Allison Lami Sawyer – CEO of Rebellion Photonics

Allison Lami Sawyer - CEO and co-founder of Rebellion Photonics

Make a list, prioritize, delegate, delegate, delegate. It’s so important to trust your people. Allison Lami Sawyer is the CEO and co-founder of Rebellion Photonics, an advanced optics company spun out of Rice University in 2009. Rebellion Photonics is commercializing its unique snapshot hyperspectral imaging technology that’s used for chemical imaging video cameras for industries […]

Richard Lena – Founder of Brattle Publishing Group

Richard Lena - Founder of Brattle Publishing Group

Be thankful and show others you are thankful. Richard A. Lena is a founder of the Brattle Publishing Group (BPG), a curriculum developer, and an instructional designer specializing in print and multimedia learning experiences for diverse audiences. For over 20 years, Richard has worked in publishing conceptualizing, designing, and managing the development of large-scale edof […]

Pat Brown – President and Co-Founder of Children’s Lighthouse

Pat Brown - President and Co-Founder of Children’s Lighthouse

You have to have the mental attitude of getting from A to B. Don’t let anything stop you, once you start a task and know it needs to be finished. Pat Brown is President of Fort Worth-based Children’s Lighthouse Learning Centers, the franchisor of the nation’s leading values-based early childhood educational schools. Pat’s primary responsibilities […]

Zach Curtis – Founder of Cue

Zach Curtis - Founder of Cue

I make the phone call, send the email, open the document. There’s no secret sauce here. An idea is just a set of action items waiting to be executed. So make the list and start executing. Zach grew up in Northwest Arkansas and was by all accounts destined for corporate greatness. Zach was granted a […]

Tom Smith – VP of CloudEntr

[quote style=”boxed”]Externally, I talk to people about how they think about a problem rather than trying to “sell” them a product. That allows me to stay focused on creating innovative solutions for real problems rather than following the “feature wars” of my competitors.[/quote] Tom Smith has over 30 years of experience with security, mobile, and […]

Jock Purtle – CEO of digitalexits.com

[quote style=”boxed”]Doing some work every day. Moving projects forward slowly. There is a great saying: “How do you eat an elephant?” and the answer is one bite at a time. I think success comes down to a couple of things. Firstly goals and then habits and persistence, combining all of those things and you are […]

Mina Chang – CEO and President of Linking the World

[quote style=”boxed”]Come from a place of abundance, and look for ways to give to others.[/quote] Mina Chang is CEO and president of Linking the World, an international humanitarian aid organization with a focus on children, global awareness, and breaking the cycle of poverty around the world. As the eldest child of two Salvation Army commanding […]

Cody McLain – President and CEO of PacificHost

[quote style=”boxed”]Businesses are built around copying each others ideas and improving on them. By understanding how your competitors sell products you can compile a list of what works and what doesn’t. [/quote] Since the age of 15, cody has set out on many entrepreneurial endeavors. After selling several companies he has gone on to start […]

Brandon and Brandi – Founders of Posh & Private Event Design

[quote style=”boxed”]Read, read, and read some more! [/quote] Founded by husband and wife team, Brandon and Brandi Carson, Posh & Private Event Design is a boutique special event firm providing event design, planning, and consulting services to clients nationwide. For their social clients, they focus on milestone celebrations, with an emphasis on Vow Renewals. And for […]