Episodes
156. Phase 1 Sports | Michael Waters started Phase 1 Sports in Las Vegas, Nevada. He built a name in the sports industry by combining exceptional skills in performance training and his leadership, which has played a major role in the success of hundreds of athletes.This Episode is Sponsored By:Aircall is a call-based phone system that helps thousands of sales and support teams stop wasting their time on the phone. Aircall integrates with popular CRM, HelpDesk, eCommerce, and other business...
Published 06/01/20
155. KC Cattle Company | Patrick Montgomery is the owner of KC Cattle Company. After being honorably discharged from the Army, Patrick returned to the University of Missouri as a full-time student to earn a B.S. in Animal Science. Upon graduation in December, he will continue to develop KC Cattle Company's customer basis in the greater Kansas City area.This Episode is Sponsored By:Capterra is the leading, free online resource to help you find the best software solution for your business. With...
Published 05/28/20
154. The Revenue Optimization Companies | Brett Beveridge is the President of The Revenue Optimization Companies. Brett is an entrepreneurial, results-driven executive with over 20 years of experience and success in the wireless and technology industries. He has hands-on success in start-ups, profit turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and fundraising and is the driving force behind T-ROC’s ambitious growth.This Episode is Sponsored By:Castbox is the best podcast app out there. If...
Published 05/25/20
153. Two Men & a Truck Moving | Brig Sorber is the Chief Brand Officer at Two Men and a Truck. Brig is one of the original two men along with younger brother Jon Sorber. The two started the business in the early 1980s in Okemos, Mich. to earn spending money. Using a 1966 pickup truck, the brothers placed an ad in a local shopping guide that read “Men At Work Movers…Two Men and A Truck.” The ad also included a stick figure logo designed by their mother, Mary Ellen Sheets.This Episode is...
Published 05/21/20
152. Apeks Supercritical | Andy Joseph is the President of Apeks Supercritical. Andy founded Apeks Supercritical in 2001 while serving as the Director of Welding and Testing Labs for Edison Welding Institute (EWI), developers of manufacturing technologies. He first learned about mechanical operations and principles during his six years in the Navy operating nuclear submarine reactors. He is a two-time Navy Achievement Medal recipient.This Episode is Sponsored By:Online Trading Academy is the...
Published 05/18/20
151. Under Canvas | Sarah Dusek is CEO of Under Canvas. Sarah and her husband, Jacob Dusek, were inspired by the African safari experience and they set out to create an immersive outdoor escape that serves as a unique bridge between travel and the outdoors. Under Canvas began in 2009 with the opening of an all-inclusive glamping adventure package and has since grown to include eight luxury glamping resorts and a customized event’s offering, bringing the glamping experience to life anywhere in...
Published 05/14/20
150. Renaissance Periodization | Nick Shaw is the Founder and CEO of Renaissance Periodization, a training and diet services company for world-class athletes. Nick is also a competitive powerlifter and bodybuilder and has had the opportunity to work with numerous national level physique athletes as well as world class strength athletes. Nick holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan in Sport Management. He currently resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and two kids.This Episode is...
Published 05/11/20
149. Western Window Systems | Scott Gates is President of Western Window Systems. Prior to beginning his role as president and CEO in August 2015, Scott served as the company’s president and chief operating officer following assignments as vice president and general manager and marketing director. He played a key role in growing sales over 800% over a five-year period, an increase that led to Inc. magazine naming Western Window Systems as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the...
Published 05/07/20
148. The Prep Expert | Shaan Patel is the Founder of Prep Expert. Shaan grew up in Las Vegas in his parents' budget motel, attended inner-city public schools in the worst school district in the nation with a 40% dropout rate, and was clueless about standardized tests. After spending hundreds of hours studying for the SAT, he was able to raise his score from average to perfect — a feat achieved by only 0.02% of all high school students. His life completely changed because of his perfect SAT...
Published 05/04/20
147. Ruby Receptionist | Jill Nelson is CEO of Ruby Receptionists. She's grown the business into a four-time winner of FORTUNE magazine’s top five Best Small Companies to Work for, and a Portland Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies in Oregon recipient for the record breaking past twelve years. Today, Ruby's 600+ employees provide friendly, live, receptionist service integrated with a "front desk in your pocket" mobile app, helping over 10,000 small businesses across the US win new...
Published 04/22/20
146. RSP Incorporated | Mike Ryan's company (RSP Inc.) is an end-to-end solution provider for engineering, prototyping, production, logistics, warehousing, and order fulfillment. RSP Inc.'s core product offering includes membrane switches, plastic injection molding, silicone rubber molding, printed circuit boards, electronics manufacturing, packaging and turnkey contract manufacturing. RSP has over 120,000 square feet of manufacturing and assembly in the US and China to serve their global...
Published 04/02/20
145. Hawk Packaging | Raine Mahdi is the founder and CEO of Hawk Packaging. He has over 15 years of experience in Sales, Marketing, and Business Development. The industries he was involved throughout his career were in Food, Manufacturing, and Importing.This Episode is Sponsored By:Gusto is making Payroll, Benefits, and HR easier for small businesses. In fact, 9 out of 10 customers say Gusto is easier to use than other payroll solutions. Gusto also saves you time – 72% of customers spend less...
