22 episodes

Welcome to Life of a Founder where we get the inside scoop from small business owners on what it takes to start, operate and grow a business from the ground up. We believe that one of the best ways to learn is by hearing the stories of others, so if you are a current or future entrepreneur, we are confident that you will learn something new from each episode. Listen to how they got started, tips and tricks, and where they are now.

Hosted by Matthew Sumpter Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/support

Life of a Founder Matthew Sumpter

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

Welcome to Life of a Founder where we get the inside scoop from small business owners on what it takes to start, operate and grow a business from the ground up. We believe that one of the best ways to learn is by hearing the stories of others, so if you are a current or future entrepreneur, we are confident that you will learn something new from each episode. Listen to how they got started, tips and tricks, and where they are now.

Hosted by Matthew Sumpter Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/support

    #20 - Justin Mathews - Reconciliation Services and Thelma's Kitchen

    #20 - Justin Mathews - Reconciliation Services and Thelma's Kitchen

    Father Justin Mathews is a leader in the Social Venture arena in the Kansas City Area. Currently serving as the CEO of Reconciliation Services and spearheading the creation of Thelma's Kitchen pay-it-forward restaurant and catering company, he has blurred the lines between capitalism and charity.

    https://www.thelmaskitchen.org/

    https://www.rs3101.org/



    Visit us on the web:


    ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://lifeofafounder.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/lifeofafounderpodcast⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100091545357028&mibextid=ZbWKw⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/LifeOfAFounder⁠⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@LifeOfAFounder⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.tiktok.com/@lifeofafounder⁠


    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/message
    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/support

    • 47 min
    #19 - Thiago Guilherme - New Lawn

    #19 - Thiago Guilherme - New Lawn

    After moving to the US from Brazil to play basketball in college, Thiago eventually started working in lawn care. After losing his job, his family made the decision to start their own business. His company New Lawn is less than a year old. Hear how he started and what he is doing to grow his new business.



    https://newlawnkc.com/

    https://www.instagram.com/new.lawn/



    Visit us on the web:


    ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://lifeofafounder.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/lifeofafounderpodcast⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100091545357028&mibextid=ZbWKw⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠https://twitter.com/LifeOfAFounder⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@LifeOfAFounder⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠⁠https://www.tiktok.com/@lifeofafounder⁠


    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/message
    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/support

    • 27 min
    #18 - Lance Pollard - iPlumbKC

    #18 - Lance Pollard - iPlumbKC

    After spending years as a plumber working for someone else, the opportunity arose for him to go out on his own. After 18 months in a van on his own , he began growing his team. Just a few short years later, he's running a team of around 24 employees and beginning to expand into other regions across the country.



    The first logo: https://www.instagram.com/p/CI0q6I0JE9n/


    https://iplumbkc.com/

    https://www.facebook.com/iplumbkc

    https://www.instagram.com/iplumbkc/


    Visit us on the web:


    ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://lifeofafounder.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/lifeofafounderpodcast⁠
    ⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100091545357028&mibextid=ZbWKw⁠
    ⁠https://twitter.com/LifeOfAFounder⁠⁠
    ⁠⁠https://www.youtube.com/@LifeOfAFounder⁠
    ⁠⁠https://www.tiktok.com/@lifeofafounder






    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/message
    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/support

    • 49 min
    #17 - Corey Craig - Monarch Hospice

    #17 - Corey Craig - Monarch Hospice

    Corey is only 30 years old, and in 3 years he has grown a healthcare company that employs 50 people and is beginning to expand into new states through acquisition.

    Listen to his piece of advice for someone starting a business and what skills he thinks it takes to be successful.

    https://www.monarchmidwest.org/

    Monarch Hospice on Facebook

    Visit us on the web:


    ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://lifeofafounder.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠https://www.instagram.com/lifeofafounderpodcast
    ⁠https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100091545357028&mibextid=ZbWKw
    https://twitter.com/LifeOfAFounder⁠
    ⁠https://www.youtube.com/@LifeOfAFounder
    ⁠https://www.tiktok.com/@lifeofafounder


    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/message
    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/support

    • 23 min
    #16 - Josh Orwig - ERO Media Group

    #16 - Josh Orwig - ERO Media Group

    After dipping his toes into academia, Josh decided to join the small family mailing business and over the years has helped transform it into a full service marketing and fulfillment firm. Listen to his story.

    https://eromg.com/

    https://candsmailing.com/

    Visit us on the web:


    ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://lifeofafounder.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
    ⁠https://www.instagram.com/lifeofafounderpodcast
    ⁠https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100091545357028&mibextid=ZbWKw
    https://twitter.com/LifeOfAFounder⁠
    ⁠https://www.youtube.com/@LifeOfAFounder
    ⁠https://www.tiktok.com/@lifeofafounder


    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/message
    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/support

    • 45 min
    #15 - Chris Austin - Austin Home Team and Keller Williams Realty

    #15 - Chris Austin - Austin Home Team and Keller Williams Realty

    Chris started real estate on his own as a side-gig, transitioning into a team to learn the skills he needed to eventually create his own team. His team now does around $60 million in sales per year and he has begun to expand into rental real estate.

    https://www.austinhometeam.com/

    https://www.instagram.com/austinhometeamkc/

    https://www.facebook.com/AustinHomeTeam

    https://linktr.ee/austinhometeam


    Visit us on the web:

    ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://lifeofafounder.com/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100091545357028&mibextid=ZbWKwL⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://twitter.com/LifeOfAFounder⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.instagram.com/lifeofafounderpodcast/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.tiktok.com/@lifeofafounder⁠⁠⁠⁠








    ---

    Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/message
    Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/lifeofafounder/support

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Kurds Holland ,

Wow!

Amazing content and incredible cadence! I’d love to meet these individuals some day!

Top Podcasts In Business

REAL AF with Andy Frisella
Andy Frisella #100to0
Money Rehab with Nicole Lapin
Money News Network
The Ramsey Show
Ramsey Network
Young and Profiting with Hala Taha
Hala Taha | YAP Media Network
The Money Mondays
Dan Fleyshman
The Diary Of A CEO with Steven Bartlett
DOAC