How I Got Here with Dave Fiore

How I Got Here with Dave Fiore

Host Dave Fiore talks with Tallahassee-area leaders, business owners and neighbors about their personal stories – all the challenges, opportunities and influences that led them to where they are today. Emotional, inspirational and almost always surprising, How I Got Here gives listeners real insight into the lives of our area’s most interesting people.

Episodes

June 23, 2022 53 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Dave Westberry, the “Voice” of the Florida State University Marching Chiefs for the last 42 years. Dave won the job as the band’s announcer at an open audition the year after he graduated and calls it the best volunteer job you could ever have.

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In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Alan Keesee, CEO of HCA Florida Capital Hospital. Alan is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and earned a Master of Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. After graduating, he launched his career at the HCA regional office in Reston as director of business operations where he was involved in strategic planning for 12 area hospitals.

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April 28, 2022 54 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Alix Miller, president and CEO of the Florida Trucking Association. If being a woman in this role was not unexpected enough, Alix holds a doctorate in interdisciplinary humanities, was a college professor, plays the oboe and was a world-class ballet dancer.

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April 7, 2022 67 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Christic Henry, co-owner and managing broker at Kingdom First Realty, who is probably best known for her passionate advocacy for the Southside of Tallahassee.

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March 21, 2022 45 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Madison Zabala, owner of Tallahassee Picnic, a luxury pop-up picnic service she bought with her twin sister, Makenzie, just after graduating from Leon High School. The Tallahassee native with strong roots in nearby Hosford also works as a bank teller, is a college student and just celebrated her one-year wedding anniversary with husband, Ish.

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February 24, 2022 57 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Dr. Dennis Fiorini of Fiorini Chiropractic Center, a practice he founded with his wife, Kim, in 1992. Dennis grew up in Detroit, the youngest of five children, and learned to love sports and music, playing the trumpet in jazz bands with dreams of studying music in college.

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December 17, 2021 7 min

On this holiday mini-episode of How I Got Here, host Dave Fiore speaks with none other than the man in the big red suit, Santa Claus. Santa was kind enough to spend a few minutes discussing his plans as he prepares for the big day, which is coming up fast.

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November 30, 2021 55 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Royle King, the founder and executive director of Omega Lamplighters, a mentoring program for minority young men that now has 20 chapters across the country. Royle is also the volunteer services manager for Leon County, a job he started in March 2020.

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October 14, 2021 50 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Eddie Gonzalez Loumiet, the CEO of Ruvos, a leading provider of healthcare IT services that is having impact worldwide. A Cuban-American born and raised in Miami, Eddie is passionate about being a voice for, and empowering Latinos in technology-related fields. After graduating from Loyola University in New Orleans, he took a job in the Caribbean at an international private bank. While on...

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August 10, 2021 53 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Sha’Ron James, government affairs consultant, of counsel, at the Gunster Law Firm. Sha’Ron is a tireless advocate for women and girls, specifically working to provide opportunities and bridging gaps of inequity. As a child, she saw first-hand the difference education can make growing up in two worlds – one stable, middle-class home and an emotionally supportive, but financially vulnerabl...

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June 30, 2021 42 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with community leader, business consultant and innovator Christopher Campbell. Raised in Trinidad, Christopher was educated in an English prep school before the family moved to the United States when he was 16. He says the transition to a new country and culture was made a little easier by having a British accent and a Beatles haircut -- very popular in 1966.

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May 25, 2021 46 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Ashley Guy, owner and founder of Tallulah CBD and Juicebar. A native of Olympia, Wash., Ashley learned about hard work and dealing with stress at an early age as an accomplished ballerina winning leading roles and traveling the country at prestigious summer camps.

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May 5, 2021 47 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Shawn Roberts, president and CEO of Mad Dog Construction. While he now enjoys great success in his business and finds joy and fulfillment in his personal life, the husband and father has experienced tremendous loss and disappointment. While at Auburn, Shawn lost his chance to be an Air Force pilot, then saw a promising construction business fall apart during the Great Recession and endur...

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April 12, 2021 63 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Marsha Doll, one of the most recognizable and sought-after personalities in Tallahassee – and throughout the modeling world. The Perry native started her modeling career on a trip to Atlanta as a buyer for her grandfather’s clothing store at age 14. She would go on to work at influential modeling agencies throughout Florida before launching the iconic Marsha Doll Models in 1990. She has ...

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March 23, 2021 56 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Kim Moore, Vice President of Workforce Innovation at Tallahassee Community College. The native of nearby Greenville dreamed of being a CEO since she was 14 years old, and achieved that goal when she was selected to lead Workforce Plus, the regional economic and workforce development body now known as CareerSource Capital Region. Her success there led to her current position where she is ...

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March 1, 2021 73 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Dale White. Dale is president and CEO of Reentry Solutions Network, the reentry program director for Good News Outreach and the founder of The Living Harvest.

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December 10, 2020 37 min

In this episode of the podcast, host Dave Fiore speaks with Mike Goldstein, owner of Capital City Pedicabs and supporter of all things Tallahassee.

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November 1, 2020 65 min

In this episode of the podcast, host Dave Fiore speaks with Lisa Davis, owner of Image by Lisa, successful entrepreneur and three-time national sales leader for one of the most popular beauty companies in the world.

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October 1, 2020 66 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Skip Foster, former publisher of the Tallahassee Democrat, popular weather hobbyist and creator of The Fanatical Middle news blog. He is a longtime journalist, husband and father of three who values respectful and nuanced discourse, which makes him a popular and trusted facilitator of important community discussions.

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September 2, 2020 74 min

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Shacafrica Simmons, better known as Chef Shac. Born in South Florida and the oldest of 11 total siblings, she is an entrepreneur at heart with multiple brands under her Chef Shac, LLC, umbrella. Before earning two degrees from culinary school, she tried her hand at barbering school and midwifery after a challenging pregnancy. But it was food and how to use it to lift spirits and create o...

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