Leaders and Legends

By Robert Vane and Veteran Strategies, Inc.

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ll-sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/iG__j8e0.jpg Leaders and Legends features some of Indiana’s most fascinating men and women whose impact has shaped our state, our communities, and us. Join us as we discuss their imprint on our history. The program is hosted by Robert Vane, principal of Veteran Strategies. Leaders and Legends is brought to you by Veteran Strategies, Inc. your local veteran business enterprise specializing in public relations, media relations, public outreach, crisis communications, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com

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73: Jake Query of the IMS Radio Network
1:24:58
jake https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/sWTFA2JO.jpg Jake Query is our guest on this week’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast. He’s been a fixture on the Indianapolis media and sports scene for years, and he may just be the Hoosier King of Twitter (follow him @jakequery). Jake is also an Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network announcer. We also talk with Jake about his opportunity to be a pallbearer for Mickey Rooney’s funeral and what it’s like to exchange letters with Charles Manson. Sponsors: ll-sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/iG__j8e0.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) * Bose McKinney & Evans LLP (https://www.boselaw.com/) * Bose Public Affairs Group LLC (https://www.bosepublicaffairs.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jun 29, 2020
72: Seth Morales, President of the Morales Group
1:08:37
seth-morales https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/In1dgaTM.jpg Our “Leaders and Legends” podcast this week features Seth Morales—who probably knows more people than anyone I’ve ever met. He played in the Rose Bowl while at Purdue, earned his MBA from Notre Dame, and is President of the Morales Group. Seth discusses his work in our community, the realities of being a CEO/dad, and what it’s like to catch passes from Drew Brees. Sponsors: ll-sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/iG__j8e0.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) * Bose McKinney & Evans LLP (https://www.boselaw.com/) * Bose Public Affairs Group LLC (https://www.bosepublicaffairs.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jun 22, 2020
71: Mike Lopresti, Hall of Fame Sports Journalist
1:20:58
Journalist and Hall of Famer Mike Lopresti is one of the most-honored sportswriters in the United States. Mike’s career has had him cover 32 World Series, 31 Super Bowls, 34 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Fours, as well as 16 Olympics. Mike appears on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast to discuss his most memorable columns and how being a Hoosier has helped shape his life and writings. Sponsors: ll-sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/iG__j8e0.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) * Bose McKinney & Evans LLP (https://www.boselaw.com/) * Bose Public Affairs Group LLC (https://www.bosepublicaffairs.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jun 15, 2020
70: Tony Mason, President and CEO of the Indianapolis Urban League
1:05:03
tony-mason https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/4XKeV0-u.jpg Tony Mason is the president and CEO of the Indianapolis Urban League. Tony’s resume includes stints at the Super Bowl Committee, the Circle City Classic, and the NCAA. He joins the “Leaders and Legends” podcast to discuss his career and how the Urban League is both leading and participating in the critical conversations we are having today. My co-host for this podcast is Brian Payne, president and CEO of the Central Indiana Community Partnership. Sponsors: ll-sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/iG__j8e0.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) * Bose McKinney & Evans LLP (https://www.boselaw.com/) * Bose Public Affairs Group LLC (https://www.bosepublicaffairs.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jun 10, 2020
69: Ray Tolbert, A Captain on IU Basketball's 1981 National Championship Team
1:21:37
rt https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/xI2shkdp.jpg Ray Tolbert was a captain on IU’s 1981 national championship team. He was also Indiana Mr. Basketball in 1977, a gold medal winner in the 1979 Pan-Am games, and a first-round draft choice in the NBA. Ray joins us on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast to talk about his career, playing for Coach Knight, and what he is doing now to help his fellow Hoosiers. Sponsors: ll-sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/iG__j8e0.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) * Bose McKinney & Evans LLP (https://www.boselaw.com/) * Bose Public Affairs Group LLC (https://www.bosepublicaffairs.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jun 01, 2020
68: Donald Davidson, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian
1:15:00
donald-davidson https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/0baoiK2m.jpg We all are missing the Indianapolis 500 this weekend, but the ‘Leaders and Legends’ podcast is bringing you the next best thing—a conversation with beloved IMS historian Donald Davidson. He talks with us about coming over here from England in 1964, his astounding memory, his favorite races, and why he believes ‘Hoosier Hospitality’ is more than just a slogan. Sponsors: ll-sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/iG__j8e0.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
