Episodes

August 10, 2021

Ep. 5 The Business of Community: A Conversation with Mayor Matt Hall

On this episode of the Carlsbad People, Purpose, and Impact Podcast, Bret Schanzenbach spoke with Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall about the past, present, and future of the city. They talk about how Mayor Hall became an elected official, the ways that the...

August 03, 2021

Ep. 4 Serving the Community at Tri-City Medical Center with Aaron Byzak

In this episode, Bret Schanzenbach spoke with his good friend, Aaron Byzak, the chief external affairs officer for Tri-City Medical Center. Aaron explains how his passions inform his career, how he switched from being an EMT to being involved in...

July 27, 2021

Ep. 3 America’s Heroes Live Here: An Interview with Amy Forsythe

On this episode of the Carlsbad People, Purpose, and Impact Podcast, Bret Schanzenbach spoke with Amy Forsythe, former Marine and the current U.S. Navy Public Affairs Officer. They talk about her service as a Combat Correspondent where she had the opportunity to report from combat zones, Camp Pendleton’s new 9/11 memorial, how she is using her gifts as a storyteller to memorialize those who have laid down their lives for this nation, and why so many military members love to live in North County.

July 22, 2021

Ep. 2 The Show Must Go On: An Interview with New Village Arts’ Director, Alex Goodman

Alex Goodman, the managing director of New Village Arts, joined Bret Schanzenbach on the Carlsbad People, Purpose, and Impact Podcast to discuss the exciting things happening at the theater. They talk about Alex’s journey from the Midwest to California, the innovative ways New Village Arts is connecting with the community, and the upcoming original musicals that you will definitely want to see during their 20th anniversary season.

July 13, 2021

Ep. 1 The Power of Experiences in LEGOLAND California with Kurt Stocks

In this conversation with LEGOLAND California President, Kurt Stocks, we discuss what led him from his home in Australia to Malaysia and then to California, and how an experience at LEGOLAND with his son encouraged him to leave his role as a businessman in the health and fitness industry and become a leader at one of the most popular theme parks in the world.