Lauren & Emily: BRANDED Collective

By | November 18th, 2017|

Lauren (0100) & Emily (0025) are the co-founders of The BRANDED Collective.  Lauren and Emily started their company in 2012 to help survivors of trafficking in Nashville, TN. They provide job training and employment for survivors through the creation of beautiful jewelry.  Their hope is that each of our employees will be inspired to rediscover the [...]

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Leanna Leithauser-Lesley: Art Reflecting History

By | May 24th, 2017|

Fiber Artist Leanna Leithauser-Lesley is an avid needlepointer compelled by the power of jazz music, the drama of photography and the intention to raise the awareness of needlepoint to an art form. Leithauser-Lesley is preoccupied with the idea of weaving together the quiet, methodical ways of needlepointing with the often unrestrained methods of jazz while [...]

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Delta Rae: Where Story Meets Music

By | May 11th, 2017|

Six-piece band Delta Rae hails from Durham, NC. Liz Hopkins and Brittany Holljes front the robust group with sultry harmonies rounded out by Holljes’ brothers Eric (vocals, piano) and Ian (vocals, guitar) as well as Mike McKee (drums) and Grant Emerson (bass). The band chose their moniker from a mythical story the Holljes siblings’ mother [...]

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A True North Story® First: “Czar of Noir” Eddie Muller & Renee Patrick Revisited

By | March 2nd, 2017|

In light of an amazing slate of SIFF Noir City Seattle 2017 "heist" films, along with two amazing NEW releases to announce, Eddie Muller (The Czar of Noir) & Renee Patrick (aka author's Rosemarie & Vince Keenan) are back in studio with True North Story® to discuss all things cinema and beyond... Eddie Muller Film [...]

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Tindell Baldwin: Prodigal Daughter

By | February 10th, 2017|

I was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia with three brothers, two loving parents, and a golden retriever; all we were missing for the full American dream was a white picket fence. I shared a bathroom with all three brothers up until I was seventeen, which I think says more about me than anything else [...]

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Benjamin Brown: Finding Who I Am

By | January 26th, 2017|

This week's True North Story® podcast episode, is a bit different in that we were contacted directed by Benjamin Brown and asked if he could share his extremely timely and noteworthy story. We agreed. Benjamin Brown's story begins with an adoption at the age of three by an amazingly family who loved and cared and [...]

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Mitch McVicker: We Are Being Made

By | December 15th, 2016|

Mitch McVicker is an amazing singer and songwriter, his music career has consisted of 1,500 concerts and over 10 albums. And his latest project, McVicker looks towards the mysterious grey love of God. He says, “I hope the songs remind us that God’s all-encompassing love connects with us in all situations and through every circumstance." [...]

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Bruce Deel (Ci✞y of Refuge): Man On The Mission

By | October 26th, 2016|

As the founder and CEO of City of Refuge, Bruce Deel is bold, relentless and unyielding in the fight against poverty and the consequences it has on the city of Atlanta and beyond. Bruce's supreme commitment and passion can be heard in his very own words; "rebuilding broken lives, restoring lost dreams, reigniting flames of [...]

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Molly Fletcher: Female Jerry Maguire

By | September 28th, 2016|

Molly Fletcher is a trailblazer in every sense of the word. She is a rare talent of business wisdom, relationship brilliance and unwavering optimism. As a CEO, she shares her unconventional and unique techniques that made her one of the first female sports agents in the high stakes, big ego world of professional sports and [...]

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Dr. Jason Carthen: A Path To Truth

By | August 24th, 2016|

“On paper, I was a statistic,” says Dr. Jason Carthen of his early life. Born in Decatur, Alabama to a single mother, Jason grew up in poverty with his siblings both in Alabama and after his mother moved the family to Ohio in search of better opportunities. When a high school football coach eventually noticed [...]

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