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MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs

Kirt Jacobs is the host and producer of MoxieTalk, a talk show that gives an intimate look into the courage, character and defining moments of today’s most inspiring individuals.
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Sep 13, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Mary Haynes', President and CEO, Nazareth Home, the best piece of advice.

Sep 6, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Joe Heron, Co-Founder-Copper & Kings American Brandy Company, explaining his defining moment.

Sep 5, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Delanor Manson, CEO-Kentucky Nurses Assoc., Retired U.S. Navy Captain & Owner, Koi Gallery, telling us about her most defining moment.

Sep 4, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., President of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, to discuss being misunderstood.

Sep 3, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Summer Auerbach, Second Generation Owner, Rainbow Blossom Natural Foods, giving her best piece of advice and her thoughts on leadership.

Sep 2, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Caleb Kilburn, Master Distiller, Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co., explaining his defining moments of adulthood.

Sep 1, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Angela Burton, Founder of Feet-to-the-Fire Writer’s Workshops, on her contributions to humanity.

Aug 31, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Governor Steven L. Beshear, 61st Governor, Commonwealth of Kentucky (2007-2015), providing insight into unforeseen leadership challenges as a governor.

Aug 30, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Nina Moseley, Chief Operating Officer, Wayside Christian Mission, informing us her leadership philosophy.

Aug 29, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Steve Cunanan, Regional Chief Executive Officer, American Red Cross – Kentucky Region, explaining his driving force.

Aug 28, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Angela Leet, CEO at QSR Automations & Metro Council Member 2014-2018, who chats about her best piece of advice.

Aug 27, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you the late John Asher, Former-Vice President of Racing Communications, Churchill Downs, telling us about the allure of Churchill Downs.

Aug 26, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you  Ingrid Hernandez, President & Creative Director, Ingrid Design, telling us about her defining moment.

Aug 25, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Jeff Walz, Head Coach, University of Louisville Women’s Basketball, and his best piece of advice.

Aug 25, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Heather Howell, Director of Global Innovation & Trademark, Jack Daniel’s Family of Brands, telling us about her biggest triumph and best piece of advice.

At the time of our taping, Heather was Director of Innovation, Brown-Forman Corporation.

Aug 24, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Paul Hornung, 1956 Heisman Trophy Winner and former Green Bay Packer, chatting about the biggest influences in his life.

 

Aug 23, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Whitney Austin, Director & Co-Founder of the Whitney/Strong Organization, telling us how she redefines failure.

 

Aug 22, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Greg Galiette, President of Louisville Bats Baseball Club, Inc., telling us about his biggest triumph.

Since Sept. 1984, Greg has served 35+ years with the Louisville Redbirds, Louisville RiverBats, and now Louisville Bats. He has held roles as diverse as now Senior Vice President, Assistant General Manager, Marketing Director, Sponsorship Sales Director, Promotions Director, Sales Manager, Group Sales Manager, Redbirds Ticket Manager, Redbirds Public Address Announcer & Director of the 1991 & 2008 AAA All-Star Games held in Louisville.

During this time frame, Greg even did a stint as the Louisville Riverfrogs Hockey Club’s Assistant General Manager & owner from May 1995 to May 1997. Before his career in professional sports, he was an Account Executive with the Xerox Corporation from 1983-1984.

In 1983, Greg received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Louisville, with a major in Marketing, is a 1978 graduate of Eastern High School in Middletown, KY.

Greg is married to his lovely high-school sweetheart Kelly, & they have two beautiful twin children, Erika & Anthony; & as of this interview, Erika is with the Cincinnati Reds, & Anthony is with HUMANA working as a Cyber Security Analyst.

Aug 21, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Robbie Bartlett, Band Leader of the Robbie Bartlett Band, talks about the greatest influence in her life.

Aug 20, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Tom Jurich, Former-Vice President and Director of Athletics, the University of Louisville, on what drives him.

Tom Jurich cites his motivation to do things right and see results as he leads athletic programs at the University of Louisville.

Since 1997, Tom has made a permanent mark at the University of Louisville by leading an athletic department that has enjoyed tremendous athletic and academic accomplishments. In 2003, Tom began his run as vice president at U of L.

Under Tom Jurich, the Cardinal athletic teams have produced unparalleled success in multiple sports. Louisville’s 2012 – 2013 year marked the first time any university has ever won a BCS level bowl game, placed both its men’s and women’s basketball teams in the NCAA Final 4, and reached the baseball College World Series in the same season.

CBS Sports ranked Cardinals Athletics among the top three nationally for the past three years. Tom and his wife share U of L’s prestigious Hickman-Camp Award and he was named Louisville magazine’s Person of the Year in 2007.

He resides in Louisville with his wife, Terrilynn. They have four children and several grandchildren.

EFFECTIVE OCT. 2017, Tom Jurich was relieved of his duties as the Athletic Director of University of Louisville Athletics

Aug 19, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Summer Dickerson, Founder of Women of the Well Ministry, discussing what she stands for.

Summer Dickerson was a victim of child abuse, sexual abuse & a victim of human trafficking which led to pain, gang violence, sexual torture, drug addiction, mental health illness including PTSD. She was even buried alive and pistol-whipped. While living with and in constant fear for her life, not to mention unrelenting anxiety, Summer was, in her words, delivered through a relationship with Christ. 

Now it is her calling to work with women that are in similar situations and lifestyles. So much so, she has now founded a Ministry called Women of the Well Ministries which has a Residential Program to help women change their lives so they can walk in the destiny God created for them. 

