Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition *Limited Series*

Jun 11 2019 25 mins 1

This is Matt Barbey with Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition. Welcome as we explore what success really means to family oriented entrepreneurs who share their real life experiences, challenges, accomplishments, and secrets to reaching their goals in business, family, and all areas of life.

Interview with Jason Jester of Kwik Kopy Business Solutions
Jun 11 2019 26 mins  
On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition This week we are interviewing Jason A. Jester co-owner of Kwik Kopy Business Solutions Get to know Jason Jason Jester is the President of Kwik Kopy Business Solution in Town & Country/Chesterfield. After graduating college with a Music Degree, he chose to resurrect a struggling franchise with his father, Chuck Jester. It was a way to continue his need for creativity through graphics and print. Jason has been in the industry now for 19 years. As changes occurred in the industry, Kwik Kopy adapted and now provides a wide variety of services. Each of their customers is unique and they all require a different set of skills and offerings that Jason and his team provide. Some companies depend on a quick turn around on their projects for an upcoming event or presentation booklets that “need to be in New York by Friday”! Other customers need the graphics team to put together that perfect invitation or marketing piece. Providing options for mailers to best fit his customers needs is something he loves doing. The success of his clients is what drives him and his team. Jason has two teenage kids who really bring the joy to his life. His 18 year old daughter is a talented musician and song writer and his 16 year old son is quite the volleyball player. Jason enjoys being part of the community and is involved in several Chambers of Commerce and networking groups. Music and singing is still a big part of his life with choir and an occasional night of Karaoke. “The most enjoyable part of my work is helping people turn their vision into reality. That happens so often in this business. Whether it be business owners starting from the ground up and needing letterhead and envelopes and marketing materials, or a project, literally going from the ground up, printing plans for a house or building. It’s those moments when my customer’s event goes perfectly and you get a thank you note that make the grind worth it.” 

Interview with Don Arling of Blue Water Real Estate Group
Jun 11 2019 25 mins  
On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition This week we are interviewing Don Arling founder of Blue Water Real Estate Group Get to know Don Don is a Home Listing Specialist and Buyers Agent Representative. He also assists with New Construction, Rehabbed & Renovated Properties, as well as working with Real Estate Investors. Don is proud to say that he offers a Unique Selling Proposition & has a Real Estate Group at his own brokerage, Blue Water Realty. He offers Real Estate services in St. Louis and Lake of the Ozarks, and Don has a goal in 2019 to have his state of FL RE license. By assisting over 1500 Happy Families Sell of Buy a Home since 1989 and being in Real Estate approximately 30 years, Experience Truly Does Matter! Don builds life-long trusted relationships! The Blue Water Real Estate Group is not your traditional RE Team, complied of many top professionals in their field, from Reputable Lenders, to his honest Home Inspectors, to a Marketing Consultant, to Home Organizing and Home Staging for occupied and vacant homes, to a Friendly Mover, a Handy-man and a Painter; and least but not least, Don has a Transaction Coordinator to assist in your smooth transaction from Contract to Closing! Don has been a Realtor since prior to his 3 Daughters being born. Kennedy is now 24, following her Dad into Real Estate after graduating from Lindenwood University, and engaged to be married in Oct 2019 to her college sweetheart Michael, who is also in Real Estate today. Kelsey at age 22, works in Marketing and Graphic Design for Kuna Foods. She also owns her own startup graphic design and branding Co, called K Paige Brands. She is an active Networker, much like her Dad. Kelsey also bought her first home at age 21. Kiley, the youngest, at age 15, is a Freshman at Lindbergh High school, active in Marching Band, Jazz Band, Track and Cross Country, she still keeps her Mom and Dad running.

