“I don’t look at hang gliding as a dangerous activity, it’s just not forgiving.” Steve Wendt, Head Instructor and Owner of Blue Sky Hang Gliding, has spent 47 years developing a keen awareness for managing the risks of hang gliding and the chops to teach the ins and outs of the sport. Listen as he shares insights into the arena of risk performance applicable in any industry. Learn more about Steve at http://www.blueskyhg.com.
Ben Moore, owner of Waterfront RVA, is an established name in the whitewater community. His experiences guiding rivers and interfacing with waterways in North and South America, Europe, and Australia position him uniquely to discuss the intersection of risk and performance. His dissection of risk operating in real time and the daily activities he and his team engage in to contend with that reality has utility for the listener regardless of their industry.
To wrap up our focus on Women’s History Month, Kassi O’Brien, Scott Benefits Consultant, and Nancy Ahrens, Scott Risk Advisor, introduce our listeners to Ellis McCue, CEO of Territory Foods. Ellis shares her fascinating personal and professional journey that led her to Territory, discusses COVID-related pivots, and provides great insights surrounding capital raising and leading remote teams.
Harley Castor is the Safety Director for Commercial Steel Erection. He has been a multiple position player who understands and appreciates the nuance of the work. His varied experience as a customer service manager at Walmart, steel crew ironworker, heavy equipment drive and crane operator has given him a perspective on leadership and collaboration that is worth a listen.
Lance Pritt, Superintendent for Kanawha Stone, isn’t shy about giving his take on the fundamentals of leadership in the field. Join us in listening to Lance’s story, what matters to him, and how he gets the best out of his team in the field.