The Photo Studio of Your Dreams: Interview with Jeanette and Joshua Johnson

content creators, content marketing, entrepreneur, instagram, Orlando, photography
Joshua and Jeanette Johnson are the founders of Wall Crawl, a photo studio concept in downtown Orlando. Joshua is a lifelong entrepreneur whose past projects include work on Sunrail, Rethink Homelessness, the National Entrepreneur Center, Instagram accounts @lakeeola and @orlandokingcobra, and professor of Entrepreneurial Marketing at UCF. Jeanette is the…
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Take a Reset: Interview with Charlie Lewis

acquisition, Bluewave, challenges, Charlie, entrepreneur, Lewis, life, Orlando, reset, talent
Charlie Lewis is the founder and CEO of BlueWave Resource Partners and by hobby, a seed investor in the local tech community. His company BlueWave works with venture capital and private equity backed companies that are in high growth to assist with recruiting and talent acquisition. He is also an…
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The Hand You’re Dealt: Interview with Melody Montgomery

#Cancer, #Cleaning, #CleaningForAReason, #Franchise, #Housecleaning, #Leadership, #Maids, #Women, entrepreneur
Coming from a ‘nonlinear’ career path, Melody found herself wanting to find purpose with her work, while balancing a stable family and life schedule.  Finding Two Maids & A Mop, founded by Ron Holt in 2003, gave Melody the perfect way to fulfill her entrepreneurial spirit, spend time with her…
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Printing Ideas: Interview with Andy Tran

3D, Andy, Digital, entrepreneur, Ideas, inventor, Manufacturing, Millebot, Orlando, Printing, Tran
Andy Tran is the founder and CEO of Millebot Inc., a modular digital-manufacturing platform. He describes himself as being a keen observer, utilizing his skillset to provide unconventional solutions to contemporary challenges.  His team converts ISO shipping containers into mobile digital-manufacturing systems. The machine has the potential to disrupt the…
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Business is my Worship: Interview with Ryan Smith

capital, cashflow, entrepreneur, generosity, investment, partnership, risk
Ryan Smith serves as a Principal of Elevation Capital Group, bringing more than 15 years of extensive business experience in market evaluation, property analysis, management systems, due diligence and finance. Elevation Capital Group, and its affiliates, (“Elevation”) have grown into a well-respected leader in the alternative real estate investment space.…
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The Philosophy of Service: Interview with Cliff Ingari

consultant, defense contractor, entrepreneur, financial reporting Orlando, mergers and acquisitions, Orlando
    Cliff Ingari –PRESIDENT, SimSTAFF Technical Services Cliff Ingari is President of SimSTAFF Technical Services, LLC based in Orlando, Florida.   He was the prior President of AVT Simulation where he brings more than 35 years of Military Simulation and Training experience and executive leadership to, both growing and scaling…
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When Courage Becomes Desperation: Interview with Jeff Feuer

entrepreneur, founder, healtcare, medical, Medical/Health care, podcast
About RepScrubs: RepScrubs provides health care facilities with time-sensitive vendor attire that improves infection prevention and vendor management protocols while reducing costs. The RepScrubs system includes real-time vendor tracking reports for hospital staff about who has been in the OR. Jeff’s Bio: Jeff Feuer is a former sales director for…
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Delight Your Customers – Interview with Lydia Chicles

entrepreneur, female entrepreneur, founder, podcast, technology
Results-driven with over 20 years experience in developing, recognizing and bettering products, Lydia Chicles developed much of her expertise working in creative & management roles in the magazine and design industry. Involved with Magazines Canada, an influential industry advocate, she leads the efforts and navigated the changing world of the…
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What is a Social Enterprise – Interview with Rob Panepinto

conscious capitalism, entrepreneur, impact investor, social enterprise, social entrepreneur
Rob Panepinto is an innovator who has always challenged the status quo of “good enough”. Rob has helped Orange County become a hub for technology, entrepreneurship, and creativity. He is passionate about the positive impact businesses and business leaders drive for their communities and is an active “civic entrepreneur” serving…
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Breaking the Mold of Startup Funding – Interview with Dena Jalbert

