Eric Dernick is the founder & owner of Waves. Eric Dernick grew up in Delray Beach and attended Boca Raton Community High school. Eric was a competitive surfer from the ages of 13-18 years old. He was a sponsored surf athlete for Oakley. (more…)
With over twenty years in the media industry Maureen loves creating effective and efficient media plans to help clients grow their business. She digs deeply into the analytics and research to find the best media mix that matches the client’s goals and will drives results. (more…)
Lacy has spent her two-decade career at the intersection of women’s empowerment, financial services and education.
She brings deep experience in wealth management to Willow having served as Vice President, Head of Marketing & Communications and a Relationship Manager at Deltec Bank & Trust Limited. Previously, she was a Vice President at Weber Shandwick where she advised a fortune 50 bank on its post financial crisis local market reputation campaign, the launch of the Center for Women and Business at Bentley University and the Massachusetts Conference for Women. (more…)
Jim Shumake spent years in the restaurant industry before deciding to open a food truck. Once he did, the process led him to a new, unexpected career path.
“As we were struggling the first year, there were event organizers that we’d pay to help us find events,” Shumake said. “I was going to these events that were … not great. I started to think, well, I can do this better. So, I started to organize small food truck events that got larger and larger over time.” (more…)
Adam August is a the co-founder of Fort Lauderdale’s Batch, The Cookie Company. He is responsible for day to day operations as well as developing and executing the long term vision of being a national brand. Adam brings extensive sales experience, an operational skill set, and a figure it out mentality to the team. (more…)
Patrick Boyaggi is co-founder and CEO of Own Up, a technology company changing the way people shop for and secure a mortgage. Prior to co-founding Own Up, Patrick was a Senior Vice President at Leader Bank, where he led a team that closed over $11B in residential mortgages. Patrick also served as a Management Consultant in Accenture’s Financial Services practice. (more…)