Sarah Rosner

Sarah Rosner

Sarah Alysse’s journey towards fitness and nutrition has not always been easy. In fact, she did not really start to care about her health until college. Dance was always a fundamental component of her Musical theater studies at Columbia College Chicago, but she struggled with balance and core stability. Within…

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Tim Conn

Tim Conn

Tim Conn is the President and co-founder of Image One USA, a commercial cleaning franchise that trains franchisees in all facets of the business, including sales, operations and quality control. Conn has made a career in the cleaning industry, beginning as a sole proprietor at the age of 14. While…

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Gerald Horn

Gerald Horn

Dr. Gerald Horn is the Founder of Breinfuel – the cerebral, better-for-you beverage designed to fuel the brain to respond effortlessly with focus, alertness, and productivity. Currently the Co-Medical Director at LasikPlus Chicago, Dr. Horn’s background lies in ophthalmology, pharmaceutical science and disruptive drug development. Having committed his 40+ year…

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Jennie Bellinger

Jennie Bellinger

Jennie Bellinger is a Certified Professional Coach and the host of the Badass Direct Sales Mastery Podcast. She works with badass direct sales moms to achieve the financial and time freedom they desire so they can be fully present in their children’s lives. An entrepreneur since 2010, she understands the…

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Kenneth Piercey

Kenneth Piercey

Kenneth Piercey (Ken) was born in Park Ridge, Illinois and graduated from Barrington High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Seattle Pacific University in 2002, completed MBA coursework at DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, and his Juris Doctor degree from the John Marshall…

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Fedia Kourbatov

Fedia Kourbatov

Fedia Kourbatov was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He went to Lincoln Park HS in the city. Growing up Fedia spent most of his free time playing sports and being involved in the Ukrainian community. Once it was time to go to college he decided to go to The…

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JinJa Birkenbeuel

JinJa Birkenbeuel

JinJa Birkenbeuel is a trusted business advisor who fosters a lively creative process. She also has extensive experience networking for entrepreneurs and business leaders, and also consulting them on how to create and manage their personal brand and social profiles. Since 1997, JinJa has provided personal branding and representation for…

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Sanat Ranganathan

Sanat Ranganathan

As the Principal Attorney at the Law Offices of Sanat Ranganathan, Sanat has worked tirelessly for years to develop a vast portfolio and experience in numerous areas of law. He is a well-traveled yet down to earth man and a loving husband that also likes to have fun. Sanat grew…

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Jacqueline von Edelberg

Jacqueline von Edelberg

A unicorn with a brain. A deep-rooted Chicago connector and rainmaker. A pie-in-the sky, free thinking builder-type who gets sh*t done. Not easily pigeonholed: Jacqueline is a University of Chicago political science PhD/Fulbright professor turned social entrepreneur, who comes to challenges with an intellectual rigor, global perspective, and high-tolerance for…

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Brian Hynes

Brian Hynes

Brian Hynes grew up on Chicago’s south side. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and his law degree, at night, from Loyola University Chicago, while working full time for the Illinois House Speaker. Brian practiced law for twenty-two years, stopping in 2018 to focus on his…

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Kevin Gillespie

Kevin Gillespie

Kevin Gillespie is the co-founder of Headline Solar. The 33-year old Chicago native got his start in entrepreneurship in 2012 after bringing his drum invention to market. After that, he started Wax & Wick, a high-end candle company, in 2015. In early 2019 he helped launch Headline Solar in Illinois….

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