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The Art of Good Energy
About the Episode
A teenager sitting at the funeral for his mother. If growing up without a father wasn’t enough, now Ryan Holtz was an orphan. But at that lowest place, a spark was lit inside him that gave him the drive to thrive. It was then that an entrepreneur was born and Ryan started his first business at 18 years old to survive. Now he’s nearing his 40’s and running one of the top 100 iTunes podcasts. Curious how this man went from almost nothing to living a life and business he loves? Listen to this episode with Ryan Holtz and Staci Wallace now!
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About the Guest
Ryan is the CEO of Ryan Holtz Marketing, a social media creative agency. Ryan also is a digital marketing specialist and the host of the top 100 iTunes podcast, The Ryan Holtz Show which also won the best black-hosted podcast in Canada by the ByBlacks People’s Choice Awards which focuses on business, entertainment, automotive, and lifestyle. Ryan has managed to have world-class guests on his show ranging from Celebrities like Kevin O’Leary (Shark Tank), Montell Jordan (Recording Artist), LeLee Lyons (Grammy-nominated group, SWV) all the way to business and personal development thought leaders such as Patrick Bet-David (Valuetainment), Tim Storey (Oprah’s Lifecoach) and many more! Ryan’s mandate is curiosity.
Ryan’s digital automotive & lifestyle marketing work has earned him international recognition and featured by Twitter, Automotive News, Canadian Auto Dealer Magazine, Sun Media, Huffington Post, and several other major publications. Ryan’s marketing prowess earned him and his then dealership client a feature alongside Barack Obama by Twitter in their success stories section. Ryan is a sought-after digital marketing strategist, trainer, and consultant by various Canadian Automotive Provincial Associations and mid to large companies and industry conferences. Ryan also regularly is asked to come on as a media contributor by TV & Radio Networks. He also founded a charity called #Dreams4Kids.
Ryan has been an outspoken and charismatic keynote speaker at various events, schools, conferences and is in high demand when it comes to anything inspirational, automotive, marketing & storytelling-related. With a passion for storytelling, an obvious love for what he does, and his charming obsession with crazy socks, Ryan easily connects with audiences, clients, and his peers.
Ryan Holtz is a purebred entrepreneur. Suffering the huge loss of his mother who was a single Mom at 13 lead Ryan to create his first business at age 18 out of survival. Ryan turned this devastating mess and pain into part of his motivation and message. Ryan saved up his money from learning how to cut his own hair at age 14. He then used his saved money to invest in his first real estate flip.
Ryan is a proud father and husband and loves spending time with his family at their #TeamHoltz HQ’s in British Columbia & Alberta.
About The Comeback Show
In each episode, Staci sits down with notable business leaders, influencers, and entrepreneurs to discuss how they have turned adversity into epic comeback stories that enabled them to build a life and business they love.