Get to know the guests of Be Bolder a bit better. Find out more about who they are, their journey, and then check out their episode.

Calvin Cooper

CEO & Co-Founder, Rhove

Calvin Cooper is the co-founder and CEO of Rhove, a fintech company founded to turn every renter into an owner.

Prior to founding Rhove, Calvin was a Director and Venture Partner at an early stage venture capital firm located in the Midwest. Calvin is active in community and entrepreneur support organizations. He serves on the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center YEx Advisory Board. In 2017, the Columbus City Council and the Create Columbus Commission recognized Calvin with the Visionary Award, and he was also listed in the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017 by Columbus Business First. Calvin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Capital University in Financial Economics.

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Episode 4: I Was Tired of Half Stepping

Elsa Isaac

Founder & Wardrobe Stylist, Elsa Isaac & Co

Elsa Isaac is Founder and Wardrobe Stylist at Elsa Isaac & Co, a professional styling service to C-Suite & professional women.

Prior to transitioning to styling C-Suite women, entrepreneurs, and professionals, Elsa got her start in the fashion industry in music in Toronto. Born in Eritrea, and growing up in Canada since the age of 4, before moving to New York in 2006, where she began working on magazine and commercial shoots as well. She’s been fortunate enough to work with companies like Essence, Redbook, Good Housekeeping Magazine, and celebrities like Phylicia Rashad, Brooke Shields & Lenny Kravitz!

Learn more about Elsa at or follow on Instagram.

Episode 8: It’s So Much More Than About the Clothes

Michael Redd

Founder & Wardrobe Stylist, Elsa Isaac & Co

Michael Redd has been building, developing and investing in tech-focused startups since he retired from the NBA in 2013. After twelve seasons as a professional basketball player, both in the NBA and the US Olympic team in 2008, Michael has continued a strong drive toward excellence in his focus on ventures off the court. He has recently announced his involvement with ADvantage Sports Tech Fund as a venture partner. The fund was designed to invest in 15 early-stage tech companies focused on sports, which include data analytics and athletic performance technology. Michael is also involved in SnapChat’s Yellow incubator as a mentor and investor, and developing his own venture relationships with his firm 22 Ventures.

Learn more about Michael at or follow on Instagram.

Episode 12: What’s the Next Mountain