Profiles

Guest taking non-traditional career paths.

Can’t decide on a career path? We help people looking for success outside traditional paths! Catch Fire has exclusive content to find your fire and live for it.

Darla Ahlert
Solutions Architect

St. Louis, MO, USA

Math + Software
service

who / people searching for pets

how / creating software

skills used / Consulting Collaboration Time Management Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Cloud Computing Software Engineering

Jeff Bartsch
Television Editor

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Music Composer to Film Editior
service

who / audiences

how / film and tv editing

skills used / Creativity Persuasion Business storytelling Corporate Communications Video Production Social Media Music Composition

Dr. Jeremy Bedenbaugh
Founder & CEO

St. Louis, MO, USA

CEO to coach
service

who / Leaders

how / Coaching and consulting

skills used / Adaptability Persuasion Collaboration Time Management Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Consulting Critical thinking Research Business development Presentation Writing Active Listening Coaching Leadership

Darnell Brown
Founder

St. Louis, MO, USA

Foster parent + Founder
service

who / foster parents

how / creating mobile apps

skills used / Business development Leadership Presentation Active Listening Digital Media

Sheila Burkett
CEO at Spry Digital

St. Louis, MO, USA

Executive to Entrepreneur
service

who / leaders

how / creating digital tools

skills used / Adaptability Consulting Business analysis Business development CRM Software Sales Software Management Market Research

Léonce B. Crump Jr.
Pastor and Community Leader

Atlanta, GA, USA

Professional Athlete to Pastor
service

who / constituents

how / pastor

skills used / Adaptability Creativity Collaboration Time Management Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Leadership People Management

David Dolak
Chief Creative Officer

St. Louis, MO, USA

Designer + Chief Creative
service

who / fourtne companies

how / packaging and advertising

skills used / Creativity Persuasion Collaboration Time Management Presentation Market Research Graphic Design

Daniel Fitzpatrick II
Musician

St. Louis, MO, USA

Musician + Composer
service

who / music listeners

how / creating music

skills used / Creativity Collaboration Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Nonverbal Communication Music Production Music Composition

Liz Hunt
Founder of Daycloud Studios

Omaha, NE, USA

Designer to Founder/CEO
service

who / leaders

how / creative services

skills used / Creativity Collaboration Consulting Business development Corporate Communications Content Marketing Online Marketing Graphic Design

Darren Jxn
CEO

St. Louis, MO, USA

Solopreneur to Fortune Company Partnerships
service

who / black artists

how / fortune company partnerships

skills used / Persuasion Business development Sales Leadership Relationship Management Content Strategy

Theresa Link
Registered Dietitian

Omaha, NE, USA

Dietitian to Startup
service

who / diabetics

how / education and care

skills used / Adaptability Persuasion Time Management Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Consulting Research Coaching

Jocelyn Matsuo
Software Engineer

St. Louis, MO, USA

Actor to Software
service

who / people using web apps

how / creating software

skills used / Adaptability Collaboration Time Management Consulting Cloud Computing Software Engineering

GeNella McCrary
Scrum Master

St. Louis, MO, USA

Radio to Software
service

who / technical project teams

how / agile scrum master

skills used / Adaptability Collaboration Time Management Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Journalism Project Management

Keina Newell
Founder of Wealth Over Now and Financial Coach

Washington D.C., USA

Teacher to Financial Coach
service

who / Hardworking single women

how / Financial Coach

skills used / Adaptability Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Business development Economics Coaching Social Media

Casey Nolen
TV Anchor

St. Louis, MO, USA

Behind to On Camera
service

who / Greater St. Louis Region

how / News reporting

skills used / Adaptability Creativity Persuasion Collaboration Time Management Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Editing Journalism Video Production

Courtney Orlando
Musician

St. Louis, MO, USA

Musican + Producer + Community Leader
service

who / music listeners

how / creating music

skills used / Creativity Music Production Music Composition Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Collaboration Leadership

John Pa
Investor, Idea-enthusiast, and Writer

St. Louis, MO, USA

Pastor to Entrepreneur
service

who / leaders

how / content creation

skills used / Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Consulting Critical thinking Problem-solving Business analysis Business development Writing Leadership Negotiation

Jeff Pawlow
Founder

St. Louis, MO, USA

Marketer to Founder
service

who / accounting firms

how / marketing, training, and growth

skills used / Adaptability Persuasion Consulting Business development People Management Coaching Strategic Planning Leadership

David Price
Software Developer

San Fransico, CA, USA

Mechanical Engineering to Entrepreneur
service

who / Companies

how / Building communities

skills used / Adaptability Creativity Collaboration Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Data Presentation Software Engineering Software Management Leadership Project Management Content Strategy Digital Media

Jon Robinson
Creative Director, Design Educator

St. Louis, MO, USA

Designer + Speaker + Author
service

who / humans, end-users

how / design

skills used / Creativity Collaboration Consulting UI/UX UX Design Graphic Design

Kanika Sharma
Software Engineer and Tech Lead

St. Louis, MO, USA

Technologist + Global Citizen
service

who / other software engineers

how / creating software

skills used / Adaptability Collaboration Time Management Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Business analysis Cloud Computing Software Engineering Software Testing

Candy Washington
Influencer

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Actor + Influencer
service

who / audiences

how / actress and influencer

skills used / Persuasion Time Management Sales Nonverbal Communication Writing Content Marketing Content Strategy Social Media

Simon Yost
Host of Catch Fire Show

St. Louis, MO, USA

Theater to Software to Podcasting
service

who / aspiring professionals

how / content creation

skills used / Creativity Collaboration Consulting Business development Software Engineering Coaching Leadership Project Management UI/UX Content Strategy