12 Aug, 2017

Why is Entrepreneurship So Addictive?

2017-08-15T09:38:31+00:00 August 12th, 2017|

Tom Kandris is the former owner and managing director of Package One, one of the largest independent custom packaging manufacturers in California. Tom recently completed his cycle at Package One with a powerfully successful exit. He is well known and appreciated throughout the region for his commitment to the community and to the environment. [...]

12 Aug, 2017

The Entrepreneur Next Door

2017-08-15T09:32:11+00:00 August 12th, 2017|

Tom Kandris is the former owner and managing director of Package One, one of the largest independent custom packaging manufacturers in California. Tom recently completed his cycle at Package One with a powerfully successful exit. He is well known and appreciated throughout the region for his commitment to the community and to the environment. [...]

12 Aug, 2017

If You Want to Be Popular, Hang Out With Popular People

2017-08-15T09:28:43+00:00 August 12th, 2017|

Greg Connolly is the co-founder and CEO of Trifecta Nutrition. He and his sister Elizabeth Connolly opened the company in 2015 to establish a culture based on balanced health in minds, bodies and social lives. Retired MMA champion and serial entrepreneur Urijah Faber is on board with Trifecta as a managing director. Today, they [...]

5 Aug, 2017

Black Rifle Coffee

2017-08-09T12:06:11+00:00 August 5th, 2017|

Jarred Taylor is the outside-the-box President of Article 15 Clothing, the Chief People Catcher for Black Rifle Coffee, and the co-founder and marketing director for Leadslingers Spirits. He is a decorated Air Force Special Ops warrior, having deployed to Iraq as a member of a Tactical Air Command Party, directing close air munitions support [...]

5 Aug, 2017

Bringing Founders and Funders Together

2017-08-09T12:01:23+00:00 August 5th, 2017|

Sean Sheppard is a co-founder of GrowthX and the GrowthX Academy.  As a serial entrepreneur, Sean has had multiple successful exits.  He is a renowned thought leader, and focuses on market development of innovative GrowthX portfolio companies and leads the sales and development team at the GrowthX Academy.  His pillars of selling are listening, authenticity, and research. [...]

29 Jul, 2017

Farm to Fork

2017-07-31T12:15:58+00:00 July 29th, 2017|

Justin Booth is the president of Crown Distributing. After working in residential real estate development and group insurance, he knew he needed more out of life. With the support of his wife, he took the risk and quit his job in August of 2014 to look for a business to own. Within three months, [...]

29 Jul, 2017

Culture Manages More Than Managers Do

2017-07-31T12:18:09+00:00 July 29th, 2017|

Chip Maxson is the General Manager of the Sacramento RiverCats. As a college baseball player, he hoped to become a major league star. Instead, he adapted his vision and now runs the top minor league affiliate of the San Francisco Giants from his office at Raley Field in West Sacramento. The vertically-integrated RiverCats are [...]

22 Jul, 2017

“Nothing Good Happens Until Someone Writes a Check”

2017-07-24T09:18:05+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|

Gary Simon is the co-founder and chair of Clean Start. He is one of America’s top experts in clean energy, with more than 40 years of experience in generating innovative new business. He is the former president and CEO of Acumentrics, serves as the board chair for Sigma Energy and Smart Power and is [...]

22 Jul, 2017

Driving in New Business with Audi Rocklin

2017-07-24T09:15:47+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|

Luke Smith is the General Manager of Audi Rocklin. Audi’s region goes from Fresno in the south through the Sacramento region and all the way to Reno. Audi Rocklin just celebrated their first anniversary as a new business, and Luke proudly announced that his store is RANKED NUMBER ONE IN THE REGION IN NEW [...]

15 Jul, 2017

Michele Steeb

2017-07-17T15:58:16+00:00 July 15th, 2017|

Michele Steeb is the CEO of the St. John’s Program for Women and Children. Since joining the organization as its executive director in 2007, she has expanded the scope and reach to address the root causes of homelessness. The program now includes aspects such as education, support services, and employment training to shepherd their [...]