The Best Entrepreneur Podcast In The Country
Where Street Smarts And Book Smarts Collide.

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Alex Membrillo / Cardinal Digital Marketing

Alex Membrillo is the CEO of Cardinal, a digital marketing agency focused on growing multi location companies. His work as CEO of Cardinal also recently earned him the honor of being selected as a 2015 and 2016 Top 20 Entrepreneur of metro Atlanta by TiE Atlanta Continue reading

Bob Vale / Clearstar

Robert “Bob” Vale, Chief Executive Officer, founded ClearStar in partnership with Ken Dawson and William White. He is actively involved in developing business strategy and meeting with clients and business partners to discuss the direction of the background screening industry. Continue reading

Alex Han / PupWalkr

Alex Han grew up in Georgia, graduated from Georgia Tech, and started his career at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. And with one classic Millennial decision, he adopted a greyhound and found himself trying to care for his dog while working in investment banking. Not a great fit. Continue reading

Travis Shepard / CrossFit Remnant

Special Operations Officer with 14 years experience leading highly talented men on global rescue missions (Iraq, Africa, South America, etc). Travis possesses a global perspective, leadership and a unique skill set to transform and drive operational efficiencies within highly complex, multibillion-dollar environments. Continue reading

Dean Ruiz Fung-a-Wing / Kairos IoT

Creative & Technical Leader, Founder, Inventor, and Entrepreneur. He is a well-rounded leader having business experience in applied science and technology, commercial/residential financing, and professional arts. He is the current owner of a multi-state service company, Appliance Dean. Continue reading

Jeff Lignugaris / Northside Tool Rental

As a serial entrepreneur Jeff has launched, purchased, developed and sold a number of businesses in Atlanta. He has deep experience in managing projects, people and processes. He is passionate about being involved in the larger industries in which he participates. As a 4th generation Atlantan, and a 32 year resident of the inner city, Jeff is equally passionate about their local quality of life. Continue reading

Brian Borngesser / Gate City Brewing Company

Brian is a Metairie, Louisiana native, but after moves to Texas, Mississippi, and Tennessee (all before the age of 10) he finally made it to Georgia. Brian and his family moved to Roswell in 2009 and quickly fell in love with the community. Having always had a love for craft beer, Brian fondly recalls visiting Georgia’s first craft breweries more than 12 years ago Continue reading

Rich Simons / EDGE Business Systems

Rich Simons is a founding partner at EDGE Business Systems who helps growing organizations acquire office technology solutions, specifically copy-print-scan devices, custom for their business. Continue reading

Steven J. Rickman / YeahCmon.com

Atlanta Born (West End) lived in all 4 corners of the metro working at ASAirlines, Direct Salesman & Advertising , Bartender(RUPERTS), WRAS ALBUM88/Ga. State University. Started my career in 1994 On-Air at 96ROCK 1994-2006. Continue reading

Jamie Hillegass / GRITS Brewing

Jamie Hillegass is the co-founder of GRITS Brewing, and the big picture, crazy ideas person. She likes to “white board” (as she calls it) ideas to continue to build the brand and innovate. She has never met something she couldn’t paint. Her day job is in Organizational Development, focusing on HR Strategy and Process Improvement. Continue reading