May 25, 2020
67: Fahad Nazer, Spokesperson for the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
44:05
When you get a chance to chat with the spokesperson for the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Washington, D.C., you take it. Fahad Nazer joined the ‘Leaders and Legends’ podcast to talk about his background, the importance of the Saudi-American relationship, and the significant reforms underway in this pivotal Middle East country. This podcast is a bit shorter than usual, but if you can stand to listen to two political science majors talk about modernization and culture, please do. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
May 21, 2020
66: Dr. David Edmonds, author of Bobby Fischer Goes to War
57:41
bobby-fischer-goes-to-war https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/wZfkafy1.jpg Okay, so this podcast is really just for me and other chess nerds—but I hope you like it. In 1972, Bobby Fischer wrested the world chess championship from the Commie Soviet Union. On this week’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast, we talk with Dr. David Edmonds, author of "Bobby Fischer Goes to War: How A Lone American Star Defeated the Soviet Chess Machine (https://www.amazon.com/Bobby-Fischer-Goes-War-American/dp/0060510250)" (co-authored by John Eidinow), a book on this watershed match, and discuss how a not-so-simple game fit into the larger context of the Cold War. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
May 18, 2020
65: Dave Lindquist, Entertainment Reporter for the Indianapolis Star
1:13:34
dave-lindquist https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/Dahd9CJV.jpg One of the two men in our photo is David Lindquist. A veteran journalist, Dave has written about music and pop culture for The Indianapolis Star since 1998. He joins the “Leaders and Legends” podcast to discuss his career, interviewing famous people, and gives us his answers to the Five Questions. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
May 11, 2020
64: Indiana's Senior United States Senator Todd Young
1:11:41
todd-young https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/zf9DQ73H.jpg Todd Young is the senior United States Senator from Indiana. He’s also a graduate of the Naval Academy, a former Marine officer, and as down-to-earth elected official as you will ever meet. Senator Young spent an hour on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast discussing his career, his historic win over Evan Bayh in 2016, and how the military has shaped his life.” Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/RKEgkWB_DI4 Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
May 04, 2020
63: Marc Allan on ’The Tapes Archive’
1:19:08
allan-vane https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/BFBc0uHY.jpg Marc Allan is the man behind ’The Tapes Archive’ which features never-before-heard interviews with people such as Kurt Vonnegut, John Mellencamp, and Joan Rivers. On this week’s ‘Leaders and Legends’ podcast, we talk with Marc about what it is like to interview famous people and why he decided to post these interviews in 2020. This is Marc’s second appearance on the podcast & we are very grateful to our good friend for coming back on. His website: https://www.thetapesarchive.com/. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Apr 27, 2020
62: Mark Montieth, Indiana Sports Journalist
1:20:30
mark-m https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/0RUjF4Hw.jpg Mark Montieth is one of the foremost chroniclers of Indiana sports history. On this week’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast, Mark talks about his career in journalism, the epic events he has covered, some of his favorite sports figures, why he loves high school basketball so much, and what it was like to write a book on Gene Keady and Purdue’s basketball team. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Apr 20, 2020
61: Donnie Walsh, Former Executive with the Indiana Pacers
1:15:43
donnie-walsh https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/kA3Id0Cs.jpg As general manager, president and CEO of the Indiana Pacers, Donnie Walsh is directly responsible for giving Pacer fans some of the best seasons and most memorable moments in team history. On this week’s "Leaders and Legends” podcast, Donnie talks to us about his life in basketball, playing for Dean Smith at North Carolina, and what he was doing when Reggie Miller scored 8 points in 9 seconds. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Apr 13, 2020
60: Gene Keady, Former Purdue University Basketball Coach
1:15:51
gene-keady https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/pUNkZ0Oa.jpg This week’s ‘Leaders and Legends’ podcast features former Purdue University basketball coach Gene Keady. All you need to know about his competitiveness is captured by this picture—which shows Coach Keady being calmed down by Coach Bob Knight. Yeah. Coach Keady was a joy to interview, and we are very honored that he consented to spend some time with us. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Apr 06, 2020
59: Chris Baggott, CEO and Co-founder of ClusterTruck
1:11:30
chris-baggot https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/zbfkEKML.jpg On this week’s ‘Leaders and Legends’ podcast we sit down with Chris Baggott, CEO and Co-founder of ClusterTruck and one of the founders of ExactTarget. Chris not only is a tech and food entrepreneur, he is also a farmer and world traveler. He is one of the men responsible for making Indy one of the hottest tech towns in the world. Thank you for listening and I hope you enjoy the conversation. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Mar 30, 2020
