September 14, 2021

Market Makers 'Makin' It

EMBOLDIA in The Northshire

'Connecting the world to the Vermont ecosystem'


EMBOLDIA is a unique networking speaker series that gives attendees  the opportunity to hear from accomplished C level executives, entrepreneurs, and investors who are not familiar names at the foosball table or the water cooler.

Wilburton Inn
Manchester, VT

September 14, 2021
5:15 -7:45 pm



What to expect

Speaker & Moderator

Each event features an out-of-state guest speaker, and is moderated by a local thought leader.

Shameless Plugs

All attendees have an opportunity to share who they​ are, ​what​​ ​​they​​ ​​do,​​ ​​and​​ ​​plug​​ ​​their​​ ​​business​ ​or​​ ​​idea during an around the room two minute elevator pitch.

Meet Career Impacting Contacts

Our purpose is to connect attendees with potential clients​ and​​ ​​promote​​ ​​relationship​ ​development.

The Speakers

Cairn Cross

FreshTracks Capital

Cairn Cross is a co-founder and Managing Director of Fresh Tracks Capital. Cairn presently serves on the boards of Fresh Tracks portfolio companies Native Energy, Faraday, and Mamava and is an observer to the Sun Common, ThinkMD and Caledonia Spirits boards.

Cairn is a lecturer at the UVM Grossman School of Business where he teaches Financing Sustainable Innovation for the award-winning SI-MBA program.

Byron Batres

EZ Probate

Byron set out to change how probate was done and started EZ-Probate. EZ-Probate has now helped customers probate more than 3,000 cases nationwide helping save customers over $23 Million dollars in attorney fees.

The Moderator

Ron Levene

The Barn @ Center Hill

Ron is an accomplished entrepreneur who grew a 75-year-old family business 5X in revenue, 7x in profitability and created a successful exit. He lived the often-frustrating entrepreneurial life of working in his business rather than on his business, until, guided by the use of many of the systems and tools he now uses to help other small to midsize businesses break through and get the results they want from their leadership team and business.


Networking, Welcome, Recognition of Partners, Introduction to Speaker
Discussion with Cairn, Byron and Ron on Market Makers Makin It
“Shameless Plugs” (Attendee Participation)