Detroitisit’s regular podcast series, Detroit is THIS, follows thought leaders, community change agents, makers, innovators, and entrepreneurs as they share their personal and professional stories.
We’ll explore opportunities and solutions for the new times we find ourselves in. Hosted by Detroitisit founder Ivana Kalafatic.
Mat Ishbia, CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage, Mortgage Industry & Business | DetroitIsThis Episode 8
Mat Ishbia, CEO of Pontiac-based mortgage lender United Wholesale Mortgage, discusses his time on a championship Michigan State University basketball team. Now as CEO of a homegrown mortgage lender with over $100 billion in loan originations last year, he's focused on steady growth in a cyclical industry. We discuss early life, family, and current successes.
Liz Blondy, Owner of Canine to Five, Talks Detroit Small Businesses | DetroitIsThis Episode 2
Detroitisit founder, Ivana Kalafatic, talks to Liz Blondy of Canine to Five, Metro Detroit's finest in dog service, about deciding to open a dog daycare and how Detroit has changed over the years for small business owners. They also explore what innovation looks like during the Pandemic.
Ned Staebler, CEO of TechTown, Addressing The Real Problems For Detroit | DetroitIsThis Episode 1
Detroitisit founder Ivana Kalafatic talks to Detroit business leader and community maker, CEO of TechTown Ned Staebler about the challenges of the times, the opportunities for small business, and the solutions to thinking bigger when we find ourselves facing hardship.
I love listening to Detroitisit during my commutes. The passion that Ivana has for Detroit and the conversations that are taken place are real and true to our city