Small Giants Summit

Meet your purpose-driven leadership tribe.

Get to know the 2019 Small Giants Community Summit Attendees

Attendees

Find your new BFF (or that person whose name you’ve already forgotten! It happens to the best of us.)

Aaron Wiseley

Project Manager
Aladdin

Adam Lehman

Co-Founder
The Wonder Jam

Al May

Vice President
North Mechanical Service

Alec Johnson

Commercial Services Manager
Hausmann-Johnson Insurance

Alex Winter

Creative Director
IMPACT

Alison Tierney

Director of Community Engagement
Kinesis

Amber Johnson

Chief Communications Officer
Center for Values-Driven Leadership at Benedictine University

Andrea Rouland

Director of Corporate Accounts
AIREA INC

Andrew Skipper

CEO
Evergreen Development Co.

Andy Didorosi

Founder and CEO
The Detroit Bus Company

Andy Levesque

President
VentureSource

Angela Green

Angela Green 

Attorney / Mediator
CT Mediation Center

Ania Kubicki

CEO
ANGLES Communications

Anja Taylor

Anja Taylor 

Director of Operations
Kinesis

Anna Brozek

COO
Big Cartel

April Boyle

Founder and Executive Director
Build Institute

Arin Roos

Marketing Director
Life’s Abundance

Ashley Whitley

Director of Operations
Trig

Ashton Adair

Director of People & Engagement
Mojo Media Labs

Barbara Pugesek

Director of Customer & Culture Excellence
FONA International

Beau Necco

CEO
Necco

Beth Shaw

CEO / Founder
Yogafit

Beth Spiegel

Integrator/COO
Be Found Online

Bill Roark

CEO
Starfish Holdings

Bob Ruffolo

CEO / Founder
IMPACT

Brad Herrmann

Founder & President
Call-Em-All

Brandy Hall

Brandy Hall 

Founder & Design Director
Shades of Green Permaculture

Brian Van Anne

CEO / Administrator
Transitions Children’s Services

Brigitt Rains

Head of Operational Integration
Blink UX

Brittany Hunter

Delivery Lead
Atomic Object

Britton Wiedemann

President / COO
BTW Management

Bryan Clifton

CEO
Myriad Insight

Camille Nicita

President & CEO
Gongos, Inc.

Candice Gouge

Director of Talent Engagement
Pegasus Logistics Group

Carla Thompson

Purchasing Agent
Detroit Diesel Corporation

Celena Green

Founder
FoundRE Inc.

Christopher Arnold

Executive Coach
BRiiO Advisors

Chris McKee

CEO
Venturity Financial Partners

Chris Wilson

President
Zara Creative

Christian Enderle

Procurement Manager
Detroit Diesel Corporation

Christina Moore

Christina Moore

Partner
Taylor English Duma LLP

Cindy Whitcomb

HR Manager
The Motz Group

Claire Vendetti

Artist
Round Table Companies

Colin Hansen

Project Manager
imageOne

Connor Lynch

EVP, Managing Director
Rescue Agency

Craig Carrel

President
Team 1 Plastics, Inc.

Cris Jochum

Chairperson, Board of Directors
Life’s Abundance

Dan Driscoll

Technical Team Lead
imageOne

Dana White

Owner
Paralee Boyd

Danyelle Rose

Support
Big Cartel

David Foster

Business Innovation
VentureSource

David Jaffe

Principal
Jaffe Management

Debbie Frickey

President
Vladimir Jones

Deborah Benning

CRO
Ace Metal Crafts Co.

