• Lizzie Wittig from Susan G. Komen-San Diego and the 20th Annual Race for the Cure

    October 7, 2016

    SGK_LOGO_JPGThis week Richard and Joe welcomed Elizabeth (Lizzie) Wittig, Director of Grants and Public Policy of the Susan G. Komen foundation in San Diego County. They discussed the upcoming 20th Annual Race for the Cure for Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in Balboa Park, the work of the foundation and the Three Day, 60 mile walk run in San Diego on Nov. 18th -20th.

    The 5K and 1-mile walk/run raises significant funds for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates survivors and honors those who have lost their battle. Proceeds from the event will go toward Komen San Diego, the County’s largest funder of free breast cancer services and support. Community members can register here. When San Diegans participate, their donations go directly to help breast cancer patients in San Diego County, as well as toward research grants internationally. With over $1 million invested this year alone, Komen San Diego is the only organization providing qualified women the free services they need for every step of the breast cancer journey. The world’s largest investment of breast cancer research – next to the U.S. government. Since 1982, Susan G. Komen has invested more than $889 million in over 2,400 grants for breast cancer research. Currently, in San Diego, there is more than $2 million in five active grants at work to find the cure!

    On November 6, more than 15,000 San Diegans will join together to participate in the 2016 Race for the Cure. Participating in the Race helps Komen San Diego provide free services for every step of the breast cancer journey:
    Diagnostic mammograms, biopsies, MRI’s, ultrasounds and more for qualified women who have nowhere to turn when breast cancer strikes.

    Temporary financial aid – including rent, mortgage, prescription drug payments and more.

    Meal delivery for a woman and her entire family.

    Intensive patient navigation – complete with emotional support for all.

    Wherever there’s a gap – Komen San Diego fills it.

    Elizabeth (Lizzie) Wittig started volunteering at Susan G. Komen in 2003, when she was just 17 years old, the same year Mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. And that is the same year she participated in her first Race for the Cure – and The 3 Day. She has been walking ever since. Lizzie’s Mom passed from breast cancer in 2009 – but that was six years longer than the doctor’s thought she would. Her life was extended thanks to a Susan G. Komen-sponsored clinical trial. Lizzie is passionate about this cause – and she has put that passion for working for the mission. She and her 20-person walking team have raised more than $800,000 since 2003.

    Listen to a podcast of Lizzie Wittig’s interview!

  • Curt Gautreau and Joel Grushkin of Cost Segregation Initiatives

    November 29, 2012
    The show welcomed back Joel Grushkin (featured in photo), the San Diego Regional Director of Cost Segregation Initiatives (CSI), and the President of the Company, Curt Gautreau, joined him. Curt is based out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and his accounting practice focuses on emerging businesses, primarily real estate management and development. CSI specializes in cost ... Read more
  • Oceanside Turkey Trot

    November 25, 2012
    The excerpt below is from the San Diego Union Tribune summarizing Oceanside’s Thanksgiving Day running races. OCEANSIDE — While some families were still in bed or preparing for company, many spent Thanksgiving morning together running or walking though downtown Oceanside at the annual Turkey Trot fundraiser. “This is just such a great way to start Thanksgiving,” said ... Read more
  • Senior Portfolio Manager at UBS, Colleen Brophy

    November 20, 2012
    This show features an interview with Colleen Brophy on “It’s Your Money and Your Life.” Ms. Brophy currently holds the position of Executive Director, Senior Portfolio Manager at UBS, where she has been employed since 1996. Working out of the New York office of UBS, Ms. Brophy’s area of focus is global fixed income investments. ... Read more
  • San Diego Mayor: Jerry Sanders

    November 14, 2012
    Listen to Podcast of the Show Mayor Jerry Sanders joined the show Sunday, November 18th. Mayor Sanders will complete his second and final term as Mayor of San Diego in December 2012. Since coming to the San Diego area for college, San Diego State, Sanders has be a productive and active member of the community. Before ... Read more
  • Tax Attorney, Rich Gaines Rejoins the Show

    November 7, 2012
    Tax Attorney Rich Gaines joined the show on November 11th to discuss taxes and family issues related to wealth. Beyond offering his advice as a lawyer, Mr. Gaines guides experiential workshops in San Diego, which focus on topics such as business prosperity and the mastery of self and financial health. Throughout his career, Mr. Gaines ... Read more
  • First Hand Account of Super-Storm Sandy with Bond Expert Tom McLoughlin

    November 1, 2012
    The show welcomed back Tom Mcloughlin, Head of Municipal Bond Research at UBS. Tom heads up research and strategy efforts related to the municipal bond market. Tom is based out of Manhattan, and he had been dealing first-hand with the effects of super-storm Sandy. The city, like much of the Northeast Coast had power outages ... Read more
  • UBS Chief Investment Strategist Mike Ryan Joined the Show

    October 24, 2012
    Mike Ryan is Chief Investment Strategist for Wealth Management Americas, Head of Wealth Management Research Americas and Chairman of the WMA Investment Committee. He is responsible for bringing together market and investment insights from multiple sources and positioning them so as to optimize their impact for UBS clients. In addition, Mike directs teams of investment ... Read more
  • American Law: Instrument of Social Progress or Weapon of Repression?

    October 22, 2012
    Nationally-noted class action securities attorney and now retired, Bill Lerach was the first guest on our radio program on Oct 30 2011. He delivered this lecture at the University of San Diego School of Law’s Warren Hall on Oct 19, 2012. Dean Stephen Ferruolo provided the introduction. Over the course of his legal career of 30 ... Read more
  • Congressional Candidate, Scott Peters

    October 17, 2012
    Listen to Podcast of the Show Richard and Joe welcomed Congressional Candidate hopeful, Scott Peters. Scott is vying for the Congressional seat of the 52nd District, which is currently held by Republican Brian Bilbray. Scott was raised in Detroit, Michigan, and went onto obtain his undergraduate degree from Duke University, after which he served as ... Read more
  • Climate Change with Dr. Dan Cayan and Dr. Jeff Severinghaus

    October 11, 2012
    Richard and Joe welcomed climate researchers, Dan Cayan, Ph.D and Jeff Severinghaus, Ph.D to discuss their research and findings relating to climate, particularly the related impacts, trends and predictions. Dr. Daniel R. Cayan is a Research Meteorologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), University of California, San Diego, and a Researcher in the ... Read more