In the Guest Chair:
Origin Development Group’s President & Co-Founder, Lauren Fernandez joined us in studio during hour one to dish on her Chicken Salad Chick businesses, which are located within the metro Atlanta area. The brand has more than 65 locations across the Southeast, and has currently sold 146 franchises to be developed.
Ross Kimbarovsky, Founder of crowdSPRING phoned in during hour two to explain that his business one of the world’s leading marketplaces for crowdsourced logo design, web design, graphic design, product design, and company naming services.
All the way from Dublin, Ireland, The Startup Van crew was in the house! Founders, Graham Hussey and Mark McDonagh joined us to give the inside scoop on traveling, interviewing entreprenuers, and the upcoming #SageSummit.
In the Local Headlines:
- DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann sheriff had an interesting weekend
- A new campaign topic: Sending metro Atlanta’s traffic underground
- Delta has postponed a media event days before it was set to kick off because of “viral” customer service issues and a Congressional investigation into how airline customers are treated.
In the National Headlines:
- 39-year-old political novice, Emmanuel Macron Wins French Presidency over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen
- Warren Buffett on Wells Fargo‘s handling of ethics issues: ‘Huge, huge, huge error’
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ has second-highest opening of the year, behind Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’
For Other Events and Appearances:
Check out Dana’s event calendar: http://danabarrett.com/events/ .