222: Mattress Express Lake Norman – Family Owned Since 1994

222: Mattress Express Lake Norman – Family Owned Since 1994

Episode 222 Mattress Express Neal Jackson Joins the PodcastShow Notes: Mattress Express is a locally owned mattress store serving the Lake Norman area with stores in Mooresville and Cornelius. Co-owner Neal Jackson joins the podcast to share the story behind the...

221: Lake Norman Marina – Meet Owner Mark Kale

221: Lake Norman Marina – Meet Owner Mark Kale

Episode 221 Lake Norman Marina Meet Owner Mark KaleShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Mark at Lake Norman Marina as he shares the history of one of Lake Norman’s oldest businesses. Established in 1974, Lake Norman Marina is Charlotte’s largest volume boat...

220: Jenny Pippin – The Founder of Pippin Home Designs

220: Jenny Pippin – The Founder of Pippin Home Designs

Episode 220 Jenny Pippin The Founder of Pippin Home DesignsShow Notes: Jenny Pippin is an award-winning home designer and the founder of Pippin Home Designs. Jenny has designed thousands of custom homes around the Lake Norman area, as well as in other parts of the...

219: KS Audio Video – Meet Nathan Ziegler and Quincy Hamilton

219: KS Audio Video – Meet Nathan Ziegler and Quincy Hamilton

Episode 219 KS Audio Video Meet Nathan Ziegler and Quincy HamiltonShow Notes: KS Audio Video is a high end home and office technology company based in Cornelius. They specialize in high-end audio/video systems installations for both residential homes and commercial...

218: The Marina at Safe Harbor Peninsula Yacht Club | Lake Norman, NC

218: The Marina at Safe Harbor Peninsula Yacht Club | Lake Norman, NC

Episode 218 The Marina at Safe Harbor Peninsula Yacht Club | Lake Norman, NCShow Notes: The team at Safe Harbor Peninsula Yacht Club returns to share all the amenities offered within their marina.  Harry Smith is the marina manager at SHPYC, and he tells me all about...

213: Carolina Cruising Charters Gears Up for a Big 2024

213: Carolina Cruising Charters Gears Up for a Big 2024

Episode 213 Carolina Cruising Charters Gears Up for a Big 2024Show Notes: Captain Matt, the owner of Carolina Cruising Charters, joins the podcast this week to share details about some exciting additions to his company for 2024.  Matt also shares what the journey has...

208: bartaco at Birkdale Village

208: bartaco at Birkdale Village

Episode 208 bartaco at Birkdale VillageShow Notes: This episode is all about bartaco at Birkdale Village. General Manager Zach Gauthier joins me to share some information about bartaco and details about their upcoming Grand Opening Party - a fun soiree that will...

207: Jon Dressler and Fin & Fino at Birkdale Village

207: Jon Dressler and Fin & Fino at Birkdale Village

Episode 207 Fin & Fino Birkdale Village with Jon DresslerShow Notes: Jon Dressler joins me for this episode to talk about the opening of the Fin and Fino restaurant concept at Birkdale Village. Jon was one of my first guests way back in episode 12 where we talked...

206: The Story of Ride Wake & Surf Co. | Lake Norman NC

206: The Story of Ride Wake & Surf Co. | Lake Norman NC

Episode 206 Ride Wake & Surf Co. Lake Norman, NCShow Notes: In this episode I sit down with the team at Ride Wake & Surf Company to talk about their business and their expansion into another hot market in the Southeast. Wakesurfing is the hottest activity on...

205: Lake Norman Real Estate Law with Tiffany Webber

205: Lake Norman Real Estate Law with Tiffany Webber

Episode 205 Lake Norman Real Estate Law with Tiffany WebberShow Notes: In this episode I sit down with Tiffany Webber, the principal attorney at Thomas & Webber Law Firm. Thomas and Webber is a law practice that specializes in real estate law with offices in...

204: Proof Mens Grooming – Meet Brittany Bukauskas

204: Proof Mens Grooming – Meet Brittany Bukauskas

Episode 204 Proof Mens Grooming meet Brittany BukauskasShow Notes: In this episode I sit down with Brittany Bukauskas, the owner of Proof Mens Grooming in Huntersville.. Proof Mens Grooming is a styling salon that caters to gentlemen who want a higher quality haircut...

203: Organized Sunshine – Home Organization with Sasha Campbell

203: Organized Sunshine – Home Organization with Sasha Campbell

Episode 203 Organized Sunshine with Sasha CampbellShow Notes: In this episode I connect with Sasha Campbell, the owner of Organized Sunshine. Organized Sunshine is a professional organizing company based in Huntersville that serves the entire Lake Norman area....

202: Brighter Smiles of Davidson with Jasmine Egoavil

202: Brighter Smiles of Davidson with Jasmine Egoavil

Episode 202 Brighter Smiles of Davidson with Jasmine EgoavilShow Notes: In this episode I connect with Jasmine Egoavil, the owner of Brighter Smiles of Davidson. Jasmine opened her boutique teeth whitening business in 2023, and her business is growing fast.  During...

201: Wrap It Today – Meet Barry Kipp

201: Wrap It Today – Meet Barry Kipp

Episode 201 Wrap It Today Meet Barry KippShow Notes: In this episode I connect with Barry Kipp, the owner of Wrap It Today in Mooresville. Wrap It Today is a mobile shrink wrapping service that specializes in protecting valuable assets like boats, patio furniture,...

199: The Carolina Factory – Meet Jim Vannelle

199: The Carolina Factory – Meet Jim Vannelle

Episode 199 The Carolina Factory Meet Jim VannelleShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Jim Vannelle, the owner of The Carolina Factory in Cornelius. The Carolina Factory is the Charlotte area’s premier athletic performance facility. It’s a first of its kind...

198: Ivy Creek Landscapes – Meet Brandon Glover

198: Ivy Creek Landscapes – Meet Brandon Glover

Episode 198 Ivy Creek Landscapes Meet Brandon GloverShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Brandon Glover, the founder of Ivy Creek Landscapes - a landscape and outdoor living design firm based in Charlotte. Brandon and his team help homeowners spend more time...

