Inside The BoxApr 11, 2023
Inside The Box w/ Kenny Hyde (Wellness Coach) - Ep46
Kenny Hyde is a Wellness and Fitness coach who focuses on helping his clients enjoy life, feel good again, and feel confident when they walk into a room!
Inside The Box w/ Nick & Bailey (RISE Springfield) - Ep45
Excited to have on Nick & Bailey with the new young professionals group, RISE Springfield. This group is a fantastic division of The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce focused on fostering professional development, resources, and networking opportunities for young emerging leaders. They recently volunteered at the Memorial Health Championship presented by LRS and have an event coming up Wednesday July 12 -- RISE & Shine with Young Professionals. Learn more about the group and see their full calendar here: https://www.gscc.org/rise/
Inside The Box w/ Kate Peters (Memorial Health Championship presented by LRS) - Ep44
The Memorial Health Championship presented by LRS is back and Kate Peters is here to play Andrew in a game of ping pong.. and of course tell us some more about the Championship... Including FREE tickets courtesy of Visit Springfield, J&J Gaming VIP packages, FREE shuttle courtesy of Landmark Ford and much more! See the PGA stars of tomorrow today at this Korn Ferry event! Go get your tickets today at: https://www.memorialhealthchampionship.com
Inside The Box w/ CILCSA (Austin Hatch Keynote) - Ep43
Excited to welcome Desiree Logsdon (CILCSA Board Member & Senior Vice President w/ Bunn-O-Matic) and Kim Leistner Root (CILCSA Advisory Board Member & Director of Patient Experience w/ Springfield Clinic) to help promote this amazing event coming up! Austin Hatch, TWO-time plane crash survivor, former basketball player at Michigan and inspirational speaker is coming to Springfield and this is your chance to hear him tell his story.Brought to you FREE by the Central Illinois Customer Service Association, in collaboration with Springfield Clinic. Join us June 7th!
There is a limited number of seats available so please RSVP here: https://conta.cc/3LYSLGH
Learn more about CILCSA and support their cause here: cilcsa-springfield.com
Inside The Box w/ Richard Bailey (Comedian) - Ep42
Loved having on local comedian Richard Bailey! Andrew met Richard years ago before he started doing comedy and then saw him recently at a comedy show that Ad Astra Wine Bar & Market had. Great to hear about his journey into comedy and learn a little more about the local comedy scene.
Listen on your favorite platform: itbpodcast.com
Check him out at: twitter.com/RichardBComedy
Inside The Box w/ Demeion & Brent (i3 Broadband) - Ep41
Demeion & Brent are on a mission to bring the fastest internet to everyone in central Illinois! Side note, did you know i3 Broadband originated from Family Video?! Craziness!Tune in on your favorite platform at itbpodbast.comCheck out our guests at: i3broadband.com
Inside The Box w/ Matt O'Shea (O'Shea Builders) - Ep40
Matt is the 5th generation of his family's 123 year old business here in Springfield, IL - O'Shea Builders. After battling addiction, Matt turned his life around and is now dedicated to his family and work. As the head of community engagement, he has helped with the Lanphier Trades Network, The Outlet, The Elite Program at the Peoria County Jail and much more. Tune in, hear his story and learn more about their amazing business!
Enjoy on your fav platform here: itbpodcast.com
Check out our guest at osheabuilders.com
Inside The Box w/ Jeremy Lookis (Landmark Ford) - Ep39
Remember when you bought your first bicycle? That excitement of having your very own bike.. Well Jeremy & Landmark Ford are trying to give that excitement to kids throughout the community. Tune in to find out how you can help, win a bike and of course for another great conversation!
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Check out our guests at landmarkford.net
Inside The Box w/ Derek & Mike (Recon Techs) - Ep38
These guys make cars, planes, semis, boats, the weiner mobile, the peanut mobile and pretty much any other vehicle look their best on a daily basis. From vehicle reconditioning to Tsunami Ceramic Coatings and detailing, Derek and Mike with Recon Techs have a nationwide business based right here in Springfield, IL.
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Check out our guests at recontechsspringfield.com
Inside The Box w/ Kim Staff (Staff Carpet) - Ep37
Kim Staff, owner of third generation family business Staff Carpet, stepped Inside the Box with us for an awesome conversation about the struggles of being a business owner, their businesses history and how marketing has changed for them over the years.
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Check out our guest @ staffcarpet.com
Inside The Box w/ Rachel Thomas (RLT Jewelry) - Ep36
Rachel Thomas is a local Jeweler that owns RLT Jewelry. Not only does she create custom jewelry, but she also specializes in some amazing keepsake pieces made from things like ashes of a loved one, flowers from things such as a wedding or funeral, breast milk and SO much more!
