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South Broward’s Rising Stars

The heart of our mission at VoyageMIA is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks, we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the South Florida’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool.  Check out inspiring stories from South Broward below.

Mark Williams

I’m originally from Ft. Myers, Florida the “City of Palms” and starting at a very early age my family would spend summers camping/visiting the Pisgah National Forest just outside Brevard, North Carolina. It was there I first fell in love with the forest spending hours hiking, camping, fishing and wandering amongst the trees. Read more>>

Janeris Marte

I have been photographing families since I graduated from college in 2004. It started out as something that I enjoyed doing and thought I was good at. I received highest award at graduation and was motivated to start my business. In 2010 I opened up a physical location so that I could meet clients and be taken seriously as a boss lady. Read more>>

Sarah Oeschger

I love the ocean so I became a marine biologist . Since childhood I’ve always dreamed of being an artist when I grew up. I heard over and over that “art isn’t a career” and that “you can’t build a life with that”. So for a while I did what I should , went to school and got a real job but I wanted something more out of my life. Read more>>

Sasha Scott

Owner, Sasha Scott, is a single mom who knows the challenge of limited time while having the desire to look impeccable. She brings to the table over 12 years of experience in luxury retail sales and management. She has garnered expertise in retail merchandising, design, fashion buying, and the highest level of customer service. Read more>>

Annie Pettinaroli

I used to work in advertising, and during that time I started volunteering at the local animal shelter where I had adopted my dog. I found myself going before and after work during the week, and on the weekends, I just couldn’t get enough! Read more>>

Kristen Hoss

I have always been interested in exploration, science and the world around me. As a child in Texas, I used to explore the wild outdoors and create diagrams of the morphology of the animals I encountered, I used to take my friends slogging through the wetlands of Texas and Virginia, climbing trees in New Jersey and adventuring in the deserts of Arizona. Read more>>

Ludy Saintil

I am Haitian American and I remember growing up how hard it was to embrace myself because I was always being compared let alone tell my parents about what I was going through emotionally.. I love my parents but certain things I just didn’t feel comfortable sharing in fear I might be judged for it or they would talk alot. Read more>>

David Treusch

My entrance into the insurance arena started with Allstate Insurance Company as a property and casualty insurance adjuster. I then transitioned into the property and casualty insurance agency segment of the insurance marketplace. Read more>>

Timothy Smith

I am a New York transplant who worked in galleries all over Chelsea and Soho for 23 years. So it took something special to convince me to uproot my life and family and relocate to South Florida. That something was actually someone, a loyal client who just happens to own Gulfstream Park, along with the adjacent shopping, dining and entertainment venue, The Village at Gulfstream Park. Read more>>

Lisa Tumminello

I am originally from Massachusetts. I grew up in a large Irish family, I have six fun loving brothers and sisters. Many would say that I am like my Mom, a bizarre sense of humor, confident, independent, and not afraid to take risks. My Dad taught me to work hard, and be adventurous. Read more>>

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