Interview with Sean Russell of Russell's Muscles
Jun 11 2019 24 mins  
On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition This week we are interviewing Sean Russell owner of Russell's Muscles. Get to know Sean: Sean Russell served over 22 years in the U.S. Army, retiring as a Master Sergeant with the 1st Special Forces Command at Fort Bragg, NC. He embraced the fact that every Soldier’s life depends on their physical and mental conditioning. A leader as a Master Fitness Trainer, Army Paratrooper, Physical Readiness Leader, as well as a Master Resiliency Trainer responsible for the comprehensive physical, mental and spiritual fitness of military personnel and their families. Sean designed and conducted U.S. Army Special Operations physical/mental training and competition events. He was directly responsible for local Future Soldier physical training to help out-of-shape recruits lose weight, gain confidence, build muscle and get fit for their upcoming Basic Training. Organized and trained teams for the Army Air Assault School, Paratrooper competitions, Army Ten-Miler races, Spartan Races, Tough Mudders, half-marathons and other physical events. Sean became a Certified Personal Trainer in 2016 after military retirement and started training clients at Gold’s Gym. Less than a year later, led a team of personal trainers and fitness instructors at Gold’s Gym as the Fitness Manager. In August 2018, he pursued the passion of helping people to better achieve their personal goals by building a mobile fitness company, Russell’s Muscles. Everyone should have an opportunity to realize their health and fitness goals where they can or just feel more comfortable and a gym just doesn’t fit everyone’s lifestyle. If there’s a goal to live stronger, healthier and more confident, Sean Russell and Russell’s Muscles will lead you to a better you!

Interview with James Canada of Alliance Technologies, LLC
Jun 11 2019 25 mins  
On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition This week we are interviewing James Canada owner of Alliance Technologies LLC https://www.facebook.com/Alliance-Technologies-LLC-490885380124/ Get to know Jim Jim has spent over 30 years in the corporate world developing a career that has spanned several major corporations including John Deere, American Airlines, Reuters, Stone Carlie, an architectural firm and several consulting firms. He has held the titles of Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Facilities for North and South America, Vice President of Client Services, Director of Reengineering & TQM, Director of Human Resources, Senior Manager of Consulting Services, Manager of IdeAAs In Action and Corporate Administrator for two cost reduction programs for all North American factories. Jim has two publications to his credit; Reviewing the Effectiveness of your Suggestion System and Creative Thinking Seminar, both published by N.A.S.S. in Chicago, Illinois. He was co-editor of the popular Legal Guidelines for Suggestion Systems, which he has presented in a workshop series for numerous organizations. A few of Jim’s honors include: Founders Award Recipient – for his work in the field of Employee Involvement (one of only 20 people in the United States to receive this honor) President of the National Association of Suggestion Systems Founder and first President of the Midwest Chapter of N.A.S.S. located in Moline, Illinois. Co-founder of the Central States Chapter of N.A.S.S. located in Tulsa Received Certification and elected to the Board of Examiners for the Oklahoma Quality Award Foundation Appointed to the Governor’s Quality Council for the State of Oklahoma by Governor David Walters Appointed to the Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Chairman for Section 1409 of the American Society for Quality Control in Tulsa Appointed an Examiner for the Excellence in Missouri Foundation and also served as a Judge for the Team Quality Award Co-Founder of the PeopleSoft Regional User Group in St. Louis Co-Founder of ExecLink “Executives helping Executives” in St Louis Co-founder and President of Business Development Team in St Louis Jim has developed and presented workshops, speeches and panel discussions to professional and civic groups as well as companies covering thirteen states within the U.S., Canada, Australia, Europe and Saudi Arabia. He has belonged to, or participated in, twenty-three civic and professional organizations at either a local, state or national level.

Interview with John Boll of The Credit Care Company
Jun 11 2019 25 mins  
On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition This week we are interviewing John Boll owner of The Credit Care Company Get to know John: My name is John Boll. For the past 15 years I have been helping people raise their credit scores and improve their financial situations. The first 7 years were as a Mortgage Consultant and the last 8 years as FICO Certified Credit Restoration Specialist. Helping my clients raise their scores and achieve their financial goals by increasing their credit rating has been and continues to be very rewarding. Early on I decided to really help our clients get back on track financially we had to offer more than just credit repair. The Credit Care Company is licensed by the Missouri Division of Finance. Members of The National Association of Credit Services Organizations and have an A rating with the BBB. •We have 25+ years’ experience in mortgage banking, real estate, insurance and financial education. •We are supported by one of the top consumer credit law firms in the country for continuing education and case review. •We offer a full money back guarantee and everything we do to raise credit scores is 100% legal. On a personal note I have a beautiful and loving wife named Ellen and this year we are celebrating our 35th wedding anniversary. I also a wonderful daughter name Rachel and a fantastic 3 and a half year old granddaughter named Elin who is the light of my life!

