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Season Three

Above the Clouds

That Sounds Terrific Podcast

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Ep. 80 - Frontrunners Development with Mary Kurek

In Episode 80 of That Sounds Terrific, host Nick Koziol sits down with a true trailblazer in the world of business development and innovation, Mary Kurek. As the Founder and CEO of Frontrunners Development, Inc., a renowned US-based global business development company, Mary's expertise lies in driving innovation that has a positive impact on various sectors such as economic development, health, education, climate, and tackling fundamental global challenges.


At Frontrunners Development, Mary and her team act as business developers with a unique approach - they not only identify and source opportunities but also build meaningful relationships and open doors to solutions that often remain unseen by others. From connecting business partners to solving innovator, corporate, and public challenges on a global scale, their work is nothing short of inspiring. Join us for an enlightening episode to gain valuable insights into the world of international business development, the power of innovation, and the immense impact it can have on societies worldwide. Mary Kurek's expertise and experiences will leave you motivated and ready to embrace a future of endless possibilities.

More About Mary Kurek




Mary Kurek is the Founder and CEO of Frontrunners Development, Inc., a US-based global business development company focusing on innovation that impacts economic development, health, education, climate, and basic world challenges. Kurek is a former Chamber of Commerce Exec and Gov's Staff member.  Her background includes programming work for the Research Triangle Int'l Visitors Council.  She currently serves on several international boards that work on youth development, African economics, agriculture, and education. Kurek's business development work partners her with diplomats, royal families, NGO leaders, and world innovators. Her podcast, Frontrunners Innovate can be accessed at


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