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The Columbus, Ohio, area is one the nation’s most-promising cities. Its job market is growing faster than the national average. The metro area of more than 1.9 million residents is home to 15 Fortune 1000 corporations. It hosts one of the U.S.’s largest academic powers in Ohio State University and counts 23 college campuses in its neighborhoods. Columbus Business First covers the region’s dynamic business community with the most authoritative report found in Columbus, and its news staff analyzes and provides insights into the business and economic developments that keep the city abuzz.

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Women Of Influence preview with Becca Apfelstadt


Becca Apfelstadt, the co-founder and CEO of Treetree, is a woman at the top – but unlike many others, she isn't alone. In fact, all of the leadership team at the special projects company are female. "We have an all female leaderships team," she said. "And its not that we decided upfront that thats how it should be – it's just how it happened to be.""I think that there is an area that can be brought on from having an all-female leadership team that creates a little more empathy and help and guidance from the idea of young working parents being a part of our team." I recently chatted with Apfelstadt for Women of Influence, our bi-weekly podcast in which we hear from some of the most successful female executives in Columbus. Our full conversation will be released next Friday. Until then, enjoy a preview of our interview and get the scoop on how Apfelstadt makes Treetree work as a family-friendly company, and how she puts herself in her employees shoes with company policies.


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