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College Park’s Rising Stars

The heart of our mission at VoyageATL 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 Atlanta’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 College Park’s rising stars below.

Amethyst Philoctete

Believe it or not, I started out in church. Although I grew up Catholic, I later converted to different sectors of Christianity until I found my way to a non-denominational branch, which extensively accepted and encouraged my innate abilities. It’s also where I received the first characterized titles of my abilities; Prophet and Oracle. Read more>>

Khari Cummings

I am an Atlanta real estate professional with over 20 years of experience in real estate. I began managing properties at 16 years old, learning valuable lessons in the process. My real estate career continued when working in Fulton County Superior Court Real Estate Division. There I learned about real estate documents, plats, liens, evictions, foreclosures, title searches, etc. Read more>>

Renee Floyd

Renee Floyd is the founder and CEO of American Oil Changers, a customer service based company providing on=site oil changes in the surrounding area of McDonough, GA. She is a 2007 United States Army retired disabled veteran business owner and a combat veteran of Operation Restore Hope, Somalia and Operation Iraqi Freedom, Baghdad. Read more>>

Chris Walker

We started out with an idea for one design for one shirt, Brotherhood Of Beast, for a weightlifting Facebook group that my husband is in. My Husband (Buck Walker) is the BEAST behind Beastly Wear. We noticed an interest in it and began creating t-shirts with a focus on powerlifters and bodybuilders. Read more>>

Elisabeth Holmes

I’m a Paris native. As a child my nurturing spirit was first revealed—I was always the one comforting the kid who was rejected. At 10, my parents and I moved from Paris to a small town by the UK North Sea. I experienced profound culture shock with this move. Read more>>

Yvette Best

I have always had a passion for numbers which led me pursue what was to become a successful career in accounting. First, as an experienced senior financial analyst and tax accountant. Later as writer for top financial website, then transitioning to write four bestselling business books to help other employees who aspire to become entrepreneurs and inspire them to keep them dreams alive. Read more>>

Cregg D

I started Flix4k for 2 reasons, because I love making people smile and I needed to fuel my music career. As a child I was always taught to work for what I want and go get it, so I carried that same mentality on into adulthood. To me there aren’t many better marriages of skills, music and photography / visuals go hand and hand. Read more>>

Philip Brown

I was a touring musician living in Athens, GA and I needed work when I wasn’t on the road with the band. So I got a job at a local coffee shop. After spending a few years working as a barista, they moved me to assistant manager, and then to general manager. Read more>>

Robert Williams, Jr

From the moment he stepped out the trash truck and stepped into entrepreneurship, Robert knew something great was about to begin on his new journey. Robert and his wife Michele started their first business 5 years ago on a shoe string budget. Read more>>

Creighton and Shirley Collier

Creighton Collier has over twenty years’ experience as an ASE certified diesel mechanic. Shirley Collier has over twenty years in collateral insurance. Creighton had a friend that was already in the business, He maintain his fleet and was ask by his driver to ride with him. His driver trained me in towing vehicles. Read more>>

Maxine Billings

Several years before my retirement from State Government in November, 2013, I started taking nature pictures in my yard, during my walks in the park, and on trips to the Great Smoky Mountains with my husband. When I retired, I continued adding to my collection and finally decided to share my photography with the world. Read more>>

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