Episode 015 – Amy Jo Martin

Amy Jo Martin, Host of the Why Not Now? podcast, NYT best-selling author, speaker, founder/CEO Amy Jo Martin This week’s guest is the amazing Amy Jo Martin. She is the host of the “Why Not Now?” podcast where she interviews people about the moment they realized they should go for that thing they’ve been thinking of doing. Amy Jo is a New York Times bestselling author, the ...

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Episode 014 – Tera Black, COO of the Charlotte Checkers

Tera Black, COO of the Charlotte Checkers Tera Black Since it is January and I am quite literally freezing here in Tampa, it seems apropos that I have this guest on.  With me today is Tera Black, the Chief Operating Officer for the Charlotte Checkers, the American Hockey league affiliate of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes. Her career in hockey is expansive and includes roles in ...

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Episode 013 – Dr. Kelly Duggan, Owner of Physical Therapy U

Dr. Kelly Duggan, Physical Therapist and Owner of Physical Therapy U Dr. Kelly Duggan Happy New Year!  By the time you hear this it will be 2018. There are three times of year that I absolutely love: the beginning of the year, Boston Marathon time, and school starting time. Each feels like a new start. The Boston Marathon provides me with a kick in the ...

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Episode 012 – Michelle Price, Director of Client Retention at the Washington Nationals

Michelle Price, Director of Client Retention for the Washington Nationals Michelle Price This week on Leveling the Playing Field, Bobbi-Sue chats with a classmate from UMass – Michelle Price, Director of Client Retention for the Washington Nationals. Michelle has been with the Nationals for about 8 months. Her career began as an intern for the UMass Athletic Department, blimp crew and a stint as a ...

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Episode 010 – Shireen Ahmed, Sports Journalist

Shireen Ahmed, Sports Journalist Shireen Ahmed Bobbi-Sue speaks this week with Shireen Ahmed, a freelance sports journalist and one of the hosts of Burn it All Down, the feminist sports podcast you need. Shireen is an athlete, advocate, coach, mentor, and community organizer who works with Youth of Colour on empowerment projects. She and Bobbi-Sue discuss her life as a Muslim woman in sport, soccer, ...

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Episode 009 – Keri Potts, Sr. Director of Communications at ESPN – Part 2

Keri Potts, Sr. Director of Communications at ESPN Keri Potts – Part 2 Every 90 seconds, an American is assaulted. In this Part 2 of my interview with Keri Potts, Sr. Director of Communications at ESPN. We talk about her assault in Italy, how she escaped by jumping from rooftops, and the process to bring her assaulter to justice while she was in America. This ...

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Episode 008 – Keri Potts, Sr. Director of Communications at ESPN – Part 1

Keri Potts, Sr. Director of Communication at ESPN Keri Potts – Part 1   Keri Potts is the Sr. Director of Communications for ESPN. Keri has been named one of PR Week’s 40 under 40, Presidential Volunteer Service Awardee, and ESPN’s Volunteer of the Year. She is the driving force behind ESPN hits such as the 30 for 30 films, College Gameday, and the SEC ...

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Episode 007 – Rashida Gayle, Director of Talent Marketing for TLA Worldwide

Rashida Gayle, Director of Talent Marketing at TLA Worldwide Rashida Gayle Rashida Gayle is the Director of Talent Marketing for TLA Worldwide.  Previously, she was with the RG Management agency as Director of Marketing, Client Services. She is an FSU alum with degrees in women’s studies and political science. Rashida counts Devonta Freeman as one of her clients. Make sure you subscribe, rate and review on Apple ...

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Episode 006 -Tracy West, Tournament Director for the Valspar Championship

Tracy West, Tour Director of the Valspar Championship Tracy West Tracy West, Tournament Director for the Valspar Championship, joins Bobbi-Sue on this week’s episode to discuss her career path. Having started her professional career doing market research and economic forecasting for the furniture and insurance industries, Tracy found her true calling after she began volunteering for a junior chamber organization on their Championship Tour event. ...

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Episode 005 – Allison Gorrell, President of Plan A Management

Allison Gorrell, President of Plan A Management Allison Gorrell Bobbi-Sue speaks with Allison Gorrell, the president of Plan A Management, a boutique full-service consulting firm. With experience in nonprofit management, public relations and special event production, Plan A Management is capable of executing events, programs, projects and campaigns for both nonprofit and for-profit entities. Plan A Management services multiple charitable organizations for athletes, including the Ryan Nece ...

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