Lucas Aragon is currently the Executive Director of Branding & Design for ABC Entertainment Marketing. He also worked on the launch of the National Geographic channel and the launch of OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. Prior to the start of his career, Lucas studied Graphic Design and Television Production at Eastern New Mexico University, and has also worked for Lifetime Television, NBC affiliates WRC, WHDH & WESH, and FOX affiliate KDFW. In this episode, Lucas talks about the
One of the biggest moments in Ted Ishler's life happened in a restroom. Ted was fresh out of college and had just gotten a job as a tour guide at the NBC Television studios in New York City. Ted was standing in the NBC men's room, when in walked David Letterman, who gave him a nod and proceeded to a neighboring urinal. In a strange way, Ted knew he had made it. Thankfully, most of the other big moments in Ted's career have happened outside the bathroom. Ted has been a staff c
From his earliest memories, Brian Williams knew he was adopted. It was simply a part of who he was, and in fact made him feel special. As time passed, naturally Brian started to have thoughts and questions about this known, yet mysterious part of his life. And when he began having some health issues later in life, his sisters bought him a DNA kit and soon after discovering the results, a whole new world expanded right before his eyes. In this episode Brian shares his story of
In this special Mother's Day episode you will meet the woman behind the man (Regie Hamm), the life of the party and a very special person all the way around. Regie & Yolanda have been married going on twenty-nine years, and together have two children. Yolanda is a dedicated mother and together with Regie, the primary care giver to their daughter Bella who has a rare disorder called Angelman Syndrome, as well as their son Gabe who is a one man show himself. Yolanda is a vetera
Have you ever conceived and built a hotel chain?
Jeremy Cowart is a living, breathing idea machine. Not the type who sits in his basement daydreaming, most of his ideas become reality. He's one of the few people who have actually found and acted on their calling. He's overcome some of life's most tragic moments, suddenly losing his brother, adopting two children from Haiti, being diagnosed with a neurological condition, all formidable challenges and obstacles, but he doesn't
The holidays can be the best of times and the worst of times. On this holiday episode of The Groove Podcast, Devin & Regie talk about the volatility of the holidays. For many, it's the best of times with family, friends, and celebrations. But for others, it's just another day or a grim reminder of holidays past where tragedy struck. And for many, it's nothing more than time marching on. Devin and Regie talk about being self-employed throughout the holidays and the challenges
Bob Carlisle grew up around music all his life, even as a child he would perform in talent shows. He was a natural. During the eighties, he worked as a studio background singer and made the first call list. Which basically means, his voice is on the majority of records ever recorded during that time. If you listen to Motley Crew's Girls, Girls Girls, that's Bob. He sang with Sting, Barry Manilow, REO Speedwagon, Dolly Parton, and the list goes on and on, and on. Bob was in
Joe Egender & Leeor Kaufman are the Co-Creators and Co-Directors of the Nextflix series: UnNatural Selection. DNA, the very essence of life, can now be altered. Not only by Harvard geneticists and multi-billion dollar corporations, but also by renegade biohackers working out of their garages. This is the world we now live in. CRISPR, a new revolutionary gene-editing tool so simple, precise, and inexpensive that experts are calling it the most positively life-changing and pote
There are going to be a few changes here at The Groove Podcast. This episode has a special announcement and updated information on some new and exciting stuff coming up. Source Links Devin Pense Website Regie Hamm Website Transcribed Episode Speaker 1:0:02 You have to take risks. That will be disappointments and failures and disasters as a result of taking these risks. This task was acquainted to you. And if you do not find a way, no one will. Great moments are born from grea
Brad Cummings graduated from Pepperdine University, planted a church in Malibu, launched a construction and landscaping business, all before becoming one of the most notable independent book publishers in the world and becoming a movie producer. Sounds like an interesting journey huh? There's a reason he was set on this path. He co-authored a book called The Shack, and after being turned down by twenty different publishers Brad and his co-authors decided to self-publish the
Sometimes to get what you want the most, you have to be willing to sacrifice your own dreams to help others first. With his eye on qualifying for the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing, Ankur kept coming up short by not being able to hit the qualifying time in his event, the 100M Butterfly. It wasn't until he began to help his friends and family work their way through their own personal challenges that he found a renewed strength to achieve the impossible. A 2008 Beijing Olympian
"If you are being authentically yourself, you're giving us something we need." - Regie Hamm
What would you do if a lifetime of dreams came true only to be taken away in a matter of moments?
That's what happened to Regie Hamm (Facebook, Patreon). From being a child performer to being signed to the largest record label in the world. With over four hundred songs recorded, twenty-one number one hits, he’s been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards, written five books, three of w