The Travel Wins

The Travel Wins

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The Travel Wins is an interview show with business travelers. Take a listen if you are interested in learning about careers and jobs that require you to travel. It’s not always glamorous but some people just aren’t meant for desk jobs. I am very…


Hernan Sias Business Bros
Jul 6 • 62 min
Can you use a podcast to build your business?Hernan Sias is my guest today. He is one half of the podcasting team Business Bros and a real estate expert in San Diego. He is using the platform of podcasting to build his personal network while learning from…
Vanessa Demopoulos Fighter
Jun 29 • 49 min
Is it okay to fight like a girl?That would be a compliment if being compared to this week’s guest, Vanessa Demopoulos. Vanessa is a professional mixed martial arts fighter, jiu jitsu fighter, author and exotic dancer. She has her first pro title fight on…
Travis Luther Lawfather
Jun 25 • 42 min
How do you know if you’re ready to be an entrepreneur?My guest today, Travis Luther, is the president of a media firm, author, speaker and entrepreneur. I’ve met many entrepreneurs in my lifetime but Travis was actually a professor of entrepreneurship for…
Michael Sticka GRAMMY
Jun 22 • 20 min
Can the Grammy museum continue to entertain visitors remotely during a lockdown?My guest today, Michael Sticka, is the President of the Grammy Museum located in Los Angeles. Michael shares how got started with museum and what his travel experiences are…
Adam Jackson Photog
Jun 18 • 56 min
Turning a hobby in to a career?Is it possible to turn a hobby you are passionate about into a paying career is a question I am often asked by friends and listeners.My guest today, Adam Jackson, is on the verge of finding out. Adam’s photography is getting…
Mike Robbins Together
Jun 15 • 41 min
Mike Robbins is a public speaker, author, an expert in teamwork and leadership and my guest on today’s podcast. Mike was a suggested guest by my sister who saw him speak a while back in Ojai, California. His career started out as a professional baseball…
Amanda Johansen LAX
Jun 11 • 41 min
Amanda Johansen is my guest today. Amanda is an All Star professional lacrosse player and college coach based in the Baltimore area after playing for the inaugural USC women’s lacrosse team. She will always have the distinction of being the first women to…
Brett Edwards Sacred Land
Jun 8 • 84 min
Brett Edwards is my guest today. Brett is an actor and writer based in Los Angeles with his roots from Kentucky. His first book, Sacred Land: A Novel, is now available on Amazon or his website. He’s appeared in several movies and television shows…
Cake by Courtney
Jun 4 • 30 min
Cake by Courtney owner, Courtney Rich, is my guest today. This isn’t déjà vu. Courtney is my first guest to be a repeat guest on my podcast. She is a self taught, baker extraordinaire who is using the lockdown situation to improve her relationships at…
Wendy Hill Vegas Stories
May 28 • 46 min
Wendy Hill – Vegas StoriesImagine all the crazy things you would see and the people you would meet after working nearly two decades in a major casino on the Las Vegas Strip. While most people slept, Wendy worked nights as a casino cocktail server during…
Morgan Weske Dance Skater
May 22 • 58 min
Morgan Weske - Happiness Is a Pair of Roller SkatesIs happiness the key to a successful career? In this episode of The Travel Wins, I catch up with roller skating sensation, Morgan Weske, to discuss how her passion for skating created unexpected…
Ariel Garten MUSE
May 18 • 30 min
Ariel Garten is my guest today. She is a neuroscientist, mom, entrepreneur and co-founder of a company that creates MUSE: a brain sensing headband. It was exciting to speak with Ariel about meditation and how it can be a benefit for business travelers.…
Jim Cressman Invictus
May 12 • 51 min
Jim Cressman is my guest today. Jim is the founder of Invictus Entertainment Group based in Canada. He works as music agent to some incredible country music artists like, Aaron Pritchett, George Canyon, Cory Marks, Brett Kissell and several others. To…
Chris Gratton Touring
May 7 • 50 min
Chris Gratton is my guest today. Chris’s experience in being a tour director, tour producer and production manager for some of the biggest acts in the music business is unprecedented. We spoke about the cancellation of the Justin Bieber 2020 tour due to…
Ryan Motes Roper
May 4 • 50 min
Ryan Motes is my guest today. Ryan is a professional cowboy competing in team roping on the PRCA rodeo tour and is a 5 time National Final Rodeo qualifier. I was excited to speak with Ryan on the show as I’ve known Ryan for almost a decade now and I…
Bobby Genovese FUN
Apr 30 • 16 min
