What’s the Mathematics?

Hosted ByJeff W. McGruder II

The Podcast is hosted by well known Nashville Banker and Community Leader Jeff McGruder. The show is about the architecture of deals and business culture as it relates to the numbers. Jeff gives a 10-15 minute chat about what he perceives as the critical mathematics of life and business. The show will be a reference to those that seek an insiders knowledge of how money is made through the closely held practice of banking, finance and real estate.


All Episodes

WTM Season 3 ep 1

We kick off season 3 appropriately with an interview and book review on mental health. Mental health is a topic that has been taboo in the black community. Mental awareness has been rising over the last few years as our nation’s battles increased…

WTM S2 Ep7 Mathematics to CFO with Marie McGruder Pt. 2

Cousin Marie continues our family chat and explores her past in business. The second part of this series will cover a deep conversation on her road to becoming a CFO for Harley Davidson. We will both share victories and struggles as it relates to…

WTM S2 Ep7 Mathematics to CFO with Marie McGruder Pt. 1

WTM team is proud to have a special guest interview with McGruder Family member Marie McGruder. Marie has had a fascinating career as an entrepreneur. Her journey to become an international actuary, a CFO for Harley Davidson, and most recently a rural…

WTM S2 Ep23 Black Bodies & Equity w/ Dr. Louis Woods Pt.2

The WTM team continues our two-part series with Dr. Louis Woods. Dr. Louis Woods explains deeper the ramifications of our nation’s oldest sin. He discusses laws past in the mid-’50s that discouraged black homeownership and the devaluation of…

WTM S2 Ep22 Black Bodies & Equity w/ Dr. Louis Woods Pt.1

To kick off black history month, the WTM team visit with Dr. Louis Woods on the subject of Black Bodies and Equities. Dr. Woods shares the history of American economics related to African American’s involuntarily participation in the slave trade. The…

WTM S2 Ep21 Redlining part 2 with Brian Rice

Happy New Year from the WTM team. We are excited to post our first show of 2021. It’s a continuing episode on redlining with our friend Brian Rice. Mr. Rice further explains the difficulties of recruiting African Americans to help in his…

WTM Episodes S2 E20- Redlining Murdered the Inner City

The WTM team spends time with Birmingham, AL native, and real estate developer Brian Rice. Rice shares his story of struggle revitalizing the neighborhood of Ensley, Alabama. This episode highlights the ongoing effects of redlining, as black…

#FckCancer with Lindsey Langley

In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we decided to post our interview with Lindsey Langley, Executive Director of the American Cancer Society of Tennessee. Lindsey shares her remarkable...

S2 Ep2 #Entrepreneurship – Lee Molette – Part 2

In this second part of our episodes with Lee Molette, Lee shares some stories about getting his first taste of entrepreneurship in high school. He would later sharpen those...