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Brian Pope

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Honesltly Brian taught me how to have the confidence to lead worship... now everything else that happened on this episode.... all I can say is that its not my fault! I was just glad that he was able to come in and be his true self! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/allthingskarla20/message


10 May 2021

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Episode 188: Lubee Bat Conservancy's Director Brian Pope

All Creatures Podcast

This week we are talking all about bats. They are such a critical mammal to our planet's ecosystems. We talk to Brian Pope from the Lubbe Bat Conservancy about bats and all they can teach us. We also discuss the latest on bats and the Covid-19 pandemic. This is another cant miss interview. Lubee Bat Conservancy website can be accessed HERE

1hr 3mins

15 Oct 2020

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Interview with Brian Pope of Lubee Bat Conservancy

Don't Forget Your Boots

In the recent episode of the podcast, I speak with Brian Pope of Lubee Bat Conservancy. Brian has been working with animals his entire life, and but joined Lubee and started working with bats full time in 2007.  I learned a lot speaking with Brian, mainly that bats love playing with toys and taking things apart, that they can eat nearly 5,000-7,000 insects a night, that they are the only things that can pollinate agave plants (which are crucial in the production of tequila), and that they are being used by the Center for Disease Control, the National Institutes of Health, and the US Army Medical Research of Infectious Diseases to find cures for some of the world’s deadliest diseases. Brian puts a lot of myths about bats to rest, including that they are blind, that they are all nocturnal, and that they don’t all echolocate.


26 Mar 2020

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Charlotte Angel Connection Episode 083: Brian Pope, Managing Director of Alternative Investments at Barings

Charlotte Angel Connection

Brian Pope is a Managing Direct for Barings Alternative Investments. Barings is a name you have heard more from over the last couple of years here in Charlotte. They have hosted the 1st and 2nd Southeast Fintech Venture Conference on the 26th Floor of the Barings building in downtown Charlotte. They have also been active in the community from a community service perspective. We are also seeing Barings more frequently in the business press as their employees are great resources for the local and national media.Click here to listen.All of that is great for Charlotte and Barings. We are fortunate to have them in Charlotte. Today, though, I sat down with Brian to explore the alternative investment landscape from his perspective.We talk at length about the private equity, venture capital and growth equity markets which is an active private investment space where Brian spends his time. He takes a long-term professional approach on how to invest in these asset classes. Listening to him discuss the nuances of the return potential and risk aspects of early stage investing is very interesting. Surely it’s nice to have a very large portfolio to take a disciplined and calculated approach to managing across these private markets.We took a quick detour to talk about the Charlotte startup scene to hear Brian’s first hand views on the positives in the community relative to the global opportunity set. The momentum and increased local resources are hard to miss these days and is clearly at the top of mind of many people.We also dove into the discussion of why companies are waiting longer to go public and the continued support companies have from private market investors. It was a topic I’ve wanted to discuss with Brian since we booked this interview in late 2018. He didn’t disappoint as it really leads us through the final 30 minutes of the interview – including a look into what else the Charlotte startup community may have to offer in addition to Fintech.Thanks to Brian and his team for everything they do for the Charlotte Startup community. We are fortunate to have them in the community and loved having Brian on the podcast.Local Notes and Thoughts Dan Roselli and Packard Place are continuing to build their Public House/Keg-Side Chat event. Come join me on Wednesday March 20 as I sit in/drink in for Dan as a guest host and welcome Derek Wang from Stratifyd. Derek and his team have done phenomenal things here in Charlotte and I can’t wait to sit down and discuss some aspects of their growth over the last 4 years.QC Fintech is also in the process of interviewing for their spring class and after speaking with Dan recently they are seeing some really good companies. Be on the lookout for announcements for the spring class and the opportunities you will have to meet them and ultimately support them as they come to Charlotte for 12 weeks to incubate their ideas and companies.Barings Streaming Income is a new podcast which has recently launched on iTunes. Tune in to learn more about their insights.William Bissett is the owner of and an Investment Advisor Representative of Portus Wealth Advisors, a Registered Investment Adviser. Registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training. Opinions expressed on this program do not necessarily reflect those of Portus Wealth Advisors. The topics discussed and opinions given are not intended to address the specific needs of any listener. Portus Wealth Advisors does not offer legal or tax advice, listeners are encouraged to discuss their financial needs with the appropriate professional regarding your individual circumstance. Investments described herein may be speculative and may involve a substantial risk of loss. Interests may be offered only to persons who qualify as accredited investors under the Securities Act, and a Qualified Purchaser as defined in Section 2(a)(51)(A) under the Company Act or an eligible employee of the management company...


20 Apr 2019

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Episode 59: Brian Pope | You Never Know Where Life Will Take You...

Real Estate Real World

What an honor to have one of my best and oldest friends Brian Pope be a guest on my show! As an exceptional leader and fellow book lover, his insight into the world of real estate is spot on. I have learned so much from his business leadership and read some of the best books in the business thanks to his recommendation! Listen as Brian shares the most critical component of leadership and how that can be implemented into growing a successful business and can benefit your everyday life. “Being around people that bring positivity to your life is not only crucial, but beneficial.” I can tell you without a doubt that Brian has been one of those people for me and I know once you listen to this podcast, you’ll feel the same way.  Show Features Here are some of the key takeaways you get from this episode.        The Primary Role of a Leader        Why Reading is So Valuable to Your Business        How to Find Solutions Outside of What You Know        The Two Most Important Components of Success


6 Jul 2016

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#144 - Brian Pope visits from New York City

I am Salt Lake

In this episode of the podcast I catch up with Brian Pope while he was in town visiting from New York City. We talk about what it was like for him moving from Salt Lake City to live in New York City to pursue his career in comedy, we talk about the show he recently did at 5 Monkeys, what he misses about living in Utah, the New York Comedy scene, the projects he is working on, and we just do some catching up.  You can find all of the episodes at www.iamsaltlake.com It is also available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and the Mediocre Radio Network. Connect with me on Facebook.com/IamSaltLake or on twitter.com/iamsaltlake Email: iamsaltlake@gmail.com Call the voicemail (385)202-5926 with upcoming events, feedback, what you love about Salt Lake City, or just to say hello. Please share with your family and friends! Please rate and review in iTunes! Thanks for the support! 

1hr 12mins

4 May 2014

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#111 - Comedian Brian Pope

I am Salt Lake

I recorded this interview with Brian Pope just a few days before he moved from Salt Lake City to New York City to pursue his stand up comedy career. We talk about what got him into comedy, being an entertainer, and the local SLC comedy scene and local comics he enjoys. We also talk about what motivates him and inspires him to keep going, the podcast he wants to do while in New York, what he loves about Salt Lake City and what he is going to miss about living here.  You can find all of the episodes of the podcast at www.iamsaltlake.com It is also available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and the Mediocre Radio Network. Connect with me on Facebook.com/IamSaltLake or on twitter.com/iamsaltlake Call the voicemail (385)202-5926 with upcoming events, feedback, what you love about Salt Lake City, or just to say hello. Please share with your family and friends! Thanks for the support! 

1hr 6mins

17 Oct 2013

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OUR 034: “Bob Bedore & Brian Pope”


Johnny McKeon reveals the results from the Warner Brothers Writers Program. Sascha Blume elaborates on his frustrations with the media industry. Johnny announces the end of his long-distance relationship with his girlfriend Sarah Isaacson and follows up with the news that Sarah will be returning to Salt Lake City. Johnny now has to find a […]

2hr 5mins

6 Sep 2013