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Back to Business with Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President, Jay Tamsi and KernTax Executive Director, Michael Turnipseed discuss the Chamber’s impact on Kern County businesses.

Click the video below to hear about:
  • Jay Tamsi’s path to becoming CEO of the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Services and opportunities offered to Chamber members
  • Representation of Kern County businesses on a state level
  • How the Chamber is addressing climbing Coronavirus numbers
  • Insight on Kern County’s new loan program for small businesses

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The Health of our Hospitals After Three Months of Corona Virus

Adventist Health Bakersfield CEO, Sharlet Briggs and KernTax Executive Director, Michael Turnipseed discuss the health of our hospitals after three months of Corona Virus.

Click the video below to hear about:
  • Dr. Brigg’s path to managing a hospital
  • The pressures of managing a rural hospital
  • Financial pressures on Adventist Health Bakersfield due to Corona Virus
  • Dr. Brigg’s involvement to reopen the County
  • How future pandemics will be handled

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What will our schools look like next Fall?

Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Mary Barlow and KernTax Executive Director, Michael Turnipseed discuss what our schools will look like next Fall.

Click the video below to hear about:
  • Ms. Barlow’s path to becoming Kern County Superintendent of Schools
  • Preparations that took place for the schools’ lockdown
  • What does distance learning look like
  • What will learning look like in the Fall

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Bakersfield’s New Path with City Manager, Christian Clegg

Bakersfield City Manager, Christian Clegg and KernTax Executive Director, Michael Turnipseed discuss Bakersfield’s New Path.

Click the video below to hear about:
  • The background of Bakersfield’s new City Manager
  • What has surprised Mr. Clegg the most since the first day on the job
  • 3-5 year vision for Bakersfield
  • Road to innovation and transformation

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