LIFESTYLE PROFILES

Welcome to Lifestyle Frisco’s weekly video interview series, LIFESTYLE PROFILES.

Watch while our CEO, Wendi McGowan-Ellis, is “discovering and disclosing the people who create the fabric of Frisco.”

October 16, 2019 lifestyle profiles 0089 sunitha cheruvu allison miller
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Sunitha Cheruvu and Allison Miller – Getting Our Kids Future Ready at the Frisco Education Foundation

Interview #89 Making a difference by investing in and inspiring the future of our children, Sunitha Cheruvu and Allison Miller...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
October 10, 2019 lifestyle profiles 0088 stephanie seay
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Stephanie Seay – Saving Money While Saving Lives in Frisco

Interview #88 A lifestyle and fashion blogger in Dallas, Stephanie Seay is a Co-Chair of Partners Card 2019. Your $70 Partners...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
October 3, 2019 lifestyle profiles 0087 dr mike waldrip
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Dr. Mike Waldrip – Knowing Each Child by Name and Need

Interview #87 All the way from Post, Texas, just southeast of Lubbock, Dr. Mike Waldrip, our Frisco ISD Superintendent, is...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
September 25, 2019 Tutor Doctor Frisco
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How to Have Happier and More Successful Students with Tutor Doctor

Interview #86 While grades are the yardstick by which we measure students, instilling confidence and a love of learning brings...

by Scott Ellis
September 18, 2019 Keith Ashley and Kaylee Kelley - Bringing Oktoberfest to Frisco
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Keith Ashley and Kaylee Kelley – Bringing Oktoberfest to Frisco

Interview #85 An authentic German experience, Oktoberfest, is coming to Frisco! SBG Hospitality organizer Kaylee Kelley and...

by Scott Ellis
September 11, 2019 kimberly wade - kids shouldn't have cancer
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Kimberly Wade On The Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

Interview #84 We’re honored to have Kimberly Wade, founder of Kids Shouldn’t Have Cancer, join us to tell the story of her...

by Scott Ellis
August 21, 2019 lifestyle profiles 0082 william shaddock
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William Shaddock – How The Shaddock Family Brings Luxury Living to Frisco

Interview #82 Coming from a well-known name here in Frisco, William Shaddock is the second generation developing and designing...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
August 14, 2019 lifestyle profiles 0081 logan stout
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Logan Stout – Hidden Gem Making Magic at ID Life

Interview #81 A "hidden gem" in the 75033, Logan Stout is a local man making things happen with his company, ID Life, a...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
August 8, 2019 lifestyle profiles 0080 george galanopoulos
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George Galanopoulos – Our New Head Coach of the Texas Legends

Interview #80 From Illinois to Indiana to California to New Zealand, meet globe-trotting George Galanopoulos, our 6th head coach...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
August 1, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0079-shannon-hammond
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Shannon Hammond – Helping You “Escape” the Ordinary in Frisco

Interview #79 This bubbly blond who’s been here over 20 years, Shannon Hammond has seen tons of change happen in Frisco....

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
July 24, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0078-rooha-alexander-and-tushar-jain
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Rooha Alexander and Tushar Jain – “Conspire”ing to Take Over Frisco

Interview #78 Entrepreneurship is emerging everywhere in Frisco… Meet Rooha Alexander and Tushar Jain two young entrepreneurs...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
July 17, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0077-alicia-bush
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Alicia Bush – Building Shelters and Healing Hearts at Treasured Vessels

Interview #77 This southern beauty from Texarkana has a HUGE heart... Alicia Bush is the founder of Treasured Vessels, a 501C3...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
July 11, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0076-rick-fletcher
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Rick Fletcher – Making Music Street Happen in Frisco

Interview #76 In 1985, Rick Fletcher arrived in the Dallas area and not long after settled in Frisco for a software company job....

