21 episodes

The Carlsbad Chamber Podcast is a podcast dedicated to connecting San Diego North County leaders in business, education and civic engagement. Join us every week as we talk with people dedicated to all aspects of our quality of life and are dedicated to leaving a lasting impact.

Carlsbad: People, Purpose and Impact Bret Schanzenbach

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

The Carlsbad Chamber Podcast is a podcast dedicated to connecting San Diego North County leaders in business, education and civic engagement. Join us every week as we talk with people dedicated to all aspects of our quality of life and are dedicated to leaving a lasting impact.

    On Prime Tyme Action Sports feat. Presley & Slater Thomas

    On Prime Tyme Action Sports feat. Presley & Slater Thomas

    On this episode of the Carlsbad People, Purpose, and Impact Podcast, Bret Schanzenbach spoke with brothers, Presley and Slater Thomas. Together, Presley and Slater host Prime Tyme Action Sports on YouTube where they talk about all things sports!
    Their passion for sports-inspired them to run a YouTube channel, which now has over one million views worldwide. Whether they’re talking about professional sports in San Diego, their Super Bowl pick, or their weekly prediction, they bring insight, analysis, and a lot of fun to every episode. Not only do they cover mainstream sports, like basketball, football, and baseball, they also discuss others, including boxing and MMA. In this conversation, they talk about how they started their YouTube channel, the various sports they cover, and their insights on recent games.
    Interview Links Watch Prime Tyme Action Sports here: https://www.youtube.com/c/PrimeTymeActionSports.
    Reach out to Presley Thomas: presleythomas760@gmail.com.
    Connect with Prime Tyme Action Sports on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/primetymesports.
    Follow Prime Tyme Action Sports on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/primetymesports/.
    Resources Did you like what you heard? This show is produced by Imagine Podcasting dba Heard Not Seen Media, Inc. For more, visit https://www.imaginepodcasting.com/.

    • 24 min
    Carlsbad Village: The Heart & Soul of the City with Christine Davis

    Carlsbad Village: The Heart & Soul of the City with Christine Davis

    Learn more about the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce: https://carlsbad.org/.
    Recently, Christine Davis, the Executive Director of the Carlsbad Village Association, sat down to talk with Bret Schanzenbach on the Carlsbad People, Purpose, and Impact Podcast. Boasting fantastic shops, restaurants, services, and close proximity to the beach, the Village is a favorite for locals and tourists alike!
    Christine Davis comes from a long line of entrepreneurs and she is passionate about small businesses. Not only has she worked as a journalist writing about businesses in the local paper, she has also been a business owner in the Village. Her heart for the Village and small businesses led to her involvement in the Village Association. In their conversation, she and Bret talk about what led her to the Village, the resiliency of small business owners during COVID, and the Village’s exciting upcoming events.
    Interview Links Discover more about the Carlsbad Village Association: https://www.carlsbad-village.com/.
    Learn more about events in the Village here: https://www.carlsbad-village.com/events.
    Contact Christine Davis here: chris@carlsbad-village.com.
    Follow the Carlsbad Village Association on Twitter: https://twitter.com/carlsbadvillage.
    Connect with the Carlsbad Village Association on Facebook: https://facebook.com/carlsbadvillage.
    Check out the Carlsbad Village Association on Instagram: https://instagram.com/carlsbadvillage.
    Resources Did you like what you heard? This show is produced by Imagine Podcasting dba Heard Not Seen Media, Inc. For more, visit Imagine Podcasting here: https://www.imaginepodcasting.com/.

    • 26 min
    Fighting for Every Child’s Tomorrow with Beth & Brad Thorp

    Fighting for Every Child’s Tomorrow with Beth & Brad Thorp

    Learn more about the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce: https://carlsbad.org/.
    On this episode of the Carlsbad People, Purpose, and Impact Podcast, Bret Schanzenbach speaks with Brad and Beth Thorp from the Mitchell Thorp Foundation. They began their foundation after their son, Mitchell, died from an undiagnosed illness in 2009. Now, they are leading the charge in supporting families who have children suffering from life-threatening illnesses, diseases, and disorders.
    The Mitchell Thorp Foundation has instigated the adoption of medical procedures for children in the United States, and their efforts have prompted pharmaceutical companies to create groundbreaking medications for rare pediatric diseases. Certainly, the Mitchell Thorp Foundation has helped countless families and children through financial aid, medical assistance, and counseling. In this conversation, Brad and Beth Thorp talk about the story behind their foundation, share how the foundation has impacted so many, and discuss Beth’s upcoming book, A New Creation: Finding Meaning in the Midst of Tragedy, which is now available for pre-order.
    Interview Links Learn more about the Mitchell Thorp Foundation: https://www.mitchellthorp.org/
    Reach out to Beth Thorp here: beth@mitchellthorp.org
    Follow the Mitchell Thorp Foundation on Twitter: https://twitter.com/FriendsofMTF
    Connect with the Mitchell Thorp Foundation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mitchellthorpfoundation/
    Discover the Mitchell Thorp Foundation on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6EoVP0tQZhYY7_Ai_WROjw/featured
    Check out the Mitchell Thorp Foundation on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mitchellthorpfoundation
    Reach out to the Mitchell Thorp Foundation on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mitchell-thorp-foundation
    Resources Did you like what you heard? This show is produced by Imagine Podcasting dba Heard Not Seen Media, Inc. For more, visit Imagine Podcasting here: https://www.imaginepodcasting.com/.