Deirdre Burgess

Marketing Communications Manager
FONA

Deirdre Groves

Executive Director
Challenge Detroit

Derek Dimiceli

Director of Service
North Mechanical Service

Dimitri Syrkin-Nikolau

Founder
Dimo’s Pizza

Doug Marsh

Finance and HR Director
Macro Connect

Drew Patrick

CEO
Skidmore Studio

Elaine Ezekiel

Director of Marketing
Atomic Object

Eric Rieger

President
WEBIT Services

Erica Carpenter

Head of Product Services
Be Found Online

Erin Walter

CEO
nuphoriq

Frederick Allen

Leadership Editor
Forbes

Guy Kargl

Owner
SSS Fence LLC

Hai Nguyen

VP of Engineering
Call-Em-All

Hannah Edwards

Senior Business Process Analyst
Medtronic

Harrison Finney

Sales Director
Essential Ingredients

Heather Levine

Portfolio Manager, SWOT City
TechTown Detroit

Heather Zara

Owner & CEO
Zara Creative

Heidi Floyd

EA
Essential Ingredients

Helo Mustafa

COO
M2 Strategy

Hien Lam

Co-Founder
Huck Finch

Howard Spector

CEO / Founder
SimplePractice

Jackie Dryden

Chief Purpose Architect
Savage Brands

James Chapman

CEO
Plain Sight

Jamie Pritscher

CCO
nuphoriq

Jason Kreger

President
Aladdin

Jay Brettingen

CEO
Bright Side Consulting

Jay Tollerene 

Director of Operations
Call-Em-All

Jean-Paul
Lausell 

Owner
Zenbellum

Jean Moncrieff

CEO
Emerge Studio

Jeanine Cambra 

Executive Director
Early Education, Inc.

Jeanne Gogolski 

CEO / Founder
EducationProjects.org

Jeff Jordan

President & Executive Creative Director
Rescue Agency

Jeff Katkowsky

President
Zolman Restoration

Jeff Ponders

Principal
The Better Company

Jeff Williams 

Managing Partner
Atomic Object

Jeff Wikstrom

Regional President – Colorado Multifamily
Evergreen Development Co.

Jeffrey Snyder

Chief Inspiration Officer
Inspira Marketing

Jeremy Halaska

VP of Operations
Event Source

Jimmy Kalb

President
OptiFuse

Joe Motz

CEO
The Motz Corporation

Joel Pearlman

CEO
imageOne

John Bibbo

President
Event Source

John Fisher 

Managing Partner
Atomic Object

Jon Dwoskin

CEO
The Jon Dwoskin Experience

John Lychos

Partner
B2B CFO

Jon Murray

Chief Restaurant Officer
The Indigo Road Restaurant Group

Joseph Tabet

Managing Partner
Melcion & Co.

Joe English

Partner
Taylor English Duma LLP

Jordan Tudman

Experiential Marketing Coordinator
Round Table Companies

Jordette Singleton

Marketing and Branding Strategist
Cooking With Que

Joshua Cohen

National Director of Policy
TransLoc

Julie Savitt

President
AMS Elite Solutions, Inc.

Justin Jordan

President | COO
Essential Ingredients

Karen Kromrei

General Manager
Motawi Tileworks

Kate McCrea

CEO
McCrea’s Candies

Kelly Jordan

Office Manager
Aladdin

Kendra Maddock

Executive Project Manager
Growth Management Group, Inc.

Kevin McDonnell

CFO
The Motz Corporation

Kevin Schnieders

CEO
EDSI

Kim Lawton

CAO
Inspira Marketing

Kim Prior

VP Marketing
FBS

Kristin Browning

Director of Procurement
Detroit Diesel Corporation

Kyle David

CEO
The Kyle David Group, LLC

Kyle Yanko

Director of Professional Services
Intrust IT

Laura Boone

Principal
turnerboone

Laura Fraley

Operations Quality Manager
Pegasus Logistics Group

Leslie DeMent 

Managing Director
Tailwind

Kim Sykes

CDO
Edoc Service, Inc.

Keith Van Donselaar

President / Partner
ICE Technologies

Kornel Grygo

CEO
Tasty Catering

Latricia Wright 

Managing Principal
Olive Seed

Lauren Terey

Operations Director
Skidmore Studio

Linda Logue

VP of Marketing & Communications
Life’s Abundance

Linda Teaman

CEO
Shoshana Technologies

Lisa West 

Director of Team Operations
Venturity Financial Partners, Inc.

Lisa Wise

Chief Nester
Nest DC

Lynn Carpenter

Partner
EPOCH Pi

Mark Aquilino

President
Outdoor Pride Landscape & Snow Mangement

Mark Henson

Chief Imagination Officer
sparkspace

Mark Weiss

Director of Operations
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants

Mary DeYoung

Special Assistant to the CEO
Atomic Object

Matthew Dibble

Founder
Final5

Matt Hansen

Co-Founder
Huck Finch

Matt Santa

Services Manager
Intrust IT

Meredith Vaughan

CEO
Vladimir Jones

Michael Krol

Head of Wealth Advisory
Waldron Private Wealth

Michael Larson

Web Director
nuphoriq

Michael McKinney

President
A.M. Transport Services, Inc.

