Sandy Gromball, President of Contemporary Software Concepts (CSC) is host Richard Franzi's featured guest. Sandy discusses her firm which has a rich history in the greater Philadelphia area. Contemporary Software Concepts has been in business for over 30 years. Richard and Sandy touch on a wide variety of topics from the need for strategic partnerships to need to constantly re-invent your business to remain relevant in the marketplace. Sandy is a 2011 recipient of the BRAVA! Women Achievement Award presented by Smart CEO Magazine.
Wayne Irving, CEO of Iconosys joins host Richard Franzi to discuss his fast-growing development company and its history of creating mobile apps for a wide variety of industries and clients.
Ryan Foland, Founder of Bully Buster USA Bully Buster USA is a community outreach organization dedicated to the cause of eliminating bullying and Cyber-bullying in our schools and among our youth.
Heather Chandler, President of SealStrip shares her company's unique products. They are resealable and easy to open packaging solutions that are essential to compete in highly competitive retail package food industry.
Gary Master, Partner Eisneramper LLP talks with host Richard Franzi about his firm that provides a wide range of services such as: accounting, tax planning and preparation, audit insurance, corporate finance, employee benefits, and human capital advice.
Randy Fine, President of Roosters joins the show to discuss the non profit organization he is leading this year. Roosters helps various charities in Orange County and is comprised of roughly 100 local entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Shawna Smith, Executive Director of Taller San Jose shares the story of her organization and its mission to help undereducated, unskilled and unemployed youth out of poverty by way of a strategically designed job training program.
Don Davis joins the show to talk about crowd funding in the US. Don talks about the current parameters for how crowd funding can be used to fund projects and other efforts here in US compared to what is being done internationally.
Janeane Bernstein is an accomplished voice-over artist with an impressive body of work. She discusses how she is creating her own unique brand within a highly competitive industry.
Daniel Ozbun, Founder of Daniel's Moving and Storage is the featured guest and he shares a wide range of ideas based on his experience starting and growing his moving and storage firm. Daniel has built a company with multiple locations in Arizona and Kansas while creating a company culture focused on the client. Make sure to spend time listening and learning from this special entrepreneur.
Chris Strong and John Cameron of Brigante, Cameron, Watters and Strong appear on the program to discuss the topic of employee fraud and internal controls. The average business losses 5% of their revenue to employee fraud. We talk about the causes of fraud and what a business owner should look for to try and detect if fraud is happening at their firm.
Lisa Goodwin, Chief Creative Officer Accelerated Marketing Services. Lisa has built a business that helps her clients get raving fans and loyal customers through social media, branding, customer engagement and marketing solutions. She built her business on fresh ideas and insights. Listen to learn how Lisa is helping her clients build brand equity that connects and converts.
Lauren Solomon of Image by Lauren Solomon joins the show and shares some insight into the importance of personal branding and image for today's business executive. We also discuss her book, Image Matters! First Steps on the Journey to Your Best Self. Lauren is the former Vice President of Professional Image Development for Chase Manhattan Bank and is an international speaker.
Bryan Bentrott, Managing Director of Dexus Property Group provides an update on the state of commercial real estate development in Southern California. Bryan discusses whether buying a commercial building is smart decision in today's economy.
Liz Luna of Lunas Glass Works joins guest host Paul Roberts and discusses the how they have made the quality of their work their first priority in their custom glass business. They are a third generation family business. Through the years they have seen first hand that you get what you pay for and how looking for a deal can be dangerous for your brand.
Lance Rogers Owner Rogers and Associates/Rogers Land Transfer joins Guest Host Paul Roberts and discusses the difficulties in the legal profession overall caused by the standard billable hour model (6 minute increments). Listen to hear Lance's passionate discussion with Paul about how he is addressing this issue with his clients.
Allison Hickey, Executive Director for Orange County American Diabetes Association is on the program and discusses her organization's mission serving and educating Orange County on the disease diabetes. American Diabetes mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. Tune to learn more about the organization's work and the role they play in serving Orange County.
Jacquin Davidson, 1st Vice President Independence Bank shares stories about her work within the non-profit sector of Orange County. Independence Bank believes in strong and vibrant local communities and strives to reinvest in the communities they serve. Listen to learn more about how Jacquin's focus on non-profits is helping to fulfill Independence Bank's goal of reinvesting in Orange County communities.
Jim Williams, General Manager EagleRider Motorcycle Rentals In 1992 EagleRider pioneered the Harley-Davidson motorcycle rental concept and the guided motorcycle tour business. Today, they are the world's largest motorcycle tourism company specializing in rentals of motorcycles and other products. Learn more from Jim Williams about the EagleRider business model and how they operate in Orange County, CA.