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Biz Builders with Andrew Haines

Biz Builders with Andrew Haines

By Andrew Haines
Welcome to Biz Builders with Andrew Haines - I'm Andrew Haines and I'll be your host of the show. After spending the past 20+ years building businesses I wanted to find ways to help others start, and build their own businesses. On the show I'll interview a variety of entrepreneurs, and key people that have helped start and/or build businesses. Please tune in, and I hope you enjoy!
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Episode #11 Jeremee Gant | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines
Episode #11 Jeremee Gant | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines  Jeremee Gant is a first time business owner with his recent purchase of a Brightway Insurance Agency in Louisiana.   Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Gant moved to Louisiana his sophomore year of high school. He is married with three children and loves spending time with his family. Gant also enjoys networking, working out, reading and cooking.  As a Brightway Agency Owner, he looks forward to providing expert counsel to help the people in his community protect their financial futures.  For more information about Brightway, The Jeremee Gant Agency, visit BrightwayJeremeeGant.com or call 225-478-0808.
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December 16, 2020
Episode #10 Alex Sinatra | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines
Alex holds a BBA in Marketing and a JD from Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University School of Law, respectively. She has been licensed to practice law since 2014 and has been actively practicing as an in-house counsel since then. Her practice includes sports law, employment and corporate law, along with advising small businesses on their specific needs. She has been an in-house counsel for a famous sports family, a multinational company, various startups, and most recently, a professional sports team.   Along with being an attorney and a marketer, Alex has worked for USA TODAY Sports Media Group's NFL Wire sites since 2016 as a journalist and content producer. She provides her unique perspective on all things NFL including national anthem policies, sports betting, DE&I, and was the first female to be hired by the NFL Wire sites. Alex was recently selected to sit on the Esports Trade Association Board of Directors and chairs the Legal & Governance Committee and was also the first woman to sit on the Board.   In her spare time she hosts a podcast, Your Potential for Everything, that delves into topics ranging from networking to entrepreneurship to negotiating. She is a multipotentialite and interviews guests that have this unique ability to shift from industry to industry and be successful in all of them. She is a published author of The Multipotentialite's Guide series currently available on Amazon.   Books: https://amzn.to/34QeETc Podcast: https://bit.ly/YPFEapple  Follow Andrew on Social Media:     Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewGHaineSR Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewghaines Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrewghaines/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewghaines/ Website: https://andrewghaines.com/    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AndrewGHaines/videos
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December 1, 2020
Episode #9 Karan Lee Wienker Owner/Broker Associate Florida Golf and Beaches | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines
Karan is Owner/Broker Associate at Florida Golf and Beaches. Florida Golf and Beaches is a real estate marketing concern established by an award-winning family of real estate professionals representing developers and distinctive residences in sunny Florida’s most exquisite communities including Isleworth, Lake Butler Sound & Keene’s Pointe in Windermere; Bella Colina, Oceanfront & Golf Resort communities throughout Florida, the Bahamas, Belize, and select international destinations. In the top 1% of Realtors® Nationwide. Members of the Institute for Luxury Marketing, Multiple Platinum Service and Diamond Club Award recipients with Elite status by Unique Homes Magazine for proficiency in the sale of luxury properties & Certified International Property Specialists… Members of FGB leverage their affiliations with numerous national & international real estate organizations and (fluent in many languages) we bridge the globe on cultural terms. FGB brings expertise and understanding from Russia to Miami, the U.K. to Los Angeles, and South America to Canada. This unique group, has lived and worked around the world . We understand the emotions, intricacies, and details involved with purchasing in, or relocating to another city… or another continent. We have the capacity, the organizational skills, and the strategic contacts to make your transition as seamless as possible. Visit https://www.floridagolfandbeaches.com/ 
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November 20, 2020
Episode #8 James Matarazzo Mortgage Advisor | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines
