Top 5 Macon Entrepreneurs Part 2

Entrepreneurs abound in Macon, so we had to create another list!  From Architects to Formal Wear, check out these notable Macon business owners.

1.  eugene Dunwody

Dunwody/Beeland, Architects, Inc. is among the oldest architectural firms in the State of Georgia.  Founded in 1915 by W. Elliott Dunwody, Jr., this professional office today boasts of a multi-disciplinary practice perpetuated by the late Mr. Dunwody’s direct heirs and others.  Eugene  Dunwody graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1956 with Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Architecture Degrees.  He is registered to practice architecture in Georgia and Florida.  After serving three years as a Reserve Officer in charge of construction in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps, Mr. Dunwody joined the firm of W. Elliott Dunwody, Jr., in 1959 as a designer until 1964 when he was put in charge of overall Design and Production.  In 1968, he formed the firm of Dunwody and Company, Architects, now known as Dunwody/ Beeland, Architects, Inc.  

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2.  dr. ronald freeman, m.d., f.a.c.s.

Dr. Freeman attended the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia where he earned a B.S. in pre-med in 1961. He went on to the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia where he earned a M.D. degree in 1965. Following medical school, Dr. Freeman completed an internship and surgical residence at Charlotte Memorial Hospital, Charlotte, N.C. in 1969.

From 1969 to 1970, Dr. Freeman spent time as a general surgeon for the U.S. Air Force Academy, and then went to Vietnam where he was commander of an advisor team and surgeon from 1970 to 1971. Then Dr. Freeman completed a plastic surgery residence at St. Louis University from 1971 to 1973. Upon the completion of this residence, he went into private practice with Plastic Surgery Associates of Macon, P.C. where he has been providing patients with quality plastic surgery services since 1973.

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3.  Delois Harmon

In 1999, after 13 years of real estate experience as a sales associate and an associate broker with other agencies, Delois Harmon founded Harmon & Harmon Realtors, Inc. and was joined by her daughter, Inga Harmon-Cunningham.  In 2003, a second office was opened in the downtown Decatur area to accommodate the demand of its clients in the Metro Atlanta area.

With over 41 years of combined experience, Delois Harmon and Inga Harmon-Cunningham have built a renowned reputation as reliable and efficient real estate professionals who assist clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions throughout the Middle Georgia and Metro Atlanta areas.

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4.  Stephen Bashinski

Founded in 1980, Bashinski Fine Gems and Jewelry grew from its humble beginning into today’s custom and fine jewelry store. With our skilled senior jewelry staff and master goldsmiths, we manufacture over 98% of our rings, bracelets, earrings, and pendants.  Bashinski does not settle for “ordinary diamonds or gemstones” for their custom designs. Stephen Bashinski, the owner and president of Bashinski, travels to the diamond centers of the world where he hand-selects diamonds and gemstones from the source, ensuring only the finest are used to create the superior quality and value for his clientele.  The Bashinski Fine Gems and Jewelry brand stands for distinctive quality and outstanding customer service. Jewelry created and designed to be treasured for generations. 

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5.  Hines Causey

House of Hines is locally owned and operated by its original owner, Hines Causey, who started his formal wear business nearly 50 years ago in downtown Macon.  House of Hines was established in 1965 on Mulberry Street.  A devastating fire traumatized the small shop, and relocated to its current location on Vinveville Ave.  House of Hines has become a well known formal wear boutique by all in Middle Georgia.  They offer bridal lines, bridesmaids lines, as well as over 3,000 in stock tuxedos!

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