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The Driving the Cbus podcast co-hosts, Scott McComb, CEO of Heartland Bank and Kailyn Bucklew (McComb), a third-generation community banker, offer two different perspectives as they sit down and get real with local business owners. From well-established companies to startups, small businesses are the heart and soul of Columbus. Tune in to find out how it all began, what keeps them up at night – the current struggles they face, and what successes they are most proud of with some entertaining stories along the way.

The Driving the Cbus podcast co-hosts, Scott McComb, CEO of Heartland Bank and Kailyn Bucklew (McComb), a third-generation community banker, offer two different perspectives as they sit down and get real with local business owners. From well-established companies to startups, small businesses are the heart and soul of Columbus. Tune in to find out how it all began, what keeps them up at night – the current struggles they face, and what successes they are most proud of with some entertaining stories along the way.

Location:

Hilliard, OH

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Podcasts

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The Driving the Cbus podcast co-hosts, Scott McComb, CEO of Heartland Bank and Kailyn Bucklew (McComb), a third-generation community banker, offer two different perspectives as they sit down and get real with local business owners. From well-established companies to startups, small businesses are the heart and soul of Columbus. Tune in to find out how it all began, what keeps them up at night – the current struggles they face, and what successes they are most proud of with some entertaining stories along the way.

Language:

English

Contact:

6143142594


Episodes

Greg Ubert from Crimson Cup Coffee and Tea

10/4/2021
Greg Ubert is the Founder and President at Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea. After a short promising career in Chicago, he considered many opportunities. But, in the end, specialty coffee was his answer. He decided his mission would be to blend and roast a better cup of coffee. He moved home to live with his parents in Columbus, Ohio while he got his fledgling business off the ground. Why Columbus? He saw some great opportunity to grow his coffee idea, plus Columbus was attractive as a city to raise...

Duration:00:39:48

Meet Our New Co-Host, Kailyn Bucklew (McComb)!

9/27/2021
Our new season brings changes! As the initial creator of Heartland Bank’s Diving the Cbus, Kailyn Bucklew (McComb) remains actively involved in the development and continuation of the series. She is a co-host with her father, Scott, in addition to her duties in the Commercial Banking division. After graduating from The Ohio State University and beginning her career at Heartland, Kailyn started her “life” which includes her fiancé who also is a Heartland associate, a farm with many animals...

Duration:00:11:17

Laurie Pfeiffer, Director of Commercial Banking – Paycheck Protection Program Update

4/15/2020
Laurie is our guest again, and we cover how Heartland Bank can help your business with the process of applying for the Paycheck Protection Program. The CARES Act established a new $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program. The Program is providing much-needed relief to millions of small businesses so they can sustain their businesses and keep their workers employed. The new loan program will be available retroactive from Feb. 15, 2020, so employers can rehire their recently laid-off employees...

Duration:00:12:15

Laurie Pfeiffer, Director of Commercial Banking – Paycheck Protection Program for Self-Employed

4/15/2020
Laurie is our guest again, and we cover how Heartland Bank can help you, as a sole-proprietor or self-employed, with the process of applying for the Paycheck Protection Program. The CARES Act established a new $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program. The Program is providing much-needed relief to millions of small businesses so they can sustain their businesses and keep their workers employed. Starting April 10, 2020, independent contractors and self-employed individuals can apply for and...

Duration:00:14:32

Jessica McNamee, Heartland Bank Financial Planning – Financial Planning During COVID-19

4/6/2020
In this episode we talk with Jessica McNamee, Director of Financial Planning. How should investors react to the stock market during this COVID-19 pandemic? Jessica encourages investors to address "risk" vs "uncertainty." This is why you should plan. She stresses, stay calm, and don't make rash financial decisions. Take an assessment of your reserves and cash money. And, if you can take the long term perspective, keep putting into your 401K. Should you look at changing your 401K allocation?...

Duration:00:24:07

Laurie Pfeiffer, Director of Commercial Banking – How Your Bank Can Help Your Business During COVID-19?

3/27/2020
Laurie is our guest, and we cover how your bank can help your business during this pandemic. What should your business being doing today? Keep communicating. To your bank, CPA, insurance agent, all your partners Re-evaluate your revenue streams Create a 13-week cash flow, and update every few days What will a banker need to know when you contact them for options? Laurie offers up these items that will be covered. What is the current state of your business? What are your current revenue...

Duration:00:14:24

BJ Douglass, VP of Mortgage Lending – How To Manage Your Mortgage During COVID-19

3/27/2020
We talk with BJ about what measures and options are being put in place with this pandemic. Hardship options that you can ask about are deferred payments or interest only payments. To find out more, contact your bank. That information should be readily available on your monthly mortgage statement. BJ also covers how escrow is handled with any hardship option you may choose, plus what information you should have available when you call your bank. In addition to helping you in the short term,...

Duration:00:20:14

Ben Babcanec, Senior Vice President-Public Funds & Wholesale Deposit Manager – Are Your Bank Deposits Safe During COVID-19?

3/27/2020
We talk with Ben about the safety of your deposits at your financial institution during this COVID-19 pandemic. All deposits are safe in your bank. The FDIC insures up to $250,000 per depositor per account category. What are examples of the account categories? Accounts like single, joint, retirement, revocable trust, and irrevocable trust are a few examples. You can get specific information about what the FDIC insures at Ask EDIE. This is the FDIC's Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator....

Duration:00:20:14

Alyssa Booms, Director of Branch Banking – What Can You Do at Your Bank During COVID-19?

