Patti Hill

Patti Hill

An irreverent, entrepreneurial executive with an appetite for shaking things up, Patti founded Penman PR three weeks after 9/11. She is simultaneously intense and laid-back, which is a refreshing change from public relations’ traditionally conservative culture. Her penchant for disruption creates a unique space for Penman PR’s style of executive…

Meet Patti Hill

Melissa Park

Melissa Park

Melissa “Mel” Park is an international award-winning Global Event Producer who has utilized her engaging personality, unending energy, and attention to logistical and design details to build a business that is recognized across the United States and Australia. She first began her professional career in Australia working at Reed Exhibitions…

Meet Melissa Park

Naomi Saint Germain

Naomi Saint Germain

After 12 years of working in the hospitality industry, Naomi found herself burnt out, unfulfilled, and needing a change. Though she had worked her way through successful leadership positions, She often found herself being the only woman at the table. After shifting her mindset and investing in herself by focusing…

Meet Naomi Saint Germain

Nadja Piatka

Nadja Piatka

Nadja Piatka has appeared as a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show and other international media. Oprah highlighted Nadja’s life about losing everything and coming back to create a successful food company with only a $100 investment and becoming a supplier to McDonald’s, Subway, and retail grocers in North America….

Meet Nadja Piatka

Anthony Tuong

Anthony Tuong

Anthony Tuong started out by selling smoothies at the Bondi and Northern Beaches’ Farmers’ Markets in the summer. He soon tried his hand at producing almond milk, taking over his kitchen, and bottling 17 bottles in four hours. After huge success at the markets, Anthony used his degree in commerce…

Meet Anthony Tuong

Steve Carafello

Steve Carafello

A Morris County, NJ man with a childhood passion for doodling and Super 8 filming is back at the drawing board 40 years later. Now, he is cashing in on the fun, making animated and live action videos for companies that span the globe. Steve Carafello of Denville, NJ is…

Meet Steve Carafello

Chris Williams

Chris Williams

Chris Williams is a 10-year veteran of the energy industry. He founded and is the CEO of CW Petroleum Corp (OTCQB: CWPE), a leading supplier and distributor of biodiesel, biodiesel blends, ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel, gasoline, and a proprietary EPA-approved reformulated no ethanol gasoline. Chris launched his company with $53…

Meet Chris Williams

Tonika Bruce

Tonika Bruce

Tonika Bruce is a Florida-based award-winning nurse, business leader and serial entrepreneur. Her vibrant personality and go-getter attitude has always been the drive for her success and winning in life. Her entrepreneurial projects started at an early age when she became a professional speaker and sales coach, and built a…

Meet Tonika Bruce

Patrick Chung

Patrick Chung

Patrick Chung is managing general partner of Xfund, the early stage venture capital firm that backs lateral thinkers. The firm was founded in 2012 as a partnership between leading U.S. universities and venture capital firms. Xfund closed its latest oversubscribed fund, Xfund 3, in September 2020 at $120 million. Before…

Meet Patrick Chung

Macrina Kgil

Macrina Kgil

Macrina Kgil became Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Blockchain.com in November 2018. Since then, she has seen the company through several phases of growth and innovation, including series-C funding and reaching a $1 trillion milestone. Kgil has a valuable background in public company finance functions and creating profitable, IPO-ready companies….

Meet Macrina Kgil

Eduardo Sonoda

Eduardo Sonoda

Eduardo Sonoda is the CEO and Founder of Eduardo Sonoda Advisory. After a highly accomplished career working for some of the biggest marketing agencies in the UK, Sonoda became an international marketing advisor so he could use his extensive experience and expertise to guide his clients to business success. Born…

Meet Eduardo Sonoda