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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

Andy Cramer - LGBTQ Community Pioneer - Now Creating a Safe Space for All Caregivers

6/14/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders worldwide, host Dennis Velco chats with Andy Cramer, retail entrepreneur, founder of the gay.com network, ROIgenius™, and his newest venture with his husband, Al. It’s called ExtendaTouch.com. Growing up in the 1950's he was closeted in an era where Allan Turing, arguably the father of computers, was castrated for being homosexual. Andy attended the University of Pennsylvania at the Wharton...

Duration:00:46:56

Scott Seitz - SPI Marketing Helping Brands Reach the LGBTQ+ Community

6/10/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Scott Seitz of SPI Marketing. SPI Marketing was one of the first LGBTQ-focused marketing agencies founded in 1996. Early on SPI Marketing was able to attract beverage and spirits companies. Seitz's past career in those industries proved useful. They've also worked with RuPaul's Drag Race for its first six years. Seitz explains they've also...

Duration:00:41:00

Jacob Kneip: Building LGBTQ+ Community Support

3/15/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Jacob Kneip who saw a need to create an LGBTQ+ community support center in a conservative suburb 45 minutes outside of Chicago - Wheaton, Illinois. I apologize for my mis-introduction. Neither caught that to rerecord. Watch or listen to Jacob share his ah-ha moment and his journey so far in creating a safe and welcoming space for gay,...

Duration:00:50:01

Alfred Verhoeven: Marketing the Rainbow - Corporate LGBTQ Advertising

2/27/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Alfred Verhoeven, marketing consultant and Marketing Ph.D. candidate. 01:15 Brief intro by Alfred 02:30 Alfred's background includes a law degree and initially stubbled into marketing and has worked in corporate financial institutions yet has been in private practice for around 20 years so far. 04:20 In the military, Alfred was a...

Duration:01:02:07

Brian Sims: Pennsylvania State Lawmaker Announces Running for Luitenent Governor

2/15/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with out gay Pennsylvania State Lawmaker Brian Sims, who just days after this recorded chat wherein I asked about political aspirations, he announced that he is running for Pennsylvania Lutienent Governor. Sly devil. Here is his announcement. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejiy3kNTI6g At 29:00 Brian shares what his calendar looks like today,...

Duration:00:39:27

Romy Newman: Social Entrepreneur - Empowering Careers of Women

2/12/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Romy Newman a social entrepreneur with a focus on advancing workplace gender equality, career opportunities for women, and corporate transparency. Romy brings a long and rich career background in marketing and business development to Fairygodboss. Co-founded with Georgene Huang, Fairygodboss is a community network centered on career women,...

Duration:00:44:42

Darren Loli: Creating LGBTQ Content with Passion and Vigor

2/8/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Darren Loli, Founder/CEO and Executive Producer of Happening Out Television Network providing an LGBTQ perspective and programming. Based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Darren has a long and rich career background in business operational efficiency consulting via his company, the Loli Group. The Loli Group focuses on operations consulting...

Duration:00:43:01

Wesley Smoot: Unleashed LGBTQ - Virtual Showcase

2/5/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Wesley Smoot, Marketing Director for Unleashed LGBTQ. Located in Dallas, Texas Unleashed LGBTQ is an expo and due to COVID a virtual event featuring brands, talent/entertainers, apps, films, fresh music from LGBTQ artists, virtual tours of LGBTQ travel destinations, tutorials, virtual fashion show, panel discussions, keynote speakers such...

Duration:00:19:19

AJ Mizes: 80% of Jobs are Filled Through Connections

2/5/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with AJ Mizes a career coach, leadership coach, and HR consultant. A.J. is a talent and human potential aficionado with over a decade of experience within Career Coaching and Human Resources--and has been featured in NBC, CBS, FOX, The International Business Times, and Yahoo! News. Most recently, though, AJ left Facebook as a Global HR Leader...

Duration:01:00:27

Chris Rollins: A Coach for LGBTQ+ HR, People, and Culture Professionals

2/4/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Chris Rollins who is a coach for HR, people, and culture professionals. Chris Rollins is a Leadership and Executive Coach for HR, People, and Culture Leaders, especially in the LGBTQ+ community, yet not exclusively. He does this work to deepen the commitment to his purpose: to hold safe space so that people have the courage to find and...

Duration:00:47:55

Lisa Geason-Bauer: Environmental and Sustainability Consulting

2/2/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Lisa Geason-Bauer based in Wisconsin is an entrepreneur focusing on environmental and sustainability consulting. 01:30 Lisa describes her career started as a sociologist putting that background into practical use in sustainability. 02:00 She aids her clients to Implement sustainability actions, practices, and protocols within their...

Duration:00:40:14

John-Manuel Andriote: Exploring Resilience of the LGBTQ Community

1/31/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with John-Manuel Andriote, freelance health/medical-focused journalist for the likes of The Atlantic, Psychology Today, and others and author. In his early journalist career, he focused his reporting on HIV/AIDS and then broadened it to the wider health and medical topics. Over the past 10 years, he has focused on psychological and emotional...

Duration:00:42:09

Zander Keig: Trans US Veteran Mental Wellnes Coach

1/30/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Zander Keig, a US military veteran, a trans man who has dedicated his career in service to others. After a military medical discharge, his career took a slightly winding path yet always with a focus on being of service to others. He became a local police officer, achieved a degree in conflict resolution with a focus on corporate merger and...

Duration:00:49:31

Art Smith: Documenting LGBTQ Community History Through Bygone Bars

1/26/2021
In this episode of OutBüro Voices featuring LGBTQ professionals, entrepreneurs, and community leaders from around the world, host Dennis Velco chats with Art Smith, artist, promoter, entrepreneur, and founder of Gay Barchieves. Art shares his story of working for two local LGBTQ community local print media companies starting in the mid-'80s. This forced him to both be out as gay but also out and active in the community calling on businesses of all sorts. Through this, he formed...

Duration:00:44:48

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

Kevin Shah: Learn Empathy in Just 6 Minutes a Day with Jaago

1/17/2021
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

Christopher Clawson-Rule: 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