JULIE CHAPUS, LMSW
Miss Julie is the founder and director of Christ for Kids Ministries. She holds an LMSW and has provided therapy for chemical dependency and mental health diagnoses. Julie earned her cosmetology license in 2017.
Julie earned her instructor's license for cosmetology in May 2021, with which she plans to provide vocational training to trafficking survivors through Miss Julie’s School of Beauty.
Author & Business Mentor
During the past 25 years, David has started seven businesses from scratch and now uses those experiences to help others with their entrepreneurial dreams.
David is a three-time Inc. Magazine 5000 Growth Company winner, a two time TEDx speaker, an adjunct professor at the University of Rochester, and the author of business and college planning books.
David is a graduate of the University at Buffalo and of the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s Program, an executive education program offered through the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO).
David is also a board member for the Western NY Make-A-Wish Foundation and a local board member for Junior Achievement.
His most recent book “Crash and Learn: Lessons in Business” quickly rose to the top of the Amazon best seller lists. Other books include “Make Love in the Workplace” and “101 Things You Can Do to Become an Outstanding Young Adult.”
He has been a podcaster since 2016 and my impressive guest list includes Grant Cardone, Sharon Lechter, Mark Victor Hansen, Ellen Latham, Kevin Harrington, Verne Harnish, Ed Mylett and many more!
President of Goldwell, NY
Steven Neumaier is President and Founder of Goldwell of NY, Inc. a professional beauty products wholesaler headquartered in Rochester, New York. Steven along with his parents Hans and Erika Neumaier started the business in 1976 and have since grown the company to be one of the largest, independently-owned distributorships in the Northeast.
Since 2007, Steven has also served on the Board of the Professional Beauty Association, the beauty industry trade association uniting manufacturers, distributors and salons for the purpose of industry growth. Steven has also worked as an advisor for Junior Achievement, working with high schools students to better their understanding of business.
Steven holds an MBA in Finance from Rochester Institute of Technology and a BS in Management from St John Fisher College.
RICHARD DOE, ESQ.
Director of Finance, EWASTE+
Owner, Richard J. Doe, Esq. Tax & Legal Services
Rick is the Director of Finance for the Victor, NY-based electronics recycling company. The company is a leading provider of end-of-life electronics recycling and asset management services throughout New
York State. He is also the owner of Richard J. Doe, Esq. Tax & Legal Services, specializing in small to mid-size personal and corporate tax return preparation, estate planning and general legal services.
Rick has .a BS in Finance from SUNY Polytechnic Institute and a JD from Suffolk Law School in Boston, MA. He is also a licensed NYS attorney. Since 2019, Rick has also served on the Board of the Rochester Chapter of Financial Executive Institute (FEI).
SCORE Mentor, CGBP
Over a forty-year career, Ralph has developed a broad-based background and record of accomplishment in international banking and finance. Ralph has served as guest lecturer on the subject of international trade for various trade organizations and has authored several articles on this subject that were published in local, regional, and national publications.
In his present position at Valley National Bank, he is responsible for sales and business development the C&I, retail and international banking industry. With career accomplishments in product development and sales team building, Ralph fosters external relationships to develop key accounts, expand market reach, and maximize performance and profitability, achieving organizational objectives and customer satisfaction.
Key areas of skill include:
Sales • Training and Development • Key Account Management • Product Development • Trade Shows • Business Development • Market Research • Client Relationship Management • Portfolio Management • Effective Communication • Collaboration • Negotiation