Brenton Hayden is a highly accomplished investor and entrepreneur, especially in the real estate industry. He is currently an investor in Leafline Labs. This company is a pharmaceutical grade laboratory that grows, researches, and retails high grade medical quality cannabis for the following qualifying conditions: Cancer with severe/chronic pain, with nausea or severe vomiting, Glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, Tourette’s Syndrome, Crohn’s Disease, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Brenton is also the owner of Suits, LLC, specializing in rural development of small business and residential rental real estate. They also work with holdings in residential multi-family, laundromats, and commercial retail. Previously, Brenton was the CEO of Renter’s Warehouse, and now is the chairman of their board. The company helps property owners to rent and manage their residential real estate. As Chairman, he plans to establish a board to help the company expand nationally, and focus on projects that will directly benefit the business.
Anu Shukla – Founder & CEO at RewardsPay Inc.
Anu Shukla is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of high-tech industry experience. She is the Founder & CEO of RewardsPay Inc. RewardsPay lets you pay with your cash rewards, miles, or points from credit cards, hotels, airlines, and other rewards programs for goods and services at leading merchants. Formerly, she was the founder and CEO of Offerpal Media. She was the Founder and former CEO and Director of MyBuys Inc. a venture backed company she started in 2002. Prior to MyBuys, she was founder and CEO of Rubric, Inc, a Silicon Valley software company that pioneered the explosive new category of Enterprise Marketing Automation systems. Rubric eMA is used by F500 and e-commerce companies to drive revenues and build “sticky” customer relationships. Rubric, was acquired for $366 million in February 2000. She has also played a major role in Compuware’s $433 million acquisition of Uniface. Ms. Shukla served on the Board of Directors of FWE&E (Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Executives) , International Museum of Women ( IMOW.org) and the Advisory Board for the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. She was named to the Computer Industry “Dream Team” by Business 2.0 magazine in 2004, awarded the YSU Distinguished Alumni award in 2005, and the Entrepreneur of the Year by the Washington D.C. based Dialogue on Diversity organization in 2005. Ms Shukla served as the commencement speaker and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from her Alma Mater YSU in 2008.