HEATHER

ILER

December 4, 2019

ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR FOR  CARY BALLET COMPANY & LEAD FACULTY MEMBER OF CBC'S PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM

 CASEY

HERD 

November 6, 2019

FORMER PRINCIPAL DANCER & FOUNDER OF DOCUMENTARY SERIES, BALLET RISING

ANTONIO

CARMENA

December 11, 2019

INTERNATIONAL DANCE TEACHER AND

ADJUNCT BALLET PROFESSOR

November 20, 2019

DANCER, MODEL &

SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER

CANDY

TONG

MELISSA

THODOS

November 27, 2019

OWNER OF

THODOS DANCE CHICAGO

DERRICK

AGNOLETTI

November 13, 2019

VETERAN OF THE

JOFFREY BALLET CHICAGO

ABOUT

Podcast for People on the Move

This series of interviews is geared towards people who are interested in dance, yoga, gyro-tonics, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, owning their own business, entrepreneurs, etc.!

About the Host

ALEKSANDRA Y. EFIMOVA

Aleksandra Efimova is CEO of RP Group International, which she founded in 1998 and grew into a premier brand of footwear, apparel, accessories and wellness products. 

 

She is an entrepreneur and leader with extensive experience in developing collaboration among individuals and organizations throughout the business, non-profit, governmental and educational sectors. She holds an executive diploma from Harvard Business School, has appeared on the Inc. 5000 List, was an EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist in 2017, and has been featured in many publications including Forbes Women, Bloomberg Newsweek, NBC Chicago, and Crain’s Detroit Business.

Ms. Efimova organizes, hosts and speaks at events related to entrepreneurship, women’s leadership, international relations and the arts. She has served on the boards of multiple organizations and led delegations on overseas trips. Ms. Efimova is also a mentor, business coach and consultant to entrepreneurs, students and athletes in transition.

She is known for sharing her tremendous positive energy, passion, accountability and results orientation as a motivator and team-builder.