197: The 500 Club in Statesville with Rick Allen

197: The 500 Club in Statesville with Rick Allen

Episode 197 The 500 Club in Statesville with Rick AllenShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with one of the owners of The 500 Club - Lake Norman’s newest golf club and sports entertainment complex.  The 500 Club features a renovated golf course and an enormous new...

196: Hunter House & Gardens in Huntersville – Meet Ellen Loncz

196: Hunter House & Gardens in Huntersville – Meet Ellen Loncz

Episode 196 Hunter House & Gardens in Huntersville Meet Ellen LonczShow Notes: In this episode, Jeff sits down with Ellen Loncz, the owner of Hunter House & Gardens in Huntersville. Hunter House is a unique destination near the heart of downtown Huntersville....

195: Diabetes Connections – A Podcasting Journey with Stacey Simms

195: Diabetes Connections – A Podcasting Journey with Stacey Simms

Episode 195 Diabetes Connections A Podcasting Journey with Stacey SimmsShow Notes: Today I’m talking with Stacey Simms. Stacey is the founder of Diabetes Connections and the host of the Diabetes Connections Podcast. Stacey launched her diabetes podcast back in 2015,...

194: G-MKTG – Building an Agency with Gabrielle Chester

194: G-MKTG – Building an Agency with Gabrielle Chester

Episode 194 G-MKTG Building an Agency with Gabrielle ChesterShow Notes: Today I’m talking with the owner of G-Marketing, Gabrielle Chester. G-Marketing is a local digital marketing agency that specializes in social media marketing and other digital marketing and event...

191: Soul Wellness in Mooresville – Meet Kristen Phillips

191: Soul Wellness in Mooresville – Meet Kristen Phillips

Episode 191 Soul Wellness in Mooresville Meet Kristen PhillipsShow Notes: It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Kristen Phillips, the owner of Soul Wellness.  Soul Wellness is a holistic center and a co-working space for holistic, medical, beauty, and therapeutic...

190: Homewatch CareGivers of Mooresville – Meet Martin Conway

190: Homewatch CareGivers of Mooresville – Meet Martin Conway

Episode 190 Homewatch CareGivers of Mooresville Meet Martin ConwayShow Notes: In this week’s episode, I sit down with Martin Conway, the owner of Homewatch CareGivers of Mooresville and Charlotte. Just a few years ago, Martin left a successful corporate career in...

188: Davidson Organizing – Meet Liz Fackelman

188: Davidson Organizing – Meet Liz Fackelman

Episode 188 Davidson Organizing Meet Liz FackelmanShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Liz Fackleman. Liz is the owner of Davidson Organizing, a local service business that creates order from chaos in your home or office. Liz shares the story of how she began...

187: Choplin’s Restaurant – Meet Wes and Faith Choplin

187: Choplin’s Restaurant – Meet Wes and Faith Choplin

Episode 187 Choplin's Restaurant Meet Wes and Faith ChoplinShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Wes and Faith Choplin, the owners of Choplin's restaurant in Cornelius. Choplin’s is an amazing restaurant that offers a premium dining experience. When it comes to...

186: The Nomadic Jeweler – Meet Sydney Miller

186: The Nomadic Jeweler – Meet Sydney Miller

Episode 186 The Nomadic Jeweler Meet Sydney MillerShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Sydney Miller, the owner of The Nomadic Jeweler.  The Nomadic Jeweler is a traveling boutique that specializes in permanent jewelry. During our conversation, Sydney shares...

185: Postmarked in Cornelius – Meet the owner, Ayden Daubigne

185: Postmarked in Cornelius – Meet the owner, Ayden Daubigne

Episode 185 Postmarked in Cornelius Meet the owner, Ayden DaubigneShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Ayden Daubigne, the owner of Postmarked in Cornelius. Ayden shares the story of how he began his entrepreneurial journey in 2020, and how it led him to...

182: Osito’s Tacos & Tortas – Meet Chef Bobby Davis

182: Osito’s Tacos & Tortas – Meet Chef Bobby Davis

Episode 182 Osito's Tacos & Tortas Meet Chef Bobby DavisShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Chef Bobby Davis, the owner of Osito’s Tacos & Tortas in Cornelius. Chef Bobby shares his background and the inspiration for Osito’s. We talk about what sets...

180: The Brawley Market & Car Wash in Mooresville

180: The Brawley Market & Car Wash in Mooresville

Episode 180 The Brawley Market & Car Wash in Mooresville! Show Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the owners of the Brawley Market and Car Wash, Steve Cochrane and Taylor Cochrane. Brawley Market and Car Wash was founded by Steve and Taylor’s Mom and Dad over...

179: Wise Pest Solutions – The Wise Choice for Your Pest Control

179: Wise Pest Solutions – The Wise Choice for Your Pest Control

Episode 179 Wise Pest Solutions The Wise Choice for Your Pest ControlShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the founders of Wise Pest Solutions. Wise is a startup pest control company that serves the Lake Norman area and beyond. The founders of the company bring...

178: Girl Tribe Co. – Meet Carrie Barker and Sarah Baucom

178: Girl Tribe Co. – Meet Carrie Barker and Sarah Baucom

Episode 178 Girl Tribe Co. Meet Carrie Barker and Sarah BaucomShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the founders of Girl Tribe Co. Sarah Baucom and Carrie Barker. The duo launched their highly successful women's boutique concept in Southend Charlotte in 2017...

177: The Story of WDAV Classical Public Radio with Frank Dominguez

177: The Story of WDAV Classical Public Radio with Frank Dominguez

Episode 177 The Story of WDAV Classical Public Radiowith Frank DominguezShow Notes: In this episode, I have the real honor of featuring an enormously respected local organization that is doing work that really matters in the Lake Norman and great Charlotte...

176: iShine Yoga & Wellness – Meet Genevieve Boulanger

176: iShine Yoga & Wellness – Meet Genevieve Boulanger

Episode 176 iShine Yoga & WellnessMeet Genevieve BoulangerShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the founder of iShine Yoga & Wellness in Huntersville, Genevieve Boulanger.  Genevieve shares the inspiration for opening her own yoga studio and how the...

