Headlined Guests

Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown release new album entitled 'Witchy Feeling'
Guest Occupation: Guitarist,Singer,Songwriter
Guest Biography:

K  I  M    S  I  M  M  O  N  D  S 

BLUES/ROCK GUITAR LEGEND

FOR SAVOY BROWN 

ON THE RAY SHASHO SHOW

Anyone who witnessed Savoy Brown leave the blocks in 1965 would speak of a similar epiphany. Back then, the band were the spark that ignited the blues-boom, signing to Decca, opening for Cream’s first London show and boasting a lead guitarist who was being namedropped in the same reverential breath as peers like Clapton and Hendrix (with whom Simmonds jammed). Already, the guitarist was emerging as the band’s driving force. “I had a vision,” he reflects. “When I started the band back in 1965, the concept was to be a British version of a Chicago blues band. And the exciting thing now is that vision is still alive.” 

Soon, Savoy Brown had achieved what most British bands never did – success in America – and became a major US draw thanks to their high-energy material and tireless work ethic. “There’s far too much said about sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll,” Simmonds told Classic Rock. “It’s a cliché. We were all extremely hard-working guys. When we came over to America, we were like a little army. I look at that time as being filled with incredible talent.”

Times changed, of course, and by 1979, Simmonds had moved from a London he no longer recognized – “The punks were everywhere!” – to settle permanently in New York. The Savoy Brown band members came and went, and the music scene shifted around him, but the guitarist stuck thrillingly to his guns and reaped the rewards, performing in iconic venues like Carnegie Hall and the Fillmore East and West, releasing thirty-odd albums, and later enjoying a well-deserved induction into Hollywood’s Rock Walk of Fame.

Even in the post-millennium, while his peers grow soft and drift into semi-retirement, Simmonds retains a vision and an edge, spitting out acclaimed albums that include 2011’s Voodoo Moon, 2014’s Goin’ To The Delta, 2015’s The Devil To Pay – and the emphatic new addition to Savoy Brown’s catalogue, Witchy Feelin’. “I'm amazed that I still have the energy inside me to play guitar, create music and write songs,” he considers. “I’ve been blessed in my life and I thank God for that. I’ve never been a believer in holding on to the past – I don’t look over my shoulder and congratulate myself. I always want to climb the next mountain – and I’m very pleased with this new album…”

You can purchase Witchy Feelin' the new album by Kim Simmons and Savoy Brown at Amazon.com.

For more information and concert dates for Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown visit  https://www.savoybrown.com/

Also visit Savoy Brown on Facebook at … https://www.facebook.com/SavoyBrown65/timeline

And on Twitter at https://twitter.com/savoy_brown

Guest Category: Entertainment, Music
Guest Occupation: Veterinarian
Guest Biography:
Guest Category: Business, Education, Medicine, Military, Pets and Animals
Dwayne Powell Jr
Guest Occupation: Neighborhood Business & Special Projects Coordinator
Guest Biography:

For more than 15 years, Dwayne Powell, Jr. has trained and worked to build business awareness and opportunities in the city of Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Guest Category: Business, Education
Dr Charmane Echols
Guest Occupation: Author
Guest Biography:

Author of the Kimberlite Series

Guest Category: Education, Entertainment, Health & Lifestyle, Kids & Family
Trevor Small
Guest Occupation: District Sales Manager
Guest Biography:

Trevor Small

Kalamazoo, MI

Office Address

3420 Kenbrooke Ct

Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Phone: (630) 756-2485

Guest Category: Business, Health & Lifestyle
Seth Greene
Guest Occupation: Nationally recognized direct-response marketing expert
Guest Biography:
Seth Greene is a nationally recognized direct-response marketing expert and is the only three-time Marketer of the Year nominee.
He is the author of seven best-selling marketing books* and his latest book, Market Domination for Podcasting, is currently on the shelves at Barnes & Noble.
He is the co-host of the SharkPreneur podcast with Shark Tank’s Kevin Harrington and
has been featured on real media like Inc Magazine, CBS MoneyWatch, CBS News, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Miami Herald, and the #1 morning radio show in New York City.
He is both the founder and CEO of one of the fastest-growing direct-response marketing firms in the country, Market Domination, LLC, the company that will make new customers appear for your business like magic!
 
