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The Tea Podcast

The Tea Podcast

By Developing Lafayette
A fun, light-hearted podcast discussing business, developments, and many other topics.
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Gus Rezende, Local Serial Entrepreneur
Gus Rezende co-owns Central Pizza, Tula Tacos, Tropical Smoothie Café, and owns an entertainment business, called Social Entertainment. Gus is originally from São Paulo, Brazil. He moved to the states and became an official US Citizen to create an empire for him and his family. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
56:21
June 15, 2021
Rick Watkins, Executive Director of Trust Acadiana Inc. and Charlie Davis, President of Moxey Inc.
We discuss how the popular bartering network, Trust Acadiana, was formed, the benefits to their members, the different types of businesses in the network, and the region the network covers. We are also discussing Moxey and Trust Acadiana’s relationship, future goals along with Wefunder. https://www.trustacadiana.com/ https://www.moxeyusa.com/ — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
54:41
June 10, 2021
Ravi Daggula - Local Lafayette Developer
Ravi Daggula, Local Developer, who is also renovating the famous John Nickerson House in the Sterling Grove Historical District near downtown Lafayette. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Graze Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
01:01:56
June 10, 2021
Maureen Dugas Foster, Property Manager at the new Bottle Art Lofts
Maureen has a Bachelor and Master of Architecture from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Since 2006 Maureen has worked in architecture firms throughout Louisiana, founded a nonprofit for women in architecture called Designing Women of Acadiana, been the first ever Director of Downtown Lafayette Unlimited, and has recently taken the reins as Property Manager for Lafayette Bottle Art Lofts. She believes designers have the power to lead the way in communicating the importance of positive social and environmentally responsible messages. Maureen is fueled by her passions of creating value through meaningful experiences. As a Lafayette native and lover of Acadiana she has a passion for photography, Cajun culture, urban gardening, and changing the world one small step at a time. In her free time Maureen enjoys laughing, taking photographs, getting outside with her family, and working at Mosie’s Farm - her urban gardening experiment that can be followed via Instagram and Facebook @mosiesfarm. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Graze Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
47:56
May 14, 2021
Allison Barron Brandon, founder of Wonderland Performing Arts
Mrs. Allison Barron Brandon is the Founder of Wonderland Performing Arts & serves as the company's President. Allison grew up in Lafayette, LA as a dance enthusiast. She has studied ballet, tap, & jazz during her childhood and went on to enjoy and study the genres of modern dance, show choir, and musical theatre as a teenager & adult. Allison & I will be talking about their newly opened space, how the space is used, how they handled opening a new location during a pandemic, and what events, shows, and workshops that are coming up for people to enjoy. You can find out more at https://wonderlandperformingarts.com/ — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Graze Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/ • Graze Acadiana, Acadiana’s original grazing company provides the community with the highest quality charcuterie & cheese boxes, platters, and tables. In their new location on The Boulevard, guests will have tons of choices to put together ‘cheesy’ gift sets from the pantry area, pick up Grab & Graze options, and fill their home with quality, unique home essentials. The mother-daughter duo hopes to bring people together over beautiful, delicious foods to gather & graze. https://www.grazeacadiana.com
01:00:26
May 6, 2021
Hannah Gumbo, local illustrator & muralist
Hannah is a Broussard, LA native who now calls Eunice, LA her home. She recently received ArtSpark from Lafayette Economic Development Authority LEDA and the AcA for her collaboration on a special project. We will get to know her, her work, and what is in store for her in the future. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Graze Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/ ####### Graze Acadiana, Acadiana’s original grazing company, provides the community with the highest quality charcuterie & cheese boxes, platters, and tables. In their new location on The Boulevard guest will have tons of choices to put together ‘cheesy’ gift sets from the pantry area, pick up Grab & Graze options, and fill their home with quality, unique home essentials. The mother-daughter duo hopes to bring people together over beautiful, delicious foods to gather & graze. https://www.grazeacadiana.com/
01:03:06
April 30, 2021
Carly Viator, Marketing Director I Festival International de Louisiane (2021)
