Talking Lots with The Pavement Group
The Talking Lots Podcast is designed to educate and help guide property owners and managers as well as contractors on all things asphalt and concrete.
info_outline EXPLORING THE EV INDUSTRY WITH CHRIS LAMBERT | Talking Lots - S2 E7 11/28/2023
EXPLORING THE EV INDUSTRY WITH CHRIS LAMBERT | Talking Lots - S2 E7 On this episode of Talking Lots Podcast, Todd is back with special guest Chris Lambert, a 25-year veteran of the EV industry. They discuss the increasing demand for EV infrastructure, the advantages of Tesla's infrastructure, and the need for customers to partner with the right companies. Chris also shares his experience of touring with Pearl Jam and his love for the people of Boston. www.thepavementgroup.com
info_outline ANYTHING BUT ASPHALT: ELI STOEHR'S STORY | Talking Lots - S2 E6 11/21/2023
ANYTHING BUT ASPHALT: ELI STOEHR'S STORY | Talking Lots - S2 E6 On this episode of Talking Lots, host Eli Stoehr is back in Studio1 with Vinnie Candelore as the guys dive deep into Eli's origin story at TPG. He encourages people to follow a proven framework and to show up every day and do the right things in order to get the right results. Vinnie hopes to be an inspiration to young people and anyone else who wants to join the team. https://www.thepavementgroup.com/
info_outline Ignite Construction Summit with Sara Lombardo: Talking Lots - S2 E5 11/07/2023
Ignite Construction Summit with Sara Lombardo: Talking Lots - S2 E5 On this episode of Talking Lots, hosts Eli Stoehr and Todd Gorell were joined by guests Miranda Rowe and Sara Lombardo to discuss the upcoming Ignite Construction Summit. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from panelists, network with like-minded people, and enjoy the resort's amenities. Eli and Miranda will be on a panel discussing Salesforce.
info_outline Taking a Leap of Faith with Cam Roberts: Talking Lots - S2 E4 10/31/2023
Taking a Leap of Faith with Cam Roberts: Talking Lots - S2 E4 Taking a Leap of Faith: An Interview with Cam Roberts In this episode of the Talking Lots podcast, Todd Gorell interviews Cam Roberts, the owner of Laser Line Striping and founder of Stripe It Like It's Hot podcast. Cam and his wife Robin have a family of five, and their third child is due in October. Cam shares his story of how he and Robin took a leap of faith and started their business with limited funds, and how they have been able to grow it into a successful venture. Cam talks about his positive mindset and his willingness to take risks, and how he has learned to stay positive even when things don't go as planned. He also discusses his experience in the snow removal industry, the strategies he has used to become successful, and how he has connected with other business owners in the industry. Cam shares his enthusiasm for the upcoming Top Contractor School event and his excitement for speaking at the Pave/x and Ignite events. When asked about his first business coach, Mike, Cam said, "He taught me to be more intentional and specific in who I spend my time with." Cam believes that having a positive mindset and taking risks are key to success. He also believes that connecting with other business owners in the industry is essential for growth. Cam's story is inspiring and shows that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible. His enthusiasm for the upcoming Top Contractor School event and his excitement for speaking at the PayVax and Ignite events is contagious. Cam's story is a reminder that taking a leap of faith can lead to great success.
info_outline Connecting Executives and Suppliers: Talking Lots - S2 E3 10/24/2023
Connecting Executives and Suppliers: Talking Lots - S2 E3 Connecting Point Marketing Group: A Conversation with Juli Poteet and Rachel DeForge On this episode of Talking Lots, Todd and Eli welcomed Juli Poteet and Rachel DeForge from Connecting Point Marketing Group (CPMG) to discuss the events they have attended. CPMG was founded in 2004 with the goal of bringing executives and suppliers together to discuss innovation in various industries, and hosts events such as Hotel Point, Multi Family Point, and Senior Living Point. Juli and Rachel explained that the events are not like traditional trade shows, as they are more focused on building relationships and having meaningful conversations. They also discussed how CPMG's founder has a mission to change people's lives, which they have seen come to fruition through the events. Juli and Rachel also discussed how CPMG has been successful in helping companies, providing 18% of their revenue, and how they were able to help the hospitality industry during the pandemic by providing a platform for companies to come together and figure out solutions. "We have been able to help the hospitality industry during the pandemic by providing a platform for companies to come together and figure out solutions," said Juli. "It's been really rewarding to see how our events have been able to help people in such a difficult time." They also discussed their approach to getting new executives and vendors, contractors, and suppliers, which includes data research, word-of-mouth, and ongoing marketing research. Finally, they encouraged potential vendors, contractors, and suppliers to join, as well as hotel executives, as there is no cost to attend and they will benefit from the customization and fun activities. "We want to make sure that everyone who attends our events is able to get the most out of it," said Rachel. "We have a lot of fun activities and customization options that make it a great experience for everyone." If you're looking for an opportunity to network with executives and suppliers in the hospitality industry, then Connecting Point Marketing Group is the perfect place for you. With their mission to change people's lives and their commitment to providing a platform for companies to come together and figure out solutions, CPMG is sure to be a great experience for everyone.
info_outline Jack Child from G-Force: Talking Lots - S2 E2 10/17/2023
Jack Child from G-Force: Talking Lots - S2 E2 On this episode of Talking Lots, Jack Child, a former Delta pilot and founder of Veteran Service Brands, joins Todd and Brian to discuss how he helps veterans become franchisees. Jack shares his story of starting a driveway sealing business in New Hampshire and launching a striping franchise.
