Podcasts

Podcast Interview - Jacob Tamme - #KAHC18

Podcast Interview - Jacob Tamme - #KAHC18

Kentucky Housing Corporation's Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Jacob Tamme, who is a former American football tight end and advocate of homes for wounded U.S. veterans who will be a keynote speaker during our 2018 Kentucky Affordable Housing ConferenceThe Power of Housing is Now—on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 21 and 22, in Lexington, Kentucky. Together, Tamme and his wife Allison co-founded the Swings for Soldiers Classic in 2010. Each year, they are joined by friends, family, and many volunteers to help produce an amazing event that benefits a great organization - Homes for Our Troops. In eight years, they have raised over $800,000 for the charity.

Podcast Interview - Cara Brookins - #KAHC18

Podcast Interview - Cara Brookins - #KAHC18

Kentucky Housing Corporation's Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Sam Glenn, who is an award-winning, motivational speaker, storyteller, author, and performance artist who will be our opening keynote speaker during our 2018 Kentucky Affordable Housing ConferenceThe Power of Housing is Now—on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 21 and 22, in Lexington, Kentucky. As a speaker, Sam delivers topics on managing change, motivation, leadership, customer service, teamwork, workplace wellness, and attitude, among other topics that are highly motivational and very relevant in today’s world and changing markets.

Podcast Interview - Veterans Services - Part 1

Podcast Interview - Veterans Services - Part 1

In part one of two special Independence Day podcasts, Kentucky Housing Corporation's Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Heather French Henry, who currently serves as the deputy commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA), to talk about services available to veterans and addressing those who who find themselves homeless. As the daughter of a Vietnam Veteran from the United States Marine Corps, Heather was directly impacted by her father’s service and his difficult transition coming home. When Heather became Miss America, she traveled the country sharing her family’s story to advocate for greater partnerships between community-based organizations and government to help assist in homeless, housing, and healthcare needs facing our veterans and their families.

Podcast Interview - Veterans Services - Part 2

Podcast Interview - Veterans Services - Part 2

In part two of two special Independence Day podcasts, Kentucky Housing Corporation's Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Ron Georgette, who currently is the founder of Operation Stand Down Kentucky (OSDKY), to talk about services available to veterans and what OSDKY offers those vulnerable veterans (i.e. those struggling with mental health, drugs and alcohol; and/or who are physically incapacitated). OSDKY is a professional Veteran fiduciary/representative payee program that focuses on paying a veteran's debts and monthly fixed expenses. A veteran can either be appointed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or voluntarily admit themselves into the program as a willing participant to get their lives back on track.

Podcast Interview - Sam Glenn - #KAHC18

Podcast Interview - Sam Glenn - #KAHC18

Kentucky Housing Corporation's Executive Director, Edwin King, sits down with Sam Glenn, who is an award-winning, motivational speaker, storyteller, author, and performance artist who will be our opening keynote speaker during our 2018 Kentucky Affordable Housing ConferenceThe Power of Housing is Now—on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 21 and 22, in Lexington, Kentucky. As a speaker, Sam delivers topics on managing change, motivation, leadership, customer service, teamwork, workplace wellness, and attitude, among other topics that are highly motivational and very relevant in today’s world and changing markets.