ABOUT THE PROFITS OVER WAGES PODCAST
Weekly Interviews with Highly Successful Business Owners & Entrepreneurs
Ricardo Rodriguez & Matthew Mesick discuss life, business, and entrepreneurship to bring forward the lessons learned from success and failure. And most importantly have fun while doing it.
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Meet the hosts of the Profits Over Wages Podcast
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RICARDO M RODRIGUEZ
Born and raised in El Salvador, Central America, Ricardo and his family immigrated to The United States in September 2005. He worked as a Project Engineer in manufacturing while starting his real estate company part time in 2012 and eventually evolved from a part-time property locator to a full-time investor buying single-family fix and flip projects and multi-family rentals throughout the Chicagoland area. Involved mainly in managing construction projects, Ricardo has overseen multiple projects from conception to completion, ranging from cosmetic jobs to full gut-rehabs with second-floor additions. Lastly, he's a partner & real estate broker at Cobblestone Realty - A boutique real estate firm based in Chicago specializing in working buyers, sellers and investors.
MATTHEW P MESICK
Matthew grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago and has lived in the city of Chicago since 2004. He worked as a Staff Accountant at a tech company downtown while starting his real estate company part time in 2012 and eventually evolved from a part-time property locator to a full-time investor buying single-family fix and flip projects and multi-family rentals throughout the Chicagoland area. Matthew focuses on the day-to-day operations of the business which includes identifying new acquisitions, property management of the rental portfolio, and raising capital for all aspects of the business. He has a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from DePaul University.