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Ep. 068 – Kevin Wilhelm, Helping The Seattle Sounders become Green

Ep. 068 – Kevin Wilhelm, Helping The Seattle Sounders become Green

This week’s guest is Kevin Wilhelm, the CEO of Sustainable Business Consulting and is one of the world’s preeminent business consultants in the field of sustainability and climate change. Most recently he has helped the Seattle Sounders become the first carbon neutral professional soccer club in the MLS & North America. Kevin’s business focuses on value, profitability, cost savings and brand value by implementing better environmental social performance. There’s always opportunities to become more sustainable. Nobody is using technology enough…

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Ep. 058 – Marty Hartman, Executive Director of Mary’s Place

Ep. 058 – Marty Hartman, Executive Director of Mary’s Place

This week’s guest is Marty Hartman, the Executive Director of Mary’s Place. Mary’s Place fills the gap for people between the time they lose their home to when they find a new permanent residence. They provide ‘homes for now’ while offering families housing, safety and resources. Mary’s Place has always been about removing barriers so people can find a place to stay as soon as possible. They take in single moms with kids, dads with kids, families with pets, multigenerational…

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Ep. 046 – Imants Holmquist, Co-founder of Holmquist & Gardiner

Ep. 046 – Imants Holmquist, Co-founder of Holmquist & Gardiner

This week’s guest is Imants Holmquist, Co-founder of Holmquist & Gardiner law firm in Downtown Seattle. Imants Holmquist & Hamilton Gardiner started their own law firm in 2008, specializing in real estate transactions and business law, primarily helping clients buy, sell or lease real estate or if there is a dispute, representing them in litigation. Highlights From This Episode: Imants talks about the difference between what they do as real estate lawyers and what real estate brokers or agents do. He also…

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Ep. 044 – Ian Weinberg, Owner of Ian Fitness

Ep. 044 – Ian Weinberg, Owner of Ian Fitness

This week’s guest is Ian Weinberg, the owner of Ian Fitness. Originally starting with 1 location on Queen Anne but now has 9 locations around Seattle. Ian’s philosophy is to get people moving in a fun, safe, non-intimidating way through group “boot camp” workouts and one-on-one training, focusing on results. Highlights From This Episode: Ian used to play professional soccer and at one point, worked in a gym part time to make a little extra money and he discovered that there…

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Ep. 029 – Matt Greenfield, owner of QED Coffee

Ep. 029 – Matt Greenfield, owner of QED Coffee

This week’s guest is Matt Greenfield, owner of QED Coffee. QED Coffee started as a wholesale coffee roaster and now has multiple locations in the Mt. Baker and West Seattle neighborhoods. They really excel at perfecting the flavor of their coffee through the roasting and brewing process, while also providing the customer with a great experience. Highlights From This Episode: QED started in 2012 as a wholesale coffee roaster. Matt met and partnered with Jason Venhuizen in 2013 and decided to put together plans…

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Ep. 027 – Real Escape from the Sex Trade (REST) – Amanda Hightower

Ep. 027 – Real Escape from the Sex Trade (REST) – Amanda Hightower

This week’s guest is Amanda Hightower, the Executive Director of the Seattle non-profit Real Escape from the Sex Trade (REST). REST’s mission is to provide pathways to freedom, safety and hope for victims of sex trafficking and people involved in the sex trade. Highlights From This Episode: RESTs mission is to “provide pathways to freedom, safety and hope for victims of sex trafficking & people involved in the sex trade”. They are a faith-based non-profit doing direct services providing opportunities for people…

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Ep. 007 – Chris Siegfried with HomeStreet Bank – The Sea-Town Podcast

Ep. 007 – Chris Siegfried with HomeStreet Bank – The Sea-Town Podcast

This week’s guest is Chris Siegfried, a lender with HomeStreet Bank. He is my preferred lender, who always does a great job for me and my home buyer clients. Chris talks about how he played professional baseball with the Chicago Cubs after graduating college with a degree in business and entrepreneurship. After his brief career in baseball he moved to Seattle, became a mortgage lender at HomeStreet bank and took a brief 2 month hiatus to become a contestant on the popular…

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