Bob Confer loves to look out his office window and see all the cars in his company’s parking lot. Why? Because for Bob the cars represent people enjoying the American Dream. Bob is the president of Confer Plastics, a leading manufacturer of kayaks, pool and spa equipment, and decking. Listen in as he shares his story, how Confer Plastics stays so competitive, and his desire to promote and share the American Dream to as many people as he can.
Private equity can get a bad rap—everyone’s heard at least one horror story of a company being acquired, stripped of its value, and tossed to the wolves. Stories aside, private equity can play an important role in a businesses’ health and wellbeing. Steve Gurgovits, founder and managing partner of private equity firm, Tecum Capital, shares the Tecum story and how he and his team are helping companies thrive and people live better lives.
Founded in the 1800s to make rubber stamps, Josh Bunting’s company has changed dramatically through the years. Today, Bunting Architectural Metals is a leading provider of specialized metal cladding for buildings, and is responsible for high-visibility projects like the Minnesota Vikings stadium and La Guardia airport. Join host Mike Gastin as Josh shares his company’s story.
It takes a lot more than a good product or a strong balance sheet to run a successful organization. Those things are important, but they can’t sustain the long term without a healthy team. Laurie Sudbrink, the owner of Unlimited Coaching Solutions, shares her journey from corporate trainer, to published author, to leadership expert in this episode of The Currency.