“I like having 9,000 balls in the air,” says entrepreneur Amy Jurkowitz. “I do better that way.” The busy mother of five (three of whom are applying to college this year) isn’t kidding. With two businesses— Milkshake, a website she co-founded about individuals and organizations that give back, and Jurkowitz & Co., a consulting firm – the Greenwich resident clearly thrives on organized chaos.
Jilly Dyson has “sailed” the world on her marine paintings, whose swirling impasto evokes both Winslow Homer and J.M.W. Turner. I caught up with her on a beautiful fall day aboard SeaFair, the mega-yacht venue for exhibits and dining, when it was docked in Greenwich.
Stephanie Newby’s trajectory at J.P. Morgan had been by all accounts an impressive one but for her one that lacked purpose. That’s why she started Golden Seeds – an investment firm dedicated to delivering above-market returns by giving capital to women entrepreneurs.
George T. Constantin – president and CEO of Heritage Realty Services L.L.C. – is not your typical businessman. Cultured, multilingual and athletic, he combines Old World sophistication with New World industry. As he is fond of saying: “Time is the only commodity. Use it well.”