Artist draws on microloan, training

Johnston, Lori
April 2008
Inside Tucson Business;4/21/2008 From Beginners to Bigshot, Vol. 17, p16
The article reports on the success of Joey Johnson, founder of Graphic Mechanic Design Studio. Johnson starts her business in October 2006 through a $15,000 loan from Small Business Administration and the education from the Women's Economic Development Agency Inc. She states the loan allows her to upgrade from a small printer to a professional-quality laser printer and buy a desktop computer and laptop, which has doubled its revenue to about $100,000 in 2008.


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