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This podcast is a great resource for manufacturing leaders in CT and Western Mass to learn from each other. Each week Ari Santiago interviews a thriving local manufacturing leader and discovers the secrets to their success.  

Learn great tips and best practices as these leaders tell their personal and business stories. Discover the strategies they have used to start, develop, and grow their business - leadership, sales, marketing, investments, spin-offs/mergers, culture and so much more!  

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Ari Santiago is the President, CEO and Founder of IT Direct, a Technology Managed Service Provider in Hartford, CT. He has a passion for the manufacturing industry and the incredible impact it is making on our local economy. IT Direct focuses on providing its manufacturing clients the technology, support, and strategic guidance they need to not only meet their business goals but to drive future success. 

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This podcast is brought to you by IT Direct - www.gettingyouconnected.com

Produced by Miceli Productions - www.miceliproductions.com 

 

Aug 13, 2019

You're going to learn a lot from this incredible interview! This episode's guest, Jason Howey, CEO of  Okay Industries, explains how everything they do is really focused on the relationship with their customers. He describes the "Okay Way", a set of pillars that help define the values, behavior, mission and vision of Okay industries. This approach to workplace culture, as well as building a "blameless culture" permeates every action and decision.

In addition, Jason and Ari discuss research and development, company expansion, the modern manufacturing environment, customer driven innovation, and the need for a global presence.

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OKAY Industries:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/okay-industries/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/okayindustries/
Website: https://www.okayind.com/

Ari Santiago:

Ari Santiago is the President/CEO of IT Direct: www.gettingyouconnected.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itdtech/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/it-direct-llc
Ari's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asantiago104/

Podcast produced by Miceli Productions: www.miceliproductions.com

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