2313 Inc.


Margaret

Margaret

Ambassador of Buzz - Farmington Hills, MI

From the Philippines.. to the U.S… to Expansion with 2313 Inc. – Her Background:

Born in The Philippines, Margaret moved to the United States with her dad in 1991, at the time her mother was already in The States working as a Registered Nurse. Margaret’s family finally settled in Addison, a suburb outside of the Chicago area. She was raised with strong Filipino morals and was Catholic-schooled from Kindergarten until her senior year of high school. After high school she ventured into the city to pursue her Bachelors of Science in Marketing and a minor in Finance at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Margaret also obtained prestigious titles such as the VP of Finance for the American Marketing Association and Miss Congeniality. Margaret started with the company in 2013 and was promoted into a management role within a year.

Why 2313?

In early 2016, Margaret decided to move to Farmington Hills to work in the headquarters and help aide in this rapidly expanding market. Margaret felt with all of her prior experience and accolades, combined with her amazing work ethic she has the skills and confidence to lead the well-rounded professionals at 2313 and play a key role in the growth expected here in the Midwest and nationally.

Where she can be found buzzing after work:

In Margaret’s spare time she enjoys eating, watching sports (Basketball and Boxing are her favorites), dancing, karaoke, watching Shark Tank, and spending time with family and friends.

Jamie

Jamie

Queen of Sparta - Farmington Hills, MI

Jamie is a Michigan native, growing up in the suburbs of Metro Detroit where she participated in a variety of sports including; tennis, softball, volleyball and cheerleading.  She attended Michigan State University and has a Bachelors Degree in Communications with a specialty in Hospitality Business.  She bleeds Spartan colors!

While at MSU , she was in Alpha Phi where she led in philanthropy and was her social chair.  She also participated in a study abroad program where she lived in Rome for 10 weeks. She lived the Italian culture- learning the language, the food, and the wine.

Fun fact:

While in Europe she was able to attend the Queen of England’s birthday at Buckingham Palace.

Why 2313?

Jamie spent 3 years in banking working for a Credit Union and realized 10 years from now working at a bank wasn’t her plan.  Jaime is a creater, a builder, wants to make an impact and most importantly be appreciated for it.  2313 was a perfect fit.

Where is the Queen after work?

Jamie can be found at the park with her dog, at the gym, or spending time with her many friends.

Brendan

Brendan

Chief Creative Superhero - Pittsburgh, PA

Brendan grew up in Lewiston, Michigan and attended Michigan State University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Human Biology. Brendan originally joined the organization to gain valuable sales experience that he would be able to transition into the medical sales industry; but soon after starting he realized he could make a this a career and move into management quickly.

His Super Power?

He has yet to find anyone who can challenge him at Mario Kart 64.

When he is not being a Super Hero:

Brendan is a die-hard Detroit sports fan and avidly collects Detroit sports memorabilia. He also can be found rooting on his alma mater, Michigan State, whenever a game is on.

Corey

Corey

Conductor of Commotion - Pittsburgh, PA

What is all the Commotion About?

Corey is originally from the northeast corner of Pennsylvania outside the Scranton area. He grew up in a very competitive family with his father being a baseball coach and mother being a cheerleading coach; he learned early on the importance of drive and commitment. After playing three sports throughout high school and considering opportunities to continue baseball and golf at the collegiate level, Corey decided to attend the University of Pittsburgh. While at Pitt Corey set his sights on law school, majoring in Communications/Rhetoric and minoring in Philosophy. Aside from academics he continued to develop his leadership skills outside the classroom. Corey was able to extend his baseball career with Pitt’s club team which is consistently ranked among the top 10 Division 1 teams in the country, and help them compete for a national title. While playing baseball and preparing for the LSAT Corey was also elected president of his fraternity. He describes his time being president as pivotal in taking his leadership, problem solving, and time management skills to the next level. Upon graduation Corey evaluated his options and made the bold decision to forego law school in pursuit of hands on business experience.

The track to management with 2313:

He started in our Pittsburgh office and quickly made a name for himself as a top performer and student of the game. Never taking his foot off the pedal, he got promoted to a leadership role in a year and a half. Corey now oversees the Pittsburgh market and is as passionate now as he was day one.

Edward

Edward

Superstar of Swag - San Diego, CA

Background of the Swag:

Edward was born in Fredrick, MD before his family moved to Panama City, FL in 1989. Always being involved in baseball he continued his career locally at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City playing for the Commodores through his sophomore year. He later moved to Boca Raton, FL after receiving a baseball scholarship at Florida Atlantic University. Studying and receiving a BA in Psychology he knew that his dream was to continue in a field where he would always being passing along knowledge to help people throughout their lives.

Why 2313?

Edward started our Inland Empire location in the Fall of 2012, quickly utilizing his skills to help others reach their goals along with his own. He was promoted in March 2014 to a management role and now oversees our San Diego location. He believes he has found his calling to effectively coach and develop others and now plans to continue to grow in the San Diego market.

Stefanie

Stefanie

Queen of Dreams - Orange County, CA

What does the Queen Do?

Stefanie is the Organization Development manager at 2313 Inc. Based in Orange County, CA, she works closely with the President of the Detroit location, sales managers, Campaign Managers and heads the recruiting and organizational development of the business.

Stefanie is responsible for seeking fresh talent to fulfill the needs of our demanding clients, assisting in the day to day functions of the business and making all decisions in the Administrative and Human Resource departments. She is also responsible for overseeing recruiting, systems & procedures in all locations nationally.

