b'10Accion Annual Report 2018 Accion Entrepreneurs 11 BEST FACE FORWARD (BFF) AESTHETICS FERNLEY, NEVADAPriscilla Tarr is an example of the way support from Accionin the community. Accion was able to give me the funding and I didnt can help hardworking entrepreneurs launch successfulhave to take out more than I needed, and that was so important to me businesses. The owner of Best Face Forward (BFF) Aestheticssays Priscilla.in Fernley, Nevada, Priscilla excelled in several different careers before turning her focus to cosmetology. In addition to working as a substituteFueled with a loan from Accion, Priscilla was able to renovate the teacher, she served as a bridge crew member in the U.S. Army, receivedbuilding, purchase a product line, and in May of 2018, Priscilla opened BFF her bachelors degree in criminal justice from Penn State, pursued aAesthetics. She says, I was really nervous about doing this on my own but career as a police officer and worked as a registered dental assistant.I just had to do it and I wouldnt have been able to do it without Accion. After surviving a terrible automobile accident, Priscilla realized, TheBFF Aesthetics offers facials, permanent makeup, waxing, brow tinting accident was a wakeup call that I needed to do something different,and lash extensionsservices that are filling a gap in Fernley, Nevada. I think the younger generation is rebuildingsomething to make me happier. Priscilla decided it was time to pursue what its like to be a business owner; you canher dream of opening her own skin care and beauty business. Today, Priscilla maintains a full-time job while running her spa three PRISCILLA TARRdays a week and raising her nine-year-old daughter. In the next year, be a working mom and have multiple careersBEST FACE FORWARD (BFF) AESTHETICS|FERNLEY, NEVADA Dedicated to her dream, Priscilla earned her aestheticians licensePriscilla plans to expand her services and hire several employees, along while maintaining a business. in 2018, but she faced one major challenge to opening her business:with joining the U.S. Army Reserve. Further down the road, Priscilla hopes funding. Troubled that some creditors wanted her to take on more debtto complete her masters degree and run her spa full time. She says, I than she wanted to, Priscilla turned to Accion because of its reputationthink the younger generation is rebuilding what its like to be a business owner; you can be a working mom and have multiple careers while maintaining a business.'