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EP 35, Alex Melvin

5/21/2018
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Business Playmakers is excited to bring you the CEO of Rural King, Alex Melvin. Rural King is known as “America’s farm and home department store”, and operates by the motto that like their customers, they live, love , and embrace a rural lifestyle. Rural King is a family business, started by Alex’s Great Uncle, and led by his father for many years before Alex became CEO. Being raised on a farm, Alex was taught to work hard, and even though it was expected that after college Alex would go to...

Duration:00:51:32

EP 34, Cindy Tong

5/14/2018
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Business Playmakers podcast is proud to present the owner of 54 Pizza Express, Cindy Tong. Cindy has been the owner of 54 Pizza Express for 30 years, and anyone in the restaurant industry knows this is an amazing accomplishment. When asked what she attributes to her success, Cindy will tell you it all came from having a good work ethic. That work ethic is what lead Cindy to success from the humble beginnings as a waitress where she earned fifty cents an hour for a small restaurant owned by...

Duration:00:52:15

EP 33, Damion Lupo

5/7/2018
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Business Playmakers is honored to have a special guest, Damion Lupo. Damion is the founder of Total Control Financial, a team with a mission to free others from the myth of wealth by way of Wall Street. Damion is also the founder of Yokido, a martial art focused on “Lethal Kindness”, and is a blend of Yoga and Aikido. In his career, Damion has owned more than 30 businesses, including his first when he was only 11 years old, and is the author of three books. Currently Damion has a goal of...

Duration:00:53:47

EP 32, Kevin Bruner

4/30/2018
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Business Playmakers is excited to bring you Kevin Bruner, the President of InfoServe Inc. Kevin is the founder of InfoServe and started his company in 1984 with encouragement from his wife who said, “As long as we can pay the bills”, and a belief that he could make mistakes better than others he had worked for. Kevin had originally went to college to pursue a career in Accounting, however after realizing how boring and bland his professors were, he decided he didn’t want to be like them....

Duration:00:43:48

EP31, Madison Silvert

4/23/2018
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Business Playmakers podcast will revisit a past episode that was very popular among our listeners. In case you missed it, Business Playmakers is proud to present the President of The Malcolm Bryant Corporation, Madison Silvert. Welcome to Business Playmakers, the podcast that meets with innovators, trailblazers, and leaders to learn about their experience and what success really means. Hosted by entrepreneur and leadership coach, Kyle Gorman. Business Playmakers is presented by Employer...

Duration:00:46:30

EP30, Rob Greenlee

4/16/2018
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Business Playmakers is very excited to bring you the Vice President and Head of Partnerships at VaxNest.com and Speaker.com, Rob Greenlee. Rob is a career podcaster with more than 14 years experience and has had many high profile careers that have led him to where he is now including EVP/CTO at PodcastOne.com in Beverly Hills, California, and former Content and Business Manager of Podcasts and TV at Microsoft’s Xbox Live and Zune. One of the most prestigious awards that can be won by...

Duration:00:44:49

EP29, Robert Indries

4/9/2018
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Business Playmakers is excited to bring you the CMO of DG Studios, Robert Indries. To say Robert had humble beginnings would be an extreme understatement. Growing up on a farm in Transylvania, Robert’s family had to decide whether to buy a car or a computer because they couldn’t afford both. They decided to buy a computer, and Robert began his journey to now being a Leader, Speaker, Marketer, Developer, and Branding expert. Robert is an accomplished author, and Entrepreneur, who has...

Duration:00:51:54

EP27, Tim Hyland

4/2/2018
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Tim Hyland Business Playmakers is honored to be able to bring to you the owner of Hyland, Block, and Hyland Insurance and founder of Agents Helping Agents, Tim Hyland. Tim earned a Masters Degree in Education while also playing college basketball, and after college pursued education and coaching. Deciding he needed to earn more money to support his family, Tim found work in the Insurance industry, and while working in administration at an agency, he discovered he was good at selling. This...

Duration:00:49:30

EP28, Nathan Hirsch

4/2/2018
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Business Playmakers is excited to present the Founder and CEO of FreeUp, Nathan Hirsch. As well as FreeeUP, Nathan is also the COO of an Amazon e-commerce business called Portlight LLC. Being an entrepreneur wasn’t something Nathan chose to do, but rather something that chose him. Coming from a household of parents who were teachers, Nathan was expected to intern at different companies during the summer months when school was out. During this time, Nathan realized that the internships were...

Duration:00:33:20

EP 26, Wayne Foster

3/19/2018
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One of our most popular episodes was one we thought we would bring you again in case you missed it the first time. Enjoy as Kyle Gorman interviews Wayne Foster. Business Playmakers is excited to introduce you to Mr. Wayne Foster of Wayne Foster Enterprises. Mr. Foster is the founder of American Patriot Getaways, which is a property management company that manages over 400 vacation properties in the Gatlinburg Tennessee area. In this episode of Business Playmakers you will hear Wayne...

