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A sit down discussion with business owners, entrepreneurs, and impactful leaders hosted by Scott Johnson and Chase Hutchison.

A sit down discussion with business owners, entrepreneurs, and impactful leaders hosted by Scott Johnson and Chase Hutchison.
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A sit down discussion with business owners, entrepreneurs, and impactful leaders hosted by Scott Johnson and Chase Hutchison.

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English


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Patagucci Finance Bro's Saying Goodbye to Instagram Likes, and People Living in Cyber Cafes | Ep. 22

5/16/2019
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The guys give you the rundown on the big stories of the week and other odd happenings in the business. Will Instagram stop you from seeing likes forever? Would Facebook be better if it was regulated by the U.S government? And Why can’t I order Patagonia vests for my bros anymore? Scott, Chase, and Carlos discuss all this and more on our first rundown!

Duration:00:50:37

6th Woman to Ever Summit Mount Everest & Take on Entrepreneurship with Valerie Boffy | Ep. 21

5/9/2019
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CEO of Waft, an online perfume retailer of customized fragrances and Co-Founder of WOAM, Valerie Boffy is a successful French Entrepreneur. She started her career in Hong Kong working with brands like Estee Lauder, Bally, and Cartier. Her biggest adventure was when she summited Mount Everest (29,029 ft) on May 19th, 2012. This made her the 6th French woman to have ever accomplished this climb. About the Mack Talks: The Mack Talks is a sit-down discussion with business owners, entrepreneurs,...

Duration:00:36:27

The Life of a Food Blogger and Travel Writer with Alycia Chrosniak | Ep. 20

5/2/2019
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Alycia Chrosniak is founder & blogger of CT Eats Out. Alycia has been featured in Travel + Leisure, Food52, Connecticut Magazine, Boston.com, Hartford.com, and Seasons Magazines. She's been filling in Connecticut on the best cuisine in the area since 2014. About the Mack Talks: The Mack Talks is a sit-down discussion with business owners, entrepreneurs, and impactful leaders led by hosts Scott Johnson and Chase Hutchison. Follow all of our Social Media Channels: »Facebook:...

Duration:00:39:06

Falling in Love with the Restaurant Business & The Power of Food with Chef Plum | Ep. 17

4/22/2019
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Chef Plum is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America with over 18 years of culinary experience. He has worked in both small neighborhood restaurants and five-star hotels. He’s been featured on Food Network, ABC’s The Taste, Ehow.com, Jamie Oliver’s Foodtube, Hallmark, The New York Times, and other media outlets. About the Mack Talks: The Mack Talks is a sit-down discussion with business owners, entrepreneurs, and impactful leaders led by hosts Scott Johnson and Chase Hutchison....

Duration:00:40:22

One Met's Fan and One T-Shirt: The Journey to Citi Field with Darren Meenan | Ep. 19

4/18/2019
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Working the 9-5 lifestyle just wasn’t in the cards for Darren Meenan. His Entrepreneurial spirit started early as he made and sold t-shirts around the BMX track as a teenager. Fast forward to present day and Darren has prime-real estate in center field at Citi Field.

Duration:00:41:51

Being Fearless in the Face of a Life-Threatening Illness with Megan Henry | Ep. 18

4/11/2019
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Thrill seeker meets skeleton athlete. From collegiate field hockey player to Army Officer to the 2014 Winter Olympics on the Women's USA Skeleton Team, Megan Henry has been on a journey that isn't stopping. Even when a life-threatening blood clot tested her athletic career, she did not falter. Find out more about her in this episode of The Mack Talks.

Duration:00:29:50

Becoming a Digital Influencer with Viviane Perpetuo | Ep. 16

3/28/2019
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Viviane Perpetuo is a bilingual beauty and lifestyle blogger and influencer who has worked with Urban Decay Cosmetics, Elizabeth Arden, Pretty Little Things, REVOLVE, boohoo.com as well as local boutiques in the local Danbury community. She has over 100k followers on Instagram, and in this episode, will tell you what it takes to be a digital influencer in this day and age. About the Mack Talks: The Mack Talks is a sit-down discussion with business owners, entrepreneurs, and impactful leaders...

Duration:00:24:48

The Life of a Professional Athlete and Business Owner with Glover Teixeira | Ep. 15

3/21/2019
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Former member of the Brazilian National Wrestling Team and current competitor in the Light Heavyweight Division of the UFC, Glover Teixeira sat down with us to discuss his life as a fighter and his gym, Teixeira MMA & Fitness. Get the full insight on what it’s like to be a professional athlete in one of the most grueling, yet popular sports of our time.

Duration:00:44:50

Changing the Doctor to Patient Relationship with Gregory Makoul | Ep. 14

3/14/2019
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This week on The Mack Talks, we have a man who wears many hats. 🎩 Gregory Makoul is the CEO & Founder of PatientWisdom, Executive-In-Residence at AVIA, Founding Director of CIPCI, and Professor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He is extremely dedicated to changing physician-patient communication and bringing a person-centered approach to health care. Learn more about PatientWisdom: https://patientwisdom.com/ About the Mack Talks: The Mack Talks is a sit-down...

Duration:00:31:57

The Resilience of an Actor with Jack Maxwell | Ep. 13

3/7/2019
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You've probably heard of the man who makes his living off traveling the world and trying a multitude of cultural cocktails. That's right - we ran into Jack Maxwell, host of Booze Traveler, during a recent Boston trip! We talk everything from Jack's youth to struggles as an actor to landing his first big show. About the Mack Talks: The Mack Talks is a sit-down discussion with business owners, entrepreneurs, and impactful leaders led by hosts Scott Johnson and Chase Hutchison. Follow all of...