Episode #8 James Matarazzo Mortgage Advisor |  Biz Builders with Andrew Haines Mr. James Matarazzo has been in the mortgage industry since 1988.  He is a sales, business development and operations executive who has delivered outstanding results for both large and small companies including Countrywide Financial Corporation, Washington Mutual Bank, BankUnited and more recently, ran sales and operations for the East / Midwest region at PRMG. In all cases he has led sales and support teams in generating double-digit revenue increases. James has an extensive record in areas including sales, leadership, best practices, team building, and business development in B2C and B2B environments. He has produced substantial profit growth, and improved customer satisfaction with innovative sales and training programs, enabling companies to gain a competitive edge. For example, he grew sales and market share 50% for a multi-billion dollar organization by introducing new products. These products met the needs of the foreign market previously under-represented in the company. He also upgraded customer satisfaction levels 23% in three months by training account executives on best practices. In another example, he integrated sales and operation divisions, standardizing policies and procedures during seven mergers in a five-year period. He successfully led the change management process while building a sales and operations staff of 100 employees and generating $300M per month. James earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Florida Atlantic University. He is a member of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP) and continues to help people achieve the American Dream of home ownership. Connect with James on Linkedin here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesmatarazzo/ Follow Andrew on Social Media:     Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewGHaineSR Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewghaines Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrewghaines/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewghaines/ Website: https://andrewghaines.com/    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AndrewGHaines/videos
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November 4, 2020
Episode #7 | John Payne CEO/Founder of MonsterXP | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines
Episode #7 | John Payne CEO/Founder of MonsterXP | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines  On today's episode we chat with MonsterXP CEO and Founder John Payne.   About John Payne:   John Payne has over 30 years of experience in the sports and entertainment industries and has been a lead innovator in the digital media field for more than fifteen years.    Prior to his establishment of Monster XP, Mr. Payne prevailed in sales for the San Antonio Spurs and later served as the Director of Corporate and Broadcast Media Sales for RDV Sports working with professional teams such as the Orlando Magic (NBA) and the Orlando Solar Bears. After much proven success in these fields, John moved on to digital media where he set and continuously increases the standard for greatness within the industry. As the interactive digital world persistently evolves and makes its mark as the dominant trend in advertising, top media companies across the globe rely on Mr. Payne’s expertise and digital vision to help pave the way for the future.    In addition, John Payne is widely known for his philanthropic leadership, demonstrating his dedication to others in our community by giving much of his time and support to local organizations such as the Ronald McDonald House, ONEPulse, Boys & Girls Club, Jarrett’s Joy Cart and Mending Hearts.  Check out MonsterXP: http://www.monsterxp.net Follow Andrew on Social Media:     Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewGHaineSR Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewghaines Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrewghaines/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewghaines/ Website: https://andrewghaines.com/    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AndrewGHaines/
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October 21, 2020
Episode #6 | Max Claircius | The Claircius Group | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines
Episode #6 Max Claircius | The Claircius Group | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines About Max: As a licensed Real Estate agent I am an Expert in representing Buyers, Sellers, Investors, and Relocating clients. Listening to my client’s needs, providing superior service, negotiating contracts and problem solving are in the forefront of what I can bring to the table. Working by referral is my number one source of business. I enjoy building long-term relationships with clients and believe it is important for people to understand the type of professional service they get with a REALTOR® that works by referral. My goal is to provide a service that is above & beyond your expectations. It is a “Win-Win” situation for everyone. The better service I provide to you, the more likely you will refer me to your friends, family and co-workers. Please feel free to contact me with any of your real estate needs. I am here to serve you & committed to being your personal Realtor for life! Follow Max and the Claircius Group on Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theclairciusgroup Twitter: https://twitter.com/clairciusthe Instgram: https://www.instagram.com/theclairciusgroup/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/theclairciusgroup/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCre79L7yPH2fGtOab8lDywA/ Follow Andrew on Social Media:    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewGHaineSR Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewghaines Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrewghaines/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewghaines/ Website: https://andrewghaines.com/   YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AndrewGHaines/videos Check out my other podcast called The Andrew Haines Show: https://andrewhainesshow.com/
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October 14, 2020
Episode #5 Analise Andrews Owner of Key West Food Tours | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines
