Joe Skotarzak, Part 2, Making A Unique Business – Episode 14

This is part 2 of our conversation with Joe Skotarzak. Joe began his career at Peterson Consulting (now Navigant Consulting ) before becoming a partner in River Run Computers for 20 years because “opportunity knocked.”  If you missed part 1, you can get caught up by listening to Episode 13. Picking up where we left off, Joe…

Joe Skotarzak, Sailing Ahead on the Next Beat – Episode 13

Joe Skotarzak began his career at Peterson Consulting (now Navigant Consulting ) before becoming a partner in River Run Computers for 20 years because “opportunity knocked.”  River Run is an IT Managed Services Provider that Joe and his best friend, Paul Riedl, bought and built into a “big boy company,” navigating & overcoming many industry, cash flow and differentiation…

Nick Bauer, Billion Dollar Underdog in Asset Management – Episode 12

Nick is the founder and Managing Partner of Operose Partners, an investment advisory and family services firm he started in 2017.  It’s off to a phenomenal start.  Prior to starting Operose, Nick was a partner at Geneva Capital and helped the firm grow its assets under management from $1BB to $7BB in 3 years.  He joined Henderson Global…

Entrepreneurs Make Things Happen

I get excited about meeting and spending time with all kinds of entrepreneurs. It’s where I feel like I belong. In particular, I like meeting and learning about entrepreneurs who started from nothing, and with nothing, then managed to turn that nothing into something. They have something really special about them. I met one of…