When teen sisters Isabel and Caroline Bercaw (ages 18 and 17) started making bath bombs in their basement a few years ago, little did they know their hobby would turn into a booming business. We sat down with them to talk about how they got started and what they’ve done to grow and succeed as entrepreneurs.


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Missy Young

Social Media Services Manager

@miss_shredbetty Missy Young

As the Social Media Services Manager for Hubbard Interactive, Missy Young’s position entails working with clients and team members to drive social media strategy and lead initiatives to identify new technologies and digital best practices. She develops customized micro and macro campaigns that drive online interaction, promotes and creates content that enhances the customer experience and creates lead generation for medium to large-scale companies. She regularly speaks at local and national events on a variety of subjects including: social media, PR, analytics and content strategy.


Isabel & Caroline Bercaw

@dabombfizzers https://www.dabombfizzers.com/

When teen sisters Isabel and Caroline Bercaw (ages 18 and 17) started making bath bombs in their basement a few years ago, little did they know their hobby would turn into a booming business. Guided by the belief that everyone loves surprises, they created a line of bath fizzers that each have something fun inside. Toys, charms, messages and jewelry are just a few of the items you’ll find inside their products. Since Da Bomb® became an official business in April 2015, these sisterpreneurs™ have somehow managed to juggle school and friends, while standing at the helm of a company that now produces over 700,000 bath bombs per month (and various other bath and body products), and employs 150 people in their community. Each fragrant fizzer is handmade in Minneapolis using just a few simple ingredients, and proceeds from the sale of the Earth Bomb go to organizations that support clean water for communities in Africa. Isabel and Caroline’s first book, FIZZ BOOM BATH!, is available in stores and on amazon.com.


Pat Laeger

Videographer/Producer

@PatLaeger Pat Laeger

As the Videographer for Hubbard Interactive, Pat produces videos for the Twin Cities Hubbard Radio stations that range from event recaps to social video promos. He also produces an array of videos for sales clients – from testimonial videos to product how-to videos; from spotlight interview videos to animated infographic videos. He loves to tell stories – big or small. He has two dogs named #OakleyRembrandt and #GemmaWatson (check out their hashtags on Instagram!).


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