35 episodes

Interviews and discussion whereby leading executives share perspectives on their journeys, current business initiatives, and the pace of innovation

Chicago Business Podcast Drew Sikula

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 37 Ratings

Interviews and discussion whereby leading executives share perspectives on their journeys, current business initiatives, and the pace of innovation

    #35 - Neil DeGuia, Complex General Manager, Aimbridge Hospitality

    #35 - Neil DeGuia, Complex General Manager, Aimbridge Hospitality

    It's an exciting time to be opening two Hilton branded hotels simultaneously with Canopy Chicago Central Loop and Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Central Loop. Neil DeGuia, Complex General Manager with Aimbridge Hospitality, discusses the challenges and opportunities for businesses getting started today.

    Please enjoy this episode of Chicago Business Podcast, subscribe on your favorite podcast services and YouTube, like on Facebook, and follow on LinkedIn!!

    #builtinchicago
    #chicagohospitality

    Guest LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/neil-deguia-63681ba3/

    Guest Website: https://www.aimbridgehospitality.com/

    Hotels' Websites: https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/chijbpy-canopy-chicago-central-loop/ and https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/chiwjgi-hilton-garden-inn-chicago-central-loop/

    Guest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AimbridgeHospitality/

    Hotels' Facebooks: https://www.facebook.com/canopychiloop/ and https://www.facebook.com/hgichiloop/

    Hotels' Instagrams: https://www.instagram.com/canopychiloop/ and https://www.instagram.com/hgichiloop/

    Guest Twitter: https://twitter.com/AimHosp/

    Host LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drewsikula/

    Chicago Business Podcast Website: https://www.chicagobusinesspodcast.com/

    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/chicago-business-podcast/id1501402654

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    • 30 min
    #34 - Tyler Masterson, Co-founder and CEO, TrueRoll

    #34 - Tyler Masterson, Co-founder and CEO, TrueRoll

    Ramping up TrueRoll during the pandemic has been an exciting challenge for Co-founder and CEO Tyler Masterson. Having raised VC funds via Zoom, his business is rapidly expanding during these volatile times as they help improve equity in the property tax rolls. Hear his story on today's Chicago Business Podcast!

    Please enjoy, subscribe on your favorite podcast services and YouTube, like on Facebook, and follow on LinkedIn!!

    #builtinchicago​ #startupgrind #homesteadexemption

    Guest LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tylermasterson/

    Guest Website: https://trueroll.io/

    Guest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TaxDataRight/

    Guest Twitter: https://twitter.com/TrueRollTyler/

    Host LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drewsikula/​

    Chicago Business Podcast Website: https://www.chicagobusinesspodcast.com/

    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/chicago-business-podcast/id1501402654

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7MjGzdY6FrWZ87apbRusUP?si=14p2hpj0Sj-D5MLsNMWIFw&dl_branch=1

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    • 33 min
    #33 - Doug DuMars, CEO and Co-founder, Rebellious Beverage Company

    #33 - Doug DuMars, CEO and Co-founder, Rebellious Beverage Company

    Launching a new beverage company is a difficult venture, but that has not stopped Doug DuMars from working to disrupt the industry with Rebellious Beverage Company and their organic liquid refreshers that contain more than 300mg of antioxidants, zero carbs, zero calories, and zero sugar. Hear how Doug has leveraged his experience with PepsiCo and Kraft Heinz to bring his product to market.

    Please enjoy, subscribe on your favorite podcast services and YouTube, like on Facebook, and follow on LinkedIn!

    #madeinchicago #antioxidants #startupgrind

    Guest LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dougdumars/

    Guest Website: https://drinkrebellious.com/

    Guest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drinkrebellious/

    Guest Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrinkRebellious/

    Host LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drewsikula/

    Chicago Business Podcast Website: https://www.chicagobusinesspodcast.com/

    • 31 min
    #32 - Gershie Vann, Founder & CEO, Magma Capital Funds

    #32 - Gershie Vann, Founder & CEO, Magma Capital Funds

    Starting a hedge fund during a pandemic has not been easy, but Magma Capital Funds' Founder and CEO Gershie Vann has persevered and is putting the pieces together to build something special. Hear his story on today's Episode #32!  

    Please enjoy, subscribe on your favorite podcast services and YouTube, like on Facebook, and follow on LinkedIn!!  

    #builtinchicago​ #hedgefundstarts 

    Guest LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gershie-vann-b8754189/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/magma-capital-funds/

    Guest Website: https://magmacapitalfunds.com/

    Guest Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/obsidianbymagma/

     Host LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drewsikula/​

    Chicago Business Podcast Website: https://www.chicagobusinesspodcast.com/

    • 29 min
    #31 - Dr. Gerald Horn, CEO & Co-founder, Breinfuel

    #31 - Dr. Gerald Horn, CEO & Co-founder, Breinfuel

    Moonlighting following days of Lasik surgery, Dr. Gerald Horn developed and launched a new product in an extremely competitive market, the caffeinated beverage space. Learn how Breinfuel is that and so much more in today's episode of Chicago Business Podcast.

    Please enjoy, subscribe on your favorite podcast services and YouTube, like on Facebook, and follow on LinkedIn!

    #madeinchicago #focusmatters #breinfuel

    Guest LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/geraldhornmd/

    Guest Website: https://breinfuel.com/

    Guest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/breinfuel/

    Guest Twitter: https://twitter.com/Breinfuel/

    Host LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drewsikula/


    Chicago Business Podcast Website: https://www.chicagobusinesspodcast.com/

    • 56 min
    #30 - Dr. Margo Jacquot, Founder & Chief Care Officer, The Juniper Center

    #30 - Dr. Margo Jacquot, Founder & Chief Care Officer, The Juniper Center

    In recognition of Mental Health Awareness month, today we welcome the person responsible for the creation and development of The Juniper Center, one of the largest woman-owned counseling and therapy practices across Chicagoland, with over 40 clinicians at 5 locations, plus statewide with teletherapy. Hear how Dr. Jacquot has followed her passion to create a business focused on helping others.

    Please enjoy, subscribe on your favorite podcast services and YouTube, like on Facebook, and follow on LinkedIn!

    #builtinchicago
    #mentalhealthmatters

    Guest LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/margo-jacquot/

    Guest Website: https://www.thejunipercenter.com/

    Guest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheJuniperCenter/

    Guest Twitter: https://twitter.com/JuniperCenter/

    Host LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drewsikula/


    Chicago Business Podcast Website: https://www.chicagobusinesspodcast.com/

    • 26 min

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37 Ratings

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Great Podcast

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