Kathryn Starke – Founder of Creative Minds Publications

I understand that big ideas take a long time to really happen, so I remain both patient and diligent in seeing an idea into fruition. Kathryn Starke is an urban elementary school reading specialist, literacy consultant, keynote speaker, and author. A native of Richmond Virginia, Kathryn graduated from Longwood University with a BS degree in […]

Andrew Bagrin – Founder and CEO of My Digital Shield

When I set time aside (usually in the evening) to accomplish something specific, that’s the best success rate at that item getting accomplished. Andrew Bagrin is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of My Digital Shield (MDS), a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) for small businesses. With more than 17 years of experience in the […]

Mac Gambill – Co-founder and CEO of Nudge

[quote style=”boxed”]Being able to convey your ideas to others is crucial and one of the areas where new founders typically struggle. I generally piece together my ideas in simple concept decks with Keynote, which allows me to incorporate basic design elements and map various ideas I may have in regards to product or marketing initiatives.[/quote] […]

Tony Lopresti – Co-founder and CEO of Intellinote

[quote style=”boxed”]Focus. Focus. Focus. There’s always more to do than time and resources to do it. [/quote] Tony is an entrepreneurial executive with significant experience in software sales, product management, marketing, strategy, and operations. Throughout his 18 year career, Tony has successfully built companies, created high performing teams, and launched new products. As Co-founder and […]

Bryan Beatty – Partner of Egan, Berger & Weiner LLC

[quote style=”boxed”]I think I would do very little differently with one exception, I would have found a love of history sooner. It really makes you think about how things came to be and why. [/quote] Graduate of University of Maryland with a BS in Finance; former president of the Finance, Banking and Investment Society. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL […]

Leslie Bowman – Author and Online Professor at ProfBowman.com

[quote style=”boxed”]I’m not good at marketing but I do keep up with social and professional networks online. I make a habit of sending out updates and reminders about my business, which is growing slowly by referral. [/quote] Leslie Bowman is a career educator with experience in public school and college teaching, instructional design, academic coaching, faculty […]

Hope Katz Gibbs – Founder and President of The Inkandescent Group

[quote style=”boxed”]Tell the truth. The biggest PR mistake anyone can make is to be afraid to speak their piece and stand by their word. [/quote] Long-time journalist, entrepreneur, and owner of Inkandescent Public Relations, Hope Katz Gibbs started her career as a newspaper and magazine reporter after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986. After […]

Brian Patterson – Founder of Go Fish Digital

[quote style=”boxed”]Establish thought leadership. I’d recommend that all entrepreneurs or, anyone really, work on developing thought leadership in their industry. The Internet is the great equalizer. Anyone can write about their experiences and highlight their strengths. With simple tactics, you can rank well in your industry because the barrier to credibility is lower than ever.[/quote] […]