MeSteve Maloof / JustPureFlavors.com

Mr. Maloof is originally from New Jersey. He came to Texas in 1973 with his parents. He may have stayed in texas for the guacamole, among other things. His father served in the United States Air Force and later was a CPA and Accounting professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio.  Continue reading

Steve headshotSteve Voitle / JK Graphics

Steve, with his wife Deanna, is the owner of JK Graphics, Inc. JK Graphics is a printing and sign company with 4 locations in the North Houston area. Steve was born and raised in the Houston area. He graduated from Dulles High School in 1982. He went to Wharton Junior College and from the University of Houston graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Business in May 1987. Continue reading

treyyyTrey Diller / JACT Entertainment & Production

Trey Diller, an entrepreneur based in The Woodlands, started out pursuing a sports career after college. After 2 National Championships at Sam Houston State University, Trey signed with the Carolina Panthers. Continue reading

shawn ohearn headshotShawn O’Hearn / Bluebonnet Custom Pools, Inc.

Bluebonnet Custom Pools Inc. is based on the experience of three generations with over 40 years in the business. As a member of this family, Shawn O’Hearn got into the pool business at 16 years old, working his way up from the bottom of the family business. Continue reading

Rodger HeadshotRodger Sumicek  /  Securance Corporation

Sharpening Operational Performance, enhancing employee production, and curbing costs as Executive Business Partner focused on long-term sustainability. A recognized benefits leader known for crafting the requisite strategic vision to achieve business goals, Rodger Sumicek Continue reading

Claudia HeadshotClaudia Leonardo/ Nick’s Fish Dive and Oyster Bar 

Claudia Leonardo  has over 25 years’ experience in various branches of creative design and catering industry. For over 10 years she served  as director of planning and design for the top leader in the fashion industry and clothing in Mexico working and partnering with The Julio Group. Continue reading

David PeganyeeDavid M. Peganyee SR/ American Textile Recycling Service 

As a serial entrepreneur, David M. Peganyee SR has served as the owner and founder of several successful startups and mature companies in industries ranging from farming to automotive and beauty. He has a proven track record of owning, growing and selling businesses – no matter what the product or service.  Continue reading

John Speak shot - croppedJohn Pollock/ Financial Gravity Holdings, Inc.

In a sea of boring and outdated business advice, John is changing the conversation on how small business owners approach taxes, profit and the path to growth. As the CEO of Financial Gravity Holdings Inc. and President of Pollock Advisory Group, he’s help hundreds of entrepreneurs to find legal, moral, and ethical ways to lower their tax, raise profit and create wealth. Continue reading

James LapeyrouseJames Lapeyrouse / CrysonCare Pharmacy

James served in the U.S. Navy/Navy Reserves for 23 years as a Hospital Corpsman. He served aboard the U.S.N.S. Mercy (hospital ship) during Operation Desert Shield/Storm (1991) and treated all of the American Prisoners of War once they were released from Iraq. He also is a Veteran of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom (2004-2005) having served at a M.A.S.H. type field hospital under the 62nd Medical Brigade of the U.S. Army. Continue reading

Aurelia Weems 220x300Aurelia Weems / Aurelia E. Weems, CPA

We believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success. We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. Continue reading