Join us for a very special episode of the Shrimp Tank in a series called “Fireside Chats.” In this series, we’ll be getting all of the Shrimp Tank hosts from across the country together, as well as a few special guests along the way, as we talk about how we can come together as business owners and help each other in the midst of this COVID-19 epidemic. (more…)
We find ourselves in interesting times. Unprecedented times with a global pandemic that is severely impacting both individuals and businesses; especially small and medium-sized businesses.
Being in Seattle, we have been at the epicenter of the outbreak in the United States. To that end, we are practicing responsible social distancing and not holding a live podcast and have rescheduled our guest to another time in the future. Co-host Dan Weedin has recorded a special podcast related directly to responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Dan has recorded an interview with four global experts and colleagues of his to help you figure out what to do right now and this week to respond and set up recovery strategies.
His guests are Phil Symcych (Canada), Art Koch (Miami, FL), Dean Robinson (Australia), and Gary Furr (Portland, OR) (more…)
John McGrath / Jem Restaurant Group
John McGrath began his restaurant career in 1994 as a Market Manager for Taco Bell. Previously, Mr. McGrath was a Field Advertising Manager for Procter & Gamble in the food division and spent 7 years in downstream operations for Mobil Oil in a variety of positions. Mr. McGrath serves as a member of the Board of Directors of MUSC Children’s Hospital. (more…)
Peter Sobotta / ReturnLogic
Peter Sobotta is the Founder and CEO of ReturnLogic, a software and analytics company that helps retailers optimize their product returns strategy.
Before starting ReturnLogic, Peter served 10 years in the U.S. Navy as a Supply Corps Officer providing logistics and operational support to forward deployed forces. After a successful naval career in logistics and later software development, Peter turned these skills to co-found and launch recoupIT, an Information Technology Asset Disposal business that he successfully grew and led for 10 years. (more…)
Farah Allen / The Labz
Farah Allen is an accomplished tech leader with over 16 years of experience in the Software Development industries. Allen currently is the CEO & founder of ‘The Labz’: The Labz is a secure and trackable collaboration and rights management platform for creative content. The Labz is backed by blockchain technology and currently has one of the largest databases of blockchain music ownership metadata. (more…)
Dr. Jeffrey McCausland / Diamond6
Since 2000, both domestic and internationally, Dr. McCausland has conducted numerous executive leadership development workshops and consulted for leaders in public education, US government institutions, non-profit organizations, and corporations.
Dr. McCausland is a retired Colonel from the U.S. Army and former Dean of Academics at the U.S. Army War College. He is a Visiting Professor of National Security at Dickinson College. (more…)