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Summer Barbecue and Networking – Extraordinary Entrepreneurs: What Makes Them Different?

  • Monday, August 05, 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 450 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, MA 02451


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Extraordinary Entrepreneurs: What Makes Them Different?

What are the characteristics that define a successful business owner? Come to our summer barbecue on Monday, August 5, to hear highly successful entrepreneurs share their mindsets and perspectives. We will ask them how they view opportunity and adversity, and they will explain how they developed the business acumen that has allowed them to soar.

The meeting price is $45 for members and first-time attendees. All others are $65.

About Our Panelists

Tom Biggins is the founder and president of Atlantis Technology. Concord, MA-based Atlantis provides software development and AI services to scale engineering teams and generate actionable insights.

Atlantis has supported technology development for over 500 clients since 2001. Recently, the firm has applied its software and AI expertise to enable remote monitoring and decision support for health care applications, time-series predictions for crypto currencies, genetic-based production of wellness supplements, and proprietary data harvesting for automated trading implementations.

Eric Coolbaugh was the founder of Advantage Funding, a commercial transportation leasing company he started in 1997. In 2006, he sold the majority stake of his company to a multi-billion dollar overseas conglomerate and sold the remaining stake in Advantage Funding in 2015.

Eric is considered an industry expert in commercial coach and transportation finance, lease, and valuation and has served on many panels and board discussions. Not wanting to retire at 45, he and two former partners have recently launched another venture, Access Commercial Capital, that will represent the best in class in financing geared toward the ground transportation industry.

About Our Moderator

Carl Harvey is the founder of Success & Self-Esteem, a business development company that helps professional service providers develop the selling skills and psychological competencies required to succeed at sales.

Carl is a member of the National Speakers Association and is much sought-after speaker on issues of sales, self-esteem, and sales development. Among the agencies and associations where he has spoken are William Gallagher Associates, Renaissance Alliance, the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents, and the Massachusetts Association of CPAs.

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