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Inspiring Stories from Norcross

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 rising stars from in and around Norcross below.

Shawn LaFave

We saw a need for screen printed shirts and embroidered caps being involved with our son in Boy Scouts. There were not any Local places that catered to the Scouting program so my wife Laura and I decided to start our own business. Read more>>

Cynthia Kaye

When my husband and I adopted our two sons from Latvia, they had difficulty learning to read. I tried every product I could find to help them but nothing worked. Faced with this challenge, I was able to pull from my experience working as an elementary teacher and being CEO of a company that provided educational products. Read more>>

Wayne Hall

As a 10 year old I was walking from my house to the neighbor one day when I heard the most captivating voice on the radio. It was a sportscaster named Bobby Fray describing cricket. I was glued to the radio until he was through with his segment. From that moment I wanted to be a voice on the radio. Read more>>

Kevin Tan-Perkins

So once upon a time, I was working in the corporate world. Everything was seemingly great until one morning on the way to work, I felt something that I known of since undergrad and something I knew the answer to. Read more>>

Cynthia Jones

I began Cee-Jay Ministries in 2002. It was formed to help women and leaders in ministry by preaching and teaching God’s word. I began by preaching at conferences, retreats, workshops and teaching classes. However, in the year 2000, I was diagnosed with a serious heart condition and underwent my first open-heart surgery. Read more>>

Jayne Madigan

I’m Norwood, an international pop artist from Atlanta, GA making my mark in the world of music and entertainment. I have a passion for singing and performing, and I hope that through my music I can help make the world a more loving and accepting place. Read more>>

Samantha Salinas

My name is Samantha and I am a native Atlantan, with Mexican roots. Growing up, I’ve always been a little weird. I would notice and be fascinated by the street art in the city when my family and I would go for entertainment. Read more>>

DaRika Harris

23 year old DaRika Harris a photographer in Atlanta Georgia ,decided to make a fast and unexpected decision, to own a photo studio with just enough to pay 1 month of rent & 2 photo lights. DaRika photo journey started her senior year in college after taking photos of friends for just 2 weeks, people fell in love with DaRika’s work. Read more>>

John Fry

The Allerpet company begun in Manhattan, NY in 1988 by a couple who had been in the pet products business for many years. After selling their primary pet products business to a New York company, they began the Allerpet company to help people who are allergic to their pets live more comfortable, symptom-free lives. Read more>>

Nick Pierce

I believe the subject of being an entrepreneur is a very important one because anyone can achieve this goal. And living in this country is one of the greatest places for such an opportunity. This subject is important because being an entrepreneur is open to all. Read more>>

Jeff Testerman

The idea came about during the late 90’s as the dot-com bubble was at its’ peak. We relaized there was not a very good online solution for sourcing and recruiting candidates with employers in the financial services industry, This is really where the light bulb went off for us! Read more>>

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