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Inspiring Stories from Marietta & Surrounding Areas

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 the rising stars from in and around Marietta and Cobb below.

Lena Suh

I came to the states when I was 4 years old. My parents met in the Vietnam war. My late father was a sergeant in the USA Army. I always thought of it as such a wonderful love story. I grew up in Marietta, Georgia. Read More>>

David Banko

If you ask my mother, I have been in the advertising and marketing business since birth. I have always had an interest in the creative marketing of products and services. After many years of gaining experience with many different advertising and media outlets, I started Loyalty Marketing Solutions in 2002 as a full service, direct response agency for small businesses in Atlanta and across the country. Read More>>

Debra Schreibman

I grew up in a small town in Glastonbury, CT. I attended UCONN and achieved a bachelors degree in Psychology and attended STCC where I got my associates degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA). I moved to Georgia in February of 1998 and began working as an OTA. Read More>>

Ajla Kamber

My journey as an Entrepreneur started back in 2001. I arrived in the US in 1997 from Croatia due to a war that was happening at that time. Before the war in Bosnia, my father was an entrepreneur his whole life, so was his father and my great-grandfather. Read More>>

David Kendrick

I started as a speaker in 2012. At the time I was telling my story of overcoming my injuries in Iraq to veterans therapy groups. At the time I was still living in Rochester, New York working for a non profit organization. I wanted to move to a big city so in 2012 I decided to move to Atlanta. Read More>>

Will Bearyman

I founded SilverHook Studios in 1999 as a recording studio for independent music artists. During the first few years of business, I refined our offering from working solely with independent recordings artists to also include music videos, commercials for small businesses, corporate and event videos and specialized wedding videos. Read More>>

Heather Dzubinski

Heather Dzubinski is a certified travel agent with the Cobb Marietta School of Travel since 2000.She has 15 years of experience as a travel agent and agency owner and has sent thousands of clients all over the world in her career. She has booked numerous family vacations,cruises,couples getaways,Spring Break,Disney, Florida and Las Vegas Vacations. Read More>>


Phone Rush was started by accident . Life will provide us all experiences where we will gain both learning and in some cases introspection. After what seemed like a bad experience of leaving my phone atop my car as I drove off, and watching it shatter in my rear view mirror, I knew immediately I needed another phone. Read More>>

Tyrone DeNeal

I founded DeNeal Industrial Sales & Services, LLC (DENISS) on Nov. 4, 2016, seven months after retiring from the General Electric Company. I was with General Electric for 43 years and gained massive amounts of experience in sales and marketing of electrical distribution, industrial automation and industrial drive equipment. This experience allowed me to create DENISS as an independent manufacturers’ sales and consultation company. Read More>>

Dr. Mark Vettraino

I was doing a residency at the Scottsdale Baptist Hospital in Scottsdale Arizona when asked by the hospital administrator to take visit to Motorola where the televisions where assembled televisions. As part of a community outreach program I was sent there to determine the cause of the multitude of lacerations and back strains Motorola was sending to the hospital. I was green, had no idea what I was doing and never been in a manufacturing environment before. Read More>>

Mary Jones and Maggie Davis

Team Maggie For a Cure, Inc. is a 501(c)3 whose mission is ‘to support, educate and provide financial assistance to teens and young adults with cancer who are seeking fertility preservation. According to the National Cancer Institute, there are 70,000 newly diagnosed young adults with cancer each year. Studies show that the various treatments for cancer can decrease fertility for these 15-39 year olds. Read More>>

Dr. Del Sines and Brooke Sines

Dr. Del Sines is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He moved to Georgia in 2005 to attend Chiropractic College at Life University in Marietta, Georgia. Upon graduating with his Doctorate of Chiropractic, he worked alongside two other Chiropractors before he and his wife Brooke opened Sines & Spines Chiropractic in Dallas, Georgia where he now practices. He and his wife also reside in Dallas where they enjoy giving back to and being a part of the community. Read More>>

Bobby Staten III

I’ve always done my own thing. As an only child, I had to learn to entertain myself. For me, creating the things that I envisioned was my preferred source of entertainment. From comic books to self-produced mixtapes, my teenage years were the inception of my entrepreneurial efforts. I started my first business, 2nd Letter Productions, at the age of 15 with a good friend of mine. Read More>>

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