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Victory Harbin

Marketing Master & Team Builder

Victory Harbin | The Social Brand

communications
Kendra Barth

Kindred Creator & Blanket Fort Builder

Kendra Barth | Blanket Fort Studio

maker
Patricia Bible

Relentless Dreamer & Community Leader

Patricia Bible | KaTom Restaurant Supply

food-bev manufacturing
William Lewellyn

Inventor & Idea Generator

William Lewellyn | Mtek3D

maker manufacturing tech
Annika Abell

Experienced Entrepreneur & Exceptional Educator

Annika Abell | WearKnox

consulting maker
Luz Higdon

Culture Crocheter & Craftswoman

Luz Higdon | Crochet Société

maker
Marcus Archer

Graphic Designer & Creativity Chaser

Marcus Archer | Archer Creative Group

communications maker
Marcus Hall

Style Icon & Craftsman

Marcus Hall | Marc Nelson Denim

maker
Kelly Taylor

Plant Curator & Green Queen

Kelly Taylor | Plant Rambler

lifestyle
Kara Lockmiller

Colorful Composer & Chromesthete

Kara Lockmiller | K Lockmiller Art

maker
Grant Barton

Keepsake Creator & Memory Maker

Grant Barton | Precious Metal Prints

maker
Jesica Breitenbach

Furniture Fanatic & Upholsterer

Jesica Breitenbach | Crown Upholstery

maker
Courtney Jones

Boss Mom & Workforce Connector

Courtney Jones | Boulo Solutions

services
John Baker

Melody Maker & Music Magician

John Baker | Arbor Studio

lifestyle musician
Samantha Lane

Balance-seeker & Guide

Samantha Lane | Origami Day

consulting lifestyle
Erika Biddix

Girl Boss & Go-Getter

Erika Biddix | Aught Entrepreneurs

venueofficespace
Ashley Gurley

Storyteller & Photographer

Ashley Gurley | Heritage Held Photography

maker
Tonya Henrichs

Health Heroine & Tea Crafter

Tonya Henrichs | Tonya Rea’s Teas & Remedies

food-bev maker
Stephanie Carson

Barrelhouse Beast & Food Fiend

Stephanie Carson | Barrelhouse by Gypsy Circus

food-bev
Mac Bartine

Compliance Captain & Software Simplifier

Mac Bartine | SmartRIA

tech
Molly English

Soap Maker & Compassionate Creator

Molly English | English Rose Farms

maker
Devon Burkhart

Liquidator Lady & Elderly Advocate

Devon Burkhart | Chic Flips Estate Sales & More

lifestyle venueofficespace
Brandon Bruce

Connector & Risk-Taker

Brandon Bruce | Startup Knox, KTech, 100Knoxville

nonprofit tech
Paris Woodhull

Creative Force & Illustrator

Paris Woodhull | Paris Woodhull Illustrations

lifestyle maker
Chris Morales

Landscaper & Risk Taker

Chris Morales | Morales Outdoor Living

construction
Lauren Gillespie

Waxing Wonderwoman & Empowerer

Lauren Gillespie | The Waxing Aries

lifestyle
Eugenia Almeida

Creator & Visionary

Eugenia Almeida | A New Hue

construction maker
Stacy Baugues

Movement Motivator & Youth Empowerer

Stacy Baugues | PowerUp Fitness

lifestyle
Alyssa Antal

Pastry Chef & Passion Chaser

Alyssa Antal | Sugar Social Cakes

food-bev maker
Jose Calabres

Fearless Survivor & Multimedia Creator

Jose Calabres | Knoxville HandMade Arts

maker
Leslie Beale

Strategic Teacher & Leadership Fanatic

Leslie Beale | Profusion Strategies

consulting
Derren Burrell

Veterans Advocate & Capital Connector

Derren Burrell | Veteran Ventures Capital

capital consulting
Kevin Green

Chef & Food Fanatic

Kevin Green | Chef Kevin Culinary

food-bev lifestyle maker
Adam Slack

Number Cruncher & Culture Cultivator

Adam Slack | Two Roads

consulting
Monika Miller

Declutterer & Joy Seeker

Monika Miller | Bower and Bird

consulting lifestyle
Jenna Johns

Leader & Inherent Entrepreneur

Jenna Johns | RDI Technologies

tech
Mitchell Connell

Bike Boss & Giver

Mitchell Connell | Two Bikes

lifestyle nonprofit
Dr. Angelique Adams

Diversity Evangelist & Meaningful Mentor

Dr. Angelique Adams

lifestyle tech
Femeika Elliott

Meal Prepper & Holistic Helper

Femeika Elliott | Meik Meals

food-bev services
Nick Barron

Fearless Founder & Beer Boss

Nick Barron | Albright Grove Brewing Company

food-bev
Greg Adkins

Marketing Maestro & Simplifier

Greg Adkins | New Frame Creative

communications consulting
Chris Whaley

Horizon Expander & Team Builder

Chris Whaley | Escape to Expand

consulting
Nicolsha Scott & C’erise Wright

Boss Moms & Pivot Queens

Nicolsha Scott & C’erise Wright | Yummies, Scott&Wright Construction Firm LLC

construction food-bev
Debbie Alley

Creative Questioner & Eco Artist

Debbie Alley | Debbie Alley, Inc.

