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ALYSIA
JOHNSON

May 5, 2021

DANCER AT

HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO & CO-FOUNDER OF

BLACK DANCE CHANGE MAKERS

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SUSAN

McGREEVY -

NICHOLS

April 28, 2021

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT THE

NATIONAL DANCE

EDUCATION ORGANIZATION (NDEO)

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April 14, 2021

MUSICAL COMPOSER, AUTHOR &

GUEST LECTURER

DAMIEN

SIMON

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JIMMY 

LOCUST

March 31, 2021

FOUNDER OF LOCUST DANCE ACADEMY & LOCUST PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

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AMY

GIORDANO

April 21, 2021

FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF

GUS GIORDANO DANCE SCHOOL &

THE GUS GIORDANO

JAZZ LEGACY FOUNDATION

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ELIZABETH

YNTEMA

April 7,  2021

PRESIDENT & FOUNDER OF

THE DANCE DATA PROJECT

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. 

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