Features December 2021

Austin Stonitsch – Dime Community Bank

Est. reading time: 4 mins

In some ways, the February merger of BNB Bank and Dime Community Bank in the metropolitan New York area is a case of the more things change, the more they stay the same. Completed on Feb. 1, 2021, the merger combines banks that are well over 100 years old and, crucially, retains the community feel […]

Robert L. Tabb – Signal Energy Constructors

Est. reading time: 4 mins

One might not expect a company’s chief financial officer to suggest adding cameras and drones to a construction worksite. Normally, that would be the IT department’s role. However, Robert L. Tabb’s says he helped provide the technology for his recent past employer, yielding important data and analytics. Talking with Vision November, he’d just begun a […]

Brian Svestka – Bruening Rock Products

Est. reading time: 4 mins

For Brian Svestka, describing the process of building a road comes as naturally as slipping on a pair of well-fitting work gloves. First, there’s the demolition and removal of old highway, followed by grading and sloping, he says. Then it’s time to add the subbase of crushed stone before the road pavers finish the job. […]

Ricardo Gonzalez – Del Monte Fresh Produce

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Opened in 1985, Cerrejón is an active open-pit coal mine in Colombia valued at nearly $3 billion as of 2021. Despite its importance to the Colombian economy, Ricardo Gonzalez’s concern when he began working there was the employees and the surrounding community. As part of the mine’s environment, health and industrial safety division, Gonzalez focused […]

Santiago Noriega – Spectrum Brands

Est. reading time: 5 mins

For a company to grow even a little during the COVID-19 economic slump is an accomplishment. A company growing over 20 percent calls for a closer look. So, turn the lens to a home-essentials company headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin. According to Santiago Noriega, Spectrum Brands exceeded sales expectations when its 2021 fiscal year ended in […]

Rebecca Shoniber – EyeSouth Partners

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Rebecca Shoniber knows that some people are either skeptical of human resources departments or only view it as an administrative function. That’s why she takes the time to show them how she can improve processes, such as hiring, onboarding and benefits. As the vice president of human resources of EyeSouth Partners, she does this with […]

Tobi Russell – Public Consulting Group

Est. reading time: 5 mins

In 2018, Public Consulting recognized that its approach to “human capital” would no longer be what the company needed to recruit and retain talent. To grow, the company hired Tobi Russell to help develop a “human capital roadmap,” which detailed a new approach to staying competitive and becoming an employer of choice. This past summer, […]

Michael Naylor – PKL Services Inc.

Est. reading time: 5 mins

There are times when Michael Naylor misses the adrenaline rush of flying an Osprey tiltrotor or a helicopter, but as the veteran Marine explains, “I’ve cheated death enough times.” What used to be exhilarating became more challenging with age. Now he’s content facilitating the training and operations for the aircraft to be professionally maintained and […]

Robert Eisen – Western Dental & Orthodontics

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Imagine a chessboard, but instead of nights and pawns, it’s populated with medical professionals from dentists, doctors and nurses to receptionists, lab technicians and data analysts. Who moves those pieces around? That would be someone like Robert Eisen. Working in the health care industry—from labs to hospitals—for two and a half decades, he’s helped human […]

Ryan Bartley – Catamount Financial Advisors

Est. reading time: 4 mins

It’s a near-certainty for business owners: at some point, they will need to part with their business. While most business owners are aware of this, few have the foresight to plan ahead, an oversight that could cost them a lot of money in the long run, according to Ryan Bartley. That’s why, as the senior vice president of investments […]

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