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Madison Grey – NFM Lending

Est. reading time: 4 mins

With over two decades of experience in the human resources industry, Madison Grey has learned that employees are the building blocks of a company—and that the human resources department is its foundation. A strong foundation is necessary to ensure that employees are engaged at work and are satisfied with their benefits. It also staunches a […]

Maria Luisa Marcano – Ricardo Perez

Est. reading time: 4 mins

While the COVID-19 pandemic slowed down the world, it helped accelerate the digital and cultural transformation at Ricardo Perez, S.A., an automotive distributor and dealer based in Central America. According to Maria Luisa Marcano, since 2014, the company has been reinventing how it interacts with its customers—and its employees. The pandemic simply accelerated the process; […]

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 […]

Michael Guiracocha – Ford

Est. reading time: 5 mins

He completed an internship with NASA the summer after his junior year of college. Within a month of graduating—the first in his family to do so—he landed as an engineer at Ford Motor Company. Three years later, at the age of 24, he was overseeing all exterior, interior and chassis warranty claims at the company’s […]

Michael Cadotte – GDI Integrated Facility Services

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Reminded of the old saying that cleanliness is next to godliness, Michael Cadotte chuckles. While the thought hadn’t crossed his mind, it might well hold true. For in addition to being the vice president of safety and quality at one of North America’s commercial cleaning heavyweights for the past 25 years, Cadotte is a parochial […]

Max Santos – MAXX North America Group Inc.

Est. reading time: 3 mins

They can take down 5,000-pound, 20-foot-long solid concrete railings—all in one piece. And that could be on a building as high as 37 stories. “We’re the only ones on the market that can do it,” says Max Santos, founder and president of Ontario-headquartered MAXX North America Group Inc. This is because the company uses two […]

Mike Coutu – Catania Oils

Est. reading time: 4 mins

It took less than two weeks on the job as Catania Oils’ new financial controller for Mike Coutu to identify the one glaring weakness in the company’s process-efficiency efforts—other than using old plastic sight tubes to gauge Catania’s massive vats of olive and vegetable oils by eye, that is. “You could tell just by looking […]

Mike Ross—CB&S Bank

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Fresh out of the University of Alabama in 1986, business degree in hand, Mike Ross’s intent was unequivocal: He wanted to be a stockbroker. A banker? Maybe in some other life as an alternative to purgatory. On the advice of industry stalwarts imploring the young man that the experience would do him good, Ross went […]

Michael Guidry – Cold Spring Brewing Co.

Est. reading time: 5 mins

So what came first, the beer or the can? The beer, of course, but without the can it’s not going far, kegs of any size being unwieldly in the grocery store. And as far as bottles go, customers and shippers prefer cans, because chilled aluminum keeps the suds cold and they’re easier to transport. But […]

Mike Scholtens – Manchester Pet Supplies

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Companion animal may be the preferred term to pet nowadays. Especially by millennials, who make up a most valuable demographic for those in the business of providing the essentials for keeping domesticated critters happy and healthy. Satisfy this very discerning crowd and a company may prosper. As is Manchester Pet Supplies, a Canadian distributor primarily […]

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