Chau Nguyen / Hirewire
Founder & CEO
Chau Nguyen has been an entrepreneur for over 10 years. In 2005, Chau co-founded Campus Special, which was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US for four consecutive years. Campus Special reached millions of college students at over 500 universities through mobile apps, ecommerce, and print media. Nearly 4,000 college students launched their career in sales and marketing through his award winning internship program. In 2014, Campus Special was acquired by Chegg, Inc. and rebranded as Chegg Deals.
While searching for his next venture, Chau identified an opportunity to leverage his background in hiring to empower an underserved workforce and disrupt the traditional hiring process. In 2015, Hirewire, the first on-demand hiring marketplace connecting hourly job seekers and employers was launched (available for iOS and Android @ hirewire.com/app)
Chau has been named one of the Highest Rated CEOs of 2014 among small to mid sized companies by Glassdoor and voted to the annual list of Most Loved CEOs in America 2014 by Inc. Magazine. Chau has a passion for coaching, mentoring, and developing people.
Andy Powell / Alchemy Polymers
Andy Powell is a Technical Consultant at Alchemy Polymers, a manufacturer of polyurethane leak seal, soil stabilization and slab lifting resins. He is an expert on both the products and their applications, with many years of infrastructure repair work and on-site consulting under his belt. He attended Auburn University.