Modera Wealth Management
Modera Wealth Management
Decision Dialogues2021-11-21T14:43:52+00:00
Decision Dialogues

Decision Dialogues

Are you paving the way for the life you want? Facing decisions that may affect you personally and financially? The Decision Dialogues Podcast, brought to you by Modera Wealth Management, presents personal stories covering pivotal moments and their impact on one’s overall financial goals.

In a world where money matters are often unspoken, you will hear candid, personal accounts from a wide spectrum of successful business owners. You will learn about the decisions they faced— and gain inspirational perspectives you can use when the time comes for you to make critical choices of your own.

You have the power to write your own story.

Rolling with the Punches

On episode 32 of Decision Dialogues, Mark Willoughby and Mindy Neira talk to Belinda Aquine of Sovereign Bee Events. Belinda has had a fascinating career journey, from working for a Spanish-language radio station in New York, to a career as an executive assistant, before settling on her current full time entrepreneurship as a wedding and event planner. She stresses

If at First You Don’t Succeed…

On episode 31 of Decision Dialogues, Mark Willoughby and Mindy Neira speak to Christian Meneses, owner of Blanc Noir Event Group. Christian founded Blanc Noir in 2011 as an extension of his skills in DJing, and he did so after two previous failed entertainment ventures. He discusses his willingness to fail, pick himself back up, and try again, and

The Risks of Starting Up – and of Letting Go

Episode 30 of Decision Dialogues features Michael DeNitto, the founder and CEO of MarketSight, which was acquired by Reimagine in 2018. Michael talks to Mark Willoughby and Victoria Consoles about spinning MarketSight as a company and product off from Monitor, the company he worked for—and the risks and decisions associated with that path, from leading a team as an

Finding Your Calling

On episode 29 of Decision Dialogues, Mark Willoughby is joined by Michael Gibney to have a chat with Thomas Johnson, founder and CEO of GetUpNGetFit, a wellness concierge company. Thomas’ early life was tumultuous, as he was forced to escape the Liberian Civil War with the help of his family and their friends. His entrepreneurial spirit took over after

2021’s Key Takeaways and Reflections

On episode 28 of Decision Dialogues, Mark Willoughby and Jennifer Faherty come together to discuss the first year of the podcast and the key takeaways guests have provided through sharing their stories. They talk about the importance of passion, a life cycle, and the difficulties inherent in mixing personal and business finances. They then discuss the plan for the

Building Confidence, One Kid at a Time

On Episode 27 of Decision Dialogues, Mark Willoughby and Karl Graf speak to Eric Meltzer, co-founder of The Grit Ninja, a series of gyms with a ninja warrior theme and a big focus on empowering children. Eric and his wife Allison started The Grit Ninja two years ago, and Eric discusses the decisions, financial and otherwise, he has made

A Whole New Kind of Agribusiness

On Episode 26 of Decision Dialogues, Mark Willoughby is joined by Mark Rioboli, who has a chat with Shelby Smith of Gym-N-Eat Crickets, a small startup with the goal of making insect protein more accessible to health- and environment-conscious people. Shelby discusses her early career, which took her overseas into the investment banking world, and how and why she

You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

On Episode 25 of Decision Dialogues, Mark Willoughby talks to Modera’s own John Ceparano about the importance of sound, expert advice. John discusses decisions he’s made throughout his own career as well as decisions he’s counseled his clients on. John’s overriding theme is that the more expertise you can muster, the better those decisions are likely to turn out.

Modera is an SEC registered investment adviser which does not imply any level of skill or training.  For additional information see our Form ADV available at www.adviserinfo.sec.gov which contains a full description of our business, operations and service offerings including fees.  Statements made in the podcast are not to be construed as personalized investment or financial planning advice, may not be suitable for everyone and should not be considered a solicitation to engage in any particular investment or planning strategy.  Statements made are subject to change without notice.

Go to Top