Cam is a leader who’s obsessed with empowering individuals to make their own path in the world. He was the founder…Read more
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Mariano joined Bleeker early in 2021 and serves as the company's Director of Finance. He has been focusing on professionalizing…Read more
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Tina Lee Odinsky-Zec, PhD. is a skilled learning & development expert who has over 20 years experience designing and delivering custom content for enhancing individual leader and team performance. She has led L&D initiatives across corporate, nonprofit and university settings. Her track record has helped entrepreneurs in all phases, established corporate leaders, and social impact projects set and achieve goals. She is passionate about applied creativity, design thinking and guiding others to realize hidden potential.
Corwin is a business development executive with over 20 years experience in risk consulting, financial services, corporate real estate and commercial insurance. He has a flair for coaching/mentoring and an insatiable curiosity. He's been a leader in growth (revenue/people) and development, and is able to inspire, coach and develop individuals and teams in both corporate and civic environments. He also spent a decade as a newspaper business columnist/reporter in Nashville and Cleveland.
Art, a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics, started her career at the Florida Department of Education, then moved to Kraft-Heinz as a packaging engineer. She held various roles at BASF, including Chief of Staff to the Sr. Vice President of Research and Development. After earning an MBA from Columbia University, she pivoted to the social impact sector, aiding small businesses in product growth strategy at organizations like Google and Columbia Business Schools Venture for All.
With more than 25 years of human resource experience, Bridgette M. Thomas founded Strongbridge Solutions LLC, a full-service HR consulting and executive coaching firm, in 2018. Viewed as a trusted resource and advisor, Bridgette has held numerous HR leadership positions within a variety of management consulting firms, including Prism Healthcare Partners, Wellspring Partners/Huron Consulting Group, and Century Business Services (CBIZ).
Ajay is a Sikh-American immigrant who has lived in three countries and speaks several languages. He is passionate about team building, eliminating cultural barriers, and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. He currently practices as an emergency physician at Duke University Hospital and also serves on the faculty at the school of medicine, where he teaches about health disparities. He is a DEI leader within his department and takes pride in mentoring junior faculty, residents and students.
Ruthana is a values-driven coach and seasoned leader with deep experience across a unique blend of senior marketing, consulting, and coaching roles. She’s partnered with senior leaders (Directors, VPs, SVPs, C-suite, Founders) in organizations from start-ups to the Fortune 500 in technology, CPG, higher education, real estate, e-commerce, manufacturing, media, restaurants, professional services, private equity, and venture capital.
Georgi is a serial entrepreneur who has more than 15 years creating businesses and corporate educational programs focused on highlighting and reinforcing individuals’ natural talents. A native Argentinian with a multicultural background, Georgi studied Advertising at FAEU in Argentina, and received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Hawaii; she is also tri-lingual (English, Spanish, Portuguese). She is currently supporting a diverse range of clients from investment professionals and financial services to marketing and operations specialists to educational leaders.
Alexys is the founder of The Kinship Advisors, a minority-owned agency, that creates alliances within the sports, entertainment and other industries, who are committed to personal development, social justice, strategic business expansion and sustaining impact in underserved communities. Alexys coaches and advises leaders in high-profile positions, athletes, creatives and professionals.
As a Leadership and Executive Coach, Kathleen helps clients reach their professional potential by putting self-awareness and reflection into practical action. She is most passionate about career and leadership development, and her practice focuses on building strategies to become a more agile learner in order to grow professionally.
The author of What Makes That Black? The African-American Aesthetic in American Expressive Culture, Luana has specific expertise in cultural intelligence, explicit/implicit bias, and art criticism/composition. Working as a professor and performing artist for 30 years, Luana honed skills in active listening, complex problem solving, critical/creative thinking, diverse learning, systems analysis, writing and leadership. She holds an M.A. from Mills College, and she supports a diverse range of creative clients in tech, apparel/footwear, finance, and food/agriculture.
Marques Colston is the founder of Marques Colston Enterprises (MCE), a professional development services company, which empowers innovative organizations and growth-minded athletes, entrepreneurs, and executives to unlock creativity and possibility to experience sustainable professional success.