By United Way of the Big Bend
WHYNov 23, 2022
Episode 7 - Lauren Helm, MillCreek Financial Consultants
Lauren Helm wears many hats in the Tallahassee community, public relations professional, community volunteer, mother, and more. As for her career, she currently serves as the Director of Marketing for MillCreek Financial Consultants.
Join this episode, where host Berneice Cox, President & CEO of the United Way, uncovers the WHY behind Helm's passion for community service, why she chose a career in public relations, and what led her to volunteer with the United Way as a Loaned Executive.
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Episode 6 - Kyndra Light, Precision Building & Renovating
Kyndra Light is the CEO for Precision Building and Renovating, a family-owned company whose mission is to blend technology, sustainability, and community partnerships to tackle community-wide housing issues.
Join this episode, where host Berneice Cox, President & CEO of the United Way, uncovers what inspires Kyndra to test the limits of technology in construction, how she's working to tackle affordable housing, and what drives her in her work throughout the community.
Ep. 5 - Darrick McGhee, Johnson & Blanton
Darrick McGhee wears many hats in the Tallahassee community, in Florida politics, and beyond. He currently serves as a registered lobbyist and the Chief Operating Officer for Johnson & Blanton. He is also the Founding Pastor for Bible Based Church Tallahassee.
Join this episode, where host Berneice Cox, President & CEO of the United Way, uncovers why Darrick chose a career in politics, how he got started as a pastor, and what drives him in his work throughout the community.
Episode 4 - Doug Dunlap, Syntech Systems
Doug Dunlap's father and grandfather were both engineers, but he chose to study business, and now he owns Syntech Systems, a company that employs more than 70 engineers. Syntech Systems is a family-owned business with more than 200 employees.
Join this episode, where host Berneice Cox, President & CEO of the United Way, learns how Syntech got started, the WHY behind their company-wide involvement with the United Way, and much more.
Episode 3 - Scott Mixon, Georgia Pacific
Scott Mixon grew up in Taylor County. Now, he serves as Public Affairs Manager at one of its largest employers, Georgia Pacific. The company is a longtime supporter of the United Way of the Big Bend.
Join this episode, where host Berneice Cox, President & CEO of the United Way, uncovers the WHY behind Mixon's passion for community service and how his father long ago inspired him to integrate his heart into his career.
Ep. 2 - Erik Davis, UWBB Board Chair & SmartBank
Erik Davis, Chairman of the UWBB Board of Directors, predicted in the 8th grade that he would someday become a banker. Now, he serves as Senior Vice President at SmartBank, runs marathons and much more.
Join this episode of the podcast where host Berneice Cox, President & CEO of the United Way of the Big Bend, uncovers the WHY behind Davis's interests and the foundations from his childhood that have led him to his career in banking and that continue to fuel his passion for volunteer work in the community.
Book Recommendation: How to Become a Rainmaker: The Rules for Getting and Keeping Customers and Clients by Jeffrey Fox
Ep. 1 - Superintendent Rocky Hanna
Superintendent Rocky Hanna has worked his entire career in various roles throughout the Leon County School system, more than 33 years. Why does he do it?
Host Berneice Cox, President & CEO of the United Way of the Big Bend, uncovers the why behind Rocky Hanna's legacy of service to education and together, they discuss the various ways the community comes together to educate, uplift and support Leon County children.
Follow along at uwbb.org/podcast