On The Rocks with Joe Warren
By Joe Warren
On The Rocks with Joe WarrenOct 30, 2023
Episode 31: On The Rocks with Fred Gardner
Our guest today, Fred Gardner, received his MS in Radiological Physics from Colorado State University and developed programs for nuclear reactor design during his career. No one is more qualified to talk about this source of power and its potential to change the energy landscape worldwide. Fred is a radioactive personality and knows how to split atoms. Here is his story.
Episode 30: On The Rocks with Steve Guaglianone
Joe has a conversation with Steve Guaglianone, the Owner and President of Novella Homes. Steve has over fifteen years of experience in the custom luxury home-building industry. His extensive background in real estate development and innovative design techniques are what set him apart from his competitors.
Episode 29: On The Rocks with Khrystyna Vozniak
This episode features Ukrainian professional tennis player, Khrystyna Vozniak. She discusses how she postponed a promising legal career to renew her professional tennis dream at the age of 25. Hear how she balanced her love for tennis with the challenges of the war in Ukraine, as she has family and friends engaged in the battle.
Episode 28: On The Rocks with Isaac Matthews
This week Joe is joined by Isaac Matthews of Brown & Brown Insurance. Hear how he went from humble rural North Carolina to one of the most successful insurance guys in the Low Country.
Episode 27: On The Rocks with Jonathan Neman
This week's episode features the CEO of the popular fast-casual restaurant chain, Sweetgreen, Jonathan Neman. Listen to how Jonathan balances the demands of millions of consumers, his 6,000 employees, the demands of the stock market, and life at home with a few youngsters. It's a remarkable story.
Episode 26: On The Rocks with Peter Oakes
Joe sits down with the Founder of Axon Homes, Peter Oakes. Axon Homes is a renowned home builder in the Lowcountry of South Carolina and is expanding throughout the southeast. Mr. Oakes discusses how he is able to balance personal and business affairs.
Episode 25: On The Rocks with Ethan Caldwell
Today Joe is joined by Ethan Caldwell, the Chief Development Officer of Mix Mode. While Joe and Ethan battle over the most flamboyant golf outfits at the club on occasion, they’ve become good friends and Joe has noted his substantial personal and business success. Ethan’s technology and entrepreneurial skills are first class, and he recently conducted a substantial equity raise for MixMode, which is quite an accomplishment in this new investment environment. Life has been quite an adventure for Ethan as you are sure to enjoy his story.
Episode 24: On The Rocks with Greg Surratt
Joe sits down for a conversation with his pastor, Greg Surratt. Greg is the founding pastor of Seacoast Church, which was planted with the goal of reaching unchurched people in the Charleston, SC area.
Episode 23: On The Rocks with Dr. Kerry Johnson
This week's episode features renowned business consultant and best-selling author of seventeen books, Dr. Kerry Johnson. This is a lesson in the tactics of psychology and how to create a new mindset for new results.
Episode 22: On The Rocks with Billy Webb
This week Joe has a conversation with another long-time friend, Billy Webb. They discuss his continuous optimism about life while overcoming multiple cancer surgeries and beating them all.
Episode 21: On The Rocks with Tamara Lyons
Joe sits down with long-time friend, Tamara Lyons, to discuss how she keeps such a positive attitude and outlook on life even with all of the adversity she has faced.
Check out Tamara's Instagram (@lyonsshareliving) at https://www.instagram.com/lyonsshareliving/.
Episode 20: On The Rocks with Kevin Brookes
This episode features Kevin Brookes, Senior Loan Officer at South State Bank in Charleston, SC. Hear how Kevin went from running Spanky's restaurant with his uncle in Chapel Hill to becoming one of the most successful loan officers in Charleston, all while raising an amazing family and overcoming tragedy.
Episode 19: On The Rocks with Patrick Bryant
This week, Joe sits down with Patrick Bryant. Patrick is a serial entrepreneur who is known throughout the southeast for his energy and business acumen. He runs multiple companies and is the founder of the Harbor Entrepreneur Center, which is an incubator that has helped multiple businesses launch in Charleston, SC.
Episode 18: On The Rocks with Ellen Meade
This week's episode features former Senior Advisor to The Federal Reserve, Ellen Meade. Want to understand how policy being made in Washington D.C. affects your lifestyle? Listen close, as Ellen's insight is valuable.
Episode 17: On The Rocks with Jeff Renzulli
Joe sits down with long time friend, Jeff Renzulli. Mr. Renzulli discusses the challenges he's had to overcome in life and business in order to become successful, as well as the importance of being authentic.
