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OutBüro Voices - In each episode host Dennis Velco has engaging and casual conversations with LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the globe Let's chat, share, learn, grow, and be inspired. together. We’ll explore their career path, inspiration, strategy, startup journey, successes balanced with insights from lessons learned. We’ll also talk with leaders in Diversity and Inclusion and community allies across many sectors with a keen LGBTQ perspective. Join us on www.OutBuro.com – The online community for LGBTQ professionals and entrepreneurs.

OutBüro Voices - In each episode host Dennis Velco has engaging and casual conversations with LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the globe Let's chat, share, learn, grow, and be inspired. together. We’ll explore their career path, inspiration, strategy, startup journey, successes balanced with insights from lessons learned. We’ll also talk with leaders in Diversity and Inclusion and community allies across many sectors with a keen LGBTQ perspective. Join us on www.OutBuro.com – The online community for LGBTQ professionals and entrepreneurs.

Location:

United States

Description:

OutBüro Voices - In each episode host Dennis Velco has engaging and casual conversations with LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the globe Let's chat, share, learn, grow, and be inspired. together. We’ll explore their career path, inspiration, strategy, startup journey, successes balanced with insights from lessons learned. We’ll also talk with leaders in Diversity and Inclusion and community allies across many sectors with a keen LGBTQ perspective. Join us on www.OutBuro.com – The online community for LGBTQ professionals and entrepreneurs.

Twitter:

@OutBuro

Language:

English

Contact:

813-297-6383


Episodes

Building Business and Life from Opportunity and Passion

1/18/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Dëv Ramsumair, out gay entrepreneur, fashion event producer, museum curator, foster parent, and much more. Warning! When Dëv and I have the opportunity to chat we cover lots of ground. This interview conversation is no different. What I love about this is the openness and vulnerability demonstrating the width and breadth of us all as...

Duration:00:52:37

Learn Empathy in Just 6 Minutes a Day

1/16/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Kevin Shah. Kevin is an out gay entrepreneur, product manager with an engineering background, immigrant, filmmaker, startup founder of Jaago, and so much more. I listed many things that Kevin identifies as, an illustration of intersectionality. Kevin and I discuss what is intersectionality, the buzzword that has become quite popular in the...

Duration:00:49:29

Writer's Block is Bullshit !

1/16/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Christopher Clawson-Rule, publisher, author, out gay entrepreneur. Christopher, who has several books published himself turned publisher with over 150 authors he represents says writer's block is bullshit. He elaborates that writer's block is just laziness. In our discussion, we explore his journey from starting his first book, ways to...

Duration:00:45:55

Tyler Davis: New America Awakenings - Author Chat

1/14/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Tyler Davis author of the book titled "New America Awakenings". "New America Awakenings" is a fictional tale of a world where the United States grapples with divisive factions of radical extremists who burst into a full civil war and foreign invasion all leaving the country ripped apart. The government creates wards separating and grouping...

Duration:00:40:50

Michael Johnson-Ellis: Building LGBTQ Families

1/12/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Michael Johnson-Ellis gay dad and entrepreneur helping the LGBTQ community be informed on family building and family life. When Michael met his partner, his partner had a daughter from a previous marriage with a female. Michael had worked for some time in the fertility industry marketing to prospective parents. Early in their relationship...

Duration:00:32:18

Scott Ballina: Diversity and Inclusion in Practice

1/8/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Scott Ballina, Senior Director, Diversity, Belonging & Giving for a global technology company. Scott learned the value of diversity while serving in the US Navy as an officer leading a diverse group of sailors from all walks of life. It was also in this role where he experienced living double life hiding his sexual orientation through...

Duration:00:34:59

Max Appenroth: Transgender Experience Focused Healthcare Consultant

12/29/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Max Appenroth: Transgender Experience Focused Healthcare Consultant based in Berlin, Germany. Max is a male of transgender experience and has had to navigate the public medical system of Germany where doctors are assigned. The assigned doctors were generalists with little to no experience with transgender patients. This led him to have in...

Duration:00:44:33

Ashley Brundage: Empowering Differences Author and Transgender Activist

12/28/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Ashley Brundage, author, transgender activist, and VP of Diversity and Inclusion for a national financial institution. Ashely's journey is remarkable and inspiring. When faced with homelessness and a family of four counting on her she was pretransition trying to find a job. Frustrated with seeking employment while presenting as male not...

Duration:00:52:09

Donna Williams: LGBTQ Authentic Stock Images on LibertiPix

12/23/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Donna Williams, out lesbian entrepreneur and co-founder of LibertiPix. LibertiPix is a new online stock photography site that is authentically LGBTQ from A to Z. Co-founder Donna Williams has years of experience in the marketing media industry. In that role she became frustrated with the limited selection of stock images and video...

