Howard Schultz – Founder of Starbucks
Location: Mamnoon in Seattle, WA
There is no more iconic CEO in this country than the man who built the Starbucks brand: Howard Schultz. The green and white...
July 19, 2021
Melissa Ben-Ishay – Founder of Baked by Melissa
The day Melissa decided to do what she loves, everything changed. Now her New York City-based brand, Baked by Melissa, is famous for its bite-size cup...
July 12, 2021
Jake Wood – Founder of Team Rubicon
Location: Wando's in Madison, WI
Jake Wood is a former Marine who used his military training to create and lead a non-profit called Team Rubicon. He won the 20...
July 3, 2021
Cardinal Blase Cupich – Archbishop of Chicago
Location: Tavern on Rush in Chicago, IL
Cardinal Blase Cupich is originally from Nebraska, one of nine kids in a Croatian family. His story of becoming...
June 28, 2021
Norman Lear – Television Producer and Icon
Location: Crossroads in West Hollywood, CA
Norman Lear is a World War II veteran as well as a television producing icon. He is the creator of such legen...
June 21, 2021
Tom Hayes – CEO of Ocean Spray
Location: Cotton in Manchester, New Hampshire
Tom Hayes is the CEO of the iconic American brand Ocean Spray Cranberries. The farmer-owned Cooperative has been around ...
June 14, 2021
Judy Smith – President and CEO – Smith & Company
Judy Smith is one of a kind. She's so good at her job her story inspired one of the most successful TV shows of all time. That's right, she is th...
June 7, 2021
Victoria James – Author and Beverage Director of COTE
Victoria has worked in restaurants since she was a kid, and fell in love with the hospitality industry along the way. At 21 she became the count...
May 31, 2021
John R. Tyson – Chief Sustainability Officer of Tyson Foods
Location: Herman's Ribhouse in Fayetteville, Arkansas
John R. Tyson, the great-grandson of the founder of Tyson Foods, is currently Tyson...
May 24, 2021
Jessica Alba – Actress & Founder of The Honest Company
Location: Night + Market in West Hollywood, CA
Jessica Alba had already become a successful Hollywood actress when she got the idea to s...
May 17, 2021