Ray Pekowski is an entrepreneur and trade show industry leader with almost 40 years in positions related to trade shows and exhibits. He’s also started numerous companies over the last 30 years, from trade show companies to banks, and also owned several trade shows.
Since its inception 1991, The Expo Group has been recognized by the INC. 500 as the 28th fastest-growing company in the USA, was named a Texas Family Business of the Year by the Baylor business school and was named four times to the prestigious Dallas 100, awarded by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business. The Expo Group earned the Irving Convention and Visitors’ Bureau Byron Nelson Award and was named a Dallas Business Journal Top-25 Family Owned Business.
Brooke Lively is the CEO and Founder of Cathedral Capital, based in Fort Worth. Cathedral Capital is an outsourced CFO company with a consortium of CFOs and Profitability Strategists committed to equipping entrepreneurs and small business leaders with the critical tools and expertise to take their businesses to the next level.
Brooke and her team offer custom-tailored programs to help business owners with financial strategy to grow their companies. Her mission is to make meaningful connections with her clients, helping them design and realize their unique vision of success.
Brooke is also the author of “6 Key Numbers Every Entrepreneur Should Know,” the framework that helps clients improve their profitability & sustainability, which ultimately creates a successful work-life balance