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VIRGINIA WEISKOPF

CEO, Weiskopf Consulting
Personal Technical Guide

Virginia Weiskopf acts as your Personal Technical Guide. This means she helps you adapt technology to fit your unique business operations without the staff expense of an in-house IT department. By keeping current with changing technologies, Virginia is able to offer the newest and most affordable options best suited to keep your existing technology functioning at peak performance. She is also a sought-after speaker and trainer addressing today’s technical, email marketing and social media topics.

VANESSA CABRERA

Vanessa-Cabrera.com

Vanessa Cabrera is an award winning marketing consultant, a social media and email strategist and a dynamic speaker who travels the country helping small businesses understand and leverage the power of email + social media to 10x their online visibility. A one-woman show, Vanessa built vanessa-cabrera.com to a thriving business in just 3 years! Her creative mind and out of the box thinking continues to drive her to the forefront as the go-to expert of email & social media marketing. Ever the energetic, feisty and fun advocate for small business, Vanessa jams every one of her sessions with countless (NO FLUFF) tools, tips and advice in which attendees are able to implement immediately upon leaving any one of her seminars. Vanessa refers to herself as a singlemompreneur who Luvs2Run, she’s an avid Kickboxer, a bit of a Beer Buff. But her true passion and hustle comes from her 4 year old son, Matteo.

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ELI LITSCHER

President, Chief Digital Strategist, The Loop Marketing

Elijah Litscher is an author, educator, entrepreneur, and marketing innovator based in Chicago, Illinois.
With over a decade of experience, Elijah has travelled extensively as a speaker while educating thousands
of business owners across the country. He is a certified Google Agency Partner with online marketing
experience that spans multiple industries, ranging from nationally competitive e-commerce to local
service businesses. Due to his demonstrated peak performance record, he has received elite training at
Google Headquarters in Mountain View, CA and was selected to assist in developing and refining
Google’s Ads Partner Certification exams.

CATHY CAIN-BLANK

President and Director of Ideas and Implementation, CC Marketing and Communications

Cathy Cain-Blank has dedicated 20+ years to helping B2B companies grow by increasing the effectiveness of their marketing communications. Since 2005 Cathy and her team have specialized in email marketing and creating content-rich campaigns that enables clients to share ideas, keep in touch with their audiences, and generate more business. In 2018, CC Marketing and Communications became a HubSpot Agency Partner, and now focuses on providing Inbound Marketing services using HubSpot’s “Grow Better” methodology and all-in-one software. The company is also Constant Contact Certified, and provides small businesses with email strategy, creative and production services.

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EDIE CLARKE

Video & YouTube Strategist, Virtually In Sync

Edie Clarke is a Video & YouTube Strategist, with over 10 years of video editing and video marketing experience. She fell in love with video and television when she was in high school, whether it was the art of storytelling or the creativity it brought out in her and she’s been hooked ever since. Edie helps entrepreneurs, YOU increase your presence, grow your email list, engage with your audience and create brand awareness for your business using videos and YouTube!

DAVE DELANEY

Founder, FutureForth.com

Dave is a speaker for Google’s Get Your Business Online program. His humble beginning? In 1983, he ran a bulletin board system on his Commodore 64 (a self-proclaimed, old school nerd). Today, Dave is a popular keynote speaker, author, and digital marketing consultant. He is the founder of Futureforth.com and NetworkingForNicePeople.com.

Dave is best recognized for his work in the digital marketing, social media strategy, and business networking spaces. He has appeared in technology related stories in USA Today, Forbes, Entrepreneur, BBC, CBC, Mashable, VentureBeat, The Tennessean, Nashville Business Journal, and The Toronto Globe and Mail.

Dave is also the author of the acclaimed book, New Business Networking. You can find his writing in his a bi-monthly column in The Tennessean and on his personal blog, DaveDelaney.me.

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DEANNA FUSILLO

Sassy Girl Media, LLC

Social Media and helping businesses grow have become a passion for Deanna Fusillo. She has been on a mission to help entrepreneurs launch a grow their business. Deanna is the founder of Sassy Girl Media, LLC and understood the power of social media almost immediately, as an early adopter in 2009.  As a single mom who left corporate America to launch an at home business, she quickly gained national recognition when she was awarded the Top Moms In Business by Startup Nation and Discover Card. Deanna realized a natural found passion in helping others learn how to leverage social media and business techniques to launch and grow their business and created a program called The Startup Circle to teach entrepreneurs and small business owners exactly how to do this.

ELAINE RAU

LadyBoss Blogger

Former National Wedding Sales Manager, Elaine Rau lost her brother-in-law, her job, and her home all in one week. Stuck in a developing country with no job opportunities, she had to learn how to make an income online... ASAP. So she spent her last bit of savings, $12.18 to be exact, and invested in a blog domain: LadyBossBlogger.com. Since its conception, LadyBossBlogger has garnered a massive audience of 150K in under 2 years. It's a platform that helps female entrepreneurs learn how to start, grow and scale their own online businesses and blogs.

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BARBARA ROZGONYI

CEO, CoryWest Media

“Online marketing and PR expert, Barbara Rozgonyi, is a wealth of information, brilliant ideas, and resources for small and large companies alike.” inc.com

Barbara leads CoryWest Media and publishes www.wiredPRworks.com, a top 50 PR blog, with over 1200 free marketing and PR articles that turns 13 in 2019.

Founded in 1990, CoryWest Media is a creative innovation consultancy that works with its clients to attract attention, build brands, and captivate communities in 4D. Clients include Fortune 50 companies, luxury retailers, hotels, events, small businesses, government agencies, associations, entrepreneurs and online students in 22 countries.

An original digital marketing and social media industry thought leader, Barbara founded Social Media Club Chicago in 2008 and led a team to produce over 60 events, each featuring social media industry influencers. She loves to entertain, especially in front of audiences.

A passionate educator who's created everything from 42 art lessons for kids, community college workshops, small business marketing for Chamber of Commerce groups, customized corporate sales trainings, an Ultimate PR Secrets virtual conference, and online career and LinkedIn courses, Barbara is an international speaker and a member of the National Speakers Association.

EMILY WASHCOVICK

Yelp, Inc.

As Chicago’s Local Business Partner, Emily is building a thriving network of local business owners, operators and marketers by connecting with them and connecting them to each other. She is hosting a series of online and offline events to provide business leaders with resources that help them succeed and grow. She is also the local Yelp for Business Owners guru in Chicago. She provides trainings for local business organizations upon request and also regularly takes actionable feedback from the Chicago community to the different business owner focused divisions at Yelp HQ.

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RYAN WILSON

Independent Agency Lead, North American at LinkedIn

Ryan Wilson is a digital sales leader with a passion for empowering small businesses. He has spent the last decade building and leading teams that support SMB and mid-market clients in the digital marketing space at Yahoo!, Monster, Bizo, and now LinkedIn. In his current role, Ryan works with agencies and consultants, to help them effectively leverage the LinkedIn platform for their clients.

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