WilliamsonBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Joy Williams

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Joy Williams I grew up in a beautiful area, Northern California to be exact. I was fortunate enough to have a mom who owned travel agencies in the growing Silicon Valley. I was introduced to the world of travel and hospitality at a young age. By the time I was 16, I was calling on some of the top companies in the Bay Area. It was an amazing experience to work along side my mom and learn all about incentive travel, without even realizing she was teaching me about corporate and leisure travel sales and how to cultivate business relationships. One of her top [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Graeme Asch

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Graeme Asch Graeme and Corrie Asch built their home in Leiper’s Fork in 1998. One year later, they opened The Franklin Mercantile Deli in Historic Downtown Franklin, TN. They both come from large, southern families with great cooks. Graeme grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and likes his food to have more “zing”. Corrie grew up in Dickson, Tennessee and loves baking desserts and cooking “southern comfort” foods. The combination creates the perfect spot for breakfast, lunch and dinner! They love living in the country with their children and love being a part of Historic Downtown Franklin. Come by and see them!

WilliamsonBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Joe Harwell

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Joe Harwell Joseph Harwell is a dedicated, loyal and effective leader with more than two decades of successful experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. An excellent communicator, his leadership style is hands-on, professional and always focused on the development of his staff. But ultimately, Joseph is results oriented and holds himself and others accountable to high benchmarks of success. While in college at the University of Tennessee at Martin, Joseph began his career in the restaurant industry by tending bar at the American Legion. He moved to Nashville in 1998 to bartend at several high-end hotels. When the Rainforest Cafe opened at Opry [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Travis Smith

With over 11 years of mortgage banking experience and successfully originated over $200 Million in residential & commercial real estate, I have developed a thorough understanding of the ever-changing mortgage industry. There many layers and moving parts when it comes to a mortgage; From marketing, origination, secondary market (Mortgage Backed Securities, Rates/Pricing), post closing and servicing. Through out the years, my experience ranges from product development and research, wholesale, correspondent lending, portfolio lending, brokering, banking construction lending, Private Wealth management and commercial financing. Throughout the years, I have aligned myself with some of the TITANS in the real estate industry as well as other strategic business partners that assists the client in every facet of [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com Names Lisa White, Women of The Year 2018

...today at The Little Brick Theater at The Factory of Franklin, hosted by Dr. Alvin Augustus Jones. As on the leading women of Williamson County, her story received the most views. Congratulations. You are greatly loved by your friends, family and colleagues.

WillliamsonBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Cynthia M. Beard

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Cynthia Beard In 2014, Cynthia M. Beard accepted the position of Managing Broker/Realtor for RE/MAX Fine Homes Spring Hill. She has over 20 years of experience as a Realtor in Middle Tennessee. During her career, she has sold more than 700 homes. Prior to beginning her career in real estate, Beard served in the legal field as a certified legal assistant. She went on to become the Owner/Manager and closing agent for several title companies, including Mid-State Title & Escrow. Beard was an award-winning sales person for John Maher Builders for 18 years. During her tenure with the company, Beard was ranked in the top 10 [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Shauna R. Billingsley

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Shauna Billingsley Shauna R. Billingsley is the City Attorney for the City of Franklin, and she has served in that capacity since her appointment in February 2010. Ms. Billingsley has worked for the City since 2007 when she was hired as Assistant City Attorney, and she served in the capacity of Interim City attorney from January 2008 until her appointment to City Attorney. She previously worked for the State of Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, and prior to that she practiced law in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, focusing primarily on business litigation and family law issues. She is a native of Johnson City, Tennessee, and [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Emily Layton

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Emily Layton Emily has worked in the nonprofit sector her entire career. She has served as the Development and Community Relations for Waves for the past five years. Waves is a 45-year-old nonprofit serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Williamson County. She is a wife to Forrest and a mother to Jackson and Charlotte. Three years ago, she became a parent in the Waves Early Learning Program when her daughter was born weighing only 1lb 10oz. Through her time as an Early Learning parent, she gained a better understanding of the need for Waves’ services in our community and has used that [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Laurie Kamunen

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Laurie Kamunen Laurie Kamunen is a 26-year employee with the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department, serving as the Program Administrator since 2008. A native of South Florida, she moved to Williamson County in 1991 to work with the department and feels blessed to call this beautiful and historic community, home. She feels that in the last 26 years, the department has made huge strides to ensure that the excellence of leisure services provided to our community has become an essential component for quality of life here. Accessibility and affordability for public programs and recreation facilities, reaching all corners of the county, have helped to make [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Dolores Greenwald

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Dolores Greenwald Dolores Greenwald is the Executive Director of the Williamson County Public Library. She has compiled over 20 years of increasingly responsible positions in the public library profession. A Mobile, Alabama native, she brings extensive education credentials and significant experience to the Williamson County Public Library. She holds a BA in Political Science, MA degree in History, and an MS in Library Science. Greenwald brings her experience to Williamson County from working in Boston, MA and Dallas, TX. While working for Boston Public Library, she was employed at the Roxbury Branch and worked with numerous community organizations there including the Urban League. During her time [...]