21 Jul July 21, 2020 – LUXnow Matt Sweetwood and Inspiring Culture Brenda Batista
If you want to succeed badly enough, you can make it happen.
Relentless people rarely fail.
Matt Sweetwood is the CEO of LUXnow, the world’s first community marketplace that provides access to an expansive, expertly-curated portfolio of luxury assets. LUXnow has seven employees, they do $2M in ARR. Matt has over 30 years of CEO and entrepreneurial experience and has been credited with the reinvention of the modern camera store, as well as the country’s largest in-store education program, the Unique University®. Before Matt went to LUXnow, he spent 29 years as CEO of the Ozzie award-winning publication Unique Photo, during which he was able to scale it up from $1M ARR to over $100M. Matt was also the U.S. CEO of beBee, a professional social network that helps people build successful personal brands. He’s the author of Leader of the Pack: How a single dad of five led his kids, his business and himself from disaster to success, a number one best seller in the self-help category, which details his journey to success as a father and as an entrepreneur.
Brenda Batista-Mollohan – Founder and President of Inspiring Company Culture
Hope is not a plan. You do have to plan!
Brenda Batista-Mollohan is an accomplished entrepreneur, leader, management consultant, and President of Inspiring Company Culture. Over the past 25 years, she has been at the helm of many high performing teams dedicated to performance improvement. She is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management Professional, and 5 Voices System Trainer. She is known for creating a company culture that inspires employees to bring their best and embrace their leadership prowess. She provides just the right balance of challenge to grow with support to encourage failures. Her accomplishments reflect her passion for bringing systems engineering solutions to individual and business problems. Over the years, Brenda has managed complex, multi-million dollar client accounts, created computer simulations to predict business performance, and established scalable consulting methodology for start-ups and established businesses.