This weekend, Glen talks with Dr. Paul Kengor (Executive Director of the Center for Vision and Values) about the importance of virtue and morality in popular government. Glen also talks with Sara Mohsin (of Mohsin Mortgage Corporation) and Brian Kapp (of Kapp Scanlon Financial) about current economic trends and headlines.
Sara and Glen also share the results of their Great Race, and Sara's efforts to raise funds for the American Cancer society. Specifically, Sara thanked Sarah Wernert , a Personal Trainer & Nutritionist, Pat Zacour , owner of the Spa & Salon at Southpointe, and Dennis Allison , owner of the Isoplex for their support. Sara also challenged Glen to another race next year.
Glen also talks about the need for competition in our failing public schools, and the systemic cheating in Atlanta's public school system.
Finally, Glen talks with Ashley Stinnett (author, journalist, conservative commentator) about the EPA war against coal energy production, and its negative economic impact on states including West Virginia & Kentucky.
Glen Meakem is a successful technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and conservative talk radio show host, who offers information and insights on how individuals, our states, and our nation can be more successful. Glen's unique perspective has been shaped by his experiences as founder, chairman and CEO of the B2B internet success Freemarkets Inc , which he founded in 1995, took public in 1999, and sold to Ariba in 2004. In 2006, Glen co-founded Meakem Becker Venture Capital, a firm that invests in early stage start up companies. Concerned about the liberal political agenda that has gripped the United States and his home state of Pennsylvania, Glen launched the radio program, Glen Meakem on the Weekend in 2008. Glen served as an officer in the United States Army Reserve and is a veteran of the First Gulf War. He earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard and his MBA from Harvard Business School. For more information about the Glen Meakem on the Weekend Radio Program, or to read Glen's blog, please visit http://glenmeakem.com.