Episode 586 of “Making Waves at C-Level” is about getting your company in the media and how successful people connect.  This conversation is with journalist turned entrepreneur Justin Breen.

About Justin Breen

Justin Breen is the founder and CEO of BrEpic Communications LLC, a PR firm that works exclusively with visionaries and exceptional businesses around the world.
BrEpic has partnered with incredible brands including Allstate, University of Illinois, Morgan Stanley, Salvation Army, White Lodging, Burwood Group, Schuler Scholar Program, Cultivate Advisors, LISC, The Safe + Fair Company, The Chicago Academy for the Arts, Alverno Laboratories, McCormick Foundation, and numerous other companies, CEOs, entrepreneurs, attorneys, healthcare professionals and remarkable individuals.
Breen is hard-wired to seek out and create viral, thought-provoking stories that the media craves, and he finds the best stories when he networks with visionary entrepreneurs and executives who understand the value of investing in themselves and their businesses. Breen has built an international network of extraordinary people and believes strongly in the power of introductions and creating important relationships through those introductions.
Justin Breen, a Northbrook, Illinois native, earned a full academic scholarship to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he graduated with a degree in News-Editorial Journalism and has served as the longtime Journalism Chair for the College of Media Alumni Board.
Breen is involved in numerous high-level entrepreneurial groups, including Strategic Coach, The Entrepreneurs’ Organization Accelerator Program and ProVisors.
Justin Breen lives in Glenview, Illinois with his wife, Dr. Sarah Breen – a pediatrician – and their two awesome sons, Jake and Chase.

About Thom Singer

Thom Singer works for Stanton Chase, a leading executive search firm. He specializes in helping companies and associations place key hires. He is also a keynote speaker and professional master of ceremonies / EmCee
After a successful career in sales and marketing, Thom Singer became a growth leadership speaker in 2009. A decade later he has brought his high energy presentations and action-oriented content to over 900 audiences. Thom knows that as the speaker or master of ceremonies he has a responsibility to set the tone for a strong conference attendee experience. Known as “The Conference Catalyst” he creates an atmosphere of fun and interaction that lasts beyond his presentation.
Thom earned his Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) in 2014 and is committed to the business of meetings. He is the author of 12 books and is the host of the popular “Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do” podcast. On his show he has interviewed over 400 entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, business leaders and others with a focus on discovering how the most successful people get farther across the gap between potential and results.
At 50 years old Thom decided to reinvent his life and make age 50 to 75 the best years of his life. This meant saying yes to things that scared him, and trying new things. Since that time Thom has jumped off buildings, took up running (and lost 30 lbs) and began performing stand up comedy.