Our vision is to foster a community of skilled, energized and inspired business people. The EFBC has served Chicagoland businesses since 1994, educating the people of family and entrepreneurial businesses through impactful programs and a unique community of peer support. Here, we chat with different business leaders to learn from their stories and experiences.
Sean Hoffman, President of Nuance Solutions
In this episode, we visit the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago to visit Sean Hoffman, the President of Nuance Solutions. We talk about managing time as a leader, doing what you love, and the experience of managing a plant that manufactures cleaners and disinfectants amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Patty Rioux, President of ODEA
This time we sit down with the President and Founder of ODEA, Patty Rioux. For almost 30 years, Patty has been a marketing strategist and writer in a variety of roles. With experience in both agency and client settings, she has the perspective of both sides of the desk. Above all else, Patty brings her experience as a business owner to dig deep into understanding her clients’ challenges and opportunities, not just their marketing
We ask about how she created a bold marketing agency and launched a new venture in the middle of a global pandemic.