Stories from the Top Podcast

Stories From the Top is a business development podcast. Learn from industry-leading business owners, CEOs and C-Suite executives as they share the inspiring stories and strategies of their business development journey. Whether a small, medium or large businesses, every success has a story.

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Featured Guests

Coach Dick Vermeil – Founding Partner of Vermeil Wines

Coach Dick Vermeil is the hall-of-fame NFL Super Bowl XXXIV champion coach, and founding partner of Vermeil Wines. In this episode, Coach talks about his strategy for building a strong business team, the intricacies of the wine business, and why quality a product is essential to sustainable business development. To learn more about Coach and Vermeil Wines, visit

Brad Weinstein – Owner of Appetites on Main

Brad Weinstein is the owner and operator of Appetites on Main, an American restaurant and bar located in Exton, PA. In this episode, Brad share his strategies for business development, dealing with tight profit margins, and how a bold idea during the pandemic turned panic into profit. To learn more about Brad and Appetites on Main, visit

Randy Warren – CEO of Warren Financial

Randy Warren is the CEO of Warren Financial, a boutique investing and financial advising firm located in Chester County, PA. In this episode, Randy shares the strategies he used to grow Warren Financial and bring it into the 21st century, and how his time as a computer programmer at DARPA assisted in the process. You can learn more about Randy and Warren Financial at

Mel Bwint – CEO of Child and Family Focus

Mel Bwint is the CEO of Child and Family Focus, a non-profit community-based mental health services provider for children, based in Montgomery, Chester, Bucks and Delaware counties in PA. In this episode, Mel shares his journey to starting his own non-profit, tips for dealing with stringent regulation, and how his strategy to fill gaps in the industry led to massive growth. To learn more about Mel and CFF, visit

Jeremy Mueller – President of Electrical Plus

Jeremy Mueller is the president and owner of Electrical Plus, a residential and commercial electrical service provider located in West Chester, PA. In this episode, Jeremy shares his strategy for steady growth, the pitfalls of trade business owners, and tips for growing a service business. To learn more about Jeremy and Electrical Plus, visit

Guy Ciarrocchi – Former CEO of CCCBI, Congressional Candidate

Guy Ciarrocchi is the former CEO of the Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry, and currently a Congressional candidate for Pennsylvania’s 6th District. In this episode, Guy shares his strategies for small business development, the process of building a political campaign, and how small businesses can join forces to enable policy change. To learn more about Guy Ciarrocchi and his Congressional campaign, visit