Hometown Guests

The smartest people come to visit us on hometown radio to share their work and passions.

Click a guest’s name below to hear their full Live and Local interview, or click their Smartest People segment to check out all the cool stuff they know…


A. Dodson’s Apparel, Home & Gifts – Alison DodsonAlison’s Smartest People
AAA – Georjeane BlummlingGeorjeane’s Smartest People
Adventure Park at the Virginia Aquarium- Kema and Nick Geroux and Monique BryantKema, Nick and Monique’s Smartest People
Adventure Park at the Virginia Aquarium- Girls on the Run – Tina Knight
Artisan’s Bakery and Cafe – Georg and Karen SeyrlehnerGeorg and Karen’s Smartest People
Atlantic Shores Retirement Community – Eden Jones and Eric Doarnberger - Eden and Eric’s Smartest People
Atlas Grill and Bar -Josh GregoryJosh’s Smartest People

B&T Kitchens and Baths – Kevin RileyKevin’s Smartest People
B&T Kitchens and Baths/Williamsburg Winery – Jennifer Wooldridge and Michael KimballJennifer and Michael’s Smartest People
Baker’s Crust - John Stein
Bank @lantec – Susan RalstonSusan’s Smartest People
Bartlett Tree Experts-Jason HeizerJason’s Smartest People
Beach Eye Care – Dr. G. Peyton NeatrourPeyton’s Smartest People
Birdland Music - Barry Friedman
Bloom The Art of Flowers – Patrice Dupuis
Bud’s Heating and Air – Kevin Kramer and Suzanne HiggsKevin and Suzanne’s Smartest People

Cafe Stella – Stella Pomianek
Captain Groovy’s – David WattsDavid’s Smartest People
CareALot Pet Supply - Brian Stanton and Mike BrownenBrian and Mike’s Smartest People
CarLotz -Aaron Montgomery - Aaron’s Smartest People
Cedar Point Country Club – Cameron Robinett
Changes City Spa & Changes Hair Salon – Norma DoreyNorma’s Smartest People
Chantel Ray Real Estate-Chantel Ray
Chartway Federal Credit Union – Ron BurniskeRon’s Smartest People
Chesapeake Bay Foundation – Christy EverettChristy’s Smartest People
Chrysler Museum-Bill Hennessey
CI Travel- DeAnne PetritzDeAnne’s Smartest People
Clothes the Gap – Michael and Rachel Frieder and Jerika White
Coastal Virginia Magazine – Randy Thompson and Natalie GilesRandy and Natalie’s Smartest People
Coastal Virginia Home and Garden Show - Steve Thomas
Conte’s Bikes – David ConteDavid’s Smartest People
757 Crave – Rohn Sitjar
Croc’s 19th Street Bistro – Laura Wood Habr
Cullipher Farm Market – Mike and Dillon Cullipher Mike and Dillon’s Smartest People

Dancing Tomato - Laura Parker
Dai Roberts Group- Dai Roberts
Decker Law Firm – Pete Decker IIIPete’s Smartest People
Decorum Furniture Claus Ihlemann and Robert Roman 

ECPI – David Preece and Terry BalmerDavid and Terry’s Smartest People
Elizabeth Manor Golf & Country Club – Dan O’Boyle and Ginny Smith - Dan’s Smartest People
Elizabeth Manor Golf & Country Club – Katie Murphy and Ginny SmithKatie’s Smartest People

Farm Fresh Supermarkets- Mark Merrill and Susan MayoMark and Susan’s Smartest People
FitBox 365/Fitness Together – Mark CarrierMark’s Smartest People
Flood Mitigation Hampton Roads – Mike Vernon - Mike’s Smartest People
Flour Child Bakery - Cathy Baker and Cassie Baker Walker
FM Restaurant – Alan Parker and Tucker BoothAlan and Tucker’s Smartest People
For Kids – Thaler McCormick

Garden Gazebo - Pam Katrancha
Grand Slam Sports- Matt SmithMatt’s Smartest People
The Groove Record Shop – Paul LevinePaul’s Smartest People

Hampton Arts – Jeff Stern - Jeff’s Smartest People
Hampton Roads Transit – Tom HoldenTom’s Smartest People
Hi Ho Silver (April 2014) – Leslie Sink
Hi Ho Silver (December 2014) – Leslie Sink
Honor and Remember – George Lutz
Hope House Foundation – Lynne SeagleLynne’s Smartest People

iFly Virginia Beach – Bob Pizzini and Renee Ainslie-RodriguezBob and Renee’s Smartest People
Independent Lighting – Chris Carpenter and Ken WardChris and Ken’s Smartest People

Jake’s Place – Donna Lemoin
JandA Racing - Jerry and Amy Frostick
J.E.S. Foundation Repair – Eric Lackey and George Frates  – Eric and George’s Smartest People
Jim White Fitness and Nutrition Studios - Jim WhiteJim’s Smartest People
Josef’s Hair Salon - Josef Llvento  – Josef’s Smartest People

