6 episodes

Owners of Keep It Local Maine, Kimberly and Todd Regoulinsky, interview local business owners and people from Maine to learn more about what they do, what inspires them, and share the great things going on in our Southern Maine communities!

The Keep It Local Maine Podcast keepitlocalmaine

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Owners of Keep It Local Maine, Kimberly and Todd Regoulinsky, interview local business owners and people from Maine to learn more about what they do, what inspires them, and share the great things going on in our Southern Maine communities!

    Episode 6: Dave McConnell - Three Of Strong Spirits

    Episode 6: Dave McConnell - Three Of Strong Spirits

    In this episode, we'll be talking with Dave McConnell who has an interesting mix of professions as a lawyer and the co-founder of Three Of Strong Spirits in Portland, Maine. We touch on how he got into the spirits business, the Maine distilling community, and much more. ABOUT OUR GUEST:Dave has spent most of his career as a lawyer, specializing in intellectual property work for individual and business clients. He still practices law at Perkins Thompson in Portland, but after twenty-three years of doling out legal advice, Dave thought it would be fun to dole out spirits, so he got together with his friend Sam Pierce in 2018 to found Three of Strong Spirits. Dave’s superpower is his tolerance for chaos. He might actually secretly enjoy it. If Dave isn’t working, he is probably cooking or spending time in the woods or on the water.You can learn more about Three Of Strong Spirits at their website, threeofstrongspirits.com, or by following them on Facebook or Instagram. ABOUT KEEP IT LOCAL MAINEWe are a way for local businesses to promote themselves to thousands of people in and around their communities - letting them know what great services and products they offer right here in Maine! We currently publish four issues in areas around Southern Maine in addition to our podcast. To learn more about us, visit keepitlocalmaine.com or follow us on social media - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

    • 26 min
    Episode 5: Jonathan Wyman - Maine Music Producer, Mixer, & Engineer

    Episode 5: Jonathan Wyman - Maine Music Producer, Mixer, & Engineer

    In this episode, had a chance to chat with Jonathan Wyman about his career in music, challenges he's overcome, having a number one Billboard single under his belt ("Death By Rock And Roll" by The Pretty Reckless), what inspires him, what he likes to cook, and why he loves living in Maine. ABOUT OUR GUEST:Jonathan Wyman is a Grammy nominated and Billboard #1 charting music producer, mixer, recordist, and multi-instrumentalist. Based in Portland, Maine, he was worked with artists such as The Pretty Reckless, Matt Cameron & Kim Thayil (Soundgarden), Amy Allen, Speech (Arrested Development), Peter Wolf, K Flay, MOSSS, Spose, The Ghost Of Paul Revere, Rustic Overtones, and many others.You can learn more about Jonathan at his website, thissoundsgood.com, or by following him on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. ABOUT KEEP IT LOCAL MAINEWe are a way for local businesses to promote themselves to thousands of people in and around their communities - letting them know what great services and products they offer right here in Maine! We currently publish four issues in areas around Southern Maine in addition to our podcast. To learn more about us, visit keepitlocalmaine.com or follow us on social media - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

    • 33 min
    Episode 4: Stewart Smith - Maine Photographer

    Episode 4: Stewart Smith - Maine Photographer

    In this episode, we talk with our friend and Maine photographer Stewart Smith! We've been working together for years now with Stewart handling all of our cover photos. We'll talk about how he got started in photography, what inspires him, 1990's R&B, and more. ABOUT OUR GUESTS:Stewart smith has been a professional photographer for over 25 years. He specializes in weddings, high school seniors, model portfolios, headshots, families, events and much more. Stewart is based out of Scarborough and You can see his work at www.stewartsmithphotography.comBe sure to follow Stewart on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, or YouTube. ABOUT KEEP IT LOCAL MAINEWe are a way for local businesses to promote themselves to thousands of people in and around their communities - letting them know what great services and products they offer right here in Maine! We currently publish four issues in areas around Southern Maine in addition to our podcast. To learn more about us, visit keepitlocalmaine.com or follow us on social media - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

    • 29 min
    Episode 3: Preston Peabbles & Andrew Sneider from NXGen Fitness Center

