Brian Zielinski, active Army Reserves soldier and founder of ShapeConnect joins USMC veteran and founder of Geek Heros, Patryk Stanczak, to talk about putting SEO to work in your business to increase web traffic and revenue. If you're struggling to find customers in our virtual networking-only world right now, SEO can boost your business!
This event is for you if...
1. You're interested in meeting more like-minded, action-oriented entrepreneurs in a fun, casual setting.
2. You’re interested in getting involved in the local entrepreneur community.
3. You'd like to learn more about companies being created by veterans in our community.
Registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with a link to the virtual Zoom room.
*This event will be recorded. Participation in the meeting indicates your consent to being included in the meeting recording.
President & Co-Founder
Patryk Stanczak Polish immigrant that's lived in Chicago his whole life. He went on to serve in the Marine Corps from 2012-2017. He has come back and joined the Entrepreneurial community in Chicago. He is the Community Ambassador for Bunker Labs Chicago and continues to make an impact in the marketing field through his digital marketing agency, Geek Heros.
At Geek Heros, we tell companies' stories to accelerate their growth. We believe everyone's story is worth sharing with the world and that everyone should share their stories.
Brian Zielinski is currently an HHC Commander in the US Army Reserve. He has served in both Afghanistan and Kuwait as part of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. He recently left his role as a Director of Marketing for a medical device company to launch Business-to-Business matching platform called ShapeConnect.
ShapeConnect is a business development ecosystem that matches companies with the best B2B experts, technologies, and vendors for their specific needs and goals. Only 13% of companies report having an established vendor selection methodology; we bring expertise and confidence to the B2B buying process. Our data-driven platform and Business Advisors support companies in developing business strategies and optimizing vendor selection and management.
Mike Steadman is the Founder of IRONBOUND Boxing, a veteran-owned company
whose core purpose is to “change lives through boxing.” IRONBOUND Boxing utilizes
boxing to transform communities, individuals, and corporate teams, helping them realize
their fullest potential. IRONBOUND Boxing is a hybrid organization, with a for-profit and
non-profit arm. Proceeds from all IRONBOUND Boxing’s on-site services power the
IRONBOUND Boxing Academy, their free boxing gym for youth in Newark, NJ.
Mike is also a three-time National Collegiate Boxing Champion from the United States
Naval Academy and Marine Corps Infantry Officer, with deployments to Afghanistan and
Japan/Philippines. Mike trains CEOs and nationally ranked boxers. Outside of boxing,
Mike’s provided consulting services to a billion-dollar corporation around veteran
entrepreneurship. He also serves as an advisor and brand strategist to Dope Coffee
Company, an Atlanta based e-commerce brand. In conjunction with Dope Coffee, he
hosts a weekly podcast entitled “Confessions of a Native Son,” where he shares his
perspectives on race, culture, and business. Through his efforts growing IRONBOUND
Boxing, Mike has established himself as a high profile veteran advocate, and the new
face of social entrepreneurship.