Rising Business Award

  • Kale Café

    From Humble Beginnings…They were the Brown’s of Brooklyn, but relocated to Central Florida after Omar got laid off.  Omar and his wife Camille really took lemons and made lemonade – adding carrots, apples, ginger, bananas and kale to make their signature smoothies. Omar and Camille work hard and are visionaries.  Their family roots are from Jamaica […]


    Achille Sime is the Principal/CEO of SL FINANCIAL, Inc. (“SL FINANCIAL”), a Florida-based service company dedicated to providing actuarial consulting services to public and private risk financing entities along with limited tax advisory services to individuals. SL FINANCIAL actuarial practice encompasses activities such as loss reserving and capital adequacy certification, ratemaking and underwriting reviews, regulatory […]

  • Hair in Motion of New York

    Hair in Motion was founded by owner Lesline Powe-Barton, Master Stylist. The salon has professionally licensed stylists, estheticians, a massage therapist, and nail specialist to service its clients. She has practiced in the cosmetology industry for over 25 years. She has been the CEO and owner of 2 full service salons. She has also conducted […]

  • Fuel Media Holdings

      Patrick Mency brings to the company previous experience as a Co-Partner with the nation’s largest bench advertising company. Its contracts throughout Northeast & Northwest Florida provided bench & shelter advertising for numerous cities. In 2013, he sold his shares to launch individual proprietorship Fuel Media Holdings. The genesis of his company goes back to […]

  • 14KG MGMT, LLC

    Nyia Golden is the Owner and Managing Partner of 14KG MGMT, LLC.  Ms. Golden, a native of Miami, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Miami in 1997.  After a brief internship as an understudy to an Executive Chef, Ms. Golden obtained an entry-level position with Enterprise Rent-a-Car in 1998. […]