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What is Dress for Success? Dress for Success (DFS) is an international nonprofit organization that strives to prepare women as they enter or reenter the professional workforce. Stephanie Campolo-Merkle, Senior Director of DFS Columbus, spoke with rebel’s Lead CFP, Tony Jones, last week about the organization and her role.  “At Dress for Success, we focus [...]
What is the Small Business Development Center (SBDC)? The Small Business Development Center, or SBDC, is a grant-funded national program. Most of their funds come from the SBA. There are many small business development centers in the nation, including numerous ones in Ohio.  Michael Bowers is the Director of Ohio SBDC at Columbus State Community [...]
rebel Financial's Tony Jones and Covid-19 Ventilator Project creator, Tarik Yousef COVID-19 Ventilator Open Source Project Tarik Yousef, the owner of T.Y. Fine Furniture, found himself in a unique position once the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Through his company, he was already working with some of the necessary equipment to create ventilators. He knew that the [...]
Efficient market theorists—the economists who believe that every investor is rational and every company’s true value is reflected in the last price paid for a share of stock—will tell you that America’s corporations were worth 12-13 percent less on Monday than they were on Friday. The rest of us recognize that we are in the [...]
Aj Casey, Executive Director of Stonewall Columbus, shares her wonderful background of transferring to Columbus and becoming such an influential part of Stonewall Columbus. Stonewall Columbus While attending Georgetown University for foreign languages and international economics, Casey aspired to work in The World Bank, using her language to help people, communities and countries around the [...]