With 2016 in the rear view mirror, we thought we would take one last opportunity to recognize all of our outstanding Growth Grant winners from last year. It is with great members like you that we are able to support initiatives such as this, so a big THANK YOU from the NASE staff.
If you are interested in applying for a Grant from the NASE, visit our Grants and Scholarship
page on the website. All members are eligible and we award twelve each year.
Congratulations to all of the winners from 2016.
JFY Consulting, Inc.
Marilyn Green, an NASE Member from Belleville, Illinois was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in January 2016. JFY Consulting, Inc. offers a synergistic think tank that combines the knowledge, experience and wisdom of baby boomers and the creative, tech-savvy connectivity of millennials to aid in strategic planning, business development and other business solutions.
One On One Press LLC
Wilmington, North Carolina
Karen Doniere, an NASE Member from Wilmington, North Carolina was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in February 2016. One On One Press provide online courses and other programs for moms and women to help them conquer their fears and self-doubt to achieve their personal and professional goals.
John's Culinary Jungle LLC
John Davis, an NASE Member from Peoria, Arizona was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in March 2016. John’s Culinary Jungle provides their customers with an outstanding food experience; from personal Chef services, in-home cooking lessons, to small party catering.
BullsEye Communications of WNY
Pittsford, New York
Amy DeBruyne, an NASE Member from Pittsford, New York was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in April 2016. BullsEye Communications of WNY is a telecommunications company base outside of Rochester, New York. BullsEye handles telephone systems, paging systems and installs, upgrades and repairs cabling for telecommunications infrastructure.
Bocasa Gourmet, LLC
Lizbet Dominguez, an NASE Member from Miami, Florida was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in May 2016. Bocasa Gourmet, LLC delivers healthy food choices right to your doorstep, be it a residence or a business. Bocasa serves a variety of lunches and dinners Monday through Friday that are nutritionally balanced and taste great.
FreedomWild Outdoors, LLC
Box Elder, South Dakota
Richard Greenman, an NASE Member from Box Elder, South Dakota was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in June 2016. FreedomWild Outdoors, LLC is the place that hunters and anglers turn to for outdoor products and services that aren't offered by traditional retailers and outfitters. FreedomWild covers everything from fly fishing to taxidermy & game processing to mobile apps.
Active at Home
Akeem Carter , an NASE Member from Conroe, Texas was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in July 2016. Active at Home brings all the benefits of having a personal trainer at the gym, to your home. As a highly educated Master Trainer, Akeem Carter tailors workouts to meet individual goals and needs ranging from strength building to nutrition advice to posture correction and many more.
Blissful Delights LLC
Kijahfha Mahoney, an NASE Member from Conyers, Georgia was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in August 2016. Blissful Delights LLC sells high quality baked goods for both retail and wholesale markets. Blissful Delights products include pastries, cakes, cupcakes, cookies, cake pops, alcohol infused products and a variety of other desserts.
New Seasons Hair & Beauty
Moncks Corner, South Carolina
Rena Washington, an NASE Member from Monks Corner, South Carolina was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in September 2016. New Seasons Hair & Beauty is owned and operated by Rena Washington, a Licensed Cosmetologist and Instructor. New Seasons can handle any hair or beauty need you have with services ranging from traditional shampoo and hair styling to braids or dread locks to color treatments or facials and waxing.
Darlene Molnar LLC
Darlene Molnar, an NASE Member from Reston, Virginia was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in October 2016. Darlene is an Interior Designer who has studied in Paris, England and Denmark As a boutique design firm, Darlene Molnar LLC specializes in interior design, decoration, space planning, interior styling, and product design.
M Six Construction
Nakita Mattocks, an NASE Member from Woodbridge, Virginia was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in November 2016. M Six Construction is a family owned and operated Construction Company that performs all levels of building and remodeling. They specialize in interior and exterior home renovations, including bathroom and kitchen remodeling, home additions, garages and more.
Portland Nourishment & Wellness Coaching
Alisa Karmel, an NASE Member from Portland, Oregon was awarded an NASE Growth Grant in December 2016. Portland Nourishment & Wellness Coaching is owned and operated by Alisa who works with children and adolescents. PNW Coaching helps children develop a better understanding of food and how it interacts with their body. Through this work, Alisa is helping to reduce childhood obesity in here area.