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How Local St. Louis Businesses have Adapted During Covid

How Local St. Louis Businesses have Adapted During Covid

November 24, 2020

Host: Aaron Toomey

Produced by: Aaron Toomey and Oscar Gordillo

Guests:  Brad Mertin & Brandon Holzhueter (Narwhal’s Crafted), Sebastian Montes (El Burro Loco), Danni Eickenhorst (Steve’s Hot Dogs)

About the Guests:

Brad Mertin and Brandon Holzhueter are the co owners of Narwhal’s Crafted, and they also own Pickleman’s on Laclede.

Sebastian Montes is the co owner of El Burro Loco and is in charge of the downtown location and their other location is in central west end.

Danni Eickenhorst is the co-owner of Steve’s Hot Dogs located in Tower Grove.

The UMSL Business Podcast wanted to have an open conversation about what local businesses are going through during the pandemic. Throughout production of the podcast, it was important that we were able to provide from insight to how businesses had to evolve and change because of the pandemic. 

 

You can find the video of this podcast on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/umslbusiness/featured 

UMSL Employees Discuss how They Reopened During the Covid Crisis with Jessica Long-Pease, Dorian Hall, Danielle Faucett, Megan Heiser and Justin Roberts.

UMSL Employees Discuss how They Reopened During the Covid Crisis with Jessica Long-Pease, Dorian Hall, Danielle Faucett, Megan Heiser and Justin Roberts.

October 27, 2020

Host: Dylan Wibbenmeyer

Produced by: Dylan Wibbenmeyer and Oscar Gordillo

Guests: Jessica Long-Pease, Dorian Hall, Danielle Faucett, Megan Heiser, and Justin Roberts. 

About the Guests:

  • Jessica Long-Pease is the Senior Director for Student Affairs.
  • Dorian Hall is the Director of the Millennium Student Center and Event Services. 
  • Danielle Faucett is the Assistant Registrar of Curriculum and Scheduling at the Office of the Registrar. 
  • Megan Heiser is the Senior Student Support Specialist helping with Curriculum and Scheduling at the Office of the Registrar.  
  • Justin Roberts is the Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Marketing and Communications, and also part of the Unified Command team at UMSL. 

The UMSL Business Podcast recognizes the efforts from all the Faculty & Staff at UMSL during this tough times. This podcast was produced, not only to appreciate them for what they do, but also for our listeners to get a better understanding of what happens behind the scenes. 

You can find the Video of this Podcast in our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhcyEJ_VmiDNloy8QwSQxvM3hKrjFYdDo 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Accelerator Podcast with Dan Lauer

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Accelerator Podcast with Dan Lauer

October 6, 2020

Host: Makenzie Torres

Produced by: Makenzie Torres and Oscar Gordillo

Guest: Dan Lauer

About the Guest: Dan is a highly experienced and accomplished entrepreneur who can give students advise on how to develop their innovative ideas into a product or business. As a St. Louis native, he is the CEO and Founder of Lauer Toys and the creator of the baby doll Waterbabies. His product has achieved great success by being the second best selling baby doll, with over 24 million units sold.

About Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Accelerator: The UMSL Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Accelerator is a first-of-its kind program that puts underrepresented entrepreneurs at the center of a purpose-driven, university-led accelerator that begins with a non-dilutive $50,000 capital injection. This accelerator would not be possible without the anonymous support of friends and the public commitment of Ameren Corporation, Edward Jones, and Express Scripts.

Check the new DEI Accelerator at: https://www.umsl.edu/accelerate/dei.html

Watch this episode on our YouTube channel UMSL Business - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEQIPK7IuRA&feature=youtu.be

MDMC 2020 with Matthew Edgar

MDMC 2020 with Matthew Edgar

May 7, 2020

Host: Ben Leigh

Produced by: Ben Leigh and Cody Goodrich

About the Speaker: Matthew Edgar is a partner at Colorado-based Elementive, a consulting firm specializing in analytics and technical SEO, and has worked in the web performance analytics field since 2001. Author of Elements of a Successful Website and Tech SEO Guide, Matthew has been interviewed by Forbes, American Express, and other publications about analytics, CRO, and SEO. He regularly speaks at conferences and teaches workshops, including speaking at MozCon and teaching courses with O’Reilly Media. Matthew holds a Master’s in Information and Communications Technology from the University of Denver. You can connect or read his blog at MatthewEdgar.net.

