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Each week, Ari Santiago interviews a thriving manufacturing leader to share the positive messages around the industry with two goals:

1) To share best practices amongst manufacturing business leaders to help each other to grow and succeed

2) To spread the word that manufacturing is a growing part of our economy and offers exciting opportunities for incredible, well-paying careers 


Ari Santiago is the CEO of CompassMSP a Technology Managed Service Provider with offices from Miami to Milwaukee and down the eastern seaboard. He has a passion for the manufacturing industry and the incredible impact it makes on our economy.


This podcast is brought to you by CompassMSP -

Produced by Miceli Productions -

Aug 31, 2021

This week we are excited to welcome Matt Fleury, President and CEO of the CT Science Center, onto the Made in America podcast!

Matt details the history of the CT Science Center and his involvement, how crucial it is for younger generations to engage with science, and what types of educational engagement and...

Aug 24, 2021

This week we are joined by, Austin McChord, Founder and Former CEO of Datto and current CEO of Casana. Austin brings an interesting yet valuable leadership perspective onto the Made in America podcast.

Austin talks to Ari about his time at Datto and how his experience shaped him into the individual he is today. He...

Aug 17, 2021

This week we are welcoming a positive leader and advocate for CT manufacturing, Sabrina Beck, Vice President of Altek Electronics, onto the Made in America podcast!

Sabrina talks to Ari about her transition into a business with her father, how she had to learn manufacturing concepts from the ground up, and how they are...

Aug 10, 2021

On this week's Made in America podcast episode, we are taking a turn and learning about the journey of Ted Dumbauld, Founder of SoNo 1420.

Ted talks to Ari about the meaning behind SoNo 1420, the advantages their distillery has in the marketplace, and how they are thinking about ROI for the future. He explains their...

Aug 3, 2021

On this week's Made in America episode, we are featuring John Mendicino, Owner of Ramdy Corp, and his journey from education to the manufacturing world!

John talks to Ari about the importance of using solid modeling and technology to drive your business forward, how to think about efficiency, and what it takes to...