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Success isn't just about the bottom line – it's about the well-being of those who drive it. Mental health can be a struggle for entrepreneurs, and it’s a topic many of them never talk about. Discover powerful strategies for maintaining mental well-being while navigating an unpredictable world.

Guests

Patrick Sandone
Founder & CEO, The GUIDE App

Patrick is a successful entrepreneur who built and sold his SaaS startup, Net Driven, after building a 100-person team. Prior to Net Driven, he ran his family business, Sandone Tire, for three years and nearly doubled revenues adding more than $10 million by implementing new technology solutions. He is also a former venture capitalist with Monitor Clipper in Boston and an investment banker with DLJ in NYC. He graduated from The University of Pennsylvania (Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa) with a BA in Biology and an MBA from Columbia (with Honors). Patrick’s five-year self-discovery and wellness journey helped him discover what living your best life means, learning the right mindset, emotional intelligence, purpose, and self-mastery.

Dr. Kelly Kettlewell
Central Keystone Counseling

Dr. Kelly Kettlewell is a licensed psychologist who earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland in 2007. Kelly strives to create an environment of trust and safety with each client and values the healing that can take place when people feel heard without judgment, seen for all of who they are, and deeply understood. She focuses on helping clients gain insight into their feelings, thoughts, and actions to address a wide range of presenting concerns. Kelly integrates a variety of counseling techniques in her work which often includes a focus on emotions, interpersonal patterns, and early experiences within one's family, culture, and surrounding environment. Kelly's goal is to meet clients where they are and create a meaningful therapy relationship that, in turn, helps individuals make meaningful change.

Sarah Dobeck Troutman

Director of Behavioral & Mental Health, Susquehanna Valley United Way

Sarah Dobeck Troutman is the Director of Behavioral Health for the Susquehanna Valley United Way. Sarah is a graduate of Bloomsburg University and has 20 years of experience working in a wide range of human service programs. Sarah is also a person with lived experience. She specializes in advocacy, education, prevention, and collaboration. Sarah believes in a whole-person, holistic approach to emotional wellness. She enjoys living and working in the Susquehanna Valley, spoiling her fur babies, and spending her weekends hiking the beautiful mountains of Pennsylvania.

Celebrating Black-Owned Businesses
We'll examine the challenges the Black business community faces
Family Affairs
Many long-standing businesses have been in families for generations.
Walk Around Town
What impact does improving a community's walkability and bikeability have?
AI and the Future of Work
How can businesses leverage this new technology responsibly without costing jobs?
Farms: More than Just Food
Keystone Edition Business dives into agritourism and what it means to be a modern farmer
Making the Pitch
Check out a program that may help some students get their ventures off the ground
Female Foundation
Keystone Edition Business delves into the challenges facing women in the workplace
Made in PA
Keystone Edition Business profiles some locally-owned and homegrown ventures.
The Changing Face of Business
See immigrant-led businesses in our area, what it takes to get there, available resources
Making Over Main Street
Find out what business owners are doing to reinvigorate and reinvent downtown shopping

Upcoming Episodes

Here's a glimpse at the shows we're working on for this season of Keystone Edition Business. Note that this schedule is subject to change.

February: Entrepreneur Mental Health (working title) - Entrepreneurs and small business owners carry a heavy burden with having to ensure the success of their business, and by extension, the financial stability of their families and their employees. What struggles do they face, and what help is out there?

March: From Factory to Front Door - Keystone Edition Business has helped viewers learn about how things are made in PA. But what goes into getting those products from the manufacturer to you? We’ll learn about the logistics of getting your favorite goods from point A to point B, and what the real cost of doing business is.

April: BizPitch - Keystone Edition Business visits Bucknell University as young entrepreneurs compete to be the best in the business with their ideas for innovative products and services.

May: Inclusivity as Good Business - Laws around LGBTQIA+ protection vary statewide. What are your protections in PA? What's it like being a LGBTQIA+ business owner? How can businesses foster an atmosphere of inclusivity?

Steve Stumbris has served as Director of the Bucknell SBDC since 2012. Under his leadership, the center was recognized by the US Small Business Administration with the SBDC Excellence and Innovation Award for Pennsylvania.