Member Spotlight: My Legal Edge

By Aisling Swift Carol Thompson-Finn didn’t want to follow the traditional route and get pigeon-holed into the corporate track after she finished law school. So, she opted to focus on the non-traditional side of the law. “I noticed that so many of my friends were...
Member Spotlight: Lasting Links

Member Spotlight: Lasting Links

Member Spotlight: Lasting Links Helping Fight Financial Vulnerabilities in Our Aging Population By Aisling Swift Collier County Office of Business & Economic Development One in every five U.S. residents will reach retirement age by 2030 and within five years,...
Member Spotlight: Directional Command

Member Spotlight: Directional Command

By Aisling Swift Army veteran Ed Dort saw a problem in the utility marketplace — the government and utilities sectors found it difficult to find quality personnel —and he knew a skilled workforce that could solve it. “You name every job in the military and it can...
Member Spotlight: Excelerate Technology

Member Spotlight: Excelerate Technology

Barbara Steinberg and her employee were helping elderly clients analyze five years’ worth of bank statements to complete the time-consuming process of obtaining long-term health benefits under Medicaid. Every transaction had to be typed into a spreadsheet and analyzed...
Member Spotlight: Gifted Coin

Member Spotlight: Gifted Coin

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, add gratitude and generosity to sweeten your journey.” – Sissy Smith, Gifted Coin Founder When a life-changing event in 2012 left Sissy Smith with a traumatic brain injury, she could have just given up....
Member Spotlight: Recite Me

Member Spotlight: Recite Me

by Aisling Swift  When Ross Linnett graduated from college with a degree in electrical engineering and began working in web development, he saw a gaping hole in the market. Linnett, a U.K. resident who learned he had dyslexia after graduation, realized the tools...