The Tea Podcast live with Carly Viator, Marketing Director I Festival International de Louisiane. We are talking about all things Festival and what to expect. https://www.festivalinternational.org/ — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Graze Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/ ####### Graze Acadiana, Acadiana’s original grazing company, provides the community with the highest quality charcuterie & cheese boxes, platters, and tables. In their new location on The Boulevard guest will have tons of choices to put together ‘cheesy’ gift sets from the pantry area, pick up Grab & Graze options, and fill their home with quality, unique home essentials. The mother-daughter duo hopes to bring people together over beautiful, delicious foods to gather & graze. https://www.grazeacadiana.com/
51:52
April 27, 2021
Andrew Duhon, Lafayette Public Library Foundation Board Member
We are talking on topics from National Library Week, closing the digital divide, how the pandemic affect the library and those who use it, and we have some fun tidbits to throw into the mix throughout the hour. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
50:29
April 12, 2021
Caroline Merryman, founder of Caroline’s Cookies
Caroline started baking when she was just 10 years old. She started out baking cupcakes and bringing them to school on a regular basis, saying that “it was sort of my thing.” In her Senior year, she started baking cookies which evolved into something much more than she imagined and now she has a full website and sells out of cookies within minutes during popup events. Take a listen as we get to know Caroline and her cookie business a little more. https://eatcarolinescookies.com/ — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
49:16
March 31, 2021
Kyle “Skip” Boudreaux, Director at Acadiana Angels
The Tea Podcast live with Kyle “Skip” Boudreaux, Director at Acadiana Angels. Acadiana Angels is a local Angel Investing network whose members have collectively invested over $3 Million dollars in Louisiana startups over the past 4 years. The Acadiana Angels are actively looking to recruit Accredited Investors, especially women and minority investors, to join the network and participate in their Shark Tank-like events. Learn more at http://www.acadianaangels.com — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
59:14
March 18, 2021
Josh Guillory, Mayor-President of Lafayette (Part 1)
The Tea Podcast live with Josh Guillory, Mayor-President of Lafayette. Josh and I are chatting about his first year as Mayor-President of Lafayette, what his goals were then and what they are today. We are also talking about some of the challenges that he and his administration faced in 2020 and how he plans to bring Lafayette up overall. We have also collected some important questions for Josh from some of you in the Lafayette community and we have some questions as well. The episode, like most, will be about 45 minutes, live & unedited. Be sure to watch, listen, and engage in the conversation. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
42:23
March 15, 2021
Tyler Albrecht, Lafayette Real Estate Expert
The Tea Podcast live with Tyler Albrecht, Real Estate Expert. We are chatting about real estate, the market, trends, and a few other topics. https://tyler.keatyblog.com Be sure to watch, listen, and engage in the conversation. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
52:13
March 15, 2021
Brandy Landry, owner of 1123 Matte Black, LLC - Luxury Interior Design + Build Firm
The Tea Podcast with Brandy Landry, owner of 1123 Matte Black, LLC - Luxury Interior Design + Build Firm We are talking with her about her entrepreneurial journey, how she plowed through 2020, and the future of her firm. https://www.1123matteblack.com/ The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
45:03
February 21, 2021
Boyer Derise, Founder & CEO of Good Eats Kitchen
The Tea Podcast live with Boyer Derise, Founder & CEO of Good Eats Kitchen. Boyer Derise is the founder & CEO of Good Eats Kitchen, a local start-up that specializes in healthy foods made fresh and ready to heat & eat. We will be discussing the work the company is doing in the community but also how Boyer is building a company that will survive, even through pandemics. We are also going to talk about Bayou Carlin Oyster Co. and the future of what is to come from his works. http://www.mygoodeatskitchen.com/ http://www.bayoucarlinoysterco.com/ Be sure to watch, listen, and engage in the conversation. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Jet Coffee. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
58:02
February 17, 2021
Katherine Antoun, Kibberia — #98
Katherine and I are discussing the Connecticut-based company’s new 60,000 square-foot expansion into Lafayette, LA. Kibberia produces and white labels a large amount of food for large food partners throughout the country. Tune in to listen to engage in the conversation. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Jet Coffee. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/ ################# Jet Coffee is a popular local coffee shop modeled for speed, efficiency, and most importantly, great customer service. Their loyalty program is top-notch and offers many bonuses and quick ways to earn free product. They are located at 101 Camino Real in Lafayette and just opened their second location in Broussard at 109 Saint Nazaire. Their mission is to have exceptional customer service that is community driven. They want to bring joy and happiness to every customer they meet. And their motto, Dream On, which is a reflection that anything is possible no matter what challenge comes our way. https://www.facebook.com/jetcoffee/ https://jetcoffeecompany.com/
51:01
February 8, 2021
Emily Cortese, Retail Director of Catholic Charities of Acadiana — #97
