Meet the Show Hosts

Jared Perry

Show Host

Jared Perry is the Director of Operations for Sixmo Architects & Engineers and avid entrepreneur with investments in software, real estate development, and others. He also happens to be a co-founder in IncSwell, a micropolitan based collaborative workspace and business incubator that has it’s roots in rural Southeastern Ohio.

Sam Tuten

Show Host

Sam Tuten is the Director of Planning for Sixmo City Services. He has a bachelor’s degree in Geography from The Ohio State University and a Master’s in Public Administration from the College of Charleston. Additionally, Sam received a specialization in City Planning from both institutions. He has been the City Planner for Parkersburg, West Virginia and the Executive Director of his hometown Main Street program before venturing into consulting.

Bret Allphin

Show Host

Bret Allphin is a native son of Appalachia, growing up in rural Pennsylvania before returning to his hometown of Marietta Ohio to earn a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Marietta College in 2001. Bret has 19 years of experience working with local communities to address public programming, planning, data research, analysis, and advocacy.

Welcome to My Town Hustle

If you made it this far you can obviously listen via our website, but you can also take the My Town Hustle podcast with you where internet and cell service is spotty, aka everywhere in Southeast Ohio and West Virginia.

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