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Jasen Urena, Hidden Villa Ranch As consumers demand more sustainable, responsible, and humanely created food products, the brands of Hidden Villa Ranch continue to muster extra clout inside the food industries. Join us as Hidden Villa’s Jasen Urena shares his middle-market mindset, and explains how M&A activity is now helping Hidden Villa blaze a growth path inside the quickly evolving Organic and Non-GMO (non-genetically modified organisms) food industries.
Chris Reed, CEO, Reed Inc. When Chris Reed decided it was time to enlist some investors to fuel the expansion of his fast-growing soft drink company, he wasn’t willing to part with all of the management control that perspective venture partners required. Instead, Reed Inc. would become listed on the New York Stock Exchange and sell shares to the public – a decision the firm’s founder and CEO has never once regretted. Join us as Chris retraces the steps that empowered Reed Inc. to grow into a $50 million firm inside the always competitive soft drink market.
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Rob Reid, CEO, Intacct When Rob Reid joined cloud accounting software developer Intacct in 2009, the seasoned high-tech CEO buckled up for a wild ride. Join us, when Rob reveals how the cloud is empowering his firm to shake up the finance function as it extends the lines of the sight midmarket firms have into their financials. Listen Now.
Laurie Sudbrink, Author, Leading With GRIT Ever wonder how workplace unhappiness is curtailing your firm's performance? Laurie Sudbrink, Author of Leading with GRIT: Inspiring Action and Accountability with Generosity, Respect, Integrity and Truth, explains how inspired leaders take a more personal approach that melds life values, discipline and self discovery. Listen Now.
John Sculley arrived at Apple in 1983 when the firm was generating a mere $564 million in annual sales and exited ten years later when the firm's sales were $8.3 billion annually. Forever tagged as the man who fired Steve Jobs - it would seem Sculley is arguably worthy of yet another label: Apple's middle-market champion. Join us as the former CEO of Pepsi and Apple recalls the roller coaster ride that became Apple's middle-market years and shares insights from his new book Moonshot - a text designed to help middle-market business leaders turn their firms into billion-dollar businesses. Listen Now.
Mimi Thigpen, CEO, North Plains Systems When Mimi Thigpen was named CEO of North Plains Systems nearly a year ago, she took the helm of a firm largely built by acquisition. To open a new chapter of growth, Thigpen says she realized the teams of employees from the recently acquired firms would need to find a single path to together serve the firm's customers. Listen Now.
David Walsh, CEO, Amalgamated Life Being only the fourth person in 70 years to lead Amalgamated Life of White Plains, New York, David Walsh likes to characterize the company’s latest chapter as the end of the beginning.
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Randy Starr, COO, Topgolf What are the tell tale signs that a middle-market firm is opening a new chapter of growth? Join us as Randy Starr, COO of Topgolf, reveals the market opportunity and strategic insights that are allowing Topgolf to open an exciting new chapter of middle-market growth. Listen Now.
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Stephen Sheinbaum, CEO, Merchant Cash and Capital. When does it make sense for a middle -market firm to expand overseas? Join us as Stephen Sheinbaum shares his middle-market mind-set and reveals his plan to begin serving small business customers inside the Japanese market. Listen Now.
Mary Miller, CEO, JANCOA When CEO Mary Miller joined her husband Tony’s janitorial services company 20 years ago, the firm’s employee turnover rate was 360 percent. By accepting the notion that no one wants to be a janitor forever, Miller says, she and her husband began to consider how their firm,JANCOA, could motivate its employees to think of work as more than just a paycheck. Join us, as Mary retraces the steps that empowered JANCOA to open a new chapter of growth. Listen Now.
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Randy Thompson, CEO, Thompson Gas When Randy Thompson began running the family business a little more than 20 years ago, ThompsonGas had just one store, three delivery trucks, and eight employees serving three states. Today, the middle-market firm has more than 51 branch locations and 350 employees serving 12 states. Join us as Randy tells us where the firm’s next chapter of growth is being written. Listen Now.