22 episodes

The Authentically American Podcast features inspiring stories of great Americans who are making a difference in their world.

Authentically American Dean Wegner

    • Personal Journals
    • 5.0 • 84 Ratings

The Authentically American Podcast features inspiring stories of great Americans who are making a difference in their world.

    CEO of K-9 Solutions International and founder of Project K-9 Hero, Jason Johnson

    CEO of K-9 Solutions International and founder of Project K-9 Hero, Jason Johnson

    In this episode, host, Dean Wegner, is joined by his new friend and great American, Jason Johnson. Jason is the President and CEO of K-9 Solutions International and the founder of Project K-9 Hero. Jason is a former police and military K-9 trainer and handler and has worked with over 2000 K-9 hero’s. Now he has dedicated his life to giving retired K-9 heroes the life they deserve when their service is over. Jason has a tremendous story of service to some of America’s often overlooked heroes.

    • 36 min
    Former Procter & Gamble CEO and U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Bob McDonald

    Former Procter & Gamble CEO and U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Bob McDonald

    Host, Dean Wegner, is joined by his good friend, personal mentor, and great American, Bob McDonald.

    Bob is the former CEO of Procter and Gamble. He also served as the 8th United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He is also a fellow West Point grad who served his country in the US Army for 5 years. Bob's story is an inspiring one that you won’t want to miss.

    • 43 min
    PGA Tour Pro, Ben Crane

    PGA Tour Pro, Ben Crane

    In this episode, host, Dean Wegner, is joined by a good friend and a great American, PGA Tour Pro, Ben Crane.

    Ben turned pro all the way back in 1999, and has since won 8 professional tournaments. Ben is a man of strong faith and commitment to family. I really enjoyed hearing his story of hard work and dedication to his craft, but even more so the story of his time as an international music video sensation.

    • 42 min
    Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. CEO Butch Spyridon

    Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. CEO Butch Spyridon

    In this episode, host, Dean Wegner is joined by his good friend, and great American, Butch Spyridon.

    Butch has served as president and CEO of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation (NCVC) since 1991. In his almost 30 years of leadership, Butch has helped elevate Nashville to one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world. Butch is a visionary leader and a master of branding and sales. You'll be inspired by his story of success and decades of dedication to growing the city of Nashville.

    • 38 min
    MadeInAmerica.com Founder & CEO, Don Buckner

    MadeInAmerica.com Founder & CEO, Don Buckner

    In this episode, host, Dean Wegner, is joined by MadeInAmerica.com Founder & CEO, Don Buckner. After building a highly successful manufacturing business, Don dedicated his professional life to serving the American worker. Don recently launched the first ever Made In America trade show, featuring the largest collection of U.S. made machines and products ever in one place.

    • 25 min
    80th Attorney General of the United States, Judge Alberto Gonzales

    80th Attorney General of the United States, Judge Alberto Gonzales

    In this episode, host, Dean Wegner, is joined by the 80th Attorney General of the United States, former Counsel to the President, and current Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law at Belmont University College of Law, Alberto Gonzales.

    From his humble roots in Humble, TX, to his rise to highest ranking Hispanic in the Executive Branch of the federal government, Judge Gonzales has dedicated his life to service to our country. It was a real honor to be able to sit with him today and hear stories about his childhood, his partnership with George W. Bush, and his lifelong love of baseball.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

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Authentically American

This podcast is exactly what the title states...authentically American. They have had a unique spread of successful guests, and it is always fun to listen to who will be next! From all walks of life their guests are all high caliber individuals!

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Great Stories

Each episode portrays a new story to achieving the American Dream!

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Great Conversation with Dr Green

Dr. Mark Green is a great patriot. This podcast reveals why he is driven to serve our country in so many ways. You will want to hear his story!

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