Dr. Donald McNeeley is president and CEO of Chicago Tube and Iron Co., headquartered in Romeoville, Ill., as well as a Professor of Engineering at Northwestern University. Founded in 1914, CT&I is one of the largest steel service centers in the U.S., with 10 subsidiaries throughout the Midwest. Inventory, fabrication and processing is facilitated in over 1.2 million square feet of efficient, state-of-the-art facilities. CT&I houses over 30,000 line items of inventory from some of the world’s premier manufacturers. It has a 90+ year history of consecutive profitability that has provided the necessary capital resources for growth. Contact Dr. McNeeley at (800) 972-0217, or visit www.chicagotube.com.
Roger S. Balser is the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Balser Wealth Management, LLC with more than twenty-five years experience. He works one on one with individuals and middle market companies to help regain control of their investment and retirement portfolio(s). Balser Wealth Management, LLC, 36873 Harriman Trail Avon, OH 44011, 440-934-3114, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.balserwealth.com.
Irv Blackman, CPA and lawyer, is a retired founding partner of Blackman, Kallick, Bartelstein LLP and chairman emeritus of the New Century Bank (both in Chicago). Want to consult, need a second opinion? Call Blackman at (847) 674-5295. E-mail him at email@example.com or visit www.estatetaxsecrets.com.
Terry Brock helps organizations leverage technology like social media and mobile devices to connect with customers and increase productivity. He is the Co-Author of the best-selling McGraw-Hill book entitled Klout Matters: How to Engage Customers, Build Your Digital Influence--- and Raise Your Klout Score For Success. He can be reached at www.TerryBrock.com or on Twitter - @TerryBrock
Cliff D’Angelo is a LEED AP and 20-year veteran of the plumbing products manufacturing and wholesale industries in sales and sales management, with both the Kohler Companies and Ferguson Enterprises. He is currently principal owner of GREENCLIF, LLC, providing both LEED and sales consulting services. Additionally, he is on the forefront of introducing an innovative solar thermal dehumidification technology to the market. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Linda Jennings is President of Jennings & Company, a public relations agency specializing in the decorative plumbing and luxury hardware industry. For more than 20 years, she has worked with significant editors and journalists in the consumer home market, identifying trends and providing newsworthy products. Jennings can be reached at email@example.com.
Dave Kahle is one of the world's leading sales authorities. He's written ten books, presented in 47 states and ten countries, and has helped enrich tens of thousands of sales people and transform hundreds of sales organizations. Sign up for his free weekly Ezine. Check out our Sales Resource Center for 455 sales training programs for every sales person at every level. You may contact Dave at 800-331-1287, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rich Schmitt is president of Schmitt Consulting Group Inc., a management consulting firm focused on distribution and manufacturing clients for pricing, consulting seminars and profit improvement. He is co-owner, and Jennifer Schmitt is VP/GM, of Schmitt ProfiTools Inc. (SPI), which provides web storefronts and handheld tools, print catalog software, content creation and services, and pricing management and analysis. Visit their company website at www.go-spi.com. Rich Schmitt can be reached directly at email@example.com and Jen Schmitt can be reached directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dion Wilson, Manager of Waterhouse Bath & Kitchen Studio and interior designer, has worked in the K&B industry for the last two decades. Under his direction, Waterhouse has garnered national attention. He is considered one of the industry’s leading social media experts. Dion can be reached at 419-874-3519, email@example.com; or www.waterhousebks.com. Find him on Facebook www.facebook.com/Waterhousebks or on Twitter @dion1701.
Dan Belanger is President of the Belanger Technology and Consulting Group. His background includes 30 years of solution-based action in multiple business models including distribution, manufacturing, warehousing, facilities management, service, retail, and information systems. Belanger is well-versed in all aspects of business ownership, operations, and management, and understands the complexities and expectations related to running a profitable business. He also understands the human element, which makes managing comfortable and successful change one of his core competencies. Contact Belanger at 702-785-7331 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit him on the web at: www.beltechgroupinc.com. You may also reach Dan at: www.linkedin.com/in/belangerdan/
Howard Coleman is the Principal of MCA Associates, a management consulting firm since 1986. MCA Associates works primarily with wholesale distribution companies that are seeking and are committed to operational excellence. Coleman and his staff of senior consultants provide operational excellence — idea-leadership — and implement continuous improvement solutions focused on business process re-engineering, inventory and supply chain management, sales development and revenue generation, information systems and technology, and organizational assessment and development.
Howard is also the creator of the podcast "Distribution on the Cusp of Metamorphosis."
MCA Associates can be contacted at their corporate office in Connecticut at (203) 906-7268 or by email at email@example.com. Visit their website at www.mcaassociates.com.
Ruth Mitchell has spent 20+ years with ASA, the national organization that serves wholesaler distributors and their suppliers in the PHCP — PVF industry. As director of Meetings and Conventions, she conceptualized and executed opportunities for members to connect and network with their industry partners. Her industry knowledge and experience makes her a perfect fit as editor for the number one publication serving wholesalers and distributors in the PHCP community, The Wholesaler. Ruth can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Liz Beerman is the past executive director of MRERF — Manufacturer Representative Educational Research Foundation. With a background in supply chain management, she now consults with manufacturers, reps and distributors on a variety of current issues impacting their growth and profitability. Contact Liz at email@example.com.