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We have conversations with the best of Lake Norman. Have fun!

046: Jamie Perrine – Founder of the Body Lantern Torch for Runners

046: Jamie Perrine – Founder of the Body Lantern Torch for Runners

Episode 046 Jamie PerrineFounder of the Body Lantern Torch for RunnersShow Notes: In this episode, I’m featuring a conversation with the inventive founder of a Mooresville-based startup that is helping runners see and be seen in the dark. Body Lantern is a Veteran...

045: Zack Wyatt – Executive Director at Carolina Farm Trust

045: Zack Wyatt – Executive Director at Carolina Farm Trust

Episode 045 Zack WyattExecutive Director at Carolina Farm TrustShow Notes: Carolina Farm Trust is a nonprofit organization that manages a network of urban farms in the Charlotte Metro area, including one in Huntersville. Their goal is to make the area a global leader...

040: Main Street Veterinary Hospital Cornelius – Meet Dr. Lori Hoe

040: Main Street Veterinary Hospital Cornelius – Meet Dr. Lori Hoe

Episode 040 Main Street Veterinary Hospital CorneliusMeet Dr. Lori HoeShow Notes: Dr. Lori Hoe at the Main Street Veterinary Hospital in Cornelius joins us for episode 40 of the podcast! Lori shares what inspired her to open her own veterinary practice with the help...

038: Ashley George – Mrs. North Carolina 2020 Joins the Podcast

038: Ashley George – Mrs. North Carolina 2020 Joins the Podcast

Episode 038 Ashley GeorgeMrs. North Carolina 2020 Joins the PodcastShow Notes: It’s Episode 38, and our last episode for 2020! I’ve had such a great time producing this podcast for you, and really looking forward to more great conversations in the new year!  In this...

027: Ed Watkins Marine – Meet Owner and NASCAR Team Member Ed Watkins

027: Ed Watkins Marine – Meet Owner and NASCAR Team Member Ed Watkins

Episode 027 Ed Watkins MarineMeet Owner and NASCAR Team Member Ed WatkinsShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Ed Watkins to talk about his 24-year career as a NASCAR  pit crew team member and his highly successful boat dealership on Lake Norman. Ed shares the...

026: Hearts On Fiber Davidson – Meet Owner Kim Clark

026: Hearts On Fiber Davidson – Meet Owner Kim Clark

Episode 026 Hearts On Fiber DavidsonMeet Owner Kim ClarkShow Notes: Welcome Hearts on Fiber owner Kim Clark to the podcast! Hearts on fiber has been recognized as a favorite local business by a few of my guests, so I was really pleased to have this chat with Kim. She...

021: Davidson Chocolate Company – Meet Owner Ana Vogel

021: Davidson Chocolate Company – Meet Owner Ana Vogel

Episode 021 Davidson Chocolate CompanyMeet Owner Ana VogelShow Notes: Welcome Ana Vogel with Davidson Chocolate Company to the podcast! Ana shares the amazing story of her entrepreneurial journey and details the path that led her to owning Davidson Chocolate Company....

018: Good Drip Coffee Davidson – Meet Owner Zack Whitt

018: Good Drip Coffee Davidson – Meet Owner Zack Whitt

Episode 018 Good Drip Coffee DavidsonMeet Owner Zack WhittShow Notes: "We love building spaces within our community that families can enjoy." ~Zack Whitt Welcome Good Drip Coffee and owner Zack Whitt to the podcast! Husband, Dad, Pastor, Serial Entrepreneur, CrossFit...

017: Juelerye – Meet Owner Jacqueline Bassett

017: Juelerye – Meet Owner Jacqueline Bassett

Episode 017 JueleryeMeet Owner Jacqueline BassettShow Notes: Welcome Jacqueline Bassett to the podcast! Jacqueline owns Juelerye Fine Gifts and Art, a unique shopping destination in Cornelius. Jacqueline founded Juelerye in 2015 on the idea that a rewarding life is...

013: Dr. Carrie Uehlein – The Veterinary Hospital of Davidson

013: Dr. Carrie Uehlein – The Veterinary Hospital of Davidson

Episode 013 Dr. Carrie UehleinGet to know owners Mike & Kristin RatnofskyShow Notes: Welcome to episode 13 of the podcast! Dr. Carrie Uehlein joins us for an interview. Carrie is the co-owner of The Veterinary Hospital of Davidson, a vet clinic that integrates...

012: Jon Dressler – Owner of Dressler’s Restaurant Birkdale Village

012: Jon Dressler – Owner of Dressler’s Restaurant Birkdale Village

Episode 012 Jon DresslerOwner of Dressler's Restaurant Birkdale VillageShow Notes: Jon Dressler joins the podcast for episode 12! Jon and his wife Kim lead Rare Roots Hospitality, a company here in Charlotte that owns Dressler's Restaurant in Birkdale Village, along...

009: SpeedPro Imaging and Pure Design Photography Studio in Cornelius!

009: SpeedPro Imaging and Pure Design Photography Studio in Cornelius!

Episode 009 SpeedProImaging and Pure Design Photography Studio Show Notes: Welcome to episode #9! The owners of SpeedPro Imaging and Pure Design Photography Studio, Lynn and Craig Bakstad, join the podcast for an interview. They share the details of the two businesses...

008: W8LESS LKN Trampoline and Ninja Park in Cornelius!

008: W8LESS LKN Trampoline and Ninja Park in Cornelius!

Episode 008 W8LESS LKNTrampoline and Ninja Park in Cornelius!Show Notes: Welcome to episode 8 of The Best of LKN podcast! It's an honor to feature this Veteran-owned small business - W8less LKN Trampoline and Ninja Park! In this episode, I interview Larry Thompson who...

007: Blumengärten – Lake Norman’s Extraordinary Florist!

007: Blumengärten – Lake Norman’s Extraordinary Florist!

Episode 007 BlumengärtenGet to know owners Mike & Kristin RatnofskyShow Notes: Welcome owner Denise Ulhorn and designer Emily Frank of Blumengärten to the podcast! Blumengärten is an extraordinary LKN florist located in Cornelius, North Carolina. In this...

005: Charlotte Running Company – Northlake & Lake Norman Stores

005: Charlotte Running Company – Northlake & Lake Norman Stores

Episode 005 Charlotte Running CompanyNorthlake & Lake Norman StoresShow Notes: Welcome to episode #5! This one features another boutique fitness brand, Charlotte Running Company. The owner of the Northlake and Lake Norman (Mooresville) locations, Jamie Davis,...

003: Meet LKN Realtor Becca Mangini!

003: Meet LKN Realtor Becca Mangini!

Episode 003 Meet LKN Realtor Becca ManginiGet to know owners Mike & Kristin RatnofskyShow Notes: LKN Real Estate SuperStar Becca Mangini joins the podcast for an interview! In this episode, Becca gives us a glimpse of her journey into real estate sales as a full...

002: Eleven Lakes Brewing – Cheers to Craft Beer and Community

002: Eleven Lakes Brewing – Cheers to Craft Beer and Community

Episode 002 Eleven Lakes Brewing CompanyCheers to Craft Beer and CommunityShow Notes: In this episode of The Best of LKN, I'm joined by the brewmeister of Eleven Lakes Brewing Company - Ray Hutchinson. Ray introduces us to the Eleven Lakes story, shares some...