Chicago Oct 28, 2019

All Funding Streams Have Challenges

Dee Dee Chesley is on the Board of Directors for Christopher House, a family of schools located in Chicago. She discusses the organization’s unique birth to eighth grade continuum model, the challenge...

  • CEO Sep 12, 2019

    Do What You Say You're Going To Do

    Tony Iannessa is the Founder & CEO of BIG Construction, a general contractor and construction management firm specializing in corporate interiors. BIG Construction’s collaborative approach to project management offers clients tailored solutions resulting in successful project delivery. Tony discusses the main challenges construction companies f...
  • director Sep 11, 2019

    Creating Something New is A Challenge

    William W. Towns is the Executive Director of Benefit Chicago, an impact investment fund that focuses on social enterprises. Benefit Chicago’s mission is raise capital in order to provide patient, flexible and risk-tolerant capital to organizations that drive both profits and purpose. Dr. Towns talks about some of the challenges he has experience w...
  • NBCUniversal Inc. Sep 10, 2019

    There Will Always Be New Users

    Shirley Yang is the Founder & CEO of Muses, an app that connects freelancers, entrepreneurs and business around the world. Muses focuses on making the process of hiring and getting hired quick and simple for both businesses and freelancers. Shirley talks about the trends and growth in the gig economy, the importance of organic user acquisition,...
  • NBCUniversal Inc. Sep 4, 2019

    Respect Is Earned Not Taken

    Pritzker Group Venture Capital is a group focused on making investments in early-stage consumer healthcare and enterprise technology companies. Partner, Sonia Nagar, talks about some of the challenges one might face when working for a venture fund. One of the biggest adjustments in investing in companies is helping them overcome hurdles they might ...
  • Business Sep 4, 2019

    Recruiting People As Assets

    TalentRISE was founded in 2008 with the dedication to find the best talent for businesses in multiple industries and has done so nationwide. Managing Director Jose Martinez differentiates management consulting from talent consulting and highlights the specialized need for discovering the right people for your company. Find out how he recognizes the...
  • Chicago Sep 4, 2019

    Lead With ‘Yes'

    Mimi LeClair, President and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs Chicago, sits down to discuss the importance of providing extracurricular activities to children and the challenges of staff development in her area. Watch the full BizCastHQ video to see what she looks for when she hires, and more.

  • artist Sep 4, 2019

    Take Everything In Moderation, Including Moderation

    Independent recording artist, youth advocate, and public speaker, William Dalton of Born Leaders, Inc. sits down to discuss oversaturation in the music industry, and finding his unique style. Watch the full BizCastHQ video to see William explain how he stands out in a populated industry, the importance of authenticity in the industry, and more....
  • Feb 27, 2016

    Company Brings Evidence-Based Medical Care to Employees

    Whether it’s on-site physicians, phone triage, or telemedicine, Medcor has found that their team’s high level of cooperation delivers excellent care to employees. Curtis Smith, Medcor’s EVP, talks about how they serve thousands of workers via employer-based healthcare solutions. The team at Medcor has implemented innovative approaches to unique cha...
  • Feb 27, 2016

    Amazing Landmark Club Now Open to All Chicagoans

    General Manager Patrick Hatton takes us on a brief historical tour of the Chicago Athletic Association (built as a private club in the 1890’s) and its amazing event spaces. An architectural landmark on Michigan Avenue, the completely renovated CAA Hotel has been delighting visitors and locals with incredible food and drink at the Cherry Circl...
  • Dec 21, 2015

    Nonprofit Creates Global Jobs With Microfinance Model

    Microfinance and job creation go hand in hand for organizations like Opportunity International that works to end global poverty. CEO Vicki Escarra talks about how the organization provides loans, savings and insurance to entrepreneurs in remote areas in 28 countries.

  • Dec 18, 2015

    The Future Of 3D Printing Connects Designers, Printers and Consumers Online

    3D printing is quickly becoming a service that many industries are eager to use, especially the spare parts industry. Peer Munck, CEO and Founder of 3Discovered, talks about how the company connects 3D printing service companies with 3D printable design owners and end-users, as well as what the future of 3D printing is.

  • Dec 18, 2015

    Brick-&-Mortar Retailers Stay Relevant With In-Store And Remodel Services

    As the retail world continues to evolve, Dan Perry, President of Signature Retail Services, knows how to keep retailers competitive. From attainable growth to best class service, Signature Retail Services is expanding its footprint by offering an array of solutions to some of the largest retailers and brands nationwide.

  • Dec 18, 2015

    How To Keep Employees Happy And Productive? Call One Has The Formula

    Call One, voted Best Places to Work two years in a row, keeps its employees happy and productive with in-office perks and lots of opportunities to give back to the community.

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