About MDMC: This year MDMC is going virtual! It will be an online conference consisting of two parts: 

  • FREE LIVE 2-day virtual summit Wednesday, May 20th and Thursday, May 21st.  During this event, we will be live-streaming 7 breakout sessions each day led by our most in-demand speakers. Cost: Free
  • MDMC20 On-Demand Digital Experience is a full access ticket to over 80 sessions and panels lead by industry experts on-demand online for 1-year, as well as access to watch all the sessions during the 2-day virtual summit live or on-demand after the event. You will have the opportunity to network with speakers during special live Q&A sessions the week of May 25th - 29th. Ticket purchasers will also have access to a special marketing resource center, network with other attendees virtual, chance to win awesome prizes and connect with our amazing sponsors. Cost: $99 
MDMC 2020 with Ashley AuBuchon-Arcand

MDMC 2020 with Ashley AuBuchon-Arcand

May 5, 2020

Host: Mona Sabau

Produced by: Mona Sabau and Cody Goodrich

About the Speaker: Ashley AuBuchon-Arcand has been transforming lives, industries, and careers through her decade-long tenure as an Executive Program Manager and Communications Leader at IBM, and by helping professionals across the midwest grow their communications and relationship skills through her business The Comms Lady.

Through her creation and execution of Innovation Programs on a global scale, Ashley's programs have resulted in more than $300M in revenue and $3M in Cost Savings for IBM in the past two years. Because of these events, IBM is working with the State of Louisiana to eliminate Hep C, leveraging blockchain to prevent counterfeit goods, making streaming services even better through network solutions for telco companies and much, much more.

In addition to her leadership role with the largest IT Services shop in the world, Ashley is changing lives through training, coaching, and speaking engagements. Her keynote speech on "Promoting Yourself" wows her audience as they realize how critical it is to their career to know their value and promote that value in an effective way to key stakeholders. Ashley will leave feeling empowered to take control of your career and to be an advocate for the value that you bring your team and company everyday.

About MDMC: This year MDMC is going virtual! It will be an online conference consisting of two parts: 

  • FREE LIVE 2-day virtual summit Wednesday, May 20th and Thursday, May 21st.  During this event, we will be live-streaming 7 breakout sessions each day led by our most in-demand speakers. Cost: Free
  • MDMC20 On-Demand Digital Experience is a full access ticket to over 80 sessions and panels lead by industry experts on-demand online for 1-year, as well as access to watch all the sessions during the 2-day virtual summit live or on-demand after the event. You will have the opportunity to network with speakers during special live Q&A sessions the week of May 25th - 29th. Ticket purchasers will also have access to a special marketing resource center, network with other attendees virtual, chance to win awesome prizes and connect with our amazing sponsors. Cost: $99 
MDMC 2020 with Chris Brewer

MDMC 2020 with Chris Brewer

April 30, 2020

Host: Josh Hoester

Produced by: Josh Hoester and Cody Goodrich

About the Speaker: Chris Brewer is the co-founder of OMG Commerce, a digital eCommerce agency based in Springfield, MO. OMG Commerce is a Google Premier Partner that places them in the top 3% of all Google Partner agencies worldwide. Chris is a frequent speaker and guest at industry events and digital marketing podcasts. In 2019, he has addressed the Florida Media Association in St Petersburg, Florida and SmartMarketer's Blue Ribbon Mastermind in Seattle, Washington. He currently manages inbound leads and acts as an account strategist for OMG Commerce clients. In addition to the incredible growth and success with “OMG,” his entrepreneurial accomplishments have included building and selling an outdoor advertising company and direct mail publishing company. He is the author of the book, Does Your Marketing Make You Money: 7 Quick & Easy Secrets to Create A Booming Business Now and resides just outside Springfield, Missouri with his wife of 24 years.

About MDMC: This year MDMC is going virtual! It will be an online conference consisting of two parts: 

  • FREE LIVE 2-day virtual summit Wednesday, May 20th and Thursday, May 21st.  During this event, we will be live-streaming 7 breakout sessions each day led by our most in-demand speakers. Cost: Free
  • MDMC20 On-Demand Digital Experience is a full access ticket to over 80 sessions and panels lead by industry experts on-demand online for 1-year, as well as access to watch all the sessions during the 2-day virtual summit live or on-demand after the event. You will have the opportunity to network with speakers during special live Q&A sessions the week of May 25th - 29th. Ticket purchasers will also have access to a special marketing resource center, network with other attendees virtual, chance to win awesome prizes and connect with our amazing sponsors. Cost: $99 
MDMC 2020 with Julie Ewald

MDMC 2020 with Julie Ewald

April 28, 2020

Host: Mona Sabau

Produced by: Mona Sabau and Cody Goodrich

About the Speaker: Julie is the Chief Everything Officer for Impressa Solutions, a Las Vegas-based Inbound Marketing Agency specializing in digital strategy and content marketing. Team Impessa is all-remote and works primarily with unique technology companies and other marketing agencies. Julie is an avid traveler, has an addiction to green tea, and is trying her hand at gardening. Her home base is presently in Milwaukee, WI.

