Collected Clan: The Company You Keep
By Gregory Byerline
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Welcome to Collected Clan ... the podcast featuring conversational biographies of relatable people with real stories of triumph and tragedy plus successes and setbacks. I'm your host Gregory Byerline. People often come and go, but these are the company you keep. Everyday people making their mark. Lots of interesting conversations heading your way as we talk about life's ups, downs, and all arounds.
||Clean#20 – Season 1 Wrap Up: Listener Feedback, Inspiration in nature, and a personal Non-Profit Spotlight||In this episode, I'm flying solo because I have some interesting things to share as a wrap-up to Season 1. We're approaching the one year anniversary of recording the first Collected Clan episode, and it's been an exciting year introducing you to some..||1/21/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19 – Stephen Tedeschi: On Performing Arts, Being Italian, and the Joy of Christmas||My guest today is Stephen Tedeschi. Stephen is another artist in my world, and we've shared many a stage together with him at the helm of numerous dramatic arts performances, which, of course, we talk about here. He's very much Italian, and his...||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18 – Bonus: Thank You Notes...Audio Time Capsules of Gratitude||In this bonus episode of Collected Clan, we kick off the holiday season right here at the start of Thanksgiving week with some audio thank you notes from previous guests and a few additional people for whom I'm grateful. Wherever you are and whatever...||11/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17 – Lauren Phelps: On Creativity, Pursuing Dreams, and Motherhood||Lauren Phelps is an accomplished creative entrepreneur. I first knew Lauren as she achieved great success with her clothing line LEONA then as a client when I had the opportunity to photograph several seasonal lookbooks of her fashion designs. She has..||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#16 – Tony Caldwell: On Hair Dressing, Entrepreneurship, and the Ability To Choose||Tony Caldwell is a renowned hair dresser, entrepreneur, and fantastic conversationalist, as one would expect to experience when sitting in his salon chair. We talk about his first-hand experience behind the scenes at many New York Fashion Weeks, his...||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15 – Abby Stahlschmidt: On Modeling, Objectification and A Little Bit of Music||My guest today is Abby Stahlschmidt. Abby is a professional model with whom I've worked several times, and she's also an accomplished violinist playing across the US and Europe. We talk about her music career so far and take a deep dive into the...||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#14 – Tiffany Montero: On Autism, Adoption, and Running To Heal||n this episode, we hear from Tiffany Montero and how she's navigating life through the lens of high-functioning autism and the redemptive power of adoption and how she made a conscious connection with her own birth mom as a birth mom herself. This is...||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13 – Bradley Ford: Guitarist, DJ, Music Man (Part 2)||In this episode, we have the second half of the conversation with my friend Bradley Ford about his career in music, our love of music and musicals, the impact of music on society through education and so much more, including what it's like to have...||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12 – Father's Day Memos...Saying It Forward||I have a special treat for you as Father's Day approaches. This episode is a collection of unreleased material from previous episodes with guests who are fathers, an extension of Episode #9 that was Mother's Day. This podcast series is all about...||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11 – Bradley Ford: Guitarist, DJ, Music Man (Part 1)||In this episode, I talk with my friend Bradley Ford about his career in music, our love of music and musicals, the impact of music on society through education and so much more, including what it's like to have experienced a school shooting first...||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 – John J. Thompson: Musician, Author, Troubadour||In this episode, I talk with John J. Thompson. Though we met less than 10 years ago, John and I share a rather parallel life that was exciting to explore in this conversation about our shared Central Illinois roots and about signing his own adoption...||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9 – Bonus: Mother's Day Memos...Saying It Forward||In this bonus episode, I have a special treat for you. This episode is a collection of unreleased material from previous episodes with guests who are mothers. This podcast series is all about conversation, which is much more than an interview. They're..||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8 – Ginger Eldridge: Mother, Survivor, Honorer||In this episode, I reconnect with Ginger Eldridge, someone I've known for nearly the entire 26 years I've lived in Nashville. We talk about music business life in Nashville, the impact we both experienced knowing the late great Landy Gardner, getting...||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 – Jenny & Franklin Baker: Runners, Homeschoolers, Encouragers||Jenny & Franklin Baker have covered more ground (literally) than your average couple, whether on the road or trail running or turning their life's boat upstream by moving to the woods and simplifying their life to amplify the impact they have on...||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 – Elizabeth Foster: Painter, Songwriter, Dreamer||Elizabeth Foster is a beyond-talented artist whose work you really need to see and hear. We talk about her early music career, world travels, uber-fantastic paintings she creates that are must-see (truly), how she makes a living as a full-time artist,..||4/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 – Tanya Willis: Dog Rescuer & Matchmaker||Tanya and I talk about a mutually favorite subject...DOGS! Beyond their puppy dog eyes and waggly tails, she shares how Agape Animal Rescue came to be plus What it's like to raid a dog fighting operation How inspiring it is when she's able to...||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 – Bethany Torino: Chocolatier, Entrepreneur, Risk Taker||Bethany is not in Kansas anymore, and she makes decadent chocolates that'll stir your taste buds and soul like a tornado. In this conversation, we talk about growing in Dorothy's hometown, how we were in the same building at the same time 25+ years...||3/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 – Markus Garza: Army Ranger, Leadership, Advocare||Markus Garza talks openly about his time as a cadet and football player at the United States Military Academy (West Point) which lead to his service time as an Army Ranger leading soldiers in Iraq, how his military leadership skills apply to his...||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 – David Meyers: Musician, Firefighter, Philosopher||David and I talked extensively his music career, songwriting, love & marriage, human interaction, social ills and solutions to those ills, and the ideology and philosophy that fuels his world. 1:24 20th anniversary, Gifts, and How they met ......||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 – Amber Williams: Model, Scientist, Dog Lover||Amber Williams talks about her experience as a model and wardrobe stylist, her professional career as a laboratory scientist, stem cell transplants, what it's like to be single again in today's modern world, plus our mutually favorite...||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#0 – Trailer: The Company You Keep||American society is at a crossroads as we grapple with international propaganda, national fake news, and the ease of sharing topics on social media after reading only the click-bait headline. We don't look deeper. Somewhere along the way we’ve lost...||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#0 - Introduction & Welcome||Welcome to Collected Clan ... The podcast about outstanding people I've met along the way. People with interesting stories, triumphs, and ideals. People who've made their mark in the world and in my life. I'm your host Gregory Byerline. I've met a lot..||2/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Love hearing life stories!
I have been super intrigued lately by people’s life stories and how the people we meet and situations we face impact our lives. Loved every episode so far. Definitely has me thinking, “who’s in my clan?”.
What a great podcast!
I love the concept of this podcast. The guests are interesting people, and the conversation is compelling. Keep up the good work!!
So pumped for more!
Oh man, I love this idea. Thanks for sharing these stories with us. Can't wait hear them!!