175: Table & Board in Davidson – Meet Julie Wilkinson

175: Table & Board in Davidson – Meet Julie Wilkinson

Episode 175 Table & Board in DavidsonMeet Julie WilkinsonShow Notes: In this episode, Jeff sits down with Julie Wilkinson in downtown Davidson. Julie is the owner of Table & Board in Davidson along with her Mom, Mary Lou. Table & Board is Lake Norman’s...

174: Red’s Scratch Made in Mooresville – Meet Robin Goodrich

174: Red’s Scratch Made in Mooresville – Meet Robin Goodrich

Episode 174 Red's Scratch Made in MooresvilleMeet Robin GoodrichShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the owner of Red’s Scratch Made bakery located in downtown Mooresville.  Robin Goodrich shares the story behind her lovely and wildly popular bakery. She also...

173: The Snack Barge – Meet Carter Watkins and Matt Latino

173: The Snack Barge – Meet Carter Watkins and Matt Latino

Episode 173 The Snack BargeMeet Carter Watkins and Matt LatinoShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the owners of one of the coolest and most innovative businesses I’ve seen in a long time.  Carter Watkins and Matt Latino join me to share the story behind The...

172: Madelyn’s Fund – Meet Rachel and Andy Lee

172: Madelyn’s Fund – Meet Rachel and Andy Lee

Episode 172 Madelyn's FundMeet Rachel and Andy LeeShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Rachel and Andy Lee to talk about Madelyn’s Fund Madelyn’s Fund is a Charlotte-based nonprofit organization that provides financial support for NICU families. September is...

171: Crazy Cool Collectibles in Downtown Mooresville

171: Crazy Cool Collectibles in Downtown Mooresville

Episode 171 Crazy Cool Collectiblesin Downtown MooresvilleShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Brad Kalmikoff to talk about his awesome shop in downtown Mooresville. Crazy Cool Collectibles is the culmination of a lifetime love for collecting memorabilia,...

170: Bags of Hope – Meet Ashley Nydish and Nicole Fiehler

170: Bags of Hope – Meet Ashley Nydish and Nicole Fiehler

Episode 170 Bags of HopeMeet Ashley Nydish and Nicole FiehlerShow Notes: This is one of those special episodes where I have the opportunity to highlight a really thoughtful local nonprofit organization that’s doing amazing work in our community. In this episode, I sit...

169: LKN Magazine – Meet Keela Johnson and Brooke Eagle

169: LKN Magazine – Meet Keela Johnson and Brooke Eagle

Episode 169 LKN MagazineMeet Keela Johnson and Brooke EagleShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Keela Johnson and Brooke Eagle, the team behind LKN Magazine and Forsyth Mags Publications. Keela shares the story of her entrepreneurial journey and the...

168: 10 Best Lake Norman Golf Courses with Chris Beeman

168: 10 Best Lake Norman Golf Courses with Chris Beeman

Episode 168 10 Best Lake Norman Golf Courseswith Chris BeemanShow Notes: Chris Beeman is the man behind bman.com and The B-Man’s Guide to Golf in Charlotte, North Carolina. I connected with Chris earlier this year after seeing an article he had written for Axios.com...

167: Renew Physical Therapy in Mooresville – Meet Eric Powell

167: Renew Physical Therapy in Mooresville – Meet Eric Powell

Episode 167 Renew Physical Therapy in MooresvilleMeet Eric PowellShow Notes: Thanks to this week’s sponsor: DiscoverLKN.com In this episode, I join Eric Powell, the owner of Renew Physical Therapy in Mooresville. Eric shares the story & inspiration behind his...

166: Inspired at Lake Norman – Meet Georgia and Mark Ferguson

166: Inspired at Lake Norman – Meet Georgia and Mark Ferguson

Episode 166 Inspired at Lake NormanMeet Georgia and Mark FergusonShow Notes: Thanks to this week’s sponsor:  DiscoverLKN.com In this episode, I sit down with the owners of Inspired at Lake Norman. Inspired is a beautiful boutique gift shop located in historic Old Town...

165: CharlotteEfoil – Surfing with Daniel Gleason

165: CharlotteEfoil – Surfing with Daniel Gleason

Episode 165 CharlotteEfoilSurfing with Daniel GleasonShow Notes: Produced in partnership with Discover Lake Norman - A concierge experience for home buyers! In this episode, I sit down with Daniel Gleason. Daniel is the owner of Charlotte Efoil - the area’s premier...

163: Thrive Financial Partners – Meet Lynn Bowser

163: Thrive Financial Partners – Meet Lynn Bowser

Episode 163 Thrive Financial PartnersMeet Lynn BowserShow Notes: This episode features a returning guest who has founded her own financial services firm in Huntersville. Lynn Bowser joins me to share the inspiration behind her new venture. Lynn first joined us back in...

162: Sugar + Ice Birkdale Village – Meet Ryan & Natalia Schooley

162: Sugar + Ice Birkdale Village – Meet Ryan & Natalia Schooley

Episode 162 Sugar + Ice Birkdale VillageMeet Ryan & Natalia SchooleyShow Notes: In this episode, I join the owners of Sugar + Ice in Birkdale Village to talk about their new venture. Ryan and Natalia Schooley join me to share the story behind their new retail...

161: Mascara Bros. Coffee Company – Meet Tim Mascara

161: Mascara Bros. Coffee Company – Meet Tim Mascara

Episode 161 Mascara Bros. Coffee CompanyMeet Tim MascaraShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Tim Mascara, the co-founder along with his two brothers of Mascara Bros. Coffee Co. Mascara Brothers Coffee is based in Davidson and promises to deliver the freshest...

160: Experiential Marketing with Megan Miller

160: Experiential Marketing with Megan Miller

Episode 160 Experiential Marketingwith Megan MillerShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Megan Miller, the principal at Megan Miller Marketing. Megan bills herself as a fiercely creative marketing partner that specializes in connecting brands with their...

159: Modern Fabrics of Huntersville – Meet Ewa and James Powell

159: Modern Fabrics of Huntersville – Meet Ewa and James Powell

Episode 159 Modern Fabrics of HuntersvilleMeet Ewa and James PowellShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the owners of Modern Fabrics in Huntersville. Ewa and James Powell share the story and inspiration behind their beautiful small business which began several...