Duration:00:40:15

Tyler DeSouza: Fashion Pioneer for the Transgender and Cross-Dressing Community

12/23/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Tyler DeSouza, CEO of enFemme. Tyler is an out sexually fluid entrepreneur who grew up with his mother being a stylist for crossdressers. The business started in their living room over 25 years ago when his mother started helping predominately heterosexual Men fulfill their desire to dress as a female. Being a bit of a high fashionista...

Duration:00:46:11

Wendy Weiss: The Queen of Cold Calling

12/21/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Wendy Weiss: The Queen of Cold Calling. Wendy started her career as a ballerina dancer. She moved to New York City to pursue that dream. Like most, she had to work a day job to make ends meet. After getting tired of waiting tables she started a job with a telemarketing firm where she received training and mentoring. She found that she...

Duration:00:50:05

Gina Battye: Fostering Psychological Safety in the Workplace

12/19/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Gina Battye, out lesbian entrepreneur in corporate diversity and inclusion with a keen focus on psychological safety. This short description nearly does this robust and in-depth conversation justice. This is a must-watch or listen to casual interview chock full of insights, examples, and personal stories you might relate to. Gina spent...

Duration:01:01:02

Michael Stephens: Discovering Who Am I

12/14/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Michael Stephens, founder of Create Space. In this candid conversation, we share some personal experiences that led us both in different ways to arrive at the same destination: ourselves. We discuss the struggles so many LGBTQ persons have with deeply identifying with themselves. Rooted in a need as growing up to hide our true self, we...

Duration:00:48:10

Martin Stark: World Gay Boxing Championship

12/13/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Martin Stark, founder of the World Gay Boxing Championship based in Sydney, Australia. After a medical condition with Addison's disease nearly took Martin's life, he searched for ways to improve his overall health and strength. Once he came across boxing classes he was hooked. Boxing classes involve whole-body strengthening, cardio,...

Duration:00:29:43

Paul Lorenz: Painter, Composer, Architect, Renaissance Man

12/7/2020
Paul Lorenz is gay LGBTQ artist renaissance man whose work not only spans but unites art, painting, photography, dance, performance, video, film making, architecture, and music. Paul is definitely an LGBT artist worth checking out. He is a multi-disciplinary multi-medium artist who not only has incredible abstract paintings he blends his painting with performance work including dance, video, and originally composed music. He is a trained architect renaissance man. His artwork has been seen...

Duration:00:14:04

B. Danielle Watkins: Lesbian, Author, Screenwriter, Film Maker

12/3/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with lesbian entrepreneur B. Danielle Watkins. Like most professionals, Danielle's path started on a winding trail lead by her passion for writing. Her writing grew into publishing full novels and a trilogy. A friend asked for her help in writing a screenplay and, BAM she was hooked. This event changed the course of her primary focus to work in...

Duration:00:39:29

Jeff Hammerberg: Locate an LGBTQ Realtor on GayRealEstate.com

11/29/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with entrepreneur Jeff Hammerberg. Jeff is the founder of www.GayRealEstate.com. https://www.gayrealestate.com/ To connect with Jeff find him on OutBüro here. https://outburo.com/profile/gayrealtor/ Jeff started out serving in the US Navy for 4 years in the San Diego, California area. After his military service, he relocated to Denver,...

Duration:00:45:49

Tom Carlucci: Building Rome - The Largest LGBTQ Resort in Florida

11/24/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with serial entrepreneur Tom Carlucci in St. Petersburg, Florida. Tom is building ROME, which will be the largest gay resort and entertainment complex in Florida serving both local as well as vacation travelers. Prior to launching Riceplex (more info below), Tom spent several years in the hospitality industry working at large casino resorts in...

Duration:00:44:56

Matt Skallerud: Innovative, Pioneer, LGBTQ Marketing Leader

11/21/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with serial internet marketing entrepreneur Matt Skallerud. Matt founded one of the first internet websites focused on the gay community. Within a short period, he also founded one of the first websites (gaywired.com 1995) for the lesbian community (shewired.com) both acquired by Here Media (2006) and no longer active. Matt shares a bit of...

Duration:00:37:32

Stan Kimer: VP of Training for National Diversity Council & Consultant

11/19/2020
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Out gay professional and entrepreneur Stan Kimer. Stan shares how he not only held several professional roles within IBM over his 31-year career there but how he moved between several departments such as operations, sales, product development, marketing, and Human Resources (Diversity & Inclusion). He has always thrived while constantly...

Duration:00:39:48