July Member in the Spotlight: Staci Epstein: Be Group

President & CEO, Be Group

Staci Bender Epstein

Description of product or service:

Be Group is a talent-placement firm that specializes in identifying permanent and contingent resources of highly qualified sales, marketing-and-communications, and technology professionals.

How many years have you been with company or in business?

3

What company or organization you respect most and why?

Not sure actually. I don’t strive to be like any other company. There are many locally and nationally that have incredible cultures and for that, I respect those organizations.

What is the most important business decision you’ve made to date?

Selling my first company.

What is the most important life decision you’ve made to date?

Becoming an entrepreneur (twice).

 

When and why did you join the IBA?

I met ChatterBlast (specifically Evan Urbania and Matt Ray) years ago and they got me involved.

Since joining the IBA, what has been the greatest advantage to you and your business being a member of the Chamber?

Meeting the most incredible people.

What is your proudest moment, honor, or achievement?

Being a recipient of the 2016 40 Under 40 Award from The Philadelphia Business Journal.

What programs, outreach, or organizations are you involved in that give back to the community?

I donate a lot of my time to different organizations, serve on advisory boards of local companies, and mentor students and recent graduates.

Also, the nature of what we do at Be Group is connecting good people to good companies – that always feels like giving back.

What is a little known fact about you?

I played piano for 11 years.

What is your guiltiest pleasure?

Watching Young and Restless.

To date, what has been your most favorite vacation spot?

Mexico.

What is the last book you read?

“The 5 Second Rule” by Mel Robbins.