My son, Ben Goodman, asked me to write a letter for him, explaining how I felt and my reactions when he first told me that he would not be coming home for the summer and instead would be selling books – DOOR TO DOOR – in a different part of the country. So, here goes… Ben came home at spring … Read More
Eric Plantenberg, CEO of Humm Kombucha – featured in Forbes as the fastest-growing kombucha brand in the country, going from 100 to 11,000 retail locations in under 5 years.
My experience with this is internship started off as an immature freshman, who thought he knew everything. It took me a bit of time for me to get on board, but I knew I was up for some adventure. Now 5 years later, having traveled/worked everywhere from the Shenandoah River of West Virginia to the Gulf of Mexico in Texas, … Read More
To my Student Leader, Sara Mercier: I cannot truly put into words what Southwestern Advantage has done for my life and mindset, but I will do my best you and for others who are also reading this. I am a business management major attending University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. Yes I’ll be finishing my fourth year, and yes this is … Read More
The Southwestern Advantage Sales & Leadership Program has given me the opportunity to discover areas of myself I have never known before. Sure, I was pushed throughout my high school and undergrad career through sports, various executive board positions, and balancing a hectic schedule. These different opportunities allowed me to explore my leadership potential and learn about my character. But as a … Read More