Duration:00:55:28

From a Rough Past to a Bright Future in the Entertainment Industry with Scott Sandonato | Ep. 12

2/28/2019
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From a tough childhood and negative influences in his adolescence, Scott Sandonato is almost unrecognizable to his former self. With the help of friends, dedication, and persistence, he is now a successful Boston-based Video Producer, Interviewer and Host of a Video Series called, Off the Mic. About the Mack Talks: The Mack Talks is a sit-down discussion with business owners, entrepreneurs, and impactful leaders led by hosts Scott Johnson and Chase Hutchison. Follow all of our Social Media...

Duration:00:33:09

Breaking the Cultural Mold of Seven Generations with Sattie Persaud | Ep. 11

2/21/2019
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At a young age, Sattie had a lot of firsts. She was the first of seven generations of women to leave her home in Suriname for America. The first of her family to pass 3rd grade, to take on the English language and be introduced to the world of Education. Later on well into her career, Sattie would begin the World Heritage Cultural Center. Learn more about Sattie in this inspiring interview. Learn more about the World Heritage Cultural Center: http://mywhcc.org/ About the Mack Talks: The Mack...

Duration:01:04:12

Transition from an Educator to a Politician with Mayor Mark Boughton | Ep. 10

2/19/2019
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Mark Boughton first started his career in the United States Army Reserve achieving the rank of Sergeant then transitioning to a Social Studies teacher in 1987 in the town of Danbury, CT. When the times became hard, he also tried his hand at being a business owner, a successful event in his life. Break-ing into politics in 1995 as a member of the Danbury Planning Commission, Mark has always been destined for a leadership role, which lead to his political career in 1998 as the State...

Duration:00:39:43

The Selfless Act of Being Charitable with Andrew Berman | Ep. 9

2/7/2019
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As a co-owner of G.O.A.T Mafya Fitness, Andy Bermans main mission is to make each individual client feel and strive to be their personal best. Seeing that most of his life revolves around fitness, it's only fitting that he blends together his love of being a personal trainer with his love of charity. He has started and assisted with numerous charities including the Push Against Cancer for the Hole in the Wall Gang (raising over half a million), Hang Like Coffman, and worked with Scott...

Duration:00:45:59

Finding My Way Into Eastern Medicine with Dr. Ken Hoffman | Ep. 8

1/31/2019
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From a U.S. paratrooper to a body guard to an expert in East Asian Medicine, Dr. Ken Hoffman has made many strides in his life. He currently sits as medical director and lead acupuncturist at his Natural Health Clinic, Sophia Natural Health. In the last two decades he has seen over 7,000 patients and provided more than 80,000 treatments with the help of his medicine system, Natural Integrative Medicine. About the Mack Talks: The Mack Talks is a sit-down discussion with business owners,...

Duration:00:37:58

What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur: Hardships & Triumphs with Scott Johnson | Ep. 7

1/24/2019
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Not only is Scott Johnson the host of the Mack Talks, but he is an Entrepreneur, Businessman, Community Leader and Philanthropist. He started the Newtown Strong Fund to raise and disperse over $20,000 in scholarship funds for students of Sandy Hook. He is the former president of Vision Designs (a full service screen printing company) and current owner of Mack Media Group, a full-service digital marketing, web design and video production company. Learn more about our host of the Mack Talks in...

Duration:00:32:40

Fighting the Stigma on Mental Health & Lyme Disease with Dr. Roseann | Ep. 6

1/17/2019
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Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge is a board-certified Psychologist and expert in the field of Neurofeedback, Biofeedback and Holistic Therapies to aid in the healing of her clients. With her eponymous clinic (Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge & Associates) she is able to provide her specialized services for her community. Listen in as we discuss the beginning of her career, her dedication to helping those with mental and physical illnesses, and her take on Lyme Disease. Highlights from this Podcast: » 7:30...

Duration:00:47:15

Achieving the American Dream with Emanuela Palmares | Ep. 5

12/27/2018
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Emanuela Palmares is the editor and chief of Connecticut's Largest trilingual newspaper the Tribuna Newspaper and President of the The New American Dream Foundation. She is a Business Owner, Community Leader, Philanthropist and so much more for her community. The American Dream Foundation: https://www.tribunaamericandreamawards.com/ The Tribuna Newspaper: http://www.tribunact.com/ About the Mack Talks: The Mack Talks is a sit-down discussion with business owners, entrepreneurs, and impactful...

Duration:00:31:43

Lessons on Growing Up An Entrepreneur with Larry Janesky | Ep. 4

12/20/2018
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From selling Burpee seeds at 8 to building homes at 18 to owning his own waterproofing business at 23, Larry Janesky is an inspiration to Entrepreneurs everywhere. Today, he is the founder and CEO of Basement Systems Inc., co-founder of Total Basement Finishing, Inc., Foundation Supportworks, Inc., and Dr. Energy Saver, Inc. His life in business began as trial and error, but he saw an opportunity to improve the waterproofing industry and has gone on to create the world’s largest network of...

Duration:00:51:20

A Small Town Tragedy Turned Brain Health Advocate with Jeremy Richman | Ep. 3

12/14/2018
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After enduring a terrible tragedy in 2012, Jeremy Richman turned his grief into a new outlet for his community. With a background as a neuroscientist and an interest in how the brain affects behavior, Jeremy and his team created the Avielle Foundation, an amazing mission to prevent violence and build compassion through brain health research. About the Mack Talks: The Mack Talks is a sit-down discussion with business owners, entrepreneurs, and impactful leaders led by hosts Scott Johnson and...

Duration:00:48:10