*His best-selling marketing books are as follows:
Financial Advisor Marketing Magic
Real Estate Marketing Magic
Online Marketing Magic
Cutting Edge Marketing Magic
The Facebook Ninja
The Secrets of Top-Producing Financial Advisors
Market Domination for Podcasting
Guest Category: Business, Investing and Finance, Marketing, Management, Entertainment
Drew Patrick
Guest Occupation: Singer, Actor
Guest Biography:

DREW PATRICK

About

Singer known for his single “We Generate a Spark,” which was released in November of 2015.

Before Fame

He started writing music when he was 12. He moved to Los Angeles at 14 and studied at Brighton Hall.

Trivia

He’s also had several small acting roles in shorts and movies such as Detained in the Desert and Tao of Simon.

Family Life

He has a younger sister named Valerie.

Associated With

His idol is none other than the great Michael Jackson.

Guest Category: Arts, Performing Arts, Entertainment, Music
Chaz Guest
Guest Occupation: American artist who creates paintings, drawings and sculptures that are original, inspiring and breathtaking
Guest Biography:

CHAZ GUEST

Born 1961 in Niagra Falls NY; he is the seventh of nine brothers and sisters. After earning a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design from Southern Connecticut State University, he then graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. After graduating, Chaz moved to Paris, France. He worked for the fashion magazine Joyce, where he illustrated the lines for various haute couture houses.

His work has been exhibited worldwide. He is well known for his portrait of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, which was acquired by then Senator Barack Obama. It then hung in the Oval Office during his presidency, and is subsequently now resides in the private home of Michelle and Barack Obama. The artist Chaz Guest’s vision of the mythical Buffalo warrior tells a tail of a boy born into slavery. When he becomes a man he in-list in the military to fight in the Civil War. Upon his death in battle, he is reborn to become a super hero.

Chaz Guest is an American artist who creates paintings, drawings and sculptures that are original, inspiring and breathtaking. Over the past 20 years his work has reached an ever growing list of esteemed private and public collectors, including the President of the United States, Barack H. Obama.

He has introduced his patrons to a pallet of Pozulli red, Egyptian blue, and Naples yellow. Everything about his work is unique, from the linen canvas to the use of ink and oil, to the actual subjects of the paintings themselves.

Guest Category: Arts, Design, Beauty, Visual Arts, Kids & Family, Philosophy
Angela McCluskey
Guest Occupation: A singer, songwriter of pathos, beauty, sadness, tempest, magic, love of life and joy
Guest Biography:

ANGELA MCCLUSKEY

“Angela has the voice of an angel…completely commands the room and draws
you in…mesmerizing.  She once sat me down and sang Leonard Cohen’s
“Famous Blue Raincoat” to me.  I was instantly in love.” — Norman Reedus

“ANGELA McCLUSKEY !!!  She knows her light that glows from within.
She is a singer/songwriter of pathos, beauty, sadness, tempest, magic, love
of life and joy,…..she is the voice of all things” —  Michael Stipe

THE STORY, SOFAR

After being hailed by Vanity Fair as a “chortling, cussing, room-dominating
force of nature” trying to describe Angela McCluskey in words is not the
easiest thing to do; if you’ve met her or been lucky enough to see her perform
you—will understand.

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Angela first achieved recognition as the singer
of the much-adored LA band Wild Colonials—with whom she released
three albums: Fruit of Life (1993), This Can’t Be Life (1996) and Reel Life
in 2000. In that same year, Angela also released Curio, an album of torch
songs she recorded with husband Paul Cantelon, Lili Haydn, and cellist
Martin Tillman.

In 2004, after touring the U.S. with renowned artists REM, she wrote the #1
best selling GRAMMY nominated song Breathe, with French electronic trio,
Telepopmusik. In between Genetic World and Angel Milk, the two albums she
recorded with them, Angela was signed by Arif Mardin to the celebrated
Blue Note label who released Angela’s critically acclaimed album The
Things We Do— which Paste Magazine described as an album that “will
break your heart and gently put it back together again”.

In 2010, her second solo album You Could Start a Fight in An Empty House,
brought recognition from Alan Magee at The Guardian, who heralded her voice
and style as “an incredible juxtaposition of the greats: Beth Gibbons, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone.”

During the next couple of years Angela collaborated as both co-writer and singer
with Morgan Page and BT on the smash hit #1 dance single ’In the Air’ and was featured heavily on Robbie Robertson’s ‘How to be Clairvoyant’ as well as working with Paul Oakenfold, Parov Stellar, Kendrick Lamar and others—and her re-imagining of George Harrison’s Here Comes The Sun for the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund made us all wonder if we could ever hear the original song again.

