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Banking on KC – Presented by Country Club Bank features interviews and conversations conducted by KC’s champion of entrepreneurs, Kelly Scanlon. Guests include makers, innovators and community leaders who have changed the business, cultural and economic landscape of Kansas City.

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    • Business
    • 4.9 • 34 Ratings

Banking on KC – Presented by Country Club Bank features interviews and conversations conducted by KC’s champion of entrepreneurs, Kelly Scanlon. Guests include makers, innovators and community leaders who have changed the business, cultural and economic landscape of Kansas City.

    Tom Sack, Former CEO of MRIGlobal: Advancing Kansas City Globally

    Tom Sack, Former CEO of MRIGlobal: Advancing Kansas City Globally

    On this episode of Banking on KC, Tom Sack, former CEO of MRIGlobal, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss MRI’s advancements during his 40-year tenure, future opportunities, and the Kansas City region’s growing recognition as a global life sciences powerhouse.
    Tune in to discover:
    How MRIGlobal solves difficult scientific and engineering challenges to improve human, animal and environmental health. The convergence of factors advancing the Kansas City region into an international powerhouse. Country Club Bank – Member FDIC

    • 22 min
    Mandy Shoemaker of Prairie Elder Care & Connectivities: Dementia Care Done Differently

    Mandy Shoemaker of Prairie Elder Care & Connectivities: Dementia Care Done Differently

    On this episode of Banking on KC, Mandy Shoemaker, co-founder of Prairie Elder Care and Connectivities, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how her approach to dementia care is setting a new standard.
    Tune in to discover: 
    The reasons Prairie Elder Care takes a 3 C’s approach to dementia care: control, comfort and community.  How the small home design enhances quality of life and engagement among residents.  Tips for engaging with people diagnosed with dementia  How the monthly Connectivities subscription box encourages engagement.  Why Mandy co-authored the “Now Is Found” book. Country Club Bank – Member FDIC

    • 21 min
    Lenora Payne of Technology Group Solutions: Where Purpose Meets Possibility

    Lenora Payne of Technology Group Solutions: Where Purpose Meets Possibility

    On this episode of Banking on KC, Lenora Payne, CEO of Technology Group Solutions, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how she’s navigated the company from a startup nearly 20 years ago to one of the top minority-owned businesses in Kansas City.
    Tune in to discover:
    The entrepreneurial influence that inspired Lenora. How TGS is getting urban youth interested in IT. Why TGS built the Midwest Technology Center and how it exemplifies the company’s community-focused approach. Country Club Bank – Member FDIC

    • 16 min
    Brandon Calloway of G.I.F.T.: Creating a Better Future

    Brandon Calloway of G.I.F.T.: Creating a Better Future

    On this episode of Banking on KC, Brandon Calloway, co-founder of G.I.F.T., joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how the organization is investing in Black-owned businesses in low-income communities to increase the economic prosperity of the community.
    Tune in to discover:
    The grassroots origin of the G.I.F.T.  The resources G.I.F.T. provides Black-owned businesses in Kansas City, including grants, a team of business advisers and a Business Resource Center. How G.I.F.T.’s goal of creating more jobs can convert an economically disadvantaged area into an area of economic opportunity.  Why the approach G.I.F.T. uses will assist in creating generational wealth and reduce instances of poverty-related crime and violence. ​Country Club Bank – Member FDIC

    • 19 min
    Ann Spivak of First Tee Greater Kansas City: Making a Difference Through Golf

    Ann Spivak of First Tee Greater Kansas City: Making a Difference Through Golf

    On this episode of Banking on KC, Ann Spivak, executive director of First Tee Greater Kansas City, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how the organization uses the game of golf to teach local youth life skills that will serve them well into adulthood.
    Tune in to discover:
    How Kansas City golf legend Tom Watson was instrumental in taking the program to a national level. The types of life skills participants learn. The measurable impact the program is having on youth around the country.  Country Club Bank – Member FDIC

    • 19 min
    Greg Finkle and Kevin Birzer of The Giving Grove: Little Orchards, Big Impact

    Greg Finkle and Kevin Birzer of The Giving Grove: Little Orchards, Big Impact

    On this episode of Banking on KC, Greg Finkle and Kevin Birzer of The Giving Grove join host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how the Kansas City-based organization helps to provide healthy food, strengthen communities and reinvigorate urban environments.
    Tune in to discover how The Giving Grove: 
    Grew from a simple idea to a nationwide network of orchards. Works with urban neighborhoods and provides resources for sustaining the orchards. Is a source of fresh food in urban food deserts.  Strengthens communities and builds neighborhood leaders.  Invigorates the urban landscape. Country Club Bank – Member FDIC

    • 26 min

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4.9 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

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