158: ActionCOACH Lake Norman – Meet Business Coach David Dowdy

158: ActionCOACH Lake Norman – Meet Business Coach David Dowdy

Episode 158 ActionCOACH Lake NormanMeet Business Coach David DowdyShow Notes: In this episode, I’m discussing ActionCOACH Lake Norman with business coach David Dowdy. Are you a business owner that wants to spend more time ON your business and less time IN it? This...

157: Stephanie Salcedo – Connecting Lake Norman with Facebook

157: Stephanie Salcedo – Connecting Lake Norman with Facebook

Episode 157 Stephanie SalcedoConnecting Lake Norman with FacebookShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Stephanie Salcedo, the founder of two of Lake Norman’s most successful social networks and Facebook groups. During our conversation, Stephanie shares the...

156: The Rumor Mill Market and Honeysuckle Home | Davidson NC

156: The Rumor Mill Market and Honeysuckle Home | Davidson NC

Episode 156 The Rumor Mill Market and Honeysuckle HomeDavidson, NCShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the owners of The Rumor Mill Market in Davidson, and Honeysuckle Home in Davidson and Elkin North Carolina. Scott and Janie Slusarick join me to share the...

155: Rebranding with Whole Pet Veterinary Hospital of Davidson

155: Rebranding with Whole Pet Veterinary Hospital of Davidson

Episode 155 RebrandingWhole Pet Veterinary Hospital of DavidsonShow Notes: In this episode, Jeff sits down with Dr. Carrie Uehlein, one of the extraordinary veterinarians at Whole Pet Veterinary Hospital in Davidson. You may remember Carrie from a very early episode...

154: Blake Koch – The Founder and Co-Owner of FilterTime.com

154: Blake Koch – The Founder and Co-Owner of FilterTime.com

Episode 154 Blake KochThe Founder and Co-Owner of FilterTime.comShow Notes: In this episode, I get together with Blake Koch, the founder and co-owner of FilterTime. FilterTime is a home air filter subscription service that’s committed to delivering top-quality home...

153: Icebox Cryotherapy Lake Norman – Meet Chloe Slattery

153: Icebox Cryotherapy Lake Norman – Meet Chloe Slattery

Episode 153 Icebox Cryotherapy Lake NormanMeet Chloe SlatteryShow Notes: In this episode, Chloe Slattery joins the podcast and shares the story behind Icebox Lake Norman. Icebox Lake Norman is a boutique cryotherapy studio in Birkdale Village that offers whole-body...

152: Safe Harbor Peninsula Yacht Club – Escape to the Lake!

152: Safe Harbor Peninsula Yacht Club – Escape to the Lake!

Episode 152 Safe Harbor Peninsula Yacht ClubEscape to the Lake!Show Notes: In this episode, Jeff sits down with the team at Safe Harbor Peninsula Yacht Club to learn about all the amazing amenities their Yacht Club has to offer. We talk about the hundreds of events...

151: Imperfect Mommers – Meet Erica Davis

151: Imperfect Mommers – Meet Erica Davis

Episode 151 Imperfect MommersMeet Erica DavisShow Notes: In this episode, Jeff sits down with Erica Davis, the founder of imperfectmommers.com. Imperfect Mommers is an e-commerce brand and athleisure clothing company that features high-quality women’s apparel and home...

150: Rose Pharmacy & Boutique Apothecary – Meet Nicole Eastman

150: Rose Pharmacy & Boutique Apothecary – Meet Nicole Eastman

Episode 150 Rose Pharmacy & Boutique ApothecaryMeet Nicole EastmanShow Notes: In this episode, Jeff sits down with Nicole Eastman. She is the owner of Rose Pharmacy and Boutique Apothecary in Cornelius. It’s her mission is to help each patient that walks through...

149: Rescue Ranch – A Conversation with Krissie Newman

149: Rescue Ranch – A Conversation with Krissie Newman

Episode 149 Rescue RanchA Conversation with Krissie NewmanShow Notes: Krissie Newman is the Co-founder of Rescue Ranch, a humane education center in the heart of Iredell County, NC that provides sanctuary and permanent residency to more than 80 rescued animals.  The...

148: Party Pontoon – Charter Boat Fun on Lake Norman

148: Party Pontoon – Charter Boat Fun on Lake Norman

Episode 148 Party PontoonCharter Boat Fun on Lake NormanShow Notes: Party Pontoon joins us for this episode! Party Pontoon is a Captained charter boat company serving Lake Norman. Party Pontoon Local business shoutouts: The Funny Bus - CharlotteFlock BistroPort City...

147: The Waterman Fish Bar – A Conversation with Paul Manley

147: The Waterman Fish Bar – A Conversation with Paul Manley

Episode 147 The Waterman Fish BarA Conversation with Paul ManleyShow Notes: You’re listening to episode 147 of The Best of LKN podcast, and in this one I’m joined by Paul Manley, the owner of The Waterman Fish Bar in Cornelius.  Followers of this platform may recall...

146: Welch Care Family Medical Clinic – Meet Stephanie Welch

146: Welch Care Family Medical Clinic – Meet Stephanie Welch

Episode 146 Welch Care Family Medical ClinicMeet Stephanie WelchShow Notes: Stephanie Welch joins us in this episode to share details about the family medical care clinic she opened recently in Cornelius. Listen in as Stephanie shares the inspiration behind her small...

145: Overflow – Lake Norman’s First Self-Pour Bar Concept

145: Overflow – Lake Norman’s First Self-Pour Bar Concept

Episode 145 OverflowLake Norman's First Self-Pour Bar ConceptShow Notes: We’re going to meet the team behind one of my favorite new local concepts in this episode. Julee Herberth is the co-owner and managing partner at Overflow, a self-pour taproom that’s had the Lake...

144: Doglogics – Dog Training with Mike Calinoff

144: Doglogics – Dog Training with Mike Calinoff

Episode 144 DoglogicsDog Training with Mike CalinoffShow Notes: I’m so happy to introduce you to our newest sponsor and brand partner here at The Best of LKN: Doglogics - Dog Training and Socialization and the owner Mike Calinoff. Mike has built a super well-respected...

