July 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/26354.mp3   [caption id="attachment_9172" align="alignright" width="168"] Jeff Lovejoy[/caption] Jeff Lovejoy - Coach at ActionCoach - Highlight Here Jeff Lovejoy is a business coach who brings 27 years of corporate leadership to small business owners. The same skills that took Jeff to SVP status at some of the biggest banks in the country can be used to grow small businesses too.  He loves helping people become successful in business, on the soccer field, in school or on the ice rink. He has one-to-one and group coaching prices points and has workshops and seminars to engage business leaders.     Keith Luedeman - Owner of goodmortgage.com - Highlight Here [caption id="attachment_9142" align="alignright" width="204"] Keith Luedeman[/caption] Keith Luedeman was with IBM and associated companies for the first part of his career but knew he wanted to be on his own. In 1999, he started goodmortgage.com to help folks buy or refinance homes. The company has experienced exponential growth and Keith recently was a finalist for the Ersnt & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He won the 2002 Charlotte Chamber Entrepreneur of the Year Award and has been on the Inc 5000 and the Top 25 Technology Savvy Lenders lists. He served six years in the National Guard which we appreciate!         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/26341.mp3   Donte' Watkins - Director and Lead Tutor at Second Chance Tutoring  - Highlight Here [caption id="attachment_9135" align="alignright" width="200"] Donte' Watkins[/caption] Donte' Watkins recently won the E&Y Scholarship Award for his efforts to help other kids learn math. He started Second Chance Tutoring after realizing that kids could teach other kids. As a 7th grader, Donte' built a $100 a day business selling individual candy pieces to middle school kids. $100 a day!! Donte' hopes his peer-to-peer tutoring model will take off across the country. He is also active in Tucker High School's ROTC unit, is the Future Business Leaders of America chapter President, and he participates in the Youth Entrepreneurs GA program.   Brian Coryat - Founder and CEO at Local Market Launch  - Highlight Here [caption id="attachment_9136" align="alignright" width="192"] Brian Coryat[/caption] Brian Coryat has been a force in the internet since Al invented it. He and his wife created a catalog called "Home Business Solutions." It sold home based businesses books and was started for $200 dollars and he grew it to about $5000 per month! He saw how the internet could save his printing costs so built one of the very first paid directory listing services on the Internet. ValueClick grew from this and was listed on NASDAQ. He is now running a company called Local Market Launch to deliver local presence solutions for national brands. He was Winner of the first Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for E-Commerce.         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/26334.mp3   Tamar Lucien - Founder & CEO at CanUStart - Highlight Here [caption id="attachment_9129" align="alignright" width="200"] Tamar Lucien[/caption] Tamar Lucien has built a site to help match jobs and bosses in the restaurant and hospitality industries. Her mission is to simplify the process for employers and job seekers to find each other. CanUStart guides candidates on making an awesome first impression and employers get quality pre-screened applicants. The platform makes the whole experience virtually search free. Tamar has been in the recruiting space since college and has a passion for motivating and helping others become successful.     Mike Edelhart - Lead Partner at Social Starts - Highlight Here [caption id="attachment_9130" align="alignright" width="200"] Mike Edelhart[/caption] Mike Edelhart's list of accomplishments is mind blowing. Producer of The Pivot Conference in New York, early investor in Pinterest, the author of 22 books, and interim CEO at a NASDAQ company that delivers classified and small business marketing services over the Internet. He is now focusing on Social Starts, an early stage investment fund for Social start-ups. Also, Mike was a senior executive at Softbank and Ziff-Davis Publishing.         ...