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#RepYour2020 - Meet Saunders and Cash

July 10, 2019

The #RepYour2020 segment for this week is about a couple of guys who were the among the first to use and promote our brand's hashtag. If you are interested in entrepreneurship and technology, these are your guys. Originally from opposite sides of the country, born in California and Florida, the

The #RepYour2020 segment for this week is about a couple of guys who were the among the first to use and promote our brand's hashtag. If you are interested in entrepreneurship and technology, these are your guys. Originally from opposite sides of the country, born in California and Florida, the two have come together to join forces in sharing their knowledge and insight about the rigorous path many business people undergo during their entrepreneurial process. To say they are passionate about helping businesses grow and develop in the greater Wichita area would be an understatement. Be sure to listen to their radio show on KSUN 95.9.
 
Name(s)             
Floyd Saunders
Sean Cash
Originally From  
Saunders - From California, but have lived in eight states: Arizona, California, Delaware (twice), South Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Iowa, and Kansas. Plus 15 months in Guam, three years in Canada
Cash - Born in Florida, grew up in Clearwater Kansas, Lived in Wichita since 1992. I've lived in San Francisco, New York, Washington DC, and Bethany Beach DE but always consider Wichita home
How long ago did you move here             
Saunders - 2005
Cash - Grew up in Clearwater, 20 minutes SW of Wichita. I've been a resident since 1992
What do you do? Namely, what is something people recognize you for?
Floyd - retired technology management executive, now the co-host of Saunders and Cash on the radio and a podcast
Cash - Entrepreneurship, Saunders and Cash Radio Show Co-Host, Professor of Business at Friends University.
What distinguishes the ICT from mostly any other place in the country?
Saunders - For us it's the growing community of entrepreneurs that are always ready to reach out and help each other be successfully.
Cash - Big city culture and amenities with small town feel.
What are you most excited for in the next 5-10 years in the 316?
Saunders - To watch and participate in the growth that Wichita will experience, not just in business, but everything that makes Wichita a stronger community, and family place. The new ball park, a new center of performing arts and convention center that works.
Cash - Big city culture and amenities with small town feel.
What's your main goal when running your social media accounts? What's your purpose?
Saunders - Your purpose is to promote businesses in Wichita and the greater area around Wichita, specifically start-ups and entrepreneurs
Cash - Raise awareness to my business, my radio show, and the organizations I'm involved in.
Top Breakfast Spots?     
Saunders - Doo-Dah Diner, Homegrown, Riverside Café
Cash - The Beacon, Doo Dah Diner, Jimmy's Egg
Top Lunch Spots?                            
Saunders - Copper Oven Café and Bakery, The Kitchen, Lotus Leaf Café
Cash - Monarch, Mike's Wine Dive, Public
Top Bars
Cash - Harry's, Monarch, The Hill

What annual event do you look forward to the most?     
Saunders - Riverfest of course
Cash - Riverfest and the opening of the Landmark Drive In
What's one thing you want people to understand about Wichita and its people?
Saunders - It's not what you know, or whom you know, it's who knows you. You have to establish relationships with people, not just collect business cards.
Cash - We are innovative entrepreneurs.
If you plan one theme night at the ballpark in 2020, what would that be and why?
Saunders - Nothing more traditional than a baseball game for the 4th of July.
Cash - Entrepreneurs/small business night. Get the entrepreneurial small business community out, networking and relaxing.
What do you want your followers to know about you?
Saunders - Passionate about supporting entrepreneurship in Wichita
Cash - I'm passionate about entrepreneurship and helping people/businesses grow their business, find alternative paths to solving their problems, and overcoming obstacles.
Movie
Saunder - All time favorite Raiders of the Lost Arc
Cash - I'm passionate about entrepreneurship and helping people/businesses grow their business, find alternative paths to solving their problems, and overcoming obstacles.
Vacation Spot
Saunders - The Island of Kauai, Hawaii
Cash - The Beach
Place to Shop in the ICT  
Saunders - Ace Hardware, Lowes, and Home Depot.
Cash - New Market
Wichita Website to Follow?
Saunders - Visit Wichita
Cash - SaundersandCash.com
Wichita person or business to follow on IG?   
Suanders - JencoleICT
Cash - Renee Duxler
Ask & Answer Your Own Question   
Saunders - Why Wichita?   -  Great possibilities, great people, Wonderful variety of neighborhoods, Several top notch universities and colleges, diverse employment opportunities, community engagement in the arts, education, business and the building the future.
Cash - Is the ICT's entrepreneurial activity the wrong activity or the correct activity but on a slower trajectory that we'll never catch up to comparable cities with more entrepreneurial activity
The answer is, both! We should have more activity and more resources promoting entrepreneurial activity.