Bobby Genovese is my guest today. Bobby is an entrepreneur, father, friend and philanthropist who lives life by the mantra “who has more fun than us”. It was a great chat with Bobby to hear about a different mentality regarding business travel. He travels…
Ed Soares Legacy
Apr 27 • 50 min
Ed Soares is my guest today. Ed is the CEO of LFA (Legacy Fighting Alliance). LFA is a fast growing Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion based in Southern California. He also a manager of MMA fighters and started the Blackhouse MMA gym operations. As a…
Corinne Quiggle
Apr 21 • 34 min
Corinne Quiggle is my guest today. A professional beach volleyball player, Corinne has already traveled extensively around the states and internationally. We talk about the current status of the upcoming volleyball season and how the Covid19 lockdown…
Lex Gillette Flyer
Apr 16 • 48 min
Lex Gillette is my guest today. Elexis “Lex” Gillette is a blind Paralympic athlete originally from Raleigh, North Carolina and now training in Chula Vista, California. Lex competes in T11 (track) and F11 (field) events for the United States.I was excited…
Todd Eldridge 3X OLY
Apr 11 • 69 min
Todd Eldredge is my guest today. Todd’s career as a figure skater is storied and decorated as a world champion, 3 time Olympian and Hall of Fame inductee. He has traveled the world for ice skating, including moving several times to different states to…
Michelle Floyd Fastball
Apr 7 • 46 min
Michelle Floyd is my guest today. Michelle has a storied career as a softball pitcher in high school, college and professionally. She played professionally in Italy after her career at the University of Arizona as well as playing for the Venezuela…
Josie Stevens EYEful
Apr 4 • 80 min
Josie Stevens is my guest today. Josie is the wife, manager and traveling partner of her GRAMMY award winning husband guitarist Steve Stevens. After having Steve on the podcast I thought it would be great to speak with the other half of the team.“I just…
Jamey Whetstone Fresh Vine
Mar 31 • 52 min
Jamey Whetstone is my guest today. Fresh Vine Wines is his latest venture making wine a little healthier while maintaining the great taste. As the wine maker for Whetstone Winery, Jamey is always looking for new ways to create great tasting wine while…
Anthony Watson Caribbean Slider
Mar 23 • 63 min
Anthony Watson is my guest today. Anthony is an American-born skeleton racer who competed on behalf of Jamaica in the 2018 Winter Olympics, becoming the first athlete to represent the Caribbean nation in the winter sport.We talked about the effort and…
Mariya Koroleva Synch Swim
Mar 16 • 39 min
Mariya Koroleva is my guest today. She is a Russian-born American synchronized swimmer. After immigrating to the United States, Koroleva began participating in synchronized swimming, and competed at Stanford University. She was a member of the teams that…
Taya Rose Mindset Influencer
Mar 9 • 37 min
Taya Rose is my guest today. She is a mom, model, mindset coach, influencer, entrepreneur and newly formed podcast host. I call her the mindset influencer. She has accomplished quite a bit at a young age and I’m excited to see her future progress. We talk…
Rafi Anteby CONSCIOUS TRAVELER
Mar 2 • 37 min
Rafi Anteby is my guest today. Rafi is known as the “conscious traveler” and that has never been more so than right now. He set up the REloading Life Gala to benefit Australia’s wildlife. The gala will be hosted by Jamie Foxx and Renee Bargh on March 16…
Nova Lorraine RAINE
Feb 24 • 36 min
Nova Lorraine is my guest on this week’s podcast. Nova is the founder and editor in chief for Raine Magazine. Our chat included the how and why she started a magazine all while being a wife and mother.ABOUTEditor in Chief, Raine MagazineTwelve-year…
Doug Brown WIN WIN
Feb 17 • 49 min
Doug Brown is my guest today. Doug is a husband, father, author and business owner, Business Success Factors, with a diverse work background. I related closely to Doug’s work history and we connected on many issues. He is experiencing having to travel for…
Raquel McNabb Caris Sports
Feb 10 • 22 min
Raquel McNabb is my guest today. She founded the Caris Sports Foundation to give kids, who otherwise couldn’t afford to join a team, the chance to play. An accomplished athlete and mother of four, Raquel has personally supported athletes from low-income…
Steve Stevens Rebel Guitarist
Feb 3 • 61 min
Steve Stevens is my guest today. Steve shared stories and advice from the road. His guitar playing background started at the age of 7 and five decades later he is still rocking out on a regular basis with Billy Idol. Spending nearly 40 years, off and on,…
Danielle Lewis Pilot
Jan 27 • 72 min
