Grit Machine DNA Interviews

These interviews are designed to inspire you on your own journey of faith, family and resilience. I hope you’ll take the time to read, watch or listen to these incredible stories.

Grit Machine DNA: Kerry McDonald

This episode of Grit Machine DNA features the incredible Kerry McDonald. Kerry is an authority on education and serves as a Senior Education Fellow at FEE and host of the weekly LiberatED podcast. She is the author of Unschooled: Raising Curious, Well-Educated...

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Grit Machine DNA: Liseth J. Velez

This episode of Grit Machine DNA features Liseth J. Velez.  A wonderful example of the American dream, Liseth is an immigrant from Colombia who continues to thrive by creating new opportunities with resilience, tenacity, grit and passion for excellence. Liseth is a...

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Grit Machine DNA: Miguel Martinez

Miguel Martinez is one of the most sought-after percussionists in the region. He has been playing Latin percussion since the age of 12 and has mastered many styles including, Jazz, World Music, R&B, Salsa, Merengue, among others.  But his real passion is playing...

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Grit Machine DNA: Samanda Morales

We’re back for our 2023 season with a bang.  This episode features the incredible Samanda Morales. Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Samanda is a living testament to the adage that hard work and perseverance always pay huge dividends.  Entrepreneur, founder,...

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Grit Machine DNA: Stacy Ennis

On this episode of Grit Machine DNA we speak with Stacy Ennis, one of the most inspirational people I have met on my life journey. Stacy is an entrepreneur, incredibly successful author, and trailblazer. Along with my wife Samanda, Stacy was one of the key people who...

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Grit Machine DNA: Eric J. DiNoto

This episode of Grit Machine DNA features Colonel Eric J. DiNoto. Father, husband and entrepreneur, Eric wears many hats. He serves as the Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics for the Massachusetts Army National Guard, he is co-founder of Regimental Whiskey, an adjunct...

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