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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 -

Jan 25, 2022

This week we are welcoming Mark Auletta, COO of Bauer, Inc., onto the Made in America podcast!

Mark talks to Ari about what critical components they manufacture, their continuous partnership with the University of Hartford, and how they drive culture in the organization.

Mark discusses how their team is focused on...

Jan 18, 2022

We are excited to welcome, Don Allan, President and CFO of Stanley Black and Decker to the Made in America podcast!

Don talks with Ari about the 'why behind' SB&D, how they effectively integrate iconic brands like DeWALT and CRAFTSMAN, and what their product strategy efforts look like.

Don discusses important topics...

Jan 11, 2022

This week we are welcoming Clive Cunliffe, President of Pietro Rosa - North America, onto the Made in America podcast!

Clive talks to Ari about how they've been able to turnaround a CT business, incorporate Italian heritage into their company, and stay connected during tough times.

Clive discusses corporate culture and...

Jan 4, 2022

Join us for Part 2 of our 'home alone' episode of the Made in America podcast with our very own podcast host, Ari Santiago!

In this 2021 wrap up and 2022 kick-off episode, Ari talks about the broader embrace of manufacturing in 2021 and what we should be focusing on in the new year.

Ari reflects on the past year and...