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The Dots is a series of intimate and honest conversations hosted by digital strategist, speaker and entrepreneur Kathleen Buczko. Kathleen interviews artists, community leaders, entrepreneurs, and changemakers who talk about how they connect the dots and bring things together for their communities, companies and themselves for a better life.

Oct 31, 2017

Architect turned digital developer Lori Cheek is the founder and CEO of Cheek’d, a dating app that allows you to see and interact with your matches in real time. Lori worked in architecture, furniture and design for 15 years for companies such as Christian Dior, Vitra & Karkula. Trained as an architect, she began...


Oct 24, 2017

As president of the World Trade Center Los Angeles, Stephen Cheung is charged with promoting local businesses overseas and attracting foreign investment to Los Angeles. Stephen is also a trained social worker with a passion for helping domestic violence survivors.

Stephen Cheung was appointed president of World Trade...


Oct 17, 2017

Marla Martenson is a former model and actress turned matchmaker. She’s introduced many couples who have subsequently gotten married and continues to inspire and help those looking for their life’s companion. Her recommendation: love yourself first.

Marla Martenson was born in Tacoma, Washington, the “City...


Oct 10, 2017

Shawn Anderson is a six-time motivational author, international keynote speaker and results-producing people-builder. His “Go The Extra Mile” philosophy and ability to produce winning results have been praised by political leaders, Olympic gold medalists and world record holders and not to mention media outlets...


Oct 3, 2017

A native of New York City, Maud Simmons attended The Dalton School, and went on to receive her degree in painting from The Rhode Island School of Design. She then moved to Los Angeles where she has had a diverse career in the visual arts. Maud has painted everything from props for movies to enormous murals, the largest...