Episode 021, June 26, 2019
Tyler Carlson is a serial entrepreneur who was involved in an acquisition of a company during college. As Freshman in college, Tyler began selling study guides for his classes. He went on to sell more guides than any individual in the country, averaging around $10,000 each semester. Eventually he went on to join a website that facilitated the sale of guides and was involved in the acquisition.
In 2015, Tyler joined the sales team at SiteZeus, a technology company assisting in the growth and optimization of brands like Subway, Checkers, Vitamin Shoppe, Burger King, and more. After leading the sales efforts as the VP of Sales, he transitioned to the VP of Customer.
Tyler enjoys playing golf, spontaneous traveling, and learning from people. He loves reviewing customer experience/service and considers himself the ultimate secret shopper. His goal is to touch a million lives.
Episode 020, June 12, 2019
Recognized in 2016 by Fast Casual in their annual Top 100 report as a Top 25 Executive, Bobby Shaw has held senior leadership roles with several restaurant companies including Freebirds World Burrito, Chipotle, and McDonald’s.
Bobby got his start in the restaurant business at McDonald’s where he spent 17 years, starting his career in the kitchen and working his way up to a successful multi-unit leader. He joined Chipotle as an Area Manager in 2002, where he was one of the chief architects to the strong culture supporting the high growth Chipotle experienced during that time. Bobby grew the South Region to over 200 restaurants during his tenure. His focus on developing people gave him the opportunity to guide numerous individuals into senior leadership roles throughout the organization.
An avid writer, Bobby writes and about leadership development extensively on LinkedIn, various industry publications, and on his blog. His first book, "Cutting Onions: Leadership Lessons Learned from the Restaurant Industry" releases in March 2020 from Morgan James Publishing. Pre-order it now!
Episode 019, May 29, 2019
Ryder Jeanes has unparalleled expertise in the intersection of cannabis and retail having spent decades on the retail side. He is also a member of the very first cannabis hedge fund. Through his experience in the industry, Ryder founded Canntilever.
Canntilever operates at the intersection of real estate, capital markets and the global cannabis industry. The main objective of Canntilever is providing strategies and solutions to the complex and growing cannabis industry.
Episode 018, May 16, 2019
Barry Wolfe is the Senior Managing Director of Investments at Marcus & Millichap. Prior to joining Marcus & Millichap in 2001, Barry was a practicing attorney for nearly ten years, initially in private practice with a transactional, real estate focus. Subsequently, he served as in-house counsel for a publically traded company where he ran the legal real estate department. Barry's legal background frequently proves invaluable in assisting his clients in navigating through the landmines inherent in real estate transactions.
Barry's success on behalf of his clients has resulted in several awards and recognition both from within Marcus & Millichap as well as within the industry. Some of these industry awards include being a multi-time recipient of CoStar's "Power Broker" award as well as being recognized by "Real Estate Florida Magazine" as being among the top ten investment sales agents within the State of Florida.
Episode 017, May 1, 2019
Mo is an expert at aligning technology development and corporate strategy to anticipate, shape and lead major market trends. As a professional manager with over 25 years of software development and technology experience, most of his career has been spent in an executive technology management role developing and managing products ranging from an extensive enterprise solution, to corporate-wide client-server solutions, to an off-the-shelf consumer-based solution. He has owned and driven entire releases of major software solutions, taking ownership of tasks and believes in management through empowerment.
Mo is results oriented, energetic, with entrepreneurial spirit, thriving on new challenges andopportunities, with the ability to wear different hats and properly communicating information to individuals with different backgrounds and focus areas. He has proven success attracting and retaining technical and non-technical resources, allowing him to build dynamic teams in avariety of company structures/environments, and defining technical and operational processes to help those teams be highly effective. As a volunteer high school coach, Mo’s leadership and coaching skills transcend into his professional world motivating his teams to maneuver difficult, changing, fast-paced environments.
Mo scored in the top 5% of all senior managers tested in an internal in-depth leadership assessment evaluation. Scoring above average in all aspects of the test including: vision, execution, inspiration, drive, ownership and empathy.