142: Flock Bistro – Culinary Excellence in Mooresville

142: Flock Bistro – Culinary Excellence in Mooresville

Episode 142 Flock BistroCulinary Excellence in MooresvilleShow Notes: Have you been to Flock Bistro in Mooresville? Flock is a neighborhood gem and a family-owned restaurant serving exceptional Chef-driven entrees and hand-crafted cocktails in a super comfortable...

141: The Technique – Real Fitness for Real Women

141: The Technique – Real Fitness for Real Women

Episode 141 The TechniqueReal Fitness for Real WomenShow Notes: In this episode, we’re featuring The Technique - workouts for women. The Technique is an online, on-demand, and live-class fitness concept developed by our friend, Diana Dee. Diana Dee joins me for a very...

140: Graddie Lane – The Wine Whisperer and The Hidden Bin

140: Graddie Lane – The Wine Whisperer and The Hidden Bin

Episode 140 Graddie LaneThe Wine Whisperer and The Hidden BinShow Notes: In this episode, we’re featuring a wonderful little wine shop and bar and speaking with The Wine Whisperer, Graddie Lane. I had a lot of fun meeting with Graddie and recording this interview on...

139: Knotty and Board Interiors in Davidson (NC)

139: Knotty and Board Interiors in Davidson (NC)

Episode 139 Knotty and Board Interiors Davidson, North CarolinaShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the owners of Knotty and Board interiors to talk about their growth as a beautiful local small business. They also give me an inside peek at the real process of...

138: Side Bar Bottle Company – Meet Brittni Hagerman

138: Side Bar Bottle Company – Meet Brittni Hagerman

Episode 138 Side Bar Bottle CompanyMeet Brittni HagermanShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Brittni Hagerman at her new wine bar and taproom in downtown Davidson, SideBar Bottle Company. Brittni shares the story of how she became a small business owner a few...

135: OG Fitness in Cornelius – A Lake Norman Gym for Women

135: OG Fitness in Cornelius – A Lake Norman Gym for Women

Episode 135 OG Fitness in CorneliusA Lake Norman Gym for WomenShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Nancy and Jennifer, the founders of OG Fitness in Cornelius. OG fitness is a locally owned “women’s only” facility dedicated to providing personal training for...

133: Buttercup Bride in Mooresville – Meet Cassandra Wood

133: Buttercup Bride in Mooresville – Meet Cassandra Wood

Episode 133 Buttercup Bride in MooresvilleMeet Cassandra WoodShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Cassandra Wood. She is the owner and creator of Buttercup Bride in Mooresville - one of Lake Norman’s premier bridal boutiques. Cassandra shares the story of her...

132: Clutch Studios – Meet General Manager Elliot Mabe

132: Clutch Studios – Meet General Manager Elliot Mabe

Episode 132 Clutch StudiosMeet General Manager Elliot MabeShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Elliot Mabe, the General Manager at Clutch Studios. Clutch Studios is Charlotte’s premier studio for video, film, photography, and events. Elliot shares the story of...

131: Reimagining Birkdale Village with North American Properties

131: Reimagining Birkdale Village with North American Properties

Episode 131 Reimagining Birkdale Villagewith North American PropertiesShow Notes: In this episode, I get together with the marketing team at North American properties to discuss Birkdale Village. Cayley Mullen, VP of Marketing with North American Properties, and...

130: Luxury Auto Company – Meet Adam O’Hare

130: Luxury Auto Company – Meet Adam O’Hare

Episode 130 Luxury Auto CompanyMeet Adam O'HareShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Adam O’Hare, the owner and general manager at Luxury Auto Company in Cornelius. Adam shares the story of his entrepreneurial journey and how he’s living the car guy dream. ...

129: Meet the Team at Centerpiece Home Staging

129: Meet the Team at Centerpiece Home Staging

Episode 129 Centerpiece Home StagingMeet the TeamShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Jamie McNeilis, the owner of Centerpiece Home Staging in Cornelius. Jamie shares the story of her small business journey and how she became the founder of one of the premier...

128: Balanced Health Acupuncture in Cornelius – Meet Leslie Murphy

128: Balanced Health Acupuncture in Cornelius – Meet Leslie Murphy

Episode 128 Balanced Health Acupuncture in CorneliusMeet Leslie MurphyShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Leslie Murphy, the owner, and practitioner at Balanced Health Acupuncture in Cornelius. Leslie has helped hundreds of patients reclaim their health with...

125: FIT4MOM Lake Norman – Meet Anna Braksick

125: FIT4MOM Lake Norman – Meet Anna Braksick

Episode 125 FIT4MOM Lake NormanMeet Anna BraksickShow Notes: In this episode of The Best of LKN podcast, I sit down with Anna Braksick, the owner of the FIT4MOM Lake Norman affiliate. FIT4MOM is a fitness concept that provides prenatal and postnatal fitness...

121: LKN Local – Meet Larisa Kamp and Anne McGraw

121: LKN Local – Meet Larisa Kamp and Anne McGraw

Episode 121 LKN LocalMeet Larisa Kamp and Anne McGrawShow Notes: Regular listeners will know by now that we do local here on The Best of LKN podcast. And what could be more local than “LKN Local” - a boutique clothing brand started by two friends who are on a mission...

120: The Mill Cyclery – Meet Lou and Laura Gregori

120: The Mill Cyclery – Meet Lou and Laura Gregori

Episode 120 The Mill CycleryMeet Lou and Laura GregoriShow Notes: In this episode, we’re featuring The Mill Cyclery, the newest full-service bicycle shop in Mooresville. Owners Lou and Laura Gregori join me to share the story of their small business journey. I was...

119: Community Singers of Lake Norman with Charles Morrow

119: Community Singers of Lake Norman with Charles Morrow

Episode 119 Community Singers of Lake Normanwith Charles MorrowShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Charles Morrow. He’s the Musical Director of The Community Singers of Lake Norman, a nonprofit organization that brings together members of the Lake Norman...

118: Whole30 Recap with Coach Andrea Sharp

118: Whole30 Recap with Coach Andrea Sharp

Episode 118 Whole30 Recapwith Coach Andrea SharpShow Notes: Before beginning my Whole30 reset, I had my Whole30 Coach, Andrea Sharp, join me for an episode on the podcast. I wanted to share the process with our listeners here on the podcast, but I also wanted to hold...

