Money & Career2022-09-07T14:34:31-04:00

Ladies Who Launch: Brittany Boone’s ‘Noted’

Brittany Boone's 'Noted' is a style studio catering to women ages 25-65 who want to “enhance their personal image.” Keeping it Casual, Chic & Classy: Brittany Boone’s big business move is adding something new and special to the local fashion scene. Written by Megan M. Seckman | Photographed by Kylene White In 2018, Brittany Boone got an entrepreneurial itch she just couldn’t scratch. After relocating to Louisville from Henderson, selling a successful event planning business she started there, and settling into steady work at the University of Louisville, her nose continued to sniff [...]

By |September 16, 2022|Ladies Who Launch, Money & Career|

2022 Black Business Scene | Myra Rock: Norton Healthcare

Myra Rock is director of the Institute for Health Equity, a part of Norton Healthcare. Norton Healthcare’s Commitment to Black-Owned Businesses Written by Tiffany White | Photo provided by Norton Healthcare Sponsored by: Institute for Health Equity, a part of Norton Healthcare | 200 E Chestnut St, Louisville, Kentucky, 40202 | Phone: (502) 629-1234 | Website: NortonHealthcare.com When Black businesses flourish, so does our community. Small businesses and entrepreneurs have been longtime wealth builders in our society. Supporting Black-owned businesses supports the creation of jobs, meaningful savings, property ownership, credit building, financial stability, and [...]

By |August 9, 2022|Money & Career, Sponsored|

2022 Black Business Scene | Tiffany Felts: Park Community Credit Union

Tiffany Felts is vice president of marketing at Park Community Credit Union. Getting Down to Business Written by Tiffany White | Photo provided by Park Community Credit Union Sponsored by: Park Community Credit Union | 6101 Fern Valley Rd, Louisville, KY 40228 | Phone: (502) 968-3681 | Website: ParkCommunity.com As the only Community Development Credit Union (CDCU) and the largest Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) in Kentucky, Park Community is dedicated to supporting underserved communities and creating an inclusive economy by promoting equal opportunities for economic growth and development. Our commitment to make transformative [...]

By |August 8, 2022|Money & Career, Sponsored|

2022 Black Business Scene | Brittany Hill-Whitehead: AMPED

Brittany Hill-Whitehead is the AMPED RTBI program director. They’re Helping West Louisville Businesses Build Power Written by Tiffany White | Photo provided by AMPED Sponsored by: AMPED RTBI | 4425 Greenwood Ave, Louisville, KY 40211 | Phone: (502) 822-1953 | Website: AMPEDLouisville.org Launched In 2021, the Amped Russell Technology Business Incubator (RTBI) is designed as a state-of-the-art Black and Latinx business incubator and technology service center offering business development training, business services, assessments, referrals, and wraparound services to incubating businesses. RTBI provides the support small businesses need to launch in West Louisville communities. [...]

By |August 8, 2022|Money & Career, Sponsored|

In Full Bloom

Mary May and Allison May Horseman began growing lavender on their family farm in 2013 when they discovered they could turn it into a viable business. PHOTO BY CASA OF LEXINGTON A family farm has blossomed into a thriving bath and beauty company and, more recently, a culinary subscription service due to the creativity and collaboration of an incredible mother-daughter duo. By Christine Fellingham “We call ourselves the keepers of the lavender,” says Allison May Horseman of her partnership with her mother Mary May in the Woodstock Lavender Company. “We both have different strengths and weaknesses that we [...]

By |May 2, 2022|Money & Career|

7 Black Women To Watch

Don’t take your eyes off of these amazing women. By Megan Seckman | Photos submitted In honor of Black History Month, we are giving a nod to the Black women who are breaking down barriers, advocating for relevant change and setting the stage for the next generation to soar. She wants to give student athletes the power to succeed in and outside of the classroom. April Brooks Executive Director of Athletics & Activities for Jefferson County Public Schools April Brooks has served in several key leadership roles in Jefferson County Public Schools — from principal [...]

By |February 17, 2022|Money & Career|
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