Listen to S3 Ep01: Here Comes the Boom with REC Philly

Listen to our recent Growing Greater podcast episode with the Co-Founders of REC Philly, Will Toms and Dave Silver.

In this episode, Will and Dave explain how they came up with the idea to build this “gym for creatives” and how they see REC growing in the future.

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Listen to S2 Ep45: High ‘Steaks’ with 12th Street Catering

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with Michele Leff, Co-Founder and President of 12th Street Catering.

In this episode, Michele describes all that goes into not only creating a successful event, but how she is able to support and inspire her team to take pride in their work for over the past 30 years.

Catch up on previous episodes of Growing Greater to hear engaging stories of economic development, innovation, health care, and more from industry leaders. We encourage you to subscribe, share, and rate Growing Greater in your favorite podcast app.

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Listen to S2 E43: The World is Watching with ESM Productions

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with Scott Mirkins, President and Executive Producer of ESM Productions, a Roc Nation company.

In this episode, Scott explains just how he got involved with live events from an early age and how he executed programs such as the World Meeting of Families with Pope Francis and Jay-Z’s “Made in America” Festival featuring Beyoncé and Post Malone.

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Listen to S2 Ep40: The Art of Public Speaking with Orai

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with the Co-founders of Orai, Aasim Sani and Paritosh Gupta.

In this episode, Aasim and Paritosh explain how their innovative mobile app that helps people become more effective and confident communicators and how they were able to grow their company out of their Drexel University dorm rooms and gain funding through various pitch competitions.

Catch up on previous episodes of Growing Greater to hear engaging stories of economic development, innovation, health care, and more from industry leaders. We encourage you to subscribe, share, and rate Growing Greater in your favorite podcast app.

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Listen to S2 Ep37: Growing an Entrepreneur with Arcweb Technologies

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with Chris Cera, CEO of Arcweb Technologies.

Creating something that is meaningful, that has an impact and lasting effect is one indicator of success. In this episode, Chris explains how he is dedicated to making the Greater Philadelphia region a supportive ecosystem for entrepreneurs.

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Listen to S2 Ep31: “That Will Never Work” with Netflix

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with Marc Randolph, author of “That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea” and co-founder of Netflix.

In this episode, Diana Lind, who leads the Arts & Business Council for the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia conducted this interview with Marc. Marc shares how getting a “no” in business does not always mean “no” when pursuing that career opportunity that you think may be just out of reach.

Catch up on previous episodes of Growing Greater to hear engaging stories of economic development, innovation, health care, and more from industry leaders. We encourage you to subscribe, share, and rate Growing Greater in your favorite podcast app.

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Listen to S2 Ep22: Bringing Stories to Life with Koi-Fly Creative

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with Stacey Grant, Co-Founder and CEO of Koi-Fly Creative.

Stacey shares how her experience in the ad agency world has helped her build a company full of creative employees who work cohesively to deliver award-winning branded content. Koi-Fly’s collaborative spirit and production expertise continues to elevate their clients’ ideas through high-quality visuals.

Catch up on previous episodes of Growing Greater to hear engaging stories of economic development, innovation, health care, and more from industry leaders. We encourage you to subscribe, share, and rate Growing Greater in your favorite podcast app.

Listen to S2 Ep17: Training to the Need with the Community College of Philadelphia & The Wistar Institute

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with Dr. Donald Guy Generals, President of Community College of Philadelphia and Brian Keith, Dean of Biomedical Studies from The Wistar Institute.

In this episode, Dr. Generals discusses how students are not only obtaining a world-class education but launching their careers through training programs.

Meanwhile, Brian explains how the Wistar Institue partnered with CCP to create the Biomedical Technician Training Program; a program designed to prepare community college students for new career opportunities as research assistants and technicians.

Catch up on previous episodes of Growing Greater to hear engaging stories of economic development, innovation, health care, and more from industry leaders. We encourage you to subscribe, share, and rate Growing Greater in your favorite podcast app.

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Listen to S2 Ep16: Hot Out of the Oven with Philly Pretzel Factory

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with Marty Ferrill, President of the Philly Pretzel Factory.

In this episode, Marty discusses how his team embraces the entrepreneurial spirit to deliver the iconic Philadelphia soft pretzel to communities across the country.

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Listen to S2 Ep14: Youth Employment & Career Exposure with Citizens Bank and CHUBB

Listen to our Growing Greater podcast episode with Dan Fitzpatrick, President of Mid Atlantic Region, Head of National Industry Verticals at Citizens Bank and Rob Poliseno, Regional Executive Officer USA Mid-Atlantic Region of CHUBB.

This episode is a part of our special series with our Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (Chamber)’s Talent Action Team showcasing just how vital talent retention and workforce development are to this region.

In this episode, Dan and Rob share insight into their early professional journeys and the importance of exposing youth to potential career paths.

Catch up on previous episodes of Growing Greater to hear engaging stories of economic development, innovation, health care, and more from industry leaders. We encourage you to subscribe, share, and rate Growing Greater in your favorite podcast app.