advisory, entrepreneur, funding, mergers and acquisitions, startup, valuation, women owned business
Dena Jalbert, Align Business Advisory Services Dena Jalbert is founder and CEO of Align Business Advisory Services, a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and business advisory firm based in Winter Park, Fla. Align was founded in 2010 with a mission to break the mold of the traditional advisory firm and is…
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Authority is Currency – Interview with Josh Elledge

entrepreneur, founder, influence markering, marketing, online business, podcast, public relations, social media
Meet the man who’s committed to democratizing PR & influence Founder & CEO Josh Elledge is changing an entire industry. Josh Elledge is an adult man with a child-like, irrational fear of umbrellas. You could ask him to explain–but if he could–it wouldn’t be an irrational fear, now would it?…
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Publish or Perish – Interview with Greg Rollett

ambitions, branding, entrepreneur, gym marketing, host, influencer, marketing, media, podcast, television
About Greg: Greg Rollett is an Emmy® Award-Winning Producer, Best-Selling Author and media expert who works with business owners, experts and entrepreneurs from all over the world to create personality driven TV shows and media content that drive their business. He is the host and Executive Producer of Ambitious Adventures,…
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Know Your Numbers – Interview with Joel Goldstein

business author, entrepreneur, marketing, social media
About Joel: Joel Goldstein developed his experiences in business as a young entrepreneur. He was able to develop and successfully exit his first startup before he graduated from high school. With entrepreneurship in his blood, he became a marketing consultant to some of the world’s most visited websites making a…
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Most Influential Woman in Payments – Interview with Suneera Madhani

entrepreneur, female entrepreneur, payment, payment ecosystem, payment processing
About: Suneera Madhani, Fattmerchant’s Founder & Chief Executive Officer, is a payments and technology innovator who has catapulted her business idea from startup to processing over 2 Billion in payments — disrupting the payments ecosystem as we know it. Fattmerchant has revolutionized the payments landscape — challenging the status quo…
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What is a Business Incubator? – Interview with Carol Ann Dykes Logue

business, development, entrepreneur, incubator, innovation, ucf
About Carol Ann Dykes Logue:     Carol Ann’s professional experience is primarily in technology commercialization and entrepreneurship. She has worked extensively with universities, federal laboratories, entrepreneurs and small-mid sized technology companies. Her focus has been primarily on the business aspects…market analysis, commercialization strategies, business planning, capital acquisition, strategic partnerships.…
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Crafting an Innovative Landscape – Interview with Bruce Wang

entrepreneur, innovation, product creation, product launch
About:   BRUCE WANG has grown his enterprise MICROJIG (https://www.microjig.com/) with a team of mad-scientist inventors, design-driven perfectionists, and hyperscale leaders into a recognizable brand in the tool industry. With over 600,000 units sold worldwide, MICROJIG purveys innovative safety tools for craftsman using power woodworking machinery and has answered the…
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The Art of Listening – Interview with Ruben and Andrew from Wellness

app, entrepreneur, mental health, Mobile Applications, team, wellness
About Wellness: A Mood, Medication, & Health Journal! Wellness was inspired by the personal experience of a mood disorder diagnosis. While many existing apps tackled the problems of mood and medication tracking separately, there wasn’t an app that aimed to build a comprehensive picture of all of the things that…
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Speaking Your Brand – Interview with Carol Cox

brand, entrepreneur, influencer, podcaster
Speaking Your Brand was created to provide coaching, strategy, and support you need to take your story and your craft and turn it into a compelling message, whether it’s web copy or a presentation, that provides immense value to your audience. Carol Cox is the founder of Speaking Your Brand,…
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Breaking the Mold – Interview with Cassandra Plas

cookies, entrepreneur, fashion design, female entrepreneur, foodpreneur
Gezellig Cookies My name is Cassandra Plas and I grew up eating Dutch cookies. Some you may never have heard of, but maybe have seen before. Cookies like crispy rolled Kniepertjes, coconut macaroons, and spicy speculaas, or “windmill cookies”. What is “gezellig” ? Gezellig is a Dutch word that requires…
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Changing the Game – Interview with Jason and Matthew from RIP-IT

Blackstone LaunchPad, customer service, entrepreneur, product launch, research, Softball, Softball Tech, Sports Tech, ucf
RIP-IT’s story: When Lauren Polstein was a young girl playing softball for her team in Miami, a low pitch popped off the top of the bat and hit her in the nose. She was bruised, but okay and ready to jump back into warm-ups. However, given her injury, she was…
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