Welcome to Lenz on Business

Sponsored by Lenz, Atlanta’s marketing experts since 1992.

Listen on Sundays at 5 p.m. on 95.5 WSB and wsbradio.com

Each week, host Jon Waterhouse speaks with Atlanta’s business leaders to explore their inspiring stories, lessons learned, and tips for growth and success. From big business execs to indie entrepreneurs, these guests not only share their practical secrets, but also unveil the personalities behind the careers.

“Business touches all our lives and deserves to be explored,” says show founder, Richard J. Lenz, who’s also founder, president, and CEO of Lenz Marketing. “Lenz on Business taps into the excitement and dynamics of business; the colorful characters who drive these companies, their entrepreneurial adventures, and the innovative ways they thrive and survive in today’s world.”

Upcoming Lenz on Business Show

Erin Bradley Dangar

Erin Bradley Dangar, actress, owner and creative director, Dangar Design LLC

Countless Atlantans have and continue to find work in Georgia’s film and television industry, and this week’s special guest, an entrepreneur herself, has a unique and inspiring story about how she broke into the business and landed on one of the most popular TV series in recent memory. Erin Bradley Dangar is owner and creative director of Dangar Design LLC. This company specializes in comprehensive creative communications for its clients. Simultaneously, Erin has found success as an actress in Georgia-based film and TV productions, most notably with her recurring role on the hit Netflix series “Cobra Kai,” part of the “Karate Kid” franchise. So how does Erin own and operate a business, while managing an acting career? She talks about that and a whole lot more on this week’s “Lenz On Business.”

Recent Lenz on Business Shows

Mark Galvin, CEO and founder of ePresence

Our resident social media expert Mark Galvin returns to the program. Mark serves as CEO and founder of ePresence, which manages personal branding for professionals via social media. He talks more about the many intersections of business and social media. How can social media help strengthen a business, and how can it be troublesome? Galvin and host Richard Lenz dispense so much practical advice, you’ll be reaching for the virtual like button.

Dr. Jeff Rosensweig

Dr. Jeff Rosensweig of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School

According to host Richard Lenz, the IQ level in the studio goes through the roof this week thanks to Dr. Jeff Rosensweig. Dr. Rosensweig, an Associate Professor of Finance and Director of The Robson Program for the Study of Business at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, has taught at both M.I.T. and Yale University, and once served as Senior International Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Known for his global trends research, Dr. Rosensweig talks about this and other topics including contemporary issues in finance and investments.

Dr. Melissa Williams

Dr. Melissa Williams of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School

How does psychology intersect with business in the workplace? On Saturday December 30 host Richard Lenz learns about this and more during a visit from Dr. Melissa Williams, an Associate Professor at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. Dr. Williams, who works in the school’s Behavioral Research Lab, dives into an array of timely topics including power issues, interpersonal interaction, sexual harassment, and business hierarchy. And Dr. Williams explains how Emory University’s Goizueta Business School prepares tomorrow’s business leaders as they suit up for the real world.

DJ Nabs and Ringo Starr

Legendary Hip-Hop DJ Nabs and Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr

On Saturday December 23, host Richard Lenz takes a look behind the curtain of Atlanta’s music industry with DJ Nabs, a legendary hip-hop DJ who played a part in Atlanta becoming a rap music mecca. DJ Nabs was handpicked by producer Jermaine Dupri and became an exclusive DJ for the So So Def label. He’s toured with top artists including Mariah Carey, Ludacris, and the King of Pop himself, Michael Jackson. Nabs talks about creating a personal brand and thriving in the music world. As a bonus, we hear from iconic rock ‘n’ roll drummer Ringo Starr of The Beatles, who gives his own perspective of the music business.

Mark Galvin, CEO and founder of ePresence

Richard talks with Mark Galvin, CEO and founder of ePresence, which manages personal branding for professionals by focusing on social media. They’ll discuss topics including how technology can boost one’s professional identity, social media and politics, and business-related social media tips. “Lenz on Business” airs 6 p.m. Saturdays on WSB radio.

Andy Levine, Founder and Chairman of Sixthman

At 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, on “Lenz on Business” Richard J. Lenz talks with Andy Levine, founder and chairman of Sixthman, a successful, Atlanta-based travel company specializing in music- and pop culture-themed cruises.

Atlanta Mayoral Candidates Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood

A special preview episode of “Lenz on Business” airs 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, featuring Atlanta mayoral candidates Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood discussing business and politics in the Big Peach before Tuesday’s big election.