Ep. 25 – Kevin Nashan – Chef & Owner of Peacemaker Lobster & Crab

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Ep. 25 – Kevin Nashan – Chef & Owner of Peacemaker Lobster & Crab
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Kevin Nashan / Peacemaker Lobster & Crab

Born in Chicago and raised in Santa Fe, Kevin Nashan spent as much of his childhood in a restaurant as he did in the classroom. For 27 years, his family owned La Tertulia, a beloved Northern New Mexican restaurant started by his Hispanic grandfather in 1972. Throughout his youth, Nashan helped out doing everything from washing dishes to working front of house. read more…

Ep. 24 – Raymond Bayer – Siegi’s Sausage Factory

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Ep. 24 – Raymond Bayer – Siegi’s Sausage Factory
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Raymond Bayer / Siegi’s Sausage Factory 

Raymond Bayer is head of operations at Siegi’s Sausage Factory. His father, Siegi, is a fifth-generation sausage maker from Linz, Austria. Sausage making is Siegi’s bread & butter – the recipes we use have been passed down throughout the family. Once just a small mom & pop shop at 91st & Sheridan, we’ve now expanded to being a full-blown sausage manufacturer, retail meat market, restaurant, wild game processor & pet product manufacturer. read more…

Ep. 23 – Jennifer Hankins – Tulsa Regional Chamber

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Ep. 23 – Jennifer Hankins – Tulsa Regional Chamber
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Jennifer Hankins / Tulsa Regional Chamber

Jennifer Smith serves in the role of Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Small Business. She joined the Tulsa Regional Chamber’s economic development team in March 2017 and is responsible for working with area partners to help grow the regional entrepreneurial-ecosystem, assisting local startups by helping remove barriers to their growth and also managing the Chamber’s business incubator for high-growth startups, The Forge. read more…

Ep. 22 – Paul Glavas – VP of Business Development at Scott Rice

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Ep. 22 – Paul Glavas – VP of Business Development at Scott Rice
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Paul Glavas / Scott Rice

Paul’s family moved from Kansas City to Tulsa on June 8, 1974 to be greeted by the worst tornadoes in Tulsa history.  As it turned out, it was not a bad sign and Tulsa has been very good to him and his family.  One of the first things to happen after moving to Tulsa was joining Boy Scout Troop 26 and completing his goal of becoming an Eagle Scout. read more…

Ep. 20 – Justin & Katie Carpenter – Foolish Things Bar & Biscuit

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Ep. 20 – Justin & Katie Carpenter – Foolish Things Bar & Biscuit
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Justin & Katie Carpenter / Foolish Things Bar & Biscuit

Justin Carpenter – Owner of Foolish Things Bar & Biscuit and Foolish Things Coffee Company read more…

Ep. 19 – Mike Bausch – Andolini’s Pizzeria

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Ep. 19 – Mike Bausch – Andolini's Pizzeria
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Mike Bausch / Andolini’s Pizzeria

Mike started a Pizzeria with his brother at the age of 22, 6 months after graduating from Saint Mary’s College of California. He was raised around the Classic Pizzerias in New York and New Jersey while going to High School and College in California working in and around the Bay Area Restaurant Scene. read more…

Ep. 18 – Tyler Carson – Integrated Payment Services

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Ep. 18 – Tyler Carson – Integrated Payment Services
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Tyler Carson / Integrated Payment Services

Tyler was raised at Grand Lake in Grove, Oklahoma where he grew up playing golf at Shangri-La. He earned his under graduate degree from the University of Tulsa. Alongside his business partner Dave Miley, Tyler has been Managing Partner at Integrated Payment Services since January of 2018. read more…

Tulsa Episode 17 – Coach Allan Trimble – Trimble Strong Foundation

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Tulsa Episode 17 – Coach Allan Trimble – Trimble Strong Foundation
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Allan Trimble / Trimble Strong Foundation

Allan Trimble was born and raised in Cleveland, Oklahoma. He credits his home town for instilling in him the tough lessons of patience, persistence and determination. Though his first love was baseball, Trimble grew into an excellent football player, and would eventually become the greatest large school, high school football coach in Oklahoma’s history. read more…

Ep. 16 – Lou Hofmeister – Kumon Math and Reading Center of South Tulsa

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Ep. 16 – Lou Hofmeister – Kumon Math and Reading Center of South Tulsa
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Lou Hofmeister / Kumon Math & Reading Center of South Tulsa

Lou Hofmeister is the owner and instructor of Kumon Math and Reading Tulsa – South located at 91st and Yale.  Kumon is a supplemental education program celebrating 60 years in 2018.  read more…

Ep. 15 – Marc Chastain – Rib Crib BBQ

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Ep. 15 – Marc Chastain – Rib Crib BBQ
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Marc Chastain / Rib Crib BBQ

Marc Chastain graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1983 and later earned his designation as a Certified Public Accountant. After several years in public accounting he joined The Rib Crib BBQ, Inc. in 1997 as its controller. read more…