This week’s guest brings an interesting perspective on the healthcare business, physician-owned healthcare, the current opioid crisis, and much more. As CEO of Alliance Spine and Pain Centers, Rosenbaum presides over the largest interventional pain management company in the Southeast. He talks with producer Jon Waterhouse about the burgeoning interventional pain management field, how Alliance fills a need amidst the opioid crisis, his company’s business model, and other topics.
When going from a non-business specialty to a leadership position in that field, some additional business savvy wouldn’t hurt, right? Well, this week we’ll be talking to Wylonda Jones, director of post acute admissions at the Emory Long-Term Acute Care Hospital in Decatur. She spent years in the medical field as a clinician and later rose to a leadership position. She was already leading employees, but had a desire to go back to school and get an MBA, more than 20 years after graduation. She talks about juggling a demanding job and navigating her way through Georgia College’s Web MBA program.
To coincide with new year’s resolutions, fitness professional and entrepreneur, Delaine Ross pays a visit. This award-winning fitness competitor holds advanced Russian Kettlebell Certification, and not only teaches other instructors, but stars in her own video series, “Train With Delaine.” A former gym owner and operator, Delaine now works for The Phoenix, a free sober active community to individuals who have suffered from a substance use disorder and to those who choose a sober life. Delaine is national program manager for volunteer led programming for The Phoenix. She talks with producer Jon Waterhouse about the business of fitness, running her own gym, and how to make new year’s resolutions stick.
What does Richard Lenz do when he’s not hosting the show? He’s founder, president, and CEO of Lenz Marketing, a downtown Decatur-based marketing agency. This unique episode finds Richard in the studio with his two partners, John Lenz and Mike Killeen, discussing topics including family relationships in the workplace, how to balance project diversity, continuing education, and more.
Atlanta and the surrounding areas are big time foodie destinations, and Chef Gillespie plays quite the part. The author and former “Top Chef” contestant is founder of Red Beard Restaurants, which oversees his own restaurant concepts, and offers consulting services to other start-ups. His current crop of acclaimed restaurants include Gunshow, Revival, and Kevin Gillespie’s Gamechanger. The latter can be found in Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Gillespie’s most recent offerings are Ole Reliable in the Georgia Pacific Building and Cold Beer located on the Atlanta BeltLine. He talks with Richard Lenz and Jon Waterhouse about his rise in the food biz, its challenges and more.
On Saturday, December 14, Lenz on Business is joined by John Schuerholz, former Atlanta Braves GM and president.
Yeah, we know football remains on the brain for many. But the business of major league baseball has no off season. And no one knows MLB biz quite like John Schuerholz. Ever the baseball fanatic, Richard talks it up with Schuerholz, who’s best known as general manager of the Atlanta Braves from 1990 to 2007 before serving as Braves President until 2016. Among the teams he built were the 1985 Royals and 1995 Braves, both World Series champions. Schuerholz was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in 2017. He also co-authored the book “Built to Win: Inside Stories and Leadership Strategies from Baseball’s Winningest GM.”
Tune into Lenz on Business every Saturday at 6 PM on 95.5 WSB.
A veteran of graduate education for more than 25 years, Hanson currently oversees the online graduate business programs at Georgia College. This includes MBA, Master of Logistics and Master of Management Information Systems. She joins guest host Jon Waterhouse to talk about the evolution of graduate education, how online studies have been transformative for Georgia College, student success stories, and more.
Chris Burns believes there are always practical ways to begin your financial plan towards a better life, no matter what. Burns, who hosts “The Dynamic Money Show with Chris Burns” 5 a.m. Saturdays on WSB, returns with more practical financial advice and personal experiences with guest host Jon Waterhouse.
Lenz on Business is presented by Lenz Marketing and Georgia College’s of Business J. Whitney Bunting College of Business. Listen on Saturday nights at 6 PM on News 95.5, AM 750 WSB and stream online at wsbradio.com.
Dan Carroll knows Dragon Con. Is it a coincidence he shares the same initials as the ultra successful pop culture convention that takes over downtown Atlanta for five days each Labor Day Weekend? Approximately 85,000 guests are expected to attend the 2019 installment. Not only does the convention do bang-up business, it brings bang-up business to Atlanta. From hotels to transportation to the restaurant industry. Dan talks with guest host Jon Waterhouse about Dragon Con’s economic impact on the city and much more.
As consumers in today’s world, we want our products yesterday. We often forget it takes logistics to store and deliver goods and services for the public. And there’s so much more to it than that. Dr. Manrodt, an expert in the field, sheds light on this specialty and what the future holds for logistics as we trek further into the 21st century.