Ticketsplitters Podcast by Grassroots Midwest
Episode 17 – Sarah Anthony
Our guest this week is State Representative Sarah Anthony. Sarah represents House District 68, which includes the City of Lansing and Lansing Township, and prior to her election to the House she served Lansing residents as a member of the Ingham County Commission,...
Episode 16 – Paul Long and Tom Hickson
On this week's episode of TicketSplitters, we speak with Paul Long, President and CEO of the Michigan Catholic Conference, and Tom Hickson, Vice President of Public Policy. TicketSplitters by Grassroots Midwest · Episode 16 - Paul Long and Tom Hickson
Episode 15 – Noah Smith
Our guest this week is Noah Smith, Partner at Capitol Services, a multi-client lobbying firm in Lansing Michigan. Noah is a former legislative staffer, a former Area Executive Director for the American Cancer Society, and a former U.S. Marine. Fun fact: he was also...
Episode 14 – Patricia Spitzley
On this week's episode of TicketSplitters, we welcome Patricia Spitzley for a conversation about local government, redevelopment, leadership, and much more. TicketSplitters by Grassroots Midwest · Episode 14 - Patricia Spitzley
Episode 13 – Steve Japinga
Our guest this week is Steve Japinga, Vice President of Government Relations for the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce. In his role with the Lansing Chamber, Steve oversees public policy, political engagement, and elected official outreach on behalf of Chamber...
Episode 12 – Joe Haveman
On this week’s episode of TicketSplitters, we chat with our friend Joe Haveman, who is a former member of the MI House of Representatives, and now serves as Director of Government Relations at the Hope Network - a Michigan based nonprofit helping those with...
Episode 11 – Joe Disano and Susan Demas
In this week's episode of TicketSplitters, we're joined by Lansing power couple, Susan Demas and Joe Disano for an insightful (and hilarious) conversation about journalism, campaign stories, political memes, and hiding client misdeeds when your spouse is a reporter....
Episode 10 – Reid Felsing
On this episode, we'll be chatting with Reid Felsing, attorney of The Law Office of Reid Felsing, about 501C3s, 501C4s, 527s, and how nonprofits help shape politics here in Michigan. TicketSplitters by Grassroots Midwest · Episode 10 - Reid Felsing
Episode 9 – Rhyno
On this episode of Ticketsplitters, our own Brian Began and WWE superstar (and former Republican candidate) Rhyno take us on a wild ride through the history of professional wrestling, Rhyno's careers in wrestling and public service, and so much more. TicketSplitters...
Episode 8 – Craig Mauger
In this week’s episode of Ticketsplitters, Adrian sits down with Craig Mauger, the Executive Director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network to discuss reporting on money in politics and the importance of transparency in Michigan’s governmental affairs....
Episode 7 – Chris Martin
TicketSplitters by Grassroots Midwest · Episode 7 - Chris Martin
Episode 6 – Brian Town
In this episode of TicketSplitters, Seth Burroughs interviews Brian Town, CEO of Michigan Creative, about running a small business in Lansing. TicketSplitters by Grassroots Midwest · Episode 6 - Brian Town
Episode 5 – Dan McMaster
In this episode of TicketSplitters, Brian Began, our Director of Elections and Research, interviews our (previous) Co-Founder Dan McMaster about his time as an elected official, and how it compares to playing "Kingmaker" TicketSplitters by Grassroots Midwest · Episode...
Episode 4 – Jeff Irwin
In this week’s episode of TicketSplitters, we talk with newly elected State Senator Jeff Irwin about growing up in a political household, bipartisanship, supporting small business growth, and more. TicketSplitters by Grassroots Midwest · Episode 4 - Jeff Irwin
Episode 3 – Jared Rodriguez
In this week's episode of TicketSplitters, we'll be talking to Jared Rodriguez, CEO of Calder Group, about entrepreneurship in politics. TicketSplitters by Grassroots Midwest · Episode 3 - Jared Rodriguez
Episode 2 – Seth and Adrian
On our second episode of TicketSplitters, Sabrina interviews Adrian Hemond, our CEO, and Seth Burroughs, our Outreach Coordinator, about how they got involved in politics. They discuss their time in different fields in the industry, offer advice to newcomers, and...
Episode 1 – Wendy Day
Ticketsplitters Podcasts Welcome to the inaugural edition of Ticket Splitters, the Grassroots Midwest podcast. Grassroots Midwest is Michigan's first and only bipartisan grassroots advocacy firm, and Ticket Splitters is going to give you a regular, bipartisan look at...