Scott Lamascus founder of HiRiz Hoops is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. They discuss how Lamascus went from working in Aviation to creating his revolutionary remote controlled basketball hoop system. He is a member of Eliances, The Place Where Entrepreneurs Align. Listen to find out how he came up with the idea to create his revolutionary basketball hoop.
Bill Handwerker former Executive and Grandson of Nathan Handwerker founder of Nathans Famous is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes show on amfm radio. Nathans Famous celebrating 100 years with book authored by Handwerker in honor of his grandfathers legacy.
Dina Dwyer-Owens Co Chair of Dwyer Group is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Dwyer Group is comprised of the well known brands of Molly Maids, Mr Rooter, 5 Star Painting and more. She talks about her book on Values which she created initially as an initiative at her company. Dwyer-Owens also tells David about the experience of being on the hit TV series Undercover Boss.
Henrik Fisker the iconic automotive designer is interviewed by David Cogan of the Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Fisker discusses car design and how inspiration comes from sketching and thinking about what he wants to see on the road. Fisker is a real creator, entrepreneur, innovator, mentor, and brand ambassador that has designed such iconic cars and James Bond style Ashton Martins, BMWs, V8 Vantage, Fisker Karma, Viking Motorcycles, Rocket, Destino and Force 1. Passion drives creation of his dream vehicles. He talks about how not all designs work and the difficulty of designing cars. From childhood to now he's always loved cars and wanted to be a designer. True vision and american design school helped him get his start.
Nick Glimcher CEO founder of Inc 500 company Blue Square is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Nick discusses the importance of staying fit and healthy as the aging process takes hold. PrimeBody is a calculated HRT system customized to support resilience and vitality. Blue Square electronic payments platform was founded by Nick as well and he continues to innovate and build new businesses on an ongoing basis.
Vicki Gunvalson the original Reality TV Real Housewife of Orange County is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Vicki is the founder and owner of Coto Insurance a profitable insurance company for many years. After 12 years on the hit Bravo channel reality tv show she left to refocus. She discusses with David the importance of family, and having faith and strength in the face of challenges.
John Sculley fmr CEO Pepsi Co is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Sculley talks about his book "Moonshot: Game-Changing Strategies for Building Billion Businesses" and how his time at Pepsi changed his life from starting as a route truck driver to CEO. Sculley shares the secret to creating everlasting success.
John Paul DeJoria founder of Paul Mitchell Systems and Patron Spirits is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. DeJoria is also founder of Patron Spirits and Rok Mobile in addition to participating in several humanitarian projects. He signed the Giving Pledge along with Bill Gates and Warren Buffet among other billionaires who have dedicated significant amounts in support of philanthropic efforts.
Vincent Zurzolo of Metropolis Collectibles is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Zurzolo is the reigning Guinness World Record Holder of having purchased the most expensive comic books in the globe - Superman Action Comics #1 sold for $3.2 Million dollars. His gallery is located in NYC, and holds some of the most coveted items in the collectibles industry. He and David talk about collectibles, his world record books, and what his super power would be.
David Mattson CEO Sandler Training is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Sandler Training is a global corporation specializing in executive performance and sales training. The Davids discuss concepts of sales and leadership.
Chris Loeffler CEO Caliber Investment Company is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. They discuss the rapid growth of Caliber and their sponsorship of Eliances entrepreneur community. Caliber manages the assets of more than $50 Million and experiences 100% growth year over year.
Ed Smith President of Avnet EMEA is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Avnet is the world's largest distributor of components and was named by Fortune Magazine as Most Admired Company. Smith was promoted to Global Senior Vice President over all of Avnet, an 81 Billion dollar company. He and David discuss the technology industry and his past experience in the electronics industry.
Walter Scherr who brought the fax machine to the world in the late 1900s is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. The fax tech pioneer not only revolutionized telephonic communication, he was the leader of major international corporations, but he didn't get his start there. A depression era boy who had tuberculosis and lived in a sanitorium for 6 years, he has lived his life with determination and a no-quit attitude to start or lead such companies as Visual Sciences Inc and Panafax, Sperry Gyroscope, and Litton Industries. In his book Walter's Way, he educates, entertains, and inspires everyone, from business executives to veterans to lovers of life, as well as giving a first-hand account of America’s emergence as a post-WWII industrial powerhouse.
Hap Klopp founder of The North Face is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. They discuss the story of building one of the most iconic global outdoor brands, and how the great Buckminster Fuller was his mentor and one of the original architects of tents and products for the company. Hap's career spans more than 40 years, and he continues to support cutting-edge product development and the entrepreneurial spirit. In his book, Almost: Twelve Electric Months in Silicon Valley, he chronicles the journey of one startup.
Michael Culver of the Skip Barber Racing School is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Michael is the CEO of the worlds largest racing and driving school operating more than 20 race car tracks in the US and Canada. He tells David how he got his start after taking a 3-day racing class. He then went on to compete and won several Skip Barber Formula Masters Motor Racing Championships and he competed in the 24 Hours of Daytona before joining the company.
Nikki West of NYPD Pizza is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes show amfm. Nikki talks about her love of the food industry and restaurants as her core passion. The experience is key for her, and she talks with David about how she came to be Chief Experience Officer (CEO) of the favorite local chain pizza place in AZ.
Angela Sticca Snyder the Taxanista is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Angela talks with David about taxes, how she makes them fun for clients so they have a plan for their business. She prepares and plans all business financials, and coaches individuals on their ideal way to find success in business with their money regardless if they have a lot or a little.
Dan Dotson of Storage Wars reality TV show is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Dan talks with David about how he got into the family business from the age of 11. Taught by his grandfather, he left school regularly to find auctions to participate in. He also talks about how during taping of the hit show he suffered a near fatal health issue.
Tina Cookie Bennett of Vanilla Swirl is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Cookie is the pastry chef creator of Vanilla Swirl a uniquely shaped square cookie that can be branded with any company logo. Cookies are low in sugar, organic, and delicious with many flavors to suit any taste. They discuss the reason why cookies are square, and her inspiration for building her company a second time after a move from NY to AZ.
Susan Bennett better known as Apple iPhones voice of Siri is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Susan is also the voice in many commercials including McDonalds, Macys, Goodyear, Papa Johns, Fisher Price, and more. She discussed with David about how a chance opportunity seized can lead to opportunities and a career you never dreamed of.
Dan Nainan the clean comedian President Obama calls hilarious is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes show on Money Radio amfm. They discuss Nainan's career, pranks he's pulled, and how he got his start in comedy from a position at Intel where he would tour the world with the CEO doing product demos and entertaining employees.
Carolyn Zaumeyer of LowTE Florida is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes show on Money Radio amfm. They talk about her Bioidentical Hormone system and how men and women can benefit from using it. Zaumeyer is a nurse who helps her clients manage symptoms of aging. She has worked with Dr. Oz and Suzanne Somers to educate clients on hormone replacement therapy.
David Traub the executive producer of the JOBS movie is interviewed by David Cogan of the Eliances Heroes show on Money Radio amfm.They discuss the film industry, how he came to work on the project chronicling Apple founder Steve Jobs' life, and what it takes to have a successful career in Hollywood. Traub also produced feature films THE BRONX BULL and ON THE ROAD WITH BB KING. His first film was LAWNMOWER MAN starring Pierce Brosnan and Jeff Fahey. He currently is working on a project involving holographic character capture and volumentric video.