2018 Young Entrepreneur Honorees

April 6, 2018

Mizzell Marketing’s Laura Mizzell 


Since 2017, Laura has worked an the founder and only employee of Mizzell Marketing & Designs, creating promotional items and marketing resources for businesses, schools and non-profits. Laura knows the importance of continuing her education in marketing, in order to offer her clients new and unique ideas for campaigns. She also does research in the fields of her clients to accommodate their needs and industry trends.

Model City Insurance’s Christa Morphis 

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For the last 13 years, Christa has worked in the insurance industry, and opening the doors to Model City Insurance, she provides home, auto, business and life insurance coverage through multiple carriers. Through her involvement in the community, Christa strives to get her face and business in front of people, introduce herself personally and share what she does. Christa also adapts to today’s technology, working with clients over phone, email, text or whatever means they need.

The Music Box’s Jean & Steven Ellison 


These entrepreneurs are a husband and wife team, working side by side to provide private music instruction and entertainment for community events. Focused on preparedness, and sustainability, Jean & Steven are very involved in the community, serving on the Board of Main Street Anniston and the Art’s Council, and Steven works as an elementary music teacher in area schools. These young entrepreneurs have worked for three years and now have a storefront on Noble Street in downtown historic Anniston.

Taste of Eden’s Karla Eden 

FB_IMG_1488822336436Since 2015, Karla’s hobby has evolved into a full-time growing business with a new storefront on Noble Street in Historic Downtown Anniston coming in 2018. Karla offers everything from traditional sheet cakes to custom sculpted pieces specific to party themes and clients. Karla strives to show individuality in her work, interaction and appearance, surpassing customer expectations with each next best creation. Karla has also continued to receive certifications and education.



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