Doug Lebda – Chairman, CEO and Founder of

[quote style=”boxed”]I like batting ideas around in small groups with people of different backgrounds, expertise and opinions. Once something is half-baked, we’ll test it – either in-market or through modeling. [/quote] Frustrated by getting his first mortgage, Doug Lebda saw a need to empower consumers in what is, for most, the largest financial transaction in their […]

Jessica Ekstrom – Creator of Headbands of Hope

[quote style=”boxed”]Always remain true to yourself. If someone has doubts or doesn’t like it, then they’re not worth your time![/quote] Entrepreneur, fashion designer, philanthropist and college senior Jessica Ekstrom, 21, has created a line of vibrantly colored headbands to help young girls with cancer. After an inspirational internship with the Make-A-Wish Foundation where she met […]