Full Circle

Full Circle

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in business, entrepreneurship | No Comments

Each time I’m asked how I got started as a freelance writer, my story always includes a mention of Marlene Williamson, and I swear, I bow my head every time I say her name. She’s the one who interviewed me for a contracting position in the Apple PR department a few years ago, a-hem. And […]

iList and PAFM Partner to Produce iList Western Kentucky!

iList and PAFM Partner to Produce iList Western Kentucky!

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in entrepreneurship, iList Media, media | No Comments

How’s this for excitement?!?!!!!!! iList Paducah and Purchase Area Family Magazine (PAFM) announce today – drumroll please – iList Western Kentucky, a new digital/print partnership designed to combine our community calendars and content. Our goal is to offer access to more comprehensive coverage, and to provide  organizations and businesses an even wider geographical reach in […]

sfAMA: Happy to Join!

sfAMA: Happy to Join!

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in entrepreneurship, media, Uncategorized | No Comments

Not only am I happy to join the San Francisco chapter of the American Marketing Association, I’m now a member of the lovely Valerie Camarda‘s Marketing Committee. Hope to see you at a meeting or program soon!

And Thousands of Lightscoop BlogHer 14 Portraits Later

And Thousands of Lightscoop BlogHer 14 Portraits Later

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in entrepreneurship, Lightscoop | No Comments

Well, maybe not thousands, though BlogHer San Jose did attract 4,000 attendees this summer. But we sure took a ton of gorgeous portraits of everyone who stopped by our booth to experience the difference between direct flash and direct flash with a Lightscoop. Just look at these beautiful examples! We had a super-cute booth, with […]

Whoop! Now Maybe I Can Do This Startup Thing Properly

Whoop! Now Maybe I Can Do This Startup Thing Properly

Take that microeconomics! Almost two years of classes, homework, presentations, exams (I made up my own bonus questions just to make sure I’d pass) and a whole new crew of great friends later, I’m now an official holder of an MBA degree. Whoop whoop! I’d heard about the University of Louisville’s Entrepreneurship MBA program several […]

For One CEO, a Chance to Connect at CES

For One CEO, a Chance to Connect at CES

Big fun – and, as they say, a HUGE learning opportunity: That was the Jan. 7-10 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, otherwise known as Disneyland for techie, geeky people. I was there talking with folks (including Canon’s Damian Donach, above) about Professor Kobré’s Lightscoop. Global distributors, tradeshow representatives and even a major camera maker – […]

Determined, Dedicated, Disciplined to be Fit: Ernestine Shepherd, World’s Oldest Female Bodybuilder

Determined, Dedicated, Disciplined to be Fit: Ernestine Shepherd, World’s Oldest Female Bodybuilder

NOTE: I wrote this for Nat Irvin’s Managing for the Future class as part of my University of Louisville Entrepreneurship MBA program. The assignment was to interview someone 75 or older of a different race/ethnicity. I’d read about Ernestine Shepherd several years ago, so I called her up. We spoke for an hour and a […]

Falling in Love with Louisville

Falling in Love with Louisville

Nice piece awhile back in Louisville’s Courier-Journal about newcomers (like me!)  to Louisville and why we love it so much…. Rerun here by our friends at Greater Louisville Inc.

Our First Equity Crowdfunding Gig: Sept. 23

Our First Equity Crowdfunding Gig: Sept. 23

CommonWealth Crowdfunding’s first Equity Crowdfunding seminar is coming up Monday, Sept. 23. Many thanks to Insider Louisville for letting me plug it!      

Professor Kobré Announces New Lightscoop® CEO, Mary Thorsby

Professor Kobré Announces New Lightscoop® CEO, Mary Thorsby

Here’s some pretty great new news in my world. You’ll find this on the Lightscoop website – and you’ll now find me  almost always with a camera and Lightscoop in  hand…. Here’s all the, well, scoop! Ken Kobré, Lightscoop inventor, and his wife, Betsy Brill, who introduced the Lightscoop in 2007 and has run the […]