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#96 - Marketing and Media with Andy Jacobs

Andy Jacobs sports a rich, 40-year heritage as a serial entrepreneur and marketing executive, working with over seventeen hundred B2B and B2C entities from divisions of Fortune 500 companies to funded start-ups in most every industry possible within a broad range of trade classes. Today, Andy runs a marketing company called Gravitas. The Gravitas “hub and spoke” model is simple… at its core sits Andy and a number of other executive-level marketing professionals with a unique combination of...


#95 - Comic Book art with Lula Lukas & Stacy

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Lula is primarily a self-taught artist with a focus on comic book art. Her art showcases her deep appreciation for powerful characters such as the Batman, Joker, Fathom, Cheetara, Wolverine, Snake Eyes, Spawn, and the Maxx. She enjoys penciling and has recently progressed into the digital format. Lula showed her work for the first time at Inbeoncon and the first Suffolk Comic Art and Expo this year. She believes that people can heal and connect with comic books....


#94 - Lash Boutique Owners Kat and Kay

Kay and Kat are Long Islands Eyelash Queens. These two #bossgirls are in love with all things beauty and specifically eyelashes! After years of traveling hours away to get their own lashes done and paying way to much, they decided to bring Lash Services to Long Island. Kay and Kat share their love for creativity through their custom lash servicing. During lash application, they take your lifestyle and well being into consideration. They go beyond lashes, getting to know their clients wants,...


#93 - Joe Ploof, Kyle Ray & Justin McAuliffe

This podcast is a little different than the rest. The mics were setup in the brewery while drinking beer and doing tastings. We had a blast while we were there and this podcast you hear about the shenanigans we discussed. All fun and games on this show! Here is a small bio of everyone involved. Joe Ploof is one of the owners of Hanging Hills Brewery. A local brewery to Hartford Connecticut that the locals love. He is a huge fan of supporting local small businesses and the Yard Goats. Kyle...


#92 - Tash Roman and Misha Gruol

Natasha Roman, is a certified dance and fitness instructor, and bronze medalist. She is an instructor that focuses on helping you dance with more fluidity, strength, balance, and most importantly, confidence. She creates a fun atmosphere for students at all levels and encourages the mixing of different dance styles (hip hop, contemporary, ballet, gymnastics, etc). Her aim is to help her students not only learn new moves but to create positive energy and have fun! Natasha is an active member...


#91 - Brian Costello

Brian has been coaching CrossFit on Long Island for over 10 years and is Level 3 certified (which is the highest publicly offered). He recently launched his own private Health and Performance practice called "Fourtress Health and Performance" that coincides with his own podcast, Fourtress Radio. Both of these projects are what he commonly calls "an exploration in human advancement".


#90 - Meredith Zelman Narissi

Meredith Zelman Narissi, M.S., P.T.P., a mystagogue who welcomes others into the knowledge of sacred mysteries; is a mind-body polarity therapist, an international presenter, dancer, meditation/yoga instructor, and feature writer for magazines. She lives in Cedarhurst, N.Y. with her husband and two Persian cats. She dances in the spiritual realm.


#89 - Eric Erkan

Eric prefers his whiskey neat. He left Long Island in 2014 and joined the United States Navy. As a Seabee, he supports the world with contingency operations, disaster relief, and humanitarian assistance. He found a passion for fitness where he’s turned his life around. With a life like this, he’s on his way to becoming the world's most interesting man. Website: Instagram: Facebook:...


#88 - Ron Reed

Ron founded Reed Résumés in 2014 after spending 7 years as a New York City-based recruiter. He realized that there was a massive need for résumé writing services. He has viewed hundreds of thousands of résumés and conservatively, less than 5% could be considered absolutely flawless. More concerning to him though was, the vast majority of résumés are stunningly underwhelming. Given how competitive the job market is, he realized that he is uniquely positioned to do something about it. Website:...