58: Jamie Merisotis, CEO of the Lumina Foundation
1:02:32
lumina https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/7vrOyStS.jpg Jamie Merisotis, CEO of the Lumina Foundation, is this week’s guest on the ‘Leaders and Legends’ podcast. Lumina is one of the largest private foundations in the United States. They are a critical engine in driving student access to, and success in, education after high school. We are incredibly fortunate to have Lumina headquartered right here in Indianapolis. Jamie is one of the most talented leaders in the world today—I hope you will listen to our podcast with him. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Mar 23, 2020
57: Retrospective on the Life and Career of Mayor Bill Hudnut
1:05:25
hudnut https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/1qp2rn3l.jpg On this week’s ‘Leaders and Legends’ podcast, we discuss the career of the man more responsible than anyone else for Indianapolis’ magnificence and transformation: Mayor Bill Hudnut. We are joined by three people who worked with him and knew him as well as anyone: Joe Slash, Lesa Dietrick, and Dave Arland. If you love our city, you will love hearing about how Mayor Hudnut’s leadership made it happen. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Mar 16, 2020
56: Jeff Smulyan, Founder and CEO of Emmis Communications
1:06:10
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Mar 09, 2020
55: Federal Judge Sarah Evans Barker
1:11:15
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Mar 02, 2020
54: Michael Browning, Chairman of the Board, Browning Investments
1:00:43
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Feb 24, 2020
53: Kathy Davis, Former Lt. Governor of Indiana
1:03:49
kathy-davis https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/MqRESGmz.jpg In 2003, Kathy Davis became the first female Lieutenant Governor in Indiana history. On this week’ ‘Leaders and Legends’ podcast, which was recorded at the Golden Ace, we talk with Kathy about her terrific career in public service, the fun she is having as an entrepreneur, and exactly how much brainpower it takes to get degrees both from Harvard and M.I.T. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Feb 17, 2020
52: Greg Renoff, Author of “Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal"
1:30:49
van-halen https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/FduMqWsC.jpg Van Halen’s eruption onto the national music scene began 42 years ago today—on February 10, 1978. Historian and author Greg Renoff penned a history of the band’s early years titled “Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal.” If you are a fan of the band, the time period, or music in general, please listen to Professor Renoff give us the inside story of how Van Halen—and particularly its guitarist—changed music. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Feb 10, 2020
51: How Did Indianapolis Win the Super Bowl? Mark Miles, Mel Raines, and Mayor Ballard Explain
1:07:21
indianapolis-2012-super-bowl https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/xQReCafN.jpg This week’s ‘Leaders and Legends’ podcast gives you the inside story about how Indianapolis won the right to host a Super Bowl and how things like the Super Bowl Village and the Zip Line became a reality. Our guests are Mark Miles, chairman of the Super Bowl Committee; Mel Raines, VP of Event Operations for the Committee, and the official Mayor of the podcast, Greg Ballard, USMC. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Feb 03, 2020
50: Eddie White With Stories From His 26 Super Bowls
1:13:14
eddie-white-sb https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/P8iJZgua.jpg Eddie White is one of the most recognizable names and personalities in our Hoosier sports and entertainment culture. He joins the “Leaders and Legends” podcast again to discuss his attendance at 26 Super Bowls, tells us stories about the games, and how he developed friendships with celebrities like Whitney Houston. We are very grateful to Eddie for his time and friendship. Sponsors: sponsors-1-2020 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/i0JFoTSW.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) * Garmong Construction (https://garmong.net/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jan 27, 2020
49: Angela Brown, World-Renowned Soprano Opera Singer
55:09
angela-brown https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/njMyoWei.jpg Angela Brown is one of our state’s greatest treasures. A graduate of Crispus Attucks, Angela is an opera singer who has performed all around the globe. She talks with us about her childhood in Indianapolis, her career and travels, and why it is critical to make the arts a part of a person’s education. Sponsors: LL-Sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/v9hs5prS.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jan 20, 2020
48: Mike Riley, Campaign Director for Senator Robert F. Kennedy’s 1968 Indiana Campaign
1:03:21
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Jan 13, 2020
47: Robin Winston and Mike McDaniel, Former State Chairs of the Democrats and Republicans
1:08:27
