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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.

Debbie Honore

Personifying the saying “turning lemons into lemonade,” Debbie Honore’ started her career in the retail industry mid to late 1990’s. With a keen eye for putting things together, she always dreamed of owning her own business but never quite the courage; envisioning her store, the colors on the walls, layout, and praying about it. Read more>>

TeeKay Oladipo

3Teeshawarma started as a result of my passion for cooking. The business aspect of 3tees started with a $100 investment as well as a panini press gift from a friend. Thanks to my great friends as well as social media, the business grew to what it is today. Read more>>

Tiffany King

I got into photography whilst I was pursuing my Bachelors of Business Administration at Baylor University. I was in an entrepreneurship program which encouraged us to start our own businesses. I wanted to create a fashion search engine but was told it would take a lot of capital and man power to make it happen. Read more>>

Dang Nguyen

I’m passionate about life, people, documentary story telling and the creative arts. I love every moment of what I do. It’s an awesome feeling to know that I can be a part of a beautiful wedding day help the clients capture those unforgettable moments in their life! Read more>>

Cynthia Barratt

I was born in El Paso, Texas, and grew up there. I attended University of Texas El Paso and then moved to Austin and graduated from University of Texas with a Bachelor of Journalism degree. I had aspirations of being a newspaper reporter/writer. Those were dashed when the salary was not enough to pay for rent, etc. Read more>>

Lenette “Gigi” Roehl

I started my Original Shop in Yakima, Washington January of 2006 and closed it February 2016. I had always wanted to be part of the complete hustle and bustle of Texas. So here I am!My shop, located at 503 A Houston Street in Rosenberg is filled with all the things that I love. Read more>>

Cathy Sullivan

I was in the traditional medical field. I was trying to be as healthy as I could. I studied natural health and nutrition as I continued I found that true Health begins in the soil healthy soil yield healthy plants and healthy people these are there are no shortcuts so I began attending classes on growing locally soil science fruit and vegetables of our area building. Read more>>

Holly James

My name is Holly James and I am an adoption and foster care advocate. I am a mom to two boys: Clyde and Nathaniel. After our oldest son, Clyde, turned 2, we started talking about expanding our family and we decided to add to our family through domestic adoption. Read more>>

Shannen Tune

I got my start cooking in my mother kitchen. I loved being in the kitchen and I knew at an early age that I wanted to be a chef. I started working in the industry when I was 12 years old. I later went to culinary school at Johnston and Wales university. Read more>>

Kimberley Cleland

Hello to all, My name is Kimberley Cleland and I am a Contemporary Abstract Artist and have been for over 20 years. I have been living overseas for many years in Singapore and in France. However, all that changed when, life changed its mind and we were transferred back to the United States in August of 2016. Read more>>

Ruthanne Mefford

I was always interested in giving back to my community starting as a little girl with Girl Scout service projects and growing up in a family in which my parents volunteered and helped people less fortunate. I graduated from Stanford University with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and research assistantships with 3 professors all focused on child development research. Read more>>

Aimee Frederick

Natives of South Louisiana, my husband and I met while working for a popular restaurant concept in Baton Rouge. We were given the opportunity to grow the brand and open our own location in Sugar Land in 2007. In the years following our move to Fort Bend, we got married, started a family, and began exploring the Western US in our free time. Read more>>

Karen Galeano – Valencia

I’m originally from Nicaragua and became to the states when i was 14 years old, my dream was to pursuit a career in the medical field but ended up falling in love with the insurance industry. I’ve been an insurance agent for nearly 10 years, my passion for this industry began only as a part time job while pursuing my medical career. Read more>>

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