BS in Business Management @ Case Western Reserve University
Founded Pizza restaurants in college, opened two locations, sold business.
Founded Bridge Capital Partners (Feb 2011)- which became a FORBES Finalist for America's Most Promising Companies fall 2011. BCP is a payment processing company, built from to over $100M in annual processing volume within 2 years. Company continues to grow and add employees. Returned over 8X to Investors
Bizdom U. Entrepreneur (Fall 2011)- I was selected as 1 of 20 from thousands of applicants for this business incubator founded by Dan Gilbert (founder of Quicken Loans and owner of Cleveland Cavaliers).
Scope.LA (Jan 2013 to Present)- Founder, idea started while in Bizdom. I went on to raise over $900,000 from angel investors including Facebook's 1st employee. Scope.LA is a freemium Social Feeds web app for businesses and websites. You can use it to easily display your best social content and social proof to new potential customers on your own website. Utilize the "Tag" feature to make your social content Shoppable.
ZeeBerry.com- Former Owner/CEO. ZeeBerry was an ecommerce destination site for designer fashion jewelry. From Sept 2009 to Dec 2015, ZeeBerry generated $17,000,000 in revenues and served over 300,000 customers worldwide. I raised over $750,000 in equity and debt financing for this company, and negotiated retailer agreements with billion dollar brands such as Alex and Ani and Kendra Scott. Sold the company December 2015.
In addition to running my companies, I consult with companies to build out B2B Sales Automation and Leadgen systems. I am Google Adwords Certified, and provide digital marketing services, often working as a CMO for hire.
I love to create and work with other entrepreneurs.