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One Goal 10: Building a Community to Find a Cure

5/29/2018
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In 2008, they didn't imagine it would grow to be this. It was just a couple of guys riding bikes.. Ten years later, they've raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to end cancer, and they show no signs of stopping now. Each member has a story - a story of how cancer has touched his life - people they've lost, family members still fighting. Each also has stories of their rides - kindnesses shown to them along the way, people they met on their journey, support they received from friends and...

Duration:00:47:27

Jim Obergefell: Before There Was "Love Wins!" There Was A Love Story

5/22/2018
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After careers in teaching, training, IT consulting, and real estate, Jim Obergefell is now an LGBTQ activist, speaker, and author. Jim is also the co-founder of Equality Vines, the first cause-based wine label that supports organizations devoted to civil rights and equality for all. Jim is the named plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges, a decision that brought nationwide marriage equality to the United States on June 26, 2015. Jim and his husband John launched...

Duration:01:01:43

Cheryl Harrison: How a Passion For Beer and Board Games Turned Into A Passionate Career

5/15/2018
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Cheryl Harrison is a writer, marketer and craft beer advocate who opitimizes the phrase ""create the life you love and the freedom to live it."" Cheryl left a stable job and stepped out on her own when she founded speechbubble, a boutique PR agency that specializes in social media community management for badass local businesses. She is also the founder and editor of Columbus’ source for booze news, Drink Up Columbus. These were just a few steps she took to turn her passions into a...

Duration:00:45:11

Yohannan Terrell: A Journey From Akron's Streets To The C-Suite

5/8/2018
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Yohannan “Yogi” Terrell! Yogi has been a staple in the Columbus creative community for some time - an entertainment icon, idea guy, innovator, and super connector. He currently serves as CEO of Warhol & WALL St, a cutting edge marketing and branding firm in Columbus. You can’t help but be infected by his positivity, enthusiasm, creativity and huge smile! Life hasn't always been like this for Yohannan. He grew up in Akron, OH, where he dealt with a mother who had addiction issues and a...

Duration:00:46:23

Terreece Clarke: Using Everything She Is to Shine A Spotlight on Those Who Are Usually Invisible

5/1/2018
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Terreece Clarke is a wife, mother of three, marketing strategist, plus model and author of the #1 best seller on Amazon, Olivia's Potty Adventure. On top of that she's a book reviewer and an artist fellow at the Lincoln Theatre. At first glance, you might think she's scattered or unfocused. but you'd be wrong. In fact, Terreece is laser focused on elevating the conversation about visibility of individuals who often are invisible. Born in Toledo in what she describes as "the middle of...

Duration:00:40:47

Megan Kilgore: An Experienced Public Servant Who Believes in the Benevolence of Government

4/24/2018
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Megan Kilgore grew up in Gallipolis, Ohio, a small Appalachian town on the Ohio River. Her mom, a beloved and distinguished educator, raised Megan single-handedly, and instilled a love of learning, responsibility, and independence that Megan passes on to her constituency every day, now that she is the Auditor for the City of Columbus, Ohio. Prior to being elected the first female City Auditor, Megan spent time working in the private finance sector, where it's no surprise that she could...

Duration:00:47:58

Beth Menz: An Evolution of Personal Identity and Politics Collide to Reveal Her Purpose and Passion

4/17/2018
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Dr. Katie Vincer Sears is the mother of three children under the age of 5, the owner of 3 thriving dental practices and a dental assistance school, a philanthropist, consultant and world traveler. One wonders how she has time for all of it, but she makes it seem easy. No stranger to hard work, Katie chose a non-traditional route for her career, choosing to focus on providing dental care to individuals primarily on Medicaid or with no insurance. This type of care has huge stigmas...

Duration:00:50:19

Katie Vincer Sears: Mom, Entrepreneur and World Traveler Making Time to Change the World

4/17/2018
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Dr. Katie Vincer Sears is the mother of three children under the age of 5, the owner of 3 thriving dental practices and a dental assistance school, a philanthropist, consultant and world traveler. One wonders how she has time for all of it, but she makes it seem easy. No stranger to hard work, Katie chose a non-traditional route for her career, choosing to focus on providing dental care to individuals primarily on Medicaid or with no insurance. This type of care has huge stigmas...

