• San Diego Port Commissioner Bob Nelson

    September 16, 2016

    image of Port Commissioner Bob NelsonRichard and Joe’s guest was San Diego Port Commissioner Bob Nelson. Bob has represented the City of San Diego on the Port Commission since January 2011. He is also a California Film Commissioner, appointed by State Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni Atkins. The California Film Commission is the one-stop resource for film and TV production across the Golden State. Nelson’s appointment is a positive step forward to restore the film and television industry in San Diego County.

    President Bill Clinton named Nelson to the U.S. Competitiveness Policy Council. He has served as chair of the San Diego Convention Center Corporation, San Diego LGBT Community Center, City of San Diego Revenue Review and Economic Competitiveness Commission, and the City of San Diego Public Utilities Advisory Commission. Nelson serves on the Fisheries and Aquaculture Ad Hoc Committee and the Board of Directors of CleanTECH San Diego, a non-profit organization that positions San Diego as a global leader in the clean technology economy.

    Prior to public service, Nelson built one of America’s largest independent public relations agencies. His clients have included American Water, Anheuser-Busch Companies, the Association of American Railroads, California Teachers Association, The Irvine Company, San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council, and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

    Listen to a podcast of Bob Nelson’s interview!

  • 4th Annual Berry Good Night Dinner: Tommy Gomes, Jack Ford, Andrew Spurgin, Lucila Alejandro, and Sam Zien on Sustainability

    June 19, 2013
    Saturday the show was broadcast live from the 4th annual Berry Good Night. This event brought together the top minds in local, sustainable food, creating a unique environment for networking, storytelling and celebration. Hosts, William & Michelle Ciccarelli Lerach, welcomed their guests and several of San Diego’s most prominent chefs to a sit down, multi-course ... Read more
  • Discussion on Immigration and the IRS with Former Commissioner Mark Everson

    June 14, 2013
    Our guest was Mark W. Everson. Mr. Everson is a former deputy commissioner at the Immigration and Naturalization Service and was commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service from 2003 to 2007. He was involved in developing the proposal that created the Department of Homeland Security, and he also oversaw transition planning for the border and ... Read more
  • Irwin Jacobs Receives the Medal of Honor Award From IEEE

    June 12, 2013
    Co-founder of Qualcomm, Irwin Jacobs has recently been recognized by his fellow engineers for his innovation and accomplishments within the field of digital communications. This crowning achievement for the 79 year old, who has become a champion of philanthropy in the San Diego area, comes in the form of the 2013 Medal of Honor from ... Read more
  • San Diego Philanthropist Malin Burnham Discusses Business and the America’s Cup

    June 6, 2013
    This interview features San Diego philantrhopist Malin Burnham, Vice Chairman of Cushman & Wakefield. Mr. Burnham is a graduate of Stanford University, and he is a benefactor of local colleges such as UCSD, SDSU, and USD. Beyond his financial interest in higher education, Mr. Burnham believes that more focus needs to be placed on education ... Read more
  • Fundraising with James Kidrick of the Air and Space Museum

    May 31, 2013
    The guest was James Kidrick, the President of the San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park. Mr. Kidrick has held this position since 2006. He was hired to take over the role because the museum had gone into the red by nearly half a million dollars the previous year. Mr. Kidrick has ... Read more
  • Thomas McLoughlin of UBS Discusses Government Debt and Bonds

    May 22, 2013
    Thomas McLoughlin is Head of Municipal Research at UBS which is leading research and strategy efforts within the municipal bond market. He currently serves as a member of the Wealth Management Research Management Committee. Prior to joining UBS Wealth Management, Tom spent more than 25 years in the public finance field, the most recent stint ... Read more
  • Serving Through Leadership with Art Barter

    May 16, 2013
    The guest was Art Barter, CEO of Datron World Communications, Inc. and the founder and CEO of the Servant Leadership Institute. In 2004 Mr. Barter purchased Datron World Communications, Inc., and served as the Vice President of Finance, and was able to implement a servant leadership style of management. The guiding principle behind servant leadership is ... Read more
  • Mother’s Day Massacre in Ramona: 40 Years Later

    May 15, 2013
    Match-up set the stage for infamous Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs “Battle of the Sexes” By Richard Muscio featured in East County Magazine I just returned from the Ramona suburb of San Vicente on Mother’s Day 2013, where I spent the weekend to see what festivities or activities might be going on to commemorate the 40th anniversary of one ... Read more
  • Lengendary Tennis Matches:’Mother’s Day Massacre’ and ‘Battle of the Sexes’, interview with Bobby Riggs’ Practice Partner, Lornie Kuhle

    May 6, 2013
    This Sunday we will delve into tennis history with Lornie Kuhle, the owner and curator of the Bobby Riggs Tennis Club & Museum. Sunday was Mother’s Day, but many may not have been aware that this holiday was the 40th anniversary of the pioneering match between Bobby Riggs and Margaret Court. This match is known ... Read more
  • Relations Between the Banking Industry and Washington with John Savercool

    May 1, 2013
    The featured guest was John Savercool of UBS. Mr. Savercool has had a distinguished career working in many areas on Capitol Hill. He is now the Senior Lobbyist and Managing Director of Political Relationships in Washington for UBS. As their first Senior Lobbyist, he has focused on such topics as financial services regulatory reform, mutual ... Read more