Are you a woman ready to charge up her business? You’re in the right place! This is the POWER Plug Podcast by Fidelity Bank where we believe in the Potential of Women Entrepreneurs Realized – and all women with an entrepreneurial spirit. Each episode is filled with practical advice, tools and tips to help build your business and keep you energized!
Managing Change with Flexibility and Innovation
In this episode of the P.O.W.E.R. Plug podcast, Host Mary Foley speaks with a long-time member of the P.O.W.E.R program, Tania Zachari. Tania started her career as an archaeologist but after her father’s unexpected death, she began her career as CEO of Techniques International headquartered in New Orleans. As a leader, flexibility and mindful listening are distinct contributions Tania has brought to her organization.
Create, Organize, and Lead a Board of Directors
Host Mary Foley speaks with two New Orleans powerhouses who understand creating and leading organizational boards. Torie Kranze is the CEO of the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana. She is also active with the Fore!Kids Foundation. And, Jen Kelley, Executive Director of the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation. The organization focuses on workforce development, culinary and hospitality education, and financial assistance for people in the hospitality industry during times of crisis.
How to Get Fit in Mind, Body, and Spirit
Mary Foley speaks with Leilani Heno, owner of X-Trainers, a private, hybrid fitness facility in New Orleans. After losing and gaining 100 pounds five times, Leilani finally learned the secret to losing weight and keeping it off. From this experience, she developed a system to duplicate her results with others. She’s the author of three books including, Smothering the Soul - Weight Loss Made Simple, and she served as the fitness expert for Fox8 News at noon for many years.
How to Keep a Remote Workforce Secure and Productive
In this episode of the P.O.W.E.R. Plug podcast, Host Mary Foley speaks with CEO and President of SysCom, Karlie Hull. SysCom is a Managed Service Provider that offers small and medium businesses free IT-based site surveys in the southern U.S. Destined to be an engineer, Karlie started the business in 2003 out of a genuine love of helping businesses better understand and utilize IT. Her mission is to make IT simple.
Grow Your Business to the Next Level
In this episode of the P.O.W.E.R. Plug podcast, Host Mary Foley speaks with the Owner of Workflow and NOLA Party Boutique, Danielle Detiege. Danielle shares her journey of creating a six-figure business from what was only a hobby a few years back. When the pandemic hit, Danielle seized the opportunity to pivot when realized she could help other women by allowing them time to focus on what they are passionate about while she created the processes to help their business survive and thrive
Pandemic-Proof Your Business by Elevating the Client Experience
Mary Foley speaks with the Chief Operations and Experience Officer of Fidelity Bank, Charles LeFevre. Charles is a vision-driven change agent with a career-long record of operations, regulatory compliance, and client relationship management success. Outside of his working hours, he spends time with his family of six. And, he volunteers his expertise for the United Way of Southeast Louisiana Community and Impact Committee, where he champions the needs of those in poverty who are struggling to make ends meet.