Dec 17, 2019
The Lee Company in Westbrook, CT has had incredible growth and success over the years. In this episode Marietta Lee, VP and Corporate Secretary, talks about her bumpy road to the family business and the value of starting from the bottom. Ari and Marietta discuss the importance of appreciating and investing in your employees to build a solid company culture.
This episode has incredible advice on how to manage a family business in a way that enables growth and prosperity. They also talk about The Lee Company's ability to stay nimble over the years. With so many family owned manufacturers in CT, there is tons to learn from Marietta Lee on how to manage transitions, how to factor in family dynamics, and how important it is for employees to believe the family has their best interests at heart.
Ari and Marietta also touch on recruitment, retention, employee training, the role of risk in business growth, and the importance of giving back to your community.
This is a great episode with a great manufacturing leader!
Marietta Lee, Vice President and Corporate Secretary, The Lee Company
Company Website: https://www.theleeco.com/
Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-lee-company/
Marietta Lee LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marietta-lee-17729410a/
Ari Santiago, President/CEO/Founder, IT Direct
Company Website: https://www.gettingyouconnected.com/
Company Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itdtech/
Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/it-direct-llc
Ari's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asantiago104/
Book discussed in this episode: Who Moved my Cheese, Spencer Johnson, M.D.
Podcast produced by Miceli Productions: https://miceliproductions.com/
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