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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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Feb 11, 2020

Brian Montanari talks to Ari about his rise through the manufacturing industry, learning from the best, taking on new skills at every turn, and ultimately becoming the President and CEO of HABCO Industries.

As a former teacher of and consultant for LEAN manufacturing principles, Brian shares some great insights into how to apply them to your business, your processes, and your life!

Brian offers some incredibly insightful tips on management, recruitment, culture, thinking lean, and looking at your business in different ways to make sure you are in a great position for growth.

A great episode to learn a lot from! 

Brian Montanari, President and CEO, HABCO Industries
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Ari Santiago, President/CEO/Founder, IT Direct
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Book discussed in this episode: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey

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