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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 -

Feb 14, 2023

In this episode, Ari and Paul Lavoie, CT's Chief Manufacturing Officer, wrap up what Paul accomplished in 2022 and look ahead to the strategic plan for 2023 and beyond.

They talk about Paul's goal to "relentlessly communication with all stakeholders" and his "L4" tour:  lean-in, listen, learn, and link. 

They also discuss the key strategic pillars for 2023 and beyond:

  • Workforce growth and development
  • Supply chain resiliency
  • Industry growth
  • Innovation

This episode is full of a positive outlook on the growth of the manufacturing industry in CT, and what we can all accomplish together.

Paul Lavoie, Chief Manufacturing Officer, State of Connecticut
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Ari Santiago, CEO, CompassMSP
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