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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 -

Nov 27, 2023

When you combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer collaboration, and technology, you get a well-run company that leans into technological advancements. That's what we're learning about in this episode with Sam Simons, President of OEM Controls 


On this episode, Ari and Sam talk about OEM Controls, which specializes...

Nov 20, 2023

This week, join us for two more excellent interviews recorded live at the Aerospace Components Manufacturers Aerospace Alley tradeshow on November 1. Dorothy Carlone, General Machine and John Bau, Quinnipiac University steal the show with their great positive energy!


Dorothy Carlone, VP of General Machine, talks to...

Nov 13, 2023

This week, join us for 3 fantastic interviews recorded live at the Aerospace Components Manufacturers Aerospace Alley tradeshow on November 1. Chris Kielb from Advance Welding, Amy Thompson from CCAT and Jim Reeser from Production Metals share their views on the value of the event, as well as what their organizations...

Nov 6, 2023

Designing a flat roof that can stay on during high winds is no small feat, but Tom Kelly has done it using basic science principles and a new kind of sustainable construction board called Kelly Green Board.


On this episode, Ari talks to Tom Kelly, Owner of 2001 Company and Kelly Green Products about his roof design...

Oct 30, 2023

The only constant in life is change! What would you do if your product or service was made obsolete by new technology? Throw in the towel or take a deep look at the business to pull together an entirely new business idea?


In this week's episode, Ari speaks with Ryan Bower of Verico Technology about the history and...