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The Tea Podcast

153 EpisodesProduced by Developing LafayetteWebsite

A fun, light-hearted podcast discussing business, developments, and many other topics. Support this podcast:

153 Episodes | 2019 - 2023

Jackie & Sean Hettich owners of the Vivid Infusion & Wellness

January 19th, 2023


We are talking about the benefits of IV Nutrition and al the benefits that come along with their companies services.

The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana.

The Music Academy of Acadiana is …

Caroline Merryman, owner of Caroline’s Cookies (Late 2022)

January 14th, 2023


We are talking with Caroline about her business for the third time, but it’s an interesting business and it’s fun getting the updates on how things …

Rob Perillo, Chief Meteorologist at KATC-TV3

January 10th, 2023


Rob and I are talking about how he got started in his career and how he landed in Lafayette, Louisiana. We will also chat about the weather, broadcasting, and all things to do with climate and how things are going today!

Kirk Miller, Co-Founder of Pizza Artista

November 19th, 2022


We are talking with Kirk, the co-founder of Pizza Artista, about the popular locally owned pizza restaurant and how it came to be. Kirk comes from …

Nathanael Johnson, Rêve Coffee Roasters’ Founder & CEO

November 15th, 2022


Nathanael and I are talking about his founding origins into becoming a coffee entrepreneur who has won several awards & recognitions for his work in the industry. We are also talking about how Rêve became the go-to …

Kevin Guillory, Office Coordinator at Louisiana Entrepreneurship & Economic Development

November 15th, 2022


Kevin Guillory and I will be talking about new developments throughout Lafayette, including North Lafayette as that region remains hopeful for more …

Craig Simon, Founder at Aviation Academy Louisiana

November 15th, 2022


We are talking with Craig about his flight school & aircraft dealership, “Aviation Academy Louisiana”. The company has added fixed wing training …

Lacey Maynor, Advancial & Tori Teer, Acadiana Animal Aid

November 2nd, 2022


We are talking with Lacey and Tori about the 2022 Advancial Swipe & Support Campaign, what Acadiana Animal Aid does in the community and the Acadiana Animal Aid transport program.

Carter Simoneaux, founder & CEO AcadianaCasts Network

November 2nd, 2022


We are talking about podcasting and all things local podcasts and how the network is empowering local talent to be heard.

The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana …

Lord Ash Reese, Youtube Creator of Cajun Dubs

November 2nd, 2022


You may have watched some of Ash’s work on his YouTube channel, CajunNerd (linked below), with his dubs of ThunderCats(TundaMinous) and his infomercial dubs with Billy Mais La and Phil Swifteaux of Flex Seal. Ash is …

Katrena King, Executive Director of Leadership Lafayette

October 28th, 2022


We are talking about Leadership Lafayette, what it is and how benefits current and potential future leaders of Lafayette Parish. Katrena has worked in city planning, regional planning, and now in people planning.

Sara Bourque, Executive Director of LAGCOE

October 27th, 2022


We are talking with LAGCOE Executive Director, Sara Bourque, about their upcoming EXPO and Energy Fest event and how it is coming back to Lafayette, Louisiana!

For more information about LAGCOE, visit …

Jeanine Foucher, Executive Director of Acadiana Animal Aid

September 22nd, 2022


We are talking with Jeanine Foucher about Acadiana Animal Aid, what they do in the community for animals, and their upcoming renovations to improve their local facility. They are are 501(C)3 Non-Profit and are accepting …

Carol Trosclair of Vacationing For Scholarships and ULL Kinesiology Professor, Dr. Brian Campbell

September 22nd, 2022


We are talking with Carol & Dr. Brian about Vacationing For Scholarships & Kinesiology and how these two things correlate. Vacationing For …

Steven Hebert, President & CEO at Billeaud Companies

September 22nd, 2022


In real estate and construction for the majority of his life, Steven has a wide understanding of the real estate field and what it takes to get started and to keep your feet grounded, pun intended. We will talk with …

Chris Logan, Radio Personality at The Planet 90’s & 00’s Rock

September 22nd, 2022


We are talking with Chris Logan, owner of Chris Logan Media and radio personality on The Planet, a streaming radio station for 90’s & 00’s rock. Chris has been a radio personality for years and we will dive into …

David Hines, co-owner at Huya Craft Coffee in Youngsville

September 21st, 2022


We are talking about Huya’s 2nd anniversary and what that means for the company as well as what the future looks like from here. We will also talk about the company origins and all of the unique products that they offer.