From Entry-Level Princess to Queen of the Castle:

Since the beginning of her career, Stefanie has fulfilled many different roles in the company. She started in as a Junior Sales Consultant in 2004 and within the first year moved into an Executive Director role to manage a $64 billion client and oversee all operations at the Charlotte, NC location. In 2007, she moved her career to Atlanta, GA and since then has partnered up with the president of the company to aid in doubling the size of the organization within the next 24 months. Stefanie was promoted to an Organizational Administrator in 2008 and an Organization Development Manager in 2011 and now oversees Administration for all 17 locations. Her experience in all facets of the business has allowed her to master the systems necessary to open multiple locations per year.

Stefanie is originally from Connecticut and holds a B.S. in Business Management and Marketing from Springfield College in Springfield, MA.

Carl

Carl

Regional Tactics Rockstar- Sacramento, CA

Former Professional Baseball Player Turned Regional Rockstar:

Carl was born and raised in Southern California.  Carl was drafted by the Pittsburg Pirates but decided to accept a baseball scholarship to the University of California Riverside instead. While attending UCR, Carl was a three year starter and was recognized as an outstanding student athlete. After graduating with Honors in June 2009, Carl played one year of professional baseball as a part of the Philadelphia Phillies Organization.

His Journey with 2313:

Carl began his career with 2313 in April 2010 and was promoted to strategic management after 7 months. Carl has aided the organization in expansion all over Southern California, because of changing market demands Carl expanded to Sacramento, CA in 2015. His goal is to continue to help the organization grow all throughout the west coast adding an additional 2 locations by the beginning of 2017.

Chris

Chris

Inspiration Jedi- Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Where the inspiration began:

Chris was born and raised in San Ramon, Ca. and attended California Polytechnic University- Pomona where he played baseball.  Chris decided not to pursue a career in law upon graduation and after seeking opportunities in several industries, he decided to join our organization in 2011. He has become a vital part of the company’s West Coast expansion helping to start up our San Diego location before being promoted into a management role in 2013. He now runs operations in the Rancho Cucamonga location in Southern California.

 

 

Tara

Tara

Wizard of Enthusiasm - Philidelphia, PA

Tara was born and raised in Long Island, New York. She attended College in Boca Raton Florida at Florida Atlantic University where she received her Bachelors in Social work. From elementary school through high school she was a competitive softball player. In 2001, she received an award for Volunteer of the year from Palm Beach County. She attributes her success to her parents and the work ethic they instilled in her.. In 2007 she left the social work field to begin her career in sales and marketing. She quickly moved up through the ranks to a management level in 2003. Tara oversees all operations of the Philadelphia, PA location.

Shaine

Shaine

Chief Style Orchestrator - Chicago, IL

Shaine started his career within our organization after obtaining his degree and has quickly grown to a position where he currently oversees 8 of our locations and manages our location in Chicago, IL. Shaine has played a valuable role in the growth of our business and continues to do so with his keen attention to detail, care for his people and ability to lead from the front.

Where the style comes from:

Born and raised in Boise, Idaho, Shaine attended Bethel University in Tennessee and played Varsity baseball.

Mark

Mark

Master of Disaster- Chicago, IL

Mark was Born in Latvia, Europe and immigrated to Chicago in 1997. He Speaks Russian, Spanish, and English. Mark attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where he studied Finance and International Business while also playing tennis. Between tennis seasons, he enjoyed coaching players, and has brought his competitive drive and mentorship abilities to develop well-rounded professionals at the Chicago based locations he oversees.

Becoming a Master:

Mark started in the Entry-level and took advantage of the “non-seniority, promote from within” environment to earn a promotion to management role just after a year with the company. He is known for his impeccable work ethic, and highly-energetic and enthusiastic personality.

Where he can be found after work:

His interests are tennis, Chicago sports, restoring and modifying cars, and travel across the United States and abroad.

Ben

Ben

Dynamic Organizational Ninja - Cincinnati, OH

Ben was born and raised in a smaller town in Northwest Indiana.  After dabbling in all types of sports growing up, he settled on tennis and competed on the varsity team for Munster High School where he was able to play at the state level.  Upon graduation, he attended Indiana University where he majored in Finance and Operations Management in the Kelley School of Business.  He continued his tennis career at the collegiate level where he had the chance to compete on the national level for the Hoosier’s club team.

What it means to be a ninja?

After being exposed to entrepreneurship in a senior year internship, his pursuit of the lifestyle and opportunities that came with it soon followed. Therefore why the entrepreneurial environment at 2313 attracted him. Shortly after graduation in 2011, he began in our Chicago location where he was able to quickly make a major impact.  A few months afterward, Ben helped to expand the office to the Cleveland market where he was promoted to strategic management in only three short months.  He currently manages the Cincinnati market where he’ll continue to help others accomplish their goals and provide them the same opportunity he was given.

Azeem

Azeem

President of Passion and Expansion - Long Beach, CA

Azeem is originally from Riverside, CA. He attended University of California, Irvine for Mechanical Engineering. His family has always been involved in business / entrepreneurship so he chose to go that route instead and started with the company in 2010. His parents are immigrants from Pakistan and came to the country to create an opportunity. Azeem attributes much of his success to their incredible work ethic and commitment to getting results to create a brighter future. Currently, Azeem runs operations for one of our clients in Long Beach, CA.

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