Previous Shows

Impact with John Shegerian produces new episodes every week. Visit regularly to explore our archive of past conversations below.

June 8, 2023

Delivering Personalized Peer Support for Employees with Kindly Human’s Dr. Gregory H. Bledsoe

A fourth-generation Arkansan, Bledsoe served as Surgeon General for Arkansas from 2015-2023. His past roles have included positions at Arkansas Heart Hospital, Align MD, and serving on the faculty of John Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine. Bledsoe has also been a consultant with the US Secret Service and participated in multiple diplomatic missions, including on […]

June 6, 2023

Fighting Food Waste with Do Good Foods’ Justin Kamine

Justin Kamine is a planet-forward entrepreneur who co-founded Do Good Foods with his brother Matthew to combat climate change by fighting food waste. The Kamine brothers’ company builds on the family’s 40-year heritage of solving macro environmental problems through building large infrastructure solutions. John Shegerian: Have you been enjoying our Impact podcast and our great […]

June 1, 2023

Farming for Future Generations with Sage Plant Bistro’s Mollie Engelhart

Mollie Engelhart is the founder and head chef of Sage Plant Based Bistro & Brewery in Los Angeles as well as a regenerative farmer in Fillmore, CA where she grows produce for her restaurants. Mollie’s farm Sow a Heart is a one of a kind experiment in working in partnership with nature to bring life […]

May 30, 2023

Pioneering Solutions for Climate Change with Shannon Thomas Carroll of AT&T

Shannon Thomas Carroll is AVP of Global Environmental Sustainability at AT&T and is responsible for continuing to foster the company’s environmental leadership position, including its drive to carbon neutrality, climate resiliency, waste reduction and broadband-powered climate solutions that support business customers’ carbon reduction goals. Shannon brings 23 years of broad AT&T experience to this role, […]

May 25, 2023

Bringing Attention to Responsible Battery Recycling with Recycling Today’s Jim Keefe

Mr. Keefe joined GIE Media, Recycling Today’s parent company, in 1991 in a sales and market research capacity. In 1992 he was promoted to Marketing Manager for GIE’s recycling business and in 1993 promoted to Sales and Marketing Manager for GIE’s portfolio of media products. In 1995 his focus returned to the recycling industry when […]

May 23, 2023

Accelerating Businesses’ ESG and Sustainability Strategies and Actions with Salesforce’s Jon Powell

Jon Powell is an entrepreneur, technologist, academic, and chemical/environmental engineer by training and is Global Lead of the Sustainability Practice at Salesforce. At Salesforce, Jon works directly with hundreds of the world’s largest forward-thinking corporations to accelerate their ESG and Sustainability strategies and actions. Prior to Salesforce, Jon led investment funds at Closed Loop Partners, […]

May 18, 2023

Creating Tech Talent Pipelines with Jennifer Carlson of Apprenti

Jennifer Carlson serves as Co-Founder and Executive Director of Apprenti. Apprenti is a non-profit organization that creates alternative pathways to access tech talent, and helps organizations address digital skills shortages, while providing economic mobility to underrepresented groups by identifying, training, and placing diverse talent in tech careers. Additionally, Jennifer serves on the Tech Councils of […]

May 16, 2023

Providing Access to Food for People in Need with John Deere’s Laura Eberlin

In 2022, Laura Eberlin was appointed Global Corporate Social Responsibility Lead – Community Engagement & Enrichment for Deere & Company. In this role, Eberlin manages the John Deere Foundation’s global food bank strategy, which delivers nearly $3 million in grants annually to ensure equitable access to food for marginalized families and youth in John Deere […]

May 11, 2023

Designing a Sustainable Future with CarbonShack’s Stephen Pallrand

Stephen Pallrand’s background in construction, architecture, architectural history, painting, and set design has aided him in pulling together the diverse group of artists, craftsmen, architects and designers who work on the CarbonShack projects. His father was a scientist/educator and his mother an educator and patron of the arts. This exposure to art, science and education […]

May 9, 2023

Pioneering Health Equity Solutions with Rick Shadyac of St. Jude/ALSAC

Rick Shadyac has dedicated his life to making a difference in the lives of those who need it most through his work to further the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. As a committed servant leader, he strives to instill corporate social responsibility within ALSAC, whose employees are actively encouraged to volunteer and have […]

May 4, 2023

Bringing Help to Our Nation’s Heroes with K9s for Warriors’ Carl Cricco

Carl Cricco is the CEO of K9s For Warriors. Prior to joining K9s, Carl worked at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum as a senior vice president of marketing, ensuring the stories from that day were never forgotten. Living just blocks from the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, that day left an indelible mark, as […]

May 2, 2023

Harnessing Innovation for a Better Planet with Gore’s Amos Wampler

Amos Wampler is a career chemist and Enterprise Capabilities Associate with W. L. Gore & Associates. After earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Bucknell University, Amos became a Chemistry teacher in the Christiana School District. Shortly thereafter, he joined Gore in 1997 as a Manufacturing Chemist where he worked to continuously improve […]