#87 - Dr. "Wild" Ben Goldman

Dr. "Wild" Ben Goldman is the founder of Wild Call Weekend, a three-day breakthrough experience in nature. He's an award-winning entrepreneur, author, and artist whose work in technology, sustainability, and art led to a Presidential Executive Order, Supreme Court victory, and new social movement. Learn more at


#86 - Vincenzo L. Saulle

Every year Vincenzo opens his winery doors to anyone who wants to make and learn about making great wine. By the way, the winery is in Hicksville, Long Island, NY. Over 30 years ago, Vincenzo was involved in making wine in garages all over Nassau County. 8 years ago, Vincenzo started wineUdesign while still working a full time job in Manhattan, marketing and advertising with Fortune 500 companies. Now wineUdesign is a full time passion project. Nassau County officially has its' first ever...


#85 - Thomas J. Richardson

Deputy Assistant Chief Thomas J. Richardson is a 38-year veteran of the FDNY. He is assigned to the Bureau of Training..Chief Richardson is a past chief and 40 year member of the Deer Park FD on Long Island and has been a Deputy Chief Instructor at the Suffolk County Fire Academy for 27 years. He holds a Masters degree in Security Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security and a BS degree in Community and Human Services from SUNY Empire State College.


#84 - Cindy Hoskey

Cynthia Hoskey President and Founder, Agile Dragon Consulting, LLC Cindy architects, designs, and develops Birst cloud data warehouses, analytics, and dashboards as the President and Founder of Agile Dragon Consulting, LLC. As a Certified ScrumMaster and Certified Scrum Product Owner she also advises companies on how to add agility into all aspects of their businesses, from data warehousing, analytics, and BI, to development, to marketing and sales projects, and beyond. Currently her...


#83 - Beth Granger

Beth Granger is a social media, social selling, and LinkedIn consultant, trainer, and speaker. Beth works with organizations and individuals who want to find prospects, book meetings, and build their professional brand using social media. She loves helping people who are not comfortable with technology to embrace its power. . . . Website: Instagram: Facebook:...


#82 - Dan Ryan

Top-performing IT professional with 20 years experience in IT Project Management. Globally known Project Management Coach, Speaker and Author specializing in helping people pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam. Dan lives on Long Island with his Wife and children and in his free time he enjoys competing in endurance events. Website: Instagram: Facebook:...


#82 - Dean DeCarlo

Dean is the Founder of Mission Disrupt, a digital marketing agency on Long Island, that helps brands navigate this digital era. The company focuses on digital strategy, UX/UI Design, & paid media to drive results for its clients. Dean’s passion for marketing originated early in his career, starting a marketing team for his university's TV studio. In three years his team transformed from 5 people to a 35 person department with teams focusing on social media, strategy & creativity. Dean...


#81 - Scott Etline

Scott Etline is a man of many talents. He shares his past and how he is where he is today. He has some very strong points that he backs up very well. Along side that he is very knowledgeable is a variety of different subjects that he shares his opinion on. Website: Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Patreon:...


#80 - Tom Francis

Tom Francis is a co-founder of Long Island Cuban Cigar and Bourbon Experience. This idea was developed by him alongside his partner Kevin to create a portable cigar and bourbon lounge available to travel from Montauk to Manhattan. Together they bring a truly unique experience to their customers. Tom has a very deep passion for what he is doing and is constantly trying to figure out new avenues to reach his customers and increase their experience. Website:...


#79 - Natasha and Kahlil Nurse

Once upon a time, there was young Jamaican American girl from Manhattan who traveled all the way to University Park, Pennsylvania to meet the love of her life (a native Hollis, Queens resident). Where does the story go from here? Currently, the book is still being written. For the thirteen plus years shared together they have each accomplished quite a bit for a couple in their thirties. A licensed attorney by trade, Natasha held various stints in the corporate world prior to making a foray...


#78 - Brian Costello and Mike Zigrosser

Brian Costello Former Founder and CEO of CrossFit Long Island 3x voted Best Gym on Long Island 2x Voted Best Personal Trainer on Long Island Former Executive Producer of "Output TV" CrossFit "Vlogumentary" Series Now Host of "Foutress Radio" which explores human advancement through what I've coined "Intuitive" Health and Performance For a little added credibility sometimes I'll add that I am a 5x United States Champion Beach Sprinter (lifeguarding events), and 5x Team USA World Team Member....