Each week from the Subaru of Gwinnett studio, host Mike Sammond interviews the area’s top business leaders to learn what makes them the best at what they do.
Gwinnett Business Radio is presented by Regus, the home of the Business RadioX studio in Duluth. Regus at Satellite Place boasts private, shared and guest office suites, virtual offices and corporate meeting rooms.
KM Howard with Ekthesi Advertising & Consulting Firm, Denise Peck with Design House of Flowers Weddings & Events, and Nate Turner with CTR Partners
KM Howard/Ekthesi Advertising & Consulting Firm Ekthesi Advertising & Consultant Firm offers you the ability to have quality advertising commercials and top notch business consulting for an affordable cost. Their target market is the new, small and midsize business, as well as new authors and nonprofits, that can’t afford the tens of thousand dollars, but still
Amanda Shook with Advanced Furniture Services and Charity Estes & Chelsea Larko with Cornerstone Coworking
Amanda Shook/Advanced Furniture Services When Advanced Furniture Services was established in 1995, their main focus was to provide the highest quality service and dedication. It has always been more than a promise, it has been a commitment. Many prestigious financial institutions, Fortune 500 Companies and emerging growth firms have successfully turned to them to meet their office
Dameion Harris with Advanced Credit Help, Wendy Pace with Pace Setting Media, and Sta-C & Paris Hale with Smokin Girls BBQ
Dameion Harris/Advanced Credit Help Advanced Credit Help not only strives to help make a positive impact on our clients’ credit, but they promise to educate them at the same time! If they don’t educate you on how to change your financial thinking habits, then how will you not end up in the same situation again? That’s
David Kim with C2 Education, Shruti Dhawan with SmartPayroll Solutions, and Maria Horstmann with Be Fab – Be You
David Kim/C2 Education C2 Education was founded in 1997 by David Kim and Jim Narangajavana, two Harvard students offering private tutoring programs from their dorm room. In 2000, C2 opened their first location in Maryland. As of 2016, the company has grown to over 160 centers nationwide, and will double the number of centers in
Stan Osbourne with Bahama Breeze, Todd Reddeman with Mocha My Day, and Tom Vooris with Choices To You
Stan Osbourne/Bahama Breeze Caribbean inspired food, handcrafted tropical drinks, and a vibrant island atmosphere lets you feel a million miles from home, any day of the week. At Bahama Breeze, you can explore island flavors, discover legendary cocktails, and feel the energy of live music. Like sunshine on your face, it’s warm and welcoming. A place
Marissa Maldonado with Proda Technology, Shaun Boyce with Ankle Biters, Michael Gifford with New Heights Marketing
Marissa Maldonado/Proda Technology Proda Technology’s core business is providing Managed IT services which includes Network Security Audits, Network Design, Network Maintenance, and Help Desk support for small to medium sized businesses. Proda also provides onsite technical implementations and support, Cyber Security Education, and Website Design/ Security Maintenance. Proda Technology’s mantra is “Tailored IT Solutions. Pivotal Support”.
Philip Hoang/Southern Rubbish Southern Rubbish is a small junk and debris removal service based in Cumming. They are family owned and operated, with strong ties to the community. Whatever you need removed, they can handle it. From hoarding to hot tubs to old refrigerators, they are there to help. They also dedicate their time and our resources to helping charities in their local
Keith Daniel with Paran Homes, Larry Black with A Computer Partner, Damien Porche with Organized Pixels, and Keeyawna Porche with Porche Weddings & Special Events
Keith Daniel/Paran Homes Paran Homes is a new home builder in the Atlanta, Raleigh and Nashville Markets. Paran Homes just finished partnering with FOX on a reality TV show called “Home Free”. The show is all about changing lives! Contestants compete to win their heroes a brand new home with Mike Holmes and Tim Tebow coaching them
Stephan Sharples/Fumi Hibachi Sushi & Bar A newly-designed space, inventive cocktails, and the best sushi in town – how can you go wrong? Their goal at Fumi is to maintain the quality, creativity and freshness of the food they serve. Fumi strives to maintain a responsible policy towards sustainability, not just with their fish, but with the entire menu. This
Greg Lang/Good Samaritan Health Center Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett is a non-profit organization committed to caring for the uninsured and under-insured working poor in Gwinnett County. It is the aim of Good Samaritan Gwinnett to not only meet physical needs, but to also address the spiritual needs of their patients through prayer and biblical counseling. They serve
Studio Operator & Talk Show Host
Longtime Atlanta resident and veteran broadcaster Mike Sammond is the owner and operator of the Business RadioX studio in Duluth, GA – now known as the Subaru of Gwinnettstudio. He is also the co-host of the weekly program “Gwinnett Business Radio” which airs every Thursday at 10:00 AM. Since opening the studio in the Fall of 2012, over 1,000 local business leaders have come through his doors to talk about the great work they are doing in their community.
Mike began his broadcasting career in radio while still a college student at the University of Georgia in the late 1980’s. Since then, he has worked as a sports director at radio and television stations throughout the Southeast including three years at WRBL-TV in Columbus and three years as a sports anchor at CNN Headline News.
Mike is also an award-winning play-by-play announcer with extensive experience announcing high school, college and professional sports including baseball, basketball, hockey and football. Over the years, he has announced sports for the University of Georgia, Atlanta Braves, Gwinnett Braves, International Hockey League and Arena Football League among others.
On the international sports stage, Mike serves as an announcer for Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS). He has covered the Winter Olympics in Vancouver (2010), Youth Olympics in Singapore (2010), Summer Games in London (2012) and soon the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. He also announced basketball and table tennis at the 2015 European Games in Azerbaijan.
Away from the broadcast booth, Mike has been a part-owner, team president and front-office executive for professional teams in minor league hockey and arena football. He also spent four years in charge of corporate sponsorships for the Gwinnett Center before joining Business RadioX.
In addition to managing the Business RadioX studio in Gwinnett, Mike is a weekend sports talk show host for Sports Radio 92.9 The Game in Atlanta.