Raj Prakash was in Miami for the launch party of a friend’s reality show in March when the start Covid-19 pandemic fueled his decision to not to return to New Jersey.
Not only has he stayed in town, his company has created 87 jobs in the region this year.
“I was supposed to leave Monday morning after a Sunday launch party and my wife prevented me from going back home,” Prakash said. “I ended up not leaving and I’ve been here ever since.”
Anthem United States of Beauty has more growth plans for 2021 with another 120 jobs expected to be added in Doral in the second quarter. The business is expanding its manufacturing lines of disinfectant wipes, which have been in short supply during the pandemic.