It's Black History Month! It's Only Right We Shout Out Our Favorite Black-Owned Businesses.
Updated: Apr 30
Since Hibiscus started in 2008, we have built incredible relationships with our clients. People find us through their own online research, or they are referred to us from another client. In honor of February being Black History Month, we would love to introduce you to some of our favorite Black-owned Businesses that we are lucky to also call our clients!
River Vista Dentistry
Dr. Marshall found his passion for dentistry at a young age. His dream of becoming a dentist turned into a thriving practice when he opened River Vista Dentistry in the Steele Creek area of Charlotte.
"His dream of becoming a dentist has transformed into a passion for caring for people and providing quality dental care for the Steele Creek community and surrounding neighborhoods. He continues to train and study with some of the best dentists in the nation while maintaining several professional affiliations."
Our very own Anna Smith trusts Dr. Marshall over anyone else with her teeth. After working on marketing for his Smile Club program, we decided the offer was too good to pass up! Definitely check him out if you are looking for an affordable and very skilled dentist in the Charlotte area!
Hibiscus Services: Rebrand, Business Cards, Social Media Design and Management
Pediatric Dentistry | Glen Allen, VA
"Dr. Darchelle Braxton is a board certified pediatric dentist who strives to create positive and life long relationships with her patients and their parents. Her passion lies in improving oral health for all children. She is dedicated to her patients and provides excellent care. Her warm personality makes her the right choice to treat your child."
Dr. Braxton makes going to the dentist fun! Her child-friendly office and staff strive to make every child feel comfortable and confident in the dentist chair. Her practice is committed to providing children and parents with the highest quality care. Dr. Braxton has built a caring and calming environment with the specialized equipment necessary to address even the most demanding pediatric dentistry needs.
Black dentists only represent 2% of all American dentists - and Dr. Braxton is the first black dentist to open a pediatric dental office in Glen Allen. There are only two pediatric dental offices owned by black women in the Richmond area, and we are proud to work with one of them!
Hibiscus Services: Social Media Design and Management
Bridge to Integrated Living
Psychiatry | Concord, NC
Dr. Nathan Carter specializes in addiction diagnoses occurring alongside other mental illnesses. He believes an integrated approach is helpful in treating dual diagnoses - considering the patient as a whole.
“At Bridge to Integrated Living, a comprehensive approach is applied to each patient, as every patient has an individual set of biological and psychosocial factors.”
He has Board certifications in General Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine, and started Bridge to Integrated Living to help treat patients having difficulty with a combination of mental disorders. Did we mention he is the sweetest?
Hibiscus Services: Branding, Website, Social Media Design and Management
Alisha Monique PR
Don’t let her chic style and purple-themed brand fool you - Alisha is not your typical PR specialist! She has over 15 years of communications experience, and her PR company helps other businesses with professional writing services, media relations and crisis management. She has served as a spokesperson for Fortune 500 companies, educational institutions and small businesses. Alisha is hard-working and gets it done with style every time. She is, dare we say it... a bad-ass.
Hibiscus Services: Branding, Website, Social Media Design and Management, Slide deck / Powerpoint development design and support
Francis Development, LLC
Home Builders | Washington, D.C.
Antonio and Alysa both have impressive backgrounds and have grown their entrepreneurial venture into an award-winning home building business. They are a family-owned, husband and wife team. Their projects feature energy efficient homes with a focus on open floor plans, contemporary upgrades and refreshing natural stone installations in highly sought after, accessible neighborhoods throughout the Washington, DC Metropolitan area.
Hibiscus Services: Rebrand, Website, Signage
Check out Francis Development's website!
Serenity Courage and Wisdom, Inc.
Nonprofit Owner, Author, Speaker | Charlotte, NC
Keesha is nothing short of a warrior. She speaks with eloquence about her struggles and inspires others to use their voices to heal through telling their own stories.
She started Serenity Courage and Wisdom, Inc. to provide information, advocacy, and awareness about HPV and cervical cancer. Driven to support survivors and bring awareness to gynecological cancers, SC+W strives to build productive relationships with members in the communities it serves, while making a positive impact through all of its initiatives. SC+W believes in taking action with urgency in order to raise public awareness about one of the most pressing issues facing today’s society - cancer.
