110% Ft. Jorjio Hopkins
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by Tone Gaines, Larry Alexander
1w ago
Jorjio Hopkins is a Wisconsin native who served for 8 years in United States Marine Corps and departed active duty as a Captain back in 2018. Jorjio currently works for a private real estate firm where he helps grow a $5+ billion commercial real estate portfolio. Jorjio has a Master's in Real Estate and exercises his passion for the space by both actively and passively investing in the industry. Jorjio is a 2022 recipient of the 2022 Milwaukee Business Journal's Veteran in Business award: https://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/news/2022/11/11/veterans-in-business-jorjio-hopkins-mlg-capital.html ..read more
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On a Mission Ft. Lupita Avalos
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by Tone Gaines, Larry Alexander
1M ago
Lupita Avalos is on a mission to help Black and Brown families achieve financial security. Tone and Larry sit down with Lupita to discuss her journey and all things related to financial planning and wealth building.  Tap in with Lupita: @positive_pita Lupita Avalos - Milwaukee, WI 53202 | Northwestern Mutual More about Lupita: Milwaukee born and raised on the Southside by Mexican parents from Nayarit. Lupita was the first in her immediate family to earn a degree graduating from Marquette University. She is passionate about helping her community by volunteering her time and through her ..read more
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Rise to the Occasion Ft. Apollo Carey
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by Tone Gaines, Larry Alexander
3M ago
Apollo Carey is an Equity Partner at a law firm based in St Louis, MO. Apollo has practiced law for over 16 years handling a wide array of Corporate, Tax, and Real Estate matters. Most interestingly, he also serves as the City Attorney for the City of Ferguson. We talk to Apollo about growing up in St. Louis, his educational and career journey, being a father to his four children, and his unique role in helping impact change in Ferguson after the murder of Mike Brown. More about Apollo: Apollo is a husband (of 23 years), father of 4 (3 girls and 1 boy) and a mentor to countless young professi ..read more
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Here To Win Ft. Jalen Gipson
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by Tone Gaines, Larry Alexander
3M ago
Tap in with Jalen: Instagram: @_jaleng__ https://www.linkedin.com/in/jalen-gipson/ Welcome to the ScholarChip$ podcast hosted by Larry Alexander and Tone Gaines. Larry is a transactional attorney at a Fortune 100 Company. Tone is a Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions attorney at a large law firm in Chicago. But more importantly, both Larry and Tone are Black Men from the inner city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The duo started ScholarChip$ to (1) create a platform to have candid conversations with scholars and (2) normalize academics as a viable way to achieve upward mobility in Black and Brown comm ..read more
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The Playbook: Photography & Entrepreneurship W/ Mary Shelton Media
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by Tone Gaines, Larry Alexander
4M ago
Tap in with Photographer: Mary Shelton (@mary.shelton_) as we discuss her journey to becoming a well-respected wedding photographer, being a Black woman in this space and how doing what you love will never feel like work. "The Playbook" is a series of episodes that are geared toward providing specific step-by-step instructions on how to pursue a given career path. Please note that "The Playbook" series is separate and apart from our regularly scheduled content. Tap in with Mary Shelton: @mary.shelton_ @marysheltonmedia @marysheltonseniors @luxurylakeclub Mary is also a former Division 1 athlet ..read more
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Each One, Teach One Ft. Jade I. Hendricks
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by Tone Gaines, Larry Alexander
4M ago
Jade Hendricks is a woman on a mission. Or rather, a two-part mission – to lead by example and drive results in her role as AVP of Investor Ops at a private equity firm and to use her unique skill set to help shift the perspective of wealth and legacy in disenfranchised communities. Jade sits down with Tone and Larry for a candid conversation around all things related to growing up in Milwaukee, financial empowerment, and racial equity. After sitting down with Jade, at least one thing is clear—she personifies the African proverb “Each One, Teach One”.    Excerpt from an online articl ..read more
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Live in Peace
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by Tone Gaines, Larry Alexander
4M ago
Rest in peace to PnB Rock and all of the lives that we have lost to gun violence. We take a break from our regularly scheduled content to just chop it up. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/13/us/pnb-rock-rapper-killed.html https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/13/us/rapper-deaths-gun-violence-reaj/index.html https://www.amazon.com/Art-Positive-Thinking-pratical-unwanted/dp/1505358175 https://www.glam.com/970641/social-media-break-mental-health-needs/ Welcome to the ScholarChip$ podcast hosted by Larry Alexander and Tone Gaines. Larry is a transactional attorney at a Fortune 100 Company. Tone is a Corpora ..read more
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Build a Bridge W/ Dom Portis
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by Tone Gaines, Larry Alexander
4M ago
In this episode, Tone and Larry bring on Dom Portis to discuss the importance of education, complexities of teaching in the inner city, and grapple with solutions for fixing glaring issues in our education system. A few helpful links based on today’s conversation: • https://www.litwi.org/ • https://www.blocbybloc.org/our-vision • https://unitedwaygmwc.org/Education/Community-Schools • https://www.epi.org/publication/the-color-of-law-a-forgotten-history-of-how-our-government-segregated-america/ • https://naf.org/ • https://dpi.wi.gov/accountability/report-cards • https://www.cityforwardcollecti ..read more
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First Time Listener?
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by Tone Gaines, Larry Alexander
4M ago
Follow us @scholarchipspodcast.   Welcome to the ScholarChip$ podcast hosted by Larry Alexander and Tone Gaines. Larry is a transactional attorney at a Fortune 100 Company. Tone is a Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions attorney at a large law firm in Chicago. But more importantly, both Larry and Tone are Black Men from the inner city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The duo started ScholarChip$ to: (1) create a platform to have candid conversations with scholars and (2) normalize academics as a viable way to achieve upward mobility in Black and Brown communities. Discussions in this podcast are f ..read more
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The Playbook: Software Engineering Ft. Olufemi Okanlomo
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by Tone Gaines, Larry Alexander
4M ago
About Femi: Grounded in the fact I am the 1st Generation American of parents from Barbados & Nigeria. Growing up on the northwest side of Milwaukee.  I've never been scared to start over.  I've seen hardship and even through hard times expectations remained high.  Employing many lessons learned in integrity & tenacity in tandem with unwavering curiosity, creativity and grit; I navigated the challenges of being a black male growing up in Milwaukee and emerged to become a successful Computer Engineer.  Demonstrating success working in computer software development, so ..read more
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