Category Archives: Entrepreneurs in Action

Entrepreneur in Action | Uma Beepat of the Lotus Wellness Center

Alexandra (Uma) Beepat is the owner of the Lotus Wellness Center in Northern Virginia and could easily be dubbed as the poster child for this Entrepreneur in Action – Driven to Succeed interview series! I began working with Uma on … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur in Action | Vernetta Holman of Career Essentials, LLC

I clearly recall my first encounter with Vernetta Holman back in the early 2000s. She was teaching a class on leadership and interviewing skills to teens involved with the George Washington H.S. Beacon – After School program. Anyone who can … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur in Action | Tamara Richardson, The Renew U Coach

Tamara has been an inspiration to me since she was a child! Tamara is a first cousin to my wife Nicole and, like my doctor wife, Tamara has always set her goals high and continues to strive for personal and … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur in Action | Robert Dorfman, Marketing Master

Robert was first introduced to me by his wife Barbara whom I worked with at Liberty Lutheran Services in Philadelphia in the late 1990s. Barbara found out that I designed websites as a hobby and told me about her boyfriend, … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur in Action | Vanessa Carter Cobb, Multi-Business Owner

Vanessa’s multi-entrepreneurial efforts first became evident to me when I saw her dropping off her son at my own son’s football practice in Richmond, VA. She had a large magnetic sticker on her new Chrysler 200 advertising Another Way Driving … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur in Action – Robin Renee, Mantra Pop Artist

I had the pleasure of meeting Robin for the first time when I booked her as a performer for the 5th Street Coffeehouse music venue in Philadelphia several years ago. The coffeehouse featured African-American female, folk-inspired artists and Robin became … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur in Action | Serial Entrepreneur Lamar Childs

I have worked with Lamar for over six years on several complex web/technology projects. However, we only met in person about three years ago when the technology team we formed with PeregrineAssociates.com and TheWebsiteParkingLot.com held a start-up business brainstorming retreat … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur in Action | Melody Day of Daysong Studio

I had the distinct pleasure of getting to know Melody Day by way of her husband, Philip. At that time, Melody was a middle school music teacher in a struggling district with very challenging kids. Educational downsizing and art program … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs in Action | Driven to Succeed

2012 was an excellent year for my entrepreneurial pursuit of an online technology consulting business, LoebigInk.com. My personal goal was to increase revenue this year by 25%, but after the close of business on December 31st the books showed a … Continue reading

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