Danielle Lewis is my guest today. Danielle is an airline pilot for a major commercial airline. After years serving in the Air Force as a C130 pilot, Danielle was part of the 6% of female aviators in the US military. She was the first female hired to fly a…
Jeff Jones Smooth Bass
Jan 20 • 55 min
Jeff Jones is my guest on today’s podcast. As an accomplished bassists and singer, Jeff is currently touring with Tom Cochrane and Burton Cummings. Playing music since the late 60’s, Jeff has experienced a lot and toured the world seeing it all.Visit…
Cheryl Rogers Barnett Princess
Jan 13 • 45 min
Cheryl Rogers-Barnett is my guest on today’s podcast. I was excited to speak with Cheryl about her travels with Roy and his wife Dale Evans while having his horse, Trigger, as a pet.After closing their museum in California Cheryl authored her first book,…
PaDre Holmes Music Time
Jan 6 • 59 min
Padre Holmes is my guest on today’s podcast. As an accomplished musician, Padre is playing music with terrific singers like Morris Day and Macy Gray. It was great catching up with an old neighbor and to see he is doing so well. I never thought I would to…
Sucheta Rawal Go Eat Give
Dec 23, 2019 • 31 min
Sucheta Rawal is my guest on today’s podcast. She is an award-winning food and travel writer, author, cooking instructor and philanthropist. As the founder and executive director of Go Eat Give, Sucheta’s personal mission is to raise awareness of global…
Jenny Keller Jenny Cookies
Dec 16, 2019 • 31 min
Jenny Keller is my guest on today’s podcast. She has a great story about how to be a female entrepreneur while raising a family, being a wife and traveling for her steadily growing business. Her story about being a cookie flight attendant for the day by…
plae Shoes - GOPLAE
Dec 9, 2019 • 32 min
plae Shoe founders, Ryan Ringholz and Jonathan Spier, are my guest on today’s podcast. I was particularly excited to speak with them about their Packables line of footwear that is geared towards travelers in design and function. “Packables are shoes…
Kiki Wong Intense
Dec 2, 2019 • 62 min
Kiki Wong is my guest on today’s podcast. Kiki is intense with everything she attempts including being a musician, fighter, author, traveler and newly formed podcaster. She was the guitarist and then lead singer for Nylon Pink, which started out as a…
Bree Schaaf Slider
Nov 25, 2019 • 110 min
Bree Schaaf is my guest on today’s podcast. Bree is a winter Olympian in bobsled, coach of sliding sports, Olympic commentator and a member of the athletes’ advisory council. I always enjoy speaking with world class athletes about their travel experiences…
Courtney Rich Cake Mom
Nov 18, 2019 • 28 min
Courtney Rich is my guest on today’s podcast. It was great hearing from Courtney how she has built up her cake business while raising her children and being a wife to her husband. I enjoyed hearing some stories of travel and how she and her husband are…
Jules Hatfield Sustainable
Nov 11, 2019 • 68 min
Jules Hatfield is my guest on today’s podcast. Jules is one half of the Jules & Christine travel team. They created a travel blog promoting sustainability in traveling while still inspiring many to travel the world and create their own adventures. They…
Joe Garza XXIV Karat
Nov 4, 2019 • 54 min
Joe Garza is my guest on today’s podcast. He is the managing partner of XXIV Karat Sparkling Wine and founder of West Coast Beverage Consulting firm. Joe shares his decades of experience working in sales and management of the beverage industry. It’s…
Kevin Sorbo Family Man
Oct 28, 2019 • 28 min
Kevin Sorbo is my guest today. Kevin is an actor, director, producer, writer, father and husband. He is most famous for his role as Hercules and on the television drama Andromeda. After starring in over 60 films, Kevin is releasing several new works in…
Darley Newman Traveler
Oct 21, 2019 • 36 min
Darley Newman is my guest today. Darley travels the world as a TV host and producer of her own travel show called “Travels with Darley”. Our chat included her stories from Qatar, Macao, and a fun story about her trip to Botswana. Her shows have won 3…
Steve Cardenas Red Ranger
Oct 14, 2019 • 30 min
Steve Cardenas is my guest on today’s podcast. Steve is best known for portraying the Red Power Ranger of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. I was excited for the chance to speak with Steve as he is traveling around the world to work at the various Comic…
Barbara Majeski Second Act
Oct 7, 2019 • 33 min
Barbara Majeski is my guest on today’s podcast. After spending years as a stay home mom Barbara decided to re-invent herself after going thru a divorce and stage 3 cancer. She now works as a lifestyle and entertainment coordinator working with local and…
Michael David Reilly 35KaDay
Sep 30, 2019 • 119 min
