The Q Chat Business Podcast

The Q Chat Business Podcast


The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce brings you The Q Chat Business Podcast in partnership with Townsquare Media | Quincy / Hannibal, where we discuss leadership, small and large business, entrepreneurship, and our community. Join Q Chat host, Jarid Jones, Membership & Marketing Manager at the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce for this exciting and informative series.

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Episode 1 | Jeremy Wingerter, United Way of Adams County


Jarid Jones, Membership & Marketing Manager, and Latonya Brock, Executive Director, of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, want to know what keeps Jeremy Wingerter, Executive Director, United Way of Adams County up at night. Listen in and hear how this leader is being agile during this time.

Episode 2 | Debbie Reed, Chaddock


In leadership, sometimes less can be more to be able to bring your full self to the workplace. Listen in to learn more as Jarid Jones, Membership & Marketing Manager, and Latonya Brock, Executive Director, of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, host Debbie Reed, President and CEO of Chaddock.

Episode 3 | Kenyetta McFall, The Atrium on Third


Relationship building is an integral component of the future of many industries, doing it correctly is the key. Listen to learn more as Jarid Jones, Membership & Marketing Manager, and Latonya Brock, Executive Director, of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, host Kenyetta McFall, General Manager of The Atrium on Third.

Episode 4 | Bruce Guthrie, The District


Initiative is the keyword in this episode. Reaching out and asking how to help can be the first step in supporting local. Listen in to learn more as Jarid Jones, Membership & Marketing Manager, and Latonya Brock, Executive Director, of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, host Bruce Guthrie, Executive Director of The District.

Episode 5 | Payne Schoen, Payne Schoen Consulting


The practice of reflection is fundamental to processing and understanding the meaning of the experiences we’ve had, how you proceed is your responsibility. Listen in to learn more as Jarid Jones, Membership & Marketing Manager of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce, hosts Payne Schoen.

Episode 6 | Shawn Valter, Adams County Farm Bureau


Right to the point with Agribusiness. Technology, education, strategy, and entrepreneurialism are key aspects of the AG industry, listen in as Jarid Jones, Membership & Marketing Manager, hosts Shawn Valter of the Adams County Farm Bureau to learn more.

Episode 7 | Marcel Wagner & Joi Austin, Great River Economic Development Foundation


Aiming higher to attract and retain individuals & businesses that strengthen our economy and overall quality of life here in Quincy, Illinois, and the surrounding area. Listen in as Jarid Jones, Membership & Marketing Manager, hosts Marcel Wagner and Joi Austin of the Great River Economic Development Foundation to learn more.

Episode 8 | Susan Scholz, Golden Bridges


Providing solutions in times of transition. Listen in as Jarid Jones, Membership & Marketing Manager, hosts Susan Scholz, Co-Founder of Golden Bridges, Inc. to learn more about how this group of women has changed the industry standard to better accommodate those needing professional help with organizing, decluttering, downsizing, and moving.

Episode 9 | Melanie Allen Shortridge Construction


Small businesses are the heart of the Quincy community. Shortridge Construction is a great example, it is a third-generation family-owned business in our community . Melanie Allen says, ” I did not see myself returning to Quincy after college, but here I am, working at the family business and enjoying it”.

Listen in to hear what else Melaine shares in an interview with Latonya Brock, President & CEO of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce.

Episode 10 | Laura Sievert, Arts Quincy


Arts Quincy, America’s first arts council, has created an excellent Quality of Life in Quincy. Laura Sievert, Executive Director, joins us on the Q- Chat business podcast enthusiastically. She shares some history, impact, and future happenings in our Art Community. One can see the passion for DEI as Laura advocates locally and regionally for accessibility and inclusion in the arts.

Episode 11 | Becky Albert, Quincy Hospitality House


Listen in as our guests share with us about The Quincy Hospitality House history, services, volunteer opportunities and the future of the Quincy Hospitality House.  It was established in 1998 and is located at 1129 Oak in Quincy, IL within walking distance from most of the medical facilities.  It serves anyone receiving any medical care in the Quincy area including Funerals.  The Quincy Hospitality House is embarking upon a Fundraising Campaign for the new Teresa House. Listen in to see how you can give to this amazing cause.