Along with being a survivor and nonprofit owner, Keesha is also an author! Her book Love After Cancer is about her journey through cancer and how it has transformed her life.
Hibiscus Services: Branding, Website, Design for ongoing projects, Event branding (banners, table skirts, flyers, etc.), Book Cover Design, Powerpoint template design
Check out Keesha's website and book a workshop with her!
Coach, Advisor, Activist | Washington, D.C.
"Moving beyond the limitations of an either/or mindset, letting go of the need to fit in, and unlearning patterns that held me captive to the belief that I will never be enough, have enough, or know enough is how I evolved into being a conscious leader and global citizen devoted to successfully living every day with intention and purpose."
Natalie offers coaching and workshops that help clients develop conscious leadership skills. Her services leave clients believing they can create a life that cultivates empathy and courage, knowing how to make peace with the unknown, and pursuing an intentional and conscious change in leadership.
Natalie's skills in various areas and multilingual capabilities make her an incredible resource to those looking for speaking events, workshops, or individual coaching designed to grow them as a leader.
Hibiscus Services: Branding, Website
Are you ready to wake up and get your mind right? Check out Natalie's website for information on how to start a new chapter of self-improvement.
Hazel O. Salon
Hair Salon | Alexandria, VA
Founders Marcia Rhodes-Tyler and Nikita Rhodes Montgomery started this upscale salon in tribute to their grandmother, Hazel Odessa Rhodes. They offer specialized services such as hair, waxing and makeup in a beautifully decorated environment filled with greenery.
"The two refer to Hazel O. as the “quintessential urban beauty oasis,” where clients can escape the intensity of the city in a tropical, soothing environment. Guests can enjoy the calming vibe of the salon while getting their hair, lashes, and brows done. The space includes a curated selection of stationery, candles, and the like made by local makers and small business owners from across the country. Hazel O. Salon also features a designated area with a platform ideal for industry classes and events."
Hibiscus Services: Website
Check out their website and consider yourself lucky if you're in the Alexandria area!
Southpark Pediatric Dentistry Charlotte, NC If you live in the Charlotte area, you have probably seen the billboards for Southpark and Belmont Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Cook came to us when they only had 2 locations - now they have expanded to 6 locations. They employ dentists from all walks of life and have cultivated an eclectic staff.
"At SouthPark Pediatric Dentistry, we make it our personal mission to provide your children with top dental care through education and high quality treatment."
Looking for a children's dentist in the Charlotte and surrounding areas? Look no further.
Hibiscus services: Branding, Graphic Design, Marketing & Event Collateral (pens, referral pads, t-shirt designs, business cards, referral cards, banners & table skirts)
Yoga, Health and Wellness, Advocate | Charlotte, NC
In addition to working full time in the financial services industry, Robin is also a yoga instructor. Her training includes Chair Yoga, Restorative Yoga for Resilience: Healing Race Based Trauma for People of Color and Yoga for 12 Step Recovery.
"I took yoga teacher training with Robin and spent 200 hours with her studying, learning, and laughing. They were probably some of the best hours I've had. No wonder she specializes in laughing yoga!" - Anna
Hibiscus services: Branding, Website, Flyers, Marketing
Check out her website here!
KellyG and PT
PK Entertainment Ventures
Talent | Los Angeles, CA
As an ex NFL cheerleader, Kelly G knows a lot of people. She and her husband, better known as PT, are launching a business aimed at helping people in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles get found and promoted. They are already working with a number of brands as influencers, and their long awaited brand launch has to be perfect! We can't wait to continue working alongside them as they plan this big reveal and we can't wait to see what kind of influencers they will become.
Hibiscus services: Branding, Apparel, Website - coming soon
Are you ready to brand your business? Let us know! And you will join our noteworthy Hibiscus clientele in Charlotte, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Napa Valley and beyond. Complete this New Client Intake Form to get the branding process started: https://www.hibiscusgraphix.com/new-client-form