Author, Megan Fenyoe
Q: When you graduated from High School, did you have any idea you would be an Air Force Veteran, a Mental Health Therapist, Best Selling Author and run a Nonprofit Organization? MF: Absolutely not. I knew I wanted to help people, but I have a learning disability and when I was in high school my guidance counselor told me that I should never go to college because I was never going to graduate. Little did I know that at that exact moment I would begin worki..
She Volunteers, Fundraises & Takes on Beauty One Client at A Time! Meet Manuela Davis, Owner of Voilà Salon
Q: Can you share with our audience, how your journey in life brought you to Atlanta?MD: When I first came to the United States at age 20, I was fortunate to travel all over the United States. After a brief stay in Illinois, I visited Atlanta and fell in love with the Southern Charm. The People and the friendly Climate made the decision easy to relocate to this beautiful city I have called home since 1988.Q: Why did you decide to go to cosmetology school? ..
A Conversation with Entrepreneur Yetunde Jude, Creating Hair Products that are Conversation Worthy!
Q: Share with us the story behind the book you authored titled The Black Hair Revolution?YJ: I started my natural hair journey in college. That was a time when products or knowledge for natural hair were not easily accessible. So, we, women with natural hair, would stop each other on the streets and ask questions. At the time it seemed that more and more women were stopping me and asking me what to me was basic information about natural hair care. It wa..
Creating Digital Experiences that Connect with People, Meet Kelli F. Kelley, CEO of Kelley Brand Communications
Q: Can you share with us what made you decide to have a career in Digital Marketing? KK: I started my career in traditional public relations about 15 years ago, so long before we had social media or really a lot of digital marketing going on. About 6 years ago, I noticed my PR clients were asking more and more about Facebook and if that was something that we could handle for them as well. I then started doing heavy research on how to use social media platf..
Leading One of the Most Successful Chambers in the Nation, Meet Sharon Mason, President/CEO of Cobb Chamber of Commerce
Q: When you graduated from High School, where did you think your career path would take you?SM: I always knew I would be significantly involved with people and in some area in the community where I could make a major impact … but I did not know at this time more specifics. Q: What was your first job? And how did it shape or impact you?SM: My first job was at Special Times Gift Shop in Snellville, Georgia when I was 15. I was terrible at wrapping gifts, so ..
Keeping Your Business Safe & Secure, Meet Jamine Moton, Founder & CEO of Skylar Security
Q: Can you share with us what made you decide to have a career in law enforcement? JM: Where do I begin?!? This is such a long story. Haha! When I was younger (high school), I was a bully’s bully and enjoyed protecting my classmates from people who would taunt them and make fun of how they looked and even talked. I was always taller and large in size compared to my classmates. Even now, I am 6’0 and 280 lbs. Obviously, some things haven’t changed…I was als..
Meet Eva Jane Bunkley, Entrepreneur, Emmy Award Winning Celebrity Make-Up Artist, Wife & Mother
Q: Can you share with us your decision to pursue a career as a Beauty Professional? EJB: I intended on going into fashion. I was a textiles and clothing major at Ohio State. My senior year, I thought a makeup class in the theater department would be a fun elective that interested me so I took it by what can best be described, on a whim. I had no idea it would be what I ended up doing still all these years later! When I decided that Atlanta would be a great..
Specializing in Hotel Management & Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry Meet Debra F. Cannon, Director & Associate Professor at Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University
Q: Can you share with our audience why you chose to purse a career in Hotel Management and Human Resource Management in the hospitality industry.DC: It was a bit of a detour because I was initially looking at other business sectors. After graduate school, I met members of Hyatt Hotels’ leadership team and was so impressed with their corporate values and the emphasis placed on employees … I accepted an HR position at their flagship property, Hyatt Regency A..
Where Potential Meets Opportunity, Meet Atlanta Resident Anne Marie Tison
Q: Tell us about turnerboone and your position as Account Executive.AMT: turnerboone is 100% women owned, Haworth Best in Class, commercial furniture dealership in the heart of Atlanta. At turnerboone, we begin every relationship by welcoming clients to our team and partnering with them in the pursuit of perfection. We align with the city’s most influential commercial real estate players to outfit commercial spaces with beautiful interiors. turnerboone was..