Todd Kennedy

Todd Kennedy

Todd Kennedy is a podcast host and successful entrepreneur. Upon graduating from Thomas High School in Webster, New York, Todd started his career by enlisting as a soldier in the United States Army. After being discharged, he set about working on his undergraduate degree at Defiance College, which he completed…

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Deborah Stamps

Deborah Stamps

Deborah Stamps is an experienced nurse executive bridging education, practice, and community, based in Rochester, New York. Deborah Stamps is an internationally-renowned expert on navigating the world’s toughest challenges. She has over 30 years of experience and can use her connections and knowledge to address such issues. Deborah is dedicated…

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Bob Bartosiewicz

Bob Bartosiewicz

Bob Bartosiewicz, Founder, Owner, and CEO of CGI Communications, Inc., a Rochester, NY-based marketing company that specializes in digital marketing for small and medium-sized businesses. Bob Bartosiewicz was born and raised in the small Town of Thomaston, CT. Coming from a large, hard-working family, Bob always had a passion and…

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David Weaver

David Weaver Health Entrepreneurs

David Weaver, CEO of Aphex BioCleanse Systems, holds over 40 years of experience in engineering and design and worked as an optical engineer for Eastman Kodak for more than 20 years. For Aphex, he has invented the first non-alcohol, non-toxic and hydrogen-based hand sanitizer. His hand sanitizer, DermAphex, uses a…

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Jesse Erdle

Jesse Erdle

There is no such thing as failures, just opportunities to try something a different way.   Jesse Erdle is the owner of Dead Ringer Hunting, a company the produces hunting accessories, including tactical optics, hunting scopes, archery broadheads, and more. He began his journey by graduating from Northeastern University with…

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Todd Bernhard

I’d recommend any book by Guy Kawasaki, but especially recommend “Selling the Dream”. I read that years ago and it still applies.”   Todd Bernhard is an award-winning App Developer with 100+ apps in the App Store earning more than six million downloads. Where did the idea for come…

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Antonio Calabrese – Founder & CEO of

Antonio Calabrese - Founder & CEO of

Don’t wait, start now, move quick, fail often, and learn. Antonio Calabrese is the Founder & CEO of, a platform that connects students with businesses on graphic & web design projects. Antonio grew up in Rochester, NY, where he remained to pursue his business education from the Rochester Institute…

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Brandon Welch – Founder of

Brandon Welch - Founder of

  Think and rethink about the user experience, you must constantly seek to make it better. Always. Brandon M. Welch, MS, PhD is an Assistant Professor in Biomedical Informatics and Director of the Telehealth Research and Innovation Program at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Welch uses his training…

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Tim Talley – Creator and founder of U-Lace

Tim Talley - Creator and founder of U-Lace

[quote style=”boxed”]Expect success just don’t expect it to be overnight.[/quote] Tim Talley is creator and founder of U-Lace Sneaker Customizing Laces. A serial entrepreneur, Tim has developed products and run his own companies since high school. Tim possesses a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Rochester as well…

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