wir https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/_M3AEldr.jpg Robin Winston and Mike McDaniel were friends while serving as chairmen of their respective political parties and remain friends today. On today’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast Robin and Mike talk about their lives in politics and share some funny stories and great memories. We are very grateful to Jim Shella for serving as co-host. Sponsors: LL-Sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/v9hs5prS.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jan 06, 2020
46: Robert Vane Discusses Leaders and Legends with Chris Spangle
1:16:58
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Dec 30, 2019
45: Andy Jacobs Jr. Retrospective
1:05:07
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Dec 16, 2019
44: Paul Okeson and Mike O’Connor, Chief of Staff to Mayors Ballard and Peterson (Respectively)
1:06:54
okeson-oconnor https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/Cula3Bk6.jpg Paul Okeson and Mike O’Connor served as chief of staff to Mayors Ballard and Peterson respectively. They were known both for their political savvy and also for their willingness to put politics aside to get things done. In this week’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast, we talk to them about the unique challenges they faced and how their time on the 25th floor affected their lives. I love them both. Sponsors: LL-Sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/v9hs5prS.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Dec 09, 2019
43: Brian Payne, President & CEO of the Central Indiana Community Foundation
1:00:41
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Dec 02, 2019
42: Shannon Williams and Brandon Brown of the Mind Trust
1:00:18
mind-trust https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/f27UmECa.jpg The Mind Trust is one of the most impactful organizations in our city’s history. On this week’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast, we are joined by two of its top leaders—Brandon Brown and Shannon Williams. We discuss the state of education in Indiana and what needs to be done to ensure that everyone has access to a quality education. Sponsors: LL-Sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/v9hs5prS.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Nov 25, 2019
41: Kelly Mitchell, Indiana’s State Treasurer
56:27
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Nov 18, 2019
40: Eddie White, Director of Corporate Communications for the Pacers
1:16:06
eddie-white https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/krpy7cUx.jpg Indy sports icon Eddie White has worked for both Lou Holtz and Don Shula. On this week’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast, we talk with Eddie about his incredible career, hear a few stories, and get completely surprised when he talks about one of his absolute best friends. Sponsors: LL-Sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/v9hs5prS.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Nov 12, 2019
39: Bart Peterson, Former Mayor of Indianapolis and President and CEO of Christel House
1:13:48
bart-peterson https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/C4NDqA7D.jpg In 1999, Bart Peterson’s victorious campaign ended 32 consecutive years of Republicans holding the Indianapolis mayor’s office. We sat down with him on the 20th anniversary of his win to talk about how got there, his work while he was mayor, and what’s it is like to run a city of a million people. Sponsors: LL-Sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/v9hs5prS.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Nov 04, 2019
38: Sallie Rowland, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
55:05
sallie-rowland https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/wMU5LUPf.jpg When someone starts a sentence with ’the first woman to…”—that sentence usually ends with Sallie Rowland. Pioneer, entrepreneur, a Indiana Historical Society “Living Legend”, and former Girl Scout, Sallie is one of the most beloved and respected figures of our time. She sits down with Danielle Shockey and me for an absolutely delightful “Leaders and Legends” podcast. Sponsors: LL-Sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/v9hs5prS.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Oct 28, 2019
37: David Harris, Founder and Former CEO of The Mind Trust
58:37
david-harris https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/Y3jrrmYT.jpg David Harris’s work has changed not only Indianapolis as a whole, but the lives of thousands of young men and women in our city and beyond. In this week’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast, we sit down with David to talk about the birth of charter schools, his work at the Mindtrust, and what it was like to work for Bart Peterson. Sponsors: LL-Sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/v9hs5prS.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) * Crowne Plaza Downtown Indianapolis Historic Union Station (http://www.crowneplaza.com/ind-downtown) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Oct 21, 2019
36: Maggie Lewis, Indianapolis City-County Councillor and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis
52:06
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Oct 14, 2019
35: Craig Prater, President of the Heartland Film Festival
1:02:39
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Oct 07, 2019
34: Dave Neff and EDGE Mentoring
1:04:46
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Oct 01, 2019
33: Susan Brooks, Indiana Congresswoman for the 5th District
1:02:17
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Sep 23, 2019
32: Jim Morris, Vice Chairman of Pacers Sports and Entertainment
1:07:29
