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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 -

Nov 29, 2022

Cici Bevin is 6th generation, and the Chief Growth Officer, in her family's 190 year old manufacturing business. Although Bevin Brothers Manufacturing also manufactures compressed gas cylinders, they are most famous for their brand, Bevin Bells - the last standing American bell manufacturer.


Cici talks to Ari about...

Nov 22, 2022

In his twenties, Tim Kane, President and CEO of Goodway Technologies, got a taste of patenting new products that solved problems he knew he could fix - he never looked back!

Over the years, Tim has found holes in the industrial cleaning market and has used ingenuity and a great team of engineers to build the solutions...

Nov 15, 2022

Here's another set of phenomenal interviews from the floor of the Aerospace Component Manufacturer's Aerospace Alley Tradeshow. It's a high energy location with some high energy guests.

Ari starts out talking to Paul Lavoie, Connecticut's Chief Manufacturing Officer about the excitement surrounding the tradeshow and the...

Nov 8, 2022

We love taking the tradeshow live to the Aerospace Component Manufacturer's Aerospace Alley tradeshow! This episode was recorded with guests from the tradeshow floor and has all the energy you'd expect from a tradeshow.

Ari starts out with the President of the Aerospace Components Manufacturer's organization, and...

Nov 1, 2022

This episode is a great conversation w Jim Gildea, Director of Manufacturing at Bigelow Tea. Jim talks about getting involved in the educational system and encourages other companies to take a seat at the table to help develop curriculum needed for tomorrow's jobs.

Jim and Ari talk about the great people-first culture...