In New York City 2014 , Angela wrote and performed Catch a Falling Star,
a one woman play focusing on her Scottish upbringing as well as a brief but
magical encounter with Nina Simone.

In the fall of 2015, Angela was cast for a special guest appearance in The Knick,
directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Clive Owen. She recently worked with Soderbergh again on The Girlfriend Experience

Also, in 2015, renowned photographer and filmmaker Bruce Weber screened his
short film Wine and Cupcakes at The Sundance Film Festival. The film features
Angela and her husband composer Paul Cantelon in what could be described as
Weber’s love letter to New York City. This was followed by Angela performing alongside Elvis Costello, Meshell N’Degeocello, as well as Louden, Martha and Rufus Wainwright for 5 nights at TED Talks Live: Six nights of talks on Broadway, broadcast on PBS in New York City. It was a fitting end to a great year.

In 2016, Angela was featured as co-writer and singer on Big Gigantic’s latest single, The Little Things, which exploded to #3 on the Global Spotify chart and was featured in Nike’s new campaign and on Season 2 ofFOX TV’s hit show, Empire.

Okay, so there is a little back story on Angela McCluskey—and now to bring you up to date.

On July 29th 2016, Angela will be releasing her new single You and Me from her upcoming album The Roxy Sessions to be released through Bernadette Records.

The idea for the album was born on a wonderful night at The Roxy Hotel in
New York City. The hotel has a beautiful room downstairs called The Django
that is reminiscent of Paris in the 1960’s…think Brigitte Bardot dancing on
the table or Serge Gainsbourg leaning against the wall with a cigarette
hanging dangling from his lip.

Even before Angela started working with Parov Stellar, her band had been
messing around with Electro Swing— she had just completed a track with
the Vince Giordano Orchestra for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. Inspired by
the confluence of events, Angela called producer/songwriter Kiran Shahani
(Supreme Beings of Leisure/Bitter:sweet) and asked if he would like to
collaborate on ‘a 1920’s inspired ’60’s album’.

As soon as Kiran signed on, they discussed the concept with The Roxy Hotel
who offered the chance for them to record the album at the hotel as well as
begin a weekly artist residency. From the point on, everything else fell into place.

In many ways, the theme of the album was inspired by the events surrounding it.

It is a record that celebrates coming through it all—the success, the failure, the heartache and despair— and finding yourself being a little less dramatic about love and intent on just enjoying your life and being thankful
for what you’ve got— and that’s something worth celebrating.

Guest Category: Performing Arts, Entertainment, Music
Jenny Q Ta
Guest Occupation: veteran Wall Street self-made millionaire and founder of two tech companies
Guest Biography:

JENNY Q. TA

Jenny Q. Ta is a veteran Wall Street self-made millionaire and founder of two tech companies VCNetwork.co, a virtual “E-Harmony meets Shark Tank” matching entrepreneurs with VCs and Sqeeqee.com, the first “social networthing” platform.

Ms. Ta is the mastermind behind the first-of-its-kind social networthing® site, Sqeeqee.com. Launched in 2015, the site gives individuals, businesses, celebrities, politicians, and non-profit organizations the ability to monetize their profiles in unprecedented ways. Sqeeqee is the first integrated ecommerce and social media platform offering live streaming capabilities built from within. Sqeeqee’s intent is to provide our global users an unprecedented platform to share compelling stories in real-time, empowering them to broadcast and receive live video footage anytime, anywhere on any device.

Ms. Ta is a seasoned entrepreneur with two successful ventures to her credit. She was the Founder and CEO of Titan Securities, a full service investment firm that was acquired in 2005. Prior to founding Titan Securities she was the driving force behind Vantage Investments, a full-service broker-dealer start-up she founded in 1999 at the age of 27 and grew to a quarter of a billion dollars in assets. Overall, she has more than 20 years of experience as a senior executive in sales, marketing and finance.

Jenny is an author whose book, Wall Street Cinderella (which is currently in production talks to become a movie), will launch in 2015-16 detailing her escape from Vietnam during the war and her path to success from welfare to Wall Street. As a self-made millionaire by the time she was 27, the book will serve as a road map for women looking at a business career.

She earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Financial Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from California State University, Fresno.

