Rising Star: Saliq Khawar

Rising Star: Saliq Khawar

“Impossible is nothing.” —Muhammad Ali As a first-generation Pakistani-American, Saliq Khawar and his family moved around — a lot — in an effort to build a stable life in America. “I have called three different states and eight different cities my home and attended...
Making a Difference: Leslie Hoban

Making a Difference: Leslie Hoban

You might be surprised to know that, according to wfcmva.org, nearly 70,000 residents of Fairfax County live below the poverty line, which is defined as an annual income of $24,600 for a family of four. And another 174,000 people live at or below twice that amount,...
A Cool Life Story: John “Rum” Rumcik

A Cool Life Story: John “Rum” Rumcik

“The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. If I can see it and believe it, then I can achieve it.” —Arnold Schwarzenegger As a longtime admirer of Arnold Schwarzenegger, John “Rum” Rumcik, of RE/MAX Gateway, has adopted the same mentality expressed in...
Cover Story: Jennifer Mack

Cover Story: Jennifer Mack

When Jennifer Mack first met her husband, Kris, fate stepped in. She was 20 years old and attending the University of Texas. Her high school best friend, who was attending the University of Wisconsin, invited her to live in Madison for the summer. While there, she...