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
July 4, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0075-jennifer-harper
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Jennifer Harper – Bringing FRESH to Frisco

Interview #75 From California to Frisco, Jennifer Harper is bringing FRESH to Frisco with the Frisco Fresh Market. As the second...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
June 19, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0074-shelley-holley
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Shelley Holley – Leading the Library of the Future in Frisco

Interview #74 Leading the most progressive library in the State of Texas, thanks in large part to her vision, Shelley Holley is...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
June 13, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0073-brandi-werner-erin-miller
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Brandi Werner and Erin Miller – Shattered Dreams in Frisco

Interview #73 "Shattered Dreams" is a two-day program designed to educate students about the dangers of underage drinking and...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
June 7, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0072-shenna-lawless
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Shenna Lawless – First Female VFW Post Commander of Frisco

Interview #72 Decorated combat veteran and recipient of 12 Army Medals and the Combat Action Badge, let's meet the first female...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
May 30, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0071-john-lettelleir
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John Lettelleir – Development Services Director for City of Frisco

Interview #71 Managing planning, building inspections, code enforcement and health and food safety, John Lettelleir has led the...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
May 23, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0070-sidharth-sood
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Sidharth Sood – Winner of Y.E.A. Investors Pitch Panel in Frisco

Interview #70 Winner of the 2019 Young Entrepreneurs Academy "Investors Pitch Panel," Sidharth Sood has founded Arise...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
May 17, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0069-danyel-surrency-jones
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Danyel Surrency-Jones – The Power and Sophistication Behind PowerHandz

Interview #69 From working at a medical device company, to co-founding and leading a global athletic product tech company,...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
May 9, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0068-sue-chapman-lari-mcconegly
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Sue Chapman and Lari Mcconegly – Healing Horses and Hearts at Becky’s Hope Horse Rescue

Interview #68 Two of the most lively and heart-warming women we've interviewed yet... Sue Chapman and Lari Mcconegly of...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
May 3, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0067-erin-hudson
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Erin Hudson – President of Frisco Football League

Interview #67 Correction: Since publishing we've learned that the first female president of the FFL was Julie Saner Markham...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
April 25, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0066-ashley-miller
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Ashley Miller – Brains and Beauty with NBCF in Frisco

Interview #66 Born in Cajun Country, she got here as quick as she could, and today Ashley Miller is leading community relations...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
April 17, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0065-dana-cheney
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Dana Cheney – The First Lady of Frisco Texas

Interview #65 From being raised on a ranch to Frisco’s First Lady, Dana Cheney is like most other moms in Frisco - running a...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
April 11, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0064-paul-simon-and-dustin-paschal
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Paul Simon and Dustin Paschal – Super Lawyers with Super Big Hearts

Interview #64 With hearts as big as their Texas Super Lawyer personalities, Paul Simon and Dustin Paschal are "leading the...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
April 3, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0063-lauren-stephan
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Lauren Stephan – Toasting and Tasting with Frisco Uncorked

Interview #63 Creating memorable experiences through unforgettable events, let's meet Lauren Stephan, Founder and President of...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
March 27, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0062-stacy-alton
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Stacy Alton – Leading Collaborative Critical Thinking at Leadership Prep

Interview #62 Born and raised in Oklahoma, Stacy Alton, Superintendent of Leadership Prep School, got here as fast as she could....

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
March 21, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0061-amy-rudy-and-christi-mitchell
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Amy Rudy and Christi Mitchell – Fundraising and Friendship with the Frisco Women’s League

Interview #61 Volunteering, fundraising, and friendship that improves the quality of life in our community, watch as Amy Rudy...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
March 14, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0060-andy-milovich
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Andy Milovich – Raising the Bar on RoughRiders Baseball in Frisco

Interview #60 Connecting fans and raising the bar on baseball, Andy Milovich, the new President and General Manager of the...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
March 7, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0059-scott-ellis
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V. Scott Ellis – The Man Behind Our Brand

Interview #59 With a passion for small business and all things digital, our Co-Founder and COO, V. Scott Ellis, is the brains...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
February 27, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0058-pat-delange - friscoswim
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Pat DeLange – Teaching All Ages How to Splish, Splash, and Swim in Frisco

Interview #58 A lovely lady with a sweet spot for swimming, meet Pat DeLange, (or as she's better known "Ms. Pat"), founder...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
February 21, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0057-alcyr-coelho
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Alcyr Coelho – A Lifetime of Practical Fitness for Everyone

Interview #57 With every workout session as a one-on-one, private experience, Alcyr Coelho is delivering on fitness goals in...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
February 13, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0056-laura-Beard-josh-kappers
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Laura Beard and Josh Kappers – Helping the Hosts Be A Guest at Their Own Event

Interview #56 Who do chefs like Tre Wilcox turn to for assistance at events? Meet Sasta founder Laura Beard and her CTO Josh...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
February 6, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0055-heather-canterbury
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Heather Canterbury – Feeding Frisco One Bowl at a Time

Interview #55 A passionate non-profit leader, Heather Canterbury is working hard to feed our hungry children at Frisco...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
January 30, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0054-john-clendening
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John Clendening – His Love Letter to Frisco

