S1 Episode 6: Heather Sidorowicz


Jumping Into the Tech Industry. Heather Sidorowicz is a leader in the field of technology integration. She tells stories about starting in door-to-door sales, purchasing Southtown Audio Video from her father, and navigating the differences between commercial and residential business. Heather also discusses the importance…

S1 Episode 5: Jarod Miller


Animal Kingdom and Beyond. Jarod Miller grew up with an uncontrollable fascination for wildlife and animals. He tells stories about learning alongside Jack Hanna, being the executive director of the Binghamton Zoo, starting his own nationally syndicated television series "Animal Exploration with…

S1 Episode 4: Steve Balesteri


Taking the Next Step as a Musician.  Steve Balesteri joined every singing group school offered, but it wasn't until after college when he found the courage to pursue music full-time.  He tells stories about discovering success through collaboration with like-minded musicians.  Steve also offers…

S1 Episode 3: Emily Kluckhohn


Want to Start an Online Business?  Emily Kluckhohn, Director of Storytelling at Step Out Buffalo, tells stories about taking a risk and leaving her job to start a wildly successful website.  She talks about the decision to pivot from a restaurant-review…

S1 Episode 2: Russell J. Salvatore


80 Years in the Restaurant Business?  Check.  Million-Dollar Philanthropist?  Check.  Russell J. Salvatore, owner of Russell's Steaks, Chops, & More and Salvatore's Grand Hotel, tells stories about growing up, almost failing when he didn't put pizza on the menu…

S1 Episode 1: Jason Havens & Dave Johnson


What's it like to start a brewery?  Hosts Rich Douglas and Bill Easton are joined by Jason Havens and Dave Johnson, founders and owners of Rusty Nickel Brewing Co.  Years in the making, their brewery has been open a…

S1 Preview: The Storytelling Begins


Hosts Rich Douglas and Bill Easton tease what listeners can expect to hear in future episodes, brainstorm potential guests, and preview the tone of the show. Overall, the Guys Telling Stories podcast spotlights inspiring stories from a variety of…