Lauren McAfee

A Billion-Dollar Family Business Built on Unshakeable Beliefs Hobby Lobby’s Lauren McAfee
It’s not too far-fetched to hear about a business that began in a garage and grew to become the largest of its kind in an industry. Companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft, Disney, Amazon and Hewlett-Packard lead the distinguished group of entrepreneurs with meager starts.  Mattel founders started out making picture frames before switching to wood doll furniture and then shifting their focus to toys. And the same is true for Hobby Lobby, the billion-dollar chain of arts & crafts stores started by David Green in his garage assembling and selling miniature picture frames. While there may be commonalities among the bunch with their beginnings, Hobby Lobby remains a private, family-run business. In fact, Lauren McAfee, Green’s granddaughter recently became the company’s Corporate Ambassador. Today with over 750 stores in 48 states (and growing!) she may be third generation into the company, but s...

 

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