Loredana Padurean – Founder and CEO of DressMe

Hire the best people and get out of their way! Let them do the work you hired them for! Don’t micromanage and don’t think that you are always right. Dr. Loredana Padurean is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Operations at Lasell College in Boston, MA. She has extensive international teaching and consulting experience in Switzerland, […]

Rebecca Jennings – President and CEO of Hips & Curves

Stay out of your comfort zone. Keep learning, taking risks, and creating. And while you’re exploring the realm outside your comfort zone, make sure you have a support group. Rebecca Jennings is president and CEO of Hips & Curves, a multimillion-dollar, award-winning plus-size lingerie company with an extremely devoted following. Since founding Hips & Curves […]

Diana Russell – Co-founder of Rebel Nell

[quote style=”boxed”]Every entrepreneur must face moments of failure. The trick is not to give up, but try again.[/quote] Rebel Nell creates defiant jewelry with a purpose. They make jewelry from fallen graffiti, while fulfilling their mission to employ, educate and empower disadvantaged women. Their goal is to transition the women they hire from a life […]

Jin Koh – Founder of Original Stitch

[quote style=”boxed”]Say no to many good ideas. Stick to your best idea.[/quote] Jin is the founder of Original Stitch, the leading online destination for buying customizable dress shirts. Jin also serves as the Executive Vice President of Mobile Solutions at Splashtop Inc, a mobile solutions for the enterprise market. He started Splashtop KK to expand […]

Peter Manning – Founder and CCO of Peter Manning NYC

[quote style=”boxed”]Keeping a written and running list of things to do. When I veer off keeping the list I am less productive. Period.[/quote] Peter Manning is founder and chief creative officer of his eponymous company Peter Manning Five Eight/New York, a company founded in 2012 and dedicated to creating clothes for men 5’8” and under. […]

Tom Patterson – Founder of Tommy John

Tom Patterson was fed up with the way his undershirt came untucked, shrunk up, and quickly yellowed, so he set out to make the ultimate undershirt that is now the must have for every man. Raised in Milbank, South Dakota—population: 3,600, Tom always had an entrepreneurial spirit. He started a number of small businesses when […]