Navigating Setbacks with Tenacity and Creativity

Episode Description

In this episode, guest Cymphoni Laster Yancy, the Creative Director of Runi, takes us on her career journey, shedding light on her resilience and determination. Discover how she finds inspiration in nature, navigates setbacks, and carves out her identity in the competitive fashion industry.

About Cymphoni

Cymphoni is a fashion designer currently residing in Loganville, Georgia just outside of Atlanta, with her husband, Brenton, and their pets, Irie and Loki. Cymphoni was born and raised in Flint, Michigan, but has lived in Georgia since 2006. She attended Georgia State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in textiles in 2014. Cymphoni has had several different career opportunities up to this point. She worked as an administrative assistant at Goldman Sachs post graduating college until 2018. During that time she also curated her own series of art shows called the Minority Artist Collective and worked at the City of Ink Art Gallery as curator before she went to work as a Graphic Artist and Technical Fashion Designer at FAM USA, Inc. Cymphoni is now the Graphic Arts Director at FAM USA and the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Runi. Runi is a luxury resortwear fashion brand created in 2017 by Cymphoni and her business partner, Rubi Martinez.

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