At Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, we meet inspirational people every day. They have dreams and aspirations and they are making them come true. It takes vision, determination, and time to see the fruition of dreams, but with perseverance we believe anything is possible and so do many of our clients.

We invite our clients to share their stories with us. We believe in the sharing we can all benefit.


Brian Hazelgren of GOVETS Foundation

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I have been a serial entrepreneur for 25 years, and have built several companies. It has been very rewarding and an incredible education. I have also written 10 books on entrepreneurship, leadership and business planning. For six years I was fortunate to work in the cause marketing and charitable giving space to raise over $1 billion for children’s hospitals.

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Demetrios Vlahos of V&P Nursery

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I am Demetrios Vlachos. I came to the United States in the 1950’s to go to school at ASU where I studied horticulture.  While I went to school one of my jobs was as an assistant horticulturist at the Botanical Gardens. I did a lot of the planting and rockwork along the pathways. A lot of my work is still there.

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Origami Owl – An American Success Story

Origami Owl logoAt Origami Owl our mission is to be a force for good. To love, motivate and inspire women of all ages to reach their dreams and empower them to make a difference in the lives of others.

I am Chrissy Weems and I am the co-founder of Origami Owl, custom jeweler. My daughter and I started the business when she was 14 years old. She wanted to earn enough money to purchase a car for herself when she was 16 only after she was told we weren’t going to buy her one.

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