Michael-David Reilly (MD) is my guest on today’s podcast. MD is a father, husband of a unicorn, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and host of the 35KaDay Podcast. As a business owner of several different businesses and traveling for each of them I was…
Kathryn McCann Hang Zen
Sep 23, 2019 • 50 min
Kathryn McCann is my guest on today’s podcast. She is the owner and founder of Hang Zen Yogis based in San Diego, California. Kathryn founded the Hang Zen Yogi company after years of being a professional dancer. Contemplating “what’s next” after dancing…
Meryl Davis Dancing Queen
Sep 16, 2019 • 24 min
Meryl Davis is my guest on today’s podcast. Meryl skated to Olympic gold in ice dancing in 2014 and won the coveted mirrored ball on Dancing With The Stars. Since that time she has continued her education at the University of Michigan in cultural…
Casey Patterson King of the Beach
Sep 10, 2019 • 46 min
Casey Patterson is my guest this week. Casey is a professional beach volleyball player and family man. See below for the listing of his volleyball accomplishments…..it’s a really long list. Volleyball is only one aspect of this successful businessman and…
Chris Elliott Elliott Advocacy
Sep 3, 2019 • 68 min
Christopher Elliott is my guest on today’s episode. Chris is an award-winning author, advocate, and journalist. He shares some of his stories from the road and is a self professed traveling nomad. As a travel contributor for Forbes, USA Today, Washington…
Jessica Blessing Blessed Family
Aug 26, 2019 • 60 min
Jessica Blessing is my guest this week. Jessica is a powerhouse of a woman. We can start with she is a mom to 2 very active children, wife, business owner, outside sales representative and a friend to many. Every time I think “I’m so busy” or “how much…
Christina Papavlasopolous Shefari Travels
Aug 19, 2019 • 34 min
Christina Papavlasopoulos is my guest this week. Christina is the co-founder of the luxury boutique travel planning company, Shefari. I was excited to speak with Christina about her company beginnings and where they are headed. As the father of two…
Megan Driscoll Always Evolving
Aug 12, 2019 • 32 min
Megan Driscoll is this week’s guest. As the CEO and Founder of the public relations firm EvolveMKD, we discussed the need for business travel for clients. Even with all of the available technology, Megan finds it necessary as ever to meet in person with…
Max Martini Actor Director Writer
Aug 7, 2019 • 50 min
Max Martini is my guest this week. His latest movie release, Sgt. Will Gardner is available on Itunes, YouTube, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu and Netflix. Sgt. Will Gardner co-stars Omari Hardwick, Lily Rabe, Robert Patrick, Dermot Mulroney, Gary Sinise,…
Gary Collins The Simple Life
Jul 29, 2019 • 59 min
Gary Collins is my guest this week. Gary is a bestselling author of several books in his series called The Simple Life Guide. He also has background that includes military intelligence, Special Agent for the U.S. State Department Diplomatic Security…
Maddison McKibbin The Bearded Brother
Jul 22, 2019 • 56 min
Maddison McKibbin is my guest on today’s episode. It was great speaking with one half of the “Bearded Brothers” pro beach volleyball team. Maddison shared some stories about life as a professional volleyball player, indoors and beach. He also shared his…
5 for Friday with Maddison McKibbin
Jul 19, 2019 • 5 min
Maddison McKibbin is my guest on today’s 5 for Friday. A world class athlete and professional beach volleyball player, Maddison has learned what it takes to be the best. I really enjoyed my conversation with Maddison as we discussed his life as a…
Phoebe Mroczek Becoming Unbecoming
Jul 15, 2019 • 56 min
Phoebe Mroczek is my guest on today’s episode. An extremely successful entrepreneur and podcast host of the show Unbecoming, Phoebe is well on her way to her “one name” status. Having traveled and lived in so many places at such a young age gives Phoebe…
5 for Friday with Phoebe Mroczek
Jul 12, 2019 • 5 min
Phoebe Mroczek is my guest on today’s 5 for Friday. Phoebe is the host of her podcast, Unbecoming. She also works with online entrepreneurs as a marketing strategist helping their business grow.After listening back to this show, the hardest part was…
Cathy Cardenas PR Master
Jul 8, 2019 • 39 min
Cathy Cardenas is my guest on today’s podcast. She created the Cathy Cardenas Public Relations (CCPR) company marketing and managing various athletes, celebrities and entertainers. We discuss how she travels at the needs of her clients while balancing…
5 for Friday with Cathy Cardenas
Jul 5, 2019 • 4 min
My guest on today’s 5 for Friday episode is Cathy Cardenas. Cathy is the founder and owner of her public relations firm CCPR.In this clip I asked Cathy to explain what public relations firms do for their clients and how much traveling she does making it…
