Jeannie Gaffigan Joins Impact Podcast for Special Thanksgiving Episode

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A lineup of impactful thought leaders, including writer/producer/author Jeannie Gaffigan, has been announced for the current season of the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian. The show is hosted by Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, the nation’s leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company.

Gaffigan is interviewed in a special Thanksgiving episode first airing today, in which she shares insights on her career and the connection between gratitude and hope.

Gaffigan is an actress, producer, writer, philanthropist, mother of five and all around comedic force. She is most well-known for the comedy empire she created with her writing, producing partner, and husband, Jim Gaffigan, and is a New York Times Bestseller for her book, "When Life Gives You Pears," in which she reflects on the life-changing impact of her battle with a pear-sized brain tumor.

"It was an absolute joy to host Jeannie on our show," said Shegerian. "Not only is she a brilliant comedic force, she has tremendous and eye-opening insights regarding the healing powers of faith, family and funny people. It’s truly inspiring how, in the wake of her own personal pandemic experience, she is able to take what she went through and offer up words of wisdom we can all apply to help us navigate through the global pandemic we are faced with today. She is as good a storyteller as there is. It’s an episode not to be missed and she is the perfect guest to have for our special Thanksgiving episode!"

Conversations on Impact explore current topics, advice, information and solutions straight from the greatest innovators, leaders, entrepreneurs and experts. Every week, guests are invited as thought leaders to share with listeners first-hand accounts of how they got their start and how they are able to make the world a better place on a daily basis.

Recent Impact Podcast guests have included leaders from Verizon, Best Buy, General Motors, JetBlue, Comerica Bank, Beyond Meat, Nikola Motor, and a number of fascinating thought leaders and game-changers, including softball legend and ESPN baseball anchor Jessica Mendoza; Good Day LA’s Maria Quiban; PTSD treatment pioneer and founder of MAPS, Dr. Rick Doblin; ultra-endurance athlete and author Rich Roll; British Special Forces veteran and two-time World Record breaking athlete Dean Stott; author and music industry legend Mathew Knowles; legendary actor Ed Asner; trailblazing civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom; Super Bowl champion Ryan Harris; leading cybersecurity expert Kate Fazzini and many more.

The Impact Podcast with John Shegerian is available for listening on, Apple’s iTunes, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, libsyn, and as part of iHeartRadio’s digital broadcast, reaching over 120 million users.

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