We are discussing the new expansion of Crossroads Collective Catholic Gifts & Book Store, what the goals are for that expansion, and getting to know more about their mission as it relates to Catholic Charities of Acadiana. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Jet Coffee. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/ ################# Jet Coffee is a popular local coffee shop modeled for speed, efficiency, and most importantly, great customer service. Their loyalty program is top-notch and offers many bonuses and quick ways to earn free product. They are located at 101 Camino Real in Lafayette and just opened their second location in Broussard at 109 Saint Nazaire. Their mission is to have exceptional customer service that is community driven. They want to bring joy and happiness to every customer they meet. And their motto, Dream On, which is a reflection that anything is possible no matter what challenge comes our way. https://www.facebook.com/jetcoffee/ https://jetcoffeecompany.com/
38:47
February 4, 2021
Troy Wayman, CEO of OneAcadiana —#96
We are discussing two topics. One is the upcoming 3-part virtual event, featuring renowned expert, Dr. Nika White about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) taking place January 27th, February 3rd, and February 10th. Then we are going to discuss a new project geared toward bridging the digital divide between teacher and student during the ongoing pandemic. — https://www.oneacadiana.org/bridgedigital — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Jet Coffee. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/ ################# Jet Coffee is a popular local coffee shop modeled for speed, efficiency, and most importantly, great customer service. Their loyalty program is top-notch and offers many bonuses and quick ways to earn free product. They are located at 101 Camino Real in Lafayette and just opened their second location in Broussard at 109 Saint Nazaire. Their mission is to have exceptional customer service that is community driven. They want to bring joy and happiness to every customer they meet. And their motto, Dream On, which is a reflection that anything is possible no matter what challenge comes our way. https://www.facebook.com/jetcoffee/ https://jetcoffeecompany.com/
45:32
February 4, 2021
Tyler Racca, The Orchard Apple Specialists CEO — #95
In this episode, we are chatting with Tyler about the ins and outs of The Orchard, their relationship with Apple, and the importance of proper device servicing. If you own an Apple product like an iPhone or Mac, you may want to watch. https://www.theorchardstores.com/ — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana and Jet Coffee. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/ ################# Jet Coffee is a popular local coffee shop modeled for speed, efficiency, and most importantly, great customer service. Their loyalty program is top-notch and offers many bonuses and quick ways to earn free product. They are located at 101 Camino Real in Lafayette and just opened their second location in Broussard at 109 Saint Nazaire. Their mission is to have exceptional customer service that is community driven. They want to bring joy and happiness to every customer they meet. And their motto, Dream On, which is a reflection that anything is possible no matter what challenge comes our way. https://www.facebook.com/jetcoffee/ https://jetcoffeecompany.com/
52:33
January 26, 2021
Stephanie Kizziar, Communications Manager at Vitalant — #94
We are chatting with Stephanie about her new role with Vitalant, and what all Vitalant is doing with blood donations, especially during the COVID pandemic. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
50:39
January 22, 2021
Craig Simon, Manager at Aviation Academy of Louisiana — #93
Craig is a certified helicopter flight instructor and certified helicopter instrument instructor and has been since 2006. He is also a member of the NAFI, National Association of Flight Instructors; and he is honored by the FAA as being one of the best in the industry with the Gold Seal Flight Instructor rating. From operating in the hostile Gulf of Mexico to the beautiful islands of Hawaii, Craig has extensive experience in Flight Training, Super VIP transportation, Single and Dual pilot IFR (Instrument Flight Rules), Aerial Photography, NVG (Night Vision Goggles), and EMS flight experience. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
49:21
December 4, 2020
Kenny DesOrmeaux, CEO at ECOSERV — #92
Kenny DesOrmeaux, CEO at ECOSERV Abbeville, Louisiana native, Kenny DesOrmeaux holds patents for tools and methodology that led to his founding of Offshore Cleaning Systems in 1998 and its growth into a multi-million dollar operation. Ecoserv was subsequently created in 2014 with the purchase of Houston-based Newpark Environmental Services and its merger into Offshore Cleaning Systems to offer a new streamlined system for oil and gas waste management. Today Ecoserv operates in the Gulf of Mexico, the Permian Basin and within the petrochemical industry across multiple states. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
34:12
December 4, 2020
Bart Bryant, clinic director at Lafayette Foundation Clinic — #91
Bart Bryant, clinic director at Lafayette Foundation Clinic. Lafayette Foundation Clinic is a recently formed non profit medical clinic where they specialize in infectious disease and have partnered with the stat to offer free instant testing to our community. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
