Paul Berezetsky

USO San Diego Works Tirelessly to Connect Military Members With Their Community

Ashley Camac, Executive Director of USO San Diego, is joined by Brianna Ahern, a Board Member of the Same Organization, to discuss the nearly 80-year-old organization’s annual outreach to 500,000 military men and women and their families. Camac underscores USO’s efforts to connect military personnel with their families during their deployments. Ahern speaks about the duties of USO Board members, as well as how listeners can get involved with the USO San Diego Board. Camac and Ahern touch on the evolving needs of military families during COVID-19 and how USO San Diego meets those needs.

Major Gift to Transform Tri-City Medical Center’s Emergency Department

Jennifer Paroly, President of the Tri-City Hospital Foundation, is joined by Aaron Byzak, Chief External Affairs Officer, to shout out the “game-changing” David C. Copley Foundation gift, which will allow the hospital to upgrade and renovate its Emergency Department. Byzak discusses the hospital’s 60th Anniversary Plans next year; while Paroly talks about the hospital’s outstanding reputation in cardiovascular and stroke care.

Innovative Start-Up’s Copper Phone Cases Help Mitigate Pathogen Exposure

Nick O’Brien, CFO and one of three founders of Aeris, Inc., is joined by Co-Founder Andrew Medland, COO, discuss the science behind copper as a germ-killing product to reduce the spread of pathogens. O’Brien and Medland talk about their company’s commitment to helping protect frontline healthcare workers.

Local Memoir Writers Shine Light on Upcoming Virtual Memoir Showcase Event

Tracy Jones, editor, writing coach, and founding member of the San Diego Memoir Writers Association (SDMWA), is joined by Chili Cilch, SDMWA memoirist, to discuss how their organization helps writers hone their memoir writing skills. Jones highlights the December 5 Memoir Showcase, which will feature a host of memoirs from local writers. Cilch chats about her journey to becoming a writer and speaks to how valuable her involvement with SDMWA has been for her work.

Veteran Army and Navy Gridiron Play-by-Play Announcers Preview 121st Edition of “America’s Game”

Rich DeMarco and Pete Medhurst, longtime play-by-play announcers for Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen football teams, preview the 121st gridiron tilt slated for Saturday, December 12 at Michie Field on the West Point campus. DeMarco and Medhurst chat about the Army-Navy House Sweepstakes, in which one Army fan and one Navy fan will win a ticket to next year’s game in New York City. DeMarco and Medhurst reminisce about memorable moments from prior games, as well as underscore the pageantry of “America’s Game.”

Episode 22 | PsychArmor Institute Bridges the Gap Between Military and Civilian Communities

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, is joined by Tina Atherall, CEO of PsychArmor Institute, to talk about the Institute’s mission to utilize the power of education and learning to improve the lives of military service members and their families. Atherall discusses how PsychArmor’s 200+ courses aim to educate civilian populations to better improve communication with military members. Atherall highlights the success her organization has had in training other nonprofit organizations, such as Habitat for Humanity and Hidden Heroes.

Episode 21 | Padres Pitcher Receives Prestigious Bob Feller Act of Valor Award for Military Advocacy

Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, is joined by Craig Stammen, a pitcher for the San Diego Padres and recipient of the prestigious Bob Feller Act of Valor Award. Stammen chats about what led him to become an avid supporter of the military, his experiences overseas in Afghanistan while on a USO-sponsored trip, and what receiving the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Means to him. Stammen also discusses the peculiar nature of playing baseball during the COVID-19 era.

Ep. 12 Until Court Do Us Part Series: Managing Child Custody in the Era of COVID

For better or for worse, parents are at home with their kids more now than ever due to COVID-19. Your current parenting plan may not be the best plan for your child/children in light of the pandemic. There are a multitude of considerations that parents and courts are finding need to be reviewed due to the novel coronavirus, such as whether the change giving rise to need for a change are temporary or long term, mental health of the child, and stability and continuity within the home. There are so many lessons that attorneys and clients are having to learn as the pandemic carries on. Nicole Nuzzo, Sheila Stiles, and Nicole Schmidt of Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara are here to teach you the lesson on: Managing child custody in era of COVID.

Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara’s family law practice is known for representing high-net worth individuals often with complex cases. Nicole Schmidt, Nicole Nuzzo, and Sheila Stiles are partners in the firm’s Newport Beach office and are all designated specialists in the area of family law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

This series is proudly sponsored by Pete Fowler Construction, a team of building experts who help lawyers and insurers negotiate from a place of strength by understanding technical building and cost issues. Pete Fowler Construction’s experts translate technical jargon into plain-English anyone can understand. Lawyers and insurers need to understand nuanced, technical building issues and costs to make smart decisions and solve the problem. To learn more visit PeteFowler.com.

Ep. 25 Until Court Do Us Part Series: Managing Child Custody in the Era of COVID

For better or for worse, parents are at home with their kids more now than ever due to COVID-19. Your current parenting plan may not be the best plan for your child/children in light of the pandemic. There are a multitude of considerations that parents and courts are finding need to be reviewed due to the novel coronavirus, such as whether the change giving rise to need for a change are temporary or long term, mental health of the child, and stability and continuity within the home. There are so many lessons that attorneys and clients are having to learn as the pandemic carries on. Nicole Nuzzo, Sheila Stiles, and Nicole Schmidt of Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara are here to teach you the lesson on: Managing child custody in era of COVID.

Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara’s family law practice is known for representing high-net worth individuals often with complex cases. Nicole Schmidt, Nicole Nuzzo, and Sheila Stiles are partners in the firm’s Newport Beach office and are all designated specialists in the area of family law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

This series is proudly sponsored by Pete Fowler Construction, a team of building experts who help lawyers and insurers negotiate from a place of strength by understanding technical building and cost issues. Pete Fowler Construction’s experts translate technical jargon into plain-English anyone can understand. Lawyers and insurers need to understand nuanced, technical building issues and costs to make smart decisions and solve the problem. To learn more visit PeteFowler.com.

Episode 20 | Venerable University Provides Wide-Ranging, Game-Changing Support to Veterans

Tasha Ross, Director of Corporate Relations at the UCSD Rady School of Management (ROSM), talks about the school’s unparalleled commitment to supporting veterans as they transition into the business world. Ross discusses the School’s partnership with the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) in the development of the annual San Diego Military Economic Impact Report. Ross chats about UCSD’s acceptance into the Yellow Ribbon Program and its StartR Veteran, an accelerator program that provides coaching and workshops tailored toward veterans with entrepreneurial ideas.