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Rounding The Bases With Joel Goldberg

Sep 16, 2019

Paul Schofer is the CEO of the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts in Kansas City, a facility that opened in 2011 and houses two concert halls and welcomes 500,000 patrons a year for more than 350 performances in a building designed by architect Moshe Safdie.  The Kansas City Symphony, Kansas City Ballet and Lyric Opera...


Sep 9, 2019

Neal Preston started shooting photographs in high school while going to concerts.   He gained access and a reputation in New York for his pictures.  He decided to skip college and moved to LA when he was 19 where he eventually landed a retainer deal with Atlantic Records to do publicity photos and press parties and...


Sep 3, 2019

Tanya O’Callaghan is a world touring bass player from Ireland who now lives in the US.

Wayne Strickland spent 38 years as an executive at Hallmark. The two have found similarities in the business and music worlds. 

They met at a music camp when Wayne was a student and Tanya an instructor.

They now collaborate...


Aug 26, 2019

Matt Watson is founder of the company Stackify.  They were named in the Inc 5000 fastest growing companies in August 2019, ranked 379.

He sold Vin Solutions for $147M to Autotrader.

Stackify has about 25 employees in KC, and 20 in the Philippines. They built a tool that helps software developers understanding how they...


Aug 19, 2019

Dr Dred Scott is the president and CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Kansas City. The clubs serve kids age 5-18 and focus on education, entertainment and a safe environment.

Scott was an educator and administrator before this job.  He believes in building relationships and the importance of being present and sees...