Join Kirt for a discussion about the brief history of Memorial Day.
After completing graduate studies & military service, Steve joined Owens Corning, a leading manufacturer of construction & building products. He held several Human Resources positions & also acted as a business leader for a manufacturing department.
In 1998 Steve joined Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Endo-Surgery in Cincinnati, Ohio, as HR Director for the Corporate support organizations & Research & Development. He was then promoted to Vice President, Human Resources, J&J Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics-International & was based in London, England.
Steve joined the J&J Consumer Companies in 2004 as Vice President, Human Resources, North America.
In 2007 Steve assumed global Human Resources responsibilities for the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Group of Cos, & was a member of the Consumer Group Operating Committee.
Steve was appointed Chief Human Resource Officer for Catalyst Health Solutions, a leading pharmacy benefit management organization, in 2011.
From 2013-2018 Steve served as Chief Administrative & Chief People Officer for Kindred Healthcare, with overall responsibility for the company’s human capital initiatives.
Steve received a BA in Psychology from East Carolina Univ. in Greenville, North Carolina & also received his MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from that same institution.
He serves as a Bd. member for the East Carolina University Foundation, Greater Louisville, Inc, USA Cares, & Kentuckiana Works.
Steve, his wife Ellen, & their 2 children live in Louisville.
Listen to this very unique segment where Kirt talks with such various Cosplay characters as Master Chief from Halo Video Game Series, “Steam Punk” Princess Leia, Green Arrow, The Flame Hero named Endeavor, AND Rorschach from the Watchmen DC Comics’ series.
Join Kirt for a short trip into the history of Mother's Day.
Join Kirt for an off-the-cuff segment about the Cinco de Mayo celebrations.
Bin Furuya is best known as the original SUIT actor behind ULTRAMAN which was first broadcast in 1966.
His other roles include films such as GHIDRAH: THE THREE-HEADED MONSTER, THE WARE OF THE GARGANUAS, GORTATH, and INVASION OF ASTRO-MONSTER.
He’s also appeared in several episodes of ULTRA Q and ULTRASEVEN.