jim-morris https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/qVPE2nG-.jpg Jim Morris’ impact on Indianapolis is simply immeasurable. From chief of staff to Mayor Richard Lugar to vice chairman of Pacers Sports and Entertainment, Jim’s been involved in so many of the wonderful events of the last fifty years. Please listen as Jim talks about Indy and also his philanthropic work helping feed kids from around the world. Sponsors: sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/mCf0_E0g.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Sep 16, 2019
31: Richard Hall, Former Hostage of Tony Kiritsis
58:02
richard-hall https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/v9Va_8hk.jpg On February 8, 1977, Tony Kiritsis took Richard Hall hostage. In a multi-day drama, Hall was threatened and paraded in front of a captivated and horrified Indianapolis—all captured on live television. Our “Leaders and Legends” podcast this week is with Dick Hall and it's a riveting conversation. Sponsors: sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/mCf0_E0g.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Sep 09, 2019
30: Eric Holcomb, Governor of Indiana
50:48
eric-holcomb https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/4-97roMx.jpg Eric Holcomb is rightly regarded as one of the most genuine people in politics. He loves being a Hoosier and it shows every day as he compiles a phenomenal record of success as governor. We talk about his career up to being elected in 2018. Nobody knows more about Indiana diners and Indiana’s future than Eric. Sponsors: sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/mCf0_E0g.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Sep 02, 2019
29: Sammy Davis, Medal of Honor Recipient
1:07:18
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Aug 26, 2019
28: Suzanne Crouch, Lt. Governor of Indiana
53:37
suzanne-crouch https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/5OZwXJ2p.jpg Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch is one of the most accomplished leaders in Indiana. She joins the “Leaders and Legends” podcast this week to discuss her role as LG and the path that brought her to the State House. We are very grateful to her for the hour she spent with us. We hope you will enjoy the discussion. Sponsors: sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/mCf0_E0g.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Aug 19, 2019
27: Mitch Daniels, President of Purdue University and Former Governor of Indiana
59:34
mitch-daniels https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/Up0UquTR.jpg Mitch Daniels’ career is without parallel in modern Indiana history. An advisor to Senator Richard Lugar, President Ronald Reagan, and President George W. Bush, Daniels’ path to the governor’s office was shaped by his previous experiences. He talks about these leaders, some famous Hoosiers, and answers our ‘Five Questions’. He also invited us back for another podcast to discuss his time as governor. Sponsors: sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/mCf0_E0g.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Aug 12, 2019
26: Nate Feltman, Businessman and Co-Owner of the Indianapolis Business Journal
1:01:24
nate-feltman https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/BSomS_Go.jpg Nate Feltman is one of the most successful young leaders in our state. From heading the IEDC, to being an entrepreneur, and now a part-owner of the Indianapolis Business Journal, Nate is making his mark. He joins “Leaders and Legends” to discuss his career, what it is like to work with Mitch Daniels, and how much fun he had living in the Soviet Union. Sponsors: sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/oStWLqIK.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * Grandview Lending (https://grandviewlending.com/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jul 29, 2019
25: Sue Ellspermann, President of Ivy Tech and former Lt. Governor of Indiana
59:23
sue-ellspermann https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/PNw_uk5S.jpg Sue Ellspermann is this week’s guest on our “Leaders and Legends” podcast. A former lieutenant governor and now president of Ivy Tech, Sue’s career is one dedicated to education, workforce development, and public service. We hope you enjoy spending your next hour with us, and we thank Danielle Shockey, CEO of Girl Scouts of Central Indiana, for co-hosting. Sponsors: sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/oStWLqIK.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * Grandview Lending (https://grandviewlending.com/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jul 22, 2019
24: Dan Elsener, President of Marian University
1:06:23
dan-elsener https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/HW6wp8Xm.jpg Dan Elsener is one of the pre-eminent leaders and education thought drivers in our city and our country. Dan’s drive for excellence and unparalleled strategic thinking has catapulted Marian University into the national conversation when it comes to educating young people and training classroom leaders. Dan joins us on “Leaders and Legends” to discuss his career, the importance of diversity at the head of the classroom, and why Marian is poised for further growth. Sponsors: sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/oStWLqIK.jpg * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * Grandview Lending (https://grandviewlending.com/) * MacAllister Machinery (https://www.macallister.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jul 15, 2019
23: Rob Kendall of WIBC and Chris Spangle of We Are Libertarians
1:06:54
