The identical twin Shaheen brothers, George and Gerry, are from Elmwood, Illinois, year 2005 population 1,889; Both twins received their “hands on” undergraduate education by bagging groceries and trimming meat at the Elmwood/Shaheen grocery store.
Both Bill and Bob discussed the current state of farming – the number of acres required to make a living, the investment in equipment and the increase in the value of farm land with its impact on the “family farm.”
Host Ed Sutkowski talks with Shaun Livingston, an American professional basketball player. Livingston entered the league directly out of high school and was selected fourth by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2004 NBA draft. In a 15 year professional career in the league, Livingston played 959 games for nine teams and won three NBA championships as a Golden State Warrior—in 2015, 2017 and 2018.
Thomas S. Bagley is the Founder and Senior Managing Director of Pfingsten Partners, L.L.C., a private equity fund. Since founding Pfingsten in 1989, Tom has been involved in all aspects of the firm's private equity investment and management activities and had experience working with middle market companies for many years before founding the firm.
American conductor George Edward Stelluto, Music Director for the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, is the Resident Conductor at the Juilliard School, the Assistant Conductor of the Ravinia Festival with the Chicago Symphony and an advisor to Sinfonia por La Vida in Ecuador - a new orchestra based on Venezuela's Il Sistema program.
Robert W. Wilson, a Peoria native, was frequently cited in Gregory A. Freeman's book, The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked all for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II, as the B-17G radar/navigator/bombardier on the "point plane" which delivered tons of bombs over the Ploiesti/Romanian oil fields during his 20 missions.
Independent, uncompromised, absolute financial truths, behind financial perceptions from hosts, Ed Sutkowski, Esq. and Chuck LeFebvre, Esq., based on more than 75 years of combined experience representing entrepreneurs, family offices and high net worth individuals.