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New Workforce Podcast Gives Quad-Cities Students a Glimpse of Many Careers

May 27th, 2021
New Workforce Podcast Gives Quad-Cities Students a Glimpse of Many Careers

Melissa Pepper and Matt Rebro are a real piece of work, literally. In their big jobs, they work with many local clients – she’s president of Total Solutions (which handles information technology, accounting, payroll, marketing and human-resources functions for small to mid-sized businesses throughout the Quad-Cities), and he’s vice president of business development for Russell Construction (which helps build the entire region). The super-friendly, unpretentious pair are also building something new on the air, and in the minds of many Q-C students, as hosts of the new podcast “A Real Piece... Read More

Lead(h)er To Celebrate Four Years of Connecting Women on Tuesday

September 25th, 2020
Lead(h)er To Celebrate Four Years of Connecting Women on Tuesday

Megan Hasselroth wouldn’t be where she is today – the executive director of a Quad-Cities women’s business organization – without influential mentors. Since January 2020, the 30-year-old Sherrard High School alum has led Lead(h)er, just the second director (and only paid staffer) of the nonprofit since it was started by Melissa Pepper in August 2016. In a virtual 4th birthday celebration, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, Lead(h)er will share stories from across 300-plus matches of female mentors and mentees, highlight successes, and announce the 2020 Girl on Fire Award winners. The awards honor... Read More