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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 -

Apr 8, 2024

Wanna be inspired by the next generation of manufacturers? Watch this episode! 


This week's guest discovered a passion for manufacturing that led not only to her current role at Accuturn Manufacturing, but also to designing programs that teach the next generation about manufacturing.


Rani Viroja, Quality Engineer and a 2nd generation leader at Accuturn talks about her company, her story, and the Advanced Manufacturing Employee Partnership (AMEP).


Rani tells Ari about Accuturn's focus on being more than a job shop - their ability to act quickly, and locally, means they can solve customers' supply chain issues in unique ways.


Rani's work with AMEP focuses on connecting students to manufacturing careers, demonstrating the power of early exposure to the field. Through innovative programs and personal engagement, Rani is at the forefront of inspiring the next generation to explore the diverse and exciting opportunities manufacturing has to offer.


Rani Viroja, Accuturn



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Rani and Ari discuss:

Supply chain, AMEP, workforce development