Where Street Smarts
And Book Smarts Collide.

Did you ever want to take an MBA course in entrepreneurship? Well, we've got the crash course.
On The Shrimp Tank, we interview some of the brightest and best CEO's around the country to
get the executive course on becoming a successful entrepreneur.

Pam Leno / Ideal Wellness Northwest

Pamela’s interest in wellness began in her 20’s with a position in a random fitness club.  It evolved over the next 30 years to include many certifications including Fitness Class Instruction IDEA, Triathlon Coaching ITCA, and more. This included an 18 year career with the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle teaching, training, creating programs and triathlon coaching. Continue reading

Michael Megalli / indie.biz

Michael has  spent most of his career helping large and small companies build great brands. As the founder of indie.biz, he’s now focused on helping anyone successfully start and run their own business.  Continue reading

Alanna Imbach / Vibe Coworks

Alanna Imbach is the CEO and Cofounder of Vibe Coworks, Kitsap’s largest, most cutting-edge shared workspace and coworking community. She uses her expertise as a storyteller, partnership builder and scrappy innovator to revolutionize the world of work+life, build communities and help businesses and nonprofits drive people to action.   Continue reading

Amy Sanford Schmidt / Lilypad Business Services & Consulting

As a child, I enjoyed putting jigsaw puzzles together and could concentrate for hours on end.  I always started with the outside pieces then worked my way in by color groupings.  This activity prepared me for business well.  I knew I would be in business at a young age but just not sure the role I would play. Continue reading

Aaron Schmookler/ The YES Works

Aaron Schmookler had his first article on creativity and innovation published at the age of eleven, when the editor of a parenting magazine noticed his innovative mindset and asked him to write about taking inspiration for play wherever you can find it. Continue reading

Dave Frederick / The Coffee Oasis

Dave Frederick is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Coffee Oasis.

The Coffee Oasis’ vision is to change the world for homeless youth in one community after another through evidence-based programs supported by sustainable coffee businesses. Continue reading

Jason Erickson / Vehicle Films

Jason Erickson is an award winning filmmaker who just finished editing Alan Rudolph’s latest feature film, Ray Meets Helen, earlier this year.  The film stars Keith Carradine, Sonda Locke and Jennifer Tilly. Continue reading

David Shapiro / Excell Puget Sound

Dave Shapiro is the CEO of Excell Puget Sound. He draws on his extensive leadership experience to mentor CEOs and business owners throughout the Puget Sound and West Coast. Continue reading

Earl Bell / EarlBell.com

Earl Bell is the founder of EARLBELL.com. He is a success coach and trainer who works with company owners and leaders that want to learn how to compete and win in the game of business. Continue reading

Dr. Craig Adams / Poulsbo Animal Clinic

Dr. Craig Adams is Medical Director and Owner of Poulsbo Animal Clinic in Poulsbo, Washington.  He has owned Poulsbo Animal Clinic with his wife Bethany, also a veterinarian, since 2009.  Although the practice has been in Poulsbo since 1952, before they purchased it, it was stagnant with approximately $500,000 in annual revenue and negative profit. Continue reading