Tag: client success

PeopleFund Client Liza Beth Jewelry Honors Loan Officer’s Memory with Custom Jewelry Donation

Fine jewelry designer and PeopleFund client Liza Beth Soklove was saddened when she learned that PeopleFund’s beloved Austin loan officer Beatriz Pappas passed away over Memorial Day weekend. Beatriz had given Liza the capital and confidence she needed to take on the challenge of turning her artistry into a thriving business, and…

Fine jewelry designer and PeopleFund client Liza Beth Soklove was saddened when she learned that PeopleFund’s beloved Austin loan officer Beatriz Pappas passed away over Memorial Day weekend. Beatriz had given Liza the capital and confidence she needed to take on the challenge of turning her artistry into a thriving business, and…

Client Feature – Aligned Family Chiropractic

Feature by Madeline Struve, Communications and Operations Intern Perseverance, heart, and strong will paved the road to the establishment of Aligned Family Chiropractic. Dr. Kim Nguyen had a vision of how she wanted to care for and educate families at a place where her patients could become like family. In order to…

Feature by Madeline Struve, Communications and Operations Intern Perseverance, heart, and strong will paved the road to the establishment of Aligned Family Chiropractic. Dr. Kim Nguyen had a vision of how she wanted to care for and educate families at a place where her patients could become like family. In order to…

Client Feature: Dylan Wylde

By Sarah Parvaresh, Operations and Communications Intern One of the first things people think of when they hear Austin, Texas is “Keep Austin Weird,” but they might not know how the motto originated. “Keep Austin Weird” was meant to promote and support local businesses of Austin and its unique indie lifestyle. In 2008,…

By Sarah Parvaresh, Operations and Communications Intern One of the first things people think of when they hear Austin, Texas is “Keep Austin Weird,” but they might not know how the motto originated. “Keep Austin Weird” was meant to promote and support local businesses of Austin and its unique indie lifestyle. In 2008,…

From Trash to Treasure: Ecology Action Brings Local Ecosystem Back to Life

by Sarah Parvaresh, Communications and Operations Intern The following feature is in conjunction with America Recycles! Day, a national day to educate people about recycling and to encourage families and businesses who do not recycle to start doing their part. Former PeopleFund client Ecology Action has expanded their definition of recycling to…

by Sarah Parvaresh, Communications and Operations Intern The following feature is in conjunction with America Recycles! Day, a national day to educate people about recycling and to encourage families and businesses who do not recycle to start doing their part. Former PeopleFund client Ecology Action has expanded their definition of recycling to…

Client Feature: Rational Longevity Wellness Group

By Sarah Parvaresh, Development and Communications Intern Dr. Kirsten Shepard found her way to becoming a chiropractor after a car accident in college that left her in a great deal of pain. Typical pain medication made her too drowsy to pay attention in class while no medication left her in too much…

By Sarah Parvaresh, Development and Communications Intern Dr. Kirsten Shepard found her way to becoming a chiropractor after a car accident in college that left her in a great deal of pain. Typical pain medication made her too drowsy to pay attention in class while no medication left her in too much…

Client Feature – Hooked Up Tacos

Barry Boyett’s friends and family have always told him they love his cooking. In 2007, having already dabbled in catering, Barry realized he wanted to be in the restaurant business, but he also wanted to enjoy his family and especially his kids’ baseball.  Breakfast tacos was the answer, and his business Hooked…

Barry Boyett’s friends and family have always told him they love his cooking. In 2007, having already dabbled in catering, Barry realized he wanted to be in the restaurant business, but he also wanted to enjoy his family and especially his kids’ baseball.  Breakfast tacos was the answer, and his business Hooked…

Client Feature – Ribbie’s Hair Accessories

by Samantha Gonzales, Development & Communications Intern The idea for Ribbie’s Hair Accessories came to owner Kim Marable out of necessity. She was unhappy with existing hair bows available for her daughter, so she created her own. Only six months after launching Ribbie’s in 2008, Kim was rushing to fill an order…

by Samantha Gonzales, Development & Communications Intern The idea for Ribbie’s Hair Accessories came to owner Kim Marable out of necessity. She was unhappy with existing hair bows available for her daughter, so she created her own. Only six months after launching Ribbie’s in 2008, Kim was rushing to fill an order…

Client Feature – RedBird Pilates

by Erica Herbst PeopleFund has found an outstanding example of the dedication it takes to build a small business from the ground up in Lee Vallely and Elisabeth Kristof. Beginning 2007 in her small loft in downtown Austin, Lee taught all classes herself to small groups that could fit through her door. When…

by Erica Herbst PeopleFund has found an outstanding example of the dedication it takes to build a small business from the ground up in Lee Vallely and Elisabeth Kristof. Beginning 2007 in her small loft in downtown Austin, Lee taught all classes herself to small groups that could fit through her door. When…

Client Feature – Trinh’s A/C Services

by Erica Herbst Tieu Trinh is the owner and sole proprietor of Trinh’s A/C Services which he founded in Carrolton, TX in 1989 under a different name. He has been serving the Greater Austin area ever since. Trinh repairs and installs HVAC systems primarily, but also installs and repairs solar panel systems….

by Erica Herbst Tieu Trinh is the owner and sole proprietor of Trinh’s A/C Services which he founded in Carrolton, TX in 1989 under a different name. He has been serving the Greater Austin area ever since. Trinh repairs and installs HVAC systems primarily, but also installs and repairs solar panel systems….

Client Feature – Positive Energy

By Erica Herbst Kristof and Diane Irwin founded Positive Energy in 2009. Motivated by a desire to improve sustainability in the building industry, Kristof and Diane decided to turn their decade of home building experience into their own company. The flexibility was appealing with a young child at home, but the Irwin’s faced…

By Erica Herbst Kristof and Diane Irwin founded Positive Energy in 2009. Motivated by a desire to improve sustainability in the building industry, Kristof and Diane decided to turn their decade of home building experience into their own company. The flexibility was appealing with a young child at home, but the Irwin’s faced…