kendall-spangle https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/AhsdJ3xZ.jpg Rob Kendall and Chris Spangle are political (and romantic) rivals who don’t take themselves too seriously, yet still bring an incredible amount of smarts to what they do. “Leaders and Legends” doesn’t make present-day political discourse a part of its mission—there are plenty of places to find that—but when friends want to have a reasonable chat, we are all about it. Sponsors: * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * Grandview Lending (https://grandviewlending.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jul 08, 2019
22: Peter Carmichael, Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College
1:13:30
peter-carmichael https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/N5Ba_JTL.jpg Professor Peter Carmichael went from being at Pike High School with Eric Holcomb to being the Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College. Listen to Peter talk about growing up in Indy, history’s controversies, why the American Civil War still resonates, and his favorite leaders and battles from the watershed conflict in our nation’s history. Sponsors: * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * Grandview Lending (https://grandviewlending.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jul 01, 2019
21: Mickey Maurer, Chairman of the board at IBJ Corp. and The National Bank of Indianapolis
59:17
mickey-maurer https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/lThx-BLN.jpg Mickey Maurer is an entrepreneur, a philanthropist, an owner of the Indianapolis Business Journal, and now he’s a guest on the “Leaders and Legends” podcast. Mickey takes us through his career, what led him to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, and take a job working for Mitch Daniels. Sponsors: * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * Grandview Lending (https://grandviewlending.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jun 24, 2019
20: David Frick, Former Deputy Mayor to Bill Hudnut
1:03:26
david-frick https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/LJKC2abM.jpg Are you a Colts fan? If so, you will want to listen to this edition of the “Leaders and Legends” podcast as our friend David Frick discusses leading the negotiations to bring the Colts here from Baltimore. He’s a Southport grad who went to Harvard Law School and became deputy mayor under Bill Hudnut. He was in the mayor’s office for the Blizzard of ’78, the Kiritsis drama, the Pacers telethon, and much more. Sponsors: * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * Grandview Lending (https://grandviewlending.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jun 17, 2019
19: Remembering Senator Birch Bayh
1:06:18
birch-bayh https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/1hAX3tuR.jpg Birch Bayh was a titan of modern Indiana politics and an exemplar of public service. Sadly, as we did Senator Richard Lugar, we lost Senator Bayh earlier this year. On today’s “Leaders and Legends” podcast we talk with former Bayh staffers Louis Mahern, Bob Blaemire, and Nancy Papas about the life, times, and career of an unforgettable Hoosier statesman. Sponsors: * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * Grandview Lending (https://grandviewlending.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jun 10, 2019
18: Terry Curry, Marion County Prosecutor
1:04:40
terry-curry https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/uN41XlQX.jpg Terry Curry served in the military, worked as a journalist, and is in his third term as Marion County prosecutor. He details his love of both the law and his Butler Bulldogs in the latest “Leaders and Legends” podcast. Sponsors: * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * Grandview Lending (https://grandviewlending.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
Jun 03, 2019
17: Mark Miles, Chief Executive Officer of Hulman & Company
1:02:35
mark-miles https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/JUORgIsg.jpg Mark Miles is one of the pre-eminent leaders in modern Indianapolis. Declared a ‘Living Legend’ by the Indiana Historical Society, Mark has managed political campaigns, ran the Pan Am Games in 1987, headed the men’s professional tennis tour (the ATP), was chairman of Indy’s Super Bowl effort, and now is CEO of Hulman and Company. Please join Danielle and me as we ask Mark about his astoundingly successful career. Sponsors: * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * Grandview Lending (https://grandviewlending.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
May 27, 2019
16: Allison Melangton, Senior VP of Hulman Motorsports
1:09:54
allison-melangton https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/dDvbWFZL.jpg Allison Melangton is simply one of the most phenomenal leaders in the history of modern Indianapolis. She’s worked the Olympics, led the Indiana Sports Corporation, and served as CEO of the spectacular Indianapolis Super Bowl Committee. Please listen to “Leaders and Legends” as Allison details her career and some of her biggest challenges. Special thanks to my co-host Danielle Shockey of the Girl Scouts. Sponsors: * Veteran Strategies (https://veteranstrategies.com/) * Girl Scouts of Central Indiana (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) * Grandview Lending (https://grandviewlending.com/) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com (www.veteranstrategies.com). About Girl Scouts of Central Indiana We're 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsindiana.org (https://www.girlscoutsindiana.org/) or call 317.924.6800.
