Author: Jessi Mendoza

Washington State University Alumni, Financial Services Professional, passionate about Self Development and investing in oneself.

The Jessi Mendoza Show Podcast Ep. 010 Frank Kuntz – Leading a city as Mayor and developing the foundation for community prosperity

Download Link I’m very excited for this new episode! Frank is heavily involved in the community and thinks big! I enjoy talking to people who think really big and long term! As the City of Wenatchee Mayor, Frank Kuntz is a leader who many look up to and for many reasons. It was impressive how […]

The Jessi Mendoza Show- Ep. 009 Lynda Finegold Brine -Cofounder of TedDriven Athletic Events, IronMan Triathlon Finisher, and philanthropic fundraising

Download Link Lynda Finegold Brine, co-founder of TedDriven, a premier athletic event company that currently hosts 2 marathons every year. One in Leavenworth during Oktoberfest and another one in Wenatchee in the spring. There is a philanthropic approach to TedDriven’s event since they donate part of the proceeds to cancer research. Lynda is a 6 […]

The Jessi Mendoza Show Ep. 008 Ruth Esparza – Persevering through childhood challenges and becoming a proud Mother

Download Link Wenatchee City Council member and Staff Attorney for Northwest Justice Project, Ruth Esparza has gone through some challenges early in her life. As a young single mother at age 23, she decided to pursue something bigger for herself and her daughter. Being raised by a single mother herself, Ruth lived in a household […]

Deepest fear I have discovered so far…

I haven’t written on here for a while. I have been over thinking it for far too long. I am tired of second guessing myself. Now it is time to step up and step into what I am meant to become. To show up, be myself and make my dreams a reality. This is simply […]

The Jessi Mendoza Show Ep. 007 Dave Bartholomew- Deconstructing Success, Leadership, and Marketing

I am excited for this new episode with Dave Bartholomew. Dave has been a Business Advisor for the past 13 years for Ascent Advising. He breaks down success, leadership, marketing and other ambiguous subjects. Dave pulls from great stories from his long standing career in business. I enjoyed talking to Dave about what success means […]

The Jessi Mendoza Show: Ep: 006 Alex Haley- Wenatchee Comedian and just taking action to make it happen

Alex Haley, 29, is a comedian, promoter, co-founder and he has been doing comedy for over 6 years and now he has brought his comedic talent back to the Wenatchee Valley after graduating from college. Alex is the Co Founder of Field and Compass  where they create content and partner with local small businesses and promote quality. […]

Learning by Doing

Not waiting until everything is just right in order to start taking action. I kept making excuses on why not to start a podcast or this blog. There will always be excuses if you look for them. What you focus on, you receive more of. Gratitude. Taking a moment to look around and appreciate everything. […]

Why I started a Podcast?

A couple people asked me this question so I thought I would give a brief explanation why.   I started listening to podcasts a couple years ago and found them valuable. I never imagined starting one and here I am with 5 episodes down. I am excited and proud of this creation.   It is […]

The Jessi Mendoza Show: Ep. 005 Linda Haglund- The Cheerleader for the community and finding the good in everything

    Linda Haglund, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Downtown Association, joins us on the show with her amazing energy and community spirit. She was born and raised in Wenatchee and that a part of how she has been able to create, develop, and nurture so many relationships within the community. She is well known […]

Learning to Love the Journey

  The dream of becoming a successful businessman has always been with me. I used to focus only on the end goal. This led to impatience and frustration at myself for not reaching the goal yet. In the world where everything is about instant gratification, my delayed gratification muscle was still very weak. Why do […]