Name: Sierra Archie

Location: Charlotte, NC

Name of Business: The Glam Room Boutique

Type of Business: Cosmetic and Accessories boutique

Did you always want to be an entrepreneur and start your own company?

Yes, I always knew working for someone else was not for me! I knew bigger and better was in store!

What were you doing before?

I was a school bus driver.

When did you decide to make the switch?

I started to make the transition about 8 months ago!

What gave you the idea for your business?

Beauty has always been a passion of mine.

How would you describe your brand?

Fun, flirty beauty/fashion.

What was your biggest hurdle in starting your own business?

Building a loyal clientele.

Can you give us an overview of what a normal workday is like for you?

On a normal day I wake up and start order new products, customizing products and making cosmetics from scratch. Around afternoon, I take pictures of new products, update social media and package orders to be shipped off. In the evening I make local deliveries!

What is your 5-year goal for your business?

My goal is to turn my online boutique into an actual store!

What is one piece of advice for you have for other women who want to start their own business?

Be patient and be consistent. It may take time to get where you want to be, but when you continue to put in the hard work and dedication, nothing can stop you from being successful!