Business in Paradise – Palm Beach
Hosted by Cary Stamp, CFP®, AIF®, AEP®


Welcome to the Business in Paradise–Palm Beach podcast hosted by Cary Stamp, founder of Cary Stamp & Co., Principled Wealth Advisors.

Cary and his guests share stories and insights from Palm Beach County’s most successful executives, entrepreneurs, and leaders to find out how they made it to where they are today, what principles guide them, how they mentor others to achieve success, and more.


DON HEARING - The Evolution of the Palm Beach County Landscape
EPISODE 7 - 8/20/2020 

The evolution of a community doesn’t happen overnight.

It takes years of hard work behind the scenes to make our communities into what they are today.

In this episode, Cary Stamp chats with one of the driving forces behind the evolving landscape of Palm Beach County, Don Hearing. As the president of Cotleur & Hearing Landscape Architects, Don has over 30 years of experience as a leader in landscape architecture in Palm Beach County. Today, Don recounts how he launched his business, the struggles faced, and the obstacles overcome along the way.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What success looks like to Don
  • Don’s advice for future entrepreneurs
  • The importance of balancing family life
  • And more!

Tune in now to explore how Palm Beach County became what it is today with Cary Stamp and Don Hearing!

Resources:  Cary Stamp & Co. | Cotleur & Hearing Landscape Architectures | Great By Choice by Jim Collins

DEAN LAVALLEE - The Business That Almost Wasn’t
EPISODE 6 - 8/20/2020

Some of the best opportunities can arise from most unlikely places. Dean Lavallee, CEO of Park Avenue BBQ Grille, has experienced this first-hand. Today, Cary Stamp chats with Dean about his business experience and how he grew his restaurant chain in Palm Beach County. Dean shares insight into the restaurant business, revealing his surprising entrance into the industry and how he evolved his brand over the years.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Dean’s advice for other business owners
  • How he balances family life with business
  • The importance of communicating well with both employees and customers
  • Plus more!

Tune in now to discover important lessons for restaurateurs from the South Florida master of BBQ!

Cary Stamp & Co. | Park Avenue BBQ Grille | The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard

MIKE MITRIONE - The Evolution of Palm Beach County Through the Eyes of a Lawyer
EPISODE 5 - 8/3/2020

In this episode, Cary is joined by Mike Mitrione, the chair of corporate practice at the West Palm Beach law firm, Gunster. Mike shares his story of growing up as a second-generation U.S. citizen, his decision to pursue law, and his advice for aspiring attorneys. Mike also describes his move to Palm Beach County and how the remarkable changes he has witnessed have impacted the community.

In this episode, you'll learn:

  • Why Mike originally moved to Palm Beach County
  • How he decided to pursue a career in law
  • Mike’s advice for aspiring attorneys
  • How Mike witnessed Palm Beach County's evolution over the past 40 years
  • And more!

DAN SHEEHAN - Growing, Working, and Playing in Palm Beach
EPISODE 4 - 7/20/2020

In this episode, Cary Stamp is joined by Dan Sheehan, the chairman and CEO of Professional Bank and Professional Holding Corporation. Dan discusses the many experiences he gained on his way to a successful career in professional banking. He shares his future goals and why he is an advocate of making banking personable.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • About the experiences Dan gained before entering the financial industry
  • His goals for the future of his business
  • Why Dan decided to create a bank that’s willing to hustle for its clients
  • His advice for future entrepreneurs
  • And more!

JOHN CARR - Thriving in Business in Palm Beach County
EPISODE 3 - 7/6/2020

Today, John Carr, president of JRC Consulting Group and chairman of the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce recounts his launch in the sales industry and shares valuable insight into the continuous evolution of a business career.

  • Hear about John's experience breaking into the sales industry
  • The people who have influenced John’s business journey
  • Key lessons John has learned throughout his business career
  • How the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce impacts the community
  • And more!

KEN KENNERLY - What It Takes to Be Successful in Sports Management
EPISODE 2 - 6/22/2020

Ken Kennerly, the executive director of The Honda Classic and president and CEO of K2 Sports Ventures, shares his secrets to success in the sports marketing industry, what marketing moves go into creating famous sports events, and his best advice for anyone who is interested in a sports management career.

  • Learn how Ken entered the sports management industry
  • How he started his own company
  • Advice for those who are interested in the sports management industry
  • Ken’s philosophy for building client trust
  • And more!

CARY STAMP - Meet Your Host
EPISODE 1 - 6/8/2020

Meet your host Cary Stamp, founder of Cary Stamp & Co., Principled Wealth Advisors, interviewed by financial advisory industry consultant Matt Halloran. Learn how Cary and his business evolved into a respected and thriving practice based in Palm Beach County, about his passions outside of work, his philosophy towards balance in life, and more.

The information covered and posted represents the views and opinions of podcast guests and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of Commonwealth Financial Network. The Content has been made available for informational and educational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional investing advice. Always seek the advice of your financial advisor or other qualified financial service provider with any questions you may have regarding your investment planning.

Cary Stamp and Company is located at 110 Bridge Road, Tequesta, Florida, 33469. Securities and advisory services offered through Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser.