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"Failing Forward and Winning" Featuring Rich Heruska

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Tampa Bay Business Trendsetters, Presents "How to Fail Forward, and WIN" Featuring Rich Heruska as our June Speaker in our "Speaker of the Month Series. Rich will be visiting us on the evening of Wednesday, June 27th from 6-8PM located at the Attic located at 500 East Kennedy Blvd Suite 400 on the 4th Floor.

Rich brings an abundance of experience and is well recognized as a prestigious Tampa Bay Entrepreneur. As Serial Entrepreneur most recently, Rich sold his growing chain of Family Entertainment and Recreation Centers, AirHeads Trampoline Arena.

This is one of the largest corporate-owned trampoline parks and entertainment businesses in the Southeast, they have served close to One Million Families and were recognized with the Prestigious TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence which awards the top 10% of Hospitality Brands worldwide. The arena's sold in 2016. Rich co-invented and received a patent for, “Impact absorbing telescoping post for multi-panel trampolines” an Aircraft Cable Trampoline Suspension System to provide a safer jumping experience.

Most recently, Rich has taken on a new mission in the Entrepreneurial Space. For the past year, he has served as the Interim Accelerator Director of Tampa Bay WaVE which helps entrepreneurs build, launch, and grow breakout tech businesses in Tampa Bay. As an Entrepreneur in Residence, Rich's passion is to serve as a mentor for each business' unique goals and challenges as well as make connections with potential strategic partners, clients, and investors.

We can't wait to have this amazing Local accomplished Entrepreneur visit us to spread his amazing wealth of knowledge! Please make sure to sign up early as space is limited. Here is a sneak peak of what an amazing speaker TB Trendsetters are bringing to you.

https://www.wtsp.com/article/entertainment/television/programs/great-day-tb/entrepreneurs-riding-to-success-at-wave/67-520593184