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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 -

Dec 28, 2021

In honor of the holiday season, we are releasing a special Made in America episode highlighting some of our previous podcast guests.

With a theme focused on 'giving back to the community and helping others,' our guests detail what they have done in and around their communities and businesses to make a greater impact...

Dec 21, 2021

Special guests:
· Robert Friedland: President & CEO - Columbia Manufacturing
· Dr. Karen Wosczyna-Birch: Director of College of Technology - Asnuntuck Community College
· Mark Lloyd: President - A-1 Machining

This week we are releasing the final part of our compilation episodes created from live recordings at the...

Dec 14, 2021

This week we are welcoming Alex Smith, General Manager of Swift Textile Metalizing, onto the Made in America podcast!

Alex talks to Ari about how to remain relevant as a small business, the success of an employee referral program to find talent, and how to efficiently focus on customers' needs.

Alex details their shifts...

Dec 7, 2021

Special guests:
• Mark Auletta - COO, Bauer, Inc.
• Susan Kasa - CO and President, Boulevard Machine & Gear
• Nick Zandonella - General Manager, Leggett & Platt

This week we are releasing Part 2 of our compilation episodes created from live recordings at the ACM Aerospace Alley Tradeshow. This episode...