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Interviews

John Seckel: President and CEO of Seckel Enterprises

John Seckel, originally from Philadelphia, now resides in beautiful San Diego, California. He graduated from Northeastern University in December of 2003. John Seckel has always known that he wanted to be a successful entrepreneur and he has made good on that promise to himself. He has gotten to this point through his hard work focus. […]

Larry Stone: Realtor Associate

Living in Margate City, NJ, Larry Stone works as a Realtor Associate for Soleil Sotheby’s International Realty where he primarily services the Margate, Longport, and Ventnor area. After retiring from teaching and playing golf full-time, Larry dove head first into a career in real estate and established himself in the area over 20 years ago. […]

Nabil Adam: Professor at Rutgers University

Dr. Nabil Adam is a highly distinguished Professor of Medicine and Computer & Information Systems at Rutgers University. He holds a B.S. in Engineering from Cairo University, two Master’s degrees, and a Ph.D. in Engineering from Columbia University. Dr. Adam specializes in healthcare technology, cybersecurity, clinical/healthcare informatics, and machine learning. As an accomplished professor, he […]

Ludmila Aramian, MD: Board Certified Psychiatrist

Ludmila Aramian, MD is a board-certified Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist licensed in the state of New York. Although Dr. Aramian always knew that she wanted to be a physician, it was not until her college years that she realized she wanted to specialize in the field of psychiatry, as she could make a larger difference if she […]

Lisa Stone

Lisa Stone is a human rights activist based out of Buffalo Grove, Illinois. One issue that Lisa cares deeply about is preventing heroin abuse. Lisa experienced the devastating effects of heroin abuse when a close family member’s life was derailed entirely because of it. It was then when she realized how dangerous the drug truly […]

Dan Bellows: Owner Of Sydgan

Dan Bellows is someone who can see a diamond in the rough. There are many construction companies out there that focus on the renovation and new construction of a home or building. Yet, there are very few who focus on renovating and restoring a portion of his home town. This is exactly what Dan Bellows […]

Steven A. Miner II: Principal Partner At The Miner Law Firm

Lawyer and Harley Davidson enthusiast, Steven A. Miner II is the principal partner at the Miner Law Firm. Based in Barrington, Illinois, Steven practices in five counties and is licensed to practice in the Federal Court in the Northern District of Illinois. Steven always knew he wanted to be a lawyer and grew up going […]

Dr. Allen Cherer: Neonatologist

Dr. Allen Cherer is an experienced neonatologist from Charlotte, North Carolina. Throughout his over 30-year career, Dr. Cherer has prided himself on providing quality, compassionate care to his newborn patients and their families. Dr. Cherer’s tenure, though longstanding, has reflected a continuous drive to remain up-to-date and in tune with modern neonatology trends (as well […]

Alexander Neumeister: Medical Professional And Neuroscientist

Alexander Neumeister has always had a passion for studying medicine. Alexander earned his medical degree while in Vienna, Austria. He entered into his residency program where he began to focus on psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, psychology, and neurology. In 1966, Alexander Neumeister decided to move back to the United States to embark on his […]

Alastair Majury: Data Scientist And Business Analyst

Alastair Majury is a seasoned professional in the data science and business analysis industries. His distinguished work in both fields has earned him the respect of his colleagues and community, and has allowed him to work with a variety of high-profile institutions. His work has led him to collaborate primarily with financial institutions. He is […]

Ephraim Vashovsky: CEO of Vasco Ventures

Ephraim Vashovsky is the CEO of Vasco Ventures, a commercial real estate investment company based in New York City, NY. The company began due to Ephraim’s love for real estate, and his desire to remodel and renovate properties. Ephraim can see the beauty in each property and loves making them look their best. From taking […]

Kelly Hyman: Attorney And Legal Analyst

Kelly Hyman is an attorney and legal analyst. She has also made multiple appearances as a Democratic Strategist on different news panels, sharing her professional insights as an attorney. She appears regularly on different news programs to share up to date information and opinions on hot topics in the current media cycle.  Kelly Hyman is […]

Patrick Ambron: Founder & CEO of BrandYourself.com

Patrick Ambron is a leading expert in online reputation management, online privacy, search engine optimization and startups. More than anything else, he’s passionate about helping consumers control their own information and own lives online.  A few highlights: Founder and CEO of BrandYourself.com, which helps individuals clean up, protect and improve their online reputation and online […]

Dr. Mark Smith: President of Columbia International University

Born and raised near Galax, Virginia, Dr. Mark A. Smith has been a devote Christian for his whole life, passionate about spreading the words and message of Christ. Dr. Smith made the decision early in his college career at Hobe Sound College to answer the call of ministry in his profession. He received his Bachelor’s […]

James B. Pepper Rutland: Founder, President, & CEO of MMR Group

James B. Pepper Rutland, of Baton Rouge, is the founder, President, and CEO of MMR Group. MMR Group is a leader in the instrumentation and electrical construction industry. MMR Group has the largest privately-owned open shop electrical and instrumentation contractor in the U.S. Clients of MMR include the chemical, energy, petrochemical, industrial, and manufacturing sectors. […]