By North Liberty
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People are doing work in the 52317. North Liberty is home to the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national transportation companies. We're home to solar energy and tech startups, and entrepreneurs getting their big ideas off the ground. Get to know your new business community.
||CleanTaking the Plunge||JoAnn Haack left her career in engineering to scuba dive and to train and outfit other divers full time. Yes, in Iowa. Now, after helping Diventures get its feet wet with a small shop in North Liberty, she's helping the company open a brand-new,...||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLet's Go Ride a Bike||Nate Kullbom is a serious bike racer, going the distance to find racing opportunities near and far. After coming on board as the manager of Sugar Bottom Bikes around three years ago he has been working to bring riding events closer to home....||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChocolate Chip Cookies with Frosting||He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake, he knows if you've been bad or good, so be good for goodness sake! For this special Christmas episode, we’re chatting with Santa Claus. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media,...||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHungry to Help||Matt Zacek left a career in sales to follow his passion for cooking and start a catering business. Along the way, he found a way to start a non-profit, Worth Our Weight 2, to get locals kids vocational training. North Liberty is the headquarters of...||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnecting a Community||Chuck Deisbeck has over thirty years at tinkering with phones, wiring homes and businesses, getting dirty running lines, and becoming intimately familiar with the telecommunications industry inside and out. By the time he became the CEO for...||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOh My Gourd!||Megan Colony isn’t your average teenager. When she’s not at school, dance class or hanging out with friends, she is helping her family prepare for the next season of the Colony Pumpkin Patch. We chat with Megan about the history of the patch, her...||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExcuse Me While I Kiss Cut the Sky||For a decade, Dennis Tallman has owned what most would call a printing business, but he thinks of it as custom manufacturing: everything going out door is unique and to spec. Over the years, he's added increasingly sophisticated capabilities to ...||9/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUn assaggio di Napoli||Gennaro Rusciano dreamed of opening a restaurant in the United States. After meeting Carol Gorney while she was visiting Italy, that dream started to become a reality. The two talk about their journey opening Rusciano's Authentic Taste of Napoli and...||8/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeeks, Games and Social Gatherings||For Josh Karau and Jason Clark of Geek City Games and Comics exploring fantasy worlds is just another day at work. In contrast to its digital counterpart, board gaming culture is built on imagination, socialization, and, as we come to...||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBone-in Pork Butt||Sean Keller is doing work at Mosley's Barbecue and Provisions and this summer he's bringing his not-really-Carolina-style barbecue home to North Liberty. We got a preview of where he'll do his work with hickory, pork, time and a two-ton,...||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPainting Outside the Lines||Becky Popelka is doing work at Big Picture Gallery & Studio, a space where everyone can summon their inner van Gogh. She talks about what drew her to the visual arts, what she loves most about teaching children and how she is making art more...||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFurniture Factory||Cindy Knebel is doing work at Revisit Warehouse, a furniture shop she (re)opened this January in North Liberty.||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The people who work
Fun way to meet new neighbors in this business community and learn what works for them.
Fun and Fast
Nick and Team do a great job of storytelling and keeping it short and fun!