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By Inntro LLC
If you're just getting started in your career, this podcast is for you. Each episode features someone who is making it happen, with advice and tips you can use now. Wondering how to take the first step and make the right connections that lead you to the job you really want? Jump in!
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Alan Lundeen on how networking has made his career!
In this episode, Steve Glynn chats with Alan Lundeen​, Sr. Director of Talent Management at Cousins Subs. In addition to his journey, which helped him realize everyone's timeline is different, we dig into hand written notes, the value of hard work, and putting your best foot forward. All in an effort to help each member of the Cousins family become their best version!
December 08, 2020
David Pede Consistently Delivers a Dose of Positive Energy!
In every interaction you have with David Pede there's one guarantee: he'll always bring positive energy. In this episode, Steve and David, who is the Sales and Marketing Coordinator at River Run, a firm that provides managed IT services, share early career wisdom and a few laughs. From learning the value of a dollar at age thirteen to making the most of what life sends your way, this episode will have leave you smiling. Especially as you learn more about his best mistake: $14.99 jeans. David's outlook on life and business is inspiring and his energy is contagious. A perfect addition to your day.
November 03, 2020
Kohl's Jen Aberin on Hanging Out in Cool Spaces and Not Wasting Conversations!
In this episode, Steve Glynn chats with Jen Aberin, Senior Creative Recruiter at Kohl's. Along with sharing wisdom on networking, bringing your A game (even as an intern), and the cool aspects of her work, we also get a glimpse into her thoughtful contemplation. Specifically, intentionally including soul-searching as part of charting your career path. In fact, it was Jen's plan to resign that ultimately led her to the work she loves.
October 21, 2020
Rockwell Automation's Tajaey Young - A Leader Creating Leaders!
In this episode, Steve gets inspired by Tajaey Young, Team Lead, Sales Onboarding Programs at Rockwell Automation. His job is not easy: getting engineers to think about sales. But he's making it happen. And it's no surprise. Take a listen and you'll immediately recognize how bright, focused, talented people like Tajaey move fast. Here's my advice: watch what this guy is doing and where he goes. 
October 21, 2020
Mara Swan Gets Real on Rising to the ManpowerGroup C-Suite.
In this episode, Steve has an honest and energizing conversation with Mara Swan who recently retired from ManpowerGroup. With humble beginnings of on-campus interviews everyone else was overlooking to becoming one of the top five ManpowerGroup executives, Mara has seen and heard it all. She was advised to not become a mom if she wanted career success. That didn't stop her from achieving both. But it wasn't easy. As she says, "you gotta want it and be willing to make sacrifices." Jump in to learn more about what an amazing person Mara is.
October 21, 2020
Cousins Subs Courtney Hendricks on Showing Up With Your Best Self!
This is a high energy episode as Steve talks career with Courtney Hendricks, Human Resources Manager at Cousins Subs. We love, love, love that Courtney shared the guidance she's seen of being brave enough to suck at something new! We've all been there. How do you get through it? By showing up with great shoes, even better questions, and authentic interest. From what good communication looks like to what networking means, this episode is LOADED with great advice for those of you kick-starting your career!!
October 20, 2020
SC Johnson's Angela Huber on How Being Authentic and Focused Matters!
In this episode, Steve chats with Angela Huber, Manager, Early Careers at SC Johnson. Angela, who launched her career selling knives, has masterfully found important experiences in every opportunity. In fact, her career lessons are important to those early in their own journey. In the process, she graciously provides opportunities for students and grads to better understand what it means to work in a big corporation. Listen in for more on all of this, how SC Johnson launched a revamped, virtual summer internship program, what students are doing to stand out from the crowd, and more. 
October 20, 2020
"I Gave Up My Personal Life For 25 Years." - Chuck Swoboda
In this episode, Steve has an enlightening conversation with Chuck Swoboda who is an author, speaker, podcast host, and the Innovator-in-Residence at Marquette University. Listen in on his journey from a paper route to CEO of startup that, under his leadership, became a global market leader. Chuck's positive spirit is inspiring. As always, if you have any comments on the podcast or want to learn more about Inntro, you can reach Steve at
October 06, 2020
InCheck CEO on the ups and downs of a non-traditional career start.
In this episode Steve has an insightful conversation with Andy Gallion, CEO and Co-founder of InCheck, a nationally-accredited screening company ( In addition to talking about how, when, and where background checks might impact you or lancing your dream job, the guys also discuss Andy's first job as the Kool-Aid Man as well as his non-traditional path to CEO which included accepting an offer on the spot. Take a listen and reach out to Steve at if you have any questions or comments about the podcast or the Inntro app.
September 18, 2020
Pulling Life Lessons From Google and 200+ Startups!
