FACES of Flint & Genesee Business:  Meet Melissa WitheyApril 6, 2016

In the fall of 2011, Melissa Withey was working at a local salon when she learned she would soon be unemployed.

“One day we came in to find a note saying that the owner was closing the salon in two weeks,” said Withey, who had previously taken business classes at Mott Community College and the University of Michigan-Flint. “The closure was going to put 35 people out of work. Flint couldn’t take the hit.”

Withey’s quick thinking and business know-how – plus a nudge from her husband – made her do what might be unthinkable to many.

Click here to read more about Whitney and her business, Pure Bliss Salon & Spa.

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