Sol Patina Wellness & Retreat’s Harper Johnson, Camille Veillon, and Ari Dolegowski

September 21st, 2022


We are talking about a new business, called Sol Patina Wellness & Retreat, that hosts couples intimacy retreats here in Lafayette to help couples …

Adam Zayor, CEO at

September 13th, 2022


We are talking with Adam about Fly Guys, how it started, and what are the company’s services. We will also talk about Adam and the company’s goals for the future not only locally, but nationally as the company provides …

Derek Hebert & Kevin Stewart of Manuel Commercial

September 12th, 2022


We are talking with Derek Hebert, President of Manuel Commercial, along with Kevin Stewart, Architect | AIA at Manuel Commercial. We will dive into what it takes to design-build a project from start to finish as well as …

Eddie Khoury, Serial Entrepreneur & owner of many well-known businesses in Acadiana

August 25th, 2022


Eddie and I will be chatting about his early beginnings in business and how he became the business owner he is today with local CC’s Coffee Houses, Agave in River Ranch and his newest venture, Lucky’s Fire & Smoke …

Jaimie Melancon and Kimberly Chu, owners of Cypress Health and Wellness

August 19th, 2022


Health in Louisiana is more important than ever, especially with the way we eat around this place! So we will be discussing health & wellness with Nurse Practitioners, Jamie Melancon & Kimberly Chu, owners of …

Amber Gregg, owner at 94FT, LLC & former UL Lafayette Women’s Basketball Coach

August 2nd, 2022


Amber & I will be talking about her company, 94FT Player Development, a basketball training facility designed to help athletes develop their skills and improve game performance. As an Austin, TX native, she was …

Erica Fox, R&B Singer and owner of Attakapas Collective and founding member of Maison Freetown

July 27th, 2022


On top of her singing career, Erica Fox began making custom jewelry and was inspired to open a collective, called Attakapas Collective, to be a place …

Donnie Ardoin, owner at PostNet of Lafayette

July 12th, 2022


Donnie and I are going to be talking about how he became a local business owner of PostNet of Lafayette and what it means to be a small business owner in a city like Lafayette.
Check out PostNet at 5520 Johnston in …

Expansion Project with Sean Walker, Senior Pastor at The Bayou Church

June 24th, 2022


Sean & I will be talking about the churches newest expansion project after Hurricane Delta destroyed a portion of their facility. An $18 million campaign aka generosity initiative is being funded by the church body …

Bradley Beck, Local Entrepreneur & Owner/Agent at State Farm and Owner of Parlor Salon Studios

May 31st, 2022


Bradley Beck is a local entrepreneur who first opened his State Farm Agency in 2012 and is in the top percentile nationally. He is also owner of …

Alysson Foti Bourque, award-winning children’s book author

May 17th, 2022


We are talking with award-winning author, Alysson Foti Bourque, who began her career as a teacher after graduating from University of Louisiana Lafayette with a degree in Elementary Education. She earned a law degree …

BOXY Construction founders, Tiago Atwi & Mateo Atwi

May 11th, 2022


We are talking with young entrepreneurs & brothers, Tiago & Mateo Atwi, founders of a new startup commercial construction company, BOXY …

Hunter Thevis, owner & COO of S1 Technology

May 4th, 2022


We will be talking with Hunter about S1 Technology, an IT service
provider that helps companies in Acadiana
and abroad use technology to bring their

Denise Gallagher & Dirk Guidry, Local Artists & 2022’s Festival Artists

April 25th, 2022


In this episode, we are talking with Denise Gallagher, local artist & published author/illustrator, and 2022’s Festivals Acadiens et Créoles …

Ooti Billeaud, owner of Magnolia LA, Lafayette’s new indoor skatepark & BMX shop

April 19th, 2022


We are talking with Lafayette native, Ooti about growing up next to downtown Lafayette, his involvement in many Louisiana-based skateparks including …

Festival International’s Carly Viator, Marketing Director and Sami Parbhoo, 2022 FIL Board President

April 12th, 2022


It’s Festival time! And with that, we have Festival International crew with us today to talk about this exciting year as festivities kick off this month live and in-person after two years!

