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every Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Jack F. Owens Campus

Delaware Technical Community College (Jack F. Owens Campus) 2119 College Drive Georgetown, DE 19947 Get Directions

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Meet the Organizers

Christopher Moody

Chris is the Director of Corporate and Community programs at the Delaware Technical Community College, Owens Campus.

Deb Wilkins-Schiffer @JosDaughter

After a career in marketing and public relations, Deb opened Josephine's Daughter, a "wearable art" boutique in 2009. Her sister-in-law, Debbie, joined the business in 2011, and they just opened their newly expanded shop near the boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, featuring fun fashions, shoes, jewelry and gifts.

Mike Nally

Founder and Owner, Leadership Strategist and Mastermind, Humanist. Mike is a former Army Ranger with 20-plus years of experience in all aspects of business development and operations in mixed-use community development, commercial retail, land development, and construction.

Robert Rider

Rob graduated from Cornell University and is the CEO at O.A. Newton, a services and solutions provider for the Agricultural Irrigation industry.

Zachary King

Zachary owns a popular Delaware beach restaurant and operates one of the only Craft Distillery Restaurants in the country, Delaware Distilling Company. This company is on the verge of a semi-national distribution of its popular Gin.

Past Organizers

Past Presenters

Fun Fit Vibe LLC

Delaware is the 3rd most obese state in the nation. The number one indicator of longevity is lean muscle mass, the opposite of obesity. Fun Fit Vibe offers Hope & Health through Strength & Nutrition. "The first wealth is health", Emerson. I don't want to do anything unless it is FUN, FITness sneaks up on you when you are having FUN, & you catch a healthy VIBE - with Whole Body Vibration & investing in yourself by hanging out with healthy people. We assure your healthy body enables your brain to stay healthy.

BG Laboratory

BG Laboratory is a Delaware based corporation that will provide materials testing services, thermal and structural analysis, as well as liquid and gas phase separation analysis.

Delmarva Popcxorn and Nut Co.

Small scale gourmet popcorn company doing mostly farmers markets and with one brick and mortor manufacturing and retail store in Milford.

Shore Floors by Justin Fehrenbach

Independent Floor Covering Installation Specialists

Fortier Photography

Full service photography studio. Weddings, portraits, family, and commercial photography.

Veggie Man Produce


Local produce, goods and flower sales

Eastern Shore Cleaning

Eastern Shore Cleaning is an Environmentally Safe Cleaning Company that provides Services and Products to Residential and Commercial properties on Delaware's Eastern Shore.

Catalyst Enterprises International and

Founder and President of Catalyst Enterprises International, Dr. Michelle Dawson’s mission is to “help organizations and individuals turn potential into performance.” As an Organizational Strategist and Business Mentor, Dr. Dawson has conducted leadership and business/organizational development programs for entrepreneurs, corporations and nonprofit organizations in the United States, Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa. Catalyst Success Institute, the entrepreneurial development division of Catalyst Enterprises, helps women entrepreneurs breakthrough self-sabotaging paradigms and make quantum leaps in their mission, marketing and money while staying true to their vision and values. Michelle is also co-author of the book titled, "A VIEW FROM THE TOP: Exceptional Leadership Strategies for Women". This book is for the woman who wants to unapologetically stand in the power of their femininity, share the brilliance and uniqueness of their talents with the world, and make money beyond their wildest dreams!

A vintage boutique that is hip, chic and unique. We specialize in transforming and upcycling antique and vintage furniture for a one of a kind upscale look. We feature Chalk Paint Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan, hand painted furniture, vintage home decor, coastal/beach decor, mid-century furniture/decor, primitive furniture, and women's accessories. We add new furniture and decor to our store daily.

Bystander Productions

Graphic design, website design, and video production

Matt Haley Companies

Matt Haley, has experienced remarkable success as chef and owner of seven restaurants: Fish On, Lupo di Mare, Matt’s Fish Camp, Bluecoast Seafood Grill, Northeast Seafood Kitchen, Catch 54 and Papa Grande’s. In 2009, the restaurants’ umbrella company, SoDel Concepts, was named to the Inc. list of the fastest-growing food and beverage companies in the nation. Since then, Haley has launched Plate Catering and Highwater Management, a foodservice management company, and invested in the Tuscan vineyard Casa San Bonifacio. Marketing under the Matt Haley Companies brand ( his businesses employ up to 1,000 people and generate $45 to $50 million in revenue, about $5 to $10 million in taxes. In 2012, the Delaware Restaurant Association honored Haley with the Cornerstone Award for Lifetime Achievement and in 2014 The James Beard Foundation honored Haley with its prestigious Humanitarian Award.