Interview with Chris Fowler of Amada Senior Care
Jun 11 2019 24 mins  
On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition This week we are interviewing Chris Fowler of Amada Senior Care Get to know Chris: Chris is the owner of Amada Senior Care St. Louis. A+ certified by the Home Care Standards Bureau, the mission of Amada Senior Care St. Louis is to enrich the lives of our clients, their families, our staff and the senior community in which we serve. Our goal is to set the standard of care in our industry by creating an innovative and customized senior care experience. Amada offers four types of services for seniors and their families: in-home senior care, senior housing advising, home monitoring, and financial care coordination (help with long-term care insurance and other funding options for senior care, such as the veteran’s aid and attendance benefit). Before Amada, Chris came from an extensive healthcare background. As an executive with Express Scripts, a Fortune 25 organization and the largest Pharmacy Benefit Manager in the U.S., Chris led both client facing teams as well as product management teams at the forefront of a series of strategic initiatives that had widespread impact on the pharmacy industry. Prior to Express Scripts, Chris served in various industries including Consulting and Healthcare Information Technology at Andersen Consulting/Accenture and Cerner Corporation. Healthcare is very close to my heart. Two of my grandparents as well as my mother have required in home care prior to their passing. When it came time to start my own business, I wanted something more than a smoothie shop, or trampoline park, no disrespect to those businesses, but I wanted to provide a vital service and influence others in a positive way, while helping the greater good in our local community. Chris lives in Webster Groves with his wife, and three children.

Interview with Sam Moretti of Techs
Jun 11 2019 25 mins  
 On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition This week we are interviewing Sam Moretti with Techs. Get to know Sam: 36 year old single father of one 5 year old boy. I graduated 2006 from Washington University in St Louis with a degrees in Economics and Finance. Worked in corporate financial systems auditing and IT systems auditing and remediation before starting an IT company that failed, then one that hasn't failed yet. I'm pretty uncomplicated. Just live honestly and with conviction and we'll get along. A master of self-deprecating humor. I have a lot of material to work with. My hobbies and interests include spending time with friends and family and discuss how awesome and terrible life is, and building business. I've been known to watch a show or two, the good ones. I love NOT playing sports since I suck at coordination. Thanks, brain. But my dainty fingers are perfect for typing on a keyboard. At least I found my niche! Eat, drink and be merry! Why does everyone say they are a lover of food in dating sites on their bios? I mean, is there anyone who actually says, gosh, I really hate that I have to eat delicious food when I'm hungry. If there was, I don't know if I'd believe they weren't an alien or something. Gotta wrap this up, getting a little long winded. I like the Kingsman definition of nobility which I now learned is actually Ernest Hemingway (I need to read more): “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” 

Interview with Nathan Laupp of Ferguson Financial Group
Feb 21 2019 25 mins  
  On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition This week we are interviewing Nathan Laupp of Nathan Laupp, MBA, Financial Adviser with Ferguson Financial Group Get to know Nathan: Growing up in a very loving, but financially unstable household, Nathan joined the Marine Corps at 17 years old, and entered boot camp in September of 2001. A combat veteran, he served two tours of duty during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon his exit from the Marine Corps, Nathan utilized the GI Bill becoming the first in his family to go to college by attending Maryville and Lindenwood Universities earning his Undergraduate in Business, and Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Nathan searched for a career that would contribute to something bigger than himself, and build a solid future for his family. Nathan is married to his wife, and best friend Allison. They have been together since just before his first deployment to Iraq in 2003. From a young age, one of his dreams was to become a father, and Nathan is blessed to have a 7-year-old son, Owen, a 5-year-old daughter, Natalie, and a new-born son, Theodore. Having a family and a business, Nathan understands the only way to build a legacy for his own family is to bring value to others by building their legacies. Nathan enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family, reading, trail running, hunting, and is an avid car enthusiast. Nathan has a strong passion to help his fellow military servicemen and women through various veterans groups, and now serves as a speaker and board member with the Focus Marine Foundation. He also heads up a men’s philanthropic networking group in St Louis. Nathan is a Financial Adviser with Ferguson Financial Group. Nathan specializes in working with small business owners, retirees, and individuals in the areas of estate, business succession, retirement, and risk management planning.

