Secret Origins of Super Entrepreneurs

July 31, 2017

Okay, not so secret, but some of our favorite stories from past guests sharing their entreprenurial beginnings.


Bob Baumhower - Aloha Hospitality

July 23, 2017

Football season is getting close! Gridiron great Bob Baumhower joins us  to talk about his tasty restaurant business. 


Dave Gray - Daxko

July 16, 2017

If you ask CEOs in Birmingham to name a CEO they look up to, Dave Gray will always come up. Dave is the CEO of Daxko and has achieved phenomenal success at building one of the area's brightest stars. Dave joins David Lamb to share the Daxko story.


Kasey Birdsong - Planet Fundraiser

July 9, 2017

Planet Fundraiser is a startup that is taking off like a rocket. The fresh take on fundraising is the brainchild of CEO Kasey Birdsong. In this edition of The Blueprint Podcast, Kasey joins host David Lamb to detail the sudden rise of his company and the important benchmarks and bumps along the way.


Brittany Wagner - Last Chance U on Netflix

June 28, 2017

Brittany Wagner is the break out star of the Netflix hit "Last Chance U". So, what do you do with an opportunity that literally walks in your door. For Wagner, you use that newfound fame to launch a startup that leaves the world asking "do you have a pencil?"


Betsy McAtee - Dreamland

June 25, 2017

As CEO of Dreamland BBQ, Betsy McAtee leads a brand that is one of the most well known and beloved in all of Alabama. In this episode of The Blueprint Podcast she joins David Lamb to discuss the opportunities and challenges of running the legendary business.


Matt Landers - Covalence

June 18, 2017

An entrepreneur with the Midas touch, Matt Landers is CEO and Founder of the digital marketing agency Platypi and Covalence, a coding boot camp. 

He’s a positive influence on Birmingham’s startup scene and a champion of entrepreneurs with the guts to go for it.

And he is truly a wunderkind, having been singled out by Microsoft when he was only 19-years old. The start to what has been an incredible rise.


Bryan Council - Metro Monitor

June 11, 2017

Bryan Council is President of Metro Monitor, a business that monitors the media for communications professionals. Monitoring the media is a challenge due to the fact that the media seems to constantly be in flux. So, how do you create a business plan in an arena that is ever changing. That is among the topics covered as David Lamb interviews Bryan on this episode of The Blueprint Podcast.


Eric Frye - Wayne’s Environmental

June 4, 2017

This episode of The Blueprint Podcast David talks with Eric Frye, president of Wayne's Environmental.

Waynes provides Termite Protection, Pest Prevention, Lawn Care, Landscape Services and Home Services for over 50,000 customers through locations throughout Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Eric rose through the ranks to lead the company and has some incredible insight into what it takes to become a leader, establish a brand people trust with their homes and create a culture a service first culture that spreads through more than 300 employees.  


Ken DeWitt, founder of DeWitt LLC

May 28, 2017
This Blueprint Podcast features Ken DeWitt, founder of DeWitt LLC, an Alabama-based business strategy execution and coaching firm and life-long entrepreneur.
Ken helped start two accounting firms, as well as  other businesses in the retail, agriculture, consumer finance, overseas travel, and commercial real estate industries.  
Now, Ken specializes in helping entrepreneurs create profitable businesses that serve and enrich their lives rather than control them.