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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 -

Dec 13, 2022

"Manufacturing gets in your blood," says Steve Prout, President of Alpha Q Inc.

Although Steve didn't start his career in manufacturing, he discovered an incredible passion for it that has lasted a lifetime, just like so many of our other guests.


Steve's passion comes across so clearly in this episode as he talks to Ari about both the history and future of manufacturing. From the initial measurement standards to high tech precision manufacturing to training the workforce of the future.


Steve Prout, Alpha Q, Inc

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Ari and Steve discuss:





Workforce development


Technical education

Manufacturing Technology