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Kimberly Sumpter (Entrepreneur & Host of The Sistahs Connect Podcast)

The Startup Life

Release Date: 07/03/2020

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This episode was recorded on Jan. 17 2020.

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In this episode, we talk to Kimberly Sumpter (Entrepreneur & Podcaster) as we discuss her career in radio, her podcasting journey, and how she helps small businesses. 

**More On Kimberly**

Kimberly Sumpter had a 17-year career in the radio broadcasting industry starting as an intern at 97.9 the Box in Houston. She became a Promotions Director at KIIZ-FM in Killeen, TX while hosting the rated #1 rated midday show in Central, TX for over 2 years. She jumped from market #141 to market #5 where she worked as an on-air announcer at KRNB-FM 105.7 before becoming a News and Traffic reporter and Assistant Promotions Director at 94.5 KSOUL and 97.9 the Beat in Dallas. Kimberly currently hosts and produces the Sistahs Connect podcast. She’s a Community Business Academy instructor for Rising Tide Capital, a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming lives and communities through entrepreneurship and the owner of the Wax Kandy Candle Co. 

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Written by: Dominic Lawson 

Executive Producers: Dominic Lawson and Kenda Lawson

Music Credits:

**Show Theme**

 Behind Closed Doors - Otis McDonald 

**Break Theme**

Cielo - Huma-Huma 

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