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Lee Richter is a successful business leader who many top entrepreneurs call a Renaissance woman. Lee was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of their Top 100 Women Business Leaders in 2019. She has launched a dozen successful businesses in the financial, education and lifestyle sectors. Since 1984, Lee’s company, Richter Communications has helped strategy and public relations campaigns with companies such as Autodesk, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, and many more. Some of her companies include Richter Design Group, Richter Communications, the Event Planner Association, Holistic Veterinary Care, a Veterinary Hospital which she ran with her husband Dr. Gary Richter, and MyPetthrives.com online community and many more. She is a co-founder of MyPetThrives.com which is a free resource for people who love their pets and want to get the latest information on health and education. Lee also finds time as the founder and Executive Director of the non-profit Pet & Wildlife Fund, which donates veterinary services to pets and wildlife in need. Her claim to fame is being Abbey’s mom – Abbey has done two TED talks before she was 14 and published her first book by age 9.
[Sweet and Snack Show Series] Understanding Your Market with Jeff Schmidgall Co-Founder of Bubba’s Foods
Jeff Schmidgall is the co-founder of Bubba’s Foods. Since 2014, Bubba’s Foods has been at the head of a natural health food revolution where smart, healthy choices finally meet big, bold flavors. Run by gourmet chef Jared Menzel and his brother-in-law, former CrossFit trainer and health coach, Jeff Schmidgall, they’re satisfying your naughty and nice cravings with every wholesome green banana they peel, dash of chipotle they sprinkle, and nourishing handful you munch.
[Sweet and Snack Show Series] Developing Sustainable Sugar-Free Candy with Kenney Joyal Founder of Snowflakes Candy
Kenney Joyal is the founder of Snowflakes Candy. Snowflakes Candy is dedicated to making delicious, uniquely-crafted candies that are satisfying, sweet, simple, and sugar-free. They made their debut with a line of a hand-crafted, artisanal candies, which are now available in stores nationwide. Snowflakes Candy remains dedicated to using high-quality, sustainably-sourced ingredients that our customers love for the sheer fun of eating guilt-free candy.
Gino Wickman is the founder of EOS Worldwide, an organization that has helped over 70,000 companies use and implement EOS tools – the Entrepreneurial Operating System. They have built up an international team of over 300 professional and certified EOS Implementers. Gino is the author of many books including Traction, Rocket Fuel, How to Be a Great Boss and many more. His latest creation is called Entrepreneurial Leap: Do you have what it takes to become an Entrepreneur? Gino created it to help entrepreneurs-in-the-making get a huge jump-start on taking their entrepreneurial leap.
Sean Magennis is the President and COO of YPO — (formerly Young Presidents’ Organization) a global community of chief executives dedicated to becoming Better Leaders. The YPO platform has more than 27,000 members in more than 138 countries. YPO is arguably one of the most powerful groups in the world. To qualify a member has to have at least 10million dollars in annual sales. Sean began his career in South Africa at one of the country’s largest producers of agricultural chemicals. He founded an Organizational Development Consulting business and Executive Search business. Currently an advisor of 2 companies – Nuooly – gig economy business for independent attorneys and Rem brothers which is a hospitality and food services business – 3 concepts near Purdue and Dallas.
Building a Great Team and More Helpful Insights with Jason Swenk Host of The Smart Agency Master Class Podcast
Jason Swenk runs a unique consultancy helping marketing agency owners grow their agencies faster. He is the resource he wish he had when he started his agency. Jason currently hosts two podcasts: The Smart Agency Master Class Podcast sharing strategies and stories from real agency owners and SwenkToday which is a weekly show that documents how you can grow your digital agency. Early on Jason decided to quit his day job and launch a digital marketing agency that grew to a multi-million dollar operation, 100 staff, and they worked with brands from AT&T, Hitachi, and Lotus Cars. After 12 years of growth, he sold the agency in 2012.
Rob Dalton is the co-founder of 88 Acres, a small-scale bakery in urban Boston. Leading the operation is Rob and his wife, Nicole – together, they are on a mission to deliver healthy snacks on an ingredient platform of seeds.
Jason Katzenback is the co-founder of Amazing. Jason always knew he was going to be a leader when he marched into the break room at one of his jobs at age 23 and told his fellow employees that he would be their boss within 5 years…which he did in 3 years. Jason ended up quitting his job after realizing that being with the company was not as secure as he had thought and did $3.5 million the following year. He eventually met Matt Clark and the rest was history and Amazing.com has taught over 30,000 students how to build a successful Amazon business. Amazing has its flagship course, Amazing Selling Machine, Seller Pro their monthly membership, Amazing Accelerators for existing sellers looking to scale their business, and their annual conference Seller Con not to be missed with past speakers like Richard Branson, Sara Blakely the founder of Spanx, and many more.
Gene Mealhow is the owner of Tiny But Mighty Foods and has been producing Tiny But Mighty Popcorn® since the late 1990s. A third-generation family farmer and soil consultant by profession, Gene continues to build his company and consult with farmers regarding organic certification.
Aaron Goldstein is a Director at Lincoln International – a multinational independent investment bank and financial services company specializing in advisory services and financings on middle-market transactions. The firm works with publicly traded and privately-owned companies, financial sponsors, and lenders.