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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 -

Jun 29, 2021

On this week's Made in America episode, we are featuring Jay Forte, Director of Finance and Human Capital from Light Metals Coloring!

Jay talks to Ari about his unique journey as a CPA to a corporate educator who wound up in manufacturing. He discusses how critical it is to focus on engaging your people, create an effective customer and employee experience, and ask the question, 'is it me or is it you?'

Jay taps into the manufacturing industry and believes that there is a need for a culture and mindset shift when it comes to team performance. He suggests that leaders and managers take time to recognize that there are talented people out there, who can help their organizations succeed.

Accountability, self-awareness, and engagement are just some of the key points highlighted in this episode; don't miss out on this inspiring conversation!

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