Small Business Education and Entrepreneurial Development.  Providing proven tools to grow your business, you're in good hands.

Donna  Hover-Ojeda

Co-Founder - Chief Growth Strategist

Dr. Hover is Founder of Mighty Underdogs and CEO of Leaders Laboratory, a strategic growth company, growing companies starting her first company in 1987. Ms. Hover has started over six businesses and advised hundreds of small businesses over her tenure.  She specializes in multigenerational family owned “big-business.” She organized over 1500 CEO Roundtables serving over 50,000 executives during her thirty-five years.

Luisa Recchia

Co-Founder, MasterMind Leader

Luisa Recchia is Co-Founder of Mighty Underdogs and Independent Executive Director of The John Maxwell Team, as a certified facilitator, trainer and coach.  Luisa's passion is working with entrepreneurs and small business owners to help them reach their potential. Equipped with tools, resources and experience to help you and your team improve your productivity, performance and profitability.  Drawing on years of corporate experience, working with entrepreneurs and small business owners Luisa believes that when you approach your business with a leadership mindset and operate in your strengths, you lift the lid on your potential and model a successful approach for others.  

Armando Ojeda, Jr.

Co-Founder, Content Development

Armando believes that small businesses are essential to the economic development and social well-being of American communities. He also recognizes that small businesses succeed in scaling only when the business owner can readily access and learn to use key resources including: experienced business advisors, peer support, actionable data and appropriate business tools. Mighty Underdogs is dedicated to raising the bar on business knowledge and offering content and insights to enable the growth and financial sustainability of second-stage businesses.

Molly O'Meara

Roundtable Program Director

Molly O’Meara knows the difference between success and failure for many small businesses can be as simple as having a trusted ally who can get them to the right resource at the right time. Molly is that ally for hundreds of small businesses in southeast Michigan. As Alumni and Outreach Manager for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses at Wayne State University, Molly works closely with small business owners through educational opportunities and connections to critical resources across the entrepreneurial ecosystem.