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What is Conquering Columbus?

Conquering Columbus is a brand and podcast connecting you to the people that are having an impact on the growth of our great city. Across all industries, we interview guests who have made a difference and helped put Columbus on the map. We are growing a lot as we learn from them, and now you can too by subscribing on your favorite podcast app, signing up for our email list, and sharing with all of your friends!


Recent Podcasts:

Episode 193 | Ricart Automotive Group - Summary: Rick Ricart is the President of ​Ricart Automotive Group in Columbus, Ohio. Ricart Ford was founded in July 1953 by his grandfather, Paul Ricart Sr. It was his grandfather’s philosophy that to lead, you must first work alongside the employees. Rick started out as a lot attendant, and by 2005 had worked in eight
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Episode 192 | Noble Cut Distillery - Summary: Tony Guilfoy is the Founder and Head Distiller at Noble Cut Distillery, located in Gahanna. Tony founded Noble Cut with the help of his great-great-grandmother, Seraphina, whose limoncello recipe became a center-piece for the brand. They also distill several types of whiskey here locally. Milestones: (00:00:00) Opening remarks (00:00:38) Small Biz Cares (00:01:10) The
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Episode 191 | g2o - Summary: Kelly Gratz is the President and CEO of g2o, formerly ICC. Kelly has led the charge to shape g2o as they have rebranded from ICC and explored new territory as a company in order to bring their customers more value in the ever-changing world of digital design and experience. Milestones: (00:00:00) Opening remarks (00:00:35)
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Episode 190 | MediaSource - Summary: Lisa Arledge Powell is the President and Co-Founder of MediaSource, an award-winning creative agency that specializes in content-focused public relations, content marketing and national media exposure for major brands. As an industry leader, MediaSource was named the Best HealthCare PR/Marketing Agency by Ragan Communications for four consecutive years. They work with the nation’s top
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Episode 189 | Dueling Axes - Summary: Jess Hellmich is the CMO and Paul Sherry is the COO of Dueling Axes, an axe throwing lounge here in Columbus that is helping to shape the fast-growing industry; both here and with their new location in Las Vegas, opening in 2020. Milestones: (00:00:00) Opening remarks (00:00:48) Small Biz Cares (00:01:22) The SunDown Group
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Recent Blog Posts:

The meaning of “Live Uncomfortably” - tldr; Live Uncomfortably – Get uncomfortable, push yourself there every day. By doing so you’ll see growth in unimaginable ways. See action plan. Conquering Columbus has adopted the phrase “Live Uncomfortably” after our initial launch, but we haven’t taken the time to explain it’s meaning. Let’s shed some light on these two beautiful words, and
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Why we created Conquering Columbus - Why we Love Columbus Mike here to tell you all why Josh and I love the city of Columbus, and how this podcast got its start. Columbus is an amazing city, and while there are many things that make it extraordinary, one reason stands out to us – The people that call this city home.
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