Interview with Dr. Lance McCarthy of Ferguson 1000
Feb 21 2019 25 mins  
  On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition This week  we are interviewing Dr. E Lance McCarthy of Ferguson 1000 and Global 1000/ Ferguson 1000 Get to know Dr. McCarthy: In 2014, Dr. McCarthy co-founded Ferguson 1000 Jobs, an initiative that is developing a platform of coordinated efforts to create 1000 jobs in Ferguson, Missouri, and surrounding municipalities as a solution so that area’s widespread racial unrest. The initiative includes corporate job development, minority business development, faith-based strategies and youth technology training. Ferguson 1000 Jobs has in one year partnered with more than 100 companies to offer local hiring events and was invited to the White House to discuss Ferguson 1000, STEM projects and host a lecture in conjunction with the White House Technology Diversity Advisor, leading tech guru billionaires and the largest consulting firm in the world, Accenture. Ferguson 1000 has evolved to Global 1000 with a special emphasis on Black Tech. Dr. Lance partnered with NFL Great Ray Lewis, Co-Founder of Priceline Jeff Hoffman, Real Estate Guru Richmond McCoy, Cyber Security Specialist Phyllis Newhouse and Entertainment Mogul Alki David. Global 1000 has expanded to Baltimore, Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami. They have over 300 corporate partners, 100 Black Tech firms and 5,000 diverse candidates in their talent pool. Most recently Dr. Lance has launched Reveal Global 1000 Consulting an 8a Innovation Tech firm with emphasis on Artificial Intelligence, Drone Development, Cyber Warfare and Defense Technology Innovation. Global 1000 has expanded to , Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami and Detroit. The goal is 50 cities and 50 countries. Dr. Lance has been invited to the United Nations to host the "Black Tech Roundtable" connecting African and African American tech.

Interview with Chris Robinson of R3 Coaching
Jan 13 2019 27 mins  
On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition   This week we are interviewing Chris Robinson founder of R3 COACHING Chris is the founder of R3 Coaching, a company dedicated to helping individuals and businesses achieve their personal and business growth goals. Chris's speaking group training and one-on-one coaching has helped many businesses. Chris is a international speaker that has spoken to crowds as large as 4500 and trains small groups inside of companies weekly. Chris has dedicated his life to enhancing others lives by speaking on leadership, personal growth and development. Chris found his leadership beginnings as a sales representative that quickly advanced 3 positions in 5 years to a Senior Sales Manager for the largest vehicle service the strengths and overcoming the weak areas of business early on. Chris helped grow the company from 18 employees to over 700. After experiencing this tremendous growth and recognizing his own desire and ability to encourage, inspire, and communicate life-altering success principles to others, R3 Coaching was born. Chris was recognized as "one of the top 100 people to help you in business in St. Louis". He recently won Small business of the year from the Missouri Small Business Administration.Chris is a founding partner and President of the John Maxwell Team international faculty. More importantly he is the father of 9 year old triplets, a 5 year old and has 2 year old twin girls.

Interview with Rob Hussey of The Expert Realty Company
Jan 12 2019 26 mins  
On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition We are interviewing Rob Hussey, owner of The Expert Realty Company Robert Hussey, the owner of The Expert Realty Company, leads a team of Realtors located throughout the St. Louis Metro Area. Robert, born and raised in St. Louis, now lives in Wentzville with his lovely wife, Heather, and amazing five children. His real estate brokerage is dedicated to providing clients with expert customer service and knowledge, and also giving back to the community by donating ten percent of their monthly earnings to a charity nominated by their clients.   With a Bachelors degree from the Lindenwood University and a Masters from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Robert has enjoyed using his education in the field of real estate for over a decade. He has experience as a real estate investor flipping homes and building a rental portfolio, and a background in building inspections and new development. He is also a member of the NMLS and can originate mortgages. Contact Rob today for residential or commercial real estate needs!   PROFESSIONAL/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Alderman (City Council) of Ward 1 – Wentzville, Missouri Former Vice President, Current Member of Business Networking International Board of Directors for the St. Charles Association of Realtors Past President of the St. Charles County Municipal League Member of Western St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce Member of Kiwanis of Western St. Charles County License Member of the National Association of Realtors Member of the Missouri Association of Realtors Member of the St. Charles Association of Realtors Political Action Committee Mission Trip to Honduras Member and volunteer at Element Church   RECOGNITIONS 2018 Future 50 Small Business – by St. Louis Small Business Monthly 2017 Beyond the Best Award – StreetScape Magazine 2017 Best of Western St. Charles County – Realtor by Community News 2016 Good Egg Award by The Sparrow’s Nest Teen Maternity Home 2016 Best of Western St. Charles County – Realtor by Community News 2015 Best of Western St. Charles County – Realtor by Community News 2015 Positively Impacting the Community Award by the WSCC Chamber of Commerce Award

