Giada Bennett

Gigi Eye Studio // IG. Gigi Eye Studio was founded by Giada (or GiGi). Her lash artist journey began February 2017, providing the service out of her home initially. GiGi started lashing as a side job because she was also working a full time job and managing her family at home. After recently becoming a single mom, her sister encouraged her to take the chance and just go for it. GiGi took a leap of faith and became the owner of Gigi Eye Studio in August of 2018.

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Heather Ferrill

Ferrill Construction // IG. Heather is a building contractor (CBC 1259065) and has been with Ferrill Construction full time since 2003. She brings management experience and organization to the team and is drawn to the process of construction, the exploration of different building materials, the different types of architectural styles and the “green” aspects of construction. Heather loves growing orchids and is always looking forward to her next trip to Europe. 

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Heather Ramadoss

Edgility. Heather is a Tampa native and cofounded Edgility, a Healthcare Technology company focused on returning “The Joy of Practicing Medicine® ”.  After living in San Francisco and moving back to Tampa, Heather couldn’t think of a better place to continue to grow Edgility. 

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Heather Saunders

Ameriprise Financial //  As a Financial Advisor for Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Heather empowers clients to believe in a confident future. She provides personalized advice with integrity, respect, and attention to detail. Saunders inspires peace of mind, promotes living life in balance, and strives to exceed expectations while bringing more dreams within reach.

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Heidi Esquivel

Yummy Tablas // IG. Heidi created Yummy Tablas because she believes food is more than sustenance; it is a common bond that brings people together. Yummy Tablas specializes in creating grazing platters for special events, weddings, and more and delivers tasty goodness with white glove service.

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Hope Wyant

ZEN Massage and Yoga // IG. ZEN Massage and Yoga was founded in 2011 by local resident Hope Wyant. Hope's intention on opening ZEN was to create a sanctuary of healing to allow everyone to come and enjoy the therapies available. Since its beginning ZEN has grown into a leader for massage and yoga on the Gulf Beaches. Now with several massage therapists on staff and a plethora of yoga classes daily, ZEN is sure to have something for everyone to enjoy. ZEN caters to local residents and tourists alike through our services and our homey environment. The goal is that you will be treated like family so that you will be comfortable and enjoy your time here.

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Jackie Jenkins

First Command Financial // FB.  Jackie is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Marketing and holds Series 6 and 65 securities licenses plus life and health insurance licenses in the state of Florida. In addition to her work as a Financial Advisor, Jackie volunteers at Hands Across the Bay, Tampa Bay Club Sport, and Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program. As an avid volunteer, Jackie understands the value of assisting others in all aspects of life and is passionate about helping her clients create lasting and productive financial habits. In her spare time, Jackie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing and watching sports, yoga, fitness, painting, art, and spending time outside with her dog, Penny.

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Jacqueline Luhrs

LS Organics // IG.  A former professional dancer and current bikini pro, Jacqueline endured and overcame years of poor body image and living a lifestyle of constant “diets”.  She found healing mentally and physically when she changed her mentality and turned food into a tool to help her achieve her goals instead of battling it as an adversary. It is with this new view and healthy passion that she started LS Organics to provide others with the knowledge and power they need to live life to the fullest.

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Jamie Van Cuyk

Jamie VC // FB. Through consulting, Jamie helps small businesses learn how to attract, hire, and retain loyal and reliable employees. Jamie also help increase employee productivity allowing each staff member to be seen as an asset instead of an expense.

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Jennifer Bingham

Cru Cellars // IG. Jennifer is a Certified Sommelier and the owner of Cru Cellars, which has been in South Tampa for 8 years. Cru focuses on wines that you can drink everyday, with a full restaurant, retail shop & event space. Cru also has a spot at Armature Works in downtown Tampa where you can enjoy great wine & views of Tampa. Jen is passionate about bringing great wine to everyone, and you will usually see her with a glass of Gamay. When she's not drinking (working), she's with her husband and two kids.

