October 2, 2015
Richard and Joe welcomed back Lane Elliott, the Senior Vice President of sponsor, California Republic Bank. SNL Financial named it the nation’s 3rd best performing community bank in 2012. Their philosophy is to earn the business of one good client at a time. They have grown from zero to $1 billion plus in total assets since their inception in 2007. Approaching banking in the manner of “Who” first and the “What” second, each client’s individual needs are met with the highest possible levels of customer service.
The show discussed the highlights of 2015 for California Republic Bank and the state of community banks in general. Finally, your hosts talked about specialized banking services reserved wealthy clients.
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September 26, 2015Neal Stehly Richard and Joe interview sponsor, Neal Stehly of Marrs Maddocks & Associates (a Division of HUB International). Mr. Stehly is an executive Vice President in the Benefits Division of Hub. He is a native of San Diego who attended the University of San Diego, earning a degree in political science. He has been in ... Read more
September 19, 2015Interview with a Starflacker Richard and interviewed legendary starflacker, publicist and press agent to the stars, Dick Guttman about his new book “Starflacker: Inside the Golden age of Hollywood.” Mr. Guttman relates how he got started as a publicist and how Hollywood and stars have changed over years. Mr. Guttman worked at Rogers & Cowan, a ... Read more
September 12, 2015Richard and Joe welcomed guests Ben Goldsmith and Emily Evans, both of whom are orchestrating the first ever Carlsbad Classic – 2015 WTA tennis tournament. Tickets are now on sale. The full list of players will be announced 6 weeks prior to the event. Ben Goldsmith is the Director of the Carlsbad Classic Tennis Tournament being ... Read more
September 5, 2015If you know the Famous San Diego Chicken (and who doesn’t) you know he never speaks. This week Richard and Joe got The Famous San Diego Chicken to tell some of his most memorable stories. You don’t have to be from San Diego to know about the Famous Chicken but we can be proud to ... Read more
August 28, 2015What are we doing with the kids this weekend? Richard and Joe’s guest was Steven Snyder, Ph.D., CEO of the Rueben H. Fleet Science Center. Dr. Synder joins the Science Center family from Philadelphia, where he was the Vice President of Exhibit and Program Development at the Franklin Institute. Prior to that, he was Director of ... Read more
August 19, 2015Birth of a Brand This week, Richard and Joe talked to Brian Smith, founder of UGG boots (ever wonder where the name UGG came from?) about bringing sheepskin boots to the US and being and entrepreneur. Brian discuss his book “Birth of a Brand: Launching Your Entrepreneurial Passion and Soul” and his keynote speech at a ... Read more
August 12, 2015Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?!! If you are a Charger fan or just wonder what is going on with the potential new stadium deal this is the podcast for you. Richard and Joe interview Jim Steeg, former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the San Diego Chargers (from 2004 to 2010) where he ... Read more
August 10, 2015Sponsor Brenda Geiger of Geiger Law Offices, and David Frees of UNRUH, TURNER, BURKE & FREES joined Rich and Joe for a discussion about preserving wealth across generations. Both guests are attorneys specializing in estate planning. To that end they have collaborated on the book Protect Your Children’s Inheritance: From Future Divorcing Spouses, Unjust Lawsuits, ... Read more
August 1, 2015This week we put our thinking caps on. Richard and Joe’s guest was Ralph J.Greenspan, Ph.D. Director of the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind and Director of The Center for Brain Activity Mapping (CBAM) at UCSD. On top of that, he is also the co-Director of the cal-BRAIN program. That is a lot of directing. ... Read more
July 22, 2015Richard and Joe welcomed back sponsor Jason Kruger, President of Signature Analytics. Signature Analytics is an outsourced accounting firm that provides accounting support for small and medium sized companies not in a position to support the cost of an entire accounting department. The senior management team at Signature Analytics consists of individuals who each have ... Read more