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Inspiring Stories from Richmond

The heart of our mission at VoyageHouston is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Houston’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out rising stars from Richmond and surrounding areas below.

William Sung

Growing up both of my parents worked in healthcare, mom was a nurse and dad a dentist so I’ve always had interest in helping people and decided to follow in my father’s footsteps. I met my wife in dental school and after working in Massachusetts for several years, decided to move back to her hometown. Read more>>

David Brunet

We started Innovation Spark 5 Years ago, with the idea of bringing the Maker Faire to Houston. Our first 2 events were at the Stafford Center, and as we outgrew the facility we moved into the George R Brown Center. The last 2 Maker Faires have grown and we are now officially a Feature Faire on our 5th Anniversary. Read more>>

Dr. Krupa Patel

I was born and raised in the Midwest. I went to school for my undergrad at Creighton University and then went on to Creighton Dental School where I earned my DDS. I am a first-generation American and the first in my family to earn a college degree. My family is the most important thing in the world to me because they are the reason I am who I am today. Read more>>

Scott Peters

We started our company fifteen years ago based on the premise that a fundamental assumption in exploration and production geophysics was incorrect. That assumption was that the seismic wave does not change as it travels through the subsurface except due to attenuation. Read more>>

Rose Love

July 2011: I hopped on an airplane to visit a friend in Houston and I never left… well, kind of. As I exited the airport to wait to be picked up, I stood there watching people enter and exit through the automatic glass doors. Read more>>

JW and Shannon Purdy

As a young boy, I was given a 110-film camera and I fell in love with photography. I shot as much film as my family would allow me to have. I played with photography off and on for all my school years including college. Finally, I bought my first SLR camera in early 2008 after a motorcycle accident ended my career as a pilot and nearly ended my life. Read more>>

Roy Kasmir

Years ago, when I picked up a camera I wasn’t a “soccer mom with a camera” instead I was a father of two boys, that loved baseball and soccer, and the point-n-shoot cameras just wasn’t getting the photographs I wanted. After a few games of that, it was time to get my old slr camera from high school out of the back of the closet. Read more>>

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