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Genius Innovators

Episode 485 | Broadcast: September 20, 2014

Russ calls it “impressive,” but it’s nothing short of genius. Featured Guest John Ragan explains NRG’s Petra Nova Project that recaptures and redistributes carbon dioxide. You’re gonna love this! In our vignettes: Leisa interviews Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte; Russ chats with Cynthia Flake, Comerica Bank; and Robin visits with Jay Steinfeld of

School of Business

School of Business 9/20/2014

Russ & John present the show that champions the innovators and the entrepreneurs. Are you part of the pantheon that is the risk-takers? Includes This Week in Business History and the Jargon Challenge Round.

Featured Interview™

John Ragan - Petra Nova

The BusinessMakers visit with John Ragan, president of Petra Nova, an NRG company. Petra Nova is another example of NRG’s green energy technologies that will help clean existing sources for power as the country moves to greater renewable energy use.

BusinessMakers Thought Leaders

Brandonomics from Savage - Jay Steinfeld

An acquisition can be a wonderful thing when interests are aligned. Robin Tooms visits with Jay Steinfeld, founder and CEO of

Women Mean Business - Leticia Van De Putte

How does one make the leap from small business owner to politician? Leisa Holland-Nelson interviews Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, pharmacist and entrepreneur.

PKF Texas: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook® - Cynthia Flake

Russ and Cynthia Flake, senior vice president, Comerica Bank, discuss how a trusted export finance advisor can help facilitate a company’s export process.

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John Ragan

The BusinessMakers visit with John Ragan, EVP of NRG, president of NRG’s Gulf Coast Region and now president of Petra Nova, an NRG company.

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David Kent

Serial entrepreneur and software developer David Kent co-founded Oilpro as a knowledge exchange and to create an online community of oil and gas professionals.

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