Transformative Dynamics, llc.

With the driving belief that “leaders are made, not born”, Eunice Carpitella, with a M.S. Degree in Organizational Dynamics, founded Transformative Dynamics, LLC., a business consulting and coaching firm that champions and partners with senior executives of Fortune 1000 companies, middle market businesses, and entrepreneurs, in creating, implementing and executing initiatives that maximize growth, profitability and leadership. As an Executive Coach for University of Pennsylvania’s, The Wharton School, Eunice serves MBA students in accelerating their leadership development and in identifying their strengths, challenges, and opportunities for growth. As a faculty member of Generations, she is part of a unique organization whose mission is to empower and transform what is possible for all women, at every age!

Cogitation, LLC

Marketing, Digital Media, Management. Cogitation delivers thoughtful planning and execution for associations and businesses. Media is changing quickly -- keeping up with trends and options is almost a full time job. Cogitation founder and media veteran Kevin McCourt will provide a needs assessment, candid counsel and experienced implementation of Marketing, Digital Media and Management projects.

Tumbleweed & Eddie's

Tumbleweed & Eddie's is an all-natural pet treat company based in Fenwick Island, Delaware. We offer wheat-free, grain-free and vegan treat options that use simple wholesome human-grade ingredients such as; nitrate-free bacon, real chicken, real beef and farm fresh, local fruits and vegetables. All of our products are chemical, preservative and filler-free.

Packing, shipping, printing, mailboxes, notary, mailing, faxing, sign making, freight carrier, internet fulfillment warehouse, etc.

M & P Adventures, Inc.

Specializing in banquets and catering, college food service recently expanded to DTCC Dover Terry Campus, PolyTech Conference Center and Sussex Tech Concessions LLC

One of the world's largest, exclusive online Beach Ball retailers specializing in inflatable Beach Balls with sizes ranging from 4-Inches to 10-feet tall. From custom, imprinted beach balls to just plain inflated fun. Over 400 different colors and sizes with over 125,000 in stock available for immediate delivery.

La Vita Bella Day Spa

An upscale Day Spa offering massage, skin care, nail services, waxing and more. Our team is highly skilled and passionate about their work. Our atmosphere is serene and homey. At La Vita Bella, we treat our clients with the warmth of family and the respect of a guest. Let us help you experience the beautiful life...

Sweet Serenity Chocolates

Sweet Serenity Chocolates is a gourmet chocolate and gift shop located in Seaford, DE. We have a commercially licensed kitchen where we manufacture our original recipe butter cream truffles, gourmet caramel chocolate pretzel rods, and many other chocolate treats. We provide custom wedding and event favors and chocolate gift packages for any occasion. At Sweet Serenity Chocolates, we are "Creating Tasteful Memories, One Sweet Bite at a Time"

Josephine's Daughter, LLC

a boutique of wearable art, featuring fun fashions, shoes, jewelry and gifts

360 Property Solutions

360 Property Solutions is a full service real estate company that offers a variety of services to homeowners that other brokerages do not. Our goal is to assist property owners and buyers with all their real estate needs. We offer real estate sales and rental management. Other service we provide are home watch and property management for absentee owners. We also offer consulting services for leasing and purchasing.

Home based business with growth solutions for any small business owner.

Dogfish Inn

Dogfish Inn will be a 16-room off-centered inn in historic downtown Lewes, Delaware.

E Revolution Ventures

E Revolution Ventures sells directly to consumers via our retail stores, five ThinkFast branded websites and across multiple third-party marketplaces. Vendor Relationship Managers ensure product listing accuracy and customer satisfaction. We are an aggressive email marketer, working with our vendor-partners to build brand awareness.

Sandwich and specialty food shop featuring cheese and charcuterie selections, house made grain, pasta and bean salads, party platters and catering, gift baskets, house baked goods, chocolates and houseware

Solair LLC

Solar Energy Installation Company

Get Your Wag On Pet Services

Get Your Wag On is a force-free dog training company. The goal is to teach dog parents how to effectively communicate with their dog, read dog body language, and reinforce appropriate behaviors using positive and rewards-based training techniques. I treat each dog individually and holistically, working to create a well-balanced dog.