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Jessica Brightman

Bright Thoughts // IG. Jessica Brightman (aka JB) is a creative and inspired marketer with global experience in digital media + graphic design in both in-house and agency settings. Her work in the marketing field has spanned for a decade, but her passion for graphic design and a solopreneur lifestyle was innate. In 2017 she decided to break the chains of mediocrity and gave up a stable and secure job to become her own boss and founder of Bright Thoughts to freelance around the world instead. Inspired by her travels and location-independent lifestyle, JB builds connections through culture, content, and color.

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Jessica Fredericks

Jessica Fredericks // IG.  After a 10+ year corporate career in apparel product merchandising, Jessica decided to pursue a passion in photography and officially went full-time in 2017 when she and her husband relocated from San Francisco, CA to St. Petersburg, FL. She is natural light, location based, photographer of people who are in love. She is drawn to capturing the beauty in realness through light and airy images in dreamy outdoor locations. With merchandising still in her veins, she also decided to launch a onesie collection called SMALL/HOMIES which was inspired by hip hop and by her own small homie born July 2018.

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Jessy Furniel

Adélie // IG. Jessy’s mission is to revolutionize the conversation around women’s beauty after the age of 35. Adélie is a Latina-owned organic plant-based skincare brand challenging ageism by empowering women to proudly embrace their evolving skin.

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Jill Orobello and Tayler Rothwell

Whim So Doodle // IG.  Jill is the Owner of a St. Petersburg family-owned, brick and mortar art supply store that has been a part of the St. Pete art community since 1999. Jill and her daughter Tayler Rothwell curate the store together as well as host workshops. The heart of Whim So Doodle is sharing a common love for creating and supporting artists by giving them a place to buy supplies, fellowship, learn, and to teach.

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Julie Curry

Bake 'n Babes // IG.  Julie started Bake’n Babes Bakery in the local Tampa farmer’s markets as a fun hobby in 2013. The business grew and she opened their first storefront inside The Hall on Franklin on 2017. Bake 'n Babes specializes in all types of artisanal and handmade baked goods to satisfy your sweet tooth, including Paleo and gluten-free alternatives. 

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Kate Kyres

Silly Dillys // IG. Kate is a lawyer, a consultant, and a creative. She is the designer & owner of Silly Dillys, an educationally, entertaining event venue and retail space inhabited by characters from stories that she’s written. Kate helps women develop life plans, identify legal issues, and celebrate life events. She developed a Social, Emotional Intelligence Workshop for children as "critical, creative thinking" is her focus.

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Katie Hardie

Hardie CPA . Katie is the owner of Hardie CPA & is a graduate of the University of South Florida with degrees in Finance & Accounting. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has a full range of experience as a CPA - from tax to bookkeeping to audit, having worked in both public and private accounting. Her passion is helping small businesses & individuals with accounting & tax needs. Katie seeks to empower small-business owners in the area of bookkeeping & compliance so that they can stay on track, focus on their bottom line & grow their business. She grew up in Dunedin, Florida where she now lives with her husband and two daughters.

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Kelly Maronpot and Ilana Karcinski

FairyTail Pet Care // IG.  Kelly and Ilana are the pet sitters for your modern day pet. They’re here to help include them in your special events, such as weddings & photo shoots, and caring for them when you are unable. We are creative, hard-working and have a passion for treating your pet like they are our own. Maronpot & Karcinski’s hospitality background creates a professional and personalized experience for human and furry clients.

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Kelly Pederson

7th House Interiors // IG. As a wife in a military family, Kelly has called many locations home over the years. After six previous moves and countless times assisting other families and friends create special moments in their homes, she was encouraged to start 7th House Interiors after moving into her family’s seventh and final home. Knowing how hard it can be to establish a sense of home when you are constantly moving, Kelly understands how much it can mean to a family to create a place that reflects you and your family. Being in tune with design and how it can affect how you feel in your environment, Kelly looks to create a streamlined process where she work closely with clients from conception to completion.

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