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Banking on KC – Presented by Country Club Bank features interviews and conversations conducted by KC’s champion of entrepreneurs, Kelly Scanlon. Guests include makers, innovators and community leaders who have changed the business, cultural and economic landscape of Kansas City.


Zach Moores of Crows Coffee: A Call for Community Through Coffee
Dec 11 • 21 min
On this episode, host Kelly Scanlon is joined by Zach Moores, owner of Crows Coffee, KC’s local neighborhood coffee establishment. With three locations throughout the city, Moores opens up about why Crows is just as much about community as coffee, the…
Luke Einsel of Thirsty Coconut: Bringing Healthy Living to Life with Entrepreneurial Ingenuity
Dec 4 • 24 min
Thirsty Coconut President & CEO, Luke Einsel, joins host Kelly Scanlon for this week’s episode. The pair discuss how Einsel started the award-winning beverage distribution company during the height of the Great Recession in a one-car garage, setbacks and…
Pete Cowdin of The Rabbit Hole: Creating Wonder with KC’s First Kids Literary Museum
Nov 20 • 20 min
Host Kelly Scanlon welcomes co-founder of The Rabbit Hole, Pete Cowdin, for this episode of Banking on KC. The two discuss Cowdin’s vision for The Rabbit Hole as a one-of-a-kind experience, built around promoting literacy, imagination, creativity and a…
Lisa Garney of LMG Construction: Paving the Way for Local Women Leaders
Nov 13 • 25 min
LMG Construction president Lisa Garney joins host Kelly Scanlon on this episode to discuss her family’s long legacy of doing good in Kansas City, from philanthropy to business to civic engagement. The two also discuss Garney’s passion for paving the way…
Tony Jones of the Kansas City Art Institute: Teaching Innovation Through Art
Nov 6 • 25 min
Host Kelly Scanlon is joined by Tony Jones, President of the Kansas City Art Institute, where they discuss how the school not only teaches the creative skills to succeed as an artist, but the business acumen to succeed as an entrepreneur, and how those…
Jeff Hargroves of ProPharma Group: Entrepreneurial Lessons & Bioscience Innovation
Oct 30 • 27 min
On this episode, host Kelly Scanlon sits down with Jeff Hargroves, Founder & Board Member of ProPharma Group. Take a deep-dive into the bioscience industry and learn how Hargroves built ProPharma into a global powerhouse – and then successfully handed…
Angela Hurt of Veracity Consulting: Learning Business Lessons on the Rugby Field
Oct 23 • 17 min
Host Kelly Scanlon welcomes Angela Hurt, Founder & CEO of Veracity Consulting, on this episode of Banking on KC. The two explore how Veracity “fuses people, process and technology to deliver customized solutions for [its] customers while focusing on the…
Vivien Jennings of Rainy Day Books: Writing a Legacy of Literacy in KC
Oct 16 • 18 min
On this episode, host Kelly Scanlon is joined by Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books, “one of the leading independent booksellers in America.” Vivien shares how book clubs have “recreated” KC’s neighborhoods and help bring the city…
Kathy Nelson of Kansas City Sports Commission: A Champion of KC
Oct 16 • 19 min
Host Kelly Scanlon sits down with Kathy Nelson, President & CEO of Kansas City Sports Commission, where they discuss the organization’s mission to “drive Kansas City’s overall sports strategy, enrich the quality of life, create economic impact and raise…
Chris Goode of Ruby Jean’s Juicery: The Hamilton of Health Foods in KC
Oct 16 • 21 min
On the first episode of Banking on KC, host Kelly Scanlon welcomes Chris Goode, Founder & CEO of Ruby Jean’s Juicery. Goode shares the origin of how “Ruby Jean’s was birthed on pure passion behind the early departure of Ruby Jean and [Goode’s] extreme…
Season 1 Trailer
Sep 20 • 1 min
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