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Kelsick Specialty Market (3/25/2020) - Paige Drewry is owner of Kelsick Specialty Market, located at 6632 Main Street in Gloucester. The business dates from the early 1990s and she became the owner last year when…
Doodlebugs (3/25/2020) - Valerie Kelly started Doodlebugs Consignments on Mathews Main Street in 2010, offering a place for people to bring their unwanted items and sell them for money. Doodlebugs Consignments “The items…
Jett’s Curtains, Fabrics and Home Décor (3/25/2020) - If Carole Jett can handle packing and moving two containers weighing more than 35,000 pounds from Buffalo Junction to the Northern Neck, she surely must be comfortable with the everyday…
Country Cottage (3/25/2020) - Country Cottage at 795 Rappahannock Drive, White Stone, specializes in comfort. Its owner, Pam Sawyer, describes the business this way: “We are a full-service florist making custom designs for weddings,…
Henley Cabinetry, Inc. (3/25/2020) - Joan Henley is president of Henley Cabinetry, Inc., founded in 2014 and located at 10880 General Puller Highway, Suite 1, in Hartfield. Henley, a native of Richmond, and her husband…
Victory Rhodes Realty Services (3/25/2020) - Deborah S. Rhodes has been in real estate for 24 years, establishing her own business, Victory Rhodes Realty Services, in 2014. She provides assistance for buyers and sellers in locations…
Fabric Fiesta / Long and Foster (3/25/2020) - Wearing two hats, Shannon Kirschbaum is a designer and owner of Fabric Fiesta at Cobbs Creek, and a real estate agent with Long and Foster Real Estate’s Bay River office.…
C-21 Nachman Realty: Featuring three women (3/25/2020) - Melanie Whitehead Melanie Whitehead Melanie Whitehead, associate broker since 2001 with Century 21 Nachman Realty on George Washington Memorial Highway in Hayes, said she works hard to help her clients,…
CA&J Farm (3/25/2020) - The guiding hand at CA&J Farm in Foster is Jean Howard. She describes the business, located at 5620 East River Road, Foster, as “an educational, off-grid solar capable medicinal herb…
The Silver Box LLC (3/25/2020) - Martha Soles built The Silver Box LLC from a home business started in 2001 to its current location at 6630 Main Street, Gloucester, specializing in ladies apparel, accessories, jewelry, shoes,…
Atlantic Bay Mortgage (3/25/2020) - Meghan Taylor, a mortgage banker with Atlantic Bay Mortgage, 6558 Main Street, Suite 3, Gloucester, said, “I am blessed to wake up each day and finance memories. I help individuals…
Patsy Hall Realty: Spotlight on three women (3/25/2020) - Patsy Hall Patsy Hall Realty, currently located on Fiddlers Lane in Gloucester, provides professional service to help buyers and sellers accomplish their real estate goals. With combined experience of more…
Surge of women in higher education (3/25/2020) - According to estimates from the U.S. Department of Education, women have earned a disproportionate share of college degrees compared to men over the last 12 years. In 2018, women were…
Teagle Insurance (3/25/2020) - Jeanell LaFata is president of the Teagle Insurance Agency of Gloucester, Inc., located on 6802 Teagle Lane. “As a business leader, you are always looking for ways to improve,” and…
Yolanda’s (3/25/2020) - Yolanda Teschner opened Yolanda’s, a retailer offering “unique quality clothing for women and a very personalized experience,” in 2008. The boutique is now located at 6658 Main Street, Gloucester, although…
Freedom Street Partners (3/25/2020) - Margie Wiley is a financial advisor for Freedom Street Partners, a business she established in 2017 in Suffolk. The company is a full-service investment firm specializing in helping families with…
Hogge Real Estate, Inc. (3/25/2020) - Real estate broker Wendy Hogge is the third generation owner of Hogge Real Estate, Inc., located on Main Street in Gloucester. She finds success in learning how to cope with…
Learn how to be more assertive in the workplace (3/25/2020) - (Metro) Gender equality in the professional arena has come a long way in the 21st century. But while great strides have been made over the last two decades, women still…
Custom Builders Express (3/25/2020) - DeAnna Causey is president and owner of Custom Builders Express of Yorktown, well-known by the public as CBX. The business is located at 328A Old York Hampton Highway. Causey’s company…
Always in Stitches (3/25/2020) - Diane Hoegerl provides alterations, zipper replacement, and hemming of pants, formal dresses, and wedding gowns, through her business, Always in Stitches. A Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, native with a degree in architecture,…
Lulu Birds Kitchen (3/25/2020) - Isabelle Behnam, owner of Lulu Birds Kitchen at 6553 Main Street in Gloucester, has been in business at the location since 2014, offering full-service fine dining and a bar. Opening…
CMTI (3/25/2020) - Amanda Symonds has been president and owner of Chesapeake Marine Training Institute since 2016. Her company, located on George Washington Memorial Highway in Hayes, has provided maritime training to thousands…