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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. […]

Dr. Sandra Dunn: President and CEO of Phoenix Molecular Designs

Location: Vancouver, Canada Dr. Sandra Dunn has dedicated over 20 years to breast cancer research and the biotech industry. She earned a degree in molecular biology from Hiram College, an institution she believes has a tremendous research program. A few years later, she pursued an MSc and Ph.D from North Carolina State University’s Department of […]

Issac Qureshi: Director of Client Services at Ogilvy & Haart

Few people embody leadership with quite the same fervor and Issac Qureshi has throughout his career. Living in Manchester, UK, he has built an impressive career for himself over the past two decades. Currently, Issac is working as Director of Client Services at Ogilvy & Haart. As a professional who is highly regarded for the […]

Merrette Moore: Founder of Tidewater Equity Partners

Merrette Moore is a Private Equity professional with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Tidewater Equity Partners and believes in making a positive impact within his company and community. Over the course of his career, Merrette Moore has accumulated a wide range of experience in […]

Destry Witt: President at RELiANCE Investing

From an early age, Destry Witt demonstrated the spirit and drive of a true entrepreneur. For more than 30 years, Destry has cultivated his skills as a leader, businessman, and financial adviser to achieve success and establish his prominence.  The stock market has been an object of interest for quite some time, and when the […]

Kelly Hoggan: Principle of H4 Solutions

Kelly Hoggan brings over three decades of industry experience in aviation security, operations, and management to his role as Principle of H4 Solutions, the transportation consulting company he founded in 2016. H4 Solutions delivers unmatched experience and innovative industry insights to those who seek security solutions across the transportation sectors.  Based in Washington D.C., Kelly […]

Joseph Lorenzo Hall: Chief Technology Officer

Joseph Lorenzo Hall is the Chief Technology Officer for the Center for Democracy & Technology based out of the Washington D.C. area. He has served as a postdoctoral researcher at UC Berkely within their well-respected School of Information. Before that he got a Master of Information Management and Systems, a Master of Arts, and a […]

Recognizing Hidden Leaders Within Your Organization

Most of our focus is shining a light on the underrated leaders in their industry who might not get as much attention as they deserve. These people have an immense amount of knowledge to share, but often don’t get the chance to do so. However, we want to use this post as an opportunity to […]

Habits Of The Best

When looking at individuals who are top performers in their specific field, you start to notice some common habits. But are these habits what make them great at what they do? Or are they simply a coincidence? We believe strongly believe the former. And because of this, we’ve put together a quick list that shares […]

What Is An Industry Leader? Our Expanded Definition

The goal of our site is to share the unique perspectives and experiences of industry leaders around the world. But what makes an industry leader? What does that mean? Some people think that you have to be universally considered in the top 1% of your field to be considered an industry leader. We respectfully disagree. […]