The Nitty Gritty Show

We get down to the Nitty Gritty with our guests as we explore their unique paths to success.

Tiny House Movement, with Brian Hawkins, Ep 60

July 6th, 2020

Brian Hawkins, owner of Tiny House Movement, found himself at the forefront of a cultural shift to tiny homes. From custom builds on wheels and manufacturing container homes, to innovations in financing and functioning as the hub of the tiny home social media presence, Brian does it all. Listen in to hear his amazing story of how it all happened.

Overcoming Adversity, with Utah’s own NBA star Frank Jackson, Ep 59

June 29th, 2020

Frank Jackson is a rising star in the NBA, currently playing for the New Orleans Pelicans. He joins us to share the details of his adversity-riddled journey, from growing up in Utah, playing basketball for Lone Peak High School, de-committing from BYU to be recruited by Duke, and then making it to the NBA.

Ute Football, NFL, Provo Police with Isaac Asiata, Ep 58

June 22nd, 2020

This week's guest, Isaac Asiata, was a star offensive lineman for the University of Utah, was drafted to the NFL, and made the hard choice to leave football to eventually become a Police Officer for the City of Provo, Utah. His is a unique perspective of being a person of color, now putting his life on the line every day to protect the people of Provo. Listen in and learn as he contributes to today's conversations on race and police.

The Uncomfortable Conversation: Racism in America, with Melaina Peterson, Yahosh Bonner, and Tim Drisdom, Ep 57

June 15th, 2020

This week we join the conversation on racism in our country. Special guests Melaina Peterson, Yahosh Bonner, and Tim Drisdom share their shocking experiences and perspectives. Please listen. This is an incredibly important issue and we all need to open our eyes and mouths and take a stand for what is right.

Get HIGH with Emily Nelson of HIGH Fitness, Ep 56

June 8th, 2020

Emily Nelson joins us to share her love of physical and mental wellness, and she tells the innovative story behind her company HIGH Fitness. The fitness program is taking the country by storm, especially as she's been able to reach new audiences on exposure brought by Covid-19.

Look Good, Feel Good, Do Good, with Courtney and John Brown from Cents of Style, Ep 55

June 1st, 2020

This week we sit down with Courtney and John Brown, the owners of the businesses Cents of Style and Be Fulfilled. They are an endless font of wisdom as they've navigated starting multiple businesses, shifting careers, having unique parenting opportunities, and fortifying their own marriage relationship along the way. Listen in and be inspired to be better.

Happy Birthday Nitty Gritty, Ep 54

May 25th, 2020

This week we celebrate our first year of episodes, a major milestone for the Nitty Gritty Show. We talk about our favorite impact moments as well as all the fantastic relationships that we've developed in the process. Most of all, we appreciate your support that makes all of this worth doing. Please spread the word and help us make it an incredible year two! Thank you!

Chillin’ with Mr. Perk, Gary Brown of Perk Energy, Ep 53

May 18th, 2020

This week we finally sit down with the amazing Perk Energy co-founder, Gary Brown, A.K.A. Mr. Perk. He gets into the details of the many forms of creative ventures he's undertaken over the years, most recently culminating in quitting his day job and joining his wife, Rena Doman, full time at Perk Energy. Episode 13 is Rena's side of the story.

The Pulse of Utah Valley, with Utah Valley Magazine founders Jeanette and Matt Bennett, Ep 52

May 11th, 2020

Jeanette and Matt Bennett join us to discuss their platform for building and strengthening the community in Utah Valley. Their passion for journalism lives on as they have found a way to stay successful in their craft, amid the constant digital threat to print media. Theirs is a story of innovation, passion, and grit.

College Dropout to Top Wall Street Fund Manager, with Kurt Brown of TownSquare Capital, Ep 51

May 4th, 2020

This week we sit down with Kurt Brown, the Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of TownSquare Capital. He shares the wild and juicy details of climbing the elite Wall Street  ladder becoming a top performing fund manager, starting from his humble beginnings as a college dropout.