info_outline New Home, Same Vision: Talking Lots - S2 E1 10/10/2023
New Home, Same Vision: Talking Lots - S2 E1 We're very excited to announce that the Talking Lots Podcast will be located right here on the Brian Hess Youtube channel for season 2. On this episode of Talking Lots, Eli, Todd, and Tony discuss the new studio, the technology they are rolling out, and the different topics they'll be covering. Tune in to hear about the facilities world, the payment group, apps, and much more!
info_outline Inside the Group with Vinnie & Tre: Talking Lots - Episode 14 07/03/2023
Inside the Group with Vinnie & Tre: Talking Lots - Episode 14 On this episode of Talking Lots, our host Todd interviews Tre Tipton and Vinnie Candelore about life at the Pavement Group and how an artist and an athlete found their ways to a paving company. The guys also talk about their personal faith and how it has influenced their lives. This is a fun one, make sure you check it out and leave us a comment, like, share, or subscribe!  Intro  Comedy Influence  Athletic Aesthetic Podcast  Life at the Pavement Group  Life Changed Drastically in 2020.  Leaning Into Faith, Finding Answers.  Upcoming Guests  Leadership in Sports and Business
info_outline How A.I. Will Change the Paving Industry: Talking Lots - Episode 13 06/16/2023
How A.I. Will Change the Paving Industry: Talking Lots - Episode 13 https://www.thepavementgroup.com/
info_outline Ep 11 Inside the Group David Day! 05/19/2023
Ep 11 Inside the Group David Day! -Who is Davis Stepanian and how do you pronounce it? -How survivalist weekends are actually relaxing. -Why did David and his friends create a US History Podcast? -And that all important Northern PA camping weather update
info_outline Ep:9 Inside the Group. Tyler and Trudi Day! 03/18/2023
Ep:9 Inside the Group. Tyler and Trudi Day! -Tyler shared what drove him to become a D1 Walk On at a Big 10 school - Trudi shares her take on juggling life as a busy sports mom and the TPG office Mom. -These Cubmates share the secret to keeping the work day fun-hint decorate the cube for every holiday. -And of course, we discuss some weather.
info_outline EP 8: RFMA 2023! Preview with Jenna Bob and Eli-Host Todd Gorell 03/10/2023
EP 8: RFMA 2023! Preview with Jenna Bob and Eli-Host Todd Gorell -Bob shares the history of RFMA -Jenna wonders what a Puffy Taco tastes like -Eli shares his secrets for a good Trade Show - And some weather discussions….
info_outline EP 7: Inside The Group-Jenna and Paige Day! 03/01/2023
EP 7: Inside The Group-Jenna and Paige Day! Todd and Tony host the dynamic Project Coordinator Duo of Paige and Jenna: How the heck did y’all end up here? The time when Jenna and Paige were almost competing Pergogi’s?!? Too much fun stuff to get into the weather. (Well maybe a little bit)
info_outline Ep 6: Why The Pavement Group is Making Giving Back A Huge Part of Our Platform 02/06/2023
Ep 6: Why The Pavement Group is Making Giving Back A Huge Part of Our Platform Mental Health in Sports and Construction The AE Event And of course, the Weather!
info_outline Ep 5: The Great Debate of the Asphalt World 12/23/2022
Ep 5: The Great Debate of the Asphalt World Todd, Tony & special guests get into: What makes a good Christmas movie. Is (not die hard but…) Mighty Ducks a Christmas movie? And of course the importance of the weather in a good holiday flick!
info_outline Ep 3: Get to know a New Marketing Director in the Asphalt World 12/10/2022
Ep 3: Get to know a New Marketing Director in the Asphalt World This week Todd G and Tony G of TPG discuss some of your favorite topics including: Storytelling & Marketing Innovation in the Paving Industry (and not to be forgotten) The Weather
info_outline Episode 16: Special Guest Jennifer DiMartino of ALS One 09/03/2021
Episode 16: Special Guest Jennifer DiMartino of ALS One Episode 16: Special Guest Jennifer DiMartino of ALS One
info_outline Episode 15: Special Guest Mark Sullivan of Salesforce 07/15/2021
Episode 15: Special Guest Mark Sullivan of Salesforce Join us as we talk technology, digital currency, and business with Mark Sullivan - EVP at Salesforce
info_outline Episode 12 - The Pavement Group Podcast with Special Guest Rick Bell - Vice President at Merchants Fleet 02/24/2021
Episode 12 - The Pavement Group Podcast with Special Guest Rick Bell - Vice President at Merchants Fleet In this episode, we sit down with Rick Bell and talk about the evolution of electric vehicles and specifically electric trucks. Electric trucks will be in high demand in the coming years and the innovation that is attached to the increase in the presence of electric vehicles on the road is INCREDIBLE.
info_outline Episode 11: The Future Of Asphalt with Special Guest Steve Flaherty 02/17/2021
Episode 11: The Future Of Asphalt with Special Guest Steve Flaherty The Pavement Group Podcast: Episode 11 with Special Guest Steve Flaherty
info_outline Episode 10: How Construction Is Changing with Stephen Garvin of Samiotes Consultants 01/13/2021
Episode 10: How Construction Is Changing with Stephen Garvin of Samiotes Consultants The Pavement Group Podcast - Episode 10: How Construction Is Changing with Stephen Garvin of Samiotes Consultants
info_outline Episode 8: Let's Talk Commercial Real Estate! with Special Guest Megan Calabrese from FoxRock Properties 12/01/2020
Episode 8: Let's Talk Commercial Real Estate! with Special Guest Megan Calabrese from FoxRock Properties Join us as we talk with Megan about everything commercial real estate and how 2020 has been a defining year for companies on both the property management and vendor side and how her company has used this year to position themselves exceptionally well for a bright future with their tenants and properties!