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S2E1: Leave Your Company & Start Your Own - The Five Towers Story

Welcome to Buying Local!
Saratoga, Warren, and Washington County have no shortage of fantastic goods and services to offer! In this podcast, our host Mike Nelson will clue you in on the amazing gems hidden in your very own community!

Season 2, Episode 1

Leave Your Company & Start Your Own - The Five Towers Story

In this episode, our host Mike Nelson interviews Brad Colacino, his partner at - and co-owner of - Five Towers Media!

Brad had a stable, cushy job at a big white collar company, but he decided to leave it all behind to start his own business! Has he achieved the success he sought? What does he love about his current company? Find out the answers in this special first episode of our second season!

00:21 - Ad: Visit SkyZone Queensbury!

00:48 - Introductions: Welcome to the New Format!

02:37 - The Five Towers Story: From FTD and SSD to FTM

05:30 - Doing Great Work

08:10 - Mike’s Favorite Thing About the Five Towers Family

11:19 - Brad’s Favorite Projects: Shoutout to PAS and Saratoga 1777!

14:23 - All the People in Your Neighborhood

16:34 - What Kind of Easter Candy are You?

17:45 - A Breakfast Break

19:01 - Archery at Albany Academy

20:17 - How to Get in Touch

20:45 - Shoutout to Cristian! Otherwise… We’re All Local!

21:34 - Closing Remarks: Give Us a Call!

23:01 - Ad: Visit the Eden Center for Integrative Care!

PRODUCTION NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls TODAY Business Report, or Five Towers Media.


  • Host

    Mike Nelson

  • Guest

    Brad Colacino

  • Runtime

    23 min, 54 sec

  • Air Date

    January 22nd, 2024