Delegate Profile

Sandy Cleary

Job TitleFounder & CEO

Company NameSLC Group Holdings


Sandy Cleary began her career in the aerospace industry. After the sudden passing of her brother, she left the corporate world and followed her passion for cruising by starting a cruise company in her mother’s basement. From that humble beginning, Sandy grew CruCon Cruise Outlet into one of the largest sellers of cruises in North America with more than $135 million in annual cruise volume, ultimately selling the company to Travel Leaders Group, a $24 billion dollar travel powerhouse. In 2017, Sandy founded SLC Group Holdings to assist entrepreneurs in need of capital and product development. She then partnered with HSN as a featured speaker and pitch panelist at HSN’s American Dreams Academy. As an angel investor, she has invested in several of the American Dreams Academy entrepreneurs and has won multiple business achievement awards.

Conference Sessions

  • Think you have the next best thing? Pitch Panel

    May 07, 2019, 09:50 AM - 10:30 AM, Inventors Spotlight Stage

    Dara and Sandy will discuss SLC Group Holdings and how they assist entrepreneurs in need of capital and product development. As angel investors, they look to a...

    • Language: English
  • SLC Group Holdings Pitch Panel

    May 07, 2019, 10:35 AM - 12:25 PM, Inventors Spotlight Stage

    Do you have a prototype or retail ready product, that you think solves a problem? Or have you taken an everyday product and made it better?  Then we’d love to ...

    • Language: English
  • Women’s Empowerment Series – From Startup to Stardom

    May 08, 2019, 07:30 AM - 08:45 AM, NRHA Village Stage

    *Invitation-only. RSVP required. Limited Seating Available National Hardware Show’s Women’s Empowerment Series- FROM STARTUP TO STARDOM Women today are powerful...

    • Language: English
  • New Product Launch Awards

    May 08, 2019, 02:45 PM - 03:00 PM, NRHA Village Stage

    The New Product Launch Awards features winning products, voted on by a panel of industry judges.

    • Language: English


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