Ralph Slaske – Owner of Slaske Building Company

Ralph Slaske - Owner of Slaske Building Company

“The Fire Starter Sessions,” by Danielle LaPorte is a book every aspiring entrepreneur should consider reading at some point. I know I have benefited from it quite a bit over the years. As the owner of several different businesses related to the homebuilding industry, Ralph Slaske is able to lean on the kind of comprehensive […]

Niyia Whitsett – Founder of Kingdom Operation

[quote style=”boxed”]If I were to start again I would talk less about what it is I am working on and just do it, not sharing things before I myself have established them. This can hinder your career.[/quote] Niyia L. Whitsett (Uniquely Niyia) is the founder of “K/O” (Kingdom Operation)” a company that provides positive influence […]

Brandt Evans – Chef and Founder of BKM Hospitality

[quote style=”boxed”]Inspect, don’t expect, the small things.[/quote] Chef Brandt Evans is one of Ohio’s top chefs. He has received numerous accolades since 2002 following the opening of his first restaurant, Blue Canyon Kitchen and Tavern in Twinsburg, Ohio. His love for the culinary arts began at age 16, as he entered into his first job […]

Robbie Friedman and David Schottenstein – Founders of Viewabill system

[quote style=”boxed”]Be persistent and don’t let “No” or “Not interested” dampen your enthusiasm. Keep pounding away.[/quote] After graduating from University of Michigan Law School, Robbie Friedman went to NYC where he launched his legal career at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. He then served as General Counsel for Astor & Black, managing corporate […]