Featured VentureMoms – Jenny Greer & Erin Bickley – Hold Your Haunches
On a walk, she was wearing Spanx under her leggings when a light bulb went off. Jenny Greer and Erin Bickley are two moms from Macon, GA who met through their husbands. All four went to the University of Georgia and love the Bulldogs. Several years and 6 kids later, the women had no plans to start a business. Jenny had been a paralegal before kids and Erin was a part time floral designer.
But now with 6 children ages 13 – 22 between them, the two women often talked about wanted something of their own to work on, maybe some kind of business. On that walk, explaining to her friend how she loved the look the Spanx over her yoga pants provided, Jenny asked Erin, “Why doesn’t someone make these?” After a pause, Erin replied, “Why don’t we make them?”