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Mary Olsen, General Manager, KCLU

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In this show, we talk with Mary Olsen who is part of the original team that signed KCLU on the air in 1994. Under her leadership, KCLU has grown from single signal to a network of five stations serving the central coast from Agoura Hills northward to San Luis Obispo. She has thirty years of management and budget experience, with over twenty of them in broadcast management.

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Dan Hamilton, Associate Professor, California Lutheran College

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In this episode, we talk with Dan Hamilton, Associate Professor in the School of Management at California Lutheran University, where he is the Director of Economics for the CLU Center for Economic Research and Forecasting (CERF) and the Director of CLU’s Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (MSQE). In partnership with CERF Director Matthew Fienup (previously on the podcast), he …

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Nirasha Rodriguez – Zdena Jiroutova – Spirit of Entrepreneurship Winners

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In this episode, we meet two amazing women, Nirasha Rodriguez, and Zdena Jiroutova, both winners in their respective categories of the 2018 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards. We’ve been partners with SOE for some time now, and love having these conversations. Both women are remarkably accomplished as you will learn in this spirited episode. Nirasha, the winner in the Hospitality and …

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Stephanie Caldwell, Ventura Chamber of Commerce

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We recently had the opportunity to talk with Stephanie Caldwell, a seasoned Chamber executive about the Ventura Chamber of Commerce and her vision for Main Street. Stephanie understands the small town nature of Ventura and the high percentage of mom and pop businesses. She’s also got a lot to say about Growth vs. No Growth conversations and how they affect …