Erin Vilardi: Empowering Women to Run for Office and Win!

In our latest episode of ‘People in America’ we had the opportunity to sit down with Erin Vilardi, CEO and founder of Vote Run Lead. Her organization helps women run for office and win! More female candidates are running for office than ever before and perhaps we’ll just call it the year of the woman!

Derek Blanks: Master of the Camera

In our latest episode of ‘People in America’ we had the pleasure of sitting down with Hollywood photographer to the stars, Derek Blanks. For him photography is a medium. With his own style, Blanks captures the essence of his subjects with flair and creativity. He has photographed Hollywood celebrities and entertainers such as Janelle Monae, Chaka Khan, Beyonce, Usher, and many more.

Aaron Hughes: Brewing Tea Diplomacy

Tea has always been a huge part of our culture. Bringing people together to enjoy the moment and conversations. In our latest episode of ‘People in America’ American activist and Army veteran Aaron Hughes shares a very interesting and eye opening story! Aaron explains how not being able to accept tea offered to him while in Iraq changed him as a person! Since then he has developed the Tea Project with artist Amber Ginsburg.

LuminAID: Sharing the Gift of Light

Sometimes in life we take some of the most basic human needs for granted. In our latest episode of ‘People in America’ we sat down with Andrea Sreshta and Anna Stork, co-founders of LuminAID. They have designed portable solar lights that aid people all around the world, especially in disaster relief areas.

Toby Mendez: Bringing History to Life through Sculpting

Our latest episode of ‘People in America’ features the extremely talented sculptor Toby Mendez. His amazing work can be seen all around the U.S. He describes sculpting as: “It’s about protrusions and depressions. And one thing that I think is very dynamic about it, because it’s 360 degrees, that you have to capture what you want from every possible angle.” He brings history to life with his work! 

Vanessa Larco: Woman Entrepreneur Succeeding in the Tech World

Vanessa Larco is a Partner at NEA and focuses on enterprise and consumer investing in Silicon Valley. She is the perfect example of a woman entrepreneur succeeding in tech! In our latest episode of ‘People in America’ watch and listen to her story of success in the tech capital of the world, Silicon Valley.

Martin Greenfield: Master Tailor, Holocaust Survivor and Tailor to Presidents

My latest episode of ‘People in America’ features Martin Greenfield, master tailor/holocaust survivor/tailor to presidents! His brand, Martin Greenfield Clothiers, has been tailoring suits for presidents, celebrities and more for many years. Watch and listen as Martin talks about his first encounter with a needle and thread in Aushwitz concentration camp in 1944.

Dr. Jacques Bailly: The Face of the Scripps National Spelling Bee

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Jacques Bailly, official pronouncer for the Scripps National Spelling Bee. What a great story he has, learning how to pronounce words and now giving that gift to young kids. Check out his video in my latest installment of ‘People in America.’

Tippi Hedren: The Model, then Actress and now Animal Rights Activist

In my latest episode of ‘People in America’ I had the honor of sitting down and chatting with actress and animal rights activist Tippi Hedren. What a fascinating story she has! Tippi walked me through her life as a model, then actress and now helping animals with the Shambala Preserve!

Tri Ta: First Vietnamese-American elected mayor in the United States

In my latest episode of ‘People in America’ I had the privilege of sitting down with Mayor Tri Ta. He is the first Vietnamese-American elected mayor in the United States. His dedication to helping the community and the people of the city of Westminster is truly inspiring!