About MDMC: This year MDMC is going virtual! It will be an online conference consisting of two parts: 

  • FREE LIVE 2-day virtual summit Wednesday, May 20th and Thursday, May 21st.  During this event, we will be live-streaming 7 breakout sessions each day led by our most in-demand speakers. Cost: Free
  • MDMC20 On-Demand Digital Experience is a full access ticket to over 80 sessions and panels lead by industry experts on-demand online for 1-year, as well as access to watch all the sessions during the 2-day virtual summit live or on-demand after the event. You will have the opportunity to network with speakers during special live Q&A sessions the week of May 25th - 29th. Ticket purchasers will also have access to a special marketing resource center, network with other attendees virtual, chance to win awesome prizes and connect with our amazing sponsors. Cost: $99 
MDMC 2020 with Kevin Farr

MDMC 2020 with Kevin Farr

April 23, 2020

Host: Ben Leigh

Produced by: Ben Leigh and Cody Goodrich

About the Speaker: Kevin is not your typical businessperson. He is an artist, a strategist and stakeholder capitalist. He has been a student and practitioner of the arts, business philosophy, and organizational behavior for over fifteen years. His clients include Apple, Beats by Dre, Microsoft, Logitech, FDA, American Red Cross, ChildFund International, FOX Networks, HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, Microsoft, Cox Communications, Abbott Nutrition, Schreiber Foods, Procter & Gamble; as well as small and midsize start-ups; and boutique to global agencies. He loves working with teams that are curious about options and possibilities for innovating, solving problems and imagining new opportunities.

About MDMC: This year MDMC is going virtual! It will be an online conference consisting of two parts: 

  • FREE LIVE 2-day virtual summit Wednesday, May 20th and Thursday, May 21st.  During this event, we will be live-streaming 7 breakout sessions each day led by our most in-demand speakers. Cost: Free
  • MDMC20 On-Demand Digital Experience is a full access ticket to over 80 sessions and panels lead by industry experts on-demand online for 1-year, as well as access to watch all the sessions during the 2-day virtual summit live or on-demand after the event. You will have the opportunity to network with speakers during special live Q&A sessions the week of May 25th - 29th. Ticket purchasers will also have access to a special marketing resource center, network with other attendees virtual, chance to win awesome prizes and connect with our amazing sponsors. Cost: $99 
MDMC 2020 with Joe Sullivan

MDMC 2020 with Joe Sullivan

April 21, 2020

Host: David Schmidt

Produced by: David Schmidt and Cody Goodrich

About the Speaker: Joe Sullivan is an Industrial Marketing Consultant of 10+ years and cofounder of the St. Louis-based industrial marketing agency Gorilla 76. Joe's (and Gorilla's) expertise lies in helping midsized B2B manufacturers identify, attract, engage and drive sales opportunities with ideal-fit customers. In addition to co-leading the agency, Joe serves as the company sales and marketing lead and consults Gorilla's clients on both sales and marketing strategy. Much of his time is dedicated to speaking, writing and creating video content on behalf of the agency. Outside of work, Joe likes to cook, watch his Green Bay Packers and spend time with his wife and two kids. Joe is a dual-degreed graduate (business and art) of Washington University in St. Louis.

About MDMC: This year MDMC is going virtual! It will be an online conference consisting of two parts: 

  • FREE LIVE 2-day virtual summit Wednesday, May 20th and Thursday, May 21st.  During this event, we will be live-streaming 7 breakout sessions each day led by our most in-demand speakers. Cost: Free
  • MDMC20 On-Demand Digital Experience is a full access ticket to over 80 sessions and panels lead by industry experts on-demand online for 1-year, as well as access to watch all the sessions during the 2-day virtual summit live or on-demand after the event. You will have the opportunity to network with speakers during special live Q&A sessions the week of May 25th - 29th. Ticket purchasers will also have access to a special marketing resource center, network with other attendees virtual, chance to win awesome prizes and connect with our amazing sponsors. Cost: $99 
Girls Inc. Featuring Cheryl Jones

Girls Inc. Featuring Cheryl Jones

April 14, 2020

On this episode we speak with the President & CEO Cheryl Jones along with Kayla and Sydney who have both taken part in the program. Girls Inc. is a nonprofit organization that helps the development of girls aging from 6-18 years of age. Girls Inc was created to be Inspiring All Girls to be Strong, Smart and Bold” with over 84 sites in 350 cities and included over 150,000 girls in the United States and Canada. 

Hosted by: Josh Hoester & Tina Doan

Produced by: Cody Goodrich

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