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#132 - Technology Today w/ Anthony Pisano

As current Director of Solutions Architecture for Network Solutions and Technology (NST) and former CEO of Urban Digital Solutions (UDS now an NST Company), Anthony Pisano brings a diverse skill set and wide-ranging experience that ultimately forges into efficient and inventive processes for clients and partners. An Architect by trade, Anthony blends ideas and approaches from many verticals which become evident in the turnkey solution sets delivered through strategic client relationships....


#131 - Entrepreneurship with Catherine & Mary Dean

Katherine M. Dean, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™, MBA, Entrepreneur & Fierce Passive & Residual Income Advocate for Women is the CEO of Living Your Worth, Inc., Managing Partner for EMALS, LLC Real Estate Investment Corp. & Managing Director of Ops at Opal Wealth Advisors, LLC. She recently joined forces with a health company & is creating a team of like-minded entrepreneurs called The Wealthy Women Within. Katherine is the Co-Chair of Girls, Inc Long Island & 9-year Troop leader for both of...


#130 - Real Estate w/ Shaun Rawls

Shaun Rawls is the Founder and CEO of Rawls Consulting, a progressive, growth minded organization that invests in people, businesses and all aspects of residential and commercial real estate. Rawls is a highly sought after national speaker and author of the upcoming book, “F”-IT-LESS: 18 “F” Words to Reframe and Repurpose Your Life. scheduled for release in May 2020. “F”-IT-LESS meets you at that place in life when you are ready to throw your hands up, give in, give up and say, “F-it!,” In...


#129 - Love Coaching w/ Riana Milne

Riana Milne is a Certified, Global Life & Love Coach, a Cert. Clinical Trauma & Addictions Professional, a Certified Mindfulness Coach, #1 Bestselling author, the Host of her Podcast called Lessons in Life & Love™, an Educational Speaker, and is a Certified Mindset Coach and Licensed Mental Health Counselor for close to 20 years living in Palm Beach County, Florida. She was also a Life & Dating Coach for the Docu-Series; Radical Dating – Finding Lasting Love Over 40 (and her client is now...


#128 - Personal Finance w/Dan Salazar

Everything in this podcast is for educational purposes only Daniel brings a wealth of knowledge and dedication to enhancing the financial picture of his clients. He believes the most important aspect of his business is the relationship with his clients. His goal is to positively impact their financial world by finding ways to maximize their wealth, amplify options, and diminish risk. Daniel joined the financial services industry in early 2009. Since then, his energy, drive, and enthusiasm...


#127 - Patchogue Lifestyle Magazine Launch Party w/ 4 Guests!

Dick Blakeslee: Lifetime Patchogue resident with deep ties to the Patchogue River turned the Sun Dek Marina in 1986 into one of the top waterfront restaurants in the nation in 2015 "The Oar Steak & Seafood Grille." Paul Pontieri: A native to Patchogue serving his 4th term as the Mayor of the Village of Patchogue. Gary Hygom: Executive Director of Patchogue Theatre For The Performing Arts, a nonprofit arts organization known as Patchogue Village Center for the performing arts. Brendan Burns:...


# 126 - My Life Update & Life Lessons

Hey Everyone, Episode 126 with Ryan Brenner is on youtube. The audio got messed up so I made an alternate show on here. This is a life update and I share some really personal stuff with you guys. Please let me know your thoughts. If you want to request a guest or industry I have on the show please shoot me a DM on Instagram @harrison_baron.


#125 - Outsourced Business Development w/ Adam Holtzer

Adam owns Connections4Hire, Inc. helps businesses grow through outsourced business development. Founded by Adam Holtzer, C4H connects business owners and operators with opportunities to expand their business through referral partners, networking synergies and vetted relationships. The C4H team connects its suite of clients with a qualified book of networking partners to build, facilitate and foster business relationships. C4H collaborates with its clients to develop the most effective...


#124 - Personal Training w/ Anthony Bevilacqua

Anthony Bevilacqua owns AB Fitness: The Only Personal Training Gym in Long Island that Specializes in Helping People Aged 35+ Lose Unwanted Fat & Feel Amazing Despite Having Used Other Trainers or Gimmicky Gyms and Without Using Crazy Fad Diets or Shakes. Apply Today: Sponsors: Support the show! Patreon: Website: Instagram & Facebook...


#123 - Aliens & Conspiracies w/ Nick Arena & George

These bios are extremely short; however, I highly recommend listening to this podcast if you have even the slightest interest in aliens, conspiracies, and mind control. Nick Arena is a professional tattoo artist, retired FDNY and a father. George is a local guy who knows a little about a lot of things. (he asked for his last name to be left out) Support the show! Patreon: Website: Instagram & Facebook...


