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"Moments to Momentum, with Scott Abbott" is a fun, informative and inspirational podcast - featuring insightful conversations, with successful leaders from a wide-spectrum of demographics and vocations - that share their most meaningful situations, stories and events (i.e. “moments”), that they have experienced. Furthermore, how those big moments produced "momentum," that helps them succeed in their profession, and life. By having leaders share their most significant experiences - along with the lessons and advice learned - listeners gain their own “moments to momentum," as they enjoy and benefit from our guests’ personal experiences, insights and recommendations. According to one fan of the show, "Listening to Scott's podcast, feels like your eavesdropping (in a legit way ;) on a private conversation that combines the best components of a great first date, job interview and therapy session. Love it!" 

Moments To Momentum Scott Abbott

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    • 5.0 • 345 Ratings

"Moments to Momentum, with Scott Abbott" is a fun, informative and inspirational podcast - featuring insightful conversations, with successful leaders from a wide-spectrum of demographics and vocations - that share their most meaningful situations, stories and events (i.e. “moments”), that they have experienced. Furthermore, how those big moments produced "momentum," that helps them succeed in their profession, and life. By having leaders share their most significant experiences - along with the lessons and advice learned - listeners gain their own “moments to momentum," as they enjoy and benefit from our guests’ personal experiences, insights and recommendations. According to one fan of the show, "Listening to Scott's podcast, feels like your eavesdropping (in a legit way ;) on a private conversation that combines the best components of a great first date, job interview and therapy session. Love it!" 

    Clint Mitchell

    Clint Mitchell

    Clint Mitchell is CEO and co-owner of Estridge Homes, one of the largest home builders and residential real estate developers in the Indianapolis market. Since 1967, Estridge Homes has developed many of the top-selling neighborhoods in the state, totaling nearly 9,000 homes and over 50 neighborhoods. Prior to being named CEO in 2021, Mitchell led the company in areas of sales, marketing, land acquisition and development, product development, and investor relations.
    Clint was previously SVP of Business Development for Mainstreet Capital, responsible for the market selection and healthcare operator relationships for the company's real estate development business. Previously at Mainstreet, Clint led Acquisitions and Corporate Development for the company's affiliated publicly traded REIT, Healthlease Properties, until its sale to Welltower in 2014. He was involved with Mainstreet since 2010 in the areas of business development, acquisitions, and debt capital raising.

    Outside of work, Clint enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and two daughters, who are both off at college. He has competed in multiple Ironman, marathon, and endurance trail races. He enjoys all types of outdoor activities including hiking, snow skiing, and mountain biking.
    In this fun and insightful episode, Clint talks about growing up in a farming family, how getting his start at Angie’s List led him to meet Bill Oesterle, surviving the financial crash of the 2000s, how he got his start in real estate, his commitment to endurance sports, his long journey to becoming CEO of Estridge Homes, networking and creating deep relationships, having intellectual curiosity, the story of how his company responded to Covid in early 2020. 
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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Mark McFatridge

    Mark McFatridge

    Mark McFatridge is the Founder & CEO of Quade Executive Peer Group. He has over 25 years of professional experience and has played a prominent leadership role everywhere he’s served.  His background includes serving as the Chief Executive Officer and board member for both public and privately held companies. Mark has led divisions of large companies and accumulated a portfolio of his own privately held companies. As an organizational specialist, Mark has excelled at turning around companies performing below their potential.  His most recent example was leading the exit of a privately held company for an 800% increase in value only three years after taking over as Chief Executive Officer.  
    McFatridge is the proud father of two University of Mississippi graduates who are on their own personal and professional journeys.  His partner for life, Deb, a Butler grad and former member of an executive peer group herself, has played a variety of roles throughout Mark's life including best friend, cheerleader, ass kicker, sidekick, partner and guiding light.  The McFatridge family journey has been filled with successes and failures like most families.  Throughout it all that journey has been done together.
    In this fun and insightful episode, Mark talks about community banking, culture, the importance of listening to understand not to respond, the story behind his nickname, self-awareness, surrounding yourself with good people, and a moment when overcame imposter syndrome and realized that we had the ability to be the leader he thought he could be.   
    Connect with Mark on LinkedIn
    Learn more about Quade Executive Peer Group

