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7/22/2015 Chamber News

Stephen Bienko to speak at Young Professionals “In Your Future” Summit

Stephen Bienko to speak at Young Professionals “In Your Future” Summit 

Stephen is a speaker, writer and the President of 42 Holdings. 42 Holdings specializes in company ownership within the home and personal service industry.  

Stephen is the largest owner of the College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving brand with offices in NJ, Tennessee, Ohio and Florida. As the largest owner of the College Hunks brand Mr. Bienko hopes to continue the quest to educate and assist the commercial and residential markets to recycle, re-use and conserve products. The 42 Holdings moving division is set to create true transparency in the local moving market while providing an alternative job source to college and tech school graduates. 

Under the arm of 42 Holdings is also the bin/storage company Stephen became a partner in Bin-it in 2013 and is excited about its growth opportunities in the storage market. Bin-it provides environmentally friendly storage alternatives to cardboard boxes. Bin-it drops off stackable bins for a customer to pack their belongings into. Bin-it then picks the items up, or stores them, and drops them off at the clients next intended location. 

Formally, Stephen was the Senior Vice President of SequentialT a technology marketing company that supercharges fan engagement while producing new revenue streams for sports, music, foundational and political verticals.  

Before SequentialT Stephen was the Director of Marketing of Kennedy Funding. Kennedy Funding is known as the largest and most successful situational commercial lending institution in the United States.  

Stephen has been involved in the sports marketing and athlete management for the past 10 years. He has designed and implemented some of the most successful marketing initiatives in the Olympic sports division. He spent two years driving the marketing of 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist in the Decathlon, Bryan Clay. Byran's face appeared on the cover of the Wheaties box two times in one year. He also graced the cover of over 10 magazines, which is the most since Bruce Jenner. 

Mr. Bienko spent his beginning business years training hundreds of professional athletes in all sports, over 20 of the athletes he trained (while they were in HS), made it to the professional ranks. Over 45 of his high school athletes played for Ivy League institutions. In the process of training, Mr Bienko designed and built 4 athletic training facilities. They ranged from 5,000 sq feet to 30,000 sq ft. 

Stephen started his professional career in the much-respected NJ State Police. Stephen was awarded "Top Trainee" while at the Sea Girt, NJ basic training, was a road duty trooper and a member of the Drug and Alcohol Control Task Force. 

Stephen has been featured on Fox News, Fox Business, Bloomberg TV, AMC, BRAVO, NJ Star Ledger, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Tennessean, NJ Biz Magazine, Luxury Life Magazine, NJ Monthly Magazine and many more.

Stephen has been honored as Man of the Year for Habitat for Humanity, The IFA (International Franchise Association) Franchisee of the Year, and Franchisee of the Year by College Hunks for three straight years. Stephen serves on the Board of Directors for the PACE School for Girls in Florida and sits on the Academy Review Board for U.S. Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ). 

Mr. Bienko proudly attended the United States Air Force Academy and Villanova University.  Stephen lives between Allamuchy, New Jersey and Ft Myers, Florida and has three children ages 7, 6 and 3. 

The Bonita Springs Area Young Professionals “In Your Future” Summit, presented by The News-Press Media Group, will take place on September 11th at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa - 5001 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134. The program will feature speakers, panel discussions and round table conversations with a focus on personal and professional leadership development. The event will unwind with two hours of networking, ‘Schmoozapalooza’ which has been made possible by Rosier Insurance. CLICK HERE for more information and to reserve your tickets or sponsorship.