• Fritzi Gros-Daillon, Founder and CEO of Household Guardians and Expert on Aging

    December 21, 2016

    Household GuardiansThis week Richard and Joe welcomed Fritzi Gros-Daillon, a highly successful entrepreneur in senior move management, environmental consulting and most recently, the aging-in-place field. Her work entails providing help and insights for the real-life challenges facing Adult Children and their Parents. Her passion for keeping family members safe in their own home environment for as long as reasonably possible has frown from watching families struggle with choices and decisions about the issues of staying home or downsizing. The goal is to maximize longevity and independence in the home environment of choice while minimizing stress and worry.

    Fritzi Gros-Daillon worked as a senior move manager in New York for ten years and helped over 1,000 families work through the later in life transitions that included downsizing, moving and re-settling. These experiences are the basis for her national award-winning book, “Grace and Grit: Insights to Real Life Challenges of Aging for Adult Children and their Parents” published in 2014.

    Fritzi founded Household Guardians in southern California to provide home accessibility and modification consulting. She is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) and certification instructor for the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB). She certifies remodelers, designers, DME suppliers, occupational and physical therapists and other professionals in the three-day course. Fritzi has recently become Chief Advocacy Officer for Age Safe America, an organization whose mission is to help home safety advisors build responsible service businesses to help the aging population with fall risk reduction.

    Fritzi spoke at Aging in America 2016 in Washington DC in March. She speaks nationally, regionally and locally on aging in place topics. She is on the Board of San Diego County Council on Aging and Foundation for Senior Well-Being. She is a member of the National Aging in Place Council, American Society on Aging and several local San Diego caregiver and senior professional organizations.

    She received her Master’s in Business from Columbia University, is a Certified Senior Advisor, and Certified Aging-at-Home Specialist.

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  • Analyzing the San Diego Real Estate Market with Alan Nevin

    July 11, 2015
    Richard and Joe interviewed Mr. Alan Nevin, Director of Economic and Market Research at Xpera Group and returning sponsor Joel Grushkin of Cost Segregation Initiatives. Mr. Nevin has an extensive background in real estate economics, lending and market analysis. He serves the development, investment, legal and public agency communities with residential and commercial real estate ... Read more
  • San Diego Union-Tribune Austin Beutner and Bill Powers on Scuba Diving in San Diego

    July 3, 2015
    Richard and Joe welcomed two guests, Austin Beutner, the CEO and publisher of both the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune, and Bill Powers, master diver, scuba instructor and proprietor of Powers Scuba. Austin Beutner Mr. Beutner received his bachelor’s in economics from Dartmouth College, and is known for being the first Deputy Mayor ... Read more
  • Increasing Intangibles of Business with Dr. Carl Sheeler

    June 26, 2015
    Richard and Joe welcomed back sponsor and friend, Carl Sheeler of Berkeley Research Group, LLC. Dr. Sheeler is retained by companies as a “Strategic Value Architect” to distill complex issues into a strategic plan that mitigates risk, closes operational gaps and improves human and financial performance. In fact, Dr. Sheeler’s professional expertise is beneficial not ... Read more
  • Ending Financial Elder Abuse with Paul Hynes

    June 18, 2015
    This weeks guest will be Paul Hynes, President and CEO of HearthStone Private Wealth Management. A Certified Financial Planner, Paul founded Hearthstone in 2006 leaving a successful 22-year career at a large Wall Street investment firm. HearthStone is a fee-only financial planning firm never satisfied with “good enough” and constantly searching for “better” only ... Read more
  • 6th Annual A Berry Good Night

    June 13, 2015
    Saturday, Joe Vecchio broadcasted the show from the Berry Good Night event in La Jolla. Hosted by Bill & Michelle Lerach and now in its sixth year, the event celebrates local growers, ranchers, and producers, along with championing the ideology of sustainable food. It unites kindred spirits—artisans, food activists, farmers, ranchers, winemakers, brewers, writers, chefs, restaurateurs and dedicated locavores—for ... Read more
  • The Changing Profession of Accounting

    June 5, 2015
    This week Richard was joined by show sponsors Don Eppich and Paul Polito, founders of the Polito Eppich accounting firm which specializes in accounting services for businesses generating revenues from $500k to $150 million a year. Generally, these businesses are dynamic, growing, and have complex tax structures but limited financial management resources. Combined with their ... Read more
  • Real Estate Fund Management with Mitch Siegler

    May 29, 2015
    Richard and Joe’s welcomed guest, Mitch Siegler, Co-founder and Senior Managing Director of Pathfinder Partners. Specializing in real estate, Pathfinder Partners is a leading middle-market real estate fund manager specializing in transactions that are “below the radar” of large institutional investors. They are focused on value-added situations where infusion of capital or improved asset ... Read more
  • Billionaires

    May 26, 2015
    Creation, preservation and legacy of great wealth in a second “Gilded Age” This week, UBS and PwC launched the 2015 Billionaires Report, entitled “Billionaires: Master architects of great wealth and lasting legacies”. During the past 35 years, billionaires have created extraordinary wealth on a scale not seen since the “Gilded Age” at the beginning of the 20th ... Read more
  • San Diego Craft Beer with Ben Moxley and Cloud Computing with Ford Winslow

    May 23, 2015
    Kings of the Craft Documentary Director Ben Moxley Ben Moxley joins the show to talk about the craft beer industry. He is the the director of a new local San Diego KPBS series that made its debut on May 21st entitled, Kings of the Craft. The six-part series features stories from established craft beer makers in ... Read more
  • Allianz Class Action Attorney Howard Finkelstein

    May 16, 2015
    The guest was Howard D. Finkelstein, a partner in Finkelstein & Krinsk, LLP which specializes in investor, consumer and employee class actions law suits. Mr. Finkelstein talks about the Allianz class action suit. The suit alleges the Allianz lured 230,000 seniors into buying poorly performing deferred annuities with harsh surrender policies and is in the ... Read more