Wintrust Business Lunch 12/05/16 | What is the best way to hand over the reigns of the family business to the kids And which “Instagram Star” has dethroned Taylor Swift?

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Steve Bertrand with RIck King

It’s time for the Wintrust Business Lunch with  Steve Bertrand!  On today’s show Steve welcomes:  Jim Dalke and Will Flanagan of Chicago Inno, Randi Shaffer (Social Media for Chicago Tribune), Rick King (Kittleman and Associates).

Steve begins the show talking with the Chicago Inno Guys about the upcoming 50 on fire event hosted by Chicago Inno – the event will showcase up and coming startups and companies really lighting the Chicago economy on fire.  For more info visit:

Then, Steve brings on Randi Shaffer who heads up Social Media for the Chicago Tribune who chats about the latest news with SnapChat and Instagram and where the two business’ are going.  There’s talk about the two companies becoming very similar — Is this helpful or hindering for users?  And Instagram recently crowned a new top-follower member…Who has dethroned the former ‘Insta-champion’, Taylor Swift?  Tune in to find out.

Finally, we close the show with Rick King of Kittleman and Associates who joins Steve to discuss the upcoming “big” news conference president-elect, Donald Trump has promised to happen on Dec. 15th.  What is to be expected from the conference and how will it effect the business-culture of today?

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