Bradley Tadeo-Orozco, a junior accounting major, is an affiliate in the Samford Startup program. His involvement in the program is providing him with the tools he needs to help expand his family business, D'Fiesta Couture and D'Fiesta Western Wear.
Tell us more about your business.
We are a brick-and-mortar retailer offering a wide range of products from exotic western wear boots and accessories to prom and wedding dresses.
What do you envision for the future of your business?
I envision the business expanding into other key cities such as Montgomery or Huntsville, as well as potentially expand into the online market.
How can the Samford and Birmingham communities learn more about your business?
Check us out on Facebook at D'Fiesta Hoover or on Instagram at @dfiesta_dresses and @dfiestacouture!
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