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EPISODES

Sn. 1, #23 The Sales Checklist with Dave Varner

February 4, 2021

Today, Willie’s virtual travels take him to Eden Prairie, MN, to talk to his good friend Dave Varner. Dave is a speaker, award-winning author, and the founder of The Millau Group Global; a sales training company focused on providing their clients with The Sales Checklist — a simple to use, easy to coach sales process, …

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Sn. 1, #22 Snowboard Everywhere with Aaron Aders, Creator of Summerboard

February 4, 2021

Today, Willie’s virtual travels across the country take him to Orange County, California, to talk to – in the words of his 12-year old son – the coolest man in the world, Aaron Aders. Aaron is the founder of Summerboard, an electric snowboard designed so that he could snowboard anywhere. Summerboard is wildly popular among …

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Sn. 1, #21 Specializing in Customer Experience with Teri Shaub

February 4, 2021

Today on the Where’s Willie podcast, Willie’s virtual travels take him to Dayton, OH, to talk with Ms. Teri Shaub. Teri has a background in the motion control industry with a strong foundation in industrial automation technologies — having previously worked for a leader in precision motion, Kollmorgen. She has experience evaluating technical and commercial …

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Sn. 1, #20 Understanding the Real Value and Role of E-commerce with Ken Ott, Co-Founder of Metacake

February 4, 2021

Today Willie’s digital travels take him Nashville, Tennessee to chat with author, speaker, and co-founder of Metacake, Ken Ott! Metacake is an e-commerce growth team who have helped many influential brands all over the world to achieve healthy growth in online sales. The company provides coaching, one-on-one services, as well as guides and courses for …

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Sn. 1, #19 Helping Manufacturers Save More Money with Brian Nunes of APS Payments

February 4, 2021

Stopping off in Mesa, Arizona for today’s chat, Willie hosts Brian Nunes of APS Payments to talk about the amazing ways the company can save money for manufacturing companies! Brian has more than 20 years of e-commerce experience, and we get to hear all about how he brings that expertise into his work at APS. …

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Sn. 1, #18 From Veteran to Business-owner with VETtoCEO

February 4, 2021

Today, we’re talking with the veterans of VETtoCEO, a nonprofit organization that supports veterans and transitioning military members to succeed in business ownership. We meet the co-founders, Michael Horn and John Panaccione, the First Executive Director, Monty Heath, and current Executive Director, Rob Campbell. Michael served as an Airborne Ranger for 21 years in the …

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Sn. 1, #17 Carrying on Through the Pandemic with Mark McClure, from International Plastics

February 4, 2021

Willie touches down in Greenville, South Carolina today to chat to Mark McClure, Vice President of International Plastics! The company is a second-generation family business and Mark has an immense 36 years of experience in the flexible packaging industry with an extensive resume of knowledge in the field. We get to hear about the history …

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Sn. 1, #16 Improving the Manufacturing Sector’s Marketing Strategies with James Soto

February 4, 2021

Today Willie’s podcasting travels take to him Nashville, Tennessee, where we find James Soto, the CEO of Industrial Strength Marketing. James and his company fulfill a vital role that is often neglected and underplayed in the manufacturing sector – making sure that your company is marketing itself to its full potential! We discovered James on …

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Sn. 1, #15 The Complete Toolbox for Selling to Distribution Channels with John Panaccione

February 4, 2021

Today Willie’s travels take him to Wilmington, North Carolina where he talks to John Panaccione, the CEO of LogicBay. John has over 18 years of experience, leading teams that focus on using technology to improve corporate performance. They help companies develop and implement strategies for scaling indirect sales channels using a combination of services and …

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Sn. 1, #14 Being Future-Ready with Jennifer Deamud, ED of the Manufacturing Growth Alliance

February 4, 2021

In this episode, Willie’s travels take him to Benton Harbour, Michigan, to talk with Jennifer Deamud – the executive director of the Manufacturing Growth Alliance (MGA). Jennifer has over twenty years’ experience leading teams, establishing strategic direction, and achieving operational excellence. Respected for helping organizations innovate, thrive, and grow, and known for optimizing resources to …

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