Dave Aichinger New Era Travel
Jul 1, 2019 • 33 min
Dave Aichinger is my guest today. Dave is the Senior Manager of Team Services for the New Era Cap Company. A unique job because Dave is the guy whose job it is to outfit the winning teams their ballcaps at the World Series and Super Bowls. An envious job…
5 for Friday with Dave Aichinger
Jun 28, 2019 • 4 min
Dave Aichinger is my guest on today’s 5 for Friday. A man with the job many would love to have. As the Senior Manager for New Era Cap Company, he’s responsible for distributing official World Series caps and replacing playoff patches with championship…
Ryron Gracie Keeping It Real With Family
Jun 24, 2019 • 39 min
Ryron Gracie is my guest on today’s podcast. A 5th degree black belt in Gracie Jiu Jitsu, Ryron shares his upbringing in jiu jitsu and some of his travel stories. Ryron shares stories from his travels over the past 20 years while teaching the gentle art…
5 for Friday with Ryron Gracie
Jun 21, 2019 • 4 min
Ryron Gracie is my guest on today’s 5 for Friday. Ryron is a 5th degree black belt in Gracie Jiu Jitsu, Helio Gracie‘s grandson and the eldest son of Rorion Gracie. This is a quick and exciting episode of Ryron sharing a few travel stories from his work…
Jethro Alcuaz Magical Black Belt
Jun 17, 2019 • 36 min
Jethro Alcuaz is my guest on today’s The Travel Wins weekly podcast. Jethro is an illusionist, performing magic and a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. We talk about his efforts traveling to different states performing magic. Some of his tricks need to…
5 for Friday with Jethro Alcuaz
Jun 14, 2019 • 3 min
Jethro Alcuaz is my guest on today’s “5 for Friday”. Jethro is an illusionist, performing magic thru out California, Las Vegas, New York and Hawaii. Hopefully he will get a chance to perform in the Philippines soon. Utilizing both street magic as well as…
Big Sandy Flyin Rite
Jun 10, 2019 • 33 min
Big Sandy is my guest today on The Travel Wins podcast. Rockabilly Hall of Fame inductee, Big Sandy and his band the Fly Rite Boys has been touring the world since the early 90’s. Robert “Big Sandy” Williams started his music playing career in the…
5 for Friday with Big Sandy
Jun 7, 2019 • 3 min
Here is my 5 for Friday with Big Sandy.Robert “Big Sandy” Williams started playing music in the mid-80’s and his touring career started in the early 90’s. Almost 30 years later and he has been inducted into the rockabilly hall of fame, played in dozens of…
Jeanine Wright Legal Angel
Jun 3, 2019 • 56 min
Jeanine Wright is my guest today. Jeanine is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer at Simplecast. She also personally invests in startups, has owned and operated a business of her own and enjoys serving as a Board Advisor and Board Member to…
5 for Friday with Jeanine Wright
May 31, 2019 • 4 min
Today’s 5 for Friday is with Jeanine Wright. Jeanine is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer at Simplecast. Jeanine also personally invests in startups, has owned and operated a business of her own and enjoys serving as a Board Advisor and…
Toni Nicole Hip Hop Development
May 27, 2019 • 56 min
Today’s podcast is with entertainment CEO, Toni Nicole. She is the founder & CEO of Enterprise Management and RE•IGN Movement which is a platform for Hip Hop Artist Development & Management.We talk about her personal travel habits and some tips. Toni…
5 for Friday with Toni Nicole
May 24, 2019 • 4 min
Today’s 5 for Friday podcast is with Toni Nicole. Toni wears many hats after 20+ years in the entertainment management industry. She is the founder & CEO of Enterprise Management and Founder & CEO of RE•IGN Movement which is a platform for Hip Hop Artist…
Tanya Stanfield Road Warrior Strong
May 20, 2019 • 22 min
My guest today is Tanya Stanfield. Tanya is a branding expert and founder of Road Warrior Strong. RWS is a fitness concierge built for business travelers.Tanya shares years of experience of traveling for work while learning ways to stay fit and healthy on…
5 for Friday with Tanya Stanfield
May 17, 2019 • 2 min
5 for Friday with Tanya Stanfield. Tanya is the CEO and Founder of Road Warrior Strong. Road Warrior Strong is a fitness concierge built for business travelers. Sounds like a perfect person to speak with for The Travel Wins podcast. Tanya shares why she…
Marcus Peterson Prove Yourself Right
May 13, 2019 • 44 min
My guest on today’s The Travel Wins podcast is Marcus Peterson. Marcus is an NFL wide receiver, model and entrepreneur. His upbringing in Inglewood California at a very small school made him realize his need to work hard and appreciate everything that…
5 for Friday with Marcus Peterson
May 10, 2019 • 4 min