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Check out our guest at: rltjewelry.com
Inside The Box w/ Sara, Marcia & Kevin (Small Business Growth Corp & SBDC) - Ep35
Starting a business or currently own a business?..... "You don't have to do it alone!" is a tagline used by Kevin with the Illinois SBDC for Central Illinois and trust us, you don't want to have to! The SBDC provides guidance for business growth at NO COST and Small Business Growth Corp can help you with your funding through their low, fixed interest 504 SBA loans. Perfect combination here for any business!
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Inside The Box w/ Nick Gentile & John DeFreitas (Heartland Bank & Trust) - Ep34
Nick & John are commercial lenders at Heartland Bank & Trust who have started their own podcast called "The Center of Influence". Nick is also the co-founder of RISE Springfield, a new young professionals networking group in Springfield.
Listen / Watch / Subscribe @ itbpodcast.com
Inside The Box w/ Jeff Dillman & Cress Maddox (MASCO Packaging) - Episode 33
Jeff Dillman & Cress Maddox with Masco Packaging & Industrial Supply are very active in the community and even recently started their own Monday morning podcast. Step inside the box and learn a little more about some of the interesting aspects of their local business!
Check out MASCO Packaging & Industrial Supply @ https://www.mascopackaging.com
Inside The Box w/ Taylor Stevens (Synergy HomeCare) - Episode 32
Taylor Stevens not only works for Synergy HomeCare, but she also is involved with the Springfield Chamber and helped start Rise Springfield. Oh... she does all that while still being a mom! Great conversation about everything Taylor is involved in and more!
Tune in wherever you get your podcasts or listen here: itbpodcast.com
Visit Synergy HomeCare of Central Illinois @ synergyhomecare.com/il-springfield-62711/
Inside The Box w/ Andrea Rediger (Village Vet) - Episode 31
Dr. Andrea Rediger is a Veterinarian at the Village Vet in Chatham, IL and she has some interesting ideas on how Veterinarian practices should look at restructuring to help better serve the community as a whole. 🐈🐶🐰🐹
Tune in here to listen: itbpodcast.com
The Village Vet on Facebook ➡ www.facebook.com/VillageVetChatham
Or visit their website ➡ thevillageveterinarian.com
Creative Convo #1 - Drone Video Shoot of Field Tiling in Illinois
Welcome to Creative Convo!... our new Inside The Box series where we discuss different things we create at OOT Box. Today we sit down with Andrew, Josh & Brendan to discuss a couple recent drone video shoots we completed of field tiling in Central Illinois. Let us know what you think!
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Inside The Box w/ Fred Weber (Capital Mortgage Team) - Episode 30
Fred came from nothing and his desire for success has led him on the path to his own business.. The Capital Mortgage Team!
"I really enjoy this industry because I was laughed out of a bank one time when trying to buy a home..." and now Fred helps people from all aspects of life to become home owners.
Learn more here: https://flatbranchhomeloans.com/?team=capital-mortgage-team
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Inside The Box w/ Brad & Chris (Peerless Cleaning & Restoration) - Episode 29
Brad Wike is the second generation owner of Peerless Cleaning & Restoration Services & Chris Hembrough is their head of Strategy & Business Development. Great to hear the story of another local business that has been around since 1945!
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Inside The Box w/ Alinda Hale (Eye Candy Boutique) - Episode 28
Alinda is a local entrepreneur that owns Eye Candy Boutique. Eye Candy not only has a local store front, but also an online store, app and ships 100's of packages out EVERY DAY all over the country! Her business has seen tremendous growth through the power of social media and it was awesome to hear her story.
Download their app today or visit them online at: eyecandyspringfield.com
Inside The Box w/ Visit Springfield (SCVB) - Episode 27
Whether you live in Springfield or live out of town, this is a great episode to tune in to! We are lucky to have the team at Visit Springfield working to grow tourism, conventions and so much more in our city!
Check out our other conversations @ http://itbpodcast.com/
Inside The Box w/ Michael Thomas (Express Employment Professionals) - Episode 26
Michael was headed down a path that surely would have landed him in prison or possibly even worse, but made a decision to completely turn his life around. Now he helps match businesses / people for employment and is on the board of the Central Illinois Customer Service Association helping make Springfield the friendliest city in Illinois! Such an inspiring story. Thank you for the great conversation Michael!
