Episode 32 - Zeteo Community Homes
In this tough, but redeeming episode of Joe Knows Madison I sit down with the founders of Zeteo Community Homes, Kenton and Marlene Sorenson. We talk about the birth of this project, the reality of sex trafficing and how it is happening right here in our city, what their biggest needs are right now to see this vision become a reality, and how you can help! Thanks Kenton and Marlene for coming on the show and sharing this very inspiring story of bringing light and life to these dark places.
17 Dec 2019
Episode 33 - Madison, WI Investment Property Owner Andrew Nebel
In this episode of Joe Knows Madison I talk with Madison, WI Investment Property Owner Andrew Nebel. We hit all the major topics around how Andrew bought his first Investment property for only 3% down. We also talk about the challenges and fears he overcame as he desided to make the leap. Thanks Andrew for sharing your story with us! Enjoy!
19 Feb 2020
Episode 31 - Chick-Fil-A West Towne Owner Jamie Fuller
In this Episode of Joe Knows Madison I sit down with Jamie Fuller, the owner/operator of Chick-Fil-A West Towne. We talk about the Chick-Fil-A roots all the way back to 1946, Jamie's journey to becoming an owner, their X factor, and most importantly, will cheese curds ever make the menu?? Hope you enjoy this episode brought to you by Duncan Edward European Hair Design! Thanks Jamie for the time!
10 Dec 2019
Episode 30 - StartingBlock Madison's Scott Resnick
In this episode of Joe Knows Madison I sit down with Scott Resnick from StartingBlock Madison. As one of the founders of StartingBlock Madison he has quite the story to tell of early days when it was just a crazy idea in a few zealous entrepreneur's heads. We talk about where the idea started, the challenges the young team faced, the rewards that have come, and what he believes is the most important factor in winning as an entrepreneur. Thank you so much Scott for coming on the show and sharing this amazing story! Enjoy everyone!
21 May 2019
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Episode 29 - Reynolds Transfer & Storage
In this Episode of Joe Knows Madison I chat with the latest generation of the Reynolds family that are continuing to serve the Madison community. In this enlightening episode we talk about the beginnings of Reynolds Transfer and storage, their wide range of services, some tips for the young and old mover, how they minimize their environmental impact, some of the craziest requests they've had from customer's, and how they have been giving back to the community since 1888! Thanks Ben and Natalie for coming on the show!
19 Feb 2019
Episode 28 - Dan and Leah Roe - Roe and Co.
In Episode 28 of the Joe Knows Madison Podcast I had the privilege of sitting down with the founders of the recently launched Roe and Co. which is based right here in Madison, WI. Dan and Leah Roe right after having their first baby a couple months ago launched the business consulting and efficiency maximizing company Roe and Co. After many years in the public accounting space they have found their match helping businesses do more what they do best, as well as do it even better. The Chicago natives share their story of the origin of Roe and Co. and why they love being a part of the entrepreneur community here in Madison. Dan and Leah, thanks so much for coming on the show!
5 Dec 2018
Episode 27 - NBC 15's Tim Elliott
In this episode of Joe Knows Madison I sit down with the returning Morning Show anchor for Madison's NBC 15, Tim Elliott. He has been on quite the journey that has lead him back to the station that he grew up watching. We talk about his childhood sport, his early years in Philly, he shares some wisdom for young aspiring reporters, his path back to Madison, the different roles he's played in the news room, and where he'd spend an afternoon in Madison. Thanks for tuning in, you'll enjoy this upbeat interview!
30 Aug 2018
Episode 26 - Foxwell Digital
In Episode 26 of the Joe Knows Madison Podcast I sit down and talk with Andrew and Gracie Foxwell of Foxwell Digital. They are long time midwesterners that have set up shop here in Madison, WI and have helped over 250 businesses with their social media marketing. In this episode we talk about their process as they started Foxwell digital and what they wanted it to look like, what their success indicators are, how they value being intentional with their efforts, why they chose Madison as their home base for their business, how their business and how they run it lines up with their values. Thanks again Andrew and Gracie for coming on they show, it was great to have you!
25 Jul 2018
Episode 25 - Madison Trio: Gin, Chocolate, and Bottle Rockets
In this Episode of Joe Knows Madison I get to hang out with the fun, energetic, and inspiring Madison trio Gin, Chocolate, and Bottle Rockets. They just released their first full length album and are starting to get into the motivational speaking world. We talk about how the band came together, their most memorable show, their favorite venues, and my sister Shawni even shared some very embarrassing stories about me...i probably should have edited them out, but thought I would give you a few laughs. I hope you enjoy!
27 Jun 2018
Episode 24 - The UltraFarmer - Jonnah Perkins
In Episode 24 of Joe Knows Madison I sit down and talk with Jonnah Perkins from the Vermont Valley Community Farm which is a family run Organic CSA farm in Vermont Wisconsin just west of Madison. Jonnah packs a lot into her days on the farm and is also a competitive ultra marathon runner, mother of 2, coach, writer, and adventurer. We talk about her family farm, her running, how she can pack so much into her days, and of course where she would spend an afternoon in Madison. Thanks so much Jonnah for coming on the show!! Enjoy!
6 Jun 2018
Episode 23 - 11 Must Do Madison Summer Events
In Episode 23 I give you the 11 Must Do Madison Area Summer Events of 2018. I bring in my lovely wife Krystle, a Madison native, as my co-host we cover the 11 Madison staple events for this summer. Some are long time standing event, and some have just come to Madison in recent years. What do they all have in common? They are all just another reason Madison, WI is such a great place to live. So take a listen and let me know if I left any out you would include, I also provide link to where you can find the complete list. Enjoy!!
14 May 2018
Episode 22 - Dream Lens Media Founders Carrie and Tim Highman
In Episode 22 I sit down with Carrie and Tim Highman from Dream Lens Media. This was a super fun interview where we talk about their startup challenges, a local story they are documenting, where their inspiration comes from, their challenges as a family business, what they would have done differently if they were to start all over, and why they call themselves "Eaties"!! You'll really enjoy their story, thanks for coming on the show Carrie and Tim!
30 Apr 2018
Episode 21 - Madison Pro Triathlete - Jackie Hering
In Episode 21 of Joe Knows Madison I talk with Madison's own professional triathlete Jackie Hering. We talk about her long time Madison area roots, her transition from being a competitive swimmer to triathlon, her Ironman Wisconsin win, her life now as a mom of two little ones and how she balances that with her training, and what she offers as a local triathlon coach. Thanks so much Jackie for coming on the show! Enjoy!
23 Apr 2018
Episode 20 - April Carlisle - Farmers Insurance
In this episode of Joe Knows Madison I talk with Madison area native and Insurance Agent with Farmer's Insurance April Carlisle. She shares her journey into the insurance world, her love for Karaoke, some of the common insurance myths and something that is affecting her industry that most aren't aware of. Thanks April for coming on the show!
16 Apr 2018
Episode 19 - Dancing Goat Distillery - Travis Hasse
In Episode 19 of Joe Knows Madison I talk with Distiller and Owner of Dancing Goat Distillery - Travis Hasse. We sit down and chat about the deep Wisconsin roots of this house of brands - Dancing Goat Distillery, what the process of distilling looks like, what drives Travis to keep improving, where he looks for direction in his business, and of course his amazing new Distillery in Cambridge. I think you'll enjoy hearing his story! Travis, thanks so much for coming on the show!
10 Apr 2018