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Beyond The Known
36 minutes | May 3, 2021
Growing Up Starr With Nick Starr
Nick Starr Director of Agency Advancement and Commercial Insurance Architect at The Starr Group is on hand for the 1 year anniversary of Beyond the Known. Nick reminisces about growing up in the halls of The Starr Group building, talks around the Starr family dinner table, and his prognosis on the future of the agency.
38 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
Establishing Financial Pathways With Ron Chandler
Ron Chandler of Summit Investment Management talks about how various industries lead him to his career in personal finances. He’ll share his perspective on helping clients focus on individual planning, and providing guidance to restore order and establish a pathway for managing their specific quality of life issues.
32 minutes | Apr 19, 2021
Winding Paths In The Family Business With Nick Miota
Podcast guest Nick Miota, President of Southgate Lease Service will be on hand to talk about the winding career path that lead him back to the family business. He’ll share how personal tragedy gave him the courage to take a leap of faith. And Nick’s words of advice to his “younger self” may prove helpful for current career-minded college students.
29 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
Grassroots Community Building With Blaire Busack
Our guest Blaire Busack, is Principal at Institute of Technology and Academics in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Growing up in a very small town taught her the importance and value of building strong relationships. Coming to the “big city” she realized what fundamentals the families in the urban schools and communities were lacking. Go deep to the root of the issue!
32 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
A Mission of Caring With Sr. Edna Lonergan
Our guest Sr. Edna Lonergan, is a nurse, occupational and massage therapist as well as a gerontologist at St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sr.Edna is a member of The Sisters of St. Francis. She’ll tell us how a bit of Irish Luck–and plenty of God’s Grace–led her to her ministry of caring for those with dementia, as well as children, frail enders and adults of all ages with a variety of disabilities.
29 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
Getting Personal with Josh Bayless. Our guest Josh Bayless
Risk Management Consultant in Personal Insurance with The Starr Group talks about what and who influenced his journey into the industry. He’ll share why helping people is at the core of his professional goals. Josh reveals how being authentic is the key to success, and how that is rooted in his Faith in God.
28 minutes | Mar 22, 2021
Health & Wellness in the Workplace with Ashley Johnson
Our guest Ashley Johnson, Group Benefits Consultant at The Starr Group discusses why pushing the “Easy Button” in life is the absolute worst thing you can possibly do. She’ll tell us the virtues of being a “forever student” and why being one will get you further faster. Ashley will also reveal how being a competitive bodybuilder has enriched her life in ways above and beyond the physical. She’ll share why you need to constantly challenge yourself as well.
34 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
A Career in Communications. Our guest Tom Pipines
Our guest Tom Pipines, podcaster and retired Sports Anchor of WITI-TV, Fox6 Milwaukee talks about his current podcast project, his past career successes, and working with non-profits. Tom also shares his Catholic journey to Heart of the Nation. Connect with us: www.starrgroup.com
36 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
Building Your Legacy with David Bellman
Our guest is David Bellman president of Bellman Homes. David shares the seven words that will change your life: “You’ve got to think about your legacy.” He tells his story of the incredible impact his parents had on him growing up and shaping the person he became later. Advice every parent NOW should be aware of. This business owner, philanthropist, entrepreneur, best-selling author, and family man the will reveal the ultimate secret to success.
33 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
The Adventure of Starting a Business With Richie Burke
Our podcast guest Richie Burke, of the GoGedders Marketing and Media will share insights on… What else? niche marketing for Businesses! He’ll discuss the adventures that lead him to start his own agency and the common misconceptions people have about being an entrepreneur. He’ll also share his advice on podcasting!
26 minutes | Feb 22, 2021
Growing A Career In Health And Wellness With Alicia Kelch
Our guest Alicia Kelch, CEO and Founder of REM Occupational Health & Wellness will be on hand to share the progression of her career from working in emergency medicine to occupational health. She’s worked extensively with over 40 companies in various industries from manufacturing and foundries to food and agriculture.
26 minutes | Feb 16, 2021
Heart Health With Timothy Nikolai
Timothy Nikolai, Sr. Community Impact Director at the American Heart Association will be on hand to discuss what fund raising initiatives are happening during the pandemic and how those funds are being used to advance Heart Health Awareness during the Month of February as well as research all year long.
