Success stories

Success stories

  • Viron Rondos holding several bottles of wine in a wine cellar

    Viron Rondos - “The Quintessential Host”

    Born in Greece, Viron Rondos started working in Athens’ restaurants at the age of 17 and has never stopped. When moving to New York City in 1999, he honed his skills at the now famous “Patsy’s...

  • Alex Lazowski holding a mug

    Bare Life, Promoting Good Health

    Ali Lazowski, CEO, and founder of Bare Life was a senior in college at John Hopkins University when she became more conscious of her health and everything that was not right with it. Weight gain and...

  • Rod Cornish and Chef Carlos holding a plate of wings

    Hot Rod Café, Serving Wings & More!

    Roderick “Rod” Cornish dreamed of returning to his hometown, New London CT, and becoming an entrepreneur. An interesting transition from his career in the financial services industry after earning his...