Hillary Crook, P.E. Teacher and Semi-Pro Football Player

Hilary Crook Beers and Careers

In this podcast episode, Hillary Crook, a physical education teacher and semi-pro women’s tackle football player talks about her non-linear career path and her love for her current profession. Hillary shares her experiences teaching and coaching track and field, as well as playing football for the Boston Renegades. They talk about her athletic achievements, her […]

Vanessa White, Co-Founder of Jaju Pierogi

Today’s guest is Vanessa White. Awesome story about her and her sister starting Jaju Pierogi, back in January 2016. In January 2020, they started with 100 stores and through hard work and hustle in March of 2023 they’re up to about 1500 stores and moving into different parts of the country. This is a phenomenal […]

Cristina Gutierrez, Technical Instructor

Check out our convo with Cristina Gutierrez. This former theater major uses her public speaking skills in her technical trainer role. She shares the story of how she got her current job-being relentless and some great advice about rejection. As a trained engineer she explains how she won over co-workers on a manufacturing floor as […]

Marlo Fogelman, Founder and CEO of Marlo Marketing


Tune in as Mark hosts guest Marlo Fogelman who shares her career story of moving to Boston for law school, ultimately deciding to take a job in PR.  Her breakthrough moment was helping a national brand that had struggled to gain acceptance in the New England market finally succeed after five plus years.  She eventually […]

Abbie Rosenberg, Founder/Executive Director


Abbie Rosenberg, PMHNP-BC, RN, Founder/Executive Director Check our Mark’s conversation with Abbie Rosenberg. Abbie is an Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who had been in private practice for years. She saw the critical need for mental health literacy training in schools, organizations and communities, and started a non-profit, Mental Health Collaborative. She shares the leap of faith […]

Kirsten Sutaria, Founder


Kirsten Sutaria, Founder Check out this episode with Kirsten from Doozy Pots, an organic, plant-based ice cream that is 100% vegan friendly. She grew up in restaurants with a foodie family and got a degree from Cornell in food science. After 10 years of developing products with big brands like Ben & Jerry’s & Unilever, […]