How I Got Here 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 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 Florida A&M University. A native of Panama City, Fla., Keith was [...]

Episode 12: Elizabeth Emmanuel

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Elizabeth Emmanuel, the CEO of the Tallahassee Downtown Improvement Authority. The Tallahassee native started her career path on a field trip to a [...]

Episode 11: Stephen Fulford

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Stephen Fulford, a Monticello native, husband, father and sixth-generation north Floridian. He is also currently a Jefferson County Commissioner who [...]

Episode 10: Kelley Hutto

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Kelley Hutto, the founder and owner of PlayBig. The former All-American track star and mother of three was fueled by poor experiences with the health [...]

Episode 9: Danny Shrine

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Danny Shrine. Danny is co-owner of Full Press Apparel with his wife, Tracey, and a father of two who has taken an unconventional path to his position [...]

Episode 8: Jami Coleman

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Jami Coleman, a tax attorney and partner in the firm Williams and Coleman. Her path to the law includes a few run-ins with it and a long, arduous [...]

Episode 7: Bill Kelly

In this episode, host Dave Fiore talks with Bill Kelly, a guy who has never been afraid to try something new. He did gymnastics for the first time in college and made the team, worked in radio [...]

Episode 6: Drew McLeod

In this episode, host Dave Fiore speaks with Drew McLeod, well-known restaurateur who has owned or managed some of the area’s most iconic restaurants from midtown to the coast over the last three [...]

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