Meet Our Graduates: Cohort One - Fall 2018

Explore & Visit The Local Businesses Of Our Graduates

STEM Stitchery

Angie Ghert

Challenging the world to engage girls in intellectual conversations about their passion for science, technology, engineering, and math fields with boutique style pocketed dresses and skirts that take girls straight from the lab to the playground.

Loving Lessons Sleep Consulting

Irene Gouge

Helping tired parents get sleep. I equip parents with the tools they need to eliminate the power struggles, crying, whining, and help communicate more effectively with their child to cultivate a calm, joyful and well rested home.

WGA Designs


Licensed artist Willie Green-Aldridge painting and designing beautiful, inspiring artwork to top manufacturers and placed on products for home and gift industries.

Baked By Billie

Billie Cochran

A local bakery with homemade high quality cakes, cupcakes, donuts, cookies and other sweet treats. Opening a brick and mortar store at The Block in Holly Springs.

Visual Design Pro, LLC

Sarah Edwards

Creating a clearer image for businesses through video production and image marketing. In addition to building a business image, corporate video will also increase sales and revenue for clients.


John Kelly

Your personal portal to perfect produce. Grow fresh produce automatically with a controlled environment hydroponic device.

Elite Cut and Mulch

Maynard Carrington

Providing quality landscape needs to all customers whether commercial or residential. Customers consider us their personal gardeners.

Our Moments In Time

Beth & Gerry Martinez de Andino

Connecting artists with residents through unique locally hand-crafted products, workshops and events in the downtown Village District of Holly Springs.

Ready - The Real Estate Directory

Andre Fajardo

Matching you with THE perfect Realtor based on YOUR personality.

B. Paula Companies

Britney Luongo

Servicing the construction industry with a woman-owned dump truck hauling business.

Sarah Madras Coaching

Sarah Madras

Helping businesses cultivate an employee valued culture which optimizes employee performance, contribution, and loyalty for improved customer relations and increased sales.

College Path Advising

Jen Miller-Hogg

Taking the negative out of the college search and application process. The best advice for a big decision.

Billiam's Cafe & Catering

Bill Myers

A locally owned catering company specializing in office lunches, hors d' oeuvre parties, and holiday parties. Meal delivery services with a focus on ketogenic food options.

Food Without Fear

Justine Siew

An online store that solves the lack of availability and variety of allergen friendly foods for the average person or family with food allergies.

Your Smart Office

Suzanne Yeager

Specializing in custom business solutions for your small business, working remotely to assist with day-to-day office duties and on-going projects, saving your business time and money.

Independent Life Insurance

Christine Walorz

Specializing in life insurance solutions for Homeowners and Seniors that meets their needs and provides them peace of mind.

Fera'wyn's Artisan Choclate

Joana Whittingham

Specializing in micro-batch artisan truffles and confections. Our cafe on Holly Springs Rd. will also serve a variety of hot drinks and gluten-free desserts.