About

It's Just Business is the podcast for the small business owner. Co-hosted by entrepreneurs Russ Harlow and Dana Dowdell, It's Just Business interviews local, regional, and national business owners and experts. We cover all aspects of small business start-up and growth to help motivate and inspire you to level up your business. As we grow our businesses, we want to help you grow yours.

About the Hosts

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Dana Dowdell

Co-Host

Dana Dowdell is the owner of Boss Consulting HR LLC, a boutique consulting firm that offers human resource and business consulting services to small businesses. Her business was started with an obsession for everything HR and a crazy desire to help others. Dana holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Labor Relations both from the University of Rhode Island. In addition, Dana has obtained a SHRM-CP designation and brings over ten years of HR experience in the hospitality and non-profit sectors to her work.

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Russ Harlow

Co-Host

An Army veteran, former rugby player, and father of three, Russ has lived in Connecticut most of his life. He and his family love life in the Quiet Corner, “We love the richness of life and community. People are genuine, salt of the earth, and look out for one another. In a small town, you get to know a lot of the families in the community”.

Reliable Remediation provides restoration and environmental services for residential, commercial, and government facilities throughout Eastern Connecticut and beyond.

We prioritize building relationships over making a quick profit. This means we take the time to understand our customer’s needs and concerns before creating customized solutions to address the issue.