Jacob and Dustin interview three partners in The Hibberd about their
decision to risk time and money on a restoration project, The Hibberd’s
contribution to South Bend’s resurgent narrative, and their vision of a
Jacob and Dustin explore the history of South Bend’s oldest standing
commercial building with Mark McDonnell, the building’s owner and founder
On Thursday, February 7th Pete Buttigieg interviewed a panel of the cohort
members about their time in South Bend and the problems they aim to solve.
In Season 3 of South Bend on Purpose, we'll tell the stories of people who
are betting on South Bend by investing new purpose into old spaces, …
Kintae Lark, the founder of Inspiration Barber-Salon, joins the pod to
discuss how the challenges he faced growing up makes him a powerful and
Max Brickman, managing director of Heartland Ventures, joins the pod to
discuss his decision to stay in South Bend, his venture capital firm’s
unique partnerships with Midwest family-owned businesses, and how this path
Chuck Nelson, currently working as the Executive Director of The Judd
Leighton Foundation, joins the pod to discuss his current interest in
economic development and entrepreneurship, Notre Dame’s relationship with
Santiago Garces and Brian Donoghue, South Bend’s Chief Innovation Officer
and Director of Civic Innovation, join the pod to discuss their paths to
South Bend and tell stories about why our city’s name is being spoken
Marian Hodges, a local technology executive, joins the pod to discuss her
path to South Bend and the code words for making friends in the Midwest.
Robert Ramsey, a relatively new resident of South Bend, joins the pod to
discuss his love of Midwestern values, how we get to know a new city, and
Dave Matthews, a real estate developer in South Bend, joins the pod to
discuss his decision to come home after college, how he leveraged unique
Shawn Henderson, the principal of Riley High School, joins the pod to
discuss how a kid from the South East Side became the unlikely principal of
Kareemah Fowler, currently serving as City Clerk for South Bend, joins the
pod to discuss how her entrepreneurial ventures (like buying 9 houses
Jason Miller, lead pastor of South Bend City Church, joins the pod to
discuss his understanding of place, why City Church is inextricably tied to
the city, and how as he was about to move away, South Bend "grabbed me by
Michelle Fitzgerald, founder of Make South Bend, joins the pod to explore
how her personal mission of creating and restoring dignity in people is
Mayor Pete Buttigieg joins the pod for a discussion about his decision to
return to South Bend, the meaning of home, and why America needs to
consider community as a new source of purpose.
On Season 2 of Pod.SB we (co-hosts Jacob Titus and Dustin Mix) interview a
diverse group of people who are here living life on purpose. in this first
episode we talk about why the podcast is returning for another …
Myles Robertson is a major contributor to South Bend's conscious and …
John's new startup Hurry Home aims to change the way people pursue home
ownership – starting right here in South Bend.
Nora and Micaela offer unique perspectives on Politico's latest profile of
Pete Buttigieg, and we discuss pieces of life as Notre Dame students who
Local reporter Taurean Small joins the podcast to continue our conversation
on media in #SouthBend. We talk about representation and how reporters …
Mike Keen is tackling this question head-on with building and renovation
projects in #SouthBend. We discuss how he fell into this role and why it's
Originally from LA, Jada McLean moved to South Bend last year as a member
of INVANTI's first cohort. We discuss her burger tour of the city and her
newfound mission to pair people with homes.
Local activists Sam Centella & Juan Constantino came by the studio for
Pod.SB Episode 10. Our activism-centric conversation touches on DACA,
#SouthBend I.D., Best Wednesday Ever, and more.
After a weekend of sensationalized public school news articles, Ryan and I …
Katie + Jake are born and bred South Bend creatives driven to execute their
dreams. Our vision aligns on many levels, so I can comfortably name this my
favorite episode yet.
INVANTI is an impact-driven startup generator located in Vested Interest,
the physical home of West.SB. In this episode we discuss entrepreneurship,
punny mugs, and why we're betting on South Bend.
On a fresh Pod.SB Ryan Yazel & I talk #SouthBend schools. Our wide-ranging
discussion hits on the Focus 2018 Plan, telling honest stories, and …
David Ziker and Rami Sadek are an unlikely duo. Together we are building
Vested Interest, a node for emerging and established businesses inside a
massive 70,000 square foot facility on Sample Street.
Myles Robertson, founder of The Birdsell Project and GM at Purple Porch
Co-op, and I discuss his contributions to our city's conscious and creative
I discuss a recent trip to Google Chicago w/ Alex Sejdinaj, the co-founder
of South Bend Code School and GiveGrove.
Alex Liggins and I sit down to discuss her journey co-founding South Bend
Code School and share thoughts on South Bend's economy.
Pod.SB captures life in South Bend, a Rust Belt city on the move.
Interviews with artists, entrepreneurs, and people who get things done.