MELBOURNE fashionista, Hayley June Walker, always had an inkling her future would be surrounded by art, craft, and design. As a young girl, she designed and sewed her own clothes, spent hours splashing paint around her makeshift art studio and in hindsight, set the scene for what would become her own business.
In mid-2017, Hayley June contacted Sarina Russo Group and enrolled in the New Business Assistance with NEIS program under the mentorship of Business Solutions Coach Jack Farrell.
By March 8 last year the dream was a reality and Hayley June’s business Wet Tees was launched.
“Growing up, I would always make my own clothes, I loved painting and I was always around the art scene which constantly fuelled my creative inspiration,” Miss Walker said.
“I live and breathe art, and with my continuous commitment and dedication, I became a professional artist after school which gave me an opportunity to exhibit and curate art exhibitions around the world, however, I’ve always aspired to be an entrepreneur and running my own business.
“I had been quite successful in other ventures and I always follow through on things I start so I was confident that my business model would work. Jack’s mentoring provided the ongoing support and back-up I needed.
“Jack was absolutely amazing and incredibly supportive, and it was very reassuring to know that I had that support network virtually on call throughout the duration of the course.”