How I Got Here Podcast

In this podcast, host Dave Fiore talks with Tallahassee-area leaders, business owners and neighbors about their personal stories – all the challenges, opportunities and influences that led them to where they are today. Emotional, inspirational and almost always surprising, How I Got Here gives listeners real insight into the lives of our area's most interesting people.

Episode 21: Mike Goldstein

In this episode of the podcast, host Dave Fiore speaks with Mike Goldstein, owner of Capital City Pedicabs and supporter of all things Tallahassee.

Episode 20: Lisa Davis

In this episode of the podcast, host Dave Fiore speaks with Lisa Davis, owner of Image by Lisa, successful entrepreneur and three-time national sales leader for one of the most popular beauty [...]

Episode 19: Skip Foster

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Skip Foster, former publisher of the Tallahassee Democrat, popular weather hobbyist and creator of The Fanatical Middle news blog. He is a longtime [...]

Episode 18: Chef Shac

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Shacafrica Simmons, better known as Chef Shac. Born in South Florida and the oldest of 11 total siblings, she is an entrepreneur at heart with [...]

Episode 17: Tom Derzypolski

In this podcast episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Tom Derzypolski, co-founder and president of BowStern, an award-winning integrated communications firm. Tom is a father of three, proud [...]

Episode 16: Talethia Edwards

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Talethia Edwards, the founder and president of the Greater Bond Neighborhood Association who has already secured more than $6 million for community [...]

Episode 15: Rachel Pienta

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Rachel Pienta, the 4-H Youth Development Program Director at the University of Florida’s Extension Office in Wakulla County. A native of upstate New [...]

Episode 14: Mark Wallheiser

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Mark Wallheiser, award-winning photographer who has captured some of our area’s most iconic moments. From hurricanes and political rallies to national [...]

Trailer: We Could All Use Some Encouragement About Now

If you need a break from the news or could use a distraction that will encourage you, I offer you the stories of the guests I have been privileged to talk with on this podcast. They are willing [...]

Episode 13: Keith Bowers

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Keith Bowers, regional director for the Florida Small Business Development Center at FAMU. A native of Panama City, Fla., Keith was raised in a home [...]

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