Amanda Weathersby
 

Amanda Weathersby

Amanda Weathersby is a serial entrepreneur who has sold one business to a publicly traded company and one to her partners. She has worked as a business consultant for multinational companies, for startups and for small businesses. She has taught entrepreneurship classes for five years. Before starting her first business, she was the Vice President of Product Management and Product Development for Sprint.

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The Weathersby Group (TWG) was Amanda’s first venture, created in 1990. The company provided consulting and staffing to high tech businesses in Washington, DC, Boston and New York. It grew to $15 million in revenue by 2000, when the company was sold to a publicly traded company.

Amanda and two partners founded McKinley Marketing Partners, an interim marketing management business, and she later sold her shares to her partners.

Amanda has participated in a variety of nonprofit programs. For five years, she has created the course content, developed an online support network and taught classes on entrepreneurship for the 100 Entrepreneurs Foundation. Their mission is to provide business information, insight and inspiration to wounded veterans and their families and caregivers.

Mindful Profits has consulted with small businesses a wide array of industries since 2011, providing strategic consulting, including defining new markets, products, and growth strategies. In addition, Mindful Profits provides business analysis and forecasts to help companies seek funding, sell their companies, and merge with or acquire companies. In addition, we’ve built tools for clients to help them manage their business growth.

 
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David Guzik

Over the past thirty years, David has developed and produced films, videos and multi-media presentations for a broad range of Fortune 500 clients, international associations and advertising agencies. He has gained extensive experience in all areas of corporate and marketing communications with significant concentrations in healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, food and wine, and foodservice.

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His extensive foodservice experience includes producing a quarterly video magazine about menu trends for Tyson Foods, nine consecutive years directing videos for Restaurants and Institution's Ivy Awards, and seven years directing videos for IFMA’s Gold and Silver Plate Awards; held the final night of the National Restaurant show. He has also produced business presentations for Terlato Wines International, a major wine marketer. In this capacity, he was acknowledged with a Special Achievement Award from the CEO for "communicating the company's values and vision in a unique and effective manner."

David's reel includes multi-media extravaganzas, humorous skits, dramatic vignettes, and insightful documentaries.... These presentations inform audiences about new products, policies and services, build loyalty, and motivate them to reach buying decisions or achieve greater levels of performance.

In addition to generating results, David's work has earned awards from several major Associations and Festivals:

  • International Association of Business Communicators
  • International Film and Television Festival of New York
  • United States Industrial Film Festival
  • Chicago Film Festival
  • International Television Association

A former history major with a degree from Lawrence University, David attended Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland on a grant from the Kosciuszko Foundation and earned a Masters degree in Television and Film from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications.