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West Loop’s Rising Stars

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 West Loop’s rising stars below.

Dan King

I stumbled upon real estate by accident, along with a group of friends we were investing and buying properties in the early 2000’s, rehabbing, then selling them or keeping them as rentals. One day someone had mentioned that I should go ahead and get the real estate license. Read more>>

Marcelo Granillo

In 2016 Marcelo joined MassMutual Insurance Group guided by Ricardo Peralta, a father figure to Marcelo. There Marcelo got his insurance license and began his insurance career. There Marcelo met Margie Esquivel who later became his business partner and a mother figure. Read more>>

Amanda Sharee

I’ve been singing since I could form full sentences. My mother said I really began to develop a love for music around the age of four. My favorite song I would sing as a child is called Ready or Not by the group After 7. At the time my voice was so high pitched. Read more>>

James Hayes

My story starts out with a 14 years old freshman taking a multimedia class, learning the Adobe Suite and quickly realizing that you could center a whole career around these applications. At the time, I was heavily invested into professional paintball, investing thousands of dollars into gear. Read more>>

Chrisnatha Derosier

My journey began as a young lady in my early 20’s. I truly enjoyed bringing women together. We spent extensive amounts of time encouraging one another, keeping one another accountable and pushing one another to become better versions of ourselves spiritually. Read more>>

Kelley Walker

I have always painted and years ago I found an animal skull in a creek bed on a friend’s ranch. I cherished it and thought that I could paint and embellish it as a way to honor the majestic animal and give it life as art. One of the fun things about using skulls as a blank slate is that each one is totally one of a kind. Read more>>

Rob Eppolito

I started a marketing business for Realtors in Sept. 2000 under the name RE Promotions. I provided website design, ad design and postcard design. As technology changed, I started offering video tours. In 2012, I changed my business model. Read more>>

Kelli Nwuli

Prior to working as an Aesthetic Nurse Injector, I worked in the Shock Trauma ICU at Memorial Hermann in the Texas Medical Center. A big switch, for sure! Memorial Hermann was my first job out of nursing school after graduating from the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing in 2011. Read more>>

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