She is also the business owner of a company called Esther’s Soap Company which allows women in her Ministry learn a new trade on how to make all-natural goat milk soap. All proceeds go back to the ministry.

She has a documentary out & is working on a book.

Aug 18, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Tawanda Chitapa,, Zimbabwean Immigrant & American Healthcare I.T. Expert, Mentor, and Soccer Fanatic, telling us about their perception of influencers.

Tawanda is the System Director Business Intelligence, Clinical Value & Healthcare Analytics at Norton Healthcare, with oversight of a team of analysts that use business data, computer techniques & statistical methods to provide insight into business performance & suggested areas of & ways of improving operations. Tawanda joined Norton Healthcare in 2015. Before joining Norton healthcare, he helped implement the Epic EMR (electronic medical record) systems in consultant roles for numerous healthcare organizations, including Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, Sutter Health in Sacramento, California, the Univ. of Miami in Miami, Florida, Lahey Health System in Boston, MA, Inova Health in Virginia, Premier Health in Dayton Ohio, & San Diego Children’s Hospital in San Diego, CA. He began his career as an Implementation Specialist at Epic Systems in Madison, WI. Tawanda is a highly active member of the community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Louisville YMCA, is a Board Member for Volunteers of America Mid-states & a Board of Trustees for the Speed Art Museum. Tawanda Chitapa holds a bachelor’s degree & an MHA, BOTH from W. KY. Univ. Tawanda enjoys watching soccer, exploring sights around the city, and indulging in every foodie experience he can find around Louisville. He lives in Louisville with his son Isaiah and is a native of Zimbabwe, but today an American immigrant success story!

Tawanda’s favorite saying is that he enjoys mentoring young professionals to grow their wings “so they too can fly.”

Aug 17, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Kelli Campbell, President & Owner of Joseph’s Salon & Spa, chatting about how the salon industry has changed.

As the owner of Joseph’s Salon and Spa, Kelly Flint Campbell sees the growth of her staff and client relationships as her inspiration.

Since the early 1990s, Kelly has been the owner and president of Joseph’s Salon/Spa in Louisville, Ky. Originally opened 40 years ago by her parents, Joseph’s set out to be a beauty destination with highly skilled professionals who have an unwavering commitment to customer service. Joseph’s has grown and now includes the Aveda Lifestyle Salon and Spa.

With her positive spirit, Kelly strives to make a personal connection with her clients. She has helped form an expert staff of 90 who share her “give back” philosophy and desire to achieve professional expertise and superior service. Kelly works diligently on harmonizing beauty, well-being, and the environment for both clients and staff at the salon.

Kelly and her husband have two children and live in Louisville.

Aug 16, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Donald E. Lassere, Former President & CEO, Muhammad Ali Center, talks about what Muhammad Ali was like.

Donald E. Lassere leads the Muhammad Ali Center and fosters its mission of building and expanding on the Center’s educational programs, partnerships, and other outreach initiatives.

He facilitated a comprehensive rebranding process and implemented a strategic plan that focused the Center on the three primary program areas of education, global citizenship, and gender equality.

Donald also launched the Muhammad Ali Global Humanitarian Awards, designed to inspire and encourage young people worldwide to become actively involved in social justice issues that impact their communities, countries and the world.

Prior to joining the Muhammad Ali Center, he served as senior vice president of programs at Scholarship America. In this role, he administered over 1,200 scholarships, tuition reimbursement and education assistance programs amounting to over $160 million annually.

Previous to Scholarship America, Donald spent over 20 years working at top-tier organizations including Gallup Consulting, Enron Corporation, Ernst & Young Consulting, and Verizon.

He currently serves as the chair for the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau and he is on the advisory board for the Family Business Center. He is also on the Jeffersonville County Technical College Presidential Search Task Force.

Donald holds a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco.

Aug 15, 2022

MoxieMoments brings you Trisha Gallagher, Former-Administrative Specialist, Exceptional Child Education for the Jefferson County Public School System}, telling us about her most defining moment.

Trisha Hernandez Gallagher was born in Lakenheath, England on a Royal Air Force Base. She came to the US at 2½ & grew up all over the USA. During her younger years, Dr. Gallagher considered New Jersey home, as she spent summers and her high school career in the Garden State. Now, after 16 years in Louisville, she considers it home. Dr. Gallagher is the proud mother of two sons, Cole, 19, & Liam, 17. She follows in her son’s footsteps, with Cole being one of the youngest guests ever on MoxieTalk, our 213th guest! Liam, her youngest, dreams of being a future MoxieTalk guest. Dr. Gallagher earned her B.S. in Psychology from Penn State, M.Ed. in Special Education from West Chester University., & Ed.D. in Educational Leadership & Organizational Development from the University of Louisville. Dr. Gallagher works as an Administrative Specialist for the Exceptional Child Education (ECE) Department in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS). Currently, she focuses on students with special needs & compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and legislation. She works with the JCPS Family & Community Engagement (FACE) Team, as well as the Parent Advisory Council (PAC).  Prior to 2018, she worked with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families for 21 years. Her dissertation focused on the social networks of parents of students with autism as a proxy measure of social capital.  Previously, Dr. Gallagher supervised programming for children with autism & trained school/district/state/national groups of professionals on Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs). As a member of the state autism team, Dr. Gallagher, assisted in the development of the Kentucky Family Guide for Autism, coordinated the 1st model classrooms for Kentucky’s partnership with the National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders (NPDC), and contributed to the development of the KY Department of Education’s Guidance Document for Autism. Last year, Dr. Gallagher reviewed the latest set of EBPs for the NDPC

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