Duration:00:26:40

Jackie Vanderworth: A Trailblazer Who Refused to Be Anyone But Herself

4/10/2018
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Jackie Vanderworth is a trailblazer. Before the term “Transgender” was ever known widely, Jackie knew who she was, and was determined to live her life. She grew up in a small town, but wouldn’t let small-minded individuals limit who she is. She used her sense of style, and sharp wit to demonstrate confidence. The national statistics on transgender individuals regarding hate crimes, suicide, employment, etc. are staggering and do not paint a picture of an easy life. Jackie refused to be...

Duration:00:31:13

Justin Wirick: Living the Gypsy Life, Traveling the World and Chasing His Dream

4/10/2018
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Justin Wirick has been performing with the Broadway National Tour of Wicked for more than eight years, and he's loved every minute of it. Because of the show, he's gotten to see many interesting places and explore his world with his touring family. Starting from a young age, Just was tumbling, dancing and performing every chance he had. Upon graduation from high school, instead of heading off to college as planned, he followed his intuition and headed to to LA, where he began...

Duration:00:36:27

Andrew Levitt - Creator of Super Drag Queen, Nina West, Dreams Big and Gives Back

4/4/2018
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Andrew Levitt, grew up in a small northeast Ohio town, before attending college at Denison University where he went against all advice and graduated with a B.F.A. in Theatre Performance in 2001. Shortly thereafter, Andrew created the character of Nina West, a caring, intelligent, theatrical, funny, goofy, slighly nerdy drag queen, and developed her to the point where he won the title of National Entertainer of the Year in 2008. Nina has been captivating audiences nationwide ever...

Duration:00:50:04

Cary Hanosek - A Mother's Love Leads to Innovation That Will Impact The World

4/4/2018
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Cary Hanosek is a business owner who spends her days helping individuals plan for their financial future. By night, she's a dedicated mom with two girls. One of her girls lives with a rare form of epilepsy that causes her to seize both while she's awake and while she sleeps. With no treatment protocol, she and her husband, Joe, took on the role of researchers and established the standard for treatment, which Cleveland Clinic adopted and now uses regularly. During that same time, they...

Duration:00:23:41

Gregg Dodd - The Years of Love, Somedays and Gratitude

3/27/2018
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Gregg Dodd is the Director of Marketing for the Columbus Metropolitan Library - the #1 library in the country - but he's also a man on a mission. Every other year (in even numbered years), Gregg sets out on a quest to impact his life or world. Whether giving someone a hug every day or checking off all the items on his bucket list, Gregg is committed to seeing it through. Greg came to the studio to discuss his current resolution - The Year of Gratitutde, We also talked about the...

Duration:00:48:22

Katie Smith: - Turning Your Passion Into Your Career

3/27/2018
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Katie Smith is a 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist, the all time leading scorer in Women's Professional Basketball, a 2-time title holder in the WNBA, a 7-time All Star, a member of the WNBA All Decade Team, one of the Top 15 Players of all time, and a member of the WNBA Top 20@20. She is also the Head Coach for the WNBA's NY Liberty. It would be easy with that resume to let it go to your head, but Katie doesn't. She's so down-to-earth. We talked to her about her fantasy dream team, her...

Duration:00:44:09

Cody Saintgnue - Overcoming the Odds to Find Acceptance and Build Success

3/27/2018
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Cody Saintgnue, (@CodySaintgnue) American Actor most famous for his role as Brett Talbott in MTV's Teen Wolf, was placed in foster care several times prior to meeting Brenda, the woman he now calls "Mom." Cody talks about the experience, the never before recounted moment he knew he was home, the journey of overcoming adversity and extreme odds to become a model and actor which began for him at the age of 12. You'll hear his initial shocked response to Foster Care statistics, and get an...

Duration:00:41:56