#122 + BJJ & Marine Corp w/ Fitzy Mess & Mike Cesare

+ Signs in title let you know the show is 2+ hours. Fitzy Mess is a NYC/Long Island rapper with deep roots to the Marine Corp. The Marines helped to inspire him to become a rapper and pursue his dream. Currently, he does tours around the country and has his new album named Mess. Mike Cesare Bio: Served in the Marine Corps after graduating high school in 2009. Deployed to Marjah Afghanistan in 2011. Received the Purple Heart medal. Got out of the Marine Corps in 2013. Returned to Long Island...


#121 + Entrepreneur Mindset with Kerim Tulun

Kerim is a financial planner for families and businesses on Long Island. He’s an avid crossfitter/fitness junkie, beating the sun up and frequently uploading impressively grueling workouts on his instagram page: @financialplannerny, along with tips to encourage better investing. He’s all about helping ordinary investors turn into #savvyinvestors ! Kerim is an all-around good dude and would encourage you to get to know him! You can find him on Instagram @financialplannerny Support the show!...


#120 + Navy Seabee life with Eric Erkan

Eric is an Active Duty Navy Seabee. He’s originally from Long Island but is currently stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on the island of Oahu. At 26 years old he’s been around the world a couple of times and has seen many different walks of life. This guy lives by two things. Experience and the last thing he eats, so when he says “send it” you bet your bottom dollar he’s in! Fitness is a huge part of his life. Pushing his body and mind to the maximum human potential is the lifetime goal...


#119 - Financial Relationships with Diane Johnston

Diane Johnston is a Vice President and Financial Advisor at Bernstein Private Wealth Management in the New York office. Diane’s focus is offering institutional-quality wealth management to entrepreneurs, families, and institutions, as well as their respective trusts, estates, foundations, endowments and pension plans. Before joining the firm in 2018, she was a director and senior investment leader at Willis Towers Watson, a global consulting firm. Prior to consulting, Diane was a director at...


#118 - VR & AR Entrepreneurship with Lyron Bentovim

Mr. Bentovim has over 25 years of experience in executive management, technology investing and entrepreneurship. Prior to co-founding the Glimpse Group in 2016, between 2008-2016, Mr. Bentovim served as CFO and COO for several technology companies: Top Image Systems (TISA; a SAAS software company), NIT Health (a healthcare IT company) and Sunrise Telecom, Inc (SRTI; a test and measurement solutions for telecom, wireless and cable networks). He also founded Darklight Partners, a strategic...


#117 - Marine Corps & BJJ with Mike Cesare

Mike Cesare Bio: Served in the Marine Corps after graduating high school in 2009. Deployed to Marjah Afghanistan in 2011. Received the Purple Heart medal. Got out of the Marine Corps in 2013. Returned to Long Island dealt with the difficult task of adjusting to civilian life while recovering from combat wounds and lots of other interesting obstacles along the way. Trying to spread the word about veteran mental illness and the current veteran suicide epidemic. BJJ practitioner, first-time dad...


#116 - Serial Entrepreneurship with Vinny Papalardo

Vinny is currently a partner at Premier Payroll Solutions. Premier Payroll specializes in providing payroll, HR, and time & attendance services to businesses. Premier specializes in working with companies in the restaurant industry. Vinny spends most of his time in working on business development for the company as well as leading up their digital marketing campaigns. Vincent graduated from Chaminade High School in 1998. He went on to graduate from Loyola University in 2002. Once out of...


#115 - Doing what you love with Chuck Lott

Chuck Lott is the in-arena host for Madison Square Garden Sports Properties as well as the host for The Premier Zone with the Premier Lacrosse League. He has also donated his talents to dozens of charity fundraisers over the years. As a former teacher and coach, his passion is mentoring and building the minds of tomorrow into well-rounded world citizens. Chuck currently serves as the External Program Relations Manager for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island where his role is to increase...


#114 - Golf Industry & Business Ownership with Jeff Wibben

Jeff Wibben Founder & CEO - Golf Pro Delivered, LLC Jeff is a PGA Professional and Founder of Golf Pro Delivered, a mobile-golf-event company that brings portable golf simulators and PGA Pros to corporate events around the country. From rooftops in NYC, to backyards in California, his portable golf setups allow his team to introduce golf to people that normally wouldn't go to a golf course. The company has a focus on professional service and instruction, and also prides itself as being a one...


#113 - Old Farm Equipment to Farmiture

GROUDAS ART Inc. & Farmiture™ is a collection of unique, one of a kind welded steel Sculpture, Lighting & Farmiture™. All of our works are created from salvaged steel that has been hand selected from all across New York State. Our original designs are inspired from rusty old car parts, vintage farm machinery, old bicycles, gears, antique lumber, barn wood and interesting industrial age objects. Each piece of salvaged steel we use in our sculptures and home furnishings has a story behind it....