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.
Founded in 1971, UC Coatings leads the world in wood protection. It formulates and manufactures products that serve a wide range of wood-related needs, including the timber industry, wood product manufacturing, and woodworking enthusiasts.
Join host Mike Gastin as he talks with UC Coatings new CEO, Eric Degenfelder. Eric is leading the company into new territory as he brings his decades of executive experience—part of which was spent overseeing a 2,000 person division of DuPont’s Chinese operations.
Eric talks about why he left a successful career in a global company to head up his 50-person business, the changing marketplace, recent acquisitions, as well as his vision for UC Coatings’ future and what he and his team are doing to realize it.
Make sure to visit UC Coatings to learn more about the company and the markets it serves.
During the conversation, Eric mentioned a multi-story building being built in Cleveland that uses all wood framing. Here are a couple articles related to that story.