Guest Category: Business, News, Careers, Investing and Finance, Marketing, Management, Kids & Family, Philosophy, Technology
Dr Judith Orloff MD
Guest Occupation: Psychiatrist, Speaker, Empath
Guest Biography:

Judith Orloff, MD is NY Times best-selling author of The Empath's Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People Dr. Orloff is a psychiatrist, an empath, and is on the UCLA Psychiatric Clinical Faculty. She synthesizes the pearls of traditional medicine with cutting edge knowledge of intuition, energy, and spirituality. Dr. Orloff also specializes in treating empaths and highly sensitive people in her private practice. Dr. Orloff’s work has been featured on The Today Show, CNN, the Oprah Magazine and USA Today To learn more about empaths and her free empath support newsletter as well as Dr. Orloff's books and workshop schedule  To sign up for Dr. Orloff’s upcoming Empath Support 8 week online course go to http://affiliate.soundstrue.com/aff_c?offer_id=136&aff_id=1969

Guest Category: Education, Health & Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology, Spiritual
Sex & Intimacy coach, Lori Beth Bisbey
Guest Occupation: Sex & Intimacy Coach and Registered Psychologist
Guest Biography:

Dr Lori Beth is a Sex & Intimacy coach and psychologist who has worked with
individuals, couples and polyamorous groups for the past 30 years to help them explore their sexuality, discover a deeper level of sexual congruence, heal from past sexual trauma as well as create more pleasurable, exciting, meaningful, authentic sexual relationships.

On a mission to create more open dialogue about sex, sexual identity and self-expression, she hosts two popular podcasts The A to Z of Sex and Sex Spoken Here. She is also a passionate speaker, dynamic workshop facilitator and sought after expert in the media on the topics of sex, sexuality, intimacy, relationships and sexual trauma. Dr Lori Beth is polyamory and kink knowledgable and works with all genders and sexual orientations.

Guest Category: Love & Relationships, Sex, Sexuality
Guest Occupation: Song Writer/Composer, Producer, Guitarist, Engineer, Consultant
Guest Biography:

Songwriter/composer, producer, guitarist, arranger, vocalist, recording studio owner (RMCO MUSIC) recording engineer, live sound engineer, stage manager, and consultant for the music business

Guest Category: Performing Arts, Education, Entertainment, Music
Rhonda teaches people how to master fear
Guest Occupation: Life Coach, Fear Expert, Emmy Award Winner
Guest Biography:

An Emmy-Award winner and repeat Oprah guest, Rhonda Britten was the first Life Coach on reality television in the world on the first-show of its kind, Life Doctor (Second Season the series name was changed to Help Me Rhonda). Next, Rhonda changed lives on the hit NBC reality show Starting Over and named its “most valuable player” by The New York Times and heralded as “America’s Favorite Life Coach” by TV Guide. To date, Rhonda has altered lives in over 600 episodes of reality television that aired in more than 25 countries and impacted millions worldwide.

Rhonda is a recipient of the “Smart Women of the Year” Award, “Coach of the Year,” a blog favorite at HuffingtonPost.com, speaks at TedX and for numerous corporations and organizations such as; Southwest Airlines, Blue Shield of California, Northrup Grumman and many more.

To create a support network, Fearless Living Institute was born which hosts free public introductory classes, online courses, in-person weekend workshops, seven-day Starting Over Intensives and certifies Fearless Living Life Coaches plus Train-the-Trainer Programs.

Rhonda’s four books include her bestselling Fearless Living, which shares her groundbreaking work called the Wheel of Fear, Change Your Life in 30 Days, Fearless Loving and Do I Look Fat in This.

Rhonda is a world class keynote speaker, television personality and master life coach.

 

Guest Category: Business, Entertainment, Health & Lifestyle, Philosophy, Physics & Metaphysics, Psychology, Self Help, Spiritual, TV & Film
RODNEY M. CLUFF, author of World Top Secret
Guest Occupation: Author of World Top Secret
Guest Biography:

RODNEY M. CLUFF, author of World Top Secret: Our Earth IS Hollow! was born and raised in the American colony of Colonia Juarez in northern Mexico. He became interested in the Hollow Earth Theory at the age of 16 while working on a New Mexico farm where the farm manager told the workers of the theory. He thought, What an ideal place for the Lord to hide the Lost Tribes of Israel!

After graduating from high school, Mr. Cluff served a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mexico where he met his wife. One year after his release, they were married in the Mesa Arizona Temple and now have five lovely children, fifteen lovelier grandchildren, and two even lovelier great-grandchildren!

They moved to Phoenix, Arizona, where one day Mr. Cluff noticed an advertisement of Raymond Bernard's book, The Hollow Earth in a tabloid newspaper. He sent for it and thereby began many years of study and writing which has led to the present work. After 16 years with the Arizona Department of Health Services working as an Information Technology Specialist, Mr. Cluff retired and now lives with his wife Keta in the retirement community of Sun City, Arizona, and continues his research into evidences for hollow planets as a hobby.

He firmly believes: OUR EARTH IS HOLLOW!  Backed with scientific evidence, including satellite photos of the polar holes, analysis of the observations of polar explorers, analysis of earthquake data and much more -- coupled with evidence from the scriptures and history that the Lost Tribes of Israel are now FOUND within the Hollow of Our Earth, he presents his argument in favor of the Hollow Earth Theory.

It is his hope that someday, he may have the privilege of visiting his cousins of the Ten Tribes in the North Countries of the Hollow Earth! The author's own ancestry is of Israelitish origin, of the Tribe of Ephraim, and can be traced back to the Exile of the Ten Tribes from Palestine when they were carried captive into Assyria in 721 B.C.

The Ten Tribes were held captive for over a century by the Assyrians, but then escaped over the Caucasus mountains sometime before Babylon conquered Assyria in 605 B.C. They made their home in the region of the Crimea and the Steppe of Russia just north of the Black Sea up until the first century B.C. While there, they were ruled by an illustrious leader named Odin. The Roman armies threatened to conquer the region so his ancestors, because of their fierce love of freedom and independence, determined to migrate. From their custom of burying their dead in burial mounds, their migrations have been traced from the Black Sea up the valley of the river Dnieper in Russia to the Baltic Sea and from thence to northern Germany and Scandinavia.

One branch of these people became known as the Sakae or Saxons and settled in Northern Germany. Shortly after the Romans left the British Isles in the fourth century A.D., certain Celtic tribes of the British Isles invited the Engles, Saxons, and Jutes (who had previously raided the east coast of England as pirates) to bring their bands over and help defeat other Celts. From the eighth to the eleventh century they were known as the Scandinavian Vikings. They became the most volatile seapower and military force in Europe. They often attacked coastal areas with fleets that ran into the hundreds of ships and highly organized armies of several thousand. The French became weary of being looted each harvest season and so they invited the Vikings to accept a large section of France and raise their own crops. The Norsemen agreed and the territory became known as Normandy, or loved of the Norsemen.

The Author's Clough-Cluff forefathers were of the Vikings who settled Normandy in France. They came to England with William The Conqueror in 1066 A.D. In the distribution of lands among his officers, a large estate fell to one CLOUGH in Yorkshire. This estate has been transmitted from father to son until the present time and is known as the Esquire Clough Estate, and is situated about 26 miles from the old city of York.

In the year 1635, fifteen years after the first Pilgrims immigrated to America, at about the age of 19 to 21, John Clough with his brother sailed from London, England on the Clipper ship The Elizabeth. Upon arriving in America, John Clough settled in Massachusetts. One of his descendants, David Cluff, changed the spelling of his last name when he joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (commonly known as the Mormons) in 1830. Therefore, all Cluff's in the world, to this author's knowledge, are descendants of this David Cluff, whose ancestry can be traced back through the Saxons and Vikings to the House of Israel.

In 2003, Rodney was contacted by Steve Currey of the Expedition Company of Provo, Utah who asked him to help plan an expedition to Our Hollow Earth.  They put together the Voyage to Our Hollow Earth Expedition with plans to take an airliner into the Arctic to pin-point the location of the North Polar Opening, and then follow that with a sea expedition chartering the Russian Nuclear Icebreaker, the Yamal.

Unfortunately, in 2006, three months before the departure date of the over flight of the Arctic, Steve discovered he had 6 inoperable brain tumors, and died two months later.  His family cancelled their involvement in the expedition and returned all expedition members' monies.

Many expedition members expressed interest to continue the quest to reach Inner Earth, and so an expedition member, Dr. Brooks Agnew offered to be their new expedition leader.  Dr. Agnew formed a new expedition company, put up a new expedition website and began to gather donations for the new North Pole Inner Earth Expedition.  Unfortunately, Dr. Agnew resigned September 8, 2013 citing losses to his electric car company.

Guest Category: Earth & Space, Physics & Metaphysics, Politics & Government, Science, Self Help, Society and Culture, Spiritual, Technology, Theory & Conspiracy
Hector Rodriguez
Guest Occupation: President of Rodriguez Communications, Veterans for DC Statehood-New Columbia
Guest Biography:

Hector Rodriguez was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Lorain, Ohio.  In 1968 he arrived in Washington DC after completion of service as a Viet Nam Era Captain in the United States Army Strategic Communications Command.

He was appointed as Program Development Specialist and was assigned to a White House cabinet level agency under former Vice President Hubert Humphrey’s office. He worked with the Federal departments and national and community organizations in developing initiatives to reverse poverty and increase participation in federal programs.

In 1970 Mr. Rodriguez served as a special consultant to the US Commissioner of Education where he coordinated programs advancing education opportunities for children in low income municipal school systems.   

In 1972 he engaged our nations’ urban crisis at the National Urban Coalition. As Deputy Vice President for Cities Operations, Mr. Rodriguez worked with community, government and industry leaders on solutions for our riot torn urban centers. He assisted in organizing and managing 60 urban coalitions in our nation’s cities. He received the “Outstanding Service Award” NUC’s highest recognition for his service and contributions to our cities.

Mr. Rodriguez authored and presented the original proposal to the DC City Council, establishing what is now the DC Office of Latino Affairs which continues to generate millions of dollars in services to thousands of needy residents in the District of Columbia.

In 1991 in response to disturbances in the Mt. Pleasant /Columbia Heights neighborhoods Mr. Rodriguez launched the Las Americas Avenue Development Corporation and created a Tri-Neighborhood international tourism model advancing small business incubators, economic development and job creation. He also created a plan for the DC International Enterprise Zone.

Mr. Rodriguez was appointed to a cabinet post in 1998. As Director, DC Office of International Affairs he conducted protocol with embassies and high ranking officials in behalf of the Mayor and the District of Columbia. He also developed programs to position the District for international trade, commerce and investment. Among his accomplishments was a trade agreement he authored between DC and the Republic of Panama Chambers advancing trade and  commerce .

By nature Hector Rodriguez is a creative, solutions- driven institution builder. His professional and private life has been dedicated to public service, political participation and community economic development.

Selected civic activities and achievements:

Twice presented testimony before the US Senate- DC Full Vote/Latino participation.US government;Multiple testimonies before the DC Council- housing, economic development, education, international;Vice Chair, Committee to Support the DC Home Rule Charter-1974;Candidate, DC Council-1979,1980, 2002;Member, George Washington University Center for Small Business Advancement;Guest /Delegate White House-Summit of the Americas, Miami 1994;PresidentClinton; International Committee-US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce;VIP Escort Officer ,US Defense Department;Grand Marshall, DC Latin American Festival.

Selected Awards:

White House Communications Award- for providing support to the President of the US; George Washington Honor Medal-from the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge; Latino Community Achievement Award- as author DC Office of Latino Affairs; Exceptional Service Citation-from the US Secretary of Transportation; Distinguished Community Service Award-New Human Foundation.

Mr. Rodriguez has a Bachelor of Arts from Kent State University where he majored in Communications and Political Science. He has proven leadership abilities with expertise in government operations, program formulation, economic development and international affairs.

Currently he is President of Rodriguez Communications, a consulting firm he founded in 2003 with the goal of connecting strategic markets and expanding business networks.

Guest Category: Business, History, Kids & Family, News, Politics & Government, Self Help, Society and Culture, Variety
David Maulsby
Guest Occupation: Executive Director, PTSD Foundation of America and Camp Hope
Guest Biography:

David Maulsby, Executive Director of PTSD Foundation of America and Camp Hope in Houston, Texas, has 27 years of ministry experience, most of those as a pastor.  David was the first member of the Foundation staff to meet and mentor veterans.  David also began the first support groups for our veterans, and later he also led a family support group.  Instrumental in the creation of Camp Hope, he now leads in development and financial support of the work of the Foundation.

The PTSD Foundation of America’s Mission is to combat Post Traumatic Stress and to bring healing to our military community (Active duty, Reserves and National Guard, veterans, and their families) through pastoral counseling, and peer mentoring, both on an individual basis, and in group settings.

It also raises awareness of the increasing needs of the military community through public events, media outlets, social media, service organizations, and churches.

It networks government agencies, service organizations, churches and private sector businesses into a united “Corps of Compassion,” to bring their combined resources together to meet the needs of the military community on a personal and individual and family level.  Our brave men and women in uniform understand duty, honor, and sacrifice.  Many have returned home with both the visible scars, and the unseen wounds of war.

PTSD Veteran Line:  (877) 717-PTSD (7873)
Office:  (832) 912-4429

Camp Hope

9724 Derrington Rd

Houston, Texas, 77064

Donations and Mail

PTSD Foundation of America

P.O. Box 690748

Houston, Texas, 77269

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Military, News, Psychology, Religion, Self Help, Society and Culture, Spiritual
Joshua Dunn
Guest Occupation: Spiritual Coach, Meditation Expert
Guest Biography:
Joshua Dunn has a background in meditation and spiritual understanding. He grew up going to ashrams. His full name is Joshua Merlyn Livingston Dunn.

My spiritual name is Mukunda. I believe there is a real magic to science and I welcome you to the experience. 

He has worked in theater in New York City and went to acting school as well. He has always studied people and wanted to learn from them. He started in golf business 11 years ago but has played golf all of his life. 

He was on the high school team. Back then, he loved the feeling the golf game gave him. Playing against himself and the environment. As people we are always playing and golf teaches us new ideas all the time.

Remember "Think Breathe Act " can a good process for any thing especially golf. 

You can think what ever you want but you must remember to breathe and then you act and it will come out well.

Guest Category: Fitness & Exercise, Kids & Family, Psychology, Personal Development, Motivational, Spiritual, Access Consciousness, Meditation, Sports & Recreation
Renée Gordon
Guest Occupation: In-demand speaker, Ordained Minister, Relationship & Love Coach
Guest Biography:

Dr. Renée Michelle Gordon is passionate about helping people find the love in their lives. She is an in-demand speaker, an ordained minister, a relationship & love coach, the author of the book Finding Your Love at Last: 5 Simple Steps to Attracting Your Soulmate Within 90 Days, and is currently working on her follow-up book that’s just for couples: Finding Your Love at Last: Duets—How Couples Can Make Beautiful Life Music Together. Dr. Renée has helped well over 500 couples find their love at last and is ready to help you do the same. Dr. Renée believes every couple’s relationship “problem” is nothing more than an opportunity in disguise. Dr. Renée is a regular on the hit Dr. Phil-produced television show, The Doctors, and is planning her own lifestyle/relationship TV show.

Guest Category: Courses & Training, Kids & Family, Love & Relationships, Relationship Counseling
Brandonn Mixon
Guest Occupation: Co-Founder and Director of Facilities of the Veterans Community Project
Guest Biography:

Brandonn Mixon

Co-Founder and Director of Facilities of the Veterans Community Project.

Brandonn Mixon spent four years in the United States Army as a Helicopter Crew Chief and Mechanic with the 82nd Airborne Division. During his time with the 82nd he deployed to Afghanistan in September of 2011 and participated in Operation Enduring Freedom. During these deployments Brandonn’s unit provided assault support and casualty evacuation.

Brandonn was medically retired from the Army in 2013. He moved back home to Lee's Summit, Missouri and started a business that assisted Veterans in receiving low-cost/free heating and cooling services. Brandonn worked as the CEO of Airborne Mechanical until leaving the business to co-found Veterans Community Project.

The Veterans Community Project (VCP) is on a mission to eliminate veteran homelessness by providing transitional-housing and enabling access to exceptional 360-degree service solutions. Focusing first in the Greater-Kansas City area, VCP aspires to use Kansas City as the blueprint for achieving similar successes in cities across the United States. VCP has a long-term goal of eliminating Veteran homelessness nationwide.

VCP is a 501(c)(3) Missouri nonprofit corporation founded by Kansas City Veterans who were frustrated by rampant homelessness throughout the Veteran community. VCP is team of connectors, feelers and doers on a mission to help our kin, our kind. We move with swift, bold action, always motivated to serve with compassion.

Veterans Community Project

8900 Troost Ave.
Kansas City, MO. 64131
(816) 599-6503

Guest Category: Health & Lifestyle, Military, News, Self Help, Society and Culture

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