Here is today’s 5 for Friday with Marcus Peterson. Marcus is an NFL wide receiver, MBA graduate, model and business owner.Being a young man from Inglewood, California, who attended a small Christian school playing “8- man” football and was not introduced…
Curtis Fisher Fitness Food Lifestyle Podcast
May 6, 2019 • 35 min
Here is my podcast with personal trainer Curtis Fisher. Curtis has 20 plus years experience training himself and others to be healthier and maintain fitness levels. He shares his story of clean bodybuilding while working a day job and raising a family. He…
5 For Friday with Curtis Fisher
May 3, 2019 • 4 min
Here’s my 5 for Friday with personal trainer Curtis Fisher. Curtis shares some food strategies and supplementation possibilities for us road travelers. I know for myself I’m always trying to eat better when I’m on the road. When I slip up or have to eat…
OG Mack Drama Bridging The Gap
Apr 22, 2019 • 90 min
Today’s podcast is with OG Mack Drama. Mack is a nationwide personality, entrepreneur, artist, growth hacker, social media expert, artist development, label executive, consultant, traffic, writer, radio host, influencer and community figurehead with Gucci…
5 For Friday with OG Mack Drama
Apr 19, 2019 • 5 min
Here is my 5 for Friday with OG Mack Drama. Mack is a nationwide personality, entrepreneur, artist, community figurehead, growth hacker, social media expert, artist development, label exec, consultant, traffic , writer, radio host and influencer.With the…
Hakeem Valles - NFL to Real Estate
Apr 15, 2019 • 68 min
The Travel Wins podcast this week is with recently retired NFL player Hakeem Valles. Hakeem decided to make the career switch from professional football player to real estate investor and public speaker. He came to the self realization that he would not…
“5 for Friday” with Hakeem Valles
Apr 12, 2019 • 4 min
I’m excited to share this “5 for Friday” with Hakeem Valles. Hakeem is a real estate investor, public speaker, fiance, and new father, who also happen to have had a successful career in the NFL. After playing several seasons in the NFL Hakeem made the…
Kevin Gootee - Comics Watching Comics
Apr 8, 2019 • 50 min
On today’s podcast I’m happy to have comedian Kevin Gootee. Kevin started his career in comedy like so many other comics ….. having a regular day job. His frustration with his sales job was the extra push to get him excited about having a career in…
5 for Friday with Kevin Gootee
Apr 4, 2019 • 3 min
On today’s “5 for Friday” I introduce comedian Kevin Gootee. Kevin tells us how he got started in comedy and why it’s important to chase your dreams and not be content with the status quo. He shares his beginnings in comedy while being a husband and…
Jesse Iwuji - Navy and NASCAR
Mar 29, 2019 • 27 min
My guest on today’s podcast is Jesse Iwuji. Jesse is an American professional stock car racing driver and officer in the United States Navy Reserve. He currently competes in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series in the No. 34 for Reaume Brothers…
Dina Parise - Fast and Fun
Mar 25, 2019 • 63 min
My podcast today is with Dina Parise. Dina is the President of Dina Parise Racing, as well as a Driver, cook, PR person, Social Media and Marketing Maestro. Parise is the 2015 IHRA Pro Mod World Champion and is the first female to hold that esteemed…
Erin Lamont - The Business of Dance
Mar 18, 2019 • 29 min
Erin Lamont is my guest on today’s podcast. Erin is a choreographer, dancer, entrepreneur, wife and mom who has been working professionally ever since she graduated from college with a B.A in Dance, and a B.B.A in Marketing from Western Michigan…
Angela Ruch - NASCAR and Adoption
Mar 9, 2019 • 15 min
My guest on today’s podcast is Angela Ruch. Angela is a NASCAR driver, wife, twin sister and soon to be Mom. Her recent success at Daytona International Speedway (Top 10) and Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Top 20) in the NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series will…
Valerie Thompson - Worlds Fastest Female Motorcycle Rider
Mar 4, 2019 • 50 min
My guest on today’s podcast is Valerie Thompson, America’s Queen of Speed. Valerie is the 7x land Speed Record holder and has become the world record holder reaching a speed 328.467 at Lake Gairdner in South Australia, Australia. Valerie and Team 7 Racing…
Pete Koch - Fitness, Acting and Football
Feb 25, 2019 • 36 min
Pete Koch is my guest on today’s podcast. Pete was a defensive end who played five seasons in the National Football League, for the Cincinnati Bengals, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Los Angeles Raiders. After his football career ended he decided to stay…
Sandy Knights - Singing and Chasing Dreams
Feb 16, 2019 • 60 min
