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October
16

Post Category: Storytelling

Published by: Marco Johnson

Carmen Wilson explains why her photography studio focuses primarily on women and girls and how she gets to know each of her clients in order to portray their personalities through photos. Her photo shoots include other local entrepreneurs (including hair and make-up artists) in order to bring the entire production to life. Carmen's hope is to reach as many women and girls as possible to

October
14

Post Category: Storytelling

Published by: Marco Johnson

Jonathan Silk of Bridge 3 LLC provides organizational leadership development to ensure leaders and managers have the skills to propel their companies to success. Jonathan's tenure in the US Army gave him firsthand experience in leadership including a teaching role at West Point, which he leveraged into a job in the leader talent development space at a prestigious academic institution in Fort Worth. He then made

October
10

Post Category: Storytelling

Published by: Marco Johnson

Amber's business, Holistic Hemp Company, was born from her personal need to find quality CBD oil locally. Realizing that a gap in the local market existed, she and her partner (and sister) Alaina Lansing-Hames began to source the CBD themselves from highly reputable growers in Colorado. Educating Texans about the benefits of CBD oil is as important to them as making the oil available to

October
08

Post Category: Storytelling

Published by: Marco Johnson

In this episode of Build Something, Matthijs Melchiors talks about his lifelong passion for building things and how that manifested into a career in architecture. His firm, Mel/Arch, which he runs with his business partner and wife Jie Melchiors, is a progressive architectural studio that focuses on commercial and residential projects throughout Texas. They are the developers of the Connex shipping container office park in

October
06

Post Category: Storytelling

Published by: Marco Johnson

Jie Melchiors and her husband Matthijs' office park constructed out of conex shipping containers was conceived after they realized Fort Worth lacked a forward-thinking and cutting edge retail and commercial facility. Their decision to locate the Connex office park in a transitional neighborhood on East Rosedale enabled them to pursue something important to them: generating a positive impact in a community that they love. Hear

October
04

Post Category: Storytelling

Published by: Marco Johnson

Carly Burson's entrepreneurial journey took her from her native Massachusetts to large fashion retailers in New York City and finally to Fort Worth, Texas. But her journey didn't end here. Her company - Tribe Alive - sources handmade clothing from female artisans in Asia and Latin America, as well as locally, and she personally travels to meet the women she sources from. Her company is on

October
02

Post Category: Storytelling

Published by: Marco Johnson

Alaina Lansing-Hames founded Sundancer with her partner and sister Amber Lansing-Reusch when they realized consumers of their CBD products (sold through their first company Holistic Hemp Company) had additional needs for holistic products and services. Sundancer is a retail shop where people can ask questions without feeling judged and get access to a wide variety of products that support a holistic lifestyle. Alaina discusses some of

October
01

Post Category: Storytelling

Published by: Marco Johnson

Watch local entrepreneurs tell us who they are, where they conduct their business, and what is driving the passion behind their startup. You'll be amazed at the variety of businesses as well the diversity of entrepreneurs living among us. This short video will give you an exciting taste of the robust entrepreneurial scene developing in and around Fort Worth. 

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