Guest Host Bios
Robert was born and raised on the east side of Houston in the community of Galena Park and graduated from the University of Houston. He is a professional corporate trainer and leader in the talent development field in the Houston area and holds the Certified Professional of Learning and Performance (CPLP) designation. Robert is a regular on the Man Up Podcast.
Ryan was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He graduated high school in 2004, and obtained a Bachelor of Music from Houston Baptist University in 2009 and a Master of Arts in music in 2012. Ryan worked as a public school teacher from 2012-2017, and, at various and sometime overlapping periods, has also worked as a private music instructor, telemarketer, barista, school bus driver, journalist, church pianist, and college professor. He has been an Astros fan since boyhood, and a general baseball fan for the last several years. Ryan is currently serving as Music Director at Woodforest Presbyterian Church and working at civil engineering company Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. while completing a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering degree at the University of Houston.
Brant, a native son of Georgia, is an avid student of history and an amateur historian with an interest in all areas of history with a special interest in the political history of the US, Britain, and the American Civil War.
Host of Imagine If. Link to bio on podcast website.
Ros is a professional music instructor with a degree from the University of Texas and provides private instruction through the private music studio that he owns in Houston, Texas (https://www.facebook.com/rosradleyschoolofmusic/). Ros is an avid lover of all types of music and has a passion for sharing that love.
Dean is a high-school teacher and amateur historian with an interest in history that began in the 1970s after he was introduced to mythology and explored Civil War battlefields in the Eastern US. He is a self-proclaimed lover of discovering untold stories of the past and an unapologetic conspiracy theorist.
Sam Smith is a Texan who has a varied background that includes radio broadcasting and meteorology. Sam's interests include baseball, tabletop wargaming, and history. He is a member of the World War II museum in New Orleans and a volunteer in support of the Battleship Texas.
Eric grew up in Topeka, Kansas, and currently lives in Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated from the University of Kansas in 2001 with degrees in Genetics and Biochemistry and graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 2005. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Clinical Genetics and currently works as a Clinical Geneticist. He maintains an active medical practice, specializing in the diagnosis and management of patients with rare skeletal and connective tissue disorders. His research focuses on best practices in the treatment of brittle bone disorders. When he is not working, he spends time with his wife and three children and tries to get outdoors as much as possible.