Welcome and thank you for tuning into the Community Cast, a podcast by Chalmers Insurance Group. Since 1857, Chalmers has helped Maine and New Hampshire businesses and families protect what is most important to them. Each episode will feature a team member from Chalmers interviewing entrepreneurs, neighbors and local leaders about their stories, lessons learned, and how they are paying it forward in their communities. Whether you run your own business, or steward a local passion project, this is the podcast for you.
Building Your Personal Brand with Debra Boggs
In this episode, Carissa Chipman interviews Debra Boggs, Co-Founder of D&S Professional Coaching. They discuss tips for using LinkedIn for networking; how you can grow in your current role; and managing tasks as an entrepreneur.
Grain to Glass with Christopher Burk
In this episode, Steve Cote interviews Christopher Burk, owner of Cathedral Ledge Distillery in North Conway, NH. They discuss Chris’s transition from finance to the craft spirit industry; the labor of love that goes into production; and the development of the Jazz Residency at Fryeburg Academy.
Building Community Through Food with Cherie Scott
In this episode, Dottie Chalmers Cutter, interviews Cherie Scott, owner of Mumbai to Maine. In this episode they discussed how Cherie’s recipes came to fruition; how community has been the foundation of her success; and her advice for entrepreneurs.
The Intersection of Community and Conservation with Sarah Stanley
In this episode, Steve Cote interviews Sarah Stanley, New England Program Manager at the National Forest Foundation. They discuss the impact of collaborating with community partners; details about the Treasured Landscape Project; and how being an 11th generation Mainer has shaped Sarah’s passion for her community.
Overcoming Adversity with Shawn Moody
In this episode, Ethan Johnson interviews Shawn Moody, owner of Moody’s Collision with over 10 locations in Maine. They discuss the challenges Shawn faced when started his business at a young age; how being an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) has influenced Moody’s success and how open book management has opened the door for continuous improvement.
Creating A Meaningful Life with Rebecca Fraser-Thill
In this episode, Dottie Chalmers Cutter interviews Rebecca Fraser-Thill, owner of Fraser-Thill Coaching and Consulting, LLC. They discuss the benefits of job crafting, common obstacles when finding meaning in the workplace and what it means to be a neighbor.
Badger Realty with Brenda Leavitt
Great way to start this program from Chalmers! Nicely done.
Giving a voice to our awesome neighbors
Great job, Steve! So nice to hear from local business owners who help lead our community :)
Great to hear local voices!
Thanks Chalmers Insurance for bringing us these stories.