Anne Evans is the Co-Founder and Director of Operations for TheMetropreneur and ColumbusUnderground. She also regularly contributes to both sites with features focusing on living (At Home) and working (At Work) in urban areas and creative spaces. She enjoys scrapbooking, parties, her family and restoring a 100+ year old home close to Downtown Columbus.
Rex Elsass was looking for a new home for his political consulting and media firm, The Strategy Group for Media. He founded the company in 1994 as a political consulting firm while living in German Village with his wife Laurie. His background was in radio and television productions, and he was also involved... October 14th, 2011 | At Work | Read More
Mark Henson, the chief imagination officer of Sparkspace, has been building the company since 2000. He developed the idea of building a company around a business retreat center model while working for the design firm Fitch. He says Fitch provided a healthy environment for creativity.
“It was a... September 15th, 2011 | At Work | Read More
Anne Holman’s bright and spacious studio would be a wonderful space to create things. She found the 1,700-square-foot space in The Millworks Building about a year ago and loved it the second she saw it. The huge windows that provide natural light, the beautiful floors, and the fact that the inside... August 15th, 2011 | At Work | Read More
When Spacejunk Media moved from their Clintonville offices in 2009 to their current space Downtown at Third and Hickory, they tripled the size of their space – from 1800 square feet to about 5400. They have also grown their staff and are now up to 17 people.
Custom painting in the lobby
“When... July 15th, 2011 | At Work | Read More
Niki with books that will become future Maxine, Dear products
Niki Quinn didn’t really have plans to go into business for herself. She had just finished up a dual degree at The Ohio State University in marketing and transportation & logistics. All logical signs were pointing to her getting... June 15th, 2011 | At Work | Read More
After working in the industry for quite some time, Bill Meyer and his wife, Robin, were looking to do something on their own. With a strong partner and creative lead in Gina Bennett, the three started their own advertising and graphic design company −Meyer Bennett Creative− in 2000. After 9/11 almost... May 16th, 2011 | At Work | Read More
Alaina Shearer has been working for herself for about two years. About a year and a half ago, she started Cement Marketing in a small office space above Wild Goose Creative. However, with rapid growth came the need for a bigger space.
“Accommodating the rapid growth has been one of the biggest... April 15th, 2011 | At Work | Read More
Mike Minnix has been interested in natural resources and environmental sustainability for quite some time. Originally from Columbus, Minnix went to Ohio Dominican for college, where he played football and had the goal of becoming a park ranger. When an injury ended his football days, he went to the... March 17th, 2011 | At Work | Read More