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See tour of Fount’s leather workshop & handbags and get details on Mentoring Monday event

The Plain Dealer  Cleveland logo The Plain Dealer Cleveland 2/12/2020 By Hannah Drown,
a person wearing a costume posing for the camera: Tune in to's Facebook page to see a tour of Fount's facilities. Photo by The Plain Dealer © Grant Segall, The Plain Dealer/ Tune in to's Facebook page to see a tour of Fount's facilities. Photo by The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It’s hard to miss Fount’s leather goods being carried around town. Whether it be a purse, tote, backpack, the Cleveland company has made quite a splash.

But how do the bags get made? And how did owner Jackie Wachter build such a successful business that continues to grow?

Reporter Hannah Drown will broadcast live video on’s Facebook page Wednesday around 1:45 p.m. to show you the workshop and find out more about the business’ journey.

For more insight about advancing in your career and Wachter’s path to success, take part in Mentoring Monday, an event that pairs female leaders with businesswomen looking for mentors.

Mentoring Monday is a national event happening across the country Feb. 24. The Cleveland event is at Cuyahoga Community College’s Metropolitan Campus from 8:30-10:30 a.m. It costs $45 and includes a light breakfast.

Get texts in your phone from Hannah Drown about live reports: We’ve engaged with each other plenty through my coverage on Facebook Live, and we can get to know each other even better on the more friendly platform of Subtext. It’s just $3.99 a month, which works out to about 13 cents a day. Learn more and sign up.


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