Greg Shugar is an entrepreneur who’s one of the earliest players in ecommerce still playing in the space some 15+ years later.
In 2004, while practicing law in Chicago by day, he and his wife spent their nights creating The Tie Bar in the basement of their home. Soon enough, The Tie Bar, which was one of the first-ever native online menswear brands, became a $20 million business selling more neckwear online than any other brand. (more…)
Cliff Fostoff has over 15 years experience in the Franchise World after a long Career as Senior Executive with one of the Countries leading retailers. He has been a V.P. of Franchising for one of the world’s largest Franchise companies and a Franchise Consultant with National Consulting organizations where he has developed relationships with some of the leading Franchisors in the Country. (more…)
Sener Korkusuz is the co-founder and CEO of the American 7s Football League (A7FL), founded in 2014. The A7FL is a new style of tackle football played without helmets and pads that is not only extremely entertaining but safer for athletes too. The A7FL has grown to 16 teams and over 500K social media followers with 21 live games distributed via national cable (more…)
Chris “Ceebz” Bal / DNC Media
Chris Bal (aka @Ceebz_Gerard) is Founder and CEO of DNC Media, an innovative, experiential video marketing company that skyrockets businesses, brands, and entrepreneurs’ online growth through the power of video storytelling.
DNC Media manifested through Chris’s passion to share his extensive travel adventures combined with a true heart to help others’ businesses scale and grow exponentially. From its origination, DNC evolved into a full-service video marketing company that helps clients exceed their online marketing goals and stand out from their competition by utilizing the power of video and smart online distribution. (more…)
Nicole Biscuiti is an inventor, designer, writer, marketer and connector. Nicole’s patented product, The Chestee (a sports bra with collarbone protection designed for the female athlete), is currently retailed in 18 countries worldwide, debuted as a stand-out tech product in select Bloomingdale’s stores in 2019, and was named Muscle & Fitness Magazine’s “2016 Best Sports Bra of the season”. (more…)
Dr. Jessica Barnes / 20Lighter
Dr. Jessica Barnes is the CEO & Co-founder of the 20Lighter Program, a ground breaking scientifically based obesity intervention. She has a passion for health, female entrepreneurship, and helping others be their best. She is an alumnus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and earned her PhD in Molecular Neuroscience from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (more…)