Month: January 2020

Starting a Coffee Business in Kentucky Salvador Sanchez always wanted to own a coffee shop. His dream came true when he opened A Cup of Commonwealth and started doing business in Kentucky. Salvador Sanchez is the owner of A Cup of Commonwealth, Chocolate Holler, and Magic Beans Coffee Roasters. James and Chase traveled to Lexington …

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Retooling a Workforce with Bit Source How the company is providing opportunity to laid-off coal industry workers Guests: Payton May and Ryan Jones Payton May is the COO at Bit Source, a software development company that provides value-driven solutions for businesses.  Ryan Jones is a Director of SOAR Innovation, an organization that helps Appalachian businesses succeed …

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Promoting Appalachia with Maggy Kriebel—How tourism fuels economies and highlights Appalachian Culture How are we promoting Appalachia from within? In this episode of The Hollercast, we sat down with Maggy Kriebel to talk about the things she loves about the area,  how tourism spurs economic development,  and the role that marketing plays in her department’s …

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