Behind the Scenes of Wares The More®
Catherine Kastner, Founder & CEO – WTM® Mastermind
Catherine has 20+ years experience in start-ups, executive administration, business consulting, contract administration, legal (Paralegal) and entrepreneurial strategies. Often asked where to find, what to buy, what to wear, she is a dedicated shopper. Catherine has thrown her hat into a new realm. As Founder and CEO of Wares the More®, Catherine has created and designed an interactive boutique shopping experience, reflecting her sense of style, value and quality. Wares the More®, is a unique shopping portal, providing access to a broad range of quality merchants through a unique boutique-oriented user interface that allows a shopper to browse categories of Wares in the virtual world of on-line shopping, as if they were dropping into charming city boutiques. Her room browsing approach provides a fresh and enjoyable shopping alternative to typical on-line shopping sites. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Catherine has lived and worked in San Diego for over 15 years. — Plan to outdo your past, not other people.
Gisela – 3D Artist and Graphic Designer
Specialties: 3D Modeling, Lighting, Texturing and Animation
Thom Stimpel is a serial entrepreneur who currently owns and operates two companies that focus on various aspects of helping businesses thrive. He is also the Operations Director for the UR Business Network, a content development media company in Boston with internet radio, podcast, video production, and social media marketing expertise. URBN is enjoying explosive growth, and as the studio expands this spring (2014) one of Thom’s companies – the Aspiring Entrepreneurs’ Guild – is adding a business incubator to the footprint, creating a powerful means by which to launch new companies.
Mike Kastner is a seasoned executive with over 20 years experience in technology driven companies; recognized for building and evolving worldwide sales organizations from start-up phase through post IPO success. Currently, he is senior Vice President of Global Sales for Moijx. Mike is also an avid consumer of entertainment media, fashion products, musician and Editor of “Mikes Mix”, Wares the More® Music entertainment blog.