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Ep. 91: Striving for Greatness with Grant Aldrich

Ep. 91: Striving for Greatness with Grant Aldrich

This week we are thrilled to feature Grant Aldrich on our podcast.

Grant Aldrich is a serial entrepreneur who has a purpose driven mission to make higher education more accessible and affordable for everyone.  He’s the founder of OnlineDegree.com which helps people save up to 30% on their college degree, and Preppy, which has made job certification training faster, easier and cheaper.  Grant has spent his entire career working in startups with nearly 18 years of experience. He has been a board member and donor to a number of nonprofits, an advisor to many publicly traded companies, and a guest speaker at seminars and graduate school courses. He has been featured in Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek, Business Insider, American Express, Reader’s Digest, and nearly 100 radio shows and podcasts.

Tune into this week’s episode to learn more about Striving for Greatness.

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Ep. 90: Managing Brand Space with Dave Hirschkop

Ep. 90: Managing Brand Space with Dave Hirschkop

This week we are thrilled to feature Dave Hirschkop on our podcast.

Dave Hirschkop is the founder and creative force behind Dave’s Gourmet. His products reflect his love for delicious food, wholesome ingredients, and innovative ideas. Dave became determined to design innovative pasta sauces using the best tasting and highest quality ingredients he could find. His creations include Butternut Squash, Organic Red Heirloom, Wild Mushroom, and Golden Heirloom Pasta Sauces, earning him more than seventeen prestigious Specialty Outstanding Food Innovation awards, including “best in category” four times. Dave has also authored a cookbook and made numerous appearances on television including the Food Network. His success has been built on viewing situations from different perspectives and creating solutions and products that create joy and meet needs.

Tune into this week’s episode to learn more about Managing Brand Space.

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Ep. 89: Overcome Failures with Ashlee Ammons

Ep. 89: Overcome Failures with Ashlee Ammons

This week we are thrilled to feature Ashlee Ammons on our podcast.

Ashlee Ammons is the Co-Founder and the President of Mixtroz. She is the 38th Black Female to raise over $1M in pre-seed funding. Prior to co-founding Mixtroz with her mother, Kerry Schrader, Ashlee established a career as an Events Producer working with an impressive list of A-listers including Oprah Winfrey, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Jay-Z, as well as legacy brands like Moët Hennessy and Coca-Cola. Ashlee serves on the Executive Board of Tech Birmingham and is an Advisor to the Nashville Entrepreneur Center following her time on the NEC’s Board. Ashlee is a 2019 Birmingham Business Journal 40 Under 40 recipient as well as Birmingham 40 Under 40 of the decade and Business Journals National Rising Star. Ashlee and her mother were named “Powerful Women” by Entrepreneur Magazine on their inaugural list in November 2019. 

Tune into this week’s episode to learn more about overcoming failures.

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Ep. 88: Embracing Opportunities with Sophia Fairweather

Ep. 88: Embracing Opportunities with Sophia Fairweather

This week we are thrilled to feature Sophia Fairweather on our podcast.

Sophia Fairweather is the founder of Key-Angels.com.It  is a unique financing platform that connects single parent and zero parent families access to buying their first home. Sophia is also an award winner in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). At the age of  8, she was the youngest award recipient of the Women of Inspiration Awards for official Canada 150. Her influence space is diverse, from being a board member to an AWSN board member to an ERA Board member. She is also a Government Policy Influencer, an Entrepreneur, author, and contributor to community Now Magazine and UWN, a National Youth Ambassador for UWN, and a creator and moderator in the Peer to Peer JAM Role Model talks!

Tune into this week’s episode to learn more about Embracing opportunities.

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Ep. 87: Exhibiting Diverse Talent with Reetu Gupta

Ep. 87: Exhibiting Diverse Talent with Reetu Gupta

This week we are thrilled to feature Reetu Gupta on our podcast.

Reetu Gupta is the CEO and the Co-founder of Cirkled In, an award-winning, 21st-century recruitment platform for Kindergarten – College students to exhibit themselves in the best possible way and increase their success rate for all their applications – from college to jobs, internships, and scholarships. Before Cirkled In, Reetu spent 20 years in corporate America, from startups to Fortune 50 companies. Reetu earned her MBA (Valedictorian) in Technology Management from Foster School of Business at UW and MS and BS from NIT, India.

Tune into this week’s episode to learn more about Exhibiting Diverse Talent.

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