13 episodes

The NEI Pioneer Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast powered by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s Pioneer Starts Here platform. The podcast showcases and shares the stories of Northeast Indiana. It explores the journey of the pioneers of the region and how they got to where they are today. The target demographic of this podcast is multi-dimensional. It hopes to connect with business leader, as well as everyday people in the 11-county region it serves. It plans to also pique the interest of business leaders outside the region who are looking for a place to expand or relocate their business.
Created and hosted by Jonathan Sackett.

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The NEI Pioneer Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast powered by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s Pioneer Starts Here platform. The podcast showcases and shares the stories of Northeast Indiana. It explores the journey of the pioneers of the region and how they got to where they are today. The target demographic of this podcast is multi-dimensional. It hopes to connect with business leader, as well as everyday people in the 11-county region it serves. It plans to also pique the interest of business leaders outside the region who are looking for a place to expand or relocate their business.
Created and hosted by Jonathan Sackett.

    Zach Vessels: Being a Creative in Northeast Indiana

    Zach Vessels: Being a Creative in Northeast Indiana

    On this edition of The NEI Pioneer Podcast, Videographer Hannah Hanagan and Digital Content Producer Callie Herring welcome Zach Vessels, owner of TopSphere Media and the creator of Creator Space. Zach shares his experience being a creative in Fort Wayne, why he started Creator Space and what's next for this venture.

    The NEI Pioneer Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast powered by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s Pioneer Starts Here platform. The podcast showcases and shares the stories of resilience and perseverance from Northeast Indiana.

    ⭐️ More About Our Guest: https://www.instagram.com/creatorspace_fw

    🎙 Listen to the podcast here: https://pioneerstartshere.com/podcast/

    ▶︎ Follow Us on Social
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    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/northeast_in/
    Facebook https://facebook.com/neindiana.com

    ▶︎ Thanks to our sponsors for making this podcast possible.
    Barrett McNagny https://www.barrettlaw.com/
    Sweetwater https://www.sweetwater.com/

    ▶︎ Visit https://neindiana.com/ to learn more about NEI.

    • 52 min
    Logan Wiening: Sharing Local History Through T-Shirts

    Logan Wiening: Sharing Local History Through T-Shirts

    On this edition of The NEI Pioneer Podcast, Copywriter Brice Vance welcomes Logan Wiening, Owner and Founder of Old Fort Baseball Co. We discuss how he started his apparel company, the support he has received from people inside and outside of the region and how he has been able to help the local baseball scene. Also, we highlight his Vintage Baseball Showcase on Saturday, June 29.

    The NEI Pioneer Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast powered by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s Pioneer Starts Here platform. The podcast showcases and shares the stories of resilience and perseverance from Northeast Indiana.

    ⭐️ More About Our Guest: https://www.oldfortbaseballco.com/

    🎙 Listen to the podcast here: https://pioneerstartshere.com/podcast/

    ▶︎ Follow Us on Social
    LinkedIn https://linkedin.com/company/neindiana/
    X https://twitter.com/NortheastIN
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/northeast_in/
    Facebook https://facebook.com/neindiana.com

    ▶︎ Thanks to our sponsors for making this podcast possible.
    Barrett McNagny https://www.barrettlaw.com/
    Sweetwater https://www.sweetwater.com/

    ▶︎ Visit https://neindiana.com/ to learn more about NEI.

    • 49 min
    Scott Hinderman: The Fort Wayne International Airport

    Scott Hinderman: The Fort Wayne International Airport

    On this edition of The NEI Pioneer Podcast, Head of MarCom Jonathan Sackett and Vice President of Regional Initiatives Ryan Twiss welcome Scott Hinderman, Executive Director of Airports for the Fort Wayne International Airport and Smith Field Airport. We discuss how Scott grew up watching crop dusters take off in a sleepy town, more accurately Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, to overseeing one of the most accessible and inclusive airports in the world.

    The NEI Pioneer Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast powered by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s Pioneer Starts Here platform. The podcast showcases and shares the stories of resilience and perseverance from Northeast Indiana.

