The IC-DISC Show

Discover How an IC-DISC Can Benefit Your Bottom Line Profits

About the show

Join host David Spray, as he interviews business owners and industry leaders about the IC-DISC program. Insights and anecdotes to help you increase your after-tax income.


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    Ep021: Delivering Results with Dave Kane

    March 3rd, 2021  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Today on the IC-DISC Show, we're talking with Dave Kane, President of 21st Century Programming, a software company that creates programs for scrap recyclers to run and improve their business. I really enjoyed this conversation looking at the history of the company, how customers requirements and expectations have changed over the years, and we also had the chance to discuss a new collaboration between Export Advisors and 21st Century Programming to help scrap exporters quickly identify the tax savings they could achieve from an IC-DISC.

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    Ep020: Choosing a Specialist with Ron Hallmark

    February 17th, 2021  |  40 mins 14 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show, we're talking with Ron Hallmark of Hibbs-Hallmark, a specialty property and casualty insurance broker with a focus on the scrap metal industry. This was a great episode and especially useful for anyone in the scrap metal...

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    Ep019: Creating Value with John Warrillow

    February 9th, 2021  |  51 mins 3 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show, we're talking with John Warrillow, best selling author of books including Built To Sell and The Art of Selling Your Business, and founder of The Value Builder System™, a simple software for building the value of a company...

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    Ep018: A Journey Helping Others with Sheila Enriquez

    July 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min

    Today on the IC-DISC Show, we're talking with Sheila Enriquez, the managing partner of CPA firm Briggs and Veselka here in Houston. This was a fantastic interview with a really amazing person. Sheila is the first guest I've had who was not born in the...

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    Ep017: The Opportunity with Dean Jackson

    April 14th, 2020  |  55 mins 55 secs

    Today on the IC-DISC Show, I just wrapped up one of the most interesting interviews I've ever had on the podcast. My guest was Dean Jackson, a real Renaissance entrepreneur who has some really incredible businesses and really great ideas.

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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...