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Packaging Unwrapped: A Journey through the Medical Device Industry with Tim Early

In this episode of the Owner’s Corner, host Seth Whicker welcomes Tim Early, CEO of DreamOn Group, for a deep dive into his entrepreneurial journey. Tim’s story begins with a move from upstate New York to Florida, marking the start of his career in the medical device industry. His narrative is not just about career choices but also highlights his entrepreneurial spirit. Tim shares candid insights into his early attempts at starting several businesses, discussing

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Bridging the Gap: How Matt Roskuski Helps Companies Work as One

Owner of Status Go Consulting, Matt Roskuski, has over two decades of executive-level sales and marketing experience. He has worked for organizations of all sizes, from small privately-owned companies to global giants. His experience spans a diverse collection of industries including technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, consumer products, ecommerce and healthcare.   Matt’s a native of Ft. Wayne and has a degree in Management from Purdue – West Lafayette. Early in his career, he spent nine years

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Want to Sell Your Business? Critical Steps to Exit Planning Revealed with Gordon Bell

Gordon Bell is the Founder and CEO of The Midland Group, a business advisory firm based in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Founded in 1991, The Midland Group has advised clients – both national and international with revenues ranging from $10 million to $5 billion – across a range of industries: manufacturing, distribution, service, and retail. The Midland Group, along with its strategic alliance partners, offers advisory services in Leadership Development, Succession Contingency Planning, Sales and Marketing,

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How a Values-Driven Culture Attracts Ideal Clients with Matt Schrock

In this episode Matt Schrock discusses the journey that led him to joining the family construction business, DJ Construction. He talks about how DJ Construction was started by his grandfather and uncle in 1954 and has grown over the decades to include an office in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Matt describes DJ Construction’s leadership structure and how they ensure the right people are in the right roles. He also discusses the company’s focus on their core values

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When Passion, Community, and Business Meet with Maggie Browning

Maggie Browning is the Franchise Partner of the Burn Boot Camp locations at Fishers and Zionsville, Indiana. Burn Boot Camp is a network of fitness facilities that envisions a world where women love themselves today and are inspired by who they’ll be tomorrow. Before working with Burn Boot Camp, Maggie worked as the Deltek Systems Analyst at Walker Consultants and the Project Administrator at McShane Construction Company. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business

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The Importance of Buy Sell Agreements

In this episode of the Owner’s Corner podcast, host Seth Whicker, a certified financial planner, stresses the importance of having a Buy Sell agreement for any business owner. He explains that while a robust estate plan covers some aspects, a Buy Sell agreement outlines how other people may become owners within the company, how shares will be valued and transferred, and what will happen to shares in the event of a shareholder’s death or disability.

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