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Each week, Ari Santiago interviews a thriving manufacturing leader to share the positive messages around the industry with two goals:

1) To share best practices amongst manufacturing business leaders to help each other to grow and succeed

2) To spread the word that manufacturing is a growing part of our economy and offers exciting opportunities for incredible, well-paying careers 


Ari Santiago is the CEO of CompassMSP a Technology Managed Service Provider with offices from Miami to Milwaukee and down the eastern seaboard. He has a passion for the manufacturing industry and the incredible impact it makes on our economy.


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Oct 12, 2021

We are welcoming Cyndi Zoldy, Executive Director of MASC, back onto the Made in America podcast!

Cyndi joins Ari to give updates on her career change from the Smaller Manufacturers' Association (SMA) to Manufacturing Alliance Service Corporation (MASC), what MASC's training capabilities look like, and how exciting it is to see students succeed.

Cyndi also discusses the benefits of getting involved in manufacturing associations like the SMA, how she plans on expanding MASC into different communities, and how social media has played a key role in spreading awareness of manufacturing careers and resources.

She is passionate about the work she does and loves being involved in the manufacturing education space. Her excitement and drive is contagious!

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