People of Palm Beach is a local leading podcast hosted by TV news veteran, show creator and branding expert, Suzanne Boyd. On this podcast, Suzanne sits down for conversations with inspiring people in South Florida. Suzanne's strong interviewing, social media and communication skills make each episode both conversational and compelling.
The Millennial Businesswoman: How a 22-year-old Changed Her Family's Farm Business in the Midst of the Coronavirus
Palm Beach County's East Coast Farms & Vegetables had to do something fast. Within a week of the pandemic hitting south Florida, the Lantana distributor's sales went to zero, as they partner with farmers and companies to supply the restaurants and stores all over Florida. That's when the owners' 22-year-old daughter Katelyn Garcia had an idea. And the company went into action--offering up boxes of fresh fruits and veggies for just $10 to anyone who can come pick it up.
Gary Miller on First Responders and Andi Vallely on Mental Health While Quarantined
Past POPB guests, Gary Miller and Andi Vallely recently joined me for my Facebook Live Coronavirus Check-in. Gary Miller ("The Insurance Wizard") of USHealth Advisors shared his personal concerns about his daughter, who is a nurse on the front lines in New York City. Then, Andi Vallely of Spread Happy gives some helpful advice on how we can all not only cope, but also be creative, while cooped up. Listen in...
The Charity Co-Founder: The Woman Behind Impact 100 in Palm Beach County
She was looking for a charity that didn't require much of her time. Tandy Robinson was a working mom, but still wanted to impact her community. She joined a non-profit in Indian River County that allowed her to pool her money with other women and show up once a year to vote on where their money would be spent. It was called Impact 100. Listen to why Tandy Robinson is one of the most dynamic People of Palm Beach...
The Track and Field Star: How her Struggles and Injuries Put Olympic Hopeful Antoinette Wilks on the Right Track
Antoinette Wilks was painfully shy and had a hard time learning. She found track and field in high school and immediately loved it. She qualified for the Olympic trials twice. Though devastating injury after college ended her Olympic hopes, it put her on a path to finding her true passion. In this episode, Wilks talks about her new career, her charity, and the learning disability that still brings her to tears. Listen to why Antoinette Wilks is one of the most driven People of Palm Beach...
The Violent Crime Survivor: How Trauma Forced Leslie Nifoussi to Re-Evaluate her Relationship with Herself
Twelve years ago, new mom Leslie Nifoussi was alone in the surf shop she owned when a customer went on a violent rampage - attacking her with a rock and throwing her into a glass display case. She fought back and survived, but that moment changed how she looked at herself. Even though it's been more than a decade, she has just now comfortable enough to talk about it, the crippling anxiety, and how she pivoted her view of herself. Listen to why Leslie Nifoussi is one of the strongest People of Palm Beach...
The Radio Personality: How An Awful Experience Changed How Reggie Dee Reacts to Racism
He started as a competition DJ in Dallas and got a job in West Palm Beach radio in 2005. Reggie Dee is now a well-known radio personality on X102.3 and uses his platform to make a difference in this community. Thanks to a promise to his dying mom, Reggie vowed to shine a light on the issue of racism by walking thousands of miles across the country. His Walk for Unity has been met with both support and criticism along the way. Listen to why Reggie Dee is one of the most positive People of Palm Beach...
I love this podcast and am a huge fan of Suzanne Boyd’s interview style. She is the master of making her guests feel comfortable and is able to bring out their true personality. It’s like sitting down with an old best friend and having a conversation. Great job, Suzanne!!
It likes turning TV on in the middle of the night and watching a 30 minute commercial. This podcast is pure commercials. Not worth listening to unless you want to hear something somebody paid to have recorded.