It’s going to be a great …

Tim Metcalf, owner of Deano’s Pizza & Prejean’s Cajun Restaurant

April 4th, 2022


We are hanging out with Tim to talk about his coming up story, what led to the creation of Deano’s Pizza, and what his plans are after acquiring Prejean’s Cajun Restaurant. We will also get to know a little more about …

Jack Marshall, Senior Advisors at Stryde Solutions

March 29th, 2022


We are talking with Jack about how businesses can utilize certain tax incentives and credits to help save money that can ultimately go back into the …

Moncus Park’s, JP MacFadyen, Executive Director

March 25th, 2022


Moncus Park’s, JP MacFadyen, Executive Director.

We are talking with JP and Heather about Moncus Park, now that the park is open to the public, what to expect in the coming months and years as phase 2 nears completion …

Nina Charles, owner of Nina Bakes Cakes, Nina Creole Food Truck, and now a local baking star.

March 22nd, 2022


Carencro native, Nina Charles, owner of Nina Bakes Cakes, Nina Creole Food Truck, and now a local baking star in the newly debuted Netflix show, “Is …

Cynthia Gallardo, CEO & Founder of Launch to Legacy Academy

March 13th, 2022


We are talking with Cynthia about a new book that she has published, called “You, Me, & DNA”

Cynthia is passionate about empowering entrepreneurs …

Jeff Martin, Founder & Business Coach at Company Growth Academy, and Partner in Short & Fat Clothing

March 7th, 2022


Jeff is a 30+ year entrepreneur and a business coach for over 6 years. You may know him from his other company Short & Fat, a clothing company designed to fit short and fat men.

In this episode, we are talking about …

Darla Montgomery, News Anchor at KLFY News10, and Marcelle Fontenot, News Anchor at KATC TV3

February 28th, 2022


We are going to discuss Darla and Marcelle’s career beginnings in news, some of their most career defining moments, joys and heartaches of the news …

Rusty & Jamie Phillips, local owners of Bourbon Royalty Candle Co. and The Bougie Bar

February 21st, 2022


We are talking with Rusty & Jamie Phillips about their well-established local company, Bourbon Royal Candle Company and their latest business, The Bougie Bar, located in Downtown Lafayette.

Touch base with Caroline Merryman, founder and owner of Caroline’s Cookies

February 15th, 2022

Caroline, a 20 year old local business owner, came on to the podcast back in early 2021, about a year ago. Since …

Austin M. Shumaker, Founder & Loan Officer at Neighborly Home Lending

February 14th, 2022


Austin M. Shumaker, Founder & Loan Officer at Neighborly Home Lending
We will be chatting about the housing market as it pertains to getting a home loan, what to know, what to …

Shelly & Keith Bond, Owners at Mel’s Diner in Lafayette, LA

February 7th, 2022


Shelly & Keith Bond, Owners at Mel’s Diner in Lafayette.
We will be chatting about Mel’s Diner’s origins, history, and it’s connection to the community of Lafayette. We will also discuss renovations, opening …

Debbey Ryan, Founder & President of the Lafayette Women’s Chamber of Commerce & Friends

February 3rd, 2022


Debbey, known as the “Queen of Networking” is a successful marketing professional and founder & president of Lafayette’s Women’s Chamber of …

Zachary Dubois, Owner & Founder of Cajun Lures

January 25th, 2022


Zachary is an avid fisherman and some what of a social media comedian at times. You may have seen him as the “Cajun Wedda Man, T-Zach” on YouTube and Tiktok. But Zach’s passion is fishing and creating lures that have …

Dacoda Bartels, Chief Pilot & Aerobotics Drone Division Manager at G.l.S.

January 19th, 2022


Dacoda is a professional aerial photographer and videographer as well as a manned aircraft pilot. He is also known for his work on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014), Avengers: Endgame (2019) and Jurassic World …

Brandi Parfait, owner of Kip & King Marketing

January 19th, 2022


We are talking with Brandi about how she became a Lafayette Parish resident and a local business owner.

