Title: CDS Life Transitions Celebrates 40 Years
Air Date: 8/19/2017
Summary: 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of CDS Life Transitions, an organization that fulfills the transitional employment and healthcare needs of 3,200 people across 22 counties in Upstate NY.
Guests: Taryn Mullen, Executive Director, CDS Wolf Foundation;
Sheila Nesbitt, volunteer and sibling to a CDS resident;
Ben Willson, former CDS resident;
Angel Morels, CDS resident and Board Member
Title: Cybersecurity and Your Business
Air Date: 8/12/2017
Summary: We're discussing cybersecurity issues and how you can protect yourself and your business from a cyber attack with data security experts -- Paul Robinson of GreyCastle Security, Paul Greene and Anna McCarthy of Harter Secrest and Emery.
Guests: Paul Greene and Anna McCarthy of Harter Secrest and Emery. andPaul Robinson of GreyCastle Security.
Title: Economic Progress Throughout the Rochester Region
Air Date: 7/29/2017
Summary: This is the second episode in a two part series about significant projects underway to transform the nine-county Greater Rochester, NY regional economy.
Guests: Jeff Adair of Imagine Monroe, Peg Churchill of Wayne County IDA, steve Griffin of Finger Lakes EDC, Matt Hurlbutt of GRE, Mike Manikowski of Ontario IDA, and Baye Muhammad of the City of Rochester.
Title: Transforming Rochester's Regional Economy
Air Date: 7/22/2017
Summary: This is the first episode in a two part series about significant projects underway to transform the nine-county Greater Rochester, NY regional economy.
Guests: Livingston County Economic Development's Bill Bacon, Genesee County Economic Development Center's Steve Hyde, Wyoming County IDA's Jim Pierce, Orleans EDA's Jim Whipple and Seneca County IDA's Bob Aronson.
Title: Title IX's Impact on College Campuses
Air Date: 7/15/2017
Summary: On today's show we discuss Title IX and its impact on sexual assault and related issues on college campuses with Terri Conroy and Julia Green Sewruk of Harter Secrest & Emery and Karen Vicks of Nazareth College.
Guests: Terri Conroy and Julia Green Sewruk of Harter Secrest & Emery and Karen Vicks of Nazareth College.
Title: What's Next for the Internet of Things
Air Date: 7/8/2017
Summary: Companies growing in our knowledge-based economy are embracing the Internet of Things. Hear from digital transformation expert Gregory North of Globe North and Viet Nguyen of L-Tron Corp about how you may capitalize on this trend in this week's podcast.
Guests: Gregory North of Globe North and Viet Nguyen of L-Tron Corp
Title: Current Trends in Retirement Planning
Air Date: 6/24/2017
Summary: As employers have migrated from fully-funded pensions to market-driven tools such as 401(k) and IRA plans to support workers' retirement planning, it's now up to you, the employee, to ensure that you have the resources you need when it's time to retire. Experts from Canandaigua National Bank & Trust answer questions about the right time to retire, working "second careers" post-retirement, as well as "how much will I need?" "when do I know if it's time to work with a financial planner?" and "what if I'm caring for loved ones?" They share tips on small things you can do each day to save money towards retirement that could amount to over $40,000 by the time you reach retirement age.
Guests: Tom Benner and Donna Cator, both Vice Presidents and Investment and Financial Planning Officers in the Wealth Strategies Group at Canandaigua National Bank and Trust
Title: Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival
Air Date: 6/17/2017
Summary: Get a behind the scenes peek at what's new at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, which runs from June 23 through July 1 in downtown Rochester, NY.
Guests: Marc Iacona of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, Karl Stabnau of the Karl Stabnau Quartet, and Sean McCarthy of McCarthy Tents & Events.
Title: Sleep Deprivation and Its Effects on Your Life
Air Date: 6/10/2017
Summary: Sleep deprivation can have dramatic effects on your professional and personal life. We discuss tips to get a good night's sleep with Dr. Alice Hoagland of the Insomnia Clinic at Unity Sleep Disorders Center and Dr. Carolina Marcus of the University of Rochester Medicine Sleep Center.
Guests: Dr. Alice Hoagland of the Insomnia Clinic at Unity Sleep Disorders Center and Dr. Carolina Marcus of the University of Rochester Medicine Sleep Center.
Title: What it Takes to Be a Successful Woman in Business
Air Date: 5/20/2017
Summary: Learn what it takes to be a fearless, successful woman in business in this week's podcast with Kim Allen of Dixon Schwabl, Michelle Cain of Mengel Metzger Barr, and Wendy Dworkin of LLD Enterprises and the Rochester Rhinos/
Guests: Kim Allen of Dixon Schwabl, Michelle Cain of Mengel Metzger Barr, and Wendy Dworkin of LLD Enterprises and the Rochester Rhinos/
Title: Managed Care Solutions and Affordable Housing
Air Date: 5/13/2017
Summary: This week we discuss managed care solutions and affordable housing for people with chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, seniors and veterans with Debbie Litzenberger of iCircle, Ray Wetherbee of CDS Housing and Taryn Mullen of CDS Wolf Foundation.
Guests: Debbie Litzenberger of iCircle, Ray Wetherbee of CDS Housing and Taryn Mullen of CDS Wolf Foundation.
