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Dawn Ponico – Mitchell Martin

Est. reading time: 4 mins

With the global pandemic moving everything from timesheets to happy hours into the digital arena, companies across the nation very suddenly needed information technology staff. Dawn Ponico’s employer—the information technology and healthcare staffing firm Mitchell Martin—helped meet that demand, sourcing over 1800 employees for clients during 2021. It also grew its own staff. As Ponico […]

Dr. Brian D. Agnew – Sphinx Minerva Group

Est. reading time: 5 mins

While he has no hesitation around vaccinations, Dr. Brian D. Agnew can empathize with communities that do. “I saw a letter from a mayor who said, ‘we don’t want our community used as a guinea pig,’” he tells Vision in November. “I do believe that hesitancy about the vax is a much larger issue than […]

Diana Ortega – General Motors

Est. reading time: 5 mins

At the GM Lansing Delta plant in Delta Township, Michigan, more than 3,000 employees are working together to build thousands of Buick Enclaves and Chevrolet Traverses, move them off the line and to dealer lots throughout the country. These are massive undertakings, entailing millions in research and development—requiring a microscopic eye for detail from all […]

Debbie Walters-Francique – Pfizer

Est. reading time: 5 mins

During her 19 years with global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, Debbie Walters-Francique has seen enough change to fill a Coinstar machine: shifts in medical technology; evolution within the company; heaving changes in the wider health care landscape. And she’s had the roles to show for it: from serving as global product counsel on a blockbuster product […]

Dallas Clement – Cox Enterprises

Est. reading time: 3 mins

It was 1898—fewer than half of the homes in the Unites States had electricity and the top-of-the-fold news for most citizens was the Spanish American War. It was also the year James Cox purchased the Dayton Daily News, beginning what would eventually become Cox Enterprises. Over the next 120 years, the company would grow from a single […]

Dan Egan – Degan Media

Est. reading time: 5 mins

The title to his latest book might sound like something a debauched rock ‘n roller would fess up to: “Thirty Years in a White Haze.” “Not that kind of powder,” Dan Egan emphasizes with a laugh. On the contrary, he’s referring to what can be the fluffy and pristine gift from above or the cause […]

Douglas DiSanti – Neon Bloom Inc.

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Douglas DiSanti has seen firsthand the dramatic impacts of medicinal marijuana. When his grandfather was struggling with a life-threatening disease, the only time he felt relief—and could carry on a substantive conversation—was when he was given cannabis in oil and pill form. Likewise, DiSanti’s mentor and partner Yuri Sernande suffers from chronic Lyme disease, which […]

Dawn Jones – Intel

Est. reading time: 5 mins

After two years as an administrative assistant and another two years working in Intel’s public relations department, Dawn Jones had proven herself a valuable asset—diligent, dependable and always willing to go the extra mile. So when the single mother of two decided she wanted to finish her degree, she wasn’t quite sure how her boss […]

Diverse Properties

Est. reading time: 4 mins

It all comes down to understanding real estate cycles and having a team whose individual strengths complement each other. So explains P.L. Meindertsma, co-founder and vice president of development at Diverse Properties, celebrating its tenth anniversary as one of British Columbia’s most innovative and trusted property developers; one that got its start amid the real […]

Damon Schramm – Bite Squad

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Merrill Lynch is bullish on America. So is Bite Squad, but primarily on Middle America—the large towns and smaller cities that don’t so often appear on the radar screens of its bigger competitors. Hence a land of opportunity for a still-young company that’s filling the niche of delivering freshly cooked restaurant meals to customers who […]

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