Beers & Careers

Welcome to the Beers & Careers Podcast


Beers & Careers Podcast is your channel for real conversations with successful professionals that have crossed our paths and the stories of how they got to where they are now. We hope that their journey's inspire you to take more action, not be afraid to fail, and move forward with your career!

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Episode 3

Ann Whittaker

brendon-davis-episode 1Head of People and Culture at Vicarious Surgical. You'd never guess that this high energy people person who has been on the ground floor and helped shape, grow and hire several teams of brilliant engineers loves to hang on the couch and read with her 78 pound Black Mouth Cur named Miss Dos who hails from Georgia.  Ann recounts her adventures in start-ups, including her hopes for her newest role. During our conversation she touches on nurturing people, communicating with leadership teams, her words of balance and her thoughts on leadership-it's not about power.  Her career path went from fashion and expanded into administration and communications, higher ed and being a women in the early days of robotics. Join us for our podcast with Ann Whittaker; it will keep you engaged and wanting more.



Episode 2

Brendon Davis 

brendon-davis-episode 1Digging deep to problem solve. DAVIS President talks to our host about his career path in a family business. How to navigate working with family members and how to improve on your own areas of weakness.  Hear how he started his first business giving water skiing and wake boarding lessons as a teen to how he handles being accountable to all in his life, business and personal.  And why he's embraced journaling.   Listen to his story!


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Episode 1

Patty Flaherty Donahue

patty-flahery-episode 2There's this saying in life "It's all about who you know" - and Patty knows just about everyone! Hear the secrets to her personal connection focus and why.  Learn her journey from humble beginnings lying about her age to get a job as a "store lady" to becoming one of Greater Boston's better networked professionals!







Meet The Host


Mark Agostinelli

A born leader and communicator who inspires trust and is the kind of guy you look forward to sharing a beer with.

After talking to thousands of hiring managers and technology leaders Mark learned successful careers don’t follow obvious career paths.  Beers and Careers intends to document these career paths and the stories that accompany them.

When he’s not creating solutions to help his clients get the best talent, you’ll find him skiing Alta, searching for Kangaroos down under, on a golf course…but most likely with his wife, 2 sons, and dog in his backyard!

Why did we start Beers & Careers?

I always thought of people who had great success as unattainable and that they must be perfect . As I've started to have some of my own success, and more visibility into companies across industries of all sizes. I've learned how messy the career path is, it's about failing forward, and that careers aren't linear. Also along the way, I've met some fascinating people I want to share with the world!

Currently podcasting is my favorite medium for learning and because of that I thought it only made sense to share my experiences this way. I’ve met, been mentored and learned from some very interesting people and I wanted to document these conversations and share their journey.  My goal is that these stories inspire others to take a chance, not be afraid to fail, and try something new with their careers. So that was why "Beers & Careers” was created.

We'd love to hear your story and hear about how you got to where you are today!

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