Julie Swatek, 2007 alumnus, is Founder and President of Scrap your Memories Inc, home of http://www.ScrapYourTrip.com, the world’s largest supplier of travel and theme-specific scrapbook supplies. She founded the company in 2002 out of the spare bedroom in her house. Under her guidance, the company has grown to almost $3 million in revenue in 2009 and employs almost 30 associates. Julie also leads the Orlando Chapter of StomperNet Local, an internet-marketing mastermind group with 110 members. She is also a member of NAWBO, the National Association of Women Business Owners.
“Life-fulfilling work is never about the money — when you feel true passion for something, you instinctively find ways to nurture it.” – Eileen Fisher, fashion designer