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Kirkwood Des Peres Area Chamber announces Biz2Biz Speaker Series
The spotlight of this year’s Biz2Biz Showcase will be its Speaker Series, presenting business focused topics from experienced and savvy business leaders.
Lydia is the production manager for Chew in the Lou, a production of Nine PBS. She is a respected instructor with the Kitchen Conservatory, and the creator Gwin’s Tiny Kitchen (cooking and eating with your kids!) She offers virtual classes for organizations, business and others who many to learn the basics, strengthen techniques, learn about food’s role in various cultures, or adapt recipes from the trendy to the conventional.
Lydia is a contributor to all things food in STL, including Chew in the Lou, tasteMakers, FeastTV, and has been featured on STLtoday.com.
4:40 - 5:15 p.m. - “How to make your business recession proof” will be the focus of Matt Barbey, CEO Time for Success, LLC.
Matt is driven to help business owners grow and systematize businesses to give them, their families, and their employees the lives they dream of. He has worked with solopreneurs to Fortune 500 companies, improving processes and systems, and making multiple $100 Million + impacts.
Matt is a John Maxwell Certified Team Member with significant leadership and team engagement experience that has affected productivity transformations for thousands of employees. He has helped businesses develop marketing and sales plans or existing and new products/services leading to over triple digit growth in less than 12 months.
As an entrepreneur himself, Matt seeks to simplify business education and execution to make it actionable and achievable.
5:30 - 6:15 p.m. - Keynote Speaker of the Biz2Biz Speaker Series will be Jeremy Maclin, head football coach of Kirkwood High School, who will talk about “Leadership and Teamwork in Your Business.”
Jeremy Maclin is a former American football wide receiver. He played college football at Missouri, where he was a two-time consensus All-American, and was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He also played for the Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens, making a Pro Bowl appearance in 2014 with the Eagles. He retired in 2019.
Maclin has been part of the Kirkwood High School football program as both a former player and assistant coach. While at KHS as a student-athlete, Maclin dominated in multiple sports, propelling him to an All-American career at the University of Missouri. Maclin was named a member of the Kirkwood High School All-Century Football Team in 2007 and inducted into the Kirkwood Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013.
Thank you to our dedicated Team for helping out!
Chair: Joan Pace, alwaysaboomer.com
Mary Hanson, Artist
Stephanie Tyler, West Community Credit Union
Kristie Gabel, Preferred Medical Waste
Renee Moore, Kirkwood Living
Ed Schmidt, Rockit Careers
Beth Wideman, Kirkwood-Des Peres Chamber of Commerce
Questions? Contact Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org or (314) 821 – 4161