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FUELcast

By FUELcast
A podcast for young professionals, by young professionals.

We interview established professionals to find out what drives them. How did they achieve their level of success? How can we use that to add value to our lives?

We highlight current and prospective members of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce as well as current FUEL members.
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S2 E17 Melissa Mongillo "Humble & Hungry the Keys to Success"
In this Episode, Melanie Strout and Brendan Carey speak with Melissa Mongillo Executive Vice President at the McIntyre Group located in Shelton, CT. Melissa discusses her role at the company, what got her into staffing, how the McIntyre Group is running during the quarantine. She also shares what she does for fun, how she decompresses from work, and how her drive and ability to pivot got her to where she is today. You will not want to miss this episode! You can find out more about Melissa on LinkedIn or on McIntyre Group's Website
29:48
May 27, 2020
S2 E16 Kim Kasparian "Our interview with a Genie...The Success Genie"
Kim Kasparian joins Bryan and Brendan for a wild half-hour of discussion about starting her coaching business, dancing with a world-renowned dance team after being in a serious car accident, finding out on her wedding day that she and her husband were victims of fraud and were out 3 million dollars and much more.  You will not want to miss this funny and very honest and open dialogue between all 3 guests. To find out more about our show, sponsor this podcast or FUEL or request to be a guest contact us with one of the links below. . https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3808985/ . https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ . https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendan-carey-m-s-ab1377a2/
37:41
May 18, 2020
S2 E15: Valley Indy PT II
In this episode,  hear part 2 of our conversation with Eugene Driscoll reporter at the Valley Independent Sentinel! Hear Eugene's take on the dynamics surrounding covering local politics and advice on getting into the journalism field. We get to know more about Eugene's hobbies, his family, and we try to answer the age old question "where do you get the best pizza in CT?"
23:00
May 11, 2020
S2 E14 Eugene Driscoll- "Looking behind the curtain at Valley Independent Sentinel"
In this episode, Eugene Driscoll discusses with Melanie and Brendan the history of the Vally Independent Sentinel and how he personally became a part of it. Eugene also discusses what got him into the "news" biz and the changes he has seen since becoming a reporter and editor. Some might not know but Eugene wears many, many hats for the Valley Inde and in this episode, we will learn what a few of those are. 
23:33
May 4, 2020
S2E13 PT. 2 Ellen Reichelt "Live your TOP life"
In this episode, Ellen talks to Melanie Strout and Brendan Carey about getting through adversity, the books and authors she enjoys, where she draws her inspiration, and whether or not her husband trains with her.  To learn more about Ellen & TOP Martial Arts & Fitness for life visit her website: https://www.liveyourtoplife.com/
39:47
April 27, 2020
S2 E12 Ellen Reichelt "Live your TOP life"
In this episode Ellen talk's to Melanie Strout and Brendan Carey about how she got the idea to start her business, juggling 2 careers, getting a cancer diagnosis while she was opening her business and the rewards of being a teacher and seeing her students grow.  To learn more about Ellen & TOP Martial Arts & Fitness for life visit her website: https://www.liveyourtoplife.com/
26:29
April 20, 2020
S2E11 - Mikey Cotella - Part Two; Woodside Deli
This episode features Mikey Cotella with one of the best conversations we've had yet.  Mike is the Unit Director of the Ulbrich Boys and Girls Club, Wallingford site. Mikey is an amazing person, genuine and is a strong believer in supporting his community. **This episode is a lot more conversational than the typical show** Part two of our interview features tips on running a business, what not to do, discovering your true passion and career transition.   We had a lot of fun during this interview and I hope you enjoy listening as much as I did recording.  Covid19 and the stay-home recommendation makes for a perfect time for a light-hearted interview. Stay safe.  - Bryan Tamburrino https://www.ulbrichbgc.org/leadership-teamff4f392d https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3808985/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendan-carey-m-s-ab1377a2/
