The 2014 Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference was a gathering of some of the DC Metro area’s most successful and prolific entrepreneurs. Len Forkas, President and CEO of Milestone Communications and the founder of the Hopecam charity, was among the keynote speakers at this year’s event.

Corporate Growth, Capital Style has been featuring videos of the keynote speeches and panel discussions, and we now bring you the final video from the event; the conclusion of Len Forkas’s inspirational tale of perseverance and unbelievable physical accomplishment.

In this final chapter, Mr. Forkas discusses his rationale for choosing the perfect team to help him finish one of the world’s most demanding bicycle races, Race Across America (RAAM). He highlights how important his team was, and why he believes it to be the most crucial aspect of his preparation.

Here is what Mr. Forkas had to say: