Daniel Walsh will never forget the time President George H.W. Bush gave him his business card. It was 1990, and Walsh was part of a small army of chefs catering a grand dinner banquet at the Wortham Theater Center to benefit the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy; he was in charge of the risotto [...]
It’s been said of Houston that it is one of the most diverse cities in America. A May 2011 report by the Brookings Institute titled "The State of Metropolitan America" noted that the suburbs of Houston have become majority minority in the 2000s. When Kristopher Ahn was looking to start a law practice, it was [...]
Ellen* found herself alone, having lost her husband Tom* a few months before to cancer. At 83 years old and suffering from arthritis, she wasn’t finding it easy to take care of her responsibilities, and was finding it difficult to care for her beautiful red macaw parrots. They were a long term bonded pair, and had been the [...]
George Liau’s childhood was an interesting one. As a child, he moved from China to Central America, and watched as his entrepreneurial parents got involved in numerous business endeavors, from laundry and dry cleaning to food service. When it came time to choose his own career, George, not keen on washing clothes, dove right into [...]
A few months ago, Carlos Aparicio was behind the register at Fit Fuel, the restaurant he founded with his wife Vanessa, when two young women walked in. They had been on their way to a nearby pizza joint, they said, when they noticed Fit Fuel. “At first we were too scared to eat here,” one [...]
Watch the video of our State of the District event held on September 30 at the Westin Hotel. The video highlights our first 10 Years of Accomplishments and the Unveiling of our 2015-2030 Comprehensive Plan! SBMD State of the District 2015 from ev1pro.com on Vimeo.
Saturday, August 15, 2015, 8:30 am - 4:15 pm, HCC Spring Branch, Commons This seminar is a must for prospective entrepreneurs and a proven benefit to many already in business. It is a powerful program that's packed with information, tips and techniques needed to start a new business as well as improve an ongoing enterprise. [...]