“If you stand for nothing, you fall for everything”

We asked the community to tell us about the values and principles that guide their lives and businesses.

Ian Ramirez | Opera Singer & Wedding Venue Owner

People matter. Relationships are key. At the end of the day, the people in our lives, whether they be friends, family, professional colleagues, or other, and the relations we have with them, are most critical to our success and happiness. We not only lean on others to learn and grow, but the commitment and help we offer them strengthens our community. Read more>>

Tracey Shingledecker | Owner

We strive to give the customer the best possible experience in our shop. From telling the stories behind how we acquired an antique to helping them create a custom made peice. We hear from so many customers that they love to shop with us because we make them feel at home. Read more>>

Ulandus Jones | Fitness Instructor & Basketball Trainer

In my line of work I value authenticity and integrity, understanding that your word means everything and to help people reach there goals you have to be honest with them 100%. Having integrity builds trust and a strong relationships with your clients and people in general, it also helps builds the brand reputation and how peoples perceive you as a person. I believe integrity and authenticity goes hand and hand and that’s what I build my on and that’s what I value. Read more>>

Ariyanna Green | Realtor, CEO & Lash technician

Loyalty, compassion, authenticity and kindness are some of the most important principles to me because those are values that I honor and carry within myself. Having compassion and being kind to people are what makes this world a better place. Loving yourself wholeheartedly and staying true to your authentic self in a world where no one wants to be themselves is one of the most challenging and commendable things you could do. Read more>>