31 minutes | Feb 8, 2021
Building America with Eric Messer
Our guest Eric Messer, Business and Risk Consultant at The Starr Group. During our conversation, Eric is going to discuss what we can learn from professionals in the construction industry. He’ll talk about how the new Biden Administration will impact construction in 2021 and beyond. And despite being in insurance, Eric doesn’t want to be known as an “insurance guy”. Don’t miss this delightful conversation!
31 minutes | Feb 1, 2021
The Journey of a Hispanic Business Owner with Dr. Sylvestra Ramirez
Our guest Dr. Sylvestra Ramirez owner and director of Physical Therapy of Milwaukee discusses how a dislocated patella played a role in her journey into medicine; how community influenced her decision to start her own practice, and the challenges/opportunities of a Hispanic Business Woman. She’ll demonstrate that physical therapy isn’t only for treating injuries, but can also be beneficial in maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle.
34 minutes | Jan 25, 2021
Take Your Marketing To The Next Level With Colleen O'Hara
Our guest Colleen O’Hara, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Communications with Acrisure – insurance agency partnerships. During our conversation, Colleen will share what business owners and marketing professionals need to do to take your organization’s marketing efforts to the next level. She reveals the biggest marketing opportunities that are going to present themselves in 2021 of which you’ll want to take advantage. And she’ll offer insight as to why fear can be one of the greatest assets in your life. Don’t miss this illuminating conversation.
34 minutes | Jan 18, 2021
Domestic Violence & The Workplace with Carmen Pitre
Guest Carmen Pitre, President and CEO of Sojourner Family Peace Center — Milwaukee’s shelter for domestic violence survivors — joins us for a slightly different conversation than you’re used to at Beyond The Known, but it is an important conversation nonetheless. During this dialogue, Carmen discusses the worrying statistics of domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how to recognize the warning signs among your friends and neighbors. She’ll offer guidance on what you can do if you suspect someone in your life is a victim of domestic violence. Carmen also provides ways employers can keep their employees safe from domestic violence in the workplace as well as at home. Do not miss this eye-opening conversation.
26 minutes | Jan 11, 2021
Mentorship To Growth with DR Salerno
Our guest, DR Salerno, owner and CEO of Amada Senior Care of Greater Milwaukee talks about why all business people should have a mentor and why your growth is being stunted if you don’t have one. He’ll address the number one trait a successful entrepreneur needs to have, and this will change your life. Finally, for the investors out there, DR will discuss the virtues of a recession-proof, pandemic-proof business venture. You’re not going to want to miss this illuminating exchange.
32 minutes | Jan 4, 2021
Captivating Your Customers With Brian Magliocco and John Schlosser
On this episode, our guests Brian Magliocco and John Schlosser of Captivate Exhibits discuss how to pivot during a period of disruption — possibly reinventing yourself if necessary — for ultimate success. The pair will give testimony thy people in the workforce should treat their profession as their ministry. And they’ll focus on some of the biggest mistakes companies make when it comes to trade shows. Believe me, these tips will make and/or save your budget! You will not want to miss this “captivating” conversation.
1 minutes | Dec 28, 2020
Happy Holidays From The Star Group
As 2020 comes to a close, we'd like to thank all our guests from our inaugural PODCAST season. From uplifting stories of career success to exciting tales of death defying daring. Each and every one of you took us beyond what we know about business. And to our listeners, without you, our podcast would simply not be possible. We're grateful to be part of the start of your work week every Monday. Sharing our show links with others is a sure sign of approval. Please continue sending your topic and speaker suggestions to marketing at Star group that's Starr group.com. And so, from the star group PODCAST production team, Happy Holidays. See you in 2021!
35 minutes | Dec 21, 2020
Agressive Marketing With Patty Johnson
President and COO of RSPR Marketing and Communications will talk about the keys to putting on a world class event; why the COVID pandemic is an excellent time to aggressively market your company; and how specifically to elevate your marketing on a shoestring budget. Don’t miss Patty’s words of wisdom.
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