May 20, 2019
15: Remembering Senator Richard Lugar
1:01:12
remembering-lugar https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/5Hx7FN6x.jpg The passing of Senator Richard Lugar has caused many from the Hoosier State (and beyond) to reflect on the senator’s life and legacy. In a very special “Leaders and Legends” podcast, we brought together three people who knew the senator very well. Please join Gail Lowry, Jim Morris, and Jim Shella for an hour of fun, candid, and informative conversation about the former mayor of Indianapolis and the only six-term senator in Indiana history. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
May 13, 2019
14: Tim Swarens, Journalist
1:08:43
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May 06, 2019
13: Jim Kittle and Ed Treacy, Former Indiana GOP Chair and Former Marion County Democratic Chair
57:17
kttrvan https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/uSjcxxQ2.jpg Jim Kittle and Ed Treacy are bareknuckle political brawlers who have fought the good fight for their respective parties since the 1960s. They’ve also been close, close friends during this same time. Listen to them laugh, tell stories, and talk about how important it is to have friends from the other side of the aisle. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Apr 29, 2019
12: Marc Allan, Media Critic and Journalist
1:09:32
allan-vane https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/BFBc0uHY.jpg Marc Allan is a Seinfeld expert, a music expert, and one of the absolute best people you will ever meet. As he celebrates his retirement from Butler University this week, we spent an hour with him to discuss the most memorable encounters of his journalism career. Please listen to one of the most honest and candid reporters in the history of Indianapolis. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Apr 22, 2019
11: Sherry Seiwert, President of Downtown Indy Inc.
59:02
Sherry Seiwert https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/3sK1gq3r.jpg Sherry Seiwert, president of Downtown Indy Inc., is a perfect example of the leadership that makes our city prosper and grow. As Indianapolis is the economic engine for the state, our downtown is the economic engine for our city. Sherry is a life-long resident of Indy, an IPS kid, and a proud Hoosier. Please listen and share our discussion with one of the most engaging people I’ve ever met. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Apr 15, 2019
10: Shelly Fitzgerald
51:31
shelly-fitzgerald https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/9n5hisnF.jpg Shelly Fitzgerald has dedicated her life to helping others. She became a focus of intense media and community scrutiny based on events at Roncalli High School last fall. She was engaging, honest, fun, and funny while joining us for the “Leaders and Legends” podcast. We also are thrilled to welcome Danielle Shockey, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana, as an occasional co-host. As noted before, “Leaders and Legends” has partnered with the Girl Scouts for both a title sponsorship and a tantalizing number of cookies. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Apr 08, 2019
9: Tom Coverdale, 1998's Indiana Mr. Basketball and IU Point Guard
1:07:19
coverdale-vane https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/VHEDGrFv.jpg Noblesville’s Tom Coverdale was Indiana Mr. Basketball in 1998 and the point guard on Indiana University’s Final Four team in 2002. As we approach the end of the NCAA tournament, let’s listen to Tom talk about the experience of being recruited by Bob Knight, and what it was like on campus when IU fired its legendary basketball coach. Tom also discusses the game in which IU beat a legendary Duke team in the Sweet Sixteen. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Apr 01, 2019
8: Ryan Vaughn, President of the Indiana Sports Corporation
56:51
vaughn-vane https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/m5pHsNkZ.jpg Former prosecutor, former City-County Council President, former chief of staff to Mayor Greg Ballard, Ryan Vaughn is one of the most respected and accomplished leaders in Indianapolis. A proud Ben Davis graduate and current president of the Indiana Sports Corporation, Ryan talks about his career in politics, in government, and how the work of the Sports Corp. is building on the legacy of previous generations. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Mar 25, 2019
7: John Mutz and Louis Mahern, Former Indiana Lt. Governor and Former State Senator
1:16:52