The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana & The Orchard, …

Robert Guercio, local entrepreneur & owner of Downtown Lafayette Biergarten

January 12th, 2022


Robert Guercio, local entrepreneur & owner of Downtown Lafayette Biergarten.
Robert and I will talk about his businesses, his

The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana & The Orchard, …

Nathaniel Moore, local entrepreneur & CEO at Moore Consulting Investment Group, LLC

January 5th, 2022


Nate & I will be talking about his new business expansion in child care outside of Louisiana and about other life events pre & post COVID.

The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana …

Anne Falgout, Executive Director at Vermillion Economic Development Alliance

January 5th, 2022


Anne and I will be discussing all of the things that Vermilion Parish is doing to improve their economic position and will be talking about some of the new businesses coming to the parish.

Jaci Russo, CEO at brandRusso

December 14th, 2021


Jaci needs no introduction but, if you have to know, she runs a branding agency that her and her husband founded, called Russo. She is also a lover of all things Downtown Lafayette. Come sit in on the conversation today.

Cynthia Gallardo, Business Coach and Attorney at Cynthia Gallardo Law, a Legacy Law Boutique

December 13th, 2021


Live with Cynthia Gallardo, Business Coach and Attorney at Cynthia Gallardo Law, a Legacy Law Boutique.
Cynthia and I are talking about how she helps women entrepreneurs and business owners struggling to transform an …

Tina Shelvin Bingham, owner of the natural herbal tea company, The Natural Way.

November 10th, 2021


Tina and I are talking about her herbal tea business, The Natural Way. She says her all natural, organic tea blends provide an immune boost along with other benefits.

Beyond just tea, we are also talking with Tina about …

Andrew Ward, Sales & Marketing at Coastal Plains Meat Company

November 2nd, 2021


We are talking with Andrew about the Veteran-owned Coastal Plains Meat Company that began on Middle Eastern battlefields and the “Louisiana Beef” movement they created here in Lafayette and Acadiana with local …

Patrick W. Gandy Jr., CEO of Ochsner Lafayette General(OLG)

October 18th, 2021


Live with Patrick W. Gandy Jr., CEO of Ochsner Lafayette General(OLG)

We are talking with Patrick about OLG’s latest developments, including the …

Charlotte Cryer - Owner & Founder of Caroline & Company

October 11th, 2021


We are talking with Charlotte Cryer, the owner & founder of Caroline & Company, located at 1800 Kaliste Saloom Road in Lafayette, LA. We are …

Missy Bienvenu Andrade, Chief Impact Officer of Boys & Girls Clubs in Louisiana

October 4th, 2021


Live with Missy Bienvenu Andrade, Chief Impact Officer of Boys & Girls Clubs in Louisiana.
We are talking with Missy about her newly appointed …

Elizabeth Payne - Co-owner of Carpe Diem & Pamplona Tapas Bar in Downtown Lafayette

September 24th, 2021


We are talking about Elizabeth to learn more about her, her businesses, and how she became part of what makes Downtown Lafayette what it is.

The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by The Music Academy of Acadiana & …

Ray Bourque - Mayor of City of Broussard, LA

September 22nd, 2021


Ray and I are discussing life in Broussard, LA and all of the economic developments, new businesses, and benefits that Broussard has to offer its …

Pete Prados - Preptech, COO/Business Development

September 20th, 2021


Live with Pete Prados, COO/Business Development at Preptech Med.

We are talking with Pete about his life before business and his life in business as he has helped many entrepreneurs …

Evan Daniels, Marketing & Promotions Manager at

September 15th, 2021


Live with Evan Daniels, Marketing & Promotions Manager at Wavely, a California-based job platform.

We are talking about Evan’s experiences moving to California from Louisiana, the ups …

April Peters & Melissa Stevenson, Hello! Music

September 13th, 2021


Live with April Peters. Owner at Hello Dancer, Owner at Hello Imagination, Co-Owner at Hello Music — Owner / Creator of Magical Experiences & Melissa Stevenson, Co-Owner at Hello Music — Owner / Creator of all the …

Lacey Maynor, Advancial & Jamie Hébert, DLU

September 9th, 2021


Today we are talking with Lacey Maynor, Community Development Manager, Advancial Federal Credit Union & Jamie Hebert, Director of Programming & Engagement, Downtown Lafayette Unlimited about Downtown Lafayette’s …

Jan-Scott Richard, Mayor of City of Scott, LA

September 8th, 2021


Live with Jan-Scott Richard, Mayor of City of Scott

We are talking with Jan-Scott Richard, Mayor of City of Scott, about all of the recent …

