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.

Assessor’s Office Update with Livingston Parish Assessor Jeff Taylor

Jim Chapman sits down with Assessor Jeff Taylor for an update on the Assessor's office. Discussed topics include some much-needed relief in the way of discounts for the Hurricane Ida affected parish as well as information on a software breach and what the assessors office is doing.

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Hurricane Deductibles with TWFG William Waldrep | Local Leaders

Denham Springs resident and TWFG Insurance agent Bill Waldrep talks about the deductible, underwriting, and his own personal experience in dealing with storm claims after Hurricane Ida.

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Building Relationships with Brides to Be: How Natasha Marie Bridal Leads

Jim Chapman of Local Leaders the Podcast goes in-depth with Natasha Miller to discover who this businesswoman is, outside of her business. What he discovered is a woman that never lost sight of who she was and has stayed rooted in her community and has the support of those...

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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! 4 Generations of Building Business. Holmes Building Materials on Local Leaders The Podcast #126

Holmes Building Materials is a supplier of hardware, lumber, flooring and home decoration products. The company has a staff of trained and certified professionals that offers customized design, project estimates and customer support services. It operates a fleet of vehicles that provides on-time delivery...

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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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