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Jeff Hyman
Jeff Hyman is CEO of p.s. Investors LLC, the nation’s only private equity firm focused exclusively on building Premium Service businesses. p.s. acquires and advises companies that deliver premium-positioned services to consumers and businesses. Prior to forming p.s. Investors, Jeff was Vice President of Marketing at Dyson, the nation’s #1 maker of consumer vacuum cleaners.. In addition, he has served as CEO of Career Central, CEO of Canal Street Talent, and COO of the Management Search division of Heidrick & Struggles, the nation’s leading retained executive search firm. Jeff holds an MBA from the Kellogg School and a BS from the Wharton School.


John E. Berger
John E. Berger nearly 25 years of Marketing, Business Development and Operational experience in the Communications and Direct Marketing industries. As CMO of NCP Solutions, John managed all the activities for Business Development, Marketing and Sales. This included the proper positioning of the company in the marketplace as the premier provider of business communications services. Prior to NCP he was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for RR Donnelley & Sons, (Moore Wallace); directing all the company’s efforts to leverage the business properties that offer conventional and digital print management and business communications outsourcing services that deliver an integrated print solution to their customers. His previous senior roles at RR Donnelley (Moore Wallace) included restructuring and managing the Print Fulfillment Services, (PFS) Business Unit. The PFS Business Unit contributed over $225Million in yearly revenue from conventional, digital and logistic services. Preceding PFS, John built Moore Wallace’s Specialty Group. The Specialty Group is comprised of many business units that offer a planned, integrated channel offering that engages: Program Sales Direct – Direct Mail Contacts – Outbound Tele-Marketing Centers – Inbound Tele-Marketing Centers – ePortals. John graduated from the College of William and Mary, and has also completed studies at the Professional Publishing School at Stanford University.

Julie Anixter
Julie Anixter is Chief Marketing Officer at laga, a design and innovation consultancy headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with offices in New York and Chicago, and around the globe. She is also a co-author of The Big Moo with Seth Godin and the 33, and Beyond Branding, edited by Nicholas Ind. She is committed to creating vibrant results for organizations and individuals through the strategic use of design, branding and innovation. Prior to joining laga she was Managing Director, R&D, for the Tom Peters Company, helping Tom bring his ideas to life. She’s also held executive roles in two New York Stock Exchange companies: Anixter Inc., and Equity Office.

Joe Cullinane
Joe Cullinane, president of Joe Cullinane Enterprises, Inc. is an Executive Advisor, Consultant, Educator and Author, bringing a diverse skill set that can help executives and entrepreneurs achieve their desired business goals. During his early career, Mr. Cullinane held executive and sales positions with Xerox Corporation, NCR Corporation and SalesLink Systems, as well as various executive positions with Diversified Software Systems, Inc – a leading enterprise software company, such as Vice President of Business Development, Vice President of Marketing, Vice President of International Sales and Western Region Sales Manager. Additionally, he is the founder and CEO of the Telum Group, Inc., a Silicon Valley consulting firm dedicated to providing professional sales and marketing services to hi-tech start-ups. Lastly, he is an adjunct professor of sales and marketing at the Keller Graduate School of Management and Aurora (IL) University, serving on the Sales Advisory Board, and has given numerous presentations to many universities and corporations, including IBM, Northwestern University, Northern Illinois University and the Aurora Sales Institute. In 2005 Northern Illinois University’s Department of Marketing honored him with its annual Outstanding Alumni award. His latest book is 21st Century Selling: An anthology of advice from the top sales pros.