Business Profiles


As the principal owner and lead creative designer of Inflatable Dreams Events, Kay Bishop has earned an exceptional reputation for her ability to create balloon decor for a wide range of clients including Corporate events, College/University celebrations and private parties. Kay has built Inflatable Dreams on two basic principles, commitment to innovation by striving to create exceptional experiences to better meet client needs and commitment to service excellence by providing the highest level of products and service possible to the client.

Inflatable Dreams Events


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Yolanda Keenan: The Founder and Owner of It’s All Wrapped Up, LLC Specialty Gift Wrapping service - all of her talents of budgeting, managing, leading, directing, planning, executing and getting positive results, have yielded to its branding. “It’s All Wrapped Up, LLC is here to bring thoughts and intents of your heart towards the one you love, to life through the lost art of gift wrapping, Specialty Gift Wrapping. “Specialty gift wrapping is to Southern Charm and Hospitality as Sweet tea is to a slice of fresh squeezed lemon”, says Yolanda.

It's All Wrapped Up LLC


Wanda Brown. I am a native of Spartanburg SC. My passion is cooking Comfort Food. I enjoy watching my family and friends tasting my dishes and the smile and excitement. This is what motivates on my journey to having my own business. I started out in the Food Industry as a Grill operator for Waffle House in 1987 until 2006. I pursued more cooking skills and knowledge in the Dietary field in 2006 as an Aside for White Oak Manor of Spartanburg SC until 2007.

Wanda B's Kitchen


Warnette “Patrice” Manyfield- Farr is a Spartanburg native whose roots are firmly planted in the Southside community. Raised in the Southside community of Spartanburg, she has over the course of her 25 year career in skincare.  Patrice has received several commendations and accolades, including: high praise by her instructors while attending Kenneth Shuler, the Counter Manager of the Year at Elizabeth Arden, Esthetician of the Year at Massage Envy in 2016, and master skincare certification in several professional lines such as Murad, Dermalogica, and PCA.

About Face and More Sptbg


Evan Carr is a Spartanburg native growing up in the Arcadia area and a first-generation college graduate. Technology has driven him all his life – he and his family grew up without a lot of riches, but with a lot of love and home-cooked meals. He graduated from Dorman High School and then attended USC Upstate, where he earned his B.A. and discovered a greater passion for technology. He currently resides in Pauline, but you’ll often find him working or meeting with clients out of one of the Upstate’s great, local coffee shops or restaurants.

EC Media


Tiffany Carpenter is the creator and owner of Esculent LLC, a company that provides decorative fruit and vegetable displays for any occasion. Tiffany was inspired by her creativity and vision to add a unique twist to traditional arrangements of fruits and vegetables. Passionate about creating memorable moments at each event, Esculent will go above and beyond to meet that expectation.

Esculent LLC


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Nicole Brown has been a Spartanburg resident for about five years. She attended the University Of South Carolina Johnson School Of Business. Financial savvy is absolutely imperative to navigating through the material world that we all live in, and affects all ages and all socioeconomic levels. Cultured Consultants bring valuable service to our community by creating, launching, and implementing professional financial literacy programing for organizations, groups, and individuals.

Cultured LLC


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Mahogany Evans is a native of Spartanburg, SC. I am member of City Gate Ministries International. I grew up on the Northwest side. I worked in a licensed childcare facility for three years. While working in the facility I realized there was a need for extended daycare hours for parents. I received several different credentials and trainings in my early childhood development teaching. These include my Early Childhood Development Associate in Infant Toddler, HeartSaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED certification, and completion of Teaching Strategies Gold.

Son's & Daughters of the King


Tamieka Alston-Gibson is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and founder of Visions Medical Health Care in Spartanburg, SC. She began her healthcare career working at Spartanburg Regional Hospital as a Patient Care Associate while attending nursing school at The University of South Carolina-Upstate. She later received a Master of Nursing with a specialization in Nursing Education. Her ultimate goal is to provide a positive patient experience, ensuring privacy while delivering the highest quality of care. Tamieka wants to be the solution to healthcare problems. Visions Medical Health Care.

Visions Medical Health Care


Kesha Williams - I am the owner of Little ME Child Care Center. This child care is not like any other we will be open for night care and also some weekend care. We are determine to love your children just like mommy and daddy. This is a Christian-based child care center.

Little ME Child Care Center


Titus Miller, a native of Spartanburg, SC and Spartanburg High School graduate. While at Spartanburg High, Titus was a three-year letterman for the Viking Boys’ Basketball team, and earning numerous accolades including being named to the South Carolina AllState team and Region 2-4A Player of the Year. Skill Skool is basketball training on all levels and academic assistance. By offering help with your game and your studies we enhance your chances of being recognized by college coaches. Skill Skool will also work together with Student Athlete Foundation

Skill Skool


Ashley Hall Williams is the owner of “How ‘Bout Them Apples”. ' Ashley’s passion is to create a luscious watering taste with an apple. Ashley Williams has already established a small business with the help of a partner creating distinctive flavors with her apples. The eccentric of her business is that the customers will have a chance to enjoy the variety of flavors that makes an apple more delightful! Her business will have more treats available in the future. “How About Them Apples” main focus is to take apples to another level and see customers bite with a smile..

How 'Bout Them Apples 



Caught By Grace Enterprises

Nikki Byrd and Samantha Evett are both natives of different cities in South Carolina. Together they have developed the company Caught By Grace Enterprises, a design, print, and branding company that focuses on expressive brand management. They not only create and print your branding products; they help walk you through the foundational steps to create and build your brand. If you are ready to get started or just take your next steps to see yourself grow, contact Caught By Grace today.


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