Business Hour With Ron Comacho



Ron Comacho has over 25 years of experience in advertising, marketing/communications and public relations. He was a regional vice president for sales and marketing with CBS, and as president of Continuum Systems worked with clients including AT&T, Bellsouth, The Coca-Cola Company & IBM. Over the past 10 years as a marketing strategist for Atlanta-based Communications Focus, Ron has supported the start-up and expansion efforts of companies around the nation. Ron's after hours work includes volunteering with urban planning and environmental organizations as well as civic organizations and the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia.


  • 02/28/20 Guest Ryan Gravel

    02/03/2020 Duração: 58min

    Helping Today’s Communities To Become The Cities And Towns Of The Future Is Within Reach To say that urban designer Ryan Gravel is a futuristic idealist would be an understatement. Many would say he’s a realistic idealist with visions for what our cities and town can be that are very real. As the visionary behind Atlanta’s Beltline Project one of the most successful urban revitalization projects in the U.S. and author of Where We Want to Live: Reclaiming Infrastructure for a New Generation of Cities - Gravel has gone well beyond the Beltline to help communities achieve livability by making them healthier, more environmentally sustainable and better places to live, work, play and learn. Join Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour, when he talks with Ryan about his current and future projects.

  • 02/07/20 The Face Of Tennis In The South - Is More Than A Coach

    07/02/2020 Duração: 58min

    Few former nationally ranked tennis players have gone on to create a renown tennis program, train more high level players, influence the game and coach as many other nationally ranked players than Gery Groslimond. Join Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour when he talks with Gery about what it takes to develop finely-honed tennis skills as well as skills for life.

  • 01/17/20 Guest Bradsher Hayes

    17/01/2020 Duração: 58min

    A Truly Insightful Look At One Of America's Greatest Pitchers Whose Story Hasn't Been Told Until Now Bradsher Hayes, author of King of The Southern Diamond, has written a fascinating account of the life of Arthur Brown Bradsher, that not only sheds light on a remarkable athlete's accomplishments but offers a colorful perspective on a man that was in many respects the Bobby Jones of baseball in the early 1900's. Bradsher Hayes researched hundreds of articles about a grandfather he wanted to know more about and uncovered a vast account of unparalleled achievement as a pitcher and the life of a man who succeeded well beyond the playing field. Join Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour, to learn more about perhaps the greatest pitcher to never play professionally.

  • 01/10/20 Guest Rod Mullice

    10/01/2020 Duração: 59min

    Smart Urban Design Can Make A Difference In The Health Of Cities Mass transit is a critical factor in the keeping urban areas uncongested, healthier and vibrant - and Transit Oriented Development is one critical component to the formula for the use of mass transit. One firm is playing it’s part in the process of New Urbanism that improves livability is Windsor Stevens. Join Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour when he talks with Rod Mullice of Windsor Stevens to get an insider view of smart urban development.

  • 12/20/19 Guest Edward Macie

    20/12/2019 Duração: 58min

    The Science Is Clear - We Can All Breathe Easier And Live Happier With Trees In Part 3 of our series on Trees we’ll talk with one of the nation’s leading experts on tree and forest science and public policy - Edward Macie. Ed will join Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour, to talk about how the Southeastern U.S. and communities nationwide are protecting, preserving and planting trees to make small towns and big cities healthier environments and more livable.

  • 12/13/19 Guest Jon Hutson

    13/12/2019 Duração: 53min

    Who Is Helping Organizations Reach Audiences With Meaningful Marketing Experiences... And How? Developing smart strategies and inspired design, by leveraging leading technologies combined with rigorous execution to create great brands takes real insight. Join Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour, when he talks with Jon Hutson of Brandculture to learn about one firm’s leading-edge marketing and communication to create and execute memorable consumer experiences.

  • 11/22/19 Guest Seth Hawkins

    22/11/2019 Duração: 57min

    What organism can live for 2000 years, clean the air of toxins, produce oxygen, significantly reduce erosion and flooding, lower the temperature in cities, act as fuel and is one of the most durable, sustainable and beautiful building materials? Yes, it’s wood. And wood comes from trees. And trees make up our forests. And if we don’t manage our forests intelligently, life on earth will not be the same. So tune-in to hear Seth Hawkins of the Georgia Forestry Commission talk to Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour, about smart ways to manage our forests.

  • 11/01/19 Guests Mary Lynne Beckley, and Seth Hawkins

    01/11/2019 Duração: 58min

    Sustaining A Green Legacy When it comes to keeping trees healthy and sustaining forests in a state where living among the trees has been a legendary legacy - perhaps no other organization than the Georgia Tree Council, working hand-in-hand with the Georgia Tree Commission, has done more to support managed growth. Learn more about the good work of both organizations when Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour talks with Mary Lynne Beckley of the Georgia Tree Council and Seth Hawkins of the Georgia Tree Commission.

