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The Wintrust Business Lunch with Steve Bertrand and Amy Guth from WGN Radio 720

The Wintrust Business Lunch with Steve Bertrand and Amy Guth from WGN Radio 720
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The Wintrust Business Lunch with Steve Bertrand and Amy Guth from WGN Radio 720

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Wintrust Business Lunch 9/16/19: McDonald’s Buys Apprente, Purdue Pharmaceuticals, & United’s Feud Resolution

9/16/2019
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Jon Hansen, hosts the afternoon business program discussing a range of subjects from Amazon’s announcement to double their Chicago workforce, to the possibility of Purdue Pharmaceutical bouncing back after their planned Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Jim Dallke, Sr. Editor at Chicago Inno, & Katherine Davis, Associate Editor at Chicago Inno, kicked off the week covering the latest tech stories from around the city like Amazon’s announcement to double their local workforce, the...

Duration:00:25:34

Wintrust Business Lunch 9/13/19: Amazon News, GameStop & The Man behind Wintrust Bank

9/13/2019
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Steve Bertrand kicked off the Wintrust Business Lunch by talking with Chicago Tribune’s Marketplace Editor Andrea Hanis about all of the latest happenings. Some topics the covered on today’s show was the newest Amazon news some including the new ‘4-Star’ store opening up at the Oak Brook Center and their massive career day coming up as well as news surrounding GameStop. To close out the show, Steve is joined with the man who puts ‘Wintrust’ in Business Lunch. The CEO […]

Duration:00:28:44

Ed Wehmer: The Man who puts ‘Wintrust’ in the Business Lunch

9/13/2019
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The CEO and President of Wintrust Bank, Ed Wehmer joins Steve Bertrand in studio today on the Wintrust Business Lunch. Listen as Ed and Steve talk about the sense of community and how that is the foundation of what makes Wintrust Bank what it is today. Be sure to check out wintrustbank.com for more information.

Duration:00:14:51

Wintrust Business Lunch 9/12/19: Uber’s Shift into Freighting & 159 CEO’s Stepped Down In August

9/12/2019
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Ilyce Glink, hosts the afternoon business program discussing a range of subjects from the details of Uber investing into a new line of business, and a record number of business leaders leaving their posts (why)… Segment 1: (At 0:00) Ian Sherr, Editor-at-Large at CNET, looked into the details of Uber’s shift of business to the freighting industry and their plans to lay off a large number of employees and their move to the Old Post Office. Segment 2: (At 4:59) […]

Duration:00:09:09

Wintrust Business Lunch 9/11/19: Where To Invest After Paying Off Debts & Betting On Recent Grads

9/11/2019
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Steve Bertrand, hosts the afternoon business program discussing a range of subjects from personal investment strategies, and how recent grads are getting some financial relief with a Chicago based bridge loan company. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Terry Savage, Publisher of TerrySavage.com, translated the wild words coming from Washington about the Federal Reserve while also touching on her latest column, and answering a few listener questions like what to invest in after clearing up personal debts....

Duration:00:25:04

Wintrust Business Lunch 9/10/19: Improv Helping Social Justice, Ordinary People Change The World & The “Volfefe” Index

9/10/2019
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Steve Bertrand, hosts the afternoon business program discussing a range of subjects from Apple’s product announcements impacting Wall Street to the latest additions of the Ordinary People Change The World children’s book series. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Jon Najarian, Contributor at CNBC & Co-founder of Najarian Family Office, focused on the news surrounding Defense Secretary John Bolton and the Apple product announcement impacting Wall Street. Segment 2: (At 8:10) Kelly Leonard, Host of Getting...

Duration:00:28:38

Wintrust Business Lunch 9/9/19: Uber’s Roots in Chicago, Latest Google Lawsuit & U.S. News University Rankings

9/9/2019
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Steve Bertrand, hosts the afternoon business program discussing a range of subjects from Uber helping to to grow Chicago’s business scene to where local universities stand in this year’s US News Rankings list. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Jim Dallke, Sr. Editor at Chicago Inno, and Katherine Davis, Associate Editor at Chicago Inno, shared the details of Uber set to hire 2,000 jobs to their Uber Freight division over the next three years along with a handful of other tehc/business headlines […]

Duration:00:25:14

Wintrust Business Lunch 9/7/19: WeWork Struggles Before Its IPO, Judge Hands Bud Light a Loss, & the Future of Robotics in the Workforce

9/7/2019
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Amy Guth, host of the Crain’s Daily Gist podcast, talks to reporters from around the country about business headlines of the week. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Wall Street Journal reporter Maureen Farrell joins Amy to break down WeWork’s upcoming IPO, why some investors are concerned, and their other recent struggles. Segment 2: (At 12:29) Amy and producer Griffin discuss two stories from the past week that involve potentially false advertising: pressure on the FTC to tighten the restrictions around...

Duration:00:40:16

Wintrust Business Lunch 9/6/19: Walgreens Standing Strong on Guns, Urbanspace Challenge & IL Soybean Farmers

9/6/2019
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Steve Bertrand, hosts the afternoon business program discussing a range of subjects from Walgreens asking customers to keep their guns out of their stores to the marketing effectiveness of an iconic Midwestern staple in the restaurant industry. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Andrea Hanis, Markets Editor at Chicago Tribune, touched on a number of business headlines including Kellogg joining the alternative meat battle, Walgreens taking a stand on the openness of carrying guns in stores and others....

Duration:00:29:06

Wintrust Business Lunch 9/4/19: Social Security Patience, Craft Beer Yeast & The Slow Approach by McDonald’s

9/4/2019
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Steve Bertrand, hosts the afternoon business program discussing a range of subjects from reiterating the importance of patience when approaching social security age, to the commercial yeast market that is rising in our own city… Segment 1: (At 0:00) Terry Savage, Publisher of The Savage Truth, analyzed the possibility of negative interest rates coming to the United States and her latest column about social security. Segment 2: (At 12:01) Shamus Toomey, Editor-in-Chief at Block Club Chicago,...