    • 30 min
    How Murals Bring People Together: A Conversation with Bryan Snyder

    How Murals Bring People Together: A Conversation with Bryan Snyder

    Find out more about the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce: https://carlsbad.org/. 
    Would you ever like to paint a mural? On this episode of the Carlsbad People, Purpose, and Impact Podcast, Bret Schanzenbach spoke with Brian Snyder, the creative director of Snyder Art and Design. He has spearheaded a variety of projects in the city of Carlsbad, including the new Alley Art Wall, which will be the city’s first Recreation Mural Space—a dedicated area for aspiring muralists of all ages to practice their technique and nurture their passion for art.
    Carlsbad-raised and San Francisco-trained, Bryan Snyder is passionate about using art to bring people together, celebrate life, and spark creativity. Whether it is creating an art wall for local artists, establishing a space so people can express themselves creatively, or learning new artistic mediums to celebrate people’s lives, Bryan is ready and willing to serve those in the community with intentionality, brilliance, and innovation. In this conversation, Bryan and Bret talk about the various projects Bryan has done in the Carlsbad area and the exciting new path he is taking as he seeks to merge his love for art with his passion for teaching kids. 
    Click on the link below to learn more and support the Alley Art Wall!
    Interview Links Learn more about Bryan Snyder’s art here: http://snyderartdesign.com/.
    Reach out to Bryan: theartist@snyderartdesign.com.
    Check out Bryan’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/SnyderArt.
    Connect with Bryan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryanwsnyder/.
    Watch Bryan’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/carlsbadcrawl.
    Friend Bryan on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SnyderArt.
    Follow Bryan on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/snyderart.
    Resources Did you like what you heard? This show is produced by Imagine Podcasting dba Heard Not Seen Media, Inc. For more, visit Imagine Podcasting here: https://www.imaginepodcasting.com/.

    • 33 min
    Responding to the Call with Carlsbad Police Chief Mickey Williams

    Responding to the Call with Carlsbad Police Chief Mickey Williams

    On this episode of the Carlsbad People, Purpose, and Impact Podcast, the new Carlsbad Chief of Police, Mickey Williams, joined Bret Schanzenbach. Mickey talks about how he joined the police force, the importance of relationships between the police and the community, and the department’s future goals.
    San Diego-native Mickey Williams always knew he wanted to join law enforcement. While he attended college, he was a student worker for the San Diego County Probation Department and joined the Carlsbad Police Department in 1995. Mickey has held positions in patrol, crimes of violence, vice narcotics, investigations, traffic, and administration. At the same time, Mickey worked to complete his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration, achieved his master’s degree in Public Administration from SDSU, and was awarded his Juris Doctorate Degree (he is a licensed member of the California Bar). On the home front, Mickey has been married to his beautiful wife, Andrea, for 25 years, and has two amazing daughters, Alana and Malea. 
    Interview Links Learn more about the Carlsbad Police Department: https://www.carlsbadca.gov/departments/police.
    Reach out to Police Chief Mickey Williams: mickey.williams@carlsbadca.gov.
    Resources Did you like what you heard? This show is produced by Imagine Podcasting dba Heard Not Seen Media, Inc. For more, visit https://www.imaginepodcasting.com/.

    • 28 min
    Financial Knowledge is Power with Wells Fargo VP, Chafic Rouhana

    Financial Knowledge is Power with Wells Fargo VP, Chafic Rouhana

    Wouldn’t we all like to know more about how to handle our finances? In this episode, the Vice President and District Manager of the San Diego Region of Wells Fargo shares how the bank focuses on putting its customers first.
    Recently, Bret Schanzenbach spoke with Chafic Rouhana, the Vice President and District Manager of the San Diego Region of Wells Fargo. He has been with Wells Fargo for almost two decades, and also serves on the Board of Directors for the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce. Chafic and Bret talk about what led him to join Wells Fargo, what makes the bank different from other banks, and how the bank helps small business owners, as well as those in under-served communities, successfully achieve their financial goals.
    Interview Links Learn more about Wells Fargo: https://www.wellsfargo.com/.
    Reach out to Chafic Rouhana: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chafic-rouhana-67ba0a1.
    Check out Wells Fargo’s resources for small businesses: https://www.wellsfargo.com/biz/.
    Find out about Wells Fargo’s opportunities for homeowners: https://www.wellsfargo.com/mortgage/?linkLoc=fn.
    Resources Did you like what you heard? This show is produced by Imagine Podcasting dba Heard Not Seen Media, Inc. For more, visit Imagine Podcasting: https://www.imaginepodcasting.com/.

    • 30 min

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