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191: The Steel Fabricator’s Talent Solution | Tom Walsh, CFO, Art Iron

Join us when Tom Walsh, CFO for Toledo, OH-based steel fabrication business Art Iron, explains how the company's employee health care plan became a strategic lever to enforce the firm's values and retain talent. “Going forward, we’d like to step up our communication with employees and look for ways to be more effective with that communication as…
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171: Renovating the C-Suite: Enter the CFO

Featured on this podcast: Lynn Atchison, CFO, Spredfast, reveals how a mix of intuition, ambition, and networking savvy propelled her career forward by opening the door to a CFO role inside the social media realm. Marty Moore, CFO of C2 Education, illuminates how private equity has influenced his varied career path. Karen O'Byrne, CFO, Modernizing Medicine,…
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169: The Turnaround CEO | Bill Sandbrook, CEO, U.S. Concrete

  Ten years ago, U.S. Concrete's future was highly questionable. As stewards of a roll-up of ready-mix concrete businesses, the company's management had spent a decade buying up smaller businesses while explaining to Wall Street that it would someday soon be the largest publicly traded single-product-category company traded domestically. However, when the housing and construction markets…
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142: The Global Talent Equation | Phil Friedman, CEO, CGS

Guest: Phil Friedman, Founder, President & CEO Company: CGS Founded: 1984 Headquarters: New York, New York Contacts: www.cgsinc.com @CGSinc (Twitter)
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135: Optimizing Your Firm’s Growth/Capital Balance | Alan Rich, CEO, Chrome River

Alan Rich says that the best advice he can give to aspiring entrepreneurs is to write down their business ideas and quickly put them under the noses of target customers. "Would you buy it?" is the question that Rich says Chrome River's cofounders began asking 10 years ago, triggering discussions that more fully exposed a software…
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112: Answering the Demand for On Demand Talent | Pete Butler, CEO MS Companies

MS Companies has created a way for more than 600 manufacturers, including 20 Fortune 500 companies, to instantly fill open jobs and reduce workforce costs by calculating exactly how many on-demand workers are needed to meet their demands. Join us when MS Companies founder and CEO Pete Butler explains how by matching manufacturers with the right…
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What Criteria Should Middle-Market Firms Use When Evaluating Payment Technologies? Bradley Matthews, U.S. Bank

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067: Turning Parking Lots into Fields of Green, Kirsten Dolan, COO, One Parking

Focused on maximizing the revenues of parking lots across the country, One Parking likes to say that it helps owners to recognize the revenue potential of their parking assets. Join us when Kirsten Dolan, COO, One Parking, explains how very often "parking assets" are an undernourished source of recurring revenue. Over the next 12 months, what…
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062: Growing Pains: Four CEOs Share Their Middle Market Pain Points

 
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060: Sinking Roots Beneath a Scalable Sun, Troy Helming, CEO, Pristine Sun

When Troy Helming created Pristine Sun in 2009, the renewable energy start-up began pursuing multiple paths to growth — an approach the firm soon modified after striking a rich vein of activity inside a fruitful niche market. Join us as Troy explains his firm's unique opportunity and the hardy capital investments that are required to…
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