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 […]

Michele Esposito – Founder of Not Just Any Old Day

[quote style=”boxed”]I don’t know if it’s a trend or more of a staple item, but personalized jewelry is never going to be gone because ‘sentimental’ will never go out of style.[/quote] Michele Esposito is the founder of Not Just Any Old Day…It’s YOUR Special Day, a jewelry line that believes dates such as an anniversary […]

Chirayu Patel – Founder of Rakani Watches

[quote style=”boxed”]I would be more fearless about the decisions I make.[/quote] Chirayu Patel is originally from York, Pennsylvania and graduated from Penn State University with honors in Finance. For the past seven years he has worked on the largest global mutual fund at the largest money manager in the world. This experience has given him […]

Hilary Genga – Founder of Trunkettes

[quote style=”boxed”]I strongly feel that you should have a prototype made if it’s a product idea. Something that you can hold in your hands and show people what it is intended to do really makes a difference and helps bring it to life.[/quote] Hilary Genga founded Trunkettes when she realized there were no stylish yet […]

Tamara Leuty – CEO and Inventor Designer of Glass Handbag

[quote style=”boxed”]If you stop being involved you run into a mess later especially if you are in the beginning stages of your business.[/quote] Entrepreneur Tamara Leuty, has spent over 14 years in the fashion and beauty industry as a photographer. Her love of functionality and her high fashion photography experience led her to develop the […]