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A podcast dedicated to the 517 Lansing, Michigan Community!

Welcome to Adventures in Business - a podcast dedicated to the voices of Lansing's entrepreneurs.

Adventure is not just an action - it’s an attitude.

We will broaden your horizons and understanding of what it is like to be a working person today, in this moment of time on this planet we call Earth.

Grab your passport and join us as we interview a huge variety of today’s professionals in our community.

This show is dedicated to the promotion and support of the 517 Lansing, Michigan community. We focus on interviewing people who live, work, and play in Mid-Michigan.

This is a LABOR OF LOVE for the community we love. It takes a lot of work and resources to produce this show, so while it is not required to be a guest, please consider a $50 donation to cover the cost of your show. We will market the heck out of you - we promise it will be worth it!

Please note: We do not interview owners of MLMs.

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Adrienne Gelardi

Episode 46 – Mural Artist – Adrienne Gelardi

By Amy & Lisa | May 17, 2022

Today’s Guest: Adrienne Gelardi, Mural Artist and Freelance Painter at Art of Adrianne Adrienne was a print production artist at a local company before she started painting murals She grew up being influenced by her Michigan surroundings and spent time visiting art fairs and seeing shows in vibrant Southeastern Michigan cities like Plymouth, Ann Arbor,…

Desireé Melfi Bozzo

Episode 45 – Life Out Loud – Desireé Melfi Bozzo

By Amy & Lisa | May 12, 2022

Today’s Guest: Desireé Melfi Bozzo, a wife, a mom, a Consultant, Educator + Podcast Host of Life Out Loud, and a Director at Michigan State University. Desiree is an educator, a truth-teller, a wife, and a mom by day. She works at Michigan State University in the entrepreneurship realm. She loves coaching humans and loves…

Metro Melik

Episode 44 – Lansing Made -Metro Melik

By Amy & Lisa | May 10, 2022

Today’s Guest: Melik Brown, a father, a dad, a partner, and the fun finder at  Lansing Made Melik is almost everywhere in Lansing. He will do anything you want to be done. May it be video editing, photography, podcast, voice work commercial, advertising, promotions, public speaking, comedy acting, documentary filming, on-air radio personality, emcee, and…

Daniel Shinaver

Episode 43 – DS Employment Services – Daniel Shinaver

By Amy & Lisa | May 5, 2022

Today’s Guest: Daniel Shinaver, an employment developer, Owner, and Founder at DS Employment Services, LLC Daniel helps employers find perfect high-tier candidates. He focuses specifically on administrative and management-level candidates. His passion is really for teaching, developing, and showing people the tips and tricks, they can use to get to the next level.  Daniel is a…

Connie Sweet

Episode 42 – Connection Group – Connie Sweet

By Amy & Lisa | May 3, 2022

Today’s Guest: Connie Sweet, Creative, President, and Owner of Connection Group and Connection Graphics.   A graduate of Kendall College of Art and Design, Connie Sweet’s branding and graphic design creations have gained national recognition. Connie founded her first graphic design and website design company, Connection Graphics, LLC, in 1998. In 2017, WBE, WOSB certified, Connection…

Meegan Winters

Episode 41 – Able Eyes – Meegan Winters

By Amy & Lisa | April 28, 2022

Today’s Guest: Meegan Winters, CEO/Co-Founder of Able Eyes. Meegan started her career in Special Education. She served schools in several roles including Teacher in an ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) classroom, Teacher Consultant, Assistive Technology Coordinator, and Assistant Principal. In 2017, she left the school to start Able Eyes. Able Eyes is a virtual tour hosting…

Summer Schriner

Episode 40 – Grace & Bad Annie’s -Summer Schriner

By Amy & Lisa | April 26, 2022

Today’s Guest: Summer Schriner:  Proprietor of Grace Boutique and Bad Annie’s Sweary Goods Summer is an MSU grad and an attorney by trade but was always an entrepreneur at heart.  She opened Grace at the beginning of 2007, expanded with new sizes and offerings, and moved to a new location in 2014. At the new…

Brian Town

Episode 39 – Michigan Creative – Brian Town

By Amy & Lisa | April 13, 2022

Today’s Guest: Brian Town, CEO of Michigan Creative Brian is the CEO of Michigan Creative, a creative agency that does everything to do with marketing, from digital ads, Facebook ads, videos, branding, websites, and more. Brian is the kind of CEO that looks after his people. He certainly feels responsible for making his people’s lives…

Jose Galle

Episode 38 – La Fontaine – Jose Gallo

By Amy & Lisa | April 7, 2022

Today’s Guest: Jose Gallo, Sales Consultant for La Fontaine Automotive Group. Jose has been with La Fontaine Automotive Group for two and a half years. He also did MMA (mixed martial arts) and did club baseball and soccer for quite some time.   This year, Jose was recognized for the “Mark of Excellence” for the…

Sara Pettit

Episode 37 – Developer for the People – Sara Pettit

By Amy & Lisa | April 5, 2022

Today’s Guest: Sara Pettit, Development Director of The Salvation Army. Sara is a Development Director for The Salvation Army in Lansing Capital Area. She is a one-stop shop for donor relations for PR Marketing and Event Planning for Community Relations. The Salvation Army helps a lot of people through a program called Pathway of Hope.…

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