Paths to Entrepreneurship with Alexa and Jackie


On today’s episode, I had the absolute delight of sitting down with Alexa, co-founder of CRE-615 and Jackie, owner of Belajack boutique. They talk about the costs of starting a business in 2020, the inspiration behind it and how they inspire many across Nashville and beyond. 

Alexa is a property management professional and co-founded CRE-615 to make networking in Nashville more personal and affordable to it’s members. She was also featured in the Tennessean, on May 4, 2019, as a winner of “Cheapest of the Cheap” for her stellar personal budgeting skills. Contact for more info. 

From Website ( CRE615 is Nashville’s next generation of commercial real estate professionals. Our participants have a diverse industry mix from brokerage to finance, asset management, commercial insurance, real estate law, development, property management and more. If you’re looking to build relationships, find job and investment opportunities or build credibility this is the group for you.

Jackie is a sister, aunt, and pet-mom with an extensive background in accounting and finance. She is a wine-o, a true foodie, loves a good book and enjoys traveling, working-out and theme-parties whenever the world is not in a global pandemic. 

Belejack Boutique is a Nashville-based online clothing company, that is created to bring ease and comfort to online shopping. Each article of clothing is picked out for the purpose of quality, comfort, versatility and giving you options of what to wear from the office, to happy hour, and brunch. She even has pieces in where I can add to my yoga outfit and wear to brunch after yoga. The name BelaJack, was inspired by Jackie’s fur-children, Jack (Dog) and Bela (Cat, also queen of all Belejack operations). Shop and use code Caty15 for 15% off. 

At the end of this episode, we also give a shout out to other small-businesses, Demeter’s Common ( in Lebanon, TN, and Andi Aesthetics ( as well as Mercantile One the Square in Gallatin TN ( 

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Published by EllaCoNomic

Enneagram 3w4, Recovering Shopaholic, Fighting Perfectionism, Adventurous Soul, Foodie, ENFP, Dancer, Self-Love Advocate, Spiritual and Host of For Better Self and Net Worth Podcast.

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