James Cummiskey – Managing Director of Cima Coffee Farms

[quote style=”boxed”]If I were to start again, I would hire a bit slower and more deliberately. Companies don’t make profits. People do. Take care of your people first and only hire people that truly inspire you. Regardless, leaders eat last.[/quote] James Cummiskey has over thirty years of achievement and executive responsibility in the defense, aerospace […]

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 […]

Emily Egbert – Co-founder of HitUp

[quote style=”boxed”]When in doubt, don’t hire — keep looking.[/quote] A professional ballerina-turned-entrepreneur, Emily Egbert is the co-founder of HitUp, an app that allows customers to purchase and send business gifts to clients or employees in an efficient and personalized way. Sending and receiving gifts should be as easy as sending an email or updating a […]

Ad Sachan – Co-Founder at Treeline Woodworks

[quote style=”boxed”]Try more things faster.[/quote] Ad is an engineer by education, designer by disposition and an adventurer at heart. He finds life exciting when he is getting to build things better. He went to college for aerospace engineering, left for the gulf coast for relief work the year Katrina and Rita made landfall. After a […]