In this episode, Steve chats with John Zeratsky. Wondering what John does today and how he got there? You'll have to listen. Actually, it's kind of a complex answer for a guy who, for the most part, keeps things simple. In all seriousness, this is a great discussion on having a plan yet also having the self awareness to choose a different direction.
August 25, 2020
Direct Supply's Campus and Community Recruiting Manager Wade Krogwold Lives and Works with Integrity!
In this episode, Inntro CEO Steve Glynn and Wade Krogwold, Campus and Community Recruiting Manager at Direct Supply, have an insightful chat on how to bring integrity into life and career. Wade and Direct Supply are both naturally great at that. In fact, the company actually added some additional summer only internships to their 2020 virtual program. Wade also shares advice on success beyond the resume (BCDE's), using humor to keep people comfortable, and more. Take a listen and send Steve a message at for any comments about the podcast.
August 12, 2020
Baker Tilly's Liz Grams Sets the Example on Career Passion and Dedication!
In this episode, host Steve Glynn has an inspiring conversation with Liz Grams, Campus Recruiting Manager at Baker Tilly. In sharing her career journey (jumping out, then back into the business world), Liz provides valuable advice for those of you looking to pursue what you love--including her 3 tips for success in launching a career. We also dive into Baker Tilly's recent virtual internship program and how they did it right. Oh, and you gotta love the rapid fire in this one!
July 31, 2020
Cousins Subs CEO Christine Specht on getting a sense of who you are and where you want to be!
In This episode, Steve Glynn chats with Christine Specht, CEO of Cousins Subs, about paying it forward, great advice she got from her mom, her journey to her current role, and more. Oh, and yes, Steve also asks about her favorite Cousins sandwich! Learn more about Cousins Subs at
July 21, 2020
Northwestern Mutual's Adam Gabornitz, Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion on Taking Risks vs. Being Reckless
In this episode, host Steve Glynn talks with Adam Gabornitz, Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Northwestern Mutual. Adam, who brings positive vibes to every situation, shares his perspective on informed enthusiasm, the difference between being risky vs. being reckless, and using networking to build authentic relationships. Lots in this one for those of you working on your own career. Thanks for listening!
July 08, 2020
Future NFL Quarterback Shares Advice on How (and why) to Go After the Career You Want
In this episode, host Steve Glynn has an eye opening discussion with Patrick, a 9 year old who knows exactly what he wants from a career. Patrick is wise beyond his years. Want proof? When thinking about pursuing a career, he advises to focus on your strengths and be ready for the subsequent ups and downs (and potential injuries!). You also might be surprised on his go to food when he needs a boost. A great listen for anyone looking for a little inspiration. Learn more about Inntro at
July 06, 2020
Marquette’s Innovators on Tap Producer and Bridge The City CEO on Not Having a Career Plan
In this episode, host Steve Glynn talks with Kyle Hagge, producer and CEO. Kyle's work and career path are driven by curiosity and the desire to give back to the community. He's learned that the best approach to making your career dreams become reality is the absence of planning. Rather, look to do your best with what's in front of you. To check out his work, go to or Thanks for listening!
July 03, 2020
Rockwell Automation Innovation Leader Gwenn Peters on Staying Curious and Working Hard
In this episode host Steve Glynn chats with Gwenn Peters on her path to innovation at Rockwell Automation. Along the way she learned a lot about the value of hard work, being curious about others (which makes networking fun!), collecting transferrable skills, and keeping strong internal and external connections. Keep up with us and get alerts when we publish new episodes at
June 30, 2020
Starbucks Director of Innovation + Design Strategy Annie Richmond Talks Courage and Confidence When You're the Youngest in the Room
In this episode, host Steve Glynn talks with Annie Richmond, Director of Innovation + Design Strategy at Starbucks. Annie shares her journey from student at Marquette University to leading development of new ideas in big corporate settings. This episode has great insight for anyone. Jump in then check us out at
June 29, 2020
Zappos Entrepreneur-in-Residence Brian Kalma on Career Advice to Never Take
In this episode, host Steve Glynn chats with Brian Kalma, Entrepreneur-in-Residence (what even is that?) at Zappos. Brian shares insightful short stories from an internship at Time Inc., to advice he never followed (and would never give to you), and his journey to Zappos (twice!). Take a listen, then learn more about us out at
June 26, 2020
Newance CEO Amanda Daering Shares Secrets for Landing an Internship
In this episode, host Steve Glynn gets the scoop on the importance (and fun) of networking, following up, and following through with Newance CEO Amanda Daering. Learn more about how she used an internship to discover what she DIDN’T like, how she leveraged perseverance to land her first full-time gig, her thoughts on the most underutilized skill, and more. Take a listen, then learn more about us out at
June 26, 2020