Duration:00:25:13

Wintrust Business Lunch 9/3/19: Sports Distruptors, Cooper’s Hawk Winery/Restaurants & Crain’s Forum

9/3/2019
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Steve Bertrand, hosts the afternoon business program discussing a range of subjects from helmet technology that is trying to keep youth sports safe to the future of Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restuarants. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Jon Najarian, Contributor at CNBC, looked at the factors driving Wall Street today with news developing from Walmart adjusting their sales strategy with their gun offerings. Segment 2: (At 10:14) Kendall Baker, Sports Editor at Axios, tuned into the disruption the youth...

Duration:00:30:07

Wintrust Business Lunch 8/31/19: Greg Hinz, Caleb Crain, Steve Daniels

8/31/2019
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Amy Guth is joined by columnist Greg Hinz at Crain’s Chicago Business, Caleb Crain, essayist and author of the new novel “Overthrow,” and senior reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business, Steve Daniel. Plus, Amy discusses the recent hacking of Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account.

Duration:00:33:14

Wintrust Business Lunch 8/30/2019: The Chicago Riverwalk, Andrew Luck’s retirement, and housing built around aircraft runways

8/30/2019
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Steve Bertrand talked with Andrea Hanis about takeaways from Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Address and the growth of the Chicago Riverwalk; Tom Gimbel joined Steve to discuss Andrew Luck’s retirement and what happens when “the big gun” in your company leaves; and Dennis Rodkin explained the history behind a home in Glencoe that sold for nearly $10 million and the growing fad of building homes around small aircraft runways.

Duration:00:27:17

Wintrust Business Lunch 8/28/19: Small Business Health Insurance, Foxtrot Market & Arlington Racecourse At Risk

8/28/2019
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Steve Bertrand, hosts the afternoon business program discussing a range of subjects from finding the right health insurance plans for small businesses to the controlling business growth at the right pace. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Terry Savage, Publisher of “The Savage Truth“, attempted to sort through the “illogical” reason behind Wall Street today while also sharing her latest column on the most important thing small businesses should know when it comes to health insurance. Segment 2: (At...

Duration:00:27:01

Wintrust Community Leader: Schaumburg Park District’s Tony LaFrenere

8/27/2019
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Tony LaFrenere (Executive Director of the Schaumburg Park District) has been a contributor to the Schaumburg community for most of his life and that’s one of the factors that makes him uniquely qualified to over see the park district. Tony joined Steve Bertrand to talk about the constant shifting of the park district’s schedule and how Wintrust is such a valuable partner in the business that is conducted.

Duration:00:06:05

Wintrust Business Lunch 8/27/19: #TeamNoraForever, Suburban Chicago Roots & The Marijuana Industry Booms

8/27/2019
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Steve Bertrand, hosts the afternoon business program discussing a range of subjects from learning life lessons, to Illinois being one step closer to legalization in 2020. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Steve Alexander, WGN Business, checked in with Steve to discuss that major market movers on the day along with the contemplative question that Steve Bertrand is wrestling with. Segment 2: (At 7:00) Kelly Leonard, Host of Getting To Yes And…,searched for the some of life’s hardest answers after the...

Duration:00:27:43

Kelly Leonard Will Never Stop Learning From Life With #TeamNoraForever

8/27/2019
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For a while now, Steve Bertrand and Kelly Leonard have discussed the intersection of business and comedy on The Wintrust Business Lunch by recapping recent episodes of Kelly’s podcast, Getting To Yes And….They regularly chat about the life experiences of business leaders and puck valuable lessons from their message to help listeners apply to their own lives. Kelly was recently faced with his own life changing experience after the passing of his daughter, Nora, to cancer. Despite the...

Duration:00:08:08

Wintrust Business Lunch 8/26/19: Lab Grown Chicken at KFC, Burned Out Millennials & #MeToo In Springfield

8/26/2019
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Steve Bertrand, hosts the afternoon business program discussing a range of subjects from Beyond Meat creating a chicken alternative for KFC to young professionals getting burned out at their jobs due to stress. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Jim Dallke, Sr. Editor at Chicago Inno, and Katherine Davis, Reporter at Chicago Inno, looked at all the angles of KFC introducing the latest lab grown meat product and the online market place that will help cut down on the product ads consumers […]

Duration:00:28:34

Wintrust Business Lunch 8/24/19: Managing employee engagement, top CEOs pledge to change their priorities, & Apple clashes with app developers

8/24/2019
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Amy Guth is back to discuss business news of the week with reporters from across the country. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Alina Dizik, Wall Street Journal contributor, breaks down recent research that shows employees being engaged in their jobs is good, but only up to a certain point. Segment 2: (At 7:27) Amy and producer Griffin discuss the mission statement of the Business Roundtable, which suggested that their companies would prioritize stakeholders over shareholders in the future. Segment 3:...

Duration:00:32:49

Wintrust Business Lunch 8/23/19: Presidential Tweets, Business Mission Statements, & The Slowing Ethanol Business

8/23/2019
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Steve Bertrand, hosts the afternoon business program discussing a range of subjects from the President commanding U.S. companies to bring their business back stateside, to the new shared mission of some of the biggest companies in the world. Segment 1: (At 0:00) Dan Primack, Business Editor at Axios, discussed the one tweet from President Trump that sunk the U.S. markets over 400 points two hours into the trading day. Segment 2: (At 7:50) Greg McBride, Chief Financial Analyst at...

Duration:00:26:08