September 15 – Bernie Perrine and Vicky Teherani

On the September 15th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests were:
Bernie Perrine – CEO, HipLogiq and Vicky Teherani – CEO, Rolland Safe & Lock Company

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Bernie Perrine, CEO, Hip Logiq

HipLogiq is a marketing technology company whose mission is to improve upon the traditional methods of doing business by creating products and services designed for the way the empowered consumer lives today. They do this by fundamentally changing how businesses and brands reach and engage with people.
Bernie Perrine grew up in a small town in Ohio and graduated from the University of Akron with a degree in business management before joining Kinko’s at its early stages.  Throughout his years with Kinko’s, he held various roles, culminating in becoming one of the Founding Partners and Corporate Officers.
After Kinko’s was sold to FedEx, Bernie went on to lead global businesses with both Eastman Kodak and Microsoft.  His current priorities are accelerating the market penetration and profitable growth of HipLogiq, and figuring out why after 10 years of playing Fantasy Football he STILL can’t win a Super Bowl??

Vicky-04-s[1]Vicky Teherani is the CEO of Rolland Safe & Lock Company, a $20 million global physical security company headquartered in Dallas.  Vicky was named CEO of the company in 2011 and in 2012 she brought in $1 Million in investment funds from Texas Women Ventures to expand Rolland.
Coming to the United States in ’76 as a student, Vicky Teherani has accumulated over 20 years of expertise in finance, operations, and sales.  She started her journey in business at Belo Corporation, the Dallas-based media giant that owns the Dallas Morning News and WFAA Broadcasting.
In 1992, Vicky shattered the glass ceiling, becoming Vice President of Belo and the first female executive of the 171-year-old company.  Vicky then took the position of COO at PAJ, Inc., and international jewelry wholesaler with annual sales surpassing $100 Million.
After 10 years as an executive in a jewelry company, Vicky transitioned to Rolland, which is a company that leads the industry protecting those precious jewels.  She first served Rolland as the Chief Financial Officer before moving into the head role as CEO.

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Host Steve A Klein, Vicky Teherani, Bernie Perrine