Interview #54 From California kid to corporate communications at EDS, John Clendening has written a "love letter to Frisco" in...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
January 24, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0053-danny-mehta
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Danny Mehta – Investor, Entrepreneur, and Downtown Advisor

Interview #53 The newest President of the Downtown Merchant Association, Danny Mehta is one of The Rail District's biggest...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
January 16, 2019 mike simpson
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Mike Simpson – From Small Town Boy to Mayor to CEO

Interview #52 A West Virginia-native who’s lived all over the U.S., former Mayor Mike Simpson is now the CEO of the Boys...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
January 11, 2019 lifestyle-profiles-0051-brittany-colberg
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Brittany Colberg – A Woman of Integrity

Interview #51 With over 10 years in the title insurance industry, Brittany Colberg is a Frisco woman of integrity with a warm...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
December 21, 2018 Wendi McGowan-Ellis LIFESTYLE PROFILES No. 50
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Happy Holidays from the Lifestyle Frisco Team

Interview #50 Another Christmas ALREADY? Seriously, what the Elf? It seems like we just cleared up the tinsel from last...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
December 12, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0049-melanie-nance
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Melanie Nance – Connecting Others in Frisco

Interview #49 One of the best-networked ladies in Frisco, Melanie Nance  is Frisco's "Young Professional of the Year" and a...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
December 5, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0048-jeff-cheney
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Mayor Jeff Cheney – PGA Relocating to Frisco

Interview #48 Frisco has made international news when Mayor Jeff Cheney announced, along with City Council, a ground-breaking...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
November 29, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0047-lady-leaders-of-lifestyle-frisco
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Nicole Barron, Kelly Walker, and Yvonne Brown – the Lady Leaders of Lifestyle Frisco

Interview #47 These ladies create story ideas, write articles, edit posts, share everything on our social media channels, and...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
November 21, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0046-karen-necciai-tricia-stimac
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Karen Necciai and Tricia Stimac – Creative Gifting with a Social Twist

Interview #46 Creating unique gifts of all kinds, Karen Necciai and Tricia Stimac are providing custom and personalized items...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
November 14, 2018 Charlie Wendell - Melody of Hope
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Charlie Wendell – Letting the Music Bring Hope

Interview #45 Using music to raise awareness and funds for other nonprofits, Charlie Wendell is the Founder and Executive...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
November 7, 2018 Tumbleweed Texstyles
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Brian Wysong and Jeb Matulich – Handcrafted Texas Apparel by Tumbleweed Texstyles

Interview #44 Meet Brian Wysong and Jeb Matulich, founders of Tumbleweed Texstyles, a brand that has it's own Frisco...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
November 1, 2018 allison-burum-chris-morgan
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Allison Burum and Chris Morgan – Thanks and Giving with the North Texas Turkey Trot

Interview #43 This Thanksgiving, the mashed potatoes will wait and you can DVR the Macy's parade. Meet Allison Burum,...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
October 26, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-thumbnail-shannon-kmak-heather-webb
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Shannon Kmak and Heather Webb – Giving Through Gifting at JLCC

Interview #42 With a gift for giving, Shannon Kmak, President of the Junior League of Collin County, and Heather Webb, Chair of...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
October 17, 2018 jasin burt - bottled in bond
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Jasin Burt – Creating a Craft Cocktail and Dining Culture

Interview #41 Pull up a seat at the dark, hardwood bar that the runs the length of the restaurant, order your favorite classic...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
October 10, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0040-matt-wixon
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Matt Wixon – Fourth Down in Texas

Interview #40 “Where Friday Night Lights Meets Concussion,” Matt Wixon is the Facilitator for Athletics in the...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
October 3, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0038-bill-cates
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Bill Cates – Frisco’s First Veteran of the Year

Interview #39 Having lived in Frisco for 87 years, Bill Cates is our city's first recipient of Mayor Cheney's Distinguished...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
September 26, 2018 jill-mcmillan-christine-jurgensen
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Jill McMillan and Christine Jorgensen – Kicking Pediatric Cancer to the Curb for Kids

Interview #38 Creating awareness and increasing support to find a cure for pediatric cancers, Jill McMillan, on the board of...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
September 20, 2018 Dawn Cruzan - Camp Craig Allen
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Dawn Cruzan – Seeing and Serving the Overlooked through Camp Craig Allen

