Juanita Tackett became the first woman to franchise an LED Source nearly three years ago after deciding to go into business for herself. She opened an office in a business park on Monroe Road and employs two salespeople, with plans to add two more within the next year. Tackett is considered a second act entrepreneur, a person over the age of 50 who starts a business after working a traditional job or jobs for years.
Juanita Tackett became the first woman to franchise an LED Source nearly three years ago after deciding to go into business for herself. She opened an office in a business park on Monroe Road and employs two salespeople, with plans to add two more within the next year. Tackett is considered a second act entrepreneur, a person over the age of 50 who starts a business after working a traditional job or jobs for years. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Juanita Tackett became the first woman to franchise an LED Source nearly three years ago after deciding to go into business for herself. She opened an office in a business park on Monroe Road and employs two salespeople, with plans to add two more within the next year. Tackett is considered a second act entrepreneur, a person over the age of 50 who starts a business after working a traditional job or jobs for years. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

After turning 50, Charlotte woman becomes first-time entrepreneur

June 17, 2015 2:00 AM