Laurel Hess, founder & CEO of Hampr

August 31st, 2021


We are talking with Laurel about Hampr, the on-demand laundry service, and where the company is with its growth and what challenges the company may have faced during the pandemic. We are also mixing in a few fun topics, …

Josh Goree, founder at

August 26th, 2021


Josh is a Louisiana native who has a entrepreneurial drive to create products that gives other entrepreneurs the ability to also create products for their clients. It’s called on-demand dropshipping in which Josh’s …

William LaBar - Vice President, U.S. Onshore Delivery Centers at CGI

July 1st, 2021


William LaBar - Vice President, U.S. Onshore Delivery Centers at CGI, With over 20 years of experience in the IT industry specializing in transforming government by implementing digital and citizen-centric services …

Jason Leonard, comedian & founder of Lafayette Comedy

June 18th, 2021


Jason Leonard is a comedian, educator, father, kayak fisherman, and a fan of IPAs.

He has hosted and featured for comedians Tom Segura, Doug Stanhope, Todd Barry, Kyle Kinane, Brian Posehn, Emo Philips, Mark Normand, …

Gus Rezende, Local Serial Entrepreneur

June 15th, 2021


Gus Rezende co-owns Central Pizza, Tula Tacos, Tropical Smoothie Café, and owns an entertainment business, called Social Entertainment.

Gus is …

Marcus Mire, Founder & CPA of Mire Group

June 11th, 2021


Live with Marcus Mire, Founder & CPA of a local business CPA firm, Mire Group (

Marcus and I will discuss things like his connection with the Lafayette area, what led to founding Mire Group, how the …

Rick Watkins, Executive Director of Trust Acadiana Inc. and Charlie Davis, President of Moxey Inc.

June 10th, 2021


We discuss how the popular bartering network, Trust Acadiana, was formed, the benefits to their members, the different types of businesses in the …

Ravi Daggula - Local Lafayette Developer

June 10th, 2021


Ravi Daggula, Local Developer, who is also renovating the famous John Nickerson House in the Sterling Grove Historical District near downtown …

Maureen Dugas Foster, Property Manager at the new Bottle Art Lofts

May 14th, 2021


Maureen has a Bachelor and Master of Architecture from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Since 2006 Maureen has worked in architecture firms throughout Louisiana, founded a nonprofit for women in architecture …

Allison Barron Brandon, founder of Wonderland Performing Arts

May 6th, 2021


Mrs. Allison Barron Brandon is the Founder of Wonderland Performing Arts & serves as the company's President. Allison grew up in Lafayette, LA as a dance enthusiast. She has studied ballet, tap, & jazz during …

Hannah Gumbo, local illustrator & muralist

April 30th, 2021


Hannah is a Broussard, LA native who now calls Eunice, LA her home. She recently received ArtSpark from Lafayette Economic Development Authority LEDA …

Carly Viator, Marketing Director I Festival International de Louisiane (2021)

April 27th, 2021


The Tea Podcast live with Carly Viator, Marketing Director I Festival International de Louisiane.

We are talking about all things Festival and what to expect.

The Tea Podcast is …

Andrew Duhon, Lafayette Public Library Foundation Board Member

April 12th, 2021


We are talking on topics from National Library Week, closing the digital divide, how the pandemic affect the library and those who use it, and we have some fun tidbits to throw into the mix throughout the hour.

The Tea …

Caroline Merryman, founder of Caroline’s Cookies

March 31st, 2021


Caroline started baking when she was just 10 years old. She started out baking cupcakes and bringing them to school on a regular basis, saying that …

Kyle “Skip” Boudreaux, Director at Acadiana Angels

March 18th, 2021


The Tea Podcast live with Kyle “Skip” Boudreaux, Director at Acadiana Angels.

Acadiana Angels is a local Angel Investing network whose members have …

Josh Guillory, Mayor-President of Lafayette (Part 1)

March 15th, 2021


The Tea Podcast live with Josh Guillory, Mayor-President of Lafayette.

Josh and I are chatting about his first year as Mayor-President of Lafayette, what his goals were then and what they are today. We are also talking …

Tyler Albrecht, Lafayette Real Estate Expert

March 15th, 2021


The Tea Podcast live with Tyler Albrecht, Real Estate Expert.

