Profiles in the American Dream

Profiles in the American Dream


Latest Episodes

Kevin Stoddard, Stoddard Financial -019
November 21, 2018

Are you worried about retirement? Kevin Stoddard of Stoddard Financial is the man with a plan! Listen to Kevin tell his story about how he found his true calling. Presented by The Quincy Chamber of Commerce.

Will & Mackenzie O’Connell, Marina Bay Management -018
November 02, 2018

When cousins get together to run a business watch out! Listen to Will & Mackenzie O’Connell tell their story about what it takes to bring the family business to the next level.

Ron Affsa, HPO -017
November 02, 2018

Back-to-back shows on hair! If you think I am still traumatized by the buzz-cuts my father inflicted on me as a young man you might be right. Ron Affsa, owner of HPO, has a different recollection of what it’s like to be obsessed with hair.

Sara Little, LittleField Salon -016
October 12, 2018

Hair is so important to a person’s well-being and self-image. That’s what makes cutting and styling hair such a great business opportunity. Listen to Sara Little, founder and lead stylist at LittleField Salon,

Margie Pierce, Achieve TMS East -015
October 03, 2018

Depression affects countless individuals all over the world, as we have been tragically reminded with the deaths of Kate Spade & Anthony Bourdain. Listen in as Margie Pierce of Achieve TMS East explains the remarkable new way to treat depression withou...

Sara Stanton, Cara Group Travel -014
September 26, 2018

Sara Stanton never dreamed of starting her own business. After all she already won the lottery—immigration lottery that is! Listen to Sara’s lovely, Irish accent as she tells us how she made it in America, eventually opening Cara Group Travel.

Leo Keka, Alba Restaurant -013
September 21, 2018

As a teenager he swam across a freezing lake to escape communism. He came to America and realized his dream, opening Alba’s after years of hard work and sacrifice. Listen to the fascinating and emotional story of Albanian immigrant Leo Keka

Christina Bartkus & Lisa Trifone, Purefections -012
August 26, 2018

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Well, two sisters from Quincy put their love for chocolate to the test...and opened Purefections! Listen to Lisa and Christina tell their story of how chocolate changed their lives and the lives of so many other chocoholics!

Jimmy Liang, Fuji Restaurant Group -011
August 26, 2018

Jimmy Liang is the quintessential American success story. Find out how he made his dream of being a premier sushi chef and restauranteur come true. If you love sushi, you will love this story!

Victor and Octavio Carvalho, Dunkins -010
August 26, 2018

How would you like to own the original Dunkin’ Donuts? And then, almost 40 years later, open the newest Dunkin’ about a mile from the original? Brothers Victor and Octavio Carvalho will tell you how they went from Fred the Baker’s “it’s time to make th...