Starting a business is a commitment and requires dedication, resources and sacrifice. We asked some of the rising stars in our community how they thought through the idea of starting their own businesses.

Victoria Slater | Business Owner

Before opening our business, I lived in NYC where I worked for a similar company and fell in love with it! My Mom and I have always had a deep love for Disney and when we realized there wasn’t a company like this here in Texas, we jumped on it and started making plans right away! Read more>>

Jason Lindamood | Attorney and Owner of Lindamood Law Firm, PLLC

Such a great question. I was a trial lawyer for 15 years before opening my own firm. I had my first jury trial working as a prosecutor for a small county located outside of Houston about a week after I had received the results from they bar exam and became a licensed attorney. Read more>>

Summer Rosenbalm | Staging Design Professional

It’s certainly been a journey! I’ve always been entrepreneurial and have known that I wanted to start my own business, but identifying the type of business was always my roadblock. I honestly just stumbled into real estate and fell in love with it. I started flipping houses with my husband and that’s where I was introduced to home staging and design. Read more>>

D Smith | Medial Nail Technician & Podiatry Assistant

The thought process behind starting my own started at a very young age. I knew that I didn’t want to work for anyone else. I wanted to be my own boss. I knew that I wanted to be in the beaut industry as well. As I grew older, I realized why I didn’t want to continue to work for others. Mostly, it was how employees were treated then how the client was treated. I know that I could provide a better experience for bout parties. Read more>>