Carlyn Bushman is a Founder/Partner of the fāv inc. She has been part of a great movement in keeping your handbags not just up to date and stylish, but also more customized and functional. Learn more about Carlyn Bushman…
Hometown: Plymouth, Wisconsin
Favorite AZ Restaurant: Casa Mia – it is our favorite neighborhood Italian restaurant. We are treated like family and have had multiple family celebrations at Casa Mia. So many great memories!
Person who has impacted your life the most: My mom – she was the first female realtor of the year in the State of Wisconsin. She demonstrated an incredible ability to love her family and still have her career. My sisters – their strength, love, and creativity empowers me every day. My father – his deep loyalty to his family.
Your biggest accomplishment in your eyes: Raising my son, Joey, as a single mom.
The biggest obstacle you have overcome: I left my small town when I was 17 years old to go to Arizona State University (3,000 miles away from home) on crutches. I didn’t know anyone and had to figure out how to navigate my way.
Someone who inspires you: My husband, Randy. His love, leadership, and patience have created our amazing blended family. I aspire to be more like him. He brings out the best in others.
Favorite quote: Be the change you want to see in the world. Have Courage. Be Kind.
Advice to someone pursuing a career path in what you do: Entrepreneurship is not easy. Be ready for long days and lots of learning. Don’t let this stop you – regardless of your age. Consider it a true blessing to be able to go for it! Always document your milestones – you will be amazed at your progress!
What do you think makes someone fabulous: Someone fabulous sees the greater good in others they cannot see for themselves.
Learn more about Carlyn Bushman and her handbag straps and accessories at thefavinc.com.