Meet the Business Owners

Entrepreneurs are the heart of Built by Philly. Over 200 business owners from diverse industries and neighborhoods shared their experiences for this research, including those who are featured here. Find out more about their businesses below.

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Dana Maddox and Dominyque Davis

12th Glow

Raymond Alvarez and Esther Alvarez

A & I Security, LLC

Blane F. Stoddart

BFW Construction Project Managers

Dre's Water Ice and Ice Cream​

Andre Andrews

Dre's Water Ice and Ice Cream

Joshua Rivera and Luis Hincapie

Fortaleza Rehab and Fitness

George Lawrence

GL Agency

Rasheed "Rafik" Abdellah

Indie-Life Events & Media

Patricia Claybrook

Jidan Cleaning

Charlene Rawlinson

Lene's Daily Child Care, Inc.

Florangel Delacruz

Lisflor's Creations Unisex

Nicole Ayers

Madlab Entertainment

Purpose Wellness Consulting Group

Danielle Johnson

Purpose Wellness Consulting Group

Sergio Giraldo

Rehobot Real Estate & Cash Flow Property Management

Carlo Batts

Rittenhouse Appraisals

Melody Wright

SAY/DO Strategies

Emely Roman

The Foundry Collective

Leslie Smallwood-Lewis & Gregory Reaves

Mosaic Development Partners

Dr. Sagar N. Venkateswaran, Nalini Venkateswaran, & Rumya Venkateswaran

Peacock Laboratories, Inc.