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OC 500: Peter Nguyen

Excellence in Entrepreneurship 2018 … founded first firms as Florida college student: WhizNotes tutoring, exam review; Shox Printing graphic design … bachelor’s, 2005 … Ad Exchange $90M revenue … also Push Innovation, warehouse shipping, fulfillment … Chargeback 360, credit card charges mitigation … ‘failure only happens when you give up. I never gave up’

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OC 500: Julie Zimmerer

Business Journal Excellence in Entrepreneurship 2018 … launched personal service agency, 2007, after unable to find caretaker for dad … offers nonmedical help to elder community: meal prep, companionship, transportation … 200+ employees, 400+ caregivers … stays lithe in growing market via individual focus, adaptation: ‘have to be chameleons’ … revenue growing at $1M-a-year clip

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OC 500: Joni Rogers-Kante

Business Journal 2018 three-peat— Women in Business, Excellence in Entrepreneurship, Family-Owned— launched beauty products direct-seller 1999 from mobile home … first product: LipSense line … 500+ employees, 200KSF distribution … native Sapulpa, Okla. … new 225-acre facility, Tulsa … prior: Mary Kay … first job: scooping ice cream, Sav-On Drugs … first car: bright orange Toyota … would meet Gandhi

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