Karlin Sloan – Author and CEO of Karlin Sloan and Company

CEO Karlin Sloan has committed herself to finding out what makes great leaders tick, and to supporting leaders to be the change they wish to see in the world. As a corporate citizen she is an advocate for creating sustainable ways of working and living, and for creating positive organizational …

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John Corrigan – Chief Interviewer at TravelsOfJohn

John Corrigan is an Advertising.com and AOL alumnus, a relentless traveler, and proud conversationalist. John’s personal maxim may well be “hunger is the best sauce” for the zeal with which he approaches life and work. Tenacious, ever-curious and unquestionably blessed with the gift of gab, he’s ferociously loyal, socially uninhibited, …

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Pete Lafferty – Co-founder of Libero Ferrero

Pete Lafferty spent five years in financial services and two years in market research before starting Libero Ferrero, a high-end men’s accessories label, with his two brothers Matt and Adam Lafferty. All three brothers come from business backgrounds and have masters degrees. They left the corporate world behind to pursue …

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Timothy Kelley – Founder of The Baby CD

Born and raised in the Chicago area, Timothy Kelley is an experienced business planner with extensive experience in marketing products in the medical arena. He completed his education at Northwestern University in organizational behavior. Marketing pharmacy benefit management, selling of pharmaceuticals, and veterinary pharmaceutical and medical equipment distribution all led …

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Stella Fayman – Startup Stella

Stella Fayman is a trailblazing entrepreneurial marketer who lives in Chicago. She graduated from Northwestern University last summer and was determined to work for a startup. She joined forces with FeeFighters in fall 2009 to help business owners navigate the often turbulent seas of payment processing. She is passionate about entrepreneurship, …

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Karon Gibson- TV Producer and Host of ‘Outspoken with Karon’

Karon Gibson is a registered nurse who created the first independent nursing practice office in the U.S. as a corporation, expanding nursing service to first aid on movie sets, home care and occupational health. She is the creator of “Outspoken with Karon,” a series of TV shows aiming to educate …

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Andy Crestodina – Breakfast with a Chicago Web Strategist

Andy Crestodina is the strategic director at Orbit Media Studios. He brings vision and Web marketing expertise to the Chicago business community. At his best, he is an idea machine, aligning client’s goals with effective Web marketing techniques. Ideas are tempered by 10 years of experience on a huge range …

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Ethan Austin: Professional Dogooder, Co-Founder of GiveForward

Ethan Austin is the co-founder of GiveForward, a website that makes it incredibly easy to collect donations from friends and family for a loved one’s uncovered medical expenses.  Having lost his father at an early age to colon cancer, Ethan has always had a soft spot for helping others and …

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Sean Harper – Co-founder and CEO of FeeFighters

Sean Harper is the co-founder and CEO of FeeFighters, a comparison shopping website for small business financial services. Their unique auction process and comparison engine allows us to save businesses 40% on average on their credit card processing. Before that he was the co-founder of TSS-Radio, an Inc500 company that …

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Nick Haas – Chicago Artist and Founder of Haastyle

Nick Haas is an interactive, graphic artist and photographer whose gritty artwork has been the focus of exhibitions in Chicago and Los Angeles. His clients include companies such as The William Morris Agency, Random House Publishing, Livingstone Partners, Studio F Design, Art Effex USA, Night and Day Pictures, and Safeway …

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