Behind the Mic

The Messy Back-End of Entrepreneurship Podcast

SHEILA J Davis

Show Host | Speaker | Digital Marketer | Creator of The Messy Back-End Podcast

Sheila is the founder of YES! Women’s Network and Lock n’ Load Marketing.

She is an accomplished speaker, trainer, consultant, digital marketer, and mentor. While building her own business as well as working with her clients, Sheila began to notice a common theme with all businesses… The Messy Back-End!

Sheila loves analyzing business and “flipping” them so that they become the income-generating powerhouse businesses they were ment to be.

NATE Tucker

Co-host | Photographer | Speaker | Founder of Laughing with Nate & Nathan Allen Media

Nate, founder of Laught with Nate, was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) at the prime young age of 5! For the first couple years, he didn’t let it get in the way of T-Ball, Swimming, tag, and playing with friends. As the arthritis progressed, Nate’s health declined.

Nate has experienced many of life’s ordinary challenges, and plenty of unique ones delivered up just for him. Because of Nate’s physical challenges, he has had to achieve his goals a bit differently than most. Nate began sharing his motivating attitude and optimistic viewpoints at a young age, and has years of experience in public speaking, one-on-one coaching, and exposing beauty all around.

MICHAEL Kawula

Regular Expert Panelist | Entrepreneur | Author | Speaker | Co-Founder of Dinner Table MBA

Michael is an entrepreneur whose last 3 businesses each hit 7 figures in under 3 years with his third being ranked the 144th fastest growing company by Inc. Magazine.

He’s an author, has been featured on CNN, interviewed by Anthony Robbins and featured in over 100 publications over the last few years. Michael has been an entrepreneur since 9/10/2001, has a strong passion for marketing, startups, his family and the Florida beaches.

LORI Karpman

Regular Expert Panelist | Speaker | Executive Coach | Prolific Writer

Lori is CEO of Lori Karpman & Company, a multi-award-winning management consulting and legal services firm and Coach Lori an executive coaching practice. Lori is a sought-after speaker and prolific writer with over 30 years of real-world business experience to share having owned over half a dozen successful businesses.

Roger Copenhaver

Regular Expert Panelist | Sales Coach | Trainer | Consultant | Founder of Connect Utah

Roger Copenhaver has been sales coaching, training and consulting in Corporate America, primarily with 4 Fortune 100 companies. His specialty was turning around low performing teams and building a thriving culture within sales organizations. He created a national mentorship program, implemented to 700+ B2B outside sales consultants.

Roger also disrupted the business networking space as it is today. He wanted more than what the choices out there offered, so he founded CONNECT Utah in 2015, a fresh and new approach. It quickly became the largest business networking community in the Intermountain West, along with having the largest online business social networking community in the West. He often speaks of the 5 C’s of successful business networking.

Trish Thomason

Regular Expert Panelist | Social Media Strategist | Founder of Social Buzzerfly

Tricia Thomson graduate from the University of Utah with a Bachelors in History and a minor in Chemistry (yes, she can write a 100 page paper then break it down into a formula) and 12 years climbing the corporate ladder, including managing 50+ employees and millions of dollars of assets; She managed and operated a local company, re-building the business from the ground up-up and growing it through sales and social media. This is where her love for social media developed & thrived.

She trained over 100 businesses on how to use social media effectively. In the Spring of 2016, her clients finally convinced her to start her own social media company, Social Buzzerfly.

Our Guests & Experts

Here’s a list of our expert panelists and guest experts that we have brought together to share their knowledge and experience. We know you’ll love them as much as we do! 

Our Show

Most businesses fail. We are here to change that! We want to help provide the SPECIFIC expert advice needed to help entrepreneurs fix and clean up their “messy back-ends”. Our goals is to work directly with our entrepreneur listeners on specific issues, not just general topics that you’ll find everywhere else.

Our podcast is not like any other you have listened to. It’s more like a game show, lots of humor, and super entertaining… most importantly you’ll learn a ton!

Guest Entrepreneurs will join us either in person or on the phone, or they are even welcome to remain anonymous if they choose. They will share a struggle they are having in their business and our experts will give them advice for what to do next. 

The real key to making this Podcast a huge success is when we invite our entrepreneurs to come back and share their results! This way we can see if the advice is working and if not, we can dig deeper to find out why and go even farther to help support the entrepreneur to success.

We ALL learn from working on our messy back-ends together! 

Join us as a “messy” guest or an expert guest. Fill out the application and let’s get you scheduled!

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