Opening Discussion Topic:
Are you getting the talent you need to grow your business? Are you then retaining, and productively engaging this talent?
For our discussion, we’ll start with a brief presentation. Then, we’ll ask the Group to share and discuss their current approaches to:
As always, we’ll look to hear and discuss, “What’s Keeping You Up Nights?”
We’ll also be serving as Strategic Advisory Board Members to Brian Arandez, as he makes his Featured Member Presentation.
Brian Arandez is President of Maroon Vault, which provides industrial design, product strategy, prototyping, and manufacturing project management. Among the company’s clients are Amazon, AT&T, Mattel, Buena Vista Games, Bosch, Coleman, Hyundai, Kia, LG, Machinima, Sprint, Suzuki, TMobile, and Verizon. Maroon Vault holds several patents, and its designs are currently selling on the shelves of major chains.
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"ABL has been a great pay-off for me and I have found great value. It has brought me help in financing the company, resolving financial issues, and customer problems. And it’s served for personal growth, too."
"ABL is the best business meeting series I have ever attended. It is a professional organization for CEOs and Presidents, where the Members bring the real day to day business cases to the meeting and share opinions and solutions. I do my best to participate every meeting I can."
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