The Playbook Podcast with Andy & Glenn
By Andrew Phillips
Everyone can relate to sports analogies and every great business has a playbook (plan) for success. Much like how in sports great coaches will steal and adopt other team’s great plays that fit their own playbook, we want other business leaders to take away a play (idea) from the business leaders on our podcast.
Game 21: Stacey Ballard
Andy and Glenn gameplan with Stacey Ballard, the President of Eadeh Enterprises, about her role in commercial real estate. Stacey is the pinnacle example of working your way up the ladder, having started at Eadeh as a construction worker. Listen to her journey, now available on The Playbook Podcast.
November 9, 2021
Game 20: Dana Riker Jackson
Dana Riker Jackson, CEO of the Riker Opportunity Institute, specializes in helping businesses attract and retain top talent. Learn more about Dana’s success as well as her two leadership programs for the Mainline Chamber NOW!
October 13, 2021
Game 19: Greg Thompson
The guys are joined this time by Greg Thompson, an independent consultant and a Senior Advisor for Century Equity Partners. Prior to that role, he founded Thompson Insurance Enterprises, Inc. (THOMCO) a small wholesale insurance operation. Find out how he helped build it to over $175,000,000 in annual premium and what he did with THOMCO next!
September 28, 2021
Game 18: Jack Crowley Jr
Make sure you catch up with Andy and Glenn, as they are joined by Jack Crowley Jr, Owner of C&J Automotive Specialists with 5 locations and growing. Find out what his company slogan “Our Family Puts Your Family First!” means to him, his team and his customers. Maybe pick up some fishing tips along the way!
September 14, 2021
Game 17: Christina Schoemaker
Andy and Glenn sit down with Christina Schoemaker, Sr. Vice President, Development, Grants & Marketing for the Valley Youth House. With leadership skills and a passion for helping others, Christina is the force behind some of the most effective fundraising and public relations efforts in Pennsylvania. Find out how her role at Valley Youth House in turn empowers our vulnerable youth to become future leaders.
August 31, 2021
Game 16: Bernie Dagenais
Andy and Glenn get the privilege to sit down with Bernie Dagenais, President and CEO of the Main Line Chamber of Commerce. Find out how Bernie’s early days as the Editor in Chief at the Philadelphia Business Journal helped prepare him for the leadership role with the Main Line Chamber. Don’t miss his four basic principles of success in this episode!
August 17, 2021
Game 15: John Mulder
Joining the guys this week is the President of 3Seed Marketing, Design & Interactive, John Mulder. In this episode John gives us a front row seat into the creative mind of a leader in the ever-changing marketing world. John and his team at 3Seed are the marketing geniuses behind this very podcast.
July 6, 2021
Game 14: Melissa Ortiz
The guys are honored to have Melissa Ortiz on the show this week. Melissa is a former HHS Commissioner of the Office of Disabilities, keynote speaker, and advocate for people with disabilities. Tune in to learn more about Melissa’s amazing story that includes crossword puzzles, her own adversities, and her journey to the Capitol.
June 22, 2021
Game 13: Nicole Stephenson
The guys are joined by Nicole Stephenson who is the Director of the Society of Professional Women, a program of the Main Line Chamber of Commerce. Nicole discusses how she has excelled at developing, marketing, and growing SPWs programming and membership. Learn about the Nicole’s story and more about a truly great organization now!
June 8, 2021
Game 12: David Carothers
The guys get to geek out and interview David Carothers, Principal at Florida Risk Partners, Founder of Killing Commercial Insurance Sales Training, co-host Powers Producers Podcast and more. Find out about his new project, The Protégé, a reality TV show hosted on YouTube following ten insurance sales people vying for a shot at a $10,000 scholarship to Killing Commercial Insurance Sales Training.
May 25, 2021
Game 11: Dr. David Weiman
The guys are joined by Dr. David Weiman, the President of Weiman Consulting. David talks about the importance of talent assessment, executive coaching, and leadership development. David blends his executive experience with his psychological training to help businesses achieve their goals.
May 18, 2021
Game 10: John Durante
Jumping on the show this week is John Durante, the founder and Principal of Risk Logic Inc. John helps lead a consulting engineering company in the property loss prevention field, working with insurance companies, brokers, risk managers, and plant managers.
May 11, 2021
Game 9: Adam Schnug
The guys head to the Principal’s Office this week being joined by Adam Schnug, the Principal at Catasauqua High School. Not only has Adam helped to lead a school through the chaotic times of COVID-19, but he is also studying for his doctorate in Educational Leadership at Delaware Valley University.
May 4, 2021
Game 8: Paula Kielich
The guys are joined by Paula Kielich who is the President and Founder of the nonprofit organization Pals for Life. Paula and her team are dedicated to have pets and people help each other to live happier, healthier, and more fulfilled lives. Tune in to find out just how important that pet and human interaction really is.
April 27, 2021
Game 7: Charles Waterman
The guys are joined by Closet By Design’s own Charles Waterman. Charles discusses important qualities of leaders such as doing the tedious or unpleasant jobs yourself sometimes! Charles also shares his experiences dealing with the pandemic as well as a humorous story the three guys had together.
April 20, 2021
Game 6: Charlotte Conroy
Joining the guys this time is Charlotte Conroy, Managing Partner/Director of Marketing/Business Development for Recent Communications, Inc. This former college athlete discusses how that same competitive drive has helped her transition into the business world.
April 13, 2021
Game 5: Joe Boczek
The guys are joined by Joe Boczek who is the Executive Director of WV Game Changers, a youth-led prevention organization designed to educate, support, and empower teens to make healthy choices and become leaders. Game Changers is focused on the opioid epidemic and already has a powerful support system in place. Find out more about Game Changers and why it is so important for Joe!
April 6, 2021
Game 4: Kevin Mays
Kevin Mays is the owner at Flint United Basketball Club in Flint, MI. Kevin is a former Division 1 two-sport athlete who talks about how that plus his impressive leadership résumé have led to where he is today with Flint United. Please tune in to hear about the work-ethic and leadership skills of a true “All-American.”
March 30, 2021
Game 3: Joe Perpiglia
The guys have the pleasure of being joined by Joe Perpiglia, President & CEO for the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eastern PA Chapter. Joe goes deep into not only his personal wild journey getting to ABC, but also how ABC truly benefits their members.
March 23, 2021
Game 2: Rhonda Sciortino
The guys are joined by Rhonda Sciortino who embodies success and leadership. Rhonda is an entrepreneur, author of 13 books, child welfare advocate, keynote speaker, survivor, and an inspiration to all. Tune in to hear Rhonda’s story which is nothing short of incredible.
March 16, 2021
Game 1: John T. Yurconic
Andy & Glenn are joined by not just the President of The Yurconic Agency, but also their boss, John T. Yurconic. John talks in depth about his personal growth from being a college graduate who didn’t even know if he was going to work at the family agency to being the President of said agency which he helped grow to thirteen locations and roughly eighty employees. John provides incredible insight on leadership, growth, and handling adversity.
March 2, 2021
Preseason Game: Andy & Glenn
Andy and Glenn go solo on the inaugural episode to give listeners a chance to not only understand the “why” of the show, but also to learn more about the hosts themselves. The guys answer the tough, easy, and fun questions to kick off the podcast!
February 12, 2021