Sandy Knights is my guest on today’s podcast. Sandy started singing several years ago in her home state of California. She decided to make a career of it and moved to Las Vegas several years ago. Sandy started singing and touring with a local Vegas band,…
Danny David - Digital and Branding Strategist
Feb 11, 2019 • 48 min
My guest today is Danny David. Danny is a proven marketing and branding expert in the sports and entertainment industry. He currently works with professional athletes.Danny’s vast experience in digital media and brand development is one of the reasons why…
Landon Turner - NCAA, NFL and After
Feb 4, 2019 • 63 min
My guest on today’s show is Landon Turner. He played for the New Orleans Saints the past two seasons and is now on the Carolina Panthers roster for 2019. He played college football at University of North Carolina where he played all 4 years. Landon’s…
Jake Zweig - Navy SEAL and Football Part 2
Jan 31, 2019 • 76 min
Here is part 2 of my chat with division 1 college football coach Jake Zweig.We talk about his time traveling internationally while he was a Navy SEAL. He speaks about his time working on the television shows and I also ask Jake how he prepares his…
Jake Zweig - Navy SEAL and Football Part 1
Jan 28, 2019 • 19 min
Jake Zweig is my guest on today’s podcast. Jake is man who has accomplished a tremendous amount in a short time and is just now hitting his prime. Jake attended the U.S. Naval Academy where he played football and wrestled. He graduated as a commissioned…
Dr. Nii Darko - A Doc outside the box
Jan 19, 2019 • 107 min
Dr. Nii Darko is my guest on today’s podcast. Dr. Darko is a Board-certified General Surgeon who is pushing past the limits of the status quo. He hosts Docs Outside the Box, an Apple Podcasts Top 100 in Careers – where he highlights stories of doctors…
John Bonaventura - CFL scout and Dad
Jan 7, 2019 • 38 min
Today’s podcast is with the western regional scout for the CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers football team, John Bonaventura. John has worked in the football industry for over 30 years as a player, coach, scout and administrator. He has worked at the high school,…
Audra Russell - Massage and Community
Dec 31, 2018 • 39 min
Today’s podcast is with Audra Russell. Audra works as an Osteopathic Body worker massage therapist. Working and living in Northern California while having clients in Southern California allows her to travel every few weeks to see her clients. A…
Carey Portell - Ranching with disabilities
Dec 24, 2018 • 44 min
Today’s podcast is with Missouri cattle rancher and inspirational speaker, Carey Portell. Carey became a Speaker and Blogger, not only to purge and heal, but to encourage others down a positive path in life. She speaks about her four year recovery after…
Cristina Alcivar - Airport Lifestyle
Dec 17, 2018 • 39 min
Today’s podcast is with Cristina Alcivar. Cristina is the founder of Vane Airport Magazine, a digital resource for airport travelers.Vane Airport Magazine is a complete resource guide providing information on air travel and varied information available at…
Darci Smith - from Athlete to Career
Dec 7, 2018 • 40 min
Today’s podcast is with Darci Smith. Darci was a college athlete playing soccer at South Carolina State. She now helps college athletes prepare for life after college as a career coach.College athletes compete at a high level for their schools but are…
Asia Hall - Living Neon
Dec 3, 2018 • 36 min
I am excited to share my podcast with Asia Hall. Asia is the founder of Neon Cowboys, a cutting edge fashion business which includes light up cowboy hats, light up holsters, light up earrings, footwear and other fun items. She started Neon Cowboys in her…
Scott Carson - WeCloseNotes expert
Nov 2, 2018 • 20 min
The Travel Wins podcast was happy to Scott Carson as a guest. Scott is the CEO of WeCloseNotes.com where he works as a real estate investor, entrepreneur and the host of The Notes Closer Show podcast. Scott grew his business traveling the states for three…
Andrew Howard - Traveling for the League (NFL)
Oct 28, 2018 • 21 min
The Travel Wins podcast today is with Andrew Howard. Andrew is the Communications Manager at National Football League (NFL). He has worked for the NFL for the past 8 years moving his way up the ladder with dedication and hard work. Andrew travels as…
Bobby Dover - Oil Rig and Hurricanes
Oct 24, 2018 • 23 min
On today’s The Travel Wins podcast is Bobby Dover. Bobby is an oil rig driller working in the Gulf of Mexico. Bobby has almost 20 years experience being an oil rig driller and he gives us a little insight to life on a semi-submersible oil rig 150 miles…
Dennis Franks - Getting The Last Laugh
Oct 14, 2018 • 46 min
