Local Leaders: the Podcast

Each week, Jim Chapman and the team behind Local Leaders:  The Podcast talk with private business owners in Livingston Parish and surrounding areas who exhibit leadership skills and business acumen we feel our audience can benefit from and conduct 1-on-1 interviews featured throughout social media and the internet!

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Recent Video Episodes

View some of our recent vodcasts to see what Livingston Parish small business owners have to say.

The #1 Rule in Business is Honesty: Kennedy Mechanical

John Kennedy sits down with Jim Chapman to discuss many things including tips on maintaining your A/C and Heating systems, the challenges with running a company, and most importantly what separates Kennedy Mechanical from the many options for the service of Air Conditioning systems.

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COVID-19 One Family’s Journey – Local Author and Nurse Stephen Hebert

Jim Chapman of Local Leaders: The Podcast goes deep inside this story with the author to discover miracles happen every day! a must-watch episode!

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4 Generations of Building Business: Holmes Building Materials

This Local Leaders podcast episode features the story behind Holmes Building Materials. Learn about how a single storefront in downtown Scottsdale has grown into a local leader in home building supplies. The company is now run by the third generation and only one year from being operated by four...

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Latest Audio Episode

Unable to watch our recent videos?  You can still listen to our recent audio episode. Click on the title to listen on the episode’s page, or just click the play button to listen here.

Local Leaders: The Podcast! Covid-19 One Family’s Journey – Local Author and Nurse Stephen Hebert Local Leaders Podcast #127

Stephen Hebert has worn a bunch of hats. Pastor, Author, Nurse Father and Husband. In 2020 Stephen Hebert, a charge nurse working in one of the largest Covid units in the state of Louisiana contracted Covid-19. Having been near death several times throughout this...

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About the Host

Jim Chapman has spent over 20 years promoting Local, family-owned businesses.

Through his popular blog and podcast entitled Local Leaders: The Podcast, Jim contributes to his community’s growth and the business owners who support it.

Jim’s catchphrase and belief that “Every Business Owner Has a Story” has attracted a large local following and even a worldwide following with listeners and viewers in over 20 different countries.

In October 2020, Jim and Local Leaders: The Podcast was honored as Local Leaders: The Podcast achieved a ranking of 48th highest voted podcast in the world by Podcast Magazine.

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