117: Luhrs Wicked Wicks – Candles with a Cause

117: Luhrs Wicked Wicks – Candles with a Cause

Episode 117 Luhrs Wicked WicksCandles with a CauseShow Notes: In this episode, we’re featuring a local small business that’s on a mission to make a positive impact on families facing an autism diagnosis and individuals with special needs. Suzzie, Erik, and Mary Ellen...

116: Cool Kids Clubhouse – Meet Melissa Scott and Liz Mills

116: Cool Kids Clubhouse – Meet Melissa Scott and Liz Mills

Episode 116 Cool Kids ClubhouseMeet Melissa Scott and Liz MillsShow Notes: In this episode I’m featuring another great local nonprofit that’s working hard at supporting families that are fighting childhood cancer. Melissa Scott is the Managing Director at Cool Kids...

115: FeedNC – Meet Executive Director Lara Ingram

115: FeedNC – Meet Executive Director Lara Ingram

Episode 115 FeedNCMeet Executive Director Lara IngramShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Lara Ingram. She is the Executive Director at FeedNC - a local area nonprofit organization that is helping feed those in need through our local communities. In addition...

114: The Venues at Langtree with Chris Boukedes

114: The Venues at Langtree with Chris Boukedes

Episode 114 The Venues at Langtreewith Chris BoukedesShow Notes: In this episode of the podcast, I sit down with Chris Boukedes to talk about his amazing Mooresville property, The Venues at Langtree. Chris shares how he was inspired by the property years ago, and how...

113: Carolina Cruising Charters – Meet Captain Matt

113: Carolina Cruising Charters – Meet Captain Matt

Episode 113 Carolina Cruising ChartersMeet Captain MattShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the owner of Carolina cruising Charters, Captain Matt. Carolina Cruising Charters is an all-inclusive boat charter service serving Lake Norman. Carolina Cruising...

111: Crown Town Compost – Meet Co-Founder David Valder

111: Crown Town Compost – Meet Co-Founder David Valder

Episode 111 Crown Town CompostMeet Co-Founder David ValderShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the co-founder of Crown Town Compost, a Charlotte-based startup in the sustainability space that’s serving quite a few businesses and residents right here in the...

110: On the Nines Bistro – Meet Chef Steve Jordan

110: On the Nines Bistro – Meet Chef Steve Jordan

Episode 110 On the Nines BistroMeet Chef Steve JordanShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Chef Steve Jordan, the Executive Chef, and co-founder of On the Nines Bistro in Mooresville.  On the Nines is one of Lake Norman’s premier dining destinations. During our...

108: John Hassell – Farm Bureau Insurance (Lake Norman)

108: John Hassell – Farm Bureau Insurance (Lake Norman)

Episode 108 John HassellFarm Bureau Insurance (Lake Norman)Show Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the newest sponsor for The Best of LKN - John Hassell with Farm Bureau Insurance of North Mecklenburg located in Huntersville.  John and I began discussing...

107: The Molo Group – Meet Katelyn Strumolo and Kelley Tovias

107: The Molo Group – Meet Katelyn Strumolo and Kelley Tovias

Episode 107 The Molo GroupMeet Katelyn Strumolo and Kelley ToviasShow Notes: Katelyn Stromolo and Kelley Tovias sit down with me to share the design and marketing philosophies that are the driving forces behind their company, The Molo Group.  Regular listeners of this...

106: Soul Strap – Meet the Founder and Inventor Rosie Schepisi

106: Soul Strap – Meet the Founder and Inventor Rosie Schepisi

Episode 106 Soul StrapMeet the Founder and Inventor Rosie SchepisiShow Notes: Hey Lake Norman, welcome back to the podcast. In this episode, we’re going to introduce you to a local startup that’s helping to make yoga a little more accessible to us mere mortals. Rosie...

105: Huck Cycles – Meet Brett McCoy

105: Huck Cycles – Meet Brett McCoy

Episode 105 Huck Cycles Meet Brett McCoy Show Notes: You know, if there’s anything I love more than an intentional business that starts in a garage, it’s an unintentional business that starts in a garage. How about an idea so innovative that it hardly requires a sales...

104: Dove House Children’s Advocacy Center – Meet Beth McKeithan

104: Dove House Children’s Advocacy Center – Meet Beth McKeithan

Episode 104 Dove House Children's Advocacy CenterMeet Beth McKeithanShow Notes: In this episode, I’m shining a spotlight on Dove House Children’s Advocacy Center in Statesville. Dove House Children’s Advocacy Center is a fully accredited 501c3 nonprofit organization...

103: Whole30 with Coach Andrea Sharp at Mbrace Studio

103: Whole30 with Coach Andrea Sharp at Mbrace Studio

Episode 103 Whole30with Coach Andrea Sharp at Mbrace StudioShow Notes: In this episode, Andrea Sharp the co-founder of Mbrace Studio returns to discuss Whole30 with me. Whole30 is a 30-day lifestyle makeover that revolves around changing our relationship with food....

096: Jami Svay – Celebrity Makeup Artist and Entrepreneur

096: Jami Svay – Celebrity Makeup Artist and Entrepreneur

Episode 096 Jami SvayCelebrity Makeup Artist and EntrepreneurShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Jami Svay, a super talented and highly sought-after celebrity makeup artist based right here in the Lake Norman area. Jami was referred to me by our mutual...

094: Bluebird Bridal in Huntersville – Meet Erin Connair

094: Bluebird Bridal in Huntersville – Meet Erin Connair

Episode 094 Bluebird Bridal in HuntersvilleMeet Erin ConnairShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the owner of Bluebird Bridal in Huntersville, Erin Connair. Erin shares with me the inspiration behind her bridal shop, which she opened back in 2016, and how she...

093: The Bungalow Market in Cornelius – Meet Greta McCoy

093: The Bungalow Market in Cornelius – Meet Greta McCoy

Episode 093 The Bungalow Market in CorneliusMeet Greta McCoyShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the owner of The Bungalow Market in Cornelius. Owner Greta McCoy shares the story of her small business journey, and how she was inspired to bring a boutique home...

