Jim Lindenberg, CEO, Wiring Guaranteed Success with 25 Core Values – Episode 69

Jim Lindenberg is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO of Lindy Enterprise, a consulting practice that helps business owners develop and execute strategies that improve results. Prior to founding Lindy Enterprises, Jim founded World Class Wire & Cable, an electrical distribution company that he grew rapidly before selling to a strategic buyer in 2008. Since then, Jim has owned and sold…

Scott Welsh, CEO, Constructing Dramatic Growth in Commercial Real Estate – Episode 68

Scott Welsh is the CEO of Inland Companies. Inland is a global partner with Colliers International and one of Wisconsin’s largest commercial real estate brokers. Scott purchased the business from his father in 1996 when he returned to Milwaukee after cutting his teeth as a commercial real estate broker in Minneapolis. The business has grown dramatically under Scott’s leadership and…

Ian Abston, How to Attract and Retain Top Performing Millennial Talent – Episode 67

Ian Abston is the Founder and CEO of Millenian, LLC where he helps large corporate clients attract, engage and retain top-performing millennials.   He also serves as the Director of the Hoan Group, a group comprised of more than 100 of Milwaukee’s future civic leaders committed to developing the leadership necessary to create change within Milwaukee and…

Dr. Sean O’Mara, Optimizing Health and Turning Back the Aging Clock – Episode 66

Dr. Sean O’Mara is the lead partner at Lantu Solutions, a Minneapolis based medical startup that optimizes patient health by leveraging health and disease biomarkers.  Prior to Lantu, Dr. O’Mara founded Guardian 24/7, an innovative medical service company providing elite concierge medical care to ultra-high net worth individuals and royalty.  The company designed and developed clandestine, satellite…

Matt Parry, CEO, Sprouting Healthy Food Ideas in a Processed Food World – Episode 65

Matt Parry is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Good Crisp Company, the creator of the gluten-free canister potato chips that you feel good eating. Matt started the company in his home country of Australia.  As the brand took off in the US, he made the decision in early 2019 to open a US headquarters and moved…

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Chris Widmayer, CEO,Programming Culture for Hyper Focused Growth – Episode 64

Chris Widmayer is the Co-Founder & CEO of Penrod, a consulting company that delivers innovative solutions to clients using Salesforce software. Chris and his co-founder started Penrod working together on Skype while watching shows like Friday Night Lights and the Jersey Shore.  The business has grown dramatically and now employs more than 60 people in 3 states. Recently,…

Gina Peter, Executive, Breaking Bias for Leaders in Commercial Banking – Episode 63

Gina Peter is the North Division Executive for Commercial Banking at Wells Fargo.  She has an undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a MBA from the University of Chicago that she earned while working full time. Gina developed a love for sports, travel and business at a young age that…

Greg Marshall, Chief Story Teller, Sacrificially Adding Value to People – Episode 62

Greg Marshall is the Chief Storyteller at CI Design, a creative marketing agency that provides strategic planning, brand, app and video creation and more.  He’s an entrepreneur, having merged his creative business with CI Design, a 2 time Emmy winner and the producer of a video series with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and attorney…

Taking a Chance on New Meetings – Episode 61.5

In this story, I share what goes on in my introverted head when I’m ‘forced” to meet new people in networking type situations and how I’ve learned to deal with it. I know it’s not my “fault” that I’m an introvert but being so has made it difficult for me to enthusiastically seek out and…

Xiao Wang, CEO, Making Boundless Opportunities for Immigration – Episode 61

Xiao Wang is the Co-Founder and CEO of Boundless, a Seattle, Washington based startup that is democratizing the immigration process offering an inexpensive, and highly successful, online platform for marriage green cards and US citizenship.  He has an undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University and earned his MBA at Harvard University.  Before starting Boundless, Xiao worked…