Coco and Breezy, Designers
Peg Samuel, Social Media Specialist
"If you don't see the strategy, our deal flow might seem magical, but we execute a clear vision, and have a lot of insights to share with Doer clients."
Alexandra Dickinson, Negotiator
Peg knows you can't do social media marketing without a strategy, and has written books and curricula on strategy development. For example, her course on Facebook Marketing covers the strategic process of planning and building a Facebook business presence, from generating content that speaks to a community to getting the right kind of Likes, that can move your business ahead and bring you profits.
Mike MacCombie, Venture Capitalist
"Her clients set themselves up for successful negotiations through creative problem solving that yield an incredible success rate. The average salary increase they see is $7,000, with many getting over double that increase.
Francesca Kennedy, Entrepreneur
"Mike studies how people make decisions about buying into larger movements and ideas, and how startups can harness these ideas to gain momentum."
Ava Raiin, Singer-Songwriter
"Francesca has built an important company that's helping women in Guatemala rise out of poverty, with support from leaders like Richard Branson, Shark Tank, TED, and Project Runway."
Julz Goddard, Digital Powerhouse
"A captivating artist, she quickly found her way to working with performers like Solange Knowles, Melissa Etheridge, Blood Orange/Dev Hynes, and Carly Rae Jepsen."
Mari Malek, Entrepreneur & Activist
One thing Julz isn't? Scared. "If you have . . . anything you’re trying to promote, I have a great way of making a couple hundred thousand people want to know about it.
Colin O'Brady, Entrepreneur & Explorer
"Raising money through her expanding creative platform, Mari was able to build the only primary school in a rural area of South Sudan, which serves over 600 students."
Andre D. Wagner, Photographer
"He cut the world record time in half. In doing so, Colin raised $1 million for children's health, and has now embarked on a variety of initiatives to work on issues he cares about."
Alex McCrery, Entrepreneur
Andre Wagner's photography is timeless on a number of levels. He works in moments—ones that uncover the way we move, talk, and posture. His is a slow approach, with old methods. A diehard traditionalist, from his Tri-X film to his Leica M6, Wagner's practice includes developing his own black and white negatives and making silver gelatin prints in a traditional darkroom.
Rob Gregg, Entrepreneur
"Now, this award-winning made-in-America fashion line has over 700 business clients and thousands of annual direct-to-consumer shoppers."
Joshua Kissi, Creative Director
"Rob has a proven record in director-level positions at top creative businesses, leading companywide strategy and managing eight-figure accounts."
Alex Serio, Founder, Nameless
"After campaigns and consulting for dozens of major brands, he's dug in heavily with Adidas, reimagining a number of aspects of the iconic company."
Casey Kelbaugh, Founder, Slideluck
"She is Co-Founder of Nameless, a venture-backed video company that pairs the best videos on the Internet with realtime chat."
On brain picking
"Casey Kelbaugh is founder of Slideluck, a major arts non-profit, and New York Times photographer. He's a trove of industry advice and management expertise, having built Slideluck from a small gathering to watch art on a big screen to an international phenomenon."
Nick Onken, Photographer & Entrepreneur
In her Forbes piece "No, You Can't Pick My Brain," Adrienne suggests she's a pretty generous person. We agree. . . But when it comes to the flood of newcomers and companies who ask for her to invest her rare free time and limited attention on their thorny issues for free, she says "not gonna happen, sorry." . . . We suggest another elegant option. Share your DOER link."
"'Photographer' isn't expansive enough to describe Nick Onken. His portraits are vibrant and revealing. What they uncover is his intelligence for relationships. . . . Nick brings the same connective impulse to his entrepreneurship."