Cast

David Stankunas – The Bearded Dreamer

David Stankunas is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for the unique and absurd.  Since beginning his entrepreneurial career in 2005, David has founded several companies, most notably PokerBling, Nom Nom Truck, and Beard Head.  Today, David focuses on building the Beard Head brand, creating new products, and expanding its distribution. When not working on Beard Head, David spends his free time developing new niche products to bring to market.

 

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Stacey Ferreira – The Sibling Dreamer

Stacey Ferreira recently finished her freshman year at NYU Steinhardt’s Music Business program in New York City. After one year of college, Stacey has decided to take a leave of absence from NYU to pursue her entrepreneurial endeavors. Stacey co-founded MySocialCloud.com, a technology startup that aims to drive better access to information all over the web. MySocialCloud.com accomplishes this by allowing people to store, organize and share online information as well as securely store usernames and passwords for one-click login to any and all websites online. At 18 years old, she and the MySocialCloud Team successfully raised just under $1 million for their startup from Sir Richard Branson, Jerry Murdock and Alex Welch. During high school, Stacey sat on the board of a non-profit, Open Table, which aims to help the homeless achieve self-sustainability, worked at an educational TV channel in Phoenix, Arizona, and created and curated her own music blog. Throughout her summers, her passion of music allowed her to become involved with The GRAMMY Foundation and in particular, GRAMMY Camp.
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Charlie Fyffe – The Baking Dreamer

Charlie Fyffe is young entrepreneur from Los Angeles, CA.  He developed his first business venture at the age of 15, a gourmet brownie delivery service for family and friends. While studying at UC Berkeley, he launched Charlie’s Brownies, a student run baking company on his school campus within the franchise Tully’s Coffee. In 2009, Charlie helped develop Artistic Grassroots Latter (AGL), a positive lifestyle clothing brand, serving as the President and Head of Marketing.  The message behind AGL is “Follow Your Passion & Success Will Follow You.” In 2010, Charlie graduated from the 100 Urban Entrepreneurs Funding and Mentoring Program and successfully launched CharliesBrownies.com upon graduating from college. Aside from working as an entrepreneur, Charlie has spent considerable time giving back to the community through youth motivational speaking on leadership, education, and the importance of financial literacy & entrepreneurship. He has been featured as a guest speaker at the Tupac Shakur Arts & Leadership Camp and the K!dult Youth Leadership Conference in NYC put on by Pharrell Williams. Charlie is known as a “connector” in many business circles passionate about bringing the right people together to catalyze strong relationships and create new opportunities.

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Caleb & Jen Wojcik – The Married Dreamers

Jen Wojcik is the founder of Jen Wojcik Photography, a fine art wedding and portrait photography business.  With her extensive background in fine art and design she is able to offer her clients a high-end alternative to the “shoot and burn” photographers in her area.  Her goal is to re-establish the importance of material images in the forms of prints, canvases, and albums in today’s digital age.  She graduated from the University of Washington in 2009 with a degree in Art History, specializing in Italian Renaissance and Baroque.  Jen spent time studying art history in Rome, Florence, Orvieto, Naples, Venice, and many other Italian cities.  She is passionate about and dedicated to the historical importance images play in our society.  She is devoted to leaving behind such a legacy in her photography.  Too often, in this day and age, images are left to sit on a computer and not displayed, as they should be.  Every image that she delivers to her clients, she considers to be a work of fine art.
Caleb Wojcik is a web entrepreneur and full-time blogger.  He is the founder of Pocket Changed, a website and blog that teaches twenty & thirty somethings stuck in unfulfilling careers how to take the first steps towards becoming an entrepreneur.  After graduating from Michigan State University in 2007 & 2008 with bachelor’s degrees in both Business & Telecommunications, he worked for Boeing in financial planning.  Over the next 3.5 years he completed his MBA at night and left Boeing in September 2011 to work for Think Traffic & Fizzle.co.  Through courses and consulting he now teaches aspiring entrepreneurs and bloggers how to build an online platform, grow an audience, and earn a living from it.  He strives to show the unemployed and underemployed recent college graduates the alternatives and options in the difficult economy.