Michael Shearn

President
Time Value of Money

Mike Chikeleze

Associate Professor of Leadership
Xavier University

Mike Gifford

Vice President Business Development
Dean-Lane Contractors Inc.

Mike Young

VP Essential Elements
Essential Ingredients

Mitch Thobe

Chief Production Officer
Choice One Engineering

Molly MacDonald

CEO
The Pink Fund

Natalie Bickel

Director of Operations
Al Copeland Investments

Nawal Motawi

Founder & Artistic Director
Motawi Tileworks

Nick Eber

Vice President
imre

Noah Cheek

Vice President
Zara Creative

Nora Leco

Human Resources Manager
Think Company

Peter Nelson

Founder / CEO
Threshold

Phil Charron

Executive Vice President
Think Company

Quiana Broden

Owner
Cooking with Que

Rachel Gollay

Support Director
Big Cartel

Raoul Momo

Co-Owner
Terra Momo Restaurant Group

Rich Panico

President and CEO
Integrated Project Management Company, Inc. (IPM)

Rick Boates

President
Unitech Construction Management Ltd.

Rochelle Rizzi

CEO
Le Vrai Nord

Rob Goodwin

Chief People Officer
Necco

Rob McClain

Director of Sales
A.M. Transport Serfices, Inc.

Roy Hernandez

President
Geil Enterprises, Inc.

Ryan Abel

Software Developer
Atomic Object

Ryan Koral

Founder
Tell Studios

Ryan Maddock

Managing Partner
Growth Management Group, Inc.

Sandip Sarwate 

Founder, CEO
Trestle Commerce

Scott Miller 

People Director
Torrent Consulting

Sasha Stephens

Executive Project Director
Life’s Abundance

Scott MacDonald

President
Dean-Lane Contractors Inc.

Shawn Burcham

Founder & CEO
PFSbrands

Shelby Langenstein

CPO
Emagine Entertainment

Shelley Danner

Program Director
Challenge Detroit

Sir Steven Wilkinson

Founder/Publisher
Good & Prosper Ltd.

Staci Bejcek

CFO
InterWorks

Stephen Hurt

Vice President of Sales
imageOne

Steve Krull

CEO
Be Found Online

Sunny DiMartino

Visual Design Director
Round Table Companies

Susan Scarlet

Vice President, Strategic Branding
Gongos, Inc.

Susan Sherer

Chief Operating Officer
EducationProjects.org

Suzanne Chandler

Sr. Account Executive
Event Source

Tara McDonald

VP of Client Services
Torrent Consulting

Terry White

CEO
Sunwest Trust

Tim Barbis

Managing Partner
Darby Creek Capital

Tim Rettig

CEO
Intrust IT

Tom Walter

Chief Culture Officer
Tasty Catering

Tom McCrary

Managing Partner
Chief Outsiders

Tonya Hubbartt

HR Director
FONA International Inc.

Torey Carter-Conneen 

COO
American Immigration Lawyers Association

Tracie Davis

Marketing Manager
Evergreen Development Co.

Valerie Webster 

President
USGreentech

Veronica Vivas

Chief People Officer
Nest DC

Walter Baehrend

Product Manager
Nokia

Will Phillips

Founder
REX Roundtables for Executives

Small Giants Team

Need something during the Summit? Just want to say hello? Meet the Small Giants Community team and generous Summit volunteers.

Bo Burlingham

Author and Co-Founder
Small Giants

Hamsa Daher

Executive Director
Small Giants Community

Jillian Rodriguez

Storyteller at Large
Small Giants Community

Paul Spiegelman

Co-Founder
Small Giants Community

Rachel Reardon

Creative Director
Small Giants Community

Katie Kapel

Events and Brand Experience Coordinator
FBS

Salwan Yaqo

Associate Buyer
Meijer

Jennifer Laidlaw

Talent Development Consultant
TeamWerks LLC

Lindsey Nartker

Director of Operations
Tell Studios