PD PODCAST

Mission CTRL

Mission CTRL is Peralta Design’s podcast on all things business, tech, and marketing. Join our host Ramon Peralta and the PD Flight Crew, Jorge Pezo-Candelario and Kevin Atterberry, as they share ideas with past clients and industry partners. Since 2009, Peralta Design has launched hundreds of brands using award-winning strategies for clients of all sizes; from start-up entrepreneurs all the way up to Fortune 500s.
Living the American Dream with Moran In...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge, and Kevin are joined by Nate and Marlon Moran, the agency owner and...
00:51:32
May 19, 2023
The Power of Giving Back with Liana Gar...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge, and Maggie, are joined by Liana Garcia, the Director of Gift Planni...
00:41:31
May 05, 2023
The Keys to Success in Business with J....
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge, and newcomer Derek, are joined by J. Richard Byrd, the CEO of the B...
00:47:31
April 21, 2023
Mind, Body, & Business with Rob Rodrigu...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge, and Kevin are joined by Rob Rodriguez, Personal Trainer and Managin...
00:48:01
April 07, 2023
Business Lessons from a Self-Made Man w...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge, and Kevin are joined by the one and only Robert "Bob" D. ...
00:42:49
March 24, 2023
Small Business, Big Flavors with The Dr...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon and Kevin are joined by Stefania and Jessica, the founders and owners of th...
00:45:06
March 13, 2023
Guiding Youth Towards Success - The Cap...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge, and Kevin are joined by Duncan Harris, the Chief Executive Officer ...
00:43:42
February 24, 2023
2023 Super Bowl Showdown: Battle Of The...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge, Kevin, and newcomer Maggie, discuss the best and the worst of the S...
00:37:42
February 17, 2023
Finding Purpose In Service with David F...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge and Kevin host David Femi, Senior Vice President, M&T Bank. Davi...
00:50:57
February 10, 2023
A Passion for Living Healthy with Marta...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge and Kevin host Marta Irene the owner of Absolutely Healthy Living Ce...
00:59:17
January 27, 2023
On The Path Of Self-Improvement with Er...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge and Kevin host Eric Mercado, Hiphop Producer and Grandmaster Emcee a...
01:08:27
January 13, 2023
Bringing Dope Ideas To Life With A.V. P...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge and Kevin host A.V. Perkins, media personality and Co-Founder & ...
00:50:49
December 30, 2022
A Passion For Service
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge and Kevin host Michael (Mikey) Cotela, the After School Coordinator ...
00:49:39
December 16, 2022
Setting Up The Next Generation For Succ...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge and Kevin host Nicole Stere, Director of Resource Development at The...
00:39:54
December 02, 2022
Never Stop Dreaming with Abdul Muhammad
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge and Kevin host Abdul Muhammad, Executive Director and founder of the...
00:38:41
November 18, 2022
Pivoting In The Kitchen with Shef Tori ...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge and Kevin host Tori Brown, Executive and Celebrity Shef (Yes, that...
00:28:11
November 04, 2022
Uplifting Youth Through Music Productio...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge and Kevin host Aaron Moynihan, owner of The Perfect Mix Recording St...
00:29:39
October 14, 2022
Living the American Dream with Somos Ar...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, and Kevin hang out with the Cordido Brothers, Andres and Alejandro who sha...
00:39:35
September 23, 2022
Expanding and Rebranding with Rob Thoma...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge and Kevin host Rob Thomas, author of “Who Do You Need to Meet”, ...
00:30:19
September 09, 2022
The Power of SMS Marketing: with Robert...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon, Jorge and Kevin are visited by Robert Warren, a bright, young man who just...
00:34:43
September 02, 2022
Unpacking the Upside Down: PD Talks Str...
In this special episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon and PD team members, Jorge, Amanda, and Rebecca unpack "The Upside ...
00:44:42
July 28, 2022
Revisiting Type with Joe Treacy
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Joe Treacy, a returning guest and the founder of Treacyfaces. ...
00:37:46
June 07, 2022
Leaders Need Coaches Too with Chad Betz
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Chad Betz, an executive coach, speaker, and the published auth...
00:32:26
May 10, 2022
Corporate Leadership from the MotorCity...
In this special episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Eric Hardy, w3r’s President, CEO, and co-founder, an...
00:23:26
April 26, 2022
Diversity & Inclusion with Simone Morri...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Simone Morris, an amazing transformative leader and a Subject ...
00:38:15
April 12, 2022
Doing Great By Doing Good with Lee Cant...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Lee Cantelon, a global citizen, talented photographer, and fel...
00:42:21
March 29, 2022
Gabbin’ About Gotham: PD reviews “T...
