This week on The EnTRUEpreneurship Podcast, Wes welcomes Theresa Fette — Founder and President of the highly-successful and newly-acquired and Provident Trust Group. In the podcast, Fette gives an extremely vulnerable look at the oft-ignored reality of the entrepreneur’s “exit,” as she opens up about having to rediscover her own identity, apart from her company. Hear the raw truth of what it’s like to step out without knowing what’s coming next and gain some business wisdom along the way.
This week on The EnTRUEpreneurship Podcast, Wes welcomes Robert Cornish — a Founder and CEO that had $300,000 stolen from him yet was motivated to launch an advertising agency that is now helping some of the world’s biggest and best brands craft sales journeys and tell brand stories. Cornish’s agency — Richter 10.2 — has been featured on the Inc. 5000 for half a decade and works over 100 companies on the Fortune 1000 list.
This week on The EnTRUEpreneurship Podcast, Wes welcomes Mathieu (Mat) Senard — Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Alter Eco, a consumer packaged goods company whose products range from truffles to quinoa to dark chocolate bars. Since launching in France and expanding to the US (and beyond), Alter Eco has amassed $20M in revenue and is featured at well-known grocers such as Whole Foods, Sprouts, Kroger, Publix, and many others.
This week on The EnTRUEpreneurship Podcast, Wes sits down with Evan Erdberg, CEO and Founder of Proximity Learning — an education tech company that exists to ensure that every student has access to quality teachers, no matter geography or social status. In a few years, Erdberg has grown the business from a 500-student operation to 60,000-student operation, and the sky’s the limit for growth.
This week on The EnTRUEpreneurship Podcast, Wes sits down with Curtis Sparrer, Principal at Bospar PR — one of the top-rated boutique agencies of 2018, whose workforce is completely virtual. With this unique business model, Bospar has already attained national reach and has amassed nearly $5 million in revenue — all in three short years.
This week on The EnTRUEpreneurship Podcast, Wes interviews Cole Harmonson, CEO of Far West Capital — a small business investment firm that was started in July 2007. Since its founding, Harmonson’s business has financed over $6 billion worth of receivables for over 750 clients across 33 different states and recently announced a merger with Advantage Business Capital — a investment wing of Houston’s longstanding Central Bank.
This week on The EnTRUEpreneurship Podcast, Wes hosts Aleksandra Efimova, CEO and Founder of Russian Pointe — a dance apparel brand that has grown from a college dorm room operation to a multi-million dollar global enterprise. Efimova’s entrepreneurial prowess has gotten her far and is noticed by many, including Ernst and Young who nominated Efimova as a finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year in 2017.
This week on The EnTRUEpreneurship Podcast, Wes hosts Shauna Martin, CEO and Founder of Daily Greens — a green juice brand that has been an absolute hit, ever since it first landed at farmers’ markets less than five years ago. The success of Daily Greens is astounding; without major funding or brokers, this brand went from small Texas farmers’ markets to Whole Foods stores nationwide in the first two years of business and continues to grow in the midst of rising competition.
This week on The EnTRUEpreneurship Podcast, Wes hosts Shawn Burcham, Founder and CEO of PFSbrands — a wholesale food and equipment company. If you’ve ever shopped in a grocery store with a hot food section, you’ve likely had run-ins with PFSbrands, whose family of brands includes the likes of Champs Chicken and Cooper’s Express. Burcham has built a powerhouse — his company is featured in 1,300 stores nationwide, has generated $60 million in revenue, and has been featured on the Inc. 5000 for 9 consecutive years.
This week on The EnTRUEpreneurship Podcast, Chuck Thorp — CEO and majority owner of DoubleDave’s Pizzaworks — shares the story of how this company of humble beginnings has grabbed a slice of the pie in the ultra-competitive pizza industry. On the podcast, Chuck recounts this amazing journey, which, for him personally, started in a pizza delivery car.