Insider 034: East Point, Guardian Protective Services, Ben Maner

Ben Maner planted his business in East Point14 years ago when very few else would. He revitalized his once dilapidated building  and now has three small business within it. A pioneer and unsung hero of East point, he shares his perspective on growth.

Insider’s Insights is specifically for business owners and investors seeking opportunities in the Tri-Cities region surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This podcast is the qualitative story of business owners, civic leaders, educators and property owners.

Insider 033: Hapeville, Xima Health Zenter, Mary Ann Connerly

Mary Ann Connerly provides alternative healing solutions like Reiki and meditation. She is just beginning her business in a charmingly renovated house on the commercial corridor of  Dogwood Drive in Hapeville.

Insider’s Insights is specifically for business owners and investors seeking opportunities in the Tri-Cities region surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This podcast is the qualitative story of business owners, civic leaders, educators and property owners.

Insider 032: Hapeville, Dentist, Dr. Kim Henry DMD

Dr. Henry built a Spanish Colonial office building in Hapeville for his dental practice. With the perspective of business leader and roots in the region, he credits good community leadership for Tri-Cities renaissance.

Insider’s Insights is specifically for business owners and investors seeking opportunities in the Tri-Cities region surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This podcast is the qualitative story of business owners, civic leaders, educators and property owners.

Insider 031: Hapeville, Quadrant Fitness, Nancy Fernandez

Nancy Fernandez opened Quadrant Fitness in Hapeville. She combines the CrossFit brand with her four-quadrant philosophy: meals, movement, mind and muscles. Beyond business and lifestyle, she envisions Quadrant Fitness as vehicle to coalesce community in Hapeville.

Insider’s Insights is specifically for business owners and investors seeking opportunities in the Tri-Cities region surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This podcast is the qualitative story of business owners, civic leaders, educators and property owners.

Insider 030: Hapeville, S&S Firepits, Andy Stiver

Incubated in the Tri-Cities, S&S Firepits is a national brand in the fire pits industry. Co-founder Andy stiver tells his story of living and working throughout the Tri-Cities and the development of S&S Firepits in Hapeville.

Insider’s Insights is specifically for business owners and investors seeking opportunities in the Tri-Cities region surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This podcast is the qualitative story of business owners, civic leaders, educators and property owners.

Insider 029: East Point, Braids of Natural Art, Zakee

Zakee is the founder of Braids of Natural Art, a braiding club for girls ages 1-12. It provides a space where young girls get their hair braided while engaging in sensory play or while eating a gourmet breakfast. On weekends, Mothers and daughters travel far and wide to arrive in East point at 5am for this service and experience.

Insider’s Insights is specifically for business owners and investors seeking opportunities in the Tri-Cities region surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This podcast is the qualitative story of business owners, civic leaders, educators and property owners.

Insider 028: College Park, Airborne Gymnastics, Kamilah Jones

Airbone Gymnastics is well established at a few recreation centers in the Tri-Cities. She has her sights set on a large facility in the Camp Creek Market Place. Her students are ages 3 and above who’s parents are mostly local residents seeking after school outlets. She wants to see more amenities for children in the area.

Insider’s Insights is specifically for business owners and investors seeking opportunities in the Tri-Cities region surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This podcast is the qualitative story of business owners, civic leaders, educators and property owners.

Insider 027: East Point, National Black and Latino Council, Lance Robertson

The National Black and Latino Council plants its roots in East Point. Functioning like a chamber of commerce, it offers programming that furthers the discourse and communication in the Black and Latino business communities. The Council’s Executive Director, Lance Robertson, shares his enthusiasm for the assets of the community and the council’s focus and “eco-synergy”, making the Tri Cities clean and green.

Insider’s Insights is specifically for business owners and investors seeking opportunities in the Tri-Cities region surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This podcast is the qualitative story of business owners, civic leaders, educators and property owners.

Insider 026: East Point, Rosie’s Coffee Cafe, Sherri Ricks

Sheri Ricks and her partners own Rosie’s Coffee Cafe as well as the neighboring towing facility. The swankiest cafe of East Point, Rosie’s is a go-to for brunch after Church, your next business meeting or a Friday night out. As Sheri’s and team open their second location adjacent to the new Mercedes Benz stadium, Sheri shares her insights on business in the Tri-Cities and the South Side of Atlanta.

Insider’s Insights is specifically for business owners and investors seeking opportunities in the Tri-Cities region surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This podcast is the qualitative story of business owners, civic leaders, educators and property owners.

Insider 025: East Point, Teens At Work, Marvin Bussey

Since 1992, Marvin Bussey has operated Teens At Work, a non-profit after school program. Its flagship location is an East Point Landmark – playground and Victorian home visible from main street. Mr. Bussey’s insights on youth provide a lens to the growth and needs of the community.

Insider’s Insights is specifically for business owners and investors seeking opportunities in the Tri-Cities region surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This podcast is the qualitative story of business owners, civic leaders, educators and property owners.

Insider 024: College Park, Main Street Manager, Jessica Mitchell

Jessica Mitchell’s role within College Park city government is to ensure the vitality of the business community on Main Street. She shares new and emerging developments along the corridor and her vision for select vacant buildings.

Insider’s Insights is specifically for business owners and investors seeking opportunities in the Tri-Cities region surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This podcast is the qualitative story of business owners, civic leaders, educators and property owners.