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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.


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Produced by Miceli Productions -

Jul 30, 2019

On the first episode of Made in America, Ari welcomes manufacturing leader, Jeff Whittaker, President of American Cladding Technologies (ACT) in East Granby, CT. Jeff talks to Ari about his leadership journey, his love of solving problems and how ACT has worked past its initial growing pains to develop and grow after spinning off from their parent company.

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