Posts by Sue Monhait

123 – Power Up Your People with Matt Holmes of Home & Company

Matt and his wife, Jennifer started their retail journey 12 years ago in downtown Holland, Michigan with a gift and decor store called HOME & COMPANY. It took a couple of years to get to that “ah-ha” moment when they realized they were focused on all the wrong things. Matt had just opened a second…

122 – Fear Held Her Back … Until It Didn’t with Hallie Sherman of Speech Time Fun

Hallie is a licensed speech-language pathologist working full time in the public schools. In her “spare” time, she blogs and creates digital resources to assist busy speech-language pathologists to make their jobs a bit easier. She started this entrepreneurial journey 5 years ago. At that time, she didn’t have a permanent job and used her…

121 – Should You Trademark, Copyright or Patent with Todd Timmerman of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick

Todd Timmerman is a business lawyer specializing in intellectual property protection. His practice spans a wide range of intellectual property and technology-related litigation and transactional matters. Todd assists clients in crafting sound intellectual property protection and enforcement strategies. This secures and maximizes the value of their critical intellectual property assets. He also handles trademark and…

120 – The Five C’s You Need to Know About Small Business Loans with Katie Wiswald of Highland Park Bank and Trust

Katie Wiswald is a commercial and consumer lender at Highland Park Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank. Katie has spent the last 15 years in Highland Park focusing on community lending and serving the needs of local businesses and residents. She has previously served on the board of the Highland Park Chamber of Commerce as…

119 – Computer Tips to Keep You Safe with Goran Donev of Safe Haven IT

Goran Donev has been dealing with computers since he was sixteen. Back then he was building his own computers and helping friends fix theirs. He went on to work in corporate IT departments and saw that something was lacking. There was an absence of quality IT providers who truly understood the needs of small businesses.…