Check out our other conversations @ http://itbpodcast.com/
Inside The Box w/ Bill, Kyle & Keenan (Westside Pain Clinic) - Episode 25
Such a great conversation with the guys from Westside Pain Clinic! Chiropractic care is so interesting. Loved learning more about the history, different techniques and the way technology has aided in natural wellness.
Tune in to all our episodes at http://itbpodcast.com/
Inside The Box w/ Steve Peralta (Founding Member of CILCSA) - Episode 24
Customer service is one of the most important parts of business & Steve knows a thing or two about it! As a founding member of the Central Illinois Customer Service Association & Chief Experience Officer for BOS, Steve has years of customer service knowledge to share. Tune in and learn from the best!
Inside The Box w/ Jamie & Melissa (Springfield Lucky Horseshoes) - Episode 23
Jamie & Melissa are co-owners of the Lucky Horseshoes Baseball Team. One day, while living in Florida, they decided they wanted to own a baseball team. Now they are in Springfield, IL looking to provide the city with some next level entertainment. Let's see what they got!
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Inside The Box w/ Jessica Bartlett (Hair Stylist & My Wife) - Episode 22
Jessica has been a hair stylist for 15 years and is Andrew's wife. We don't know which is more challenging.
Inside The Box w/ Jason Shields (Shields Accounting, IC BBQ, SmallCakes) - Episode 21
Jason, owner of Shields Accounting Services, recently opened the brand new BBQ spot on Springfield's north end -- IC BBQ. He also is partners in two SmallCakes locations in Illinois and one in Florida.
Inside The Box w/ Deb Sarsany Team @ The Real Estate Group - Episode 20
Digging into the Real Estate game with the Deb Sarsany Real Estate Team! The market is on 🔥 and we hear about it all from realtors with over 20 years experience to a brand new one that just got her first deal! Tune in and be sure to check them out at: https://debsarsanyteam.com/
Inside The Box w/ Emily & Kelsey (Three Twigs Bakery, Biscuits & Brunch, Salted Lemon) - Episode 19
Such a fun episode with Emily (owner of Three Twigs Bakery, Biscuits + Brunch & The Salted Lemon- Market & Creamery) and her Marketing / Social Media Coordinator Kelsey!
Inside The Box w/ Kristi Mitchell (Kristi Mitchell Photography) - Episode 18
Kristi Mitchell owns Kristi Mitchell photography in Springfield, IL and specializes in wedding photography, senior photos, boudoir shoots, family sessions and more. Check her out at:
Inside The Box w/ Lindsey Winkler (Wild Thorn Beauty Studio) - Episode 17
Lindsey is the owner of Wild Thorn Beauty Studio and is an amazing Permanent Makeup Artist. Through word of mouth and social media she has grown her business from renting a room in a hair salon to opening up her own beauty studio.
Inside The Box w/ Cory Boatman (Ace Sign Company) - Episode 16
Cory is a co-owner of local family business Ace Sign Company. Cory's family started Ace in 1940 and it has grown from a local sign shop to now shipping signs all over the world!
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Inside The Box w/ Mario Cannon (Entrepreneur, Actor, Musician) - Episode 15
Mario Canon has been on the hit show Empire, is involved in several local businesses and on top of everything, puts out some good music!
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Inside The Box w/ Ron Kaszuk (Graffiti Artist / Painter) #REKSERVICES - Episode 14
Ron is a local Graffiti Artist that runs #REKSERVICES -- He recently completed some amazing artwork inside the new Tacology 201, album artwork for MAKUTA featuring Janis Ian, had that album art featured in Activator Magazine and was also featured in the Illinois Times. Check him out at: https://www.facebook.com/ron.kaszuk https://www.instagram.com/rekservices/
Inside The Box w/ Brian Berns (217 Problems) - Episode 13
Owner of 217 Problems, Brian Berns joins us to tell his story about growing the local social media page to a following of 114,000+ people! Check out his page here: https://www.facebook.com/217problems
Inside The Box w/ CHEL (Singer & Model) - Episode 12
Visiting home from Los Angeles, Singer & Model Chel.... 𝙒𝙞𝙩𝙝 1.1+ 𝙈𝙄𝙇𝙇𝙄𝙊𝙉 𝙁𝙖𝙘𝙚𝙗𝙤𝙤𝙠 𝙛𝙤𝙡𝙡𝙤𝙬𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 3+ 𝙈𝙄𝙇𝙇𝙄𝙊𝙉 𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙢𝙨 𝙤𝙣 𝙎𝙥𝙤𝙩𝙞𝙛𝙮, 𝙨𝙝𝙚 𝙪𝙨𝙚𝙨 𝙝𝙚𝙧 𝙥𝙡𝙖𝙩𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙢 𝙩𝙤 𝙞𝙣𝙨𝙥𝙞𝙧𝙚 𝙥𝙚𝙤𝙥𝙡𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙨𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙙 𝙡𝙤𝙫𝙚. Check out her new song Nasty Woman linked below. She also has been featured as a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model and a Good American model. OK, now just listen to the podcast already because she has a awesome story!!