    ⭐️ More About Our Guest and the Airport: https://fwairport.com/

    🎙 Listen to the podcast here: https://pioneerstartshere.com/podcast/

    ▶︎ Follow Us on Social
    LinkedIn https://linkedin.com/company/neindiana/
    X https://twitter.com/NortheastIN
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/northeast_in/
    Facebook https://facebook.com/neindiana.com

    ▶︎ Thanks to our sponsors for making this podcast possible.
    Barrett McNagny https://www.barrettlaw.com/
    Sweetwater https://www.sweetwater.com/

    ▶︎ Visit https://neindiana.com/ to learn more about NEI.

    • 57 min
    Lance Clark: Bringing Hollywood to Huntington Indiana

    Lance Clark: Bringing Hollywood to Huntington Indiana

    On this edition of The NEI Pioneer Podcast, Head of MarCom Jonathan Sackett and Digital Content Producer Callie Herring welcome Lance Clark, Dean of the Arts and Professor of Digital Media Arts/Film at Huntington University.

    We discuss Lance's start at Huntington and creating the Digital Media Arts program before conversing about the two feature films he's worked on.

    The NEI Pioneer Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast powered by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s Pioneer Starts Here platform. The podcast showcases and shares the stories of resilience and perseverance from Northeast Indiana.

    ⭐️ More About Our Guest: https://www.huntington.edu/digital-media-arts

    🎙 To hear more pioneering stories from Northeast Indiana, listen to the NEI Pioneer Podcast here: https://pioneerstartshere.com/podcast/

    ▶︎ Follow Us on Social
    LinkedIn https://linkedin.com/company/neindiana/
    X https://twitter.com/NortheastIN
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/northeast_in/
    Facebook https://facebook.com/neindiana.com

    ▶︎ Thanks to our sponsors for making this podcast possible.
    Barrett McNagny https://www.barrettlaw.com/
    Sweetwater https://www.sweetwater.com/

    ▶︎ Visit https://neindiana.com/ to learn more about NEI.

    • 52 min
    Paris McFarthing: Leadership Advice From a Serial Entrepreneur

    Paris McFarthing: Leadership Advice From a Serial Entrepreneur

    On this edition of The NEI Pioneer Podcast, Head of MarCom Jonathan Sackett and Copywriter Brice Vance and welcome Paris McFarthing, President and Co-Founder of Hop River Brewing Company. We discuss losing both of his parents in a short amount of time and how he figured out how to grieve differently each time. Then, we transition to Paris's leadership style and how it's changed over time. Also, his experience as a 2023 Pioneer of the Year Nominee.

    The NEI Pioneer Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast powered by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s Pioneer Starts Here platform. The podcast showcases and shares the stories of resilience and perseverance from Northeast Indiana.

    🎙 To hear more pioneering stories from Northeast Indiana, listen to the NEI Pioneer Podcast here:
    https://pioneerstartshere.com/podcast/
    ▶︎ Follow Us on Social
    LinkedIn https://linkedin.com/company/neindiana/
    X https://twitter.com/NortheastIN
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/northeast_in/
    Facebook https://facebook.com/neindiana.com

    ▶︎ Thanks to our sponsors for making this podcast possible.
    Barrett McNagny https://www.barrettlaw.com/
    Sweetwater https://www.sweetwater.com/

    ▶︎ Visit https://neindiana.com/ to learn more about NEI.

    • 59 min
    The Fort Wayne TinCaps | Part 2: More Than Just a Baseball Field

    The Fort Wayne TinCaps | Part 2: More Than Just a Baseball Field

    On this edition of The NEI Pioneer Podcast, Copywriter Brice Vance and Head of MarCom Jonathan Sackett welcome the TinCaps' Team President Mike Nutter and VP of Finance Brian Schackow to discuss the culture of their organization, the 15th Season of the TinCaps and Parkview Field and what it means for our region.

    The NEI Pioneer Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast powered by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s Pioneer Starts Here platform. The podcast showcases and shares the stories of resilience and perseverance from Northeast Indiana.

    🎙 Listen to the podcast here: https://pioneerstartshere.com/podcast/

    ▶︎ Follow Us on Social
    LinkedIn https://linkedin.com/company/neindiana/
    X https://twitter.com/NortheastIN
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/northeast_in/
    Facebook https://facebook.com/neindiana.com

    ▶︎ Thanks to our sponsors for making this podcast possible.
    Barrett McNagny https://www.barrettlaw.com/
    Sweetwater https://www.sweetwater.com/

    ▶︎ Visit https://neindiana.com/ to learn more about NEI.

    • 55 min

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