This is Shane Veritasi

He's an entrepreneur with big ideas. Since his first foray into the Downtown Lee's Summit scene with The W speakeasy, he has since become the owner of a handful of downtown buildings with plans to open more of his own buildings as well support others in their endeavors to locate in Lee's Summit's historic commercial district. This is Shane Veritasi.

Veritasi sat down with Community Voices host Nick Parker to talk about his businesses, his take on the continuing evolution of Lee's Summit's downtown district, and his thoughts on successful entrepreneurship.

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