38:39
April 13, 2020
FUELCAST S2 E10 Getting to know your FUELCast hosts Bryan and Brendan
In S2 E10 of FUELCAST, Bryan and Brendan have the mic's turned on them as they play host and the guest, asking each other questions to learn more about their careers, their motivation, what brought them to FUELCAST. In this episode, you will learn about Bryans business Tangible Analytics Consulting, his love of Adam Corolla's many podcast's and what motivates him to get up in the morning. Brendan also discusses his career at Carey and Guarrera Real Estate and details how the GROW GROUP came to be. Hear this and much more in S2E10 of FUELCAST.  To find out more about our show, sponsor this podcast or FUEL or request to be a guest contact us with one of the links below. . https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3808985/ . https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ . https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendan-carey-m-s-ab1377a2/
38:05
March 30, 2020
S2E9 - Mikey Cotella - Part One; Boys and Girls Club
This episode features Mikey Cotella with one of the best conversations we've had yet.  Mike is the Unit Director of the Ulbrich Boys and Girls Club, Wallingford site. Mikey is an amazing person, genuine and is a strong believer in supporting his community. **This episode is a lot more conversational than the typical show** Part one of our interview features tips on getting involved, the importance of community service and support for our youth and the start of Mikey's career at the Lower Naugatuck Valley Boys and Girls Club and his current position at Ulbrich. Stay tuned for part two, discussing his experience as a small business owner! . https://www.ulbrichbgc.org/leadership-teamff4f392d https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3808985/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendan-carey-m-s-ab1377a2/
26:26
March 23, 2020
S2E8 - Valley Community Foundation's Impact on Naugatuck Valley - Covid 19
Sharon C. from the Valley Community Foundation outlines ways to stay safe, healthy and secure during our time of local, national and worldwide crisis. Find places to be treated, locations of drive-through clinics and economic resources for families in need.  Check out the VCF website below to find more information on supporting needs and volunteer opportunities. Stay tuned for upcoming live interviews! https://www.valleyfoundation.org/ https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3808985/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendan-carey-m-s-ab1377a2/
51:22
March 17, 2020
FUELcast Best Of S1: S2E7 - Emily Voss
Emily Voss of Beauty Counter Emily Voss is the Executive Director, Educator & Safer Beauty Advocate with Beauty Counter, a mom of two and one hell of a conversationalist. Listen as we discuss life, favorite books, and this episode being the last of the FUELcast season 1 series! Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilyvosssaferbeautyadvocate/ https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3808985/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendan-carey-m-s-ab1377a2/
16:05
March 16, 2020
S2E6 Ramon Peralta "The Takeoff of Peralta Design"
In episode 2, The Takeoff of Peralta Design,  with Ramon Peralta, Ramon discusses leaving Walker Digital, starting his own company, along with his first business meetings at REGIS. Ramon also gives us insight into the books he is currently reading and writing, his proudest moment in business, and why getting to know someone before trying to sell them is so important. All this and much more on Season 2 Episode 6. 
25:14
March 9, 2020
S2E5 "Blast off with Peralta Design"
Season 2 Episode 5 Features Ramon Peralta, Creative Director, Brand Strategist and CEO of Peralta Design, a Digital Creative Agency. Blast off with Ramon as he talks about the importance of LinkedIn, some of the local organization’s he partners with, the toughest challenge he faces being a business owner, and some new companies his team is currently working with. This is a two-part series so don’t miss Blast Off with Peralta Design Part 2 coming our next week 3/9, where Ramon talks about how and why he started his company Peralta Design, early business meetings at REGIS, and his proudest moment. 