3/27/2020
Alyssa gives us an update on what you can (and can't) do at your bank during this COVID-19 pandemic. Right now, specifically at Heartland Bank, and most banks, branch lobbies are closed except by appointment. Drive thru banking is still open, with staff and managers available at the branches. The best way to reach your bank, if you need to meet in person, is contact your banks customer service representative by phone. Alyssa offers these smart money moves to consider right now. Build a...

Duration:00:19:49

Jessica McNamee – Heartland Bank Planning Associates

1/28/2020
Disclaimer: The opinions voiced in this show (program) are for general information only and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. To determine which investment(s) may be appropriate for you, consult with your attorney, accountant, and financial advisor or tax advisor prior to investing. Securities are offered through LPL Financial, member FINRA/SIPC. Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. The investment...

Duration:00:33:08

Betty Collins – Brady Ware CPAs

1/7/2020
Betty Collins is with Brady Ware CPAs. She started her career in public accounting way back in 1988. As co-leader of the Long-Term Care Service team, which helps provide services to individuals with intellectual and development disabilities in nursing centers, established effective operational models so that they maximized their available funding. She consults with other small businesses, helping them prosper, with advice on general operations, management, cash-flow optimization, tax flow,...

Duration:00:36:42

Joel Oney – Heartland Bank Agribusiness Banking

12/3/2019
I speak with Joel Oney, Vice President, Manager of Agribusiness Lending at Heartland Bank. Joel has over 20 years of agricultural finance and leadership experience with Ohio and Kentucky farmers. He received his bachelor’s degree in Dairy Science from The Ohio State University and his master’s degree in Animal Nutrition from the University of Kentucky. Joel was born and raised on a dairy farm in northern Ohio where his family milks more than 500 dairy cows today. He has also served on...

Duration:00:33:15

Pat John – TransCounty Title Agency

11/12/2019
Pat John began his career as a title professional in 1985 in Dallas, Texas. Over the last 20-plus years, Patrick has held a host of positions—everything from processor to residential closer. In 1994, Patrick moved to Kansas City after accepting a position as a sales representative. In just a few short years Patrick was named the State Manager of Kansas. In 1997, Patrick moved to Ohio to manage the central Ohio operations for a major underwriter. Four years later Patrick was promoted to Vice...

Duration:00:27:08

Greg Overmyer – Overmyer Hall Associates

10/22/2019
Greg Overmyer, CPCU, and Chief Executive Officer at Overmyer Hall Associates is my guest. Find out how he, after a casual meeting with Cameron Mitchell changed the course of his career path. Greg started his career in 1987 after graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Miami University. He worked for Continental Insurance Company before accepting a position in Commercial Property & Casualty Sales with Berwanger Overmyer Associates (BOA) in 1988 and received his...

Duration:00:34:56

Zach Traxler – Traxler Printing

10/1/2019
Zachary Traxler is an Ohio based entrepreneur specializing in the printing industry. His roots go back more than 40 years deep into his family history of small business owners. He is currently CEO and Founder of Traxler Printing (2010 – present) and CEO of Alma Mater (2018 – present). In 2010 Zachary launched Traxler Tees LLC which has out grown his old apartment basement and it’s name to its fifth location in Columbus and now called Traxler Printing. Traxler Printing employs more than 25...

Duration:00:34:45

Zach Boren – Boren Brothers

9/10/2019
Zach Boren from Boren Brothers and Ohio State University Football fame joins me in this episode. A graduate of Pickerington Central, Zach was named Ohio's Defensive Player of the Year. A 2012 captain and member of the 12-0 team he was asked to move to linebacker after starting at fullback for 30 games. Both sides of the ball thrived with Boren and his efforts earned him the Big Ten Conference Sportsmanship Award and an ESPN/Kirk Herbstreit "Herbie". Zach heads the development of Boren...

Duration:00:39:17

Richard “Ike” Stage – Grove City (OH) Mayor

8/20/2019
Grove City Mayor Richard “Ike” Stage began the annual State of the City breakfast May 2, 2019 by reviewing achievements he described as “what we should know about Grove City.” In this episode, I talk to Ike about his achievements, the city's achievements, and what he sees for the future of the city. Some FAQ's. The city is the largest suburb entirely within Franklin County with more than 42,000 residents and a projected population of 54,000 by 2050, he said. It has nearly 16,000 living...

Duration:00:34:37

Brent Crawford – Crawford Hoying

7/30/2019
Brent Crawford is the Principal & Founder at Crawford Hoying. It was a real treat to talk to Brent about how he started, and the most recent developments they have been instrumental in overseeing, including great projects around the state of Ohio! Brent has guided the vision of the company since 1994, in which he has grown a single investment property into one of the largest real estate firms in Columbus, Ohio. He personally oversees many aspects of the business, including raising private...

Duration:00:37:39

Zach Woodruff – City of Whitehall (OH)

7/9/2019
In this episode, I talk with Zachary Woodruff, who currently serves as Director of Development & Public Service for the City of Whitehall, Ohio. Woodruff has focused his efforts on job growth and expansion, negotiating development agreements leading to more than $100 million in new private investment, and building personal relationships with business leaders and members of the community. He has taken the lead on bringing businesses such as Heartland Bank and Wasserstrom to build new...

Duration:00:35:51

Joel Riley – 610 WTVN

6/25/2019
Joel Riley, 610 WTVN, steps up to the mic on this episode of Driving the Cbus to talk us through his lifelong career in radio and his perspective of the growing metropolis that is Columbus. Featuring insights from individual contributors from all corners, nooks and crannies of the Columbus, Ohio region, Scott McComb, Chairman & CEO of Heartland Bank, has a goal to get to the why of our evolving and eclectic environment. Check back often for updates to the list of the latest interviews with...

Duration:00:34:37