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.
“We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes — understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post