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Scott Eckart

    Scott Eckart

    Scott Eckart is the Owner and Lead Advisor at West Point Financial Group. His passion for connecting with people is what makes him such a natural at helping people design the life they aspire to live. His thorough process helps to provide a path for his clients to take their vision of the future and translate it into a blueprint that can be implemented in an organized and systematic fashion.
    “I love seeing people make progress toward their goals,” says Scott. Scott draws on years of experience as a business consultant to help people better articulate their goals and take the necessary steps to accomplish them. His practice focuses on the needs of closely held business owners and pre-retirees, helping those clients to proactively take control of their personal, legacy, tax and gift resources.
    In addition, Scott volunteers his knowledge of personal finance to provide financial literacy education to children and young adults. Having benefited from strong mentors and role models in his formative years, Scott works to pay their gift forward by acting as an advisor and instructor to others.
    Outside of work he is an avid reader and outdoor enthusiast. On many weekends Scott can be found tending to his garden. He and his wife, Elsa, reside in Zionsville, Indiana, and enjoy spending time with their children, granddaughter and grandson.
    In this fun and insightful episode, Scott talks about becoming an accidental entrepreneur, financial planning, leading by influence, getting your hands dirty, the reason behind the answer to what his super power would be, embracing change, accountability, the power of friendship, and a moment while going through a business divorce that he realized that life is a classroom. 
    Learn more about West Point Financial Group
    Connect with Scott on LinkedIn 
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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Emil Ekiyor

    Emil Ekiyor

    Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Emil Ekiyor left his family (7 sisters and two brothers) in Lagos, to pursue an education in Daytona Beach, Florida. Emil participated in Basketball, soccer, and football in high school and received a full athletic scholarship to attend the University of Central Florida, where he was named captain of the football team. After an outstanding college career, Emil went on to play six years in the National Football League with the Tampa Bay Bucs, Atlanta Falcons, and Oakland Raiders.
    Upon retiring from the NFL, Emil started several businesses in the USA. In addition, he worked with U.S. and Sub-Saharan Africa companies, to expand and take advantage of the rapid growth in Sub-Saharan imports and exports. Emil also served as the National Executive Director for the GEO Foundation, a nonprofit organization that partners with local community leaders to start, support, and manage high-quality K-12 charter schools. Currently, Emil is the founder and CEO of InnoPower, an organization that leverages seed-stage impact investing to drive innovation and accelerate economic productivity in Black communities in Indiana, and Sub-Saharan Africa. InnoPower also invests in businesses and real estate that helps generate wealth in and for Black Communities.
    In this fun, enlightening and impactful episode, Emil talks about leaving Nigeria to come to America by himself at a young age, getting a scholarship to play football at the University of Central Florida, playing in the NFL, becoming a high school football coach at Warren Central, starting his company InnoPower to figure out how to develop talent in a different way, eliminating the funk of failure, the importance of having people around you to call you out when you need it, and a haunting moment he experienced during his football coaching tenure, that still impacts him today. 
    Connect with Emil on LinkedIn 
    Learn more about Innopower 

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Max Yoder

    Max Yoder

    Max Yoder is a renowned, successful and highly respected entrepreneur, visionary and thought leader. He is husband to Jess, dad to Marni, CEO and co-founder of Lessonly, and author of Do Better Work and To See It, Be It. He lives in Indianapolis, where he enjoys walking, talking, napping, reading, and writing.
    In this fun, deep and insightful episode, Max talks about the impact of growing up next to a funeral home, the importance of having great mentors, the story behind the Lessonly llama mascot, spirituality and the meaning/purpose of life, the downsides of social media, impactful books and thought leaders, and a moment of clarity he experienced dealing with the death of a close friend.
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    Connect with Max Yoder on LinkedIn
    Learn more about Lessonly by Seismic 
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Randie Dial

    Randie Dial

    Randie Dial has more than 20 years of experience in providing valuation, forensic accounting and financial modeling services to a variety of publicly-traded and privately-held companies. He performs valuations of businesses and intangible assets for a variety of purposes including financial reporting, tax, merger and acquisitions, private equity investment, and capital budgeting.  Randie also works in transactional services such as due diligence.
    Randie is also the Managing Principal of the Indiana Practice for CLA.  He is committed to the firm's position as a professional services firm that delivers integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing and public accounting capabilities. Randie is also passionate about the CLA Promise, which is about knowing and helping our clients succeed personally and professionally.
    In this fun and insightful episode, Randie talks about growing up in Frankfort, IN, bonding with his father over sports, his love of math, figuring himself out after freshman year of college, a story about when he almost resigned from his role at CLA, why he loves Adam Grant’s book, Give and Take, and the aha moment when he figured out there was a more human way to approach networking and making new connections. 
    Connect with Randie on LinkedIn
    Find out more about CLA 
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    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

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345 Ratings

345 Ratings

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