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December 4, 2020
Victoria Lane Alleman, One Acadiana, Artist, and former Saintsation — #90
The Tea Podcast live with Victoria Lane Alleman. She is the manager of member engagement at One Acadiana, an artist, and a former Saintsation Cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints. We are getting to know Victoria a little more and learning about her path to where she is today in both her career and her passions. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
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December 4, 2020
Corey Jack, Owner at Jack & Associates and Executive Director of Holy Rosary Redevelopment — #89
Corey Jack is the Owner and Principal Consultant of Jack & Associates LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in assisting entrepreneurs with forming, managing, and growing their enterprise. He has also been assigned as the Executive Director of Holy Rosary Redevelopment, charged with executing the long-term vision of the organization and restoring the historic site back to its place of prominence in the community. We will talk all about who Corey is, what he is about, and what are his goals. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
01:02:29
October 25, 2020
John Trahan Jr., Candidate for Lafayette City Marshal 2020 — #88
John is a local business owner, a retired Louisiana State Trooper, a veteran of the Louisiana Army National Guard and the United States Army Reserve. He actively served in the first Gulf War - Desert Storm and is seeking to serve again as potential Lafayette City Marshal. Join us as we get to know more about John Trahan Jr. https://www.trahanforcitymarshal.com/ — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
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October 23, 2020
Ronnie George, owner & broker at TheGeorgeGroup — #87
Ronnie George, owner & broker at TheGeorgeGroup. Ronnie started the brokerage in 2017 and currently has 23 agents that covers Central and South Louisiana. He says that he wanted to build a brokerage that allows it's agents to feel that they have the support and encouragement needed to succeed in a competitive industry. We chat about his early life, why he stays in Louisiana, and what led to his career path. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
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October 23, 2020
Terrica Lynn Smith, Salt Capital Investments — #86
Terrica Lynn Smith is local real estate developer, coach, and entrepreneur with a story of overcoming poverty. Her life is a testimonial for those who may have not had the best childhood or living situations as a young adult. Terrica literally went from living under a bridge in New Orleans, LA to building bridges in communities that need it most. http://Terricalynnsmith.com — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
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September 22, 2020
Daniel “Danny” Landry, candidate for District Attorney — #85
The Tea Podcast live with Daniel “Danny” Landry, candidate for District Attorney. We are chatting with Danny about his past 30+ years of experience, accomplishments, and what his goals are for the future. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
50:40
September 16, 2020
Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier, American mixed martial artist and UFC fighter
Live with Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier, American mixed martial artist and UFC fighter. We are discussing his career, how it begin, his inspirations, recent fights, and where he wants to go in his career. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana as well as Unique Health and Fitness, and by Unique Smoothies. The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/ ——Sponsors Continues Unique Health and Fitness and Unique Smoothies, two sister companies who’s mission is to improve the Quality of life of “Unique” Individuals, or individuals with special needs with Autism, Downs, Cerebral Palsy, ect. Unique Health & Fitness provides an adaptive and inclusive Health and Fitness facility that the Unique Population calls their home. While Unique Smoothies, a pop up, provides meaningful employment opportunities to Unique Individuals through Smoothies and Smiles. You can check Unique Health & Fitness out at: 3366 Verot School rd Lafayette, LA 70508 Unique Smoothies: offers pop up locations around lafayette. For more information and to find out where to get a smoothie. Follow their social media pages at https://facebook.com/UniqueHealthFitnessLafayette/ https://www.facebook.com/UniqueSmoothiesLafayette/
50:29
September 16, 2020
Mason and Marshal Westerchil, local entrepreneurs of EZ Street Delivery — #83
The Tea Podcast with Mason and Marshal Westerchil, local entrepreneurs of EZ Street Delivery (http://Ezstreetdelivery.com) We are discussing the origin of the young entrepreneurs, the inspiration for the service, how it works compared to other delivery services/apps, and how they plan to help save restaurants money while offering a competitive service. Be sure to tune in to our live stream on our Facebook, Developing Lafayette, at 11 AM. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by: The Music Academy of Acadiana. They are Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
