October 21, 2020
On this episode I chatted with Kennel and Crate owner Terri Kinnick Arnold about the beautiful handmade, custom crates and Kennels they make for animal owners around the country. Made right here in Stillwater Oklahoma. The shop is on her grandfathers land in Stillwater and right off Kinnick Rd. Her family name. Great story about how Terri came to the business and now runs the business shipping furniture all over the United States.
To see their awesome craftsmanship go to https://kennelandcrate.com
Follow them on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok all at Kennel & Crate.
October 19, 2020
On this episode I sat with previous podcast guest Matt Hangen to discus his incredible fitness transformation. Matt is the CEO of Water4 and on a previous podcast talked about his incredible journey to becoming CEO of Water4. A charity that builds wells and provides clean water to those in need in Africa.
Matt was sent back to the states after contracting so many diseases from the very water he was trying to protect people from. Which set his body on a severe path of destruction. Matt went from being unable to walk to competing in a number of endurance races. Running, biking and swimming his body and mind back to health.
Matt is currently training for his next big run. The 80mile double loop of Mount Hood. This Saturday! Head to www.water4.org to donate!
Follow Matts journey on Instagram @water4 and @matt.hangen
October 14, 2020
On this episode I welcome back two previous guests Matt Payne and Rachel Cannon to talk about their new venture. Bringing big movie production, tv shows and more to Oklahoma. As you may have seen over the last few weeks this pair of creators have been blasted over various front covers and rightly so. They deserve it all and I am extremely excited to share their story with you today. Making bog moves recently with the announcement of the Cox Convention Center being used as a location to build sets for shows etc. But enough from me. Enjoy this episode and the future that is Prairie Surf Media.
Previous episode with Matt #24
Previous episode with Rachel #179
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This episode is presented by the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Telling Oklahoma's Story Through It's People Since 1927. For more information go to www.oklahomahof.com and on social media @oklahomahof
October 12, 2020
On this episode I chatted with Eric & Kari about their roaster business here in OKC. This episode was made possible by the Made in Oklahoma Program. Created for Oklahoma’s entrepreneurs, their free-to-join program focuses on economic growth and development for small businesses who grow, process or manufacture a good within Oklahoma. Retail stores who sell Made in Oklahoma products can also benefit from being in their program. Above all, they encourage you to support and shop local whenever possible. Find them on Facebook or visit their website at www.madeinoklahoma.net to learn more.
Leap Coffee Roasters supplies many coffee shops here in OKC and has a very interesting love for the arts community. Each year they partner with a featured artist selected by their peers on the Leap panel. This artist helps to make a signature roast and receives proceeds for the rest of time from that roast. They design the artwork and become a part of the Leap team. Eric is an actor and Kari has always had a love for the arts. Its a great mix.
Leap Coffee Roasters is a wholesale micro-roasters. We open the warehouse Wednesday – Friday, 9am-3pm for tours and tasting, and always by appointment. You can purchase our coffees from one of our retail partners or online.
Go to http://leapcoffeeroasters.com for more information and where to purchase their coffee. Follow them on all social media platforms @leapcoffeeroasters
October 9, 2020
On this episode I chat with Mr Guthrie Heady Coleman. The best greeter in Oklahoma. Wears red socks everyday. Pastor at North Church, community builder and GO Win coach. Loved my time with Heady. Anytime I'm in Guthrie America I have to swing by for a high five and a chat. The ever uplifting Heady Coleman is full of life.
Today we talked about how Heady has pivoted during COVID. How he's spreading the GO WIN approach to life and the things you need to do the next time you go to Guthrie.
Presented by the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Telling Oklahoma's Story Through It's People Since 1927. For more information go to www.oklahomahof.com and follow them on social media @oklahomahof
October 9, 2020
On this episode I chatted with Jared Miller to talk his family pecan business which is one of the very few full service locations from tree to table Pecan making business.
From the river bottoms and creek beds of Northeast Oklahoma, the Miller family is proud to provide environmentally responsible, delicious, nutritious, locally-grown pecans for families, five-star restaurants, gourmet candy-makers and specialty bakeries all across the United States.
With their father, Len, brothers Justin and Jared Miller began growing and harvesting pecans in the mid-1980s. As their passions evolved, the Miller brothers desired to carry on their father's legacy in pecan production, as well as expand into other areas of the pecan processing business.
From first building a custom cleaning facility in a nearby Kansas town, to constructing harvesting facilities in Miami, Oklahoma to landing a home in Afton, Oklahoma, the family business has continued to grow and evolve into an even more surreal embodiment of their father's pecan dream.
Today, Miller Pecan Company is one of the only producers in the United States to handle their pecans from planting, grafting and harvesting to cleaning, shelling and marketing, allowing them to deliver unforgettable quality to their customers every single day.
For more information go to www.millerpecancompany.com
October 6, 2020
On this episode I chatted with Shannon Evers & Lilly Thompson about the new Girl Scout facility that just opened in OKC. Right across from the OKC Zoo in Oklahoma City's Adventure district sits this incredible camp. On 9 acres of hillside, tree covered bliss. Camp Trivera is a new state of the art facility for all Girl Scouts to learn, grow and enjoy during their stay. I'll let the girls tell you more about it but wow did they do a great job creating this facility.
Check it out here. https://camp.gswestok.org/about-camp/
October 5, 2020
On this episode I chatted with marketing guru Chris Fox. Chris is born and raised in Henryetta Oklahoma. Grew up a rural kid helping his family do all kids of agricultural activities. Hard to believe that if you know Chris now. But this explains a lot about who he is, his values and his mission to serve people as much as possible. Today he has his own marketing company called www.chrisfox.co
A great story and a great guy. Worth your time to listen and follow @chrisfox.co on Instagram.
Sign up for his new cohort today! https://www.chrisfox.co/cohort if you are wanting to go to the next level with your business. This is the guy to take you there.
October 2, 2020
On this episode I chatted with Luxury realtor and Rock music enthusiast Wyatt Poindexter. Like the majority of self made entrepreneurs Wyatt's story consists of hard work, risk taking and always raising the bar when marketing a luxury home. The best part of this podcast though was diving into Wyatt's absolute addiction to Rock music. In particular U2. He's grown a business from his lifelong passion called Treasured Rock. If you've seen someone play live or listened to rock music at all. Wyatt has probably had that artists memorabilia through his business.
Also he just turned 50 so go with him a Happy Birthday!
Follow Wyatt on Instagram here @wyattpoindextergroup and Treasured Rock here @treasurerock
www.wyattpoindexter.com - www.facebook.com/treasuredrock/
October 1, 2020
On this episode I chatted with Mary Jahns. Opening October 1st!!! www.jahnspumpkinhill.com -
As a family business ourselves, we love to see families and groups enjoying themselves on our farm! We offer a tour that shares the agricultural uniqueness of Southwest Oklahoma with the world...at least our little part of the world! We offer snacks, as well as ample photo opportunities for those of you who enjoy a little more than running and playing. Unfortunately we cannot cater to your furry friends, as we have livestock on the farm and like to keep them comfortable and happy. We cannot wait to see your shining faces on our farm!
Presented by Oklahoma Agritourism. Hundreds of farms and ranches across the state invite you to explore and experience the intersection of agriculture and tourism — Oklahoma’s Growing Adventure. Pet a pig, help with harvest, lie around at the lodge, wind down with wine and more! However you want to experience agriculture, let Oklahoma Agritourism be your guide. Start your adventure at OklahomaAgritourism.com.