We are chatting about real estate, the market, trends, and a few other topics.

Be sure to watch, listen, and engage in the …

Brandy Landry, owner of 1123 Matte Black, LLC - Luxury Interior Design + Build Firm — #100

February 21st, 2021


The Tea Podcast with Brandy Landry, owner of 1123 Matte Black, LLC - Luxury Interior Design + Build Firm

We are talking with her about her entrepreneurial journey, how she plowed through 2020, and the future of her firm.

Boyer Derise, Founder & CEO of Good Eats Kitchen — #99

February 17th, 2021


The Tea Podcast live with Boyer Derise, Founder & CEO of Good Eats Kitchen.

Boyer Derise is the founder & CEO of Good Eats Kitchen, a local start-up that specializes in healthy foods made fresh and ready to heat …

Katherine Antoun, Kibberia — #98

February 8th, 2021


Katherine and I are discussing the Connecticut-based company’s new 60,000 square-foot expansion into Lafayette, LA. Kibberia produces and white labels a large amount of food for large food partners throughout the …

Emily Cortese, Retail Director of Catholic Charities of Acadiana — #97

February 4th, 2021


We are discussing the new expansion of Crossroads Collective Catholic Gifts & Book Store, what the goals are for that expansion, and getting to …

Troy Wayman, CEO of OneAcadiana —#96

February 4th, 2021


We are discussing two topics. One is the upcoming 3-part virtual event, featuring renowned expert, Dr. Nika White about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) taking place January 27th, February 3rd, and February 10th.

Tyler Racca, The Orchard Apple Specialists CEO — #95

January 26th, 2021


In this episode, we are chatting with Tyler about the ins and outs of The Orchard, their relationship with Apple, and the importance of proper device servicing. If you own an Apple product like an iPhone or Mac, you may …

Stephanie Kizziar, Communications Manager at Vitalant — #94

January 22nd, 2021


We are chatting with Stephanie about her new role with Vitalant, and what all Vitalant is doing with blood donations, especially during the COVID …

Craig Simon, Manager at Aviation Academy of Louisiana — #93

December 4th, 2020


Craig is a certified helicopter flight instructor and certified helicopter instrument instructor and has been since 2006. He is also a member of the NAFI, National Association of Flight Instructors; and he is honored by …

Kenny DesOrmeaux, CEO at ECOSERV — #92

December 4th, 2020


Kenny DesOrmeaux, CEO at ECOSERV
Abbeville, Louisiana native, Kenny DesOrmeaux holds patents for tools and methodology that led to his founding of …

Bart Bryant, clinic director at Lafayette Foundation Clinic — #91

December 4th, 2020


Bart Bryant, clinic director at Lafayette Foundation Clinic.

Lafayette Foundation Clinic is a recently formed non profit medical clinic where they specialize in infectious disease and have partnered with the stat to …

Victoria Lane Alleman, One Acadiana, Artist, and former Saintsation — #90

December 4th, 2020


The Tea Podcast live with Victoria Lane Alleman. She is the manager of member engagement at One Acadiana, an artist, and a former Saintsation Cheerleader for the New Orleans Saints.

We are getting to know Victoria a …

Corey Jack, Owner at Jack & Associates and Executive Director of Holy Rosary Redevelopment — #89

October 25th, 2020


Corey Jack is the Owner and Principal Consultant of Jack & Associates LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in assisting entrepreneurs with …

John Trahan Jr., Candidate for Lafayette City Marshal 2020 — #88

October 23rd, 2020


John is a local business owner, a retired Louisiana State Trooper, a veteran of the Louisiana Army National Guard and the United States Army Reserve. …

Ronnie George, owner & broker at TheGeorgeGroup — #87

October 23rd, 2020


Ronnie George, owner & broker at TheGeorgeGroup.

Ronnie started the brokerage in 2017 and currently has 23 agents that covers Central and South Louisiana. He says that he wanted to build a brokerage that allows it's …

Terrica Lynn Smith, Salt Capital Investments — #86

September 22nd, 2020


Terrica Lynn Smith is local real estate developer, coach, and entrepreneur with a story of overcoming poverty. Her life is a testimonial for those who may have not had the best childhood or living situations as a young …

Daniel “Danny” Landry, candidate for District Attorney — #85

September 16th, 2020


The Tea Podcast live with Daniel “Danny” Landry, candidate for District Attorney.

