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Living the American Dream: An Interview with Zena Krogedal

Zena Krogedal, having immigrated to the United States from Vietnam as a baby, has built her life, career and family by living the American Dream. In order to do that, Zena has had to overcome old belief systems and embrace new opportunities. If the founding fathers of the United States thought twice about crossing the ocean, what would the United States look like today? Who do you hurt if you don’t follow your dreams of entrepreneurship and living the American Dream?

Host Bio: Allison Turner is the owner of BatCat Media Group, and its subsidiary Dream Plan Start Grow. Her passion lies in assisting entrepreneurs with business coaching and marketing to help bring their vision and business to fruition. She particularly enjoys working with new business owners, guiding them in developing their brand and bringing their vision to life. Allison’s love for entrepreneurship is evident in her desire to educate potential and new business owners about the journey of entrepreneurship. Through exploration and sharing of experiences, she hopes to empower and equip aspiring entrepreneurs with the knowledge they need to succeed.

Guest Bio: Zena Krogedal is an incredibly driven professional with a wealth of experience in business operations, customer service, marketing, and project management, spanning over 26 years. Her journey began when her family immigrated from Vietnam to the United States in 1975, and since then, she has exemplified the true essence of the American Dream through her unwavering dedication and tireless efforts.

In the face of challenges, Zena’s leadership truly shines as she remains focused and determined, consistently delivering exceptional results. Beyond her professional achievements, Zena is also a compassionate personal and marriage coach, providing invaluable guidance and support to individuals and couples who seek personal growth and stronger relationships.

Zena’s commitment to making a positive impact extends to her involvement in charitable causes, particularly advocating for veterans, education, and community development. She firmly believes in the power of giving back and shows her deep compassion for others through her philanthropic efforts.

With an unyielding passion for empowering individuals, transforming lives, and creating positive change, Zena strives to go above and beyond the conventional bounds of the American Dream. She believes in the limitless potential of individuals and works tirelessly to help them realize their aspirations, both personally and professionally.