Brad Zepecki, CEO, Unlocking the Code on Best Places to Work – Episode 57

Brad Zepecki is the Founder and CEO of Octavian Technology Group, a Milwaukee based technology consulting firm that provides strength to its clients with fractional CIO and AI Datascience expertise. He’s a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh with a Management Information Systems and Marketing degree.  Brad began his career as a software engineer and…

Andrew Rush Aligning Teams for Predictable Results Podcast

Andrew Rush, CEO Advisor, Aligning Teams for Predictable Results – Episode 54

Andrew Rush is a Vice President with Carpedia International, a Toronto based Management Consulting firm who’s proven tools and methods help clients align their organizations to deliver consistent, predictable results.  He’s a graduate of Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree.   Andrew began his career with Carpedia after meeting Mark Holland, who was working at the…

Tom Shannon, Mastermind Of Job Growth and Early Stage Companies – Episode 51

Tom Shannon is the founder and CEO of Brightstar Wisconsin (HL), a one of a kind non-profit created as a unique entity to fill the early-stage funding void by providing charitable foundations, corporations and wealthy individuals with a vehicle to help fund job creation--- through capital donation!  Tom graduated with a Finance degree from The University…

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…

Mark Grosskopf, Lessons from a Tech CEO on Launching Startups, – Episode 26

Mark Groskopf, is a proven entrepreneur and the CEO of New Resources Consulting and Westin Technology Solutions.  Mark believes that every company can be strengthened through technology and his companies are designed to provide and implement the technology that will provide that strength.  Mark is the youngest of 7 kids.  After his Dad was killed in an accident…

Success from Being Selfish and Liking My Grudges – Episode 25.5

In this video episode and podcast, I talk with Aleta Norris about two controversial topics that I firmly believe in, and have made me a better person and more effective leader because of it. ( Watch here https://youtu.be/hruF_CSF69Y ) First, I believe entrepreneurs need to be selfish, specifically with their time. As an entrepreneur, and…

Tom Bushkie, Hello Water, Making it Big in Beverages – Episode 25

Tom Bushkie, a serial entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Hello Water, the fiber infused, naturally flavored and non-carbonated water that is taking the nation by storm. Tom started his entrepreneurial path at College Pro Painters, where he took over a territory in Green Bay, WI while he was studying at UW Whitewater.  Tom’s older brother, Scott,…

George Satula, Building Leaders Who Build Companies – Episode 24

George Satula is a successful home construction entrepreneur, thought leader and Tec/Vistage Chair. George graduated from UW Milwaukee and started his career selling Koss Headphones in Michigan, followed by a short stint at Ross Labs, selling Similac baby formula. After being married to his wife, Wendy, George returned to Wisconsin and SBI Development Company, a…

Andy Nunemaker, A Master of Seizing the Opportunity – Episode 23

Andy Nunemaker is a legendary Milwaukee businessman, philanthropist and community leader. Andy started his career in the corporate world, working for SBC before attending Harvard Business School and GE, where he rose to become the CEO of GE Healthcare for Australia before shifting gears and helping found two companies, EM Systems in 2010 and Dynamis…