Hobby Jam

What People Do For Fun

Stephen Kraus

Stephen Kraus is an entrepreneur with interests in real estate, and is the CEO of Baltimore Realty Group. His company specializes in the buying and selling of distressed, and renovating run down ones for sale. It also holds a portfolio of rentals that include gulf-front properties, single and multi-family units among many other apartments that are valued at tens of millions of dollars. Stephen’s current position is a testament of his business acumen. When starting, Stephen spotted an opportunity in buying distressed properties from financial institutions and capitalized on it. Through experience and an eye for opportunity, Stephen also started buying up strategic, but run down properties, and renovating them for resale. It is in the process of this business that he discovered the potential that rental real estate holds, and has incorporated it as part of his core business ventures. Rentals now make a sizeable portion of his portfolio raking in millions in passive income. Besides running his business, Stephen is also a very selfless man and spends a lot of his free time mentoring young entrepreneurs, especially those in real estate. Stephen also gives to charity and regularly donates to non-profits that support the homeless. It makes him happy to help change someone’s life for the better and give them dignity. read more

Nathan Jun

Nathan Jun is a Professor of Philosophy at Midwestern State University, where he has developed considerable experience teaching and mentoring students. Dr. Jun thrives on encouraging students to think critically about themselves and the world; he enjoys nurturing their spirit of intellectual curiosity and wonder. Even outside the classroom, Dr. Jun is dedicated to helping his students blossom into young scholars any chance he gets! read more

Kurt Witten

Kurt Witten is a very successful entrepreneur with a specialty in the pool building industry. He has made great leaps in this industry to the point of establishing Seventeen Pools, a reputable market player in the container pools market. The company utilizes modern and state of the art techniques to turn cargo containers into lovely pools while also keeping them affordable for the average homeowner.  Kurt has excellent communication skills thanks to his communication background, a gift that he uses to the maximum to communicate his business vision to his employees. He leads a team of technicians that he inspires to deliver quality and work fast to meet customer deadlines. It is this combination that has seen his magnanimous growth and success in this industry. Kurt is also a giver at heart, often giving back to society for a good cause. He is known to donate to charities supporting homeless people. Since the pandemic triggered lockdowns started, Kurt has given a lot to charity and has helped feed and clothe many homeless families.  When not working or giving to charity, Kurt loves spending time with his family and enjoys taking them to exotic destinations worldwide. read more

Marc Zboch

Marc Zboch is a business executive and philanthropist. Through his charitable endeavors, Zboch has been able to provide important support to community organizations dealing with hunger, poverty, and disease. He has made journeys to many parts of the world that are suffering from natural disasters, war, and infectious disease, like North Korea, Cambodia, and Haiti.
Zboch believes that the key to improving people’s lives is giving them the tools to accomplishing it themselves. His organizations are not known for coming into a community and imposing their will on the people, but rather for working directly with community leaders to decide on their greatest needs.
Marc Zboch is a man of faith, and he believes that his missionary trips are the expression of his religion. He is an increasingly important figure in the charitable field, and he will continue to provide support to community initiatives around the world. read more

Hamed Wardak

Hamed Wardak was born in Kabul and currently is in New York City while recently splitting time in Puerto Rico, as well. I was in the American corporate business landscape for many years. Recently, I left it behind to write, produce, and perform environmentally-altered techno music. A pseudonym: Valen of Wicked is the nightly DJ and the performer of the group. read more

Jeff English

Jeff English is a master graphic designer who has made a name for himself in the industry. He utilizes special artistic techniques to win over his clients from his Hoboken studio. He is a very successful individual that we all should take note of when it comes to emulating his success. He currently resides in Hoboken, New Jersey and continues to find more clients in the area and around the world. Let’s take a closer look at Jeffrey English and what makes him so successful. read more

Brian Cotter

Teaching is an incredibly difficult job. Students are becoming more challenging to teach each year. However, Brian Cotter leads Brian Cotter Tutoring and has found interacting ways to catch his students’ attention. Brian has found new and innovative ways to effectively teach his students. Although Brian may seem like a guru when it comes to teaching, he didn’t always start out this way. He would spend many years developing his organization through trial and error tactics. Finally, his years of experience in the industry have enabled him to become an academic consulting leader that focuses on improving the effectiveness of the classroom overall. read more

Hallie Gay Walden Bagley

Hallie Gay Walden Bagley is a true Kentuckian, raised in a 4th-generation horse breeding family. A Double Ivy League graduate (Dartmouth, English Major; Columbia School of Law, Juris Doctorate),  she learned to appreciate education early, so she started a College Admissions Coaching company 15 years ago, because she recalls her exodus from Kentucky to the Northeast at college age. read more

Alyssa Reichel

Entrepreneur, Alyssa Reichel found her passion at an extremely early age in life. At sixteen, she had a love for fine jewelry. She devoured information regarding exclusive designers and the latest in trends. She entered the industry at the same time that she enrolled in an early admissions graduate program. She earned her degree by the time she was eighteen. Refusing to allow grass to grow beneath her feet, Alyssa Reichel became an entrepreneur at the age of twenty-two.  read more

Mary Kaloczi

Mary Kalocz and her brother were born and raised by a single mother in Canada. From a very young age, she was encouraged to become independent and to follow her excitement. She is an artist and painter. She has also participated in a wide variety of team sports when she was younger. She was not limited to gender-specific sports and was often the only female participating in sports that were traditionally considered to be a male team sport. read more