33 episodes

Weekly interviews with the best and brightest business owners of Overland Park and the greater Kansas City area.

Hear how the movers and shakers of the community formed their businesses, how they enhance the community, and how they've overcome obstacles and challenges along the way.

Hosted by Bernie Wurts of Professional Financial Advisors, LLC.

KC Business Huddle Bernie Wurts

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Weekly interviews with the best and brightest business owners of Overland Park and the greater Kansas City area.

Hear how the movers and shakers of the community formed their businesses, how they enhance the community, and how they've overcome obstacles and challenges along the way.

Hosted by Bernie Wurts of Professional Financial Advisors, LLC.

    Ep 32: KC Solar Owners Share Benefits of Going Solar

    Ep 32: KC Solar Owners Share Benefits of Going Solar

    How much do you pay for electricity? Have you ever considered going solar? Today, we’re talking with Scott Briley and Hunter Hoss, owners of KC Solar. Find out how they got into business together and what benefits you can see from going solar.
     
    Read more: https://www.kcbusinesshuddle.com/business-owners/ep-32-kc-solar-owners-share-benefits-of-going-solar/341/ 
     
    About our guests: https://kcsolar.net/
     
    What we discuss in this episode:
    1:04 – Meet Scott and Hunter
    4:55 – Benefits of solar
    7:33 – Downsides of solar
    10:09 – Solar in retirement
    13:25 – Maintenance
    17:47 – Unique projects
    20:16 – Solar process
    35:22 – Mistakes and successes
    39:47 – Contact KC Solar
    40:25 – Tax credit

    • 42 min
    Ep 31: Security is a Family Business with Dan Krumme

    Ep 31: Security is a Family Business with Dan Krumme

    Today, we’re talking with Dan Krumme, president at Cam-Dex Security Corporation. Find out how his family started the business and what he’s doing to make sure it’s successful.
     
    Show notes: https://www.kcbusinesshuddle.com/business-owners/ep-31-security-is-a-family-business-with-dan-krumme/332/
     
    About our guest: 
    https://cam-dex.com/
     
    What we discuss on this episode:
    1:00 – Meet Dan
    1:46 – What does Cam-Dex do?
    2:37 – Cam-Dex history
    5:21 – Technological advances
    8:19 – Exposed security systems
    12:22 – Hackers
    15:46 – Educating employees
    22:43 – Growth
    31:22 – Cultural differences
    34:08 – Going forward
    41:04 – Mistakes
    43:15 – Contact Dan

    • 44 min
    Ep 30: Buying a Franchise to Help Employ People

    Ep 30: Buying a Franchise to Help Employ People

    Today, we’re talking with Trevor and Hannah Curtis. Find out how this former pharmaceutical sales rep and stay-at-home mom have embraced a franchise business and focused on putting people in the workforce.
     
    Show notes: https://www.kcbusinesshuddle.com/business-owners/ep-30-buying-a-franchise-to-help-employ-people/326/
     
    About our guest: 
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/trevor-curtis-9927b242/
    trevor.curtis@expresspros.com
    Hannah.curtis@expresspros.com
    913-248-3259
     
    What we discuss on this episode:
    0:58 – Meet Trevor and Hannah
    6:41 – Why this business? 9:44 – Challenges
    16:18 – COVID
    24:54 – Wages
    28:37 – Industries hit hard
    32:09 – What sets them apart
    41:28 – Contact Trevor and Hannah

    • 43 min
    Ep 29: Binary Noggin CEO Uses Code to Help People

    Ep 29: Binary Noggin CEO Uses Code to Help People

    Today, we’re talking with Amos King, CEO of Binary Noggin. Find out how he uses code to help others develop ingenious solutions.
     
    Show notes: https://www.kcbusinesshuddle.com/business-owners/ep-29-binary-noggin-ceo-uses-code-to-help-people/314/ 
     
    About our guest: https://binarynoggin.com/about-us/ 
     
    What we discuss on this episode:
    0:48 – Meet Amos
    4:01 – How his career started
    8:11 – From St. Louis
    13:42 – Meetup group
    15:31 – Money in the account
    17:55 – COVID
    18:54 – Typical client
    21:28 – Starting projects
    24:49 – Challenges
    27:41 – Noggin Day
    29:24 – Mistakes
    35:22 – Contact Amos

    • 36 min
    Ep 28: Want to Start a Franchise? FranNet is a One-Stop-Shop

    Ep 28: Want to Start a Franchise? FranNet is a One-Stop-Shop

    Our guest today is Megan Stanek, a franchise consultant with FranNet, a one-stop-shop for all franchise information and services. Her job is to ensure clients find the right business that maximizes their odds of success and happiness and allows them to meet their lifestyle, career, and financial goals.
     
    Show notes: https://www.kcbusinesshuddle.com/business-owners/ep-28-want-to-start-a-franchise-frannet-is-a-one-stop-shop/310/ 
     
    About our guest: https://frannet.com/franchise-consultant/megan-stanek/ 
     
    What we discuss on this episode: 
    0:55 – Meet Megan
    1:24 – Frannet
    2:27 – What is the company?
    4:06 – 200 franchises
    9:01 – The process
    14:36 – No fees
    16:58 – Why Megan
    18:09 – Trends in entrepreneurship
    24:25 – Paying for franchise
    27:33 – Contact Megan

    • 29 min
    Ep 27: From Print to Digital Photography with Marc & Tammy Carver (Part 2)

    Ep 27: From Print to Digital Photography with Marc & Tammy Carver (Part 2)

    On this episode of the podcast, we're finishing our conversation with Marc and Tammy Carver of Marc Carver Photography. In part two of our two-part interview, Marc shares how he made the transition from print photography to digital.
     
    Read more: https://www.kcbusinesshuddle.com/business-owners/ep-27-from-print-to-digital-photography-with-marc-tammy-carver-part-2/305/  
     
    Check out Part 1: https://www.kcbusinesshuddle.com/business-owners/ep-26-developing-a-passion-for-photography-part-1/299/ 
     
    What we discuss on this episode: 
    1:00 – Photography business changes
    4:25 – Old school to new school
    6:00 – The business today
    10:47 – What he does now
    17:54 – What else he does
    27:27 – Contact Marc

    • 29 min

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