Creve Coeur Workspace is excited to present our February Tenant of the Month, Rainie Howard with Rainie Howard Enterprises, LLC!
What is your profession and why did you choose it?
I am an author, an owner of an e-commerce company, and a professional speaker. I chose this profession because I had a desire to help people. I found that connecting online inspired others and impacted lives.
How long have you owned your own business?
I started Rainie Howard Enterprises in 2013, 7 years ago.
What inspired you to own your own business?
My mother is an entrepreneur, and she was a big role model for me growing up. I have
always been creative, and a leader. After working for other companies and growing in
leadership roles it helped me grow and gain more confidence to branch out on my own.
What might someone be surprised to know about you?
I am a visual artist and painter. I discovered this natural talent of mine at a young age and even obtained my bachelor's degree in art.
Do you have a hobby, play a sport, or have any special interests?
My hobbies include hiking, anything to do with nature, and traveling.
What job would you be terrible at?
A police officer
Who has impressed you most with what they've accomplished?
Oprah Winfrey. She has impressed me tremendously with everything she has accomplished.
Where is the most interesting place you have visited?
Jamaica. It is very beautiful, and it is interesting to see the diversity and culture they have.
Do you have any advice based on your area of expertise?
My advice would be for business owners to make sure they are present online. Being online in today's society is critical and it truly helps to be available to your audience.
If you could work anywhere in the world, where would you choose?
I would choose Hollywood California, because it is close to the filming industry.
How has working in a shared work space influenced your business?
It has influenced me to meet new and like minded business owners.
What is your favorite restaurant from the St. Louis area?
If I had to pick, it would be between Landry's Seafood and Brio.
What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives?
I believe everyone should dream big and take risks. Doing something that challenges you
can be exciting.
Who's your go to band or artist when you can't decide on something to listen to?
Beyonce is my go to!