Women of Homewood 2017



The Smocking Bird has been open for more than 30 years, but as of a few months ago, it welcomed a new owner to the shop: Cobbie Llewellyn. more

Jun 30, 2017 3:01 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Family and a passion for Homewood is what brought this dynamic realty team together. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:59 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Thirty-six years ago this September, Lynda Rothoff opened The Korduroy Krocodile in Homewood. She and a friend knew someone whose shop was closing, they happened upon a building to rent and dove in headfirst to owning a business. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:57 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Diane Litsey has been uniquely creative her entire life. What began in her childhood as making up plays and writing songs has morphed into a passion for managing creative arts. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:56 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Judith Carter worked throughout much of her life in the textile industry, but as the industry changed, many of her jobs were relocated or phased out. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:54 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Sew Sheri Designs, and eventually Dorm Suite Dorm, grew out of Sheri Corey’s desire to be a stay-at-home mom 24 years ago. “I began making pillows and bedding for people in my neighborhood.” more

Jun 30, 2017 2:52 PM Women of Homewood 2017

What sets a bank apart from its competitors isn’t the products it offers, but rather the service its employees provide. Chrissi Cook at First Commercial Bank/Synovus believes this is where her company comes out on top. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:49 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Liz Montgomery, who grew up in Brazil where her parents were missionaries, had worked at SouthTrust Bank for 20 years but didn’t want to relocate when the bank was bought out by Wachovia in 2004. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:43 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Chris Collins opened Homewood Antiques & Marketplace seven years ago and, as they say, the rest is history. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:40 PM Women of Homewood 2017

“I don’t always know what’s for dinner, but I always know what’s for dessert,” Amy Jason said. And at her store, Cookie Fix, cookies are always on the table. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:39 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Katie Wade Faught grew up in the dancewear business. Her parents, Buddy and Cindy Wade, opened Applause Dancewear in 1981. Faught spent most of her childhood there, where she sold her first leotard when she was only 8 years old. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:38 PM Women of Homewood 2017

As any bride knows, planning a wedding can be overwhelming. The team at Bella Bridesmaids can help alleviate stress in an important area: beautifully dressing the bridesmaids. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:36 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Ashley Copeland Berkery is in the business of making women look and feel beautiful, on their wedding day and everyday. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:35 PM Women of Homewood 2017

For Dr. Beth Malizia at Alabama Fertility Specialists, providing her patients with a sense of understanding can be the most important part of her job. The road to a baby can sometimes be difficult, Malizia said, but less so with the right support. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:34 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Andrea Snyder still remembers the “surreal” feeling of opening night at the first Urban Cookhouse, which she and her husband, David, opened in June 2010. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:32 PM Women of Homewood 2017

The city’s most famous icon, Vulcan, might be a man, but the backbone of Vulcan Park and Museum, where the affectionately named “Big Guy” is located, is three women. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:09 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Nikki Woods saw the benefits of physical therapy first hand, and the experience led her to a new career path and the eventual founding of the Pelvic Rehabilitation Center in Homewood. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:07 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Nicole Brannon joined the real estate business during the financial crisis in 2008. The housing bubble had popped, and real estate was moving at a snail’s pace. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:02 PM Women of Homewood 2017

At Skin Wellness Center of Alabama, the dermatologists try to be a “one-stop shop” for all their patients’ skincare needs. more

Jun 30, 2017 1:59 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Carrie Holley, co-owner of Escape Day Spa, said her spa is aptly named. more

Jun 30, 2017 1:50 PM Women of Homewood 2017


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