Forty-Five Employee vegan catering company with Laura T Ross

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 With great pleasure, we welcome Laura T Ross, co-founder of Cleveland Vegan, to our platform today. Ross is a true inspiration in the vegan food industry, having built a thriving business in Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband and business partner. With a social work and yoga background, Ross brings a unique perspective to the world of plant-based cuisine, emphasizing the nutritional benefits of veganism and its ethical and environmental impact.

Ross has been an integral part of the plant-based movement, gaining momentum worldwide in recent years. With her restaurant serving as a beacon of veganism in the Midwest, Ross has provided her customers with delicious and healthy plant-based meals that align with their values.

Discussion Highlights:

  • Laura T Ross’s journey from a social worker and yoga teacher to co-founder of Cleveland Vegan
  • How Ross and her husband started their vegan catering company and quickly grew it into a successful restaurant business
  • The challenges of being a business owner and a mother of three and how Ross manages her team of 45 employees
  • The importance of healthy and sustainable food choices and the growing demand for vegan food in the plant-based movement.

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you need in business. Michelle shares her story of why she wasn’t able to be herself at home and the story of how her kids “walked through the fire with her”.


On this interview you will learn:
– The importance of looking at the people who are propelling your career
– Preparing and planning for when things go wrong
– Understanding culture
– What the business world expects of women
– Being judged as a women raising money
– The power of stopping the ??? at the end of your statements (hesitancy)
– A POWERFUL secret that will vastly improve your leadership
– What it takes to be a Vice-President of a company
– The reality of rising through the ranks of a company (Game Of Thrones-esque battles)
– The 3 L’s of Leadership
– Critical secrets to partnerships