The amazing Helen Keller once said “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision”. Welcome to the What's Your Vision Podcast (formerly Fortify Your Finances), where you will hear from "The Best of the Midwest" innovators and entrepreneurs. Join Elyce Billany; a bank and finance marketer with a side hustle small business that was featured on ABC's Shark Tank. Each episode you'll hear the real life journeys of Midwestern entrepreneurs and how they turned their visions into reality. This podcast was brought to you by Fortress Bank. Providing banking expertise with a business owners perspective is what makes Fortress the business bank of choice. Find out more about their love of growing businesses at www.bankfortress.com.
Jake Gervase - NFL, Stay Tiny TX, & Rally for Reid - Big Vision Edition
In this edition of Big Vision we will be chatting with Jake Gervase of Stay Tiny Texas. Jake's NFL career may have led him to the Superbowl and his brother Sam may have led him into a real estate adventure, but a sweet little boy named Reed led him into a rally. With a family business, a football team, and a philanthropic goal on his plate he has a lot to share about the ups and downs along the way. Now let's find out how Jake, Sam and Hailey have created a big vision out of tiny homes.
Lisa Wertzbaugher - Wertzbaugher Consulting & Services - Big Vision Edition
In this edition of Big Vision we will be chatting with Lisa Wertzbaugher of Wertzbaugher Consulting and Wertzbaugher Services. Juggling a successful consulting business of over 15 years and a welding and fabrication business with her husband, all while raising a young family is not for the faint of heart, but Lisa handles it like a professional. Now let's find out how she melts it all together to create a truly special vision.
Kristel Whitty-Ersan - Happy Joes - Big Vision Edition
We will be chatting with Kristel Whitty-Ersan of Happy Joes. The franchise of Happy Joes Pizza and Ice Cream Parlor comes with a unique family history that ends up creating a history making business. Now let's find out how Joe became Happy and how Kristel works to keep that memory alive with every slice.
Calisse McPherson - J+M Civil Design - Big Vision Edition
In this episode of Vision in Review we will be chatting with Calisse McPherson of J+M Civil Design and RTM Engineering Consultants. Calisse and her business partner started a Civil Design firm to fill a need in the industry and ended up in a direction they didn't expect. Now let's find out how they engineered their way into a merger.
What's Your Vision Podcast Sample Clips
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Troy and Jamie Lewis - Success in Review - Heritage Landscape Design
In this episode we will be chatting with Troy and Jamie Lewis, owners of Heritage Landscape Design. Troy and Jamie started their company so that they could provide the best service possible to their customers and now they are known for their above and beyond experience. Now let's find out how Troy and Jamie dig up opportunities and build a good reputation.