On today’s The Travel Wins podcast is Dennis Franks. Dennis is a retired NFL player, playing with the Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions, and now an author, business owner and motivational speaker. He recently co-authored his first book “The Last…
Steve Frick - Corporate Travel Stories
Oct 10, 2018 • 62 min
I was excited to get the chance to speak with Steve Frick on my latest “The Travel Wins” podcast. Steve has 18+ years of corporate travel for a trillion + dollar corporate company. His journeys are by air and road, racking up the miles and traveler point…
Kevin Krohn - Music and Eating Vegan
Sep 30, 2018 • 77 min
Kevin has been a professional musician for 30+ years. He spent time touring as the keyboardist for the 80’s band Missing Persons and more recently toured with the Pink Floyd Experience. He is continuing his playing as part of a dueling piano ensemble in…
Chris Castellano - Fit For Travel
Sep 20, 2018 • 33 min
Chris Castellano is my guest on today’s podcast. Chris is a travel fitness specialist, author of the book “Fit For Travel” and the founder of Fittest Travel. His book is available on his website www.fittesttravel.com or on Amazon.He spent years training…
Smush Parker - NBA and The World
Sep 10, 2018 • 27 min
Smush Parker is my guest on today’s podcast. Smush talks about his time in the NBA as well as playing basketball in multiple countries. He shared his favorite place to live and work and some travel tips while playing overseas.Smush played for the Denver…
Adam Trent - Traveling Magic
Sep 8, 2018 • 30 min
Adam Trent is my guest on today’s podcast Adam has traveled performing magic and creating entertainment for his fans around the world. He’s performed on Broadway with The Illusionists and this past year had over 70 show dates using magic, comedy and…
William Lee Martin - Cowboy versus Redneck
Sep 4, 2018 • 55 min
William Lee Martin has toured for over 20+ years in comedy clubs, theaters, cruise ships. He toured with country music legends George Strait, George Jones and all 4 members of the Blue Collar Comedy tour. William Lee Martin had a one-hour television…
Mike Afromowitz - MMA and Combate Americas
Aug 31, 2018 • 34 min
Mike Afromowitz is the Senior Vice President of Communications and Operations for Combate Americas.Combate Americas is a Hispanic mixed martial arts (MMA) sports franchise and media company. The franchise includes reality TV programming, live events and…
Karissa Cook - Beach and Volleyball
Aug 25, 2018 • 29 min
A chat with professional beach volleyball player, Karissa Cook. After a stellar college career at Stanford (graduate in engineering) and Hawaii (masters in engineering), she has made the successful leap into a professional beach volleyball career. Enjoy…
Adrian Cosby - Laughs On The Road
Aug 1, 2018 • 94 min
A talk with stand up comedian Adrian Cosby. Adrian provides insight to life as a comedian and what it takes to be successful in life and comedy. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/thetravelwins/support
John Grundmeyer - Boots On The Road
Jul 18, 2018 • 66 min
I had a chance to speak with Jon Grundmeyer on a rare weekend when he was home. A 200+ day a year traveler, Jon is responsible for the set up of new retail store locations and special events for the largest western retailer in the US. Become a supporter…
Kevin Geiger - Work, Life and Diabetes
Jul 18, 2018 • 61 min
Here is my chat with long time friend Kevin Geiger. Kevin is a business man/father traveling multiple months a year while raising a son dealing with Type 1 Diabetes. Kevin recently took on the role of Vice President of Business Development for a newly…
Nicole Tenace - Billion Dollar Hair Care
Jul 18, 2018 • 43 min
A talk with Nicole Tenace, Regional Director at the Regis Corporation. Nicole provides a wonderful insight to traveling the Western United States for a multi-billion dollar corporation. Become a supporter of this…
Kevin Ford - Travels and Craft Beers
Jul 18, 2018 • 48 min
A talk with Kevin Ford, VP of Sales, for Tablo and UAG. A seasoned business traveler who has great tips and thoughts after 20+ years of traveling. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/thetravelwins/support
Cowboy Troy - Hick Hop and Business
Jul 18, 2018 • 78 min
Cowboy Troy is my guest on today’s podcast. I had a great chat with country music star Cowboy Troy Coleman about his life on the road, balancing work/life commitments, family life and diversification in the music/entertainment business.“It’s kind of that…
Hunter Cure - Cowboy and Family Man
May 2, 2018 • 25 min
Hunter Cure is my guest on today’s podcast. Hunter is a two-time world champion steer wrestler competing on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) level. Hunter shares the good and bad of traveling 6+ months a year with no guarantee of income…