Pat Brown – President and Co-Founder of Children’s Lighthouse

Pat Brown - President and Co-Founder of Children’s Lighthouse

You have to have the mental attitude of getting from A to B. Don’t let anything stop you, once you start a task and know it needs to be finished. Pat Brown is President of Fort Worth-based Children’s Lighthouse Learning Centers, the franchisor of the nation’s leading values-based early childhood educational schools. Pat’s primary responsibilities […]

Marc Meyer – Professor at Northeastern University

Marc Meyer - Professor at Northeastern University

Know your users, as deeply as possible, then spend just as much time knowing your channel partners. Only then, design your new products or services, your business model, your go-to-market strategy. Professor Meyer is widely published in the field of product, service, and business model innovation and has worked with industry leaders in computing, industrial […]

Frankie Coletto – Founder of PassTheNotes

Frankie Coletto - Founder of PassTheNotes

Stay focused on your “why”, under promise and over deliver, and always pay it forward. As crazy as it may sound to some, it’s efficient execution of those three simple things that make you successful. Frankie Coletto is the founder of PassTheNotes. Fusing his passion for technology with his educational background in Finance, Management, and […]

Zach Curtis – Founder of Cue

Zach Curtis - Founder of Cue

I make the phone call, send the email, open the document. There’s no secret sauce here. An idea is just a set of action items waiting to be executed. So make the list and start executing. Zach grew up in Northwest Arkansas and was by all accounts destined for corporate greatness. Zach was granted a […]

Sarah Barrett – Author of A Mom’s Guide to School Fundraising

Listen to your gut. There is always lots of “chatter,” and everyone is always full of advice. I have found that when you can listen to your gut, you’re always making the best decision for you. Sarah Barrett is a former teacher with a Masters in Education from Pepperdine University. She has been fundraising for […]

Bryan Wetzel – COO of Skubes

Don’t chase the money, chase your customer’s satisfaction. Bryan Wetzel manages the “content” side of Skubes.com. Bryan has over 20 years of experience running his own company in broadcast media, editing and production industries. Bryan got his start in the entertainment and production business in the late 1980s as a Director of Photography and production […]

Vahid Monadjem – Co-Founder and CEO of Nomanini

A productive day starts with a well planned week. I try and end each week reviewing what I achieved and what I need to do based on what’s already in the calendar, my email inbox and our six month plan.Then on a daily basis I track how I am doing against that. I have to […]