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Thought provoking conversation with Des Moines locals and places nearby. We discuss culture, social issues, politics, their individual stories and everything in between. follow us and share this with your friends and join the conversation.

THE AMNER MARTINEZ PODCAST With Amner & Kenji

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Thought provoking conversation with Des Moines locals and places nearby. We discuss culture, social issues, politics, their individual stories and everything in between. follow us and share this with your friends and join the conversation.

    B2B Coffee: The American Dream In A Cup

    B2B Coffee: The American Dream In A Cup

    We sat down to talk to Walter Juarez, a young entrepreneur from Perry, Iowa. The son of Guatemalan immigrants now has an entire coffee business grown in Guatemala and imported into the States. Walter shares with us his unique idea to use coffee to raise money to support humanitarian causes, and also to help other small businesses build their brand. Take a listen to this great episode of the Amner Martinez Podcast.

    You can reach Walter by sending him an email at:
    mountainhighjzcoffee@gmail.com

    • 56 min
    The Karate Connection

    The Karate Connection

    guest Shihan Tetsuo Murayama; currently the interim director of Shito-Kai Murayama, an international organization that focuses on continuing the traditional aspects of Karate while looking to the future of this discipline as a competitive sport. Shihan Murayama shared with us the origins of his life-long career and some of his successes as an elite competitor.

    Find Shihan Murayama on Instagram @alonso.murayama

    • 57 min
    Politicking with Ed Fallon

    Politicking with Ed Fallon

    Politicking with Ed Fallon, Ed is an American activist, politician, talk show host, and author. He is an American politician from the State of Iowa. He was previously a Democratic candidate for Governor of Iowa and the U.S. Congress, and served as a member of the Iowa General Assembly from 1993 to 2006.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    We've Got Rides To Work

    We've Got Rides To Work

    Bill Raine an entrepreneur a philanthropist a non-profit organizer, a cheesecake maker and now a van driver! Bill Raine is a fan favorite of the Staffing Industry but beyond that, Bill is a visionary and where there is a need, his creativity kicks in and he finds a solutions. On his latest venture, Bill is helping people get to work with “job Rides” a non for profit organization that is helping the people that need the most help.

    Bill Stops by and speaks with one of his formal pupils! Our very own host Amner Martinez. Listen to this insightful conversation with a man with a philosophy of being a good person can be beneficial to you and your business.

    To find more information about Bill Raine and his work, check out the following links.
    https://www.rainerecruiting.com/
    https://jobrides.org/

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Athene Black & Brown Business Summit

    The Athene Black & Brown Business Summit

    Angela Jackson is part of a groundbreaking project called The Athene Black & Brown Entrepreneur Summit taking place this April 21st and 22nd . Our host Amner was part of the the Pitch competition last year “man, my business changed dramatically just by attending, I learned a lot about my business and where my business stood as an organization” sign up to the competition ASAP. the deadline is March 1st at 5 PM.

    Submit your application NOW for the 2022 pitch competition! Deadline 5 p.m. on March 1. Apply here for the chance to win part of the $40,000 grand prize.

    • 55 min
    We hung out with a Des Moines' Boxer

    We hung out with a Des Moines' Boxer

    We sat down to talk to Diego Angel Zuñiga. Local pro boxer, husband, father, and all-around cool dude. We’re getting hyped over his next fight which is slated to happen this weekend 02/19/2022 at the Horizons Event Center. We already have our tickets here in the studio.

    To support Diego, contact him directly at his cell 5157830279. You can text him and he will deliver your tickets personally!

    Here is the link to buy tickets online.
    https://nitrotickets.com/event/433/Extreme-1Maximus-1Boxing-1BATTLE-1FOR-1THE-1BELT-10219

    and the website:
    www.extrememaximus.com

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Selway Ranger ,

Fun and insightful

Amner is a great interviewer and I learn a lot from his guests. Good energy!

LRmini ,

Sooo good!!

Amner is such a great interviewer, his guests so far are amazing and the dynamic between Kenji and him it’s hilarious! Great podcast!