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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A lineup of experts and impactful thought leaders, including Good Day LA’s Maria Quiban, 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.

Quiban is a familiar face to the people of Los Angeles, providing the region with its daily weather forecast on Good Day LA/FOX 11 Morning News. In December 2015, after an 18 month long battle, Quiban’s husband passed away from Glioblastoma, a rare Brain Cancer Disease. Since then, she has been raising their young son Gus, and is now an advocate for Glioblastoma and Brain Cancer Awareness and author of “You Can’t Do It Alone: A Widow’s Journey Through Loss, Grief and Life After.” She shared her story in an inspiring episode of IMPACT!

“Talking to John Shegerian, and sharing our very personal and raw story, was like sitting down with a close friend,” said Quiban. “Thank you to John and the entire IMPACT! Podcast team for providing the space and time to bare a bit of my soul for your listeners.”

“One of the reasons why Maria is so well loved and respected is her ability to open her heart and share her meaningful and memorable journey,” said Shegerian. “Her appearance on our show was no exception. I know our listeners will be moved and amazed – and in many cases comforted – by what she has to say. We so appreciate her uplifting honesty and empathy. It was truly an honor having Maria as our guest.”

Conversations on IMPACT! explore current topics, advice, information and solutions straight from the greatest innovators, leaders, disruptors 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.

Other recent influencers appearing as IMPACT! guests have included representatives from Verizon, Best Buy, Keep America Beautiful, Sage Vegan Bistro, Nikola Motor Company, the Archdiocese of Atlanta, JetBlue, Comerica Bank, Houlihan Lokey, Homeboy Industries, No Meat Athlete, iFixit, NAID, E2 and a number of fascinating thought leaders and game-changers, including softball legend and ESPN baseball anchor Jessica Mendoza; Radical Body Transformations producer and real estate mogul Anthony Lolli; legendary actor Ed Asner; Super Bowl champion Ryan Harris; Petri ‘Byrd the Bailiff’ Hawkins-Byrd from “Judge Judy;” author and music industry legend Mathew Knowles; “Better Things” star Rebecca Metz; fashion maven Kaila Methven; celebrity chef Ara Zada; and one of the world’s youngest and most successful social entrepreneurs, Ryan Hickman, the 10-year-old founder of Ryan’s Recycling.

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

“Whether we’re talking to a Fortune 500 company, a superstar athlete, a celebrity, an emerging new company or a nonprofit with a passionate cause, our listeners are sure to be inspired by impactful stories shared by our guests about the issues that matter more today than ever before,” said Shegerian.

To book a guest on the show, contact producer Linda Ramos at [email protected].

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