Randy Joppie is a co-host of the show and works on special events and marketing. Randy goes by JOP on the show.
Professionally Jop is the sales manager for Standard Kitchens of West Michigan. Jop runs 7 showrooms and oversees a staff of 50 kitchen professionals.
Jop grew up in Chartucky (Charlotte, MI) and attended to Ferris State University from 1982-86 where he studied finance and accounting. He was a proud member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity (Pikes) where he found his love for grilling and smoking(meat). He lives on a lake in Grattan with his bird dog Gibby.
Jop is an avid sportsman as well as the official drink critic of the show and a seasoned griller.
Jop has been heard on WOOD Radio and has been an integral part of Gilda’s Club and the Laugh Fest for years.
Bob Nurmikko is the Grillin’ Savant of the show and goes by the name Barbecue Bob. Bob has been grilling for over 30 years and has picked up cooking methods from travels around the world and of course his mother Adeline.
Bob lives in Lowell with his lovely wife and 5 kids. They are growing grapes and hops as well as hanging out in their little shack in the woods enjoying a few acres of wildlife. The Nurmikko family loves to hunt, fish & Camp.
Bob met his wife at Ferris State University after serving in the United States Air Force. Bob also served in the Army National Guard while at Ferris.
Bob is the West Michigan Sales Manager for Carrier Great Lakes, which is the distribution company charged with supplying top HVAC contractors with Carrier furnaces, heat pumps, and various air conditioning devices, as well as the dominant player in commercial HVAC equipment in Michigan.
Bob has been heard on national shows such as Sean Hannity, The David Webb Show on Sirius XM 125, Brian Kilmeade, Real Estate Today, Frontlines of Freedom, and also does a bit of local tv.
Greg Moceri is a radio consultant who spent 20 years broadcasting in the Grand Rapids market. Greg now helps broadcasters around the country position themselves for their market. Greg is the idea guy behind the show and came up with the format several years ago while talking with Bob at his store.
Greg loves to use his Good One Smoker on his deck in the Cascade area where he lives with his beautiful wife and 2 children.
“Greg is one the smartest and most strategic thinkers in the media business. He has an uncanny ability to cut through the maze of noise and opinion to uncover the heartbeat of an issue and then uses his incredible passion to activate others to action. He has become a trusted member of my small circle of people I can count on to tell it like it is.” Sean Hannity, Fox News/Syndicated Talk Host