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How to Convey Your Brand; Medical Marijuana Update; Keep Your Financial Data Safe

Episode 462: 04-19-18

How to Convey Your Brand

Bruce Turkel is CEO and ECD for TURKEL Brands in Miami, FL. Turkel uses a unique combination of creativity and business acumen to help companies build their businesses by making their brands more valuable. Turkel is a serial entrepreneur who has created many successful companies.

Currently, Turkel is focused on his brand management agency (, headquartered in Miami, and his Hispanic market advertising agency ( with 19 offices throughout the Spanish-speaking world. Bruce Turkel is an accomplished author and speaker ( He has published three books on branding and marketing – Brain Darts; New Design: Miami; and Building Brand Value. He is also a passionate musician and fronts the Miami R&B band, Blackstar.

Bruce brings his harmonica to the show along with tips to convey your brand and make your brand stand out in today’s environment where everything is “BREAKING NEWS”.

Medical Marijuana Update

Nicole “Nikki” Fried is President and owner of Igniting Florida LLC, Tallahassee, FL. Nikki focuses on government consulting and statewide lobbying. She has become one of most visible faces and key strategists in Florida’s burgeoning medical cannabis industry. She currently heads up the local and state consulting team for San Felasco Nursery D/B/A The Green Solution, one of Florida’s licensed MMTCs. Nikki is involved on a state-wide and national level.

Jake Bergmann is Founder and CEO of Surterra Wellness, Atlanta, GA. Jake is a national thought leader in the medical marijuana space. He overseas the day-to-day operations and overall strategy of the firm he founded in 2014.

Jim, Jake and Nikki discuss how the medical marijuana industry is evolving and the opportunities this evolution presents.

Keep Your Financial Data Safe

Jim Angleton is Founder and President of AEGIS FinServ Corp., Miami, FL. Aegis FS™ is a diversified financial consulting and business intelligence provider.

Jim and Jim discuss how you can make your financial information more secure.

Episode 462: 04-19-18

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