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Will and Catherine Ostick: Not Just a Foreign Affair…Life as Foreign Service Officers

Joining us today are Will and Catherine Ostick, foreign service officers within U.S. Department of State and UGA Grady School of Journalism college sweethearts!

Shelton Wilder, CEO: Finding Real Estate Success & Making Forbes 2022 Top 10

Joining us today is Shelton Wilder, a UGA graduate with a Bachelor in Business Administration. As a savvy serial entrepreneur, she has started a luxury lifestyle management company, a celebrity fashion stylist business, and invented the Shemie, which she debuted on Shark Tank.

Jay Bailey, CEO, Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs, Devoted Dawg Amplifies Black Entrepreneurship

Jay Bailey, President and CEO of the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE), commands a $40 million dollar project that is the largest center in America, dedicated to empowering African American entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Episode 25 | Jane & Doug Root, Co-CEOs of Rustic Roots Wood: If This Reclaimed Wood Could Talk

In this episode, meet Doug and Jane Root, UGA college sweethearts and co-founders of Rustic Roots Wood in Monroe, GA! Doug started their reclaimed wood business after embracing his entrepreneurial spirit and finding the courage to walk away from his long-time family business, Atlanta Lightbulb. In changing careers, he...

Episode 24 | Dedicated Dawg Delivering Dreams, Babies & the Next Generation of Doctors

In this episode UGA alumnae Dr. Mila Shah-Bruce takes a break in between surgeries to join us and talk about how she manages life as a mom of 2 boys, a wife, an MD at Ochsner LSU Health with 2 American Board certifications – one in Obstetrics and Gynecology...

Episode 23 | Catching Up With Spy Dawg Darrell Blocker: From Covert Operator to Creative Consultant

Today’s guest is back by popular demand – Darrell Blocker! Darrell is a UGA alumni and former CIA agent. We spoke with Darrell over a year and a half ago, and since then he has expanded his portfolio as a successful Hollywood creative consultant, ABC News Contributor, and as...

Episode 22 | Calling Dr. Terrel Sanders – Combatting Covid-19 Here & Abroad in Ghana

Joining us today is Terrel Sanders, MD and Lieutenant Commander with the U.S. Navy, Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3 working as Lab Director in Infectious Diseases and with the Navy’s Global Health Engagement, currently stationed in Ghana. He was named to UGA’s prestigious 40 under 40 list in...

Episode 21 | Suzanne Yoculan Leebern: Cultivating Champions & A Perfect 10 NCAA Championship Titles

In this episode, Suzanne Yoculan Leebern, former head coach of the women’s gymnastics program at UGA from 1983 to 2009, shares her secret sauce for becoming one of the most decorated coaches in the history of collegiate gymnastics. During her tenure, she turned the UGA gymnastics program into a...

Episode 20 | Polina Marinova Profiles the Most Compelling & Successful People Every Week

On this episode, Polina Marinova, a graduate of UGA’s Grady School of Journalism is back to talk about some of her latest dossiers on The Rock and Dolly Parton! She writes about and interviews some of the most successful, fascinating, and compelling people in business and life. She shares...