maker
Jade Adams

Plant Parent & Curator

Jade Adams | Oglewood Avenue

lifestyle maker
Angelyn Nicholson

Energy Shifter & Reiki Master

Angelyn Nicholson | Color of Kismet

lifestyle maker
Taylor Bento

Ex-Finance Robot & Dream Chaser

Taylor Bento | Bags by Bento

lifestyle maker
Justin West

Abundance Enthusiast & Digital Nomad

Justin West | Thrive Lot

lifestyle
Qais Arabo

Classic Creator & Brave Businessman

Qais Arabo | Classic Print Company

maker
Molly King

Hospitality Heroine & Event Extraordinaire

Molly King | Molly Jo Events

consulting venueofficespace
Eva Kyle

Bread Breaker & Conversationalist

Eva Kyle | Break Bread with E

lifestyle
Paul Boyles

Executive Coach & Leadership Guru

Paul Boyles | Paul Boyles Executive Coaching LLC.

consulting
Marcus Blair

Success Steerer & Transformer

Marcus Blair | Omega Digital Solutions

communications consulting tech
Allyson & Chris Virden

Pepper Pros & Flavor Fixers

Allyson & Chris Virden | Olde Virden’s Tennessee Pepper Co.

food-bev
Mike & Megan Martin

Reputable Roofers & Balance Heroes

Mike & Megan Martin | Cover Pro Roofing

construction lifestyle
Mitchell Connell

Bike Boss & Giver

Mitchell Connell | Two Bikes

lifestyle nonprofit
Morgan Hendrieth

Skin Soother & Lavish Lady

Morgan Hendrieth | Wildly Lavish Soap Studio

maker
Ian Ratner

Modern Matchmaker & Philanthropist

Ian Ratner | Poze, Inc.

tech
Katy Richardson

Community Builder & Fitness Junkie

Katy Richardson | Neighborhood Barre

lifestyle
Tommy Nguyen

Problem Solver & Shepherd

Tommy Nguyen | StoragePug

tech
Susan Capps

Savvy Sewist & Tech-Savvy Creator

Susan Capps | Diskychick Creations

maker
Chyna Brackeen

Management Mastermind & Entertainment Enthusiast

Chyna Brackeen | Attack Monkey Productions

communications consulting
Brandon Gibson

Powerful Performer & Community Contributor

Brandon Gibson | Performer/Narrator/Librettist/Arts Administrator

musician nonprofit
Amber White

Savvy Seamstress & Maker Momma

Amber White | Simple Wish Creations

maker
Tanika Harper

Maker & Change Maker

Tanika Harper | Harper's Naturals

lifestyle maker nonprofit
Gina Alazawi

Vintage Vixen & Collector

Gina Alazawi | POP Weasel Emporium

lifestyle
Tamelyn Harper

Salon Owner & Style Dreamer

Tamelyn Harper | Xtreme Hair Designers

lifestyle maker
Mitchell Russell & Chico Dupas

Change Makers & Conversation Starters

Mitchell Russell & Chico Dupas | Ebony & Ivory Brewing

food-bev
Kelly Peterson

People Person & Professional Helper

Kelly Peterson | LaborExchange Inc.

