The Lookpreneur Magazine

LOOK at Iesha Trotter of Brown Sugar’s Balloon and Design Academy


Born in Chicago, IL, and raised on the Southside Chicago, Iesha always knew that with Hard work, Motivation and Determination that she to can become and Englewood Success story. At the age of 14 she began working for herself every summer selling snowballs where she could literally make a $100 day, pretty good for a kid.

As she aged her interest in Business and Financing grew. This led her to attend one of the Top-Rated Private Colleges in IL, Robert Morris University. There she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. 

In 2007, Iesha interest in the Security industry grew then went back to school to obtain Her PERC. Now she can provide her own security for her company.

In 2012, Iesha begin to work in the food industry where her passion for food started to become her reality. Doing one of her favorite things Iesha decided that she also wanted to cook for a living.  Going back to school she earned her Food Management Sanitation Certification to be able to provide catering services in the state of Illinois in 2013.

Iesha is a Woman of Excellence, self-motivated Mother and Business Woman. She gives everything she does 110%. She began to embrace this crazy amazing gift God had blessed her with in 2004. By using her raw talent and on the go creativity to create lively displays that will lift the spirits of ANYONE for ALL occasions. Knowing nothing of the balloon industry when starting out, she currently always find myself trying to find out current trends in the industry, industry news, and hot topics trying to always keep up with SWOT- Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities or Threats in the industry. These are things that most people hate but this is the fun stuff for the Business Manager in her. Today she is a Certified Party Decorator, & Certified Balloon Artist. Specializing in Weddings and Graduations. 

BrownSugar’s Balloon Designs & Academy in Chicago, Il became a member of the Qualatex Balloon Network (QBN®), a professional organization dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in balloon decor and bouquets. As QBN members, businesses commit to sound and honorable business practices, continuing education, and the belief that balloons create atmosphere and communicate emotion in a uniquely effective way.

“Iesha is extremely gifted at what she does. Her balloon designs are like nothing I’ve seen before! If you are looking for someone to bring the magic to your events look no further” Said CEO and Founder of The Look Chicago Nellisa Heath

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