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Inspiring Stories from East Atlanta

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 East Atlanta’s rising stars below.

Ken Yu and Seven Chan

Ken and Seven started Poke Burri in October of 2016. The two came together with Ken’s food experience and Sevens business and marketing experience to form Atlanta’s favorite Poke shop. Poke Burri is known for their poke bowls, sushi burritos and their out of the box secret menu which features things like sushi donuts, sushi corndogs, crab croquettes, sushi sandwiches and many more innovations to the form of sushi. Read more>>

Ben Wade

Trove started back in Gainesville, Fla. I’d been working on different film and video projects since I was in high school, but it had always been for fun. I didn’t really consider it a career. It seemed impossible to turn something fun like that into an actual job. So, I went to college for multimedia journalism and took a job in a corporate media department. That only lasted about two years due to a massive company restructuring. Read more>>

Shawn Pigg

In 2005, I noticed an infomercial about a company that can help people save money on travel. I called the company up and I became an authorized dealer because I immediately saw the value in the concept. I then purchased the exclusive rights to several states including Georgia and began hiring commission only sales reps to start selling. Read more>>

Kecia Wilson

My passion for weddings began back in school when I took a summer job at Bloomingdale’s in the China & Crystal department. It created within me a deep love of fine and beautiful things, paired with a true caring for engaged couples and the families that surround them. Read more>>

Shekema Silveri

IFE Academy is the culmination of a 14 year long love affair with education. It’s dream that was birthed in adversity: that of my own and that of my community’s. Read more>>

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