The Bitcoin bet

My first print magazine assignment at Internet Retailer was about Bitcoin, the alternative digital currency, and how it might affect the e-retail industry. Farbod Shoraka, the CEO of online floral marketplace BloomNation, first learned in January about Bitcoin, a digital currency that can be used to pay for products and services on the Internet. Shoraka says […]

For Love & Money

It all started with a press conference and kernel of an idea. For the March 2014 issue of Milwaukee Magazine, I analyzed what the economic ramifications of same-sex marriage might be if the state of Wisconsin legalized it. What I found was a large figure, but an even larger impact. Read the story here.

Goodwill’s Good Deal

This was an Insider piece I worked on for our January 2014 issue. Leading a tour on an early morning in November, Molly Gilgenbach – director of the “work services program” at Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin – strolls through the various learning labs and classes meeting at the James O. Wright Center for Work […]