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Founders

Latisha Johnson

What educational, entrepreneurial or business development programs, if any, have you taken advantage of?
I have participated in programs at the local Small Business & Technology Development Center.

Who was your first customer and where did you find them?
The Icon Group (5Linx) was referred to me by a previous client.

Where did you find your first employee?
I had worked with her when I was at the Detroit Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Detroit Marriott as she was looking for a hotel for one of her clients.

Have you promoted an intern to employee status, and if so how many times have you done it?
No, I haven't brought on an intern to work with me, yet.

Where have you turned to find capital to grow your company and which institutions have provided it?
The Small Business Association. I received a small business loan through Chase Bank.

What are some of the advantages to doing business here?
Real-estate opportunities, the number of organizations based in the region, and the cultural diversity.

If you could change one thing about this region, what would it be?
The negative perception of it.

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