Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

Dr. Deborah Osgood & Jack Heath explore what makes leaders tick through a series of interviews and discussions. Hear the stories of leaders from all over the country.... Show More

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January 22, 2020 26 min

Building a physics program from scratch was Patrick Kaplo’s task when Windham High School opened its doors in 2009. Today, WHS boasts the highest AP Physics enrollment and the only combined, Mechanics and Electricity & Magnetism, calculus-based, AP Physics course in a New Hampshire public school. Patrick drives engagement by asking his students to participate in hands-on activities such as building six-foot tall trebuchets. He ... Read more

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January 13, 2020 25 min

Peter J. Burns III is a serial entrepreneur who specializes in establishing and operating niche markets, replicable business enterprises. In over four decades, he has started, operated, sold, and/or expanded over 150 companies. Peter’s passion for entrepreneurship started at an early age. After serving in the U.S. Army and being appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point, Peter was given a four-year Army ROTC sch... Read more

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January 13, 2020 25 min

In April of 2018, Ahni Malachi was named Executive Director of the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, a state agency dedicated to enforcing the state’s anti-discrimination laws. Even though this position is new to Ahni, the desire to be of service is not. Prior to her Directorship, she was the Public Service Manager for six years at WMUR, where she managed and executed public serve announcement (PSA) campaigns in excess of ... Read more

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December 18, 2019 26 min

Paul Mayewski, an internationally acclaimed glaciologist, climate scientist, and polar explorer, and director and professor in the University of Maine's Climate Change Institute. He has led over 55 expeditions to Antarctica, Greenland, the Himalaya, the Andes, and the sub-Antarctic Islands. More info' on Paul may be viewed at https://climatechange.umaine.edu/people/paul-andrew-mayewski/

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December 11, 2019 24 min

Belinda Wilkes is the Senior Astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US, and current director of the Chandra X-ray Center. She was born in Staffordshire, England and grew up in Albrighton, Shropshire, attending Wolverhampton Girls' High School before studying Physics and Astronomy at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland followed by a PhD in Astronomy from the Universit... Read more

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December 10, 2019 22 min

Dr. Deb and Jack speak with David Johnson, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Crotched Mountain Foundation in Greenfield, NH. The Crotched Mountain Foundation is a nonprofit serving children, students, and adults with unique needs in helping them achieve maximum independence for a great life in the community.

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November 20, 2019 25 min

Dr. Deborah Osgood & Jack Heath explore what makes leaders tick through a series of interviews and discussions. Hear the stories of leaders from all over the country.

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November 20, 2019 25 min

For the past twenty-five years, Noreen McDonald’s work has been grounded in the rigors of life’s reality and the world of metaphysics and spiritual development. She has spent the majority of her professional career as a facilitator, working on sensitive issues in resource conservation management. Noreen found her calling almost twenty years ago as a teacher and mentor in spiritual development. Through the guidance of her own mentor... Read more

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November 20, 2019 23 min

Executive Director for Ipswich Caring, Cheryl Forster-Cahill has lead a diverse and exciting career path. An educator for most of her life, her path began as a pre-med student at Northeastern University. From there, she transferred and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston with a B.A. in Sociology and Psychology and began working for Aer Lingus. It wasn’t until she settled down and began raising her children that sh... Read more

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Joining Jack & Dr. Deborah on Movers & Shakers is New Hampshire’s Adjutant General, General David Mikolaities! As Adjutant General, he oversees the Army and Air National Guard and all aspects of the Adjutant General’s Department, including the New Hampshire Veteran’s Cemetery and the Office of Veterans Services. Prior to his current assignment, General Mikolaities served as the Construction and Facilities Management Officer... Read more

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October 15, 2019 20 min

Joining Dr. Deborah and Jack on Movers & Shakers is Brian Hanaford, founder of Adaptive Motorsports & Wellness! Son of racing legend Harold Hanaford, Brian wanted to find a way to give back to those who have sacrificed for our country and he does just that through his racing program. He founded Adaptive Motorsports as a way to give permanently disabled U.S. military veterans and other individuals the opportunity to experien... Read more

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October 15, 2019 23 min

Liz Gray joined the NH SBDC as State Director in July of 2018. Prior to this, she served as director of entrepreneurship at the N.H. Business Finance Authority. She established Live Free and Start, an initiative to make New Hampshire an even better place for innovative companies to be able to start, grow and succeed. She held the position of economic development business services manager at the N.H. Department of Resources and Econ... Read more

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October 15, 2019 20 min

Joining Dr. Deborah and Jack on Movers & Shakers is Ky Nguyen! As a refugee from Vietnam, Ky came to America when he was a child and was adopted, along with his four older siblings, by a family in the Boston area. Growing up, he was raised to work hard, be honest, study and get a good education. He paid his own way through college working a variety of jobs in everything from landscaping to banking, and eventually graduated from... Read more

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Joining Dr. Deborah and Jack on Movers & Shakers is Ky Nguyen! As a refugee from Vietnam, Ky came to America when he was a child and was adopted, along with his four older siblings, by a family in the Boston area. Growing up, he was raised to work hard, be honest, study and get a good education. He paid his own way through college working a variety of jobs in everything from landscaping to banking, and eventually graduated from... Read more

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September 17, 2019 23 min

Dr. Deborah and Jack are excited to welcome to the show, Melissa Raffoni, Founder and CEO of The Raffoni Group. Melissa has worked with CEOs of growth-oriented companies in the Boston area for more than 20 years, helping them make the right decisions about the direction of their businesses. Prior to founding The Raffoni Group, she was a Managing Principal Consultant at Oracle, where she helped build the Organizational Change Manage... Read more

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August 24, 2019 24 min

Joining Jack & Dr. Deborah on Movers & Shakers is Jennifer Vaughn. Not only has Jennifer been a news anchor for WMUR-TV since 1997, she is a journalist, author, and a mother to two. Her work in anchoring and journalism has earned her numerous awards and recognitions including several Emmy nominations, the Red Cross Sword of Hope Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award, Associated Press honors, and multiple NH Association of Broadc... Read more

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August 18, 2019 21 min

Joining Dr. Deborah and Jack on Movers & Shakers is Matt Adriance from WORKABILITY! Matt has been a WORKABILITY consultant since 1988. Having successfully consulted with a variety of organizations, Matt has developed a particular expertise in working with multigenerational family businesses and executive teams to achieve a level of excellence and satisfaction consistent with their personal and organizational vision. In addition... Read more

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August 13, 2019 24 min

Sharon immigrated to the US with her family at 11 years of age from Taiwan and grew up in Los Angeles. She attended the University of California at Berkeley. After graduating with a double major in Neurobiology and Chinese Literature, she switched career from scientific research to business, working as a commodities trader for the first few years. Then she transitioned to health care and built a career in pharmaceutical and biot... Read more

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August 13, 2019 22 min

Joining Dr. Deborah and Jack on Movers & Shakers is Colonel Mike Runey, the new Head of School of Portsmouth Christian Academy. Raised in an Army family, Mike Runey attended the United States Military Academy (West Point) graduating as a lieutenant in 1991. In his 28 years of service, he has been deployed five time and served in numerous leadership and staff positions around the globe. He has lead platoons into fighting, taught... Read more

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July 15, 2019 23 min

Dr. Deborah Osgood & Jack Heath explore what makes leaders tick through a series of interviews and discussions. Hear the stories of leaders from all over the country.

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