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Garland’s Rising Stars

The heart of our mission at VoyageDallas 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 Dallas-Fort Worth area’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 Garland and surrounding areas below.

Gracie Hart

I have had a passion for doing hair since I was very young. I started styling other’s hair around 13 years old. I went to hair school my first time around in 2008 while in high school. I was supposed to finish and get my license in 2010, but I didn’t get the chance. Read more>>

Kevin Casey

In 2004, I decided to begin my journey based on a dream I had one night. The dream was so crazy and off the wall, I had to put it into something creative. The next day, I begin writing my first screenplay entitled “The Afflicted” which is about a New Orleans Female trying to make it atop the Criminal Underworld. Read more>>

Trace Johannesen

Trace Johannesen is a former Marine Corps sergeant/infantry squad leader (2001 – 2005), and Iraqi military advisor (2007- 2008). Currently, he is a Client Service Lead and minority partner in Slalom, a purpose-driven and people-first full-service business strategy, transformation and technology consulting firm. Read more>>

Amy Fedosky

I have always been interested in decorating and had dreamed of having an interior decorating company one day. I went to college and got my degree in Elementary Education because it was “safe” and there would always be jobs there. Read more>>

Justin Martin

It was 2009, the spring semester of my senior year in college and I was preparing to move out and start my career after graduating college. I quickly realized how expensive furniture was. Read more>>

Savannah Hill

My husband and our former travel agent encouraged me to go on my own and jump into starting my own agency. Through the rest of the year, I dabbled around in it, did some training, booked a few trips, and then I found out I was pregnant again. Read more>>

Cintia and Berenice Reyes

Every day we have a choice to make our dreams come true but sometimes it’s intimidating leaving your comfort zone. Growing up in a Hispanic household and experiencing my parents working hard just to give us the best life they could. Read more>>

Yolanda Sierra

I was working as a Medical Assistant at a clinic and after almost three years of working in this field, I was laid off. I just sat in my car crying my eyes out because my husband had just launched his own company and we had already invested so much in it. Read more>>

Preston Wetherington

Nifty Fifty Films started in March 2017 when I got asked to film a friend’s wedding. I was talking with my boss at the time, who is also a videographer and we began to realize that we can make a good side business out of this. Read more>>

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