Leaders and Legends

By Robert Vane and Veteran Strategies, Inc.

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sponsors https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/oStWLqIK.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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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: 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 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: 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 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: 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.
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. 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 13, 2019
14: Tim Swarens, Journalist
1:08:43
tim-swarens https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/8W3XwZ1w.jpg Tim Swarens is a good friend who had a journalism career that spanned more than 30 years. He covered the Challenger explosion, the execution of Ted Bundy, Indy’s Super Bowl, and RFRA. Tim is unfailingly honest about the big events in Indiana and beyond that caused him to pick up his quill. 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 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. 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.
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. 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.
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. 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.
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. 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.
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