PenguinAds LLC

PenguinAds is an innovative advertising service which employs the underused advertising medium of car wrap (decal advertising); however, not in the traditional sense. We connect companies/institutions to everyday car drivers who are willing to put an advertisement on their car for a company they like and support. Our client company gets this out-of-home exposure from all the car drivers who are willing to put the ad on their car, and the campaign's car drivers get money every month.

The Main Office, Inc

We offer comprehensive services for small businesses including a coworking space and shared office resources, bookkeeping and virtual assistance services, and promotional products.

Blotto Gelato, LLC

Blotto Gelato makes unique, delicious, super-premium ice creams, sherbets and sorbets that are alcohol-based.

Millman Appliances

We sell a majority of the main brands.

built. Fitness

Small local gym specializing in goal oriented personal training, small fitness classes and military/circuit style boot camps.

Logo Motive

Screen printing and embroidery

Boat Buffs

mobile marine detailing reliable, exceptionable-grade marine detailing and restoration services: pre-wash, finish wash,vinyl/leather treatment, metal polish, oxidation treatments,wax and polish

Krimm Financial Services DBA MBA Mortgage Services, Inc.

MBA Mortgage Services is a full service Mortgage Banker that offers a wide range of conventional home loan products and services, as well as programs administered by FHA, VA, and USDA. MBA Mortgage Services can help with jumbo loans, residential investment property loans, and second home loans, as well as mobile and manufactured home loans. We also are a leading lender on the East Coast of Reverse Mortgages. 95% of the home loans we make are done in-house, start to finish.

Greener Solutions LLC

Providing poultry growers on Delmarva with a better option for handling farm mortality; a method that improves quality of life, saves them time and money, increases bio-security, eliminates scavengers and smells associated with current practice, and removes a portion of the nutrient load currently being land applied to fields.

Omega Outdoors, LLC

Bridgeville, DE based lawn,landscape, and snow clearing company focusing on long term sustainability while providing Aesthetic qualities.

The Upper Crust

A coffee house with fresh, quality, friendly, fast, consistent food and coffee that is delicious....

Tail Bangers

We are a Wholesale Gourmet Dog Bakery. We make dogtreats that are made with human grade ingredients and shaped to look like human treats...doggie donuts, canine cannolis, barkin biscotti and holiday treats such as pumpkins and ghost for halloween. We sell nationally to 1200 stores around the country.

Henlopen City Oyster House

We’re serious about oysters. We’re committed to only fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. And we’re inspired by the eating experience If you eat, you need to eat at Henlopen City Oyster House.


Milford Live is a new approach to news and information, bringing the community together in Milford. A local business run by local people for the local community. We act as a traditional news source, bringing you local news as well as statewide news that affects Milford. But we also aim to serve as a gathering point for the people of Milford to share news, information and opinions, both here on the site and on Facebook.

Modern, mid-Atlantic restaurant.

Mercantile Processing Inc

Mercantile Processing Inc. is a locally owned Delaware company. Based in Sussex County, MPI's home office is in Frankford, DE. MPI serves the Delmarva area as a credit card processing broker, payroll solution provider, credit card terminal and ATM reseller, and gift/loyalty card program supplier.

CNC Solar

After several years of working for other solar firms, CNC Solar’s founders, Gary Cannon and Tom Colucci decided to form a company with the goal of delivering efficient, professional, solar projects using a well-managed team of proven professionals with reliable supply chains. The Company was formed in 2009. Today, CNC Solar has developed over 200 projects for our clients. Our financial partner financed over 90 MW of solar projects nationwide last year.

Delaware Distilling Co

Delawares only small batch distillery/restaurant

TechWorld Medicals, Inc.

We develop, manufacture and market health care products to improve people's life quality. The leading products are DrHealing AsthmaCare kit, ColdFluCare Kit, SoreThroatCare Kit, BabyNasalCare Kit, All-in-One OralCare Kit, VenusCare Kit, ColdVirusRemover Kit, AllergenRemover Kit, and NasalCare NasalCleanse kit. Our cost-effective OTC products are being sold in the US and worldwide.

Teller Wines

Retail boutique wine store, with focus on small production, organic wines from family-owned wineries across the globe.

Xergy Inc.

Electrochemical Compressor Development and Manufacture Applications: Refrigeration HVAC and Actuation

go brit!

Quick service restaurant featuring authentic British Fish + Chips set in a modern British themed space.

Lead Your Way Solutions

Lead Your Way is a leadership development company that helps leader's and teams reach meaningful and measurable growth objectives through dynamic experiential learning.

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