Women in Business Part I: Starting Your Business

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Lemon Laine

1900 Eastland Avenue

#102

Nashville, TN 37206

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A three-part series featuring the real stories behind some of your favorite female-owned East Nashville businesses.

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Lemon Laine is proud to present a new event series, Women in Business: East Nashville Edition. This three-part series of panels, moderated by Jesse Harbison of Mirror Mirror, will feature frank discussions with the female entrepreneurs behind some of East Nashville's most innovative businesses. Panelists will discuss the highs and lows of starting, growing, and continuing their own businesses, with practical advice for anyone who owns – or dreams of owning – a business of their own.

Panelist Bios

Mallory McIllwain and Melissa Bednarik, owners of Cured Nails

Mallory McIlwain and Melissa Bednarik are the co-owners of Cured Nails, a modern nail salon in East Nashville. Known for its beautiful, light-filled interior and expert nail technicians, Cured has quickly become one of Nashville’s favorite destinations for nail services. Cured recently expanded their services to offer waxing, facial treatments, and lash services, making it a true one-stop beauty destination in East Nashville.

Cara Jackson, business manager and consultant

Cara Jackson is a business manager and consultant who has helped some of Nashville’s most interesting new creative businesses get off the ground. She started her career as an attorney before founding her own business management firm in 2015. In her role as a business manager, she helps small businesses manage all aspects of their business, from cash flow management to marketing. Her clients include fashion designers, lifestyle brands, retailers, artists, interior designers, and influencers.  

Allison Holley, owner of Apple & Oak

Allison Holley is a former educator who founded Apple & Oak, a home accessories and gift store, in 2015. Apple & Oak is known for its wide selection of vintage Turkish rugs, which can be found both at Apple & Oak’s brick-and-mortar stores, as well as in its mobile rug boutique, a vintage blue truck dubbed “Loretta Lou.” In addition to her East Nashville flagship store, Allison opened Apple & Oak’s second location in Hillsboro Village in fall 2018.

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Jesse Harbison, founder of Mirror Mirror

Jesse Harbison is a beauty junkie, podcast host, and attorney. In 2017, she co-founded Mirror Mirror, a biweekly podcast about the beauty routines and philosophies of remarkable women from all walks of life. She is excited to re-launch the Mirror Mirror concept in late 2019.

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Lemon Laine

1900 Eastland Avenue

#102

Nashville, TN 37206

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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