Since the official launch of the Boomerang Greensboro campaign, Action Greensboro has reached out to over 250 prospects and provided services to dozens of talented individuals looking to return to Greensboro. Our efforts confirm that Greensboro is a destination for Boomerangs.
We are excited to share new Boomerangs who have recently relocated back to Greensboro.
Meet our Q2 Boomerangs!
Swati Argade moved back to Greensboro to be closer to her family after living in Brooklyn for 23 years. She’s a sustainable fashion designer and educator and continues to run her clothing brand Bhoomki along with its Brooklyn-based brick-and mortar boutique in Brooklyn. Since 2016, she’s led the fashion program at The School of the New York Times and is delighted to be rediscovering Greensboro’s deep textile history after working in the apparel industry for nearly two decades. Swati and her husband Alec are renovating their historic home in Sunset Hills.
JT Jobe, a Greensboro native, moved back to Greensboro from Denver with his wife Keeley in 2020. JT and Keeley both work remotely for tech companies. They are loving their new home in Fisher Park and are expecting their first child in September.
Phoebe and Charles Murray moved back from the Triangle with her husband and daughter in fall 2020. Phoebe is a remote worker in workforce retention and recruitment. They are enjoying exploring their new neighborhood, Fisher Park.
Hannah Smith and her husband relocated back to Greensboro from Cary, NC this May. They are excited to be settling into their new home and getting reacquainted with all the new offerings in the city.
Sara Beth (Hamlin) Verm and her family are settling into their new home in Greensboro this month. Sara Beth is a native of Greensboro and always dreamed of returning home. In 2021, her husband scored permission to work from home permanently allowing them to immediately make plans, buy a home and find the perfect schools. Sara Beth says, “We are so excited to begin this new chapter of our lives!”
Tristan Bailey originally moved to Greensboro to attend NC A&T State University. After graduation, Tristin moved away to Apex and then Fayetteville. During the pandemic, she decided it was time to move back. Tristin landed the perfect job with Guilford County and bought her first home using the City of Greensboro’s First-Time Homebuyers program.
Jessica McCuiston is boomeranging back from Charlotte, NC for a new role at Lincoln Financial. Jessica has a BS in Nutrition and Masters in Public Health from UNCG. After four years in Charlotte, Jessica and her family are happy to be settling into their new lives in Greensboro.
David Furr is a Tony Award nominated actor with a wealth of experience on Broadway, television, film and in voice work. After 22 years in New York City, David and his family return to Greensboro. He will continue to work around the country and the world, while pursuing his interest in adding higher education to his portfolio.
Alice Miller Eaton is a native of Greensboro and graduate of Grimsley High School. After attending UNC Chapel Hill and earning a Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan, she spent years away in Michigan, Alaska, Colorado and Washington State. Alice and her family moved back to Greensboro this May. They are excited to be settling into their new home this month!
Kristin McLaughlin and her family are relocating to Greensboro from Nashville this summer. Kristin will be returning to the classroom as an educator. Kristin said, “You made things happen for me that I never expected. We feel connected already and it’s been a huge blessing, so thank you!”
Cathy Casey grew up in Chapel Hill and moved to Greensboro to attend UNCG. After graduation, Cathy moved to New York to pursue a career in event planning, followed by time in Los Angeles. Cathy returned to Greensboro this April to be closer to friends and family.
Kevin and Kerry Andrews are excited to be back in Greensboro after years away in Pinehurst, NC. They are excited to be starting a new chapter in Greensboro and experiencing the city as empty nesters!
Liddy and Grainger Stewart are relocating back to Greensboro this summer from Hillsborough. They met through First Presbyterian Church’s youth group before attending UNC and NC State. After years away in Montana and the Triangle, they are excited to move into the Fisher Park neighborhood and be close to friends, family and fellow boomerangs.
Phillip Ray boomeranged back from West Palm Beach Florida this summer with his wife, Leslie and two children. They are both working remotely and enjoying exploring all the development downtown.