Shannon Polson

September 17, 2020

True Grit Shannon Polson is a true Trailblazer, exemplifying true grit in courage, tenacity, and perseverance! She is a native of Alaska and at age nineteen she became the youngest woman ever to climb Denali, the highest mountain in North America. She then went on to summit Mt. Rainier and Mt. Kilimanjaro. She raced long-course…

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Case Lane

August 27, 2020

Prepare for the Future! Ep. 41 – Case Lane has traveled to 100 countries…and what’s even more interesting is, she has lived in 11 of them. From one side of the Pacific to the other, Mexico to Tanzania, you name it! She is a global writer, a traveler, an entrepreneur, and an observer to the…

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Jamie Amelio

August 13, 2020

Teen Angst, Drugs and Suicide Ep. 96 – Are you worried your child may be abusing substances? Is your child being bullied? Have you heard about teenage suicide and worried? Listen to this episode of one mother’s journey through that world. Hear Jamie talk about what she tried – what worked and what didn’t. Philanthropist…

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Victoria Woods

August 13, 2020

Want to Be a Millionaire? Ep. 94 – The Financial Diva, Victoria Woods is the founder, CEO, and Chief Investment Advisor to millionaires for ChappelWood Financial Services, based in Edmond, OK. Hear her story from growing up without lunch money to advising millionaires today on investments. Regardless of how much money you have, her advice…

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Jean Chatzky

Jean Chatzky

August 13, 2020

Teaching Women How to Manage Their Money Ep. 85 – In this episode of Trailblazer’s Impact, Nan McKay talks with Jean Chatzky as Jean shares her career journey. She’s an award-winning personal finance journalist, author, and the CEO of Hermoney Media. Jean shares how she became a magazine writer focused on financial matters. She also…

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Florence Champagne

August 13, 2020

Turning Heart Pain into Purpose Ep. 95 – Florence Champagne is Chairperson and CEO of the Open My Heart Foundation. Florence suffered a heart attack in 2012 and, as a result, she had emergency open heart surgery. Due to being uninsured at the time, she did not readily receive the necessary diagnostic testing and life-saving…

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Laura Piening

June 11, 2020

Finding Clarity Now Ep. 74 – In this episode of Trailblazers Impact Podcast, Nan McKay speaks with Laura Piening about her passion for building teams and helping individuals reach their maximum potential by finding clarity. She shares how she honed this passion over the years working in the organizational development business and the nonprofit world.…

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Dawn Simmons

June 11, 2020

Finding A Passion in Fighting for A Cause Ep. 38 – In this episode of Trailblazers Impact Podcast, Dee Dee Strum talks to Dawn Simmons as she shares her inspiring career journey and advice she has for other women. She is passionate about stopping mass incarcerations! Dawn Simmons is a Renaissance woman: a Wall Street…

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Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire

June 8, 2020

Winning The ‘Board’ Game Ep. 86 – Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire speaks with Nan McKay on the TrailBlazers Impact Podcast and is winning the corporate women on boards game! 2020 Women on Boards is the leading education and advocacy campaign driving the movement toward accelerating gender balance on corporate boards of directors. In 2018, California was first…

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Dr. Iris Ann Cooper

June 5, 2020

How to Overachieve Amid Haters Ep. 5 – Dr. Iris Ann Cooper was interviewed for TrailBlazers Impact Podcast by DeeDee Strum and has been a Trailblazer in the financial sector for 26-years and clearly an overachiever by design. Her mantra is, “Haters are a very important lesson for achievers.” Listen and find out why. She…

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