092: Laurel Belle Photography and Branding – Meet Laura Tompkins

092: Laurel Belle Photography and Branding – Meet Laura Tompkins

Episode 092 Laurel Belle Photography and BrandingMeet Laura TompkinsShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with the founder and principal at Laurel Belle Photography and Brand Design, Laura Tompkins. Laura shares the story of her entrepreneurial journey, as well as...

090: Lake Norman Welcomes United Community Bank

090: Lake Norman Welcomes United Community Bank

Episode 090 Lake Norman Welcomes United Community BankMeet Charlie Curtis, UCB Lake Norman Metro PresidentShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Charlie Curtis, the Lake Norman Metro President for United Community Bank. Charlie shares of few of the details...

088: Tara Allmendinger – Mrs. North Carolina America 2021

088: Tara Allmendinger – Mrs. North Carolina America 2021

Episode 088 Tara AllmendingerMrs. North Carolina America 2021Show Notes: Joining me for this episode is the reigning Mrs. North Carolina America, Tara Allmendinger. If you’ve been following the podcast for a while, you may remember last year we featured a conversation...

087: Aguilar Design Studio – Meet Founders Laura and Aaron Aguilar

087: Aguilar Design Studio – Meet Founders Laura and Aaron Aguilar

Episode 087 Aguilar Design StudioMeet Founders Laura and Aaron AguilarShow Notes: Cornelius residents Laura and Aaron Aguilar join me to share the story of their entrepreneurial journeys and the formation of their own business partnership: Aguilar Design Studio. Laura...

084: Lake Norman Humane – Meet Executive Director Jason Hayes

084: Lake Norman Humane – Meet Executive Director Jason Hayes

Episode 084 Lake Norman HumaneMeet Executive Director Jason HayesShow Notes: In this episode, we’re featuring a conversation with one of our favorite non-profit organizations - Lake Norman Humane.  Lake Norman Humane rescues, rehabilitates, and rehomes companion...

081: Jenean Fornges – Huntersville Living Magazine

081: Jenean Fornges – Huntersville Living Magazine

Episode 081 Jenean ForngesHuntersville Living MagazineNOTE: Before spending a small fortune to advertise with a local magazine, be sure to inquire about digital advertising with The Best of LKN! We reach over 100,000 local users each month. Advertise with us at a...

080: Pop Up Holiday House with Tracy Pray Bradshaw and Brenda Speece

080: Pop Up Holiday House with Tracy Pray Bradshaw and Brenda Speece

Episode 080 Pop Up Holiday HouseWith Tracy Pray Bradshaw and Brenda SpeeceShow Notes: Hello friends, and welcome back to The Best of LKN podcast. I have a really special episode for you today. If you’ve been following The Best of LKN for a while, you may recall an...

079: Brian Helfrich – CEO at Summit Coffee Company

079: Brian Helfrich – CEO at Summit Coffee Company

Episode 079 Brian HelfrichCEO at Summit Coffee CompanyShow Notes: Here we are at episode 79 and I have a great guest for you. Brian Helfrich is the CEO at Summit Coffee Company based in Davidson. Summit Coffee just celebrated its 23rd year in business. In addition to...

078: REFRESH Medical Spa and Wellness – Meet Josette Giuffrida

078: REFRESH Medical Spa and Wellness – Meet Josette Giuffrida

Episode 078 REFRESH Medical Spa and Wellness Meet Josette Giuffrida Show Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Josette Giuffrida, the owner of REFRESH Medical Spa & Wellness in Cornelius. Josette shares the story of her entrepreneurial journey, as well as some...

075: Dog Training by Hazel – Meet Hazel Jillian Pacion

075: Dog Training by Hazel – Meet Hazel Jillian Pacion

Episode 075 Dog Training by HazelMeet Hazel Jillian PacionShow Notes: I have a great conversation lined up for you with Hazel Jillian Pacion. She’s the owner of Dog Training By Hazel, a small business based in Huntersville that has actually grown and prospered during...

073: LKN Images – Meet Kathleen and Ed Martin

073: LKN Images – Meet Kathleen and Ed Martin

Episode 073 LKN ImagesMeet Kathleen and Ed MartinShow Notes: In this episode, I’m really excited to bring you a conversation with the owners of LKN Images, Kathleen and Ed Martin. Kathleen is a top photographer in the Lake Norman and Charlotte metro areas. Her areas...

072: Abby Kircher – Founder and CEO of Abby’s Better, Inc.

072: Abby Kircher – Founder and CEO of Abby’s Better, Inc.

Episode 072 Abby KircherFounder and CEO of Abby's Better, Inc.Show Notes: Here we are at episode 72 of The Best of LKN podcast, and we have an amazing guest for you to meet. Abby Kircher began her entrepreneurial journey at just 15 years old. She was inspired to begin...

071: Renee Roberson – Editor of Lake Norman Currents Magazine

071: Renee Roberson – Editor of Lake Norman Currents Magazine

Episode 071 Renee RobersonEditor of Lake Norman Currents MagazineShow Notes: If you’ve been following this production for a while, you’ll remember back in the Spring of this year Lake Norman Currents magazine wrote a piece about this podcast. The article appeared in...

070: Eyes Up Lake Norman – Meet Founder and Coach Chad Macy

070: Eyes Up Lake Norman – Meet Founder and Coach Chad Macy

Episode 070 Eyes Up Lake NormanMeet Founder and Coach Chad MacyShow Notes: In this episode we’re featuring an organization that was started during the pandemic, and has been recognized by several of our esteemed guests here on the podcast. Chad Macy has merged his...

069: 55 Prime Mooresville – Meet Chef Peter Olsacher

069: 55 Prime Mooresville – Meet Chef Peter Olsacher

Episode 069 55 Prime MooresvilleMeet Chef Peter OlsacherShow Notes: Update - November, 2021: 55 Prime has re-branded and is now Carolina Gourmet! Same amazing food and service! In this episode, we’re featuring a new small business in Mooresville that is delivering a...

068: Davidson Provision Company – Meet Owner Matt Santos

068: Davidson Provision Company – Meet Owner Matt Santos

Episode 068 Davidson Provision CompanyMeet Owner Matt SantosShow Notes: I finally have the opportunity to feature one of the coolest small businesses in the Lake Norman area - in fact, one of the coolest small businesses anywhere! Davidson Provision Company is located...

