• California Republic Bank Continues to Strong Growth Rate

    October 2, 2015

    Lane's-headshotRichard 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.


    Listen to a podcast of Lane Elliott’s interview!

  • Health & Performance in the Workplace

    September 26, 2015
    Neal 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
  • Dick Guttman, Publicist to the Stars

    September 19, 2015
    Interview 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
  • Ben Goldsmith talks about the first ever Carlsbad Classic

    September 12, 2015
    Richard 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
  • The Famous San Diego Chicken Speaks

    September 5, 2015
    If 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
  • CEO of the Reuben H. Fleet Steven Snyder talks Science education

    August 28, 2015
    What 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
  • Helping Victims of Child Abuse – Childhelp

    August 19, 2015
    Birth 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
  • Jim Steeg talks Charger’s Stadium

    August 12, 2015
    Are 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
  • Estate Planning Book: Protect Your Children’s Inheritance

    August 10, 2015
    Sponsor 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
  • Mapping the Brain with Dr. Ralph Greenspan

    August 1, 2015
    This 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
  • Jason Kruger Discusses Outsourced Accounting

    July 22, 2015
    Richard 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