The Seattle Business Builders® Podcast

We tell the stories of growth behind the successful businesses that build the Seattle community.

Each episode features an interview with a Seattle business owner, unpacking their journey and uncovering insights from their experiences.

These are the businesses that make our community special. If you’re invested in the Seattle business community or are building a business yourself, this podcast is for you.

Meet Your Host

Will Hicks has been recognized as a Wall Street Journal All Star Analyst and is the founder of Sapling Wealth Management (a financial advisory firm specializing in small business benefit planning and high-net worth investment strategies) where he focuses on enriching the lives of his clients.


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Episode 10: Ken Graff, Realtor

Ken Graff has a background working in the hospitality industry. He spent years working downtown coordinating operations for venues, and even had a 10-year stint at the Space Needle. Today, Ken is a REALTOR® specializing in the greater Seattle area, who offers offers his clients superior skills in negotiation, up to date market knowledge, excellent […]

Special Episode: The Market Impact of COVID-19

In the wake of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak – and amidst a developing outbreak in the Seattle area – Will and Laura sat down to discuss how citizens and investors should approach the situation. From clinical data to market analysis and from China to the US, this conversation covers a breadth of information on what […]

Episode 9: Dr. Brant Carroll From Eye Associates Northwest, PC

Dr. Brant Carroll is the owner of Eye Associates Northwest PC, a healthcare practice with a team comprised of ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians. Will sat down with Brant to talk about how technology and government regulation are impacting the practice, how Brant got started 25 years ago, and what’s coming next in the world of […]

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