How Do I Hold An Effective Web Meeting – Sheri Jeavons of Power Presentations

we are thrilled to be joined on this week’s show by Sheri Jeavons, the President and Owner of Power Presentations).  Sheri started Power Presentations in 1993 and is a leading expert when it comes to all things related to presenting whether it be in-person or virtually.

Scott Sofer of Bickford Flavors

We are joined by Scott Sofer the owner of Bickford Flavors, a provider of over 200 stock flavors to the food and beverage industry.  Scott is a 3rd generation entrepreneur, has owned several companies, and is passionate about giving back and helping young people learn about entrepreneurship.

Elisabeth Sapell of All City Candy

Elisabeth Sapell of All City Candy

We are joined in studio by Elisabeth Sapell of All City Candy who shared her story of jumping from the non-profit world into the business world to start her own company in 2013 after growing up with parents who were business owners.  Elisabeth is also a graduate of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program (https://www.goldmansachs.com/citizenship/10000-small-businesses/US/) and shared her experience with the program as well!

Cristina Bertero of Fully Promoted Cleveland

This week we were joined in studio by Cristina Bertero of Fully Promoted (http://www.fullypromoted.com/cleveland-west-oh) who is an immigrant from Brazil who came to this country several years ago not speaking a word of English.  After her kids grew up she decided to launch her business and she shared her great story  with us tonight!  Cristina is also a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program and she shared with us some of her key takeaways from that program in our monthly Goldman 10 for 10 segment including how it helped relieve her solitary feeling as a business owner and got so close with folks in her class.

Michael Uetz and Danette Amstein of Midan Marketing

Michael Uetz & Danette Amstein of Midan Marketing

This week we were joined in studio by Michael Uetz and Danette Amstein the owners of Midan Marketing a full service marketing and communications focused on everything meat.  We’ve known and worked with Michael and Danette since 2007 and have seen them grow from 6 employees to nearly 100!

John Sonnhalter, Founder of Ohio Industrial Advertising (dba Sonnhalter)

We are joined in studio by John Sonnhalter, the Founder of Ohio Industrial Advertising dba Sonnhalter, a B2T marketing firm specializing in helping companies who target professional trances men in the construction, industrial and MRO markets.

Alex Gertsburg Owner of The Gertsburg Law Firm

Alex Gertsburg Owner of The Gertsburg Law Firm

We are joined in studio by Alex Gertsburg, owner of The Gertsburg Law Firm), a law firm that is quite unlike other law firms you’ve encountered.  In fact, The Gertsburg Law Firm is the result of lessons Alex learned earlier in his career working for a combination of big law firms and then going in house where he had to hire outside counsel.  In short, Alex couldn’t find the right firm to work for or hire so he created it

Bill Streb of Streb Electric

Bill Streb Owner of Streb Electric – Second Generation Business

In this episode we were joined in studio by Bill Streb, owner of Streb Electric a second generation electrical services company.  During the show Bill shared several stories about how he got into the family business and eventually purchased it, including breaking the news to his wife!

Tom Wasinski Of Aerial Agents

This week we were joined in studio by Tom Wasinski, owner of Aerial Agents. Aerial Agents is Ohio’s premier aerial photography & videography company. As experts in UAS (unmanned aerial systems) or “drone” piloting, they specialize in capturing professional, high-quality aerial photographs and videos for our clients. Tom is also a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program and he shared with us some of his key takeaways from that program in our monthly Goldman 10 for 10 segment which included how he was put in a lot of uncomfortable situations where he had to explain himself to strangers!