Category Archives: Entrepreneurs in Action

Brian Jackson | Sports Anchor and Reporter

Brian Jackson is a sports anchor and reporter at WJXT Channel 4, in Jacksonville, FL.  Guest blog author, Nia Crawford, was excited to interview Mr. Jackson since her own dream is to study sports broadcasting after she finishes her senior … Continue reading

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Tamika Smith | News Anchor/Reporter

Tamika Smith is a weekend news anchor and reporter at NPR’s WAMU 88.5.  Guest blog author, Sanarah Missouri, says, “I always find it fascinating to learn from individuals in the media industry. They either possess a great personality, ambition, or courage and … Continue reading

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Jayne D’Alessandro-Cox | Virginia Author

Jayne D’Alessandro-Cox is a Virginia author whom I came to know through one of my business colleagues, Philip Day. Ms. D’Alessandro-Cox has written several children’s books and a unique book on the first 31 years of Thomas Jefferson’s life. I … Continue reading

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Eric Toussaint | Jett Training, Fitness Founder

Eric Toussaint was the first person who greeted me when I arrived at a new Business Networking International (BNI) group at the end of 2013. I heard about the worldwide BNI organization in a webinar and wanted to see it … Continue reading

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Angela Martinez | Small Biz Graphics Pro

Angela Martinez is one of those people you run into randomly on the web searching for low cost freelancers. Our random chance meeting in the summer of 2012 has grown into a professional business partnership. I first encountered Angela through … Continue reading

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Jim Haertel | BrewCity Redevelopment Group, Chief Steward

I have had the unique pleasure of getting to know Jim during our tenure at Marquette University’s inaugural Executive MBA program. Our group was the first graduating class of the new program and our small class of 30 allowed for … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur in Action – Natalie Wo | U.K. Fashion Blogger (Blagger)

My personal circle of business connections don’t usually take me across the ocean and into the United Kingdom world of fashion, but Twitter is an amazing connector! Natalie Wo is a popular fashion blogger from the U.K. and has created … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur in Action – Kay Kendall | Baldrige Coach

Kay Kendall is the co-owner of a high performance consulting group called Baldrige Coach. Her partner in the business, Glenn Bodinson, became her life partner after they became acquainted through professional networking and consulting events. Their story is so well … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur in Action – Jennifer Flowers | Accreditation Guru

Jennifer Flowers is the creative force behind Accreditation Guru, Inc., a company dedicated to helping organizations prepare for Joint Commission, Council on Accreditation, CARF and other accreditations. My own path crossed with Jennifer’s when she was the Director of Volunteer … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur in Action – Kurt Senske, PhD | CEO, Author, Public Speaker

I have known Dr. Senske since the late 1990’s through our mutual affiliation with the national network of Lutheran Social Service agencies. I remember enlisting his support to be a keynote speaker at one of the many leadership conferences that … Continue reading

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