30 Apr April 30, 2020 – Even More Covid-19 Entrepreneurial Advice!
Marc Andre – Founder and Blogger at VitalDollar
Marc Andre is a personal finance blogger who helps people looking to make extra money find other income sources. Marc believes that helping someone increase their income and manage their money better can have a dramatic impact on their life and family. He also believes that improving your own financial situation usually involves managing your existing income better, and making more money, and VitalDollar covers how both of these topics relate to each other. Marc has created several blogs in different industries and sold them for more than $1 million combined. He also built a six-figure Amazon-based business with his wife. He has been featured in publications such as Business Insider and Forbes. He reached 1 million visitors per month with his first blog, sold his first blog for $500,000. He sold other blogs in a separate industry (photography) for more than $700,000 combined. He also started an Amazon-based business with his wife and made $100,000+ profit in their first year of operation and then sold that Amazon-based business for $200,000+.
Michelle Armer – Chief People Officer of CareerBuilder
Michelle Armer is Chief People Officer at CareerBuilder, one of the largest independent technology companies providing Hello To Hire™ human resources solutions to global customers. In her current role, she reports directly to the CEO, acts as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team and leads a global HR team of 30 to enhance the employee experience, develop employees, and drive employee engagement. A 20-year veteran in the HR space, she leads the Talent Team with a focus on building a high-performance culture that supports business goals, employees’ professional development, and diversity. Her passion for engaging employees and developing positive work environments drives her commitment to CareerBuilder’s employees, candidates and clients. Michelle Armer is available live to discuss how college seniors can navigate the job market during this tumultuous time.
Ricardo Chamorro – Executive VP for Corporate and Business Development in the Pentagon Federal Credit Union
Ricardo J. Chamorro is Executive Vice President at PenFed Credit Union, the nation’s second-largest federal credit union with assets of $23
billion and more than 1.6 million members. He is responsible for marketing and business development, and affiliated businesses including PenFed Realty, PenFed Title, CU Rate Reset, wealth management, and insurance products. He also oversees the PenFed Foundation’s recently launched Veterans Entrepreneur Investment Program. Chamorro has over 12 years of experience in financial services and investment banking, including leadership roles at USB Investment Bank and Lazard. Some of his prior advisory engagements include advising InBev on its $62 billion acquisition of Anheuser-Busch and advising Hilton Hotels on the $26 billion leveraged buyouts by the Blackstone Group. Ricardo also previously led a 60+ store multi-channel and multi-product consumer finance company in Spain and is a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal.
Katherine Roe – Research Associate, PETA Laboratory Investigations Department
Dr. Katherine Roe, Ph.D., is a research associate with the Laboratory Investigations Department of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), where she liaises with government funding agencies, universities, and corporations to end harmful and ineffective neuroscience and psychological experiments on animals. She helped dissuade the National Institutes of Health from increasing its use of monkeys in biomedical tests and is currently working to end experiments on dogs at Texas A&M University, on barn owls at Johns Hopkins University, and on wild-caught birds at Colorado State University. She graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University and earned a doctorate in experimental psychology from the University of California–San Diego. She has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and has conducted research at Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute of Mental Health.