We are chatting with Danny about his past 30+ years of experience, accomplishments, and what his goals are for the future.

The Tea Podcast …

Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier, American mixed martial artist and UFC fighter

September 16th, 2020


Live with Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier, American mixed martial artist and UFC fighter.

We are discussing his career, how it begin, his inspirations, recent fights, and where he wants to go in his career.

The Tea Podcast …

Mason and Marshal Westerchil, local entrepreneurs of EZ Street Delivery — #83

August 17th, 2020


The Tea Podcast with Mason and Marshal Westerchil, local entrepreneurs of EZ Street Delivery (

We are discussing the origin of the young entrepreneurs, the inspiration for the service, how it …

Hunter Thevis & Reece Merryman, founders of Sauciest — #82

August 14th, 2020


Hunter Thevis and Reece Merryman, founders of the local startup, Sauciest.

Sauciest ( is a Lafayette-based startup that connects people to the world’s best creators of choice, craft, and local sauces. …

Adam Abdalla of Belle Realty of Lafayette

August 10th, 2020


Show guest, Adam Abdalla of Belle Realty of Lafayette. He also manages On The Boulevard center on Johnston Street.

We are discussing the Abdalla …

Kip Judice, 2020 candidate for Lafayette City Marshal — #80

July 29th, 2020


We are talking about his leadership career, what he likes to do outside of work, and what his goals are to help make the City of Lafayette a better place for the future.

The Tea Podcast is proudly sponsored by: The …

Katy Dupre, Executive Director of Parish Proud, Stuller Family Foundation — #79

July 17th, 2020


Katy is a Lafayette native who spent 10 years away working in New Orleans, Chicago, and Montana before returning home 2 years ago, moved by the …

Reggie Thomas, candidate for Lafayette City Marshal 2020 — #78

July 13th, 2020


Reggie Thomas, a retired Lafayette police officer with many qualifications is now running for Lafayette City Marshal in hopes to help facilitate …

Jason “The Cajun Ninja” Derouen — #77

June 26th, 2020


The Tea Podcast with Jason “The Cajun Ninja” Derouen, a Louisiana-based video creator with close to a million followers. The Cajun Ninja creates a …

Brandon “DJ Digital” Journet — #76

June 20th, 2020


The Tea Podcast with Brandon “Dj Digital” Journet, local entrepreneur, DJ, and brand manager at Hot 107.9.

Tune in as we chat about his early days, how he got started, celebrity encounters, and most importantly, where he …

Kacee S. Thompson, Executive Director, Foundation at Hospice of Acadiana —#75

June 13th, 2020


We are talking about Hospice of Acadiana, her role in the foundation, and exclusive news about their future in Acadiana.

The Tea Podcast is proudly …

IBERIABANK’s Eddie Buttross & Jerry Prejean — #74

June 6th, 2020


The Tea Podcast live with IBERIABANK’s Eddie Buttross, Vice President, Commercial Relationship Manager & Jerry Prejean, Senior Vice President, Private Banking Group Manager.

We are touching on topics like Small …

The Tea with Tim Benson & Angel Bradford at Music Academy of Acadiana —#73

May 29th, 2020


Our topic is about music lessons in the digital age and the importance of music as a skill for the new generation.

The Music Academy of Acadiana is a proud sponsor of The Tea Podcast. Check them out at …

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The Tea with Nathaniel Moore — #72

May 28th, 2020


The Tea Podcast with guest Nathaniel T Moore, local entrepreneur & life coach.
Topics involve navigating your small business & entrepreneurial …

The Tea Podcast with Evan Daniels — #71

May 17th, 2020


This episode is proudly sponsored by: The Music Academy of Acadiana is Acadiana’s top choice for music lessons in piano, guitar, voice, drums, …

The Tea Podcast with Tim Supple, local businessman — #44

August 23rd, 2019


This episode of The Tea podcast is being sponsored by Steve Pellessier with Property One, Inc. The One Source for Real Estate. Property One is the real estate choice for professional property management, leasing, …

The Tea Podcast with Troy Wayman, President & CEO of One Acadiana — #43

August 16th, 2019


This episode’s sponsors are Guidry Land Development – and Pho Hoa & Jazen Tea.


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Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
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Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
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Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
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Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens