W4CY 4/15/2021 2:00 PM ET W4VET 4/18/2021 9:00PM ET

Ty Mann'sOur guest today is Major (Retired) Terrence “Ty” Manns he will discuss the new movie My Brother’s Keeper, he is the writer of the film and the story is based loosely on Ty’s father’s story coming back from Viet Nam.  Ty never lost his passion for storytelling, creativity, and film making. In 1999, Ty met his friend, colleague, and mentor, Mr. Rick Bieber, former President of HBO Pictures. Through Rick’s support and mentoring, Ty’s filmmaking and storytelling, knowledge, and experience grew. In 2006, Ty worked with Rick under his independent film production company, Angel City Pictures (ACP). From 2006 to 2009 ACP produced a number of independent film projects, including the tragic true story of Luke Abbate in the film The 5th Quarter.The film is now playing in theatres across the country.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KycbKhJL47Y

My Brother’s Keeper shares the story of returning war veteran SFC Travis Fox (TC Stallings) who has one more battle to fight – PTSD.  Fox and his best friend SFC Ron “Preach” Pearcy (Joey Lawrence) are in their 6th combat deployment when Preach and his entire Ranger platoon are killed in a deadly IED attack. Travis returns to his hometown to settle the affairs of his parents who had passed away years before. In searching for answers about his parents, he also discovers a new obstacle in PTSD. He finds support from church counselor Tiffany Robertson (Keshia Knight-Pulliam) and slowly begins to rediscover his faith in God, until he discovers a secret. Travis uncovers a secret hidden by his best friend Donnie Berry (Robert Ri’chard) that threatens his new-found faith, restores his guilt, and causes him to consider the unthinkable. For more information go to:  https://www.mybrotherskeeper.com


Roshanda Turner a patient advocate for Kidney disease, she discusses managing the disease and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment choice. Roshanda is passionate about educating others about kidney failure and home dialysis. Since her diagnosis, Roshanda has trained on how to do her hemodialysis treatment at home and is now on the kidney transplant list. She has two children, 22-year-old and a 7-year-old, and lives in Massachusetts. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, feng shui and meditation. For more information go to:https://www.kidney.org/


Our second guest is Kathy Cummings, Bank of America SVP Homeownership Solutions and Strategic Relationships, discusses the  new wave of first-time homebuyers are eager to change things up in a home of their own but face challenges. While many prospective homebuyers can afford monthly mortgage payments, the upfront costs and current environment may make homeownership seem out of reach. Bank of America offers a wealth of resources and significant grant programs to help buyers achieve affordable and sustainable homeownership. Most recently, Bank of America tripled its affordable homeownership initiative to $15 billion through 2025, aiming to help more than 60,000 individuals and families to purchase homes. For more information go to Bank of America.com

 

Fairfax Radio 4/6/2021 8:00AM ET

Our first guest is Dr. Lynette Reed, Educator, Author, Podcaster, Dabbler In Photography and Songwriting. Her mission is to help people and organizations feel more connected to the world around them and the relationships that are most important to them. She is a People and Culture Partner for both individuals and organizations. Her mission is to help people feel connected to the world around them and the relationships that are most important to them. She has found that when your expectations and reality connect, you will see an increase in personal self-awareness, improvement in relationships with others, and expansion of your understanding of how humanity impacts the world. This way of thinking translates into increased employee engagement, improved corporate culture, and decreased conflict for organizations. Her current literary contributions include a workbook titled, Fixing the Problem, Making changes in how you deal with challenges, book contributions, syndicated articles, guest radio appearances, and a series of children’s books with Abingdon Press.  For more information go to: https://www.expectations2reality.com/


Our second guest is Orlando-based wealth manager and financial planning expert Alex Gonzalez will provide some insights and perspectives on how to work with a financial professional to craft an ideal strategy that combines protecting ones’ current assets while positioning oneself to build wealth in the future. Alex Gonzalez is a Regional Market Executive for Regions Private Wealth in Orlando, Florida. Gonzalez and his team work closely with high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients to provide customized solutions across a variety of investment and financial objectives.


Our last guest is Margaret Ference. Senior Vice President, BB Credit & Ops Director, Huntington National Bank. The economic uncertainty sparked by the pandemic has highlighted the need for an increased financial opportunity for all people who are starting or growing their small businesses. Maggie Ference from Huntington National Bank will discuss the opportunities that exist for small businesses today, including support and funding for startups and especially for minority business owners.

America’s small businesses have been particularly hard hit during the pandemic. Even in its early weeks, February to April 2020, the number of active businesses plummeted by 22%, according to a report from the National Bureau of Economic Research. As states continue to see stay-at-home orders come and go, small businesses are still feeling the brunt of the pandemic. For those that have managed to stay afloat during this unprecedented time, what has helped them pivot and remain in business? And is now is the wrong time to consider starting a new busines.

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WCVG 1320AM 4/5/2021 Noon ET

Roshanda Turner is a patient advocate, she discusses managing the disease and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment choice. Roshanda is passionate about educating others about kidney failure and home dialysis. Since her diagnosis, Roshanda has trained on how to do her hemodialysis treatment at home and is now on the kidney transplant list. She has two children, 22-year-old and a 7-year-old, and lives in Massachusetts. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, feng shui and meditation. For more information go to:https://www.kidney.org/


Our second guest is Kathy Cummings, Bank of America SVP Homeownership Solutions and Strategic Relationships, discusses the  new wave of first-time homebuyers are eager to change things up in a home of their own but face challenges. While many prospective homebuyers can afford monthly mortgage payments, the upfront costs and current environment may make homeownership seem out of reach. Bank of America offers a wealth of resources and significant grant programs to help buyers achieve affordable and sustainable homeownership. Most recently, Bank of America tripled its affordable homeownership initiative to $15 billion through 2025, aiming to help more than 60,000 individuals and families to purchase homes. For more information go to Bank of America.com


Jeff Mans is a part owner and Chief Content Officer of the Elite Sports Network. He has been playing fantasy sports for over 30 years and is a 16-year veteran of the fantasy sports industry. In addition to being a multi-award winning writer and broadcaster, he has won multiple high-stakes league championships, is a 19-time DFS live final qualifiers and is a two-time daily fantasy sports live final winner. His work has been featured in dozens of newspapers, magazines & online sources. He was also featured in the documentary film “Living the Fantasy.” His career winnings in fantasy sports are well over $1 million dollars. He is also the outspoken front man of SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio, hosting a variety of live programs including Elite Sports from 4-6 PM ET every weekday.

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