Natalie Tibbs is the executive director of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County. She is a registered nurse by trade and a busy mother of four, who leads a staff of 16 employees to care for victims of child abuse. When she was in nursing school, Tibbs knew that she didn’t want a traditional nursing role in a hospital or clinic setting, but she wasn’t sure what path her career would take.
When it comes to showing love for your community, Dana Sargent Schlagenhaft has it mastered. The Bentonville native is the founder of Hello Local, which is a gift boxing service operating out of Northwest Arkansas. Schlagenhaft says she created the business to help tell local stories and to encourage people to buy locally when considering gift options.
Aubrey Wood is a web designer in Northwest Arkansas, and owner of Websites by Aubrey. She is one of the creative thinkers in our area who is part of the growing trend of independent, self-employed or freelance professionals that make up the new work force.
Fayettechill continues to dig deep into Ozark culture for inspiration for apparel and gear, which sets it apart from many other outdoor retailers, both locally and nationally.
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