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Montreat College alumni are leaning into their calling and career daily. Their dedication did not stop after graduation, and we are proud to recognize it! We invite you to use the Created in the Cove network to find an alumni-owned business near you.

Name of BusinessPhysical AddressIndustryWebsiteDescriptionContact
Black Mountain Tshirts125 Cherry Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711Other Professional Services and direct-to-garment printing of t-shirts, face masks, and other apparel.Tom & Kim McMurtry '92
Carolina Eastern Whse1150 Shop Rd., Columbia, SC 29201Other Professional Services of the largest fertilizer and agricultural chemical manufacturer/distributors in the country.
Michael McGill '86
Carolina Mountain Soap CompanyPersonal Care soaps with natural oils and butters, skin safe fragrances, and colorants.Melissa DeVore '21
Coffee and Clay HandmadesRetail polymer clay earrings, donating 10% of proceeds to Asheville, NC's LOT Ministries each month.Natalie Nieman Martin '12
Coffee Made BetterAdvertising and Marketing bad coffee through blog posts about quality coffee brewing, a book of coffee recipes, and online coffee shopping recommendations.Daniel Lancaster '18 and Brien Lancaster '18
Edney B. Cheshire, CPA5410 Chatfield Square, Greensboro, NC 27410Legal and FinancialCPA tax practice.Ed Cheshire '70
Elaine Robinson BeattieOther Professional Services inspirational speaker, leadership coach, facilitator, and trainer.Elaine (Robinson) Beattie '09
Europa125 Cherry Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711Retail gift shop with gifts from 17 European countries, including handpainted Polish pottery, Scottish tartan accessories, French soaps, and more!Kim & Tom McMurtry '92
Grace Jewelers LLC106 Broadway, Black Mountain, NC 28711Other Professional Services Jewelry. Grace Signature Brand. Estate Jewelry sales and purchase. Jewelry repair.Nathaniel Ruland '08
Karen Collins Counseling, PLLC1143 Montreat Rd., Black Mountain, NC 28711Health and Medicinehttp://www.karencollinscounseling.comPLLC - Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Addiction Counseling.Karen (Blankenship) Collins '83 '16
Matt Paul MediaOther Professional Services wedding videography, photography and production service.Matthew Christiansen '17
PC ProductionsEntertainment and Arts and audio production companyPeter Councell '09
Rent This RodTravel, Transportation, and Lodginghttp://www.rentthisrod.comRent this rod rents high end fly fishing equipment and ships it anywhere in the continental United States.Brian Guengrich '06
US AmeriTax Inc6000 A Museum Drive Suite 120, Winston Salem, NC 27105Legal and Financial Preparation, Consulting, and AccountingDebbie Otwell Elmore '75

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