Archives: Case Studies

  • Jennifer Smail

    Company Cuddigan Leather Background Jennifer Smail has always considered herself an artist. She had a successful custom order leather bag company until 2020. The pandemic changed that.  “My family and […]

  • Logan Hershey

    Company RBC Wealth Management Background Logan began his career as a CPA and moved into financial planning from there. “I enjoy connecting, mentoring, and coaching people,” he says. “When starting […]

  • Pam Ryan Mejia

    Company Better Together Cubed Background Pam Ryan Mejia spent30 years as an educator. The pandemic turned her into an entrepreneur. “I was on a call with Brené Brown and she […]

  • Nick Larsen

    Company Great Spaces Floor Company Background Nick Larson opened Great Spaces Floor Co. with over a decade of flooring experience. He brought superior customer service, product knowledge, and drive to […]

  • Nadine Gross

    Company Vuefinder Optical Background “It’s now or never,” Nadine Gross thought to herself after a Covid-induced layoff forced her to rethink her career path. She had wanted to open her […]

  • Sheila Mozayeny-Hale

    Company Haus of Frankie Background “I have known Annette for years and when she said she was launching this initiative, there was no way I wouldn’t do it,” says Sheila […]

  • Andrew Wagner

    Company Background Wagner Road Capital Management Since he was a teenager, Andrew Wagner wanted to own an investment business. He gradually made moves to make it happen, from a finance […]

  • Rachel Michael

    Company Rachel Michael Styling Background Rachel was leading a team of stylists for an online personal styling company and was doing more managing than styling. She found herself really wanting to […]

  • Umut Kaplan

    Company Coccinella, Edina, MN Background The son of entrepreneurial parents, Umut grew up in Turkey. After his parents hosted a foreign exchange student, they saw the benefits of being immersed […]

  • Beth Grant

    Company Beth Grant Interiors, Edina, MN Background Beth worked as a senior interior designer for a small architectural firm for thirty years. “I liked working for someone else because I […]

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