Meet Local Business Owners
Small business owners are the backbone of our communities. They are the folks driving our towns forward. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced these business owners to adapt to a new normal. We asked small business owners in Montgomery County, PA to tell us how their business has been affected by the coronavirus and how they are finding new ways to grow and provide for their communities.
Missy Peart | Macoby Run Golf Course, Green Lane
Missy Peart is one of the co-owners of Macoby Run Golf Course in Green Lane. Hear how this family-run public golf course is attracting new people to the game. Watch here.
Adrian Moody | Moody Jones Art Gallery, Glenside
Owner of Moody Jones Art Gallery, Adrian Moody, tells us what makes his gallery unique to the area. Watch here.
Melissa Smith | Willow Creek Farm Preserve, Collegeville
Melissa Smith is the owner of Willow Creek Farm Preserve. Learn more about this organic,135-acre farm in Collegeville. Watch here.
Bud Hansen | Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center, Blue Bell
Owner of Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center, Bud Hansen, talks about the unique guest experience at the property. Watch here.
Joe McFetridge | Joe Mac Creative, Ardmore
Joe McFetridge is the owner of Joe Mac Creative. Learn more about his photography business and what makes him stand out from other businesses. Watch here.
Ed Buchinski | The Grand Theater, East Greenville
Owner of The Grand Theater, Ed Buchinski, talks about the history of the theater and family-friendly atmosphere of his business. Watch here.
Brooke Goodspeed | Get Cafe, Narberth
Brooke Goodspeed is the owner of Get Cafe in Narberth. Hear how her coffee shop is supporting individuals with all abilities with employment. Watch here.
Scott Rudich | Round Guys Brewing Company, Lansdale
Owner of Round Guys Brewing Company, Scott Rudich, talks about the brewery's community involvement. Watch here.
Kathleen Lochel | Lochel's Bakery, Hatboro
Kathleen Lochel, owner of Lochel's Bakery in Hatboro, tells us why her bakery is more than just a bakery to her community. Watch here.
Vince Flocco | Flocco's Shoes, Clothes & Formalwear, Conshohocken
Vince Flocco tells us how his family business has been serving the Conshohocken community for four generations. Watch here.
Nancy Scarlato | Ardmore Initiative, Ardmore
Nancy Scarlato is the Executive Director of the Ardmore Initiative. Learn more about how her organization is helping local businesses, retailers and restaurants. Watch here.
Scott Kim | Kooma, King of Prussia
Scott Kim is the owner of Kooma in King of Prussia. Learn more about his restaurant and why his community motivates him to keep going. Watch here.
Chad Rosenthal | The Lucky Well, Ambler
Chad Rosenthal is the owner and chef at the Lucky Well in Ambler. Hear how his restaurant adapted to outdoor dining and delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch here.
Lisa Dull & Regina Ewer | Regina Marie Designs, Skippack
Lisa Dull and Regina Ewer of Regina Marie Designs in Skippack tell us how their business is helping the local art community during COVID-19. Watch here.
Shaykh Anwar Muhammad | The Black Reserve Bookstore, Lansdale
Shaykh Anwar Muhammad, owner of The Black Reserve Bookstore in Lansdale, talks about how the coronavirus helped the local community get reacquainted with books and his store. Watch here.
Annamarie Chestnut | Annamarie's, Royersford
Annamarie Chestnut, owner of Annamarie's in Royersford, talks about adapting her restaurant to serve customers during COVID-19 and how she is bringing people back together with food. Watch here.
Frank Laguda | Tony Laguda Formal Wear, Ambler
Frank Laguda of Ambler's Tony Laguda Formal Wear tells us how COVID-19 affected his family business, including losing business during prom season and learning to make masks. Watch here.
Lowell Steinberg | Floral & Hardy, Skippack
Owner of Floral & Hardy, Lowell Steinberg, tells us how his garden and event center is bringing joy to his community during the pandemic. Watch here.
Harry Boardman | Exhibit B Gallery, Souderton
Harry Boardman, owner of Exhibit B Gallery in Souderton, talks about adapting his business during COVID-19, as well as what his community means to him. Watch here.
Mary Lou Readinger | Timshel Coffee, Norristown
Mary Lou Readinger, owner of Timshel Coffee, talks about owning the shop with her daughter and her passion for supporting the Norristown community. Watch here.
Dena Reeves | Deliah and Dean, Pottstown
Dena Reeves, owner of Deliah and Dean, talks about being an essential business during COVID-19 and how she is helping her people in her community live healthier lifestyles. Watch here.
Rich Allman | Joseph Ambler Inn, North Wales
Owner of the Joseph Ambler Inn, Rich Allman, tells us how he got his staff back to work after COVID-19 and how the Joseph Ambler Inn continues to be an important place in his customers' lives. Watch here.