Profiles

“I wish we had affordable rentable kitchen space. I often work from home on recipe development or cookbook shoots and need access for more space, storage, and equipment from time to time.”
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“Think about all of the small business we have here – homegrown chefs helping some of the top restaurants in the country that are sitting right here in this great city; and awesome entrepreneurs from the tech community, to the legal community, to the creative/arts community, to the fashion community. In many ways, I think people forget that Birmingham was essentially built on the backs of entrepreneurs – think AG Gaston.”
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“Creativity is often about connection and collaboration, and in my experience Birmingham is such a fantastic city for that — I personally really enjoy solitude, but I know my work is better when I connect with other people and ask for their ideas and expertise.”
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“I have a lot of faith in what a creative community can do to shape a city and shape its perception.”
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“I’m really excited by the idea of whatever Birmingham will be in five years, period.”
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