Making Cents of It All

Making Cents of It All

Interviews with professionals and business owners profiling their careers and areas of expertise.


May 30, 2023 24 mins

CrossFit gym was only opened in 2000 in Santa Cruz. Since then, it has spread to over 150 countries worldwide with hundreds of thousands of devoted followers.  It evokes a passion and allegiance that other forms of fitness training wish they had.  

My guest this week is Justin Henderson.  He and his wife own 2 CrossFit gyms in the greater North Florida area, CrossFit Jax Bch and CrossFit Duval.  Enjoy the conversation as we talk abo...

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The Power Tee is the world’s best performance automatic teeing system for the Indoor environment, driving ranges, and country clubs. As the world-leading automatic teeing system manufacturer, our Power Tee has been installed in thousands of golf ranges globally, including the USA, UK, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Power Tee is the fastest way to a better golf swing. Our automatic teeing system greatly increases efficiency throu...

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This week, my guest is Brent Durban.  His companies - Better Exterior Solutions and First Coast Hurricane Shutters - apply technology in the residential sector.  

Hurricane Shutters, screens, pergolas, and other residential applications have been around for years, but they've gotten a substantial make over in recently.  The finished product works far better and more efficiently - while being aesthetically pleasing and being som...

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May 9, 2023 38 mins

Jack Ducanis was one of my first guests when I started Making Cents of It All this year.  IF you want to learn more about Jack and his career, check out our first conversation, on the January 10th.  Today - we are talking all about Sales Management.  

When I say Sales Management - I am sure that it means a lot of different things to a lot of different people.  So - specifically - we are talking about the Profession of Sale...

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May 2, 2023 21 mins

The global Medical Laser Market is projected to grow from $4.80 billion in 2022 to $14.23 billion by 2029.  Candela Medical is a company that provides medical aesthetic devices. It offers products for skin rejuvenation, vascular conditions, body treatments, skin resurfacing, skin elasticity, scars, and stretch marks removal, pigmentation treatment, hair removal, tattoo name it and they provide a device that treats it!...

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Co-Founders of FranPath Consulting join Making Cents of It All to talk about the investment opportunities that exist in Franchising and how they are helping their clients build wealth, diversify their portfolios, and take control of their financial futures.  

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April 18, 2023 31 mins

Krishna Lakkineni is the founder and CEO of ROI Media Works.  He is  a digital marketing entrepreneur, Amazon bestselling author, TEDx speaker and a technology enthusiast with a passion for marketing, and helping businesses grow strategically.   

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April 11, 2023 24 mins

 Director of Instruction at TopGolf in Jacksonville, FL, Wes Altice joins me to discuss the game of golf, instruction and how to give someone a blueprint to success, as well as the future of the game and how to grow it.  

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April 4, 2023 23 mins

Pay-As-You-Go insurance has been popular in the Worker's Compensation space for years now, but we are starting to see it permeate other types of insurance - and why shouldn't it.  As consumers, most of us pay for things as we use them.  We don't go to the grocery store and stockpile food for what we THINK we might use for 6 months to a year.... we buy things for the week or as week need them.  We are at a point with ...

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March 28, 2023 34 mins

Party Shack is a unique, high-end fan experience that puts you right in the middle of all the action in 72-degree comfort if you want it, or right out in the middle of it with the best view in the house! Party Shack is involved with incredible brands like the NFL, NASCAR, and many other sports & entertainment names you would recognize.  Listen to CEO and Founder, Bobby Bowers tell Party Shack's story of how it all started ...

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This week we're going to move away from sports and get back into the financial world this week and talk about the rise of payment technology.  That phrase is a huge "catch all".  Essentially as digital payments become more widely accepted by businesses and used by consumers - what does it all mean and what does it look?  My guest this week is Darrick Smith.  He has over 15 years' experience in the payment techno...

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March 14, 2023 25 mins

Founder and CEO of Sub70 Golf, Jason Hiland.  Sub70 Golf is a custom golf club manufacturer that designs and builds their clubs in Sycamore, Ill and uses a Direct-to-Consumer Model to make sure that Jason and his team can deliver a high-quality product and a second-to-none customer experience joins me for a conversation!

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It's the week of the Players Championship and what better way to kick it off than having PGA Professional, Len Mattiace join #MakingCentsofItAll.  Len was kind enough to spend some time with me to talk about his career and how he parlayed that success into helping his community by starting the Len Mattiace Foundation to help kids on the golf course and in the classroom.  Their Stop the Bullying Campaign has had a direct impact...

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 Jillian Foss is the Founder and Executive Director of the Ladies Executive Golf Society #LEGS.  Jillian has found a way to make golf fun and enjoyable while also being a productive networking opportunity for women.  Whether they are new to the game or they have been playing their whole life - all women are welcome. 

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 My guest this week is the CEO of Peace of Mind Estate Organization Inc. - Kristy Dunn.  She and POM - as it is known, complement the work Estate Planning and Heathcare Professionals do in servicing their clients needs. Their sole focus is to facilitate the exchange of information from their client to the surviving loved ones that they leave behind.  It is a great service to be able to provide the loved ones left behind.   

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February 14, 2023 23 mins

 Commercial Banks employ 2,215,318 people employed in the US as of 2023.    On average, employment in the Commercial Banking industry in the US increased 2.8% on average over the five years between 2018 and 2023.  Banks employ many people in each of our communities and are in a unique position to give back.  United Community Bank is headquartered in Greenville, SC and has grown their footprint though out the southeastern United Sta...

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February 7, 2023 23 mins

Christine Caven is the Director of Communications for PS27 Ventures that is headquartered in Jacksonville, FL.  Christine will talk about who PS27 is, how the company was started, and who they prefer to invest with.  We also talk about how they are also giving back to the community in the form of events and opportunities designed to support entrepreneurs of all backgrounds and life experiences through the PS27 Foundation.  

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Christopher Wood is the Senior Editor at Thomson Reuters Checkpoint for payroll related content and has spent the better part of 17 years providing guidance and information to those professionals whose job it is to make sure that your paycheck is on time and to the dime correct!  He writes articles for their daily Updates and keeps all content in the Checkpoint Payroll Library including the Checkpoint Payroll Guide current.  

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January 24, 2023 49 mins

Josh Shilts of Shilts CPA in Jacksonville, FL provides individuals, businesses, attorneys and government agencies with industry recognized valuation, forensic, and litigation support services.  Don't know what Forensic Accounting is?  Well, I didn't either until he explained it to me.  I never knew that you could be in a courtroom testifying over 100 times in a year as an expert witness being a CPA.  As someone wise once ...

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January 17, 2023 23 mins

Katina Phillips of Florida Funding Source is my guest this week.  After working for banks and credit unions for 30 years, Katina and her team of reformed bankers now work on behalf of the borrower.  Listen in as she shares more about her journey and why she decided to start her company.  

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