Middle Market Thought Leader

It’s about inspiring middle-market CEOs and other C-suite business leaders and owners to take a leadership leap and open a new chapter of growth for their middle-market companies. We know that by learning from the failures, Ah-ha! moments, and successes of others, middle-market business leaders can take inspired action.
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Aug 24, 2016

MMTL Interviews Jason Witty, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Bank 

"There have been some obvious hacking attacks where theft is the motivator. There have also been, simultaneously, in the past 18 to 24 months, people whose motivation is just simply disruption. They’re looking to disrupt the network, or they’re looking to just make it difficult for a company to run or make it difficult for that company’s website to be available to their customers."  ~ Jason Witty, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) U.S. Bank

Aug 20, 2016

The rise of a middle-market business houses a multitude of stories, but few are as compelling as that of a founder who strives to stay in step with a quickly expanding enterprise. Entrepreneurial “exits” are the accepted rite of passage for many firms when one-time leaders quietly stomach the unspoken notion that their creations may have in certain ways outgrown them. Join us when Tim Hebert, CEO of Atrion, exposes the path that allowed him to grow as a business leader alongside the firm he would grow to more than $150 million in annual sales before advancing with a historic merger.

Aug 14, 2016

Walker White, President, BDNA

Jul 11, 2016

How Midsized Firms Fight and Win Against Much Larger Rivals

Jul 6, 2016

One of the middle market's foremost talent-minded CEOs returns to discuss her new book and the latest chapter for her family-owned company.  

Jun 30, 2016

In the first of a series of occasional interviews, Middle Market Thought Leader host Jack Sweeney speaks with Elliot Jaffee, Head of Commercial Banking, U.S. Bank, about economic uncertainty, Brexit and how middle-market firms can achieve greater financial flexibility.


Jun 9, 2016

Mark Dohnalek, CEO, Pivot International

Jun 7, 2016

Ken Makovsky, Makovsky Integrated Communications

Jun 2, 2016

 Rohit Kshetrapal, CEO Tegile

May 31, 2016

Cedric Bru, CEO, Taulia

May 26, 2016

Jim Gregory, Chairman, Tenet Partners

May 6, 2016

Bob Vormittag, President, VAI

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