Where Street Smarts
And Book Smarts Collide.

Did you ever want to take an MBA course in entrepreneurship? Well, we've got the crash course.
On The Shrimp Tank, we interview Some of the brightest and best CEO's around the country to
get the executive course on becoming a successful entrepreneur.

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Mike Russell/ETS Solutions
Owner

Mike Russell is a technology entrepreneur with over 13 years of experience in the IT industry. Mike is the President and Founder of ETS Solutions, your trusted technology advisor. Mike took his experience managing companies and law firms and formed Elite Telecom Services in 2002, rebranding his company to ETS Solutions in 2014 to include Cloud Services. Mike and his team consult with firms about their technology configuration and assess any pain points (cost, relocation, phone hardware, bandwidth needs). ETS provides multiple solution options so companies can make the ideal business decision. The ETS team then provides ongoing customer service for the length of the service. Mike has had much success and been recognized for many accomplishments over the years, including the Channel Partners 360 Award in 2013. Mike has a B.S. Degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and an MBA in Accounting & Finance degree from Kennesaw State University.

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Brandon Lewis/Benchmark Public Adjusting Group

Brandon-Lewis-New-Pic-5COO and Partner of BenchMark Public Adjusting Group. As a 22 plus-year Atlanta business leader and executive coupled with nine years in the insurance advocacy profession, Brandon Lewis has forged a unique industry crossover. Brandon brings with him the experience of handling over 15 major natural disasters globally.

Brandon is a member of NAPIA and the Founding Treasurer of GAPIA. His other participations include the Atlanta Apartment Association, where he is a member and has educated the association on disaster preparedness. He is also a member of the National Suppliers Council. He has been a guest speaker at Emory University and worked closely with the Red Cross. Brandon attended both Pace University Lubin School of Business and Hofstra University. Continue reading

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Shantel Khleif/Imagine Media
Owner

Stemming from a deep love and respect for small businesses, Shantel built Imagine Media to give an online voice to companies who wouldn’t otherwise have the time to do so. As the previous owner of a Wedding Planning company, and as the current co-founder of an Non Profit aimed at assisting students in need, Shantel is a go-getter through and through with a huge heart. When she’s not networking her way through Atlanta, selling our services to business owners in need, and motivating the team to be the best that they can be, you can find Shantel  exploring Atlanta with her big and lovable pup, Gunnar.

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IMG_0122The Shrimp Tank team is humbled by their dream becoming a reality at the Mill Creek High School DECA Event last Thursday. After Christopher Hanks, the Founder and Executive Director of the Kennesaw State University Entrepreneurship Center, taught what “SUCCESS” looks like for an elevator pitch using song lyrics, the 100+ students were able to analyze pitches by three student entrepreneurs. Continue reading

JC Ordono/First Fence of Georgia 
JC OrdonoMajority Partner, President

Mr. Ordono is the Founding Partner and majority owner of First Fence of Georgia. He has fifteen years fence industry experience in a broad range of Operations, Sales and Executive positions. He has achieved CFP (Certified Fence Professional) status, certified by the American Fence Association and is recognized for professional achievement in the Industry. Continue reading

steveneisensteinSteven Eisenstein is the President of Classic Tents & Events. His background is in Hotel/Restaurant Management and he is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Providence.

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halloween2_cs4Special Holiday Episode featuring the children of your Hosts of The Shrimp Tank Chris Hanks and Ted Jenkin. Continue reading

Tom DiGregorio/Aquaguard

Tom DAs President and Owner of AquaGuard Foundation Solutions, Tom has strived to raise his consumers’ expectations of residential contractors by developing and running his business with his slogan “A Service Company with Integrity, A Contractor who Cares” as his guide.

With more than 21 years’ experience in residential home services, Tom has an extensive understanding of the residential basement waterproofing and foundation repair industries. He brings a focused and intelligent approach to each job and is a true waterproofing and foundation repair expert. Tom achieved his certifications from premiere organizations including The National Association of Waterproofing & Structural Repair Contractors, The Basement Systems International Waterproofing Contractors Network and Foundation SupportWorks, Incorporated (FSI).

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Rhonda DuffyRhonda Duffy/Duffy Realty

Considered as a credible real estate expert and consumer advocate, Rhonda has been interviewed and published in hundreds of articles. She has been in the Wall Street Journal at least 20 times, on CNN, CNBC, on 4 major news channels, on Clark Howard’s Prime Time Real Estate special, quoted on MarketWatch and many, many publications. Continue reading