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Let the creators of Business Audio Theatre preserve and communicate your legacy!

Turnover and lack of engagement are the biggest hidden costs to any business!

The Audiobook Publishers’ Association recognized The Barefoot Spirit as one of the top 5 business audiobooks of 2020. This is a totally new form of business audiobook – “Business Audio Theatre” (BAT) where actors voice the parts in scenes that depict the seminal events in the founder’s story, complete with sound effects and music.

Listeners identify with the story, the brand, and the founding principles. Used as an on-boarding or brand building tool, companies can entertain and educate to encourage loyalty and engagement.

The BAT Team


Bonnie Harvey & Michael Houlihan

Project Developers and Producers

Business Audio Theatre audiobook producers; business leaders; workplace culture experts; Barefoot Wine Founders and New York Times Bestselling authors of The Barefoot Spirit and The Entrepreneurial Culture; Finalists 2020 Audie Award for Best Business Audio Book

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Tom Konkle


A 20-year industry veteran, award-winning writer, director and actor. Specializes in adapting texts into audio plays or books. Author of 17 produced screenplays, plays and audio productions. Over 100 IMDB credits. Skilled indie producer. Known as a writer and director with a thorough understanding of production, post, distribution, and promotion through social media.

Matt Weinglass

Matt Weinglass

Production Director

Founder of Sherwood Players Productions; Producer and Director of the 1st Business Audio Theatre audiobook; Expert at all unique production details including converting text to audio script, identifying and engaging talent, overseeing all studio operations including sound recordings, editing, musical scoring and sound effects.

Directing Reel – Matt Weinglass (4:25)

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Ryan Foland

Ryan Foland

Communications Consultant

Professional Speaker, Author Ditch the Act, Podcast Host  World of Speakers and 3-1-3 Challenge

• Playwright converts your story to an audio play
• Director conducts auditions, castings, and recordings
• Editors integrate sound effects and music

The result? A training and branding tool that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere for years to come.