Client Spotlight: SMB Essentials

Lake Louise has coined an original word for her vocation. She calls herself an “ecopreneur.” She has developed a line of health and beauty products called SMB Essentials that includes the brands Lotus Moon, DetoxRx, and Plain Jane Beauty. All of them apply the ethos...

Introducing ACE’s newest Board Member, Mary Kepler

Mary Kepler was brought up by strong women. “My mother and grandmothers taught me to get an education and be self-reliant and self-supporting,” she says, with pride, noting that her mother was a nurse who became an instructor who developed the nation’s first...
Client Spotlight: Sweet Joy Ice Cream Bar

Client Spotlight: Sweet Joy Ice Cream Bar

Talk about a sugar buzz. Sweet Joy Ice Cream Bar combines two pleasures by infusing the premium dessert, made on-site, with alcohol. “Believe me, we had to get a special license to do this,” says proprietor Talia Holmes, “but it’s been worth it all the way.” Among the...