David Sher, ComebackTown.com

David Sher, ComebackTown.com

A Success Story In Four Acts David Sher has a long list of career accomplishments he can justifiably take pride in, but none in my book greater than his role as the producer of Mr. King’s “T-Buff” commercials. For you unfortunates currently drawing a blank, Mr. King was once a Birmingham furniture store offering easy […]

Shegun Otulana, Therapy Brands

Shegun Otulana, Therapy Brands

Hello, Customers. I’m Listening. It’s January 2013 and Shegun Otulana is running a software development firm with one programmer: Himself. Five years later, he’s running a company — TheraNest — with 300 employees, of whom nearly 100 focus strictly on its software products. And it all started with a friend’s suggestion. “My friend served on the […]

Tony Summerville, Fleetio

Tony Summerville, Fleetio

BirminghamTech, Generation 2.0 In 1982, a novelty band calling itself The MBAs released the album “Born To Run Things” — a title which fairly well describes Tony Summerville. “Growing up, I always knew I would start my own company. It runs in the family. My father and my grandfather both started their own businesses.” That […]