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ContenderCast with Justin Honaman

Welcome to the ContenderCast with Justin Honaman, a leadership and Consumer Industries entrepreneurship conversation centered on shining a light on bright ideas. Justin is a digital commerce leader, author, communicator, and Consumer Products / Retail industry thought-leader based in Atlanta, Georgia. For additional information and guest access, visit contendercast.com. Every winner started as a contender!
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Oct 28, 2021

The Single Origin Food Co was founded with a focus on ethically sourced products. They proudly support small farmers with their sustainable practices. They deliver right from the source, allowing for maximum transparency between farmer and consumer. Sofco works with growers who don’t have a mainstream route to sell their produce and create a way for them to share their commodity with the world. They visit farms around the world to ensure they meet a criteria of quality. Once satisfied, they negotiate directly with them to bring their produce straight from farm to shelf. Where its grown, how its processed and when it's shipped all greatly affect the end result. CEO Belal El-Banna joins Justin to discuss this growing food brand!

Oct 25, 2021

When two of ROAM’s founders were building the TUMI brand, they were propelled by a desire to create the best luggage in the world. That quest for the extraordinary has always been their driver. They looked around and saw a sea of identical black luggage that didn't feel that exciting. They wanted to express their individuality in everything including how they travel. So, they created ROAM Luggage, the first brand that allows you to fully customize your suitcase to match your personality. By giving you the tools to design a piece the way you want it, then fulfilling that design with the highest-quality materials and craftsmanship, ROAM becomes your collaborator bringing your vision of the ultimate travel experience to reality. Charlie Clifford and Larry Lein join Justin to discuss this sky-high brand!

Oct 22, 2021

Launch snowboards are the leader in premium performance snowboards, Beyond Series snowboard bindings, and apparel. Founder and CEO Jon Callahan joins Justin to discuss this epic brand!

Oct 20, 2021

For the past 17 years, "DreAllDay" (Dre Baldwin) has changed the lives of millions of entrepreneurs, athletes and business professionals, sold thousands of copies of his books, courses and programs, pioneered personal branding through content, and built a business that helps tens of thousands of people master their "Game" in business, sports and in life, from the inside-out. Dre joins Justin to discuss his new book “The Third Day: The Decision That Separates The Pros From The Amateurs.”

Oct 18, 2021

For the past 17 years, "DreAllDay" (Dre Baldwin) has changed the lives of millions of entrepreneurs, athletes and business professionals, sold thousands of copies of his books, courses and programs, pioneered personal branding through content, and built a business that helps tens of thousands of people master their "Game" in business, sports and in life, from the inside-out. Dre joins Justin to discuss his new book “The Third Day: The Decision That Separates The Pros From The Amateurs.”

Oct 15, 2021

Peter S. Fader is the Frances and Pei-Yuan Chia Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the co-founder and co-director of Theta, a predictive customer analytics firm. His expertise centers around the analysis of behavioral data to understand and forecast customer shopping/purchasing activities. Dr. Fader joins Justin to discuss Customer Lifetime Value in Retail and CPG.

Oct 13, 2021

Patrick Bryant is a co-founder of Code/+/Trust software development firm in Charleston, SC. After co-founding his first company, Go To Team (broadcast video services) and taking it to 20 offices around the US 25 years ago, his bio is then a steady stream of starting new companies in media, rolling papers, and software. As a serial entrepreneur, he continues to start and invest in new startups including, Teamphoria (human resource engagement software), Event.Gives (fundraising event software), ADesk (crew production directory software) & Shine Rolling Papers. He also founded the Harbor Entrepreneur Center to provide a place to help others launch companies and create collision among the other entrepreneurs in the Southeast region. Patrick joins Justin to discuss how to think like an entrepreneur and how to brings good ideas to life!

Oct 11, 2021

SCHARFFEN BERGER Chocolate Maker is America’s original craft “bean-to-bar” chocolate. Founded on the ideal that by sourcing the best cacao in the world, blending it in small batches, and gently processing it to maintain the subtle flavors in the beans would yield the richest, most flavorful chocolate. SCHARFFEN BERGER Chocolate Maker was founded in San Francisco in 1996 by chocolate connoisseur Robert Steinberg and winemaker John Scharffenberger. As the first American “bean-to-bar” chocolate, SCHARFFEN BERGER led this country’s contemporary craft chocolate movement. CEO Paul Cherrie joins Justin to discuss this sweet brand!

Oct 8, 2021

Krisp Drinks LLC is a beverage company focused on delivering better for you hydration for the modern-day consumer. Their beverages are made from USDA certified organic ingredients and zero sugars. The base of their beverages is derived from natural spring water responsibly sourced from one of the purest springs in the world coming in at 6 ppm.    Understanding the importance of reducing carbon footprint, their bottles are made from recycled plastic, 100% recyclable and BPA free. Founder and CEO Sean Banks joins Justin to discuss this refreshing new beverage brand!

Oct 6, 2021

Tom Finegan is the Chairman and CEO of Clarkston Consulting. He is also the author of a few book, Amplifiers –  How Great Leaders Magnify The Power Of Teams, Increase The Impact Of Organizations, And Turn Up The Volume On Positive Change. Amplifiers are the people who intuitively know how to simultaneously influence up, lead others, and execute the mission of the firm. While some people are naturally true Amplifiers, the ability to magnify corporate outcomes can be enhanced by developing and nurturing Amplifier styles, motives, and traits. Tom joins Justin to discuss his new book.

Oct 4, 2021

Take back your table. Declutter your cannabis accessories on a rotating turntable organizer. The Blazy Susan spinning tray will help keep your space tidy. Blazy Brands designs, creates, and innovates new products and accessories for cannabis patients, enthusiasts, and businesses around the world. Founder and CEO Will Breakell joins Justin to discuss this unique brand!

Oct 1, 2021

Meet Christoper and Jennifer Jane (brother and sister co-founder duo). They understand eating well, making meals from scratch, and avoiding junk food can be tough when you're working on projects and staying active. Enter…Proper Good, a solution for them and a solution for us. Proper Good makes good-for-you meals with clean label ingredients in flexible transparent packaging at reasonable prices! All you have to do is grab your Proper Good meal, heat it up and enjoy. That’s it. Let’s eat! Christoper joins Justin to discuss this great brand!

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