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.

How to Repair your Credit – Stirgus Credit Repair

Find out how you can begin repairing your credit with Stirgus Credit Repair. Chris and his team use a unique approach to help clients that is free of any scams or gimmicks. A must-watch episode!

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How Are your Eyes? Louisiana Eye Care on Local Leaders: The Podcast

Dr. Celeste DiCarlo sits down with Local Leaders: The Podcast Host Jim Chapman. She discusses her upbringing in the "Eye" business and her decision to continue with her mother's legacy of Eye Care.

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Chasing the Music Business With Chase Tyler

In this 139th edition of Local Leaders: The Podcast, host Jim Chapman sits down with this 2-time Louisiana Music Hall of Fame inductee to discuss his long and winding road in the music industry.

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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! The Day I Saw the River Rise Episode 1 Livingston Parish Flood of 2016

In 2016 an unpredictable storm caused unprecedented flooding in Livingston Parish Louisiana and surrounding areas like Baton Rouge. The City of Denham Springs alone had 90 percent of its residents flood. As a resident of Denham Springs I lived through has become known as...

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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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