consulting
Debbie Meritsky

Repurposer & Meaningful Maker

Debbie Meritsky | HandMaDeDesigns

maker
Regina Bonds

Confidence Curator & Coach

Regina Bonds | The Confidence Coach

consulting lifestyle
Scottie Baxter

Creator & Craft Artist

Scottie Baxter | ScottielynnePottery

maker
Alex Abell

Relationship Builder & Lunch Enthusiast

Alex Abell | Lunchpool

tech
Zack Roskop

Innovator & Brewery Fanatic

Zack Roskop | Knox Brew Hub, Knox Brew Tours

food-bev
Dale Mackey

Pie Slinger & Dynamo

Dale Mackey | Dale’s Fried Pies, Central Collective

food-bev venueofficespace
Amanda McKnight

Natural Beautician & Southern Stylist

Amanda McKnight | Southern Sirens

lifestyle
Stanton Webster

Trailblazer & Beverage-Enthusiast

Stanton Webster | PostModern Spirits

food-bev
Michelle Wheat

Wonderful Woodworker & Opportunist

Michelle Wheat | Wheat’s Woodwork

maker
Shana Dewitt

Business Coach & Women’s Empowerer

Shana Dewitt | Shana Dewitt

consulting
Carlos Allavena

Insurance Guru & Success Seeker

Carlos Allavena | Carlos Insurance Agency

consulting
Jen Schappel

Intentional Massage Therapist & Movement Motivator

Jen Schappel | KindBody Movement

lifestyle
Hannah Lee

Expectation Exceeders & Entrepreneurs

Hannah Lee | Second Mile Marketing

consulting
Ashlei Callison

Party Perfecter & Seasonal Superfan

Ashlei Callison | Wish and Wonder Design LLC

lifestyle maker
Mal Alder

Social Media Master + Small Business Advocate

Mal Alder | Alder & Co.

communications consulting
Renee Mathies

Lampworking Lady & Lifelong Learner

Renee Mathies | Out of the Fire Designs

maker
Talisa Cantrell

Cool Cat Lady & People Person

Talisa Cantrell | Scruffy’s Cafe

food-bev lifestyle
Halee Sprinkle

Marketing Alchemist & Self-Checker

Halee Sprinkle | Czech Yourself Marketing

consulting
Jasmine Ball

Wordsmith & World Changer

Jasmine Ball | BTM Writing Services

communications
Temis Guzman

Massage Therapist & Germ Fighter

Temis Guzman | Massage Design & Innovation

lifestyle tech
Nicolas Fletcher

Head Hustler & Culture Creator

Nicolas Fletcher | Man of My Hustle Clothing Co.

lifestyle
Jasmine Allmon

Skin Care Superhero & Confidence Gifter

Jasmine Allmon | Medical Aesthetician at Performance Medicine Knox

lifestyle
Michaela Barnett

Sustainability Simplifier & Trash Tackler

Michaela Barnett | KnoxFill

lifestyle
Chris Ford

Music Man & BBQ Extraordinaire

Chris Ford | Sweet P’s BBQ

food-bev musician
Spencer Payne

Culture Cultivator & Community Creator

Spencer Payne | Brotallion

consulting lifestyle maker nonprofit
Shannon Evanchec

Environmental Expert & Water Wizard

Shannon Evanchec | TruePani Inc.

consulting tech
Kaleb Buckner

Video Visionaries & Abounders

Kaleb Buckner | Always Abounding Multimedia

communications maker
CJ Scott

Fashionista & Lady Boss

CJ Scott | CJ's Closet

lifestyle
Matthew Cummings

Glass Artist & Beer Lover

Matthew Cummings | Pretentious Glass & Beer Co.

food-bev maker
Paige Neuhauser

Clay Girl & Confidence Creator

Paige Neuhauser | That Clay Girl Co.

maker
Victoria Frankel

STEM Authority & Communications Commander

Victoria Frankel | Validity Science Communications

communications consulting
Brent Gallo

Cyber Pro & Entrepreneur

Brent Gallo | Hire A Cyber Pro

consulting
Rachel Thompson

Creative Carpenter & Problem Solver

Rachel Thompson | Saw & Dust

maker
Leesa Osburn

Passion Chaser & Painter

Leesa Osburn | Artistic Escape

maker
John McMillian

Motor Maker & Industry Shaker

John McMillian | Shockwave Motors, Inc.

manufacturing
Ashley Garner

Strength Seeker & Nest Builder

Ashley Garner | Nest

consulting lifestyle
John Phillips

Master of Metal & Craftsperson

John Phillips | Phillips Forged, Primeaux

maker
Anjannette & Torrie Dreier

Crafty Candlemakers & Passion Pourers

Anjannette & Torrie Dreier | 865 Candle Company

maker
Kiame Biandudi

Visual Visionary & Worthy Maker

Kiame Biandudi | KiameDesiree Visuals

communications consulting maker
Lisa Skinner

Entrepreneur Extraordinaire & Empowerer

Lisa Skinner | Writer/Editor, Independent Consultant, Entrepreneur

consulting lifestyle
Trish Parker

Compassionate Caregiver & Companion

Trish Parker | Parker Home Companions, LLC

lifestyle
Ken Woody

Business Booster & Entrepreneurial Sherpa

Ken Woody | Innova Memphis & Next Level Brewing

capital
Jamie Chard Kowarick

Inspired Designer & Accessory Creator

Jamie Chard Kowarick | Fado Made

maker
Reico Hopewell

Addiction Advocate & Hopeful Helper

Reico Hopewell | Hopewell Helping Hands, Inc.

