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My Growth Priorities: CEO Chris Reed of Soft Drink Upstart Reed’s Inc.

  Reed: We acquired top channels from the beverage industry to come in here, and we’re putting two new facilities on-board that make it a lot more economical to produce our products with a lot more efficiency. They’re designed for our products specifically, and bringing in-house some stuff that we were contracting out. So, we […]

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My Growth Priorities: Kirsten Dolan, COO, Parking One

Over the next 12 months, what are the top priorities for this middle-market business? Kirsten Dolan: Well, you hit on one, which is really shoring up the financial part, and as part of the Forum 7 group with The Commonwealth Institute, which is a group of women who are all executives who help guide me, […]

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My Growth Priorities: Clark Twiddy, CEO, Twiddy & Company

MMTL: Over the next 12 months, what are your top priorities for this middle market business? Clark Twiddy: It’s funny you asked that. We had a department meeting last week in which we talked about our top five going forward. In no particular order, it’s to continue the mission and vision of the company, to […]

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My 2016 Growth Priorities: Ashish Bhutiani, CEO, Function1

What are your priorities for growing this middle-market business over the next 12 months? Ashish: One is coming up with a more hands-off way to bring people on board. As I mentioned earlier, I think one of the biggest issues is that we need to kind of pull people offline to help train newer people. […]

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My Growth Priorities: Bob Vormittag, President, VAI

    Over the next 12 months, what are the top priorities for this middle-market business? Bob: Well, we are rolling out at our user conference our latest versions, and they are industry-specific versions. Also a whole new Web rollout: We are installing the systems now with the latest updates. This whole cloud rollout is […]

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My 2016 Growth Priorities: Jay Van Orden, CEO, Worldwide Supply

Over the next 12 months, what are the top priorities for this middle-market business? Jay Van Orden: Sure! Our first priority is to complete our capital raise. I think that’s key to us to being able to strengthen our services portfolio and technical knowledge. Second would be to accelerate the growth we’re already experiencing in […]

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My 2016 Growth Priorities: Troy Helming, CEO, Prestine Sun

Over the next 12 months, what are your priorities for growing your middle-market business? Troy Helming: That’s an easy one. Our top priorities are to get our capital structure finalized for the next 7 years of growth, which means, Let’s go out and get a fair amount of equity raised. We’re going to raise at […]

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My 2016 Growth Priorities: Jim Taylor, CEO, Falcon Steel Company

Over the next 12 months, what are the top priorities for this middle-market business? Jim Taylor: For us, it’s the recapitalization and bringing new money in, number one. Two, using that new money to help us upgrade some of our equipment processes. Three, finish our enterprise software system. It was started by prior management years […]

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