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By Richard Gearhart
Founding Partner

Our Featured Guest for Sunday, July 14th, is Gene Marks, and our Executive Spotlight is Phil Crowe!

Phil Crowely, our executive spotlight, is the Managing Partner at the Law Office of Philip P. Crowley LLC and an attorney who has been handling legal matters for pharmaceutical, biomedical, medical device, information technology and other technology companies for over 30 years. He has also spent nearly 25 years on the board of trustees of the Stevens Institute of Technology, with substantial involvement in the oversight of academic innovation and entrepreneurship. Phil’s law practice is dedicated to helping life sciences and other technology companies reach for the next level of success, with offices in Morristown, New Jersey and Manhattan, we serve clients in New Jersey, New York and nationwide. 
You can visit Phil at his website at .

Gene couldn’t be in the studio but he joined us by phone. Here’s his bio: For the past twelve years Gene Marks has regularly written on business, the economy, public policy, technology and workplace issues for The Guardian, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Hill, Forbes Magazine, Inc Magazine., Entrepreneur Magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Fox Business and Philadelphia Magazine. A CPA and former Senior Manager at KPMG, Gene runs a highly successful ten person consulting firm near Philadelphia and speaks regularly to business groups nationwide on issues and trends affecting them. He also frequently appears on Fox News, MSNBC, Sirius Radio, WABC Radio and CNBC. Gene is the author of six best-selling books on business management including In God We Trust, Everyone Else Pays Cash and The Small Business Book of Lists. You can visit Gene at his website at . 

Visit the pitch presenters for July 14th at their websites:

Andrea Hammer with Hammer Health & Fitness, is a Certified Health and Fitness Coach for over 20 years and comes from a background in martial arts. Her program incorporates Life Coaching, Self Awareness, Happiness Training, and Nutritional Counseling and combines body, mind and spirit learning & awareness, at

Rob Stolker with Hummingbird Sports, offers products for girls that promote an active lifestyle and participation in sports. His company’s mission is to build a community around a lifestyle that empowers and embraces the female athlete at

Keith Kirkland with WearWorks Inc., is the Co-founder of this haptic design company that delivers detailed and nuanced information, through touch. The latest product is a wristband called the Wayband, and is a revolutionary device to guide you to your destination, using only vibrations at

About the Author
Richard Gearhart, Esq. is the founder of Gearhart Law and the host of a weekly radio show for entrepreneurs called “Passage to Profit”. He has built a firm with an international presence that helps entrepreneurs from around the world with their patent, trademark and copyright needs. Richard commands a breadth of experience that comes from nearly 30 years of practice in the writing and prosecution of hundreds of patents, and in all aspects of Intellectual Property law. In 2022, Richard was recognized by ROI New Jersey as a 2022 ROI Influencer in the Law List category for being one of the best of the best in New Jersey for intellectual property law. Gearhart Law emerged from Richard’s passion for entrepreneurship and startups and his belief that entrepreneurship grows the economy and creates jobs. When we started Gearhart Law, our goal was to help and support the new business ventures of 500 entrepreneurs and inventors. After 12 years, the firm has far surpassed this goal; today, we look forward to helping even more inventors and entrepreneurs get off to a great start and reach their own goals.