22:15
March 2, 2020
Dr. Sofferman and Dr. Ruiz "May the Floss be With You"
Dr. Bruce Sofferman and Dr. Sarai Ruiz Nieves joined us and in discussions about topics such as starting a dental practice, working in the Valley, what a new dentist should prepare for, their proudest moments,  biting your nails and much more. Bruce and Sarai give perspectives from 2 different viewpoints of the dentistry field and what it was like starting out in 1980 vs 2007. You will not want to miss this funny and very honest and open dialogue between all 4 guests.  To find out more about our show, sponsor this podcast or FUEL or request to be a guest contact us with one of the links below. . https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3808985/ . https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ . https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendan-carey-m-s-ab1377a2/
32:54
February 24, 2020
FUELcast Season 2 - S2E3 - Jimmy Tickey Part 2
Listen to the launch of FUELcast Season 2, with Bryan Tamburrino and the new Co-Host Brendan Carey as they continue with part two of our interview and conversation with Jimmy Tickey, District Director to Congressman Jim Himes. . In this interview, we discuss community service, Jimmy's experience in politics, business ownership and his impact on the community! Thank you to the Valley legend for joining us. . More about Jimmy can be found here ---> https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmytickey/ . To find out more about our show, sponsor this podcast or FUEL or request to be a guest contact us with one of the links below. . https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3808985/ . https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ . https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendan-carey-m-s-ab1377a2/
23:02
February 17, 2020
FUELcast Season 2 - VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIAL S2E2 - Jennifer Kneeland
GET READY FOR OUR FUEL SEASON 2 VALENTINE'S DAY https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenny-kneeland-b2bab86/ . To find out more about our show, sponsor this podcast or FUEL or request to be a guest contact us with one of the links below. . https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3808985/ . https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ . https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendan-carey-m-s-ab1377a2/
54:30
February 9, 2020
FUELcast Season 2 - S2E1 - Jimmy Tickey
Listen to the launch of FUELcast Season 2, with Bryan Tamburrino and the new Co-Host Brendan Carey as they begin with part one of our interview and conversation with Jimmy Tickey, District Director to Congressman Jim Himes. In this interview, we discuss community service, Jimmy's experience in politics, business ownership and his impact on the community! Thank you to the Valley legend for joining us. More about Jimmy can be found here ---> https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmytickey/ To find out more about our show, sponsor this podcast or FUEL or request to be a guest contact us with one of the links below. https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3808985/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendan-carey-m-s-ab1377a2/
24:42
February 3, 2020
#14 - "You Have Really Nice Skin" - Part 2
Emily Voss Emily Voss is the Executive Director, Educator & Safer Beauty Advocate with Beauty Counter, a mom of two and one hell of a conversationalist. Listen as we discuss life, favorite books, and this episode being the last of the FUELcast season 1 series! Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilyvosssaferbeautyadvocate/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassandra-schull-8b918427/
12:26
October 22, 2019
#13 - "You Have Really Nice Skin"
Emily Voss of Beauty Counter Emily Voss is the Executive Director, Educator & Safer Beauty Advocate with Beauty Counter, a mom of two and one hell of a conversationalist. Listen as we discuss life, favorite books, and this episode being the last of the FUELcast season 1 series!  Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilyvosssaferbeautyadvocate/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassandra-schull-8b918427/
17:53
October 22, 2019
#11 - What's in That Bag" - Part 2
Dori Decarlo Proud Mompreneur making a difference with our clear Safety Bags, StadiumBags.com and The Word of Mom Media Network This episode is a MUST-LISTEN! Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://www.linkedin.com/in/doridecarlo/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassandra-schull-8b918427/
19:54
October 18, 2019
#10 - "What's In That Bag?"
Dori Decarlo Proud Mompreneur making a difference with our clear Safety Bags, StadiumBags.com and The Word of Mom Media Network This episode is a MUST-LISTEN! Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://www.linkedin.com/in/doridecarlo/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassandra-schull-8b918427/
24:02
October 15, 2019
#9 - "What's Your Favorite Trick?" - Part 2
Pete & Chris Amusements  This episode was so much fun to record. Prepare to laugh out loud! Pete & Chris are co-owners of Pete & Chris Amusements. Magicians, party rentals, parents, networking professionals and all-around funny guys! Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://peteandchrisamusements.blogspot.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassandra-schull-8b918427/
20:49
October 10, 2019
#8 - Cartoons & Networking
Presto Pete & Incredulous Chris This episode was so much fun to record. Prepare to laugh out loud! Pete & Chris are co-owners of Pete & Chris Amusements. Magicians, party rentals, parents, networking professionals and all-around funny guys! Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://peteandchrisamusements.blogspot.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassandra-schull-8b918427/
24:01
October 8, 2019
#7 - Loni & Suobo – Service after Service (Navy vs Air Force?!) - Part 2
We're back for part 2 of Loni is the CEO & President of a $100K+ veteran founded non-profit agency and a published author. Suobo is COO Service After Service/ Keynote Speaker/ Author/ 40 Under 40 2019 Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://www.linkedin.com/in/loni-lymus-26754016/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/suobo-amore-richards-017a7769/ https://www.serviceafterserviceinc.org/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassandra-schull-8b918427/
24:37
October 4, 2019
#6 - Loni & Suobo – Service after Service (Navy vs Air Force?!)