  • 10/18/19 Guest Stephanie Stuckey of Southface Energy Institute

    18/10/2019 Duração: 56min

    Who’s Leading The Way To Smart, Sustainable Use Of Resources? One U.S. organization that is helping communities to cultivate regenerative economies, develop programs and practices for responsible resource use and to promote social equity through a healthy built environment is Southface Institute. For over four decades Southface has been promoting policy, technology and financial solutions in the residential and commercial building sector and has more recently ramped-up it’s efforts to support sustainable community development. Join Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour, when he talks with Stephanie Stuckey, Director of Sustainability Services to learn how some communities are working to be more sustainable, resilient and ahead of the curve.

  • 10/11/19 Joshua Lee

    11/10/2019 Duração: 55min

    How Do You Nourish The Film & Television Industry? Through Education And The Support of Forward-Thinking Organizations Like The Georgia Film Academy. No industry segment grows without organizations that look to the future and educate the next generation of talent. The multi-billion dollar film and television industry future picture in Georgia looks brighter in large measure because of the Georgia Film Academy. Get the behind-the-scenes view of how the GFA is grooming camera operators, editors, set designers, sound and lighting technicians - and other skilled talent when Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour talks with Joshua Lee, a GFA Secondary Education and Academic Manager.

  • 09/20/19 Guest Wayne Smith

    21/09/2019 Duração: 57min

    What Does It Take To Pilot A Large Commercial Aircraft From One Continent To Another? We’ve come to trust that voice that says "ladies and gentlemen welcome aboard, we’re about to level off at 30,000 feet - so enjoy the flight and thanks for flying with us..." but what does it take to be that calm voice that’s in control of a large commercial aircraft where you can fly high but where mistakes can be deadly. Join Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour, when talks with former Delta Captain - Wayne Smith about having the right stuff to be at the helm of a technologically sophisticated aircraft with the safety of hundreds of passengers in your hands. Get an insider view of a career that’s both adventuresome yet incredibly demanding.

  • 08/30/19 Guest Rocco Sinisgalli

    31/08/2019 Duração: 57min

    There Are So Many Ways To Upgrade Your Home Where Do You Begin? For most Americans a home is the single biggest investment - so when it’s time to upgrade and remodel for comfort, function or to protect your investment what do you do? Home remodeling can be a daunting task but in the hands of real professionals the process can be smooth and the results can be stunning. Join Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour when he talks with Rocco Sinisgalli of Oneida Builders to learn about smart designing, budgeting and building to make visions become reality.

  • 08/16/19 Guest Tom Dwyer

    17/08/2019 Duração: 57min

    How Do You Invest In Home Remodeling To Get The Most Value The residential home design/build marketplace is competitive all over the U.S. but perhaps no market is more competitive than Metro Atlanta. What does it take for a designer/builder to succeed and how do buyers get the most value? Join Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour when he talks with Tom Dwyer of Harbour Towne Construction, as he shares what it takes to succeed in a tough marketplace, what the trends are and what it takes to satisfy the desires of demanding customers.

  • 08/09/19 Guest David Hern of Sofer Advisors

    10/08/2019 Duração: 58min

    Determining the value of a company for sale or acquisition or actual valuation of assets for estate planning or divorce or a variety of other situations - it can be complex. But fortunately there are firms and professionals who are skilled in these matters to support smart decision-making for ultimate value. Join Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour when he talks with David Hern with Sofer Advisors to learn about a valuable range of services for public and private companies as well as individuals, couples and families.

  • 06/14/19 Guest Thomas Stilp

    15/06/2019 Duração: 56min

    At the intersection of technology, art and craftsmanship is a company that is virtually building stairways to Heaven. Learn about an American company that's truly on the leading edge of design, fabrication and installation of the world's finest stairways that are truly architectural masterpieces.

  • 07/12/19 Guest Jaye Budd

    13/06/2019 Duração: 57min

    For Some, Music Changes Lives By Striking The Right Chord. Can immersion in music really make a difference in the lives of veterans, their families, and others? The answer is yes. Join Ron Comacho, host of The Business Hour, when he talks with Jaye Budd of Alchemy Sky to learn about a program that’s putting live together one note at a time.

  • 06/07/19 Guest Erik Lewitt & Jordan Williams

    08/06/2019 Duração: 57min

    In a world of contemporary architectural designs there are some architects who are designing modern structures on the leading edge. Form, function, materials and modern technology - integrated and sustainable ... that's what plexus r+d architects are doing.

  • 05/31/19 Guest Alan Jones

    01/06/2019 Duração: 58min

    High End Audio and Video Has More Than Meets The Ear Or Eye Ron Comacho and Alan Jones, owner of Hifi Buys in Atlanta, talk about Why High Fidelity Will Never Go Out Of Style.

  • 05/03/19 Guest Dr. Christopher Mowry

    06/05/2019 Duração: 56min

    Dr. Chris Mowry, Berry College Professor of Biology and Ecology talks with Ron about Conservation Biology, his Atlanta Coyote Project and what urban areas are doing to protect the habitat of more animals peacefully coexisting with us than we're aware of.

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