Entrepreneur Stories

From bakers and carpenters to CEO’s and multi-million dollar companies, people across the country are sharing their path to success on how they achieve their goals. Here are a few of their stories.

Business Success Master Chef:

Peter X. Kelly is a self-taught chef. He didn’t go to culinary school, but his four restaurants and catering business bring in around $10 million in sales a year. He beat Bobby Flay in 2006 and rose to become an Iron Chef (no small feat, as any Food Network fans can...

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Business Success Night Owl Cleaning Services:

Arlete Turturro has a degree in merchandising from the Fashion Institute of Technology, and a real estate license from Queens College. But these days she’s not working in fashion or real estate. She’s the owner of Night Owl Cleaning Services, and has been for over 30...

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Business Success Zoom:

Eric Yuan came to the US from China in the mid ‘90s to pursue the internet boom—but it took him awhile to get here. The first eight times he applied for a visa, he was denied. Finally, on the ninth attempt he was approved, but the process lasted two years. In 2012,...

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Business Success- Spark Vision

Marybeth Hyland started her company Spark Vision to help offices and businesses create and maintain collaborative and inclusive office cultures. Specializing in millennial engagement, Hyland and Spark Vision offer one-time workshops to help offices foster...

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