Toriano Porter is an author, journalist, speaker, and the youngest member of the Kansas City Star editorial board.
He grew up in a tough St. Louis neighborhood, relying on a thirst to learn and athletics to escape a culture of violence. He’s experienced personal tragedy, losing his son and more than a dozen acquaintances, many to gun violence. He shares these experiences and those of the Kansas City community for the KC Star and he’s written multiple books while helping mentor African American youth. For more on Toriano, check out his website
Rounding the Bases with Joel Goldberg Podcast was created to share the stories of men and women in business and entrepreneurship that are both well knowing and or hidden gems. Joel believes that everyone has a story and their story matters which is why Joel is eager to connect with individuals that are bringing value to their community through innovation, leadership, entrepreneurial journeys, and developing company culture. If you would like to be a guest on Joel’s podcast please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.