Wed, June 12, 2024

Women in Business

Women in Business

Women in Business: Alicia Fitts

Name: Alicia Fitts Title: AVP, Business Development and Community Relations for Peach State Federal Credit Union Start Date: January 2013 Phone:  678.889.4328 Website:  https://www.peachstatefcu.org/ Today’s Woman to Know is a self-proclaimed, “employed-preneur” who has spent the last ten years in the finance and HR industry. As an Augusta native, Alicia Fitts has worked her way up through the financial ranks from teller to loan officer to HR manager and then found her passion in business development. Serving as both the Assistant Vice President of Business Development and Community Relations for Peach

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Women In Business: Shnita Wiley

Name: Shnita Wiley Title: Owner, Blessed Hands Wellness Spa Start Date: August 2021 Phone: 706-399-9624 Website:  Blessed Hands Wellness Spa The blessed hands of Shnita Wiley have been focused on caring for those around her since she was a child. Wiley was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and raised in the small town of Aliceville. Healthcare has always been her passion. All successful businesspeople draw their strength and success from a few role models along the way. For Wiley, it was her mother, Priscilla Fountain. “She has been very supportive of my

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Women to Know: Cheryl LaRonde

Name: Cheryl LaRonde Title: Owner, Serenity Wellness- Evans Start Date: April 2021 Phone: (706) 726-0000 Website:  https://www.serenitywellness-evans.net/ Address: 4490 Washington Rd # 6, Evans, GA 30809 Professionals need to relax and focus on their wellness. Owner, Cheryl LaRonde, has been poised to help them do just that since April of 2021. With over 85, Five-star Google reviews, LaRonde really knows how to make clients feel detoxed and refreshed. “Wellness involves feeling good in all aspects, in mind, body as well as spirit,” LaRonde explains. Specializing in hydrocolonic foot detox, v-steam/a-steam, and

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Women to Know: Terra Carroll

Name: Terra Carroll Title: President/CEO, North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Start Date: August 2012 Phone: 803-279-2323 Website:  https://www.northaugustachamber.org/ As the President and CEO of the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, Terra Carroll is the face of the organization. When you call the Chamber office, most likely she answers the phone. When a business opens with a ribbon cutting, Terra is there. For the Small Business Roundtables to help local entrepreneurs build their businesses and for all of the other Chamber events, she is there. Like the Academy Award-winning movie, Terra Carroll

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Women to Know: Auben Realty

  Company/Title: Auben Realty Augusta Headquarters: 909 Walker Street 706.305.1551 www.aubenrealty.com Auben Realty stands out as the Southeast’s first vertically-integrated SFR investment brokerage with a robust presence and offices in key locations such as Augusta, Columbia, Chattanooga & recent expansion into Charlotte and Greenville. And more markets to come in 2024! Their dynamic team at Auben, comprised of accomplished women is crucial to the company’s upward success. Meet three of their team members who lead efforts in ensuring our clients thrive in their investment endeavors, property management needs, and commercial

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Women to Know: Stacy Moore

Company/Title: Scale South, Division of Southern Industrial Scales, LLC/Business Manager and Internal Auditor Start Date: October 2013 Phone: 800-858-1151 Email: stacy@scalesouth.com You might not know this, but a single loaf of bread is taxed seven times and goes over 13 scales before you pick it up at your local grocery store. Products are sold by net weight, thus, the weighing process. Not only that, but the trucks that transport the food are weighed. As the Business Manager for Scale South for the past 10 years, one gets the feeling Stacy

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Women to Know: Tara DeLoach is dedicated to helping deal with life challenges

Name: Tara DeLoach Company/Title: Tara DeLoach, LLC, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist/Owner Address: 930 Stevens Creek Road, Augusta, GA Phone: 706-343-3661 Email: tara@mftAugusta.com Website: https://www.mftaugusta.com/ No matter how successful you are, life and business present everyday challenges. Some are more monumental than others. One thing is certain, the two are often intertwined. “If you aren’t functioning well, if you can’t relax, or focus, or if you’re struggling in your relationships, then that will show up at work. You’ll have difficulties meeting deadlines, managing challenges with employees and customers, or you

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Women to Know: Tiffany Faulk

Name: Tiffany Faulk Company/Title: Business Consultant, Best Office Solutions Start Date: March 2017 Phone: 706-437-9771 Web: www.bestofficesolutions.com For nearly 20 years, Tiffany Faulk was the face of Jefferson County High School as the front office administrative assistant. “I was the one who everything fell on,” Faulk told Augusta Business Daily.  “I was the ‘go to’ with the parents, the children, the staff. And I did love my job.” But in her heart, she knew she wanted more. “Sandi (Shields from Best Office Solutions) would come weekly to visit because we

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Jenifer Davis

Jenifer Davis calls the shots at Premier Networx

Name: Jenifer Davis Company/Title: Chief Operating Officer, Premier Networx Years Served: 6 years Company Address: 116 Cooper Drive, Augusta (off Riverwatch Pkwy) Website: augustaitguys.com The IT professional who comes to your desk, cubicle, or corner office when there is a technical issue is typically a guy who can run circles around hardware and software. However, at one local company, it’s a woman who is calling the shots. Jenifer Davis, Chief Operating Officer at Premier Networx, is responsible for the daily operations including business development, spearheading new initiatives, overseeing the implementation of

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Robin Baxley and Sandi Shields

Dynamic duo finds the best solutions for local offices

Name: Robin Baxley and Sandi Shields Company/Title: Co-owners, Best Office Solutions Years Served: 22 Phone: 706-437-9771 Web: www.bestofficesolutions.com Photography by Melissa Gordon ABD Boardroom furnishings by Best Office Solutions It takes two to make a thing go right. That’s how you could describe the tag-team approach, Robin Baxley and Sandi Shields have to run Best Office Solutions. The pair manages everything a commercial business needs: furniture, supplies, promotional products, and more. For more than 20 years, they have worked together to help set their company apart from the rest. “We

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