Jeremey Lawson

Jeremey Lawson is committed to Iowa, the place where he was born and grew up. He was raised there, attended college in a nearby town and has even started a business in the area. Jeremey plans to nourish those roots and find ways to enrich his impact on the community….

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Jeff Nock

Jeff Nock is an experienced executive, consultant, leader with a demonstrated history of growing startups, non-profits and established companies. Jeff is skilled in Business Planning, Strategic Planning Process, Management Development, Comprehensive Marketing, Sales, and Presentation Development. Strong, well rounded background with a Master of Science in Management. Jeff has helped…

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Erica Ziel

I don’t look at anything as a failure. If we tried a new strategy and it didn’t go as planned, I view it as a learning experience or stepping stone, not failure.   Over the past 15 years, Erica has made it her mission to help women feel their absolute…

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Mark Hanrahan

Plan everything for your business and what you do outside of work. When you make that plan, you need to stick to it, so you’re not going off-track on the things you need to do for the day.   Mark Hanrahan is the founder and co-owner of Markmel Co, a…

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Deborah Y. Strauss – Owner of Deborah Y. Strauss Mobile Veterinary Clinic

Give yourself a chance to try everything.” Deborah Y. Strauss, DVM is a well-rounded and experienced veterinarian, based in the greater Cedar Rapids area of Iowa. At her self-run vaccination and wellness clinic, Deborah is dedicated to giving all animals the best life possible. Her clinic, based in Marion, Iowa,…

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Alec Whitters – Co-Founder & CEO of Higher Learning Technologies

I recommend reading several books a month, getting 5-6 mentors and then also doing it daily. Born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Alec Whitters grew up thinking he would be a doctor or a dentist, but things changed just before graduation. During his 3rd year in dental school, he stumbling upon a…

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John R. Stokka – CEO of DomiKnow

[quote style=”boxed”]So much of today’s marketing and technology is about finding the right customers and talking to them. [/quote] John R. Stokka is the CEO of DomiKnow, a company helping businesses easily grow using marketing solutions powered by a database of over 350 million US consumers. John is a marketing expert…

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Josh Cramer – CEO and Founder of Cramer Development

[quote style=”boxed”]”…you don’t have to work a job you hate if you don’t want to. Find a job you love and do it.”[/quote] Josh Cramer launched Cramer Development in 2000, growing the company from humble beginnings in a small home office to a world-class web and mobile application development team….

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Jerod Mollenhauer – Co-Founder of Venuefox

[quote style=”boxed”]Be coachable and passionate. Take advice from people who have been there before and from people who have failed. [/quote] Jerod Mollenhauer built a successful career in the insurance industry, receiving early promotions and increases in responsibility. He attributes this early success to hard work and discipline. At 19,…

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