Accountability System: Interview with BJ Filthaut, President, JB Cutting

You will be surprised how powerfully this second generation brother and sister have implemented their new accountability system and how performance standards have contributed to almost 40% growth in their business in approximately three years. Their openness to learning and creating a great place to work is a powerful example of recognizing how to leverage outside experts. Your company has experienced tremendous growth for the last three years in a row. How has that helped your management team ... [Click Here]

Top Talent Retention: Interview with Tom Wickersham, President, Roncelli LLC 

Family owned businesses comprise 80%-90% of businesses in the US. More than 70% of these businesses are going to “change hands". One of Southeastern Michigan’s leading construction companies, Roncelli LLC, is strategically mapping out their future. Find out what they are doing to have such great success at retaining their talent.  Tom Wickersham, President and COO explains how. How has this economy impacted your company’s ability to attract and retain top talent? There is undoubtedly a ... [Click Here]

Family Business Succession: Interview with John Parmentier, President of Paragon Laboratories

Family businesses comprise 80%-90% of businesses in the US. More than 70% of these businesses are going to “change hands." Are you going out on your terms? This insightful interview with a 37 year old son, who is now President of his family owned business will share with you his lessons learned in succession planning. Briefly describe the services your company provide. I am the owner and President of Paragon Laboratories, Inc., a contract laboratory that specializes in the physical, ... [Click Here]