Impact Women Owned

Small Business. Big Impact. 

We are proud of our clients who add vibrancy to our communities while creating a pathway to prosperity for themselves, their families and their employees. 


At LiftFund 86% of our clients are entrepreneurs of color, 40% are women and 26% are startups contributing to the local economy and making a difference in their communities. 


Read about our clients’ entrepreneurial journey and get inspired by their passion, commitment and resiliency. 


Taylor Tucker, Saliymah Dacosta

Touch-N-Skin Health and Wellness Spa

Taylor Tucker was inspired to start her own business since she was a little girl. She says, “Both of my parents are entrepreneurs, so at a very early age I knew and understood that I was meant to make myself rich and not other people rich.”

Always determined and hardworking, she began her career working as an independent esthetician while also balancing work in the mortgage field. It was at this time that she met Saliym…

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La Juana Chambers Lawson

Tacit Growth Strategies

Before she became La Juana the “PMO CEO” Chambers Lawson, La Juana began her career by interning on Capital Hill, grant writing for several non-profits and even teaching AP Biology.

It was her position at a local school district as the District Grant Administrator that brought her closer to her path of entrepreneurship. La Juana was used to managing grants for the district as part of a larger team, but after new leaders…

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Acquria Denise King, Jo Jo (Young CEO)

Jo Jo’s Closet

 After years of seeing her parents own and operate their small businesses, Jordan, at the aspiring young age of six, had the drive to become a successful entrepreneur herself. Not long ago, Jordan approached her mother, Acquria Denise King, with an idea to sell clothes and toys. Unquestionably, King embraced the dream and together, in February 2022, they created Jo Jo’s Closet. 

A disabled veteran, Acquria drea…

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Kemah N. Duopo

Harmon Polish

Kemah began her journey when she moved from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Los Angeles, California. She felt she could not reach her full potential in her hometown and aimed to gain more opportunities. Instead, the big change led to new challenges and in 2018, she got laid off. However, that would soon turn into a blessing.

Even though Kemah was struggling, she still had the opportunity to get her nails done, which had been …

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Susan Lynn Prather

The WAE Clinic, PLLC

After struggling with an illness that doctors and specialists couldn’t understand, Susan Lynn Prather decided to take a more holistic approach to her health — changing her diet, lifestyle and adding new wellness treatments — and began to see real, positive results.  

As a Nurse Practitioner in a small rural community, Susan was frustrated by both the limitations of conventional medicine and the lack of area hol…

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