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About Jack Sweeney

Jack Sweeney is editor in chief of Middle-Market Executive. He is the former editor in chief of Business Finance Magazine and recent editorial director for The CFO Alliance. Jack was the founding editor of Consulting magazine today owned by Bloomberg L.P. He served as editor of Integration Management and Washington Technology, both published by The Washington Post Cos. He can be reached at jack.sweeney@middlemarketexecutive.com.

241: Beyond the Family Business | Five Business Leaders Cross-Examine the Family-Owned Model

"There's no blueprint. Every family-owned company has its own DNA, its own thumbprint on what family members want or don't want from the business, and what they want from the fortune that has been built varies widely. 'But what must be understood is now that you have this pot of money, it has implications. It…
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240: Flexing Your Balance Sheet Muscle | Ty Johnson, CEO, Select Interior Concepts

  Ty Johnson, the M&A-minded CEO of Select Interior Concepts of Anaheim, CA, believes that his firm's balance sheet should reveal quite a bit about the future direction of the diversified building products company. Referring frequently to SIC's balance sheet flexibility, Johnson leaves little doubt that an ambitious year of deal-making lies ahead. Join us…
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239: How Multifamily Homes Are Setting KWA Apart | Brian Webster, President, KWA Construction

Since its start in 2004, KWA Construction has always been a leader in general contracting for multifamily developments in Texas, but since becoming president in 2016, Brian Webster has further penetrated the multifamily opportunity, allowing KWA to nearly double its sales last year and advance north of $125 million in revenue. Join us when Brian…
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238: When It’s Time to Sell | A Dealmaker’s Episode

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237: Adelman Travel’s Hiring Imperative | A Workplace Champions Episode

Join us when Andy McGraw, CEO, Adelman Travel Group, explains how driving growth in the Digital Age is requiring the 30-year-old firm to adopt new approaches for managing and developing talent. Learn how Adelman is making customer satisfaction its metric-of-choice when it comes to opening a new chapter of growth. Quick Hits: 60-Second insights Guest:…
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236: Marching in Step With Private Equity | Chris Lueck, CEO, FastSpring

While the subscription-based sales model has opened a world of opportunity for businesses in a variety of industries, few businesses arguably are gleaning deeper insights into the intricacies of SaaS subscription billing practices than FastSpring, a Santa Barbara, CA–based software developer focused on serving up billing solutions specially tailored to ease the pain points of…
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235: A Community of Families With a Company in Common | Travis Hollman, CEO, Hollman, Inc.

While college and education cost reimbursement programs have long been a coveted perk enjoyed by employees inside certain talent-minded businesses, the act of extending that perk to employee spouses and children is rare and arguably transformative. What was once a workforce becomes a workforce community, and so it goes at Hollman, Inc., of Irving, Texas, where CEO Travis…
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234: Energizing Your Commercial World | Scott Graf, President, BCD Meetings & Events

A Growing Appetite for M&A "The timing for consolidation in this industry is right. There were a lot of baby boomer owners of businesses that grew and prospered in this space, and now those owners want to transition to something else. We're just coming into a generation of companies that are ready or ripe for…
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233: Growth, Scale, and M&A | A Dealmakers Episode

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232: Keeping Lean When Talent Is Top-of-Mind | Workplace Champions Episode

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