We had the good fortune of connecting with Don B. and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Don, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
The mission statement of our company is ” To create an atmosphere that promotes independent dreams by providing the necessary love, support and resources.”

The thought was that simply through genuine respect and support, strong foundations can be built in order to build solid relationships as well as solid careers.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
Don B. is an Image Consultant and Event Coordinator who partners with, recording artists, models, photographers, local businesses and performing arts organizations to grow their personal and professional brands, human -to-human.

After spending nearly a decade working in marketing and the fashion industry for multi-million dollar companies and startups, Don knows what truly drives artist development, media relations, major event production, and classic wardrobe styling-and it’s not mastering the trends of the week. It’s how well you connect with the heart-beating people you’re trying to help and communicate your understanding back to them.

Don B. attended The Art Institutes of Indianapolis, majoring in Fashion & Retail Management (2013 Bachelor’s).

In December 2020 Don B. co-founded The Independent Dream Factory, a community organization whose mission is “To create an atmosphere that promotes independent dreams by providing the necessary love, support, and resources.”

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
The best part of living in Florida is living in a vacation state! There are so many fun things to do that when friends and family visit, it makes hosting so much easier. If my best friend came to visit for a week the first stop on the list would have to be Lake Eola.

Lake Eola is very special to me because when I moved here to start my business I didn’t have many people to hang out with and I would spend the majority of my day at Lake Eola, enjoying the nature, jogging, and enjoying the bars and food. My favorite all time thing to do is take a blanket out on the grass by the lake and lay out and journal. So peaceful!

After a peaceful day at the park the next stop would be the Outlets! Retail therapy is one of my favorite activities and Orlando has some of the best shopping locations ever!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I truly have to shout out my team, The Independent Dream Factory, for the dedication and trust they have given to me throughout this process. Our authentic friendship is what ties the business together and with out all three of us, none of this would be possible.

Website: https://www.independentdreamfactory.com/about

Instagram: @_theedonb_

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