Mission CTRL is Peralta Design’s podcast on all things branding, marketing and tech. Join our hosts Ramon Peralta and Jorge Pezo-Candelario as they share ideas with past clients, industry partners and the rest of the PD crew. Since 2008, Peralta Design has launched hundreds of brands using award-winning strategies for clients of all sizes; from start-up entrepreneurs to Fortune 500s. Learn more about PD’s work at peraltadesign.com
Tax Talk with Ryan Elblein CPA
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a very special guest, an entrepreneur, small business owner, PD client, and fellow Networking in Diner’s member Ryan Elblein of Elblein CPA - Ryan’s been a Certified Public Accountant in Connecticut since 2019 and has worked at two different national accounting firms before recently launching his own practice. Ryan chats with Ramon about his dedication and passion for helping the small business owner and as an entrepreneur himself, he really knows how to navigate an ever-changing tax landscape … the timing of this episode is perfect as you all get your taxes in order as we wrap up Q42021. Tune in!
Building Healthy Communities
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a very special guest entrepreneur, Malcolm Wilson, a local community hero. Malcolm is a fitness and nutritional expert, a dad, a husband and someone who has quickly risen to the level of community leader because of his sheer passion to uplift all of those around him through healthy eating and fitness habits. In this episode Malcolm shares his humble beginnings and roots as an entrepreneur and how his community gym started in his mother’s basement and has quickly grown to be so much more…
The Power of Music with Chris Hisey
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by the Maestro himself, Conductor Christopher James Hisey who serves as the Music Director and Founder of the American Chamber Orchestra, Music Director and Founder of the Connecticut Philharmonic, and Music Director of the Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras. Chris has also served as the Music Director of the Civic Orchestra of New Haven, Connecticut Valley Chamber Orchestra, the Troupers Light Opera Company, and Perrysburg Symphony Chorale as well as the Associate Conductor of both the Perrysburg Symphony and the Bowling Green Philharmonia and Opera Theater Orchestras. Listen in as Chris takes us back to his childhood influences and what drives his passion for inspiring youth through the power of music!
Let’s Talk Crypto with Jorge Luis Jimenez Rivas
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Jorge Luis Jimenez Rivas, who serves as Junior Partner at Tampa, Florida-based Deltacore Capital - PD’s first Crypto Client! Tune in for this energetic and informative conversation covering all aspects of crypto as an investment opportunity. Jorge is a super-driven, young entrepreneur with high energy levels - he is also a dad, a husband and family man, and a self-proclaimed cryptocurrency specialist. Ever wondered if you should go ‘all-in’ on Crypto? Listen in as Jorge tells Ramon why he sold all of his real-estate assets to invest 100% in crypto. Sound crazy? You’d be crazy to miss this episode on CRYPTO!
Senator Blumenthal Announces MBDA Center
In this special episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon gets the incredible opportunity to interview a US Senator Richard Blumenthal who visited PDHQ on Tuesday, October 12th, to announce the $2 million dollar grant awarded to the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC) for the launch of the Connecticut Satellite office of the Massachusetts MBDA Business Center.
Peralta Design a proud member of the GNEMSDC and client of the MBDA, was honored to host the celebration of the Center. The Center will have a satellite office located in New Haven, Connecticut. At no cost to its clients, it will provide business development services with public sector and private sector buyers, export assistance, and capacity building services (financial management, strategic planning, marketing, process improvement, assistance with mergers and acquisitions, and assistance with access to all types of capital).
A Life of Service with Loni Richards
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Ms. Loni Richards, a highly decorated Naval Officer Veteran and a United States Naval Academy Graduate. She selflessly served in Virginia, Hawaii, Djibouti, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut to include time at the Pentagon and Seal Team EIGHTEEN. She is also a Top 10 Finalist in the 2019 Ms. Veteran America competition. She’s also the co-founder of Service After Service, a non-profit that gives purpose to veterans as they transition from military service to public service. It’s an amazing organization, located right here in the Valley doing so much for our community and our veterans, you don’t want to miss it!