Facebook, Instagram & TikTok: MusicByChel
Nasty Woman Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sy4vePx2ih8 On
Inside The Box w/ Joe Miller (Ozark Trail FKT Record Holder) - Episode 11
Joe Miller holds the fastest known time for running the Ozark Trail in Missouri. A 238 mile run that took him 3 days, 16 hours and 17 minutes. Joe has also completed over 20 ultra marathons and a 24 hour run around a high school track! Best of all, he is from right here in Springfield, IL!
Learn more about him here:
Inside The Box w/ Tom Bartlett (Microsoft) - Episode 10
From Springfield, IL to college dropout to making Partner at Microsoft! Hear Tom's unique path to success with one of the biggest companies in the world.
Inside The Box w/ Brian Frieze (Sangamon Reclaimed) - Episode 09
Owner of Sangamon Reclaimed, Brian Frieze stepped Inside the Box with us for Episode 9! Hear how they got started, the stories behind some of their work and a big announcement about a new division of their business.
Inside The Box w/ Jamie Patarozzi (True Colors Floral) - Ep08 - OOT Box Media
Jamie owns True Colors Floral here in Springfield, IL. Learn more about the flower / floral business and some of the challenges they have encountered during these current times.
Check them out and support local!
Inside The Box w/ Tracy Dowell (Springfield Running Center) - Ep07 - OOT Box Media
Tracy Dowell owns the Springfield Running Center here in Springfield, IL. It is a locally owned business that has been around for almost 42 years now! Learn more about her story, the business and what makes them unique over a big box or online store. https://springfieldrunningcenter.com/ https://www.facebook.com/springfieldrunningcenter https://www.instagram.com/springfieldrunningcenter/
Inside The Box w/ Brad Probst (Ware Group) - Ep06 - OOT Box Media
Brad is a local Springfield business owner that is part of Ware Group General Agencies. Their group specializes in partnering with brokers, employers, and employees for all their voluntary benefit needs. In this episode we learn a little about Brad's background, the path that has led him to this position and how supplemental insurance works. Learn more about Ware Group at:
Inside The Box w/ Miles Parkhill (Miles T Shirts & Paragon Disc Golf) - Ep05 - OOT Box Media
Entrepreneur, drummer, customer & friend Miles Parkhill joins us in this episode. Miles started / owns Miles T Shirts and Paragon Disc Golf in Springfield, IL. Tune in and learn more about his journey in starting and growing these businesses.
Inside The Box w/ Planters Nutmobile Peanutters - Ep04 - OOT Box Media
These nutty guests are the drivers of the Planters Nutmobile and they dropped in to join us to shellabrate the first podcast since COVID! Almond Ally, PistachiOwen and Trail Mix Talya drive this thing all over the country spreading joy. --- They would be proud of these peanut puns. How many did you catch?
Check out the video of the podcast here: https://youtu.be/qITPAlXOZEw
Inside The Box w/ Vivacious Wellness - Ep03 - OOT Box Media
For episode 3 we are joined by Janet Cook with Vivacious Wellness Personal Coaching here in Springfield, IL. We learn about her running away to New York City and how that set her on the path to start Vivacious Wellness. She tells about her being there during 9/11 and what that experience was like. She also talks about how her business focuses on more than just working out in order to create overall good health and wellness for her clients. Learn more about her business by visiting her on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/VWPCLifestyle/
Inside The Box w/ Auto Additions - Ep02 - OOT Box Media
On this episode of Inside the Box Dan the owner of the local Springfield, IL business Auto Additions stops by the studio. Auto Additions specializes in Car, Boat, Motorcycle and other random vehicle audio equipment as well as things like heated seats, remote starts, leather upgrades, backup cameras and much more! Dan has been in the business for 23+ years so has a wealth of knowledge about his industry. We get into the challenges of this business with the newer style cars, some of the craziest build outs he has done, being a small business owner, social media and how it has helped him grow his business.
Inside The Box w/ Bailey Family Insurance - Ep01 - OOT Box Media
In the first episode of our new Podcast Inside The Box we have Bailey Family Insurance as our guests. We discuss their business, challenges of being a small business owner, how they plan on tackling the recreational marijuana opportunities coming at the beginning of 2020 and learn a little more about who they are / their business.