Seattle Episode 104 – Ian Akers – CEO of Northwest Event Technology and Big Rock Productions

Seattle Episode 104 – Ian Akers – CEO of Northwest Event Technology and Big Rock Productions
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Ian Akers / Northwest Event Technology and Big Rock Productions

The teams at Northwest Event Technology (NET) and Big Rock Productions, provide state of the art technical production support with a trustworthy and hardworking mentality, building long-lasting relationships with their partners and clients. While the live event support team at NET waits for in person events to return to the region safely, Big Rock Productions is hard at work executing virtual and broadcast style events with their clients in this dynamic era of event production. With their fully outfitted Virtual Command Center and Broadcast Studio facility in Woodinville, WA, and their industry expert staff, Big Rock Productions is ready to partner with you to create an engaging and rewarding experience for your attendees and stakeholders. read more…

Seattle Episode 103 – Brandon Wieschhaus – Owner of Hawk’s Nest Ventures, Inc.

Seattle Episode 103 – Brandon Wieschhaus – Owner of Hawk’s Nest Ventures, Inc.
Entrepreneur Spotlight

 
 
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Brandon Wieschhaus / Owner of Hawk’s Nest Ventures, Inc.

Originally hailing out of the Midwest, Brandon was born and raised in Hannibal, Missouri and went to college at what’s now known as “Missouri University of Science and Technology”. After meeting his beautiful wife, Jamie, while he was there and receiving a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Brandon and Jamie were both hired into what’s now known as the “Naval Nuclear Laboratory” in 2004.  It was here that they began to build their professional careers which resulted in opportunities for them to live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Idaho Falls, Idaho, and ultimately, here, to the greater Seattle area in 2010. read more…

Seattle Episode 102 – Nathan Mumm – CIO of Elite Executive Services

Seattle Episode 102 – Nathan Mumm – CIO of Elite Executive Services
Entrepreneur Spotlight

 
 
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Nathan Mumm / CIO of Elite Executive Services

Nathan Mumm is a Snohomish County multi-business executive. Born in 1973, his success in both property management, and technology investments have allowed him the ability to venture in many local businesses. He is the current radio talk show host for TechTime Radio with Nathan Mumm. read more…

Seattle Episode 101 – Mary Coupland – Owner and Founder of Compass & Clock

Seattle Episode 101 – Mary Coupland – Owner and Founder of Compass & Clock
Entrepreneur Spotlight

 
 
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Mary Coupland / Owner and Founder of Compass & Clock

Mary was born in Brooklyn, NY and grew up on Long Island. She attended The Fashion Institute of Technology, earned an AA in Fashion Buying & Merchandising, and continued for another two years in the marketing program. When Mary was 23, she moved to Columbus, Ohio and that’s where she met her husband, whom she has been with for 31 years. They have two children and have been living on Bainbridge Island for 20 years. read more…

Seattle Special 100th Episode

Seattle Special 100th Episode
Entrepreneur Spotlight

 
 
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In this special episode of The Seattle Shrimp Tank, we reflect on all the events of the previous year, particularly the effects of COVID-19 on businesses across the United States, as well as talk about some of our favorite guests.

We’re so happy and fortunate to have made it to 100 episodes, and we’re looking forward to 100 more and beyond, hopefully in a much brighter year! read more…

Seattle Episode 99 – Gary Tashjian – CEO of Darwin’s Natural Pet Products

Seattle Episode 99 – Gary Tashjian – CEO of Darwin’s Natural Pet Products
Entrepreneur Spotlight

 
 
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Gary Tashjian / CEO of Darwin’s Natural Pet Products

Gary founded Darwin’s Natural Pet Products in 2004 to help pets and their owners enjoy more years of healthy companionship together. Darwin’s mission is deeply personal. Gary discovered the power of natural, raw pet food when he made the switch for his best friend, Max – an Old English Sheepdog who was suffering from crippling arthritis. After crafting and serving him a blend of fresh meat and vegetables recommended by his holistic veterinarian, Gary watched Max transform from an elderly dog with restricted movement back into his old self, full of energy. In just a month, Max’s arthritis all but disappeared. read more…

Seattle Episode 98 – David Doxtater – Founder of The Workshop

Seattle Episode 98 – David Doxtater – Founder of The Workshop
Entrepreneur Spotlight

 
 
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David Doxtater / Founder of The Workshop

David is a highly experienced event designer and producer creating hundreds of beloved public and private Northwest experiences. He is an expert in live experience design and production while serving businesses, higher education, major league sports, cultural institutions, civic institutions, tourism and cause-driven organizations. read more…

Seattle Episode 97 – Bob Mighell – CEO of Tilting Motor Works

Seattle Episode 97 – Bob Mighell – CEO of Tilting Motor Works
Entrepreneur Spotlight

 
 
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Bob Mighell / CEO of Tilting Motor Works

A lifelong powersports enthusiast, Bob Mighell is the CEO of Tilting Motor Works; a business that grew from his invention of a two-wheeled tilting front end for motorcycles for which he has received three patents. Born from the need to reach higher speeds while maintaining better control during cornering and braking, his design took Bob to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah where he set absolute land speed records in 2012 and 2013 for three-wheeled motorcycles. read more…

Seattle Episode 96 – Vanessa Smith – Blue Ribbon Cooking

Seattle Episode 96 – Vanessa Smith – Blue Ribbon Cooking
Entrepreneur Spotlight

 
 
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Vanessa Smith / Blue Ribbon Cooking

Vanessa Smith was born and raised to throw parties for a living! Growing up in a cooking school with a very artistic eye Vanessa developed a love for helping people celebrate life’s milestones and helping bring families back to the dining table.  Vanessa launched into business ownership at the age of 23 and within 3 years was running a company with over 90 employees. read more…

Seattle Episode 95 – Sue Sanford & Lynn Fulks – Co-Founders of Upstart Group

Seattle Episode 95 – Sue Sanford & Lynn Fulks – Co-Founders of Upstart Group
Entrepreneur Spotlight

 
 
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Sue Sanford & Lynn Fulks co-founders of Upstart Group.

Upstart Group is the “mission control” for marketing, celebrating 10 years of helping small to mid-size companies reach the next phase in their growth. We provide fractional Chief Marketing Officers, Managers and Coordinators to growth-focused business owners & CEOs.  Our team delivers marketing leadership, insight and the know-how to deliver results—giving our clients the expertise they need at a scale that’s right for them.

At Upstart Group, we have a passion for success, an entrepreneurial spirit and the courage to take risks. Our breadth of clients ranges from high-tech to professional services, manufacturing and distribution, to life sciences and healthcare industries. read more…