When Freddi Sidi found himself carrying around extra phone chargers, buying backup batteries and sitting next to wall outlets to charge his phone everywhere he went, he dreamed up an opportunity to make a difference. Together with business partner Johnny Bosche, he launched Chargello, a technically tantalizing portable battery that charges phones up to three times faster than industry standard chargers. The stations also take advantage of an untapped area ripe for advertising space that any company’s potential user base is sure to see. Now in its 2nd year in operation, with a portfolio that includes such market titans as Hyatt, Ritz-Carlton and Heineken in an impressive 22 countries, cell phones all over the world are regaining their charge like never before; Chargello.com.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we introduce you to a few of Miami’s most dynamic Latino leaders who are breaking the mold and making the city thrive
Tax attorney Suzanne DeWitt is a financial artist. She takes a canvas and paints a picture, which is the design principle of tax minimization. While she is well versed in the rules, she takes a practical, more entrepreneurial approach, passionately finding the best solution of what clients not only shouldn’t be doing, but also what they should, for each individual situation. She’s a deal maker, not a deal breaker.