Interview #37 Delightful as she is professional, Dawn Cruzan is the Founder and President of Camp Craig Allen. Come join us at...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
September 12, 2018 Crystal Gornto of Heartstories on Lifestyle Profiles
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Crystal Gornto – Replacing the Noise with HeartStories

Interview #36 On the outside do you look like you have it all together, but on the inside, you’re fighting a soundtrack of...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
September 5, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0035-andre-angel
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Andre Angel – An Entrepreneur Ending Hunger

Interview #35 After taking his kids to volunteer at a food pantry in Plano, TX, Andre Angel was shocked to discover that hunger...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
August 29, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-episode-0034-thumbnail
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Frisco Flyers – Frisco’s Newest Volleyball Club

Interview #34 Jason Rogers and Bill Raitt were looking for the right sport for their kids and an opportunity to help them learn...

by Scott Ellis
August 22, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0033-earnest-morgan
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Earnest Morgan – From Bar-B-Que to Burning Bridges for a New Life in Frisco

Interview #33 With a passion for people, this teddy bear of a gentleman, Earnest Morgan, is touching lives and moving hearts in...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
August 15, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0032-allyson-mendel
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Allyson Mendel – California Beauty Bringing the Best to Real Estate in Frisco

Interview #32 This week, let’s meet Allyson Mendel. With a college National Volleyball Championship and a father who played in...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
August 8, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0031-peter-burns
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Peter Burns – Building the Future of Entrepreneurship in Frisco

Interview #31 Building the future of entrepreneurship in Frisco, Peter Burns is the Program Manager for Young Entrepreneurs...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
August 1, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0030-lauren-newman-burge
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Lauren Newman Burge – From Farmland to Fastest Growing City

Interview #30 The Newman family was here before Frisco was Frisco. Listen in as Lauren Newman Burge tells the story of her...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
July 25, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0029-dave-frakes
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Dave Frakes – Welcome To The Family at Industrial Cigar Company

Interview #29 Years ago one evening, catching his grown sons smoking cigars in the family hot tub, father Dave Frakes found a...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
July 18, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0028-carrie-daniel-himel
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Carrie and Daniel Himel – Bringing Baseball Tournaments to Tweens with Middle School Matchup

Interview #28 Carrie and Daniel Himel, weren’t satisfied with the fact that their middle school aged boys couldn’t play...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
July 11, 2018 Jordan Knowles Fast Forward Valet
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Jordan Knowles – Driving Frisco Forward with Fast Forward Valet

Interview #27 This week, let’s meet Frisco’s favorite valet, Jordan Knowles, founder and CEO of Fast Forward Valet. If you...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
July 5, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-thumbnail-template
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Kristin Grammar – Creating Connections and Commercial Developments in Frisco

Interview #26 Connected to almost everyone in Frisco, Kristin Grammar is an Associate Vice President at TIG Real Estate, a...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
June 27, 2018 jenny dean fitness
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Jenny Dean – Frisco’s Fitness Femme Fatale

Interview #25 This week, let's meet Jenny Dean, Founder of Jenny Dean Fitness, and a Frisco fitness pioneer. Jenny believes in...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
June 20, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0024-marsha-clark
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Marsha Clark – Enhancing the Pipeline of Powerful Female Leadership

Interview #24 A woman who is in full possession of her mind, who is responsible for her thoughts and actions, and who is...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
June 13, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-thumbnail-template
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Uma Mohan – Empowering Frisco Kids to Think Critically

Interview #23 For many of us, summer break means a welcome shift to less-structured days, more flexibility, and no required...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
June 6, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0022-heidi-wysocki
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Heidi Wysocki – Avoiding, Mitigating, and Overcoming Active Shooter Situations

Interview #22 We're 23 weeks into 2018, and across our country, there have already been 23 school shootings where someone...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
May 30, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-brandon-frakes-gabe-harris-thumbnail
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Brandon Frakes and Gabe Harris – The Go Local Guys

Interview #21 This week, we got the Go Local guys - Brandon Frakes and Gabe Harris - out from behind the camera to talk about...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
May 23, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0020-raj-chhadua-thumbnail
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Raj Chhadua – The Pharmacist Focused on YOU

Interview #20 With leadership experience in pharmacy operations, compliance, and overall quality improvement, Raj Chhadua and...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
May 11, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0019-tomasz-kwiatkowski
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Tomasz Kwiatkowski – Sales Exec and Strategist with a Passion for People

