We had the good fortune of connecting with Erin Lacey and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Erin, what do you attribute your success to?
I feel the main factors behind the success of WhatKnotz ATL has been my ability to consistently provide quality service to my clients. My clients have come to expect a certain quality of work which I provide and because of this quality of work they return for repeat services.

I provide a professional atmosphere but pride myself at putting my clients at ease. I treat my clients the way I would want to be treated. I also put in a lot of time in marketing WhatKnotz.

Please tell us more about your work. We’d love to hear what sets you apart from others, what you are most proud of or excited about. How did you get to where you are today professionally. Was it easy? If not, how did you overcome the challenges? What are the lessons you’ve learned along the way. What do you want the world to know about you or your brand and story?
My biggest challenge definitely was not being from Atlanta and not being familiar with many people here. I had to work 3x’s harder & consistently to market and to develop a clientele.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Definitely would take her to The Beverly or 10th & Piedmont. My bestie & I love seafood so I would have to take her to Wats Cracking too. By night, we’d check out Boogalou, Fin & Feathers, or Sivas.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Shoutout to my family & closest friends who were and still are very supportive of my decision to start my own business. Also, I’d like to shoutout my home state, MISSISSIPPI. #MSMade

Website: whatknotzatl.as.me

Instagram: @WhatKnotzATL

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/whatknotzatl

Image Credits
Jimel Primm

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