Analise Andrews Owner of Key West Food Tours | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines   About Analise Smith, Owner & Founder | Key West Food Tour  Raised in her Cuban grandmother’s Key West kitchen, and armed with a business degree, Analise Smith pursued a career in the food industry by starting Key West Food Tours in 2014. Combining a love for food with her hometown of Key West, Analise created a 3-hour, highly entertaining narrative weaving the island’s history on a tasting walking tour, visiting five local mom-and-pop restaurants.   Today, Key West Food Tours offers its signature Southernmost Food Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour, Seafood Lover’s Walking Tour, and the Key West Craft Cocktail Crawl, consistently receiving #1 in TripAdvisor’s Food and Drink category for Key West, as well as TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence.  Visit https://www.keywestfoodtours.com/   Follow Andrew on Social Media:    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewGHaineSR Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewghaines Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrewghaines/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewghaines/ Website: https://andrewghaines.com/   YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AndrewGHaines/videos   Check out my other podcast called The Andrew Haines Show: https://andrewhainesshow.com/
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October 6, 2020
Episode #4 Donald Bunney - Owner and Design Director at Egghead Creative
Welcome back to Biz Builders with Andrew Haines!!   In today’s episode, we sat down with Donald Bunney, The Owner and Design Director at Egghead Creative.  Donald has been passionate about design work from the time he was 9 years old and started Egghead Creative in the fall of 2019 as a fully remote design agency before the COVID-19 pandemic had even started.   Egghead is a proud sponsor of Biz Builders with Andrew Haines and it was a pleasure to have Donald on the show today.   We hope you enjoy :)   --   Donald’s Info:   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/donald-bunney-69b600117/   Website: https://eggheadcreativestudio.com/  --   Thank you to our sponsors for making the show possible:   Eggheadcreativestudio.com   Manscaped.com (Use code AGH for 20% off) Follow Andrew on Social Media:    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewGHaineSR Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewghaines Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrewghaines/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewghaines/ Website: https://andrewghaines.com/   YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AndrewGHaines/videos Check out my other podcast called The Andrew Haines Show: https://andrewhainesshow.com/
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September 29, 2020
Episode #3 Jim Bennett CEO of NOW CFO | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines
Jim Bennett NowCFO | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines   Jim Bennett founded the consulting firm NOW CFO in 2005 and serves as their CEO. NOW CFO has offices in 31 markets spanning 13 states with national expansion. The NOW CFO consulting practice provides outsourced CFO, Controller and Staff Accountant services for companies representing a broad range of industries.   Jim is a Certified Public Accounting with more than three decades of experience in both public and private industry finance and accounting. His experience is extensive, with roles as a business owner, Chief Financial Officer, Controller, and more. Prior to founding NOW CFO, Jim worked as the audit manager at Big 4 accounting firm Deloitte. Jim graduated from Utah State University in Logan, Utah, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.   Connect with Jim on Linkedin here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jim-bennett-199a07b/   Follow Andrew on Social Media:    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewGHaineSR Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewghaines Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrewghaines/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewghaines/ Website: https://andrewghaines.com/   YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AndrewGHaines/videos   Check out my other podcast called The Andrew Haines Show: https://andrewhainesshow.com/
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September 22, 2020
Episode #2 | Kacee Smith Brightway Insurance Agency Owner | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines
Biz Builders with Andrew Haines | Episode #2 | Kacee Smith Brightway Insurance Agency Owner   Kacee Smith is a Calhoun, Georgia resident of 33 years. He graduated from Georgia Northwestern Tech College with a degree in marketing and owned a Farmers Insurance agency for just under five years. With Farmers, he earned all of the awards he could qualify for and learned the Property & Casualty insurance inside-out.   Currently Kacee is an Agency Owner with Brightway Insurance.  Before insurance, Kacee worked in professional arena football as a general manager and served as president of his local league.   Outside of work, Kacee serves on the school board, coaches little league and is involved in local volunteer projects. He is married to Belinda and has two children: Kacedon and Kacelee.   Follow Andrew on Social Media:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewGHaineSR Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewghaines Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrewghaines/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewghaines/ Website: https://andrewghaines.com/  Check out my other podcast called The Andrew Haines Show: https://andrewhainesshow.com/
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September 15, 2020
Episode #1 | Koby Hearn Co-Owner of Elevated Adjusting | Biz Builders with Andrew Haines
Biz Builders with Andrew Haines, episode #1 with Koby Hearn, Co-Owner of Elevated Adjusting in Fort Collins, Colorado.  Koby spent most of his career working in sports and entertainment.  During the show Andrew and Koby talk about what motivated Koby to start his own business, and the challenges of a start-up.
51:29
September 9, 2020
Biz Builders with Andrew Haines
Welcome to Biz Builders with Andrew Haines - I'm Andrew Haines and I'll be your host of the show.  After spending the past 20+ years building businesses I wanted to find ways to help others start, and build their own businesses.  On the show I'll interview a variety of entrepreneurs, and key people that have helped start and/or build businesses.  Please tune in, and I hope you enjoy!
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September 1, 2020