Interview #19 "Give Back. Make Things Happen. Take Risks." All mottos of Tomasz Kwiatkowski. A natural connection builder with...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
May 4, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0018-susan-sanders
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Susan Sanders – Developing the UNT Texas Fashion Collection

Interview #18 Guarding a unique repository of high fashion and style, Frisco resident Susan Sanders is the University of North...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
April 27, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0017-kevin-hail
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Kevin Hail – Comforting Others with HOPE for a Cure at National Breast Cancer Foundation

Interview #17 Since we tape all our LIFESTYLE PROFILES vides in the National Breast Cancer Foundation studios, the opportunity...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
April 20, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0015-raphael-smith-v2
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Raphael Smith – Serial Entrepreneur for Athletes

Interview #16 As a serial entrepreneur in the sports and athletic industry, Raphael Smith is changing the way injuries are...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
April 13, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0015-erin-smith
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Erin Smith – Business Strategist and Entrepreneur Expert Delivering the Entrepreneur Summit

Interview #15 Erin Smith has a vast background in the corporate world and entrepreneurship. Starting out from college with a...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
April 6, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0014-michael davis
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Michael Davis – Kids’ Character Development at ETHOS Education Group

Interview #14 Frisco resident Michael Davis is meeting social and emotional needs for kids through character development...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
March 30, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0012-scott-pontikes
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Scott Pontikes – Founder of Scotty P’s – A FOODIE Before It Was a Fad

Interview #13 This week, let's meet Scott Pontikes, founder of Scotty P's Hamburgers. Scott was a foodie before being a...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
March 23, 2018 peter-claffey
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Peter Claffey – Leading All the Mind-Stretching Fun at Sci-Tech Discovery Center

Interview #12 Executive Director of the Sci-Tech Discovery Center, Petter Claffey brings energy, enthusiasm, and expertise to...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
March 16, 2018 johnny dela valdene
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Johnny Dela Valdene – Keeping Frisco Fit at Cowboys Fit

Interview #11 Johnny Dela Valdene is an entrepreneur in the truest sense... He has never worked for anyone else. As the CEO of...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
March 9, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0010-trey wilcox
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Tre Wilcox – James Beard Award Winning Chef with Techniques, Recipes, and Execution

Interview #10 Tre Wilcox looks like he belongs at the gym more than in a kitchen. If judging his athletic physique, many are...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
March 2, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0009-suad-bejtovic
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Suad Bejtovic – The Best Dressed Photographer in the World

Interview #9 Suad Bejtovic is the best-dressed photographer in the world… He has a big Canon and he’s not afraid to shoot...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
February 23, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0008-finley
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Thomas Finley – Making Frisco Smarter at the Public Library

Interview #8 Thomas Finley is the Adult Services Manager at the Frisco Public Library. As a former book scout for Larry...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
February 16, 2018 casey-mceuin-project-relo
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Casey McEuin – Furthering Opportunities for Veterans Through Project RELO

Interview #7 Casey McEuin is the President and Executive Director of Project RELO. He's on a mission to create opportunities...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
February 9, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0006-tammy-meinershagen
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Tammy Meinershagen – A Champion for the Flourishing Arts in Frisco

Interview #6 As Executive Director of Frisco Arts, Tammy Meinershagen is on a mission to advance the Arts in our community. Hear...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
February 2, 2018 lifestyle-profiles-0005-calloway
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Brooklyn and Matt Calloway – Sharing Their Passion For Downtown Frisco

Interview #5 Brooklyn and Matt Calloway have a passion for all things vintage including historic Frisco. Brooklyn is a former...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
January 26, 2018 tracie-shipman-lifestyle-profiles
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Tracie Shipman – What Makes Frisco Special

Interview #4 As a former Mayor Pro Tem, Tracie Reveal Shipman has a unique historical perspective on Frisco. In this interview,...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
January 19, 2018 donny-churchman-the-rail-disctrict
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Donny Churchman – The Man Behind “The Rail District”

Interview #3 Join us for an enlightening conversation with Donny Churchman, the man behind "The Rail...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
January 10, 2018 lsf-profile-lorie-medina-20180110
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Lorie Medina – Frisco’s First Chief of Staff

Interview #2 In this episode, learn Lorie's favorite vice, her biggest drive, how she helps set the pace of the growth in...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis
December 22, 2017 Lifestyle Profiles - Jeff Trykoski
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Jeff Trykoski – The Man Behind the Lights in Frisco Square

Interview #1 Get the inside story on the start of the light and music show every Holiday season in Frisco Square. How many...

by Wendi McGowan-Ellis