The IC-DISC Show

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

32 episodes of The IC-DISC Show since the first episode, which aired on July 30th, 2019.

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    Ep016: Wealth With Purpose with Ali Nasser

    March 10th, 2020  |  59 mins 33 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show, we're talking with Ali Nasser, who owns a unique, wealth management firm called AltruVista based in Houston, Texas. AltruVista focuses almost exclusively on business owners and helps with the unique challenges business owners face.

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    Ep015: A Client's Perspective with Charlie Rowe

    February 26th, 2020  |  35 mins 1 sec

    Today on the IC-DISC Show, we're talking with Charlie Rowe, a former client of ours, who sold their scrap yard four years ago. I've wanted to get Charlie on the show for some time now because he has a really interesting perspective as someone who very effectively used an IC-DISC.

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    Ep014: A Fair Exchange with Bob Blades

    February 13th, 2020  |  46 mins 47 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show, we're talking with Bob Blades, the president of Blades International, a foreign exchange consultancy based in Houston. They have a great niche business in which they act as an advocate for their client to ensure the foreign exchange rates they pay are fair and reasonable.

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    Ep013: Setting Up for Success with Neal Block and David Berek

    January 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min

    Today we have a very special episode of the IC-DICS Show. We're talking with Neal Block and David Berek of Baker McKenzie, on the day before Neal's last day as he retires after 50 years with the firm, with David taking over as Neal's successor.

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    Ep012: A People-First Business with Chris Hanslik

    January 14th, 2020  |  52 mins 48 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show, we're talking with Chris Hanslik, the chairman of law firm Boyar Miller in Houston. Boyar Miller has a really different approach to their law practice. They view themselves as entrepreneurs whose service just happens to be the law.

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    Ep011: Building a Business with John Ryan

    December 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 33 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show we're talking with Johnny Ryan, the former CEO of Alexander/Ryan Marine & Safety. Johnny was a longtime client of ours until he sold the company to a private equity firm about six years ago, and this was a great interview with a very successful, self-made entrepreneur who really came from nothing to build and sell a very successful company.

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    Ep010: Buying or Selling a Firm with Brannon Poe

    December 3rd, 2019  |  57 mins 14 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show we have a great interview with Brannon Poe, who's company, Poe Group Advisors, facilitates the sale and acquisition of accounting firms.

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    Ep009: The IC-DISC Difference with Cory Jackson

    November 19th, 2019  |  55 mins 17 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show we're talking with Cory Jackson, the president of CT Gasket, a company that makes high-end mission-critical gaskets and seals here in Houston, Texas. Cory is the first client we've had on the show. His is a third-generation...

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    Ep008: Engineered Solutions with Julio Gonzalez

    October 29th, 2019  |  41 mins 38 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show we're talking with Julio Gonzalez, CEO of Engineered Tax Services. This was a great conversation discussing some of the tax incentives his company specializes in, and it's another example of how you can benefit by working...

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    Ep007: Handling Tax Controversy with Brandon Frenza

    October 15th, 2019  |  51 mins 42 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show we're talking with Brandon Frenza of the law firm Cantrell and Cantrell, based in Houston. Brandon's a little younger than most of our guests, and he brings a more youthful perspective, but it's his interesting background...

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    Ep006: Increasing Your Bottom Line with Hans Stronck

    October 1st, 2019  |  47 mins 46 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show we’re talking with Hans Stronck, from Expense Reduction Analysts. I’ve known Hans for many years and really appreciate the help he’s provided to our clients in the past. I’m excited to be able to share his ideas with...

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    Ep005: The IC-DISC Differentiator with Adam Traweek

    September 17th, 2019  |  54 mins 3 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show I had a great conversation with Adam Traweek of Amegy bank in Houston, Texas. As a banker, Adam's able to give us more of a lay person's perspective of the IC-DISC and how he uses it as a potential differentiator when talking...

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    Ep004: The First 50-Years with Neal Block

    September 4th, 2019  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Today on the IC-DISC Show I am really excited to have the opportunity to interview Neal Block of Baker & McKenzie. Neal is referred to as the godfather of the IC-DISC. He has been doing IC-DISC work since its inception in 1971, and he really has...

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    Ep003: Developing a Firm with John Flatowicz

    August 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Today on the IC-DISC Show we're talking with John Flatowicz, former managing partner of Briggs and Veselka, the largest independent CPA firm in Houston, Texas. John has a great back story, and it was interesting to hear how he joined Briggs and...

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    Ep002: Meril Markley

    August 1st, 2019  |  43 mins 58 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show we’re talking with Meril Markley. It’s a great conversation. Merrill has a unique perspective on tax law having previously work on the staff of Congressman Kevin Brady, who was subsequently chairman of the House Ways and...

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    Ep001: The IC-DISC Show

    July 30th, 2019  |  3 mins 6 secs

    Welcome to the first episode of the IC-DISC Show. I wanted to share this quick introduction with you and set the scene for the shows to come. I'm very excited by this project, and can't wait to share the stories and insights of the fantastic guests we...