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What I’ve learned about Accessibility

It’s been one year since I moved from Ohio to the Valley of the Sun to join the brettapproved team. The intervening 12 months have been a tremendous learning experience. I’ve learned more about the importance of accessibility, running a lean start-up and myself than I could have imagined. I have called Brett Heising, CEO Read more…

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Maureen’s Travel Tips

At brettapproved we’re honored when one of our champions shares travel tips with our community. After all, knowledge is useless unless you share it. On behalf of the entire brettapproved team, I’d like to thank Maureen for writing this amazing column. I’d also like to thank her and her husband Adam for contributing to brettapproved.com. Read more…

How An Entrepreneur’s Awesome Idea Could Transform the Hospitality Industry

Shopping with her grandma Helen, riding bikes and going to camp are just a few of the things Codi Mendenhall enjoys. Look beyond her melt-your-heart smile, into her expressive brown eyes and you’ll discover someone determined to make a difference. This is her story. Because the medical professionals who help treat her Cerebral Palsy practice Read more…

Accessible NYC!

At brettapproved, we love hearing about your travel adventures.  Whether you’re taking a day trip, or a journey around the world, it’s always nice to get away. Our friend Maureen and her husband Adam recently visited the Big Apple, New York City.  She shared with us something that many people don’t realize, “NYC (Manhattan) is Read more…

Curb Free Cory Lee

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Cory Lee by phone and learning more about his life and work. Cory is full of adventure. His voice is bright, strong, and upbeat, as though he is about to experience something wonderful and is asking you along for the ride. Cory runs the blog site, CurbFreeWithCoryLee.com. He’s Read more…

The Golden Couple

September 17, 1966 is the day my life would change forever. Of course, I wouldn’t know it until I was born more than nine years later in the fall of 1975. In truth, I wouldn’t fully appreciate the gravity of that day until now. Ask someone who attended the wedding of Eugene Heising Jr. to Read more…

Kevin’s review of Secrets at St. James, Montego Bay, Jamaica

At brettapproved we love hearing about your travels, no matter where they might take you.  In the near future brettapproved.com will be able to accept reviews from all over the world.  For now, we’re U.S.-centric.  HOWEVER, that doesn’t mean we can’t still share the valuable information about the accessibility of your favorite international destinations! Our Read more…

Orlando shows overcoming intolerance is society’s responsibility

Written by brettapproved Inc. CEO Brett Heising, the following Op-Ed originally appeared in the New York Daily News on July 14, 2016.  Recently, LGBTQ New Yorkers, together with their friends, family and really, nearly an entire city, celebrated the steps their community has taken in terms of civil rights and societal acceptance during the city’s Read more…

Adapt. Believe. Compete. A Q/A with ABC Medical CEO Keith Jones

Q: Please tell us the story behind ABC Medical and how you became involved. How have you turned ABC into one of the strongest brands in the DME Industry? A: The Company has been in existence since 2003, primarily servicing customers in Texas and Illinois and marketing to wheelchair basketball athletes. In January 2012, I, Read more…