Founder Interviews

An Interview with Maria Yuan

Fri 13 Jan 2017 | By:
Maria Yuan

Maria Yuan is the Founder of IssueVoter, a non-partisan platform that helps users make their voice heard in Washington and track how elected officials vote – holding politicians accountable and informing decisions at election time. How awesome is that?! IssueVoter’s mission is to give everyone a voice in our democracy by making civic engagement accessible,

An Interview with Danielle Tate

Wed 11 Jan 2017 | By:
Danielle Tate

Danielle Tate is the founder and CEO of, a multimillion dollar online name-change company. She is the best-selling author of “Elegant Entrepreneur: The Female Founders Guide to Starting & Growing Your First Company,” an entrepreneur, author, speaker, wife, mother, Pilates devotee, and the spokeswoman for Empowered Women International. In this interview, Danielle shares the

An Interview with Jacob Cramer

Wed 11 Jan 2017 | By:
Jacob Cramer

Jacob Cramer, founder of Love for the Elderly, is a pretty amazing 16-year-old changemaker from Cleveland, OH. He’s a critically-acclaimed public speaker, and his message of advocacy for changing the way we view our elders and breaking age barriers has been broadcasted throughout the world since he began his philanthropic journey in 2013. In this

An Interview with Monty Hamilton

Tue 10 Jan 2017 | By:
Monty Hamilton

Monty Hamilton is CEO of Rural Sourcing Inc. (RSI) and is responsible for the company’s strategic direction and growth, including the launch of 10 new development centers with 2,000 colleagues across low cost of living, high quality of life locations in the United States. This is his second entrepreneurial startup venture after leaving Accenture in 1995. Monty is

An Interview with Lenny and Andi Huiras

Mon 09 Jan 2017 | By:
Lenny and Andi Huiras Interview

Lenny Huiras started Vital Signs NW with his wife, Andi, after discovering the need for on-site engraving for landscaping rocks and features. The business has evolved over time and they’ve added apparel, accessories and bridal, but the commitment to custom goods with excellent quality remains the same. When not at work, you can often find

An Interview with Sandra Lewis

Sat 07 Jan 2017 | By:
Sandra Lewis

Sandra Lewis is the founder of Worldwide101, a premium virtual assistant company connecting demanding founders and executives with highly skilled, meticulously matched help. As Founder and CEO, Sandra is a driving force behind their relentless push for client satisfaction and screening for top talent. She’s passionate about Worldwide101’s culture of caring and making sure that

An Interview with Chris Hurn

Sat 17 Dec 2016 | By:
Chris Hurn

Chris Hurn is CEO/Founder of Fountainhead Commercial Capital, a nationwide non-bank commercial lender specializing in owner-occupied CRE with the SBA 504 loan program. He and his executive team have collectively closed more than $12B in SBA 504 projects in 20 years, making them one of the most experienced teams in SBA lending. As a non-bank