mutz-mahern https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/P1AZTXAE.jpg John Mutz and Louis Mahern are what bi-partisan friendship and collaboration are all about. Mutz, Republican and former lieutenant governor & Mahern, Democrat and former state senator, take us through their careers, their friendship, and how they’ve seen Indianapolis prosper during the past five decades. Please listen to Louis tell us what it was like to work for recently-departed Senator Birch Bayh. It truly was an honor to be in the company of these incredible gentlemen. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Mar 18, 2019
6: Theresa Wells-Ditton, Former WTHR-TV News Director
56:35
twd-vane2 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/WJFvIWTZ.jpg Theresa Wells-Ditton is one of city’s most well-liked and respected journalists. For more than 30 years Theresa has been a leader for television news. Please listen to this remarkable and life-long Hoosier describe why journalism is more important today than ever and what she would tell President Trump if given the opportunity. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Mar 11, 2019
5: David Barras, Former WISH-TV News Anchor
54:24
barras-vane2 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/HDq6oQwo.png David Barras is one of the good guys. Today on “Leaders and Legends” we turn the tables on one of Indianapolis media’s best interviewers. Dave retired from WISH-TV not long ago, and all of us in the PR world miss working with him. Please listen to Dave as he takes us through his career and his thoughts on how Indianapolis has changed since he came to Indy nearly 40 years ago. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Mar 04, 2019
4: Jim Shella, Former WISH-TV Political Reporter
59:08
shella https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/1wRhV_xe.jpg 'Leaders and Legends’ is extremely fortunate to have local media legend Jim Shella on our podcast. No reporter with whom I ever worked was more knowledgeable about their beat and how their coverage could impact his fellow Hoosiers. Irreverent as always, Jim shares some terrific stories and treats us more than once to his famous laugh. Hope you enjoy our conversation. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Feb 25, 2019
3: Stevi Stoesz and Amanda Kingsbury, Executive Director of the City Market and Journalist
53:53
amanda-stevi https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/pmgj47jr.jpg Stevi Stoesz and Amanda Kingsbury joined the ‘Leaders and Legends’ podcast, and we had a terrific, thought-provoking discussion. These two leaders remain at the forefront of so many important issues facing our city. We are very fortunate to be able to share their perspectives on our culture, our media, and what Indianapolis needs to do to keep growing. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Feb 18, 2019
2: Bill Benner, Executive Director of the Pacers Foundation
51:32
benner-vane https://uploads.fireside.fm/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/RJMXLeoq.png A sports journalist in Indiana for 45 years, Bill Benner is one of the most respected and well-liked figures in the history of Indianapolis media. Bill has covered some of our city’s (and the world’s) most popular sporting events, and delighted all of us with this witty and insightful commentary. Join us as Bill talks about his career in the media and how he’s seen Indianapolis grow and change over the years. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Feb 11, 2019
1: Greg Ballard, Former Mayor of Indianapolis
49:00
Vane-Ballard https://uploads.fireside.fm/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/k_KogeOx.jpg In our inaugural 'Leaders and Legends' podcast, we sit down with former Indianapolis mayor and retired Marine officer Greg Ballard. Shocking the political world when he was elected the 48th mayor of Indianapolis in 2007, the impact of Ballard’s leadership can be seen all across our state’s capital. From championing bike lanes and connectivity and unprecedented infrastructure investment while promoting a city where everyone is welcome and redefining what it means to be a Super Bowl host, Ballard’s legacy is secure. Please join us for a lively discussion about his years as mayor, Indianapolis’s influence on him, and who he saw at his first concert. Mayor Ballard's Book Less Oil or More Caskets: The National Security Argument for Moving Away From Oil - amzn.to/2FP2CgA (http://amzn.to/2FP2CgA) About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is brought to you by Veteran Strategies—your local veteran business enterprise specializing in media relations, crisis communications, public outreach, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
Feb 01, 2019