67 episodes

I am Tansley Stearns, and this is Despite Impossible. I am a long-time credit union executive leading Community Financial as president & ceo. I have always admired and been inspired by people whose passion is boundless and who don't comprehend the word impossible. This show focuses on their stories.

Despite Impossible Community Financial

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

I am Tansley Stearns, and this is Despite Impossible. I am a long-time credit union executive leading Community Financial as president & ceo. I have always admired and been inspired by people whose passion is boundless and who don't comprehend the word impossible. This show focuses on their stories.

    Season 2 Episode 23: REPLAY - Dr. RJ Webber

    Season 2 Episode 23: REPLAY - Dr. RJ Webber

    Dr. RJ Webber is a lifelong educator with a focus on equity and creating the opportunity to learn. An award-winning teacher, administrator, and change agent. Accomplished consultant and presenter around learning environments, curriculum design, educational policy, communication, and professional development. Believer in Public Education and Public Service. RJ currently serves as Superintendent of the Northville Public Schools.

    • 32 min
    Season 2 Episode 22: REPLAY - Lori-Kitchen Buschel

    Season 2 Episode 22: REPLAY - Lori-Kitchen Buschel

    Lori's passions can be summarized as being a fierce advocate for human safety and security, non-profits addressing these social causes, and her children. She is also the Executive Director at First Step Michigan. A non-profit with a mission to eliminate both domestic and sexual violence and to provide comprehensive services to individuals and families impacted by these crimes. To learn more, and donate, visit https://www.firststep-mi.org/donatenow/

    • 19 min
    Season 2 Episode 21: Julie Ferguson

    Season 2 Episode 21: Julie Ferguson

    Today’s guest is Julie Ferguson, a coach, traveler, Husky, and entrepreneur. Julie is also the owner of JRF Consulting Services, LLC, which is focused on empowering credit unions to provide passionate service and make a difference throughout the industry. This is Julie’s story.

    • 17 min
    Season 2 Episode 20: Chris Lambert

    Season 2 Episode 20: Chris Lambert

    Today’s guest is Chris Lambert. He is an author, a passionate Detroiter, and a big believer in making the impossible possible. He is also the Founder and CEO of Life Remodeled, which aims to revitalize neighborhoods across Detroit by repurposing vacant properties into one-stop hubs of opportunities where families can thrive. This is Chris’ story.

    • 25 min
    Season 2 Episode 19: Jennifer Spitler

    Season 2 Episode 19: Jennifer Spitler

    Today’s guest is Jennifer Spitler. She is tenacious, believes in working hard and playing hard, and is passionate about the possibilities of the future generation. Jennifer is also the president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Michigan, an innovative alternative to the juvenile justice system to create equity and empowerment for young people. This is Jen's story.

    • 18 min
    Season 2 Episode 18: Ronaldo Hardy

    Season 2 Episode 18: Ronaldo Hardy

    Today’s guest is Ronaldo Hardy. He is a passionate leader, someone who is all about people, a gifted singer, and someone who considers himself to be a diplomatic disruptor. Ronaldo is also the President & CEO of NACUSO, the National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations, with a mission to help credit unions explore the delivery of non-traditional products and services. This is Ronaldo’s story.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Gregger3 ,

Inspirational and awesome!

This was a great listen. I’m already looking forward to the next episode.

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