In this special episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by PD flight crew members Jorge, Amanda, and Francisco! T...
00:44:26
March 15, 2022
Transformational Leadership with Dr. Dw...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Dr. Dwayne Smith, the CEO of Housatonic Community College. Dr....
01:04:49
March 01, 2022
Strategies for Innovation with Elena Ca...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Elena Cahill, the new Vice President of Innovation, Strategy, ...
00:41:13
February 15, 2022
Time Management with Productivity Coach...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Dr. Donald E. Wetmore, the President of The Productivity Insti...
00:46:11
February 01, 2022
Media Man with Matt McGuire
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by long-time friend Matt McGuire, who is an account executive at ...
00:38:34
January 18, 2022
An Entrepreneur’s Lens with Olivier K...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Olivier Kpognon, the founder of O & Co. Media Group, a full-se...
00:49:34
January 04, 2022
Using Data to Communicate Value with Br...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined once again by Bryan Tamburrino, the Founder of Tangible Analytics...
00:39:32
December 28, 2021
Eye of the Tiger with Manny Torres
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a very special guest, the Founder and Director of Technique Ti...
00:49:44
December 21, 2021
Work Life Balance with Karla Checo
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a Dominican Republic-born, New York City-raised mother of two ...
00:38:13
December 14, 2021
Video Storytelling with Dave Whitney
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a very special guest,  he’s a fellow Networking in Diners m...
00:38:34
December 07, 2021
Unleash Your Multipotentiality with Tom...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a very special guest,  he’s a long time PD client and suppo...
00:39:32
November 30, 2021
Tax Talk with Ryan Elblein CPA
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a very special guest, an entrepreneur, small business owner, P...
00:40:23
November 23, 2021
Building Healthy Communities with Malco...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a very special guest entrepreneur, Malcolm Wilson, a local com...
00:30:43
November 16, 2021
The Power of Music with Chris Hisey
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by the Maestro himself, Conductor Christopher James Hisey who ser...
00:37:50
November 09, 2021
Let’s Talk Crypto with Jorge Luis Jim...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Jorge Luis Jimenez Rivas, who serves as Junior Partner at Tamp...
00:50:10
November 04, 2021
Senator Blumenthal Announces MBDA Cente...
In this special episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon gets the incredible opportunity to interview a US Senator Richard B...
00:10:42
October 26, 2021
A Life of Service with Loni Richards
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Ms. Loni Richards, a highly decorated Naval Officer Veteran an...
00:40:41
October 13, 2021
Create For The Human with John Lim
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by serial entrepreneur and local business advocate, John Lim, who...
00:44:54
September 28, 2021
A Titan of Hispanic Marketing with Hect...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a legendary Ad Man Hector Bauza, who serves as Head of Busines...
00:40:43
September 14, 2021
Changing the Narrative with Mercy Quaye
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a dynamic, driven young businesswoman who started her career i...
00:41:33
August 31, 2021
A Passion for Service: Business Expansi...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a very inspiring and driven, community-minded entrepreneur and...
00:42:15
August 31, 2021
Living the Dream with Gus Trent
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Gus Trent aka Harlan Ware, an Alpha Brother Ramon has known fo...
00:45:04
July 27, 2021
A Valley Gem: Servant Leadership with R...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a long-time elected official and public servant Ron Pugliese, ...
00:42:27
July 13, 2021
Life Imitates Art with Imo Imeh
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by his dear friend, colleague, and Alpha Brother, Dr. Imo Nse Ime...
00:55:51
June 29, 2021
Building a Global Staffing Brand with S...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a dear friend and colleague, Sean Cogdell who was appointed to...
00:35:07
June 15, 2021
Hispanic Radio Advertising with Jose Vi...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by a very special guest with a long, colorful career in radio, no...
00:33:32
June 01, 2021
Human Performance with Bruce Dixon
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by his dear friend and fellow Alpha Man, Bruce Dixon, an award wi...
00:53:58
May 18, 2021
IT Man on a Mission with Ari Santiago
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by the awe-inspiring Ari Santiago, who not only hosts his own pod...
00:43:23
May 04, 2021
What’s All the HOOPLA with Nicole Her...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Nicole Heriot-Mikula a mom, community activist and entrepreneu...
00:42:43
April 22, 2021
Making Data Tangible with Bryan Tamburr...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Bryan Tamburrino, the young, scrappy and hungry founder of She...
00:47:04
April 20, 2021
Personal Branding with Tavia Sharp, Ima...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by Tavia Sharp, a personal brand strategist and image consultant ...
00:42:13
April 13, 2021
Print Shop Pivots in Pandemic with Harr...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by one of his best friends and colleagues, Harry Burlakoff, Found...