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August 17, 2020
Hunter Thevis & Reece Merryman, founders of Sauciest — #82
Hunter Thevis and Reece Merryman, founders of the local startup, Sauciest. Sauciest (tastesauciest.com) is a Lafayette-based startup that connects people to the world’s best creators of choice, craft, and local sauces. They use 6 really basic and relatable questions to match you with the sauce that best suits your taste preferences and the way you eat food. We are chatting about the concept and what we’re these guys thinking! — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by: The Music Academy of Acadiana. They are Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
48:31
August 14, 2020
Adam Abdalla of Belle Realty of Lafayette
Show guest, Adam Abdalla of Belle Realty of Lafayette. He also manages On The Boulevard center on Johnston Street. We are discussing the Abdalla family history, the history of the Boulevard, and the recent renovations for On The Boulevard shopping center. We are also talking about surviving COVID and what adaptations they may have made to combat the pandemic. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by: The Music Academy of Acadiana. They are Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
01:00:36
August 10, 2020
Kip Judice, 2020 candidate for Lafayette City Marshal — #80
We are talking about his leadership career, what he likes to do outside of work, and what his goals are to help make the City of Lafayette a better place for the future. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by: The Music Academy of Acadiana. They are Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational, and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
01:17:33
July 29, 2020
Katy Dupre, Executive Director of Parish Proud, Stuller Family Foundation — #79
Katy is a Lafayette native who spent 10 years away working in New Orleans, Chicago, and Montana before returning home 2 years ago, moved by the desire to get involved in finding ways to improve the community she calls home.    Katy has worked with groups like * Leadership Institute of Acadiana * 24-Hour Citizen's Project (Adopt-A-Storm Drain) * Data Science for Social Good — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by: The Music Academy of Acadiana. They are Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
52:56
July 17, 2020
Reggie Thomas, candidate for Lafayette City Marshal 2020 — #78
Reggie Thomas, a retired Lafayette police officer with many qualifications is now running for Lafayette City Marshal in hopes to help facilitate police reform in the city.
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July 13, 2020
Jason “The Cajun Ninja” Derouen — #77
The Tea Podcast with Jason “The Cajun Ninja” Derouen, a Louisiana-based video creator with close to a million followers. The Cajun Ninja creates a variety of fun food-based videos illustrating techniques & instructions with a little comedy sprinkled throughout. We are getting to know more about Jason and his inspiration for making these creative, informative, and viral cooking videos. We are also diving into The Cajun Ninja’s naming inspiration, his favorite seasonings, and what is his favorite dish to cook. https://www.youtube.com/user/jasoncards https://www.facebook.com/thecajunninja/ — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by: The Music Academy of Acadiana They are Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/ Thanks goes out to Cajun Cannabis for sponsoring this episode. Cajuncannabis.org
01:04:22
June 26, 2020
Brandon “DJ Digital” Journet — #76
The Tea Podcast with Brandon “Dj Digital” Journet, local entrepreneur, DJ, and brand manager at Hot 107.9. Tune in as we chat about his early days, how he got started, celebrity encounters, and most importantly, where he is going. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by: The Music Academy of Acadiana. They are Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
01:07:28
June 20, 2020
Kacee S. Thompson, Executive Director, Foundation at Hospice of Acadiana —#75
We are talking about Hospice of Acadiana, her role in the foundation, and exclusive news about their future in Acadiana. — The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by: The Music Academy of Acadiana. They are Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
42:54
June 13, 2020
IBERIABANK’s Eddie Buttross & Jerry Prejean — #74
The Tea Podcast live with IBERIABANK’s Eddie Buttross, Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager & Jerry Prejean, Senior Vice President, Private Banking Group Manager. We are touching on topics like Small Business Association’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) efforts, other SBA programs, and supporting our local community. The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by: The Music Academy of Acadiana. They are Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
30:19
June 6, 2020
The Tea with Tim Benson & Angel Bradford at Music Academy of Acadiana —#73
Our topic is about music lessons in the digital age and the importance of music as a skill for the new generation. The Music Academy of Acadiana is a proud sponsor of The Tea Podcast. Check them out at musicacademyacadiana.com
40:00
May 29, 2020
The Tea with Nathaniel Moore — #72
