Category: Go Girl

Go Girl – Leslie Gibson

By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: John Harpring Leslie, affectionately known as “Elle,” is a Field Services Consultant for Jan-Pro Augusta-Aiken. She has two daughters, Kelsey, 19 and Amelia, 13. Kelsey  volunteers at Camp Cocoon, a camp for children who have recently lost a parent, and Amelia is a professional actress and singer so the family travels a lot for auditions, performances, and filming. The family has two dogs, Cosette, an 11 year old Malit-Poo, and Bijou, a 10 year old toy poodle. Leslie enjoys immersive travel, kayaking, live music, sporting events, the theatre and festivals. One word to describe...

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Go Girl – Tiffany Hunt

By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: John Harpring   Tiffany Hunt, 29, of Grovetown, is a stay at home mom and entrepreneur. She and her husband, Leighton, have one son Tucker who is six months old and two dogs, Kira who is a Pit Bull and Baxley who is an Australian Shepherd-Boxer. Tiffany says she would describe herself in one word as: Creative. She is the former owner of Tibby’s Bakery and has plans to continue her career in culinary arts. If she could have any job, she would choose to be a personal chef. It depends on who you...

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Go Girl – Lena Taylor

By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: John Harpring   Lena Taylor RECENTLY CELEBRATED THE BIG 3-0 and is enjoying a career as a realtor and entrepreneur in Augusta. She and her husband, Dr. Craig Taylor, have a two year-old son named Luke and an eight month old son named Zachary. The family has a Bull Mastiff named Deacon. If describing herself in one word, Lena would  call herself “driven” and if she could have any job in the world, she would choose to host an HGTV television show about renovating homes or investing in real estate. What did you want...

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Go Girl – Tara Najim

By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: John Harpring   TARA NAJIM, 32, is an Arabic tutor, writer and gardener. She and her husband, Amjad, an anesthesia resident at Augusta University Health, have two children, Laith, 3 and Maitham, 1 as well as a six pound Papillon named Neva. Tara loves gardening and used to think she had a black thumb until she discovered that she could compost her family’s food scraps and put them in the soil. Now her plants are happy and thriving. Tara set a goal this year (as a family of four) to only produce four kitchen...

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Go Girl – Karen L Gordon

By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: John Harpring   Karen Gordon, 47 is married to retired Army Officer Clarence Thomas and has four children, Ryanne, 26, Christopher, 26, Malcom, 25 and Daniel (Scooter), 8. Gordon is a professional musician and a member of Leadership Augusta (class of 2015 ambassador), Jessye Norman School of Arts, Greater Augusta Arts Council and the Downtown Advisory Panel. Gordon founded Garden City Jazz Series in 2003 and under her leadership, the program has launced several new projects, including art exhibits, print division, jazz camp and a community festival. One word you would use to describe...

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