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Joe Velez

Joe Velez has over 30 years of experience working in large, multi-national manufacturing companies. His background includes all aspects of supply chain management, program management, strategic planning, operations management, business process re-design, ERP implementation management, and Lean Transformation. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from the University of...

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Sarah Kaminski
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Sarah Kaminski

Sarah Kaminski is a freelance writer and social media marketer. She works with a number of small businesses to build their brands through more engaging marketing and content.

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Brantly Chavis
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Brantly Chavis

Brantly Chavis is a 20+-year manufacturing, business development and supply chain industry veteran with extensive experience in managing supply chain / manufacturing improvement projects, building sales teams and building/leading international teams. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt. His experience cuts across industrial, distribution, retail and manufacturing. Brantly serves manufacturers...

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Melody Guernsey
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Melody Guernsey

Melody Hoffman Guernsey is a graduate student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She worked as an Associate Producer at Big Ten Network and prior to that was a Senior Writer at JET Magazine.

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Emmanuel Kizito
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Emmanuel Kizito

Emmanuel Kizito is an investigative journalist at Medill. Emmanuel Kizito is a reporter and graduate student of journalism for Northwestern University. He normally focuses on race, public policy, and economic inequality. He most recently reported on the initiative to remove policing from mental health first response.

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Yu Young (Charli) Jin

Charli is a recent graduate student from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She has worked for various publications and is currently covering stories in South Korea. She has had work in The New York Times, UNESCO Courier, The Korea Times and BBC Travel.

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Aries Jones
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Aries Jones

Aries Jones is a freelance writer/editor based in Houston, TX. She graduated from the University of Houston with a BA in English with minors in Marketing and Psychology. She later completed her Masters in Publishing at the University of Houston-Victoria with a concentration in Communications. With an extensive background in writing, editing, and marketing, Aries is dedicated to using her...

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Rachel Printy
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Rachel Printy

Rachel Printy is a writer and a practicing physician assistant with over ten years of experience working in emergency medicine and dermatology. In her free time she enjoys reading, writing both fiction and nonfiction, and playing beach volleyball.

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Damon Shrauner
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Damon Shrauner

Damon Shrauner, Senior Sales Consultant and VP on B2B Sales at CKitchen, working in the food service equipment sector since 1994. With his expertise in market analysis, product placement, sales and project management, he will always tell you what to do for the best of your business.

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