ONE STOP Taxes held its “OST LIVE” engagement on Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel.
Hosted by Serving a plethora of opportunities for high-level networking and unique experiences for entrepreneurs the event included a “Breakfast with Bosses,” hosted by award-winning journalist Francesca Amiker and money expert Ash “Cash” Exantus, and the “OST LIVE After Party.”
“What I see surrounding me today are a room full of dreamers. People who wanted to go out and build something for themselves,” said Cherina Rowand, COO of ONE STOP Taxes.
Rowand and her husband Mowbray are the co-founders of ONE STOP Taxes which had become, the fastest growing network of virtual tax franchises in the U.S.
She continued, “You all have done that in your own way within your own businesses and that is to be applauded. That is the purpose of this breakfast–to celebrate all of the things you have accomplished and what you will continue to accomplish within your community. We live in an environment that is ever-changing, and it is our duty to go out and create the world that we want to see. It is a pleasure to be in a room of visionaries and to have the opportunity to network with you.”
The Rowands have worked to provide top tier support to more than 750 active franchisees across the U.S.
During, Labor Day weekend, guests came out to learn more about franchise opportunities with ONE STOP Taxes.
For “Breakfast with Bosses,” Guests experienced an upwardly mobile conversation about connection, leadership and collaboration while enjoying an exclusive breakfast including, assorted fruits, traditional breakfast items, & mimosas.
Additionally, attendees discussed business practices in Atlanta and how Black business owners could further connect into the wealth of opportunity that the city provides.
Through “OST LIVE,” potential franchises were able to learn more about the ONE STOP Taxes business model and what it takes to start their own franchise from the ground up.
The Rowands were gracious enough to participate in candid conversations about their business, and allowed several other leaders within the company to provide additional information.
“We want to use ONE STOP Taxes as a way to help regular people. Let’s face it–the playing field is often uneven,” Mowbray said.
“Most people don’t have thousands of dollars or an inheritance to start their own business. We want to bridge that gap with our business model by completely removing the upfront costs so that everyone will have access to start. We want to help others use ONE STOP Taxes as a vehicle to fund their dreams.”
ONE STOP Taxes ended the experience with the “OST LIVE After Party” with a live remote from Streetz 94.5 hosted by the Grammy-nominated artist, star of Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta, and host of Streetz 94.5 FM’s “Streetz Morning Takeover”, Yung Joc.