In her own woEmily Baranyrds, Emily became an entrepreneur because “I couldn’t continue to let my ability to earn be determined by somebody else’s ability to pay.” She started Visionality in 2011 to help other business owners and nonprofits realize their vision and achieve their dreams.  After completing WEV’s business training course in 2012, she joined Thrive. She has expanded her team to several employees and her clients include the Ventura Botanical Gardens, the Ventura County Economic Development Association, and the California STEM Summit. She has served on WEV’s Board of Directors and regularly volunteers as a guest speaker and consultant in our programs.