Episode 16: On The Rocks with Austin McCombs
Joe sits down with the CEO and Co-founder of Gnosis Freight, Austin McCombs. They discuss how he became such a successful entrepreneur before the age of 30 and his thoughts on tech subjects from Crypto to Twitter.
Episode 15: On The Rocks with Billy Hurley
Joe sits down with PGA Tour winner, Billy Hurley. They discuss his golf career, how far his discipline strategy has taken him, and how he overcame tragedy shortly after his biggest PGA Tour victory.
Episode 14: On The Rocks with Ben Chrisman
Joe has a conversation with Ben Chrisman, from Chrisman Studios. From your wedding to your first child to your big promotion, Ben and his company are thrilled to come along for the ride, cameras in hand, as your photographers for years to come.
Episode 13: On The Rocks with Lane Odom
Joe speaks with Lane Odom, Talent Scout for the NBA's Utah Jazz, about the world of college and professional sports, as well as growing up in the shadow of a college basketball coaching legend.
Episode 12: On The Rocks with Joseph Lusardi
Joe sits down with Joseph Lusardi, the Executive Vice Chairman of Curaleaf. Mr. Lusardi is a pioneer in the U.S. cannabis industry and is credited with opening one of the first medical cannabis operations on the East Coast. He has a decade of cannabis experience, as well as 20 years' experience in finance, private equity, and entrepreneurship.
Episode 11: On The Rocks with Mike Golden
Joe's guest for this week's episode is former CEO of Smith & Wesson, Mike Golden. They discuss what he learned from his time running divisions at Kohler and Black & Decker, which led him to a successful tenure at Smith & Wesson. Mike knows how to deliver profitable volume, manage and cultivate executives, and handle the halls of Congress. Their conversation covers building new brands for companies who may be "on the rocks" to running public companies.
Episode 10: On The Rocks with Tim Zwerner
Joe sits down Tim Zwerner, the founder of Zwerner Law. Tim is passionate about working with local entrepreneurs and regional developers who are making a positive impact in the local community and helping them scale their business and expand their footprint.
Episode 9: On The Rocks with Greg Keating
Joe has a conversation with Greg Keating, the President and CEO of The Daniel Island Club. Located in Charleston, SC, The Daniel Island Club is the symbolic heart of Daniel Island Park, the acclaimed neighborhood located on the north end of Charleston's island town. This private, in-town country club provides year-round, family-friendly recreation for an active and diverse membership. Their extensive amenities include 26 holes of nationally-ranked golf and a well-appointed practice facility, and exquisite 65,000 square foot clubhouse with several dining options, two resort-style pools, 16 tennis courts and state-of-the-art fitness facilities at the Park Club, plus a full calendar of social and recreational events.
Episode 8: On The Rocks with Kent MacEachern
Joe sits down with his mind coach, Kent MacEachern, LMFT. They discuss the importance of sound mental health, the stigma that surrounds therapy, and how to tackle life on the rocks.
Episode 7: The Capital View with Ron Cerrudo
Joe speaks with golf professional, Ron Cerrudo, about life on and off the course.
Episode 6: The Capital View with Lee Deas
Joe speaks with Obviouslee Marketing's Lee Deas about the ever shrinking window of time advertisers have to make an impression, the evolution of social messaging, and being a women business owner in the south.
Episode 5: The Capital View with Dr. Courtney Brandenburg
Joe speaks with Dr. Courtney Brandenburg, the founder and owner of Connection Health Center in Charleston, SC, as she describes how to keep your mind, soul and spine aligned.
Episode 4: The Capital View with The Blue Dogs (ft. Bobby Houck & Hank Futch)
Joe speaks with Bobby Houck and Hank Futch, the original founders of the Charleston band Blue Dogs. Since 1987, The Blue Dogs have been blending the genres they grew up with - bluegrass, country, rock, and soul - turning bluegrass on its ear by creating what's now referred to as "Americana" or "Alternative Country" before those terms were commonplace. More than thirty years later, The Blue Dogs continue to serve up that southern stew for happy audiences.
Episode 3: The Capital View with Kyle Ragsdale
Joe speaks with the Buffalo Agency's Kyle Ragsdale about how COVID-19 has affected businesses and how the Buffalo Agency creates, celebrates, and shares stories that amplify the game of golf.
Episode 2: The Capital View with Don Taylor
Joe speaks with AmplifiedAg's Don Taylor about how the tech industry can help provide global access to safe food.
Episode 1: The Capital View with Keith Kelly
Joe speaks with Rate Reset's Keith Kelly about perseverance and what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur.