The owner of a successful business, Over-the-Rhine's Metaphor Studio, Ran Mullins' aim is to make other businesses look better"”what Mullins calls a "creative consultancy focusing on branding." For many, owning a business like that would be the mountaintop. Time to count your blessings and, well, your money, kick back and enjoy life.
But passion can be a stubborn affliction.

The 36-year-old entrepreneur, who grew up in both Clermont County and Walnut Hills, and graduated from Glen Este High School, saw something in the troubled neighborhood and decided to take it on. And he has"”with considerable success.

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