Published 03/17/20
144. Next Ride | Trever Varney is a driven American businessman, entrepreneur, speaker and the owner of Next Ride, a multiline full-service motorcycle dealership offering financing, sales, apparel, and service. With two locations in Tampa Bay, Trever’s brand has been a staple for the areas riding community since starting his business in 2010.This Episode is Sponsored By:Volusion is the easiest and fastest all-in-one E-commerce platform designed specifically for small businesses. With...
Published 03/12/20
143. GDA Speakers | Gail Davis is the Founder and President of GDA Speakers. Under her passionate leadership, GDA Speakers has vetted and curated a number of highly qualified speakers who they trust and deliver with confidence. In the first 17 years, they assembled a database of over 5,000 speakers. Then in order to add more value to their clients they cut the list in half. Only featuring and working with the top speakers in each of the many categories sought by their clients.This Episode is...
Published 03/10/20
Amazon MarketplaceOps | Fernando Cruz oversees operations, product development, and finance of MarketplaceOps. Prior to founding MarketplaceOps, Fernando came from tech, where as Head of Sales, he helped his company secure over $30M in venture funding and scale to over 80 employees. In 2014, Fernando jumped ship and cofounded MarketplaceOps with his best friend Nick from the University of Southern California. Together they’ve grown the business to gross 8 figures annually in just under 4...
Published 03/05/20
FreshBooks Cloud Accounting | Mike McDerment is the co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks, the world’s #1 cloud accounting software for self-employed professionals. Built-in 2003 after he accidentally saved over an invoice, Mike spent 3.5 years growing FreshBooks from his parents’ basement. Since then, over 24 million people have used FreshBooks to save time billing, and collect billions of dollars.This Episode is Sponsored By:The Meb Faber Show is one of the Top 5 Investing Podcasts as listed by...
Published 03/03/20
BBQ King Smokehouse | Jason Szmurlo is the Owner and Founder of BBQ King Smokehouse. BBQ King Smokehouse has been feeding foodies flavor-packed BBQ food for over 8 years. His restaurant was built with two things in mind - to serve great BBQ just the way they like it, and to provide diners with a place to hang out.This Episode is Sponsored By:Keeps offers proven treatment that could combat the symptoms of hair loss. Keeps treatment start at just $10 a month. To get your First Month FREE, go...
Published 02/27/20
Anywhere Travel Agency | Zachary B. Smith is the CEO of Anywhere, Inc. What started out as an after-college travel adventure in Central America has turned into a multi-million dollar travel and tourism business with over 200,000 adventurers served globally by Anywhere, Inc, a hybrid travel agency co-founded by Zachary Smith and Anthony Landis.This Episode is Sponsored By:The Wall Street Journal named the Meb Faber Show as one of the top 5 investing podcast that you should not miss. The show...
Published 02/25/20
Symbia Logistics | Megan Smith is the CEO at Symbia Logistics. Growing up on the floor of a warehouse, Megan has been getting her hands dirty since day one. She’s started and sold multiple businesses and found opportunities in the most challenging of situations. Megan is a pioneer among women in the rugged logistics industry, and she is now situated at the top of her game overseeing a workforce of 1,300 employees.This Episode is Sponsored By:The Simple Habit app offers quick audio meditation...
Published 02/20/20
Lavu Inc. | Saleem S. Khatri is CEO of Lavu Inc, a global mobile point of sale software and payments platform. Before joining Lavu, Mr. Khatri was Co-Founder and CEO of Instavest, Inc., a technology focused investment manager backed by Y Combinator...This Episode is Sponsored By:The Simple Habit app offers quick audio meditation so that busy people like you can squeeze a little tranquility into their day. The first 50 listeners to sign up using this link will get a 30% discount on the premium...
Published 02/18/20
Free Flow Wines | Jordan Kivelstadt founded Free Flow Wines with Dan Donahoe in 2009 and has been leading the growth of the business since the beginning. Jordan was trained as an engineer at Tufts University before moving on to management consulting for over two years. In 2006, Jordan began his career in the wine industry as a production manager for The Donum Estate. Since then...This Episode is Sponsored By:Rhone is a men’s performance lifestyle and premium activewear brand that is...
Published 02/13/20
OptiFuse | Jim Kalb is currently the President of OptiFuse, an innovative high-growth manufacturer of power protection components distributed by high-quality select wholesalers throughout the world. OptiFuse has been listed on the Inc. 5000 for the last 5 years, as well as being named as one of Forbe's magazines "25 Best Small Companies" in 2017.This Episode is Sponsored By:The Simple Habit app offers quick audio meditation so that busy people like you can squeeze a little tranquility into...
Published 02/11/20
David Hauser is the Co-founder of Grasshopper & SuperFat. Grasshopper is a company that serves and empowers entrepreneurs via its powerful tools like Grasshopper and Chargify. Grasshopper Group was listed by Inc. Magazine among the 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America...This Episode is Sponsored By:Brandcrowd is an amazing online tool that can help you make an amazing logo design online. Brandcrowd takes your business name and industry and generates thousands of logos in...
Published 02/07/20
Nicole Snow is the Founder and CEO at Darn Good Yarn. Born in northern NJ, Nicole grew up in a log cabin & spent hours playing “craft corner” with an old fashioned cash register & her parents’ office supplies. Nicole later attended Clarkson University, starting a successful business during her freshman year and...This Episode is Sponsored By:Pantheon is the leading web ops provider, powering more than 285 thousand websites and trusted by small businesses, startups, and some of the...
Published 02/05/20