King’s Daughters – Lisa Coleman

Langley Federal Credit Union – Randy SaltzmanRandy’s Smartest People
Leaping Lizard Cafe – Bill PrinceBill’s Smartest People

Mathnasium – Daryl Gage and Michael TateDaryl and Michael’s Smartest People
Mermaid Winery – Jennifer Eichert
Merry Maids- Jim Comstock - Jim’s Smartest People
Mosquito Joe-Kevin Wilson - Kevin’s Smartest People
Muscarelle Museum – Dr. Aaron De Groft
My Name Is Lentil – Lentil, Lindsay Condefer and Lindsey Parker

Neptune Festival – King Neptune XLI Tom Barton III
Norfolk Collegiate -Scott Kennedy - Scott’s Smartest People
Norfolk Zoo-Winfield Danielson III
nTelos Pavilion – Alvin Mitchell Whitley

O’Connor Brewing- Kevin O’Connor
Oast and Taylor PLC – Sandra SmithSandra’s Smartest People
ODU Basketball – Karen BarefootKaren’s Smartest People
Old Point National Bank -Cindy Black and Stephanie DickensCindy and Stephanie’s Smartest People

Panavoir Food Truck – Evan HarrellEvan’s Smartest People
Pendulum Fine Meats – Dylan WakefieldDylan’s Smartest People

Quality Advantage – John Campbell

Reel It Out Film Festival – Connor NortonConnor’s Smartest People
Regent University Law School-Dean Jeffrey Brauch
Retail Alliance – Bonny SchuleBonny’s Smartest People
Riverview Village – Patrice Dupois, Mary Lou Higouchi, Mike Prodan and Patricia Bajnoczy
Rose and Womble Real Estate – Ramona Rice and Bea CobellRamona and Bea’s Smartest People
Russell’s HVAC 2014- Buddy Smith
Russell’s HVAC 2015 – Buddy SmithBuddy’s Smartest People

Sandler Center - Allison Folke
Sea Level Music Festival – Skye Zentz and Mary Ann Toboz
Sentara - Dr. Steven Wohlgemuth
Sisters Unique – Joy WyningsJoy’s Smartest People
Smartmouth Brewing-Porter Hardy - Porter’s Smartest People
Southern Bank – Jim Newsom
Southside Boys and Girls Club - Gregg Shivers
STIHL – Roger Phelps and Mike Slingerland - Roger and Mike’s Smartest People
Suds and Buds – Lisa Chamber

Table 7 Antiques – Leigh GreerLeigh’s Smartest People
Taylor’s Do It Center - Joe Taylor
The Space Above Yoga Center- Kim Austin-Peterman & Lisa Vaughan-Meer - Kim and Lisa’s Smartest People
The Royal Chocolate – Brenda Tusing - Brenda’s Smartest People
Thomas Nelson Community College – John Dever
Thomas Nelson Community College – UVA Partnership – Dr. Lonnie Schaffer
Tinto Wine and Cheese – Peter BrinkmanPeter’s Smartest People
Todd Jurich’s Bistro – Todd Jurich
Town Center Dance and Fitness – Shelley Lomogda
TowneBank – J. Morgan DavisMorgan’s Smartest People
Traditions Catering – Rev Guill - Rev’s Smartest People
Tubby’s Tavern – Rodney JonesRodney’s Smartest People
Tula Adventure Sports – Isa Cohen

USNA Alumni Association – Dick Enderly

VDOT – Paula MillerPaula’s Smartest People
Veer Magazine – Jeff Maisey - Jeff’s Smartest People
Virginia Aquarium – Cynthia Spanoulis and Colin WalkerCynthia and Colin’s Smartest People
Virginia Arts Festival – Music of the Rolling Stones – Brent Havens and Cynthia Carter-WestBrent’s Smartest People
Virginia Beach Rescue – Dale Drescher
Virginia Eye Consultants – Dr. Stephen Scooper and Carolyn Yaden- Stephen’s Smartest People
Virginia Institute for Sports Medicine – Dr. Patrick O’Connell - Patrick’s Smartest People
Virginia Opera- 2014/15 Season- Russell AllenRussell’s Smartest People
Virginia Opera – Salome – Russell AllenRussell’s Smartest People
Virginia Opera- Sweeney Todd – Alan Albert
Virginia Symphony Orchestra -Eric BorensteinEric’s Smartest People
Virginia Symphony Orchestra- Frankenstein – Michael Shipiro
Visit Norfolk – Tony DiFilippoTony’s Smartest People

Waverton& Associates-John Wright
World Class Travel – Terri Steele - Terri’s Smartest People
Williamsburg Winery – Matthew Meyer and Michael Kimball
Wright Law- TJ Wright - TJ’s Smartest People
Wynne Ford/Volvo – Brian Wynne

Yorgo’s Bageldashery  – Greg Peterman