    Episode 3: Preston Peabbles & Andrew Sneider from NXGen Fitness Center

    In this episode, we'll be talking with Preston and Andrew from NXGen Fitness Center in Scarborough, Maine. We'll be discussing how NXGen got its start, what they offer, how they stay motivated, and some tips for those who are just starting on their fitness journey! ABOUT OUR GUESTS:Preston Peabbles is the Vice-President and Co-Owner of NXGen. Preston and his Father, Elliott, have had a passion for fitness and the gym for many years.  Being in the construction business, they knew they wanted to build a gym at one of their projects.  When Lifestyle Fitness in Scarborough came on the market, they jumped on the opportunity to purchase it and start their gym ownership venture in August of 2017.  It has been a long road since day one, changing the name and a complete rebranding of the business, multiple improvement projects and the impact of the pandemic but Preston remains committed and looks forward to the future of the fitness industry.Andrew Sneider is the General Manager at NXGen. Andrew has managed businesses for over 10 years, being an Assistant Manager at Play it Again Sports in Portland and the General Manager of The Fitness Factory in Portland.  Andrew left The Fitness Factory in 2016 to be the Manager of Preston & Elliott's storage facility in Saco.  When Preston & Elliott bought the gym in August of 2017, naturally, Andrew got back into the gym world by becoming the General Manager of NXGen Fitness.  With 2 young kids at home and the ever evolving fitness industry these days, Andrew surely keeps himself busy.Sign up for a membership or learn more at www.nxgenfitness.com. You can also follow them on Facebook and Instagram. ABOUT KEEP IT LOCAL MAINEWe are a way for local businesses to promote themselves to thousands of people in and around their communities - letting them know what great services and products they offer right here in Maine! We currently publish four issues in areas around Southern Maine in addition to our podcast. To learn more about us, visit keepitlocalmaine.com or follow us on social media - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

    • 30 min
    Episode 2: Michelle Neujahr - owner of Nu-Yar Business Consulting

    Episode 2: Michelle Neujahr - owner of Nu-Yar Business Consulting

    In this episode, we talk with Michelle about how she started her career in business consulting, what inspires her, and most importantly, who's wearing pajamas during podcast recording! ABOUT MICHELLEMichelle Neujahr is a no-nonsense, contagiously positive straight talker, energetic entrepreneur, and brass-tacks businessperson. Serious about helping businesses grow, she brings a depth and breadth of real business experience to each one of her clients—whether a small business owner or a multi-million dollar corporation. For Michelle, growth is about creativity, accountability, and strategy. She knows how to get her clients there because she’s done it herself.  Before starting nu-yar, Michelle owned a seven-figure, Minnesota-based renovation firm. She has spent time in the corporate world as a director of sales and marketing, and she co-leads a business growth group for the Small Business Association called ScaleUp. There, she helps mid-sized companies through the steps necessary to scale up their business. Michelle also serves as an Associate Professor of Business at Southern Maine Community College, where she teaches entrepreneurship and marketing. Michelle has a BA from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from the University of Southern Maine. Michelle is a wife, mother of three, grandmother of two, entrepreneur at heart and a lover of chocolate. She’s also a genuine connector of people and ideas and a tireless advocate for her clients. Michelle has the unique ability to help business owners feel more comfortable in who they are and what they are trying to do by helping them create, implement, and maintain successful strategies for growth. You can find her online at www.nu-yar.com as well as on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. ABOUT KEEP IT LOCAL MAINEWe are a way for local businesses to promote themselves to thousands of people in and around their communities - letting them know what great services and products they offer right here in Maine! We currently publish four issues in areas around Southern Maine in addition to our podcast. To learn more about us, visit keepitlocalmaine.com or follow us on social media - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

    • 24 min
    Episode 1: Kimberly & Todd Regoulinsky, co-owners of Keep It Local Maine

    Episode 1: Kimberly & Todd Regoulinsky, co-owners of Keep It Local Maine

    Welcome to the first episode of the Keep It Local Maine Podcast! To start things off, we decided to interview each other so everyone would have a better idea of the people behind the magazine and what you can expect in future episodes. OUR GUESTS:Kimberly and Todd Regoulinsky are the co-owners and publishers or Keep It Local Maine - a series of local magazines promoting businesses, organizations, and events in and around their communities. They currently publish bi-monthly in four areas: Saco - Biddeford - Old Orchard Beach, Scarborough, South Portland - Cape Elizabeth, and Falmouth - Cumberland - Yarmouth. We love promoting local businesses and sharing our adventures in Maine! FOLLOW US:We are active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube - follow us for more information about Maine business owners and people. To learn more about us, visit our website at keepitlocalmaine.com.

    • 24 min

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