Loni is the CEO & President of a $100K+ veteran founded non-profit agency and a published author.  Suobo is COO Service After Service/ Keynote Speaker/ Author/ 40 Under 40 2019.  Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://www.linkedin.com/in/loni-lymus-26754016/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/suobo-amore-richards-017a7769/ https://www.serviceafterserviceinc.org/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassandra-schull-8b918427/
21:45
October 1, 2019
#5 - "Who Do You Need To Meet?" - Part 2
Rob Thomas We're back for part 2 of our Rob Thomas interview! Rob is the KING of networking! You don’t want to miss this!! Through consulting, coaching and running networking groups, Rob teaches others how to cultivate successful and more profitable business relationships through networking. Find Rob’s book n Amazon by following this link https://www.amazon.com/Who-Do-You-Need-Meet/dp/1733764410/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Rob+Thomas+networking&qid=1568163895&s=gateway&sr=8-1 Listen in as we probe for valuable networking advice, life skills, new perspectives and funny moments throughout the episodes. Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-l-thomas/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassandra-schull-8b918427/
31:40
September 27, 2019
#4 - "Who Do You Need To Meet?"
Rob Thomas Rob is the KING of networking! You don’t want to miss this!! Through consulting, coaching and running networking groups, Rob teaches others how to cultivate successful and more profitable business relationships through networking. Find Rob’s book n Amazon by following this link https://www.amazon.com/Who-Do-You-Need-Meet/dp/1733764410/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Rob+Thomas+networking&qid=1568163895&s=gateway&sr=8-1 Listen in as we probe for valuable networking advice, life skills, new perspectives and funny moments throughout the episodes. Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-l-thomas/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-tamburrino-msba-01762555/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/cassandra-schull-8b918427/
34:26
September 24, 2019
#3 - "Inside of a Human Body...We're All the Same" - Part 2
Lori Monaco  We return with Dr. Lori Monaco as she expands on her psychological topics, how to reinvent yourself and how to find life direction. Lori is a Transformational Speaker and Coach, loving Mom and a bad-ass, fun loving, be silly as often as possible Gen Xer who teaches people to get beyond themselves to unleash their greatness at any age.  Her speaking career began at Sherman College, teaching patients about wellness. Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://drlorimonaco.com/index.html
22:49
September 20, 2019
#2 - "Inside of a Human Body...We're All the Same"
Dr. Lori Monaco Dr. Lori Monaco discusses her transformational coaching methods, medical experience and Bryan & Cassie make plenty of jokes. Lori is a Transformational Speaker and Coach, loving Mom and a bad-ass, fun loving, be silly as often as possible Gen Xer who teaches people to get beyond themselves to unleash their greatness at any age.  Her speaking career began at Sherman College, teaching patients about wellness. Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://drlorimonaco.com/index.html
22:39
September 17, 2019
#1 - Welcome to FUELcast - Melanie Strout
Melanie is the Director of Civic Engagement at the University of Bridgeport, Chairwoman of FUEL and an all-around great person. In this episode, she explains how she supports the community, why she feels so strongly about it and of course shares her enthusiasm for the upcoming FUEL programs. This episode is also the introduction to FUELcast. Continue checking in and listening to new episodes every Tuesday & Friday at 6 am! https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanie-strout/
23:43
September 13, 2019