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Kelcey Lehrich – Building an E-Commerce Portfolio – Ep. 53
Kelcey Lehrich is the co-founder of 365 Holdings, a firm that acquires and grows e-commerce brands with a focus on shared services and vertical integration.
Ryan Callaghan – Oilstop’s Customer-Focused Culture – Ep. 52
Oilstop is a car service business on the west coast with 30 locations across 4 states and a strong customer focused culture.
Rob LaBonne – 6th Gen Family Grocery Store and Self-Storage – Ep. 51
Rob works in his family’s 6th generation grocery business, LaBonne’s Markets, and recently purchased a self-storage business.
Jason Hill – Growing a Custom Countertop Business – Ep. 50
Jason acquired Precision Stoneworks, a custom countertop fabrication and installation business, from his father-in-law and now runs it as the CEO.
Nick Haschka – Buying Small – Ep. 49
Nick and I talk through his thesis on why you should start off acquiring a small company.
Mike Botkin – First 30 Days in a Small Landscaping Business – Ep. 48
Mike Botkin has recently acquired a landscaping company in Orlando, FL and has finished his first 30 days in the business.
John Wilson – Growing the Family Plumbing Business – Ep. 47
John purchased his 3rd generation family business, Wilson Plumbing, which was started by his grandfather and has grown it from 4-5 plumbers to 20 and still growing strong.
Bill D’Alessandro – Acquiring and Scaling E-Commerce Brands – Ep. 46
My guest on this episode is Bill D’Alessandro, CEO of Elements Brands which buys digitally native consumer brands and uses their expertise and playbook to scale them upward.
Matthew Hinson – Acquiring Orthopedic Surgery Practices – Ep. 45
Matt is a director of corporate development at Orthopedic Care Partners, a private equity group focused on acquiring orthopedic surgery practices.
David Krock – Operating for Serendipity – Ep. 44
This is the second time I’ve had David Krock on the podcast, the first was episode 6 where we broadly discussed his investment firm, Sunset Coast Brands which has now become PermaVentures. This second episode with him goes off the beaten path a bit.
Each year I write an annual letter to readers and listeners to reflect on the evolution of the podcast and my personal growth.