Duration:00:42:07

EP25, Darrell Higginbotham

3/12/2018
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On this episode of Business Playmakers we are proud to present the President of Independence Bank, Darrell HIgginbotham. The journey from back office at a community bank to President of a bank voted one of the Best Places in Kentucky to Work, was not one without changes and tough decisions. In fact, Darrell’s first ideal employment was at first to be in the construction industry. The economy at the time didn’t allow that to be an ideal choice for Darrell, and he actually found banking buy...

Duration:00:53:58

EP24, Pat Yates

3/5/2018
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Business Playmakers is honored to introduce the President and Owner of Happy Feet Slippers, Pat Yates. Pat has been an entrepreneur for all of his working career, and has owned multiple coffee companies, as well as mall kiosk companies before becoming involved with Happy Feet in 1995. In 2002, Pat took full ownership, and started the journey to major success such as his slippers being worn by Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi on MTV’s Jersey Shore, and featured on an episode of ABC’s Shark Tank....

Duration:00:25:17

EP23, Chuck Frary

2/26/2018
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Business Playmakers is excited to introduce Chuck Frary who is the Area Chair for the C12 Group of Greater Indianapolis. Chuck has been very successful in helping and advising business owners in Florida and Southern Indiana as a leader in C12. The perfect description of C12 was provided by Chuck in this episode as, “bringing forth the kingdom of God in the marketplace through individuals that God has called to run a business for Him.” With no expertise except the school of hard knocks,...

Duration:00:43:29

EP22, Will Jerome

2/19/2018
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Business Playmakers is happy to introduce the owner of Furniture Discount Warehouse/ Office Furniture Solutions, Will Jerome. Will studied Business Management at Murray State University, and was enrolled to attend the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law before leaving Louisville to be closer to someone who is now his wife. Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Will has been successfully stubborn and started in his business from a lead list that he was told had already...

Duration:00:34:27

EP21, Madison Silvert

2/12/2018
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Business Playmakers is honored to bring you an amazing episode featuring the President of The Malcolm Bryant Corporation, Madison Silvert. The Madison story, as mentioned in the podcast, is one that is devoted to his home town, Owensboro Kentucky. Madison attended Centre College where he fell in love with economics, and because of the history of family members who attended law school, he decided to attend the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. After graduating...

Duration:00:46:30

EP20, Molly Rickets

2/5/2018
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Due to sickness, our originally scheduled guest was not able to be posted today. Instead Business Playmakers decided to re share our most played guest. The number of downloads were very close amongst many of our episodes, however the episode with the most downloads to date is Molly Rickets. We hope you enjoy, and Business Playmakers will be back with a brand new episode next week. Welcome to Business Playmakers, the podcast that meets with innovators, trailblazers, and leaders to learn...

Duration:00:38:57

EP19, Wayne Foster

1/29/2018
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Business Playmakers is excited to introduce you to Mr. Wayne Foster of Wayne Foster Enterprises. Mr. Foster is the founder of American Patriot Getaways, which is a property management company that manages over 400 vacation properties in the Gatlinburg Tennessee area. In this episode of Business Playmakers you will hear Wayne explain how he got his start, and when he knew it was time to make the move from working for someone else to being an entrepreneur. You’ll love the stories about using...

Duration:00:42:07

EP18, Jennifer Keller

1/22/2018
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Business Playmakers is is very excited to present Jennifer Keller who is a Regional Sales Coordinator with AFLAC. Jennifer currently manages a book of business of 560 clients, 35 agents, and 6 coordinators. Jennifer has been with AFLAC for ten years and under her leadership her team was #1 in the State of Kentucky for three consecutive years, two of which were ranked in the top ten of the entire company. The Jennifer Keller AFLAC team has grown under her leadership from about $300,000 to a...

Duration:00:34:53

EP 17, Chris Joslin

1/15/2018
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Business Playmakers is proud to present, Chris Joslin, the Executive Director of the International Bluegrass Museum. Chris achieved a Bachelors Degree and a Masters degree from Belmont University. Early in is his career, Chris was a touring musician, and even though life lead him to a career outside of music for a short time, his passion for music lead him right back. This is an exciting episode with Chris doing what he loves most, as he plays songs throughout the podcast. Thank you for...

Duration:00:51:56

EP 16, Aaron Kizer

1/8/2018
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Business Playmakers is honored to present Aaron Kizer. Aaron is a renowned artist, known for his unique style of painting in which he paints portraits up side down in a matter of minutes. Paintings are done live as an audience watches a masterpiece come together before their very eyes, and met with erupting applause as Aaron turns the painting right side up to reveal the image of an iconic celebrity. Aaron grew up as the son of an entrepreneur Nelson Kizer who has been the motivation...

Duration:00:46:51

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