Title: Conscious Entrepreneurship
Air Date: 5/6/2017
Summary: More and more companies today are abiding by a "triple bottom line" approach as they do business. Prominent examples of companies with commitments to better the world are Tesla, Facebook, Airbnb, and Uber. University of Rochester Simon Business School Professor of Entrepreneurship Michael Wohl is teaching his students how to build successful startups that also promote positive social and environmental change. Two of his students -- Sarah Spoto and Omar Soufan -- have launched award-winning enterprises that are helping refugees and high-needs populations. Hear their stories and learn more about this latest trend in startup culture.
Guests: Michael Wohl, Simon School of Business Professor of Entrepreneurship, Serial Entrepreneur;
Sarah Spoto, Simon MBA '17, Co-Founder, Oasis Frozen Foods and Artemis 4 Refugees;
Omar Soufan, University of Rochester Class of '17, Co-Founder, Meliora Homes
Title: $1 Billion Boost to Roc Economy through FLREDC
Air Date: 4/29/2017
Summary: Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council leaders discuss the $1 billion impact the FLREDC has had on Rochester's regional economy and what's to come in round seven of this statewide competition.
Guests: Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council leaders -- Monroe Community College's Anne Kress, Empire State Development's Vinnie Esposito and Greater Rochester Enterprise's Mark Peterson.
Title: Surge in Tech Jobs Underway as Firms Grow
Air Date: 4/22/2017
Summary: Owing to the region's strong talent pool and cost competitiveness, technology businesses are growing and thriving in Rochester. Datto, Inc., Cloudcheckr, and eHealth Technologies -- all companies that meet unique needs in the cloud computing industries -- are collectively hiring over 300 new employees in the coming 1-2 years. We discuss their successes and what it means for Rochester's economic outlook.
Guests: Emily Glass, Chief Experience Officer, Datto Inc.
Elissa Livingston, Vice President of Sales, Cloudcheckr
Dr. Chad Malone, Chief Strategy and Growth Officer, eHealth Technologies
Title: Beverage Manufacturing Growing in Rochester
Air Date: 4/15/2017
Summary: Beverage manufacturing is on the rise in Rochester, NY. North American Breweries' Mary Beth Popp and Cheribundi's Sarah Theis discuss why they find success here in our region.
Guests: North American Breweries' Mary Beth Popp and Cheribundi's Sarah Theis
Title: Navigate Generational Differences in Workplace
Air Date: 4/8/2017
Summary: Five generations bring five different communications styles to the workplace. Kim Bruno and Alanna Marriott of AP Professionals and Beth Sears of Workplace Communication discuss tips to navigate the landmines and effectively communicate with colleagues.
Guests: Kim Bruno and Alanna Marriott of AP Professionals and Beth Sears of Workplace Communication
Title: Rochester's Residential Real Estate Trends
Air Date: 4/1/2017
Summary: Is it a good time to buy or sell a home? CNB Mortgage Company's Chris Spaker and Mitchell Pierson Realtors' Trip Pierson discuss the current housing market and offer expert advice for both buying and selling a home in this week's podcast.
Guests: CNB Mortgage Company's Chris Spaker and Mitchell Pierson Realtors' Trip Pierson
Title: High Tech Rochester's Business Incubator
Air Date: 3/25/2017
Summary: This week we're discussing new developments underway at High Tech Rochester, including a new space for entrepreneurs downtown and a business competition for optics and photonics companies.
Guests: Jim Senall and Dan Keeley of High Tech Rochester and Michael Connell of Simpliship
Title: New Paid Family Leave Policy
Air Date: 3/18/2017
Summary: New York State's new paid family leave policy takes effect January 1, 2018. This week's discussion with Luke Wright of Harter Secrest and Emery and Jamie VonBramer of HR Works highlights the impact this new policy will have on private employers as well as employees.
Guests: Luke Wright of Harter Secrest and Emery and Jamie VonBramer of HR Works
Title: Social Media Strategies to Build Your Business
Air Date: 3/11/2017
Summary: This week we discuss social media strategies and best practices to build your business with Andrew Knoblauch of Dixon Schwabl, Peter Platt of PSquared Digital and Ana Liss of Greater Rochester Enterprise.
Guests: Andrew Knoblauch of Dixon Schwabl, Peter Platt of PSquared Digital and Ana Liss of Greater Rochester Enterprise
Title: Last Minute Tax Prep Advice
Air Date: 3/4/2017
Summary: We're talking taxes and offering last minute advice for listeners who are preparing business or individual 2016 tax returns. Our guests for this discussion are Jim Schnell and Burt Speer of Mengel Metzger Barr.
Guests: Jim Schnell and Burt Speer of Mengel Metzger Barr
Title: Incubator To Nurture Food Startups
Air Date: 2/25/2017
Summary: When it opens up in late 2017, The Commissary will be a first-of-its-kind kitchen incubator for food product start-up companies in Rochester. Modeled on national best practices, it is currently under development at a prominent downtown Rochester building undergoing a major transformation of its own, The Metropolitan.
Guests: Lauren Gallina, Marketing Director, Gallina Development Corp.
Laura Fox O'Sullivan, Vice President, Rochester Downtown Development Corp.
Ian Szelinski, Founder and CEO, Evoke Healthy Foods