Heidi Tankersley | Author + Speaker | Turning Dreams into Novels

Heidi Tankersley | Author + Speaker | Turning Dreams into Novels

Heidi Tankersley, Author and Speaker Many people strive to find their dream jobs. For Heidi Tankersley, her job literally came about from a vivid dream she had while sleeping. She turned the details of that dream into a sci-fi book, The Mod Code, which is now a...
Natalie RakesBrewing Life Her Way

Natalie Rakes
Brewing Life Her Way

Natalie Rakes is well on her way to reaching her career goals. She is currently the manager of The Grounds at Garden Living, a specialty coffee shop and gathering place located on Joyce Boulevard in uptown Fayetteville. “My dream is to own a coffee shop,” she says...
The New Work Force: Ashton Rail – Capturing Memories

The New Work Force: Ashton Rail – Capturing Memories

Ashton Rail is part of a growing number of local entrepreneurs who have decided to leave the 9-to-5 grind behind for the freedom that comes with being self-employed. The Bentonville native has recently taken the leap to expand her photography business into a full-time...
Jason Jones | Painting the Town Whimsical

Jason Jones | Painting the Town Whimsical

Jason Jones is a name you have probably heard around Northwest Arkansas. If you haven’t heard of him, you’ve likely noticed his whimsical murals popping up in many of our community spaces. He’s the artist behind the Enjoy Local mural in downtown Fayetteville, along...
Omar Kasim | Dealing a New Hand with Juice Palm

Omar Kasim | Dealing a New Hand with Juice Palm

Tulsa native Omar Kasim didn’t have to go very far from home to find a place that would inspire him to become an entrepreneur. Once he landed at the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, Kasim knew it was meant to be. His love for Northwest...
David Kersey | Inspiration Through Education

David Kersey | Inspiration Through Education

This is the conclusion of a two-part interview with David Kersey, executive director of the New Design School in Fayetteville. After his arrival in Northwest Arkansas, David Kersey learned about the New Design School from a friend who had worked with a former student...