Denise Thomas, CEO Transforming Leaders into Powerful Communicators – Episode 45

Denise Thomas, is the Founder and CEO of The Effective Communication Coach.  She was recently recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal as a 2019 Woman of Influence in the Entrepreneur category. Denise graduated from Cardinal Stritch University with a degree in Management before setting off on a career in corporate America where she quickly moved up the…

Noah Rickun, Fearless Sales President Rocking 20x Growth – Episode 44

Noah Rickun is the President of Sales and Marketing at ETE Reman, a leading, family owned, automobile transmission remanufacturer.  Noah graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where, in addition to getting his degree, he became an entrepreneur as well, creating a market for used musical instruments that he sourced through a newspaper ad and then sold…

Dave Mastovich, Marketing Maverick Ignites No BS Approach – Episode 43

Dave Mastovich is the Founder & CEO of MASSolutions, a Pittsburgh Pennsylvania based marketing firm, the host of the widely popular “No BS Marketing” podcast, a highly rated Vistage International speaker, a Professor of Marketing at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the school from which he earned his undergrad and MBA degrees, and the author of…

8 Unbelievable Ways People Became Successful Entrepreneurs – Episode 42.5

There are so many people that become successful entrepreneurs but we often don't know how it happened - and what experiences and motivations led to these extraordinary achievements. In this podcast I highlight 8 Unbelievable Ways People Became Successful Entrepreneurs, to help you find your path and motivation to success. Todd Barden, 401k expert, wealth…

Jeff Hughes, Attorney Creates Digital Ad Empire at Night – Episode 42

Jeff Hughes is a serial entrepreneur, attorney and the CEO of Rocket Clicks, Sterling Satellite, Sterling Law Offices, and BizLab. Wow!  As a kid, Jeff ‘s family moved around often, which got him used to often being in new places and around new people.  After graduating from Bob Jones University, Jeff headed to Southern IL University,…

Josh Jeffers, Visionary Developer Restoring Historic Milwaukee – Episode 41

Josh Jeffers is the Founder and CEO of J Jeffers & Co., a Milwaukee based diversified commercial real estate development company.  Since moving to Milwaukee in 2012, Josh has become a national influencer in the re-development of historic buildings, many of which had been nearly given up on by other developers.  Josh grew up in the…

Andrew Barrieau, CEO Twisting the Throttle on 400% Growth – Episode 40

Andrew Barrieau is the CEO of Felins USA, a sustainable packaging solution manufacturing company headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.  He’s also a long-standing TEC / Vistage International member, a huge Harley Davidson fan and big time Muscular Dystrophy Association supporter.    Andrew grew up outside of Boston in the town of Gardner, MA.  While in high school, he joined his Dad and…

Adam Berger, Angel Investor Charged Up on Creativity – Episode 39.75

Adam Berger is the President of Doering Fleet Management a corporate vehicle lease and fleet management company headquartered in Brookfield, WI.  He’s also an early stage & angel investor and a Board Member at Brightstar Wisconsin, a non-profit venture capital firm and an expert in electric and autonomous vehicles.   Adam grew up in the Boston area…

Alex Kowalski, CEO Proves the Power of the 80/20 Principle – Episode 39

Alex Kowalski is the CEO of Performance Complete Metal Solutions, a Little Chute, WI based contract manufacturer of metal assemblies and the CEO of Alta Exchange Group, a company that specializes in investment property sales strategies. He’s also a commercial real estate investor and a member of the Young President’s Organization. Alex was recruited to…

Krista Galbraith, CEO Manufacturing Success with Change – Episode 38

Krista Galbraith is the CEO of K&S Manufacturing, a 45-year-old metal stamping and contract manufacturing company founded by her Dad.  Krista was unexpectedly “handed the keys” so to speak in 2011 when her Dad became ill and could no longer run the business. At the time, she was a nurse, working in the Intensive Care Unit…