Virginia Military Spouse Selected to Participate at the Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Award Ceremony

Military spouse online boutique owner selected to participate in a special delegation of service member entrepreneurs at the inc. 500|5000 conference & awards ceremony.
Aug. 30, 2012 - PRLog -- TuTee Swank™, a military spouse-owned online specialty boutique for girls, is proud to announce its selection as one of five military entrepreneur delegate alumni’s to participate in a special delegation of service member entrepreneurs at the Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony October 3-5, 2012 in Phoenix, AZ.

This event is the must-attend event for the nation’s leading entrepreneurs that include three days of unparalleled networking and learning from the leaders of the nation’s fastest-growing companies.

“I am honored to have been selected as a special alumni delegate for the Inc./Joining Forces Military Entrepreneurs Mentoring Program,” said Lakesha Cole, CEO of TuTee Swank™. “My experience at the last GROWCO Conference was like walking into a library as a kid for the very first time. To hear former President Bill Clinton speak about the state of small businesses and be given the opportunity to network and learn from some of the nation’s most powerful and successful business minds was the richest learning experience ever.”

The Inc. Military Entrepreneurs Program will be held in conjunction with the Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony. The Inc. Military Entrepreneurs Program helps veterans, service members, and their families start, run, and grow their own businesses through mentoring, education, networking, resources, and information provided through Inc.’s special events, business conferences, and


TuTee Swank™ is a premier online specialty boutique aimed at encouraging girls to enjoy just being a girl. Products include tutus, boutique apparel, accessories, and gifts for girls. Its collections are inspired by their character “Gal Pals” Aja™, Bailey™, Callie™, Diem™, and Effie™, five best friends and military brats who meet at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Follow them as they share their stories, lessons, friendships and fashion tips while they travel the world from one military base to the next.

Lakesha is also the owner of The House of Swank™, an online fashion, image and styling boutique for women; and Moxie 20/20, a public relations and design boutique for mompreneurs. Lakesha is from Portsmouth, VA and is a proud mom of one and a Marine spouse. Her family is currently preparing for their fifth military move to Okinawa, Japan.

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