00:58:59
April 06, 2021
The Power of Public Relations with Jenn...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by one of his colleagues, Jenny Smith, Founder and Owner of Bloom...
00:42:50
March 30, 2021
Better Management with Tony Rodriguez
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by one of his mentors, a dear friend and client Tony Rodriguez, P...
00:58:31
March 23, 2021
Leadership Lessons with Bing Carbone
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by one of his mentors, a dear friend and client Bing Carbone, Pre...
00:42:18
March 17, 2021
The Law of Music with James L. Walker J...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by his Alpha Brother, friend and client Attorney James L Walker J...
00:45:02
March 08, 2021
Black Lawyer Series with Attorney Micha...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by his Alpha Brother, friend and client Attorney Michael L. Chamb...
00:48:23
February 16, 2021
Let’s Talk About Fonts with Joe Treac...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by the one and only Joe Treacy of innovative font house Treacyfac...
00:55:16
February 02, 2021
Networking Effectively with Rob Thomas
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by the one and only Rob Thomas of Rob Thomas USA! Rob is an old f...
00:51:57
January 12, 2021
Redesign Your Business (and Life!) with...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by the inspiring TJ Everheart! During her illustrious career, Ms....
00:56:40
December 28, 2020
Social Design & Education with Kelly Pa...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by social designer, entrepreneur, and Director of Bennett Labs, D...
00:56:35
December 07, 2020
Great Communication with Tom Matthews
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by the master communicator himself, Tom Matthews! Mr. Matthews go...
00:45:17
November 30, 2020
The Power of Mentorship with Steve Spir...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by consultant, mentor, and 4th degree karate blackbelt, Steve Spi...
00:33:45
November 10, 2020
Scaling Minority Businesses with Anita ...
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon and Jorge are joined by the incredible and fearless Anita Gardyne, Presiden...
00:58:33
November 02, 2020
Chasing a Dream with Mike Massimino
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by acclaimed actor Mike Massimino who has landed roles in movies ...
00:58:25
October 28, 2020
Fitness and Branding with Rob Rodriguez
In this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon is joined by fitness expert and gym owner Rob Rodriguez to discuss branding...
00:36:27
October 12, 2020
Black Entrepreneurship (Part 3 of 3) wi...
In an insightful conclusion to the Black Entrepreneurship series, Ramon and Jorge greet critically acclaimed autho...
00:52:17
September 28, 2020
Black Entrepreneurship (Part 2 of 3) wi...
To continue our series on Black Entrepreneurship, Ramon is joined by Lawrence Ross, the author of Los Angeles Time...
00:52:38
September 14, 2020
Black Entrepreneurship (Part 1 of 3) wi...
Today Ramon is joined by Dr. Maysa Akbar, a brilliant authority on racism and its impact on us all, as well as the...
00:37:38
August 31, 2020
Seeing Differently with Chris Jarvis
On this very special episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon speaks with esteemed guest, and long time friend, Chris Jarvis...
00:50:48
August 17, 2020
Client Retention with Richard Shapiro
On this episode of Mission CTRL, Ramon speaks to Richard Shapiro, founder of The Center for Client Retention. With...
00:33:25
August 06, 2020
Dropping the Mic with Mike Patterson
The worlds of marketing and pop culture collide in this episode of Mission CTRL! Join Jorge and Ramon as they welc...
00:46:11
July 17, 2020
The Future of Travel with Brian Harnima...
On this episode of Mission CTRL,  Ramon and Brian Harniman dive even deeper into the travel industry’s response...
00:31:24
July 06, 2020
The Future of Travel with Brian Harnima...
Continuing our series about the future of industries, Ramon is joined by long-time friend Brian Harniman to talk a...
00:41:07
June 17, 2020
The Future of Retail With Rob Tedesco
Welcome special guest Rob Tedesco as he and Ramon talk about the economic and commercial impact that COVID-19 has ...
00:27:58
May 31, 2020
ReOpening Safely to a New Normal
Join our hosts Ramon and Jorge as they discuss the reopening of non-essential businesses, the strategies they are ...
00:26:53
May 18, 2020
Staying Sane While Staying Safe
Animal Crossing anyone? In this episode of MissionCTRL, the PD team members discuss how they’ve each kept themse...
00:35:39
May 11, 2020
Sell and Service Your Way Through The C...
People are on edge. What can we do to create better outcomes with our clients and employees during this unpreceden...
00:16:14
April 27, 2020
Learn to Fail Faster or Risk Failing to...
Learning how to fail safely, quickly and efficiently is a lesson that can surprisingly be a huge opportunity for g...
00:17:57
March 18, 2020
Branding’s Biggest Stage – Super Bo...
For Mission CTRL's first episode, Jorge, Ramon and Danny take a look into what is arguably branding's biggest stag...
00:29:15
February 26, 2020