066: Suds N Shine Car Wash – Meet Owners Dan and Ben Schiermeyer

066: Suds N Shine Car Wash – Meet Owners Dan and Ben Schiermeyer

Episode 066 Suds N' Shine Car WashMeet Owners Dan and Ben SchiermeyerShow Notes: In this episode I sit down with Dan & Ben Schiermeyer, the owners of Suds & Shine Car Wash in Cornelius, and Affordable Mini-Storage of Statesville. What interests me most about...

065: Brittany Pomeroy – Founder of Flourish Together

065: Brittany Pomeroy – Founder of Flourish Together

Episode 065 Brittany PomeroyFounder of Flourish TogetherShow Notes: Brittany Pomeroy is the founder of Flourish Together. Brittany founded Flourish Together in the middle of the pandemic as a commitment to helping organizations make a lasting, meaningful impact on...

063: Donna Dunlap – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas

063: Donna Dunlap – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas

Episode 063 Donna DunlapBig Brothers Big Sisters of Central CarolinasShow Notes: We’ve had the real honor of featuring several local and nationally recognized nonprofit organizations on the podcast. We especially love the nonprofits whose missions are to improve the...

062: Michal Bay – Owner and Developer of Merino Mill in Mooresville

062: Michal Bay – Owner and Developer of Merino Mill in Mooresville

Episode 062 Michal BayOwner and Developer of Merino Mill in MooresvilleShow Notes: In this episode, I sit down with Michal Bay, the owner of the amazing Merino Mill in Mooresville. This is a conversation that I’ve really been looking forward to sharing, because Michal...

059: Robert Maynard – Founder and CEO of Famous Toastery

059: Robert Maynard – Founder and CEO of Famous Toastery

Episode 059 Robert MaynardFounder and CEO of Famous ToasteryShow Notes: I have a really great episode lined up for you. I’m finally able to feature one of my favorite restaurant brands, Famous Toastery. The founder and CEO of the company, Robert Maynard, joins me to...

058: MINE by sandy – Meet Boutique Owner Sandy Bowers

058: MINE by sandy – Meet Boutique Owner Sandy Bowers

Episode 058 MINE by sandyMeet Boutique Owner Sandy BowersShow Notes: A few weeks ago we published a blog article featuring some really amazing local boutiques to procure some beautiful gifts for Mother’s Day. I was really proud of the businesses we were able to...

057: Freedom Boat Club Lake Norman – Meet Owner Jeff Weir

057: Freedom Boat Club Lake Norman – Meet Owner Jeff Weir

Episode 057 Freedom Boat Club Lake NormanMeet Owner Jeff WeirShow Notes: The weather is warming up and that means boating season is here! Hey friends, welcome back to the podcast. In this episode we’re talking about boating with the owner of Freedom Boat Club Lake...

056: Atomic Habits – A Book Review with the Mbrace Studio Team

056: Atomic Habits – A Book Review with the Mbrace Studio Team

Episode 056 Atomic HabitsA Book Review with the Mbrace Studio TeamShow Notes: In this episode, the team at Mbrace Studio joins me to share their thoughts on the wildly popular book: Atomic Habits, by James Clear. If you listened to the special 50th episode on the...

054: Sodoma Law North – Meet Nicole Sodoma and Sarah Bennett

054: Sodoma Law North – Meet Nicole Sodoma and Sarah Bennett

Episode 054 Sodoma Law NorthMeet Nicole Sodoma and Sarah BennettShow Notes: I noticed back in January of this year that one of Charlotte’s most prominent law firms had expanded into the Lake Norman area with the opening of a new office in Cornelius. Sodoma Law...

052: The Addison Hutchison Foundation – Meet Shane Hutchison

052: The Addison Hutchison Foundation – Meet Shane Hutchison

Episode 052 The Addison Hutchison FoundationMeet Shane HutchisonShow Notes: As you know by now, we do love to feature thoughtful nonprofit organizations on the podcast, in addition to the best small businesses in the area. I have the honor of sharing the story of the...

050: Our 50th Episode – The Journey So Far!

050: Our 50th Episode – The Journey So Far!

Episode 050 Our 50th Episode!The Journey So Far!Show Notes: Here we are: The 50th Episode! We thought it would be a good idea to mark the occasion with a special episode - our first solo episode with just the host of the podcast. Sounds boring... I know, right? Here...

049: BoatYard Lake Norman – Meet Owner Chris Boukedes

049: BoatYard Lake Norman – Meet Owner Chris Boukedes

Episode 049 BoatYard Lake NormanMeet Owner Chris BoukedesShow Notes: We have sort of a bonus episode for you this week. Here’s a little back story: We began working on an article for our blog about two weeks ago - an article that would highlight a few great spots...

048: Lost Worlds Brewing Co. – Meet Founder Dave Hamme

048: Lost Worlds Brewing Co. – Meet Founder Dave Hamme

Episode 048 Lost Worlds Brewing Co.Meet Founder Dave HammeShow Notes: Long time listeners of the podcast will be familiar with my fondness for craft beer, so it will come as no surprise that I’m featuring another great local craft brewery in this episode. Dave Hamme,...

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...

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: Sponsored by Discover Lake Norman - A concierge experience for home buyers! Welcome Jacqueline Bassett to the podcast! Jacqueline owns Juelerye Fine Gifts and Art, a unique shopping destination in...

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

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

Episode 013 Dr. Carrie UehleinThe Veterinary Hospital of DavidsonShow 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 (now Whole Pet Veterinary Hospital -...

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 BlumengärtenLake Norman's Extraordinary Florist!Show Notes: Welcome Denise Ulhorn, owner of Blumengärten to the podcast! Blumengärten is an extraordinary LKN florist located in Cornelius, North Carolina. In this interview, Denise shares the story behind...

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 ManginiShow Notes: Lake Norman 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 time profession. She shares her love for...

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 Community Show Notes: In this episode of The Best of LKN, I'm joined by the brewmaster of Eleven Lakes Brewing Company - Ray Hutchinson. Ray introduces us to the Eleven Lakes story, shares some...