Betty Collins – Brady Ware CPAs



Betty Collins is with Brady Ware CPAs. She started her career in public accounting way back in 1988. As co-leader of the Long-Term Care Service team, which helps provide services to individuals with intellectual and development disabilities in nursing centers, established effective operational models so that they maximized their available funding. She consults with other small businesses, helping them prosper, with advice on general operations, management, cash-flow optimization, tax flow, and all those great things that CPAs do for your business.

Besides her serving on the board of directors of Brady Ware & Company, she really has a passion for women-owned businesses and supporting associations such as the National Association of Women-Owned Businesses. She’s the president-elect of the Columbus chapter of that organization. Brady Ware also partners with Women’s Small Business Accelerator, which is an organization in Columbus, OH to help female business owners develop and implement a strong business strategy through education, mentorship, and all the things that come along with that.

Featuring insights from individual contributors from all corners, nooks and crannies of the Columbus, Ohio region, Scott McComb, Chairman & CEO of Heartland Bank, has a goal to get to the why of our evolving and eclectic environment.  Check back often for updates to the list of the latest interviews with some of the area’s most interesting individuals who are ‘Driving the CBus’!

Email: info@heartland.bank 

Twitter – @heartlandbank

Facebook – @heartlandbankcentralohio


Joel Oney – Heartland Bank Agribusiness Banking



I speak with Joel Oney, Vice President, Manager of Agribusiness Lending at Heartland Bank.

Joel has over 20 years of agricultural finance and leadership experience with Ohio and Kentucky farmers. He received his bachelor’s degree in Dairy Science from The Ohio State University and his master’s degree in Animal Nutrition from the University of Kentucky. Joel was born and raised on a dairy farm in northern Ohio where his family milks more than 500 dairy cows today. He has also served on various county and state boards serving the livestock industry.

Featuring insights from individual contributors from all corners, nooks and crannies of the Columbus, Ohio region, Scott McComb, Chairman & CEO of Heartland Bank, has a goal to get to the why of our evolving and eclectic environment.  Check back often for updates to the list of the latest interviews with some of the area’s most interesting individuals who are ‘Driving the CBus’!

Email: info@heartland.bank 

Twitter – @heartlandbank

Facebook – @heartlandbankcentralohio


Pat John – TransCounty Title Agency



Pat John began his career as a title professional in 1985 in Dallas, Texas. Over the last 20-plus years, Patrick has held a host of positions—everything from processor to residential closer. In 1994, Patrick moved to Kansas City after accepting a position as a sales representative. In just a few short years Patrick was named the State Manager of Kansas.

In 1997, Patrick moved to Ohio to manage the central Ohio operations for a major underwriter. Four years later Patrick was promoted to Vice President and State Manager. Then, in 2004, Patrick was named Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for a five-state Midwest Region.

Patrick served on the Regional Leadership Team and the National Executive Leadership Team for this Fortune 500 underwriter. His business acumen and analytical thinking earned him a reputation as an honest and driven title professional.

Patrick founded TransCounty Title Agency in 2007 and has grown the company in the Columbus Metro consistently appearing in Business First as a top 10 title agency. They currently have 3 branch locations and 2 closing locations, located in Dublin, OH, Gahanna, OH, Circleville OH, Upper Arlington, OH and Pataskala, OH. TransCounty Title operates its own in house title departments and handles 90% of their own searching, exam, underwriting, typing, and recording. They have 13 retail employees, that cover sales, order entry, processing, and residential and commercial property closings.

Featuring insights from individual contributors from all corners, nooks and crannies of the Columbus, Ohio region, Scott McComb, Chairman & CEO of Heartland Bank, has a goal to get to the why of our evolving and eclectic environment.  Check back often for updates to the list of the latest interviews with some of the area’s most interesting individuals who are ‘Driving the CBus’!

Email: info@heartland.bank 

Twitter – @heartlandbank

Facebook – @heartlandbankcentralohio


Greg Overmyer – Overmyer Hall Associates



Greg Overmyer, CPCU, and Chief Executive Officer at Overmyer Hall Associates is my guest. Find out how he, after  a casual meeting with Cameron Mitchell changed the course of his career path.

Greg started his career in 1987 after graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Miami University. He worked for Continental Insurance Company before accepting a position in Commercial Property & Casualty Sales with Berwanger Overmyer Associates (BOA) in 1988 and received his Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation in 1993. Greg took on leadership positions with BOA.

In 2001, BOA was sold to HRH where Greg was made President/CEO of the office. The British firm Willis Group Holdings acquired HRH in 2008. Greg served as Managing Partner of Willis until 2010, continuing to maintain his clients.

In 2011, Greg founded Overmyer Associates, later to become Overmyer Hall Associates. Overmyer Hall Associates is a boutique agency specializing in Commercial Insurance, Surety Bonds and Home & Auto Insurance. They were named the fastest growing insurance agency in Columbus in 2014 by Business First.

Featuring insights from individual contributors from all corners, nooks and crannies of the Columbus, Ohio region, Scott McComb, Chairman & CEO of Heartland Bank, has a goal to get to the why of our evolving and eclectic environment.  Check back often for updates to the list of the latest interviews with some of the area’s most interesting individuals who are ‘Driving the CBus’!

Email: info@heartland.bank 

Twitter – @heartlandbank

Facebook – @heartlandbankcentralohio


Zach Traxler – Traxler Printing



Zachary Traxler is an Ohio based entrepreneur specializing in the printing industry. His roots go back more than 40 years deep into his family history of small business owners. He is currently CEO and Founder of Traxler Printing (2010 – present) and CEO of Alma Mater (2018 – present).

In 2010 Zachary launched Traxler Tees LLC which has out grown his old apartment basement and it’s name to its fifth location in Columbus and now called Traxler Printing. Traxler Printing employs more than 25 diverse people in Central Ohio. From students at local colleges like OSU and CCAD to adults on the spectrum.

The company’s main focus is to support Ohio’s thriving economy by sourcing equipment, labor, supplies and blank goods from only other Ohio based businesses when and where able.

Featuring insights from individual contributors from all corners, nooks and crannies of the Columbus, Ohio region, Scott McComb, Chairman & CEO of Heartland Bank, has a goal to get to the why of our evolving and eclectic environment.  Check back often for updates to the list of the latest interviews with some of the area’s most interesting individuals who are ‘Driving the CBus’!

Email: info@heartland.bank 

Twitter – @heartlandbank

Facebook – @heartlandbankcentralohio

IG – @heartlandbank