Interview with Nic Hays of Steel Plate Crossfit
Jan 12 2019 25 mins  
On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition We are interviewing Nic Hays owner of Steel Plate Crossfit Nic Hays is the Founder and CEO at STEEL PLATE CrossFit. He is the Head Coach in charge of programming, sales, advertising, marketing and management. He has helped High School athletes achieve collegiate scholarships along with helping others achieve fitness goals such as losing weight, lowering body fat percentage, running the Boston Marathon, competing in CrossFit competitions, decreasing medications and overall health. Nic has been in the Fitness industry for 13 years. Finding his passion for helping others achieve their goals has been such a motivating step in his life. He wakes up every morning at 4am to motivate others to push themselves to become stronger, healthier and an overall more positive individual. He runs along the line of “be kind and make someone smile.” He stands behind his core values of Faith, Family, Integrity, Leadership, Fun and Health. He has elevated the customer service in the Fitness industry to show each individual that their safety and success is the most important aspect to their journey. He believes in making fitness fun, challenging and achievable for everyone. He lives to watch his daughter play volleyball, softball and growing up into a kind loving woman. He loves playing sand volleyball and challenging himself in anyway possible besides running because that is hard. He enjoys live music, game nights with family and friends, traveling to warm places with amazing beaches. He loves creating and dreaming outside the box. He his currently working on inventing a piece of fitness equipment to help in Physical Therapy along with Personal Fitness. When he was 13 he had a goal to dunk a basketball and also win the state high jump track and field meet. He had been training but needed one more thing. “Strength shoes” these shoes are designed to keep you on your toes and balls of your feet to strengthen your legs and increase your vertical jump & agility. These shoes cost $120 & his parents couldn’t afford to buy them so he cut the back sole of a pair of shoes that he had and super glued along with duct tape it to the front of the shoe. He trained in these shoes after practice, on the weekends whenever he could. He won the state high jump and at 5’10” was getting his elbow past the rim and dunking. This is the creativity that makes his career exciting and fun.

Interview with David Woods owner David E. Woods Law
Nov 30 2018 26 mins  
On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition We are interviewing Woods of David E. Woods Law Get to know David. David Woods helps business owners create a legally enforceable plan that will serve their family’s needs and protect their family’s hard-earned money from business and personal disasters. David attended the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduated with honors. While at Mizzou, attending a campus lecture, David met his wife, Deborah. After undergraduate school, David attended and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. David was the first regional public defender in Poplar Bluff for a newly created Missouri State Public Defender System. He served the community by representing poverty-stricken people accused of crimes in seven Southeast Missouri counties. David represented over 6000 clients during his ten years serving as a public defender. He supervised a staff that grew to three assistant attorneys, two secretaries and one investigator. After moving to St. Charles County, David opened his law office in March 1993. Since then, David has represented people with various legal concerns in the counties of St. Charles, St. Louis, Warrenton, Lincoln, Montgomery and Boone, and before the federal courts of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, (St. Louis), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. He can often be found reading a biography of Abraham Lincoln and eating his favorite Oreo cookies with a group of friends.

Interview with Mo Riad Owner of Mathnasium of Creve Coeur and Supporting Strategies - St. Louis, MO
Oct 30 2018 25 mins  
On Time for Success - Business Owner Dads Edition We are interviewing Mo Riad Owner of Mathnasium of Creve Coeur and Supporting Strategies - St. Louis, MO Mo Riad is the owner and Center Director of Mathnasium of Creve Coeur. He has a 20 year career in institutional investment management in Washington DC, New York, and St Louis, focusing on quantitative finance. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from Wake Forest University and a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis. As a father of two children who attend schools in Creve Coeur, Mo wanted to have a place that his kids felt that they could excel with their math skills. In order to fulfill this dream, Mo decided to open a Mathnasium so not only his children could benefit, but also the center could serve the rest of the community. Mo's favorite number is 10 because there are 10 fingers total on our hands. He also enjoys to barbeque during his free time. Mo Riad came to St. Louis in 1997 to pursue his MBA at Washington University. He has since forged strong connections with the local community as an entrepreneur, small business owner and member of organizations such as the Creve Coeur Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Club of Creve Coeur. Mo has been the owner of or principal in four St. Louis-based businesses, including the Mathnasium of Creve Coeur. He launched Supporting Strategies | St. Louis in 2018.

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