It's Phoenix Startup Week and Ken and Mark will be talking to many startup companies throughout the week. Today on the show they spoke with Julie Martins about the Startup PHX Challenge that could land a startup company their own office space at 111. West Monroe Phoenix. Find out more information at www.111westmonroephoenix.com/startupphxchallenge.
More talk about Apple and their struggle with the FBI with insight from the Director of Strategic Research Initiatives at ASU's Global Security Initiative Jamie Winterton. Ken and Mark also spoke about Startup Week, which starts next week, with Noreen Bishop, regional manager for Business Banking with Chase.
Should Apple stop fighting the FBI? Ken and Mark discussed this topic in length on the show today. They also had a visit from CFP, ChFC Chris Lloyd with Lucia Capital Group. The Business Leader Spotlight lit up for Little Caesar's Pizza owner Ed Nazari.
Ken and Mark had a fun conversation with author Jay Baer about how to respond to negative reviews and they discussed his book Hug Your Haters. The Southwest Wealth Strategies Spotlight focused on disability insurance with George James, partner and Director of Insurance Planning with Southwest Wealth Strategies.
Mark and Ken got caught up on all the news and notes that happened over the long President's Day weekend. They had GPEC President and CEO Chris Camacho on the show to talk about Carlisle moving its headquarters to Phoenix. The Business Leader Spotlight was on Telephone Warehouse owner Rick Waldrip. Rounding out the program with the Business of Sports was Chris Calcaterra, Peoria Sports Complex facilities manager talking about Spring Training.
Auto Expert Mike Caudill dropped in on the guys to talk about the Chicago Auto show coming up this weekend. The Southwest Wealth Strategies Spotlight was filled by Ben Miles, CFP and partner with Southwest Wealth Strategies. Ken and Mark also covered all the latest stories in the news.
A Space-Age Proton Beam for Cancer Treatment? Hear Ken and Mark talk about the treatment with Mayo Clinic's Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Dr. Sameer Keole. The guys also tackle HIPAA Compliance with Randy Reed of TeamLogic. They rounded out the show with a visit from Waste Management Phoenix Open 2016 Tournament Chairman Dan Mahoney. Make sure you stay up to date by following us on Twitter @B4BPhx and like our new @B4BPhx Facebook page!
Along with the morning headlines and market numbers, Ken and Mark were joined by Julie Rodriguez to talk about the great year Sky Harbor had in 2015. They also spoke with coach Akili Worthy about 100 lives in 100 days. The Southwest Wealth Strategies Spotlight featured George James and he spoke about QLAC.
Today on the show Ken and Mark talked Sears, Chipotle, Starbucks and other business headlines. The Business Leaders spotlight featured Josh Garcia, Owner of the Miracle Mile Deli. Personal finance expert Farnoosh Torabi told the guys why a higher credit score is the secret to happiness in 2016.
Ken and Mark reviewed Super Bowl 50 and the ads. The Southwest Wealth Strategies Spotlight focused on Ben Miles, CFP and Partner of Southwest Wealth Strategies and phase two insurance planning.
Ken Morgan and Mark Asher cover a variety of topics this morning including speaking with Peter Cohan about why he believes Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft are buys. The Southwest Wealth Strategies Spotlight highlighted Chris Lanier who spoke about personal financial organization. The guys also made their Super Bowl predictions.
Today Ken and Mark put airbag maker Takata in the penalty box as Honda is expanding their recall due to the companies faulty products. They spoke with Dr. Onur Tosun, Assistant Professor of Finance with the Warwick Business School. Our Business Leader Spotlight was on Ken Welsh, owner of the Welsh Law Group. Rounding out the show was the Business of Sports.
Today, the guys provided valuable information for visitors to the Waste Management Phoenix Open and they talked a little Super Bowl. They also chatted with Jim Small with SANTE Realty Investments. The Penalty Box was full this morning with Martin Shkreli and Bronco's player Ryan Murphy. We unveiled the new feature Southwest Wealth Strategies Spotlight talking with Ray Demuzio, president and senior partner of Southwest Wealth Strategies about rising interest rates.
This morning the guys talked the Iowa caucus, Alphabet, Facebook and local restaurant openings and closings. Guests included Russ Yelton with Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, Chip Wittrock with Wittrock Financial Group. The new feature The Business Leader Spotlight focused on Kevin Rondeau, Owner of Rondo Pools and Spa.
Today on Business for Breakfast we introduced our new co-host! Valley radio veteran Mark Asher joined Ken Morgan to catch up on the top news stories from the weekend and today. They discussed the weekend car shows and the upcoming Waste Management Open among other topics.