The Tea Podcast with guest Nathaniel T Moore, local entrepreneur & life coach. Topics involve navigating your small business & entrepreneurial journey through COVID.  — Our podcast is proudly sponsored by: The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana's top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational, and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
51:29
May 28, 2020
The Tea Podcast with Evan Daniels — #71
This episode is proudly sponsored by: The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana’s top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, audio production & more. They teach students of all ages and styles, they have sent students to college, to compete in major music competitions, and have also premiered on major TV Music contests like American Idol & The Voice. Founded by University of Louisiana at Lafayette music school graduate Tim Benson, the Academy has been voted as a top finalist in the best music school by readers of the Times since 2016 and they have won the national music school of the year award in 2014. Their goal is to make music lessons fun, educational, and to help foster the next generation of musicians and creative thinkers! You can find them at the following links: Website: www.musicacademyacadiana.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MusicAcademyOfAcadiana/
49:11
May 17, 2020
The Tea Podcast with Eric Crozier of ACSW Architects — #68
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59:41
May 6, 2020
The Tea Podcast with Sylvia & Bryan McLain — #67
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01:04:40
March 31, 2020
The Tea Podcast with Liz Webb Hebert, City Councilwoman — #65
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46:58
March 6, 2020
The Tea Podcast live with Troy Hebert, Managing Partner at Van Eaton & Romero – A Latter & Blum Company — #61
Podcast sponsor: https://www.saveatsterling.com/…/us…/tp/
52:35
February 7, 2020
The Tea Podcast with Aileen Bennett — #60
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53:01
February 4, 2020
The Tea Podcast Live with Cajundome Executive Director, Pam DeVille & Casey White, Marketing Director — #58
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01:01:45
January 10, 2020
The Tea Podcast with Liz Moreau & Trae’ O’Pry of Broussard Poché LLP. — #57
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49:07
January 3, 2020
The Tea Podcast with Derek & Dustin Gaspard of Parish Pix — #56
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01:11:36
December 20, 2019
The Tea Podcast with Evan Daniels, Programs Director at Lafayette Education Foundation — #55
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01:12:08
December 20, 2019
The Tea Podcast with local singer: songwriter, Hunter deBlanc —#54
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01:12:28
December 20, 2019
The Tea Podcast with Lewis Lemoine, Cox Business Senior Marketing Manager and David D’Aquin, Cox Public Affairs Manager — #53
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01:12:53
November 8, 2019
The Tea Podcast with Carlee Alm-LaBar, Candidate for Lafayette Mayor-President — #52
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01:13:05
November 1, 2019
The Tea Podcast with Jeanine Foucher, Executive Director of Acadiana Animal Aid — #51
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01:13:28
October 25, 2019
The Tea Podcast with Lewis Lemoine, COX and Destin Ortego, OM — #50
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01:13:36
October 18, 2019
The Tea Podcast with Ryan Cazares & Mick Essex, local businessmen — #46
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01:14:24
September 13, 2019
The Tea Podcast with Simone Champagne, Candidate for Lafayette Mayor-President — #45
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42:55
September 6, 2019
The Tea Podcast with Tim Supple, local businessman — #44
This episode of The Tea podcast is being sponsored by Steve Pellessier with Property One, Inc. The One Source for Real Estate. Property One is the real estate choice for professional property management, leasing, brokerage, and consulting services. For additional information contact Steve Pellessier, Leasing Agent Property One Inc. 337-234-7307
01:14:39
August 23, 2019
The Tea Podcast with Troy Wayman, President & CEO of One Acadiana — #43
This episode’s sponsors are Guidry Land Development – Guidrylanddevelopment.com and Pho Hoa & Jazen Tea.
47:51
August 16, 2019
Mandi Pooler of the Lafayette Town Planner (2019) — #29
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32:55
March 20, 2019
Jaci Russo of BrandRusso (2019) — #28
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38:57
March 13, 2019
Blake Adams & Jeff Martin of Short & Fat (2019) — #27
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36:08
March 1, 2019
Laurel & Rodney Hess of Rally Marketing & Hampr (2019) — #26
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54:10
February 26, 2019
Scott Feehan of Festival International de Louisiane (2019) — #25
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01:16:31
February 15, 2019
Matthew Thibodeaux and Meg Hawley of Klout 9 Agency (2019) — #24
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01:12:57
February 11, 2019
Sara Douga, Local Country Music Artist (2019) — #23
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51:25
February 1, 2019
BubbliBalloons (2019) — #22
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50:31
January 25, 2019
Connie Soileau, Local Restaurateur (2019) — #21
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44:11
January 11, 2019