Join Host @JasonGrill every week and get connected with leading businesses, newsmakers, leaders, impact makers, trendsetters, entrepreneurs, CEOs, innovators and business icons. Grill Nation with Jason Grill takes the conversation to another level and provides valuable takeaways, thoughtful and entertaining dialouge and great access to leaders in their industry. Available via Radio, Podcast or on YouTube.
Growing a niche business through acquisitions, customer-driven solutions, sales and strong values - Bill Hodes, CMO - Midland Industries and Jeff Phillips, SVP - Landmark National Bank
Midland Industries has a history of outstanding customer-driven solutions, smart technology and deep product selection - built on strong family values and traditions. Billy Hodes, CMO at Midland Industries joins the show alongside Senior VP of Landmark National Bank, Jeff Phillips. We discuss how Midland Industries has grown a family business into a thriving success story, how it happened, what is next, the pluses and minuses of working with family and the best ways to connect with customers and build relationships. Plus, we get to know Billy Hodes and catchup with Jeff Phillips on what he is doing to help entrepreneurs and business owners grow and connect.
Two Female Leaders at NetStandard share why and how IT and tech related issues are growing for all businesses and how to address them - Jaime Simpson, Chief Operating Officer - NetStandard and Kristen O'Connell, VP of Sales and Marketing - NetStandard
NetStandard is a leading provider of strategic technology solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. Two of its leaders, Chief Operating Officer, Jamie Simpson and VP of Sales and Marketing, Kristen O'Connell join Grill Nation. They talk about what NetStandard does, how they help businesses, success stories, the importance of branding, and what it is like to be female leaders in the IT and tech space. Additionally, we learn how businesses are planning and preparing for a crisis, things to consider with IT, we hear some of their best advice, what excites them most about their industry, favorite person in tech space and what the future holds for NetStandard and IT now and moving forward. Action packed show with some great information from two leaders in the IT and tech space. (netstandard.com)
Starting and growing world’s largest and most trusted seller of authentic vintage t-shirts and clothing goods - Patrick Klima, CEO/Founder - WyCo Vintage and Jonathan Cole, Owner - Pendulum
WyCo Vintage (wycovintage.com) is the world's largest, finest and most trusted seller of authentic vintage t-shirts and clothing goods. Globally, over 15,000 pieces from the WyCo Vintage collection have been worn by Celebrities, Rock Stars, Athletes, Fans, Collectors, Fashionistas and people of great taste. On this show, we talk to the CEO and Founder of WyCo Vintage, Patrick Klima about the journey, growth, favorite items, how he sources, why he operates e-commerce and retail store front operations, what's next for the business and why vintage gear isn't going away. Also on the show is Jonathan Cole, Owner at Pendulum (pendulumKC.com), a renown architect and designer to tell us how he has worked with WyCo Vintage and Patrick to develop his storefront and retail design operations and we learn about his favorite items of all-time. Awesome show this week full of all of this and much more!
What factors, opportunities and assets should investors be considering moving forward in 2021 - Logan Freeman, Co-Founder and President - FTW Investments
On this show, Logan Freeman, Co-Founder and Principal at FTW Investments, discusses building generational wealth and passive income to leave a legacy. The show discusses 2021 focus and energy, big steps taken over the last 12 months in both assets and company growth, challenges of 2020 and what lessons were learned, what investors need to look at and think about moving through 2021 including inflation, spending and interest rates, why it's is important not to bank on sentiment (George Brett example) and Logan answers the question of how many sides there really are to a coin. Logan Freeman is an industry expert and this episode really puts in to perspective some useful insight for investors, but also for entrepreneurs and business leaders in general. Awesome show this week! Free, comprehensive investor and strategy guide at ftwinvestmentsllc.com/grillnation.
Learn why Garmin was named one of Forbes best large employers and how they're recruiting top talent to a growing and innovative team - Jessica Zlab and Jen Larson - Garmin
Garmin is a worldwide leader in developing innovative, high-quality, state-of-the-art products that inspire individuals in their adventures. On this show we talk with Jessica Zlab, Garmin University Relations Recruiting Team Lead and Jen Larson, Garmin University Relations Recruiter about the workforce, talent and recruitment efforts that make that happen. We learn more about the day to day of working at Garmin, what verticals and sectors they are concentrating on, why Forbes has named it one of America's Best Large Employers, what passions shine through in Garmin team members, what the company recruiting efforts look like now and moving forward in 2021, plus so much more valuable information on how Garmin plans to grow its team and the why behind it. Some great takeaways with Garmin's University Recruiting Team this week on Grill Nation!
How an engineer, scientist and biodefense expert became a successful business owner and entrepreneur - Dave Alburty, CEO - InnovaPrep
The show discusses Dave's impressive background, why he started InnovaPrep and became an entrepreneur, what he learned from MRIGlobal, how his experience at Pipeline and other accelerators impacted him, why he enjoys his job, how he connects with customers, what he did to innovate and accelerate growth during Covid-19, and much more in our Best For Last Segment including proudest moment, best advice, one word to describe, what failures have taught him, who would play him in a movie and who he wants to take to dinner. Dave Alburty has an interesting story and shares it and plus key insights this week! Thank you to Sayard Parrish, VP at Landmark National Bank for joining us on the show too and for making the introduction to Dave and his growing company!
Jason is a great interviewer, pulling just the right notes out of his guests. All fans of KC must subscribe!
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Jason knows how to listen and ask meaningful questions!
Great interviews, fun to listen
Jason Grill does a great job with his show. He interviews interesting leaders and organizations who are making positive change in the world. Love the questions he asks and the way he keeps it light and interesting.