construction
Veronica Jones

Clay Crafter & Eager Artist

Veronica Jones | Dale + Aran

maker
Jonathan Halley

Content Creator & Community Leader

Jonathan Halley | Big Slate Media

communications maker
Laura LaRue

Boss Baker & Liquor Cake Maker

Laura LaRue | Lu Lu Liquor Cakes LLC.

food-bev
Nick Borrego

Problem Solver & Tech Dreamer

Nick Borrego | Borrego & Bendel Corporation, ATS Innovations

tech
Forrest Kirkpatrick

Atypical Architect & Dichotomy Destroyer

Forrest Kirkpatrick | Fork Design

construction lifestyle maker
Taryn McLean

Boss Lady & Organization Fanatic

Taryn McLean | Help You Dwell

consulting lifestyle
Rick Terry

Craftsman & Maker

Rick Terry | Rick Taylor Jewelry Designs

maker
Grady Vanderhoofven

Investor & Capital Mechanic

Grady Vanderhoofven | Three Roots Capital

capital
Jasmine Newton

Risk Taker & Image Creator

Jasmine Newton | Javon Renee Portraits

consulting maker
Aaron Ingram

Visual Storyteller & Creative Pro

Aaron Ingram | Aaron Ingram Photography

maker
Ellis Greer

Costumier & Creativity Cultivator

Ellis Greer | Ellis Greer Costumes

maker
Sarah Bennett

Copy Creator & Grace Gatherer

Sarah Bennett | Sarah Grace Copy

communications
Abhi Sastri

Tech Enthusiast & Chaos Master

Abhi Sastri | FLUIX, Inc.

tech
Reem Arnouk

Inspired Creator & Barrier Breaker

Reem Arnouk | Reem's Art

maker
Jeff Fyke

Photographer & Global Storyteller

Jeff Fyke | Fyke Photography

communications maker
Kathryne Ogrod

Community Cultivator & Linker

Kathryne Ogrod | The Kitchen LinK

food-bev
Hope Westall

Trailblazer & Plant-based Provider

Hope Westall | Alt Route Meals

food-bev maker
Josh Coates & Vic Scott

Culinary Crafters & Sibling Super Squad

Josh Coates & Vic Scott | Seoul Brothers

food-bev
Amy Thomas

Community Crafter & Dreamer

Amy Thomas | AR Workshop

maker
Amy Burritt

Cheese Connoisseur & Dream Chaser

Amy Burritt | Euphoric Cheese Shop

food-bev
Jessica Carr

Cultural Connector & Cookie Creator

Jessica Carr | Girls Gotta Eat Good

food-bev
Olivia Ragland

Youth Advocate & Nurturer

Olivia Ragland | YOCO

nonprofit
Frog Greishaw

Kombucha Crafter & Frog Juicer

Frog Greishaw | Frog Juice Kombucha

food-bev maker
Jack Neely

Master Storyteller & Maker City Historian

Jack Neely | Knoxville History Project

communications nonprofit
Edward Cook

Health Honcho & Supplement Mastermind

Edward Cook | Dr. Neptune

maker
Mike Hermann

Tall Man & Toy Collector

Mike Hermann | Tall Man Toys & Comics

lifestyle
Kathryn Frady

Opera Singer & Opportunity Creator

Kathryn Frady | Marble City Opera

maker
Megan Prewitt

Candle Cultivator & Memory Master

Megan Prewitt | Family Tree Candle Company

maker
Ashley Martinez

Cookie Connoisseur & Entrepreneur

Ashley Martinez | The Gourmet Cookie

food-bev maker
Terri LeSueur, Walt Montgomery, Joshua Marks

Scruffy City Stylists & Creative Trio

Terri LeSueur, Walt Montgomery, Joshua Marks | Highland Design

maker
Kelsey Dillow

Photography Fiend & Magical Maker

Kelsey Dillow | Kelsey Tiara Photo

maker
Rachel Fletcher

Furniture Boss & Industry Legend

Rachel Fletcher | Knox Upholstery

maker
Azsha White

Compelling Narrator & Cultural Force

Azsha White | Azsha White Productions

communications consulting
Cherie Larson

Accountant & Small Business Stress Reliever

Cherie Larson | Larson SMB Consulting PLLC

consulting
Craig + Brady Fernandes

Philanthropic Designers & Veteran Supporters

Craig + Brady Fernandes | Patriot Threads LLC.

lifestyle
Amanda Fox

Copywriter & Community Cultivator

Amanda Fox | Freelance Writer

communications
Angela Elder

Connoisseur of Clean & Smile Maker

Angela Elder | Smiles Professional Cleaning Services

services
Jonathan Darling

Community Leader & Motivational Speaker

Jonathan Darling | Impact Leadership

consulting
Sara Lippett

Revolutionary & Disability Deinstitutionalizer

Sara Lippett | Revolutionary Love Home Care Co

lifestyle